I have been a fan of Bonanza for as long as I can remember!
For me, the Cartwrights represent hope, faith, and triumph over life’s adversities. Ben, Adam, Hoss, and Joe are human beings with human flaws; but to me, they are always exceptional human beings. My fan fiction reflects this perspective.
NEWEST: Gifted — see summary below
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(most recent first), click here –> Belle
To read, click the story title.
|Advice #2 – Aunt Agnes’s Dilemma (by Belle)Aunt Agnes’s Dilemma was included in the 2017 Advent Calendar Collection. Click ‘Comments’ or “Leave a Comment” above to leave comments for the author. Or click Read More … below for a link to the story. Summary: Pressures of the season and falling behind lead to unexpected results. <a class=”more-link” href=”http://bonanzabrand.info/library/?p=15732|
|Competition #1 (by Belle)
Summary: No man should get all the attention.
|Competition #2 – Comeuppance (by Belle)
Summary: Terrance has everything he ever wanted : the love of a wonderful woman, the town’s admiration, and a boisterous friendship with Little Joe. What could possibly go wrong?
|Enthralled (by Belle)
Summary: The boys are determined to find a birthday gift their father will love. They succeed too well.
|Gifted (by Belle)
Summary: Adam is given a gift. What will he do with it? Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament.
|Harvest Dance #1 (By Belle)
Summary: The annual Harvest Dance turns into a harrowing experience for Little Joe. (outlaws, kidnapping, SJS, JAM JPM)
|Harvest Dance #2 – Repercussions (by Belle)
Summary: Returning the outlaws to Virginia City to face justice initiates a chain of violent events.
|In Absentia #1 (by Belle)
Summary: The boys have been forced to accept heartrending loss. Is it time to move on?
|In Absentia #2 – Restitution (by Belle)
Summary: Ezra Grady, is dead; but that doesn’t mean the Cartwrights’ troubles are over. Ezra Grady’s silent partner-in-crime has yet another scheme in mind.
|In Absentia #3 – All Through the Night (by Belle)
Summary: Written for the 2016 Bonanza Brand Advent Calendar.
|Seance (by Belle)
Summary: Ben is away, and the boys decide to enjoy a night on the town. An evening of harmless entertainment turns into a race to save Joe’s life.
|Spirit Canyon (by Belle)
Summary: The brothers are pursued into Spirit Canyon where they face a powerful and unpredictable foe.
|Wish (by Belle)
Summary: Adam and Joe are fighting again. This time they learn to be careful what they wish for!
Latest Update: 8.5.2018