Lynn Saunders
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Joined 12-21-02, id: 313211, Profile Updated: 03-03-15
Author has written 31 stories for X-Files, Walking Dead, and Downton Abbey.

Closet fic writer. UST fan. My OTPs are Mulder and Scully (MSR) from The X-Files, Carol and Daryl (Caryl) from The Walking Dead, and Anna and Bates (Banna) from Downton Abbey.

Winner of 6 Spooky Awards for Excellence in Fan Fiction in The X-Files Fandom:

First Place, Outstanding Mulder/Scully Romance, 2004 Spooky Awards - for "Passion Fruit."

First Place, Outstanding X-File, 2004 Spooky Awards - for "Unbreakable."

Second Place, Outstanding Team of Authors, 2004 Spooky Awards - for "Getting Lucky," co-authored with salliejohns.

Second Place, Outstanding Companion Stories, 2003 Spooky Awards - for "Worth Remembering" and "Refuse Letting Go."

Second Place, Outstanding Specific Word Count Story, 2003 Spooky Awards - for "Don't Believe."

Third Place, Outstanding Poem, 2003 Spooky Awards - for "Heart Sounds."

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Made of Starlight by JamesLuver reviews
Modern AU. After weeks of live performances, sports commentator John Bates has made it to the final of "Dance With Me", in no small part down to his professional dancing partner Anna Smith. And with controversial performances and backstage dramas spilling into the public eye, this night is set to change John's life in ways he couldn't have guessed. Cover art by brendanbyfanny.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 20,491 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 12/17/2015 - Published: 3/16/2015 - [J. Bates, Anna S.]
Adventures in Solitude by katamarann reviews
Modern AU. The beginning of an affair of convenience and understanding. Anna Smith and John Bates are professionals who live on opposite sides of the globe. When they meet at a conference, things get personal too quickly, and they have to deal with the consequences of a seemingly casual relationship that neither of them was looking for. Prequel to So Long, Lonesome.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 30,467 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 12/4/2015 - Published: 5/4/2015 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Enterprise by Handy-for-the-bus reviews
Anna is the only child of Simon and Amelia Smith, owners of a successful cotton factory. When she reaches the age of 21, they decide she's old enough to learn the family business and wed the son of Simon's most trusted business partner. However her parents plans don't go as they wish when Anna discovers that the world holds more than an arranged life. AU, begins in 1851, London
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 121,400 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 7/31/2015 - Published: 10/14/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Love Will Bring You Back To Me by theglamourfades reviews
He went away, time after time, but their love could never keep them apart. Modern Anna x Bates one shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,265 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/20/2015 - [Anna S., J. Bates] - Complete
Across the Universe by poma14 reviews
Can lovers who were ripped apart in one life find each other and reconnect in the next? AU Anna/Bates reincarnation story. What would have happened if Bates had hanged? Romance with a heavy dollop of mystery as Anna and Bates's paths cross once again and they are inexplicably drawn to each other. Will they figure who they were in the past? And how does that affect their future?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 14 - Words: 119,631 - Reviews: 235 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 3/29/2015 - Published: 11/28/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Ill Met By Moonlight by Gelana reviews
Anna is feeling frustrated after the garden party.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,590 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/7/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
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Grounded reviews
Modern Day AU, Coffee House Fic. Fluff? Probably. Based on a prompt from awesomegreentie. We started with a T rating, but who was I kidding? We promptly moved up to a strong M at Chapter 5.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 19,418 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 8/28 - Published: 7/3/2015 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Awakening reviews
Honestly, he's not quite sure exactly what he's done right, but she's upon him as soon as the front door clicks closed. Banna Post-Ep 6.2
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 974 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/30/2015 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Mystery of Joy reviews
A "fill-in-the-blank" canon-style journey through Anna and Bates' courtship. I think of this as a "prequel" to A Meeting at Night and Homecoming, but each of the stories can stand alone. This is to be a multiple chapter fic, which began with a T rating and firmly MOVED UP TO A STRONG M AT CHAPTER 16.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 53,900 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 7/23/2015 - Published: 3/31/2015 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
A Meeting at Night reviews
Amorous meetings at night. Chapter 1: A wedding night. Chapter 2: A homecoming.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,523 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/2/2015 - Published: 3/8/2015 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Different Choices reviews
Daryl doesn't reach the car in time, and Carol drives off into the night, alone. Will they meet again? AU past 5.2. Rating will likely move to mature in later chapters.
Walking Dead - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,932 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 9 - Published: 3/5/2015 - Carol, Daryl D.
Anything reviews
Bates discovers that Married Love is actually about how to please women in bed. He puts his new knowledge to good use.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,326 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/1/2015
Sweet Dreams reviews
Anna and Bates share some forbidden moments during their visit to the Highlands. Anna x Bates snippet fic mid-ep for 3.9. Response to fic prompt: chocolate.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,144 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/21/2015 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Hope Traversed at Night reviews
A new spring brings hope and self-healing.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,052 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/15/2015 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Lost and Found reviews
Seek and ye shall find. First Place Winner, The Caryl Daily Affection Challenge, July 2014.
Walking Dead - Rated: T - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,655 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/27/2014 - Daryl D., Carol, Tyreese - Complete
Unbroken reviews
She remains unbroken.
Walking Dead - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 913 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/18/2014 - Daryl D., Carol - Complete
Evening reviews
Endless evening.
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 880 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 6/24/2007 - F. Mulder, D. Scully - Complete
The Spring Within reviews
Spring is near.
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,906 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/25/2004 - D. Scully, F. Mulder
Unbreakable reviews
I remember you... First Place, Outstanding X-File, 2004 Spooky Awards
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,852 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/3/2004 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Into the Deep reviews
A meeting at night...
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 263 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/25/2004
Night Shift reviews
Until the dream goes away...
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 658 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/5/2004 - J. Doggett
Everything and Nothing reviews
I ask for nothing.
X-Files - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 274 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/17/2004 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Passion Fruit reviews
There's no place she'd rather be. First Place Winner, Outstanding Mulder/Scully Romance, 2004 Spooky Awards.
X-Files - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,604 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/17/2004 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Continuum reviews
Time doesn't matter.
X-Files - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,773 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/19/2003 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Heart Sounds reviews
Reassurance beats beneath her ear. Third Place, Outstanding Poem, 2003 Spooky Awards.
X-Files - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 127 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/13/2003 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Refuse Letting Go reviews
A love story, continued. (A companon piece for "Worth Remembering".) Second Place, Outstanding Companion Stories, 2003 Spooky Awards.
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 875 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/12/2003 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
One More Touch reviews
He thinks, not for the first time, that if he could only have one more touch...
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 915 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/23/2003 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Worth Remembering reviews
A love story. Companion piece to "Refuse Letting Go." Second Place, Outstanding Companion Stories, 2003 Spooky Awards.
X-Files - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,463 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/23/2003 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Don't Believe reviews
Apparently, the spark of life cannot be extinguished quite as easily as they had imagined. Second Place, Outstanding Specific Word Count Story, 2003 Spooky Awards.
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 439 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/10/2003
Angel reviews
She glitters in the night...
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 137 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/15/2003
My Sacrifice reviews
The future is her life now. Hope in the future. A companion piece for "Defining A Life".
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,548 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/13/2003 - D. Scully
Defining A Life
It has been said that a person's life comes down to just a few very important days.
X-Files - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,444 - Published: 1/1/2003
Requited reviews
Second in the 'So Addictive' series. Mulder weighs in on the subject.
X-Files - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,780 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/21/2002 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
So Addictive reviews
Scully's fantasies are driving her crazy.
X-Files - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,807 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/21/2002 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Past the Point of No Return reviews
Mulder and Scully take the next step in the healing process. Post-"The Truth" fic.
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,093 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/21/2002 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Late reviews
Mulder nightmares - sleepy confessions - late for work - hopelessly romantic brain candy.
X-Files - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,331 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/21/2002 - F. Mulder, D. Scully
Always reviews
They will be there for each other. Always.
X-Files - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,317 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/21/2002 - F. Mulder, D. Scully