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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe

Ride, Ride, Ride (by BettyHT)

Summary: Adam meets a man by coincidence on several trips, but eventually, it is by design and leads to a new direction in his life.
Rating: T  Word count: 21,713

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Posted in Adam / Joe Hurt/Comfort

Control (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: After a run-in with a band of thieves, Adam and Joe find themselves three thousand dollars short and a long way from home. Things go from bad to worse when Adam realizes he might have gotten hit on the head a little harder than he’d originally thought. Finding your way home is difficult when you can’t see, though not nearly as challenging as hiding an injury from your baby brother.
Word Count: 2830 Rating: G

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Posted in Adam / Hoss Hurt/Comfort

Dock of the Bay (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A dock, a boat, and a conversation between brothers. Tissue warning.

Rating: K

Word Count: 1,156

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Posted in Writing Challenges

2022 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament

Bonanza Brand Library is proud to present the 2022 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament entries for your reading enjoyment.  The authors have been revealed as of September 1, 2022.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Family

Party Hearty, a REALLY Lost Episode (by Robin)

Summary:  Another really lost episode. Rating: T Word Count:  3,181

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Posted in Family Humor Prequel

Throwing a Houlihan (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  Chalk one more up to Little Joe and ‘cowboy-isms’.

Rating:  G  (1,525 words)

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Candy Canaday Drama Hurt/Comfort

Captive Heart – Cartwright Gals: A Romancing the Ponderosa Spinoff Book 2 (by millieshepherd)

Summary: Gabriella, the middle Cartwright stepdaughter, gets captured by outlaws and her family and fiancé, Candy Canaday search for her.

Rating: T

Word Count: 16,327

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Posted in Alternate Universe Crossover Joe Cartwright Mystery Prequel Writing Challenges

Enigma on the Ponderosa (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Mysterious things are happening on the Ponderosa and Little Joe is on a mission to figure them out by any means possible. Written for the 2022 Camp In The Pines. 

Rating: K / Word Count: 4897

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Joe Cartwright Prequel

Big Things (mcfair_58)

Dedicated to Debbie B. or Debbie Beshears (because she asked for it!)
Eleven-year-old Little Joe Cartwright is on a mission.  His friend, Sarah Winnemucca, needs his help and so, he sets out to find her in the woods.  Of course, since this is Little Joe Cartwright, he’s bound to find something else as well – BIG trouble! 

Rated: PG
Word count: 32,644

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Posted in Family What Happened Instead

Taming the Spitfire (by pjb)

Summary: A WHI for The Spitfire. When Joe brings Willow back to the Ponderosa, only one person understands what’s really happening. Rating: PG Word count: 4,380 words

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