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Pathways by dashabout reviews
Seven years after Matthew married Lavinia, Mary is living in London. She has moved on with her life, but things are about to change in ways she never expected.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 51 - Words: 193,766 - Reviews: 512 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 6/16/2019 - Published: 9/2/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 309,992 - Reviews: 828 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 232 - 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: 434 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 174 - 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: 367 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 1/24/2018 - Published: 3/12/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Life Half Lived by ameliapemerson reviews
A canon era Mary and Matthew story where love, loyalty, and trust all have their boundaries tested.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 116,784 - Reviews: 319 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 1/7/2018 - Published: 12/24/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Pushing In by ameliapemerson reviews
Set the world of finance, real estate, and equestrianism this is a modern Mary/Matthew story. They have all sorts of personal and professional reasons to stay away from each other...and yet they can't.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 43 - Words: 190,461 - Reviews: 707 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 10/1/2017 - Published: 6/12/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Chance to Escape by scathach124 reviews
Trapped in a loveless marriage with Henry Talbot and doubting her own sanity, Mary feels her life is at an end when she learns she is pregnant. Her final hope of a life worth living may rest with Matthew Crawley, but both of them will have to fight the pain of the past and the demons of the present to reach their destined, shared happiness.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 76,435 - Reviews: 121 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 9/30/2017 - Published: 11/28/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] Henry T.
To Claim His Prize by Apollo888 reviews
Matthew Crawley, new Earl of Grantham, leads a lonely and bitter life at Downton Abbey. Lady Mary Crawley is married to Sir Richard Carlisle and miserable, with no way out. They both have accepted that they will never be together, but one night of risking something may change everything. A Mary and Matthew Series 2 AU where nothing is as it seems.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 186,078 - Reviews: 280 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 9/16/2017 - Published: 7/10/2017 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Stars and Lights by whatsyourpathology reviews
Modern AU. Mary is an up and coming actress on the cusp of global stardom. Matthew is a photographer getting back into the game after a long absence. They meet on a shoot for Rolling Stone magazine, things go from there.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 31 - Words: 92,254 - Reviews: 336 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 7/12/2017 - Published: 11/16/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Take Me Back to Me by andthenwedownton reviews
When heiress Mary Crawley finds herself in the headlines for her third scandal of the year, Cora decides that it is time for Mary to turn her public image around. The solution? Hire humanitarian lawyer Matthew Crawley, whose new charity just happens to need a large donation, to play Mary's boyfriend. (Modern Mary/Matthew!Fake Dating AU)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 109,310 - Reviews: 318 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 6/11/2017 - Published: 2/11/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson]
A Stitch in Downton Time by ameliapemerson reviews
A Stitch in Downton Time: our time traveling couple: Ch 10 Christmas Time
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 54,519 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 12/25/2016 - Published: 6/9/2015 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
A Walk Among The Speakeasies by P.W.Gates reviews
AU: Boston, 1934. It ends where it started, all in heady cloud of cigarette smoke, bullets, sex, class and rivalry.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 29,723 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 12/10/2016 - Published: 12/20/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
Hot Cereal by whatsyourpathology reviews
Mary and Matthew eat breakfast... kinda. Modern AU. Anthology of life, love, and sex (often all three in combination). Mature readers only.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,831 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 11/28/2016 - Published: 4/27/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Rotations by igsygrace reviews
Modern AU Dwight/Caroline. Caroline Penvenen is a chief resident who loathes medical students, particularly male ones. Dwight Enys is a med student starting a rotation with her. Written for Carolight Fan Fic Week.
Poldark - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,524 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/7/2016 - Caroline P., Dwight E. - Complete
Six Months of Summer by Apollo888 reviews
She said it was over. He grudgingly agreed. They left each other, only to be thrown together again in a different time and place. After declaring almost everything about them was all wrong, can they possibly find a way back to make it all right? A Mary and Matthew modern AU saga. First in the Celebrity series, followed by Stormbraver.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 219,977 - Reviews: 331 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 7/18/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
Hearts and Bones by ameliapemerson reviews
Hearts and Bones-where a lonely soldier and a disillusioned woman meet in Paris. A night becomes weeks of passion. The consequences unforeseen.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 73,929 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 8/13/2016 - Published: 9/20/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Missing Time by Rap541 reviews
So Mary has married Henry, and is having her happily ever after. What if one hell of a monkey wrench was thrown into the mix in the form of Matthew Crawley alive? Yes, I am revisiting the amnesia angle but with more marital angst and much less aka ZERO physical assault and torture. This is a straight "what if Matthew didn't die and turns up in 1927 after Mary has married Henry?"
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 50,264 - Reviews: 418 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 119 - Updated: 7/30/2016 - Published: 2/28/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Room Service by Lala Kate reviews
Tease, Dinner, Champagne...Hmmmmmmm...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,655 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 7/12/2016 - Published: 8/8/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Three Strikes by ameliapemerson reviews
Love does conquer all. A Mary/Matthew modern AU which finds Mary in the US pursuing acting career while Matthew is in the Army. Find out how they manage the ups and downs of a modern relationship. Ch 27: Wedding Night bliss!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 112,945 - Reviews: 357 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 7/10/2016 - Published: 11/4/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - 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: 131 - Follows: 145 - 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: 436 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 6/4/2016 - Published: 11/14/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Master of Hounds by Rap541 reviews
Sequel to The Fox Hunt. After the events of The Fox Hunt, things are still awkward at Downton Abbey. Matthew is alive and well, with his memory intact but the trial of the Duke of Crowborough looms, and it could have long term ramifications for the Crawleys and the estate.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Mystery - Chapters: 19 - Words: 57,318 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 5/25/2016 - Published: 5/10/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C., Thomas, T. Branson - Complete
Gangs of London by Apollo888 reviews
Decisions in the past and surprises in the present shaped their future into something completely unexpected. The Crawley family in present day, living a rather different life where money and excess rule everything and secrets abound. A Mary and Matthew modern AU saga.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 45 - Words: 407,522 - Reviews: 730 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 3/23/2016 - Published: 5/21/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
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: 1583 - Favs: 229 - Follows: 343 - 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: 484 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 302 - 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: 687 - Favs: 318 - Follows: 384 - Updated: 11/21/2015 - Published: 2/2/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] [T. Branson, Sybil C.]
My Golden One by whatsyourpathology reviews
Mary wakes up from a terrible nightmare.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 503 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/9/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Adultery by Apollo888 reviews
Having a baby is a life-changing event. For Mary and Matthew, the arrival of their precious George changes their routine, and the way they treat each other. Faced with a new reality and the pressures and temptations of the modern world, how will their marriage go forward? A Mary and Matthew modern drama set in the Breaking Bread modern AU. The sequel to Milquetoast.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 22,363 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/7/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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: 39 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 9/10/2015 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 75 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 7/15/2015 - Published: 11/11/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
All Over Again by kahhtina reviews
Set following the end of "Falling," Mary and Matthew have been married for approximately two years. Multi-chapter fic. A modern Downton Abbey AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 105,258 - Reviews: 311 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 7/7/2015 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 73 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Open Secret by Willa Dedalus reviews
Exiled from Downton Abbey over a scandal, Lady Mary Crawley is ruined. Meanwhile Matthew Crawley has lived a content life in Manchester with his parents, Dr. Reginald Crawley and Isobel Crawley. Before the Earl of Grantham changed his life, his eldest daughter did. An AU story in a different place with different results; created by Willa Dedalus and Apollo888.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 40 - Words: 281,868 - Reviews: 709 - Favs: 299 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 3/31/2015 - Published: 7/1/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Fox Hunt by Rap541 reviews
Its the fall of 1922 and Matthew Crawley has been dead for close to a year. So what happens if a familiar looking stranger shows up in Downton?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 47,553 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 3/6/2015 - Published: 3/1/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A Gentle Reminder by whatsyourpathology reviews
Had a spare 20 minutes on Valentine's Day. Here's a short little story about theirs.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 910 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/14/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Time To Love Together by ameliapemerson reviews
Hello. Modern MM AU. How do two stubborn people fall back into love? MM divorce ...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 147,613 - Reviews: 450 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 2/14/2015 - Published: 1/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Epiphany by Apollo888 reviews
A sudden realization about one's past can change the present and cast the future in an entirely different light. A Mary and Matthew modern AU story. The sequel to Live in My Memory. Second in a series, followed by Make You Feel Brand New.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,506 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/14/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Live in My Memory by Apollo888 reviews
Some say if you love someone, you should let them go. Nobody ever said you couldn't go after them, though. A Mary and Matthew modern AU one-shot story in response to an interesting prompt. First in a series, followed by Epiphany.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,764 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/6/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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: 76 - Updated: 1/14/2015 - Published: 6/30/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Tinder - Episode II by dna2000 reviews
The sequel to my high-brow one-shot, 'Tinder'. This is similarly high-brow and sophisticated (by which I mean it's quite silly and involves smut).
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,224 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/27/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Coalition by dna2000 reviews
Modern MM. See this as a very late submission for the MM AU day! I don't want to give too much away here, but let's just say that Matthew and Mary are once again at odds...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 32,944 - Reviews: 176 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 12/27/2014 - Published: 7/11/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Preferred Stock by Chickwriter reviews
The twenty-first century descendants of the Crawleys, now without titles, but ruling the new elites with far more power and wealth than Mary and Matthew could ever have imagined. Consider it the AU S55.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 36 - Words: 131,257 - Reviews: 1110 - Favs: 360 - Follows: 379 - 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: 88 - 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: 475 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 203 - 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: 9 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 10/29/2014 - Published: 10/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 66 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 9/21/2014 - Published: 8/20/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.]
Tinder by dna2000 reviews
As you can probably guess from the title, this is a modern AU M/M. I know you probably never thought you'd see Tinder and Downton Abbey in the same story, but there we are! Very smutty, but hopefully quite fun and entertaining too :) One-shot, with potential for more one-shots later.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,043 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 15 - Published: 9/7/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 65 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
As Time Goes By by Willa Dedalus reviews
You must remember this... a kiss is just a kiss. A continuation of the kiss scene between Matthew and Mary in episode 3.01.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,843 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 31 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 5/28/2014 - Published: 3/31/2013 - 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: 191 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 5/2/2014 - Published: 12/19/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
That Night In Oxford by ameliapemerson reviews
Hello. I hope you like my AU ( modern) M/M story set in Oxford and Downton where two strangers meet, become lovers and then friends. Please read to find out the rest. This is my first fanfic of any kind. Grateful for all reviews!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 82,301 - Reviews: 190 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 4/5/2014 - Published: 10/26/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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.
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: 346 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 150 - 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: 176 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 12/10/2013 - Published: 11/1/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Plain to See by OrangeShipper reviews
When Matthew sees something he shouldn't, he begins to think of things that he shouldn't... and, trapped by his own fear and the very object of the thoughts he should not harbour, his control begins to unravel. S2 AU, shortly after 2x04. Rating change to M!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,267 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 12/5/2013 - Published: 9/16/2013 - 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: 252 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 216 - Updated: 11/8/2013 - Published: 2/26/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
The Hardships of the Season by seaofwords reviews
One-shot, season one, possibly AU or at least OOC. Takes place probably after episode 2. At his first ball of the season, Matthew is designated to dance with Mary. Nervous to be dancing with his aloof yet alluring cousin, Matthew soon finds himself in an embarrassing predicament, and Mary has no plans of letting him off the hook easily. Mainly gratuitous smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,473 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary 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: 86 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Cura Te Ipsum by R. Grace reviews
"Physician, heal thyself." - Luke 4:23 When Dr. Matthew Crawley learns he is to inherit a title and an estate, he moves his practice to the Yorkshire countryside where he discovers the intriguing Lady Mary...and her scandalous secret. Series 1 AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,944 - Reviews: 233 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 9/28/2013 - Published: 2/20/2013 - 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.
Matthew Crawley 20 by dna2000 reviews
Modern M/M. Smut. A slightly made-over Matthew reappears in Mary's life and the two of them release the tension that has been building between them. Not much of a point to this beyond smut...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,560 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 7 - Published: 9/4/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Armistice Day by modernities reviews
He will understand this moment only from the perspective of his future self. Until then, Matthew will try to make things right only as he knows how from the present. But maybe it's Mary who has the answer. Post-2.08 AU, Christmas Special never happened.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,652 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/10/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Waiting For A Wish by OrangeShipper reviews
One night now that they are married, settled and happy at last, Matthew seeks to fulfil a wish he's harboured for six years, since the first time they kissed. Smut alert!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,437 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 11 - Published: 8/2/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Heart Of Grey by ultimategingepond reviews
Mary and Sybil have been conning men their whole life but what happens when fate and confusion threaten their game. Matthew and Tom have spent their careers protecting others until two women make them question it all. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Crime - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,740 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 7/31/2013 - Published: 7/25/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
Anxieties by ultimategingepond reviews
How does Mary help Matthew when he is anxious? Modern M/M. Smut insures. One shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,681 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/19/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Love That Endures by janiedoe12 reviews
This story begins at Matthew's first proposal in S1, Episode 6. It is my take on the proposal we never got to see and my alternate version of what happened following the proposal.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,804 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 6/19/2013 - Published: 10/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Bound to You by OrangeShipper reviews
"Absolutely not..." What if Lavinia didn't interrupt them in 2x08? Though they are both bound to others, the bond between them is stronger than anything else, and maybe always will be. One-shot to fulfill a smut prompt, so naturally things take a turn that way.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,117 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 10 - Published: 6/11/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
In Sickness & In Health by miscreant rose reviews
Several months in to their marriage, Mary finds herself in the familiar position of looking after a suddenly ill Matthew. -**- 2nd Runner Up Highclere Award "One Shot" January 2014 - thank you so much! -**-
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,009 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 10 - Published: 6/11/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Peace In The Storm by OrangeShipper reviews
Set within 3x03, at the new 'Downton Place'. Mary and Matthew feel they've become so lost in arguments and misunderstanding, that they've lost each other. In a moment of seeking understanding, they try to see another point of view, and find their peace within the storm. High smut alert...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,872 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/29/2013 - 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: 444 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 256 - Updated: 5/25/2013 - Published: 11/22/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Little Talks by trinadeckers reviews
Modern M/M. Communication has never been their strong suit, let us see how they handle the obstacles thrown in to their married life. Story will be better than the summary, I promise!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,660 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 5/13/2013 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Size of Things by miscreant rose reviews
With the wedding only a couple of weeks away, Mary is gathering up her final trousseau purchases in London when she has a surprise visitor - and a change in her evening's plans. One-off pre-honeymoon smut. *Winner June 2013 Highclere Award for One-shot* thank you all!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,011 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 12 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 353 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 4/14/2013 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Married in the Mornings by CoffeeSlut reviews
This story focuses on Matthew and Mary being amorous and passionate in the mornings of their marriage, and that's essentially all it focuses on. Rated M for a reason. The chapters aren't in order of time, more like snapshots. Enjoy!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,996 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 4/5/2013 - Published: 2/6/2012 - Matthew C., Mary 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.
Scapegoats II by paladin1916 reviews
M/M AU OTT OOC C34: Thanks
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 41,390 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 3/6/2013 - Published: 11/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Desperation by EmmaHart13 reviews
Set between season 3 episode 1 and episode 2. Mary and Matthew have returned from their honeymoon to find they are more desperate for each other than ever before... So happy with the amount of followers and reviews I have already :) The final chapter has now been uploaded :)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,946 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 2/23/2013 - Published: 2/6/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
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: 206 - 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: 399 - Follows: 319 - Updated: 1/16/2013 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 12 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 12/25/2012 - Published: 9/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Every Move You Make by TheMagicWorks
Every breath you take, every move you make, every bond you break, every step you take, I'll be watching you..
