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Summary:

An empty warehouse, a mysterious but vaguely familiar stranger and a blue shirt. Will these things add up to tragedy for Ben Cartwright and his oldest son?


Categories: Mystery, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9967 Read Count: 54
Published: 04/21/2019 Updated: 04/21/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam is rushing home from college, trying to make it home on time. Along the way, he meets some strange characters who present him with a gift for his father, then disappear! But was it real, or was it all just a dream?


Categories: Mystery, Holiday Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5833 Read Count: 65
Published: 07/11/2016 Updated: 07/11/2016 [Report This]
Summary:

In the tradition of Ponderosa Birdman and Ponderosa Matador comes Ponderosa Werewolf. This story follows My Brother's Keeper and has all four Cartwrights involved in finding a gruesome killer, or are they searching for a wolf?

This story is a Boomer's Exclusive and will only be available here.

Rated PG for violent content.

 

 

 

 


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Holiday, What Happens Next? Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10354 Read Count: 248
Published: 10/28/2012 Updated: 10/28/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Hoss and Little Joe become curious about the bell near the front door, so while their father is out for a while, Adam recounts the story of how they'd come to by it. But Adam learns later that the story his father had told him growing up...isn't the full story.

Written for this month's Prop Fiction challenge.


Categories: Mystery, Comedy, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Candy Canady, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 33590 Read Count: 33
Published: 07/23/2018 Updated: 07/23/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

As day ends the fight against darkness begins. Written for Ponderosa Nightmares II. My words were Ben, vampire, and silver bullet. Disclaimer: I don't own Bonanza or the Cartwrights. No copyright infringement is intended. No money was made from this story. Original plot and characters are property of the author.


Categories: Mystery, Drama Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2452 Read Count: 79
Published: 10/29/2013 Updated: 10/29/2013 [Report This]
The Asylum by lovemychico Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 21]
Summary:

Adam and Joe are held captive by Captain Jack in an asylum. Good thing those Cartwright's taught their horses how to get back to the Ponderosa Ranch on their own. 


Categories: Mystery, Holiday 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: 2063 Read Count: 190
Published: 10/20/2012 Updated: 10/20/2012 [Report This]
The Birthday Wish by pony Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 27]
Summary: It's Joe's birthday, and he's making a wish. But the Cartwrights don't realize it's someone else's birthday too ... and he has a secret wish of his own.
Categories: Mystery, Drama, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3150 Read Count: 215
Published: 11/14/2008 Updated: 11/14/2008 [Report This]
The Blue Mist by JoesGal Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 9]
Summary: A quiet evening home alone, turns into terror.
Categories: Mystery Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2056 Read Count: 102
Published: 10/28/2014 Updated: 10/28/2014 [Report This]
Summary:

Hoss is robbed by an unlikely suspect.


Categories: Mystery, Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee, Will Cartwright
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 11745 Read Count: 22
Published: 04/12/2017 Updated: 04/12/2017 [Report This]
The Ceremony by JoesGal Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 23]
Summary: Joe encounters three troubled boys who are heavily involved in witchcraft. This story was written as a part of the "Ponderosa Nightmares" Challenge.
Categories: Drama, Holiday, Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2988 Read Count: 209
Published: 10/21/2012 Updated: 10/21/2012 [Report This]
The Christmas Switch by littlejoenice Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

Ben has some guests over for Christmas, and receives a baad gift from one of them.

 

This was the original story for last year's Guest Who's Coming for Dinner challenge.


Categories: Mystery, Comedy, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Candy Canady, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Will Cartwright
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 13736 Read Count: 35
Published: 07/11/2017 Updated: 07/11/2017 [Report This]
The Circle of Life by pony Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 32]
Summary:

After hearing a visitor to town describe reincarnation, Joe is eager to discover what lives he may have lived before. His family worries that he may be defrauded or disappointed - and the unexpected answer surprises everyone.


Categories: Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2121 Read Count: 191
Published: 03/18/2010 Updated: 03/18/2010 [Report This]
Summary:

Written for the Ponderosa Nightmares October 2012 Challenge  


Categories: Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1095 Read Count: 95
Published: 10/21/2012 Updated: 10/21/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

On a dark night a strange specter appears in the yard and the only witness is a horse.


Categories: Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1424 Read Count: 114
Published: 10/20/2012 Updated: 10/20/2012 [Report This]
The dragon by the creek by Thisbirdhasflown Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Joe wants to go and slay a dragon and Hoss has to go along with this scheme.


Categories: Mystery Characters: Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2044 Read Count: 85
Published: 10/28/2013 Updated: 10/28/2013 [Report This]
The Game by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

While at Harvard, is Adam a player or a pawn in the game being played?

Disclaimer: All recognizable characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. All original charcters and plot are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 19068 Read Count: 108
Published: 02/19/2014 Updated: 02/19/2014 [Report This]
The Ghostly Whistler by CowgirlAtHeart Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

Written for Ponderosa Nightmares IV. Little Joe finds himself haunted by a whistling figure that he believes is the ghost of a man he killed in self-defense.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3166 Read Count: 57
Published: 10/26/2017 Updated: 10/26/2017 [Report This]
The Ginger Thief by Little-Joe-Is-My-Hero Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary: A gingerbread house + A thief = One very angry Little Joe!
Categories: Mystery, Comedy, Holiday, Prequel Characters: Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4622 Read Count: 142
Published: 12/27/2011 Updated: 12/27/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam returns to Boston to sell the Stoddard house and has a fantastical experience with an unusual woman.  Adult situations. 


Categories: Mystery, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 17452 Read Count: 75
Published: 01/27/2015 Updated: 01/27/2015 [Report This]
The Greatest Gift by Cheaux Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Joe overhears what he knows to be a lie, but cannot convince anyone to believe him.


Categories: Mystery Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7602 Read Count: 141
Published: 10/22/2013 Updated: 10/22/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam is experiencing nightmares about his time spent at Peter Kane's camp. But are they caused just by haunting memories, or is it because of something Adam is hiding?


A sequel to my other story, "Aftershock."


Categories: Drama, Mystery 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: 4859 Read Count: 129
Published: 07/27/2016 Updated: 07/27/2016 [Report This]
The Lady with Yellow Hair by Marla Fair Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Written for November's fan fiction prop challenge.  Each year at Christmas a beautiful lady graces the Cartwright's Ponderosa ranch house.  From her post high atop their tree the little angel with cornflower yellow hair watches them.  A smile lights her face for she knows that, without her, Ben Cartwright's life would have been very different....


Categories: Mystery, Holiday, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 8298 Read Count: 140
Published: 11/12/2018 Updated: 11/12/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

Bradley Meredith and the Slade Brothers are in town, Hop Sing’s relatives are visiting, and “the game’s a Foote” when a troublesome little tome surfaces once again to see the light of day.   It’s shaping up to be a very interesting week for the Cartwrights.  Prequel to “The Wedding,” and second story in the "Bloodlines" Series.  Warning: includes the addition of a non-cannon character.


All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are property of their respective owners.  The original characters and plot are property of the author.   The author is not in any way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise, and makes no money from this work.     No copyright infringement is intended


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Comedy, Romance Characters: Ben Cartwright, Candy Canady, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: Bloodlines
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 99697 Read Count: 123
Published: 07/08/2009 Updated: 07/08/2009 [Report This]
Summary:

Ponderosa Nightmares IV 2017

 

Why was Joe so eager to return?

Why was Hoss scared to go?

What was Adam going to do?

 

 

 


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3678 Read Count: 66
Published: 10/26/2017 Updated: 10/26/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

Determined to solve the murder of Sheriff Roy Coffee's close friend, Adam embarks on a journey that takes him on a train ride across California to San Francisco. 

The story begins just after "No Less a Man"

2016 March Mystery Month

 


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 25159 Read Count: 108
Published: 03/29/2016 Updated: 03/29/2016 [Report This]