Summary: What is it like, being a Cartwright daughter? Only one person could tell you, and it might not be what you think. Chronologically, this story takes place shortly after Winter of Discontent and is an expansion of a recent Pine Cone Challenge bit posted in the forum, the prompt being “The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake.” (Part of the Ties That Bind series, links to other stories included)
Rating: T (2,093 words)
Summary: The day a balding, middle-aged, B-movie actor became a legend in the making. (Written in the style of Lorne Greene’s Number One hit recording of “Ringo”)
Rating: G Word Count: 203
My entry for the World Poetry Day (March 21) Challenge — A poem by Adam Cartwright.
Summary: The choices a man makes in his youth may be called into question over time.
Rating K 221 words
Summary: It’s another Wednesday, another “western of the week” for a young actor still looking for his big break. But a man’s luck can change when he least expects it. (A Jack Richards story for Valentine’s Day )
Rating: G 713 words
Summary: An early snow and bitter cold has Ben Cartwright feeling his age, but there is more than just the dreary season behind his winter woes. (Set in the Ties That Bind universe but can be read alone)
Rating T 6842 words
Links to other stories in the series are included
Summary: Three years ago Adam left the Ponderosa for parts unknown, and now Ben finally gets the news he has been praying for – his firstborn is coming home. However, an unexpected reunion in Stockton isn’t the only surprise fate has in store for the Cartwrights. (A Bonanza/Big Valley crossover story and sequel to More Than a Memory)
Rating: T 35,257 words
Summary: Love comes unexpectedly to Hoss Cartwright, leaving a bittersweet memory. A poem inspired by “The Newcomers” (Season One) written by Thomas Thompson. (Written for the World Poetry Day 2018 Challenge)
Rating: G (168 words)
Summary: Two Cartwright lives take a tragic turn during a trip abroad. Will they ever be able to go home again? (Part of the Ties That Bind AU series)
Rating: K+ (4372 words)
Ties That Bind Series, links to stories of this series included.