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Easily Persuaded by kahhtina reviews
A modern AU of Jane Austen's Persuasion! Anne is an English graduate student who runs into the refused Frederick Wentworth as she begins her studies. Drama ensues!
Persuasion - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,786 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 7/25 - Published: 5/5/2015
The Trail by outshinebycomparison reviews
What happened to Kitty and Thomas after their kiss in the last episode of the Crimson Field. This is my continuation to their story. Feedback and reviews would be lovely, thanks!
Crimson Field - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 23,081 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 1/29/2016 - Published: 7/20/2014 - Kitty T., Thomas G. - Complete
University Challenge by Epea Pteroenta reviews
Modern university AU. Mary is an Oxbridge reject with a past, Anna and John are in the friendship zone, Sybil has a secret life out of school, Matthew and Lavinia are stuck in a rut, and Downton is owned by the National Trust. Drama and hijinks naturally ensue. Chapter 25: Over the summer holidays, Matthew and Mary navigate their new relationship.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 112,383 - Reviews: 782 - Favs: 312 - Follows: 551 - Updated: 12/25/2015 - Published: 8/15/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., Anna S.
Uni by chezziegirl reviews
A story of Molly Dawes - stepping up in the world, and, moving forward. Added from the short drabble. May continue as Molly goes on. All depends if people think its worth it. Thanks everyone for the support.
Our Girl - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 22,002 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 11/27/2015 - Published: 11/11/2014 - Captain James, Molly Dawes
This Modern Love by Willa Dedalus reviews
Mary and Matthew's lives intersect, mold, and shape together. Time is connected through nonlinear building blocks. Their infinite love is the common link. The essence of their journey together is perspective. "Time is an illusion." – Albert Einstein
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 49 - Words: 177,070 - Reviews: 462 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
More Than Duty by azbookworm reviews
AU beginning during dinner in episode 5 of Season 1 and continuing through the rest of Season 1 and Season 2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 115,201 - Reviews: 878 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 279 - Updated: 3/1/2015 - Published: 2/13/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Behaving in the Workplace by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Mary is an associate at a law firm in the City. Matthew is a partner, and Mary's boss. Rather pointless fluff.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,784 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 1/14/2015 - Published: 6/30/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 1110 - Favs: 361 - Follows: 377 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Time changes everything by chezziegirl reviews
I thought the time between the date in Bath and Molly returning to Afghan needed covering. A bit sad, so for those of you that don't like sadness then maybe miss this series. Please R & R.
Our Girl - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,114 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 19 - Published: 12/3/2014
Royal Encounter by xRaela reviews
Mary and Matthew meet at the wedding of William and Kate in 2011. Matthew is a lawyer, who has recently started his own firm, while Mary is a woman, distantly related to prince William with a very modern scandal
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 91,186 - Reviews: 476 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
All Sorts of Things: A Honeymoon Fic by miscreant rose reviews
The honeymoon we never got. Both Mary and Matthew have lived their lives and are now starting out to live a life together. But what ghosts from the past will tag along, and how will their eyes be opened?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,356 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 9/21/2014 - Published: 8/20/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.]
Married Life by Margje reviews
July 1919 Thomas and Kitty are married for six months now and they're living in a small house in London. They're enjoying each other and their life together. Meanwhile, they consider their joint future life
Crimson Field - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 7,882 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/21/2014 - Published: 6/17/2014 - Thomas G., Kitty T.
Curse of the Broken Entail by paladin1916 reviews
A Matthew / Mary AU. The title says it all. But never fear, curses can be broken.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 56 - Words: 72,105 - Reviews: 428 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love Turns You Upside Down by Lauretta92 reviews
Post-war. It's the year 1926 in Glasgow, Scotland. Kitty and Thomas are happily married and have two sons. When an unexpected visitor arrives at their doorstep their world is turned upside down. Will their marriage and love survive this sudden change?
Crimson Field - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 27,312 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 7/30/2014 - Published: 6/4/2014 - [Kitty T., Thomas G.] - Complete
Haven by BlackAndWhiteAudrey reviews
What happened after the kiss? How will it change the relationships between the trio? Each chapter set in a different character's POV.
Crimson Field - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 1,311 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 6/4/2014 - Published: 5/31/2014 - [Kitty T., Thomas G.] Miles Hesketh-Thorne
Something New by dna2000 reviews
Modern A/U. Anna and Bates are getting married. The maid of honour and best man have never met each other before - but when they do, sparks fly in an unexpected manner. Fluffy, silly, and likely to only be two chapters! CH.2 NOW REPLACED TO AMEND WEIRD FORMATTING!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,817 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 3/9/2014 - Published: 2/1/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Snagged by Lala Kate reviews
AU S1x5: Bets, secrets, misperceptions and stolen kisses...and a planned confrontation that goes helplessly astray! Part 3 of the "Cornered, Caught, Snagged!" trilogy.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,911 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/26/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Life and Lies of a Crawley by CamilleJay reviews
After two months of abuse form her husband, Richard Carlisle, Mary runs back to England, and back to Downton. While she is there, she spends much time with Matthew, the cousin she had hated since she laid eyes on him. But seeing as he is the only one willing to help her escape Carlisle, they begin to grow closer than they expected. A M/M spin on the N. Sparks novel, Safe Haven.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,699 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/3/2013 - Published: 6/3/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C., R. Carlisle
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: 45 - Follows: 12 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Day in Bed by fishfingersandsouffles reviews
Modern AU. Mary is sick, so Matthew visits her flat with the intention of taking care of her. But with Matthew and Mary, things never really go according to plan, do they? One shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,023 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/19/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Light You Burned by LordMaster6 reviews
Modern AU. Grantham Investment Bank has been rocked by scandal, CEO Robert Crawley knows he needs to act fast to save the Bank to which his family's future is tied. Matthew Crawley, driven by his debts and his regrets, is made an offer that could make or break both himself and the Bank. Mary Crawley returns to GIB in the wake of the scandal to claim what is rightfully hers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 31,285 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 4/18/2013 - Published: 12/22/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Darkness & the Light by Kaitsy reviews
Missing scene one shot set in series three. An insight into this time in Mary and Matthew's marriage, which went unseen but was interesting to explore. Shadowed in loss they find their personal happiness in the spring and share a loving moment. Spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,206 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/14/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Not For Turning by eitoph reviews
M/M Modern AU. Mary Crawley: daughter of a great British political dynasty, keeper of her dysfunctional family's secrets and the woman holding the UK Government together with her bare hands, meets Matthew Crawley: politically inexperienced but with the power to make or break all she stands for. Power, romance and scandal ensue. NOW COMPLETE.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 126,121 - Reviews: 354 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 4/14/2013 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
La Promenade by oiseaus reviews
Mary's thoughts during one summer day, seven years after Matthew's death. Inspired by the Impressionist movement, in particular the painting 'La Promenade' by Claude Monet.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,033 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/3/2013 - Mary C., George C. - Complete
Elevator Love Letter by kmh11 reviews
Modern AU in which Mary is the rising star at one of London's most elite fashion houses and Matthew is a newly hired junior executive in the legal department.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,397 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 3/13/2013 - Published: 12/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 387 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 220 - Updated: 3/8/2013 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Reconnecting by greysfull reviews
During 3x08, after M/M meet-up at the specialist's office. Mary was so rigid at Rosamund's, and then the next time we see them (the next day?), they are flirty and affectionate at the cricket match. I can't help but think that they made up properly during that in-between time, and reconnected with one another…
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,234 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/6/2013 - 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: 207 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 1/20/2013 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love On Any Terms by R. Grace reviews
AU. Mary's decision to refuse Sir Richard's proposal leaves her without recourse when Mrs. Bates decides to sell her story to the press. Claiming that her ruin makes her unmarriageable, Mary convinces an injured Matthew to marry her and secure her future.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 42 - Words: 138,130 - Reviews: 793 - Favs: 408 - Follows: 319 - Updated: 1/16/2013 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Making a Moment by monroeslittle reviews
falling in love with him isn't a big, sudden thing.
Pitch Perfect - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,790 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 644 - Follows: 83 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Jesse, Beca M. - Complete
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: 1018 - Favs: 370 - Follows: 226 - 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: 132 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 10/25/2012 - Published: 6/3/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Here and Now: a Honeymoon Vignette by R. Grace reviews
In which Matthew's eyes are opened and the south of France is hot. Completely gratuitous M/M honeymoon smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,908 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Nothing To Mar Their Joy by OrangeShipper reviews
"The first days of their honeymoon had been utterly blissful. Not quite perfect – but blissful, nonetheless, and on reflection they wouldn't have changed one thing." A short wondering on the first few days following their wedding - no spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,826 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/23/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Lessons for a Marriage by calcaneus reviews
During their engagement, Matthew begins to learn some necessary skills for marriage.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,873 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 9/7/2012 - Published: 1/1/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 201 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Fifty Minutes by dna2000 reviews
Matthew has a very important dinner to attend and wants to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible. His guests, however, are not being very co-operative...Modern AU M/M, but with healthy doses of Sybil/Branson and Isobel. Same universe as 'A Conflict of Feelings'.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,135 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/29/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Anxieties by silvertonedwords reviews
Late at night, sleep eludes her as she wonders if the cold and careful Lady Mary should be allowed such a role as is fast approaching. Matthew helps her find her answer.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,506 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/18/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 64 - Follows: 48 - 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: 91 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 7/9/2012 - Published: 6/5/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Properly Married by Pemonynen reviews
"Scars always linger, though only some are visible." The past can't be changed, and the marks remain, but the morning after their wedding, Mary and Matthew start to make new memories together.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,330 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 10 - Published: 7/6/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Recognition by OrangeShipper reviews
Another little post-ATiL escapade. On the third Sunday in June, 1924, Matthew is touched to see something old by something new.. and is able to pass on something he learnt from his father long ago, to his own son, now. Written for Father's Day, contains shameless fluff. M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,655 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/19/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
In Sickness and In Health by Pemonynen reviews
A simple task, carried out hundreds of times before without difficulty, causes problems and brings back memories on a certain anniversary.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,446 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/18/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Not a Country Dance by Epea Pteroenta reviews
Lady Mary Crawley is unable to refuse when her cousin asks her to dance the waltz at Almack's. One-shot Regency AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,605 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 13 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
All That Is Left by OrangeShipper reviews
A hasty decision leads to consequences that will change their lives. AU S2 - how it should have been! EPILOGUE NOW UP: All good things...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 152,830 - Reviews: 676 - Favs: 597 - Follows: 313 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Letters by silvertonedwords reviews
"She writes him few letters that year. They are polite, proper, correct." Mary cannot bring herself to write him the truth. That is, until the day of the Servant's Ball, when she leaves him a letter to find on his return home. Canon compliant imaginings.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,181 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Spinning by secondmezzanine reviews
Mary reflects at the Servants' Ball. Romance! Spoilers through the series 2 finale/Christmas special.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 439 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Published: 2/21/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Indestructible by Epea Pteroenta reviews
It is two months since the events of episode 8 when the reappearance of a forgotten talisman in Matthew's sock drawer sets off a chain reaction which might be enough to break a cycle of destructive behaviour. Eventual catharsis.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,018 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 1/30/2012 - Published: 11/7/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Case of the Lucky Penny by paladin1916 reviews
My take on what happens between Episode 8 and the Christmas Special. Spoilers abound.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 16,550 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 12/19/2011 - Published: 12/9/2011 - Matthew C. - Complete
Now is the winter by paladin1916 reviews
Matthew & Mary in AU Season 2
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 36,104 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 8/21/2011 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Resolution by OrangeShipper reviews
Set immediately after the end of Series 1. My take how a resolution between Mary and Matthew could be reached. Cue lots of soul searching and a good old argument!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,613 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 3/13/2011 - Published: 3/6/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete