Stories by ansinico
Summary:

PONDEROSA NIGHTMARES 2013

Thank you Bahj for the kick-start with the words...

ADAM - TEACHER - WHIP


Categories: Mystery, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2465 Read Count: 485
Published: 10/27/2013 Updated: 10/27/2013 [Report This]
I Gotta Get a Message to You. by ansinico Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Bonanza Ballads 3 

A story prompted by the title of the Bee Gees song.

While Ben, Adam and Hoss are busy with the branding,  Hop Sing and Little, Little Joe head to town and find they have important business waiting for them.

 

 

 

 


Categories: Prequel Characters: Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5390 Read Count: 101
Published: 06/11/2018 Updated: 06/11/2018 [Report This]
Never Judge a Book .... by ansinico Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 3] New!
Summary:

Tracy's Autumn at the Ranch Challenge.

Homeward bound after four years in Boston.  Adam, after witnessing a glorious autumn sunrise has a sudden and uncharacteristic change of mind. 


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4607 Read Count: 40
Published: 10/11/2019 Updated: 10/11/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

Penning from Prop - challenge - Story behind the Chinese Lanterns.


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: 3327 Read Count: 72
Published: 01/30/2019 Updated: 01/30/2019 [Report This]
'Bee's Knees and Thrush's Ankles.' by ansinico Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary:

Prop Fiction - March Challenge – The Blue Chair.

Just how did that chair get a place of honour at the Cartwright hearthstone? Ansi explains.

 

 

 

 


Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2887 Read Count: 56
Published: 03/07/2019 Updated: 03/07/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

Springtime Challenge

Ater a long harsh winter Ben decides his sons - deserving or not - would benefit from a day in town.  But, will Pa's grand idea bode well?

 

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: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6387 Read Count: 62
Published: 05/29/2018 Updated: 05/29/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

A conglomeration of strange, inexplicable, incredulous occurrences happening within seven days all involving the Cartwrights puts the family under suspicion.  But, suspicion of what?  Can Roy Coffee make head or tail of what is going on?  

Hop Sing takes to spirits, is he the only person who knows what's afoot?! 

 

 

 


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Candy Canady, Griff King, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 34277 Read Count: 317
Published: 03/29/2016 Updated: 03/29/2016 [Report This]
EARLY NIGHTS by ansinico Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

Pa and Little Joe are heading for a showdown, can Adam mend the rift without breaking a solemn promise to his father and telling Joe The Truth


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 23336 Read Count: 577
Published: 07/17/2011 Updated: 07/17/2011 [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]
Golden Hill by ansinico Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:

Autumn at the Ranch - Seasonal Challenge.

Finished his day's work early, memories of childhood keep Hoss from the straight and narrow homeward path.  Will the big man make it home sound in mind and body? 


Categories: Comedy Characters: Adam Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2774 Read Count: 41
Published: 10/09/2018 Updated: 10/09/2018 [Report This]
Summary:

Ponderosa Prospects - April 

My take on the prompt below will leave the Cartwright family with unprecedented changes in their daily life and the running of the Ponderosa Ranch.

Situation Prompt ...

Ben is late for a family meeting - one HE demanded everyone in the household attend. When he finally comes home, he's sporting a shiner - a black - but his eye isn't the only thing that's hurt!

 

 


Categories: 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: 6183 Read Count: 70
Published: 04/22/2019 Updated: 04/22/2019 [Report This]
Summary:

Summer challenge. The Cartwrights endure a summer drought.  Tempers are short and problems enlarged. But, when disaster beckons the family stand side by side!


Categories: Drama Characters: All
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3858 Read Count: 81
Published: 07/07/2018 Updated: 07/07/2018 [Report This]
Invisible Mending by ansinico Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 15]
Summary: Feature

One day in the life of Joseph Francis Cartwright, or is it just a moment, or a week, or a year, who knows he doesn't...the day started well and then rapidly tumbled downhill...there will be trouble, a gal and of course some SJS...


Categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Romance Characters: All, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 9 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 18504 Read Count: 679
Published: 10/09/2013 Updated: 10/09/2013 [Report This]
Summary:

Will an impending marriage be the beginning to the end of the Cartwright family.
Can one woman break the bond between father and son, set brother against brother.
SJS, SBS, JAM, JPM, and more.


Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Romance 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: 84000 Read Count: 740
Published: 10/27/2012 Updated: 10/27/2012 [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]
Summary:

Ponderosa Nightmares IV 2017

 

Why was Joe so eager to return?

Why was Hoss scared to go?

What was Adam going to do?

 

 

 


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3678 Read Count: 66
Published: 10/26/2017 Updated: 10/26/2017 [Report This]
Summary:

Ben returns from San Francisco with a mysterious package that rekindles memories of his years at sea. And a story that he has kept to himself which he now feels is the right time to relate to his sons. 


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: 8850 Read Count: 28
Published: 07/17/2018 Updated: 07/17/2018 [Report This]
The Trade. by ansinico Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 20]
Summary:

Penning from Prop - The Red Blanket.

Who did the blanket belong to? Was it Marie's, Ben's or even Little Joe's? What has Hop Sing, if anything to do with the blanket? Is there a story behind this bright, patterned Indian rug? Or are there secrets that can never be told?


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7394 Read Count: 179
Published: 09/28/2018 Updated: 09/28/2018 [Report This]
The Weird Wolf by ansinico Rated: PG starstarstarstar [Reviews - 19]
Summary:

Written for 2012 Ponderosa Nightmares

Little Joe's quest for education by way of one of Adam's treasured books leads him down a dangerous path.


Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4372 Read Count: 144
Published: 10/20/2012 Updated: 10/20/2012 [Report This]
The Widow Maker by ansinico Rated: Family Friendly starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Ponderosa Nightmare V:

Joe volunteers to give Paul Martin needed help with some basic handy-man chores which bring about a terrifying experience and cause the doctor to disclose a catalogue of nightmarish events that were best left hidden in the past.


Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Ben Cartwright, Hop Sing, Hoss (Eric) Cartwright, Little Joe Cartwright, Sheriff Roy Coffee
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 12580 Read Count: 146
Published: 10/26/2018 Updated: 10/26/2018 [Report This]