Stories by gf3
Summary:

Summer 1871: Adam and his family journey back to the Ponderosa. The story involves a Wedding! Babies! Tragedy (at least that’s what Hoss thinks when Bridget puts him on a diet), and Adventure! (Adam and Hoss and the Army Survey of Nevada & California through Death Valley). No need for warnings


Categories: 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: 25367 Read Count: 262
Published: 05/11/2015 Updated: 05/11/2015 [Report This]
A Vist to Saint Nick by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary:

Adam tells a Christmas tale to his children


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2634 Read Count: 65
Published: 12/12/2014 Updated: 12/12/2014 [Report This]
Summary:

Snowbound and recovering from an injury, Adam recalls his first true love. The story is told in the present with a series of flashbacks to Adam’s college days.  Hoss figures prominently in the story.


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9316 Read Count: 216
Published: 10/20/2011 Updated: 10/20/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

A story of how Adam and Edwin Booth became friends.


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 21241 Read Count: 83
Published: 06/04/2013 Updated: 06/04/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

 

Adam and Sara join in the newest craze - bicycling!  Adam and Sam Clemens are locked in a contest to see who will conquer the two wheeled horse first.

 


Categories: Comedy Characters: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 8635 Read Count: 62
Published: 04/04/2015 Updated: 04/04/2015 [Report This]
Chimes at midnight by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

A New Year's Day story with the whole family. 


Categories: Comedy, Holiday Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5455 Read Count: 163
Published: 12/18/2013 Updated: 12/18/2013 [Report This]
Christmas Day (after day after day) by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Christmas story told by Adam to his children.


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4107 Read Count: 94
Published: 12/06/2013 Updated: 12/06/2013 [Report This]
Comfort and Joy by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

Adam recalls his boyhood experiences at Christmas and a kindly Santa in the guise of Roy Coffee.  


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2323 Read Count: 127
Published: 12/28/2012 Updated: 12/28/2012 [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: 140
Published: 09/04/2011 Updated: 09/04/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

While Hop Sing is on vacation the Cartwrights must fend for themselves in the kitchen.


Categories: Comedy Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3098 Read Count: 106
Published: 07/01/2013 Updated: 07/01/2013 [Report This]
Give Way Together by gf3 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Summer in New York with a new baby, a lost love returned, sports and Mark Twain.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 28267 Read Count: 196
Published: 03/19/2013 Updated: 03/19/2013 [Report This]
Glad Tidings, Christmas, New York 1874 by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Adam and a teenage Amy come to an agreement at Christmas.


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3760 Read Count: 111
Published: 12/15/2011 Updated: 12/15/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

 

Continues This Bright New Year. Hoss continues his courtship of Bridget while visiting Adam in New York.  The brothers and their friend Mark Twain become embroiled in a mining fraud scheme with consequences in New York and back in Virginia City.  Romance!  Intrigue!


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 26891 Read Count: 132
Published: 02/01/2012 Updated: 02/01/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

A what happens next tale of Adam and Hoss's journey home after saying goodbye to Regina in the episode, The Hopefuls.  It is intended as a "through the looking glass" story of the episode.


Categories: What Happens Next? Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9464 Read Count: 449
Published: 09/25/2012 Updated: 09/25/2012 [Report This]
Summary:

As told by Adam, a tale of a joke gone too far.  It is based on a true incident in the life of Mark Twain during his tenure at the Territorial Enterprise.


Categories: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2848 Read Count: 46
Published: 08/05/2015 Updated: 08/05/2015 [Report This]
Just Desserts by gf3 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Sara and Adam struggle in a battle of the bulge after the new baby is born.  Their housekeeper discovers the way to a man's heart may not be through his stomach. Dedicated to Boomers Loses members. 


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 23392 Read Count: 169
Published: 09/07/2011 Updated: 09/07/2011 [Report This]
Summary:

A lead up to Christmas story with Adam, Sara, and their children in New York City in 1873


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7149 Read Count: 90
Published: 12/12/2012 Updated: 12/12/2012 [Report This]
On Fortune's Trail by gf3 Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Attacked by stagecoach robbers and left stranded, Adam makes his way to an isolated farmhouse, where he finds an attractive young widow who helps him and changes his life. This is a one-off story based on Boccaccio's Rinaldo d'Asti tale.


Categories: Romance, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5763 Read Count: 128
Published: 08/30/2012 Updated: 08/30/2012 [Report This]
Reconstruction by gf3 Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

While fighting in the Civil War, Adam is wounded at Cold Harbor. He convalesces with his Cousin Jack Stoddard and his family in Massachusetts and falls in love.


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 9024 Read Count: 163
Published: 08/20/2011 Updated: 08/20/2011 [Report This]
Redemption by gf3 Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Recovered from his battle wounds, Adam resigns his commission to begin his new life with Sara and her daughter Amy.  Continues the story, Reconstruction, in the Library.


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 13091 Read Count: 161
Published: 08/20/2011 Updated: 08/20/2011 [Report This]
Santa's Gift by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Adam tells his children the story of how he rescued Santa from their chimney the year before. 


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2226 Read Count: 38
Published: 12/09/2016 Updated: 12/09/2016 [Report This]
Summary:

A good night’s sleep wasn’t enough for Adam to get over what happened in the episode My Brother’s Keeper.   A WHN story of how he resolves issues and plans for the future.


Categories: What Happens Next?, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4771 Read Count: 204
Published: 11/05/2012 Updated: 11/05/2012 [Report This]
Silver Lining by gf3 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Hoss marries Bridget in Virginia City and Adam places his life in jeopardy to expose a mining fraud case.   Picks up where the story, Harmony: Winter into Spring, ended.   


Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 21436 Read Count: 146
Published: 03/14/2012 Updated: 03/14/2012 [Report This]
This Bright New Year by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

Hoss visits Adam's family in New York and finds love in the New Year.  Falls immediately after the story, The First Christmas.


Categories: Romance, Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7694 Read Count: 127
Published: 09/04/2011 Updated: 09/04/2011 [Report This]
Twenty Questions, January 1875 by gf3 Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Adam and Sara host a New Year's Day party with their best friends.  There's plenty in the offing for the coming year.  It follows Glad Tidings in chronological order.


Categories: Holiday Characters: Adam Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1764 Read Count: 97
Published: 01/04/2013 Updated: 01/04/2013 [Report This]