Ben Cartwright
Other Results: 11 Series
Stories
Family Ties by pkmoonshine Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 47]
Summary:

Still haunted by the death of his wife six years before, Joe seeks comfort in strong drink. Will his family ties be enough to save him? This story is based on an idea given to me by another fan who goes by Australian and Joe'sAussieFan.

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 Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Jamie Hunter, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: Family Ties
Chapters: 8 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 33007 Read Count: 560
Published: 07/21/2010 Updated: 07/21/2010 [Report This]
Father by pbeaking Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

This story was originally posted on Bonanza World.

It’s Promotion Day for Adam Cartwright and Pa helps him deal with cold feet. Just a brief story to celebrate Father’s Day.


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1624 Read Count: 118
Published: 05/01/2011 Updated: 05/01/2011 [Report This]
Feat Of Strength by TLR Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 10]
Summary:

An ordinary day turns into something more for the young Cartwright family.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1272 Read Count: 325
Published: 11/09/2012 Updated: 11/09/2012 [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: 277
Published: 10/07/2012 Updated: 10/07/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

When Adam awakens one morning with a sore throat, he's forced to go to the doctor. Doc Martin is out of town... supposedly. Enter a quack.


Categories: Comedy, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 14576 Read Count: 56
Published: 06/24/2017 Updated: 06/24/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

Joe rescues a mysterious girl from the river.

Written as a birthday present for a friend whose least favorite episode is Dark Star.


Categories: What Happens Instead?, 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: 3778 Read Count: 92
Published: 09/03/2012 Updated: 09/03/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Waiting out a blizzard, holed up in a deserted town.

With Christmas around the corner, Ben's boys are far from the safety and comfort of home.

That's assuming they do make it home ... 


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5761 Read Count: 308
Published: 11/19/2017 Updated: 11/19/2017 [Report This]
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: 117
Published: 10/21/2012 Updated: 10/21/2012 [Report This]
Forever Ben Cartwright by deansgirl Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

As Ben Cartwright lies dying each of his sons recall a special moment that they shared with their Pa.

A Companion story to A Rose For Marie


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4127 Read Count: 92
Published: 09/06/2010 Updated: 09/06/2010 [Report This]
Forget Me Not - Prop Fiction by Marla Fair Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Adam Cartwright sentimental?  A certain day and a certain blue velvet chair hold bittersweet memories.  


Categories: Comedy, Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 3030 Read Count: 31
Published: 03/27/2019 Updated: 03/27/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam, after having been gone from the Ponderosa for many years, sends his young daughter home to his father to remove her from a family tragedy. Can Ben help his eldest son when he needs him the most?


Categories: Romance, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 19 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 39810 Read Count: 2097
Published: 03/23/2014 Updated: 03/23/2014 [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]
Gettysburg by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

A dying man's last thoughts, a family's grief...and a glimpse of hope?

Warning: character death


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1347 Read Count: 148
Published: 11/15/2012 Updated: 11/15/2012 [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]
God's Gift by adamant Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 23]
Summary:

Originally written to honor Lorne Greene's birthday, this story is a glimpse into the early days of Ben and Adam, when Ben was working his way west with Adam in tow.

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


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1324 Read Count: 331
Published: 04/30/2011 Updated: 04/30/2011 [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]
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]
Hell Hath No Fury... by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Adult Situations: This is a back story of Ben Cartwright and Julia Bulette that explains why Julia so wanted to hurt Ben that she would eventually use his son to do so.

 

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


Categories: Prequel, Drama Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10527 Read Count: 106
Published: 03/28/2012 Updated: 03/28/2012 [Report This]
Help!!! by littlejoenice Rated: Family Friendly [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

Adam and Little Joe overhear a conversation and believe their father to be dying. They decide to try to make him as comfortable as possible during the "short time he has left." Bad idea.


Categories: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee, Will Cartwright
Series: Journal Entries
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 21352 Read Count: 47
Published: 09/08/2018 Updated: 09/08/2018 [Report This]
Her Angel Arms by Marla Fair Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

 

For all the mothers who give us so much.

An innocent comment by the reverend at church sends 40 year old Ben Cartwright on a journey into his young son's hearts.  

 


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 3434 Read Count: 25
Published: 05/16/2019 Updated: 05/16/2019 [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: 47
Published: 08/02/2018 Updated: 08/02/2018 [Report This]
Hero by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

All Joe wanted was some blackberry pie; was that too much to ask for? Yet Adam and Pa didn't seem to have any consideration for it. At all.


Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2626 Read Count: 110
Published: 10/14/2016 Updated: 10/14/2016 [Report This]
HEROES by southplains Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 25]
Summary:

Sometimes courage is found in the unlikeliest of sources, and sometimes answers are found in the tiniest things when all seems lost. A bank robbery goes bad, and the Cartwrights struggle to find a way to survive.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 15978 Read Count: 448
Published: 09/20/2012 Updated: 09/20/2012 [Report This]
High Stakes by Cheaux Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

As events unfold subsequent to their being exonerated of robbery and murder charges, it becomes apparent to Adam that more was at stake in Alkalai than the Cartwrights knew. 

A WHN for "The Gamble."


Categories: What Happens Next?, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3490 Read Count: 180
Published: 09/28/2013 Updated: 09/28/2013 [Report This]