Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Other Results: 10 Series
Stories
Summary: This is the second story in the Battle of Wills series. During a family picnic at the lake, Adam gets in trouble adding poison ivy to Hoss' bouquet of widlflowers for Marie. After an argument with his father, Adam decides to leave home. A neighbor and old friend, Abe Garvey, shows Marie that there's more to education than reading, writing, and arithmetic while leading the search for Adam.
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: 5671 Read Count: 450
Published: 07/17/2008 Updated: 07/17/2008 [Report This]
Summary:

What does a red horse, a strange Mexican, and a curse have to do with the Ponderosa?

 

Written for the March Mystery Month Challenge. A special thanks to CowgirlAtHeart for reading it over and helping me with it.


Categories: 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: 22247 Read Count: 52
Published: 03/17/2017 Updated: 03/17/2017 [Report This]
El Nino by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

Little Joe cowboys-up to represent the Ponderosa in a bull-riding contest to the consternation of his family. Mild cursing.


Categories: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2477 Read Count: 145
Published: 08/02/2014 Updated: 08/02/2014 [Report This]
Engravings by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

This is a back story of the romance and engagement of Ben Cartwright and Linda Lawrence, the Countess of Chadwick. It employs the hints that were dropped in the episode, particulary the "engravings" on the wedding invitations.

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 infringement is intended.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 11482 Read Count: 151
Published: 10/24/2012 Updated: 10/24/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

An acting troupe performing Edgar Allan Poe's works comes to Virginia City.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1629 Read Count: 96
Published: 10/16/2012 Updated: 10/16/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

Joe doesn't heed his brothers' warning about a certain girl he's seeing and winds up in trouble because of her. Written for Bonanza Ballads Round 10.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2690 Read Count: 49
Published: 04/02/2019 Updated: 04/02/2019 [Report This]
Evil Beyond Dreams by Bejules Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 19]
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: 479
Published: 10/28/2013 Updated: 10/28/2013 [Report This]
Faith by adamant Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

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: 328
Published: 09/13/2015 Updated: 09/13/2015 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam returns home one hot, summer afternoon after being bitten by a non-poisonous snake. Later, he begins to suffer the symptoms of a venomous bite. How can that be?

Written for the In the Heat of Summer challenge.


Categories: Comedy, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7842 Read Count: 80
Published: 07/10/2018 Updated: 07/10/2018 [Report This]
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: 582
Published: 07/21/2010 Updated: 07/21/2010 [Report This]
Farewell - When Border Bends by idmarryhoss Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

A short story opening the riddle of Adam layer by layer, to ask what made him decide to leave.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4839 Read Count: 186
Published: 05/18/2011 Updated: 05/18/2011 [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: 339
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: 282
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: 61
Published: 06/24/2017 Updated: 06/24/2017 [Report This]
First Christmas by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 10]
Summary:

Adam's family has a surprise visitor during their first Christmas in New York. 


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2100 Read Count: 152
Published: 09/04/2011 Updated: 09/04/2011 [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: 98
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: 451
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: 122
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: 95
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: 35
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: 2265
Published: 03/23/2014 Updated: 03/23/2014 [Report This]
FRATERNITY by Patina Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 30]
Summary: Adam, Hoss, and Joe are making repairs to the lineshacks. When Adam goes to the pond for a break, everything goes horribly wrong. It's up to Hoss and Joe to get Adam back.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9465 Read Count: 492
Published: 03/23/2008 Updated: 03/23/2008 [Report This]
Fruity Thoughts by idmarryhoss Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

A response to an Apple Pie Writing Challenge, through the eyes and home-spun philosophy of Hoss and his alternate-universe-wife. Spiced accordingly, tasting left for the reader.


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1599 Read Count: 38
Published: 04/15/2011 Updated: 04/15/2011 [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: 124
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: 158
Published: 11/15/2012 Updated: 11/15/2012 [Report This]