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Cut to the Chase : North and South Modern One Shots by philipisomholt reviews
What would happen if Margaret had kissed John before New Year's Eve? A series of one shots exploring all the places in "The Rhythm of Life" where Margaret could have cut to the chase and kissed John much sooner.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,080 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/18 - Published: 6/19
A Life Together by darkpartofmydestiny reviews
After their chance reunion at the train station, John and Margaret return to Milton. Margaret uses her new wealth to search for a purpose, John struggles to come to terms with his past failings - and they must learn to live with each other. (M version is up on A03) Contains some instances of strong language. Complete
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 41 - Words: 188,579 - Reviews: 235 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 9/9 - Published: 4/9/2019 - Complete
After All We've Done : A North and South Modern Variation by philipisomholt reviews
Modern AU : Two weeks after spending the night with John Thornton, Margaret Hale suddenly decides to leave Milton, Connecticut and return to England—and no one knows why or if she'll ever come back.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 76,542 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 8/21 - Published: 1/22
An Earlier Heaven by darkpartofmydestiny reviews
"A happy family is but an earlier heaven" - George Bernard Shaw Set in the world of my completed story A Strange Situation, these are basically plotless fluffy happy family oneshots that I need to write to cheer myself up during these difficult times. Prompts and requests absolutely welcome!
North and South - Rated: T - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 37,041 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 8/19 - Published: 3/19/2020
A Misguided Mistake by darkpartofmydestiny reviews
After an unexpected encounter on the night of the dinner party, Margaret tries to understand her new feelings for Mr Thornton amidst the trials of life in Milton. A mid canon retelling of North and South with more kissing.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 40,713 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 202 - Updated: 4/4 - Published: 2/15/2020
The Christmas Foundling by darkpartofmydestiny reviews
On their first Christmas as a married couple, Margaret and John found a newborn baby left abandoned at the mill gates. Complete.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,471 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 2/13 - Published: 12/24/2020 - Complete
Happiness at Long, Long Last by RegencyGirl17 reviews
"Hush!" said Margaret, "or I shall try and show you your mother's indignant tones as she says, "That woman!" ... After the last line in North and South, Margaret and Mr. Thornton went on talking, and then they kissed, and then Edith came in and saw them...
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,971 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 10/30/2020 - Published: 9/26/2020 - Complete
Back To You : A North and South Modern Variation by philipisomholt reviews
Modern AU. John Thornton hasn't seen Margaret Hale in sixteen years. Everything turns upside down when an unexpected visitor turns up at Marlborough Shipping Depot, forcing John to relive the best—and worst—time of his life.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 47,278 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 10/23/2020 - Published: 9/15/2020 - Complete
The Rhythm of Life : North and South Retold by philipisomholt reviews
Modern AU. (OG) Margaret Hale is a British expat who moves to Milton, Connecticut to live with her father when her mother's health deteriorates. Born and raised in South Carolina, John Thornton is the owner of a trucking company, Marlborough Shipping Depot. Whenever the two meet, sparks fly.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 94,444 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 10/23/2020 - Published: 9/17/2020 - Complete
In Sickness by darkpartofmydestiny reviews
A deleted scene from my story A Life Together. John suffers an industrial accident - Margaret is there, and her eyes are opened to the true dangers of cotton mills as she faces the prospect of a life without her husband. Contains description of injury. Complete.
North and South - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,778 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 8/18/2020 - Published: 10/21/2019 - Complete
Not a Gentleman by Tintinnabula reviews
An alternate imagining of Mrs. Gaskell's story, assuming Margaret had been hurt more seriously on the day of the riot. Intertwines elements of both the book and the BBC series, but focuses less on angst and more on the relationship of John and Margaret. Disclaimer: I do not own these characters, but am only presuming to borrow them for a while.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 154,788 - Reviews: 591 - Favs: 262 - Follows: 424 - Updated: 7/6/2019 - Published: 9/18/2016
Suppression by coldie voldie reviews
There is a word that exposes the very soul of John Thorntons relationship with Margaret Hale. One word which defines their love, their life, and their desperate pursuit of one for the other. One word that ties together each shared moment, and embodies every aspect of a battle not so easily won: Suppression.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 41 - Words: 168,939 - Reviews: 1093 - Favs: 375 - Follows: 721 - Updated: 4/8/2019 - Published: 8/5/2012
Looks On Tempests by olivetreelove reviews
Margaret ends her London mourning period early to return to Milton and the master of Marlborough Mills upon receiving bad news from Mr. Bell. She does not know if she wants to offer comfort or receive comfort. "Love looks on tempests and is never shaken." Formatting errors fixed! AU, character death, Margaret Hale/John Thornton
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,596 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 40 - Published: 9/5/2018 - Complete
Revelations at Outwood Station by MorganAW reviews
During the fateful encounter at the Outwood station, Mr. Thornton witnesses the altercation between Frederick Hale and Leonards. The sight of Miss Hale's distress spurs him to intervene. *Chapter 8 and Epilogue added 1/12
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,460 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 1/11/2018 - Published: 1/4/2018 - Complete
A Circumstance of Tolerable Similarity by MorganAW reviews
Thirty- seven years after she finally married the love of her Life, a 64 year old Lady Anne Wentworth (nee Elliot) observes a curious interaction at the Great Exhibition in London. When she sees Margaret Hale and John Thornton playing through the same melodrama that she and her husband acted out so many years ago, she feels she must intervene. *This is a Persuasion crossover
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 52,659 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 11/10/2017 - Published: 11/3/2017 - Complete
A Very Kind Friend by GotaBingley reviews
Distressed by her mother's death and afraid for her brother's life, Margaret Hale turns to prayer for comfort and guidance. The answer she receives will force her to swallow her pride and depend upon another. But will she be able to do so?
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 72,033 - Reviews: 426 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 278 - Updated: 7/17/2017 - Published: 4/12/2017
That woman! by Ikuko reviews
Mrs. Thornton awaits her son's return. With mills failed and house to be given up she expects nothing but more grief in the future. Mostly series based. Extrapolating the train scene on the subsequent behavior of Mr. Thornton and Miss Hale.
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,753 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 11/25/2016 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Complete
Coming Home with Me by Halo0912 reviews
I always thought there should be a scene at the end of the miniseries where we actually saw things get resolved outright between Margaret and Mr. Thornton. I am expanding on this idea after a great beginning. Reviews are most welcome!
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 29,408 - Reviews: 257 - Favs: 264 - Follows: 414 - Updated: 11/16/2016 - Published: 7/10/2011
The Sum of All Wisdom by Mere24 reviews
Margaret finds Mr. Thornton after their confrontation at the exhibition allowing them to develop a tentative post-proposal friendship. Will their relationship be strong enough to overcome the heartache and deceit that is to come? Both book and mini-series based.
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 71,222 - Reviews: 614 - Favs: 375 - Follows: 644 - Updated: 5/24/2015 - Published: 12/20/2012
Two Hearts as One by GotaBingley reviews
While he is visiting the Hales, Mr. Thornton and Margaret have an unexpected conversation. Will this change their relationship as events in Milton unfold?
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 70,630 - Reviews: 336 - Favs: 397 - Follows: 207 - Updated: 5/9/2014 - Published: 3/13/2014 - Complete
The Miss Bennets Set Forth by SwordSwallower17 reviews
Mrs. Bennet, determined to see her last two daughters married, arranges a holiday in Bath. Will foolish Kitty avoid the temptations of the Georgian city? Will solemn Mary ever lift her head from her books? Will Mrs. Bennet's nerves survive the adventure? Something of a sequel to "Miss de Bourgh in Bath," though previous reading is unnecessary.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 236,047 - Reviews: 372 - Favs: 287 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 5/31/2013 - Published: 9/16/2010 - Kitty, Mary - Complete
The Funeral by Mere24 reviews
After Mr. Hale's death, Mr. Bell plans the funeral in Oxford. Margaret cannot bear not saying goodbye to her father, and must ask Mr. Thornton if he will allow her to accompany him to the funeral. Book Based for the most part.
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 55,627 - Reviews: 310 - Favs: 453 - Follows: 171 - Updated: 10/20/2011 - Published: 7/15/2011 - Complete
Miss de Bourgh in Bath by SwordSwallower17 reviews
After Mr. Darcy takes the thoroughly unsuitable Miss Bennet to be his wife, a most seriously displeased Lady Catherine and her daughter repair to Bath in search of new prospects. What adventures await Anne in the exciting spa city? Now with something of a sequel: "The Miss Bennets Set Forth."
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 120,204 - Reviews: 274 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 7/19/2010 - Published: 9/13/2009 - Anne de B., Lady Catherine - Complete