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This is my personal collection of stories, with contributions from my "staff", that I think are the best this website has to offer. The genres include Dark!Harry, Intelligent!Harry, Powerful!Harry. No slash is required! For those who enjoy aforesaid genres, I think this selection is what you're looking for.
Quoth the Raven, Nevermore
by GenkaiFan reviews
The Tower of London has a dark and bloody past both in the muggle and wizarding worlds. Besides being a prison, it also served as a sanctuary in times past, what if it became one yet again? -AU
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 47 - Words: 114,515 - Reviews: 4751 - Favs: 5,237 - Follows: 3,840 - Updated: 10/22/2013 - Published: 1/14/2011 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Trust Is A Relative Thing
by Silverfawkes reviews
What if Petunia put the blame where it belonged instead of on Harry? OOC Petunia Dursley Rating for mild language
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 51 - Words: 219,068 - Reviews: 5590 - Favs: 6,458 - Follows: 7,087 - Updated: 10/16/2012 - Published: 12/31/2010 - Harry P.
A Study in Magic
by Vixit reviews
When Albus Dumbledore shows up at Baker Street with strange demands and baby-filled picnic baskets, Sherlock Holmes is less than thrilled. Featuring Detective!Harry, Competent!Quirrell, and the world's only private consulting detective. No slash.
Crossover - Harry Potter & Sherlock Holmes - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 45,805 - Reviews: 801 - Favs: 2,122 - Follows: 1,387 - Updated: 3/15/2012 - Published: 4/28/2011 - Harry P., Sherlock Holmes - Complete
Harry Potter and the Soul of the Serpent
by Wujjawoo reviews
COMPLETE Harry feels betrayed. He is resigned to his fate, and with these feelings comes darkness. He is compelled to find the Chamber of Secrets and faces his destiny.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 15 - Words: 41,570 - Reviews: 293 - Favs: 588 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 7/21/2005 - Published: 6/20/2005 - Harry P. - Complete
On the Wings of Magic
by Bil reviews
Complete. AU sixth year, post OotP. Harry understands some hard truths, Minerva and Severus are drawn in. Not HBP compliant. Hero!Harry, Manipulative!Dumbledore. HP, MM, SS.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,071 - Reviews: 324 - Favs: 1,251 - Follows: 314 - Updated: 3/30/2006 - Published: 3/16/2006 - Harry P., Minerva M. - Complete
Harry Prongs Tatum
by Silverfawkes reviews
on hiatus AU They left him on a doorstep and he wandered away.Features Independent Stubborn Harry and pokes fun at the foibles of the magical world.Rating for occasional language.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 88,802 - Reviews: 1942 - Favs: 4,172 - Follows: 4,735 - Updated: 12/22/2010 - Published: 5/28/2010 - Harry P.
The Thing About Contracts Is
by Nom9de9Plume reviews
Harry discovers some interesting truths about contracts that leads to a plan to leave his troubles behind.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 41,393 - Reviews: 972 - Favs: 2,797 - Follows: 2,265 - Updated: 8/31/2010 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Harry P., Luna L.
In this World and the Next
by robst reviews
Not for Weasley fans, dark beginning and rating is for safety. A Re-do with payback on the menu H/Hr Complete
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 26 - Words: 164,711 - Reviews: 4952 - Favs: 9,859 - Follows: 4,349 - Updated: 9/29/2010 - Published: 12/31/2009 - [Harry P., Hermione G.] - Complete
It's My Life
by Fyreheart reviews
After his second year, Harry begins to realize Hogwarts isn't everything it could be. Are there other options available? While the Hogwarts characters belong to JK Rowling, the story is obviously outside of canon.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 15 - Words: 80,383 - Reviews: 1913 - Favs: 6,201 - Follows: 2,732 - Updated: 12/5/2010 - Published: 8/13/2010 - Harry P. - Complete
by Rain Seaker reviews
Getting sick of living in a world where every part of his life is controlled Harry decides that it is better to change everything you know and start over again. He goes back to 1939 when a young Tom Riddle's life is about to change forever. Time Travel
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 57,417 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 682 - Follows: 800 - Updated: 3/25/2011 - Published: 2/22/2007 - Harry P., Tom R. Jr.
Harry Potter and the Power of the King
by ZeroRevolution reviews
A spin-off idea based on the Throne Runes from my other story. Harry Potter becomes King of the magical world!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,543 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 554 - Follows: 662 - Updated: 1/12/2010 - Published: 1/6/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G.
by Deritine reviews
AU Post HBP. DH semi-compliant: The horcruxes are destroyed- the bits of soul latched on to Harry's own. But killing himself only sends Harry to an alternate dimension, this one desperately vulnerable to the dark soul he carries.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 19 - Words: 85,503 - Reviews: 640 - Favs: 1,623 - Follows: 1,097 - Updated: 3/18/2012 - Published: 3/27/2006 - Harry P., Tom R. Jr. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Irish Choice
by DisobedienceWriter reviews
With all the crappy stuff Harry goes through at Hogwarts, the smart money would be on him transferring to a different, better school early in his career. Here’s one way it might have happened. No planned pairings.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 62,622 - Reviews: 726 - Favs: 4,343 - Follows: 1,308 - Updated: 9/20/2007 - Published: 9/6/2007 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
Signore Delle Ombre
by The-Writer-Formerly-Known-As reviews
The Summer before sixth year, Harry finds himself abandoned by those that call themselves the light. Sent to Azkaban for a crime he did not commit, he is forced to explore his growing powers and make new alliances. Let the Battle Begin.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,954 - Reviews: 201 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 394 - Updated: 3/15/2006 - Published: 3/28/2005 - Harry P.
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: 428 - Favs: 537 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 6/6/2006 - Published: 7/10/2004 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
by Ania Orome reviews
What if Harry decided his "freakishness" was nothing to be ashamed of? What if he decided that his power helped him and kept him safe? And what if he decided to do something about it?
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,944 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 219 - Updated: 2/28/2010 - Published: 2/27/2010 - Harry P.
by Krahae reviews
Death was the first real memory Harry had, thanks to the wizarding world. He would return the favor, one day, as was only proper. After all – their culture was simply too sick to survive. Vastly AU, pre-Yr.1 progressing.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 11 - Words: 41,537 - Reviews: 271 - Favs: 1,109 - Follows: 1,261 - Updated: 1/30/2010 - Published: 1/28/2010 - Harry P.
Mahou mo Ken
by Enterprise1701-d reviews
When Harry cries out for help during a nightmare, halfway around the world somebody listens. Somebody that will change the way Harry looks at magic... forever. On hiatus.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 151,685 - Reviews: 727 - Favs: 1,818 - Follows: 1,997 - Updated: 7/6/2009 - Published: 3/15/2007 - Harry P., Luna L.
by xxlostdreamerxz reviews
AU: What if Harry grew up neglected by his parents? What if he had been kidnaped by Voldemort and raised as his dark heir? Read and find out!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 84,624 - Reviews: 4440 - Favs: 4,618 - Follows: 4,287 - Updated: 12/27/2010 - Published: 8/17/2004 - Harry P., Voldemort
Dark Lord Potter Part 1
by The Santi reviews
Harry Potter has never known love or even kindness until he is rescued from his relatives by a pair of witches. How will the most talented wizard of his generation respond to those who have mistreated him? AU! Young!Tonks. Early chapters are being edited.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 273,098 - Reviews: 2590 - Favs: 3,954 - Follows: 2,603 - Updated: 2/15/2009 - Published: 3/28/2007 - Harry P., N. Tonks - Complete
by Shadow Rebirth reviews
ABANDONED. Harry has a dark secret: He isn't a wizard. But that certainly doesn't mean he can't do magic. Unfortunately, it also means that in the face of fanatical governments and enraged demigods, Voldemort is going to be the least of his problems. [SoG rewrite.]
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 31,548 - Reviews: 382 - Favs: 1,144 - Follows: 1,490 - Updated: 4/19/2010 - Published: 9/3/2009 - Harry P.
Adrift in a World
by Miss Whiskers reviews
Harry Potter is thrown into an alternate universe due to archaic rules of magic. Hiding under the alias of Chris Collins, he tries to find a place among the suspicion of those he knew and some he never did, as Voldemort's power grows.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 172,757 - Reviews: 3642 - Favs: 5,205 - Follows: 5,618 - Updated: 12/30/2014 - Published: 6/12/2006 - Harry P.
30 Minutes II: The Gathering Storm
by Radaslab reviews
Harry & Co. enter Hogwarts. Dumbledore is not faced with a pawn. Voldemort is not faced with fertile ground. The world is about to change as war and revolution are in the air. Sequel.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 142,208 - Reviews: 2032 - Favs: 2,956 - Follows: 3,561 - Updated: 10/16/2011 - Published: 10/31/2009 - Harry P., Hermione G.
What If the world turned its head sideways
by hybrid2 reviews
Based on the question of what would happen if Harry had met the twins in Diagon Alley.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 46 - Words: 244,376 - Reviews: 2125 - Favs: 3,309 - Follows: 2,349 - Updated: 8/9/2008 - Published: 7/3/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
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by Rorschach's Blot reviews
A gift from his uncle Vernon gives Harry a new way to fight the Dark Lord
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 94,234 - Reviews: 2871 - Favs: 5,645 - Follows: 2,200 - Updated: 7/15/2007 - Published: 2/4/2006 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete