This Specialist Collections page lists stories archived on LancerLovers and Lancer FanFiction, and some listed on multi-fandom archives or an author’s own site.

To see links to the Titles sub-pages and all the other special collections lists – Episode Tags, AU/AR stories, Holiday-themed stories etc. – go to the main TITLES page.

If you’re looking for a particular author’s work, you’ll find their author page via the AUTHORS list.

This menu will help you find the Holiday Stories you want:

April Fool’s Day
Cinco De Mayo
Father’s Day
Ground Hog Day
Hogmanay / New Year
Independence Day
Mother’s Day
Multi-holiday Stories
St Patrick’s Day
Valentine’s Day
Veteran’s Day


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April Fools’ Day


Beans, Bacon, and Beer by Tina

Black Friday by Whistle

Saturday Night by Linda B (Kona)

These Are The Times That Tax Men’s Souls by Patti H





Anniversaries  by Holly

Anniversary by Cadillac Red

Anniversary by Molly

(The) Anniversary by Sprite

Anniversary by Winj

Anniversary Gifts by AJ






Birthday Maneuvers by Kit and Southernfrau

Birthday Memories by Winj

(The) Birthday Present by Rosalind

Birthday Wishes Granted by PaulaR

Birthdays by Sharon

Birthdays Series by Cadillac Red
Birthdays Left Behind : Scott
Birthdays Left Behind: Johnny

(A) Father’s Love by Barbara

(The) First Birthday by Wendy P

Johnny’s Birthday – a poem by PaulaR

Johnny’s Birthday Star by Barbara

Memories of Birthdays Past by EJ

(A) Son Is Born by Barbara

Scott’s Birthday Memories by EJ

(A) Time To Remember by Winj

Twists, Turns and Miracles  by Buckskin

X Marks the Spot by Tina






All His Christmases At Once   (link to FFN) by PollyVictorian

All I Want For Christmas by Susan

An Emoji Christmas Story by Suzanne

Away in a Manger by Suzanne

Bah, Humbug by Starry Diadem

Best Christmas Ever Series by EJ
It Should Have Been The Best Christmas Ever
(The) Christmas That Wasn’t

(The) Best Worst Christmas Eve by Vickie N

Christmas (Widow Morris series #17) by Doc

Christmas 1858 by Mary Whimsey
(FIRST PLACE Lancer Writers Awards: Best Holiday Story)

Christmas 1864 by MaryO and Mary Whimsey

Christmas Blessings by JEB

The Christmas Cabin series by Ruthie W.
(The) Christmas Cabin
Back To The Christmas Cabin

(The) Christmas Choice by Karen and Nancy

Christmas Countdown by  Belinda   

Christmas, Finally by Adriana

Christmas Gifts Series by Barbara V.
A Gift For Murdoch
Scott’s Gift To Murdoch
Teresa’s Surprise
(A) Thoughtful Gift For Scott
Johnny’s Gift

(The) Christmas Guest (Guest Series #1) by Em

Christmas Lesson (#2 in the Winter’s Tale series) by EJ

(The) Christmas Letters by Laraine

Christmas Mischief Series by EJ
(A) Little Christmas Mischief
Christmas Morning for Scott and Johnny

(A) Christmas Missed (#2 in the Frosty Christmas series) by EJ

Christmas Morning by Linda B (Kona)

Christmas Morning by Lorraine M

(A) Christmas Morning Stray by Buckskin

Christmas Past – Christmas Present by Sue

Christmas Prayers by Cadillac Red

(A) Christmas Promise and Prayer -a poem by Southernfrau

Christmas Series by Southernfrau
Christmas Memories
Let It Be Christmas
Oh Christmas Tree!
Faith Will Bring You Home

Christmas Short Stories by Winj
(The) Eve
Many Happy Returns

(The) Christmas Star by Sandra

(The) Christmas That Almost Wasn’t by Mary Ann

(The) Christmas Tree by Linda B (Kona)

(A) Christmas Visit by Winj

The Christmas Visitor (Guardian Series #7) by ZoeyT

Christmas Worlds by Desert Sun

Cradles by Dale L

Decking The Halls by Desert Sun

(The) Donkey by Kim

(The) Door To Christmas by SandySha

(An) Early Christmas Present by Margaret P.

(The) Elf On The Shelf (1st in Small(er) Matters Series) by Vicki L Nelson

Feliz Navidad (Holidays Series #2)  by Em

(A) First for Christmas by Skye

Flores De Noche Buena by Barbara

Forged Chains by Kathy P

Frosty Christmas Series by EJ
(A) Very Frosty Christmas
(A) Christmas Missed
Will Another Christmas Be Missed

The Garrett Letters Series by Ros
(The) Garrett Letters (1st in the Garrett Letters Series )
(The) Garrett Christmas Letters, 1870 (2nd in the Garrett Letters Series)
(The) Garrett Christmas Letters, 1871 JOINT SECOND PLACE Lancer Writers Awards: Best Holiday Story

(The) Gift by LaJuan

Gift of Hope by Karen and Nancy

(A) Gift of Snow by Desert Sun

(The) Gifts  (Surprise Series #2) by Terri

Gifts From The Heart by Buckskin

God Bless You, Johnny Lancer by Margaret Schmitz Compton

(The) Greatest Gift Of These by Winj

(The) Grouch Who Stole Christmas by Whistle

Home by Karen and Nancy

Home for Christmas Series by Winj
Home for Christmas
(The) Second Lancer Christmas

Home for Christmas by Winnie

Hope by Dale L

If We Make It Through December by Vicki N and Sammi Q

I’ll Be Home For Christmas by JEB

I’ll Be Home For Christmas (At Last) (Small Matters Series #8) by Vicki L. Nelson

(The) Impatient Christmas Gift by Patti H

In A Stable All Forlorn (Surrogate Fathers series #3) by Olley

In Memoriam by Rhiannon

Incident of the White Wolf by Trinidad

It Started Out A Good Idea (#1 February Observances series) by EJ

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas by JEB

It’s Not Easy Being A Father by EJ

Jackrabbits, Snow and Christmas Trees by Linda B (Kona) and Ros

Jingle Bells by Charlene

Jingle Bells 1871 by ZoeyT

Johnnie And Santa Claus (#4 in the Johnnie series) by goldieasj

Johnny and Santa’s Flubber Belly Dance by Margaret Schmitz Compton

Johnny and the Orphans by EJ

Lancer Christmas (#4 in the Johnny and Holly Series)  by Buckskin

(A) Lancer Christmas in San Francisco (#2 in the Holidays series) by Linda B (Kona)

Lancer Christmas Series by Suzanne
(A) Lancer Christmas Story, 1853
(A) Lancer Christmas Story, 1863

Like Father Like Son by Margaret P.

Little Lamb of Christmas by  Belinda

Making Do (It All Adds Up Series #9) by Sandra

Memories Made by Charlene

Mending Fences by Caroline

Merry Christmas To You by Deb Eliz & Debbie/Gidget (2001)

Merry Christmas To You, Too! by Snicklefritz

Milagro by Winj

Miles Apart by Winj

Mirrored Christmas by Spiritfire

More Important Things than Money by Margaret P.

Murdoch’s Christmas Present by EJ

My Father’s House (Coming Home series #3) by Margaret Schmitz Compton

(The) Night Before Christmas – Lancer by Kit

(The) Night Before Christmas by Linda B (Kona)

O Come Let Us Adore Him (Brat Pack Series #19) by Southernfrau

Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men by Kit

Pissing Contest by CC

Pony Alice’s First Diary by Desert Sun

Prankster Posse Santas by JEB

(The) Presence Of Christmas by S.

Random Chance by Dale L

Realizations by Shelley H.

Recipe for A Family Christmas by Marcia

Recollections by Doc

Return Series by Doreen
(The) Return
Returned To The Fold

Ruffled by Margaret P.

Sam’s Best Christmas Present by JEB   

Santa Knows If You’ve Been Good Or Bad by EJ

Sawdust – WHN Jelly by Skyehyker

Season’s Feelings by Cindy

(A) Soldier’s Christmas (link to FFN) by PollyVictorian

Silver Bells by Christine

Silver Bells Ringing by SandySha

Snow Angels (Scotland Series #2) by Winj

So This Is Christmas by Winj

(A) Son Is Born by Barbara

(The) Special Gifts by goldieasj

(The) Spirit of the Season by Terri

Spirit Star by Buckskin

Star of Light by Darla M. Poulos

Storybook Christmas by Maureen

(A) Tale of Four Stockings by Margaret P.

That Which Unites Us by Caroline

That Special Gift by Linda B (Kona)

Their First Christmas by Lynne

Three Friends Christmas by EJ

Three Views of Christmas by EJ

‘Tis the Season by Kit

To All A Good Night by MaryB

(A) Trio of Gifts  by AJ

Truman’s Lancer Christmas -Complete Rev. Ed by  Boonie

Twas The Night Before Christmas : The Play by Linda B (Kona)

(The) Twelve Days of Christmas by Buckskin

Upon the Midnight Clear by Lisa Paris

Unwelcome Visitor by Barbara V.

(A) Visit From Pony Alice by Desert Sun

What About Christmas? by EJ

Winter Reflections by d.b.brisbin

(A) Winter’s Tale (#1 Winters Tale Series) by EJ

You Better Watch Out by CC

You’d Better Watch Out For Der Belsnickel!  (3rd in Small(er) Matters Series) by Vicki L Nelson
(AU. child Scott and Johnny)

Yuletide Christmas by Tina


Lancer Writers List Advent Calendar

A few years ago, the Lancer Writers list ran an advent calendar themed around Christmas, a mix of stories, articles about Christmas traditions, recipes and crafts. While the stories were added to the archives, the rest was compiled into a (rather hefty!) .pdf file, which you can download from this link.




Cinco de Mayo


Cinco de Mayo by KathyS






Colored Eggs & Giant Bunnies by  Belinda

(The) Easter Bunny (Surprise Series #4) by Terri

(The) Easter Bunny and Johnny Madrid by d.b.brisbin

The Easter Bunny Cometh by Southernfrau

(An) Easter to Remember (#4 in the Holidays series) by Linda B (Kona)

Johnny’s Easter Resurrection by Margaret Schmitz Compton

(The) Lancer Easter Egg Hunt by JEB

(The) Love Letter (An Emoji story) by goldieasj

Luke 10:37 by Buckskin

On An Easter Morning by Barbara V.

There Goes Peter Cottontail . . . by Kit

Truman’s Easter Miracle by  Boonie

Visits From The Easter Bunny by Barbara




Father’s Day


Father’s Day, 1875 by Cadillac Red

I Don’t Know How by Winj

In Appreciation of Our Father by Barbara V.

He Wears His Hat Square On His Head by Patti H

Third Sunday in June by Southernfrau

What If’s, Regrets, And My Blue-Eyed Baby Boy by Buckskin




Ground Hogs Day

Punks-a-Tangy Phil’s Predication by Patti H.






All Hallows by Mary Whimsey

All Hallow’s Eve by Winj

Almost Alone by Linda B (Kona)

Autumn Night’s Visitor by Barbara V.

Blood Ties by Charlene

Be Careful What You Wish For by Lisa Paris

Birthright Series(external links) by Shelley
Birthright Revisited

Blood Lust by Maureen

Blood On The Moon by Lisa Paris

(A) Bump in the Night by Linda B (Kona)

Carving Out Fun (Brat Pack AU) by Southernfrau

Death’s Letter, S by Lisa Paris

(The) Devil’s Garden by SandySha

(The) Devil Made Me Do It by Kit and Southernfrau

Evil Comes Calling (Lancer/Angel X-over) by LindaB and Ros

Evil Spirits by d.b.brisbin

Fire on the Mountain by Winj

(The) Fire Witch by JenniferB

(The) First Annual Green River Trick or Treat (2nd in Small(er) Matters Series) by by Vicki L. Nelson

Ghost by Charlene

Ghost Town by Marilyn

(The) Ghost Tree by SandySha

Ghostly Apparitions by Heather

(The) Green River Punkin’ Chunkin’ Contest by JEB

Halloween by Margaret P.

Halloween Is Early (link to FFN) by KelticDream13

(A) Halloween Miracle by Dori

Halloween Pranksters by JEB

Halloween Traditions by  Belinda

Halloween Visitor by Barbara V.

Haunted by Linda B (Kona) and Ros

(The) Haunting by Buckskin

(The) Haunting by Doc

Hell by JenniferB

(The) Howling by Terri

Hunter’s Moon by CC

(The) Lady in Red by Cadillac Red

(The) Lady in White by Cadillac Red

(A) Little Bit Of Soul by RonD

Las Mariposas by Susan

Maldecido by Linda B (Kona)

Midnight Well by Caroline

Mischief Night (Small Matter Series #6) by Vicki L. Nelson

Murdoch’s Halloween by EJ

(The) Mystery of the Zanetti Train by Silvia

No Turning Back by Buckskin

Of Lovers and Covens by Geraldine and Lacy

Old Woman In The Woods by Margaret Schmitz Compton

(The) Ones We Trust Most by Linda B (Kona) and Maureen

Paradigm Shift by Winj

Pour le prix d’une âme (For The Price of A Soul) by PetiteDaisy (at FFN)

Remembering by Sandra

Resurrection Mary by Vicki L. Nelson

Samhain Eve  (link to FFN) by KelticDream13

Saving The World by Marcia

Sentenced To The Flames: Isham’s Regrets by Buckskin

Shiver Me Lancers by Linda B (Kona)

(The) Spirit Stone by Lisa Paris

Spirits by goldieasj

(A) Soldier’s Hallowe’en (link to FFN) by PollyVictorian

Spooked by Whistle

Superstitions and Apparitions: A Lancer Halloween by SandySha

Things In The Night by Sprite

(The) Thinnest Veil by Dale L

Trick or Treat by  Belinda    

Twisted by Darla M. Poulos

(The) Veil – A Halloween Tale by Wendy K

Visitation by Dale L

(The) Waiting Room: The 3:15 by CC

(The) Weeping Woman by SandySha

When Strangers Meet by Laraine

Whispers by Winj

(The) Witch’s Moon by Dori




Hogmanay / New Year


Ain’t Gonna Do It by Jean

Beginning a Blessed New Year by JEB

First Footer by Linda B (Kona)

(The) Greatest Gift by EJ

Happy New Year! by Kit

(A) Last Hogmanay (link to FFN) by PollyVictorian

New Dreams by Charlene

New Year Series by d.b.brisbin
Johnny’s First New Year’s Eve
Johnny’s First New Year’s Day
(The) Wishing Star JOINT SECOND PLACE Lancer Writers Awards: Best Holiday Story

New Years Series by Desert Sun
(The) Eve of a New Year
Whose Idea

New Year 1883 (Holidays Series #3) by Em

(The) New Year (Jamie Stories #3) by Cat

(A) New Year’s Eve in Hell (#3 in the Holidays series) by Linda B (Kona)

New Year’s Resolutions by PaulaR

(A) New Year’s Resolution by Suzanne

Old Acquaintances Should Be Forgot Pt. 1 by Patti H.

Old Acquaintances Should Be Forgot Pt. 2 by Patti H.

Resolutions by Olley

(The) Reluctant First Foot by Mellobee

Ringing In The New Year by Desert Sun

Turn, Turn, Turn by Jean

What Will The New Year Bring? by Southernfrau




Independence Day


Field of Stones by Southernfrau

The First Annual Green River Independence Day Sharpshooters’ Competition and Fireworks Display by Dori —-(THIRD PLACE Lancer Writers Awards : Best Family Story)

Fourth Rite by Whistle

(The) Glorious Fourth by Mary Whimsey

Illuminations by Charlene

Independence Day by JEB

It Go Boom by SandySha

Rocket’s Red Glare by Kit and Southernfrau




Mother’s Day


First Mother by PaulaR

(A) Letter to Heaven by Barbara V.

Mothers Day by S.

(A) Mother’s Love by Barbara V.

(A) Mother’s Worry by Shelley H.

Make It Right by PaulaR

(A) Pocketful Of Memories by Patti H

(A) Rose For Maria by d.b.brisbin




Multi-holiday series

The Holidays Series by Em
Thanksgiving 1880
Feliz Navidad
New Year 1883

Holiday Story series by Linda B (Kona)
Thanksgiving With Family
(A) Lancer Christmas in San Francisco
(A) New Year’s Eve in Hell
(An) Easter to Remember




St Patrick’s Day


The First Annual Green River Saint Patrick’s Day Horserace and Potluck Dinner by Dori

Irish Eyes Ain’t Smilin’! by Patti H

St Patrick’s Day Party by EJ






(The) Best Gal Darn Turkey in the Whole Gal Darn World  by Linda B (Kona)

First Lancer Family Thanksgiving by Desert Sun

For These We Give Thanks by Patti H.

Giving Thanks by Laraine

Giving Thanks by Winj

His Life, His Thanks by Barbara V.

New Traditions (Scotland Series #1) by Winj

Pondering Lancer Family Thanksgiving by Margaret Schmitz Compton

(A) Reason to Give Thanks by Desert Sun

Remembrance by S.

Thankful For Life by Barbara V.

Thanksgiving 1880 (Holidays series #1) by Em

Thanksgiving At Lancer by EJ

Thanksgiving At Lancer by Vickie B

Thanksgiving With Family (#1 in the Holidays series) by Linda B (Kona)

Thinkin’ On Thankful by Buckskin

Truman’s First Thanksgiving by  Boonie

(A) Very Berry Thanksgiving by Deb Eliz & Debbie/Gidget (2001)

We Gather Together: The First Lancer Thanksgiving by Vicki L. Nelson

We Give Thanks by Barbara V.

Wrinkled Potatoes and Old Tomatoes (Brat Pack Series #18) by Southernfrau




Valentine’s Day


(The) First Annual Green River Boxed Supper Auction and Valentine’s Day Dance by Dori

(A) Happy Valentine’s Day Affair by Margaret Schmitz Compton

Her Luggage by Margaret Schmitz Compton

Secret Valentines by  Belinda

Token of His Love by CC

Valentine’s Day Series by D.B.Brisbin
“Johnny, You Make Me Sweat”
“Girls, You Make My Sweat”

Valentines Greeting by Linda B (Kona)

(A) Valentine For Johnny by Patti H

Valentines for Truman by  Boonie




Veterans Day/Memorial Day


Memorial Day by Flynnie

One Country – One Flag by Patti H

One Man’s Legacy by SandySha

Veteran’s Day by S.


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