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Author has written 13 stories for Downton Abbey, and Legion.

Bird Lady that is still in love with Matthew Crawley.

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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: 14h - Published: 1/1/2018 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
Passage by MsMenna reviews
Eleven years after his miraculous recovery and return to Downton, Matthew Crawley is enjoying his just desserts. Blessed with an enviable marriage, two healthy children and Downton standing strong, it seems his good fortune knows no bounds. Then a request made by Martha Levinson, his wife Mary's American grandmother, results in rough waters ahead that will be hard to navigate.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 142,017 - Reviews: 195 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 8/8 - Published: 3/11/2018 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] Anna S., T. Branson
The Secret Garden by Glowstar826 reviews
After Robert Crawley is killed in the South African War, Mary and Sybil are all what's left of the Crawley family—until they are sent to Yorkshire to live with their elder cousin. Though she is middle-class—a trait Mary absolutely despises—there is still something intriguing about her in the form of a garden. And what is that crying that fills the deathly silence at night?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,735 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/7 - Published: 7/26 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson]
Love Conquers by Dimcairien reviews
On hold while the first story is being rewritten/updated.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 45 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 11/1/2020 - Published: 8/11/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Love Prevails by Dimcairien reviews
When a seriously injured Matthew returns home from the front, he was a long road ahead of him as he struggles to adapt to his new life. Meanwhile, Mary is wrestling with her relationship with Carlisle and trying to understand her feelings for Matthew. Together, she and Matthew begin a journey of healing.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 38,178 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 4/25/2020 - Published: 1/17/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Less Broken by alliluna reviews
Matthew comes home from war badly shellshocked, while Mary is reeling from the publication of her scandal. They both need to escape and heal. Perhaps, they can do so together.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 114,054 - Reviews: 393 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 4/11/2020 - Published: 7/25/2017 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] Isobel C.
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: 69 - Follows: 123 - 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: 309,997 - Reviews: 835 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 235 - Updated: 3/29/2019 - Published: 3/29/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
It Happened At Grassby's by fiveby10eighty3 reviews
What if William Mason died and rose from the dead? What did the others at Downton feel about his resurrection, especially Daisy? Will it be a happy ending for them both? Centers on William, Daisy, and the other characters. Downton Abbey, and its characters (with the exception of a few major and minor original characters) of course, is owned by Julian Fellowes and Carnival.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 56,319 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 3/23/2019 - Published: 4/1/2015 - Mary C., Edith C., William M., Daisy
Night at the Museum: A New Kind of Enemy by AnimeAmie reviews
Our favorite wax heroes wake up again to find that they have been relocated to a new museum! Octavius, Jed, Ahkmenrah, and Lancelot struggle to coexist with the strange museum as well as deal with a new night guard. Follows a year or so after the final movie (NatM Secret of the Tomb). Pairings include; Oct/Jed, Lancelot/Ahk. Rating is subject to change.
Night at the Museum - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,945 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 12/17/2018 - Published: 12/31/2014 - [Ahkmenrah, Sir Lancelot] [Jededaiah S., Octavius G.]
Pandora's Box by Rap541 reviews
Alternate Universe - what if Matthew had been captured by the Germans in the war and a near identical spy assumed his life while he was shipped off to a German POW camp in one of Germany's African colonies? What if he escaped and slowly made his way to a British colony in 1922? Wouldn't that make a delightful mess of things? :D
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 42,881 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 10/2/2018 - Published: 2/26/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Downton Chronicle by cowherderess reviews
The Crawleys are a family divided, one branch Yorkist and the other Lancastrian. In summer 1485, the world changes for all of them when King Richard is defeated in battle by Henry Tudor. Mainly M/M, but featuring Sybil and others (and a few historical figures).
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,228 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 6/7/2018 - Published: 6/28/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] Edith C., Sybil C.
Unsinkable by Rap541 reviews
The show started with the sinking of the Titanic. What if more of the Crawley family was on board the Titanic? I'm following more of a movie Titanic storyline than a historical retelling. Spoiler! The ship MAY hit an iceberg and some people MAY screw in a Renault! :D
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,014 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 5/10/2018 - Published: 9/8/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
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.
Reversal of Fortune by Rap541 reviews
What if Season three went a little differently? Like... Criss Cross Applesauce different? *I really have to thank Rachel Smith Cobleigh for (insert edit) making it a better story :D
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 29,675 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 1/30/2018 - Published: 11/22/2015 - [Sybil C., Matthew 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: 74 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 1/7/2018 - Published: 12/24/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Patient 9 - Matthew Crawley by MsMenna reviews
What if Matthew Crawley did not die the day his son was born? This story tells his tale through his own journal entries as a patient suffering amnesia in a London hospital. No one is searching for him and there is a grave with his name on it. Find out why. The Epilogue picks up in 1940 as many from Downton of yesteryear return to wish George a Happy Birthday as he heads off to war.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 47,701 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 9/28/2017 - Published: 8/23/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] Isobel C., Dr. Clarkson - Complete
A Mother Once More by MsMenna reviews
Set in my Patient #9 AU, Matthew Crawley has returned to Downton after recovering from amnesia, to the delight of his mother, Isobel. Having promised her a visit at Crawley House, Matthew shows up on her doorstep, much to the surprise of her housemaid who had believed him dead for some years. The two then catch up on events that transpired while they were parted. Poignant reunion.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,018 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/27/2017 - Isobel C., Matthew C., T. Branson, George C.
An Astronaut's Wife by kahhtina reviews
When her husband is accepted as one of the seven men chosen to be part of NASA's first space program, Project Mercury, Mary Crawley must let him back into her life and the lives of their children. Feeling the sting of rejection as a pilot, Mary is forced to come to terms with her husband's rising career while dealing with her own place in the spotlight as an astronaut's wife.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 46,614 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 9/17/2017 - Published: 7/26/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Phantom Limb by Tinkerz788 reviews
While on the road to find Oliver and rid him of The Shadow King, David finds himself visited by an unwelcome guest.
Legion - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,735 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/2/2017
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: 337 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 7/12/2017 - Published: 11/16/2014 - 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
Summer in Spain by franklymydear3 reviews
Modern AU. Aged 17, Matthew goes to Spain with Mary's family for the summer where Patrick signs him up for a particularly dangerous race. Matthew is keen to give it ago, but Mary not so much.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,038 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 6/12/2017 - Published: 6/1/2017 - [Matthew C., Mary C.]
Bleeders of London by scathach124 reviews
After years in exile, Matthew Crawley returns to London to his wife Mary, but neither of them are about to forgive the wrong that has been done to them by Judge Talbot. With him in his shaving parlour and her in her pie shop, though, a serving of revenge can easily be had.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Horror/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 27,235 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 6/8/2017 - Published: 2/17/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.]
Seasons Of Love by KittykatMC reviews
At the ripe old age of 101 & 73 years to the day he proposed, Lady Mary Crawley passes away, reuniting with her beloved Matthew at long last. But as she watches George & her grandchildren grieve for her, she quickly begins to realise that choosing between the living & the dead is harder than she thought. Can Matthew convince her to stay with him before it's too late? CHAPTER 5 UP!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,956 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 5/28/2017 - Published: 2/14/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C.
Heard and Answered by XWingAce reviews
David says 'No,' and the world is different. David PoV during episode 8
Legion - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,254 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/24/2017 - David H./Legion - Complete
Still Awake by fluffybuckybear reviews
Ahkmenrah, Lancelot, Tilly and all the other exhibits have gotten used to life at the British Museum. That is until one fateful dawn when something strange happens and they are whisked away on a new adventure; seeing old friends and making new ones. And, well, saving the world, again. Post-NATM3/Updated weekly or sooner/Rated T to be safe
Night at the Museum - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 24,450 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 5/9/2017 - Published: 1/15/2015 - Nicky D., Ahkmenrah, Sir Lancelot, Tilly
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
Self Made Villain by Nyah reviews
That's his story. What's yours?
Legion - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,904 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/5/2017 - David H./Legion - Complete
Faith in Fate by elleisforlovee reviews
After several years, Sybil and Tom run into one another in a situation that can only be described as ironic. Can the person who broke your heart be the same one to fix it? *A sequel to Crash Into Me*
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 36 - Words: 177,347 - Reviews: 262 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 3/27/2017 - Published: 2/25/2016 - [Sybil C., T. Branson] [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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: 47 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 12/25/2016 - Published: 6/9/2015 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
What's Past is Past by am4ever reviews
**Updated: 11/30/2016- NEW Chapter 19 added!** Why was it that Matthew Crawley was an only child?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 21 - Words: 23,954 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 11/30/2016 - Published: 3/29/2015 - Isobel C., Matthew C.
First Glances, Second Chances by Lala Kate reviews
Modern AU. Two strangers meet in a hospital corridor and experience a moment that changes their lives.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,425 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 10/30/2016 - Published: 7/12/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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
All That Matters by Andromeda and the Sea Monster reviews
This is not the end of his life... just the start of a different life. This is the story of this different life, of how the lives of the Crawley family might have been different if Dr Clarkson had been right and Matthew had broken his back. I promise this won't be depressing! Includes most of the characters from the first two series, but focuses mainly on Mary and Matthew.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 40 - Words: 202,145 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 7/9/2016 - Published: 10/3/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
We Shall Fight by Apollo888 reviews
The Great War changed the world. The Great War changed us all. A non-linear AU tale set in Series 2. The sequel to Flirting With Convention.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 238,968 - Reviews: 525 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 7/6/2016 - Published: 5/5/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew 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: 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
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: 39 - Updated: 5/25/2016 - Published: 5/10/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C., Thomas, T. Branson - Complete
Or Did It? by Sophia Hawkins reviews
Tag-on ending for "Changing Nature", for everyone who didn't like how the episode ended. Earl thought the world had come to an end...or did it?
Dinosaurs - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,967 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 4/22/2016 - Published: 5/17/2015
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: 731 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 3/23/2016 - Published: 5/21/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
Honourable by Merida Hughsie reviews
It had been designed to tear them apart, but in the end it had only brought them still closer togther. A story about how love can come from grievous experiences.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 90,611 - Reviews: 397 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 2/13/2016 - Published: 7/30/2013 - E. Hughes, C. Carson
Guardian Angel by what-is-a-social-life reviews
In the winter of 1940, George Crawley stands at the train station, knapsack in hand, surrounded by his parents, sisters, and the other young men who are going to risk their lives for their country. And while he wants to honor his father, his real father, not the one who raised him, he doesn't know if he can. His mother knows exactly what he needs. [S6 Canon-compliant]
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 788 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/19/2016 - Mary C., George 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.
The First Noël by Apollo888 reviews
Christmas 2015, their first Christmas together, sort of. Mary and Matthew scramble to deal with finding the perfect gift, doing all of their necessary duties, and remembering what is truly important. A one-shot story for MM Secret Santa 2015, part of the Live in My Memory modern AU series, the sequel to Doing What's Expected, and followed by Unless You're Sure.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,369 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/24/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Noel-1917 by Kavan reviews
M&M celebrate their first Christmas as a married couple. Easter Rising AU verse.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,039 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/24/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Poorly George by cybercheeseface reviews
When George gets sick, Lady Mary feels like there's nothing left in the world for her to live for...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 15,074 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 12/15/2015 - Published: 9/14/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C., C. Blake
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.
Ice Princess by Athena mou reviews
Modern day Mary/Matthew story set at Cornell University. Matthew and Tom are studying at Cornell and also happen to be on the Men's Hockey Team. Robert is the head coach of Cornell's hockey team. Mary is an up and coming ice skater. All the Crawleys are present, and so are the Levinsons. John Bates, Charles Carson, Elsie Hughes, William Mason, and Anna Smith also make a presence.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,730 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 11/30/2015 - Published: 11/26/2015 - Mary C., Matthew C., Robert C., T. Branson
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 Sea Within Their Souls by scathach124 reviews
It's April 1912, and the Crawleys, Strallans, and Bransons are travelling aboard the RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage. For each of them, it is a chance for adventure and rekindling of romance – but fate shall intervene, and soon the dream-come-alive turns into a passionate, terrifying race for survival. STEAMM AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 14 - Words: 78,769 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 11/5/2015 - Published: 7/27/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
There Is No Life After You by darkwolf76 reviews
What if Matthew didn't die on the day of George's birth but someone else did? A 3x09 AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,211 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 10/11/2015 - Published: 1/16/2014 - Matthew C., Mary 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: 40 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 9/10/2015 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Telling Mark by Johijoha reviews
Downton Abbey is in mourning after the untimely demise of Matthew Crawley, when suddenly a nightly visitor changes everything. Set two weeks after Season 3 finale and very AU-ish from there.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,069 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 9/4/2015 - Published: 5/8/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
To Thee My Love I Give by alliluna reviews
An arranged marriage was not what Princess Mary wanted. Matthew Crawley was not royal and in any case, she barely knew him. But an arranged marriage she was involved in. Medieval AU for the MM AU Fest.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,949 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 7/30/2015 - Published: 6/28/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.]
That Lived Within The Heart of Me by LisaDouglas reviews
Isobel finds herself in a unlikely love triangle when she and her young son come to live at Downton after the death of her husband. Isobel/Lord Merton, Isobel/Clarkson and a little bit of Chelsie
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,194 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 26 - Published: 7/20/2015 - Isobel C., D. Merton, Dr. Clarkson
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
Under the Mistletoe by kahhtina reviews
This story began from a prompt on Tumblr where anonymous asked: "Matthew is one of Roberts proteges with whom Mary has been in love with forever. He dates many women and one day finally starts to see Mary differently." Will likely be updated as prompts are sent in to my Tumblr. Modern AU setting, but different from my other stories.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 20,823 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 7/14/2015 - Published: 8/4/2014 - 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: 71 - Follows: 81 - 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: 77 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Harthwaite Demons by scathach124 reviews
It was supposed to be a normal journey to a hidden little town, complete with a few snapshots of ghostly creatures. But, unsurprisingly for Tom and Matthew, things take a more disturbing turn when they discover nothing is what it seems underneath a gloomy church.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Supernatural - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,006 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 5/13/2015 - Published: 2/28/2015 - Matthew C., T. Branson - Complete
Dark as the Dawn by holdingusback reviews
WWII: A time of mass destruction and peril that claimed the lives of thousands of young soldiers willing to give their life for their country. This one young soldier in particular just so happens to be the future Earl of Grantham, and with so much at stake, has chosen to leave his family and fortune behind in exchange for a life of war. Centered around George, Matthew & Mary.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 36,622 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 8/18/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C., OC
The Unseen Scenes by Brojled reviews
A random collection of stories of the scenes we never got to see but perhaps desperately wanted to. She will be loved. Always. Requests are happily accepted as there were far too many unseen scenes in the series. *insert disclaimer about these amazing characters not belonging to me...etc* Now up: Chapter 10. The Last Performance of the Cheerful Charlies.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,970 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/21/2015 - Published: 2/3/2015 - C. Carson, Charlie
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: 710 - Favs: 318 - Follows: 220 - 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: 69 - Follows: 44 - 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: 12 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/14/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Advent of Snow and Love: A Downton Abbey Christmas Anthology by scathach124 reviews
Christmas is in the air, and so is love. From the hallowed halls of Downton to the modern streets of NYC, truths will be confessed, hearts will break, and general merriment and holiday spirit will ensue. A multiple-pairing treasury for the month of December. Chapter 24: the Final Chapter is up!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 47,102 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 2/13/2015 - Published: 12/1/2014 - 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: 33 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/6/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Lady in the Streets but a Freak in the Sheets by whatsyourpathology reviews
The Secret Diary of Lady Mary Crawley. A companion piece to The Collected Letters. The title says it all but for the obtuse; SMUT WARNING.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,715 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 2/5/2015 - Published: 1/13/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Downton Abbey: On the Brink of Chaos by Miss Femm reviews
Crackfic. Downton gets a visit from a certain mustachioed scientist up to no good. Dr. Robotnik is interested in a mysterious emerald Matthew discovered near the manor, but it turns out the most dangerous hands the emerald could fall into may inhabit Downton itself...
Crossover - Sonic the Hedgehog & Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,219 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/20/2015 - Dr. Robotnik/Dr. Eggman, Edith C., Mary C.
How Fast the Night Changes by AtLoLevad reviews
Mary woke up with a feeling that something was wrong. When she finds out that little George is sick, she is terribly upset. However, anything can happen over the course of a few days.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,564 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/5/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
A Cry For Help by avfics reviews
Mary & Matthew fan fiction. Mary is engaged to Sir Richard but she is still in love with Matthew & he is still in love with her. Mary goes through a lot of pain to get to where she wants to be. She gets hurt both emotionally and physically and she desperatly needs someone to notice and to help.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 30,262 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 12/29/2014 - Published: 10/23/2014 - Mary C., Matthew C., R. Carlisle
Gingerbread Men and Sweet Angels by Athena mou reviews
This story takes place during the first Christmas that Matthew spends at Downton Abbey and is set in the 'Christmas Past and Present' and 'Summer at Downton 1907' universe. It is really a missing scene from Christmas Past and Present. Anxiously awaiting Christmas, the Crawley children make cookies, and other things to try to get in the Christmas spirit.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,871 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/26/2014 - Mary C., Matthew C., Sybil C., Cora C.
Once in Royal David's City by Kavan reviews
Christmas Eve 1928 finds M&M raising one daughter and awaiting the birth of a new child. Easter Rising Universe. Christmas with only a dollop of angst.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,645 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/23/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
To Love Again by palaces.out.of.paragraphs reviews
Mary Crawley is settled on only loving Matthew Crawley till the day she dies. Then there's Tom Branson who comes to her aid and makes her come alive again. She is left rethinking her feelings towards Tom. But Mary is firm on only loving Matthew. This story challenges the idea of one soul mate, and of one love per life time. (this summary actually does suck)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 38,671 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 1/20/2014 - Mary C., T. Branson - Complete
A Storm Braver if I Ever Saw One by marthewshipper reviews
What happens when the Crawley house in the village gets ruined in a storm? Robert offers Matthew a place to stay at Downton Abbey. A new modern story. AU (M/M)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,752 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 12/11/2014 - Published: 4/26/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
I'm Glad That's All Settled by Rachel Smith Cobleigh reviews
Set during the events of Series 5 Episode 1. As a widow, Mary has been adrift, pursued by two men and uncertain of her heart and her future. After Tony proposes that they spend a week alone together, Mary receives an unexpected visitor who reminds her of what she has forgotten... [M for sexual content]
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,309 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/8/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] Anthony F. - Complete
I'll Have A Salute by kahhtina reviews
Completed for MM Tribute Day on Tumblr, a short story about Mary, Matthew, and George as a little boy. Set in 1926.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,888 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/8/2014
Shifting Sands by Apollo888 reviews
Exploring the steps, moments, arguments and changes that come with falling in love with your best friend. A Modern AU journey with Matthew and Mary for MM Tribute Day. The sequel to Breaking Bread.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,821 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/7/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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.
A disastrous and unforgettable anniversary by avfics reviews
Matthew takes Mary out on their wedding anniversary, but was it really a good idea to go out on such a dark night when the weather was so bad? One of the characters may end up fighting for their life.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,873 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 10/22/2014 - Published: 10/8/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Against All Odds by andthenwedownton reviews
"Let Battle Commence" "Wait- what's that?" Two years after Matthew's death, Mary notices a figure on the street that looks uncannily like Matthew. Is it possible that, against all odds, Matthew is still alive?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 8 - Words: 24,462 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 10/17/2014 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
An Unexpected Visit by darkwolf76 reviews
When Mary is spending a little quality time alone with her son, she ponders her life and her trouble with moving on. Then someone pays her an unexpected visit...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,301 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/24/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
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: 26 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 15 - Published: 9/7/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
We'll Be Alright by Morgana's Cat reviews
AU- Mary met Matthew in London before the events of the series and they fell in love. Mary must save Downton however, and they part tearfully. But fate pulls them back together in an unexpected way. Can they keep their previous affair from their families as they try to get together again?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 6,325 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 9/1/2014 - Published: 7/15/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.]
Boundless by unsedated reviews
Even the skies cannot fathom how deep their love will run. A collection of prompts.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 5,487 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/31/2014 - Published: 7/29/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Last Chapter by fiveby10eighty3 reviews
Events that transpired after William Mason's death, and the funeral. Mr. Carson, Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Patmore, Anna, Mr. Mason, Mr. Bates, the Crawley family (including Miss Lavinia Swire) also appear in this story. Julian Fellowes and Carnival owns Downton Abbey.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,740 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/24/2014 - Complete
George, Meet George! by ZoeyBridget reviews
A sequel to "Just in Time." A month after George's birth, Mary, Anna and Matthew pay a return visit to Downton's attic...and meet someone new.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,124 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/19/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Anna S., George C. - 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.
Up All Night by kahhtina reviews
Originally posted in response to a drabble prompt on Tumblr: Mary keeps encountering Matthew while travelling during her gap year and eventually decide to travel together. Potential for continuation if more requests are sent in (to petercapaldork). "Chapters" are posted as I write/publish them on Tumblr.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 9,144 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 7/23/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Birthday gift by extremely romantic reviews
It's Mary's first birthday without Matthew, but he will be with her anyway.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,009 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/8/2014
Caught by Corelli Sonatas reviews
Kemal Pamuk falls victim to a scream that sends Robert and Cora into Mary's room on THE night. How will the family react? What will Pamuk do to ensure that he stays out of the picture?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 19,148 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 7/26/2014 - Published: 4/28/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] Robert C., Thomas - Complete
Proper Name by Merida Hughsie reviews
What a Difference a proper name make. Isobel finds out about the power of words.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,873 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/20/2014 - Isobel C., Matthew C., OC - Complete
All My Heart Can Take In by ameliapemerson reviews
Hello, here's my contribution to MM/AU day. A Great War story if Mary and Matthew had been married and had a little girl. How family can bring love and comfort in times of crisis. Thanks so much to Patsan for use of her picture of contemplative Matthew. Please review!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,118 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/28/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Breaking Bread by Apollo888 reviews
Banter, teases, revelations and discoveries over a series of meals. A Modern AU journey with Matthew and Mary for M/M AU Fest. The first story in a series that continues with Shifting Sands.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,260 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/27/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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: 23 - Follows: 11 - Published: 6/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Just in Time by ZoeyBridget reviews
One summer afternoon in 1921, Mary and Matthew get the unique opportunity, from a very unusual source, to prevent a tragedy.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,566 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/22/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Anna S. - Complete
A Taste of Things to Come by ameliapemerson reviews
Hello. This is a ficlet surrounding the events of S3 E1's "Now Come and Kiss Me" scene. Based in Patsan's tumblr #hashtag "Did Matthew ever get that kiss..." Ch 3: The events play out... Please be kind and review! I so hope you like it! Thanks so much to Patsan for all our conversations on this scene! Sooo helpful!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,632 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 6/22/2014 - Published: 5/17/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Learning to Ride by Willa Dedalus reviews
It is all about equilibrium.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 770 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/10/2014 - Isobel C., Matthew C. - Complete
Until you need me by extremely romantic reviews
Mary finds out that Matthew didn't leave her completely and that he will "stay" with her until she needs him. Because she still needs him (and so do we). A journey through canon S4 from this point of view. Warning: you'll need your handkerchief probably.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,133 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 6/5/2014 - Published: 3/14/2014 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Downton Sadness by downtonabbeyisthebest reviews
OS After 4x01: Lady Mary has choosen the life and decided to help Tom with Matthew s plan. She knows, that everyone stands behinde her, but she s not even sure, that she s srong enough to manage her sadness. / It s an OS about the friendship of Lady Mary Crawley and Anna Bates.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 478 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/16/2014 - Mary C., Anna S., C. Carson, Matthew C. - Complete
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
Kinship by Hetep-Heres reviews
A heart to heart talk between Sybil and Matthew in July 1914. They talk about the coming new baby, Matthew's proposal and future, Mary, and Sybil's view on love, life and marriage.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,988 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/19/2014 - Matthew C., Sybil C. - Complete
Letters To Matthew by CourtneyCrawley reviews
(Season 3 Spoiler Alert)REVIEWS WANTED Letters written from Mary to Matthew after he has passed away as a way for her to cope with her relentless grief. Mary is my favorite character so capturing her voice was something I really worked on very carefully. This is my first crack at writing in a while, so PLEASE let me know what you think! :)
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 742 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/9/2014 - 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
Half-Sick of Shadows by letmetellyouaboutmyfeels reviews
Out flew the web and floated wide- the mirror crack'd from side to side.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,554 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 11 - Published: 3/30/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew 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
When He Was by purpleballerynna2 reviews
When William Crawley was two, he learned he had a second name. What Mary's son was like growing up
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 582 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/9/2014 - Complete
Matthew and Mary: Their Future by love-k-a-t-i-e reviews
An alternate ending to season 3. Matthew doesn't die, instead he and Mary face the challenges of raising their son at Downton Abbey, and all the love, joy and heartbreak that comes with it. Rated T to be safe, and with lots of Mary x Matthew fluff!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 6,720 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 3/7/2014 - Published: 1/21/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.]
Old records and sweet memories by extremely romantic reviews
Downton Abbey, 1969. "There are things we cannot forget. I think it's the same for you. Even after all these years…". Lady Grantham smiled and nodded.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,405 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/4/2014 - Mary C., T. Branson - Complete
That Bloody Jar by Lifewithcourtneyy reviews
Modern AU: Mary's had a bad day at work but luckily she has Matthew to cheer things up a little bit.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,245 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/4/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Five Nights with Lady Mary by robinashley reviews
Charles Carson and Mary Crawley share a bond that few understand that has taken a lifetime to build. This is a look at five nights spent together over the course of 30 years. [I just love this relationship so!] *Not a romantic story, though there are bits of Chelsie and Matthew/Mary*
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,571 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 2/5/2014 - Published: 1/10/2014 - C. Carson, Mary 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
Lucky by Lifewithcourtneyy reviews
Set after week after Matthews crash.. PLOT TWIST! He survived... Minor fluff, rated T just to be safe.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 719 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/30/2013 - 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.
