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Joined 05-09-08, id: 1571860, Profile Updated: 11-28-13
Author has written 45 stories for Sherlock Holmes, Life on Mars, Doctor Who, Phantom of the Opera, and Sarah Jane Adventures.

I'm English, in my mid-thirties, and have been writing for almost as long as I can remember. Serving my fanfic apprenticeship with Doctor Who and then Hornblower, I have been publishing stories online for over ten years. My main fandom was Sherlock Holmes (the characterisation in my fics is based on Jeremy Brett and David Burke/Edward Hardwicke in the wonderful Granada series), but the Great Detective has in the last couple of years found himself superceded by the Phantom of the Opera after I saw the stage show and was completely blown away. My Phantom is a mixture of those I have been lucky enough to see live (John Owen-Jones, Peter Joback and Marcus Lovett), with a dash of Michael Crawford and a tiny pinch of Leroux.

You won't find smut or slash in my fics; I hope to tell an interesting story to the best of my ability.

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You can now find me on Tumblr!

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221B by KCS reviews
CHALLENGE: Write a ficlet of exactly 221 words, the last word of which must start with the letter 'B'. 168 - Sherlock Holmes is a man of many talents, not the least of which is an indirect way of showing respect and gratitude.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 168 - Words: 44,174 - Reviews: 1575 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 7/21/2009 - Published: 3/28/2008
Stealth Tactics by KCS reviews
As promised, my entry into PGF's 'First-time-injury' challenge. Hopefully not just another of your normal h/c stories, but you be the judge.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,086 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/17/2008 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
The Adventure of Ex President Murillo's Papers by Westron Wynde reviews
When Sherlock Holmes falls dangerously ill, Dr Watson is forced to assume the mantle of detective on behalf of his friend, only to find himself in deeper waters than he had ever imagined... COMPLETE!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 45,908 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/8/2008 - Published: 4/10/2008 - Complete
The Case of the Reluctant Tenant by Westron Wynde reviews
In the immediate aftermath of Watson's marriage, Sherlock Holmes finds himself investigating a case that strikes a little too close to home. From Holmes' POV. COMPLETE!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 13,087 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 5/12/2008 - Published: 4/3/2008 - Complete
Broken and Buried by KCS reviews
A backstory to Granada's DEVI. What happened to cause not only an enforced holiday for Holmes, but also what influence could be strong enough to enable him to finally bury the drug forever on the sands of the Cornish coast? Now complete.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,438 - Reviews: 209 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 4/29/2008 - Published: 4/10/2008 - Complete
The Case of the Adventure without a Title by Westron Wynde reviews
The title, Watson, that should set the scene immediately, said Holmes, which is all very well if one can think of something that is both appropriate and inoffensive, but the facts of this case proved to be neither. A silly & slightly cheeky one-shot!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,461 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/23/2008 - Complete
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Happy New Year reviews
Takes place a few months after the end of The Garish Light of Day. The turn of another year promts Erik to contemplate his lot.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,966 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/31/2013 - Erik, Christine - Complete
The Hand of Fate reviews
Green Baize Door Universe. An attack in an alley behind the Opera House marks the start of an unconventional friendship.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,006 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 12/26/2013 - Published: 11/28/2013 - Erik, Madame Giry - Complete
The Ghost At The Feast reviews
Christmas is a time for goodwill to all men, and in the view of certain members of the Opera Populaire's company, that includes the Phantom.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,678 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/22/2013 - Erik, Christine, Meg Giry, Madame Giry - Complete
The Garish Light of Day reviews
Sequel to Beyond the Green Baize Door. Erik tries to adjust to an existence in the daylight, dealing with the women in his life and the world above ground. #73. New light through old windows.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 73 - Words: 244,084 - Reviews: 457 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 11/7/2013 - Published: 6/21/2012 - Erik, Christine, Madame Giry, Meg Giry - Complete
Mistletoe Kisses reviews
There's mistletoe in Christine's dressing room. Unfortunately, she has no idea how it got there...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,998 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/16/2012 - Erik, Christine - Complete
The Enchanted Violin reviews
Christine wants to keep a vigil at her father's grave. Erik isn't so sure. Something spooky for Halloween, Green Baize Door Universe.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,130 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Erik, Christine - Complete
Beyond the Green Baize Door reviews
Tales from the Opera Populaire. Events may not have transpired as you remember; vignettes, missing scenes and retellings. #44: Epilogue. Where do we go from here?
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 44 - Words: 82,960 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 6/14/2012 - Published: 8/16/2011 - Erik, Christine - Complete
The BFF of the Opera reviews
Erik and Raoul friends? It could happen... Some complete silliness to follow A Change Is As Good As A Rest.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,211 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 12 - Published: 5/28/2012 - Erik, Raoul - Complete
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas reviews
Christine is determined to bring the festive season to the house beyond the lake.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,509 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/19/2011 - Christine, Erik - Complete
A Change Is As Good As A Rest reviews
When you've been doing the same thing every night for a quarter of a century, something has to give...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,258 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/14/2011 - Erik, Christine - Complete
Here Comes The Rain Again reviews
Trapped by the weather, Christine visits Erik and finds that rain isn't so bad after all.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,873 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/28/2011 - Erik, Christine - Complete
Turnabout is Fair Play reviews
Christine gets her own back.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 749 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 18 - Published: 7/9/2011 - Christine, Erik - Complete
On the Roof of the Opera Populaire reviews
A soprano, an Opera Ghost, and several glasses of doctored punch.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,067 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/20/2011 - Christine, Erik - Complete
Encounters with an Opera Ghost reviews
The Doctor and Amy have ended up in Erik's lair, and the Doctor has been there before...
Crossover - Doctor Who & Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,424 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/19/2011 - 11th Doctor, Erik - Complete
Jottings from a Doctor's Journal reviews
The incidents and conversations that Watson doesn't include in his accounts.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 36 - Words: 39,841 - Reviews: 304 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 2/10/2011 - Published: 1/31/2009
The Sussex Carol reviews
Watson travels to Sussex to join Holmes for his first Christmas in retirement.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,932 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 11 - Published: 12/12/2010 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
Something Wicked This Way Comes? reviews
An investigation results in a graveyard vigil on the 31st of October.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,588 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/31/2010 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
The Black Dog reviews
April, 1887: Watson hurries to France, where Holmes lies ill in the Hotel Dulong. Can the doctor help his friend back from the edge of despair?
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,076 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/26/2010 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
The Hand of Friendship reviews
Watson may be married now but he has not abandoned his friend. Holmes discovers he does not have to battle the black dog alone.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,240 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/7/2010 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
In A Tight Spot reviews
Caught out by a criminal, Watson discovers that even the great detective is afraid of something...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,681 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/11/2010 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
A Winter's Tale reviews
London is shivering under heavy snow, but some are more careful than others when venturing into the cold...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,224 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/7/2010 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
The Best Laid Plans reviews
Christmas plans aft gang a gley, particularly when one's family is involved...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,085 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 12/19/2009 - Published: 12/16/2009 - Complete
Christmas With Old Friends At Home reviews
A request to appear in a Christmas concert results in more than a little confusion for Watson...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,389 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 7 - Published: 12/11/2009 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
Lost Souls reviews
Staying at a tiny country inn, Holmes and Watson discover that not every guest is invited...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,587 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/31/2009 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
Over the Edge reviews
An accident, or sabotage? The aftermath of a case gone wrong...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,719 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/21/2009 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
Thank You For The Music reviews
The beginning of the end may not be as sad as one imagines...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,674 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 6 - Published: 8/1/2009 - Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson - Complete
Beside the Seaside, Beside the Sea reviews
Holmes and Watson, finishing up a case at the seaside, gain some unexpected company...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,614 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/6/2009 - Complete
The Inheritance of Barnabus Aloysius Peabody reviews
Holmes is rescued from boredom by a summons from his cousin Cressida. The assignment, however, is not quite what he expected, and Watson discovers just how eccentric the Holmes family can be...COMPLETE!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Mystery/Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,694 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/31/2009 - Published: 5/5/2009 - Complete
A Single Step reviews
In Cornwall, the case of the Tregennis family is solved, but Watson has some suspicions and Holmes makes a confession...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,356 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/13/2009 - Complete
To Offer Solace reviews
The world is changing. Watson knows it, and tries to comfort his friend.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,360 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Published: 1/19/2009 - Complete
Strange Bedfellows reviews
A temporal leak at Bannerman Road results in a strange encounter in Sarah Jane's attic.
Crossover - Sherlock Holmes & Sarah Jane Adventures - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,150 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/5/2009 - Complete
The Puzzle Box reviews
A strange bequest from a relative gives Holmes just what he wants for Christmas - a puzzle to solve...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,934 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/20/2008 - Published: 12/16/2008 - Complete
Trains and Winter Rain reviews
Returning from a pre-Christmas case, Watson is reminded of a similar journey in the spring of 1891...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,273 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/11/2008 - Complete
Without A Clue reviews
Work or play, it's always a mistake to take on Sherlock Holmes...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 597 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/23/2008 - Complete
By The Pricking Of My Thumbs reviews
An investigation in an abandoned tower on the 31st of October...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,336 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/30/2008 - Complete
Art In The Blood reviews
Watson discovers information about Holmes's family from an unexpected source...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,634 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/29/2008 - Complete
The Weeping Waxwork reviews
A case brought by the director of a famous waxworks may be just the distraction a bored and depressed Holmes is looking for... COMPLETE!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 7 - Words: 19,961 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/7/2008 - Published: 9/20/2008 - Complete
A Moment of Being reviews
Holmes revels in his disguises. Watson wonders exactly who his friend really is...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 961 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/29/2008 - Complete
Cold Comfort reviews
A sick Holmes is always a trying case for Watson...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,891 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/16/2008 - Complete
A Cause For Complaint reviews
Even Holmes has to deal with unsatisfied clients...
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,151 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/10/2008 - Complete
Jack In The Green reviews
Late April, 1897. At the invitation of Watson's cousin, Holmes and Watson travel to the Oxfordshire village of Hope Barton. But does Molly Foster have an ulterior motive in asking them there? COMPLETE!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 10 - Words: 30,741 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 7/6/2008 - Published: 6/20/2008 - Complete
First Blood reviews
Watson discovers that Holmes's created profession carries with it a very real danger. Belated entry to PGF's first time injury challenge.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,928 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/2/2008 - Complete
I'm Not reviews
Watson is many things, but principally a doctor of medicine. Trouble is, he sometimes has to remind Holmes of that fact... Chewing Gum's meme!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 2,725 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 6/4/2008 - Published: 5/22/2008
Take The Long Way Home reviews
A2A. Crossover with Doctor Who. Alex thinks she's found the way home at last...
Life on Mars - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,562 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/30/2008 - Complete
The Hand of Seth reviews
Late February, 1897. A family curse and a detective who refuses to admit he is ill cause concern for Watson...COMPLETE!
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 44,864 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 5/29/2008 - Published: 5/12/2008 - Complete