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Joined 03-31-08, id: 1539618, Profile Updated: 04-10-12
Author has written 25 stories for Ashes to Ashes, Life on Mars, Misc. Tv Shows, Silent Witness, Frankie, and Pride and Prejudice.

Just looked at my profile and realised I hadn't updated it since I published my first fic, which was years ago now.

I began writing fanfic when I fell in love with Gene Hunt and Alex Drake at the end of the first series of Ashes to Ashes. Writing helped bridge the gaps between the series and was a way of working through my Ashes obsession. But then the ending wasn't exactly what I'd hoped. To tell the truth, it just about broke my heart. It put me off reading, and writing, for a long time.

I can't imagine shipping anyone now the way I fell for the Gene and Alex story. But every now and then a pairing catches my eye and I toy with the idea of putting pen to paper again. Who knows.

Thanks for reading.

Lou

A New Year by clownish reviews
Alex rings in 1982 with the team. Alex/Gene. M for a significant amount of smut. ADULT CONTENT.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 60 - Words: 209,038 - Reviews: 566 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 12/22/2008 - Published: 4/23/2008 - Complete
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This present understanding reviews
A short look at how Elizabeth and Darcy continued their conversation after the second proposal, in the world of the 2005 film. Entirely fluffy.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,053 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/29/2013 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
First kiss
Teeny tiny thought about Frankie and Andy's first kiss.
Frankie - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 160 - Published: 6/27/2013 - Complete
As long as you're sure reviews
Little Nikki/Harry scene. Nikki's sure she would know if a friend was hoping for more. Harry has his doubts.
Silent Witness - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 547 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/1/2012 - Complete
The Sound Of My Soul reviews
A short smutty fic prompted by the trailers for Episode 7 of Series 3. What did happen after Gene and Alex's dinner date?
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,340 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/10/2010 - Complete
Home is where half the heart is reviews
Based on a sentence in the Series 3 press-pack - don't read if you're not spoiled. Alex is recovered from her coma and still trying to find her way home. But what is Gene's role in her 80s existence? Very Gene/Alex.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,635 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/17/2010 - Published: 3/15/2010 - Complete
The Thick of It: Unwound reviews
Malcolm Tucker's had a busy day and needs to find a way to relax. One-shot, pretty much PWP. Mature content.
Misc. Tv Shows - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,169 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 11/2/2009 - Complete
Starting Over reviews
My take on how Gene and Alex might rebuild their relationship in series 3. Final chapter now up - I hope you enjoy. Please R&R.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,327 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 10/28/2009 - Published: 6/10/2009 - Complete
If you love somebody reviews
What is Gene thinking? Has he changed his mind about Alex? Or is there something else going on? Rated M for mature content.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,943 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/22/2009 - Complete
Queen of the manor reviews
On a trip back home, a face from the past stirs up uncomfortable emotions for Gene. He doesn't want to want her, but if he can't have his true desire, is there anything wrong with accepting second best?
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,916 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/8/2009 - Complete
Losing it, finding it reviews
Found yourself just a teeny bit disappointed about the lack of Gene/Alex action in ep 3 of series 2? Hankering back to the sultry looks and unfulfilled longing of ep 2? Then this just might be for you. Please R&R
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,972 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/5/2009 - Complete
Three's a crowd reviews
Gene and Alex don't know what they want. Can a face from the past help out? Now with added epilogue.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,980 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 4/19/2009 - Published: 4/4/2009 - Complete
All shook up reviews
A journey through Gene and Alex's relationship. Some angst, some smut, no plot. Hope you enjoy it - please review and let me know.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,159 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/3/2009 - Complete
Turning the tables reviews
Alex thinks she's helping Shaz out, but who's really going to be the winner? Galex smut.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,835 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/14/2009 - Complete
First date reviews
Gene's finally heading out for the night he's been dreaming of.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 843 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/12/2009 - Complete
Parallel lines reviews
Gene and Alex investigate a murder and learn about each other in the process. Rated M for explict material. NOW COMPLETE
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,823 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 12/31/2008 - Published: 11/29/2008 - Complete
Second chances reviews
Alex finally learns the truth, and gets the chance to have it all. One-shot.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,416 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/19/2008 - Complete
Long Way Home reviews
It's a bleak and desolate place inside Alex's head after the death of her parents. She thinks she's found the key to going home but she can't do it without Gene. SOME DARK AND MATURE SUBJECT MATTER. One-shot.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,399 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 7 - Published: 11/14/2008 - Complete
Insubordination final chapter reviews
Just a note to let you know I have now posted the final chapter of Insubordination but have moved the story to the new Ashes to Ashes section.
Life on Mars - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/2/2008 - Complete
Insubordination reviews
Alex puts herself at risk and Gene can't take it anymore. FINAL CHAPTER NOW PUBLISHED. Let me know what you think.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 30,208 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 11/2/2008 - Published: 7/20/2008 - Complete
Alex works it out reviews
Galex fluff. When will Alex finally work out what everyone else already knows? One-shot.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,832 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/10/2008 - Complete
Going home reviews
Why is Gene giving Alex the cold shoulder? How will Alex get home again? And does she really want to go? FINAL CHAPTER NOW POSTED. Gene/Alex, please R&R
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,889 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 6/11/2008 - Published: 5/12/2008
Starters, mains, pudding and cheese reviews
Alex and Gene share dinner on what Alex thinks will be her last night in 1981. But what is really going through their minds? Little one-shot. Please R R.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,420 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/28/2008 - Complete
It's all about timing, this life reviews
Let's be honest, not much in the way of plot here, just the early morning musings of our A2A hero and heroine. Mature content.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,325 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/20/2008 - Complete
Undercover reviews
Another routine operation for Gene and Alex - but will the conclusion bring them together or drive them apart?
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,801 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 4/18/2008 - Published: 4/13/2008 - Complete
It's going to be alright reviews
Set immediately at the end of Ep 8, Gene/Alex. This is my first fanfic - please review but be gentle!
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,470 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/2/2008 - Complete