By The Light Of The Stars by OrangeShipper reviews
Under the stars of Christmas Eve, 1920, comes a wish to be happy at Christmas, and a prayer for what they long for. Matthew/Mary holiday fluff, written for the M/M Secret Santa exchange on Tumblr for UltraHotPink.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,921 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/29/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Upon a Midnight Clear by Apollo888 reviews
Christmas 1917. Different Countries. Same Memories. Filling in a gap in canon. A holiday themed prequel to Let's Be Strong, a Series 2 AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,135 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/19/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Passing Through by Kaitsy reviews
1945, the butler and Lady, sentimental reflections on what a life it has been.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,894 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 10 - Published: 11/28/2013 - Mary C., C. Carson - Complete
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
Victory by Kaitsy reviews
Future AU one-shot - A look into Mary and Matthew's world, decades in the future. Just what might have been...a moment in time, after a hard-earned happiness.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,917 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/9/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 235 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 9/28/2013 - Published: 2/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
In the Embrace of a Summer Day by seaofwords reviews
Post Season 3 CS. Mary takes a walk one summer day, and gaining deeper insight into each of her relationships with members of her family.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,270 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/17/2013 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
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
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: 46 - Follows: 11 - Published: 6/11/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A Moment Like This by claire ok reviews
A Mary Matthew one-shot. Matthew's about to go back to war after his leave. However, Lavinia's room is not the one he visits on his last night at Downton. Fluffy. Read and review, please!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,591 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/30/2013 - 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
Carrying On by trinadeckers reviews
Mary at Matthew's graveside. Thoughts, emotions, and observations. One shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 805 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/14/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Finding Happiness by LucyEverdeen28 reviews
Oneshot. A peek into Mary's thoughts seven years after the events of the season 3 finale. Has she been able to cope with what has happened and find happiness? **I won't say more because it would mean major spoilers, so do NOT read this fanfic if you haven't seen all of season 3**
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,800 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/9/2013 - Mary C., George 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
His Shining Light by Harm 'n' Mac Forever reviews
A continuation of 'Just Like Him', in which Mary has an overdue heart-to-heart about Matthew with their much loved son George. Can be read alone, if you prefer. This was meant to be short, but I carried away, so big apologies. Hope you enjoy.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,641 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/19/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Just Like Him by Harm 'n' Mac Forever reviews
Summer 1934: Tom Branson spends some time with his cherished young nephew George Matthew Crawley.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,910 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Published: 2/17/2013 - T. Branson - Complete
The Road Not Taken by x Miss I x reviews
Post Series 3 CS. A series of vignettes that explores Mary's journey towards moving on. Each chapter will be set in a different time period after that day. Most likely AU. Title is based on the poem by Robert Frost.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,508 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 2/4/2013 - Published: 1/8/2013 - 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.
The Boy They Loved by OrangeShipper reviews
A month or so following S3's CS - **spoilers** - When Isobel walks to the Abbey one day, she sees a figure dressed in black cradling a baby swathed in white, sitting on a bench. As they cherish the baby so dear to both of them, they come to understand just how much they share.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,949 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 1/1/2013 - Mary C., Isobel 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: 47 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Worthwhile by Willa Dedalus reviews
Sequel to my story "Sounds" which is from Mary's point of view. 3.05 spoiler reference. Before the conversation would continue with Tom's reply, Matthew's sleepy noises returned. The sounds that Mary so loved and treasured that were unique to him.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,163 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/11/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Convince Me Again by OrangeShipper reviews
Try as he might to believe her - and how he wishes he could - Matthew just needs a little more convincing from his wife. Even if it does make her a little untidy before dinner... Mild 3x07 spoilers, nothing major.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,123 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 9 - Published: 10/28/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
I Will Love Thee Still, My Dear by Pemonynen reviews
A letter, written in fear and posted by accident, changes everything as Mary and Matthew rediscover their friendship during the war. S2 AU sequel to 'In Flanders Fields'.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 59,192 - Reviews: 341 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 10/25/2012 - Published: 6/3/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Sounds by Willa Dedalus reviews
Mary longed to perform acts such as Morpheus did in Greek Mythology. She alone longed to be the shaper of his dreams.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,751 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/18/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Dark Despair Around Benights Me by Pemonynen reviews
"This wasn't how it was supposed to be. He wasn't alright, but he had to be, for them. For her." *Spoilers for 3.05.* Don't read if you've not seen it!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,770 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Salvation by kmh11 reviews
After a riding accident leaves Mary in a coma with an uncertain future, Matthew is there to care for her just like she was there to care for him. AU set late in season two.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,500 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 10/6/2012 - Published: 5/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
With My Love and Thanks, Matthew by SalaciousNothings reviews
Days after Edith's wedding, Mary realizes all is not well with Matthew after he accepts Reggie Swire's money to save Downton. Did she sacrifice something far more precious to save a house of brick and stone?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,234 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/1/2012 - 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: 30 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/30/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Never A Dull Moment by Ieyre reviews
The day before they'd sent a media mogul packing and the Home Office had saved a man from being hanged. It was supposed to be a quiet, pleasant, sleepy, snowy day. Never had the Dowager been so right and for so many reasons. M/M engagement reveal fic, finished FINALLY.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,594 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 9/11/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 204 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Dogpile by adrielmoonstar reviews
Matthew wakes from a nightmare. Pure Fluff!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 413 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/5/2012 - Matthew C. - Complete
Anxieties by silvertonedwords reviews
Late at night, sleep eludes her as she wonders if the cold and careful Lady Mary should be allowed such a role as is fast approaching. Matthew helps her find her answer.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,506 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/18/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Properly Married by Pemonynen reviews
"Scars always linger, though only some are visible." The past can't be changed, and the marks remain, but the morning after their wedding, Mary and Matthew start to make new memories together.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,330 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 10 - Published: 7/6/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
A Garden Of Eden Just Made For Two by Pemonynen reviews
Mary has been enjoying the garden at Crawley House, and thinks that Matthew should do the same. Which he does, just not in the quite the same way... Gratuitous newly-wed smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,343 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 9 - Published: 7/1/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Writer's Block by ImJessieTR reviews
Robert Mark Sinclair has awful writer's block, as does the author of the story. Will they both turn out something entertaining?
Dinosaurs - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,620 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/31/2012 - Published: 5/15/2012
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: 15 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Tuck The Darkness In by Restless Brook reviews
Mere weeks before Mary's wedding, Sir Richard finally publishes. Mary attempts to brave the storm alone, only to find the storm quelled in the bluest eyes she's ever known.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,930 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/19/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Dreaming Past It by DellaDay reviews
Inspired by recent photos of vintage cars ... I think you know the ones I mean.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,348 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/12/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
At Last, My Love Has Come Along by Pemonynen reviews
Picks up where the Special finished. Lots of happiness and smiling, and tea, and some downright silly antics. Chapter 12: The Epilogue. "For you are mine, at last."
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 52,292 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 5/1/2012 - Published: 12/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Not a Country Dance by Epea Pteroenta reviews
Lady Mary Crawley is unable to refuse when her cousin asks her to dance the waltz at Almack's. One-shot Regency AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,605 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 13 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
And Here We Are In Heaven by Pemonynen reviews
The wedding night fic that goes after chapter 11 of 'At Last My Love Has Come Along'. : It's been a long day, and they are finally alone...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,791 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/10/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Love He Ought to Have by R. Grace reviews
Expanded! AU starting with insight into each character's thoughts in the wake of *that* scene from the finale, and ending in a happier ending all around. Mary/Matthew with a lot of focus on Lavinia, who recovers from her illness. *Some sexual references*
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,126 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 4/7/2012 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
All That Is Left by OrangeShipper reviews
A hasty decision leads to consequences that will change their lives. AU S2 - how it should have been! EPILOGUE NOW UP: All good things...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 152,830 - Reviews: 676 - Favs: 607 - Follows: 315 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Folly of Hope by OrangeShipper reviews
Following directly from the end of 2x01, as Matthew hears the shot fired and realises what Thomas has done.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,677 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/8/2012 - Matthew C., Thomas - 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
When The Black Rushed Over by ATudorRose reviews
Desperate to escape her world of grey, Lady Mary goes missing. Will Anna and Matthew be in time to save her? Slight Series 2 spoliers, nothing really major. Please R&R!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,767 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 2/11/2012 - Published: 1/23/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Snow Angel by Athena mou reviews
Matthew Crawley is taking a walk on the Downton Estate on a sunny winter day when he happens to run into Lady Mary Crawley. Getting caught in a snow storm the two seek shelter in a nearby hunting lodge.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,556 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/3/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
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
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: 113 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 12/30/2011 - Published: 10/12/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
No Business But Their Own by Ieyre reviews
If Isobel Crawley were certain of one thing, it was that they could no longer be left to their own devices. Knowing her, she won't keep her mouth shut about it for long, either. CHAPTER 7: Matthew and Mary tell eachother. MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 12,766 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 12/24/2011 - Published: 12/18/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Loves of Matthew Crawley by jadeandlilac reviews
Done for the 7 Loves challenge on the Downton forums.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,378 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/13/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
To Save The Princess by Maple Fay reviews
Post-season 2 finale. It takes time to heal some wounds, and Matthew wants his healed - but when it turns out that somebody else needs the healing more than him, he's willing to help them, whatever it takes. A dark story, eventually M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 21,109 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 12/9/2011 - Published: 11/9/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Feel by OrangeShipper reviews
What Matthew considers a perfectly innocent comment leads to an awakening of feelings that he'd long thought dormant. S2 spoilers up to 2x07 previews. Very M!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,123 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 12 - Published: 10/27/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Crawley Blue Eyes by Ocean of Ashes reviews
2x05. 'Oh Matthew, how can you not see? Heroes are not heroes for their fair faces and blue eyes, beautiful though yours are.' 'No, it is generally their esteemed titles and grand estates.'
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,479 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 7 - Published: 10/23/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
For Better by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
"Maybe there won't be marriage... maybe there won't be sex... but, by God, there'll be dancing." Well, this story has all three! Matthew/Mary. By OrangeShipper & Silvestria. Chapter 3: Epilogue; the morning after - serious smut alert!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 20,189 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 9/22/2011 - Published: 5/29/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The long way back by Sara Pellow reviews
A cottage, a poet and a profiteer. What roles do they play in the story of our star-crossed lovers?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,606 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/18/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Filth by OrangeShipper reviews
She was there, and he was there, and he was filthy. But to her, he'd never looked more handsome. One-shot, AU s2 - no spoilers at all.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,890 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 13 - Published: 9/13/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Second Ending by Epea Pteroenta reviews
Sometimes the only way to say something is not to say it. Surrounded by war at home and abroad, Matthew and Mary try to make sense of their relationships with each other and others with a little help from Dickens and Austen. Vague S02 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,455 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/31/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Driving Out the Dark by OrangeShipper reviews
In the aftermath of the Somme, Matthew tries to drive out his demons. But is it really what he wants? Can he escape the ghost of his past? Vague s2 spoilers, majorly angsty smut warning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,751 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 7 - Published: 8/19/2011 - Matthew C., Lavinia S. - Complete
A Decent Proposal by OrangeShipper reviews
A "wildly romantic proposal" as per request of the delightful EOlivet, post-series 2 reunion one-shot. Unapologetically slushy and romantic, to remedy the recent angst! Contains vague series 2 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,573 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 12 - Published: 8/8/2011 - Matthew C., Mary 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: 43 - Follows: 10 - Published: 7/23/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Rebellion by bijou156 reviews
It's 1902. Crawley House,location: Manchester. How is it that Matthew decided to become a lawyer? How did his family react when they discovered that Matthew did not want to be a doctor but a lawyer? This is my attempt to fill in some of Matthew's past.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,356 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/19/2011 - Matthew C., Isobel C.
Goodbyeee by Epea Pteroenta reviews
Matthew had specifically asked nobody to see him off but Mary had never been very good at doing what she was told. Inspired by certain recent S02 pictures and spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,457 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/17/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
What's In A Kiss? by OrangeShipper reviews
Mary reflects on Matthew's kiss and proposal, and everything it means to her. One-shot, Episode 6 missing scene.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,871 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/11/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
This Was Right by OrangeShipper reviews
"He had been longing to greet them with kisses and smiles and delight... So why had he not?" Matthew readjusts to being with his family on leave. As usual, things are not straightforward. M to be safe.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,851 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/26/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Strawberry Delight by OrangeShipper reviews
AU/RST version of Strawberry Fields Forever. A little less UST and a little a lot! more RST. Mary and Matthew pick strawberries on a hot summer's day and get.. a little carried away!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,592 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/13/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
We May Not Have Tomorrow by AriadneO reviews
Tonight they'll set the world aflame. One-shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,069 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/7/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Waking Dreams by OrangeShipper reviews
Pure fluff, apparently I can't help myself. Mary is a little confused when she wakes up one morning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 756 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 8 - Published: 5/12/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
True Love by Bespectacled reviews
Love was not what it was in books... Mary reflects on love, and Matthew.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 791 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/12/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Mighty Megalosaurus by ImJessieTR reviews
Earl Sinclair's younger years. Civilization has left Earl wondering about his place in life and if he can ever be truly appreciated for who he is. Rated T for non-human violence and relationship issues.
Dinosaurs - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 10,598 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 1/18/2009 - Published: 12/17/2008 - Complete
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Family Dino Days reviews
An AU - Matthew Crawley takes his pretty wife Mary and his three children to the Jurassic Coast on holiday during a school break. The Seashell Inn is run by H. Talbot, and one Mr. T. Gillingham runs the front desk. George is obsessed with dinosaurs, and at least one raptor becomes obsessed with the Alpha Raptor's mate...
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,179 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/31/2017 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C., George C.
Matthew, Matthew David! reviews
The gentle heir to a Yorkshire estate is no mere man after all. David Haller became Matthew Crawley in order to put things in motion that would save Europe many years later. But the mission must end, no matter how happy a man he has become...
Crossover - Downton Abbey & Legion - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 773 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 4/19/2017 - Published: 3/23/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C., David H./Legion
The Beautiful Game is Played reviews
It is August, 1957, and Matt Crawley and Billy Mason have just made it onto the reserve team of Manchester United! What a thrill! The world opens up for the two friends and they meet pretty girls - the daughter of a man who manages another team and a ticket seller. Then comes tragedy in Munich... (Deals with the Munich Air Disaster on 6 February, 1958, and its aftermath.)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 29 - Words: 22,960 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 9/18/2016 - Published: 8/9/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., William M., Daisy
Mothering Sunday Plans reviews
Matthew and Tom bring their eldest children and their niece Marigold to the flower shop in Ripon, as the next day is Mothering Sunday
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 948 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/6/2016 - Matthew C., T. Branson, Sybbie B., George C.
The Downton Nativity Play reviews
The youngsters of Downton village - ten-year-old Matthew Crawley, his little cousins, Mary, Edith and Sybil, Tommy Branson, Evelyn Napier, Lavinia Swire, Daisy Robinson, Billy Mason, and Thomas Barrow - are in the annual parish Nativity play at church. Shyness and sibling rivalry give way to simplicity, innocence and charm. Also features the grownups of Downton village.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,158 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/27/2015 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C.
A Christmas Tree in Manchester reviews
Dr. Matt Crawley, his beloved Mary and their exuberant little son decorate a tree on Christmas Eve, at the same time as a big game for Manchester United. In 'The Beautiful Game is Played' universe, set much later, long after everyone's life has changed.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 969 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/27/2014 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C., OC - Complete
The Bonfire Tale reviews
George, Viscount Downton, is on the way to his first celebration of Guy Fawkes Night with his father, Matthew, Lord Grantham. A wonderful time for father and son to bond some more on a chilly evening. For MM Tribute Day - for indeed the story of Matthew and Mary is as nice as nice can be in all its forms.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 816 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/7/2014
The Downton Heritage Site 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.
Christmas and STEAMMing Hot Chocolate reviews
A holiday treat for all my fellow STEAMM Shippers!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,627 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/14/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Edith C., Anthony S.
The Matt Crawley Show reviews
Happy MM AU Fest Day! With much love from The Matthew Review where this was first published on Tumblr with sound clips. With sincere admiration of Graham Nash, as well as of Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery and Manchester United.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,451 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/28/2014 - Published: 6/27/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., T. Branson
Half Herself, Until He Comes 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
What is Love? II: Mary is Still in Love with You 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? 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