Posted in Drama Joe Cartwright What Happened Next/Later

Something to Prove (by Andrina)

Summary: After having a fall out with his friend Mitch, Joe has trouble finding a way to make things right. WHN to the episode “Between Heaven and Earth”.

Rating: K+
Word Count: 2281

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Drama Prequel

His Father’s Arms (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Written in honor of Lorne Green’s birthday, 2021.  A stand-off at the bank reveals what’s truly important to Ben Cartwright.

Rated: PG

Word count: 4088

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Posted in Drama

Loss (by Bakerj)

Summary: Joe Cartwright is married!  The marital bond brings love, joy, and children, but also change, challenges, and heartache. Faced with the shattering of his own expectations for the man he will become, how will Joe and his family deal with these dark times?

Rated:  R (Adult situations)          Word Count:  45,318

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Hurt/Comfort Joe/Pa Prequel

Going Home (by mcfair_58)

Summary: It is 1847 and such a winter had never been seen!  Snowstorms and squalls.  Sleet and ice.  Winds so ferocious they built drifts high as a man.  Driven by a need to escape the memory of his late wife, Ben Cartwright ventures out into a frozen landscape and becomes lost.  As he seeks a way to survive, he has no way of knowing that another member of the family has become lost as well.  Will the killer snow claim two Cartwright lives?
Rated PG
Word count 20,990

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Posted in Prequel

The Cold Isn’t All Bad (by wx4rmk)

Summary: Cold temperatures on the Ponderosa can be downright miserable especially when it lasts for weeks. With everyone becoming restless, Adam comes up with a creative and fun activity to combat cabin fever.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1343

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Posted in Action/Adventure Adam Cartwright Alternate Universe Drama

An Island (by BettyHT)

Summary:  This is number twelve in the Traci series.  A question Adam and Traci have to face is having lost one child, there is the possibility of losing another as their son begins to assert some independence.  They must tread a fine line between responsible parenting and smothering, and don’t do that very well at first.
Rating:  PG   Word count:  7,923
The Traci Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Changes In Plans (by BettyHT)

Summary:  It seems that not one plan that Adam has seems to go the way he intends until he learns to accept that sometimes you follow plans and sometimes random events take you places you never thought you would go.
Rating:  T
Word Count:  28,513

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Posted in Humor Prequel

The Hayloft (by BettyHT)

Summary:  In this prequel, Ben tries for a romantic interlude, but the weather and hay fever conspire against him.
Rating: PG  Word Count: 1,619

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Posted in Humor Joe/Pa Prequel

Cookie Escapade (by BettyHT)

Summary: This is a prequel in which Little Joe should learn some lessons about telling the truth and doing what is right, but does he?  Sadly, Little Joe has a habit of only learning the hard way. 
Rating:  PG   Word Count: 1,535

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Posted in Action/Adventure Adam Cartwright Alternate Universe Drama Mystery

Circles (by BettyHT)

Summary: Adam and Anne have clues about her long lost brothers, trouble with a counterfeiting ring Adam is investigating in his new job for the Treasury Department, and a threat to kill one of the Cartwrights, and all of those are tied together.
Rating: T  WC = 11,299

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