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 613 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/13/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Excitement in Expectation by OrangeShipper reviews
A little simple wish-fulfilment. At Duneagle Castle, Mary tries her best to follow the doctor's advice of rest in her condition, avoiding too much excitement. But when do things ever go smoothly? M/M fluff.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,349 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Abbey by Frea O'Scanlin reviews
It should be easy: Matthew Crawley, after all, has a spotless record. But not everything is as it seems at the mysterious organization that calls itself The Abbey, and even worse, the spy he's assigned to bring in from the cold wants nothing to do with him. Now it's Matthew vs. Mary in a battle of lies, spies, and double-talk, and they'll need all of their wits to survive.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 58,110 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 11/19/2012 - Published: 6/11/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Speaking Terms by OrangeShipper reviews
Following a disappointment after dinner, the dull boy comes to shine by comparison after all. 1x05 AU one-shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,819 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/18/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Matthew's New Suit by Pemonynen reviews
While in Scotland, Matthew has a new suit that's a little different, but Mary discovers that it has a definite advantage over his other clothes. Completely gratuitous smut ensues.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,091 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Strangers in the Night by OrangeShipper reviews
Neither are sure just whose idea it was, when Mr Crawley encounters a dark haired beauty going by the name of Mrs Levinson in a London jazz club. Shamelessly M/M, and... shamelessly M. ;P
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,053 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/6/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Untidy by R. Grace reviews
Missing scene from 3.08 (so slight spoilers). M/M smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,026 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 9 - Published: 10/28/2012 - 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: 340 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 10/25/2012 - Published: 6/3/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
a bonewhite light by Chickwriter reviews
A life baptized in no life for a while... eyes mica-silver and blank. S3 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,165 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Make or Break by OrangeShipper reviews
"They seemed to have a rather depressing tendency for falling out on the eve of weddings. Thank God Edith was the last of them to be getting married, and then there'd be no more on the horizon to threaten them. Weren't weddings supposed to be happy occasions?" - The aftermath of M/M's argument in 3x03, and my theory on how they moved on from it. 3x03 spoilers, and definitely M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,640 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/2/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Sweet Delight by R. Grace reviews
On the night after Edith's failed wedding, Mary surprises Matthew with a sweet treat...in bed. Completely gratuitous M/M smut. Sort of spoilery for 3.03.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,592 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/30/2012 - 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: 43 - Follows: 10 - Published: 9/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Let Down by OrangeShipper reviews
After the dinner party is over and the guests have all gone, Matthew knows his wife must be feeling let down and can only do his best to comfort her. Spoilers for 3x02.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,529 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
In Your Bed by OrangeShipper reviews
Staying at Downton on returning from their honeymoon, Matthew and Mary find themselves in a dilemma one morning over honouring propriety or their appetites. Very, very mild spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,468 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Ship of Dreams by Veringue reviews
S1 AU. The ship of dreams, they called it, the Titanic, the greatest liner. Unsinkable. The Crawley family sails first-class across the ocean, and Lady Mary, engaged, is one of them. Matthew seeks to make his fortune in the new world. And then they meet.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 22,570 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 9/15/2012 - Published: 4/16/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A House Is Not A Home by OrangeShipper reviews
Still just recently married, Matthew only wants the chance for he and Mary to learn more about each other in peace. And they do, though not quite in the way he'd imagined. Loosely based on S3 spec, not spoilery.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,493 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/10/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again: Dunkirk by Chickwriter reviews
"The whole fury and might of the enemy must very soon be turned on us." In a dark few hours, the Crawleys find reason to hope. Sequel to "Never Such Innocence Again" and "Never Such Innocence Again: Abdication." Read those first...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,309 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 9 - Published: 9/2/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love and the Need For Excitement by R. Grace reviews
Season 1 AU. Matthew's presence at Downton Abbey on the night of Kamal Pamuk's demise leads to a drastic change in the development of his relationship with Mary. Smut, smut, and more smut! Angst, explicit language, and OOC warning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 50,828 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Beard Burn by R. Grace reviews
Short modern AU in which Matthew grows a beard and Mary gets burned. Slightly fluffy, slightly smutty. Inspired by pics of Dan sporting some very sexy facial hair.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,361 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/13/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Ten Years by R. Grace reviews
On the night of their ten year anniversary, the young Earl and Countess of Grantham share an intimate moment. Short Mary and Matthew married smut, with a healthy dose of fluff. Because Mary and Matthew are going to have a beautiful life together...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,397 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/20/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
A Quite Brilliant Idea by OrangeShipper reviews
While celebrating Edith's wedding in fine style at Downton Abbey, Mary has a brilliant idea over champagne. Distracted by her husband, she quickly forgets, only to remember it later in his arms. Gratuitous smut alert! Definitely M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,489 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Tomorrow by OrangeShipper reviews
This afternoon, they can't bear to say goodbye. But come tomorrow, that won't matter so much anymore. Extreme fluff warning, and copious amounts of kissing. Consider yourselves warned.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,713 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 14 - Published: 7/11/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Save me the Waltz by Serena89 reviews
Mary is nervous, the night before her wedding, but she dances her worries away with the mysterious man...that is her groom. Mary/Matthew, dancing and confessions.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,553 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 11 - Published: 7/5/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
A Second Honeymoon by R. Grace reviews
After 5 years of blissfully-happy marriage, Mary and Matthew embark on a second honeymoon, and we take a look at life, fashion, and fun in "roaring 20s"! Pure and shameless married fluff. Rated teen for some sexual references, but nothing explicit.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,210 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 6/30/2012 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
A Title to His Love by OrangeShipper reviews
In the quiet of their wedding night, Matthew lets slip to Mary a dream he'd cherished as a younger man, and why it now can never be... and he doesn't mind that at all. Strong T-rated cuddling.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,142 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
I Want Never Gets by OrangeShipper reviews
Mary takes her teasing of Matthew one step too far, when he pays too much attention to the things she says. Married!M/M, entirely gratuitous smut, slight kink themes. Very M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,047 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/28/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Hiding In Plain Sight by OrangeShipper reviews
"It was Matthew's hands, Mary decided not long into their marriage, that she loved the most." Entirely gratuitous and smuttish appreciation of Matthew Crawley's hands. Minor kink allusion.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 648 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Summer Nights by OrangeShipper reviews
A recently married Matthew and Mary find themselves struggling, one humid summer's night, to sleep comfortably together in the unbearable heat. Tumblr prompt ficlet, "M/M restless in bed". Very restless. Strong smut warning!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,596 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again: Abdication by Chickwriter reviews
Lily returns from her first term at Oxford in December 1936 to find things have changed yet again at Downton, and the world around them is changing even more.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,903 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 29 - Published: 5/19/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Favour by KissMeJamesYouGotItBlondie reviews
In an AU, Mary and Matthew are attending the same University and both have problems. Mary has to attend a family wedding and doesn't want to go alone. Matthew can't afford the fee's. Mary has money and Matthew is a good looking guy. Ah, the possibilities.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,093 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 5/13/2012 - Published: 4/7/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Back to Reality by CoffeeSlut reviews
Matthew and Mary return home after their honeymoon. Can they stay in their blissful honeymoon world? How are they adjusting to being "back to reality?" Rated M for a reason.*
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,840 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/27/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Fuel on the Fire by OrangeShipper reviews
In a chance meeting the day after the princess and the sea-monster argument, Matthew and Mary's simmering bitterness and insults descend into a power-play that they were not at all prepared for and cannot control. AU 1x02 smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,329 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Of Course It's The End How Could It Not Be? by OrangeShipper reviews
She knows she has to let him go, though she could never bring herself to manage it. He'd said himself that it was the end. But he'd be coming home - no, not home, to Downton - for Christmas. AU from the end of S2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 22,640 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 4/2/2012 - Published: 11/18/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again by Chickwriter reviews
June 1918. "All alone, with plenty of money, and a house in Eaton Square? I can't imagine anything better." It came too soon for her, and now Lady Mary Carlisle feels nothing. Definitely AU and positively M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 47,935 - Reviews: 290 - Favs: 392 - Follows: 245 - Updated: 3/12/2012 - Published: 9/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Sonnet XCVIII by Chickwriter reviews
What the sight of Matthew's mess kit red jacket does to Mary. Post-Christmas Special.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,688 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/2/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Such Wonderful Things by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
What you wish had happened during THAT SCENE in 2x04. And later that night. Pure wish fulfilment fantasy.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,957 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 12/30/2011 - Published: 10/12/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Not So Under the Weather by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
Several months into their marriage, Mary finds herself a little unwell. Matthew makes the mistake of bringing it up at dinner with their family. Fluffier than a goose down pillow. Future fic because it's going to happen.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,148 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 13 - Published: 12/5/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Refreshment by OrangeShipper reviews
More Fluffiverse smut. Matthew is working late into the night and needs some refreshment to keep him going. Mary is, naturally, happy to keep him company. Clearly, massive smut ensues. Rated M with very good reason!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,674 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/23/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete