Pernell Roberts: Desideratum Fan Fiction Library
Fan Fiction Dedicated to characters played by Pernell Roberts
 
 
 
Stories by faust
Summary: Gravely hurt and completely helpless, Adam finds himself at the mercy of a person from his past who seeks nothing but revenge. And for once, there's no chance he'll talk his way out of it. In the end it might come down to who's more determined; and Adam surely won't give up. No, he won't, will he?
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 7786
[Report This] Published: 08 Jan 2014 Updated: 08 Jan 2014


The Same Cloth by faust Rated: G starstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Most unexpectedly, a trip to the barbershop with Little Joe brings Adam new appreciation of his little brother's personality. An earthquake seems to play a major part in that...
Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2978
[Report This] Published: 25 Jul 2013 Updated: 25 Jul 2013


Summary: In April 1863 Adam makes a decision that will have impact on his whole family -- and might destroy everything, including himself.

And still, life has to go on. Somehow. New bonds will be sealed, new acceptances granted, the ever-growing pain will be dealt with.

Also available in eBook format - please pm me for that.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 22 Completed: Yes Word count: 76573
[Report This] Published: 17 May 2013 Updated: 17 May 2013


The Gambler by faust Rated: G [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Most people thought Adam wasn’t a gambler. They thought wrong.
Categories: Drama, WHN Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1855
[Report This] Published: 30 Apr 2013 Updated: 30 Apr 2013


Early One Morning by faust Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Early one morning Adam muses about where his home is—and why.
# 11 in the series
Also available in eBook format — please pm me for that.
Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 972
[Report This] Published: 28 Dec 2012 Updated: 28 Dec 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
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 21 Completed: Yes Word count: 43517
[Report This] Published: 26 Aug 2012 Updated: 26 Aug 2012


Summary: Bank robbers, mysterious family secrets, burnt food, some new additions to the household, and even two shot wounds -- what else could possibly make a six-year-old's summer more interesting?
Categories: Comedy, Drama, AU Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 10949
[Report This] Published: 25 Aug 2012 Updated: 25 Aug 2012


A Man of Sixteen by faust Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 6]
Summary: Joe is becoming a man; and it's up to Adam to see that this doesn't necessarily means he's not a boy anymore.
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 17490
[Report This] Published: 11 Jul 2010 Updated: 10 Apr 2012


Summary: There'll come a time your children ask questions, uncomfortable questions. And then you might find answers that'll help you, too, to cope with what was and is.
Categories: Drama, AU Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 760
[Report This] Published: 24 Feb 2012 Updated: 24 Feb 2012


The Landlord by faust Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary: There are lots of things that could possibly go wrong in a nativity play, but the reverend certainly hadn't expected that.
Categories: Drama Characters: Dave Clayton
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2089
[Report This] Published: 14 Nov 2011 Updated: 14 Nov 2011


At Dusk by faust Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: What happened that has changed Adam so much?
A story about the ravages of life and the endurance of love with references to ‘Triangle’ and ‘Forever.’
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 9690
[Report This] Published: 28 Sep 2011 Updated: 28 Sep 2011


Summary: Like so many before it, the day began uneventfully, quietly, normally. But nothing would ever be the same again.
Categories: Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 4192
[Report This] Published: 27 Sep 2011 Updated: 27 Sep 2011


Summary: Clementine Hawkins’ story – how an English artist came to settle down in Virginia City. And what is it with her and Ben Cartwright? Set in the Art-universe, but definitely a stand alone. (If you follow the series, this would be #6.)
Categories: Drama, Prequel Characters: None
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1679
[Report This] Published: 24 Jun 2011 Updated: 24 Jun 2011


Hope by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Hope is the thing with feathers...it falls into your lap, but is blown away so easily. How will Adam cope with that?
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1636
[Report This] Published: 19 May 2011 Updated: 19 May 2011


Summary: A formal ball, a friendly social, a red dress, a flamingo, and the sea, the sea! Separated by an ocean, Adam Cartwright and Juliet Heatherstone start the journey towards the fulfillment of their impossible dreams—not without heartache. Can be read by itself, yet it is a part of the “Art” series, and best read after “The Art of Setting Priorities.”
Categories: Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 12999
[Report This] Published: 31 Mar 2011 Updated: 31 Mar 2011


A Warm Welcome by faust Rated: G starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1]
Summary: An American in England. How to adjust to dire circumstances and why you should rather avoid the grounds of Barnstoke Hall at night.

Not really an Adam-story, but a PS story for The Art of Setting Priorities. Written for Sklamb.
Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2887
[Report This] Published: 14 Feb 2011 Updated: 14 Feb 2011


His Father by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: He was special, even among the special men: his father. If only...
Categories: Drama Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1630
[Report This] Published: 14 Feb 2011 Updated: 14 Feb 2011


The Art of Giving by faust Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Christmas on the Ponderosa is, more or less, always the same. Yet this year, there's a certain moment of unpredictability: Juliet,staying over the holidays, could jeopardise it all...or make it extra special. And maybe she even knows a better present for Adam than yet another book.... #9 in the series.
Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3103
[Report This] Published: 20 Dec 2010 Updated: 20 Dec 2010


Summary: Adam tries to serenade The One -- if she'd only let him.
Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1046
[Report This] Published: 20 Dec 2010 Updated: 20 Dec 2010


The Art of Belonging by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary: After a long day out in the cold and rain, all Adam wants is to go home. Just: where is home?
Categories: Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 4322
[Report This] Published: 20 Dec 2010 Updated: 20 Dec 2010


Summary: Both Adam Cartwright and Juliet Heatherstone encounter someone from their past, with grievous impact on their lives. Where will they set their Priorities? Life or honour? Safety of a once-in-a-life offer or perchance to dream of even more?
Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: The Art-Universe
Chapters: 34 Completed: Yes Word count: 59851
[Report This] Published: 22 Aug 2010 Updated: 29 Sep 2010


Caught in the Act by faust Rated: G starstarstarstar [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Adam comes home late. Or is it early? And who outsmarts whom?
Categories: Comedy, Prequel Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 839
[Report This] Published: 19 Jul 2010 Updated: 19 Jul 2010


The Day Has Come by faust Rated: G starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 5]
Summary: Without Adam, Joe would still...well, he would, he's sure about that.
Categories: Drama, AU Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 676
[Report This] Published: 11 Jul 2010 Updated: 11 Jul 2010


Going Home by faust Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 10]
Summary: After so many years Adam is going home.
Categories: Drama, AU Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 504
[Report This] Published: 08 Jul 2010 Updated: 08 Jul 2010


The Lake Tales by faust Rated: G starstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: What if things had gone differently the night Adam had wooed Abigail Jones? What impact can a lost horse shoe, a squirrel and a spider have on a blossoming romance?

And had faust gone completely nuts?
Categories: Comedy, AU Characters: Adam Cartwright
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3907
[Report This] Published: 05 Jul 2010 Updated: 05 Jul 2010