Pernell Roberts: Desideratum Fan Fiction Library
Fan Fiction Dedicated to characters played by Pernell Roberts
 
 
Stories
Give Also Your Coat by peeld onion New! Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Give Also Your Coat—a Sequel to Homecoming...

Deep in the Yellow Jacket mine, a wanted man’s confession has given Adam a new opportunity, and a chance for his foster son to lay his disturbing past to rest.
Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 87 Completed: Yes Word count: 206085
[Report This] Published: 28 Apr 2017 Updated: 14 Jul 2017


Summary: Written for the Des Spooktacular Writing Challenge 2014
Categories: Mystery, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 5290
[Report This] Published: 07 Aug 2016 Updated: 07 Aug 2016


Homecoming by peeld onion Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 3]
Summary: On the eve of the Civil War, a Ponderosa party is held in honor of Adam’s return after more than a decade. An unexpected surprise, however, dashes the hopes of some and changes lives forever.
Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 80 Completed: Yes Word count: 217214
[Report This] Published: 01 Feb 2016 Updated: 01 Feb 2016


Lilith by Starlite Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Adam meets a lady at the lake.

This story is in response to the Halloween 2013 "Free Adam" Challenge
Categories: Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 6816
[Report This] Published: 27 Oct 2013 Updated: 27 Oct 2013


She Brought Happiness by Monica Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: A bracelet...a trinket from a time past and the memories it carried...Adam helps a young mother running from a legacy of sorrow.
Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 16 Completed: Yes Word count: 18335
[Report This] Published: 10 Nov 2012 Updated: 10 Nov 2012


Summary:

A romance TBC written with the help of the Desideratum membership and the writing talents of faust, grimesgirl, sklamb, pinkblink, Christel, Veresna, IloveAdam, Springer, and Sunjae.


Categories: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Desideratum Collective Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 21 Completed: Yes Word count: 43517
[Report This] Published: 26 Aug 2012 Updated: 26 Aug 2012


Triple Point by sklamb Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: A chance encounter leads to dramatic consequences for two drifters and the men they rescue—Joe and Adam Cartwright. Twenty years later, "The Crucible" still casts a dark shadow....
Categories: WHN, Drama, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 55554
[Report This] Published: 25 Jun 2012 Updated: 25 Jun 2012


Summary: Adam Cartwright attends a Halloween party.
Categories: Comedy, Mystery Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3931
[Report This] Published: 02 Jan 2012 Updated: 02 Jan 2012


Vengeance Is Mine by Monica Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: A year after the worst time of his life, Adam Cartwright sees his old nemesis. No one else does
Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 29 Completed: Yes Word count: 28952
[Report This] Published: 04 Dec 2011 Updated: 04 Dec 2011


Secrets by Monica Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Ben extends a business trip in San Francisco when he meets a mature, polished younger woman who comes from a well-known, well-to-do family. Joe, Hoss and Adam believe they have each met this same young woman before under questionable circumstances and each kept those meetings to himself, but are all disturbed when their father introduces her as his fiancé.
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Reader Alert: Adult themes

Categories: Drama, Mystery, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 29 Completed: Yes Word count: 20129
[Report This] Published: 26 Sep 2011 Updated: 26 Sep 2011


Summary: This is a sequel to Reacquaintance. The Cartwrights welcomed the daughter of a good friend back from college after her father died. She had a long, adversarial history with Adam, but since she’s been back, old wounds have healed. The pressures of her dual life of running a ranch with Adam as trustee and the possibility of singing abroad forced her to make a choice. Did she ultimately make a sacrifice? Or will she make a different choice?
Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 71 Completed: Yes Word count: 80672
[Report This] Published: 17 Mar 2011 Updated: 17 Mar 2011


Summary: The Cartwrights welcome the daughter of a good friend back from college after her father dies. She studied for seven years and became a successful singer back east and comes home to her father’s ranch and horse business which is held in trust with Adam and Ben as the trustees. She shares some unpleasant history with Adam.
Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 52 Completed: Yes Word count: 64906
[Report This] Published: 06 Nov 2010 Updated: 06 Nov 2010


Summary:

When Adam goes in search of his tardy brothers, the Cartwright boys land in world of trouble. As is often the case, this trouble has deep roots. A father's love can make a lot of difference, and so can a father's hatred or apathy. No matter which seeds are sown, harvest time has to come.


Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, Desideratum Collective Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 20 Completed: Yes Word count: 41105
[Report This] Published: 27 Oct 2010 Updated: 27 Oct 2010