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J7339 - JULES

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

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J7339 - JULES

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Title:   Dead Man's Canyon - Part 1
Rated: - PG
Summary:   Little Joe thinks that his family doesn't love him anymore. He is always being yelled at and getting into trouble. To add to his problems there is a substitute teacher at the school that has also taken a disliking to Joe.

Title:  Gypsy Curses
Rated - PG
Summary - A curse is placed on the Cartwright family and on the youngest member Little Joe in particular.  When minor accidents start happening the family start to wonder if it is really the curse at work or something more sinister all together.
 
Title:   Jeb Carter's Ghost
Rated - G
Summary - A ghost story for Halloween.

Title:   River Boat Gambler - Part 1 Revised
Rated - G  
Summary - Someone from Ben's past wants to extract revenge through his youngest son.  He will take Joe away from his family, leaving him with no memory of them or his own name even.  He intends to turn Joe into everything his father has tried hard to fought against. A little further explanation as to why Ben is letting Joe go so easily - most of the original content still the same.

Title:   False Witness
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Somebody wants Ben Cartwright to withdraw from a lumber contract he had placed a bit on but uses his youngest son as the pawn to do so.   Afterwards it becomes much more of a personal vendetta against the boy and his family rather than over the contract.

Title:   Dead Man's Canyon - Part 2
Rating:  PG
Summary:   Little Joe thinks that his family doesn't love him anymore. He is always being yelled at and getting into trouble. To add to his problems there is a substitute teacher at the school that has also taken a disliking to Joe.

Title:   Showdown
Rated:  PG
Summary:  WHN to the Julia Bulette Episode.

Title:  Mirror Image
Rated:  PG (Some Violence)
Summary:  Joe's cousin Philippe from Louisana turns up unexpectedly and together they cause some mischief.   But someone from the past soon turns up to take out some revenge on Philippe.   Can he he sure that he has the right cousin.

Title:   The Heart of the Ponderosa
Rated:  G - but need lots of tissues at the end
Summary:  don't want to give it away but a sad time for all at the Ponderosa.

Title: Dead Man's Canyon - Part 3
Rated:  PG
Summary:   Story still continues and Mr Watson over steps the line from teacher.

Title:   Dead man's Canyon - Part 4
Rated:  PG
Summary:   Story still continues and Mr Watson over steps the line from teacher.

Title:   Dead man's Canyon - Part 5
Rated:  PG
Summary:   Story still continues and Mr Watson over steps the line from teacher.

Title:   Dead man's Canyon - Part 6
Rated:  PG
Summary:   Story conclusion.

Title:   But Why Pa
Rated:  G
Summary:  This is a new story that I am trying out - it is supposed to be a funny spoof about the whole Bonanza crew - I have only written a small snippet to see if people like that sort of thing or not.   I am hoping once people like the idea and let me know I will complete the rest of it and repost it as a whole story length version.

Title:  The Gunfighter
Rated:  PG (a little blood in this one - not Joe's)
Summary:  Three years earlier these few words echoed in Joe Cartwright's memory:  "SOMEDAY I WILL COME BACK.   YOU AND I WILL MEET AGAIN - I PROMISE"  and now the story turns another page and continues:

Title:  Riverboat Gambler - Part 2
Rated:  PG-13
Summary:  Joe's journey on the road to San Francisco when someone from Ben's past takes away the one thing he treasures - his youngest son. Is there anything else you need ???

Title:  The Gunfighter   Part 2
Rated:  PG
Summary:  By the time Joe was finished, he was standing up from his seat and  gripping the table with both hands so that the knuckles were beginning to turn white.   "I may never be able to walk past him on the street again or
talk face to face with Tom again.   Did you ever think of that, Adam?" he shouted.

Title:  The Hanging Posse
Rated:  PG-13
Summary:  Ben Cartwright is confronted by some rather angry husbands and families of Fanfiction writers who try and take matters in to their own hands to get some normality in their lives.

Title:  Riverboat Gambler - Part 3
Rated:  PG-13
Summary:  It almost tore Ben’s nerves to shreds being forced to sit and do nothing when he suspected that Joe’s life was in danger.    Seline was a manipulative man and would use all of Joe’s resistance, will and spirit just to see his father broken.   Joe was the victim, no doubt about that.   Ben couldn’t be sure though who else would have to pay a price.

Title:  The Gunfighter  Part 3
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Three years earlier these few words echoed in Joe Cartwright's memory:  "SOMEDAY I WILL COME BACK.   YOU AND I WILL MEET AGAIN - I PROMISE"  and now the story turns another page and continues:

Title:  Riverboat Gambler - Part 4
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Ben, Adam and Hoss are trying to get to San Francisco to search for missing Joe. The closer they get, the more they find out the intricate web of lies and deception that Marchant Seline has begun to leave behind as he takes his hostage further away from his family.

Title:  THE GUNFIGHTER - Part Four
Rated:  PG
Summary:   Sequel to False Witness - Butch Thomas introduces a cast of 10 new characters that he has hand picked to seek his revenge on the Joe Cartwright and his family.  The beginning of the plan is put into effect.

Title:  Riverboat Gambler - Part 5
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Seline and his party board a train in Sacramento to New Orleans with Ben and the boys still travelling by stage - desperate to follow them and bring Joe back home safely.

Title:  THE GUNFIGHTER - Part 5
Rated:  PG
Summary: This story is a sequel to False Witness and although it would be possible to read on it’s own, you will need to know the background about the character Butch Thomas and how he and the Cartwright family came to know of each other.

Title: Riverboat Gambler - Part 6
Rated:  PG 13
Summary: continuation of story. Joe Cartwright has been taken away from his family by a man who wishes to use him as a pawn in a game against Ben Cartwright.

Title: The Gunfighter - Part 6
Rated:  PG
Summary: This story is a sequel to False Witness and although it would be possible to read on it’s own, you will need to know the background about the character Butch Thomas and how he and the Cartwright family came to know of each other.

Title: The Riverboat Gambler - part 7
Rated:  PG-13
Summary: Chapter 7 - A Web of Lies

Title: False Witness A New Extended Edition
Rated:  General for this opening chapter others may need a higher one
Summary: Chapter 1 - Little Joe becomes the pawn in an evil plot again his father Ben Cartwright. The consequences for all the family are far more severe and devastating than they ever first thought. New version posted as "False Witness - The New Extended Edition" as at 7th July 2016 - it will be at least double the size of this story. Please see author notes at the end of the story.



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