Summary: The murder of a friend, and the ensuing trial, lead an exhausted Adam to confront deeply buried fears and long-held guilt about events in his past. Will he come out the other side unscathed and able to face up to his father?
Rating: T Word Count: 23,980 words
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Summary: The sequel to ‘The Man of Many Spirits’. For two years Adam had been living in a village of Ute Indians believing his family had died in a wagon train attack. He was settled in his new life until the day he was abducted and left to die in the desert. Now, with help from some old faces, he embarks on a desperate search for his wife, before a heart-breaking decision has to be made.
Rating: T Word Count: 54,802 words
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Summary: Christmas wishes do come true for the brothers.
Rating: K (760 words)
Inspired by the December 1st Pinecone Challenge — “Who am I? You sure you want to know?” Read More …
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Summary: Adam’s life is turned upside down after an attack on a wagon train leaves him alone and injured in the desert. He is helped by an unlikely saviour. But what has become of his family? And why is his rescuer so keen to keep the truth from him.
Rating: T Word Count: 83,320
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Summary: When Adam encounters a mysterious woman on the shores of Lake Tahoe, his whole world will be changed forever. And just what is the woman’s involvement in the abductions taking place around the lake? This is my take on how and why Adam left the Ponderosa. An AU fantasy set in the ‘real’ world of Bonanza. A story where the lake is the star of the show.
Rating: T Word Count: 36,890
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Summary: Imagine the scene in The Ride where Adam and Ben are by the fire having a serious conversation. What if father and son discussed something totally different?
Rating = K WC = 818
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Summary: This is a collection of four vignettes written to various prompts.
Rating: G (2,920 words)
Ben’s Boys Series:
Ben’s Boy Adam
Ben’s Boy Hoss
Ben’s Boy Little Joe
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Summary: In this early prequel, Ben Cartwright and 4-year-old Adam stop in Cleveland where pay was good at the docks. Ben hopes to earn enough to start the final leg of their journey to Missouri, and a wagon train west. But a couple at their boarding house have plans for Adam that don’t include Ben. The story ends 26 years later as Ben helps Adam recall the ordeal and the outcome.
Rating: K (27,135 words)
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Summary: Guilt and mistakes – nobody is free of them. It’s not only the big guilt following bad deeds that can affect your life, but also mistakes and misinterpretations. There are many shades of guilt, as even the Cartwrights had to learn.
The story is set in 1863 and shows Adam as a substitute teacher.
Rated: K+ Word count: 10354
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