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A Father's Heart by Batwings79 reviews
Part 3 of my 'Heart Series' - William and Matthew finally return to Downton - This story focuses on Charles relationship with William and continues to develop the romantic relationships between Isobel/Richard and Charles/Elsie.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 31 - Words: 88,655 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 1/24 - Published: 12/24/2011 - [C. Carson, E. Hughes] [Dr. Clarkson, Isobel C.]
Snippets by MinnesotaNice reviews
A collection of shorts - all featuring the lovely Elsie Hughes - based on a one word or short phrasal prompts. Mr. Carson will pay lots of visits as well. Many genres will be included. Rating is subject to change as well.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 12,927 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 3/30/2013 - Published: 1/18/2013 - E. Hughes, C. Carson
Between Women by Doctor Madwoman reviews
Snapshots detailing the slow development of the shared life of Elsie Hughes and Sarah O'Brien.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 5,823 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/18/2013 - Published: 1/15/2013 - E. Hughes, S. O'Brien
Rights by Onesimus42 reviews
Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes discuss the rights of friends. Spoilers for Series 3, episode 1 & 2. Minor spoiler for speculation episode 3
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 13,509 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 11/5/2012 - Published: 9/28/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Strongest of Bonds by AnxiousRobot reviews
"They are partners. Always and forever." Short drabble-esque fic in an attempt to prove that Fellowes has no excuse? Hardcore friendship-shipping of Charles and Elsie. Unspecified time period, no spoilers for S3.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 534 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/28/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Taking Her Temperature by Jayneysuk reviews
Mrs Hughes finds herself under the weather. Carson has to work beyond the constraint of rules and his fear of impropriety to take care of her. Friendship with a hint of more possibly.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 20,763 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 6/17/2012 - Published: 4/29/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Empty Nest by LoveUnderLockAndKey reviews
What happens when the birds start to fly? Quick, fluffy one-shot for Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 715 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 4 - Published: 3/17/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
In The Violent Daylight by Maple Fay reviews
Based on a Tumblr prompt: First Encounter of Charles and Elsie. Derived from a drabble, strongly inspired by F tM's "No Light, No Light". Oneshot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,708 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/1/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Shattered Moments by Hogwarts Duo reviews
His lips were so close. Her face was right there. They were ... this close ... This was written in response to a series of comments made on Tumblr about an "almost" Charles/Elsie kiss.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,376 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/1/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Secrets We Keep by beMMADfabulous reviews
Carson/Hughes story. I think the title says it all: everyone has secrets.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,501 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/24/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Even A Housekeeper Has Her Favourites by DowntonIsMyLife reviews
The relationship between Mrs Hughes and Lady Sybil over the space of 20 years. Carson/Mrs Hughes pairing as well as Sybil/Branson at the end.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,937 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/13/2012 - Published: 12/29/2011 - [E. Hughes, C. Carson] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Nothing more than Friends by cookie-moi reviews
Spoilers for 2.02 - Elsie goes to see Charles after that day to make sure that he is well again. And well... maybe they are only friends. But what if they're not?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,197 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/17/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Sixpence by Onesimus42 reviews
Elsie makes a purchase. Series 2 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,180 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/12/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Tell Me by DowntonIsMyLife reviews
Mrs Hughes goes through a phase of depression, Carson is worried but doesnt see that he might be the reason.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 5,459 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 1/3/2012 - Published: 11/27/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Romance must advertise by Miss Puppet reviews
Not daring to risk his friendship with Elsie, Charles decides on a rational approach to find love. Isobel has began a scheme of her own and Richard Clarkson is dealing with some regrets. Let it never be said that Downton is a dull place.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 71,798 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 1/3/2012 - Published: 10/19/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
A Dance by Lavender and Hay reviews
Christmas Special spoilers! Oneshot. Carson/Hughes. Because he REALLY should have danced with her.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 922 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 9 - Published: 1/1/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Snowing by tidalutopia reviews
Short AU Fic, Christmas Special spoilers. Isobel tells Charles during their dance to get Elsie on his arms and tell her how much he loves her.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 847 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/27/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Chapters Of Love by DowntonIsMyLife reviews
Carson and Mrs Hughes manage to misplace their diaries and end up with each others during a London season.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 10,607 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 12/27/2011 - Published: 12/6/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Secret Santa by QuietlyFlailing reviews
