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Last Updated: 7/31/2014
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Story - The CJ & Kate series
After Montana Series
After the Storm
When Special Agent CJ Carson took a long overdue vacation into the Rocky Mountains, she never anticipated finding Kate Marshall, a strong, determined actress… in the middle of a snowstorm. Lives thrown together in the strangest of ways, they fell in love, but CJ's worst nightmare just won't go away.
After the Honeymoon
Special Agent CJ Carson and Hollywood actress, Kate Marshall are back. After their wedding, everyday life takes over again and they find themselves a little more involved in an FBI case than they'd like to be. And just how far back does it go?
After the Vermont
Life goes on for CJ and Kate as they continue on a blissful wedded journey. Work is busy for both actress and FBI agent. They are happy and together, supporting one another on the everyday path of business and pleasure. But life's path always has a bump or two. Doesn't it?
FBI Agent CJ Carson and successful actress, Kate Marshall-Carson's lives are busy as they approach the holiday season, each of them hoping for some time off. But as CJ deals with one of the worst cases of her career, Kate proves that she is strong in more ways than one.
After So Long
Dynamic duo, CJ and Kate, are better than ever. Good relationship, good jobs, good friends, good times. Not everyone is so lucky and when a fourteen year long case comes across CJ's desk, involving someone she loves, the agent decides that a little friendly meddling is in order and enlists her wife to help.
After the Damage Was Done
When another piece of the set collapses at the Olympian Studios, the police begin an investigation and CJ Carson's life is turned upside down. Will Kate's resilience and strength help them both make it through one of the worst weeks of their lives? Can CJ deal with her fear and her anger? Will the adoption run smoothly after the damage is done?
After the Last Time
When another piece of the set collapses at the Olympian Studios, the police begin an investigation and CJ Carson's life is turned upside down. Will Kate's resilience and strength help them both make it through one of the worst weeks of their lives? Can CJ deal with her fear and her anger? Will the adoption run smoothly after the damage is done?"
After a Carson Family Christmas
If you had asked CJ Carson five years ago what her perfect big family Christmas would be like, she would never have been able to imagine an answer. But now, here it is… with a few laughs thrown in!
After They Are Gone
Work, work, work. There just aren't enough hours in the day. CJ is trying to keep her head above water and Kate is drowning in all kinds of stress, both of them still trying to cope on their own as the strain takes its toll. Is it time to re-evaluate life? Something's got to give…
As Kate Carson's third Wedding Anniversary comes around, she is thinking about life, counting her blessings and living in the moment. Jack Bannerman is thinking about drinking, counting his hangovers and living in an alcohol-induced fog. When they both return to work and end up caught in the crossfire, will Jack be a hero or a coward?
After the Sunset
Special Agent CJ Carson chases down criminals. It's what she does for a living. After an important case is concluded in Minnesota, she begins her return trip to the FBI's Los Angeles Field Office. Kate is at home, excited about her wife's return and about the prospect of a new acting job, when she receives the type of visit from Assistant Director Mark Mulroney that she never, ever wanted to get.
In a Heartbeat
very second we live is a gift. When your world turns upside down and you struggle to see meaning in the most heartbreaking of moments, it's tough to keep going. In Kate Carson's life, she's had many of these moments but as time moves on to approach another soul-wrenching precipice , she experiences a mere second… a single heartbeat… where she realizes with absolute certainty that living will never be the same again.
In Your Arms
The Carsons may be back together after their most devastating enforced separation to date but they can't relax just yet. As always, there's trouble lurking around every corner in their ever-eventful lives. Someone is out to hurt them, but this time they're looking in all the wrong places until CJ and Kate start to think the unthinkable.
How do we reflect and come to terms with loss in our lives, and try to forgive those who inflict damage to our fragile spirits? What goes on in the heart and mind of each connected person after a dramatic and profound period of stress? Take a peek… you might be surprised.