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Author has written 16 stories for Downton Abbey.

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Enterprise by Handy-for-the-bus reviews
Anna is the only child of Simon and Amelia Smith, owners of a successful cotton factory. When she reaches the age of 21, they decide she's old enough to learn the family business and wed the son of Simon's most trusted business partner. However her parents plans don't go as they wish when Anna discovers that the world holds more than an arranged life. AU, begins in 1851, London
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 75,429 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 5/22 - Published: 10/14/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Winning Isn't Everything by digthatshizz reviews
Modern AU: John Bates is a football coach, an injury forcing him to retire from playing football at an early age. A visit from an old friend changes his life forever. Has John finally found something more important than football?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 229,561 - Reviews: 296 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 5/12 - Published: 12/28/2013 - Robert C., J. Bates, Anna S.
Stay by fuzzydream reviews
Modern AU. Life can always come up with a few surprises. (completely A/B, but with other characters' appearances as well)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 88,824 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 4/16 - Published: 5/3/2014 - [J. Bates, Anna S.] - Complete
Across the Universe by poma14 reviews
Can lovers who were ripped apart in one life find each other and reconnect in the next? AU Anna/Bates reincarnation story. What would have happened if Bates had hanged? Romance with a heavy dollop of mystery as Anna and Bates's paths cross once again and they are inexplicably drawn to each other. Will they figure who they were in the past? And how does that affect their future?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 14 - Words: 119,631 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 3/29 - Published: 11/28/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Give 'em the old one-two! by nanniships reviews
His Lordship decides Downton Abbey must have a boxing team to match with the village boxing club. And Bates receives the "honor" of being asked to train them. It's not long before everyone is involved. A response to terriejane's weekend challenge on tumblr!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,423 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/9 - Robert C., J. Bates, Anna S.
Make You Feel My Love by Downtonluvr reviews
Set in a present day modern A/U- John Bates is a fire fighter struggling with the law and life. After a court order forces him to get the help he needs, John meets Anna, his saving grace. The timing could not be more wrong and John's past continues to haunt him. Plus, Anna has a few secrets of her own as well.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 31 - Words: 175,901 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 11/27/2014 - Published: 4/27/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Kirbymoorside by Gelana reviews
Thank tumblr for this one. Normally I am a strictly cannon sort of writer, but this time I will make an exception. Takes place immediately following Anna's first visit to the Red Lion in Kirbymoorside. Side note: I genuinely do not believe this is how things went down, but it was an interesting exercise.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,668 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 6/1/2014 - Published: 4/20/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Anything Could Happen by theglamourfades reviews
In the space of a few hours, Anna Smith's life is turned upside down. Can a chance encounter on a Underground train change everything for the better, and guide her to where she is meant to be? Modern Anna and Bates AU, based on the film Sliding Doors. M Rated from Chapter 10. [Winner of 2014 Highclere Award for Anna/Bates Modern AU story]
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 35 - Words: 266,439 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 5/9/2014 - Published: 3/24/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Returning the Favour by theglamourfades reviews
Acts of kindness never go unrewarded, especially to those who show kindness the most of all.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 18,767 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/18/2014 - Published: 3/23/2014 - [J. Bates, Anna S.] Mary C., Gwen D. - Complete
Forever By Your Side by fuzzydream reviews
It's 1927 and eight years of marriage and three beautiful children give Mr and Mrs Bates a lot to look forward to in the future. Life presents new obstacles as it leads John and Anna to a new stage of love, trust and companionship - with their own family included, now. Nominated for four Highclere Awards, winner of two (characterisation for Anna and A/B Period AU).
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 33,844 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 12/8/2013 - Published: 5/4/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Never Wanted Anything More by Downtonluvr reviews
John and Anna take a trip to a seaside town to spend the weekend at the beach while celebrating Anna's birthday. Meanwhile, they search for hotels for their future prospects. John has a surprise for Anna but she has a surprise of her own.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 20,232 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/19/2013 - Published: 7/15/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Until We Can Manage by LaLizi reviews
Multichapter - Anna and Mr. Bates have been reunited at last, yet, a cottage has not been made available upon his return. Newlyweds that have been separated, once reunited, cannot be kept apart as a vigilant Mrs. Hughes finds out. Forced to live in separate quarters, will the Housekeeper put an end to their shenanigans or will she enable their reunions? Will transition to M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 85,267 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 6/2/2013 - Published: 2/7/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Calm Waters by fuzzydream reviews
John fights depression and tries to get his life back on track. Anna's past still torments her and she's forced to take some time away from work to move on. They both end up in a place called Calm Waters. Will they be able to help each other and cure themselves? Modern AU. M-rated from Chapter 9. Nominated for two Highclere Awards, winner of A/B angst.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 53,699 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 5/18/2013 - Published: 2/10/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Out of My League by TheCaneOfBates reviews
AU Modern fiction. John Bates is a single father, former fireman, now a mechanic. Anna Smith is a famous singer. The two meet at Mary Crawley's 30th birthday party. The Crawleys and their daughters also feature heavily...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 133,940 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 3/21/2013 - Published: 11/6/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Winter Winds by JamesLuver reviews
It's Christmas 1914. Anna and Mr Bates' situation is the same as it always has been, until a mishap under the mistletoe forces everything to change. Winner of A/B canon, and nominated in A/B angst in Highclere Awards 2014.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,316 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/25/2012 - [Anna S., J. Bates] - Complete
Healing the pain by KendraPendragon reviews
Anna can't stand Mr Bates suffering. She found a creme which is supposed to help him, so one night she invites herself to his room and is forcing him to pull up his pants...fluff and emotional intimacy, happiness.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 31,734 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 12/24/2012 - Published: 7/30/2011 - Anna S., J. Bates
A Faery's kiss by cherry88 reviews
Modern AU, Anna and Bates meet at an audition for a new romantic stage play.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 29,246 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 12/10/2012 - Published: 8/23/2012 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
The laundry room by KendraPendragon reviews
With the proposal done, Anna is happy and confident enough, to get more intimate with John. Of course he doesn't know about her decision. No, she just pulls him into the laundry room and shows him. Pure fluff
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,851 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/27/2011 - Anna S., J. Bates - Complete
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The Gift reviews
It's Anna's birthday and John struggles with what kind of gift to get her. Set in Series 1.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,269 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/20 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
New Year's Eve reviews
A short one-shot loosely based on a song I really like called "Same Old Lang Syne" by Dan Fogelberg. Anna and John run into each in the grocery store after being apart for many years. Will it be awkward or is this exactly what both of them have been looking for?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,057 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/30/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Never Judge A Book By It's Cover reviews
My contribution to Terriejane's tumblr challenge. John lives in the mountains, but when his friend Robert calls in a favor he reluctantly opens up his cabin to help an actress research a role for an upcoming movie. John isn't looking forward to it, but will that change when he meets Anna Smith? Right now it's just a one part stand alone, but that might change.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,400 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/13/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S.
The Curious Case Of The Missing Baked Goods reviews
When baked goods start disappearing from the cottage, John and Anna set out to trap a thief, but what they find changes their lives instead. Just some fluff for Terrieajane's Tumblr challenge.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,697 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/16/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Charade reviews
This fic is inspired by the 1963 movie of the same name starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. While it isn't exactly the same, I will borrow on some of the movies themes and more well known lines.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,115 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 10/29/2014 - Published: 10/15/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Moments In Time reviews
This will be a continuing story with bits of what I want to see happen in Series 5 but also moments from previous series I might want to see explored, maybe even some AU moments that I wish I had happened. I accept prompts as well, so if there is something you would like to see, please let me know.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,697 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 9/1/2014 - Published: 3/1/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S.
The Shirt reviews
Anna decides to surprise John by wearing nothing but one of his button down shirts. Total smut, not plot whatsoever!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,952 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/28/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Well Taken Care Of reviews
Gwen has a bit of a crush on Mr. Bates.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,768 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/25/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S., Gwen D.
Two Is Better Than One reviews
Anna and Bates meet at a wedding, but when disaster strikes and they are forced together will it bring them closer or tear them apart?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 34,916 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 6/3/2014 - Published: 5/22/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Little Bird reviews
An AU one-shot about John and his little girl.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,557 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/24/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
A Valentine's Day to Remember reviews
Anna and John spend a quiet Valentine's Day at home with their daughter, but life has a surprise in store for them.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,341 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/14/2014 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Staying In reviews
This was inspired by the following post on "Imagine Person B of your OTP going for a night out while Person A is in the Person A emerges in an extremely loose satin robe that shows their chest off, and instead of going out, Person B changes their plans and ends up making love to Person A several times before they end up cuddling and they fall "
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,826 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/28/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
The Sweetest Gift reviews
Anna and John celebrate their first Christmas as husband and wife.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,987 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 7/17/2013 - Published: 7/8/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Role Reversal reviews
One shot. Anna is ill and John is in charge for the day.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,313 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/1/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S.
Happily Ever After reviews
A one shot that I wrote combining two prompts. John and Anna with their grandchild and celebrating their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,122 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/31/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Love Will Always Win reviews
I had the idea for this story after making a fan video to the song "Love Will Always Win." Basically no matter what obstacles Anna and Bates go through, in the end they will always be together. This is my first attempt at fan fiction in years, so I hope you enjoy it. I plan to update several times a week. Please leave a review.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 33,834 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 5/17/2013 - Published: 4/8/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete