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Fool's Gold by Patina Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 16]
Summary:

Gold and greed are a volatile mix. Written for Ponderosa Nightmares 2012 Disclaimer: I don't own Bonanza or the Cartwrights. No copyright infringement is intended. Original plot and characters are property of the author. No money was made from this story.


Categories: Holiday, Mystery, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4516 Read Count: 121
Published: 10/21/2012 Updated: 10/21/2012 [Report This]
Good Night by idmarryhoss Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

A fairy tale.

Told to Hoss and his family.

Good night, sleep tight.


Categories: Mystery, Drama Characters: Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2224 Read Count: 40
Published: 06/19/2011 Updated: 06/19/2011 [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: 191
Published: 04/18/2011 Updated: 04/18/2011 [Report This]
Here You Come Again by littlejoenice Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

A girl that Adam knew in college--and never got along with-- arrives at the Ponderosa... with an ulterior motive. Adam knows she wants something, but what is it? And why?

 

Written for Bonanza Ballads, Round 3.


Categories: Mystery, Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4817 Read Count: 50
Published: 08/02/2018 Updated: 08/02/2018 [Report This]
Identity Lost by Jayne Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

A young man wakes up with amnesia. 


Categories: Mystery Characters: None
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5540 Read Count: 330
Published: 05/27/2013 Updated: 05/27/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam Cartwright is caught in a cave-in and gets some unexpected company.


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4732 Read Count: 153
Published: 02/05/2009 Updated: 02/05/2009 [Report This]
Instinct by Tracy Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 33]
Summary:

Someone from Adam's past brings danger to the Ponderosa.

This story is a "what happened next" with a twist, and contains several references to Bonanza episodes and characters.

written for the 2016 March Mystery Month challenge


Categories: Mystery, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 16 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 27653 Read Count: 1562
Published: 03/31/2016 Updated: 03/31/2016 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam's wife discovers a corpse and Adam assists (against his better judgment) to help her discover the killer.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 34009 Read Count: 78
Published: 03/03/2019 Updated: 03/03/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

 Trouble is brewing in Rubicon, where Joe is temporary sheriff. A WHN for the episode, "The Tin Badge."


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Romance, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 14347 Read Count: 43
Published: 02/01/2018 Updated: 02/01/2018 [Report This]
Journey's End by Tracy Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 33]
Summary:

Disappointment comes in many forms, and when family is the root of the disappointment, it can be a difficult journey to forgiveness.


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 30 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 47566 Read Count: 1055
Published: 10/12/2016 Updated: 10/12/2016 [Report This]
Summary:

Little Joe experiences a bad fall in the yard, right in front of Ben's eyes. As he recovers from it, Ben is reminded of Joe's mother, Marie. Shortly after, an unexpected visitor arrives, causing the Cartwrights to wonder about something very important.

 

A WHB/WHI for the episode, Marie, My Love.


Categories: Mystery, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 16665 Read Count: 95
Published: 07/03/2017 Updated: 07/03/2017 [Report This]
Just Trees? by Tracy Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Written for Ponderosa Nightmares IV.

A Halloween tale that asks, is Ben's haunting memory from the past . . . or is it real?


Categories: Mystery Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3955 Read Count: 30
Published: 10/26/2017 Updated: 10/26/2017 [Report This]
Ladykiller by Sassybrass Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 14]
Summary:

Joe is found laying in a ravine with mysterious injuries.  A dark mystery unfolds as Joe tries to recall what happened, and why his brother is in danger!


Categories: Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7750 Read Count: 198
Published: 10/31/2010 Updated: 10/31/2010 [Report This]
Summary:

Little Joe Cartwright has a hero, a detective from a book Adam has been reading to him.  Now he wants to be just like his hero.


Categories: Mystery, Comedy Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2447 Read Count: 113
Published: 06/23/2011 Updated: 06/23/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Sequel to "Help": The Cartwrights go on an adventure after Adam and Little Joe become bent on finding a racehorse they'd purchased with their own money, a horse they father had given away. While conducting their search, they must also track down a stranger who's been stealing from county libraries.



Categories: Drama, Romance, Action/Adventure, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 31419 Read Count: 33
Published: 02/12/2019 Updated: 02/12/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

Will an impending marriage be the beginning to the end of the Cartwright family.
Can one woman break the bond between father and son, set brother against brother.
SJS, SBS, JAM, JPM, and more.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Romance 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: 84000 Read Count: 767
Published: 10/27/2012 Updated: 10/27/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

This story was written for the 2012 Ponderosa Nightmare Challenge. When Sheriff Coffee volunteered to look after Little Joe over a Halloween weekend he had no inkling of what was to come


Categories: Prequel, Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Holiday Characters: Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 17202 Read Count: 286
Published: 10/20/2012 Updated: 10/20/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Riding with a posse in the middle of a storm, Joe is injured in an accident. Adam, with Sheriff Coffee's help, rescues Joe who has already made a startling discovery. Adam, takes Joe along to safety to await the doctor's arrival at a nearby way station, but this puts the brothers smack bang in the middle of a murder. Can Adam solve the whodunit and identify which of several stranded stagecoach passengers, all of them potential suspects, is the actual killer? Also what does Joe's earlier discovery and a fifteen year old robbery have to do with the murder?  


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 42108 Read Count: 338
Published: 03/31/2016 Updated: 03/31/2016 [Report This]
Summary:

12 year old Little Joe Cartwright loves black horses, especially the new black mare his brothers found and brought home.  Though their father disapproves, Little Joe knows she's the one for him and sets out to prove it.  Little does the boy know that the horse is not what she seems and that his love for her will put not only his own life, but the lives of his brothers in jeopardy.  What do an apparition, a wild black mare, a burned out ranchero, a stolen fortune, a group of desperate outlaws and Little Joe Cartwright have in common?

Mystery 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 25181 Read Count: 293
Published: 03/13/2017 Updated: 03/13/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

Something mysterious is underfoot at the Ponderosa's latest mining project. When Joe strikes out alone to investigate, he unwittingly places himself in harm's way by pitting his family and the law in a race against time to save him.  

*Adult language, situations, and concepts.*  


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 16207 Read Count: 199
Published: 03/02/2016 Updated: 03/02/2016 [Report This]
No Strings by Bejules Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 20]
Summary: Feature

Plagued by dreams, things go from bad to worse for Joe when Adam is sent an intriguing parcel. Written for the  Ponderosa Nightmares Challenge 2014.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2676 Read Count: 328
Published: 10/27/2014 Updated: 10/27/2014 [Report This]
Obsession by Terina Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 144]
Summary:

Adam is missing under mysterious circumstances.  Will his family find him in time?

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: Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 14 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6509 Read Count: 3735
Published: 06/15/2009 Updated: 06/15/2009 [Report This]
Summary:

Loyalty to his brother, Joe, causes Adam to rebel against a series of deadly and mystifying events after one particularly upsetting incident lands too close to home.  Angry and impatient, Adam sets out alone in search of answers, but runs headfirst into an unexpected version of ultimate justice instead.    

*Adult language and conflict - some violence.   

 

 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, 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: 17475 Read Count: 233
Published: 05/04/2019 Updated: 05/04/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

When Adam finds a gold medallion on his way home, he has no idea of what's to follow, or the terror it will cause his family.  Written for the Ponderosa Nightmare IV challenge 2017.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6734 Read Count: 87
Published: 10/27/2017 Updated: 10/27/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

All publicily 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 in intended.

 

A stray black cat plays a key role in a murder mystery that is set at Piper's Opera House in Virginia City.  The kindnesses directed to the cat by the opera house clerk, Melody, by Adam and by Doc Martin lead to identifying and capturing the murderer. 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4708 Read Count: 82
Published: 02/02/2018 Updated: 02/02/2018 [Report This]