29Old friends re-unite ' modern day Adam story' » by jo'sjourney It had been eight long months for Adam. After suffering a great loss and then going into a very deep depression, he tries to get himself back together and go back to his duties as CEO of the family business , and, he had a very good reason to want to go back, for it was part of him. An old friend from years ago comes back to Virginia City to hopefully start a new life among friends
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 13, words: 17k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 10/5 published: 8/10, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
336Home » by CrazyKater On the eve of his birthday celebration an interesting observation about Sheriff Coffee's future leads Ben Cartwright to brood and an unexpected guest arrives. This night will come to mark the beginning of an unanticipated and difficult journey for the whole family. Rooted in both the present and past, a story about fathers and sons, what binds them together and tears them apart.
K+, English, chapters: 52, words: 222k+, favs: 10, follows: 22, updated: 10/5 published: 10/25/2020, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
95A New Home » by LovelyRita2012 Prequel. Mary has no place to stay, so Ben gives her a home on the Ponderosa until the Sheriff can find her relatives. It doesn't take long for the little girl to create more than enough challenges for the Cartwright household. Warning: Contains corporal punishment.
K+, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 14, words: 38k+, favs: 10, follows: 20, updated: 10/5 published: 4/3, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
10Opening the Dark Gate » by Adamantwrites A WHI for "The Dark Gate." Adam Cartwright and Ross Marquette's friendship is strong, but over time, things change and Adam must face something he is certain cannot be real. All recognizable characters and settings are the property of their respective owners. All original characters and settings are the property of the author. No copyright infringement is intended.
T, English, Drama & Supernatural, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, updated: 10/1 published: 9/24, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
23The Threads of Fate » by westerns never die Anne Cartwright is Joe's twin sister, the often times spoiled only daughter among three brothers. Headstrong and used to getting her own way, she tags along on a trip to deliver the Pauite Wabuska to Fort Churchill. Along the way, the group runs into a dark-haired drifter with laughing blue eyes who eventually becomes more than a stranger passing in the night.
T, English, Drama, chapters: 56, words: 435k+, favs: 6, follows: 6, updated: 9/30 published: 6/22/2020, Candy C., OC
4Winter Dance » by author87 Another Rebecca story - Ages: Adam (28), Hoss (22), Joe (16), Rebecca (14) - WARNING: May contain (threat of) spanking of a minor. - This story may take a little longer to develop. I've written the first chapter and have ideas for the following chapters. Let me know what you think. I'll try to update as soon as possible.
T, English, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 9/28 published: 8/13/2020, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
Small was the Debt (I Thought) » by Always Late.Texas Kate Continuation of "To Love What is Mortal (To Hold It)." Candy and Anna are healing. Lonnie Meyers won't give up what belongs to him. There is a man is hunting vengeance, another redemption- and a woman between them seeking only peace.
T, English, Drama, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, updated: 9/25 published: 9/19, Candy C., OC
687Wild Cat » by flabirder Introducing a little sister for the Cartwrights. She will be related to characters from other Westerns and have some famous Godfathers, but they will rarely be in the story. It will be necessary to show her life before she moves to the Ponderosa. Warning, spanking of minor children in some chapters. Trolls will be dealt with by the Three Billy Goats Gruff.
K, English, Western, chapters: 128, words: 794k+, favs: 53, follows: 50, updated: 9/24 published: 9/30/2016, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
2Finding My Place- The Missie Stories » by MissieWritesFanfiction A few months have passed since Missie was welcomed into the Cartwright family, the girl and the Cartwrights slowly adjusting to their new daughter and sister. Missie too has been learning what family really is but life is never an easy road, challenges and problems will arise, it's how they meet them that matters. This is the second instalment to The Missie Stories.
T, English, chapters: 3, words: 20k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 9/24 published: 9/16, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., OC
Survivors' Remorse by Always Late.Texas Kate From "The Survivors." "He's just exercising his lungs. That's why babies cry, y'know… To exercise their lungs."-"How do you know that?" It was hard to remember his mother. It was harder to remember the little girl she followed Home. Written just over five years ago, and dug out of my computer only recently.
K, English, Tragedy & Family, words: 525, 9/19, Little Joe C., Candy C.
1 Clearing Things Up by Ghostwriter85 Set in the same AU as Coming Clean and Time to Heal. Hoss, upset at what Ben and Charlotte have told the family leaves the breakfast table; Charlotte follows him and things are cleared up. ONE SHOT
K, English, Family, words: 1k+, 9/16, Hoss C., OC
To Love What is Mortal (To Hold It) by Always Late.Texas Kate Candy is given a few days' leave. It doesn't go the way he planned. Prequel (Hopefully - ), but can be standalone. Rated for canon-typical violence, gore, and trauma.
T, English, Drama & Friendship, words: 4k+, 9/15, Candy C., OC
22 Life Takes Us On An Ever-changing Journey- The Missie Stories » by MissieWritesFanfiction Life is an ever-changing journey that the Cartwrights are well acquainted with. They've had their fair share of troubles and heartaches but they always stand tall and fight their way through. This time though, none of them ever expected that one day they'd come across a young girl who could find a way into their hearts like none other. First in The Missie Stories
T, English, Western & Family, chapters: 27, words: 98k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 9/12 published: 5/19, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., OC
32 Adrielle » by Hart4Ben Adam is living and working in Paris during the World Exhibition of 1867. He meets a young flower vendor and is immediately smitten. The story is based on the Louis Marie De Schryver painting, La Rue Du Havre. A serial writing challenge done in short chapters. The chapter titles are in alphabetical order. A prequel to For The Love Of Maggie.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 26, words: 34k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, updated: 9/11 published: 9/4
5 When Winners Become Losers by wx4rmk A simple, late summer day quickly turns more complicated than any of the Cartwrights could have imagined potentially changing one Cartwright's life forever. Please see included notes before reading.
K+, English, Western & Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 9/6, Ben C., Little Joe C., OC
6 Little Joe Cartwright, Indian Fighter by SierraGirlBZ When the Paiute are seen prowling around the Ponderosa ranch house, Little Joe Cartwright is desperate to help defend his home and family. Only, he's under orders to stay inside and work on his spelling . . . Disobeying his father's commands will take him to a place he never, in his wildest dreams, thought he would see.
K, English, Family & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 9/4, Hoss C., Little Joe C.
24The Continuance » by WesternJustice Prequel: Ben Cartwright is raising his three sons and two young daughters alone on the Ponderosa. But their lives are about to change when Ben announces he's going to marry again.
K, English, Western & Humor, chapters: 4, words: 65k+, favs: 10, follows: 12, updated: 8/24 published: 12/22/2020
9 The Empty Casket by MissjudyK Final story in The Trial of Jessica Hardy/Buried Alive trilogy where we find Adam in San Francisco trying to get his life back after being thought dead and drugged for months. He is heading toward a deadly decision when he meets another man who just might help him, because he understood how it felt to reach rock bottom and then resurrection. A bit of a crossover to another western.
K+, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, words: 27k+, 8/19, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
84Things That Matter » by wx4rmk Adam and his wife Cecily are raising a wonderful family on the Ponderosa. However, like all families, things don't always go smoothly. This story will follow Adam and his family through the trials and tribulations of living in the western frontier. Please note: This story will contain some scenes of corporal punishment.
T, English, Western & Family, chapters: 8, words: 27k+, favs: 7, follows: 16, updated: 8/17 published: 10/9/2020, Adam C., OC
4 Time to Heal » by Ghostwriter85 AU...sequel to Coming Clean. Charlotte has come for a visit, unbeknownst to her, a friend has sent a letter ahead so Ben already has a heads up to what is going on. Rating due to subject of May/Dec marriage, not necessarily due to writing.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 4, words: 4k+, follows: 1, 8/16, Ben C., OC
9 Coming Clean » by Ghostwriter85 AU...Captain Stoddard's widow comes out to the Ponderosa for the main purpose of coming clean to Ben about her marriage to Elizabeth's father. A marriage he and Elizabeth had been dead set against. Rating due to subject, not writing.
K+, English, chapters: 5, words: 5k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, updated: 8/11 published: 8/10, Ben C., Adam C., OC
7 United we stand-Divided we fall Children growing up' Fourth part » by jo'sjourney I had forgotten that I had a fourth part to this story, it is the story of Adam and Rebecca rising their children who seem to get in a lot of mischief along the way and sometimes drives Adam 'nuts' The last chapter is a very sad one so be warned.
T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 9, words: 7k+, favs: 2, 7/13, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
67 The Protector Part II - The Solitaire's Song » by SierraGirlBZ It's been a year since Adam returned to the Ponderosa together with a 12-year old girl that he rescued on his journey. Life is good, but troubles don't stay away for long. Not only does an old acquaintaince cause trouble for Adam, but the presence of Clara's father still lingers like a black cloud. This is the sequel to 'The Protector' but can be read as a stand-alone story.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Drama, chapters: 18, words: 66k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 7/8 published: 6/20, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
8 United we stand-Divided we fall 'Raising children' » by jo'sjourney This is the third and last part in the series. Join Adam and Rebecca as they raise their children and what kind of fun Adam will have with them.
T, English, Humor & Drama, chapters: 11, words: 9k+, favs: 2, updated: 7/7 published: 6/21, Ben C., Adam C., Hoss C., Little Joe C.
Mit den Adlern Fliegen » by Conny1971 Joe verl?sst die Ponderosa und ger?t dabei in Schwierigkeiten. Hoss und Adam machen sich aus unterschiedlichen Richtungen auf die Suche nach ihm, w?hrend Ben auf die Rückkehr seiner S?hne wartet. 2. Teil der Captain Serie von Krystyna. Translated with permission from Krystyna
K, German, Western & Drama, chapters: 13, words: 15k+, follows: 1, updated: 7/4 published: 5/2/2020