Summary: To help Adam’s friend George, Little Joe has impulsively boarded a ship for Boston. Now it’s up to Adam to chase him down and bring him home.
Rating: K (97,504 words)
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Summary: Lost, both literally and in the wanderings of his fevered mind, Little Joe encounters a ghostly presence (or is it?) and fears he’s in for a visitation like that of Ebenezer Scrooge.
Word Count: 3,800
Summary: A Tiny WHN for “A House Divided” Surely, the brothers had more to say to one another than what we heard at the lake. Perhaps just three little words?
Word Count: 705
Summary: Written for the 2018 Missing Man Challenge. I have always felt that the drama of “To Die in Darkness” would have been intensified if Ben had experienced its situation with a son, rather than with Candy, much as I like him. This challenge seemed like the perfect opportunity to explore that idea.
Rated: K+ Word Count: 14,833
Summary: Hoss isn’t sure whether Little Joe’s latest get-rich-quick scheme will leave him rich beyond his boldest dreams or dead in the desert.
Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament.
Rated: K+ 24,400 words
This story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 16
Summary: The citizens of Virginia City are treated to The Nativity Play, with the Cartwrights having prominent parts in the production.
Rating: G 4,000 words
Summary: Bored boys, left to their own devices, can come up with wild ways of passing the time, and when the bored boys are Little Joe Cartwright and his friends, Virginia City is in for quite a fright.
Rating: K Words: 5,068
Summary: The course of true love rarely runs smoothly for any Cartwright, especially when a vindictive father and son are determined to punish the one they hold responsible for their personal tragedy.
Rated: T Word Count: 70,950