Category: Hoss Cartwright
Stories that focus on Hoss Cartwright
The Christmas Lamb (by JC)
Summary: In this tongue-in-cheek tale told in rhyme, Hoss makes a surprising discovery in the snow and brings home another stray for Christmas
Rating: G Words 1,000
Written for the 2022 Bonanza Brand Advent Calendar
Haunted (by BettyHT)
Summary: Hoss has an otherworldly experience after a dangerous man has an angry and violent outburst against his father putting other members of the family at risk too.
Rating: PG Word count: 1043
Leo – Romancing the Ponderosa Book 3 (by millieshepherd)
Summary: Hoss rescues a small girl and after finding out her mother’s a widow and that she doesn’t have a penny to her name, he invites them to stay on the Ponderosa until they can get back on their feet. But then disaster strikes the second day of their stay and the Cartwright family is forever changed.
Word Count: 18,984
The Boy Who Kept Christmas Alive (by Sierra Girl)
Summary: It’s up to on of the boys to keep Christmas alive during a dark time on the Ponderosa.
Written for day 15 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Word Count: 2989
A Cruel Sort of Kindness (by Annie K Cowgirl)
Summary: “Pa’d once told us boys that a person shouldn’t go into marriage thinking that they could change their spouse; they’d only tear each other apart in the end. It was a piece of advice that I’d nearly forgotten.” A missing scene from the episode The Courtship.
Word Count: 625
The Pickle (by Annie K Cowgirl)
Summary: Just how did Hoss end up being the caretaker for two, little, troublemaking girls? The opening scene we were denied in Gallagher’s Sons.
Word Count: 1,259
A Matter of Guilt (by Annie K Cowgirl)
Summary: A WHIB (what happened in between) for the episode “A Matter of Circumstance”. Ben and Hoss worry and wait for word of Joe’s condition.
Word Count: 975
The Things You Don’t Choose (by BettyHT)
Summary: Based on the episode The Wild One, Hoss has to explain the aftermath of his confrontation with Leif to his family and why it occurred. They’re especially interested after seeing the condition of the main room when they arrive home.
Rating: PG Word Count: 1,127
A Triangle (by BettyHT)
Summary: This follows First Love, and Tragedy in the Traci Series. In “A Triangle,” Hoss renews the family friendship with the Maxim family from Arizona, but that brings up some painful memories and trouble as well as some possibilities especially for Adam.
Word Count: 19,803
The Traci Series, links to all stories included within.
Remembrance (by Belle)
Summary: An old friend teaches Hoss that the horizon is merely the limit of our sight.
Word count: 5906
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