Celebration of Dan Blocker as Eric ‘Hoss’ Cartwright

A Celebration of Dan Blocker as Eric ‘Hoss’ Cartwright

December 10, 1928 – May 13, 1972

The following stories were written by various authors celebrating Dan Blocker as Hoss Cartwright. These stories reflect the true character of the man he was and maybe even explore an unfortunate close brush with death.  Some offer scenes the viewers were denied.  All are works inspired by the love of the respective authors for this character.

Click a title to open the story.

A Fitting Goodbye by Kenda

A Letter from Hoss by Tauna Petit-Strawn

A New Perspective by Gillian

A Switch in His Shoe by McFair_58

Always by BluewindFarm*

And I’ve Got Mine… (Until the Pain’s a Cloud of Dust) *

What We Didn’t Choose *

Momma Liked The Roses *

And Afterwards by Krystyna

Ben’s Boy Hoss by DJK*

Between the Twelfth of Never and Forever by BluewindFarm

Circle of Family: The Book of Hoss by Miss Judy

Grief by Rona

Happy Birthday, Hoss by DJK

He Would Have by DJK

One for the Ages by Justafan

One Last Goodbye by Slaine89

Mona Lisa by Deansgirl

Not a Day Goes By by Arrenall

Remembering You by Wrangler

Riding on Faith by southplains

Singing Lessons by DJK

The Message by DJK

The Sum of All Sadness by MissJudy



Please note, this listing is not meant to be all inclusive of the stories surrounding any character located within the Library.  To find those stories, click on the link to the character name listed in the Tags section of the front page.

*added 2017