Pernell Roberts: Desideratum Fan Fiction Library
Fan Fiction Dedicated to characters played by Pernell Roberts
Adam Cartwright
Bonanza
Other Results: 2 Series
 
 
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
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 87 Completed: Yes Word count: 206085
[Report This] Published: 28 Apr 2017 Updated: 14 Jul 2017


THE PLEDGE by krystyna New! Rated: PG [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Adam and Joe go on a cattle drive together while Reuben forms a Gang and makes an historic discovery.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 245103
[Report This] Published: 19 Jun 2017 Updated: 19 Jun 2017


Welcome Home by Starlite Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1]
Summary: How I believe it would have been.
Categories: AU Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1495
[Report This] Published: 24 Jan 2017 Updated: 24 Jan 2017


A Hard Lesson by Starlite Rated: G [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Adam recounts a tale from his boyhood.
Categories: Action Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3306
[Report This] Published: 17 Jan 2017 Updated: 17 Jan 2017


Summary: A look at a very enthusiastic little boy's first roundup.
Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2399
[Report This] Published: 15 Jan 2017 Updated: 15 Jan 2017


Lessons Learned by Starlite Rated: PG [Reviews - 0]
Summary: After a harmless prank goes awry, Little Joe learns a lesson about responsibility.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 13880
[Report This] Published: 15 Jan 2017 Updated: 15 Jan 2017


Summary: What if Adam's gamble had a different outcome?
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 4073
[Report This] Published: 15 Jan 2017 Updated: 15 Jan 2017


Summary: WHN for "Elegy for a Hangman"
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 6507
[Report This] Published: 15 Jan 2017 Updated: 15 Jan 2017


Summary: Roy Simpson is a man out for revenge against Adam Cartwright, but does the man in black have more to worry about than the Simpson gang?
Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romantic Comedy, Desideratum Collective Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 53980
[Report This] Published: 03 Dec 2016 Updated: 03 Dec 2016


Tumbleweed by springerjc Rated: PG [Reviews - 0]
Summary: This continues the story of Adam and Emma. (Story #4).
A young man enters the Cartwrights lives, bringing with him several problems.

Story#1 One of Those Days
Story#2 Misconceptions
Story#3 The Bad penny
Categories: Action, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 38374
[Report This] Published: 07 Sep 2016 Updated: 07 Sep 2016


Summary: When Jotham Morton returns to the Ponderosa he brings with him danger and intrigue, and fears from Adams past all bound up in a book.
Categories: Action Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 143643
[Report This] Published: 17 Aug 2016 Updated: 17 Aug 2016


The Angel by Pat29646 Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Follows the episode, She Walks in Beauty. Hoss is attacked and hurt. Can Adam find him before it's too late?
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2081
[Report This] Published: 07 Aug 2016 Updated: 07 Aug 2016


Ten Years After by Pat29646 Rated: PG starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Adam returns to the Ponderosa after 10 years away. There have been a lot of changes for him and for his family. Ben is glad to have him back, but Joe doesn't welcome him with open arms. Can Adam overcome Joe's resentment before it's too late?
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Completed: Yes Word count: 8703
[Report This] Published: 07 Aug 2016 Updated: 07 Aug 2016


Summary: Adam has problems knowing if he belongs when he awakes after an accident.

This is a short story developed from 2 Des Dream prompts: hurt and comfort, I used to experiment with writing first person.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 6121
[Report This] Published: 07 Aug 2016 Updated: 07 Aug 2016


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


Summary: After being injured by a wild cat, Adam is found by a woman and her daughter.
Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 21695
[Report This] Published: 07 Aug 2016 Updated: 07 Aug 2016


Summary: It is 1877 and a harsh winter during which Adam and Olivia's children are lost ...this is the story of the iron like qualities that drives the Cartwrights in search of a child.
Categories: Action Characters: Adam Cartwright
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Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 186029
[Report This] Published: 05 Mar 2016 Updated: 05 Mar 2016


The Healer by Pat29646 Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Dr. Theodore Banning moves to Virginia City where he goes into practice with Dr. Paul Martin.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright, Dave Clayton
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 19 Completed: Yes Word count: 26585
[Report This] Published: 26 Feb 2016 Updated: 26 Feb 2016


Homecoming by peeld onion Rated: PG starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 5]
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
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 80 Completed: Yes Word count: 217239
[Report This] Published: 01 Feb 2016 Updated: 01 Feb 2016


The Bad Penny by springerjc Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary: This continues the story of Adam and Emma. (Story #3)
Life for Adam and Emma Cartwright is turned upside down when a person from their past returns to Virginia City.

Story#1 One of Those Days
Story#2 Misconceptions
Categories: Romance, Drama, Action Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 20008
[Report This] Published: 17 Nov 2015 Updated: 17 Nov 2015


Summary: A united family on the Ponderosa at last ... but a mystery over an event that took place in the past now comes back to haunt them.
Categories: AU Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 219963
[Report This] Published: 19 Sep 2015 Updated: 19 Sep 2015


Summary: This story started out as a series of DES Dream prompts which led to a tale about carelessness with devastating results.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 7132
[Report This] Published: 09 Jun 2015 Updated: 09 Jun 2015


Summary: The Cartwrights have a troublesome dispute on their hands and Adam has a new love interest, both of which, influence the day to day happenings of the entire family as they live and work together on the Ponderosa.
Categories: Action, Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 95110
[Report This] Published: 21 Mar 2015 Updated: 21 Mar 2015


Summary: Adam Cartwright has been stationed in Charleston, SC at the end of the Civil War, but when Ben and his family go to meet him, they find that he's changed.
Categories: Drama, WHI Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Completed: Yes Word count: 5803
[Report This] Published: 24 Oct 2014 Updated: 17 Dec 2014


Summary: Joseph Cartwright is overjoyed when Clay Stafford returns to the Ponderosa, but do Adam and Hoss share those sentiments? Has Clay returned without an agenda? Is he really honest and above board? And who is that one armed man with whom he keeps in contact ....what danger does he pose for Adam?
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: No Word count: 57039
[Report This] Published: 21 Nov 2014 Updated: 21 Nov 2014