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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: 42 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 4/25/2020 - Published: 1/17/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Yours Forever by oiseaus reviews
AU from the beginning, this explores how Matthew & Mary's relationship would have evolved if they had met under very different circumstances, spanning several years. Chapter 14 is up!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 50,436 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 3/30/2020 - Published: 5/4/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Gift by ameliapemerson reviews
A Mary and Matthew World War I love story. A what if based in part on the plot of The Ticket.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 47 - Words: 219,418 - Reviews: 574 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 12/25/2019 - Published: 9/23/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
It Was Never Over by Eternally Romantic reviews
Societal pressures and miscommunications caused Mary and Matthew to part years ago with no resolution on either side. Now reunited at university, can they pick up where they left off or are those same things that pulled them apart still lingering? Modern AU, once known on tumblr as school!mm.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 74,441 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 6/10/2019 - Published: 1/8/2019 - [Mary C., Matthew C.]
Star Lady by Apollo888 reviews
In the distant future, Lady Mary Crawley commands a spaceship tasked with protecting human colonies across the galaxy. In addition to her duty to her people and position is her vow to the man she loves, a man she refuses to live without. A Mary and Matthew future AU saga.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 172,126 - Reviews: 198 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 1/1/2019 - Published: 9/18/2017 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC]
A Center Story: All Through the Christmas Night by lilyrowan1 reviews
It's Christmas night, 1927, and Matthew and Mary's children must have their last look at the Christmas tree!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,942 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/29/2018 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
Commitment by Apollo888 reviews
Mary and Matthew leave London to celebrate their four-year wedding anniversary away from their children and anything that might distract them from spending precious time together. While they are away, they have an encounter that might change their lives and their marriage. A modern day Mary and Matthew story, part of the Breaking Bread modern AU, the sequel to Allurement.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 27,375 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Published: 7/18/2018 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
An End To All Things by OrangeShipper reviews
A sequel to Of Course It's The End, How Could It Not Be? - They know they've made a foolish mistake, but still they can't regret it. It was the end between them, they knew that, but what they'd shared would make the lives they must endure easier to bear. At least, that was what they told themselves... for having known each other, how could they bear it now? AU from 2x08. UPDATED!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 68,652 - Reviews: 368 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 1/24/2018 - Published: 3/12/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Secret Santa by kahhtina reviews
My Tumblr MM Secret Santa for Apollo888, posted here as well. An MM holiday AU where both Mary and Matthew are schoolteachers. Enjoy!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,796 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/26/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Twelve Years of a Crawley Christmas by alliluna reviews
Mary and Matthew and their children celebrate Christmas throughout the years.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,629 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/25/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
A Center Story: Silent Night, Lonely Night by lilyrowan1 reviews
For MM Secret Santa 2017-It's Christmas 1918 at Downton-a missing scene from The Center of My Heart.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,098 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/25/2017 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Pushing In by ameliapemerson reviews
Set the world of finance, real estate, and equestrianism this is a modern Mary/Matthew story. They have all sorts of personal and professional reasons to stay away from each other...and yet they can't.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 43 - Words: 190,461 - Reviews: 708 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 10/1/2017 - Published: 6/12/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
To Claim His Prize by Apollo888 reviews
Matthew Crawley, new Earl of Grantham, leads a lonely and bitter life at Downton Abbey. Lady Mary Crawley is married to Sir Richard Carlisle and miserable, with no way out. They both have accepted that they will never be together, but one night of risking something may change everything. A Mary and Matthew Series 2 AU where nothing is as it seems.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 186,078 - Reviews: 281 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 9/16/2017 - Published: 7/10/2017 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Golden Ashes by Apollo888 reviews
Following Mary and Matthew through their changing lives, adjusting to newfound fame, planning their future together, and facing the cutthroat nature of show business. A Mary and Matthew modern AU saga. Part of the Celebrity series beginning with Six Months of Summer. The sequel to Stormbraver. Followed by In Development.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 275,405 - Reviews: 371 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 7/6/2017 - Published: 1/22/2017 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
Stormbraver by Apollo888 reviews
Back together for six months, Mary and Matthew work to build their careers and their relationship, while facing temptation, adversity and unknown forces that threaten to tear them apart. A Mary and Matthew modern AU saga. The second story of the Celebrity series, the sequel to Six Months of Summer, and followed by Golden Ashes.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 228,662 - Reviews: 349 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 1/22/2017 - Published: 10/31/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - 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: 49 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 12/25/2016 - Published: 6/9/2015 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
A Cup of Cheer by andthenwedownton reviews
Mary Crawley just wants to escape a horrible Christmas party, which somehow leads her to a dark bar with a mysterious stranger and a cup of cheer, which somehow leads to an annual Christmas affair, which leads to an apartment in London, a hotel in Tokyo, a villa in Italy- till somehow it turns into something bigger than anyone expected (Modern AU)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,299 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/25/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Second Chances by Andromeda and the Sea Monster reviews
January 1919: The war is over and the world is beginning to heal. Mary and Matthew meet in the library late one night, and secrets kept for far too long come out, leading to discussions about literature, honesty, and hope for the future. One-shot for now, but may be added to at some point in the future.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,410 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 21 - Published: 12/22/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 64 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 7/18/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
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: 21 - Updated: 10/30/2016 - Published: 7/12/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Hearts and Bones by ameliapemerson reviews
Hearts and Bones-where a lonely soldier and a disillusioned woman meet in Paris. A night becomes weeks of passion. The consequences unforeseen.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 73,929 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 8/13/2016 - Published: 9/20/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Three Strikes by ameliapemerson reviews
Love does conquer all. A Mary/Matthew modern AU which finds Mary in the US pursuing acting career while Matthew is in the Army. Find out how they manage the ups and downs of a modern relationship. Ch 27: Wedding Night bliss!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 112,945 - Reviews: 357 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 7/10/2016 - Published: 11/4/2014 - 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: 156 - Follows: 155 - 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: 527 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 7/5/2016 - Published: 12/25/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
The New Normal by Apollo888 reviews
Mary and Matthew are expecting their second child, and go through all the changes that such an event brings to their lives. A Mary and Matthew modern story set in the Breaking Bread modern AU. The sequel to Adultery, followed by Allurement.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 19,038 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/26/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Unless You're Sure by Apollo888 reviews
Getting married can be quite an adventure, particularly when there are questions and pitfalls at every turn. A Mary and Matthew modern AU story that explores the difference between expectations and reality, and what really matters in a relationship. Part of the Live in My Memory series, the sequel to The First Noël and followed by The Right Word.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 22,428 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/14/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Commend My Heart by DarkHeart89 reviews
The way his head shot up nearly made her heart hurt, his blue eyes losing the resentment entirely and instead filling to the brim with hope - bittersweet hope. "What am I wrongly presuming?" Her eyes shut slowly - finding the words. "What I'm - suggesting - is the game with Edith has no reflection on how I feel about you..." /Set during Season 1, Episode 5. One-shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,344 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/16/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew 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: 731 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 3/23/2016 - Published: 5/21/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - 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: 145 - Follows: 154 - Updated: 1/15/2016 - Published: 12/28/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Darling, It's Cold Outside by Rosemary78 reviews
Mary takes shelter at Crawley House during a storm. Matthew tries to keep her there as long as possible. Based on the Christmas song "Baby, It's Cold Outside." Pure fluff. My Christmas gift to Matthew/Mary shippers everywhere!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,609 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/13/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Tales from the Park Bench by Lala Kate reviews
Drabbles set in "Play Dates and Park Benches" verse I post on tumblr, usually in response to requests and prompts. May contain slight spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 14,544 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 10/18/2015 - Published: 5/6/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Doing What's Expected by Apollo888 reviews
When you rekindle an old romance after years apart, certain questions are inevitable. A Mary and Matthew modern AU story. Part of the Live in My Memory series. The sequel to Make You Feel Brand New, followed by The First Noël.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,798 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/17/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Get a Clue by Lala Kate reviews
When fun and flirtation over a board game become so much more. In response to a prompt received on tumblr.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,291 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/6/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
His Happy Ending by TheBlackWidow-LoveBites reviews
AU. Matthew finally gets his happy ending.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,614 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/6/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A Garden Party by lilyrowan1 reviews
What if Mary had told Matthew her secret at the garden party?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,136 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 15 - Published: 6/27/2015 - 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: 78 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Make You Feel Brand New by Apollo888 reviews
Falling in love is easy. You have to work if you want to keep it, particularly if you're dealing with baggage from the past. A modern AU journey with Mary and Matthew in New York City. Part of the Live in My Memory series, the sequel to Epiphany, followed by Doing What's Expected.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,096 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/22/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Epiphany by Apollo888 reviews
A sudden realization about one's past can change the present and cast the future in an entirely different light. A Mary and Matthew modern AU story. The sequel to Live in My Memory. Second in a series, followed by Make You Feel Brand New.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,506 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/14/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Live in My Memory by Apollo888 reviews
Some say if you love someone, you should let them go. Nobody ever said you couldn't go after them, though. A Mary and Matthew modern AU one-shot story in response to an interesting prompt. First in a series, followed by Epiphany.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,764 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 10 - Published: 2/6/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Anniversary by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU M/M. A collection of one-shots of Matthew and Mary as a couple, over a period of years, providing an insight into where their lives are on various anniversaries. Fluff (with some smut for good measure)!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,190 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/25/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Behaving in the Workplace by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Mary is an associate at a law firm in the City. Matthew is a partner, and Mary's boss. Rather pointless fluff.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,784 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 1/14/2015 - Published: 6/30/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 15 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/5/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
My Eyes Adored You by AtLoLevad reviews
An AU where Matthew lives. Matthew and Mary have good news to celebrate.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,298 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/31/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] T. Branson - Complete
The Last Year of Innocence by Athena mou reviews
It's the summer of 1911 when Matthew Crawley once again enters Lady Mary's life. This time they are older and the budding feelings from years past are allowed to blossom. After a brief courtship and a beautiful wedding, Lady Mary and her new husband set off on their honeymoon in France. Sequel to Summer at Downton.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 70,128 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 12/29/2014 - Published: 12/22/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
The Perfect Christmas by xRaela reviews
Mary and Matthew celebrate Christmas morning with their children. Written for darkblueyank as part of the MM secret Santa 2014
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,812 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
There's Something About Christmastime by Apollo888 reviews
Christmas seasons through the years between two best friends, sharing ballet, presents, and eventually love. A Modern AU journey with Mary and Matthew for MM Secret Santa 2014. Part of the Breaking Bread AU series, followed by The New Normal.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,743 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/25/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
The Rightful Heir by Athena mou reviews
When Matthew lost his courage and never asked Mary to marry him, she left England. Trying her luck in America the Crawleys don't expect her to ever come back. In 1925 Parliament passes the new inheritance law, and everything changes. When Mary returns a 2nd time, it is clear that things will never be quite the same again. Will Matthew be able to convince her to stay this time?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 113,102 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 8/29/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
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: 27 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/7/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew 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: 16 - Published: 10/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Wonder by dna2000 reviews
M/M - could be modern or canon. Mary and Matthew are recently married, and are reflecting on the wonder of being so! Short one-shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,496 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/4/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Lady Mary Crawley's Diary by IlPostino reviews
Lady Mary Crawley's Diary, starting from series one. Some fluff, humour and a little hurt/comfort thrown in for good measure. Winner of two Highclere Awards! Chapter 29: The engagement party, part two. M/M
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 29 - Words: 108,616 - Reviews: 613 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Tinder by dna2000 reviews
As you can probably guess from the title, this is a modern AU M/M. I know you probably never thought you'd see Tinder and Downton Abbey in the same story, but there we are! Very smutty, but hopefully quite fun and entertaining too :) One-shot, with potential for more one-shots later.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,043 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 15 - Published: 9/7/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 13 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 7/23/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Big News, an All Over Again ficlet by kahhtina reviews
Mary and Matthew tell their parents' about the pregnancy, written for a drabble prompt on Tumblr. Takes place in my "All Over Again" verse. A modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,025 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/12/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Blindsided Date by Lala Kate reviews
What should have been a straightforward dinner date goes horribly awry.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 915 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/9/2014 - 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: 26 - Follows: 12 - Published: 6/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Foreign Posting by miscreant rose reviews
AU post-S3CS - If Matthew had been gone for a 6-month posting to India, what exactly would his homecoming be like? Pretty much an excuse for smut, I'd say... This was supposed to remain in my file of too-smutty to be published, but whoops, my fingers slipped...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,823 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/13/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Time to Love Together: Their First Time by ameliapemerson reviews
Hello. AU drabble for Time to Love Together. Based on a reviewer's (fanaticdA) suggestion. Thanks. I rated it "M" just in case...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,058 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/13/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
That Night In Oxford by ameliapemerson reviews
Hello. I hope you like my AU ( modern) M/M story set in Oxford and Downton where two strangers meet, become lovers and then friends. Please read to find out the rest. This is my first fanfic of any kind. Grateful for all reviews!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 82,301 - Reviews: 190 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 4/5/2014 - Published: 10/26/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love's Labours by Apollo888 reviews
When Mary uncovers a secret of Matthew's, she realizes that their past is far different than what she knew, and that the man she loves is far more than she could have ever imagined. A one-shot in honour of Mary/Matthew Celebration Day, period AU set throughout the canon timeline and beyond.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,247 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 10 - Published: 3/28/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Half Herself, Until He Comes by theMatthewReview reviews
"Half Herself, Until He Comes" is the solution to the whole problem of who Mary should be with, who she should be married to - being without her true love, alone to raise their baby son, is a nightmare. In this fic, Mary wakes up from a morphine-induced nightmare after just having given birth to George, and finds the one who will be by her side to love and comfort them both.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,531 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/28/2014 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
Where Babies Come From by La Donna Ingenua reviews
A Grace-verse drabble for a special someone. Eventually it will be added to the group of Grace drabbles but this one skips ahead in time a bit. If you haven't read Grace, this won't make much sense. If you have read Grace, I hope you like it.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,330 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 3/8/2014 - Published: 2/5/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - 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
From Mary With Love by Alchemy Between Them reviews
"Well, this is a stupid tradition," Mary replied to Matthew. "I don't see why we should love each other more on February the Fourteenth than we do the rest of the year." A two weeks late Valentine's Day one-shot. Mary/Matthew. Pre-S3CS.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,629 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/26/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Forgotten Day by ultimategingepond reviews
Mary forgets what day it is and Matthew has a surprise. Modern day AU. Takes place in the same universe as my other Modern M/M stories.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,187 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/12/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
You'll Kill Them by La Donna Ingenua reviews
A Prompt from Kavan on tumblr: Matthew and George. George's first shooting party brings back memories of WWI for Matthew.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 861 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/10/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., George C. - Complete
Improvements by miscreant rose reviews
Just a fluffy little ficlet of a missing scene between a S1 teasing Matthew & Mary as she follows through on letting Matthew show her the repaired cottages. Oh, what infants they were!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,659 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/13/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
These Endless Days by Evangeline1920 reviews
S2 and Christmas Special AU - When Matthew returns to Downton for Christmas 1917, sparks fly between him and Mary, who is now engaged to another young officer and a familiar face. Despite the presence of their fiancées, the cousins can not deny the love they still feel. Will they be allowed to act on it, or will their hearts be broken all over again...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 36 - Words: 154,834 - Reviews: 347 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 154 - Updated: 12/29/2013 - Published: 7/7/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Over There by Lala Kate reviews
A Christmas tale set in the universe of "Play Dates and Park Benches".
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,850 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 41 - Follows: 10 - Published: 12/19/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Falling by kahhtina reviews
In this modern Downton Abbey fic, Mary broke up with her college boyfriend four years ago. When he suddenly comes back into her life, her world is turned upside down as she sorts through old feelings, new acquaintances, and a man who just won't go away. Mainly Mary/Matthew, but also includes the rest of the cast (Sybil, Tom, Edith, Anna, Carson, etc).
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 36,052 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 12/10/2013 - Published: 11/1/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Pregnancy Pangs by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU M/M. Mary and Matthew are expecting their first child. An insignificant event triggers a wave of emotion in Mary. Not much plot, mainly just fluff. One-shot (I'll let you decide what universe this belongs to!).
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,586 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/10/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Cancelled by miscreant rose reviews
From my Modern AU M/M verse on tumblr. Two of the partners of the wildly successful new PR team find themselves snowed in and their transatlantic flight cancelled. Tension and tempers are already on high-alert, so what happens when there is only one hotel room with one bed available for the blizzard?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,287 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 11 - Published: 11/9/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
A Love to Lean On by R. Grace reviews
Sequel to Love on Any Terms. With Mary's steadfast love and fierce determination as his anchor, Matthew embarks on a long and difficult journey to complete recovery, facing heartache, loss, and other struggles along the way. Rated M for sexual content.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,386 - Reviews: 254 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 222 - Updated: 11/8/2013 - Published: 2/26/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
The Hardships of the Season by seaofwords reviews
One-shot, season one, possibly AU or at least OOC. Takes place probably after episode 2. At his first ball of the season, Matthew is designated to dance with Mary. Nervous to be dancing with his aloof yet alluring cousin, Matthew soon finds himself in an embarrassing predicament, and Mary has no plans of letting him off the hook easily. Mainly gratuitous smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,473 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - 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: 14 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/15/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] George C. - Complete
Unwanted Rings by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Matthew and Mary encounter each other at a high-profile event, mere days after their relationship changed irrevocably. I don't want to give too much away! Now a multi-chapter fic. Rated M to be safe.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 70,661 - Reviews: 450 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Her Mistake by marthewshipper reviews
Mary's decided to take a job in NYC, leaving Matthew behind. Can things ever go back to they way they were? Modern AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,170 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 7 - Published: 9/13/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Hate by dna2000 reviews
M/M set in the 1920s! My first non-modern fic. Canon up until about 2x07/2x08. Mary feels a unique kind of hatred and her efforts to vent her emotions revisit her the following year.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,292 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Trial Test by ultimategingepond reviews
Modern Matthew and Mary spend University apart. One shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,342 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/12/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Bound to You by OrangeShipper reviews
"Absolutely not..." What if Lavinia didn't interrupt them in 2x08? Though they are both bound to others, the bond between them is stronger than anything else, and maybe always will be. One-shot to fulfill a smut prompt, so naturally things take a turn that way.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,117 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 13 - Published: 6/11/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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
Always Take Care of You by ultimategingepond reviews
A one shot based off my story Thrill Ride. Modern Matthew and Mary after a day at a theme park. Smut definitely occurs.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,805 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 7 - Published: 4/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Size of Things by miscreant rose reviews
With the wedding only a couple of weeks away, Mary is gathering up her final trousseau purchases in London when she has a surprise visitor - and a change in her evening's plans. One-off pre-honeymoon smut. *Winner June 2013 Highclere Award for One-shot* thank you all!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,011 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 14 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Thrill Ride by ultimategingepond reviews
A day of roller coasters and new experiences for Matthew and Mary. One shot, modern day story for all ages.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,366 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Married in the Mornings by CoffeeSlut reviews
This story focuses on Matthew and Mary being amorous and passionate in the mornings of their marriage, and that's essentially all it focuses on. Rated M for a reason. The chapters aren't in order of time, more like snapshots. Enjoy!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,996 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 4/5/2013 - Published: 2/6/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Scapegoats II by paladin1916 reviews
M/M AU OTT OOC C34: Thanks
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 41,390 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 3/6/2013 - Published: 11/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Desperation by EmmaHart13 reviews
Set between season 3 episode 1 and episode 2. Mary and Matthew have returned from their honeymoon to find they are more desperate for each other than ever before... So happy with the amount of followers and reviews I have already :) The final chapter has now been uploaded :)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,946 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 2/23/2013 - Published: 2/6/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Reconnecting by greysfull reviews
During 3x08, after M/M meet-up at the specialist's office. Mary was so rigid at Rosamund's, and then the next time we see them (the next day?), they are flirty and affectionate at the cricket match. I can't help but think that they made up properly during that in-between time, and reconnected with one another…
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,234 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/6/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Baby Fever by Evangeline1920 reviews
Months before her son is born, Mary has to deal with the other helpless male in her life. - Pregnant!Mary vs. Anxious!Matthew fic. - Pre-CS and in case you're wondering, it'll be AU if there is more baby fluff to come. One-shot, but I'll leave it open in case something more comes up :)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,308 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 1/30/2013 - Published: 1/7/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love On Any Terms by R. Grace reviews
AU. Mary's decision to refuse Sir Richard's proposal leaves her without recourse when Mrs. Bates decides to sell her story to the press. Claiming that her ruin makes her unmarriageable, Mary convinces an injured Matthew to marry her and secure her future.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 42 - Words: 138,130 - Reviews: 793 - Favs: 422 - Follows: 324 - Updated: 1/16/2013 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Summer at Downton, 1907 by Athena mou reviews
Lord Grantham invites sixteen year old Matthew to spend the summer of 1907 at Downton. Isobel accepts, and Matthew arrives at Downton where he is reunited with Mary and her sisters. As warm sunny days with few responsibilities are theirs to enjoy, Mary and Matthew's friendship continue to grow. This story is a sequel to "Christmas Past and Present".
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 51,783 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 11/27/2012 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 1022 - Favs: 382 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Scapegoats by paladin1916 reviews
M/M in AU. Very OOC.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 55,534 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 10/14/2012 - Published: 7/1/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
On wings of butterflies or eagles by On either side the river lie reviews
Post S2 Christmas Special-Missing scene before S3 (no spoilers). Breaking the news of their engagement to their families would never have been a typical event for Matthew and Mary. (I have borrowed my friends briefly from Fellowes, they will forever live with him)I always imagined that M/M may not have just announced their engagement blatantly, and this is the product. Enjoy!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,756 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/12/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Here and Now: a Honeymoon Vignette by R. Grace reviews
In which Matthew's eyes are opened and the south of France is hot. Completely gratuitous M/M honeymoon smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,908 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 13 - Published: 9/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
When in Rome by Athena mou reviews
Mary and Matthew have been married for a few years. When receiving an invitation to a Costume Ball, Mary gets inspired to try some intimate changes, something which has Matthew quite worried. **Silliness, naughtiness and nosy family members.**
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,065 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 9/14/2012 - Published: 9/12/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Thorny Roses by Athena mou reviews
Modern AU. Matthew Crawley runs a successful landscaping business. Lord and Lady Grantham still reside at Downton, though Lady Mary has her own place at Grantham Park. When Mary is stuck in a tricky situation, Matthew comes to her rescue. Unfortunately their first meeting does not go smoothly, but Matthew is determined to win Mary over. The road is, as usual, filled with many bumps
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 16,207 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 9 - Published: 9/2/2012 - 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: 211 - Follows: 144 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Matthew C., Mary 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
Downton Abbey Redux by HotEntree reviews
Mary and Matthew are engaged and the drama continues, filled with romance, sex and suspense. Caution:this story is erotic, containing graphic but tasteful descriptions of sexual acts. They're in love after all. Heartfelt thanks to Julian Fellowes for M&M. Many thanks to BetaLayne for her fine edits on Chapter 17.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 36,004 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 126 - Updated: 7/7/2012 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
A Title to His Love by OrangeShipper reviews
In the quiet of their wedding night, Matthew lets slip to Mary a dream he'd cherished as a younger man, and why it now can never be... and he doesn't mind that at all. Strong T-rated cuddling.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,142 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Recognition by OrangeShipper reviews
Another little post-ATiL escapade. On the third Sunday in June, 1924, Matthew is touched to see something old by something new.. and is able to pass on something he learnt from his father long ago, to his own son, now. Written for Father's Day, contains shameless fluff. M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,655 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/19/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Consequences of the Castle by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
Summer 1913. When a bitter argument at Scarborough Castle turns into something altogether more passionate, Matthew and Mary find themselves forced to deal with the emotional and practical consequences of their unthinking actions. S01 AU smutty epic.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 70,431 - Reviews: 216 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 6/7/2012 - Published: 1/23/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Not Really an Argument by Crawley-and-the-lady reviews
Mary is distracted and on edge, Matthew is confused at her odd behaviour. What could possibly be the matter? With a little help from his mother, and a certain lucky charm - he might just work it out! My fist ever fic, let me know what you think! :
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,815 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 6/5/2012 - Published: 4/13/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Don't shoot the messenger by Crawley-and-the-lady reviews
Having not done everything the 'proper' way, Matthew needs to find a way to give Mary her engagement ring. Fluffy one-shot! Inspired by my great grandmother's ring that was passed down to me this week for my 18th birthday!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,995 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/4/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Caught In The Act by Pemonynen reviews
Recently married and even more recently returned from their honeymoon, Mary and Matthew just can't seem to help themselves, regardless of where they are or who might be around... Slightly smutty-ish, strong T.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,353 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/29/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Matthew's Choice by luluathome reviews
A/U. What if Matthew rejected Lavinia's reappearance at DA when Cora advised her to come back. I was always dissatified with Matthew's acceptance in canon. He looked displeased, but JF never really explained. I think he should have sent her packing.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,203 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 5/23/2012 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Back to Reality by CoffeeSlut reviews
Matthew and Mary return home after their honeymoon. Can they stay in their blissful honeymoon world? How are they adjusting to being "back to reality?" Rated M for a reason.*
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,840 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/27/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Fuel on the Fire by OrangeShipper reviews
In a chance meeting the day after the princess and the sea-monster argument, Matthew and Mary's simmering bitterness and insults descend into a power-play that they were not at all prepared for and cannot control. AU 1x02 smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,329 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 8 - Published: 4/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Of Course It's The End How Could It Not Be? by OrangeShipper reviews
She knows she has to let him go, though she could never bring herself to manage it. He'd said himself that it was the end. But he'd be coming home - no, not home, to Downton - for Christmas. AU from the end of S2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 22,640 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 4/2/2012 - Published: 11/18/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Mend Her Shattered Heart by Athena mou reviews
Mary's attempt to find love outside of the English aristocracy ends abruptly with her fiancé in jail. Accepting Matthew's proposal she finds herself married to the heir. Will things work out for them? As the Dowager says, "Marriage is a long business."
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 42,873 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 3/31/2012 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
All Their Own Idea by OrangeShipper reviews
Because it's Mother's Day, have some fluff! An as-promised sequel of sorts to ATiL, with a new blue car and a picnic and a shady, sunlit field with a brook. Unashamedly fluffy. M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,374 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/18/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Memory and Discovery of Touch by OrangeShipper reviews
"'Can you... feel that' she breathed. Matthew paled. 'Yes.'" Post-recovery AU, in response to a tumblr challenge based on a rather inspiring picture. M/M smut.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,661 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 11 - Published: 3/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 69 - 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: 292 - Favs: 423 - Follows: 251 - 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: 679 - Favs: 626 - Follows: 320 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Of Heroes and Sea Monsters by Athena mou reviews
Events taking place in the summer of 1919 changes things for Mary, and brings Matthew back into her life. Set right after Lavinia Swire's death and explores Matthew's and Mary's lives from there on. AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 20,436 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 2/28/2012 - Published: 2/11/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Speak Softly, Words of Lust & Passion by Athena mou reviews
Lady Mary Crawley has acquired some very naughty reading materials, most certainly not suitable for a lady. Matthew walks in on her reading and one thing leads to another as the two enjoy a lovers' encounter.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,643 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 2/27/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Letters by silvertonedwords reviews
"She writes him few letters that year. They are polite, proper, correct." Mary cannot bring herself to write him the truth. That is, until the day of the Servant's Ball, when she leaves him a letter to find on his return home. Canon compliant imaginings.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,181 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/26/2012 - 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: 52 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/25/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Outdoor Pursuits by Pemonynen reviews
New Year's Shooting party 1921. Mary needs warming up. Random smuttiness that could totally happen. Vaguest of the vague Christmas Special spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,096 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 13 - Published: 1/4/2012 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 119 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 12/30/2011 - Published: 10/12/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Unrequited Love Is Hardly Fashionable by miss Kittyplank reviews
Spoilers for series 2! My take on the series 2 ep3 previews! some spoilers for some following series 2 eps also Mary/Matthew with probably more of a Mary focus. Despite Mary's wishes to remain silent on the matter, Matthew is made aware of her feeling
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 53,922 - Reviews: 194 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 12/22/2011 - Published: 9/26/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Last dance, last chance? by Pemonynen reviews
Based on the itv trailer for the Christmas Special. My take on the events of the ball. No copyright infringement etc. intended. No real spoilers. Chapter 2 most definitely M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,096 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 12/16/2011 - Published: 12/14/2011 - 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: 87 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 9/22/2011 - Published: 5/29/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
You May Need Him by Tripp3235 reviews
Set in 1938. Cora has died and upon organizing her mother's things, Mary is reminded of many things. Has minor spoilers to S2 so be forewarned. One shot
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,942 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/1/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C.
A Progressive Proposal by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
"For the first time in years he was free, she was free, it was peace time, and they were both here." Matthew/Mary post-war reunion. By OrangeShipper & Silvestria.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,145 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/9/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete