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: 72
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: 5987 Read Count: 85
Published: 05/25/2018 Updated: 05/25/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

Ben Cartwright's life is rescued in the mountains by a mysterious woman.  Is she a spirit, or just a lonely woman?  He seeks the answer to this question from an old friend, which leads him to another encounter with his rescuer. 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2611 Read Count: 51
Published: 03/15/2019 Updated: 03/15/2019 [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: 212
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: 45
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: 65
Published: 12/06/2017 Updated: 12/06/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

This is a short story about the return of Bradley Meredith to Virginia City.  Ben and Sheriff Roy Coffee try to figure out a way to capture Meredith, if it really is him who is causing Ben's problems.   Joe, Clem and Meredith's traveling companion, Marian, all play parts in the eventual outcome of the story.  This is a sequel to the two episodes, A Deck of Aces and One Ace Too Many.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6242 Read Count: 96
Published: 04/13/2019 Updated: 04/13/2019 [Report This]