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Author has written 23 stories for Downton Abbey.

I love writing and reading. Downton Abbey is my favorite tv show.


January 2014 Highclere Awards

Winner - Anna/Bates - Author

Winner - Characterisation: Anna - Forever By Your Side

Runner-up - Characterisation: Bates - Forever By Your Side

2nd Runner-up - Multi-chapter - So I Sing a Song of Love

Winner - Anna/Bates: Period AU - Forever By Your Side

Runner-up - Anna/Bates: Modern AU - Calm Waters

Winner - Anna/Bates: angst - Calm Waters

Runner-up - Anna/Bates: overall - Miracle

Runner-up - Writing: dialogue - Forever By Your Side

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Anything Could Happen by theglamourfades reviews
In the space of a few hours, Anna Smith's life is turned upside down. Can a chance encounter on a Underground train change everything for the better, and guide her to where she is meant to be? Modern Anna and Bates AU, based on the film Sliding Doors. M Rated from Chapter 10. [Winner of 2014 Highclere Award for Anna/Bates Modern AU story]
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 33 - Words: 248,037 - Reviews: 296 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 3/29 - Published: 3/24/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Bates's Head by E.Phoard reviews
An exploration of Bates's character and personal growth, especially in relation to his relationship with Anna.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 49 - Words: 109,544 - Reviews: 268 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 10/1/2013 - Published: 11/1/2011 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
The Key by poma14 reviews
A stranger's visit to Downton Abbey may finally provide Anna with the evidence to make the case against Bates crumble. One-shot story basically written to end this ridiculous prison saga and FREE BATES! Epilogue is up: Happiness alert. . .John and Anna reunited!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,796 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 10/27/2012 - Published: 10/12/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates
From Cannes, with Love by JamesLuver reviews
While in France, Anna purchases a present that she thinks her husband will enjoy.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,233 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/29/2012 - [Anna S., J. Bates] - Complete
If You Can't Sleep by theglamourfades reviews
An early night beckons for Anna, but like so many before this one, she finds that rest isn't coming so easily to her. But then it occurs to her that being wide awake in the middle of the night isn't a new problem...a series of some of Anna's sleepless nights, from DA Series 1 to an imagined S3. [Winner of 2013 Highclere Award - characterisation of Anna, characterisation of Bates]
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 60,100 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 9/8/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Five Years by JamesLuver reviews
The first five years of their marriage hadn't been easy, but Anna wouldn't change them for the world.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 27,745 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 8/3/2012 - Published: 4/10/2012 - [Anna S., J. Bates] - Complete
What's in a Name? by poma14 reviews
Literary banter between Bates and Anna leads to uncharted territory in the Grantham House Library. Set soon after the end of series 1. Fluffy one-shot, no angst really, I'm serious !
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,156 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/14/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
The Second Spring by theglamourfades reviews
The day she has waited for for so long has finally arrived and change is in the air. But why can't Anna embrace it? A little look inside Anna's head, in 3 parts. First Downton fanfic, all for the absolute wonder that is Team Housemaid/Valet.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,089 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/6/2012 - Published: 5/4/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Hours 'Til Dawn by poma14 reviews
Bates' fate hangs in the balance. Will the truth of Vera's death come out before it's too late? Set during Christmas Special. Obviously, A/B pairing. But also some M/M and S/B incorporated.**FINAL CHAPTER IS UP: What is Anna's decision?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 44,521 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 4/24/2012 - Published: 11/17/2011 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Spilt Coffee by poma14 reviews
How exactly does Bates find out about the wedding night Anna has planned for them and what is his reaction? Fluffy one-shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,467 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/26/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Sins by PBCD reviews
John and Anna are forced to decide how high a price they're willing to pay.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,486 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 2/26/2012 - Published: 9/17/2011 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Poor, Innocent Daisy by anna4bates reviews
Daisy happens upon Anna and John taking advantage of the several empty rooms in the house. One-shot, no plot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,173 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/26/2011 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
A New Beginning by TheShippyQueen reviews
What would Anna have done if Lord Grantham had dispensed with Bates' services? Just how far would she go to be with him? Set after Episode 6 and an alternative way their story could have gone. FINAL CHAPTER NOW UP!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 23,497 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/12/2011 - Published: 4/30/2011 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
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Song of the Heart reviews
"Deny me light, deny me spring, but never your laughter, for I would die." Pablo Neruda
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,382 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/7 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Of Hope and Glory reviews
Britain, 1940. A soldier fights for his life in battles. A nurse hopes for peace again. Their lives mingle in the midst of war. What could possibly be the outcome?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,866 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 4/4 - Published: 7/7/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Promises in the Summer Rain reviews
Two days in two summers, two perspectives, one single dream of happiness.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,801 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/20 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Moments reviews
Little stories written by request. Moments we don't see between Anna and Mr. Bates. All the series, sometimes AU, sometimes set in the future, sometimes canon. Prompts 16, 17 and 18 are up!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 7,102 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 1/4 - Published: 8/24/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S.
A Visit from Mrs Hughes reviews
Mrs Hughes stops for a visit in Scarborough and spends some time with Anna and Mr Bates. Set in the same universe as New Tides and Smiles for Tomorrow, so it's probably best to read those first.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,067 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/28/2013 - E. Hughes, J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Forever By Your Side reviews
It's 1927 and eight years of marriage and three beautiful children give Mr and Mrs Bates a lot to look forward to in the future. Life presents new obstacles as it leads John and Anna to a new stage of love, trust and companionship - with their own family included, now. Nominated for four Highclere Awards, winner of two (characterisation for Anna and A/B Period AU).
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 33,844 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 12/8/2013 - Published: 5/4/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Smiles for Tomorrow reviews
It's summer in Scarborough and Mr and Mrs Bates discuss the past and think of the future. Sequel to New Tides, so might be better to read that one first. Very slight spoilers for Series 4.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,007 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/15/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
New Tides reviews
Anna and Bates, one year after the opera concert night. Spoilers for Series 4.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,056 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/18/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
His Excuse for Loving reviews
It's Valentine's Day and Anna is eager to surprise her secret admirer. Possibly set in Series 4.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,848 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/10/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Calm Waters reviews
John fights depression and tries to get his life back on track. Anna's past still torments her and she's forced to take some time away from work to move on. They both end up in a place called Calm Waters. Will they be able to help each other and cure themselves? Modern AU. M-rated from Chapter 9. Nominated for two Highclere Awards, winner of A/B angst.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 53,699 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 5/18/2013 - Published: 2/10/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Past Tense, Present Perfect reviews
Set during the 2012 Christmas Special. Enjoying a fine picnic with his wife, Mr Bates thinks about the past, the present and what the future might bring.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,946 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/10/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Changes reviews
War brings changes and some of them aren't unwelcome. Set after 1.07.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,650 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Dancing on Broken Glass reviews
Modern AU. Anna is a successful ballet teacher with a charming boyfriend. John is a single dad who is going through his second divorce. When Anna becomes John's daughter's ballet teacher, everything can change. Will they give into their feelings?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 19 - Words: 56,674 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 1/26/2013 - Published: 8/8/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Miracle reviews
A new event brings some changes into the lives of Mr and Mrs Bates. Spoilers for S3.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 22,666 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 12/30/2012 - Published: 12/1/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Of Love and Morality reviews
Mr. Bates helps Anna come to terms with her actions after the Pamuk incident. Set after 1.03.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,578 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/18/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Safe Haven reviews
"They were both free, to love and be loved, for the first time in their lives." Spoilers for Series 3.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,905 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/29/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
The Second Parting reviews
A glimpse in the life of John and Anna Bates, six months into John's release. No spoilers, not really.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,683 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/2/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Twelve Days of Christmas reviews
She had always loved Christmas, ever since she was a little girl. He didn't particularly care for it, not after so many unhappy memories. But each Christmas is different from the other, and opinions and views could be changed. For both of them.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 20,488 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 9/15/2012 - Published: 4/28/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Within Eternity and Every Instant reviews
Anna can't let go of the past for fear of the future. Possibly set in Series 3.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,596 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/28/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
So I Sing a Song of Love reviews
Alternate universe. John Bates tries to find the path that will lead him to find himself when meets Anna Smith, who is facing serious changes and hard decisions after leaving Downton Abbey.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 33,694 - Reviews: 144 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 7/22/2012 - Published: 6/9/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
Misty Rains reviews
Modern AU. Anna is a nurse who lives a normal life until John Bates arrives in town. Will her life ever be the same?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 41,859 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 7/7/2012 - Published: 3/11/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
The Heart of a Mother reviews
Mrs. Rose Smith talks about her thoughts regarding her daughter's life.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,864 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
The New Valet reviews
Set during 1.01. Anna likes the new valet.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,666 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/21/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete