Stories by faust
Summary:

Gravely hurt and completely helpless, Adam finds himself at the mercy of a person from his past who seeks nothing but revenge. And for once, there's no chance he'll talk his way out of it.

In the end it might come down to who's more determined; and Adam surely won't give up. No, he won't, will he?


Categories: Drama, What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7238 Read Count: 250
Published: 10/19/2013 Updated: 10/19/2013 [Report This]
A Portion of God by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 28]
Summary:

Wisdom has different faces. So has solace. Especially on a sunny Sunday afternoon at the lake. Adam and Joe deal with Marie's death -- who's helping whom?

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Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1243 Read Count: 325
Published: 05/02/2011 Updated: 05/02/2011 [Report This]
A Warm Welcome by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

An American in England, lukewarm beer, and haunting experiences. Is it possible to adjust with people who insist you're from "the colonies?" Halloween story, a  PS for "The Art of Setting Priorities," by request of my beta, Sklamb. #4 in the series.

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Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Comedy, Drama Characters: None
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2739 Read Count: 97
Published: 06/10/2011 Updated: 06/10/2011 [Report This]
At Dusk by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 19]
Summary:

What happened that has changed Adam so much?

A story about the ravages of life and the endurance of love with references to ‘Triangle’ and ‘Forever.’

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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9174 Read Count: 200
Published: 09/28/2011 Updated: 09/28/2011 [Report This]
Big Fish by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 18]
Summary:

Adam is coming home, but not everyone seems eager to meet him. Joe rather goes fishing.

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Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1056 Read Count: 223
Published: 04/16/2011 Updated: 04/16/2011 [Report This]
Brother by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 33]
Summary:

Growing up isn't easy. Two vignettes, two times in Joe's life when he is forced to mature—and he's all on his own. Or is he?

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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1124 Read Count: 457
Published: 05/14/2011 Updated: 05/14/2011 [Report This]
Early One Morning by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Early one morning Adam muses about where his home is—and why.

# 11 in the series

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Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1019 Read Count: 113
Published: 12/28/2012 Updated: 12/28/2012 [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]
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]
His Father by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 16]
Summary:

He was special, even among the special men: his father. If only....


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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1544 Read Count: 162
Published: 05/30/2011 Updated: 05/30/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Clementine Hawkins’ story – how an English artist came to settle down in Virginia City. And what is it with her and Ben Cartwright? Set in the Art-universe, but definitely a stand alone. (If you follow the series, this would be #6.)

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Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: Ben Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1610 Read Count: 55
Published: 06/24/2011 Updated: 06/24/2011 [Report This]
Hope by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Hope is the thing with feathers...it falls into your lap, but is blown away so easily.

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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1523 Read Count: 135
Published: 05/19/2011 Updated: 05/19/2011 [Report This]
Not a Political Man by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Yet another discussion with Adam prompts Joe into doing something rash and potentially life-threatening--and into thinking more about politics than he ever wanted to.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2505 Read Count: 111
Published: 08/26/2013 Updated: 08/26/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam embarks on an adventure his family had not expected him to -- although maybe they should have. And now they all have to watch helplessly as their once peaceful world shatters around them. # 12 in the series, but definitely a stand-alone.

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Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 22 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 71794 Read Count: 805
Published: 05/17/2013 Updated: 05/17/2013 [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.

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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]
Taking Care by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 37]
Summary:

Hoss talks to Adam while taking care of him.

Ben faces the unthinkable.

And copes.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1232 Read Count: 455
Published: 07/08/2011 Updated: 07/08/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

After a long day out in the rain, Adam longs for more than a hot drink and a hearty meal, and he knows where he'll find it. #8 in the series.

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Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4030 Read Count: 99
Published: 07/14/2011 Updated: 07/14/2011 [Report This]
The Art of Bronco Busting by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

It might look like everyday business, but it's more, much more. Ben makes some quite interesting observations, and Juliet learns something, too.

Can be read as a stand-alone or as part of the Art universe - then set after "The Art of Belonging".


Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2273 Read Count: 43
Published: 08/21/2014 Updated: 08/21/2014 [Report This]
The Art of Giving by faust Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Christmas on the Ponderosa is, more or less, always the same. Yet this year, there's a certain moment of unpredictability: there's a visitor staying over the holidays who could jeopardise it all...or make it extra special. And maybe she even knows a better present for Adam than yet another book.... #9 in the series.

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Categories: Romance, Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright, All
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2904 Read Count: 148
Published: 12/18/2011 Updated: 12/18/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Adam Cartwright has a lot of things to deal with: burglars, unwanted newspaper articles about his family, and someone who doesn't want to saddle a horse. Will he at least be able to survive the whole mess? A WHN for Enter Mark Twain, in a way. #1 in the series.


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Categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 24 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 30812 Read Count: 1589
Published: 04/28/2011 Updated: 05/01/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Like so many before it, the day began uneventfully, quietly, normally. But nothing would ever be the same again. # 10 in the series

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Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, All, Hop Sing
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3910 Read Count: 106
Published: 09/27/2011 Updated: 09/27/2011 [Report This]
The Art of Serenading by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Adam tries to serenade The One -- if she'd only let him. #7 in the series.

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Categories: Comedy, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1035 Read Count: 70
Published: 06/29/2011 Updated: 06/29/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

Both Adam Cartwright and Juliet Heatherstone encounter someone from their past, with grievous impact on their lives. Where will they set their Priorities? Life or honour? Safety of a once-in-a-lifetime offer or perchance to dream of even more? # 3 in the series.

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Categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 34 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 56680 Read Count: 1638
Published: 05/19/2011 Updated: 06/04/2011 [Report This]
The Birds and the Bees by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Some questions are easier to answer than others. And it doesn't help that Adam is entirely on his own when his son asks this particular one.

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Categories: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1432 Read Count: 90
Published: 09/07/2012 Updated: 09/07/2012 [Report This]
The Eyebrow of Doom by faust Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Bankrobbers, mysterious family secrets, burnt food, some new additions to the household, and even two shot wounds -- what else could possibly make a six-year-old's summer more interesting?

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Categories: Comedy, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 10074 Read Count: 177
Published: 09/17/2012 Updated: 09/17/2012 [Report This]