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Adam in the
Outback # 1 –
My True Love
Hath My Heart
Part 1
(by Deborah)
Summary: This story is one explanation of why Adam might have settled in Australia as posited in the Bonanza sequels. This is the first story in my “Adam in the Outback” series.
Rated: T  WC 32,000
Adam in the
Outback # 2 –
My True Love
Hath My Heart
Part 2
(by Deborah)
Summary:  Adam and Bronwen adjust to parenthood and life in the outback in the second of my “Adam in the Outback” series (2 of 16).
Rated T  WC 30,000
Adam in the
Outback # 3 –
My True Love
Hath My Heart
Part 3
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the third story in my “Adam in the Outback” series. Adam and Bronwen learn that being the parents of two little girls only 10 months apart is not easy.
Rated: T  WC 22,200
Adam in the
Outback # 4 –
Family Reunion
(by Deborah)
Summary: Adam, Bronwen and their daughters visit the Ponderosa. The fourth story in my “Adam in the Outback” series.
Rated: T  WC 18,500
Adam in the
Outback # 5 – Cartwright is the Name
(by Deborah)
Summary: This story takes place in 1883, and is the fifth story in my “Adam in the Outback” series. It tells of Adam, Bronwen and their daughters’ second visit to the Ponderosa.
Rated: K+  WC 25,000
Adam in the
Outback # 6 –
A Son and Heir
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the sixth story in my “Adam in the Outback” series. After four daughters, will Adam and Bronwen finally have a son?
Rating: T WC 29,000
Adam in the
Outback # 7 –
The Country of
the Heart
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the seventh story in my Adam in the Outback series. The year 1889 is one of many reunions among family and friends of the Cartwrights when Adam and Bronwen bring their five children to visit the Ponderosa.
Rated: K+   WC  67,500
Adam in the
Outback # 8 –
To Bloom in
Another Man’s
Garden #1
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the eighth story in my “Adam in the Outback” series. Adam must deal with the fact that his little girls are becoming young women.
Rating: T
Adam in the
Outback # 9 –
To Bloom in
Another Man’s
Garden #2
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the ninth story in my “Adam in the Outback” series. Will Adam and Bronwen survive three teen-aged daughters? Are there wedding bells in Beth’s future? Will Miranda cope with living in Boston without her family? All these question are answered in Part 2.
Rated: T   WC 53,300
Adam in the
Outback #10 –
In Memoriam
(by Deborah)
Summary:  Adam and Bronwen experience the most devastating loss any parent has to face. They, and the rest of the Cartwright family, must struggle to accept their loss and deal with their grief.
Rating:  T   WC 54,000
Adam in the
Outback #11 –
The Marriage of
True Minds #1
(by Deborah)
Summary:  Part 1 takes place during 1894 through 1896.
Rated: T WC 49,000
Adam in the
Outback #12 –
The Marriage of
True Minds #2
(by Deborah)
Summary: Part 2 takes place during 1896 through 1898.
Rating: T   WC  47,000
Adam in the
Outback #13 –
The Marriage of
True Minds #3
(by Deborah)
Summary:  Part 3 covers the years 1898 through 1901—a time of weddings and births for the Australian Cartwrights.
Rated: T   WC 76,000
Adam in the
Outback #14 –
The Joys of
Parents
(by Deborah)
Summary: Adam and Bronwen discover raising a teenage son is every bit as challenging as raising daughters.
Rating: K+ WC 46,400
Adam in the
Outback #15 –
Grow Old Along
With Me
(by Deborah)
Summary:  A.C. is off to the Technical College in Sydney, leaving Adam and Bronwen alone for the first time in 31 years. A secret that has been hidden for many years is about to be revealed.
Rating: T  WC 49,000
Adam in the
Outback #16 –
The Best is Yet
To Be
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the sixteenth and final story in my “Adam in the Outback” series. It begins in 1908, two years later.  However, there is one last story, told as a flash-back.
Rating: T (97,221 words)
Adam in the
Outback #17 –
O Tannenbaum
(by Deborah)
Summary: In a flashback, Adam tells his grandchildren the story of the Cartwrights’ first Christmas tree.
Rating: K (19,700 words)
Adam:  The Early Years #1 –
The World was all Before Them
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the first of my series of stories about Adam. It begins with his birth and ends shortly before he and Ben meet Inger Borgstrom.
Rating: K WC 21,400
Adam:  The Early Years #2 –
A Real Nice Lady
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the episode “Inger, My Love” told from the point of view of five-year-old Adam.
Rated: K+ (12,340 words)
Adam:  The Early Years #3 –
A Gentleman and
a Scholar Part 1
(by Deborah)
Summary: The year is 1849 – a year of dramatic changes for Ben Cartwright and his two sons, Adam and Hoss. Men are pouring across the Sierra Nevadas in search of gold in California, and ben has just arrived back at this ranch after a trip to New Orleans with a surprise for his boys.
Rating: K+ WC 56,600
Adam:  The Early Years #4 –
A Gentleman and
a Scholar Part 2
(by Deborah)
Summary: Adam Cartwright has a dream that seems impossible—he wants to attend college. Will that dream remain forever out of his reach? This story is both a continuation of “A Gentleman and a Scholar, Part 1” and a prequel to my story “Veritas”
Rated: K+ WC 67,300
Adam:  The Early Years #5 –
Veritas
(by Deborah)
Summary: This is the story of Adam’s freshman year at Harvard College.
Rating: T (44,500 words)
Adam:  The Early Years #6 –
Building
for Forever
(by Deborah)
Summary: After four years at Harvard’s Lawrence Scientific School, Adam Cartwright is returning to the Ponderosa with a gift for his family. This story is a sequel to my stories “A Gentleman and a Scholar” and “Veritas”.
Rating: T WC 53,200
Bronwen in
Nevada #1 –
From This Day Forward
(by Deborah)
Summary:  Adam returns to the Ponderosa with a surprise for his family. An AU version of “My True-Love Hath My Heart”.
Rating: K+  WC  71,400
Bronwen in
Nevada #2 –
Blessed are the Children
(by Deborah)
Summary – This short story is a sequel to From This Day Forward, where Adam brings his Australian bride, Bronwen, back to the Ponderosa.  It begins in late April 1878; Adam and Bronwen’s oldest daughter, Betsy, is now three and their second daughter, Miranda, is about two and a half.  And their little family recently increased with the addition of their third daughter, Gwyneth.
Rating:  K   WC 4300
Bronwen in
Nevada #3 –
Angelic Affection
(by Deborah)
Summary: This story is a sequel to “From This Day Forward” and “Blessed Are the Children”. It’s January 1881 and Adam and Bronwen are awaiting the birth of their fourth child.
Rating: K+  WC 11,400
Bronwen in
Nevada #4 –
Over the Hill and Through the Wood
(by Deborah)
Summary: This Thanksgiving story is set in the Bronwen in Nevada universe.
Rating: K  WC  5500
Bronwen in
Nevada #5 –
Precious Ties
(by Deborah)
Summary: It’s the spring of 1883. There are 12 Cartwrights living on the Ponderosa: Adam and Bronwen and their four daughters, Hoss and Claire and their two sons, plus Ben and Joe, who are both widowers. Joe has been in San Francisco and he’s late returning. What could be the reason?
Rating: K  WC 28,600
The Adventure of
the Gooseberry
Pie Eating Bear
(by Deborah)
Summary:  Adam tells his daughters a story about when he and their Uncle Hoss were little boys and got into some mischief.
Rating: K  WC  2500

 

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