Other Results: 9 Series
Stories
BLOOD BONDS by southplains Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

The ties that bind men together are many and varied. Some of those ties can even be deadly, as Adam and Joe discover.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 14780 Read Count: 240
Published: 08/14/2015 Updated: 08/14/2015 [Report This]
Bootless Cries by Marla Fair Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Who would have thought that a pair of missing boots would propel the Cartwrights into the nightmare world of a madman? One morning Joe wakes up to find his boots gone and the mystery of how he lost them - and who is wearing them - leads to a series of events that could cost not only Joe's life, but Adam and Hoss' as well


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 58796 Read Count: 430
Published: 03/29/2016 Updated: 06/22/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

The Cartwright boys, particularly twelve-year-old Little Joe, are getting out of hand, and Ben tries to remedy the situation by finding a wife.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 62297 Read Count: 432
Published: 12/20/2017 Updated: 12/20/2017 [Report This]
Buried Treasure by Bahj Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary: What do a nutty professor, an ancient Indian legend, and a dusty sea chest from the attic have in common. Come spend Christmas with the Cartwrights and find out what awaits in this zany, action packed adventure.
Categories: Action/Adventure Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 52169 Read Count: 207
Published: 11/29/2011 Updated: 11/29/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Joe would like to be treated like a man....


Categories: Action/Adventure Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 12214 Read Count: 273
Published: 08/31/2010 Updated: 08/31/2010 [Report This]
Carson City Earthquake by Lyn R Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

A trip to buy horses doesn't quite go to plan for the brothers.


Categories: Action/Adventure Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5736 Read Count: 81
Published: 02/25/2016 Updated: 02/25/2016 [Report This]
Cold Shot by desertgal Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 15]
Summary:

A cowhand from the Ponderosa remembers a life lesson he learned through Adam. (Part of the Real Housewives of the Ponderosa series)

*Special Thanks to Ossie Davis and "Dutch" for the inspiration.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Sequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Candy Canady, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: The Real Housewives of the Ponderosa
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 8454 Read Count: 339
Published: 09/14/2011 Updated: 09/14/2011 [Report This]
Daemon by AMG Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 17]
Summary:

A tale of a man and a horse.


Categories: Action/Adventure Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2519 Read Count: 168
Published: 09/11/2011 Updated: 09/11/2011 [Report This]
Dead Man's Canyon by Jules Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

 

Rated:  PG
Summary:  Little Joe thinks that his family doesn't love him anymore. He is always being yelled at and getting into trouble. To add to his problems there is a substitute teacher at the school that has also taken a disliking to Joe.

Total Word Count :  54 210

Completed:  YES

Other Information:  Please see stories that follow on, "Imaginary Friend" and "The Mountain Lion" set much later.

 


Categories: Action/Adventure Characters: Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 50358 Read Count: 572
Published: 02/06/2014 Updated: 02/06/2014 [Report This]
Dining on Ashes by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

The Cartwright tendency to help a beautiful damsel in distress mires Adam in a dangerous, life-altering situation. 


Categories: Romance, Action/Adventure Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 17 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 30510 Read Count: 1826
Published: 01/16/2013 Updated: 01/16/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Three years ago, Adam left the Ponderosa. Will a chance meeting lead Hoss and Joe to the brother they've lost and release Ben from his depression?


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 25 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 52769 Read Count: 6306
Published: 08/20/2010 Updated: 08/20/2010 [Report This]
EARLY NIGHTS by ansinico Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

Pa and Little Joe are heading for a showdown, can Adam mend the rift without breaking a solemn promise to his father and telling Joe The Truth


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 23336 Read Count: 576
Published: 07/17/2011 Updated: 07/17/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Ben Cartwright's life is rescued in the mountains by a mysterious woman.  Is she a spirit, or just a lonely woman?  He seeks the answer to this question from an old friend, which leads him to another encounter with his rescuer. 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2619 Read Count: 58
Published: 03/15/2019 Updated: 03/15/2019 [Report This]
Evil Beyond Dreams by Bejules Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

Adam is worried about the nightmares Little Joe is experiencing, but the hero that comes to Joe's rescue surprises the Carwrights. Written for Ponderosa Nightmares challenge 2013.

Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author.  The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise.  No copyright infringement is intended.

 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Holiday, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2604 Read Count: 453
Published: 10/28/2013 Updated: 10/28/2013 [Report This]
Faith by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Feature

After a life-shattering event, can Adam's lost faith in himself and humanity ever be recovered?


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 30002 Read Count: 278
Published: 09/13/2015 Updated: 09/13/2015 [Report This]
Fear on the Horizon! by No1butjoe Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

Joe finds himself in a dangerous situation when the town drunk goes on a rampage, robbing the bank and killing at least two - and taking Joe as a hostage!


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: All, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10987 Read Count: 406
Published: 05/07/2011 Updated: 05/07/2011 [Report This]
FIGHT CLUB by southplains Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 16]
Summary:

"If I've told Joe once, I've told him a thousand times to keep those elbows in!" Famous words from Adam uttered while Joe is getting himself thoroughly whipped by Jean Millain in the Julia Bulette episode. This is the story behind those words.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Prequel, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4097 Read Count: 276
Published: 10/07/2012 Updated: 10/07/2012 [Report This]
Forbidden, Enduring Love by Tracy Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

The story of a family's loss, their struggle to move forward, and an unexpected blessing.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Romance Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 114492 Read Count: 687
Published: 02/21/2012 Updated: 02/21/2012 [Report This]
Get Lost... But Not Literally by littlejoenice Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

Five-year-old Joe is pestering his older brother constantly and Adam, in an attempt to be left alone, tells him something he shouldn't have. 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 14254 Read Count: 114
Published: 08/28/2017 Updated: 08/28/2017 [Report This]
Ghost Hunters by deansgirl Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

Do ghosts exist?  Well, Little Joe is about to find out and Adam and Hoss are ready to teach him a lesson.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3230 Read Count: 138
Published: 05/20/2011 Updated: 05/20/2011 [Report This]
GLORY by southplains Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

A WHN for My Brother's Keeper. Sometimes the aftermath is the toughest part of a tragedy to struggle through.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10020 Read Count: 411
Published: 09/28/2012 Updated: 09/28/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Ben arrives home to find Joe at death's door after a hunting accident, bringing back eerie memories from an incident he has tried for fifteen years to forget. Before the night is over, both he and Adam will have to face their inner demons. Written for Ponderosa Nightmares 2017. 

This story is primarily a WHIB-WHN for "My Brother's Keeper," but it also includes references to events mentioned in "Marie, My Love," "Yonder Man," and the Ponderosa episode "Secrets and Lies" (I ONLY use Ponderosa as canon when it does not contradict the original series at all, which isn't often). JPM, APM, SBS.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Prequel, What Happens In-Between?, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3798 Read Count: 162
Published: 10/26/2017 Updated: 10/26/2017 [Report This]
Gully Washer by Marla Fair Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 25]
Summary:

With a storm approaching, Little Joe heads out to find the prize foal his father is so fond of and is caught in a flash flood.  While his brothers deal with their own fears, Ben Cartwright fights a battle to overcome despair and grief and face the very real fear that Joe may never be found. 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 9 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 43303 Read Count: 565
Published: 02/14/2016 Updated: 02/14/2016 [Report This]
Gunslinger by Little Anah Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 15]
Summary: Joe is ambushed by a group of rogue indians and saved by a vagrant named Drifter. Befriending the stranger, Joe quickly learns that his young friend is running from something dark in his past. Can Joe figure it out before it catches up to them both?
Categories: Drama, Action/Adventure, Mystery Characters: Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 19896 Read Count: 189
Published: 04/18/2011 Updated: 04/18/2011 [Report This]
He Sailed The Seven Seas by LornesGirl Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

A glimpse into Ben's childhood, and the first story in the series, "The Saga Of Ben Cartwright's Bonanza."


Categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: The Saga of Ben Cartwright's Bonanza
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4002 Read Count: 162
Published: 01/07/2013 Updated: 01/07/2013 [Report This]