Bonanza Legacy


Ben:  "Today's story will be read by Christy."
Adam & Hoss:  Making themselves comfortable in their favorite chairs.
Little Joe:  Sitting with his feet on the table.



Title:  For the Love of Little Joe
Rated: PG
Summary: When Little Joe is presumed dead and then shows up in Virginia City three years later, how will his past affect his future and how will lives be changed in finally bringing him home for good?

Title:  Becoming a Man
Rated: G
Summary: When the Cartwright brothers have to face their worst nightmare, Little Joe decides to take matters in to his own hands. Will he survive to show his family he really is the man his father raised?

Title:  The Heart of a Hero
Rated: G
Summary: Joe and Hoss have taken time off on a fine spring day to go fishing when something terribly wrong brings the Cartwright's worst nightmare to reality. How will the heart of a hero see them through their darkest days? I'm sorry I'm not a Jamie fan. He does not exist in this story.

Title:  Hearts Afire
Rated: PG13
Summary: As the first anniversary of Marie’s death approaches, Ben takes the boys to San Francisco in an attempt to divert them from sad memories. Instead the family is faced with their worst nightmares. Can the fire in their hearts keep them going long enough to survive one more tragic event?

Title:  Choices
Rated: G
Summary: Sequel to Hearts Afire. Just before Adam goes away to college, an unexpected near tragedy teaches him how choices in his life may or may not change how his family feels about him…no matter where he is.

Title:  Consequences
Rated: PG for some violence
Summary:  Adam made choices when he left for college.  Now eight years later, there is an empty spot in the hearts of Ben, Hoss and most especially Little Joe.  What will the final consequences of Adam’s choices be and how will those consequences affect Little Joe and the Cartwright’s? 

Title:  Torn Assunder
Rated: PG
Summary:  This is a story in an alternate universe where Hoss has a twin sister Emma. This story deals with the family immediately before and after Marie’s death. Ben loses the children’s trust when he runs off after Marie’s death. Further tragedy befalls the family and the children and Ben must pick up the pieces or forever be torn asunder as a family.

Title:  Home At Last
Rated: PG
Summary:  Ben has waited anxiously for Adam and Joe to return from the war. Adam comes home carrying a secret that has virtually destroyed him and Joe at the same time. How will the family go on?