13The Threads of Fate » by westerns never die Anne Cartwright is Joe's twin sister, the often times spoiled only daughter among three brothers. Headstrong and used to getting her own way, she tags along on a trip to deliver the Pauite Wabuska to Fort Churchill. Along the way, the group runs into a dark-haired drifter with laughing blue eyes who eventually becomes more than a stranger passing in the night. *Multi-chapter*
T, English, Drama, chapters: 32, words: 241k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 11h published: 6/22/2020, Candy C., OC
Adam's Memories » by jo'sjourney Adam is having reacurring dreams and nightmares of three years ago, and can't seem to get past them. All the while dealing with his five children, father and working on the Ranch, it seems to be getting to the point where he needs to go and see someone about this and sooner than he thought.
T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 13h, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
14 An unknown journey » by jo'sjourney Adam Cartwright is leaving his only home he ever knew after a fight with his father about changes he would like to make on the ranch , he is going to any where he can to get away for awhile and get his thoughts together. Join me alone with Adam to find out where this takes you and where Adam might end up in the end.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 21, words: 16k+, favs: 1, follows: 3, updated: 15h published: 12/6/2020
87Home » by CrazyKater On the eve of his sixty-first birthday celebration an interesting observation about Sheriff Coffee's future leads Ben Cartwright to brood and an unexpected guest arrives. This night will come to mark the beginning of an unanticipated and difficult journey for the whole family.
K+, English, chapters: 15, words: 58k+, favs: 3, follows: 9, updated: 1/15 published: 10/25/2020, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
561To Everything There is a Season - Raising Cartwrights » by mpluto This is the eighth of the To Everything series. This story concentrates on the Cartwright children. Adam and Shiloh have their hands full with their work, but they'll find quickly that growing children take time and patience and…that priorities change. It will grow into a story about each child as he/she grows. There will be joy, heartbreak and the unexpected. It's May of 1866.
T, English, Western & Family, chapters: 78, words: 178k+, favs: 16, follows: 26, updated: 1/14 published: 12/22/2017
31Things That Matter » by wx4rmk Adam and his wife Cecily are raising a wonderful family on the Ponderosa. However, like all families, things don't always go smoothly. This story will follow Adam and his family through the trials and tribulations of living in the western frontier. Please note: This story will contain some scenes of corporal punishment.
T, English, Western & Family, chapters: 3, words: 10k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 1/3 published: 10/9/2020, Adam C.
4 Wild Things by Marla Fair A tribute to Dan Blocker on his birthday. Hoss always had a way with wild things. It was a good thing since, today, one of them might take his brothers lives.
T, English, Drama & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/31/2020, Hoss C.
2 The Remarkable Tin Soldier by Marla Fair Left at home by himself, Little Joe makes a remarkable discovery that teaches him more about his beloved Mama.
K+, English, Family & Drama, words: 7k+, 12/31/2020, Ben C., Little Joe C.
5 A Velly Merry Christmas Dinner by Marla Fair Little Joe comes home to a velly different Christmas dinner from the one he expected.
K+, English, Family & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 12/31/2020, Little Joe C., Hop Sing
542The Cowboy and the Southern Belle » by Bonanza Becky Adam returns home to his family after fighting in the Civil War. His father and brothers try to help him as he struggles to recover and find his place on the Ponderosa again and then—he meets someone unexpected. Who knew Doctor Paul Martin had a niece! This story is about the indestructible strength of a newly reunited family and the blossoming love between two healing hearts.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 48, words: 324k+, favs: 29, follows: 40, updated: 12/29/2020 published: 5/26/2018, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
656Wild Cat » by flabirder Introducing a little sister for the Cartwrights. She will be related to characters from other Westerns and have some famous Godfathers, but they will rarely be in the story. It will be necessary to show her life before she moves to the Ponderosa. Warning, spanking of minor children in some chapters. Trolls will be dealt with by the Three Billy Goats Gruff.
K, English, Western, chapters: 121, words: 753k+, favs: 52, follows: 46, updated: 12/24/2020 published: 9/30/2016, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
7The Continuance by WesternJustice Prequel: Ben Cartwright is raising his three sons and two young daughters alone on the Ponderosa. But their lives are about to change when Ben announces he's going to marry again.
K, English, Western & Humor, words: 13k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 12/22/2020
6 A Bonbon Too Far by SierraGirlBZ Beware gifts that fall into the wrong hands. When a little brother sees an opportunity to make an easy buck, trouble ensues in a fun Christmas prequel of misunderstandings, tipsy Irishmen and bonbons.
K, English, Humor & Family, words: 5k+, 12/22/2020, Adam C., Little Joe C.
10 The Mitten Angels by AC1830 When a young doctor arrives at the Mormon settlement near the Sierras, he finds his roots and discovers the community has not one, not two, but three Mitten Angels. Written for the 2020 Advent Calendar on Bonanza Brand
K, English, words: 6k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/21/2020
7 Knitted Memories by wx4rmk Mrs. Jones is at a loss for a gift for her daughter Abigail. However, a memory from Adam sparks her imagination. Written for the 2020 Bonanza Brand Advent Calendar Challenge.
K+, English, Western & Family, words: 1k+, 12/18/2020, Adam C.
8 My Favourite Day by ullswater A present day story using the Bonanza characters and my own from Michiefmakers
K, English, Family, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 12/16/2020, Hoss C., OC
5 Any Gift of Walter's by PSW A short Christmas-time scene.
K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, 12/16/2020, Hoss C., Little Joe C.
517Mischiefmakers » by ullswater This is a story about Hoss and his wife Caroline and what happens when they take on 3 young boys overnight to help out Sheriff Roy Coffee. There is no limit as yet as to the chapters but I do not expect the story to be a long one. It is part of my Role of a Father scenerio but I decided that the story should stand on it's own.
T, English, Family & Western, chapters: 29, words: 129k+, favs: 42, follows: 68, updated: 12/7/2020 published: 2/16/2014, Hoss C., Ben C., Adam C.
22 After, The lost mind » by jo'sjourney Adam has fully recovered now from his ordeal and is settling down now to everyday life as being a father to Elizabeth and continuing his work on the ranch with family. Only one thing has changed, he has found a new person in his life to give his love to. Follow him on his new journey in his life. WARNING: There is some adult situations in the story.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 8k+, follows: 1, updated: 12/5/2020 published: 10/21/2020, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
6Reflections Part 2 » by Hart4Ben This is a continuation of Reflections. A series of brief reflections and/or life lessons in the voice of one of the Cartwrights. These pieces are too short to stand alone. The title of the chapter is the focus for that particular chapter. Most center around episodes, but not all. I plan to add more as the opportunity arises.
T, English, Drama, chapters: 4, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 12/3/2020 published: 11/3/2020
13Moon Horse » by Marla Fair Little Joe's birthday just won't be the same since Pa has to be gone, so Adam agrees to a campout in the woods on All Hallows Eve - never guessing what terrifying events that innocent choice will put in motion.
T, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 5, words: 15k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 11/24/2020 published: 11/3/2020, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
2 Finding My Place Journal by wx4rmk Jamie documents his thoughts and feelings about living with the Cartwrights in a journal during the season 12 episode, 'The Gold-Plated Rifle' (episode #16). Written for a Trailriders writing challenge.
K, English, Western & Family, words: 1k+, 11/19/2020, Ben C.
22LOST & FOUND PART 10 » by DG Fisher Lost & Found - Part 10
K, English, Western, chapters: 7, words: 11k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 11/15/2020 published: 10/11/2004, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
5LOST & FOUND PART 2 » by DG Fisher Adam and his soon to be increasing family go back with Ben, Joe, and Hoss to the ranch for a visit before eventually moving there. Will Adam ultimately regret his decision, and is it really true that you can never go home again?
K+, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 8, words: 39k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, updated: 11/14/2020 published: 11/21/2003, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
73Turning Back » by DG Fisher Here is another AU version of what happened to Adam.
K, English, Western & Drama, chapters: 13, words: 27k+, favs: 10, follows: 14, updated: 11/10/2020 published: 7/17/2009, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.