430To 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: 59, words: 133k+, favs: 15, follows: 25, updated: 7/12 published: 12/22/2017
498Mischiefmakers » 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: 28, words: 124k+, favs: 42, follows: 65, updated: 7/12 published: 2/16/2014, Hoss C., Ben C., Adam C.
57Predisposition » by CrazyKater (Sequel to Premonitions, final story in the series) Adam is home. With the events leading to his abrupt return shrouded in mystery and struggling to redefine his place in the family, he must find the courage to continue living among ghosts of the dead.
T, English, Horror & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 41k+, favs: 2, follows: 5, updated: 7/12 published: 5/4
70Reign of Terror » by Virginia City Scribes When a gold shipment passes through Ponderosa land, the Toliver Gang lays siege on the ranch house, seriously injuring Joe in the process. The Tolivers offer Ben a deal he cannot refuse: his help with robbing the gold shipment in exchange for his family. As Ben delivers his end of the bargain, Joe, Jamie, Griff, and Hop Sing find themselves trapped in a deadly game of survival.
T, English, Suspense & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 27, words: 53k+, favs: 5, follows: 10, updated: 7/11 published: 1/3, Ben C., Little Joe C., Hop Sing, Griff K.
2A Few Good Men by Always Late.Texas Kate They're staring at him like they've never seen dungarees and steel helmets. He's staring right back. This is no John Wayne movie, and he ain't no cowboy. In which there is one very lost marine, a string of murders, and a prodigal son. Rating and blurb subject to change. Time-Travel. No pairings. All trigger warnings within except LANGUAGE, I forgot! Marines and their dirty mouths.
T, English, Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 1, 7/9, Adam C., Candy C., OC
2The 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.
T, English, Drama, chapters: 7, words: 40k+, follows: 1, updated: 7/8 published: 6/22, Candy C., OC
Mit den Adlern Fliegen » by Conny1971 Joe verlässt die Ponderosa und gerät dabei in Schwierigkeiten. Hoss und Adam machen sich aus unterschiedlichen Richtungen auf die Suche nach ihm, während Ben auf die Rückkehr seiner Söhne wartet. 2. Teil der Captain Serie von Krystyna. Translated with permission from Krystyna
K, German, Western & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 10k+, updated: 6/24 published: 5/2
5 Hurtful Conclusions by wx4rmk All of the Cartwrights learn an important lesson about the hurtful consequences that can result from jumping to conclusions. A prequel story where Adam is 24, Hoss is 18, and Joe is 12. Please note: This story does contain a scene of the parental use of corporal punishment for children.
T, English, Western & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, 6/22, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
273Thief » by AureaD Summary: Abigail has bitten off more than she can chew when she finally meets up with Adam Cartwright.
K+, English, Western & Romance, chapters: 27, words: 93k+, favs: 16, follows: 23, updated: 6/21 published: 7/12/2018, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
627Wild 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: 115, words: 716k+, favs: 48, follows: 43, updated: 6/18 published: 9/30/2016, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
18A Girl Out Of Time » by Elena D'Amico Emma Peters is no regular 25 year old woman. She's a soldier in the U.S. Army who is almost finished with boot camp and will be deployed to Afghanistan in a week. What happens when she leaves for Afghanistan? What happens when she's ambushed and transported to the world of Bonanza? Will she find a way to get back home? Or will she stay and find love?
T, English, Western & Adventure, chapters: 18, words: 36k+, favs: 7, follows: 9, updated: 6/12 published: 5/7/2018, Ben C., Adam C., Little Joe C., OC
4 A Father's Parable by MissjudyK In this prequel, Ben finds Adam hoeing a garden at the conclusion of a neighbor's party, and wonders why his son's expression appears to hold a world of hurt. Marie will provide the context, and Ben must then help his oldest son to understand.
K, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, favs: 1, 6/3
7 A Waterlily From Inger by wx4rmk When a possession of Inger's finally gets returned, it spurs some new feelings and long-forgotten memories for Adam. Written for a double writing challenge.
K, English, Western & Romance, words: 2k+, 6/3, Ben C., Adam C.
7Legacy of The Ponderosa » by SouthernGal7 Part Two of Cartwright's Daughter series. Rosalie has grown up as she has four children of her own, Little Adam, Ellie, Erik, Little Joe. She and her husband have to defend the Ponderosa and make sure that the legacy of their family and of the Ponderosa is safe.
K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 4k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 5/26 published: 5/13, Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C., OC
13Captured! » by Mary's journal Ben, Joe, and his wife Mary are captured by Indians!
K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Adventure, chapters: 12, words: 11k+, follows: 2, updated: 5/22 published: 4/27, Ben C., Adam C., Little Joe C.
5 The Birthday by flabirder This was written for the Bonanza Boomers celebration of Pernell Roberts' birthday. He was born on May 18, 1928. The story had to be a Bonanza story centering around Adam Cartwright and be between 500 & 1000 words.
K, English, Western, words: 999, 5/18
5 Rendezvous by AC1830 Why are Joe and Adam's wife sneaking around town? A fun story for Pernell Roberts' birthday.
K, English, words: 1k+, 5/18
5 I'll See You Outside extended » by Marla Fair This new extended version of my short story 'I'll See You Outside' is a What Happens Next for 'The Magnificent Adah'. As Hoss finishes one last beer, Little Joe heads outside to saddle Cochise and wait for his brother - little knowing that deadly danger lurks in the dark. Rated T for graphic depictions of violence.
T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 7, words: 14k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 5/16, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
4 The Brother-Teacher Conference by CocoRocks While Ben is away on business twelve-year old Little Joe gets into some mischief at school. Luckily big brother Adam is around to meet with the infamous Abigail Jones.
K, English, Humor, words: 910, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/14
20The Long Road Home » by SarahAgnes Adrianna believed the love of her life was dead. She also knows that she needs to start over and hide from the one person who wants to end her own life. Virginia City looks like the place to do that, but it's also her love's hometown. Will she be able to lay low here? Or is her life about to get completely turned upside down?
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 40, words: 116k+, favs: 4, follows: 7, updated: 5/11 published: 12/2/2003, Adam C.
52False Witness » by J7339 Henry Williams has employed someone to ensure that an important timber contract comes to him rather than the Cartwright family. Joe is about to find himself in a dangerous situation with no way of escaping.
K+, English, Adventure & Angst, chapters: 7, words: 196k+, favs: 37, follows: 9, updated: 5/11 published: 5/2/2002
8 Cartwright's Daughter » by SouthernGal7 Young Rosalie Cartwright never knew her father. Rosalie is often teased at school and eventually has enough. She wants to know what her father was really like. After reading a letter her mother gave her, she makes a decision of who she wants to be.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 5, words: 5k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, updated: 5/9 published: 5/8, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
28The Boston Brahmin » by RhapsodyinB A newcomer from an Old Money, New England family draws attention to the New Money, Western Cartwrights and Virginia City.
T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 59k+, favs: 5, follows: 8, updated: 5/8 published: 8/15/2017, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
3 In A Prescott Pickle: Two Journals by wx4rmk Little Joe and Adam are tasked with a simple trip to Prescott, Arizona to deliver some horses, however, challenges arise which they both must overcome. One story written in a journal format with separate point-of-views for each brother.
K+, English, Western & Drama, words: 6k+, 5/3, Adam C., Little Joe C.
6 The Author by ArienUdomiel As you can see, quarantine has me going somewhat batty, lol.
K+, English, Humor, words: 928, favs: 1, 5/2, Adam C., Little Joe C., OC