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Author has written 22 stories for Sherlock.

Well for a start my name isn't Kate and unfortunately I don't live at 221B Baker Street.

Kate is the name of my main character, and the one I enjoy writing about the most, so I decided to borrow her name for a pen name. Just to be clear I'm certainly not writing about myself, (just in case anyone was worried0, Kate is far more empathic, brave and broken that I am, but I created her as the perfect partner for Sherlock, which I like to think that she pretty much is, in my head anyway.

All of my writing on here has been related to Sherlock so far, although I do also write other things. I'm particularly interested in the psychology of Sherlock; what makes him the way that he is, and the whole is he a sociopath, does he have Aspergers, is he bipolar debate. I'm generally fascinated by what makes people tick, and Sherlock is much more interesting than most because he's such a complex character.

I do take anything that people put in reviews very seriously, and try to review if I can, because I know that it makes such a difference to my own impetus to write. However, I'm great believer in 'If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all,' so if you have constructive criticism for me then please don't hold back, but if you just want to tell me that you don't like my story and I can't write for toffee (which people have in the past) then I'd rather not know, thanks. It just bothers me and makes me want to stop writing. A 'shit sandwich' of good thing, bad thing, good thing is however absolutely welcomed!

The most I could ever hope for is that people enjoy reading my stories as much as I enjoy writing them, and that maybe, just maybe it might make you stop and look at things in a different way. Please do let me know what you think.

Its been pointed out to me that I have quite a few stories on here now and it can be difficult to know where to start, so here’s a bit of a guide. Some stories fit into more than one category so I’ve included them in both.

BBC Canon based stories

The Diogenes Club - set post Reichenbach

Fratros, Eros and Agape - the events of HLV from Johns perspective

Conversations and Conspiracies - side- stories to Fratros

Explanations - a 51 exploring how things might have panned out after the plane scene in The Abdominable Bride

Studies in Serotonin - an exploration of Sherlock’s drug use

Point to where it hurts an incomplete Sherlock and John case story in which John runs into an old army comrade

The League of Vampires - written for a competiton. Sherlock and John investigate a strange case in Prague.

Studies in Restraint - Sherlock, John, duck tape. Need I say more?

Kate and Sherlock stories

Probably not for Johnlock fans, but if Sherlock was ever going to have a girlfriend, Kate has to be the one for him.

in suggested reading order:

The Girl in the Scarf



That Woman

Danger Nights

Christougeniatiko dentrophobia

Sherlock and mental health

The Box

Danger Nights

Madness and Memory


Teenage Sherlock

The Box

Christmas Lights

The Ghosts they Make Us

Dependence (unfinished)


Corpses and Clues

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Meet Me In Samarra by O'Donnell reviews
In The Six Thatchers Sherlock Holmes and John Watson face adventure and tragedy, new life and death. They learn how the past damages the present, and changes the future. And how Ammo and Ajay, Thatcher and Tiblisi and a black pearl change everything forever. Sherlock/John. Mycroft, Mary, Lady Smallwood NOW COMPLETE
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 20 - Words: 202,983 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 7/27/2020 - Published: 10/8/2018
Ex Files by sevenpercent reviews
a collection of short ficlits that cover aspects of Sherlock's world. Not in chronological order, nor linked, but together adding up. Expel now up.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 54 - Words: 151,991 - Reviews: 523 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 7/4/2018 - Published: 10/26/2012 - Sherlock H., John W.
The Magnussen Legacy by O'Donnell reviews
Suicide mission scrapped, Sherlock is brought back to solve a problem for England.. Because someone escaped the deadly chaos of Appledore intent on revenge. Magnussen may be dead, but still casts a long and dangerous shadow. Sherlock must find the killer and save them all. While John must find who Sherlock really is and save himself.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 168,608 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 6/8/2018 - Published: 9/29/2017
Things We Lost In The Flames by O'Donnell reviews
What did Sherlock do while Dr and Mrs Watson was on honeymoon? How and why did Charles Augustus Magnussen come to his attention? Why did Lady Smallwood take her problem to 221B, Baker Street? And what happened to create the situation which meant Sherlock finally had no alternative but to kill the man? This is the backstory to the finale of His Last Vow. NOW COMPLETE
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 40 - Words: 278,735 - Reviews: 221 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 8/17/2017 - Published: 12/2/2016
Periodic Tales by sevenpercent reviews
As a chemist, Sherlock uses the Periodic Table for many reasons. A collection of short fics that add up to a better understanding of what he is and how he reacts to the catalysts in this life. Calcium is now up.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 53 - Words: 263,440 - Reviews: 498 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 8/28/2016 - Published: 4/12/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H.
Borderline by LollypopGuild reviews
Can one man save a whole city? Ruthless traffickers have taken someone important to Sherlock. But there's more than one life at stake when he uncovers a terrorist plot. He may have trouble convincing the authorities that this is not just paranoia, a legacy of his torture. There is, after all, a border between sanity and a broken mind. Adult themes abound. Also, high adventure.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 59,141 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 12/13/2014 - Published: 1/6/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Molly Hooper, OC
Fallen Angel by sevenpercent reviews
Just how did the Holmes brothers plot the Reichenbach Fall? Angst, arguments, secrets and lies abound. A Series 2 multi-chapter case fic with a number of story arcs, in which Moriarty meets his match, and the seeds are laid for Series Three. NEW story arc - BAD BANKER
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 46 - Words: 101,010 - Reviews: 400 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 10/9/2014 - Published: 2/13/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., J. Moriarty
A Night to Remember by eohippus reviews
Graduated from university, and given a second chance, Sherlock loathes his existence as a decent member of society. His independent spirit wants more from life than the dull existence as a government employee, promoted due to his connection to the Holmes family. But trying to regain his independence comes with a price. Mention of drug use. Picture by Rranne.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 35,943 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 5/2/2014 - Published: 2/12/2013 - Sherlock H., Mycroft H., Victor T.
The Shooting Party by sevenpercent reviews
Set just nine months after moving into 221b, a difficult case stymies the consulting detective and his blogger. Cue an engraved invitation to spend an autumn weekend in the country, which takes John and Sherlock to West Sussex, for some surprising revelations, deductions and introductions. Mostly John's POV. Stands alone, but feeds into all of my other stories. COMPLETE
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Friendship - Chapters: 27 - Words: 70,264 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 11/17/2013 - Published: 10/14/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H. - Complete
Musgrave Blaze by sevenpercent reviews
Mixing ACD canon, Sherlock and John are drawn to the rolling hills of Gloucestershire to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a horse, the death of its trainer, and the theft of a three-day eventing trophy from Musgrave Hall. Multi-chapter case fic that brings back some old memories for both men.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 67,128 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 8/11/2013 - Published: 7/8/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H. - Complete
Returning Home by hjohn302 reviews
Picking up where "Afghanistan Comes Home" leaves off, John and Sherlock go to Captain Evans funeral. Events escalate rapidly and suddenly Sherlock finds himself separated from John by thousands of kilometers, as his friend takes part in a special ops rescue mission. In Afghanistan. Where John had been shot. Rated for reference to torture. (Part of In Between 'verse) COMPLETE.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 35,496 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 3/19/2013 - Published: 3/8/2013 - John W., Sherlock H., Mycroft H., OC - Complete
Collateral Damage by sevenpercent reviews
Between TGG and TSiB, both Sherlock and John have to deal with the collateral emotional damage that comes after Moriarty's pool-side revelation that their relationship was a weakness that could, and would, be exploited. 25 chapters/Now complete!
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 26 - Words: 52,294 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 2/9/2013 - Published: 10/4/2012 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
The Movement of Bees by eohippus reviews
Sherlock returns, broken. His brother has lost all faith in him, as has John. How will they bring down Moran with even more difficulties waiting in the background? Post-RB, post-Hiatus. Artwork by Rranne. COMPLETE - REVIEWS CONTAIN SPOILERS!
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 41 - Words: 88,290 - Reviews: 277 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 12/6/2012 - Published: 5/28/2012 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., DI Lestrade - Complete
And A Doctor by StillWaters1 reviews
It was only when people actually saw John working as a physician that they began to understand: that it wasn't just about bullets and IEDs and trauma care under fire. That "doctor" actually covered a pretty wide field. And that John was bloody good at covering ground. 5 times Dr. Watson treated others and 1 time he treated himself.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 27,393 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 2,465 - Follows: 515 - Updated: 9/9/2012 - Published: 8/27/2012 - John W., Sherlock H. - Complete
In Confidence by emma de los nardos reviews
Reason for referral: Sherlock Holmes was admitted to dual diagnosis unit for detox on 27.5.2002, following arrest for intoxication on 26.5.2002. Patient was under the influence of cocaine when he was admitted. Requested single unit. Request granted by special permission.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 44,035 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 8/26/2012 - Published: 3/19/2012 - Sherlock H., Mycroft H. - Complete
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Fratros, Eros and Agape reviews
When John Watson found Sherlock Holmes lying shot and bleeding on the floor Charles Augustus Magnussen's office, he had no idea of the events that would turn his life upside down in the following months. Lost scenes from His Last Vow, seen from John's point of view.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 37 - Words: 90,929 - Reviews: 221 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 232 - Updated: 1/18/2019 - Published: 1/19/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., Janine - Complete
Corpses and Clues reviews
With John away on honeymoon, Sherlock is looking for a case to occupy him. Any case. And when a new client tells him that dead people are talking to her, he discovers that science doesn't always provide all of the answers.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,470 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 7/8/2018 - Published: 3/31/2018 - Sherlock H., DI Lestrade, OC - Complete
Christmas Lights reviews
It's tough being homeless, especially at Christmas. When Sherlock finds himself cold and alone on the streets of London, he can see no way back. What he needs now is one more miracle, and he might just be about to find it - even if it's not the one that he thinks that he wants.
Sherlock - Rated: K - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 22,136 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 4/25/2017 - Published: 12/23/2016 - Sherlock H., Mycroft H. - Complete
Studies in Restraint reviews
When you live with Sherlock Holmes, you never know quite what you're going to wake up to. Especially when he has access to duct tape. A piece of John/Sherlock fluff inspired by a prompt from the wonderful J Baillier.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,027 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/24/2017 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
Explanations reviews
Five different ways that events might have turned out, as John deals with the aftermath of Sherlock's drug use on the plane. Plus one that we'd all like to see.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 14,557 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 4/24/2016 - Published: 3/1/2016 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., Mrs. Hudson
The Ghosts That Make Us (Explanations:the plus one) reviews
'Nobody made me; I made me.' When ghosts from his past return to haunt Sherlock, John has to do some detective work of his own to discover how best to help him. Set post-TAB, rated M for references to violent crimes and drug use.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,103 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 10 - Published: 4/24/2016 - Sherlock H., John W., DI Lestrade
Redemption (Madness and Memory Part 2 ) reviews
John and Kate have been struggling to keep Sherlock's illness concealed from Mycroft for weeks, but now they need his help. Warnings for references to mental illness and suicide.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 54 - Words: 99,894 - Reviews: 209 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 4/4/2016 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H. - Complete
Explanations : The Third Variation reviews
Set immediately following the revelations of Sherlock's drug use on the plane in TAB, this is an exploration of what may or may not have happened when John and Sherlock return to 221b. This started life as one of a series of 'five plus one' stories, and was the one which received the most votes to continue.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,495 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/17/2016 - Published: 3/16/2016 - Sherlock H., John W., Mrs. Hudson - Complete
Studies in Serotonin reviews
'What Mycroft hadn't understood, what none of them understood, was that he wasn't an addict. He was a user and there was a world of difference between the two.' An exploration of Sherlock's drug use in HLV and beyond.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,777 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/5/2016
Conversations and Conspiracies reviews
A series of missing scenes from His Last Vow. These are intended to dovetail with Fratros, Eros and Agape, but can also be read in isolation.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,210 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 5/25/2014 - Published: 3/7/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., Mary M.
Christougenniatiko dentrophobia reviews
Sherlock Holmes doesn't like Christmas trees, Kate is determined to find out why. A little bit of Christmas fluff.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,815 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/18/2013 - Sherlock H.
Dependence reviews
"Which is it to-day," I asked, "morphine or cocaine?" He raised his eyes languidly from the old black-letter volume which he had opened. "It is cocaine," he said, "a seven-per-cent solution. Would you care to try it' - Sign of the Four. Sherlock Holmes thought that the drugs were within his control, a way of managing the problems of his existence. He was wrong.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,897 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 10/19/2013 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Mycroft H., Sherlock H., DI Lestrade
Sentiment reviews
All couples argue. Some argue more than others. So when Kate disagrees with Sherlock's methods for the first time, where will they go from there ?
Sherlock - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,501 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 6/24/2013 - Published: 6/22/2013 - John W., Sherlock H.
The Girl in the Scarf reviews
Sherlock has a new assistant, but who is she and what does she mean to Sherlock Holmes? Sherlock/OC relationship. Part of a series of stories that continues with Consequences, Danger Nights and Madness and Memory.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 47,579 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 264 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 2/2/2013 - Published: 3/6/2012 - Sherlock H., John W.
Madness and Memory Part 1 - Descent reviews
Sherlock Holmes was going mad. He was aware of it, and yet at the same time the thought of preventing it was absolutely inconceivable. Sherlock/OC established relationship. Warnings for references to depression and abuse.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 44,188 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 1/6/2013 - Published: 9/2/2012 - Sherlock H., John W.
The Box reviews
A 16 year old Sherlock Holmes wakes up in a hospital room with no memory of his past or how he got there. Is it a conspiracy, or is he genuinely ill? Warnings for references to mental illness and abuse.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 68 - Words: 102,633 - Reviews: 293 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 119 - Updated: 10/8/2012 - Published: 5/22/2012 - Sherlock H., Mycroft H. - Complete
The League of Vampires reviews
When Sherlock and John are asked by Mycroft to investigate a series of apparent vampire killings in Prague, it quickly becomes clear that all is not as it seems.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 9,866 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 9/18/2012 - Published: 9/9/2012 - Sherlock H., John W.
Danger Nights reviews
'Make sure that he gets up by Day 3, and starts eating by Day 6. Keep him safe.' That was Mycroft's advice to John on how to manage Sherlock's Danger Nights. But how will Kate react when she witnesses them for herself?
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,867 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 8/6/2012 - Published: 8/5/2012 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
Point To Where It Hurts reviews
When one of John Watson's old army comrades is killed in action, he needs little encouragement to investigate his death. But all is not as it seems.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,342 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 5/1/2012 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Sherlock H., John W.
Consequences reviews
When Kate's abusive ex-partner comes back into her life, Sherlock decides to do whatever it takes to keep her safe. Sherlock/OC established relationship. Sequel to 'The Girl in the Scarf.'
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,129 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 36 - Published: 4/10/2012 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
The Diogenes Club reviews
Post-Reichenbach. It is six months after Sherlock's death, and John Watson has just started to move on with his life when Mycroft Holmes summons him to the Diogenes Club.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,110 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 14 - Published: 4/6/2012 - John W., Mycroft H.
That Woman reviews
Ever wondered what would happen if The Woman met Sherlock's woman? I think that it would probably go something like this. Please note - the Kate in this story is not Irene's maid, links to my other story 'The Girl in the Scarf'.
Sherlock - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,678 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 4/4/2012 - Published: 4/2/2012 - Sherlock H., Irene A.
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