Becca-hearts-Downton
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Joined 09-22-19, id: 12759130, Profile Updated: 07-28-23
Author has written 9 stories for Downton Abbey.

Hey y'all! My name is Becca. I'm a huge Downton Abbey fan, and I thoroughly enjoy reading and writing fanfiction for it, though it takes me a while to work up the courage to actually post it. I appreciate anyone who checks out my content and especially those who review! Happy reading!

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Teachers by bannaceo reviews
After a nasty divorce, John Bates moves to Downton and accepts a post as a librarian at Downton Abbey High School where he meets Anna Smith, an english teacher. This new start in life promises to be more than he wished for
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 81,435 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 1/14 - Published: 6/1/2023 - Anna S., J. Bates
If Only by BlissfulEscapee reviews
Have you ever wondered what would have happened if only things turned out differently for Eddie and Rachel? If only they got all they wanted to and fate never intervened? Let's take a look into an alternate future for them where they get the happiness they were so deserving of. (Mainly Reddie, but most characters will be appearing) Reviews welcome!
Waterloo Road - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,399 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 9/26/2023 - Published: 4/27/2023 - [Rachel M., Eddie L.] Melissa R., OC
Our Miracle by TheValetAndTheMaid reviews
What if Anna and John decided to adopt when they thought that they would never have a baby of their own? What if they allowed a child into their lives that wasn't their own? Follow the two of them as they go through the adoption process and bring their child home, raising it as their own whilst also working on their marriage. There may be some surprises in store...Please review!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,376 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/3/2023 - E. Hughes, J. Bates, Anna S., OC
Margaret's Ashes by TheValetAndTheMaid reviews
How much do we really know about the senior Mrs Bates? How much do we really know about John Bates' upbringing aside from it being 'impossible' as he once admitted to Rose? Come take a dive into their past and see what shaped them both into the people they are today. Experience both the highs and lows with them and, most important of all, the unbreakable bond of mother and son.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 45,893 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/6/2023 - Published: 11/15/2022 - J. Bates, OC
A Wonderful Life by Ever The Storm Braver reviews
Matthew didn't get into a car crash on the day of his son's birth. Instead he and Mary enjoy the next chapter of their lives as parents and managing Downton Abbey. First Fic, M rated for a reason.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 84,730 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 1/22/2023 - Published: 8/29/2021 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Meant to Be by theglamourfades reviews
The story goes on…my take on what happened next for Mr and Mrs Bates and their family. Post S6/a kind-of S7 (though we'll be going a bit further than that).
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 20 - Words: 88,708 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 9/10/2019 - Published: 9/18/2016 - [Anna S., J. Bates] - Complete
Trust and Providence by Rae Smith Cobleigh reviews
* What if Mary had trusted Matthew with her secret and immediately accepted his first proposal? An alternate universe starting from episode 1x06, interwoven with canon, that spans from 1914 - 1971. [M for sexual content, wartime violence, racial slurs, character death (but Matthew/Mary and Sybil/Tom end happily!)] [STEAMM]
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 39 - Words: 416,148 - Reviews: 693 - Favs: 386 - Follows: 415 - Updated: 11/21/2015 - Published: 2/2/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] [T. Branson, Sybil C.]
The Way to Wonder by A-Downtonluvr-To-Me reviews
Modern A/U: Bates and Anna's journey through the difficulties of infertility. A look into the future can be found in our fic Christmas Cheer
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 27,466 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 10/20/2014 - Published: 10/14/2014 - [J. Bates, Anna S.] - Complete
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The Music of Our Lives reviews
Anna is in Ireland on a get-away from work. She goes into a pub and is entranced by a local band called Johnny and the Wailers, whose lead singer is a Scotch-Irish man named John Bates. When she writes a song about how moved she felt by that night, it leads to an unexpected romance and some dramatic changes in her life. Modern AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,542 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/10 - Published: 10/24/2023 - J. Bates, Anna S.
A Different Beginning reviews
When widower and father Charles Carson comes to Downton Abbey, he develops a relationship with the family he serves. Over time, he is quite taken with a certain housekeeper. Also, the young Earl and his American wife are beginning to expand their family. This is an 1880s AU set a few years earlier than the canon backstory with Chelsie and Cobert at the forefront.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 40,690 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 12/31/2023 - Published: 11/20/2022 - Robert C., Cora C., C. Carson, E. Hughes
Wavering Faith reviews
How does she still believe when the world has hurt her? Mary doesn't understand her wife's continued faith after everything they've been through. Modern AU where Mary and Anna navigate their faith in God as queer people and go on a journey to become parents.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,548 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/23/2023 - Published: 12/19/2023 - Mary C., Anna S.
London to the Rescue reviews
What exactly happened when Mary took Anna to get the stitch? Missing moments of Mary being supportive of Anna during the almost-miscarriage in S6 E4.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,492 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/21/2023 - Mary C., Anna S. - Complete
Moments with the Bransons reviews
Tom and Lucy begin their life together when they come back from France. Sybbie becomes a big sister. A continuation from A New Era focusing on the Bransons.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,114 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 9/18/2023 - Published: 7/23/2023 - T. Branson, Sybbie B. - Complete
All Hope Is Not Lost reviews
As Anna and John struggle to expand their family, will everything fall apart or will their life finally fall into place? Modern AU where Anna and John explore a new option to become parents after suffering a devastating loss. *Warning: This story deals with themes of pregnancy loss.*
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 10,650 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 8/9/2023 - Published: 6/19/2023 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Three Perfect Blessings reviews
Anna and John take a day off from their work at the hotel to spend time with their three children. A one shot of little moments with Banna and the kids Julian should have given them.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,106 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/10/2023 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Fun in the Sun reviews
Mary, Matthew, and George enjoy a day at the pool with their friends Anna, John, and Johnny. A fluffy modern one shot that contains some happy news ;)
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,556 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/26/2023 - Matthew C., Mary C., J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Always By Your Side reviews
When Patrick dies aboard the Titanic, Mary is left a widowed mother. But what happens when she and her maid become closer? A Mary and Anna AU. *Warning for darker subject matter in chs 8 and 9.*
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 29,475 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 11/18/2022 - Published: 8/22/2022 - Mary C., Anna S. - Complete