Posted in Adam Cartwright Hurt/Comfort Joe Cartwright

Sally Mars, M.D. (by millieshepherd)

Summary: Little Joe meets a lady doctor who tends to an injured Adam.

Rating: K

Word Count: 3,441

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Poetry

The River (by JC)

A view from the riverbank, the one left behind. A poem of transition, resistance, and acceptance. Posted in recognition of World Poetry Day 2022.

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Posted in Drama Prequel

The Children Shall Lead (by BettyHT)

Summary: This is a prequel about how Ben found the spot for the Ponderosa, but it is told as a story about Adam and Hoss and how they met Young Wolf.  There is also some insight into how Adam developed into the man he became.
Rating: PG  Word count: 4057

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Posted in Drama Family

The Town Hero (by Puchi Ann)

Summary: A grateful Virginia City wants to both reward and exploit Little Joe’s valiant defense of the town, but Adam fears his young brother may be unable to handle his sudden newfound fame.  Written for BoNaNo 2021. Rating: K+ Word count: 13, 175

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Family Joe Cartwright Romance

Mrs. Little Joe – Romancing the Ponderosa Book 1 (by millieshepherd)

Summary:  When Little Joe finds a badly injured stranger on the Ponderosa, the Cartwrights’ lives are nearly turned upside down.
Rating: T Word Count: 21,027
Part of the Romancing the Ponderosa Series, links to stories included within.

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Posted in Drama

For the Love of Pete (by bahj)

Summary: Little Joe is ready to do anything to help the struggling widow of his childhood friend.
-Tissue Warning- This story deals with loss (NO main character deaths)
Rating: PG Word Count: 7875

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Posted in Drama Short Stories Writing Challenges

Home For the Holidays (by Southplains)

Summary:  Inspired by a Pinecone prompt.
Rating: K
Word Count:  1400

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Posted in Drama Spooky / Supernatural

A Warrior’s Tears (mcfair_58)

Summary: A youthful dream becomes an adult nightmare for Hop Sing. Does he have what it takes to save his beloved Cartwrights?
Word Count: 7,348
Rated: PG

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Posted in Adam/Pa Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

A Father’s Promise (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: Following the events of the Prime of Life, Ben thinks everything has returned to normal… until his oldest son comes to him with open wounds Ben thought had long been healed. The missing conversation between Adam and Ben from my story “Never Again.”
Word count: 3,370  Rating: G
Part of the Never Again Series, link to all stories included within.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Equinox .(by Krystyna)

Summary: The Cartwrights face an unseen enemy who is preying upon the young women of Virginia City .. can it possibly be the man Adam suspects?

Rating: T (164,625 words)

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