Author Page – Terri (Territell)

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A Father’s Duty (by Terri)

Summary:  There are some tasks a father is called upon to perform that are not as welcome as others.
Rating:  K+ WC 1200

A Little Piece of Heaven (by Terri)

Summary:  It’s a very hot day and two Cartwright sons decide to go swimming naked in the lake. Unknowingly Little Joe causes Adam to give the visiting ladies a glimpse of ‘A Little Piece of Heaven’!!
Rating:  T WC 2700

A New Understanding (by Terri)

Summary:  A WHN for First Born. Adam is angry at Joe for offering to leave with Clay. Will he be able to reconcile with his youngest brother?
Rating:  K+ WC 2200

A Special Child (by Terri)

Summary:  This story is written in tribute to my eldest brother who was left severely mentally handicapped as a result of a smallpox injection when he was a child.
Rating:  K WC 9000

A Surprise Birthday (by Terri)

Summary:  Joe is celeb
Rating: an important birthday, but will his family allow him to become a man?
Rating:  K+ WC 3000

Betrayal (by Terri)

Summary:  Joe is tried and convicted of murder. Is he guilty? Everyone including Joe thinks he is. Adam sets out to prove Joe’s innocence, but will he be in time to save him from the hangman’s noose?
Rating:  T WC 22,000

Birds and Bees (by Terri)

Summary:  With Adam’s prompting, Ben decides to give his youngest son a talk on the facts of life.
Rating:  T WC 1700

Blood is Thicker Than Water (by Terri)

Summary:  What if Clay and Will never left the Ponderosa. How will Ben cope with five rambunctious under his roof. Will rough housing, drinking, card playing, womanizing become the norm??
Rating:  T WC 24,000

Boy to Man – Book 1 – Boy to Man to Boy (by Terri)

Summary:  Joe the boy was anxious to become the man only to find that in many ways he wished to remain the boy.
Rating:  K+ WC 20,000

Boy to Man– Book 2 – The Best Days of our Lives (by Terri)

Summary:  Two years have passed but Little Joe encounters Frank Carter once more.
Rating:  T WC 17,000

Boy to Man– Book 3 – To Become A Man (by Terri)

Summary:  The third and final story.
Rating:  T (12,000 words)

Caught in a Mouse Trap (by Terri)

Summary:  Adam and Hoss find themselves in a tricky situation. Who can be to blame? Watch out Joe!
Rated :   K+ WC 4300

Checkmate (by Terri)

Summary:  Ben decides to teach a 4 year old Joe about sharing, but roles are reversed and Ben receives the lesson.
Rated :   K WC 1500

Did They Ever? (by Terri)

Summary:  As Adam and Joe sit round the campfire, Adam regales an incredulous Joe of their first meeting with Julia Bulette. A meeting that got both Adam and his Pa into big trouble with Marie.
Rated :   K+ WC 9300

Everyone Cries Sometimes (by Terri)

Summary: Sometimes being the perfect son is not easy to live up to; even Hoss has to have an off day. But what is troubling Hoss to make him lose his appetite, lash out at his youngest brother and square up to his eldest?
Rated: K WC 4800

Forever Friends (by Terri)

Summary: A Birthday tribute to Michael Landon on his 72nd birthday. What are the four Cartwrights up to now???
Rated: K WC 1200

Gone Fishing (by Terri)

Summary: It should have been a pleasant day fishing for the three brothers, but when Joe loses his pants, wears Hoss’ drawers and exposes himself unwittingly, they would have been better off staying home.
Rated: K+ WC 4300

Home is Where the Heart Is (by Terri)

Summary: Ben finally returns home after the death of Marie.
Rated: K+ WC 2900

Humble Pie (by Terri)

Summary: As Adam and Joe lock horns, Adam finds ‘humble pie’ is on the menu again and again.
Rated: K+ WC 19,000

Learning the Hard Way (by Terri)

Summary: Adam has a pleasurable time with his favourite saloon girl, Hoss shows he’s not so shy with Bessie Sue and Ben proves there’s life in the old dog yet. This all takes place one Saturday afternoon. But what of Joe??
The youngest and most inexperienced of the Cartwright men experiences an induction into both love and pain he is not likely to forget.
Rated: MA WC 27,000
Warning: this story is sexually explicit. If you are easily offended please do not continue

Learning to Live with your Life (by Terri)

Summary: When Joe complains about his size, his brother Hoss is the best one to understand how he feels.
Rated: K+ WC 1900

Looking Death in the Face (by Terri)

Summary: The thoughts in your head when you are about to die. Little Joe knows his time is up but the suffering starts long before the bullet is fired.
Rated: K+ WC 2800

Losing Control (by Terri)

Summary: Locked away and unable to escape, all Joe can do is wait for his jailer’s return.
Rated: K+ WC 1700

Lost Loves – Gone But Not Forgotten (by Terri)

Summary: After the death of Alice, Joe reflects on the people he has lost in his life. He needs his big brother’s support, but Adam has not been heard of for three years.
Rated: K+ WC 4400

Marriage Customs (by Terri)

Summary: Joe has to get married…….or does he??
Rated: K+ WC 1300

Oh What a Tangled Web we Weave (by Terri)

Summary: When Charley joins the cattle drive, he causes one headache after another for Joe and his family. Only Joe is aware that Charley is not all he seems!!
Rated: T WC 14,000

Paradise Lost (by Terri)

Summary: Adam has the chance to expand his ‘education’ before going to college, but little brothers, fallen angels and his ‘creator’ have different ideas.
Rated: T WC 4900

Play Before Bedtime (by Terri)

Summary: After a confrontation with Adam, Joe rides away from the house and into trouble.
Rated: K+ WC 2000

San Francisco Surprise (by Terri)

Summary: On a visit to San Francisco the three brothers are out on the town when Little Joe has a surprise experience and gloats about his fortune, but it’s his brothers who have the last laugh.
Rated: MA WC 1800
WARNING this story is sexually explicit

The Alternative Nativity Story (by Terri)

Summary: An unmarried mother arrives at the Ponderosa for Christmas. How will the family cope with the impending birth?
Rated: K+ WC 7200

The Fairness of Life (by Terri)

Summary: Joe falls passionately in love and his behaviour causes concern for Ben. Adam is the only one to suspect all is not what it seems.
Rated: T WC 10,100

The Greatest Love of All (by Terri)

Summary: How will Ben react to the new love in Marie’s life?
Rated: K+ WC 1100

The Loss of a Child (by Terri)

Summary:  Ben is ready to make the ultimate sacrifice for the sake of his child.
Rating:  PG  (16,615 words)

The Resilience of Youth (by Terri)

Summary: Joe is broken hearted when Molly dies in his arms. In his distress, he disappears causing his family to mount a desperate search to find him.
Rated: K+ WC 2800

The Shooting (by Terri)

Summary: A hot day in Virginia City is turned into a battlefield.
Rated: K+ WC 1600

The Survival Instinct (by Terri)

Summary: Three of the Cartwrights are taken captive and left to die. How will they escape and track the gang that is using Joe to carry out their evil plans.
Rated: K+  WC 22,600

What Fate Decrees (by Terri)

Summary: The tragic events that devastate two families, bring them together once more twelve years later.
Rated: K+ WC 6300

What’s in a Name (by Terri)

Summary: When Hoss falls in love it causes a rift between him and his youngest brother, which effects all the family. Unbeknown to the family, the girl’s uncle has a dark secret that threatens to destroy all their lives.
Rated: T WC 23,000

Where There’s Life There’s Hope (by Terri)

Summary: Disobedient sons, worried brothers, irate fathers, twins, rustlers, suffering and repentance all go together to make the following story.
Rated: K WC 25,000

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