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Fan Fiction, Sex Gods and Single Girls by bannerday reviews
After a mortifying first meeting, fan-fic writer, Bella, finds story inspiration in her distracting new neighbor, Edward. She thinks he's a player. He thinks she's crazy. But don't judge a book by its cover. There's more there than meets the eye. And Bella might just faint when she discovers who's reading her newest fic! Art imitates life imitates art. EDIT & RE-POST IN PROGRESS
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 61 - Words: 393,947 - Reviews: 24714 - Favs: 6,400 - Follows: 6,508 - Updated: 9/18 - Published: 6/21/2011 - Bella, Edward
Torn by Dooba reviews
Bella Swan has survived a living hell, twice. She no longer speaks. Nobody ever listened. The Cullen family take her into their care. Bella fights to leave her past behind, but will she be able to let love in? AH M-rated for violence, content, language
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 89 - Words: 635,876 - Reviews: 16429 - Favs: 6,854 - Follows: 7,470 - Updated: 7/23 - Published: 9/27/2010 - Bella, Edward
The Age of Innocence by pattyrose reviews
On the eve of the Second World War, young Isabella has been taken from all she knows and is now stepdaughter to one of the richest men in America. Spending her summers in Washington State, she's unaware that this is where she & a young boy will find their fate, where childhood friendship will mature into the fiercest love: a love that must endure the end of innocence. Rated M. E&B.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 70 - Words: 392,641 - Reviews: 8850 - Favs: 1,960 - Follows: 1,830 - Updated: 2/5 - Published: 11/10/2014 - Bella, Edward - Complete
La Cantante by tufano79 reviews
Bella is a freshman in college studying to be a music teacher. Edward is a pre-med student at the same school but secretly wants to be a musician. They both meet and sparks fly. However, Bella's past may make it difficult. ExB, AH EDITED and REPOSTED!
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 100 - Words: 596,226 - Reviews: 1608 - Favs: 991 - Follows: 775 - Updated: 5/25/2015 - Published: 12/18/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Beautiful Stranger by NJNYTwiGals reviews
Newly divorced and single mom Bella decides it's time to let loose and have some fun at her friend's Halloween party. After an encounter with an alluring stranger, Bella's life turns upside down. AH-Cannon Couples. A one-shot turned multi-chapter
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 41 - Words: 308,255 - Reviews: 5132 - Favs: 3,590 - Follows: 3,225 - Updated: 5/10/2015 - Published: 11/25/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
An Introduction to Swirl and Daisy by m81170 reviews
A first kiss, a first dance, a first curse word shared between best friends. This is the tale of a boring, young geek and the social pariah who thought the world of him. A tale of growing up. A tale of a Non-Romantic Romance.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 39 - Words: 212,915 - Reviews: 14832 - Favs: 7,655 - Follows: 7,012 - Updated: 1/4/2015 - Published: 1/4/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Spin & Sway by pattyrose reviews
Sometimes, no matter how strong you are, life deals you blows that are too heavy to carry on your own. Sometimes, no matter how fragile you feel, you're the only one who can help bear the load of another. Sometimes when strong and fragile collide, the world spins and sways.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 49 - Words: 231,157 - Reviews: 10644 - Favs: 3,201 - Follows: 2,585 - Updated: 12/19/2014 - Published: 1/2/2014 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Ruthless and Ivory by MujerN reviews
The full story to the Red Ribbon assassin-Finalist to Tattward and Inkella Contest: She finds every corpse he hides. She follows every trail he leaves behind. A ribbon. A clue. A crime. She doesn't know he'll do anything to keep her alive.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Crime - Chapters: 34 - Words: 266,847 - Reviews: 2130 - Favs: 1,727 - Follows: 1,429 - Updated: 11/6/2014 - Published: 11/9/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Masen Manor by drotuno reviews
Masen Manor, home to a prestigious boarding school, Masen Academy. An immortal hiding from the world has his faith tested by a hundred-year-old fortune and a broken, silent girl. AU…E/B…Slightly OOC…Rated M
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 36 - Words: 279,091 - Reviews: 8014 - Favs: 3,123 - Follows: 2,552 - Updated: 7/24/2014 - Published: 2/14/2014 - Bella, Edward - Complete
House of the Horde by Raggdolly reviews
Bella endures the dark side of LA. After being abducted and taken into the Hollywood Hills, she learns that humans are not at the top of the food chain. Can she escape or will she fall victim to a treacherous vampire? OOC/Dark Themes/No rape. Outtakes included.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Horror - Chapters: 37 - Words: 145,315 - Reviews: 2198 - Favs: 1,349 - Follows: 1,528 - Updated: 6/17/2014 - Published: 10/16/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
If Every Word I Said Could Make You Laugh by carmelinagunn reviews
Bella moved to LA and has found "sisters" in 2 of her school mates. They meet 3 brothers in their new apt building & experiences love in more ways than one, in more depth than she knew was possible. Zip up your love. Read IEWIS. AH, regular pairings.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 46 - Words: 291,233 - Reviews: 5084 - Favs: 5,224 - Follows: 1,408 - Updated: 5/29/2014 - Published: 7/9/2008 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Selkie Wife by Lissa Bryan reviews
Set during the reign of "Bloody Mary" Tudor. Bella is captured by Edward to raise his daughter. He promises to release her one day, but will he? Court intrigues and danger around every corner. Can they, and their new-found love, survive? Rated M/OOC/AU
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 43 - Words: 193,424 - Reviews: 3875 - Favs: 3,399 - Follows: 1,764 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 11/30/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
No Ordinary Proposal by twilover76 reviews
Bella wants to escape her small-town life and live her dreams in New York. What happens when a man almost twice her age makes her an offer she can't refuse? AH/M
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 37 - Words: 163,556 - Reviews: 11012 - Favs: 8,552 - Follows: 6,678 - Updated: 12/1/2013 - Published: 5/6/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Arrogance & Animosity A Modern Twific by pattyrose reviews
He's a snobbish, rich med school grad down in Forks for the summer with his bud Jasper; She's the 'forbidden fruit': a lower middle-class girl who sets his heart racing. Sound familiar? If you've read Pride & Prejudice, it should! E&B J&A AH AU
Crossover - Twilight & Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 37 - Words: 128,117 - Reviews: 2060 - Favs: 1,155 - Follows: 945 - Updated: 10/9/2013 - Published: 7/29/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Words with Friends by Nolebucgrl reviews
Bella Swan has a major crush on a major star, Edward Cullen. They have an obsession with the same game. Can they connect through Words with Friends and become more than that? Rated M.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 62 - Words: 353,055 - Reviews: 19477 - Favs: 8,962 - Follows: 6,668 - Updated: 4/20/2013 - Published: 4/16/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Presidential Treatment by smmiskimen reviews
President Edward Cullen decides to pass a bill that will change life as Bella Swan knows it. A misplaced Jimmy Choo and a stupid publicity stunt will change the lives of Edward and Bella. Are either of them ready?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 51 - Words: 148,756 - Reviews: 3481 - Favs: 2,290 - Follows: 1,799 - Updated: 3/23/2013 - Published: 1/24/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Search by Amber1983 reviews
When Bella Swan flees to London to escape her painful and humiliating past her new life is knocked off its axis by her charismatic and ambitious boss, Edward Cullen. Can Ed unravel Bella's secrets and get what he wants without revealing his own demons...and his heart? AH. Britishward.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 31 - Words: 182,812 - Reviews: 3473 - Favs: 3,088 - Follows: 2,475 - Updated: 1/21/2013 - Published: 9/2/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Harder they Fall by Ironic Twist reviews
Bella Swan had big dreams that were quashed by reality. Now, a momentary indescretion may cost her the little she has. Or maybe it will be the best mistake she's ever made. Edward Cullen's life is perfect. Well, almost. Perhaps these two can help each other out in an unorthodox way.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 56 - Words: 348,581 - Reviews: 11045 - Favs: 5,691 - Follows: 5,903 - Updated: 9/21/2012 - Published: 7/28/2009 - Bella, Edward
Watching Her by les16 reviews
She's his Drummer Girl. She plays. She dances. She's got secrets. He watches her. If he comes out of the woods will she let him in or close the doors forever? Daily Updates. AH.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 109,595 - Reviews: 4637 - Favs: 1,495 - Follows: 1,075 - Updated: 5/28/2012 - Published: 3/25/2012 - Edward, Bella - Complete
A Hope Renewed by Hopesparkles reviews
A misunderstanding leads to a forced marriage between Bella who is caring for her ailing father after losing their home, and Edward who has recently inherited his uncle's estate and has no intention of taking a wife. All Human/Regency era fic.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 39 - Words: 141,088 - Reviews: 3654 - Favs: 3,162 - Follows: 1,669 - Updated: 5/8/2012 - Published: 11/26/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
She Gives Me Religion by Liz Lemon Bennett reviews
A foul-mouth seminarian meets a just widowed bride in the brink of despair. A late in life coming of age story, Bella and Edward learn to have faith in themselves and each other. Started as a Cherry Exchange o/s, now full length.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 40 - Words: 269,539 - Reviews: 4359 - Favs: 1,926 - Follows: 2,011 - Updated: 3/25/2012 - Published: 11/29/2010 - Edward, Bella
Pocket Change by aWhiteBlankPage reviews
I know of three kinds of change: the kind that jangles around in your pocket, the kind that happens slowly, every moment of every day, and the kind that blows you away in an instant.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 113,557 - Reviews: 5141 - Favs: 3,839 - Follows: 2,569 - Updated: 2/23/2012 - Published: 6/26/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Scintilla by GothicTemptress reviews
The temperature of our lives is first influenced by little sparks. If they're kindled, nurtured & encouraged, what fires can be ignited? A romance about activism, the humanitarian spirit within & the slow burn of a passion years in the making. It's an exploration of current events, global strife, African conflict minerals, social accountability & calibrating our moral compass.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 42 - Words: 107,368 - Reviews: 10220 - Favs: 977 - Follows: 669 - Updated: 12/21/2011 - Published: 2/17/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
And Then There's You by StewLuv reviews
A misunderstanding makes the Cullens plan a cruel prank on unpopular Isabella Swan for vengeance. But as Edward takes on the challenge of seducing Bella he quickly discovers her dark world at home. Edward must now save the girl he was supposed to break.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 220,456 - Reviews: 3252 - Favs: 5,160 - Follows: 2,058 - Updated: 11/25/2011 - Published: 5/9/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
At Your Own Risk by xrxdanixrx reviews
Everyone at school knows the infamous, rebellious Bella Swan, even straight-laced Edward. But who is she really, apart from the rumors? Edward finds himself stumbling down a dark path trying to understand her. But in the end, will it be worth it? AH EPOV
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 33 - Words: 207,467 - Reviews: 2828 - Favs: 2,160 - Follows: 1,614 - Updated: 10/11/2011 - Published: 4/10/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Work in Progress by araeo reviews
AU/AH: Bella, Edward and the usual suspects are adults living in Seattle. They hit it off after a klutzy accident and E awakens B's ovaries, who never hesitate to voice their pervy opinion in B's head. Rated M for language and lemons.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 43 - Words: 281,655 - Reviews: 6557 - Favs: 5,937 - Follows: 3,546 - Updated: 7/1/2011 - Published: 2/18/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Paper CutOuts by twistedcoincidence reviews
Bella prefers the virtual to the actual, but feels herself being tugged from the safety of her online realm into the world of a rough edged Edward. This time she'll write her own story. Collab with astilbe13 AH/AU
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 34 - Words: 136,587 - Reviews: 10236 - Favs: 6,397 - Follows: 3,708 - Updated: 2/15/2011 - Published: 5/23/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
To Be Loved by xNimCee reviews
She wanted to be loved. He never wanted to love again. She found it in all the wrong places, and he had to bring her back. A story about an American hopeless romantic and an English bad boy trying to move on from his dark past. AH, very OOC, High School
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 47 - Words: 432,364 - Reviews: 3271 - Favs: 2,427 - Follows: 1,215 - Updated: 12/23/2010 - Published: 12/7/2009 - Edward, Bella - Complete
The King's Mistress by 2carm2carm2 reviews
In the age where men ruled the world, women were pawns in the vast game of chess that was the royal court. An intriguing and captivating tale of love, betrayal, lust and sex. "For, behold, the winter is past. The rain is over and gone."
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 43 - Words: 124,988 - Reviews: 2293 - Favs: 2,579 - Follows: 1,094 - Updated: 11/7/2010 - Published: 7/8/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Wedding Party by spanglemaker9 reviews
The perfect person appears at the worst possible moment, and one unforgettable encounter changes everything. AH
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 33 - Words: 192,619 - Reviews: 9493 - Favs: 6,703 - Follows: 3,771 - Updated: 11/3/2010 - Published: 4/1/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Retail Therapy by cosmogirl7481 reviews
Bella is successful and strong and has everything she thinks she wants in life. A chance meeting with a mysterious Edward one night, potentially changes everything she thought she knew and wanted. AU/AH/Slightly OOC. Rated M for language and lemons.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 41 - Words: 234,825 - Reviews: 5092 - Favs: 3,775 - Follows: 1,932 - Updated: 7/28/2010 - Published: 9/7/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Two Stepping by Jewels64 reviews
Bella is a reporter sent to interview Jasper, a champion horse trainer. She meets Edward who is a horse breeder and a British Duke. Sparks fly. HEA? Romance/humor/lemon. AU.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 53 - Words: 209,666 - Reviews: 2883 - Favs: 2,444 - Follows: 1,011 - Updated: 12/24/2009 - Published: 4/8/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Making Love Out Of Nothing At All by ashel-13 reviews
Edward thought of Bella as just a friend, but Bella always felt more.That was 3 years ago and now she's ready to make Edward Cullen fall in love with her and make this the best summer of her life. All Human OOC Lemons Gall-lore! WARNING: NC-17
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 77 - Words: 291,632 - Reviews: 11707 - Favs: 8,663 - Follows: 2,616 - Updated: 5/22/2009 - Published: 2/8/2008 - Edward, Bella - Complete
The Red Line by WinndSinger reviews
Edward is an exotic male dancer. Bella is a college student studying psychology and needs a subject to do her thesis on. Bella pays Edward to belong to her for 2 weeks so she can study him. Things soon get very interesting between them.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 40 - Words: 351,671 - Reviews: 19572 - Favs: 12,441 - Follows: 5,680 - Updated: 5/1/2009 - Published: 1/26/2009 - Edward, Bella