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Author has written 11 stories for Twilight.

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In writing news, Alby Mangroves and I have ventured into a collaboration together. We penned a story for Beyond the Pale 2 entitled A Crown of Asphodels. Our joint penname is Mal and Alby, and you can find our collab profile on fan fiction.net.

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The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.
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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: 90 - Words: 640,584 - Reviews: 16789 - Favs: 7,152 - Follows: 7,732 - Updated: 4/10 - Published: 9/27/2010 - Bella, Edward
Little Green and Easybella by BettiGefecht reviews
She only remembers a silent kid, he doesn't remember her at all. When they meet again years later, they feel a connection that isn't of this world - - - ExB; AH; Rated M. Autism; age gap; unconditional love.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 39 - Words: 144,297 - Reviews: 5797 - Favs: 3,302 - Follows: 3,599 - Updated: 10/17/2015 - Published: 10/20/2010 - Edward, Bella
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: 14887 - Favs: 7,817 - Follows: 7,035 - Updated: 1/4/2015 - Published: 1/4/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Release by writingbabe reviews
Ten years after Edward and Alice abandoned her, Bella returns to Forks. What brings Alice to her door? Why has Edward moved into the Cullens' old house? And who helps Bella escape her painful past-in his playroom? AH
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 106,151 - Reviews: 1440 - Favs: 1,233 - Follows: 1,465 - Updated: 12/2/2014 - Published: 9/10/2010 - 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: 3885 - Favs: 3,509 - Follows: 1,797 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 11/30/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Hedone Ranch by JenJadeEyes reviews
Stressed out, Bella seizes an opportunity to get away. After being mistaken for her movie-star boss at a "spa", she finds out her boss has been using her name to keep big secrets. When is a spa not a spa? When it's a brothel. See what Bella discovers about herself during her stay. AH
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 86,663 - Reviews: 1516 - Favs: 1,854 - Follows: 1,574 - Updated: 1/20/2014 - Published: 5/31/2011 - Bella - Complete
A Garment of Brightness by miaokuancha reviews
Moving to Forks, spending the last eighteen months of her childhood with a father she barely knew ... it seemed like a good idea at the time. A Twilight mosaic, freely drawn from book and movie, wanders into AU as the story unfolds. Rated M for some intense, disturbing images. PM me if you have questions.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 62 - Words: 153,091 - Reviews: 3618 - Favs: 1,514 - Follows: 1,756 - Updated: 1/20/2014 - Published: 11/28/2009 - Bella, Edward
My Sweet Variable by LifeInTheSnow reviews
He white-knuckles his pen, dragging a line of ink across the page. I can guess which passage he's marking: "All things truly wicked start from an innocence." Hemingway wouldn't have known about us. No one does. Teenage E/B, AH, quasi-dystopian.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 69,798 - Reviews: 2034 - Favs: 1,922 - Follows: 2,031 - Updated: 12/1/2013 - Published: 1/21/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Expectations and Other Moving Pieces by chrometurtle reviews
Everything I had done in my life seemed to lead up to this moment. The moment when I found myself bound inextricably to a man I didn’t love, trapped in a life I didn’t want. And if I left him, I would be entirely alone.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 46 - Words: 227,237 - Reviews: 15124 - Favs: 8,847 - Follows: 9,185 - Updated: 11/11/2013 - Published: 10/13/2009 - Bella, Edward
This Buried Life by Emmanuelle Nathan reviews
Bella Swan is content with her career and her new life in London but feels that there is still something missing. Will a chance encounter with sinister yet intriguing stranger hold the answer to what she truly desires? AU.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 73,708 - Reviews: 2216 - Favs: 2,151 - Follows: 2,703 - Updated: 7/16/2012 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Bella
Darkrooms and Safe Light by sleepyvalentina reviews
A vampire who has been dead for decades meets a young woman who hasn't yet begun to live. They could bring each other to life...if he doesn't kill her first. A FGB piece for Katinki.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 31,615 - Reviews: 1948 - Favs: 978 - Follows: 1,212 - Updated: 6/9/2012 - Published: 6/25/2010 - Edward, Bella
The Count of Tuscany by withany reviews
"She gets kidnapped, he gets killed, but..." This was the Princess Bride plot, not necessarily mine. If you're expecting vitamin C from this, sorry, you'll get scurvy. However, there may be gore. I hope. Added May 2015: Of course there's a HEA. What do you think I am?
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 53,106 - Reviews: 831 - Favs: 450 - Follows: 478 - Updated: 5/31/2012 - Published: 11/9/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Woods are Lovely, Dark, and Deep by bananapancakes7 reviews
Bella visits a quiet lodge in Forks and she meets the secretive, tormented Edward Masen. Just as their relationship transcends friendship, Edward's past comes back to haunt him in the most brutal way. B&E are human, but oh…there will be vampires. AU.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 38 - Words: 283,921 - Reviews: 5414 - Favs: 3,686 - Follows: 3,405 - Updated: 5/21/2012 - Published: 4/15/2009 - Bella, Edward
Conversations with My Killer by Oracle Vas reviews
To me, life was a heartbeat in time and a breath of air. Jasper showed me it was truth, justice, faith, love, and fear. He dared me to be different. He encouraged me to defy the rules of my world and create my own. And on my last day, he took it all.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 31 - Words: 193,610 - Reviews: 4843 - Favs: 2,125 - Follows: 2,156 - Updated: 4/3/2012 - Published: 7/13/2010 - Bella, Jasper
Sins of the Piano Man by solareclipses reviews
AU. A reclusive vampire's swan songs for the victims he regrets draw in a young woman struggling with her father's illness. As fate brings them together, Edward's dark past threatens to tear them apart. ExB. Won 'Best Overall' 2011 Vampie Award.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 258,615 - Reviews: 3296 - Favs: 2,124 - Follows: 1,622 - Updated: 3/16/2012 - Published: 6/8/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
The Dark Muse by Alby Mangroves reviews
Safely numb, Marie has never had to question choices made so long ago. Until now. A chain of events has her running back to face truths, and the person she'd rather had stayed buried. Herself. AH, Angst, Suspense, Hurt/Comfort, Romance
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 22 - Words: 103,995 - Reviews: 1146 - Favs: 606 - Follows: 417 - Updated: 1/8/2012 - Published: 12/16/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
A Crown of Asphodels by Mal and Alby reviews
Desperate for escape from her tightly controlled life and aided by Mr. Masen's tinctures, Isabella descends into the rabbit hole of her own mind, only to find that even here, darkness lurks. AH. Entry for Beyond the Pale 2 Contest. **Dark Themes**
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,258 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 8 - Published: 11/26/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Promised Land by tertiaryfriend reviews
Since being found by her friends with no memory and 4 months pregnant, Bella has moved forward with no intention of facing the past. Five years pass before fate reunites her with the father of her child. As the past weaves its way into her life, will she remember the time she lost or be pulled back under by a past never meant to be uncovered.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 8 - Words: 41,543 - Reviews: 470 - Favs: 326 - Follows: 484 - Updated: 10/3/2011 - Published: 4/7/2011 - Bella, Edward
A Tryst to Trifle a Truffle by PortiaKhalo reviews
A poem-ish birthday wish for Mostlyalurker's birthday.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 671 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Rosalie, Royce King II
Branching Inward by LifeInTheSnow reviews
He's a brilliant, sensual, tactile artist with a huge personality and love for life...at least, he used to be. She's a shrewd historian, content to observe from a distance...until now. At Newcoven College in Clearwater, OH, no secret is safe. All Human.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 28 - Words: 165,203 - Reviews: 4474 - Favs: 4,053 - Follows: 2,448 - Updated: 6/30/2011 - Published: 10/3/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Daniel Gale: Cumming to America by Annetteskitty reviews
Nerdalicious Daniel Gale is saying goodbye to England and hello to the United States. Looking to reinvent himself, he is all too gratified by the corn-fed derriers of Americans. Daniel Gale/Twilight cross over, slightly crackfic, AU, AH, Prepare for Perv
Crossover - Twilight & Bad Mother's Handbook - Rated: M - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 27 - Words: 103,406 - Reviews: 4539 - Favs: 999 - Follows: 1,053 - Updated: 6/14/2011 - Published: 1/8/2010 - Bella
Tunes with Tony Masen by Just4ALE reviews
Our late night calls were fascinating. His attitude in person was frustrating. Stupid radio host with the velvety, seductive voice. Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde? Will the real Tony Masen please stand up? AH. Drama/Mystery/Romance
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 148,409 - Reviews: 3701 - Favs: 2,810 - Follows: 1,687 - Updated: 3/26/2011 - Published: 3/16/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Little Miss Sunshine by LJ Summers reviews
WINNER: FIRST PLACE JUDGES' CHOICE Entry for the PICK A PIC Challenge! Officer Edward Cullen meets a charming young lady buying flowers. She is sweet and beautiful and altogether appealing. He never felt the sting.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,339 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 24 - Published: 1/6/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Incubus Anomaly by elusivetwilight reviews
Incubus: a sex demon that visits women in the deep dark of the night. Edward relies on his special gifts to consume his prey. What happens when he meets the one woman immune to his unique abilities? M for dark lemons and dark themes
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 157,262 - Reviews: 6105 - Favs: 3,843 - Follows: 2,654 - Updated: 11/15/2010 - Published: 11/29/2009 - Edward, Bella - Complete
An Alford Plea by Whatsmynomdeplume by FilthyRoseward and Co reviews
There is a powder keg of egos and adamancy waiting to be lit in this house. Rosalie feels like playing with fire. And Edward. Canon, missing moment... or is it? M.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,867 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/28/2010 - Edward, Rosalie - Complete
The Blessing and the Curse by The Black Arrow reviews
By pretending she is falling for Edward, Bella is fulfilling Esme's dying wish. But sexy, possessive Edward can read her mind. Will she ever get into his? Can Bella forget the pain of her teenage years, and can she resist his relentless seduction? AH.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 140,448 - Reviews: 14396 - Favs: 16,106 - Follows: 8,531 - Updated: 9/10/2010 - Published: 5/31/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Eighteen by GothicTemptress reviews
Black night against perfect light, a circuit of touch and reverence inspire a countdown to seduction, the darkness awakened one lace of a leather corset at a time. Get ready to lose your breath ... An erotic One Shot showcasing the veneration of lovers enjoying the tightening of laces down the spine, and the awakening of a burgeoning need to sensually explore.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,467 - Reviews: 359 - Favs: 410 - Follows: 366 - Published: 8/29/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
A Litany at Dusk by duskwatcher2153 reviews
Edward's been a solitary vampire, hunting on the edges of society. He rejoins his family in Forks, ready to abstain and runs across a young woman praying. A choice must be made between one's heart, one's desires and one's soul. Darkward ExB AU
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 134,502 - Reviews: 5402 - Favs: 3,012 - Follows: 1,441 - Updated: 8/21/2010 - Published: 8/18/2009 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Strapped by bananapancakes7 reviews
FOR THE AWKWARD CONTEST - Collab w/ queenofgrey - Some anniversary memories are meant to be scrapbooked. Some are meant to be scrapped, completely. Rated M for cringe-worthy situations, inappropriate language, & sex that is all kinds of weird.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,369 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 28 - Published: 3/17/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Emperors of Washington by gallantcorkscrews reviews
Edward is a killer. But it can't be explained away by his vampire nature. He's just a sociopathic, human teenager. CAN I MAKE A LOVE STORY OUT OF THIS? ExB.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 36,778 - Reviews: 2587 - Favs: 1,879 - Follows: 1,070 - Updated: 12/4/2009 - Published: 8/27/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
FINDING HIMSELF by Minisinoo reviews
The-Boy-Who-Almost-Died has to figure out what it means that he didn't. Harry's tumultuous 5th year at Hogwarts is Cedric's 7th and final. Bound together by shared trauma, both boys fall under Ministry suspicion ... Who is Cedric Diggory? Cedric!Lives AU
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 40 - Words: 350,952 - Reviews: 930 - Favs: 1,570 - Follows: 337 - Updated: 11/19/2008 - Published: 10/13/2008 - Cedric D., Hermione G. - Complete
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Tears Like Rain reviews
Lifelong best friends, they bonded over a childhood spent being different. When his life takes flight, she proves her loyalty over and over again. Can anything separate them? AH. Alice, Jasper, Bella. **Anon Angst Contest Entry - bring a hanky**
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,670 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/21/2011 - Alice - Complete
The Canon Tour Tales reviews
Entries for The Canon Tour. For now, Pre-Twi & Twi Rounds. What goes on inside the mind of a fisherman? Charlie seeks the solitude and space of the Quillayute river system, unexpectedly encountering what could potentially be the best catch of his life.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,137 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 11/20/2011 - Published: 9/21/2011 - Carlisle, Charlie S.
Memories of You reviews
On an ordinary day, she knows what he's going to do before he does it and he can see her every thought. But now that he's returning home after months in isolation, today is no ordinary day. What happens when she decides to keep a secret? NON-CANON PAIRING
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,798 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/26/2011 - Alice, Edward - Complete
WANT reviews
He couldn't keep his eyes off them or his hands off himself. His want for them is only equal to theirs for each other. *SPANK THE MONKEY CONTEST WINNER HOTTEST WANK* Explicit adult content, unabashed PWP. Who's in your mind's eye?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,953 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 7/20/2011 - Published: 6/25/2011 - Complete
Barks, Wags, Hugs, and Love reviews
Many people with disabilities find their life transformed with a service dog partner. Here is my imagined view from the dog/puppy's perspective. My piece for the FGB Autism Fundraiser. Beta Warning – Keep a hanky or tissues at hand, very touching
Twilight - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,715 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 23 - Published: 6/15/2011 - Bella, Carlisle - Complete
I Burn for You Gladly reviews
"I saw such love and devotion there and something else, something deeper, smoldering, flickering that sparked into flame as I watched." What if Bella and Edward's wedding night had a slightly different outcome? Chapter 2 now posted in full!
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,941 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 5/17/2011 - Published: 11/21/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
My Brother's Wife reviews
Homesteading on the prairie in 1864 is austere, beautiful, and deadly. Can Edward and Bella survive the hardships and flourish? AU/AH EPOV Originally an entry in the Age of Edward contest, now revised and expanded.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 17,515 - Reviews: 246 - Favs: 351 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 4/1/2011 - Published: 9/19/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Homeless Christmas Eve reviews
Bella finds herself in a position she'd never dreamed of - homeless and panhandling with her daughter on a street corner praying for a miracle on Christmas Eve. Will her prayer be answered? AH, ExB. A little holiday gift to you all.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,493 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 52 - Published: 12/25/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Trust, Love, and Sex reviews
Entry for The Cherry Exchange 2010 "She gave me myself back." After a traumatic experience, Edward has never been able to have a sexual encounter. Vampire Bella has her own issues. Can they find intimacy together? AU/EPOV
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,425 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 62 - Published: 11/12/2010 - Edward, Bella
One More Birthday Wish reviews
On her birthday, a long-forgotten picture reminds Bella of the path her life did not take. Will the unexpected become one more birthday wish to change her future? AU/AH Judge's Honorable Mention winner in A Picture Says It All Anonymous O/S Contest.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,016 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 8 - Published: 10/16/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
All That's Left reviews
Edward lives a quiet, nondescript existence in Forks. Will the appearance of a mysterious girl alter his life in a positive way, or is he headed into a darkness from which he won't return? AU/OOC My winning entry in the All Hallows Eve Contest.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,406 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 10 - Published: 10/16/2010 - Bella - Complete