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Best collection of Harry Potter fanfiction on the internet, bar none. Quality, novel-length stories with original plots and well-developed characters. Pairing neutral, no slash. Please message me with recommendations or to join staff.
Strangers at Drakeshaugh
by Northumbrian reviews
The locals in a sleepy corner of the Cheviot Hills are surprised to discover that they have new neighbours. Who are the strangers at Drakeshaugh? When James Potter meets Muggle Henry Charlton his mother Jacqui befriends the Potters, and her life changes.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Family - Chapters: 29 - Words: 132,422 - Reviews: 1501 - Favs: 1,616 - Follows: 2,129 - Updated: 1/6 - Published: 9/17/2010 - [Ginny W., Harry P.] [Ron W., Hermione G.]
Latet Anguis In Herba
by Slide reviews
A collection of shorts covering the school years of a group of Slytherin students at Hogwarts. Voldemort might not be their primary concern, but that doesn't guarantee carefree times in the powerplays of the House of the ambitious and cunning.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 8 - Words: 51,700 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 9/2/2005 - Published: 1/24/2005 - Complete
by FloreatCastellum reviews
The last thing Harry Potter wants is to be lumped with a trainee Auror, especially one that idolises him. As he guides her through the realities of being an overworked Auror and tentatively settles into adult life with Ginny, a dark plot brews on the horizon... Winner of Mugglenet's Quicksilver Quill Awards 2016, Best Post-Hogwarts.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Crime/Suspense - Chapters: 21 - Words: 100,244 - Reviews: 389 - Favs: 410 - Follows: 460 - Updated: 8/29/2016 - Published: 2/28/2016 - Harry P., Ginny W., OC - Complete
by redfoxrabbit reviews
When Harry was left on the Dursley's doorstep, Petunia quickly realised he couldn't stay. Where else to leave him but with the very person who'd first lured her sister into the magical world all those years ago? With a very different upbringing on Diagon Alley, it's not exactly the same Harry that arrives at Hogwarts ten years later.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 59,865 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 1,080 - Follows: 1,794 - Updated: 12/28/2016 - Published: 11/15/2015 - Harry P., G. Ollivander
by Captain Cranium reviews
All is seemingly well in Wizarding Britain as the last aftershocks of the War against the Dark Lord fade away, but a series of murders lead ace Auror Daphne Greengrass to a threat that may throw her world yet again into imbalance. COMPLETE!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 114,436 - Reviews: 524 - Favs: 401 - Follows: 592 - Updated: 10/30/2016 - Published: 4/19/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Draco M., Daphne G. - Complete
Days to Come
by chris400ad reviews
Harry Potter, famed auror and Boy-Who-Lived, was hoping after having won the war and got the girl he would find some peace. But life had other ideas. See how his life fell apart and how one simple chance encounter could change everything. Post-War and Non-epilogue compliant.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 130,140 - Reviews: 701 - Favs: 1,982 - Follows: 2,943 - Updated: 1/3 - Published: 10/1/2014 - [Harry P., Daphne G.]
Twist Of Fate
by James018 reviews
The effect a twist of fate can have… Instead of Malfoy, Harry meets someone else at Madam Malkin's, someone who causes him to question the wizarding world more. What happens when Gryffindor boldness meets Slytherin shrewdness? A tale for the ages, of course. Eventual political!Harry, undecided pairings, no bashing. Ignore the publish date, this really started at the end of 2015.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,430 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 417 - Follows: 718 - Updated: 3/15/2016 - Published: 10/2/2010 - Harry P., Daphne G.
Forget Me Not
by Sarcasma reviews
After an accident Ginny can't remember. She can't remember her family, her life, or Harry. In the struggle to find her memories, can Harry make her fall in love with him again?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 51,138 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 10/21/2015 - Published: 9/29/2015 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] [Hermione G., Ron W.] - Complete
Grow Young With Me
by Taliesin19 reviews
He always sat there, just staring out the window. The nameless man with sad eyes. He bothered no one, and no one bothered him. Until now, that is. Abigail Waters knew her curiosity would one day be the death of her...but not today. Today it would give her life instead.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 183,027 - Reviews: 971 - Favs: 1,972 - Follows: 2,724 - Updated: 12/20/2016 - Published: 3/14/2015 - Harry P., OC
A Necessary Gift: A Harry Potter Story
by cosette-aimee reviews
The war drags on after Voldemort's defeat and the Order of the Phoenix is fighting a losing battle. When Harry is hit by yet another killing curse, he wakes up years in the past and in an alternate reality. As an unknown child in a foreign world, Harry has a chance to change the outcome of the war - while dealing with new magical talents, pureblood politics and Black family drama.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 179,477 - Reviews: 3748 - Favs: 8,711 - Follows: 10,653 - Updated: 3/12/2016 - Published: 1/20/2011 - Harry P., Sirius B.
by TomYoung reviews
The war is over and the wizarding world's rebuilding begins - but when a new threat is revealed, Harry Potter finds himself in the spotlight once again. The story of the "missing" nineteen years, staying true to the details disclosed by J.K. Rowling.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 20 - Words: 94,675 - Reviews: 264 - Favs: 412 - Follows: 531 - Updated: 3/7/2014 - Published: 7/17/2011 - Harry P.
Harry Potter and the Dementors of Azkaban
by DrizzleWizzle reviews
(3/7) Harry Potter is thirteen years old, and suddenly there's plenty of flirting at Hogwarts. Flirting with witches, flirting with trouble, and even flirting with dark magic. When Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban, Harry's quest for revenge brings him dangerously close to the very darkness he's been trying to defeat. AU, Slytherin!Harry.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 70,169 - Reviews: 369 - Favs: 604 - Follows: 351 - Updated: 8/30/2013 - Published: 4/5/2013 - Harry P. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Heir of Slytherin
by DrizzleWizzle reviews
(2/7) The Heir of Slytherin stalks the halls of Hogwarts, and suspicions have turned toward Harry Potter. Harry is certain that he is not the Heir. He'd remember if he were petrifying students... right? But why is Harry's best friend, Draco Malfoy, so excited to discover that he can talk to snakes? A/U, Slytherin!Harry. Sequel to HP and the Slytherin Selection.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 37,171 - Reviews: 224 - Favs: 626 - Follows: 298 - Updated: 4/5/2013 - Published: 12/28/2012 - Harry P. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Slytherin Selection
by DrizzleWizzle reviews
(1/7) At Madam Malkin's, Harry Potter introduces himself to Draco Malfoy. Draco offers to help Harry navigate the bizarre, new wizarding world, and Harry accepts. While Harry finds magic to be strange and amazing, there is no class to teach Harry about the complexities of friendship and social life in Slytherin... AU, Slytherin!Harry.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 24,173 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 1,032 - Follows: 502 - Updated: 12/28/2012 - Published: 11/2/2012 - Harry P. - Complete
Harry Potter: The Last Avatar
by The Sorting Cat reviews
Why is Harry Potter considered the worst firebender in Gryffindor? Why doesn't he want to be noticed? Probably the same reason he dreams of drowning every night. [Harry Potter characters in an AU with magic replaced by the elemental powers of Avatar: The Last Airbender / Legend of Korra. Full summary inside.]
Crossover - Harry Potter & Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 15 - Words: 135,342 - Reviews: 1188 - Favs: 2,617 - Follows: 3,004 - Updated: 1/7/2014 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Harry P.
Almost a Squib
by BajaB reviews
What if Vernon and Petunia were even more successfull in 'beating all that nonsense' out of Harry? A silly AU story of a nonpowerful, but cunning, Harry.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 7 - Words: 46,899 - Reviews: 1049 - Favs: 3,554 - Follows: 781 - Updated: 1/18/2008 - Published: 11/11/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
by Carla Lute reviews
What if Lucius Malfoy had adopted Harry Potter?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,094 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 276 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 4/13/2012 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Lucius M., Harry P. - Complete
A Chance Encounter
by spectre4hire reviews
What if Harry didn't bump into the Weasleys at Kings Cross on his first day? What if he met another family? A family that knew his parents. This simple encounter will set him on a different path including new friends and new ambitions. Year Three in progress. Includes: Slytherin!Harry, Good!Dumbledore, Conflicted!Snape, & Supportive!Remus.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 27 - Words: 232,102 - Reviews: 2221 - Favs: 5,922 - Follows: 7,339 - Updated: 5/11/2016 - Published: 5/31/2011 - Harry P., Daphne G.
The Lion Tamer
by James Spookie reviews
First in the Lion's Trilogy. Daphne likes Harry, and decides she wants to get to know him. Harry is receptive to her advances. Little do they know of how their blossoming relationship will change the course of fate.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 31 - Words: 142,618 - Reviews: 1348 - Favs: 3,587 - Follows: 1,781 - Updated: 12/7/2010 - Published: 9/9/2010 - Harry P., Daphne G. - Complete
by Lord Silvere reviews
Harry is a prisoner, and Bellatrix has fallen from grace. The accidental activation of Bella's treasured heirloom results in another chance for Harry. It also gives him the opportunity to make the acquaintance of the young and enigmatic Bellatrix Black as they change the course of history.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 46 - Words: 392,449 - Reviews: 7167 - Favs: 10,658 - Follows: 7,370 - Updated: 9/21/2013 - Published: 11/14/2009 - Harry P., Bellatrix L. - Complete
The Boy Who Died
by oceans-of-light reviews
Her own son dead, Bellatrix raises the child she was sent to murder as her own. Harry Potter has become Henry Lestrange and don't you try to tell him otherwise. New Summary, Dark Harry AU mild H/Hr
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 180,907 - Reviews: 719 - Favs: 1,166 - Follows: 1,261 - Updated: 9/3/2011 - Published: 8/1/2009 - Harry P., Bellatrix L.
by PerfesserN reviews
A Harry / Luna / Hermione story that begs the question, what would have happened if Harry had met Luna before either of them attended Hogwarts? Also, what if Harry reminded Severus Snape of Lily Evans, rather than James Potter?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 68,832 - Reviews: 1156 - Favs: 1,911 - Follows: 2,301 - Updated: 6/10/2010 - Published: 3/6/2010 - Harry P., Luna L.
by Amber Evans Potter reviews
AU. When Harry gets transported to another universe where his life is turned upside down. Is there any way that he can go home? And does he want to when he finds out his parents are still alive there? Chapter 46.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 47 - Words: 142,799 - Reviews: 1820 - Favs: 2,024 - Follows: 1,754 - Updated: 10/14/2008 - Published: 10/1/2003 - Harry P.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
by Less Wrong reviews
Petunia married a biochemist, and Harry grew up reading science and science fiction. Then came the Hogwarts letter, and a world of intriguing new possibilities to exploit. And new friends, like Hermione Granger, and Professor McGonagall, and Professor Quirrell... COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 122 - Words: 661,619 - Reviews: 32807 - Favs: 19,958 - Follows: 15,997 - Updated: 3/14/2015 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
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by Eternal Cosmos reviews
Harry won the war against Voldemort but at a terrible price.Fawkes gives him another chance in a new world where he died as an infant and where Voldemort still lurks in the shadows...but not for long, because when one exists the other cannot survive. AU
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 33 - Words: 188,711 - Reviews: 5296 - Favs: 9,115 - Follows: 3,954 - Updated: 3/18/2008 - Published: 12/3/2004 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete