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Author has written 23 stories for O.C., and Gossip Girl.

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Disclaimer: I don't own The OC or Ryan/Marissa or the rest of those crazy characters. :) Purely writing for non-profit fan pleasure.

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The Lonely by chinocoop81 reviews
"But with Ryan, only with Ryan, she is always sober... With him, she does not feel empty anymore." RM. One Shot. Canon.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,172 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/1/2014 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Our Next 4 Years by RigiUK reviews
Alone on a beach in Hawaii, Ryan and Marissa look back over their 4 year on/off relationship, reflecting on the key moments which brought them here.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,799 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/20/2014
from his lips she drew the hallelujah by lydiastilinskio reviews
Suddenly, he's sixteen years old and on the run again. He's lonely and dare he admit it, scared—but she's looking at him and smiling that smile and somehow he just knows, in his heart of hearts, that as lonely as he may be, he'll never have to be alone again. -post Graduates, one-shot.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 790 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 6 - Published: 2/11/2014 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Across the Stars by chinocoop81 reviews
Ryan sees Marissa at the airport, not Kaitlin, and they begin to fall in love all over again. But you cannot exist in two different worlds. Is this a new beginning, or a tragic end? RM one shot.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,424 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/15/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
all we are is everything that's right by betweentheraindrops reviews
Ryan/Marissa. Future-verse. "This place, uh, isn't the same without you."
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,327 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/30/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Morning Glory by NuthatchXi reviews
"In the dwindling light of the blaze, growing cold in the circle of his arms, Marissa is as fragile as the dawn."
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,577 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 5 - Published: 5/19/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
i've got a war in my mind by words end here reviews
She assumes the role she was born to play; Queen of the Upper East Side; twenty three and engaged. Future-fic. Dan/Blair. Minor CB/DS/NS. Oneshot.
Gossip Girl - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,380 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/30/2012 - Blair, Dan - Complete
Kiss Me Hard Before You Go by words end here reviews
Dan surprises himself when he writes the sequel to 'Inside.' Post season five, Dan/Blair oneshot.
Gossip Girl - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,199 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Blair, Dan - Complete
and it will be just like you were never gone by betweentheraindrops reviews
Future-verse. RM. She leaves and he's left missing her. It's routine.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,463 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/15/2012 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
These Messy Feelings and Messier Emotions by Wilting Wings reviews
Marissa gets a letter from her dad asking her to come to Greece a little early. Watch how Ryan reacts. Full summary inside. A one Shot - I think.
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,890 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/25/2011 - Marissa C., Ryan A.
lights will guide you home by betweentheraindrops reviews
Ryan/Marissa. 3x20. "Why didn't we make it?" she asks him sadly. "We said we would. You promised."
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,799 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Published: 7/20/2011 - Marissa C., Ryan A. - Complete
Don't Fit Into My Life, But It's Okay by words end here reviews
Seth/Marissa friendship oneshot. Set during and after 2x03; AU. Mentions of RM and SS, inevitably. "This feels like the beginning of a friendship they should have started many years ago, but better late than never, right?"
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,953 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/23/2009 - Seth C., Marissa C. - Complete
Lonely by static-disturbed reviews
Following Marissa's death. Seth steps up and does his best at being the hero. One-shot.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,139 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/26/2008 - Seth C. - Complete
Under Water by static-disturbed reviews
He wasn’t always bad; he used to be somebody’s baby too. Kevin Daniel Volchok, 7lbs and 3 ounces; his mom always said the nurses all went crazy over his blue eyes.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,430 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/24/2008 - Complete
She by static-disturbed reviews
Marissa is dead, but she's all over Seth's bedroom. Seth-Marissa friendship. One shot.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 911 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/22/2008 - Seth C., Marissa C. - Complete
Three Little Words by melanie39 reviews
Seth and Taylor discuss Ryan and his inability to utter those three little words.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 914 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/6/2008 - Complete
Photographs by melanie39 reviews
Ryan asks something of Kirsten.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,074 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/13/2008 - Kirsten C., Ryan A. - Complete
so many songs by deews reviews
Coda to between The Graduates and The Avengers. The aftermath of Marissa's death in which everybody breaks and then, slowly, starts to piece back together.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,928 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/22/2007 - Marissa C. - Complete
the end's not near by deews reviews
AU. 5 ways Season 3 could have ended. Because a year later, I am still not okay with Marissa dying.
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,218 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/18/2007 - Marissa C., Ryan A. - Complete
i'll only say this once by deews reviews
Marissa writes the letter. Ryan reads it. It doesn't feel like the end.
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 854 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/18/2007 - Marissa C., Ryan A. - Complete
The Almost Berkley by newportbeachbabe reviews
A few things that might have happened at Berkley between Ryan and Marissa, had they actually gone there. Part one of probably four. Drabble format.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 843 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/27/2007 - Ryan A., Marissa C.
Peaches by Aimee5 reviews
‘They would have made it, New RyanBroken Ryan said. Unsure Seth said he was sure that they would have.’ Spoilers up to, and including, 4x04
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,330 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/23/2006 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Progression by melanie39 reviews
Ryan reflects on the years that have led him to his college graduation from Berkeley.
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,715 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Published: 10/4/2006 - Ryan A. - Complete
When The World Is Frosted White by muchtvs reviews
Post The Graduates. Based On the OC Sentence Challenge prompt: Marissa is stuck between Heaven and Earth, having to make sure Ryan forgives himself before she can cross over.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,947 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 17 - Published: 7/13/2006 - Complete
Grief by newportbeachbabe reviews
Drabbles on how everyone in Newport might grieve. Spoilers for 3.25. One shot.
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 827 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/20/2006 - Marissa C. - Complete
Silence Is Easy by go-sandy reviews
My take on the conversation Ryan and Marissa should’ve had during The Game Plan, after Marissa went off about Johnny and Ryan ganging up on her.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 919 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Published: 12/17/2005 - Ryan A., Marissa C.
A Brief Moment in Time by cheekymice reviews
Ryan and Marrisa spend the night in the tiki hut.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,491 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/10/2005 - Ryan A., Marissa C.
Wicked by Super Chino reviews
HumorGeneral. Ryan and Marissa's secret rendezvous is interrupted by an unwelcome guest.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,235 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/25/2005 - Ryan A., Marissa C.
Tangled by melanie39 reviews
Two years after Trey's death, Ryan and Marissa are still struggling to deal with its effect on their relationship.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,017 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 6/7/2005 - Published: 6/1/2005 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Silence Speaks by jjoplin reviews
Ryan and Marissa. Continuation of "The Rainy Day Women."
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,776 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/10/2005 - Published: 5/1/2005
Pants by newportbabe44 reviews
Ryan and Marissa discuss pants; who wears the pants in their relationship, sex pants... [one-shot]
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,535 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/3/2004 - Complete
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we'll all float on alright reviews
Maybe he can be the one to save Marissa Cooper. Maybe, he has it in him. He laughs wryly at the thought. Seth/Marissa. Late season 3. One-shot.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,012 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/23 - Seth C., Marissa C. - Complete
Fresh Starts reviews
"It took her a while but she got used to her new life. People always do." Marissa leaves on Jimmy's boat, but then what happens? Post season 3. Marissa centric. FINISHED.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 19,134 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 1/6 - Published: 1/25/2014 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
a moment reviews
"They put on The Smiths and lie side by side on her bed. It should be weird but it's not." Seth/Marissa drabble. Season 2. Canon
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 721 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/7/2014
Wrong reviews
"It's not right, nothing about this is right." Canon. Season 4. Ryan, Kaitlin and obligatory references to Marissa.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 787 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/2/2014
the lovers that went wrong reviews
"He hears she's back in town. Marissa left five years ago and he hasn't seen her since. She was only meant to be gone for one." Taylor/Ryan/Marissa. Finished.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,955 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/29/2014 - Published: 8/26/2014 - Complete
heaven knows i'm miserable now reviews
"There is so much hate inside her, love too, but right now it's the hate which is burning." The summer between season 1 and 2. One-shot. Marissa centric. Summer/Marissa.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,342 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/3/2014
Hold On reviews
"It's been just over seven months since they broke up. That's too long." Ryan/Marissa. Berkeley. One-shot.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,231 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/16/2014 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
all along it was a fever reviews
"Tears dripping from her eyes, she faces him. This is not what she imagined for them." Ryan/Marissa drabble. AU set in the future.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,303 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/1/2014 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
too busy being yours to fall for somebody new reviews
Post 5x24. One-Shot. Chuck and Blair are getting engaged, but Dan is finally over his anger and Dan and Blair finally try to mend their friendship. Where will it lead?
Gossip Girl - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,689 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/2/2014 - Dan, Blair - Complete
Precious Time reviews
"Julie had learnt over the years how much Ryan meant to Marissa. Tonight, she saw the precise magnitude and if she was completely honest, it scared her a little. Her daughter's happiness was frighteningly entwined with this one boy from Chino." Late season 3, Ryan and Marissa are brought together by a terrible event. FINISHED.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,691 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 12/18/2013 - Published: 8/18/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
still moving through the pain reviews
"Maybe he never learnt; maybe he never wanted to." Ryan/Marissa. 3x16 (The Road Warrior). A different take.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,380 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/3/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Secrets I Have Held In My Heart reviews
What if Ryan hadn't listened to Marissa and instead he had left on the fishing boat? A month later he is back and him and Marissa are left picking up the pieces. Ryan/Marissa. One-shot. Post 3x05
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,429 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/6/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
The Moments In Between reviews
"...when he was with her, and especially in moments like this, he felt the romance of it all. There she was, her slender beautiful self, resting in his arms as they swayed to the music and the moonlight shone upon them." Four moments between Ryan and Marissa depicting a side to them we never fully saw in season 3. One-shot.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,550 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/25/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Constant Conversation reviews
Mid-season2. A missing scene fic of sorts. Ryan and Marissa deal with the remains of their fight in The ExFactor. "And if he was feeling even more extravagant, he might tell her about those infrequent times when he thinks to hell with all of it, lets just have another go at this. Let's kiss and make up and fall in love all over again. It could be easy, they never know."
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,783 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/30/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
The Summer Haze reviews
Set in the summer after the end of season 3, Ryan and Marissa find themselves reconnecting and a new friendship begins to form, perhaps even something more. FINISHED.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,245 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 6/2/2013 - Published: 4/21/2013 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
The two loneliest people in Newport reviews
"And then it dawns on him: Ryan; she's not over him, far from it. Their situations, it seems, is bound by the same tragedy and to his surprise, Marissa Cooper appears to be the person who might understand him best." Set in season 2. Seth/Marissa friendship fic, with allusions to Ryan/Marissa and Seth/Summer.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,618 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/28/2013 - Seth C., Marissa C. - Complete
Home Again reviews
Set in late season 3, Marissa decides to go to Ryan's birthday party after all but she's hiding a tragic secret and as it comes to light, it pushes Ryan and Marissa's paths back together. CHAPTER 4 added.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,721 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 7/23/2012 - Published: 7/9/2012 - Ryan A., Marissa C.
To Kill A Feeling reviews
After Marissa's death Ryan spirals as he struggles to deal with his grief. Shows the interlude between season 3 finale and season 4 premiere.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,526 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/12/2012 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
The Ice Is Getting Thinner reviews
"Something, somewhere along the line has been lost between them and she doesn't know how to get it back." The break-up Ryan/Marissa never got in season 3. Set in 3x14.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,346 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/22/2012 - Marissa C., Ryan A. - Complete
All My Days reviews
Three accounts of Ryan visiting Marissa's grave at three different times of his life. "He's come to terms with her death now but he still doesn't like visiting her grave, maybe because it's a glaring reminder that she's gone. She's never coming back."
O.C. - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,464 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/21/2012 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Fractures reviews
Summary: Set in late season 3 more exactly in 3x19 Ryan confronts Marissa about her drinking and it leads to a confrontation between the two which eventually brings the couple to new bittersweet beginnings.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,840 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/12/2012 - Ryan A., Marissa C. - Complete
Post BreakUp Sex reviews
One-shot from Marissa's POV giving an alternative look at how things could have unfolded between Ryan and Marissa after their break-up in season 3.
O.C. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,511 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/1/2012 - Marissa C., Ryan A. - Complete
Star Crossed Lovers of Panem reviews
Ryan Atwood goes to the Hunger Games where he meets Marissa Cooper. He's from District 12, she's from District 1. An instant attraction forms between them but what will happen in the deadly surroundings of the Hunger Games? Chapter 2 is up.
O.C. - Rated: K - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,221 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/28/2012 - Published: 5/7/2012 - Ryan A., Marissa C.