Summary: My entry for BoNaNo 2017. A trip back from Sacramento takes a deadly turn and Joe is separated from his brothers. Believing he caused their deaths and left traumatised, Joe is picked up by a father and daughter who are heading for California.
Rating: T Word Count: 23,769
Summary: My entry for the 2018 Camp in the Pines. At fifteen, Joe thinks he knows what it is to be a man. Unexpected events tip his ideas upside down and he finds the road home is a lot longer than he thought.
Rating: T Word Count: 10856
Summary: With Ben away, the Cartwright boys face down poachers, a train robbery, a fire that nearly destroys the Ponderosa, a strange new school teacher and a lost dog. But when Ben returns, the biggest problem of all is gossip.
Rating: T (mild language, mature themes, violence) WC 109,300
The Lilies Series:
The Lilies of the Field
The Lilies of the Valley
One Scarlet Lily
The Strawberry Roan
Summary: WHN for The Magnificent Adah. Joe was assaulted by one of Ben’s rivals. Hoss dealt with the gentleman and the episode ends with Ben, Hoss, and Adam returning from the saloon to check on Joe.
13,957 words Rating: K+ (has some description of physical assault)
Summary: All is quiet on the Ponderosa, until two strangers show up. Now, things start to twist and turn. Join in as Little Joe & Hoss, along with Ben & Adam, try and figure out how to get themselves out of yet another jam.
Rated: T (33,685 Words)
When tragedy strikes twice in as many months, the Cartwrights discover that the strength of love, the bonds of family and the sense of wholeness can truly transcend mere mortality.
Rated: K+ WC 9000