Other Results: 5 Series
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Summary: This is the 9th story in the Battle of Wills series. The Cartwrights try to decide on a name for the coming baby.
Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: The Battle of Wills
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2243 Read Count: 170
Published: 07/17/2008 Updated: 07/17/2008 [Report This]
Summary:

Originally published in the 2009 Convention Anthology. Sometimes a game of chess requires more than concentration on the game itself.


Categories: Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2024 Read Count: 123
Published: 10/08/2011 Updated: 10/08/2011 [Report This]
New Expectations by Patina Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 19]
Summary: This is the fifth story in the Battle of Wills series. Marie and Adam race their new horses. Luckily, Paul Martin has arrived in Virginia City to practice medicine. Ben has invited Paul out to the Ponderosa for supper. After examining both Marie and Adam, Paul has to relate Marie's and Adam's conditions to Ben.
Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: The Battle of Wills
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4265 Read Count: 240
Published: 07/17/2008 Updated: 07/17/2008 [Report This]
Summary:

A late night father-son chat


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1109 Read Count: 234
Published: 10/22/2013 Updated: 10/22/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Have you ever wanted something so badly that you’d do anything to get it? Let’s just say Little Joe and his best friend Mitch find out the hard way that sometimes finders keepers end up being finders weepers. Contains reference to corporal punishment.

 


Categories: Prequel Characters: Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4457 Read Count: 398
Published: 04/16/2011 Updated: 04/16/2011 [Report This]
No Regrets by Patina Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 17]
Summary: This is the 13th story in the Battle of Wills series. Marie writes a letter to her favorite aunt in New Orleans, describing her life on the Ponderosa.
Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: The Battle of Wills
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2091 Read Count: 126
Published: 07/17/2008 Updated: 07/17/2008 [Report This]
Nothing Is Too Good For My Wife by deansgirl Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

It is Marie's birthday.  What is it Marie wants?  And how can Ben show her that nothing is too good for her.


Categories: Romance, Prequel Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1668 Read Count: 90
Published: 07/19/2011 Updated: 07/19/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Little Joe's Birthday has an unexpected change in plans. 

 

 

 

*Please rate, all comments, concerns, suggestions are welcomed!*


Categories: Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 11255 Read Count: 221
Published: 04/26/2012 Updated: 04/26/2012 [Report This]
Of Love and Loss by Annie K Cowgirl Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

Ben and Hoss have a heart to heart about lost loves. (Tissue warning)


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1392 Read Count: 45
Published: 03/13/2015 Updated: 03/13/2015 [Report This]
One Golden Summer by Bahj Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary: Thirteen-year-old Hoss has to deal with changes, both at home and within himself. In the midst of his confusion a young girl enters his life. She gives Hoss a new perspective and together they share "One Golden Summer".
Categories: Prequel Characters: Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 20171 Read Count: 119
Published: 03/12/2013 Updated: 03/12/2013 [Report This]
Pere Noel by adamant Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 19]
Summary:

It's Christmas day and Ben Cartwright is anything but in the Christmas mood.

 

Disclaimer:All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc, are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and plots are the property of the author. No copyright infringemnt is intended.


Categories: Holiday, Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1290 Read Count: 376
Published: 12/12/2012 Updated: 12/12/2012 [Report This]
Picking up the Pieces by pbeaking Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Ben returns to the Ponderosa after a month long absence in San Francisco. He brings along a long time family friend as a guest in the house. A warm homecoming soon turns into turmoil when Joe finds this guest a threat to his mother’s memory and Adam adds to the issues by choosing to announce his plans for the future at the most inopportune time. It is up to Ben to pick up all the pieces and reassemble his family once more


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 11988 Read Count: 289
Published: 04/28/2011 Updated: 04/28/2011 [Report This]
Poltergeist by pkmoonshine Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 35]
Summary:

A cruel taunt sets off a chain of unsettling events at the Cartwright homestead.  Prequel to Poltergeist II, but NOT part of the "Bloodlines" Series.

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: Drama, Prequel Characters: All, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 16670 Read Count: 720
Published: 08/25/2009 Updated: 08/25/2009 [Report This]
Practice Makes Perfect by Patina Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

Marie is entering the final weeks of her pregnancy with the newest Cartwright. Will the baby's birth go according to plan?


Categories: Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3263 Read Count: 95
Published: 11/29/2009 Updated: 11/29/2009 [Report This]
Summary: This is the 10th story in the Battle of Wills series. The Cartwrights celebrate Adam's 12th birthday.
Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: The Battle of Wills
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5014 Read Count: 247
Published: 07/17/2008 Updated: 07/17/2008 [Report This]
Summary:

Ponderosa Prospects – Feb 2019

Going on six-years-old Joe Cartwright has big trouble called school looming in front of him ... SCHOOL ... what was he going to do?!

 


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3067 Read Count: 68
Published: 02/23/2019 Updated: 02/23/2019 [Report This]
Remembering Childhoods by Patina Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 18]
Summary: This is the sixth story in the Battle of Wills series. It's the morning after the events in New Expectations. Ben's thoughts of the coming baby make him remember Adam's childhood and Hoss' early years
Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: The Battle of Wills
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3081 Read Count: 261
Published: 07/17/2008 Updated: 07/17/2008 [Report This]
Sabotage by jmd29 Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

Joe attempts to stop a romance between Adam and a girl he hates.

Disclaimer:  I do not own any of the recognizable Bonanza characters or the setting created by David Dotort.  No copyright infringement is intended. 


Categories: Prequel, Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5778 Read Count: 369
Published: 11/12/2011 Updated: 11/12/2011 [Report This]
Santa's Helpers by Patina Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

An intruder takes advantage of an innocent little boy in order to rob the Ponderosa. Disclaimer: I don't own Bonanza or the Cartwrights. Original plot and characters are property of the author. No money was made from this story.


Categories: Holiday, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2332 Read Count: 93
Published: 12/28/2014 Updated: 12/28/2014 [Report This]
Scars by pbeaking Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 15]
Summary:

When young little Joe is injured, his family tries to ease his fears by revealing some of their own scars.


Categories: Prequel Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2571 Read Count: 200
Published: 05/21/2011 Updated: 05/21/2011 [Report This]
School of Thought by Bahj Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Written for Ponderosa Prospects Challenge ~ Little Joe is less than excited to start school but ends up gaining some new perspective from an old friend.
Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2623 Read Count: 59
Published: 02/22/2019 Updated: 02/22/2019 [Report This]
Scrumptious by Bahj Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 14]
Summary: A little tale about helping a friend in need and making wishes . . .



*A Thanksgiving Story*
Categories: Comedy, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: A Collection of Short Stories
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1108 Read Count: 146
Published: 02/21/2012 Updated: 02/21/2012 [Report This]
Shame by pbeaking Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 31]
Summary:

The loss of Marie has caused Ben to lose his desire for life itself. He has withdrawn from his work, his friends, and most importantly his family. He has taken his anger out in town and now must face the consequences for his actions. Can Roy Coffee and his boys help Ben realize that life is still worth living?


Categories: Prequel, Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4764 Read Count: 328
Published: 04/21/2011 Updated: 04/21/2011 [Report This]
Something So Small by Deb Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 25]
Summary:

Something's bothering Adam on his birthday, and Little Joe just may be able to help him...


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1692 Read Count: 324
Published: 08/03/2009 Updated: 08/03/2009 [Report This]
Summary:

Prequel set in Adam's college years in Boston. A formal ball, a friendly social, a red dress, a flamingo, and the sea, the sea! The beginning of Adam's complicated love life, and, somewhere beyond the sea, someone's first tentative steps into becoming The Queen. Can be read by itself, yet it is a part of the “Art” series, and best read after “The Art of Setting Priorities.” # 5 in the series.

Also available in eBook format — please pm me for that.


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 12167 Read Count: 82
Published: 06/20/2011 Updated: 06/20/2011 [Report This]