Author Page – Belle

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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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=”
Competition #1 (by Belle)

Summary:  No man should get all the attention.
Rating :   K (6,025 words)

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?
Rating :   K+   Word Count :   6278

Enthralled (by Belle)

Summary:  The boys are determined to find a birthday gift their father will love.  They succeed too well.
Rated:   T   Word count:  6773

Gifted (by Belle)

Summary:   Adam is given a gift.  What will he do with it? Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament.
Rated:   K+  5,740 words

Harvest Dance #1 (By Belle)

Summary: The annual Harvest Dance turns into a harrowing experience for Little Joe. (outlaws, kidnapping, SJS, JAM JPM)
Rating K+ (7,895 words)

Harvest Dance #2 – Repercussions (by Belle)

Summary: Returning the outlaws to Virginia City to face justice initiates a chain of violent events.
(8,634 words) Rating: K+

In Absentia #1 (by Belle)

Summary: The boys have been forced to accept heartrending loss. Is it time to move on?
K+ (15,750 words)

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.
(Warning:  Referenced mistreatment of a child.)  Rating:  T (22,190)

In Absentia #3 – All Through the Night (by Belle)

Summary:  Written for the 2016 Bonanza Brand Advent Calendar.
Rating:  K  (1,580 words)

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.
(10,292 words)  Rating: T

Spirit Canyon (by Belle)

Summary:  The brothers are pursued into Spirit Canyon where they face a powerful and unpredictable foe.
(8,820 words)  Rating k+

Wish (by Belle)

Summary: Adam and Joe are fighting again. This time they learn to be careful what they wish for!
(11,424 words)  (Rating: K+)

Latest Update:  8.5.2018

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