Stories by Elizabeth Holmes
Summary:

All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners.  The original characters and plot are the property of the author.  The author is in no way associated with the owners, producers or creators of any media franchise.  No copyright infringement is intended.

 

The Cartwright household is in chaos following the death of Marie.  Twelve year old Hoss has been dealt a bad hand, and decides he is going to run away.  Sheriff Roy Coffee intervenes and solace for the family comes from unexpected directions.


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6668 Read Count: 69
Published: 11/14/2017 Updated: 11/14/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

This story is a continuation of  "Somewhere Along a Trail" in which Hoss Cartwright meets Jack and James Fayette on the Ebbett Trail Pass.  In this story, Hoss has  returned to visit the Fayette homestead.   The homestead itself becomes one of the characters of this story.  It is a sanctuary for people who are escaping slavery and racial prejudice.  Hoss and Adam become involved in a mystery involving a woman who is trying to reach safety.

  The inspiration for this story is Israel Hill, West Virginia, where men and women  pursued racial equality pre-Civil War.


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5838 Read Count: 77
Published: 05/25/2018 Updated: 05/25/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam and Hoss continue their time at Keep, the settlement owned by James and Jack Fayette.   They become embroiled in the danger and mystery that surround the appearance of a Chinese woman, Li Min, and her desperate search for her husband, Tony.  The Fayettes and Cartwrights make one last trip with Li Min to the place along Ebbetts Pass Trail where she lost him a half year earlier.

This story is a continuation of "Somewhere Along a Trail" and "Along Some Trail, In the Springtime".


Categories: Action/Adventure Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4141 Read Count: 67
Published: 08/17/2018 Updated: 08/17/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

Ben and Hoss meet some of Inger's relatives.  One of them holds an old grudge against Ben.    However, Hoss is in store for romance.


Categories: Drama Characters: Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7659 Read Count: 155
Published: 06/18/2017 Updated: 06/18/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

All publicily recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners.  The original characters and plot are the property of the author.  The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators or producers of any media franchise.  No copyright infringement in intended.

 

A stray black cat plays a role in helping Dr. Paul Martin and Roy Coffee solve a murder that was committed at Piper's Opera House.   The murderer mistakes her for a ghost, and the cat goes down in Virginia City history.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2305 Read Count: 36
Published: 02/02/2018 Updated: 02/02/2018 [Report This]
Summary: Feature

Twenty-two year old Hoss is caught in a snowstorm on a mountain trail.  Fortune is with him when he finds a cabin owned by two young men.   They recognize Hoss's last name and share a story of the two families crossing the Great Plains together.  Their parents parted ways many years ago.   Now the next generation renews the friendship.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Holiday Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3436 Read Count: 54
Published: 12/06/2017 Updated: 12/06/2017 [Report This]