Bonanza Legacy


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


Rachel Anderson

Title:   The Mail Order Bride
Rated:  G
Summary:  "The Mail Order Bride" begins the saga of Adam Cartwright's hidden years. He returns to the Ponderosa on a business matter and finds his head and his heart hopelessly entwined in a situation completely unexpected.

Title:   To Hold A Memory, Part 1    
Rated:  G
Summary: To Hold A Memory, Part 1 follows Adam and Anne's first year of marriage as they become better friends, and Anne encounters a woman from Adam's past. Fall in love with Danny, a youngster from the orphanage and join Adam as he deals with fear concerning the birth of their first child."

Title:   To Hold A Memory, Part 2    
Rated:  G
Summary:  In "To Hold A Memory, Part 2", Adam makes some difficult, but needful  decisions that culminate in a return to the Ponderosa. He discovers a way to help Joe deal with Alice's death as he himself continues to adjust to Hoss's. Hop Sing even finds a new interest---unexpected to be sure!

Title:   A Time To Remember    
Rated:  G
Summary:  The fourth in Adam Cartwright's Hidden Years, Adam and Anne face difficulty and heartache together, finding  joy in each other's love as they prepare to settle in their own home on the Ponderosa.

Title:   The Promise of Love  
Rated:  G
Summary:  In "The Promise of Love", Candy falls in love with the daughter of his new employer only to find that she needs him far more than he ever imagined. Will his love be strong enough to dispel the fear that shrouds her heart?

Title:   Two Weddings and A Reunion
Rated: G
Summary:  Candy and Karyn make final wedding plans, but are they the only ones with love on their minds?  Adam and Anne find themselves in an unpredictable situation surrounding the birth of their second child, and who from Anne's past could possibly be searching for her?

Title:   By Morning's Light
Rated:  G
Summary:  Ben's plans for his and Marilynne's engagement party seem of little importance when a ransom note for her return appears at the Ponderosa. Is any price too high when her life is in imminent danger? Can he possibly find her before time runs out?

Title:  Forever in My Heart
Rated:  G
Summary:  When Anne is taken hostage by renegade Indians, Adam finds his faith and love for her tested beyond measure. Meanwhile, Anne's last recollection is of flames devouring their beautiful home with both children inside. Will hope and trust sustain her,  enabling her to rise above the grief and despair that surround her? Can Adam pick up her trail before a fate worse than death finds her first?

Title:  To Have and To Hold
Rated:  G
Summary:  With Anne expecting their third child, Adam reluctantly agrees to represent Virginia City in San Francisco. When tragedy ocurs in his absence, he faces the reality that shock and grief may have made a lasting mark on Anne. Will Adam find enough strength and faith to pull them both through the difficult days ahead?  Can love alone restore what they've lost?

Title:  Till Death Do Us Part
Rated:  G
Summary:  An unfortunate accident leaves Adam without his memory----and Anne at a loss to know what to do. As his nurse, she attempts to pick up the pieces, but with Adam assuming she's married to someone else, can she ever hope to win his heart a second time? Will their loving marriage end prematurely?