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Author has written 61 stories for Mentalist.

I'm a writer/editor/webmaster/all-around small-staff geek in the metro DC area who, in my limited spare time, is obsessed with The Mentalist. I read fanfic a lot in the late 90s but was never inspired to write any until Crimson Hat sent me in search of a fanfic community. So I will always be very grateful to the show for opening a new world—and what a wonderful world it is!

I'm an introvert and crazy-cat-lady-in-training, with the stereotypical geek love of all things sci-fi. But I also love strong female characters and puzzle-solving, so The Mentalist has diversified my TV watching.

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Baby's Breath and a Shoe Full of Rice by starry19 reviews
7x13 Tag - "Lisbon joined him in this, muttering darkly about how this had better be the last damn time she had to do this. Sometimes he forgot how much her life had been uprooted this past year and a half. By his count, this was the third time in eighteen months she'd loaded her possessions into cardboard boxes."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,468 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 18 - Published: 3/10 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
When you're smiling by xfmoon reviews
Just a little fluff piece set 6-7 months after the series finale.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,482 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/3 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Love is Life by fbiwoman223 reviews
A little fluffy companion piece to go along with that splendid ending. If you haven't seen the finale, what is wrong with you? A peek into Lisbon's head during and slightly after the events of "Brown Shag Carpet" and "White Orchids." Nothing explicit in here, folks.
Mentalist - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,757 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/28 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
The Three of Us by starry19 reviews
7x13 Tag AND a collaboration with Donnamour1969 and waterbaby134. Picks up immediately post White Orchids.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,791 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 2/25 - Published: 2/20 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Galatea by shallowdweller reviews
A tribute in celebration of the Mentalist series finale, dedicated to my own dear husband to whom I was married 19 years ago this month. From Lisbon's point of view, but in the author's voice.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,063 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/21 - Complete
Cheerful Little Earful by cumberland river relic reviews
Complete: Sequel to "Clear Blue Morning." Can Teresa Lisbon and Patrick Jane find out why a flying object is buzzing around town? And what's going on between Kimball Cho and a mystery woman?
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 19 - Words: 48,192 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 2/18 - Published: 11/5/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] [Kimball C., OC] - Complete
Mr President by Donnamour1969 reviews
CONCLUSION NOW POSTED! Patrick Jane is President of the United States. (Yes, you read that right!) How does the most powerful widower in the world find love with a CBI agent? Please take a chance and find out. Extreme AU, partly inspired by the movie "The American President." Rated T/M for adult content and language. Beautiful cover courtesy of the awesome phoenix2812!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 10 - Words: 48,516 - Reviews: 425 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 2/3 - Published: 12/9/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
The Needs of the One by Entwife Incognito reviews
Tag to 709 Copper Bullet. Jane's POV, mulling over Lisbon's words before they danced. A bit rambling and a bit angsty, as might be expected, but short. One-shot, barely 'T' for language and suggestion. Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,163 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/1 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Pieces and Particulars by starry19 reviews
7x06 Tag - "He could feel the slight cracks in the enameled surface, the places where she'd glued it back together. She'd done an excellent job, but it would never look like new. That was okay, in his opinion. It meant more this way. It meant everything."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,286 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 1/13 - Published: 1/8 - Complete
Inebriated by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
"Lisbon!" he cried happily when he saw her. That was her first clue that he was drunk. Of course, the sight of him half-lying on the grass with his head propped up against the wall of the church with a half empty wine bottle balanced on his chest and his elbow resting on a Civil War era drum was another pretty significant piece of evidence. Post ep for 6x03, Wedding in Red.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,316 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/10 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
That insubordinate subordinate by MichaellaD reviews
Just some collections of five times something happens and one time it doesn't. All about the bromance between Jane and Abbott. Disclaimer: I do not own the Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,200 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 1/7 - Published: 11/20/2014 - Patrick J., D. Abbott - Complete
What to Know and What to Leave Behind by Entwife Incognito reviews
Tag to 703 Orange Blossom Ice Cream. What if Jane and Lisbon had stayed in their hotel room to discuss old relationships instead of over dinner? One-shot. Strong situations. If you don't like that, don't read this! Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,529 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 7 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Just a Kiss in the Moonlight by 23Sammy reviews
"He wrapped his arms around her again, forgetting fatigue and exhaustion and pulled her close. The kiss they shared was slow and sweet and this time no one was telling them to stop. So they didn't. For a while." Dreams, hope, love, rest, cool-aid, plastic flamingos, the ocean and the full moon. In short: The "Blue Bird"-tag I've never meant to write. Multi-chapter.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 69,000 - Reviews: 209 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 11/30/2014 - Published: 8/15/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Send Off by AliahMPS reviews
TRADUCTION du one-shot écrit par Idan : Cho, du whisky et des chats. Ce n'était pas comme cela que Lisbon pensait finir sa soirée. Ou comment les choses auraient pu évoluer après Forest Green (6x18).
Mentalist - Rated: T - French - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,443 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/20/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C. - Complete
Tempus Fugit, Memento Mori by LouiseKurylo reviews
AU: The CBI survives after exposure of the corrupt Blake Association law-enforcement network. Bertram has fled, Red John is dead, and Lisbon is the new CBI Director. Why do RJ and BA files go missing? Who's after Jane and why? What's next for Jane and Lisbon? This is the sequel to End of Red John / Start of a New Life - Part II.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 47 - Words: 165,337 - Reviews: 301 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 11/20/2014 - Published: 4/6/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C., Wayne R. - Complete
Vested Interest by mayzee reviews
Warning! Possible Spoliers for Season 7. Lisbon's brother Jimmy phones her in trouble and she and Jane head to Chicago. Reviews appreciated. Finally complete!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,049 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 11/19/2014 - Published: 11/3/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C. - Complete
You Don't Know Me by Hayseed Socrates reviews
A multichapter that starts a week or two after Silver Wings of Time (6.17). A person from Jane's past unexpectedly surfaces during a case, providing Lisbon with some much needed insight. (Departs from canon, but eventual Jane/Lisbon.) The final chapter 16 is now up and the story is complete!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 63,143 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 11/16/2014 - Published: 4/15/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C., K. Fischer - Complete
Breaking and Entering by 23Sammy reviews
"Lisbon. His salvation from all things dark and painful. Who was now only a step away. But who was also still so mad at him, she even remembered the feeling in her sleep. And would thus kick him out of bed again in a heartbeat if she happened to find him there without invitation." Jisbon. One-shot. Season 7ish.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,593 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/8/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Confrontation and Candlelight by starry19 reviews
'Jane couldn't help himself, and he looked around as though he was searching for something. "Hm, well, I don't see any art thieves on our floor, and definitely none where you're standing." '
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,602 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/7/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Messages and Miracles by starry19 reviews
"Even more painful was the realization that she was correct in her accusations. And that if he lost her now, it was no one's fault but his own. Not Red John's, just his. A flawed man, too scared to cross the distance that had bridged them for so long."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,104 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 11 - Published: 11/3/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Haven't Got Time for the Pain by Hayseed Socrates reviews
Yet another suspect threatens Patrick Jane, leading to a revelatory evening in his life. This story is a shortish one shot set a year after Blue Bird, written in first person/present tense. I hope you enjoy it.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,294 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/12/2014
Hearsay by hardly loquacious reviews
"I believe his exact words were, yes of course I love her," Rigsby continued. "I mean, I'm not sure he meant to say them, but..." "He only admitted it because you badgered him into it," Cho muttered. "You kept bringing up Pike, asking Jane if he had a plan." Lisbon overhears something unexpected and somewhat unwanted. Alternative to Blue Bird.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,376 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/11/2014 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Expectations and Evenings by starry19 reviews
"...And then she'd gotten on a plane. He didn't mind this time, especially since he had gotten on the same one."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,156 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 11 - Published: 9/5/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Voices on the Plane by Entwife Incognito reviews
An experiment in Lisbon's point of view as she leaves the Blue Bird, hears Jane's confession on the plane and returns to him at the TSA office. Further activities :) I'm very curious about the process of Lisbon's decision-making that night. A bit bumpy, as most thinking is. Rated M: language and the second chapter. Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,030 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 9/5/2014 - Published: 9/3/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
At A Cost by waterbaby134 reviews
Together at last, Jane and Lisbon explore the effects of their past on their new relationship.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,296 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 11 - Published: 9/4/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Tipping Point by Entwife Incognito reviews
Events converge on Jane and Lisbon that change perspectives and get them in gear. There's some angst from unpleasant situations, physicality that might push a few boundaries, and some outrageous happiness. Hope you enjoy it. A long one-shot, not AU yet lol. Strong situations. If you don't like that, don't read this. Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,947 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 8 - Published: 8/14/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
The Mentalist: The Final Frontier by Donnamour1969 reviews
CONCLUSION NOW POSTED! Jane and Lisbon are in love. They are free to be together, but things-the FBI, NASA, turbulence-keep getting in the way. Will they ever get a break? Post-"Blue Bird," so spoilers all of Season 6. Romance/Humor. Rated T/M for language and adult situations.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 27,192 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 8/14/2014 - Published: 7/10/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C., D. Abbott
Moments in Love: Pretty Night Things by Entwife Incognito reviews
My 100th Mentalist fic! Nightwear can be so much more than it seems. Lisbon is discovering a new side to her nature while she and Jane learn what being a romantic couple means for them. One-shot. Alternating POV. Strong situations. If you don't like that stuff then don't read this! Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,375 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/20/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Wiley Watching by Entwife Incognito reviews
A short experiment with Wiley's point of view. Just guessing at his "voice." He's watching the night from the bullpen window wall when something even more interesting unfolds before his eyes. Suggestive mostly. (Not sure Wiley could handle Patrick and Teresa in full action. ) ;-) One-shot. Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,137 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/24/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., J. Wylie - Complete
Personal Dimensions by Entwife Incognito reviews
Developing intimacy as man and woman is the happy job of a new couple. The crushing number of cases to work made Teresa & Patrick's first months together frustrating and disjointed. Finally they had a week away to enjoy, alone together. Multi-chapter. Strong situations throughout. Don't like that stuff? Don't read this! Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 43,332 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 6/18/2014 - Published: 6/2/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Mentalist Episode Tag: Crimson Casanova, 1x14 by Donnamour1969 reviews
Part of the Super Duper Tag Project. Missing scenes and post episode. Cho's thoughts on love, women, and bad advice. Rated T for adult themes. Humor/Friendship.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,582 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/15/2014 - Patrick J., Grace vP., Kimball C., Wayne R. - Complete
Dreaming of Rain by 23Sammy reviews
"Is this it?" She suddenly felt like dying, dread and sadness settling so heavy in her heart, she almost expected Jane to gasp at the unexpected gain of weight on top of him. "Is this what?", he asked. He could barely hear her over the sound of rain on the roof. "Is this... what you've lost?" - Ties into "Dreaming of White", but can be read separately. Established Jisbon.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 34,557 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 5/24/2014 - Published: 4/19/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
The Fun House by wimmer511 reviews
Jane is stressing over Lisbon's new relationship with Pike on the anniversary of his family's death. Things only get worse when Lisbon goes missing. A lot of angst. It's AU, but that said I'm going to keep it as in canon as possible and will try my utmost to keep everyone IC.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,193 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 5/14/2014 - Published: 4/11/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C., D. Abbott
Depths and Determinations by starry19 reviews
6x19 Tag - "Lisbon's words - 'he makes a point of always being there for me'. She might as well have said the rest of it out loud, too - 'you aren't.'"
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 14,366 - Reviews: 194 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 5/13/2014 - Published: 4/28/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Casablanca by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
"Everything okay?" Marcus asked, concerned. "Yeah." The lie was unconvincing even to her own ears. Since most rational human beings wouldn't be reduced to tears by the delivery of Italian pastry, obviously there was more to the story than that, but Marcus knew enough not to pry. Post ep for 6x20, Il Tavolo Blanco
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,039 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/11/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Unpredictable by Mlee.Write reviews
Teresa Lisbon is tired of being predictable. My tag for 6x20. Rated M for sex.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,963 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 18 - Published: 5/8/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
An Ocean Between Us by Mlee.Write reviews
Set 5 years in the future, post Red John. Jane and Lisbon have been separated.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 26 - Words: 47,598 - Reviews: 939 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 296 - Updated: 4/6/2014 - Published: 1/26/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Whys and Wherefores by starry19 reviews
'There were several moment of hesitation before she opened the wooden door. Her eye make-up was smudged, like she had swiped at her eyes a fair few times. "Who's leaving who now?" he asked without preamble.'
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,968 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 3/28/2014 - Published: 3/21/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Baby Blue Skies by cumberland river relic reviews
Complete: Sequel to "Clear Blue Morning." Henry observes the married life of Police Chief Teresa Lisbon and her mysterious husband. And who knew they'd play match-maker for him?
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,698 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 3/28/2014 - Published: 3/23/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Mentalist Episode Tag: Black Helicopters, 6x13 by Donnamour1969 reviews
Post episode. Something is bugging Lisbon, and Jane knows what. Spoilers, 6x13 and beyond. Shameless romance. Humor.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,548 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/11/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Bluebonnets in the Hill Country by Entwife Incognito reviews
Mistletoe series, #5 (final). Springtime is an unstoppable force in the natural world. Jane & Lisbon take The Mistletoe on a trip. Lisbon finds her place. One-shot. AU, maybe OOC. Part of the Mistletoe series, but can stand on its own. Strong situations. If you don't like that stuff, don't read this! Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,015 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/4/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Discoveries and Destinations by starry19 reviews
"In typical fashion, Jane had just started taking over her personal space. Of course, that was about par for the course as far as Jane was concerned. In this case, she had to admit that she didn't mind in the slightest."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,256 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 15 - Published: 3/3/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Confrontation by hardly loquacious reviews
She'd been hoping for a knock on her door. She hadn't expected something far closer to banging. Lisbon tried to keep her grin contained as she let the door swing open. "Jane." Jane, on the other hand, didn't seem to have any trouble keeping a smile off of his face. "Lisbon. You're home." Consummate-verse, sequel to Connection, set during 6.12
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,899 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/2/2014 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Connection by hardly loquacious reviews
Over the years, after a tough day she'd also gotten used to a cup of tea and an absolutely-not-hovering consultant (a compensation the Washington Sheriff's office had never boasted). It seemed that the FBI came with that service though (more than compensating for the occasional mortal danger). Lisbon and Jane try to deal with their shifting relationship. Sequel to Consummate.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,508 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 7 - Published: 2/16/2014 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Clear Blue Morning by cumberland river relic reviews
Complete: Police Chief Teresa Lisbon gets help from a stranger - one who resembles someone special from her past. Can she prove his real identity? Romance and mystery ensue.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 13 - Words: 39,130 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 2/9/2014 - Published: 12/27/2013 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Consummate by hardly loquacious reviews
Even if most things about his return to the U.S. are better than he deserves, at least one thing is unacceptable. He's determined to fix it though. He hopes he can. He certainly wants to. Jane drops by Lisbon's apartment, long after the case is closed, with an unexpected question. And she isn't sure how to react. For Chibs, set immediately after 6.11.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,732 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 12 - Published: 2/1/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
What's the Matter with Jane? by Entwife Incognito reviews
Kinda rough, but that's how emotion is. Lisbon ponders Jane in this one-shot and finally talks to him. A tag of sorts for The Golden Hammer. Not much of a "T," but a little bad language. Some discussion of suicidal ideation. Hints at physicality. Tiny bit of romance. Disclaimer: I own nothing about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,639 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/27/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Levels of Stress Relief by Entwife Incognito reviews
Jane & Lisbon on a little road trip in his Airstream motorhome. Lisbon steps up. Started as a one-shot, but saw it needed a second chapter. Maybe a little bit of an OOC romp, so heed this: Strong situations. If you don't like that stuff, then for sure don't read this! Hide the kids! Disclaimer: I don't own anything about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,606 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 1/20/2014 - Published: 1/18/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
The Mentalist: Private Eyes by Donnamour1969 reviews
NOW CONCLUDED! Teresa Lisbon's detective agency is in crisis, until a mysterious stranger saves the day. But can she entrust her heart to a man with an unknown past? Extreme AU. Romance/Humor/Mystery. Rated T/M for mild language and adult content. Thanks to phoenix2812 for the beautiful cover pic!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 10 - Words: 39,847 - Reviews: 244 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 1/18/2014 - Published: 11/16/2013 - Patrick J., Grace vP., Teresa L., Wayne R. - Complete
After Red John by LouiseKurylo reviews
After fleeing to Venezuela, what does Jane think about, what does he do? What are Lisbon's reactions to his letters each month? How does The Mentalist turn this situation to his advantage? Here's my response to the notion that Jane was passive and unthinking in exile. This is also an exploration of how Jane would recover and eventually act upon his desire to get on with his life.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 26 - Words: 51,663 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 1/14/2014 - Published: 12/27/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C. - Complete
Ice Storm Christening by Entwife Incognito reviews
Mistletoe series, #3. Caught in a Texas ice storm! Jane and Lisbon have to hunker down and weather it together. Still, they manage to have some fun in the unique beauty of the frozen landscape. Just a bit of sweet fluff. A sequel to Winter Fruit and Three Kisses, but can stand alone. One-shot. AU. A very mild "T," I would think. Disclaimer: I don't own anything about The Mentalist.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,625 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/12/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
The Approaching Storm by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
Jane hated Texas. Still, it wasn't all bad. At least Lisbon was with him. Of course, they were about to enter a recently evacuated office building to look for a terrorist in the middle of a hurricane, so he supposed things weren't exactly ideal.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,511 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/26/2013 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Bedroom Hymns by Mlee.Write reviews
How I think My Blue Heaven should have ended.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,730 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/8/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Credit Cards and Concussions by starry19 reviews
"She must've been distracted, he figured. Otherwise there was no way that she would have left him unsupervised in her apartment. Free to wander and roam and discover. He felt few scruples about it. It probably made him a sociopath, but this was a goldmine. "
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,729 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/14/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Handle With Care by waterbaby134 reviews
A quiet evening at the CBI, and a stolen moment.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,271 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 16 - Published: 11/1/2013 - Teresa L., Patrick J.
The Psychologist by Donnamour1969 reviews
Patrick Jane is a psychologist. Teresa Lisbon is his patient. Even in this Alternate Universe, they were destined to meet. Drama/Romance/Humor. Rated T/M for language and sexual situations.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 28,274 - Reviews: 366 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 10/30/2013 - Published: 9/22/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
The Tiger and the Lamb by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
In this story, Lisbon is the one with the crazy bulletin board.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 166,164 - Reviews: 413 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 10/29/2013 - Published: 9/21/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Together by Travelingthrough reviews
Based on spoilers for season six, so avoid if that's not what you want. This is an imagined conversation between Jane & Lisbon in that universe, with an element of wish fulfilment padding it out.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,792 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 9/26/2013 - Published: 8/28/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L.
The Mentalist: Red Roulette by Donnamour1969 reviews
Collaboration with the wonderful waterbaby134. Set post season 5 finale. Jane and Lisbon must deal with Red John's changing rules, while being forced to play a new game of their own. But when tragedy hits close to home, will they be able to get past it to catch Red John, before he catches them? Spoilers 5x22. Drama/Romance/Angst/Humor. Rated T/M for language, violence and sexuality
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 71,836 - Reviews: 390 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 9/15/2013 - Published: 5/14/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Blood Trail by WeBuiltThePyramids reviews
Set in the early 1840s, a married Jane and Lisbon, and Lisbon's three children from a previous marriage, set out on the Oregon Trail to hunt the man who ten years before murdered Jane's first wife and their daughter - the infamous Red John Bandit.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 40 - Words: 55,415 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 9/9/2013 - Published: 8/16/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C., Wayne R. - Complete
Three Conversations by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
Darcy sighed. Only Patrick Jane could make a peace offering so… annoying. Post ep for 4x24.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,779 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 8/29/2013 - Published: 8/25/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Existence and Endings by starry19 reviews
"It had been two weeks since The End. Two weeks that had seen his life change in such a dramatic fashion that he wasn't entirely sure what was going on, and instead, he simply was trying to hold onto something solid. That something turned out to be Lisbon."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,078 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/19/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Running the Red by foreverwriting9 reviews
"It's a game," he explains, and before she can do anything else, he's pulling three playing cards from inside his jacket and laying them out on her desk.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,087 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/18/2013 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
The Art of Sanctuary by starry19 reviews
NOW COMPLETE "But now he had to choose - love or revenge? Darkness or light? Loyalty to his past or hope for his future? And with every moment that ticked by, someone got closer to making that decision for him, only they weren't faced with his options. All they had to work with was life or death."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 19 - Words: 59,127 - Reviews: 655 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 158 - Updated: 7/29/2013 - Published: 5/6/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Unimportant and Unexpected by hardly loquacious reviews
I keep my ear to the ground," Minelli said with a shrug. "You'd be surprised at how much easier it is to get information in my position now. No one cares what I do, now that I'm retired." "I'll keep that in mind," Hightower replied with a wry smile. It was a conversation she hadn't expected to apply to her so soon, but now that it does, she'ds determined to take advantage of it.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,972 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/7/2013 - Madeleine H., Grace vP. - Complete
Furry Tails by xfmoon reviews
AU fic. Lisbon gets an unexpected house guest that ends up taking habitat in her heart. No Jisbon.
Mentalist - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,650 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/3/2013 - Teresa L. - Complete
Mentalist Episode Tag: Red Velvet Cupcakes, 5x20 by Donnamour1969 reviews
Set post episode. Lisbon notices a growing tension between Jane and her. Humor and a hint of Jisbon. Spoilers, 5x20. Rated T for language and adult innuendo.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,117 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 8 - Published: 4/23/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
A Madman and His Couch by tromana reviews
Patrick Jane has strange dreams. There's a reason for that. He's not... exactly... human. And it all comes to a head when a dead body in a case mysteriously goes missing...
Crossover - Mentalist & Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 17,295 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 4/16/2013 - Published: 2/12/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L., 8th Doctor, 9th Doctor - Complete
Ebulliometry: A Crash Course by lisbon99 reviews
'Van Pelt has the sudden and unshakeable suspicion that Lisbon knows exactly who just called her. It follows, then, that Lisbon ignored the phone call deliberately.' Who is John Fox, why is he so determined to track down Lisbon, and why is that a significant problem for Jane? [Jane/Lisbon; multi-chapter story]
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,676 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 3/27/2013 - Published: 2/11/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Standing Close by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
"I still can't believe you fainted. You fell right into my arms, like a delicate nineteenth century heroine in a romance novel." She glared at him. "Are you ever going to shut up about that?" Missing moment from 5x14, Red in Tooth and Claw
Mentalist - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,550 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/3/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Red Bluff by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
"I'll come by your place tonight. We'll talk it out, okay?" A soft, sad look in his eyes. "You're sweet." "Let me help you," she pleaded. The doors closed in her face. She gave him a five minute head start, and then went after him.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,482 - Reviews: 361 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 2/21/2013 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Chess by inkstainedfingers97 reviews
Jane was playing chess with himself in her office. Again. Missing moment from 5x12.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,724 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 8 - Published: 2/6/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
This Is The Hour by lisbon99 reviews
Ten years is a long time. It's only natural for Teresa Lisbon, on her anniversary, to wonder: 'what next' ? Spoilers & speculation for 5.13 'The Red Barn'. Some light Lisbon/Jane UST.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,566 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/25/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Teresa by Donnamour1969 reviews
Collaborative fic with waterbaby134. Extreme AU, inspired by Jane Austen's "Emma." Jane and Lisbon are lifelong friends, but will a matchmaking scheme make them realize they are well-matched to each other? Romance/Humor/Friendship. Rated K to T.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 51,801 - Reviews: 359 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 1/19/2013 - Published: 11/12/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Heartlines by foreverwriting9 reviews
She tells herself later that she had no other choice, but the reality of the situation is that she's had many choices when it comes to Jane, and somehow every single one she picks leads her right back to him.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,599 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/11/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Surety and Semantics by starry19 reviews
5x09 Tag - "She needed to wake up, though, or he was going to be tempted to do something very stupid, like move to sit next to her and ease her head onto his shoulder. Or, stupider yet, pull her into his arms. Still, he had let his hand hover, letting what he wanted and what he knew was best war in his mind." Jane/Lisbon
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,933 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/26/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Contrivance by hardly loquacious reviews
contrivance — n 1. something contrived, esp an ingenious device; contraption 2. the act or faculty of devising or adapting; inventive skill or ability 3. an artificial rather than natural selection or arrangement of details, parts, etc 4. an elaborate or deceitful plan or expedient; stratage Post-ep for 5.07.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,077 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/13/2012 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Burnt Offerings by starry19 reviews
Epilogue Added - Now complete "The question was: how much was he willing to sacrifice to save her life? If it was a trade, his life for hers, then there would be no hesitation from him. But, as he had learned, there were things much worse than death." Jane/Lisbon
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 14 - Words: 37,785 - Reviews: 375 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 11/12/2012 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Red Diablo by Katrina reviews
Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon had been missing from the California Bureau of Investigations for exactly fourteen hours and twenty-seven minutes. She'd gone home for a quick change of clothes and had never come back. JANE/LISBON. Set after series four finale, sometime in the future.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 37,299 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 10/26/2012 - Published: 9/6/2012 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] Kimball C., Wayne R. - Complete
Of Anger and Forgiveness by starry19 reviews
Part III Added, now complete. "Someone once said that there was a thin line between love and hate. Teresa Lisbon was fairly certain she had erased this line, especially where Patrick Jane was concerned." Post 5x1. Part III also comes with a slightly more mature rating.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,190 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 10/10/2012 - Published: 10/1/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
By the Will by LittleMender reviews
Tag to 4x11 Always Bet on Red. She hadn't lied or exaggerated for dramatic effect when she'd told him she had known from the first that she would lose her job because of him one day. But she hadn't comprehended just how undone everything could come.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,081 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/14/2012 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Persuasion by hardly loquacious reviews
A single choice can destroy a relationship. What do you do when life throws you back together with the one person you thought you'd never see again? Based loosely on Jane Austen's Persuasion, though the story stands on its own.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,965 - Reviews: 205 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 7/16/2010 - Published: 7/7/2010 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
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The Prisoner of Napa reviews
Extreme AU, inspired by the novel The Prisoner of Zenda. In the late 19th century, conman Patrick Jane finds himself mistaken for the prince engaged to Queen Teresa of Lisvonia, both of them in danger from the ambitious Duke known as Red John.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 34,199 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 17h - Published: 2/25 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.]
Letters to Teresa reviews
Jane comes home early and finds something he didn't expect. Post White Orchids.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,477 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 12 - Published: 3/27 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Looks reviews
Lisbon thought by now she knew all the ways Jane looked at her. But then she realized how wrong she was. Tag to Brown Shag Carpet/White Orchids.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,030 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/22 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Going to the Dogs reviews
What was going on in Jane's head in 7x11, Byzantium? How do he and Lisbon come to a resolution?
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,198 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/14 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Broken reviews
"I know you think I'm being unreasonable because I've always known you were a cop. But you always knew I was broken." Self-therapy after 7x10, Nothing Gold Can Stay. Chapter 2 added with minor spoilers for the 7x11 promo.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,788 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 2/8 - Published: 2/5 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Bill the Cat reviews
Tag to 7x09, Copper Bullet. Wylie stages a rescue of his own, with a little help from his friends.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,696 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/2 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] J. Wylie - Complete
Working It Out reviews
Tag to 7x08, The Whites of His Eyes. Jane and Lisbon try to work things out. Now complete!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,580 - Reviews: 100 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 1/31 - Published: 1/22 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Confluence reviews
Lisbon reflects on how her life and Jane's might blend. Tag to 7x07, Little Yellow House. Also a sequel of sorts to Convergence.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,006 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/20 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Convergence reviews
Lisbon shows Jane that some things can, in fact, be fixed. Tag to 7x06, Green Light.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,933 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 6 - Published: 1/12 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Don't Ask, Don't Tell reviews
Cho hears something he can't unhear. Tag to 7x05, The Silver Briefcase, and you could read it as a sequel to Evolution.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,232 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 14 - Published: 1/3 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] Kimball C. - Complete
The Power of Touch reviews
Jane muses about the significance of touch. Set during Black Market, 7x04. Second chapter from Lisbon's POV added.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,352 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 12/27/2014 - Published: 12/22/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
What's Past Is Prologue reviews
Tag to 7x03, Orange Blossom Ice Cream. Jane tries to come to grips with what the past means for his future with Lisbon.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,016 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/17/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Tea for Two reviews
Jane and Lisbon confront fears and the future. Tag to 7x02, The Greybar Hotel.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,780 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/9/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
The Plan reviews
Jane always has plans. Lots of them. Tag for 7x01 Nothing But Blue Skies.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,006 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/2/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Crisis Management reviews
Amid the wreckage of his plan, Jane comes to terms with what he must do. Sequel to Anger Management, set during Blue Bird.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,041 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/26/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
The Pretender reviews
Lisbon and Jane ponder truth, lies, and their relationship as they encounter a woman from their past. Based on spoilers for episode 7x03. Thanks to the fabulous From7heAshes for the cover!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 57,711 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 11/23/2014 - Published: 8/29/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
The Message reviews
Dennis Abbott knew how to get what he wanted. Anyone would confess given the proper incentive. Even Teresa Lisbon. Spoilers for Red John, if that still counts as spoiler worthy!
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,628 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/20/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L., D. Abbott - Complete
Moving Forward reviews
Sequel to Recalculating. Jane and Lisbon's new relationship is challenged by a case with a personal angle for Lisbon.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 52,031 - Reviews: 258 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 8/22/2014 - Published: 6/14/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Blue Bird Secrets reviews
Sequel to Violet Secrets, which was a sequel to Secrets. What's a groom to do when his bride won't take time off work? Trick her into a honeymoon, of course! How Blue Bird might happen in the Secrets universe. Spoilers for the episode.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,503 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/13/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.]
Violet Secrets reviews
Sequel to Secrets, set during and after Violets. What would have happened if the episode took place in the Secrets AU?
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,560 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 11 - Published: 7/4/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Anger Management reviews
Missing scenes from Blue Bird, so spoilers for that. How Jane gets from denial to hotel reservations.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,021 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/25/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Rock, Paper, Scissors: A 01x02 Red Hair and Silver Tape Tag reviews
Lisbon, Jane, and McAllister have a chat after 01x02, Red Hair and Silver Tape. Part of the Super Duper Tag Project.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,952 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/10/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Evolution reviews
Cho reflects on change and perception after Blue Bird.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,425 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/26/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] Kimball C., D. Abbott - Complete
Recalculating reviews
A few months after moving to DC, Lisbon is called to testify in an old case in Austin. Seeing her again leads Jane to question the decisions they both made. T/M for language and eventual sexytimes. Multi chapter. Goes AU after Black Hearts.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 24,197 - Reviews: 270 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 120 - Updated: 5/25/2014 - Published: 5/8/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Fancy reviews
After Silver Wings of Time, Jane reflects, Cho makes threats, and Lisbon throws a punch. Facing a new phase in their relationship, Jane and Lisbon try to adjust.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,856 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 5/10/2014 - Published: 4/14/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] Kimball C. - Complete
Balance reviews
Sometimes being thrown off balance is a good thing. Based on promo pics for Violets, so slight spoilers for that. Chapter 2 added: Jane and Lisbon try to have a proper date.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,830 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 5/3/2014 - Published: 3/20/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Send Off reviews
Jane, Cho, liquor, and cats. This isn't how Lisbon envisioned her night. Speculation on how things might evolve after Forest Green. Skip if you haven't seen that and don't want to be spoiled!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,614 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 13 - Published: 4/23/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] Kimball C. - Complete
Road Trip reviews
Spoilers for White as the Driven Snow, picking up right after the episode ends. What do Lisbon and Jane do during the long ride home? Talk, of course.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,134 - Reviews: 253 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 4/19/2014 - Published: 3/25/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Words reviews
Lisbon tries to get Jane to say the words before it's too late. Based on a spoiler for the rest of the season.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,582 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 21 - Published: 4/6/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] Kimball C. - Complete
Secrets reviews
Tag to Grey Water. My explanation for why Lisbon passed on drinks with the guys.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 818 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 22 - Published: 3/17/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Jealousy reviews
A sequel to "Habit," also sort of a tag to The Golden Hammer. Spoilers for some upcoming episodes as well. "It annoyed Jane that with all his knowledge of her and skill (though admittedly rusty) at seduction, he couldn't win this contest hands down. It should never have been a contest in the first place, he felt."
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 68,509 - Reviews: 360 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 3/16/2014 - Published: 1/18/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
The Gift reviews
Tag to Black Helicopters. "Jane was practically picking her up out of her chair and forcing her into her jacket, so she cooperated. It was easier than arguing with him. 'I'm going to cook you dinner,' he announced, to her shock."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,951 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/10/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Rejoicing reviews
Holiday fluff, set in the "Re" universe of stories (Redemption, Regret, Repentance, and Recovery). If you don't know who Bear is, you will probably be confused.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 27,924 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 2/3/2014 - Published: 12/19/2013 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Habit reviews
Tag to White Lines, so spoilers for that. Jane ponders his habits and their unintended consequences.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,117 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 25 - Published: 1/9/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Deception reviews
Another angle on the spoilers for episode 15 or 16. Lisbon finds there can be benefits to deceiving people—but also a price. This is a little out there for me, and mind the M rating, please.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,260 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 1/4/2014 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Choices reviews
Jane makes a choice. So Lisbon has to make one too. Based on spoilers for the rest of the season, but I doubt my interpretation will come to pass.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,977 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/2/2014 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Involved reviews
Takes place during Green Thumb. "We are involved, but not in any way Fischer would understand." Just a short peek into Lisbon's thoughts. Chapter 2 with Jane's POV now added.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,987 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 12/13/2013 - Published: 12/11/2013 - Teresa L. - Complete
Happiness, Rediscovered reviews
"Suddenly he was struck with the truth of his situation: his past wasn't just holding him captive. It had also imprisoned Lisbon, dooming her to a wait for something she was losing hope would ever happen. And now he didn't have the excuse of his revenge, or of putting her in danger. What was he waiting for?"
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,717 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 12/8/2013 - Published: 12/4/2013 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Second Hand reviews
Follow up to In the Cards. It's not necessary to read that first, though this will definitely spoil that one if you haven't. Patrick Jane finds it's not always easy getting back to normal after a tough case.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 40,889 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 12/7/2013 - Published: 9/22/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Impressions reviews
Spoilers for My Blue Heaven and the promo for Green Thumb. Little sketches from various points of view, just some random thoughts I had after the episode.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,823 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/2/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L., Kimball C. - Complete
Orange Magic reviews
After Las Vegas, Jane tries to put his relationship with Lisbon back on solid ground in his own inimitable way. Citrus-scented Jisbon fluff with a side of silliness. Minor spoilers for season 5, then speculation about the upcoming reunion.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,429 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/29/2013 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Recovery reviews
Follow up to Repentance, so you'll want to read Redemption, Regret, and Repentance first (they go in that order). This is more or less AU at this point but started out based on spoilers for My Blue Heaven. "She'd been back in Sacramento for a week, and she already wanted to kill him."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,258 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 8 - Published: 11/27/2013 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
Redemption reviews
Tag to Red John/prequel to my story Regret. Spoilers for the end of the episode. "He couldn't give her the happy ending she'd longed for, but he could at least give her a fighting chance at a new life in which she could find peace, perhaps even happiness."
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 892 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/25/2013 - Patrick J. - Complete
Wedding Planning reviews
Follow up to Wedding in Red, which felt really unfinished to me. Jane and Lisbon talk about weddings. Hypothetically, of course. Or so Lisbon thinks.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 45,959 - Reviews: 315 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 11/24/2013 - Published: 10/14/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Repentance reviews
Follow up to Regret, so includes spoilers for My Blue Heaven. You do need to read Regret first or you'll be lost. "Repentance?" she echoed. "For which sins?" "You know better than I," he said softly. "They were all against you."
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,300 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 19 - Published: 11/18/2013 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Regret reviews
Inspired by the TV Guide post-RJ spoilers. Don't read if you're staying spoiler free! Lisbon reflects on the nature of regret. Not as depressing as it sounds, I promise!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,261 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 15 - Published: 11/9/2013 - [Teresa L., Patrick J.] - Complete
The Kiss reviews
Tag to Red Listed. "I saw the look on your face when I kissed Hightower's cheek. You might as well have been holding up a sign saying 'When's my turn?"
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,262 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 14 - Published: 10/21/2013 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
Facing Facts reviews
Set during 6x2,so spoilers for that. "Red John had taken more than one happy memory away from him. Lisbon's face had long been a source of comfort—perhaps his greatest comfort. Now every time he looked at her, he saw the afterimage of the killer's mark. And yet he couldn't stop looking."
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,022 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 8 - Published: 10/13/2013 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
27 Minutes reviews
"For twenty-seven minutes today, I lived with your death. And I spent every one of those minutes hating myself for all the things I never told you, things I was too afraid to face."
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,960 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 19 - Published: 9/15/2013 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
In the Cards reviews
NOW COMPLETE! Jane teases Lisbon about her poker skills, which leads to a conversation that surprises them both, spirals into plots and counter-plots, and leaves them facing a dilemma they never imagined, but might secretly want. Minor spoilers for early season 5, but goes AU from there. Thanks to phoenixx87 for the cover!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 62 - Words: 293,789 - Reviews: 1026 - Favs: 292 - Follows: 275 - Updated: 8/30/2013 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Confusion reviews
Sequel to Clarity. Rigsby finds some things out but wishes he hadn't.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,727 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/17/2013 - Wayne R., Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Clarity reviews
Post Red John. Jane has a plan; he just didn't tell Lisbon. Cho steps in.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,118 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/5/2013 - Kimball C., Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Blind Spot reviews
"You let these beautiful, mysterious women suck you in and play you, thinking you're playing them. It's your greatest weakness, and Red John knows it. So do I. Everyone does but you." Follow-up to There Will Be Blood, 5x16. Lisbon tries to enlighten Jane, but things don't go as she planned.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,532 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/14/2013 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Ultimatum reviews
"The second the words were out of her mouth, Lisbon knew she'd made a mistake." Inspired by the preview of 5x16, There Will Be Blood.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,188 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/5/2013 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Predictable reviews
"He didn't mind her trying to figure him out—that was flattering, even. But he didn't want her thinking she'd succeeded." A tag of sorts to Little Red Corvette. Fluff alert: this is so fluffy it might float away while you're reading it.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,473 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 7 - Published: 1/26/2013 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Carded reviews
Lisbon receives unexpected—and unwanted—congratulations on bringing down Volker. Despite the title, this has nothing to do with my other fic "In the Cards," I'm just not that creative when it comes to titles. Friendship with the barest hint of more.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,209 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/12/2013 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
Careful reviews
"Everyone in Patrick Jane's life was careful." A tag of sorts to Days of Wine and Roses, just a little something that popped into my head and wouldn't go away.
Mentalist - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 803 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/8/2013 - Patrick J. - Complete
Compass reviews
Tag to Red Sails at Sunset, because it felt like it ended mid-scene. There had to be more to that conversation.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,699 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/22/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Bella Notte reviews
A tag for Devil's Cherry, 5x2. Because I couldn't stand to let it end there.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,236 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 9 - Published: 10/10/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
A Change of Plan reviews
"We have Lorelei because Red John planned for us to." Jane and Lisbon try to stay one step ahead of Red John's plans for them while figuring out how to turn the tables.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 46,872 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 9/30/2012 - Published: 8/19/2012 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Wanted reviews
How do you tell someone you need their corpse? My guess at the phone call we didn't get to see in Crimson Hat.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,087 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/28/2012 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete