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Authors Of Our Own Fate by Mr. Chaos reviews
When Matthew suddenly finds his soul transported nearly a decade into the past, before Downton, before the War, and before Mary, he realizes that he has been given a chance to change his past and make his life and those around him better. How will the Crawleys and the servants of Downton react to a Matthew who knows all their secrets and is determined to win his happy ending?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 73 - Words: 473,732 - Reviews: 1165 - Favs: 526 - Follows: 677 - Updated: 12h - Published: 1/1/2018 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
Miracles Happen by Anne O' the Island reviews
When Lady Mary dies at the age of 100, she is sent back to the beginning to 'make things right.' And she certainly does, with one hundred years of life experience, and most of the twentieth century under her belt, turning Downton―and its occupants―on their heads.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 25,074 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 213 - Follows: 363 - Updated: 4/19 - Published: 1/7/2018 - Matthew C., Mary C.
If Things Were Different by magfreak reviews
What if Robert had squandered Cora's fortune before the Titanic sank? What if Matthew had inherited the money needed to save Downton before he became the heir? What if Tom had made something of himself before he met Sybil? An alternate Downton universe set in season one that explores how Sybil and Tom's relationship would have developed if they'd met under different circumstances.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 59 - Words: 360,704 - Reviews: 1003 - Favs: 411 - Follows: 517 - Updated: 2/15 - Published: 1/17/2013 - [Sybil C., T. Branson] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
Yours Forever by oiseaus reviews
AU from the beginning, this explores how Matthew & Mary's relationship would have evolved if they had met under very different circumstances, spanning several years. Chapter 14 is up!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 50,436 - Reviews: 319 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 3/30/2020 - Published: 5/4/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Center of My Heart by lilyrowan1 reviews
If two people love each other, why can't they be together? An AU based on canon and written for MM Celebration Day. Thank you, Patsan! All credit toJulian Fellowes for creating these wonderful characters and Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens for bringing them to life.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 49 - Words: 309,997 - Reviews: 835 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 235 - Updated: 3/29/2019 - Published: 3/29/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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: 98 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 4/29/2018 - Published: 8/26/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Nightwatch by Lala Kate reviews
Two unlikely survivors—a soldier and a singer—meet in a night club as London falls under siege. Matthew/Mary AU set in WW II. Part 1 of "In Love and War", a collaborative effort with piperholmes and queenlovett.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,167 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 3/8/2018 - Published: 9/15/2013 - 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: 87 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 1/24/2018 - Published: 3/12/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Spark by ardentpen reviews
Modern AU. She moves in the inner circles and he is making waves in the corporate. Yet both are in places of emotional stasis. One chance meeting has each of them finding their feet, and they start running...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 19,515 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 10/15/2017 - Published: 8/12/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C.
An Exceptional Love by Apollo888 reviews
Matthew told Mary he would love her until the last breath left his body. He was wrong. AU from Series 4 onward.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 33 - Words: 179,998 - Reviews: 334 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 7/8/2017 - Published: 11/10/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Made Different by MMarieRose reviews
As they battle to rebuild lives & livelihoods in a country irrevocably changed by war, VAD Nurse Mary Crawley & convalescing Captain Matthew Crawley are swept into a web of scandal & corruption that threatens to rip the Crawley family apart. This mystery and romance weaves real historical events into a DA retelling featuring most characters & some OC's from S2.05. Some M chapters.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 305,893 - Reviews: 251 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 107 - Updated: 4/14/2017 - Published: 4/1/2015 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Close Enough by alliluna reviews
When Patrick dies on the Titanic, Mary is left as his widow, and Robert is left without an heir. He finds an heir in Matthew Crawley, who he pushes into a marriage with Sybil. There is a glaring problem in this arrangement; Sybil is in love with the chauffeur and Matthew is in love with Sybil's sister.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 95,397 - Reviews: 292 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 10/8/2016 - Published: 12/19/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Let's Be Strong by Apollo888 reviews
Series 2 beginning at the concert in Episode 4, then going somewhere else. Strength and bravery are not only shown on the battlefield, or in the face of adversity. One must be strong to go after what one wants. One must be brave to bear the consequences. The sequel to Upon a Midnight Clear.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 43 - Words: 266,952 - Reviews: 526 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 7/5/2016 - Published: 12/25/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Play Dates and Park Benches by Lala Kate reviews
A meeting of kindred spirits through the hearts of children. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 101,289 - Reviews: 437 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 6/4/2016 - Published: 11/14/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Nothing else would matter by WanderingChild-InWinter reviews
What might have happened at Downton Abbey had the events after the concert in series two, episode four gone a bit differently. "To say that I dont love you anymore- Well Mary, that would be lying." The story is better than the summary, I promise you that!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 50 - Words: 96,417 - Reviews: 226 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 1/15/2016 - Published: 12/28/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - 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: 313 - Follows: 551 - Updated: 12/25/2015 - Published: 8/15/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., Anna S.
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: 345 - Updated: 12/1/2015 - Published: 8/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Very Modern Arrangement by Kavan reviews
After his injury and her engagement, Matthew and Mary move forward. Chapter 31 is up!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 188,262 - Reviews: 485 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 306 - Updated: 11/22/2015 - Published: 10/21/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Trust and Providence by Rachel Smith Cobleigh reviews
* What if Mary had trusted Matthew with her secret and immediately accepted his first proposal? An alternate universe starting from episode 1x06, interwoven with canon, that spans from 1914 - 1971. [M for sexual content, wartime violence, racial slurs, character death (but Matthew/Mary and Sybil/Tom end happily!)] [STEAMM]
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 39 - Words: 416,148 - Reviews: 688 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 395 - Updated: 11/21/2015 - Published: 2/2/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] [T. Branson, Sybil C.]
The Collected Letters by whatsyourpathology reviews
A series of letters, diaries, and first hand encounters, written and recounted by Matthew and Mary of the final years of Downton. AU, events may deviate from the show (as I see fit).
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 53 - Words: 126,843 - Reviews: 353 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 9/10/2015 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Casting Shadows by Elise May reviews
It's late and Lavinia is tired. The two of them are locked together in the corner of the room, and she turns to him, and she says, "If he could just admit the truth, all four of us might have a chance."
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,504 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 7/19/2015 - Published: 1/2/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] Lavinia S., R. Carlisle
Birthright by Willa Dedalus reviews
What happens when your whole world changes? The life you have always known ripped away, and in its place a new identity, and a new love. Only time can tell what will happen. This story is a canon AU reimagining Matthew and Mary's relationship from the beginning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 37 - Words: 131,928 - Reviews: 447 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 7/15/2015 - Published: 11/11/2013 - 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: 183 - Follows: 281 - Updated: 3/1/2015 - Published: 2/13/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
The Last Year of Innocence by Athena mou reviews
It's the summer of 1911 when Matthew Crawley once again enters Lady Mary's life. This time they are older and the budding feelings from years past are allowed to blossom. After a brief courtship and a beautiful wedding, Lady Mary and her new husband set off on their honeymoon in France. Sequel to Summer at Downton.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 70,128 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 12/29/2014 - Published: 12/22/2012 - 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: 1112 - Favs: 365 - Follows: 381 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Rightful Heir by Athena mou reviews
When Matthew lost his courage and never asked Mary to marry him, she left England. Trying her luck in America the Crawleys don't expect her to ever come back. In 1925 Parliament passes the new inheritance law, and everything changes. When Mary returns a 2nd time, it is clear that things will never be quite the same again. Will Matthew be able to convince her to stay this time?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 113,102 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 8/29/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
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: 118 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Point to Point by whatsyourpathology reviews
5x06 AU. Matthew helps Mary prepare for the race.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,822 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 10/29/2014 - Published: 10/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
History by La Donna Ingenua reviews
A short story from the Grace Universe. When something happens to one of the original characters of Grace, the Crawley family goes back to New York and not just physically.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,440 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 15 - Published: 10/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Downton Heritage Site by theMatthewReview reviews
Downton Abbey has long since been turned over to the British Heritage Trust as an example of a small, once working estate. It occasionally opens for tours, six times a year. A tour guide in the midst of her scripts is asked about what was known of Matthew and Mary's romance, since monuments to the two strongly suggest a strong bond.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,182 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 10/11/2014 - Published: 3/15/2014 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C., George C.
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.
Something to give, Something to share by Evangeline1920 reviews
Sequel to 'Baby Fever': Downton Abbey, 1922. The Crawleys, that is, Matthew and Mary are happily settled with their son at Downton. Between Robert's old fashioned views, the chaos of the modern age and the return of familiar faces, they must work together in order to preserve their home and their future. S4 AU - Spoilers included!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,154 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 9/13/2014 - Published: 10/4/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Who Wants to Date a Crawley Sister? by The Yankee Countess reviews
**NOW COMPLETE!** Every year, the Grantham Foundation has a charity auction, and this year, the Crawley sisters are putting themselves on the auction block! For one night, they will a lucky gentleman's dinner date. So who will win that dream date? Modern AU for STEAMM Day! (Sybil/Tom, Edith/Anthony, Mary/Matthew)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 61,128 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 107 - Updated: 8/29/2014 - Published: 9/14/2013 - Mary C., Edith C., Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Black and White by alliluna reviews
Summer 1919. In the months following Lavinia's death, Matthew struggles to come to terms with what he has seen and what he has yet to see.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,240 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 8/12/2014 - Published: 4/7/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 56 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Please Come Back to Me by swong74 reviews
Updated : What could have happen post DA-S3 Christmas special episode; if Matthew had miraculously survived and recovered. (spoiler alert if you haven't seen or read about what happened).
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 122,527 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 7/16/2014 - Published: 12/28/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Perfectly Splendid by Lala Kate reviews
AU S2. A wounded Matthew has an interesting discussion with another officer about Mary and Lavinia.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,607 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 7/11/2014 - Published: 5/3/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Lavinia S., C. Blake
Incentive by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Mary and Matthew are at university together and Mary is in desperate need of Matthew's help. He is reluctant to do so...so she offers him some incentive. Pretty smutty. CH.10 - the shameless smut has returned!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 60,516 - Reviews: 278 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
After The Storm by viscountessmary reviews
S1 AU. After Matthew withdraws his proposal, Mary tries to build a new life away in London where she is introduced to Charles Blake. But what happens when, two years later, she returns to Downton taking Charles with her?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,735 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 12/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C., C. Blake
What Happens in Vegas, Doesn't Always Stay in Vegas by cc-weaver reviews
My contribution to M/M Celebration Day. Modern A/U where Mary and Matthew meet during Sybil's bachelorette party in Sin City. Flirting and fluffiness all around!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 14,238 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 6/28/2014 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Inescapable by CamilleJay reviews
When Mary goes to visit Sir Richard Carlisle, her family isn't sure what to do when she doesn't make it back. Tom Branson, the only other person with Mary when she disappears, fears she may have been kidnapped. Just as they are about to give up the search, Branson returns to Matthew with news of Lady Mary's whereabouts. Kind of AU but not entirely. M/M and T/S
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 7,718 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 6/3/2014 - Published: 5/21/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., R. Carlisle
The Fiancé by marthewshipper reviews
Wedding bells are ringing, but for which Crawley. A new Modern tale about Matthew and Mary, set in 2013.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 30,548 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 5/28/2014 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
What if by ILYmarycrawley reviews
AU. In which Mary is engaged to James, the new heir of Downton. She always thought she would marry out of duty. But what if, what if an unexpected meeting happens and changes everything. What if titles and money aren't all that matters.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,160 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 5/3/2014 - Published: 4/12/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
A Good Argument by kahhtina reviews
A modern AU story of Mary and Matthew's time at university. The prequel to "Falling."
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 83,763 - Reviews: 192 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 5/2/2014 - Published: 12/19/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Angry to Bed by miscreant rose reviews
Part of the "Cancelled" universe. Tumblr prompt of "A very classic prompt idea, but OMG, I need it and I want it: Modern M/M: A small misunderstanding leads to a big fight. Alas! These two really are stubborn assholes. How will they make up?" How do our newlywed M/M handle communication? Not very well. They tend to be a bit *passionate* if you know what I mean...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,683 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/1/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Foreign Posting by miscreant rose reviews
AU post-S3CS - If Matthew had been gone for a 6-month posting to India, what exactly would his homecoming be like? Pretty much an excuse for smut, I'd say... This was supposed to remain in my file of too-smutty to be published, but whoops, my fingers slipped...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,823 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/13/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Touch by miscreant rose reviews
More archiving of drabbles originally posted to tumblr. Just a quiet moment after between Mary & Matthew, inspired by a black & whie gif.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 631 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/4/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Standby by miscreant rose reviews
The much asked for continuation of "Cancelled." How do modern AU Mary & Matthew pass the time when find themselves snowed in and the flight home to London cancelled? Rated M due to some rather hormonal thoughts on the minds of our favorite pair...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,816 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 4/2/2014 - Published: 3/25/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
FlowersRibbonTickle by miscreant rose reviews
very short post-S3CS AU drabble from a lightening prompt of "flowers, ribbon, tickle."
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 480 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/2/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C.
Nightingale by fearest reviews
A dance, a question, a kiss. The Servants Ball, 1920, as according to Mary.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,449 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/30/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] Violet C. - Complete
The Age of Innocence by Willa Dedalus reviews
A MM Celebration one shot. Make no assumptions about this couple.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,780 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Edith C. - Complete
Seven: A Play Dates and Park Benches ficlet by Lala Kate reviews
How did Matthew summon the courage to ask Mary out on their first date? How did she react? Set between Chapters 3 and 4 of "Play Dates and Park Benches". Written in response to a wonderful prompt requesting this scenario on tumblr.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,031 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
To Be With His Family by ameliapemerson reviews
My heartfelt contribution to the MM Celebration Day. Matthew cannot sleep after the birth of his son. He must go visit Mary while she recuperates at the village hospital.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,451 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 11 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love's Labours by Apollo888 reviews
When Mary uncovers a secret of Matthew's, she realizes that their past is far different than what she knew, and that the man she loves is far more than she could have ever imagined. A one-shot in honour of Mary/Matthew Celebration Day, period AU set throughout the canon timeline and beyond.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,247 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 10 - Published: 3/28/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Half Herself, Until He Comes by theMatthewReview reviews
"Half Herself, Until He Comes" is the solution to the whole problem of who Mary should be with, who she should be married to - being without her true love, alone to raise their baby son, is a nightmare. In this fic, Mary wakes up from a morphine-induced nightmare after just having given birth to George, and finds the one who will be by her side to love and comfort them both.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,531 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/28/2014 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
Kiss Me by Kat-of-the-Streets reviews
AU in which Mary and Matthew decide to get married rather early on. There are other aspects that are AU as well. Told in conversations.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 101 - Words: 52,746 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 3/27/2014 - Published: 1/28/2014 - Cora C., Mary C., Matthew C., Robert C. - Complete
Playing With Fire by Kat-of-the-Streets reviews
What would have happened had Mary and Matthew met in 1910? FYI: The OC is Patrick Crawley. Edith OOC (especially compared to season 4, done on purpose)
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 18,016 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 3/23/2014 - Published: 3/10/2014 - Edith C., OC, Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
What is Love? II: Mary is Still in Love with You by theMatthewReview reviews
From when the Dowager Countess declares this to Matthew to when his own mother does, the knowledge bubbles underneath the surface, along with the powerful feelings he himself feels he must forego. Chapter I previously published in the Matthew Review
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 821 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/17/2014 - Violet C., Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C.
What is Love? I: Are You Still In Love With Matthew Crawley? by theMatthewReview reviews
We know she is… We know Sir Richard Carlisle is enough to make the two cousins extremely cautious even if they can't deny what they feel. Previously published in the Matthew Review.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,288 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/17/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., R. Carlisle - Complete
Where Babies Come From by La Donna Ingenua reviews
A Grace-verse drabble for a special someone. Eventually it will be added to the group of Grace drabbles but this one skips ahead in time a bit. If you haven't read Grace, this won't make much sense. If you have read Grace, I hope you like it.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,330 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 3/8/2014 - Published: 2/5/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
From Mary With Love by Alchemy Between Them reviews
"Well, this is a stupid tradition," Mary replied to Matthew. "I don't see why we should love each other more on February the Fourteenth than we do the rest of the year." A two weeks late Valentine's Day one-shot. Mary/Matthew. Pre-S3CS.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,629 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/26/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
A Marriage of Convenience by maireadcello reviews
Season 1 AU. The year is 1913, a year since the Titanic sunk, and Robert Crawley, the Earl of Garntham has finally found an heir. During that time, Mary has gotten engaged to the wealthy son and heir to the Viscount of Branksome. Then Matthew arrives at Downton. How will their relationship develop now? Disclaimer: The wonderful Julian Fellows owns Downton Abbey not me!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 11,584 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 2/12/2014 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Lawyer and the Journalist by maireadcello reviews
Modern AU! Robert Crawley owns Downton Law Frim, one of the largest and most respected law firms in the world. He is looking for a someone to take over when he retires and chooses Matthew Crawley, who is appointed a position in London, across the street from 'The Telegraph', which is owned by Richard Carlisle, Mary's boss... Now Beta-ed! CHAPTER 4 NOW UP!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 7,692 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 2/12/2014 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
You'll Kill Them by La Donna Ingenua reviews
A Prompt from Kavan on tumblr: Matthew and George. George's first shooting party brings back memories of WWI for Matthew.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 861 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/10/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
Up All Night by miscreant rose reviews
Another short drabble previously only published to tumblr, this is the story that spawned my Modern AU Mary x Matthew. And made me fall madly in love with them. I guess if you start at the end, you eventually find out how you got there. From prompt of "Modern Mary and Matthew arguing over who has to get up with George."
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 870 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/10/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
LBD by miscreant rose reviews
Short drabble previously published on tumblr. Archiving on FF(dot)net as part of my Modern AU M/M (aka, "Cancelled") universe. Every woman needs the perfect Little Black Dress. Matthew is just a bit shocked by how little this one is.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 893 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/9/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Different version of events by ladyKathrynGunn reviews
Matthew left Downton after Lavinia's death. Mary is invited to a party were she meets her 30 year old aunt to be. Matthew is there and after Mary tells him she feels ill he invites her back to his hotel. One thing leads to another and when Mary leaves for America with only her grandmother with the knowledge of her secret. On hold.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,611 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/4/2014 - Published: 1/20/2014 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Remember by Kavan reviews
Matthew lives but the consequences of his accident change everything for M&M, Sybil & Tom, Edith and Isobel.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,644 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 2/1/2014 - Published: 12/28/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C., Edith C., T. Branson
Eskimo Kisses by seaofwords reviews
After years and years, Matthew and Mary are finally engaged, and get up to all sorts of winter fun. Written for the M/M Secret Santa. Fluffy and smutty.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,485 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 7 - Published: 1/27/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., T. Branson - Complete
Tell Me About Matthew by ZoeyBridget reviews
Charles Blake is curious to know more about Matthew. At Mary's suggestion, he asks Tom Branson about him. This is my idea of how that conversation might have gone. I own none of these characters, but I like them a lot!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,245 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/17/2014 - C. Blake, T. Branson, Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The truth the first time by Charmed Dark Alias reviews
What would have happened if Mary had told Matthew the truth about Pamuk the first time he proposed
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,655 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 1/13/2014 - Published: 9/12/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Improvements by miscreant rose reviews
Just a fluffy little ficlet of a missing scene between a S1 teasing Matthew & Mary as she follows through on letting Matthew show her the repaired cottages. Oh, what infants they were!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,659 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/13/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
These Endless Days by Evangeline1920 reviews
S2 and Christmas Special AU - When Matthew returns to Downton for Christmas 1917, sparks fly between him and Mary, who is now engaged to another young officer and a familiar face. Despite the presence of their fiancées, the cousins can not deny the love they still feel. Will they be allowed to act on it, or will their hearts be broken all over again...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 36 - Words: 154,834 - Reviews: 347 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 12/29/2013 - Published: 7/7/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Falling by kahhtina reviews
In this modern Downton Abbey fic, Mary broke up with her college boyfriend four years ago. When he suddenly comes back into her life, her world is turned upside down as she sorts through old feelings, new acquaintances, and a man who just won't go away. Mainly Mary/Matthew, but also includes the rest of the cast (Sybil, Tom, Edith, Anna, Carson, etc).
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 36,052 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 12/10/2013 - Published: 11/1/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
I Really Should Lock the Door by seaofwords reviews
Season One, after episode four, but before the flower show. Mary finds yet another unexpected visitor in her bedroom, but this one will be sticking around in her life for the foreseeable future...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,467 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 12/9/2013 - Published: 10/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Love to Lean On by R. Grace reviews
Sequel to Love on Any Terms. With Mary's steadfast love and fierce determination as his anchor, Matthew embarks on a long and difficult journey to complete recovery, facing heartache, loss, and other struggles along the way. Rated M for sexual content.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,386 - Reviews: 254 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 221 - Updated: 11/8/2013 - Published: 2/26/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Christmas at Downton by marthewshipper reviews
Mary Crawley escapes London to stay with her parents at Downton for Christmas. What happens when a figure from her past comes back into her life? Modern AU. Completely spoiler free.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,338 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 15 - Published: 11/8/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
First Words by kahhtina reviews
Fluffy M/M one-shot with baby George. Downton-era AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,298 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/15/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] George C. - Complete
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.
Of Wine and the Dance at Dinner by On either side the river lie reviews
A modern M/M Au set in the heady world of hospitality and the dance that occurs on the floor at the Crawley's restaurant Downton at The Abbey.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,044 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 9/11/2013 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
On The Wrong Foot by mcrenee reviews
Modern AU. This is just an idea I had for what a young Matthew and Mary relationship could have started like in university. Would love to hear some feedback. Chapter 21 now up:)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 21 - Words: 18,261 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 9/10/2013 - Published: 2/13/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Wedding Night by CanuckGirl2 reviews
Matthew and Mary confront unexpected newlywed jitters on their wedding night. My very 1st fan fiction! I could never find a story about their first time together when they were married...all the anticipation, angst and worry of crossing that new threshold in their relationship. Yes, there's obvious smut, but nothing too over the top that I haven't already seen on here. Enjoy!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,210 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 11 - Published: 9/8/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
You Are the Only Girl in the World by OliviaGracex35 reviews
Matthew arrives at Downton after missing for a few days and joins Mary in a duet during the concert for the soldiers. Matthew, being the lovesick puppy that he is, does not want to leave Downton to see Lavinia in London, so when Mary suggests he stay at Downton, Matthew leaps at the opportunity. AU from Sx04.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,125 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 8/18/2013 - Published: 7/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Shedding Tears by everlastingeve reviews
When Mary refuses Matthew's proposal she feels she has nothing left at Downton. Since she can no longer do her duty to Downton she must do it for Queen and for Country. Mary's goal is to shed no more tears over Mmatthew Crawley, but will she able to keep her vow? WARNING: Minor Series 2 spoilers!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,805 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 7/22/2013 - Published: 5/2/2013 - 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.
In The Light Of Day by miscreant rose reviews
The first time Matthew and Mary see each other after his first proposal in 1x06.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,710 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 13 - Published: 7/6/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Home Is Where The Heart Is by miss Kittyplank reviews
October, 1929. Sir Richard and Mary have been married for ten years and have two children, but after the Wall St Crash are forced to return to England, to Downton and to Matthew Crawley. M/M
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 147,506 - Reviews: 448 - Favs: 256 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 5/25/2013 - Published: 11/22/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A Thousand Years by FangBreath reviews
Mary's got some confessions to make. Takes place during the dance in 2x08 and continues AU from there.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 13,177 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 5/23/2013 - Published: 3/10/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Precious Moment by kahhtina reviews
M/M one-shot. Mostly fluff.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 868 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/23/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Moving In by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU M/M. Same universe as "A Conflict of Feelings". Matthew and Mary begin to ponder the idea of them living together- are they ready for it? Very fluffy.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,210 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 5/12/2013 - Published: 11/19/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 29 - 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: 194 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 4/14/2013 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
to make a man by ohtasha reviews
Can you make a person- pounding heart and discrete experiences and favourite words- seem real from only the facets and shards of someone else's recollection? If you've never met him, she supposes, then perhaps.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,720 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/12/2013 - Isobel C., Mary C., T. Branson, George C. - Complete
Oh, My Darling by RupertGrintLover54 reviews
Mary and Matthew are madly in love and getting married shortly, but what happens when Sir Richard Carlisle begs Mary to come back into his life?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 2,409 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/24/2013 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
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: 388 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 221 - Updated: 3/8/2013 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
a good argument by asteristar reviews
In which Mary and Matthew attend Columbia University and some things never change. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,185 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 3/2/2013 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Blue-Eyed Boy by cdixon reviews
Lady Mary Crawley's thoughts about a certain blue-eyed Crawley boy: a series of one-shots.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 4,712 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 2/9/2013 - Published: 2/6/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Further Down The Line by azbookworm reviews
Is a baby much further down the line for Mary and Matthew? AU from 3x04
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 29,316 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 1/13/2013 - Published: 10/9/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Don't Leave Me by azbookworm reviews
An alternate ending to the season 3 Christmas Special
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,348 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 1/6/2013 - Published: 12/29/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
If You Ever Come Back by lightsilluminate reviews
What if Matthew hadn't proposed to Mary after the servants' ball? Mary travels to America to escape the impending scandal, but a certain somebody wishes he could have braved it with her.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 16,423 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 1/2/2013 - Published: 10/2/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Fate by The Cold Crawley reviews
She wakes up with a blinding headache and the memory of a hot blonde, only to find him in her kitchen making cereal. He leaves in a rage, not likely to be seen again...but what happen when a masquerade party and a rich family are somehow pushing them together? Mary/Matthew Modern AU, my first Downton fic! Rating may change in future chapters...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 7,296 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 12/25/2012 - Published: 9/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
First Steps Forward by autumn.rain08 reviews
Set in 1921, Downton Abbey seems to be emerging from the shadows of Lady Sybil's untimely death nearly six months ago. Now, Mary and Matthew face new and expected changes that help them learn to take their first steps forward. *DISCLAIMER: I do not own the characters or places that are mentioned in this story.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,528 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 11/26/2012 - Published: 10/27/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
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
Drops in the River by Kaitsy reviews
A thorough look of series two milestones with Matthew through Mary's eyes. Slightly AU, some scenes original but it sticks to the script in other places. Mary & Matthew war angst, essentially. Lots of dialogue and internal struggles abound! T for dark themes, romance in later chapters.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 47,902 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 10/9/2012 - Published: 9/6/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
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.
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
The Cold and the Careful by thenYES reviews
Matthew/Mary modern AU. Mary's the governor's daughter and Matthew's the new young speechwriter hired by her father. Follows the general arc of S1, updated into modern America and with some slight changes.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,495 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 6/6/2012 - Published: 5/10/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
All's Fair in Love, War and Literature by silverducks reviews
Rummaging through her father's library, Sybil discovers a way to matchmake her eldest sister and their fourth cousin. Set after the war, AU after series 1.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,821 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 5/20/2012 - Published: 5/23/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Regrets by luluathome reviews
An A/U: What if Mary had told Matthew that she loved him in Season 2 as Carson had encouraged her to? I own nothing. Thank you JF for these wonderful characters.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 10,729 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 3/28/2012 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Matthew C., Mary 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
Crawley's Diary 1912 to 1920 by JosephineCrawley reviews
Basically my take on what Matthew's diary may have looked like from 1912 until 1920. Pretty much all canon, except for the bits in Manchester and later on in France and London.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,346 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Entails and Embers by OrangeShipper reviews
It does trouble him, very much. But why? And what will come of finding out? Oneshot AU extension of the 1x04 handshake scene. Definitely M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,852 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/25/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete