SUMMARY: The Cartwright brothers do not resemble each other. Many have remarked upon that, but there is a good reason for them looking so different from each other–they had different mothers and more. However, they are still brothers because there is something more important than who is present at your birth. The family learns to accept that principle.
Rating = T Word count = 21,656
Summary: What is the sinister secret of the mysterious house on the cliff? Adam and Joe are about to find out – the hard way.
WC: 16,570 Rating: T
Summary: Little Joe recounts the tale of his encounter at the lake with a not so proper lady.
Rating: Teen for adult insinuations Word count: 1598
Summary: Caught in flash flood Little Joe loses his family and memory. After months of searching, Ben is forced to accept he is gone for good. Can Joe find his way back to his family, or will the man who rescued him but has his own reason for keeping him, succeed?
Rating T: some language and violence. Word Count: 21,465
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: The ending of the pilot has always bothered me. Would Alphaeus Troy and the mine owners really have given up that easily? What if the fight in China town had ended differently and Little Joe never made that dinner date with Lotta Crabtree…?
Word Count: 21,226
Summary: My entry for BoNaNo 2018 as well as the Crossover Challenge. After a chance encounter in his youth, Joe meets up with the man again, many years later, under trying circumstances.
Rating: T Word Count: 14,878
Summary: After six years away, Adam is on his way home. But events conspire against him to delay his long anticipated return, and he finds himself up to his eyes in a plight that threatens both his life and those around him. With his father and brothers one step behind, will they be able to reach him in time to bring him home to the Ponderosa.
Rated: T (49,558 words)
SUMMARY: Delayed on a trip home from Sacramento to the point that his family searched for him, Adam suddenly appears on the Ponderosa but wounded and wearing clothing clearly not his. Joe is the one to find him but has no answers only questions for the unconscious man. A quest for answers will lead to a variety of trouble for family members.
Rating: T Word Count: 13,833