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Joined 01-25-12, id: 3663206
Author has written 19 stories for Downton Abbey, Lovejoy, Major Crimes, Alias, Harry Potter, and Walking Dead.
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Miss O'Brien Isn't Having a Good Day by Fourteen Hundred Hours reviews
O'Brien and Branson somehow swap places with Annie and Chris. Everyone tries to get home. Not to be taken seriously! Gene Hunt/ Sarah O'Brien...
Crossover - Life on Mars & Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 10 - Words: 14,246 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 7/16/2013 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Gene H., S. O'Brien
Devotion is a Heavy Cross by Doctor Madwoman reviews
Sometimes what is broken cannot be fixed. Then again, sometimes it can. A story detailing the secret nighttime outings of Mr. Lang and Miss O'Brien, and what became of them.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,538 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 6/24/2013 - Published: 4/25/2012 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang
Ebb & Flow by CatS81 reviews
An AU look at Boyd & Grace's shared past and how this has shaped their current relationship...This story will be set from the 80s to the present day and will chronicle each character's life and how they come to meet, interact and effect each other...
Waking the Dead - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 71,442 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/8/2013 - Published: 4/25/2010
Heels and Highrises by mont-blank reviews
Modern AU fic in which Charles is a successful hotelier and Elsie a renowned fashion designer. Other Characters of course show up around them, some perhaps in unexpected ways.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 36,860 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 12/25/2012 - Published: 3/29/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Innocuous by Jayneysuk reviews
Part 1 Dr Clarkson and Mrs Hughes share a cup of tea, how innocuous is that? Part 2 Dr Clarkson makes a house call and two maybe company but three proves to be a crowd. This is set post war but pre season three. It may eventually become cannon or it may stay as random stories.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,267 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/20/2012 - Published: 5/20/2012 - Dr. Clarkson, E. Hughes
She Stole My Heart Away by DowntonIsMyLife reviews
"The words of his song sunk in as she realised how much she meant to him" Spoilers for series 3 - pure fluff :D
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 668 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/30/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Temporarily Distracted by Aussiegirl41 reviews
Mrs Hughes returns to the house after her evening with Joe and finds herself rather distracted. Most of this problem stems from Mr Carson, of course.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,740 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/18/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Two Housekeepers by katiefoxe reviews
Mrs Hughes meets the Other Housekeeper
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 13,716 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 8/11/2012 - Published: 3/17/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes
What The Butler Found by Maple Fay reviews
Four Times Mr. Carson Found Porn In Possession Of His Employees And Almost Overlooked It—And One Time He Did Something Else Entirely. Based on a kink-meme prompt a friend of mine posted on Tumblr a while ago. Not to be taken seriously...
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,658 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/31/2012 - C. Carson - Complete
What's Unsaid by Scarlet Secret reviews
For the dakinkmeme prompt: O'Brien/Lang, he blurts out "I love you" and she does not say it back. So she distracts him in other ways.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,364 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/12/2012 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang - Complete
Glimpses by Maple Fay reviews
...when he thinks back, he is strongly convinced that's what happened to them: their hearts floated towards one another, gently but determinedly, to be forever kept by the other person. C/H through the years.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 7,775 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/10/2012 - Published: 5/14/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Decisions by onmyside reviews
The summer of the last London Season before the war. Carson has left for London leaving behind a birthday present for Mrs. Hughes, asking for a decision.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 19,082 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 6/9/2012 - Published: 5/8/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
A Second Chance by beMMADfabulous reviews
Following a heated argument, young Charles and Elsie, who is pregnant at the time, split up, but Charles is given a chance to return a year later and be the father that he has always wanted to be. An entire story based on a dream.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 4,977 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 5/17/2012 - Published: 4/29/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes
Chase You Like The Rain by Maple Fay reviews
A sequel to "Inside, Outside, Under My Skin". Mr. Carson does take Miss Hughes to the award ceremony...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,469 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/13/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Epitáfio by Lovisa Cansino reviews
There is so much he should have done. He wonders if it's too late now.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,480 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 5/12/2012 - Published: 11/20/2011 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
What Becomes Of Friends by Maple Fay reviews
Once you throw the dice, you have to accept the outcome and play the game, but are they ready for this?... A Lovejoy/Jane story, AU to the end of "Members Only" and "Highland Fling".
Lovejoy - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,475 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/12/2012 - Published: 3/29/2012 - Complete
Come Nightfall by OhCharles reviews
They both have their routines.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,055 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/10/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Inside, Outside, Under My Skin by Maple Fay reviews
What makes a good butler, as seen in comparison to an old jacket. C/H friendship, with something else looming around the edges.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,627 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/26/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Store Cupboard Key Mystery by onmyside reviews
How did Carson get access to the Store Cupboard Key when he steals the food for Grigg in series 01? My idea of what happened. AU / not canon.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,376 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 4/25/2012 - Published: 4/9/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Thanks to Charlie by kouw reviews
Little Charlie Parks toddles about the Servants' Hall, where Charles keeps an eye on him. Something really lovely happens when Charlie falls asleep. Fluffy one-shot, kiss included!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,779 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/25/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
A Final Encounter by CaptainAlice reviews
What happens when Jane Felsham suddenly reappears in Lovejoy's life? Takes place after the end of Lovejoy Season 6 I do not own these characters... well not Lovejoy, Lady Jane and Tinker anyway...
Lovejoy - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 14,249 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/24/2012 - Published: 2/3/2012 - Complete
Silhouettes and Shadows by tartan robes reviews
"When they meet, they are old." A series of drabbles encompassing the life of Charles Carson and Elsie Hughes. Slight AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,546 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/7/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Half the Story by tartan robes reviews
An ongoing series of drabbles. Every character. Every ship. Everything.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 5,314 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/6/2012 - Published: 12/19/2011
A Hesitant Spring by Doctor Madwoman reviews
Spring in all its guises comes to the land, whether it is deserved or not. AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,812 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/1/2012 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang - Complete
Perfect Strangers by tartan robes reviews
AU. If Elsie Hughes had married Joe Burns, if Charles Carson had remained a Cheerful Charlie, and if they had met all the same.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 9,576 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/16/2012 - Published: 2/6/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
The Finer Things by Maple Fay reviews
A response to a Tumblr challenge. What if Lord Grantham had a crush on Elsie when she first arrived to Downton?... Quite a bit of an experiment on my side.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,616 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/16/2012 - Published: 3/11/2012 - Robert C., E. Hughes - Complete
Moments by onmyside reviews
Elsie Hughes remembers her early days at Downton while coming across some old letters. What has happened in the 20 years in between.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 9,440 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/15/2012 - Published: 3/3/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Picnics & Poetry by beMMADfabulous reviews
Elsie and Charles on a picnic together. What more could you want? NEW CHAPTER ADDED.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,490 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 3/7/2012 - Published: 3/2/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Distance by beMMADfabulous reviews
Carson/Hughes story based on the Christina Perri song of the same name. 'And I will make sure to keep my distance, say I love you when you're not listening...'
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 3,193 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 3/6/2012 - Published: 3/2/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
The Book by onmyside reviews
Lady Mary asks Carson to read a book to her but the title and the name of the heroine are a bit too distracting...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,765 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 2/27/2012 - Published: 2/24/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
One Night in London by Lavender and Hay reviews
Richard has realised what a terrible mistake he's made in letting Isobel go to France, and wants to do something to make it at least a little bit better.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,630 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/26/2012 - Published: 2/6/2012 - Dr. Clarkson, Isobel C. - Complete
The Letter by Miss Puppet reviews
The letter was never meant to be read by him. In a fit of loneliness she had written down her feelings for him, merely as a way of dealing with the whirlwind of thoughts and emotions that his absence seemed to evoke in her. But now it was gone...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,797 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 2/22/2012 - Published: 2/18/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
All In One Day by DowntonIsMyLife reviews
Chelsie section of Tapping Noise of Temptation. What was it that made Elsie so upset? And why was Charles blanking her?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,351 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/16/2012 - Published: 2/4/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes - Complete
Falling by missnazimova reviews
She doesn't like people and she especially doesn't like men that aren't her brothers but this one is under her skin before she even realised he was burrowing in.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 841 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/27/2012 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang - Complete
Falling Into Her by Maple Fay reviews
A Lovejoy fic. Wishful thinking upon what could have happened between Lovejoy and Lady Jane during episode 2x04, in which he dreams about her and she wants to get back at Alexander. Pure smut, one shot.
Lovejoy - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,821 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 7 - Published: 12/21/2011 - Complete
At Last by A.Hand.Full.Of.Pearls reviews
Sequel to my Miss O'Brien/Mr Lang story "An Innocent Friendship" Please R&R If you want more, let me know!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 10,233 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 4 - Updated: 11/1/2011 - Published: 10/19/2011 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang
An Innocent Friendship by A.Hand.Full.Of.Pearls reviews
Series 2 spoilers...well, not really but still...another O'Brien drabble because I can't stand her being such a baddie! Paired with Mr Lang, the Valet because they just work so well! Please R&R, this might be a one shot but if you want more let me know!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 11,427 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/18/2011 - Published: 10/9/2011 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang - Complete
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Little Things reviews
This is a series of one-shots about Carol and Daryl through all seasons. M rated for possible smut.
Walking Dead - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,335 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 1/14 - Published: 1/9 - Daryl D., Carol
Photographs reviews
Daryl has to deal with the fact Carol was sent away with the help of three photographs he finds and start to carry with him through a long journey until he finds her. Caryl and more caryl. T for language.
Walking Dead - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 620 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 8 - Published: 1/5 - Daryl D., Carol
Our Mistakes reviews
Petunia accepts stay at headquarters during the beginning of the war and have to deal with everyone, including Snape.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,013 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 7 - Published: 8/23/2014 - Severus S., Petunia D.
Inevitable reviews
Andy's distracted, Provenza's curious. Just my version of spoilers before november 25's episode.
Major Crimes - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 4,794 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 12/5/2013 - Published: 11/17/2013 - A. Flynn, Provenza, S. Raydor
Love Song reviews
Sharon/Andy's relationship is changing slowly after they found out about the anonymous letters.
Major Crimes - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,098 - Reviews: 2 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/19/2013 - A. Flynn, S. Raydor
A Freudian Slip reviews
Cold, wine and Mr. Carson doing some freudian slips.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,794 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 11/17/2013 - Published: 5/21/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson
Could be him reviews
Katya's POV. Jack showed up at her door and they kissed. What happened that night? T for language.
Alias - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,204 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/17/2013 - Jack B., Katya D. - Complete
The Green Imp
AU. Sarah is living in NY when she met her.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 765 - Published: 11/5/2012 - Cora C., S. O'Brien, A. Lang - Complete
I hate this part reviews
War times. Two families living similar lives. Elsie/Charles, Lang/O'Brien. Au.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,559 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/24/2012 - E. Hughes, S. O'Brien
Thanks to Eric reviews
For a moment Eric almost screw everything, then Lovejoy realises...
Lovejoy - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,866 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/23/2012 - Published: 5/16/2012
Everything reviews
A party, a night off, Mrs. Hughes having dreams and a very romantic buttler.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,159 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 5/8/2012 - Published: 3/1/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson
Never Let Me Go reviews
Oneshoot based on "Never Let Me Go" by Florence The Machine.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,207 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/7/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Issues reviews
Jane has thoughts about her relationships with Alexander and Lovejoys and wonders about her own feelings for them.
Lovejoy - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,974 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/2/2012 - Published: 3/14/2012
Changes reviews
Mary's wedding is giving something for Carson to think about, or a lot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,154 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 4/24/2012 - Published: 3/4/2012 - C. Carson, E. Hughes
Lucky Charlies reviews
Mrs. Hughes is babysitting little Charlie one night and Mr. Carson is curious about it.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,793 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/14/2012 - Published: 3/24/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Damned reviews
Oneshot - Lang tells O'Brien how he's trying to get better.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,643 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/5/2012 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang - Complete
Something more reviews
O'brien is feeling something towards Mr. Lang, and this gives her a lot to think about.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,597 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/5/2012 - Published: 1/29/2012 - S. O'Brien, A. Lang
London Letters reviews
Response to a picture challenge from tumblr. Elsie is waiting for a letter. Raindrops and a wet Charles. What could happen?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,828 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Published: 3/11/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete
Rain, children and candle lights reviews
Little Lady Sybil can't sleep! Some Hughes/Carson moments included!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,652 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 2/13/2012 - Published: 1/30/2012 - E. Hughes, C. Carson - Complete