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Author has written 7 stories for Downton Abbey.
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And When by WhatsABriard reviews
50 companion drabbles to complete "Say When". Canon compliant through the Christmas Special. Robert and Cora face an uncertain future...together. Updated daily.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 3,810 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 12/8/2014 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Cora C., Robert C.
The Fortune Hunter by Robert Cora Fan reviews
Robert Crawley, Viscount Downton has accepted that duty means sacrifice. His duty to ancestral estates will mean a trip to New York and the sacrifice of a loveless marriage. His intended wife, however, has other ideas...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 5,385 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 11/3/2013 - Published: 6/23/2012 - Robert C., Cora C.
The Frog and Nightgown Inn by WhatsABriard reviews
It was one of the oldest establishments in the village and had a very ignoble reputation. However, what it lacked in lush amenities it made up for in anonymity. For his purposes, the Frog and Nightgown was a most appropriate location. (Complete!)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,961 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 11/2/2012 - Published: 4/21/2012 - Robert C., Cora C. - Complete
New York Nights by ModernAmericanGirl reviews
What happens when the newlyweds are left to their own devices?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,728 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/7/2012 - Robert C., Cora C. - Complete
Best Served Cold by WhatsABriard reviews
Robert has his revenge. Rated M for very mature game-playing. A companion piece to a mini-arc from "And When", because subtle tea dared me to do it. I expect drunk!Cora shenanigans in return. *g*
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,494 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 4/14/2012 - Published: 4/3/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
Here You Are by jadeandlilac reviews
As the Spanish flu sweeps through Downton, Robert returns to Cora's bedside and reflects upon the woman he married.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,670 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/6/2012 - Robert C., Cora C. - Complete
Say When by WhatsABriard reviews
Falling into life, a series of pre-canon Robert/Cora drabbles. 50 prompts, 100 words each. Loosely following the first two decades of marriage, children, and Downton. Updated Daily.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 51 - Words: 5,683 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 3/20/2012 - Published: 2/10/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
Apogee and Perigee by WhatsABriard reviews
Robert and Cora have gone through a great deal together, vacillating between wedded bliss and the polar extreme of near adultery. How do they work their way back to stasis? Is it even possible?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,322 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 3/14/2012 - Published: 3/1/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
One Purpose by WhatsABriard reviews
Cora Levinson arrived in grand style in Liverpool in March of 1887. She stepped off the RMS Umbria with her aunt Phyllis, four steamer trunks, two valises, a French ladies maid and one overriding purpose.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,417 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/22/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
Moonlight (& the Fortune Hunter) by MandaPanda2 reviews
Not a year. Not as long as that.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,292 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/16/2012 - Robert C., Cora C. - Complete
New Year Resolutions by JamesLuver reviews
Robert reflects on his relationship with Cora during the war as he watches her sleep in the early hours of 1st January 1920.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,036 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/1/2012 - [Robert C., Cora C.] - Complete
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Paper Lace reviews
A visit to New York. An engaged couple who can barely speak to each other. Valentines. Heartache. Books. Bedrooms. A prequel to my prequel "To Light a Fire."
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,506 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 1/21/2014 - Published: 1/25/2013 - Cora C., Robert C.
To Light a Fire reviews
For Robert and Cora Crawley, marriage came well before love, at a rather young age, and without much knowledge of the birds and the bees. How did these two find their way to loving each other? Like so many others, I'm writing a pre-canon story.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 42 - Words: 78,114 - Reviews: 343 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 129 - Updated: 11/25/2012 - Published: 2/22/2012 - Cora C., Robert C.
Better to Be Lucky Than Smart reviews
The Earl of Grantham vs. the typical sleeping habits of the Edwardian upper crust.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,002 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/29/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
What on Earth is a French 75? reviews
This story has been written for and inspired by krisnreine, whom I dared to write what became "Best Served Cold". Rosamund tries her hand at mixing a potent drink for Robert, Cora, and Violet. Set between S2E8 and the Christmas Special.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 17,745 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 4/20/2012 - Published: 4/6/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
To Serve reviews
Robert wants to go to the front. Cora wants him to stay.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,450 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/5/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
Getting to the Bottom of Things reviews
In the sixth episode from the first season Thomas made a comment about Cora. What would happen if it got back to Robert?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,817 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/1/2012 - Published: 2/28/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
Dancing on the Edge of Loss reviews
Cora overhears Jane and Robert as she lies in bed ill.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,900 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/25/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete