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Things Hidden by Lala Kate reviews
S2 AU with elements of canon. Repeated meetings and misunderstandings forge a rocky path to be traversed.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 80,272 - Reviews: 435 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 4/29/2018 - Published: 8/26/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
An End To All Things by OrangeShipper reviews
A sequel to Of Course It's The End, How Could It Not Be? - They know they've made a foolish mistake, but still they can't regret it. It was the end between them, they knew that, but what they'd shared would make the lives they must endure easier to bear. At least, that was what they told themselves... for having known each other, how could they bear it now? AU from 2x08. UPDATED!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 68,652 - Reviews: 368 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 144 - Updated: 1/24/2018 - Published: 3/12/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Girl You Knew by La Donna Ingenua reviews
AU Matthew marries a very much alive Lavinia, and the show that flopped keeps flopping and the dance they danced keeps playing in their heads. Mary realizes she is not the only girl in the world, but a girl he once knew and decides to do the unexpected. While Mary comes back to life, Matthew realizes what he's given up. It's not what you think...or could it be? As of Chap 31, M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 116,573 - Reviews: 1596 - Favs: 233 - Follows: 344 - Updated: 12/1/2015 - Published: 8/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Preferred Stock by Chickwriter reviews
The twenty-first century descendants of the Crawleys, now without titles, but ruling the new elites with far more power and wealth than Mary and Matthew could ever have imagined. Consider it the AU S55.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 36 - Words: 131,257 - Reviews: 1112 - Favs: 367 - Follows: 383 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Lady Mary Crawley's Diary by IlPostino reviews
Lady Mary Crawley's Diary, starting from series one. Some fluff, humour and a little hurt/comfort thrown in for good measure. Winner of two Highclere Awards! Chapter 29: The engagement party, part two. M/M
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 29 - Words: 108,616 - Reviews: 613 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Unwanted Rings by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Matthew and Mary encounter each other at a high-profile event, mere days after their relationship changed irrevocably. I don't want to give too much away! Now a multi-chapter fic. Rated M to be safe.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 70,661 - Reviews: 450 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Cura Te Ipsum by R. Grace reviews
"Physician, heal thyself." - Luke 4:23 When Dr. Matthew Crawley learns he is to inherit a title and an estate, he moves his practice to the Yorkshire countryside where he discovers the intriguing Lady Mary...and her scandalous secret. Series 1 AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,944 - Reviews: 235 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 9/28/2013 - Published: 2/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
For Ye Devour Widows' Houses by AnniellaEyes reviews
Season 1 altered back-story: Mary married Patrick before he perished on the Titanic and so, with Matthew becoming heir, she has been twice denied her inheritance.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 91,645 - Reviews: 324 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 288 - Updated: 7/8/2013 - Published: 11/14/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C.
The Size of Things by miscreant rose reviews
With the wedding only a couple of weeks away, Mary is gathering up her final trousseau purchases in London when she has a surprise visitor - and a change in her evening's plans. One-off pre-honeymoon smut. *Winner June 2013 Highclere Award for One-shot* thank you all!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,011 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 14 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Thousand Moments by RighterB reviews
Modern AU in which Mary is a grad student in Chicago and Matthew is a hedge fund investor/ part-time lawyer/ multi-millionaire who is in need of a nanny to care for his 5 year old daughter. Romance and Angst ensue in this multi-chapter story. Long time reader, first time author.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 127,069 - Reviews: 388 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 221 - Updated: 3/8/2013 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Love on Any Terms - Missing and Deleted Scenes by R. Grace reviews
Missing/deleted/extra scenes from LOATverse. Gratuitous smut warning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,202 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 3/5/2013 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
With All The Time In The World by OrangeShipper reviews
They've put themselves in an impossible situation; far too soon for any sort of affection, let alone love. With all the time in the world, perhaps their relationship could develop. But do they have it? Sequel to Fuel on the Fire - an AU from episode 1x02
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 85,617 - Reviews: 576 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 1/20/2013 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Election 1987 by Chickwriter reviews
On the night Margaret Thatcher is reelected for a third term, Lady Mary Crawley looks back.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,057 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Her Great Matter by Ultrahotpink reviews
Set after Series One Episode Three. Lady Mary finds herself in a troubling predicament after her evening with Pamuk...
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,384 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 12/4/2012 - Published: 2/15/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Summer at Downton, 1907 by Athena mou reviews
Lord Grantham invites sixteen year old Matthew to spend the summer of 1907 at Downton. Isobel accepts, and Matthew arrives at Downton where he is reunited with Mary and her sisters. As warm sunny days with few responsibilities are theirs to enjoy, Mary and Matthew's friendship continue to grow. This story is a sequel to "Christmas Past and Present".
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 51,783 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 11/27/2012 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Grace by La Donna Ingenua reviews
An atrocious act somehow, someway leads to joy, love, & well...Grace./ AU Halfway through Xmas Special/Matthew & Mary's happy ending, even in a seemingly impossible situation. Complete.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 58 - Words: 310,299 - Reviews: 1019 - Favs: 377 - Follows: 232 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
I Will Love Thee Still, My Dear by Pemonynen reviews
A letter, written in fear and posted by accident, changes everything as Mary and Matthew rediscover their friendship during the war. S2 AU sequel to 'In Flanders Fields'.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 59,192 - Reviews: 341 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 10/25/2012 - Published: 6/3/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
a bonewhite light by Chickwriter reviews
A life baptized in no life for a while... eyes mica-silver and blank. S3 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,165 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Salvation by kmh11 reviews
After a riding accident leaves Mary in a coma with an uncertain future, Matthew is there to care for her just like she was there to care for him. AU set late in season two.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,500 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 10/6/2012 - Published: 5/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Ship of Dreams by Veringue reviews
S1 AU. The ship of dreams, they called it, the Titanic, the greatest liner. Unsinkable. The Crawley family sails first-class across the ocean, and Lady Mary, engaged, is one of them. Matthew seeks to make his fortune in the new world. And then they meet.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 22,570 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 9/15/2012 - Published: 4/16/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
No Light, No Light by Chickwriter reviews
Post S2. Matthew comes back to tell Mary she will have to testify in Bates' trial about a story she never wanted told.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,239 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 9/10/2012 - Published: 11/9/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love and the Need For Excitement by R. Grace reviews
Season 1 AU. Matthew's presence at Downton Abbey on the night of Kamal Pamuk's demise leads to a drastic change in the development of his relationship with Mary. Smut, smut, and more smut! Angst, explicit language, and OOC warning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 50,828 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 206 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A Conflict of Feelings by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU! Matthew and Mary spend an evening alone together, causing them to question how they really feel about each other, and what they want from their lives. A prequel to 'An Evening In'. Ch.9 goes up to 'M' rating!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 47,178 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 7/14/2012 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Guide Us Home by Frea O'Scanlin reviews
If there had been an heir at Downton Abbey all along, their lives would be very different. For everything that might change, though, some truths remain irrefutable. AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 31,797 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 7/9/2012 - Published: 6/5/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Downton Abbey Redux by HotEntree reviews
Mary and Matthew are engaged and the drama continues, filled with romance, sex and suspense. Caution:this story is erotic, containing graphic but tasteful descriptions of sexual acts. They're in love after all. Heartfelt thanks to Julian Fellowes for M&M. Many thanks to BetaLayne for her fine edits on Chapter 17.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 36,004 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 7/7/2012 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Not Really an Argument by Crawley-and-the-lady reviews
Mary is distracted and on edge, Matthew is confused at her odd behaviour. What could possibly be the matter? With a little help from his mother, and a certain lucky charm - he might just work it out! My fist ever fic, let me know what you think! :
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,815 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 6/5/2012 - Published: 4/13/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Growing Up by ladymarycrawley reviews
Set pre Series 1. What would have happened if Mary and Matthew had known each other from childhood? How would their relationship develop? Ch. 9 up now.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,382 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 148 - Updated: 5/29/2012 - Published: 1/4/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
The Unfinished and Unbegun Possible by Serena89 reviews
"April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain." T.S. Eliot What would have happened if, on that fateful night, the Spanish Flu had chosen Mary instead of Lavinia?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,271 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 8 - Published: 4/29/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Mend Her Shattered Heart by Athena mou reviews
Mary's attempt to find love outside of the English aristocracy ends abruptly with her fiancé in jail. Accepting Matthew's proposal she finds herself married to the heir. Will things work out for them? As the Dowager says, "Marriage is a long business."
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 42,873 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 3/31/2012 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Roaring Twenties by Veringue reviews
Well, I've decided I can't wait nine whole months to see what happens, so here you have it: this is my plot line for Series 3 of Downton Abbey, including almost all the characters and pairings. Drama and romance ensured, a cup of strong tea recommended!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,192 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 3/13/2012 - Published: 1/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Marriage by Entail by Tripp3235 reviews
What if the entail did put in a provision in case there were only daughters born to the estate? And what if Matthew had family obligations that required substantial monetary solutions? A long running AU story for S1.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 52,203 - Reviews: 317 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 198 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 12/4/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Speak Softly, Words of Lust & Passion by Athena mou reviews
Lady Mary Crawley has acquired some very naughty reading materials, most certainly not suitable for a lady. Matthew walks in on her reading and one thing leads to another as the two enjoy a lovers' encounter.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,643 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 2/27/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Goodbye to Galahad by Chickwriter reviews
No good deed goes unpunished. S2 promo pic spoiler.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,294 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/10/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete