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Joined 04-14-06, id: 1028260, Profile Updated: 11-09-11
Author has written 18 stories for Downton Abbey.

American with decidedly French tastes. I read too many novels and cook rather well.

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I write non-fiction for pay, and fiction for fun.

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Lost Time by ARCurren reviews
The story of a free spirit who was asked to give up the man she loved for a system she didn't believe in and what happened next. AU after 3x04.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 83 - Words: 274,903 - Reviews: 1269 - Favs: 225 - Follows: 317 - Updated: 4/10 - Published: 1/4/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson
Standby by miscreant rose reviews
The much asked for continuation of "Cancelled." How do modern AU Mary & Matthew pass the time when find themselves snowed in and the flight home to London cancelled? Rated M due to some rather hormonal thoughts on the minds of our favorite pair...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,816 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 4/2 - Published: 3/25 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
If by EOlivet reviews
While on leave in 1915, Matthew is summoned to the house by another letter that could change his life, and alter the future of others close to him. Pre-2x01 AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,518 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 7/16/2012 - Published: 5/14/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Guide Us Home by Frea O'Scanlin reviews
If there had been an heir at Downton Abbey all along, their lives would be very different. For everything that might change, though, some truths remain irrefutable. AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 31,921 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 7/9/2012 - Published: 6/5/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Dreaming Past It by DellaDay reviews
Inspired by recent photos of vintage cars ... I think you know the ones I mean.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,348 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/12/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by EOlivet reviews
For the past year and a half, it had only been the three of them in the house. And the empty room across the corridor.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 33,619 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 3/19/2012 - Published: 1/9/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Silent Land by Ju-dou reviews
As war rips through the generations, long held secrets emerge and a past once hidden is awoken.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 66,586 - Reviews: 152 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 2/15/2012 - Published: 10/23/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
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Preferred Stock reviews
The twenty-first century descendants of the Crawleys, now without titles, but ruling the new elites with far more power and wealth than Mary and Matthew could ever have imagined. Consider it the AU S55.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 32 - Words: 116,726 - Reviews: 914 - Favs: 229 - Follows: 369 - Updated: 3/24 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
and what remains when disbelief has gone? reviews
1943. A funeral at Downton, and six graves that mark forever two young lives.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,028 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/11/2013 - Sybbie B., Mary C. - Complete
Election 1987 reviews
On the night Margaret Thatcher is reelected for a third term, Lady Mary Crawley looks back.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,057 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
a bonewhite light reviews
A life baptized in no life for a while... eyes mica-silver and blank. S3 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,165 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
No Light, No Light reviews
Post S2. Matthew comes back to tell Mary she will have to testify in Bates' trial about a story she never wanted told.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,239 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 9/10/2012 - Published: 11/9/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again: Dunkirk reviews
"The whole fury and might of the enemy must very soon be turned on us." In a dark few hours, the Crawleys find reason to hope. Sequel to "Never Such Innocence Again" and "Never Such Innocence Again: Abdication." Read those first...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,309 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/2/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again: Abdication reviews
Lily returns from her first term at Oxford in December 1936 to find things have changed yet again at Downton, and the world around them is changing even more.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,903 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 29 - Published: 5/19/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Decision '79 reviews
Margaret Thatcher's election ought to make one member of the Crawley family happy. But honestly, she's the wrong kind of woman.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,414 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/7/2012 - Mary C., Sybil C. - Complete
Hunting Ghosts: The Devil on Your Back reviews
The conclusion to Hunting Ghosts. It is two days before the wedding, but there are still ghosts that haunt Mary and Matthew.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,353 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/31/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again reviews
June 1918. "All alone, with plenty of money, and a house in Eaton Square? I can't imagine anything better." It came too soon for her, and now Lady Mary Carlisle feels nothing. Definitely AU and positively M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 47,935 - Reviews: 262 - Favs: 256 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 3/12/2012 - Published: 9/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Sonnet XCVIII reviews
What the sight of Matthew's mess kit red jacket does to Mary. Post-Christmas Special.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,688 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/2/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Sweet William reviews
Why was Violet so determined to aid William?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 813 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 11 - Published: 12/8/2011 - Violet C., William M. - Complete
Hunting Ghosts reviews
A beloved four-legged friend returns from war, scarred inside and out, and Mary is determined to fix him.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,751 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 12/6/2011 - Published: 11/15/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Quelqu'un m'a dit reviews
The wedding is nearly here, but Matthew's not sure he can still dance. One shot - only spoiler - S2x08 teaser trailer
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,551 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/31/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Goodbye to Galahad reviews
No good deed goes unpunished. S2 promo pic spoiler.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,294 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/10/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
To Let It Go and So Fade Away reviews
"You WERE sure." Why was Matthew so certain Mary would give him an answer, and why did it seem he was so sure it was in his favor? S1, a bit of a S2 spoiler.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,124 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 9/18/2011 - Published: 9/16/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Wisdom of a Lifetime reviews
One-shot missing scene from Any Other World. Violet walks the halls of Downton Abbey at night. No spoilers, except for my own story.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,332 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/9/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Any Other World reviews
When a badly wounded Matthew returns from the front, the only person he wants is Mary... but he doesn't know that.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,862 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 9/5/2011 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete