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Author has written 24 stories for MI-5/Spooks, Dexter, and Doc Martin.

At night, with the hope of tomorrow,
Anything is possible
When the morning comes
Ambitions are chased away
By realities and fears


La vie en rose

Eyes that gaze into mine,
A smile that is lost on his lips—
That is the unretouched portrait
Of the man to whom I belong.

When he takes me in his arms
And speaks softly to me,
I see life in rosy hues.
He tells me words of love,
Words of every day,
And in them I become something.
He has entered my heart,
A part of happiness
Whereof I understand the reason.
It’s he for me and I for him, throughout life,
He has told me, he has sworn to me, for life.
And from the things that I sense,
Now I can feel within me
My heart that beats.

In endless nights of love,
A great delight that comes about,
The pains and bothers are banished,
Happy, happy to die of love.

When he takes me in his arms
And speaks softly to me,
I see life in rosy hues.
He tells me words of love,
Words of every day,
And in them I become something.
He has entered my heart,
A part of happiness
Whereof I understand the reason.
It’s he for me and I for him, throughout life,
He has told me, he has sworn to me, for life.
And from the things that I sense,
Now I can feel within me
My heart that beats.

Des yeux qui font baisser les miens
Un rire qui se perd sur sa bouche
Voilà le portrait sans retouche
De l’homme auquel j’appartiens

Quand il me prend dans ses bras
Il me parle tout bas
Je vois la vie en rose

Il me dit des mots d’amour
Des mots de tous les jours
Et ça me fait quelque chose

Il est entré dans mon coeur
Une part de bonheur
Dont je connais la cause

C’est lui pour moi, moi pour lui dans la vie
Il me l’a dit, l’a juré pour la vie

Et dès que je l’aperçois
Alors je sens en moi
Mon coeur qui bat

Des nuits d’amour à plus finir
Un grand bonheur qui prend sa place
Les ennuis, les chagrins s’effacent
Heureux, heureux à en mourir

Quand il me prend dans ses bras
Il me parle tout bas
Je vois la vie en rose

Il me dit des mots d’amour
Des mots de tous les jours
Et ça me fait quelque chose

Il est entré dans mon coeur
Une part de bonheur
Dont je connais la cause

C’est toi pour moi, moi pour lui dans la vie
Il me l’a dit, l’a juré pour la vie

Et dès que je l’aperçois
Alors je sens en moi
Mon coeur qui bat

Translation:

Life in Rosy Hues

Eyes that gaze into mine,
A smile that is lost on his lips—
That is the unretouched portrait
Of the man to whom I belong.

When he takes me in his arms
And speaks softly to me,
I see life in rosy hues.
He tells me words of love,
Words of every day,
And in them I become something.

He has entered my heart,
A part of happiness
Whereof I understand the reason.
It’s he for me and I for him, throughout life,
He has told me, he has sworn to me, for life.
And from the things that I sense,
Now I can feel within me
My heart that beats.

In endless nights of love,
A great delight that comes about,
The pains and bothers are banished,
Happy, happy to die of love.

When he takes me in his arms
And speaks softly to me,
I see life in rosy hues.
He tells me words of love,
Words of every day,
And in them I become something.

He has entered my heart,
A part of happiness
Whereof I understand the reason.
It’s he for me and I for him, throughout life,
He has told me, he has sworn to me, for life.
And from the things that I sense,
Now I can feel within me
My heart that beats.

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Seduction by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It wasn't planned, wasn't a date, but when he'd shown up looking striking in his suit and with his arm empty, she'd gravitated to him like she always did, her whole body orienting toward him as if he was her shining beacon in a dark, starless night. Follows episode 4x11, "Till Death Do Us Part." -COMPLETE-
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,916 - Reviews: 673 - Favs: 538 - Follows: 722 - Updated: 12/31/2013 - Published: 5/22/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
An Unconventional Proposal by BareWriter reviews
"What was his problem? Did he have no sense of justice or morals whatsoever? He just let a killer free and all he could think about was boobs." An AU Castle/Beckett story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 92,251 - Reviews: 940 - Favs: 432 - Follows: 933 - Updated: 10/15/2013 - Published: 6/14/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
A Dream Whose Sleep by Cartographical reviews
The last time Castle regained consciousness, he was just grateful to be alive. Now, that other world dances technicolor at the edges of his dark reality.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 56,727 - Reviews: 728 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 412 - Updated: 8/11/2013 - Published: 4/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Proposal by chezchuckles reviews
Post-episode oneshot for Watershed.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,421 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 51 - Published: 5/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Eight ways to say by kimmiesjoy reviews
"I love you." A set of eight semi-interconnected one shots set at the end of season four and into season five.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 13,851 - Reviews: 268 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 159 - Updated: 5/5/2013 - Published: 2/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I Hope You Feel It Too by ColieMacKenzie reviews
She can't stop thinking about it... Episode reaction to 5x17, 'Scared to Death.'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,696 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 21 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Come and Find Me by ColieMacKenzie reviews
She's shaking, her legs wobbly, fingers clamped around the doorknob as if it's the only thing keeping her upright. Her stomach tightens, with fear, with want, with everything she's so carefully held in check for months, years... What if for 3x22, 'To Love and Die in L.A.'. Happy Birthday, Joy! Winner of "The 12th" Fan Awards 2013 for best M-rated fanfic (under 10,000 words).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,927 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 290 - Follows: 62 - Published: 3/11/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Proof Enough by Phoebe Dynamite reviews
After viewing certain footage, Castle and Beckett express just how much they mean to each other. Spoilers for Season 5.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,443 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 13 - Published: 11/24/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Redemption Days by kalabangsilver reviews
A collection of behind-the-scenes pieces, from Ruth's POV, centering around her character development and her canon relationship with Harry. Starts season 4 and should continue, chronologically, right through to season 10.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 82,479 - Reviews: 188 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 11/19/2012 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
A Better Fate by chezchuckles reviews
"my blood approves, and kisses are a better fate than wisdom. . .And death i think is no parenthesis" -ee cummings co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 48,898 - Reviews: 992 - Favs: 402 - Follows: 434 - Updated: 7/29/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Difference? by Storybookgirl08 reviews
Set post One Night Only? Ruth learns what the difference is with Harry.She finally begins to face her demons. My attempt at adult fluff. Not for kiddies. Please review.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,182 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/3/2012 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Baby Sitting by Scorpion24 reviews
Fiona and Adam need a break... Wes needs a baby sitter... Harry and Ruth need each other... What will happen? A bit of well needed fluff and silliness involving our favourite spooks couple!
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 14,530 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 12/3/2011 - Published: 10/27/2011 - Harry P., Ruth E.
Here, there and everywhere by espiyo reviews
A very short one-shot, set after S10.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 661 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 8 - Published: 11/17/2011 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
In the Dark by more-than-words reviews
In which Dimitri causes a small incident, Harry trips over some furniture and Ruth finally sees the light... in the dark. Mid-S9 fluff and nonsense.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,995 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/13/2011 - Published: 10/30/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
A Beginning by espiyo reviews
Set shortly after 10.4. It's after hours, and Ruth is clearing her desk. Disclaimer: Ach, Kudos, you can go whistle.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,485 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/10/2011 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
From Heaven With Love by Gem6 reviews
A very short Ruth centric fic
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 250 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/30/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
falling apart by phantomlistener reviews
"Because the truth is, she realises, this isn't one of those tragedies where everybody dies. This is far, far worse." Ruth, post-10.5, for which there are spoilers.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 524 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/17/2011 - Ruth E. - Complete
Convection by chezchuckles reviews
Heat Rises Spoilers! Kate reads Castle's latest novel and has some questions for him. "Heat, like work, is energy in transit." COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,943 - Reviews: 196 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 123 - Updated: 10/15/2011 - Published: 10/11/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
We've Had Worse by Camillo reviews
Missing scenes from the period between 9:8 and 10:1. Only Ruth can understand exactly how dark things have got if Harry's breaking out the gardening tools.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,682 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/9/2011 - Published: 10/7/2011 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Fade by northernexposure reviews
Ruth is not naïve. *SPOILERS for 10.1* A very short piece from Ruth's POV.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 906 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/19/2011
Stupid by oldmule reviews
Another pick up from the end of 9.8 ...yes another! Oneshot in all probability!
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 830 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/22/2011 - Harry P., Ruth E.
Kept in the dark by oldmule reviews
Ruth is somewhere dark and dangerous. Will anyone come to her help.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 8,147 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/13/2011 - Published: 1/10/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Red wine and chocolate by oldmule reviews
Harry, Ruth fluff. Including Epilogue.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 2,309 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/26/2010 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
A hint of jealousy by oldmule reviews
Harry, Ruth and someone with attractive eyes.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,108 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/22/2010 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
All The Things We've Never Done by northernexposure reviews
Angsty H/R one-shot set post S8.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,939 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 13 - Published: 2/10/2010
Waiting in the Rain by 0074 reviews
A 'Sliding Doors' kind of scenario, based around a line from the bus scene in 4.9: "A couple of months ago I passed you standing at the bus stop in the pouring rain. I was being driven home. To my eternal shame ... and now regret, I didn't stop."
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,786 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/12/2010 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
the small things by Cath1 reviews
You’re re-learning Harry Pearce. R/H. Spoilers for up to Ep 8.7
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,170 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/18/2009 - Complete
Not Naive by pretentious-emo-kid reviews
HR. Set series eight time. Ruth is back. He has always thought her naive...
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,018 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/11/2009
Aching by EscapedLunatic reviews
A bit of RH fluff.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,006 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 11 - Published: 12/22/2008 - Complete
Crazy Underwear by POGs reviews
Another Pea fic, for Helen! Erm, the title should be a clue...
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,513 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 10 - Published: 4/20/2008 - Complete
Missing something, someone by parttimeficwriter reviews
HarryRuth. Sir Harry finally has someone to celebrate with.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,253 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 1/2/2008 - Published: 11/14/2007 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
The Inevitability of Gradualness by Rambling Scribe reviews
An alternative ending to 5.4. Spoilers up to this ep. Ruth and Harry try to find their way to each other... Please note the rating and please review.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,599 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 8 - Published: 8/13/2007 - Complete
Love in an Elevator by parttimeficwriter reviews
A random smutty fic as requested. RH.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,775 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 15 - Published: 4/8/2007 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
I want to have your babies by parttimeficwriter reviews
Ruth does some thinking out loud .....
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,482 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 12 - Published: 3/3/2007 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Guilty Pleasures by phippss2 reviews
Post 409, We all have a guilty pleasure, even Harry Pearse, Spoilers for episode 409
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,252 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/6/2006 - Complete
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She Said He Said reviews
First DM fic! PWP Set post S5 E8. A bit of fluff for this endearing disfunctional couple.
Doc Martin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,946 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 2/21/2012 - Published: 2/17/2012 - Doc Martin, Louisa G.
Picture Perfect reviews
Oneshot. Spoilers for S6 Ep 12. Don't read if you haven't seen it yet. First Dexter fic.
Dexter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 751 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/20/2011 - Dexter M., Debra M. - Complete
Anticlimactic reviews
Title says it all. But a much happier outcome. AU 10.6 fluffiness.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,237 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 12/6/2011 - Published: 11/28/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P.
Wonder reviews
R/H musing set between episodes 502-505. Fluffy angst. First fic. Reviews are nice. Don't own Spooks.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,543 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 10/26/2011 - Published: 6/5/2009
Chatting Up reviews
An AU first meeting between H/R. What the title suggests. Very silly fluff. Hopes to bring a giggle.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 17,722 - Reviews: 215 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 10/22/2011 - Published: 5/27/2010 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Don't reviews
AU add on to my other fic 'Eyes Wide Shut'. Set mid S8. 'The warm scent of his aftershave reaches your space, the space that you've tried so diligently to keep him from, and you know he is already too close.'
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 938 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 10/20/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Let's Pretend reviews
Spoilers for 10.5. My AU wish for Harry and Ruth in a scene from the episode. Angsty fluff.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 659 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/17/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
True Lies reviews
Mid S4 H/R fluff. 6 chapters in all if you like it.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 4,394 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/13/2011 - Published: 10/9/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P.
In a Corner Somewhere reviews
Nicola Wlaker inspired. S10 No spoilers, just wishful thinking.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 551 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/20/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Fractions reviews
My attempt at drabbling. Series 9.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 1,834 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 9/14/2011 - Published: 6/14/2011 - Ruth E.
SnogAThon reviews
A fluffy oneshot inspired by an SCI convo. Title speaks for itself. ;
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,075 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Published: 9/12/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Don't Know Why reviews
Fluffy H/R one-shot. Don't own Spooks.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,188 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/14/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
têteàtête reviews
What kind of evening is Ruth planning for Harry? H/R fluff. Don't own Spooks.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 3,329 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/28/2011 - Published: 1/11/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P.
It Gleams reviews
A different perspective. Hope this makes sense and is not too out there. Fluff.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,471 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/24/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Return to Exeter reviews
Droubble H/R oneshot. Fluff.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 282 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/12/2011 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
Dreaming or Awake reviews
AU fic, quite literally. Post 5.5 Harry and Ruth fluff.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 904 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/20/2010 - Ruth E., Harry P.
Not Thinking Of That reviews
Something I came up with whilst catching a tinge of eye makeup on Ruth in 5.3. Fluff. :
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 998 - Reviews: 10 - Published: 11/16/2010 - Ruth E., Harry P. - Complete
More Cowbell reviews
So silly. Just fluff to get me through to the finale. No plot.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 958 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/30/2010 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Make The Flowers Grow reviews
Speculative Spoilers for 9.8. What I hope won't happen at the end of the series.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 849 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/23/2010 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
What We Would Do reviews
A little tenderness for our sad S9 couple. Short and sweet. Minor spoilers for 9.1 and 9.3
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,073 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/9/2010 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Eyes Wide Shut reviews
H/R angsty songfic. AU 5.5 Reviews are always helpful.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,397 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/29/2010 - Complete
Baby, It's Cold Outside reviews
H/R Fluff. New Year's Eve. Set after 504 AU. Inspired by the song 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'. Spooks and song don't belong to me.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,676 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/4/2010 - Complete
All The More reviews
An H/R fic inspired by the song 'Falling Slowly'.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,161 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/15/2009 - Complete
So Much Better reviews
Pure R/H fluff. Set 503-505. Reviews are greatly appriciated.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,591 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 11 - Published: 6/22/2009 - Complete