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Yours Forever by oiseaus reviews
AU from the beginning, this explores how Matthew & Mary's relationship would have evolved if they had met under very different circumstances, spanning several years. Chapter 14 is up!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 50,436 - Reviews: 318 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 163 - Updated: 3/30/2020 - Published: 5/4/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Center of My Heart by lilyrowan1 reviews
If two people love each other, why can't they be together? An AU based on canon and written for MM Celebration Day. Thank you, Patsan! All credit toJulian Fellowes for creating these wonderful characters and Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens for bringing them to life.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 49 - Words: 309,992 - Reviews: 829 - Favs: 198 - Follows: 232 - Updated: 3/29/2019 - Published: 3/29/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Things Hidden by Lala Kate reviews
S2 AU with elements of canon. Repeated meetings and misunderstandings forge a rocky path to be traversed.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 80,272 - Reviews: 434 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 174 - Updated: 4/29/2018 - Published: 8/26/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
An End To All Things by OrangeShipper reviews
A sequel to Of Course It's The End, How Could It Not Be? - They know they've made a foolish mistake, but still they can't regret it. It was the end between them, they knew that, but what they'd shared would make the lives they must endure easier to bear. At least, that was what they told themselves... for having known each other, how could they bear it now? AU from 2x08. UPDATED!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 68,652 - Reviews: 367 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 1/24/2018 - Published: 3/12/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Walk Among The Speakeasies by P.W.Gates reviews
AU: Boston, 1934. It ends where it started, all in heady cloud of cigarette smoke, bullets, sex, class and rivalry.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 29,723 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 12/10/2016 - Published: 12/20/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
Six Months of Summer by Apollo888 reviews
She said it was over. He grudgingly agreed. They left each other, only to be thrown together again in a different time and place. After declaring almost everything about them was all wrong, can they possibly find a way back to make it all right? A Mary and Matthew modern AU saga. First in the Celebrity series, followed by Stormbraver.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 219,977 - Reviews: 331 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 7/18/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
Play Dates and Park Benches by Lala Kate reviews
A meeting of kindred spirits through the hearts of children. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 101,289 - Reviews: 436 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 6/4/2016 - Published: 11/14/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Gangs of London by Apollo888 reviews
Decisions in the past and surprises in the present shaped their future into something completely unexpected. The Crawley family in present day, living a rather different life where money and excess rule everything and secrets abound. A Mary and Matthew modern AU saga.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 45 - Words: 407,522 - Reviews: 730 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 3/23/2016 - Published: 5/21/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
Unintended Valentines by kahhtina reviews
A modern Mary/Matthew one-shot for Valentine's Day. Mary and Matthew meet for the first time at a party the day before Valentine's thrown by Sybil and Tom, where they spend some rather intimate time together. On the following day the evaluate their feelings for one another. I got the idea for this from an episode of The Office where Ryan and Kelly hook up on February 13th. Enjoy!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,827 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/12/2016 - 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: 781 - Favs: 310 - Follows: 550 - Updated: 12/25/2015 - Published: 8/15/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., Anna S.
A Girl You Knew by La Donna Ingenua reviews
AU Matthew marries a very much alive Lavinia, and the show that flopped keeps flopping and the dance they danced keeps playing in their heads. Mary realizes she is not the only girl in the world, but a girl he once knew and decides to do the unexpected. While Mary comes back to life, Matthew realizes what he's given up. It's not what you think...or could it be? As of Chap 31, M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 116,573 - Reviews: 1592 - Favs: 229 - Follows: 344 - Updated: 12/1/2015 - Published: 8/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Trust and Providence by Rachel Smith Cobleigh reviews
* What if Mary had trusted Matthew with her secret and immediately accepted his first proposal? An alternate universe starting from episode 1x06, interwoven with canon, that spans from 1914 - 1971. [M for sexual content, wartime violence, racial slurs, character death (but Matthew/Mary and Sybil/Tom end happily!)] [STEAMM]
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 39 - Words: 416,148 - Reviews: 687 - Favs: 324 - Follows: 385 - Updated: 11/21/2015 - Published: 2/2/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] [T. Branson, Sybil C.]
This Modern Love by Willa Dedalus reviews
Mary and Matthew's lives intersect, mold, and shape together. Time is connected through nonlinear building blocks. Their infinite love is the common link. The essence of their journey together is perspective. "Time is an illusion." – Albert Einstein
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 49 - Words: 177,070 - Reviews: 462 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Preferred Stock by Chickwriter reviews
The twenty-first century descendants of the Crawleys, now without titles, but ruling the new elites with far more power and wealth than Mary and Matthew could ever have imagined. Consider it the AU S55.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 36 - Words: 131,257 - Reviews: 1110 - Favs: 360 - Follows: 379 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Royal Encounter by xRaela reviews
Mary and Matthew meet at the wedding of William and Kate in 2011. Matthew is a lawyer, who has recently started his own firm, while Mary is a woman, distantly related to prince William with a very modern scandal
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 91,186 - Reviews: 476 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
All Sorts of Things: A Honeymoon Fic by miscreant rose reviews
The honeymoon we never got. Both Mary and Matthew have lived their lives and are now starting out to live a life together. But what ghosts from the past will tag along, and how will their eyes be opened?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,356 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 9/21/2014 - Published: 8/20/2013 - [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.
Incentive by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Mary and Matthew are at university together and Mary is in desperate need of Matthew's help. He is reluctant to do so...so she offers him some incentive. Pretty smutty. CH.10 - the shameless smut has returned!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 60,516 - Reviews: 278 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
After The Storm by viscountessmary reviews
S1 AU. After Matthew withdraws his proposal, Mary tries to build a new life away in London where she is introduced to Charles Blake. But what happens when, two years later, she returns to Downton taking Charles with her?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,735 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 12/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C., C. Blake
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: 69 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/27/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Agent Grantham vs The Handsome Stranger by kahhtina reviews
A modern Downton Abbey AU for MM AU Fest on Tumblr. Agent Mary Grantham is an agent for MI6. While undercover to retrieve an important package, she meets a man at a wedding. Is the man really who he says he is, or is the handsome stranger keeping a secret, just like Mary is?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,570 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 19 - Published: 6/27/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Unwanted Rings by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Matthew and Mary encounter each other at a high-profile event, mere days after their relationship changed irrevocably. I don't want to give too much away! Now a multi-chapter fic. Rated M to be safe.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 70,661 - Reviews: 450 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 126 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Cura Te Ipsum by R. Grace reviews
"Physician, heal thyself." - Luke 4:23 When Dr. Matthew Crawley learns he is to inherit a title and an estate, he moves his practice to the Yorkshire countryside where he discovers the intriguing Lady Mary...and her scandalous secret. Series 1 AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,944 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 9/28/2013 - Published: 2/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Of Wine and the Dance at Dinner by On either side the river lie reviews
A modern M/M Au set in the heady world of hospitality and the dance that occurs on the floor at the Crawley's restaurant Downton at The Abbey.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,044 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 9/11/2013 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Place de la République by oiseaus reviews
First real attempt at modern M/M! A conversation under the rain in Paris.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,137 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/2/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Home Is Where The Heart Is by miss Kittyplank reviews
October, 1929. Sir Richard and Mary have been married for ten years and have two children, but after the Wall St Crash are forced to return to England, to Downton and to Matthew Crawley. M/M
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 147,506 - Reviews: 445 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 256 - Updated: 5/25/2013 - Published: 11/22/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Not For Turning by eitoph reviews
M/M Modern AU. Mary Crawley: daughter of a great British political dynasty, keeper of her dysfunctional family's secrets and the woman holding the UK Government together with her bare hands, meets Matthew Crawley: politically inexperienced but with the power to make or break all she stands for. Power, romance and scandal ensue. NOW COMPLETE.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 126,121 - Reviews: 353 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 4/14/2013 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Elevator Love Letter by kmh11 reviews
Modern AU in which Mary is the rising star at one of London's most elite fashion houses and Matthew is a newly hired junior executive in the legal department.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,397 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 3/13/2013 - Published: 12/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
A Thousand Moments by RighterB reviews
Modern AU in which Mary is a grad student in Chicago and Matthew is a hedge fund investor/ part-time lawyer/ multi-millionaire who is in need of a nanny to care for his 5 year old daughter. Romance and Angst ensue in this multi-chapter story. Long time reader, first time author.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 127,069 - Reviews: 387 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 220 - Updated: 3/8/2013 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
First Steps by Willa Dedalus reviews
Fill in the Blank Story from Matthew Crawley's point of view. Each chapter of this story will be from a month during the missing time frame between episode 2.08 and the Christmas Special. May 1919 - January 1920.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 37,425 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 3/4/2013 - Published: 7/31/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Election 1987 by Chickwriter reviews
On the night Margaret Thatcher is reelected for a third term, Lady Mary Crawley looks back.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,057 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Abbey by Frea O'Scanlin reviews
It should be easy: Matthew Crawley, after all, has a spotless record. But not everything is as it seems at the mysterious organization that calls itself The Abbey, and even worse, the spy he's assigned to bring in from the cold wants nothing to do with him. Now it's Matthew vs. Mary in a battle of lies, spies, and double-talk, and they'll need all of their wits to survive.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 58,110 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 11/19/2012 - Published: 6/11/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Grace by La Donna Ingenua reviews
An atrocious act somehow, someway leads to joy, love, & well...Grace./ AU Halfway through Xmas Special/Matthew & Mary's happy ending, even in a seemingly impossible situation. Complete.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 58 - Words: 310,299 - Reviews: 1015 - Favs: 368 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Spectrum by EllieShelly reviews
Years after they said hasty goodbye, Cuddy needs House's help. Driving across the country with only her mind, her daughter and few letters to guide her, she searches for the one man that she could never truly forget. HUDDY.
House, M.D. - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 47,849 - Reviews: 292 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 179 - Updated: 8/10/2012 - Published: 4/14/2011 - G. House, L. Cuddy
Decision '79 by Chickwriter reviews
Margaret Thatcher's election ought to make one member of the Crawley family happy. But honestly, she's the wrong kind of woman.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,414 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/7/2012 - Mary C., Sybil C. - Complete
Whatever Hope Is Yours by Captain Evermind reviews
In which Matthew and Mary struggle to come to terms with his injury, and what it means for their growing relationship.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,415 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 3/13/2012 - Published: 3/1/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again by Chickwriter reviews
June 1918. "All alone, with plenty of money, and a house in Eaton Square? I can't imagine anything better." It came too soon for her, and now Lady Mary Carlisle feels nothing. Definitely AU and positively M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 47,935 - Reviews: 291 - Favs: 395 - Follows: 245 - Updated: 3/12/2012 - Published: 9/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
All That Is Left by OrangeShipper reviews
A hasty decision leads to consequences that will change their lives. AU S2 - how it should have been! EPILOGUE NOW UP: All good things...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 152,830 - Reviews: 675 - Favs: 591 - Follows: 304 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Silent Land by Ju-dou reviews
As war rips through the generations, long held secrets emerge and a past once hidden is awoken.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 66,586 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 2/15/2012 - Published: 10/23/2011 - Mary C., Matthew 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
Any Other World by Chickwriter reviews
When a badly wounded Matthew returns from the front, the only person he wants is Mary... but he doesn't know that.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,862 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 262 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 9/5/2011 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
No Home for the Weary by bookwormgrl reviews
Mary makes a decision with broad ramifications. Slight spoilers for S2 and major angst.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,997 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/20/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Beautiful Letdown by snowflake912 reviews
Newly transferred to the University of Michigan amidst a tangle of rumors, Gregory House is rebellion embodied, and Lisa Cuddy has never been more captivated. House/Cuddy: an attempt at telling their early story, set in Ann Arbor.
House, M.D. - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 26,309 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 5/31/2011 - Published: 10/19/2009 - G. House, L. Cuddy - Complete