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Joined 09-13-11, id: 3251021, Profile Updated: 08-02-15
Author has written 22 stories for Criminal Minds, MI-5/Spooks, and Downton Abbey.

I've been writing fanfic under various nom de plume for about 20 years. Some are better than others, but I still write them anyway!

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Love, Interrupted reviews
Charles Carson is a widower with a daughter; Elsie Hughes is a maid with a past. Will they be able to overlook their failings and love one another? (Rated M for... monkey business.)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 66,671 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 8/17 - Published: 6/28 - C. Carson, E. Hughes
Neverwas reviews
A sense of self is all they have left to share between them. (Rated M, Carson/Hughes)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 66,083 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 6/28 - Published: 4/27 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Fancies reviews
Eleven years after Cotterdam, is there any hope left? [Rated M for shenanigans; Harry/Ruth.]
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 28 - Words: 92,164 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 4/6 - Published: 12/7/2014 - Harry P., Ruth E.
Fire Meet Gasoline reviews
The sequel to Breathe Me and Chandelier: When things take a turn, will Harry and Ruth be able to hold together their family, the Security Services, and prevent a diplomatic meltdown? (Rated M, Harry/Ruth.)
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 26,980 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 12/6/2014 - Published: 11/3/2014 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Chandelier reviews
The sequel to "Breathe Me". When everything else has gone wrong, how can one honestly expect it to ever be right again? (Ruth/Harry)
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 64,185 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/2/2014 - Published: 10/2/2014 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Breathe Me reviews
Things are infinitely more complex than can be imagined. (AU, Harry/Ruth, Ruth/OMC, rated M for shenanigans)
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 66,854 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 10/2/2014 - Published: 8/25/2014 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Firsts reviews
There's always anxiety over the first time something happens. (Harry/Ruth, M for adult themes & language, spoilers for seasons 1-10)
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 40 - Words: 113,546 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/24/2014 - Published: 7/12/2014 - Harry P., Ruth E. - Complete
Our Little Patch of Heaven reviews
The door was green, kind of a hunter green, faded and peeling around the edges; a battered remnant of a former life, much like Ruth herself. (Harry/Ruth, M rating, season 10 spoilers)
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,890 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 7/10/2014 - Published: 7/7/2014 - Harry P., Ruth E.
Broken and Bleeding reviews
There's a moment when enough is enough. You can't stay silent and let the tides take you any longer. (AU, Garcia/Lynch, Morgan/Garcia)
Criminal Minds - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 27 - Words: 79,779 - Reviews: 155 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 2/21/2013 - Published: 12/29/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia
Faltering reviews
Twenty years is a long time to hold a grudge. (Rossi/Garcia, Morgan/Garcia)
Criminal Minds - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 50,417 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 12/28/2012 - Published: 10/13/2012 - P. Garcia, D. Morgan
Life Sucks reviews
Penelope Garcia's entry into the BAU is a long time coming and has plenty of flaws. Alternate universe.
Criminal Minds - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 150,391 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 12/19/2012 - Published: 11/12/2011 - P. Garcia, D. Morgan
Black on Black reviews
Like pleasure and a little pain; the sacred and profane. She was gone, but not forgotten...
Criminal Minds - Rated: M - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 26,093 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/10/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia - Complete
Learning Curve reviews
Life doesn't come with instruction manuals. Morgan/Garcia, Garcia/OFC; co-written with Monnie32
Criminal Minds - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 31,608 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 6/10/2012 - Published: 5/17/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia - Complete
Donkey Breath reviews
The sound of her voice was like fingernails on a blackboard to Penelope... Morgan/Garcia friendship
Criminal Minds - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 134 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/5/2012 - P. Garcia, D. Morgan - Complete
Love Defies Even Me reviews
Absence doesn't make the heart grow fonder - it makes the heart die a thousand deaths. Morgan/Garcia
Criminal Minds - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 24,197 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 3/5/2012 - Published: 2/21/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia - Complete
Hail to the Nails reviews
Real women don't wear mauve nail polish. Morgan/Garcia
Criminal Minds - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 183 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/19/2012 - P. Garcia, D. Morgan - Complete
Revenge of the Drag Queen reviews
Shopping was a necessary evil. Morgan/Garcia
Criminal Minds - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 130 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/18/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia - Complete
Don't Panic! reviews
You can wave your towel in emergencies as a distress signal. And I just crossed the fandom streams again! Morgan/Garcia
Criminal Minds - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 192 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/15/2012 - P. Garcia, D. Morgan - Complete
Musings of the Lost reviews
This is not the drabble you are looking for. Wait, did I just cross the fandom streams? Morgan/Garcia
Criminal Minds - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 193 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/13/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia - Complete
The Wonderful World of Lingerie reviews
"You are not buying me panties!" Penelope gasped, turning beet red. "Come to think of it, you're not buying me any lingerie –" Morgan/Garcia
Criminal Minds - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,573 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/6/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia - Complete
The Sin of Divinity reviews
Her lips were as red as her dress, as scarlet as the words that dripped a bloody sacrifice at his feet; the goddess repenting her sins as she offered herself up for rejection or affirmation. Morgan/Garcia
Criminal Minds - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,233 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/2/2012 - D. Morgan, P. Garcia - Complete
Everything and Nothing reviews
This is Emily Prentiss's legacy. Spoilers for 7x01 "It Takes a Village"
Criminal Minds - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 947 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/22/2011 - E. Prentiss, P. Garcia - Complete