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Author has written 8 stories for Harry Potter.

V. 28. USA.

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In Every Universe is a series of unrelated Harry/Ginny AU fics, most of which are derived from prompts on Tumblr, and inspired by the following quote:

“And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.” -Kiersten White, The Chaos of Stars

COMPLETE:

  • In Every Universe: All in One Piece
  • In Every Universe: Because of a Microwave
  • In Every Universe: Begging For Tarts
  • In Every Universe: The Burrow Brew
  • The River Otter Wish
  • Twenty-Two Days
  • WORK(S) IN PROGRESS:

  • If They Lived
  • In Every Universe: Erased
  • REWORKING:

  • These Arms (may be renamed)
  • TROW
  • COMING SOON:

  • In Every Universe: Every Other Freckle Art Class AU (HP/GW)
  • Untitled Muggle One-Night Stand AU (HP/GW)
  • Untitled Babysitter/Nanny AU (HP/GW)
  • Untitled Royalty AU (HP/GW)
  • CURRENTLY OUTLINING:

  • TROW Sequel
  • Untitled Pirate AU (HP/GW, JP/LP)
  • Untitled Army AU (HP/GW)
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    Vis Insita by Caleb Nova reviews
    Every body persists in its state of being at rest or of moving uniformly straight forward, except insofar as it is compelled to change its state by force impressed. The seventh year sequel to That Terrifying Momentum.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 46 - Words: 427,388 - Reviews: 397 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 280 - Updated: 8/25 - Published: 9/5/2011 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] [Ron W., Hermione G.]
    ecchymosis by gryffindormischief reviews
    Prompt: "I needed a drink of water after my shower but I forgot that I opened the blinds to my balcony and you just saw me walk into my kitchen naked." Muggle AU
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 25,305 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 168 - Updated: 7/19 - Published: 11/3/2017 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
    The Fight Before Christmas by GhostOfBambi reviews
    The heartwarming Christmas tale of Lily Evans and James Potter - two plucky kids who hated one other, until the day they really, really didn't. AU.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 31,267 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 5/25 - Published: 12/9/2017 - James P., Lily Evans P. - Complete
    Too Close by scared of clouds reviews
    Five years after his defeat of Voldemort, Harry Potter is receiving death threats. Head Auror Christopher Vance needs to provide him with a protection detail, but given Potter's history of refusing to co-operate with the Ministry, who can he send? Harry/Ginny A/U. Cover art by Viria. Disclaimer: I do not own any part of Harry Potter.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 17 - Words: 99,191 - Reviews: 723 - Favs: 640 - Follows: 792 - Updated: 2/2 - Published: 5/25/2013 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
    The Aurors by FloreatCastellum reviews
    The last thing Harry Potter wants is to be lumped with a trainee Auror, especially one that idolises him. As he guides her through the realities of being an overworked Auror and tentatively settles into adult life with Ginny, a dark plot brews on the horizon... Winner of Mugglenet's Quicksilver Quill Awards 2016, Best Post-Hogwarts.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Crime/Suspense - Chapters: 22 - Words: 100,465 - Reviews: 531 - Favs: 921 - Follows: 628 - Updated: 12/29/2017 - Published: 2/28/2016 - Harry P., Ginny W., OC - Complete
    The Colour of Everything by FloreatCastellum reviews
    For Remus Lupin, the Order of the Phoenix offers thrilling adventure and a sense of purpose, but the bitter war with You-Know-Who may cost him more than he can imagine... A canon compliant account of Remus Lupin's life, from Hogwarts onwards. AUTHOR NOTE: ON LONG TERM HIATUS - please see my bio.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 47,718 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 8/1/2017 - Published: 11/26/2016
    Salmon Fishing in the Olympics by GhostOfBambi reviews
    Modern Era AU. When Lily Evans seeks assistance from James Potter to avoid the attentions of a suitor who just won't take no for an answer, she accidentally lands them both on the front page of every gossip magazine in Britain. She should have thought about that before pretending to be the girlfriend of a famous athlete.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,924 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 302 - Follows: 48 - Published: 7/27/2017 - James P., Lily Evans P. - Complete
    The Other Side of the Window by GhostOfBambi reviews
    After six years of bouncing from foster home to foster home, Lily Evans thinks she'll never find a real family until Fleamont and Euphemia Potter show up out of the blue. Just as unexpected is falling for their only son, who doesn't seem to know how to act around her. Modern era AU.
    Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,794 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 173 - Updated: 7/7/2017 - Published: 6/28/2017 - Sirius B., James P., Lily Evans P., Euphemia P.
    Filthy Animals by GhostOfBambi reviews
    Modern Era AU: James Potter is a talented young detective who's used to doing whatever he wants. When his new boss, DCI McGonagall, tires of his troublemaker ways, she hires her brilliant protégée, Lily Evans, to keep him under control. Now, if only Lily could control herself...
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 69,927 - Reviews: 286 - Favs: 208 - Follows: 287 - Updated: 7/6/2017 - Published: 4/26/2017 - James P., Lily Evans P.
    Gothic by Brennus reviews
    A bored Ginny Weasley finds her world turned upside down when a handsome and mysterious young wizard with a dark reputation offers her a job. Together, they seek a lost treasure and battle monsters while she learns many new things about herself.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 67,647 - Reviews: 292 - Favs: 674 - Follows: 449 - Updated: 6/24/2016 - Published: 4/30/2016 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] - Complete
    Aunt Marge's Even Bigger Mistake by FloreatCastellum reviews
    Ginny persuades Harry to attend Dudley's wedding. Unfortunately, both of them forgot that Aunt Marge would also be attending. Winner of Mugglenet's Quicksilver Quill Awards 2016, Best General (One-shot).
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,875 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 750 - Follows: 165 - Published: 6/5/2016 - Harry P., Ginny W., Vernon D., Marge D. - Complete
    Faintest, Slimmest, Wildest Chance by keeptheotherone reviews
    Although Harry and Ginny both survived the war, each bears scars from their year apart. The end of a war and the death of a brother don't make for an easy romance, but as long as there is the faintest, slimmest, wildest chance... The Weasleys gained and lost a member in one night. Will they ever be whole again? Best Romance and Best Drama/Angst in the 2014 HP Fanfic Fan Poll Awards
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 42 - Words: 132,581 - Reviews: 1091 - Favs: 1,208 - Follows: 689 - Updated: 3/2/2016 - Published: 10/22/2013 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] Bill W., Charlie W. - Complete
    Bloody Shangrila by dorcasdeadowes reviews
    "The way she babbled on about the place made it seem like some sort of promise land, but James knew full well that is was nothing of the sort. Sowsworth was a wasteland that comprised of seven shops, a pub, and the incredibly bored shadows of lonely people. It was not bloody Shangri-la." AU.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 26 - Words: 132,914 - Reviews: 653 - Favs: 611 - Follows: 666 - Updated: 10/14/2015 - Published: 6/10/2012 - James P., Lily Evans P. - Complete
    If We Only Die Once by Apalapucian reviews
    Prompt: Lily gets flak for dating James and gets sucked in to the belief that he's better off without her. She tells him she doesn't love him anymore, and after a while, she manages to make him believe the lie.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 41,663 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 9/11/2015 - Published: 6/30/2014 - James P., Lily Evans P.
    The Best Laid Plans by Glisseo reviews
    ... well, you know how the saying goes. Harry plans a surprise proposal - but he might be the one getting surprised ...
    Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,543 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/16/2015 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
    Key Limes by cgner reviews
    In which Academy Award winner Lily Evans discovers the periphery of internet fandom and the existence of Prince James's gold star system.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 24,695 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 770 - Follows: 124 - Published: 9/29/2014 - [James P., Lily Evans P.] - Complete
    Misbehavior Number 101 by keeptheotherone reviews
    When James's misbehavior continues despite detentions, losing house points, and even a Howler from home, a desperate Ginny decides the only thing left is to join him at Hogwarts. The conflict between mother and son creates a comedy of errors as James learns to handle fame by default and Ginny discovers Hogwarts isn't any easier the second time around.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 47,447 - Reviews: 253 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 9/15/2013 - Published: 6/5/2013 - James S. P., Ginny W. - Complete
    The Life and Times by Jewels5 reviews
    She was dramatic. He was dynamic. She was precise. He was impulsive. He was James, and she was Lily, and one day they shared a kiss, but before that they shared many arguments, for he was cocky, and she was sweet, and matters of the heart require time.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 613,762 - Reviews: 11445 - Favs: 10,603 - Follows: 9,236 - Updated: 8/30/2013 - Published: 7/8/2009 - James P., Lily Evans P.
    Commentarius by B.C Daily reviews
    Lily has always considered herself ordinary. But as she enters her 7th year, things start changing and Lily starts going a bit mad. Suddenly, she's Head Girl, her mates are acting strangely, and there's a new James Potter she can't seem to get rid of. PRE-HBP
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 32 - Words: 739,666 - Reviews: 3481 - Favs: 4,822 - Follows: 4,276 - Updated: 8/20/2013 - Published: 1/3/2007 - James P., Lily Evans P.
    Boyfriend by Molly Raesly reviews
    Potter was going to say that he wasn't my boyfriend. I couldn't let him do that. For the love of Merlin, I could not let him do that. I had to stop him. He couldn't tell her the truth. So I did the only conceivable thing I could think of. I kissed him.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 136,472 - Reviews: 2605 - Favs: 5,723 - Follows: 1,369 - Updated: 12/29/2010 - Published: 11/30/2009 - Lily Evans P., James P. - Complete
    Precipice by Zia Montrose reviews
    James Potter well remembers the telling off he received from Lily Evans during OWLs. A year later, a different incident casts him and his friends in a nobler light.
    Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 26,115 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 12/23/2010 - Published: 11/2/2009 - James P., Lily Evans P. - Complete
    The Wendell That Wasn't by opalish reviews
    The true story of how Harry and Ginny's kids got their names. Really, it's all Snape's fault. Crackfic oneshot.
    Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,814 - Reviews: 519 - Favs: 3,061 - Follows: 383 - Published: 7/15/2008 - Ginny W., Harry P. - Complete
    In the Words of Ginevra Molly Potter by thejealousone reviews
    The Autobiography of Ginny Weasley. Her point of view from book one to book seven and beyond, complete with missing moments and everything. Over 800 reviews and nearly 130,000 hits! Written before December 1, 2007. Last Updated August 16, 2008.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 206,370 - Reviews: 1072 - Favs: 1,520 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 4/25/2008 - Published: 8/16/2007 - Ginny W., Harry P. - Complete
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    In Every Universe: Erased reviews
    "Ginny should have known that the day she crossed paths with Harry again, her world would turn completely on its head. Maybe if she'd known it was coming, if she'd been mentally prepared, then this mystifying run-in wouldn't have revealed her to be such a fucking madwoman. As it was, he had just thrown her out of a pub, so there was that." Amnesia AU
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,083 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 8/11 - Published: 4/9 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] [Hermione G., Ron W.]
    In Every Universe: Because of a Microwave reviews
    Excerpt: "At noon Monday through Thursday, they could both be found in the dining hall. So far, they'd traded a few polite smiles, every variation of a salutation, and perhaps a couple of 'excuse me's at the beat-up microwave in the far corner of the room. But yesterday was different." Dining Hall/Muggle AU.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,165 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/12/2017 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] - Complete
    In Every Universe: The Burrow Brew reviews
    He stops at the same café every morning before work, picks up a chocolate éclair, and leaves without coffee. But that changes the day the newest employee at The Burrow Brew throws him the most brilliant smile.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,915 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 18 - Published: 8/10/2017 - Complete
    Twenty-Two Days reviews
    "While he bumbles about, making a beautiful fool of himself, Ginny feels sick all the time. She catches him with a faraway look in his eye one dismal afternoon in the common room, and her stomach twists itself so tightly she can scarcely move, because she knows who he is thinking of, day dreaming of, and it is not her." One missing moment for each sunlit day together.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,519 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 12/17/2016 - Published: 8/6/2016 - [Ginny W., Harry P.] - Complete
    If They Lived reviews
    10 unrelated drabbles of Harry's life if his parents had lived. Rated M for language and sexual situations.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,582 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 239 - Updated: 6/5/2016 - Published: 2/28/2015 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] [James P., Lily Evans P.]
    In Every Universe: All in One Piece reviews
    'This was lightness. This was love. This was right.' After spending a moment alone with Harry during her eldest brother's wedding, Ginny finds herself pregnant and must forgo her education for hiding. One-shot AU, set during DH.
    Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,798 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 25 - Published: 7/14/2015 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] - Complete
    In Every Universe: Begging For Tarts reviews
    'Her whole face flared like fire, but she could not tear her gaze away from his, even if she tried. Was she really doing this? Was she honestly flirting back with a stranger she'd just met at the bloody bakery' One-shot Muggle/bakery AU. Harry/Ginny. For hpshipweeks on Tumblr, 2015.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,202 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 19 - Published: 6/14/2015 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] - Complete
    The River Otter Wish reviews
    While in the waters of the River Otter, Ginny makes a wish that is misinterpreted by an unlikely foe. Will she be able to save herself, or will she, once again, have to rely on the boy who'd rescued her once before? Post-OotP, Mermaid AU (following canon as much as possible).
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,290 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 7/31/2014 - [Harry P., Ginny W.] - Complete