Author Page – lminzer (Lisa Marie)

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Consuelo (by lminzer)

Summary:  A WHN/WHIB for the episode “Amigo”
Rated :   K+   WC   5900

Emergence of a Man (by lminzer)

Summary: No longer a boy, sixteen-year-old Joe Cartwright is struggling with what it means to be a man. Meanwhile, the Ponderosa is plagued by rustlers, and when Joe uses the opportunity to prove himself and protect his family, he unwittingly puts both himself and his father in grave danger….
Rated: K+  WC 9000

Firewater (by lminzer)

Summary:  Joe’s foolish choice could cause the Cartwrights to lose everything they have.
Rated: T  WC  16,700

Forged by Fire (by lminzer)

Summary:  Two brothers are caught in a deadly game of revenge and one of them is forced to make the ultimate sacrifice for the other….
Rated: T (11,930 words)

Not My Son (by lminzer)

Summary:  Ben receives devastating news and only has one plea.
Rating:  K+  (1,920 words)

Read This Story Because Joe Suffers a Lot (by lminzer)

Summary:  SJS for Devonshire: Poor Joe suffers greatly at the hands of cruel kidnappers, all to satisfy the twisted desires of a demented person. Will his pa save him in time to get a JPM before dinner?
Rated: T  WC 5300

Renegade Star (by lminzer)

Summary: Joe struggles to cope with confusing feelings of hurt and anger after older brother Adam leaves the Ponderosa.
Rated: K  WC 7300

Safeguard (by lminzer)

Summary:  Look in the dictionary and you’ll probably see a picture of Hoss right next to the word – Safeguard.  Will Little Joe ever learn to think before he acts?
Rating:  K+  (3,000 words)

See You in the Morning (by lminzer)

Summary:  Joe reflects upon his father’s anxious vigil at his bedside.
Rated: K  WC   1600

Shield (by lminzer)

Summary:  A story from Hoss’ point of view. Joe has always counted on his big brother Hoss to get him out of trouble, but soon the time comes when Hoss can’t save him.
Rated: K+  WC  9500

Suffer the Children (by lminzer)

Summary:  Joe’s new friend has a terrible secret; and when Joe steps in to defend his new friend, he finds himself in a dangerous situation….
Rated: T  WC  11,000

The Cost of Being Right (by lminzer)

Summary:  Joe is tossed in jail after a barroom brawl, and he spends the night contemplating the punishment that awaits him once Pa finds out…
Rated: K+  WC 2300

The Deputy (by lminzer)

Summary:  Joe’s first turn as a deputy isn’t quite what he thought it would be.
Rated: K+  WC  6600

The SJS (by lminzer)

Summary:  Joe keeps getting kidnapped! But soon, scheming Joe finds a way to turn the situation to his own advantage. Until the unthinkable happens…
Rated: K  WC 18,600

The Spick and Spanniest Room in the West (by lminzer)

Summary:  Joe’s practical joke on his obsessively neat older brother is not as funny as he thought…
Rated: K+   WC 8300

The Yellow-Haired Angel (by lminzer)

Summary:  Sometimes the greatest gifts are the most unexpected ones…
Rated: K+  WC 2500

Unknown Fate (by lminzer)

Summary: One of Ben Cartwright’s sons has been tragically shot……
Rated:  T 6,700 words

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