Anna decides to bring a little extra happiness to our favourite heads of staff at Christmas time.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,252 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 12/12/2011 - Published: 12/8/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson
Carol Singing by Lavender and Hay reviews
My contribution to the Mistletoe Challenge. Mr Carson disapproves of carol singing and Dr Clarkson is play the the Mr Rochester. C/H, I/Cl.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,145 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 11 - Published: 12/10/2011 - E. Hughes, Isobel C. - Complete
Father Christmas by Hogwarts Duo reviews
Lady Sybil needs a bit of reassurance from Mrs. Hughes that Father Christmas is real. With Charles Carson's help, she is determined to see that the child still believes in the magic of Christmas.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,789 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/8/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
No sooner looked but they loved by DowntonIsMyLife reviews
My entry to the Mistletoe Challenge. A sneaky Anna sets up a little surprise for Mrs Hughes that leads to more than she expected at Christmas.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,628 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/8/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Mistletoe Scheme by Miss Puppet reviews
My response to the Christmas Misteltoe Challenge. Elsie saves Christmas dinner, Isobel worries about a female guest Dr Clarkson is bringing and what is the matter with Mrs Patmore? Contains spoilers for season 2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,491 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/7/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Mistletoe by CatherineJosephineMarie007 reviews
A rather unimaginatively named response to the Mistletoe Challenge posed by Onesimus and Batwings79. Carson/Hughes, fluffiness. Rated T, just to be safe. Please review!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 542 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Published: 12/2/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Patmored by Onesimus42 reviews
Part of the Mistletoe Challenge. No spoilers. Crack fic. Charles & Elsie have to deal with a drunken Mrs. Patmore
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,886 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/30/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Mistletoe Protocol by Batwings79 reviews
Part of the Mistletoe Challenge - What happens when Mr. Carson forgets the Mistletoe Protocol? Does he end up with three unhappy women or four?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,857 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/30/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
A Broken Bed by Hogwarts Duo reviews
Funny things ... broken beds. But how should Charles Carson explain it and what really happened?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,713 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/20/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Playing With a Full Deck by Onesimus42 reviews
Mrs. Hughes finds some interesting items in the former valet's room which give Mr.Carson some ideas
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,545 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/14/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Chocolate cake by Onesimus42 reviews
Total crack fic. Charles and the other men of the household deal with synchonicity of certain cyclical events among the women of the household. Silly fluffiness.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,750 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/1/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Replacement and Telling Me Never to Go by Lavender and Hay reviews
Oneshot drabble. Mrs Hughes reflects on Mr Carson's offer.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,759 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/28/2011 - Published: 10/24/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Only fools rush in by Miss Puppet reviews
Prompted by the preview of Season 2 episode 6: Charles Carson appears to be leaving Downton. Can Elsie give him a reason to stay? *SPOILERS OBVIOUSLY*
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,806 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/23/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Sad, Old Fool by Lovisa Cansino reviews
"Do you find me very ridiculous, Mrs. Hughes? Putting on airs and graces I've no right to?" A little Carson/Hughes moment during episode 2 of series 1.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,472 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/22/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Impossible to Hide by Lavender and Hay reviews
Carson/Hughes, and restraint; but not from the usual one of the pair.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,374 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/10/2011 - Published: 10/8/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Not So Childish Honeymoon by Onesimus42 reviews
An interlude from Childish Pranks. Basically, nothing but M-ness between mature people.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,882 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Published: 10/4/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Groom's Cottage by Batwings79 reviews
The war brings change to everything, including Downton Abbey. What happens when an overheard conversation threatens to take the one last constant in Charles Carson's life?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 37,667 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/27/2011 - Published: 9/10/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
A Revolution by Lavender and Hay reviews
An extension of one of the Carson/Hughes scenes from Series 2 Episode 2. It was asking for it, really.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 678 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/27/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
The Merry Wives of Downton and The Grand Finale by Lavender and Hay reviews
Edith finally has her wish and is going to direct Romeo and Juliet. If Sybil will let her, that is.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,815 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 9/18/2011 - Published: 8/21/2011 - E. Hughes, Isobel C.
An Old Socialist or I Shall Be Waiting by Lavender and Hay reviews
Carson/Hughes series 2 speculation based on the press pack.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,637 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 9/16/2011 - Published: 8/15/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Hide & Seek by Onesimus42 reviews
A little game of hide and seek for a certain brooch. Extreme fluff.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 9,414 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/29/2011 - Published: 8/24/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Seasons by Onesimus42 reviews
My take on Carson/Hughes relationship. Winner of a Highclere Award.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 34 - Words: 63,667 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 8/19/2011 - Published: 7/31/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Merry Wives of Downton Negotiate an Encore by Lavender and Hay reviews
They are putting on Twelfth Night, thinking- mistakingly- that it might be a little bit easier the second time around.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 25,091 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/19/2011 - Published: 7/23/2011 - E. Hughes, Isobel C. - Complete
Sweet Tea by Onesimus42 reviews
An argument between Mr.Carson and Mrs. Hughes
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,076 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Published: 8/19/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Lucky by Onesimus42 reviews
An early evening for Charles and Elsie. Pure silliness and fluff.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,042 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 18 - Published: 8/1/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Mrs Hughes and Miss O'Brien Go Shopping by Lavender and Hay reviews
For their new dresses. Prequel to Mrs Hughes' New Dress. Oneshot. Very very slight series 2 spoilers, but none really relating to the plot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 782 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/30/2011 - E. Hughes, S. O'Brien - Complete
Mrs Hughes' New Dress by Lavender and Hay reviews
An idea got from my odd reaction to the Series 2 behind the scenes trailer, but minimal spoilers. Mrs Hughes has a new dress.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,621 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 7/30/2011 - Published: 7/17/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
The Last Will & Testament of Charles Carson by Onesimus42 reviews
Just my late night wonderings about estate planning. More than a smidgen of C/H now and you won't have to squint
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 5,507 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/29/2011 - Published: 7/27/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Table Tennis Option by Lavender and Hay reviews
Silly oneshot inspired by spoiler trailer, again, and my speculations about it. Mrs Hughes challenges Thomas.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - French - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 730 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/20/2011 - E. Hughes
The Merry Wives of Downton by Lavender and Hay reviews
A story in which some of the women at Downton create havoc and the others have to put up with it. They want to put on a play. Multi-chapter, featuring the whole cast and probably multiple pairings.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,797 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/20/2011 - Published: 6/28/2011 - E. Hughes, Isobel C.
You Can't Fancy Mr Branson! by Lavender and Hay reviews
Challenge fic from the Highclere forum. A oneshot in which Mrs Hughes mentally berates herself.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,679 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Updated: 7/15/2011 - Published: 7/10/2011 - E. Hughes, T. Branson - Complete
Just Like Before, Today and Tomorrow by MyMadness reviews
Mrs Hughes watched as Charles Carson came into her parlor, closed her door, and then froze there...Ch. 6. An End.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,434 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 6/5/2011 - Published: 3/18/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Wet by Lavender and Hay reviews
Me being silly again. Carson/Hughes and a lot of rain. And sneezing later on.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,847 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 3/12/2011 - Published: 2/26/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Drunk Mrs Hughes by Lavender and Hay reviews
Exactly what it sounds like: prepare yourselves. Carson/Hughes.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,456 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/24/2011 - Published: 2/22/2011 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete