AmeriGirlTN
PM . Follow . Favorite
Joined 09-09-14, id: 6093752
Sort: Category . Published . Updated . Title . Words . Chapters . Reviews . Status .

Out of Hand by CanuckGirl2 reviews
A Matthew & Mary AU. Circa November 1930. The childish pranks of Master Peter Crawley innocently lead to a chain of events that Matthew and Mary never saw coming, threatening the stability of what they hold most dear.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,404 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 3/30 - Published: 6/25/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C.
If Things Were Different by magfreak reviews
What if Robert had squandered Cora's fortune before the Titanic sank? What if Matthew had inherited the money needed to save Downton before he became the heir? What if Tom had made something of himself before he met Sybil? An alternate Downton universe set in season one that explores how Sybil and Tom's relationship would have developed if they'd met under different circumstances.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 59 - Words: 360,704 - Reviews: 1003 - Favs: 413 - Follows: 517 - Updated: 2/15 - Published: 1/17/2013 - [Sybil C., T. Branson] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
Desperation by Beboppin' Betty reviews
With Downton on the verge of bankruptcy and her marriage on the rocks, Mary is slowly unraveling. In the midst of it all she selfishly risks destroying her years-long friendship with the only person who's never let her down.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,404 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 1/21 - Published: 7/14/2016 - Mary C., T. Branson
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: 55 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 12/25/2019 - Published: 9/23/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 70 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 6/16/2019 - Published: 9/2/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Center of My Heart by lilyrowan1 reviews
If two people love each other, why can't they be together? An AU based on canon and written for MM Celebration Day. Thank you, Patsan! All credit toJulian Fellowes for creating these wonderful characters and Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens for bringing them to life.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 49 - Words: 309,997 - Reviews: 836 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 236 - Updated: 3/29/2019 - Published: 3/29/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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: 22 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 1/1/2019 - Published: 9/18/2017 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC]
Panem Abbey by Rap541 reviews
What if Downton was in Panem? This idea came to me recently. It's a fusion, not a true crossover - Downton is in District 10, there are Hunger Games, but you won't be seeing the characters or events of the actual books. I'm more exploring the setting with different characters.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Adventure - Chapters: 35 - Words: 102,487 - Reviews: 235 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 12/3/2018 - Published: 5/20/2015 - Violet C., Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C.
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 Governess by asukane reviews
Escaping a life of boredom and duty, Mary leaves her wealth behind to gain a new life and start again. When she moves to an estate on the Cornish coast, working as a governess for a young boy, she finds herself employed by a certain Mr Crawley whose strange way of life intrigues and confounds her. Their innocent world is turned upside down when both their pasts return to haunt them
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 37,766 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 8/5/2018 - Published: 12/18/2017 - [Matthew C., Mary C.]
A Chance to Make Things Right by RosetheRiveter reviews
What if Matthew hadn't met Lavinia? How might things have been different? Essentially a S2 AU from 1915, based on what might have happened if Mary and Matthew had met on the train from London to Downton in 1916. A fix-it of sorts, while still staying true to the characters, keeping Lavinia alive as well as introducing a couple original characters.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 18,447 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 6/26/2018 - Published: 1/4/2018 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [OC, Lavinia S.]
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: 99 - 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: 75 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 1/7/2018 - Published: 12/24/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Undisclosed Desires by sliceofperfection reviews
It's a terrible fate for a woman to love one man, and being forced to marry another. It's even worse when she begins to fall in love with her husband, only discover his heart has secrets of its own. An AU young!Cobert fic that explores the idea that they were not one another's first choice for husband & wife before love blossomed between them.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 59,822 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 10/19/2017 - Published: 4/8/2015 - Robert C., Cora C., OC
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: 92 - Updated: 10/1/2017 - Published: 6/12/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Chance to Escape by scathach124 reviews
Trapped in a loveless marriage with Henry Talbot and doubting her own sanity, Mary feels her life is at an end when she learns she is pregnant. Her final hope of a life worth living may rest with Matthew Crawley, but both of them will have to fight the pain of the past and the demons of the present to reach their destined, shared happiness.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 76,435 - Reviews: 121 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 9/30/2017 - Published: 11/28/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] Henry T.
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: 207 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 9/28/2017 - Published: 8/23/2014 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] Isobel C., Dr. Clarkson - Complete
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: 12 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 9/17/2017 - Published: 7/26/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Heir by WanderingChild-InWinter reviews
The summer of 1918 finds the Crawley family in an interesting predicament. With Matthew wounded, and unable to sire an heir, the family is desperate to find the next in line after him. Will Mary's sudden return from a four year exile in New York help shed light on the situation? (AN: The story is much better than the summary, I promise you!)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 33,497 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 7/28/2017 - Published: 1/18/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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
Take Me Back to Me by andthenwedownton reviews
When heiress Mary Crawley finds herself in the headlines for her third scandal of the year, Cora decides that it is time for Mary to turn her public image around. The solution? Hire humanitarian lawyer Matthew Crawley, whose new charity just happens to need a large donation, to play Mary's boyfriend. (Modern Mary/Matthew!Fake Dating AU)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 109,310 - Reviews: 318 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 6/11/2017 - Published: 2/11/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson]
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
The Waking Dream by Rap541 reviews
Doesn't Downton need more vampires?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,651 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 1/28/2017 - Published: 10/13/2015 - Isobel C., Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 48 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 12/25/2016 - Published: 6/9/2015 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Reprieve by whatsyourpathology reviews
Six years being taken prisoner in Afghanistan, Matthew returns home and tries to rebuild his life. Mary is married to Henry and must now make the hardest choice of her life. Sequel to Hot Cereal/Hot Soup. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,930 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 12/13/2016 - Published: 11/30/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.]
Hot Cereal by whatsyourpathology reviews
Mary and Matthew eat breakfast... kinda. Modern AU. Anthology of life, love, and sex (often all three in combination). Mature readers only.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,831 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 11/28/2016 - Published: 4/27/2015 - 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: 63 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 7/18/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Anna S., OC] - Complete
Downton College, Oxford by UltimateGryffindork reviews
Mary needed a boyfriend to bring home to her parents, and Thomas needed a girlfriend to act as his beard; it was a seemingly perfect arrangement. As they reach their final year at Oxford University, however, they meet Matthew Crawley and Jimmy Kent, and suddenly their plan doesn't seem like quite a good idea after all. A modern-day, university AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 65,997 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 10/30/2016 - Published: 6/22/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Thomas, Jimmy K.] - Complete
With or Without You by Oniton reviews
Alcohol is not the solution to life's problems but is a comfort when dwelling on the path not taken. In self imposed exile from Downton, Matthew meets a beautiful woman before drinking himself under the table. An AU story from the end of series 2. It's 1925 and things are about to change... (Eventual M/M)
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,606 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 10/26/2016 - Published: 11/20/2015 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] R. Carlisle, OC
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: 103 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 10/8/2016 - Published: 12/19/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Hearts and Bones by ameliapemerson reviews
Hearts and Bones-where a lonely soldier and a disillusioned woman meet in Paris. A night becomes weeks of passion. The consequences unforeseen.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 73,929 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 8/13/2016 - Published: 9/20/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
You Can't Wait Forever by scathach124 reviews
The wedding of Sybil Crawley and Tom Branson is taking place in Dublin, though as one love story reaches the beginning of its happily ever after, another one has yet to become reality – that of Mary and Matthew Crawley. But with little bit of help from Tom's family, their love may finally come to light.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 27,768 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 8/7/2016 - Published: 6/10/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Missing Time by Rap541 reviews
So Mary has married Henry, and is having her happily ever after. What if one hell of a monkey wrench was thrown into the mix in the form of Matthew Crawley alive? Yes, I am revisiting the amnesia angle but with more marital angst and much less aka ZERO physical assault and torture. This is a straight "what if Matthew didn't die and turns up in 1927 after Mary has married Henry?"
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 50,264 - Reviews: 418 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 7/30/2016 - Published: 2/28/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Three Strikes by ameliapemerson reviews
Love does conquer all. A Mary/Matthew modern AU which finds Mary in the US pursuing acting career while Matthew is in the Army. Find out how they manage the ups and downs of a modern relationship. Ch 27: Wedding Night bliss!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 112,945 - Reviews: 357 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 7/10/2016 - Published: 11/4/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - 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: 151 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 7/6/2016 - Published: 5/5/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Still Mary by Songcatcher's reviews
Set during the 1950s at Downton Abbey.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 21 - Words: 17,070 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 7/2/2016 - Published: 10/5/2015 - Mary C.
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: 16 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/26/2016 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Intervals by Kavan reviews
Mary's search for happiness after she ends her marriage to Henry Talbot. Chapter three March 1928 is up.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 27,618 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 6/13/2016 - Published: 12/31/2015 - Mary C.
Plan B by greengingerus reviews
As the daughter of the Prime Minister of the UK, Lady Mary Crawley could afford to live the life of a privileged brat forever, but a scandal forces her to resort to a plan B. The prospect of a boring normal life are not as enticing, but is everything really as it seems? M/M Modern AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,165 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 5/30/2016 - Published: 5/28/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
Misery Loves Company by DarkHeart89 reviews
He exhaled and clutched the hand in his more tightly. "I want us to be friends again. I do." - "Oh?" Mary uttered in astonishment. "That's quite a request. Especially after leaving me high and dry, leaving me with a heavy heart and leaving me with more than half my share of guilt for what went down with Lavinia." / One-shot, set between Series 1 finale & Christmas special.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,021 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 8 - Published: 4/18/2016 - [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: 96 - Follows: 73 - 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: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/12/2016 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Perseus and Andromeda by cozyatdownton reviews
"This kept you apart and then that kept you apart." - Tom Branson. At first their stubbornness kept them apart and then a war kept them apart but war is always uncertain and bad things can happen. Mary and Matthew's limits will be tested both as individuals and as a couple.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,529 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 18 - Published: 1/31/2016 - [Matthew C., Mary C.]
Truth in Advertising by nanniships reviews
When miss-baxter dangles a prompt like this one in front of me, what am I supposed to do? The only real otp question that matters is which one has an oversized shirt with "SEX MACHINE" written on it in impact font and always wears it at the worst times possible? Starts out as T, but might keep going. Who knows...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,879 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 1/22/2016 - Published: 7/2/2015 - Molesley, P. Baxter - Complete
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: 141 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 1/15/2016 - Published: 12/28/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A Hand to Hold by DarkHeart89 reviews
His hand reached out and found hers once more, each becoming accustomed to the perfect fit. "Not even a guilty man can be condemned forever, not for one deed, not if they're a good person." "How can a guilty man be a good man?" She asked, unsure of whether she'd wanted to hear his answer. "That's when you judge him for his heart, not for his mistakes." / Set S2 X-mas special.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,172 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/27/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Love Lost by Countess of Cobert reviews
This is the promised sequel to Your Wish is My Command. Following the lives of ALL the upstairs characters through series two, but with the edition of little Edward William Crawley, what will stay the same, and what will change?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 72,956 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 12/26/2015 - Published: 9/5/2015 - Robert C., Cora C., 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: 17 - Follows: 6 - 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
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.
Adultery by Apollo888 reviews
Having a baby is a life-changing event. For Mary and Matthew, the arrival of their precious George changes their routine, and the way they treat each other. Faced with a new reality and the pressures and temptations of the modern world, how will their marriage go forward? A Mary and Matthew modern drama set in the Breaking Bread modern AU. The sequel to Milquetoast.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 22,363 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 8 - Published: 11/7/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
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: 38 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 11/5/2015 - Published: 7/27/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Carpe Noctem by scathach124 reviews
Choosing Halloween costumes for a party eventually becomes so much more. (M/M & S/T)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,306 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 10/31/2015 - Published: 10/30/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
An Understanding by nanniships reviews
Season 6 speculation for Baxley. After dancing around each other and their feelings for a year, it's going to take a catalyst to move them forward.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,261 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 9/25/2015 - Published: 5/30/2015 - Molesley, P. Baxter
The Uninvited Guest by The Yankee Countess reviews
Something unexpected takes place on the day of Edith and Sir Anthony's wedding, an event that will effect all three couples and bring a great change to their lives... (originally written on tumblr, now brought to FF for STEAMM day 2015) Sybil/Tom, Edith/Anthony, Mary/Matthew
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 17,166 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/17/2015 - Published: 9/13/2015 - Mary C., Edith C., Sybil C., T. Branson - 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.
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
Birthright by Willa Dedalus reviews
What happens when your whole world changes? The life you have always known ripped away, and in its place a new identity, and a new love. Only time can tell what will happen. This story is a canon AU reimagining Matthew and Mary's relationship from the beginning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 37 - Words: 131,928 - Reviews: 447 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 7/15/2015 - Published: 11/11/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
The Spaces Between by Fionnthedog reviews
An attempt to map the "spaces between" canon Matthew and Mary. Mostly internal monologue as I imagine it might be. Mostly S2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 19 - Words: 16,979 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 7/14/2015 - Published: 6/12/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C., Lavinia S. - 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: 107 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Very Pleasant Surprise by CanuckGirl2 reviews
Mary gives Matthew a long-awaited surprise. A Season 3 scene we never saw in canon. One-shot.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,232 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/21/2015 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
So Much Lost by alliluna reviews
As a second war descends over Europe, the Crawleys, Bransons, and Strallans are caught in the midst of it. STEAMM day 2014 fic.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 24,701 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 4/24/2015 - Published: 9/14/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
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: 19 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/22/2015 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
Time To Love Together by ameliapemerson reviews
Hello. Modern MM AU. How do two stubborn people fall back into love? MM divorce ...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 147,613 - Reviews: 450 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 2/14/2015 - Published: 1/26/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Coalition by dna2000 reviews
Modern MM. See this as a very late submission for the MM AU day! I don't want to give too much away here, but let's just say that Matthew and Mary are once again at odds...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 32,944 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 12/27/2014 - Published: 7/11/2014 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Royal Encounter by xRaela reviews
Mary and Matthew meet at the wedding of William and Kate in 2011. Matthew is a lawyer, who has recently started his own firm, while Mary is a woman, distantly related to prince William with a very modern scandal
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 91,186 - Reviews: 476 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Something to give, Something to share by Evangeline1920 reviews
Sequel to 'Baby Fever': Downton Abbey, 1922. The Crawleys, that is, Matthew and Mary are happily settled with their son at Downton. Between Robert's old fashioned views, the chaos of the modern age and the return of familiar faces, they must work together in order to preserve their home and their future. S4 AU - Spoilers included!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,154 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 9/13/2014 - Published: 10/4/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Proper Gentleman by miscreant rose reviews
Cancelled verse drabble on the tumblr dialogue line prompt of, "Not unless you give me a kiss." Let the games begin!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,873 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/24/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew 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
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: 88 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 9/11/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete