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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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The Art Contest (by fanofoldtvshows)

Summary: Hop Sing enters an art contest to benefit a family in  need.
Rated: K+ Word Count: 1940

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Kindred Spirits (by ElayneA)

Summary:  Adam and Adreille’s relationship had an odd start.  “But why?” they thought.
Rated: T Word Count: 7641

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (by fanofoldtvshows)

Summary:  Joe reads to his nieces and nephews on Christmas Eve.
Written for day 23 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1070

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The First Time in Years (by ElayneA)

Summary: Adam is mending fences, not only physically but helping mend Hoss’s heart.
Written for day 6 of the 2021 Advent Challenge.
Rating: G
Word Count:  2207

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A Book: A Gift of Reading (by fanofoldTVshows)

Summary:  A box of gifts arrives with a sender that intrigues the Cartwrights.

Rating:  G  1,609 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Posted in Drama Family Writing Challenges

Regret (by VCLS)

Summary: A newcomer to Virginia City talks the Cartwrights into a decision they wish they’d never made.

Rated: K+
Word count: 13,184

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Shadows and Fears (by VCLS)

Summary: As the Cartwright brothers and Candy travel home from Sacramento in the summer of 1862, the journey takes an unexpected, and possibly deadly, twist, leaving Ben worried, with no idea what kind of mess they’re tangled in, who the enemy is, or what is wanted.
Rated: K+
Word Count: 14,800

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Stagecoach (by VCLS)

Summary: A call for help and a stagecoach ride into trouble, brings danger for the Cartwright brothers.

Rated: T WC 17,185

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The Real Hero (by purplewriter333)

The story was written for the 2017 Advent Calendar – Day 11
Summary: An unfortunate rite of passage.
Rating: G (1,790 words)

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