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Author has written 68 stories for Little House series, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, and Little House on the Prairie.

Cheryl Malandrinos is a freelance writer, children's author and editor. She is the author of Little Shepherd and the contracted picture book, Macaroni and Cheese for Thanksgiving. Cheryl also wrote A Christmas Kindness under the name, C.C. Gevry. A member of the SCBWI, Ms. Malandrinos is a blogger and book reviewer.

Visit http://ccmalandrinos.com or http://ccgevry.com/ for more information.

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S6 A Secret Plan reviews
Almanzo visits Houston to make a secret deal to pay the balance of the monthly rent for the blind school.
Little House on the Prairie - Rated: K - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,238 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/31/2012 - Almanzo W./Manly, Houston L. - Complete
S9 Thanksgiving in Burr Oak reviews
Laura, Almanzo, Rose and Jenny Wilder travel to Burr Oak, Iowa to spend Thanksgiving with the Ingalls family. [Sequel to A Thanksgiving Promise.]
Little House on the Prairie - Rated: K - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,070 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/2/2012 - Laura I. W./Half-Pint, Almanzo W./Manly - Complete
S7 Apologies reviews
Laura faces the consequences of fighting Brenda Sue Longworth.
Little House on the Prairie - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,917 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/31/2012 - Laura I. W./Half-Pint, Almanzo W./Manly - Complete
S7 Christmas Memories reviews
While stranded at Nellie's hotel on Christmas Eve, residents of the town share their favorite memories.
Little House on the Prairie - Rated: K - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,544 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/13/2011
S9 A Thanksgiving Promise reviews
Almanzo makes Laura a promise the day before Thanksgiving. This story takes place in Season 9.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,683 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 8 - Published: 11/24/2010 - Complete
S6 A Father's Heart reviews
During Almanzo and Laura's engagement, Charles struggles with the knowledge that next Christmas Laura will no longer be living at home.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,303 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/27/2010 - Complete
DQ A Christmas Candle reviews
Sully and Mike share a close moment on Christmas Eve
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,487 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/15/2009
34A Finding A Way reviews
Laura struggles to move on after the death of Baby Wilder.
Little House series - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,112 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/2/2009
20C Together Again reviews
Laura tries to find a way to trust Almanzo now that they are home for good.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,320 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/24/2009
20B Going Home reviews
Laura and Almanzo travel home from Sleepy Eye after Almanzo's recovery from pneumonia.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,389 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 8 - Published: 2/24/2009 - Complete
DQ The Incident reviews
During a visit to Colorado Springs, Elizabeth Quinn spies Loren and Jake parading around in women's clothes and begs Michaela to go back to Boston.
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,639 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/24/2009 - Complete
20A What Should I Do? reviews
Laura struggles with trusting Almanzo again while she cares for him at the blind school.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,971 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/6/2009 - Complete
S9 Times Are Changing Season 9 rewrite reviews
The Ingalls family leaves Walnut Grove and Royal and Jenny Wilder come for a visit. This is a rewrite of Season 9
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,175 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 1/21/2009 - Published: 9/12/2008
S6 Sleigh Bells Ring reviews
The young couples of Walnut Grove put together a sleigh ride party for the children at the blind school right before Christmas.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Family/Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,597 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/20/2008 - Complete
S8 Giving Thanks reviews
Familes in Walnut Grove give thanks while thinking of their loved ones far away.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,472 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/20/2008 - Complete
20 How Do I Go On? reviews
Laura tries to get along without Almanzo. 20th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,216 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/12/2008 - Complete
36 Saying Goodbye
Laura and Almanzo say goodbye to their house before the town of Walnut Grove is blown up.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,169 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/12/2008 - Complete
LA01 Dear Diary reviews
Laura's diary entries from when she meets Almanzo until they marry. First stand alone Laura & Almanzo story
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,884 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/5/2008
21 Life without Her reviews
Almanzo adjusts to his new life in Sleepy Eye without Laura. 21st in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,546 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/15/2008 - Complete
J2 John's Last Words reviews
Mary Kendall receives a mysterious package from Chicago a few weeks before John Jr's death. 2nd John Jr. story
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,665 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/15/2008 - Complete
07 He's Not the Right Man reviews
Laura is furious when Eliza Jane says she is happy she found a boy her own age. Ties to Wilder & Wilder 7th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 869 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/13/2007 - Complete
04 A Secret Assignment reviews
Miss Wilder gives Laura an assignment to help her catch Almanzo's eye. 4th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,258 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/13/2007 - Complete
32 The Power of Love reviews
Laura and Almanzo spend their first night together in their new home after his stroke. 32nd in the series
Little House series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,265 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Published: 8/13/2007 - Complete
35 Birthday Tears reviews
Laura and Almanzo meet up at Baby Boy Wilder's grave on his first birthday. 35th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,748 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/23/2007 - Complete
34 The Road to Forgiveness reviews
Almanzo has trouble dealing with Thomas Stark's death. 34th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,451 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
33 Safe Again reviews
Laura and Almanzo reunite after a shoot out at the Wilders. This story revolves around the episode Rage. 33rd in the series
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 879 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
LA04 Thanksgiving reviews
A pregnant Laura is afraid Almanzo is no longer attracted to her. Fourth stand alone Laura & Almanzo story
Little House series - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,094 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
27 Manly Returns reviews
Almanzo comes home from his trip. 27th in the series
Little House series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,453 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
03 Feelings
Almanzo is saddened by the thought of leaving Walnut Grove. 3rd in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 687 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
30 It's Hard for Me to Say I'm Sorry reviews
Laura has trouble apologizing to Almanzo. 30th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 933 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
05 A Word of Thanks reviews
Almanzo thanks Laura for getting Bart Slater to behave in class. 5th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 717 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
28 A Night at Plum Creek reviews
Laura and Almanzo share a romantic moment at Plum Creek while babysitting the Ingalls girls. 28th in the series
Little House series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,617 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 7 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
29 Until We Meet Again reviews
Laura and Almanzo spend a romantic night together before Laura joins the women of Walnut Grove at Nellie's place. 29th in the series
Little House series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,510 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 10 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
06 Why Can't He See it? reviews
Laura wishes Almanzo could see the changes in her. Takes place during the episode Silent Promise. 6th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,235 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
08 An Unspoken Understanding reviews
Charles and Almanzo come to an unspoken understanding about Almanzo's friendship with Laura. 8th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,421 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
LAM02 Reminiscing reviews
Laura and Mary reminisce the day before Mary leaves for New York. Sequel to The Social
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,526 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
LAM01 The Social
Laura and Almanzo attend a social in honor of Mary and Adam who are leaving for New York.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,632 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/5/2007 - Complete
DQ Secrets reviews
Sully receives a letter from someone in Michaela and Sully's past.
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 41,349 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/18/2007 - Published: 1/27/2006 - Complete
26 To Laura with Love reviews
Almanzo writes Laura a letter for Valentine's Day 26th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 687 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Published: 2/14/2007 - Complete
23 After the Fire reviews
Almanzo and Laura argue over waiting to get married. 23rd in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,736 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
17 The Trials of Fatherhood reviews
Charles is concerned about Laura and Almanzo's relationship. 17th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,017 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
15 Star Gazers reviews
Almanzo takes Laura out for a night of star gazing. 15th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,842 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
12 The Day After reviews
Almanzo asks Charles's permission to court Laura. 12th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,382 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 6 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
10 The Buggy Ride reviews
Laura asks Almanzo to take her on a buggy ride. Note: This is a revised version to follow along with my other stories. 10th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,858 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 7 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
11 The Protest reviews
Almanzo doesn't want to drive Laura to Curry. 11th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 921 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
01 The Robe reviews
Laura returns Manly's robe. Note: This is a revised version to follow along with my other stories. 1st in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,338 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 7 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
02 The Aftermath of Annabelle
Almanzo talks to Laura about the circus. 2nd in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,159 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/7/2007 - Complete
31 Finding Myself reviews
Almanzo has trouble dealing with his paralysis. 31st in the series
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,670 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/25/2006 - Complete
LA03 A Special Gift reviews
Almanzo wants to find the perfect gift for Laura to celebrate their first Christmas. Third stand alone Laura & Almanzo story
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,570 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/25/2006 - Complete
22 Sleigh Ride reviews
Laura and Almanzo seek shelter during a storm. Author's Warning: Sexual content may offend readers. 22nd in the series
Little House series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,079 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 16 - Published: 11/28/2006 - Complete
18 Through Eyes of Green reviews
A jealous Almanzo is suspicious of a new young man who is taking an interest in Laura. 18th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,144 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Published: 10/26/2006 - Complete
16 Reunited reviews
Almanzo acts differently when Laura returns from Curry. 16th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,102 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Published: 10/4/2006 - Complete
14 Separated reviews
Almanzo drives Laura back to Curry two days after the church social. 14th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,677 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/14/2006 - Complete
W01 Willie's Decision reviews
Willie intentionally fails his college entrance exam so he can stay in Walnut Grove and marry Rachel Brown.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 921 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/6/2006 - Complete
19 The Best Laid Plans reviews
Almanzo and Laura plan how they are going to tell Charles they want to get married right away. 19th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,052 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Published: 9/6/2006 - Complete
13 A Trip to the Lake reviews
Laura and Almanzo take a trip to the lake the day after the church social. 13th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,538 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 6 - Published: 8/28/2006 - Complete
EJ01 A Happy Ending reviews
Eliza Jane returns to Walnut Grove with some big news.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,394 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/14/2006 - Complete
09 A Reflection on Friendship reviews
Almanzo begins to wonder if his relationship with Laura is more than friendship. Takes place after Wilder & Wilder and before Sweet Sixteen 9th in the series
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 582 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 7/14/2006 - Complete
I03 New Lives reviews
Eliza Jane returns to Walnut Grove before the birth of Laura and Almanzo's baby. Third story in the Interference triology.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 19,794 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 7/9/2006 - Published: 2/23/2006 - Complete
A01 Forgiveness reviews
Albert tries to put the fire at the blind school behind him.
Little House series - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,199 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/6/2006 - Complete
25 The First Day reviews
Laura and Almanzo reflect on their wedding night. 25th in the series
Little House series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,216 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/19/2006 - Complete
I01 Interference reviews
Problems arise during Laura and Almanzo's courtship. First story in the Interference trilogy
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 21,643 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/15/2006 - Published: 1/18/2006 - Complete
I02 Unexpected News reviews
A recently married Almanzo and Laura receive word of an upcoming visit from Eliza Jane. Second story in the Interference trilogy.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,710 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 2/7/2006 - Complete
24 The Newlyweds reviews
Laura and Almanzo's first day of marriage. 24th in the series
Little House series - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,287 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/7/2006 - Complete
LN01 Enemies No More reviews
Now married women, Laura Ingalls and Nellie Oleson attempt a reconciliation.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 884 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/18/2006 - Complete
CC01 Changes reviews
Charles and Caroline try to adjust to life after Laura's marriage.
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,074 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Published: 1/18/2006 - Complete
J1 Second Chance reviews
John Jr. returns to Walnut Grove. 1st John Jr. story
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 22,337 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/18/2006 - Complete
LA02 The Visit and The Decision reviews
A two part holiday story that takes place during Laura and Almanzo's first year together. Second stand alone Laura & Almanzo story
Little House series - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,300 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/18/2006 - Complete