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Founder: Emma Lipardi - Stories: 25 - Followers: 7 - id: 19201
Just a few extremely wellwritten fics that deserve a good reading.

Ashes of the Phoenix by Emrald Eyes reviews
Sick and tired with the way the Dursleys were treating him, Harry decides he has had enough. Leaving the house he makes his way towards the Leaky Cauldron only to encounter the one person he didnt want to see...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 86,567 - Reviews: 1071 - Favs: 1,156 - Follows: 1,401 - Updated: 6/14/2014 - Published: 10/2/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.
Harry Potter and the Ferratilis Potion by Arualcopia reviews
Rescued from Privet Drive by Severus Snape, Harry deages himself during a rash plan, retaining his 16 yr old mind. Can Harry trust the only one who seems to understand him now and who is brewing the potion he needs to recover? AU 6th year. No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 26 - Words: 172,601 - Reviews: 1199 - Favs: 869 - Follows: 1,023 - Updated: 11/14/2007 - Published: 4/12/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.
Haunted Memories by AuroraAbbie Snape reviews
AUIn Harry's 6th year, he along with nine other students and four adults begin to remember things some want them to forget, as they did six years ago when they were given memory charms. How will things change once they remember?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 31 - Words: 54,180 - Reviews: 388 - Favs: 331 - Follows: 224 - Updated: 11/24/2007 - Published: 7/2/2005 - Harry P. - Complete
Musical Magic by Shiruba Fokkusu reviews
Sevitus: Ever since he was ten, Harry has had a dream every year about a violinist and a cellist. Now, he's realized what it's about.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 75,269 - Reviews: 511 - Favs: 531 - Follows: 813 - Updated: 12/22/2009 - Published: 2/26/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.
Harry Potter and the Manipulator of Destiny by Wheezy1 reviews
Post OotP. Harry finds that Dumbledore has been less than honest or helpful with him, takes control of his own life and finds the training he needs from others. HHr, NL, no slash. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 39 - Words: 175,185 - Reviews: 4890 - Favs: 6,617 - Follows: 2,044 - Updated: 4/14/2006 - Published: 1/26/2006 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
The Longest Year by antea-aevum reviews
15 y.o Harry Potter finds himself homeless and expelled when an attack by Vol. forces him to take drastic measures but Hogwarts remains his school and home as Harry takes his wandless magic under control, manages Dudley and eventually gets adopted. HPSS.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,282 - Reviews: 216 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 1/10/2006 - Published: 12/27/2005 - Harry P., Severus S.
Family Night by Celebony reviews
As Hogwarts starts a quarterly Family Night, Harry is determined take part. Facing the heartache of looking in all the wrong places, he'll have to discover the true meaning of family, and that sometimes it comes from where you least expect it. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 33,312 - Reviews: 2124 - Favs: 3,616 - Follows: 607 - Updated: 1/6/2006 - Published: 11/29/2005 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Guardians of Power by teacherbev reviews
Nominated for best action adventure at Quills! After being ambushed and kidnapped, Harry and Snape escape... Snape becomes a mentor. No SLASH. AU story starts in the middle of Harry's 5th year. PDF, ebook, mobipocket available on author's homepage!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 170,166 - Reviews: 954 - Favs: 1,891 - Follows: 459 - Updated: 12/5/2005 - Published: 10/12/2005 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Nightmares of Futures Past by S'TarKan reviews
The war is over. Too bad no one is left to celebrate. Harry makes a desperate plan to go back in time, even though it means returning Voldemort to life. Now an 11 year old Harry with 30 year old memories is starting Hogwarts. Can he get it right?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 409,130 - Reviews: 13278 - Favs: 16,871 - Follows: 15,839 - Updated: 4/7 - Published: 10/28/2005 - Harry P., Ginny W.
Broken Wheels and Mended Fences by ReadingIsMyLife reviews
AUNonmagic Severus Snape is a well respected herbalist. Harry Potter is an abused, handicapped orphan. What happens when Severus opens his home to Harry? Not slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,569 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 11/25/2005 - Published: 10/13/2005 - Harry P., Severus S.
Once Upon a Broken Heart by Hakkai's Lady reviews
The lives of Severus Snape and Harry Potter have never been easy, and after the war things are not improving. Snape will be forever branded by his actions in HPB and Harry is having difficulty adjusting to life with a disability.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,112 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 2/3/2006 - Published: 10/17/2005 - Harry P., Severus S.
Make A Wish by Rorschach's Blot reviews
Harry has learned the prophesy and he does not believe that a schoolboy can defeat Voldemort, so he decides that if he is going to die then he is first going to live.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 50 - Words: 187,589 - Reviews: 9669 - Favs: 12,504 - Follows: 3,588 - Updated: 6/17/2006 - Published: 3/23/2005 - Harry P. - Complete
The Orphan: Book One by SafirePhoenix reviews
Uninspiring title aside, this story includes mischief, mayhem, and a lot of humor. Harry Potter returns to the Wizarding World with a chip on his shoulder and a few smart-mouthed sidekicks. Slytherin really is the only option in that case, and Hogwarts had better watch out. ON HIATUS
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 19 - Words: 83,696 - Reviews: 1087 - Favs: 943 - Follows: 1,078 - Updated: 11/11/2007 - Published: 3/24/2005 - Harry P., Blaise Z., Theodore N.
Heir of Elessar by E. C. R. Potter reviews
HPLOTR crossover. 2 years into the Second Magical War, Voldemort leads his followers to a long lost volcano. There, he makes a final pact with an ancient evil, granting him more powers than anyone could’ve ever imagined. FULL summary inside. HH
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 73,393 - Reviews: 419 - Favs: 468 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 6/6/2006 - Published: 7/10/2004 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Solstice by samhaincat reviews
Occlumency lessons again with Harry's grief unleashed and Snape realizing his heart is still functional also Snape helping an abused Dracoootp spoilers, not slashmostly Snape, Harry & DracoComplete
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 65 - Words: 143,009 - Reviews: 2756 - Favs: 785 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 2/14/2004 - Published: 9/26/2003 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
The Mistake by relative1983 reviews
Ten years ago, Dumbledore left young Harry at his relatives. Now, ten years later, he cannot be found. Severus is sent to investigate. What shall he find? Warning, childabuse! UP FOR ADOPTION!Finally decided to let this story go. Please PM if you wish to adopt.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 17,600 - Reviews: 399 - Favs: 346 - Follows: 476 - Updated: 9/4/2014 - Published: 7/1/2004 - Harry P., Severus S.
Web of Lies: Revelations by Star Polaris reviews
Alec's year at Hogwarts can't be normal, after all, being the Harry Potter and posing as Albus Dumbledore's grandson is bound to bring trouble. Sequel to Web of Lies
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 46 - Words: 92,483 - Reviews: 3719 - Favs: 1,930 - Follows: 456 - Updated: 10/16/2005 - Published: 1/25/2004 - Harry P., Albus D. - Complete
Web of Lies by Star Polaris reviews
After GoF Harry is feeling depressed, seeing how the Dursley are treating him, Dumbledore decides to take him in. To which lengts will the headmaster go to insure their safety?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 41 - Words: 66,718 - Reviews: 2145 - Favs: 2,097 - Follows: 382 - Updated: 1/18/2004 - Published: 12/15/2002 - Harry P., Albus D. - Complete
Power of Hogwarts by ksomm814 reviews
Complete. Sequel to BOAD. Harry has left the wizarding world as a last attempt to save those he loves. However, no one is ready to let him go, whether it is friend or foe. Powers are realized. Friendships are tested. Alliances are formed.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 26 - Words: 219,365 - Reviews: 1437 - Favs: 1,151 - Follows: 362 - Updated: 2/28/2006 - Published: 7/21/2005 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
Burden of a Destiny by ksomm814 reviews
COMPLETE Sequel to TOAC. Voldemort has returned but not everyone is ready to believe it. Harry enters his fifth year at Hogwarts changed from the events of the Triwizard Tournament but how much can one person endure before they eventually break?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 165,639 - Reviews: 1883 - Favs: 1,311 - Follows: 259 - Updated: 5/7/2005 - Published: 1/9/2005 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
Trials of a Champion by ksomm814 reviews
COMPLETE Sequel to Midnight Guardian. Year Four. Harry now has a family and is looking forward to a boring year but someone at Hogwarts has other plans. Horrific nightmares, uncontrollable powers and overprotective guardians complicate everything.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 113,281 - Reviews: 1182 - Favs: 1,445 - Follows: 279 - Updated: 12/28/2004 - Published: 10/29/2004 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
Midnight Guardian by ksomm814 reviews
COMPLETE AU Third Year. What if a certain phone call pushed Uncle Vernon too far, changing everything? The truth will be revealed but which version will Harry believe? The past will be revealed along with the introduction of old aquaintances.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 78,560 - Reviews: 1116 - Favs: 2,989 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 10/16/2004 - Published: 9/11/2004 - Harry P., Remus L. - Complete