Solo Lady
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Joined 06-25-09, id: 1983273, Profile Updated: 04-09-12
Author has written 4 stories for Ashes to Ashes.

Hello --

Well, this has been a rather stressful year. I've been dealing with the loss of someone very close. Although it was a few months ago, I know that it's affected me on many levels. So that's the main reason my writing has been sporadic. I've felt as though I couldn't really settle to anything. However, I am feeling more confident that I can return to more happy things in my life.

And for anyone who doesn't know, I'm Solo Lady, and that pen name has nothing to do with either Star Wars. It has entirely different meanings for me, including the fact that I'm happily single.

In the past, I wrote a lot of fanfic; but it's been a long dry spell and I'm a bit out of practice. But Ashes to Ashes has changed all that. Gene Hunt just does it for me. Loved him from the moment he offered the old lady some pink wafers in the Life on Mars first episode. And I especially love that he's met his match in Alex Drake. They're perfect for each other.

I love reading the Ashes to Ashes stories posted on FF.net and I'm way behind on reviews.

Other favorite shows include Castle, Grimm, Once Upon a Time, Flashpoint, The Simpsons, Leverage. I also watch Downton Abbey, The Big Bang Theory, Doctor Who, Hot in Cleveland, Happily Divorced, Ringer, Awake, New Tricks. Yes, I watch way too much TV.

My favorite books are mysteries, with Rhys Bowen being my favorite author (love her Royal Spyness series). I also read Lee Child, Donna Andrews, and Jasper Fforde. And I love Harry Potter! Severus Snape is my favorite character.

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The Beginning of an Era by theHuntgoeson reviews
Sequel to "The Return". Alex is back at Fenchurch East, and she, Gene, and new arrival DI Jason Collins assemble a new team and set out on more adventures. But Jason has travelled back to 1983 with a few issues of his own...
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 157,116 - Reviews: 171 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 5/26 - Published: 12/29/2010
A Conspiracy of Concern by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
Cranford fanfiction inspired by the 2007 BBC series and more specifically the wonderful chemistry between Mr. Carter and Miss Galindo. This multi-chapter Victorian tale is decidedly AU but draws from the series and Mrs. Gaskell, and advances several romantic pairings. The long-promised new chapter is up.
Cranford - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 41 - Words: 190,100 - Reviews: 246 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 12/11/2013 - Published: 11/15/2008 - Edmund C., Laurentia G., Dr. J. Marshland, Mary S.
Much Ado About Fenchurch East by theHuntgoeson reviews
Inspired by Shakespeare's immortal comedy. While the team plot to bring Gene and Alex together, an enemy plans to drive Chris and Shaz apart. AU, set between Series 3 Episodes 3 and 4.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 24,467 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 2/11/2013 - Published: 7/19/2011 - Complete
Daisy's Dare: A Story for Christmas by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
A fly-on-the-wall view of Christmas downstairs in the prewar days, which means it's set early in series one and contains no spoilers of any kind. Written in response to the 2011 (yes, 2011) Mistletoe Challenge. Rated T for Awkward Subjects and Inadvisable Behavior. Daisy has a special Christmas wish, and the chance to make it come true. What could possibly go wrong? NOW COMPLETE.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,562 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/3/2013 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Daisy, Mrs Patmore, E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
As We That Are Left Grow Old by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
An imagined vignette from childhood: It is Remembrance Day, and Alex Price and her godfather take a journey they've made many times before. Only this time something has changed. Complete.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K - English - Angst/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,589 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Published: 11/13/2012 - Evan W., A. Drake - Complete
What I Love About You by Winter-Rae reviews
There are lots of things that men love about women and lots of things that women love about men. These are some of the few things that Monroe and Rosalee love about one another. Monroe/Rosalee.
Grimm - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,414 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 9 - Published: 9/10/2012 - Monroe, Rosalee C.
My Heart Beguiled by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
Bransonfic written in response to Batwings79's 2012 Downton Abbey St. Paddy's Day Challenge. A heart-to-heart talk between Tom and Sybil ends in tears...or at least with him seeking comfort by precisely the wrong means, and in precisely the wrong company. NOW COMPLETE.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,775 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 5/28/2012 - T. Branson, Sybil C., E. Hughes - Complete
The Heart of a Lion by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
A Gene Hunt story, set years after the finale of A2A: The guv can't remember why he's in this place, or how he got here. But he sees reminders everywhere of the copper he couldn't save and the woman he had to let go...and has never forgotten, end of. NOW COMPLETE.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 34,542 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 3/18/2012 - Published: 11/6/2010 - G. Hunt, Viv J., A. Drake - Complete
Rumours of Angels by Siggy reviews
*Complete* After the events of series 2 Gene is on the run and Alex is in a coma. Can they ever get back their connection or will malign forces continue to drive them apart? Keats is determined to bring someone down - but who? Loosely based on Series 3.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 178,893 - Reviews: 499 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 10/9/2011 - Published: 6/16/2010 - Complete
Cover Me by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
Life on Mars one-shot, set late in series 2. Sam and Annie. Bit of Gene, touch of Nelson. What happens when you mix '60s and '70s music, alcohol, and memories. Because sometimes the original version of your life isn't the best one after all. Complete.
Life on Mars - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,691 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/13/2011 - Sam T., Annie C., Gene H., Nelson - Complete
Burning Inside by theHuntgoeson reviews
Songfic to "Estuans Interius" from Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana". Post-S3 Ep8, some angsty ruminations for Gene. *Winner* of XTimeGirlX's Shuffle Competition 2011.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,959 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/11/2011 - Complete
The Holly and the Ivy by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
Cranford fanfiction, based on episode 3, involving the intertwined fates of Harry Gregson, Mr. Carter, and Lady Ludlow. Christmas in Cranford in the Year of Our Lord 1842: a time of joy but also of loneliness...and perhaps a miracle or two. Complete.
Cranford - Rated: K - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,519 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/2/2011 - Published: 12/8/2009 - Edmund C., Harry G., Lady Ludlow, Sir C. Maulver - Complete
Jingle All the Freakin' Way by TracyT reviews
Castle tries to get Kate into the Christmas Spirit
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,854 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/14/2010 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
You Want Romance? I Can Give You Romance by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
A2A one-shot. Spoilers for Series 3 and the film High Noon. Another night in the Railway Arms, and Alex is still trying to figure things out. You can tell a lot about a man by his taste in movies...can't you? Truth on screen. Complete.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,554 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/10/2010 - A. Drake, S. Granger - Complete
A Couple of Desperate Cases by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
A2A one-shot, set after series 3, episode 8. One night in the Railway Arms, where memories still haunt a punter or two, and so does music, only this time it's not Ray Carling's patented version of "Danny Boy." Complete.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,589 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/5/2010 - A. Drake - Complete
Memory by theHuntgoeson reviews
Post-S3 Ep8. Many years have passed, and Gene has forgotten everything - until a visit to a long-abandoned flat sends him on a quest to rediscover his unremembered past.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,500 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 7/12/2010 - Published: 6/26/2010 - Complete
The Waldo Tryst by TracyT reviews
Kate and Castle come to an arrangement. Post Deadly Game Caskett fantasy.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,671 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/27/2010 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Alone by Siggy reviews
Post S3 Ep8 story for Alex and Gene. Gene spends time brooding in the dark until his new boss comes to call. What's so important about a red scarf and the reappearance of an Italian trattoria...
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,588 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/6/2010 - Complete
The Return by theHuntgoeson reviews
S3 EP8 SPOILERS! My idea for what happens AFTER the end. The only way for me to start trying to cope with the ending of Series 3 was to write this.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,839 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/23/2010 - Complete
One More for the Road by Siggy reviews
SPOILERS FOR EPISODE 8, SERIES 3. A one off alternative conclusion to Ashes to Ashes. Nelson doesn't like his customers being unhappy - can he help one unhappy lady sitting in the saloon bar?
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,153 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/22/2010 - Complete
A Lot of That Going Around by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
Three-course GALEX meal, whipped up after episode 2, series 3, and spiced with adult themes, garnished with a dollop of angst. Contains absolutely no Keats, nothing post-E2. Alex has a date at the Tate, but just what is Gene playing at? AU. Complete.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,604 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 5/18/2010 - Published: 5/1/2010 - G. Hunt, A. Drake - Complete
My Heart Will Go On by theHuntgoeson reviews
SPOILERS FOR SERIES 3. Songfic based on the "Titanic" theme. Alex returns to 2008 and faces a lonely future, sustained by her memories and dreams.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,246 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/17/2010 - Complete
God Blessed Them, Every One by theHuntgoeson reviews
Sequel to "Operation Christmas Carol". Gene Hunt has a year in which to confound Martin Summers's terrible predictions of what will happen next Christmas. How will he fare?
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 69,853 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 5/8/2010 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Complete
The Love Potion by theHuntgoeson reviews
S3 EP1 SPOILER! Luigi has a cunning plan to help Chris and Shaz, but when it backfires, Alex has to step in. Total fluff. Chris/Shaz and Galex, of course.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,342 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/1/2010 - Published: 3/26/2010 - Complete
One You Haven't Seen Yet by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
GALEX one-shot, set early in season 2. Or is it late in season 1? Anyway, fluff, humor, angst, and UST, all inspired by my love of old movies and fondness for the A2A characters. Mild spoilers for several classic films. Complete.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,383 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/28/2010 - A. Drake, G. Hunt - Complete
Rage Against Time by Siggy reviews
Sequel to Rage of Angels. Tragic events threaten to tear Gene and Alex apart forever as one shock follows another and they find themselves in a race against time to try and stop history repeating itself. NOW COMPLETE
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 116,848 - Reviews: 426 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 3/28/2010 - Published: 8/13/2009 - Complete
Winged Cupid Painted Blind by Katie Duggan's Niece reviews
Cranford fanfiction based on the 2007 BBC series. Mrs. Clara Smith has a heart-to-heart talk with her stepdaughter, Mary, about womanly allure and the science of spectacles. Complete.
Cranford - Rated: K - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,154 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/22/2010 - Mary S., Clara S. - Complete
Operation Christmas Carol by theHuntgoeson reviews
Christmas 1983: Lonely and embittered, Gene Hunt has forgotten the meaning of Christmas - until a ghost from the past tells him that he will be visited by three spirits who will show him the error of his ways...
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,994 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 12/31/2009 - Published: 11/28/2009 - Complete
A Life Worth Living by Siggy reviews
It's Christmas Eve and Gene is not a very happy man. As he staggers home he bumps into someone who is determined to make Gene see the error of his ways. A Christmas story with Gene, Alex, CID and..Santa. Spoilers for Ep 8. COMPLETE
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,973 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 12/24/2009 - Published: 12/6/2009 - Complete
Gunshot by theHuntgoeson reviews
Post-Series 2 Episode 8. The very different consequences of the fateful gunshot for Gene and for Alex. Loads of angst, Galex eventually.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 45,735 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 11/22/2009 - Published: 9/22/2009 - Complete
The Other Tape by Beckles1987 reviews
What if Gene found another of Alex's tapes?
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,482 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/16/2009 - Complete
Starting Over by louella 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: 44 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 10/28/2009 - Published: 6/10/2009 - Complete
Jenette by rantandrumour reviews
Jenette's POV on the whole Operation Rose affair. Prequel and partner story to Blame, partner to Aftermath, and prequel to Consequences. T for Gene-ness and some language.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 7,820 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 9/17/2009 - Published: 9/2/2009 - Complete
Because She Wasn't by Mage of the Heart reviews
Because it wasn’t her he wanted... Because it was brown hair, not blonde, that he wanted wrapped around his fingers... Because in every way it could be, it was wrong... Because she wasn’t Alex. Rated T
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,297 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/27/2009 - Complete
Hallelujah by Mage of the Heart reviews
“I’m suddenly a devout follower of Christianity,” he growled, pulling her flush against him, eyes dancing wickedly, “and I believe, as a newly formed Man of the Cloth, there’s an altar I’m meant to be worshipping at...” Possibly offensive smut- RATED M.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,937 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 18 - Published: 7/5/2009 - Complete
Reflections by TracyT reviews
James Watson reflects on his life and his connection to Will.
Sanctuary - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,303 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/5/2009 - James W. - Complete
Random Acts by EastAnglia reviews
Alex, Gene, a random act and its aftermath. WARNING: CONTAINS NON-CONSENSUAL THEMES!
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,378 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 6/24/2009 - Published: 5/22/2009
The Halo Effect by Mage of the Heart reviews
Alex mentions a psychological theory that secretly interests Gene, so he sets out to see how valid it is. Rated for language. T.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,603 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Complete
Gene and The Frog by grainweevil reviews
A peek into Gene Hunt's childhood. Inspired by a comment in ep 2x01 of Ashes, but no actual spoilers.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,277 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 11 - Published: 6/18/2009 - Complete
Until its time for you to go by Siggy reviews
Just a quick post episode six drabble from Gene's point of view - what might have happened next. Slight adult theme but nothing too graphic.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,212 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/31/2009 - Complete
Try Me by EastAnglia reviews
Angsty, drabbly bit of drabble. Nothing much. Gene's inner monologue while Mac is searching Alex's flat. My attempt at trying to make sense of things. Sniff. Rated T for some naughty words.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 610 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/17/2009 - Complete
Candlelight by theHuntgoeson reviews
Christmas 1981: Alex helps Gene through a dark night of the soul.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,529 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 1/5/2009 - Published: 12/28/2008 - Complete
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Face the Strange reviews
AU after A2A series 2. Follows my stories "Aftershock" & "Repercussions." In 1983, Gene Hunt is mourning the loss of someone he loves. In early 2008, Alex Drake is examining Sam Tyler's story of visiting the past. And Arthur Layton is a ticking time bomb.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 18,357 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 4/10/2012 - Published: 9/5/2010 - G. Hunt
Repercussions reviews
Follows "Aftershock." After the events surrounding Operation Rose, Alex and Gene find their way back to trusting each other again. But there are unforeseen changes in store for Fenchurch East, and they find they need to depend on each other even more.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 100,908 - Reviews: 155 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 7/30/2010 - Published: 10/30/2009 - Complete
Shaz's First Case reviews
Follow-up to “Aftershock.” While Alex is recovering from her injuries, Shaz is promoted to Detective Constable and faces her first case. Rated T for subject matter involving rape investigation.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,140 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Published: 10/18/2009 - Complete
Aftershock reviews
As Alex recovers from her injury, Gene must deal with suspicions about his involvement and the question of whether or not his team – including Alex -- will still be with him. Spoilers for Series 2, Episode 8.
Ashes to Ashes - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 44,987 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 10/4/2009 - Published: 7/18/2009 - Complete