lostcowgirl
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Joined 10-02-11, id: 3305539
Author has written 34 stories for Gunsmoke, and Sherlock Holmes.
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Finding a Path by broncomap reviews
Early on Matt and Kitty are in love, but they are still figuring things out about themselves and their relationship. Oh, and there is quite a bit of murder and mayhem thrown in.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 24,025 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 8/29 - Published: 8/14 - Matt D., Kitty R., Doc. A. - Complete
Timeless by evitascarlett reviews
"She belongs to a different time." It wasn't the first time Kitty had heard the comment whispered in regard to her and it probably wouldn't be the last. It was true after all, she did belong to a different time...a time when she had been his. Kitty looks back during a milestone occasion in her life.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,569 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 4 - Published: 8/4 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Ghost Story by SingerMe reviews
I know, I know, another story by me... Sigh This one is going to take me a little longer to post than the last and I might not be able to update daily. It's also different. Hope you'll stay with me on it though.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 34,339 - Reviews: 295 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/4 - Published: 7/15 - Kitty R., Matt D., Doc. A., Festus H. - Complete
Defend Me From My Friends by mahc reviews
Complete - finally! "On the forsaken prairie, alone except for the wind and dust, Kitty Russell's world fell apart."
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 35,895 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 1/21 - Published: 11/5/2011 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Revelations by anotherredhead reviews
Sixteen years after leaving Dodge, Kitty returns to ask Matt for a favor. A rewrite of "Return to Dodge."
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 28,306 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 1/7 - Published: 1/1 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Protecting Others by broncomap reviews
Having a good reason to do something doesn't always mean it's the right decision, or does it? Matt and Kitty face challenges.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 21,657 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 6/15/2014 - Published: 6/1/2014 - Matt D., Kitty R., Doc. A., Festus H. - Complete
State of Conspiracy by LadyofDodge reviews
Despite everything he had been through, despite the unthinkable scene that greeted his long-overdue return, he breathed out a chuckle. He had never been able to fool Kitty Russell, not about anything. But the laugh died just past his lips as she moaned feebly. Several readers have asked that this story be posted on this site, so here it is.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,654 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 6/2/2014 - Published: 5/23/2014 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
A Gift by broncomap reviews
Early in their relationship Matt wants to buy Kitty a gift. Dear readers, don't expect too much of this story, it's a simple one chapter story that I even hesitated to publish.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,310 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/27/2014 - Matt D. - Complete
Growing Old With Kitty 3 by lilyjack00 reviews
The final installment in the Growing Old With Kitty trilogy. Lotsa cowboys, romance & adventure with young Matt & Kitty smack dab in the midst of the whole shootin' match. Kitty's fondest wishes come true at last. AU. A world of thanks to my two betas, Glow and Moonstone Maiden, for enduring this needy fic author's endless questions and revisions. xoxo
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Romance/Western - Chapters: 18 - Words: 37,609 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/20/2014 - Published: 4/10/2014 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Going Home by broncomap reviews
The 3 part episode, Gold Train:The Bullet, has Matt being taken to Denver to have a specialist remove a bullet from his spine. En route Doc successfully operates and we are left believing Matt would recover. I always figured Matt got further care in Denver. This is my musing about Matt & Kitty's return home. Also another attempt on my part to say something in one chapter.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,059 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/8/2014 - Kitty R., Matt D. - Complete
In a Flash by anotherredhead reviews
A missing moment and peek inside the characters' minds during the "The Avengers", a brilliant episode which was lacking only in a little romance.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,846 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/3/2014 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
The Burden of Truth by BurgundyHope reviews
She'd evaded the noose once already, just in the past year, in fact, but not this time. You can't always be free from your past...some demons will never be defeated. -some dialogue is taken from "The Jailer"
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,277 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/12/2014 - Matt D., Doc. A., Kitty R., Festus H. - Complete
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Changes reviews
Changes occur for everyone, including the extended family centered around Matt & Kitty. Sometimes change brought about by real events and people interacting with the people in Dodge can mean trouble & unexpected events. One person who finds this to be true is Chester's son Albert. Thanks to BigMommaT for wanting more from Albert.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 24,136 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1h - Published: 8/16 - Matt D., Doc. A., Kitty R., Newly O.
Past Meets Present reviews
Thanks to his stubborn devotion to duty Matt is still sick when a series of incidents that start out as practical jokes turn serious enough to be life threatening. At the same time the cattle season begins with the influx of people that impact Matt & Kitty's past & present. This is an ATC to Season 6 Unloaded Gun. AN: Apologies to those who tried to read my first posting attempt.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 18,499 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 4/21 - Published: 4/10 - Complete
Matt on Trial reviews
Sheriff Rick Miller may have stopped Matt Dillon from killing Dean Harlow with his bare hands, but that didn't help Kitty Russell. If she died nothing that happened from now on mattered. This is my attempt at meeting Nevada Rose's challenge.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Western/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,806 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/11 - Published: 12/27/2014 - Complete
The Election reviews
The results of a special election could change everything for Kitty. First Matt has to do his part, if he can. This is an ATC to Dry Road to Nowhere in honor of Election Day and to a lesser extent an ATC to Seven Hours to Dawn.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Western/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,567 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 11/4/2014 - Complete
We Can Work It Out reviews
Matt and Kitty's deepening relationship is at a crossroads when a spat turns to an argument. Becoming an even more connected couple depends on if Kitty accepts Matt's point of view. AN: This takes place right after The Roundup, about 9 months before Kitty buys into the Long Branch and moves completely into her room there.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,851 - Reviews: 13 - Published: 10/16/2014 - Complete
Death Did Them Part reviews
Despite knowing what she'd been through, Matt Dillon must arrest Minerva Cobb for her husband's murder. It's what his badge demands. Will he be able to help her avoid a long prison term when she has her day in court? An ATC to Till Death Do Us Part.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Crime/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,960 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/3/2014 - Complete
San Francisco Interlude reviews
Doc, Kitty and Matt travel to San Francisco and stay with Kitty's friend Julie Blane. It's to be a combination holiday away from the responsibilities of Dodge thanks to both men being asked to speak at conferences. However, all three are tested when they come into contact with that city's underworld when Matt disappears.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 27,524 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 8/24/2014 - Published: 7/13/2014 - Matt D., Doc. A., Kitty R. - Complete
That's What Friends Are For reviews
Matt faced a moral dilemma but didn't share his concerns or conclusion with Kitty. Although that problem is resolved, he faces an even greater threat to his mental well-being from her. This is an ATC to Season 10's Honey Pot.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,426 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 8/5/2014
Sam's Memorable Day reviews
Sam jots down his observations that began the night before in a crowded Long Branch when a tired Kitty Russell retired to her room for a bit of a rest until her cowboy arrived.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,057 - Reviews: 12 - Published: 6/10/2014 - Complete
You Got a Friend reviews
Nine months after Kitty's arrival neither she nor Matt are sure how close they are or how close they want to be. Kitty's misjudging of a man's character provides the impetus for a friendship to become something very special. Inspired by Carole King's song.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Western/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,796 - Reviews: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/13/2014 - Kitty R., Matt D., Doc. A., Chester G. - Complete
Surrender Doesn't Mean the War Is Over reviews
A stranger still carrying on for the honor of the South renews old battle lines for the people of Dodge. This unrepentant general of the Confederacy places himself between Matt and Kitty.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 16,297 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 4/9/2014 - Published: 3/11/2014 - Matt D., Kitty R., Chester G., Festus H. - Complete
Some Things You Just Can't Forget reviews
What started as a chance to be alone by the river turned into a nightmare. They got back to Dodge but Matt wasn't the same. Set at the start of Season 7
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 11,163 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/17/2014 - Published: 1/25/2014 - Matt D., Kitty R., Doc. A., Chester G. - Complete
Life's Mysteries reviews
Young Marshal Matt Dillon only knows one thing. Despite his injuries he has to ride hard and fast for Kitty's sake. Set during January in Season 1 when Matt's only known Kitty for a few months.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 15,948 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/21/2014 - Published: 12/22/2013 - Matt D., Kitty R., Doc. A., Chester G. - Complete
It's an Honor to Be Here reviews
Sometimes when things look worst, something special occurs. This is an adjunct to Die a Little Live a Lot with reference to actual episodes & as much historic accuracy as possible.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,637 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 12/28/2013 - Matt D., Kitty R., Doc. A. - Complete
Can She Forgive Him? reviews
Five-year-olds Adam Dillon and his best friend John O'Brien have been shot and the evidence points to Matt Dillon as the man responsible. Although Kitty and the others close to them can't believe he intentionally shot his own and Newly's sons, the possibility exists Matt's own actions led to a tragic accident. Set 2 years after my post series Die a Little Live a Lot.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,155 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 12/17/2013 - Published: 11/20/2013 - Matt D., Kitty R., Doc. A., Newly O. - Complete
A Special Thanksgiving reviews
The Dillon family is invited to a Thanksgiving dinner with a bit extra by a Jewish family outside Dodge City in 1888.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,731 - Reviews: 11 - Published: 11/29/2013 - Matt D., Kitty R., Doc. A., Festus H. - Complete
New Beginnings reviews
The war over - Chester, Doc, Matt & Kitty each travel to Dodge City. It's not easy getting there and for Matt, at least, even after he arrives there's trouble to be faced and a badge to honor.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 27,858 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/10/2013 - Published: 10/18/2013 - Chester G., Doc. A., Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Is This How It Ends? reviews
Young Marshal Matt Dillon knew his life could end at any moment. What he didn't expect was that it would be at the end of a noose under a different name after his murder trial in Quinton near the Republican River.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 12,273 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/18/2013 - Published: 6/10/2013 - Matt D. - Complete
Go West Young Man reviews
Doc Adams finds himself at a Kansas crossroads on the Santa Fe Trail near Fort Dodge at the behest of his mentor. The young doctor must hone his medical skills among the rough frontier types who find themselves in the temporary town. His abilities are put to the test when a teenage Matt Dillon arrives and finds himself in dire need of the doctor's services.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,150 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 5/16/2013 - Doc. A., Matt D. - Complete
Trip to Denver reviews
Little did Matt suspect that a relapse with his arm after returning to work following season 19's The Disciple while investigating a series of saloon takeovers would lead to a nightmare. All he'd wanted was a bit of a vacation with Kitty to offset having to testify in court not attempted murders and dire consequences. This is a prequel to Die a Little, Live a Lot.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 16 - Words: 26,856 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/31/2013 - Published: 3/21/2013 - Complete
The Stalker reviews
Matt comes home from Ashland but has the feeling he's being watched. Kitty has the same feeling. Whoever it is can't be up to anything good. An ATC to Season 7's The Summons.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 12,714 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/2/2012 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
A Thanksgiving to Remember reviews
Kitty wonders if all the trouble she's gone through to make Thanksgiving wonderful will be worth it. It all depends on Matt making it back in time.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,180 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 11/22/2012 - Kitty R., Matt D. - Complete
Fiddles & Footprints reviews
A young actor, at first accused, uses the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of tracking down criminals. Will he absorb what Matt Dillon has to teach him before he and the suspects leave Dodge?
Crossover - Sherlock Holmes & Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,523 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 11/1/2012 - Published: 10/29/2012 - Sherlock Holmes, Matt D. - Complete
You and Me and Rain on the Roof reviews
Matt and Kitty go for a romantic picnic, but a storm hits. Will it spoil things for them or lead to something wonderful. This is an ATC to Season 7's The Dealer.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,962 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/9/2012 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Boys Gone Missing reviews
Several years after Matt's retirement to become a judge his and Kitty's sons disappear. How much danger are they in? A sequel to Die a Little, Live a Lot that covers the years immediately following Season 20.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Crime - Chapters: 8 - Words: 14,205 - Reviews: 12 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/26/2012 - Published: 9/17/2012 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Early Blizard reviews
A sudden snow storm brings trouble to Kitty and Matt. Will it end their relationship?
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 35,940 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 8/24/2012 - Published: 5/6/2012 - Kitty R., Matt D. - Complete
One Hot August Day reviews
Matt and Kitty take advantage of a quiet day to deal with the heat in their own way. Meanwhile old friends come for a visit and a couple of strangers may spoil things for everyone - old friends and new.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,423 - Reviews: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/24/2012 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
A Long Story Becomes Two reviews
Two orphan boys complicate Matt and Kitty's lives. An ATC to Season 7's Miss Kitty
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Western/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,773 - Reviews: 10 - Updated: 4/17/2012 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
A New Orleans Problem reviews
A man from Kitty's childhood in New Orleans appears in Dodge to stake his claim on her. Will he ruin her life and those of her friends? An ATC to Kitty's Outlaw
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 33,315 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/14/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Kitty R., Matt D. - Complete
Promises to Keep reviews
Two men plan to rob the Dodge City bank without interference by shooting Matt and kidnapping Kitty. Will their plans be thwarted or will Matt and Kitty each face danger alone?
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Crime/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,277 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/14/2012 - Published: 11/16/2011 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Matt & the Dying Old Woman reviews
ATC for Long, Long Trail set between Seasons 19 and 20. Matt tells Gody Banes what he should have told her when he was with Sarah Drew and should have told Kitty
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,169 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 1/31/2012 - Matt D. - Complete
Die a Little, Live a Lot reviews
Post Season 20. Matt & Kitty come to some conclusions about their future. How does this affect them, their friends and their town?
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 51 - Words: 258,506 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 1/9/2012 - Published: 11/22/2011 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Thoughts on Triplets & Related Matters reviews
Matt & Kitty's thoughts & actions during and after the Baker's Dozen episode from Season 13
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,842 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/27/2011 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Chester's Wedding reviews
Chester leaves Dodge but still thinks of his friends and they still care for him. However, two of them quarrel because of it.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Western/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,911 - Reviews: 8 - Updated: 11/2/2011 - Published: 11/1/2011 - Chester G., Kitty R. - Complete
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