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A Wicked, White Cravat by Anton M reviews
Complete. Previously a one-shot, now a full story. Miss Elizabeth, feeling desperate and reckless, cannot handle the indiscretion of the continuing proposals of Mr. Collins and scandalously compromises herself by kissing Mr. Darcy in Mr. Bingley's drawing room. Regency, OOC, AU, HEA
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 80,406 - Reviews: 1118 - Favs: 1,976 - Follows: 873 - Updated: 11/5/2021 - Published: 5/5/2016 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Till Death Us Do Part by WadeH reviews
A compromise at the Netherfield Ball leaves Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet stuck with each other 'til death us do part'. This story is pretty high angst, with some interesting angles, an unusual style and unusual pairings (E&D of course, but otherwise all bets are off).
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 74 - Words: 250,169 - Reviews: 5181 - Favs: 731 - Follows: 947 - Updated: 2/10/2021 - Published: 7/25/2020 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Kidnapped by Babsy1221 reviews
First Lizzy had learned of Mr. Darcy's hand in breaking Jane's heart, and then he had offered the most insulting marriage proposal in history. Could a day get worse? Only if she were to be threatened at sword-point, tied up, and whisked away by a rogue, with only the world's most arrogant man to watch over her. Luckily, that wasn't very likely to happen...
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 137,482 - Reviews: 1199 - Favs: 1,913 - Follows: 982 - Updated: 11/3/2020 - Published: 12/24/2015 - Charlotte, Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy, Col. Fitzwilliam - Complete
For Want Of A Nail by prhood reviews
Darcy's horse casts a shoe while riding to Pemberley which causes him to miss encountering Elizabeth Bennet who is touring the estate. Thus he is unable to show her his change in behaviour, fails to learn of her improved opinion of him, fails to meet the Gardiners, and fails to learn what happens to Lydia. (Updates on hold for a week or two)
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 207,714 - Reviews: 957 - Favs: 719 - Follows: 538 - Updated: 10/31/2020 - Published: 7/6/2015 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Marry In Haste Version 2 by Daniella Harwood reviews
Elizabeth Bennet marries an Earl 2 years before Bingley lets Netherfield. While in London for the winter, Darcy makes her acquaintance, & discovers that her marriage is not a happy one, causing him to form and offer her a desperate resolution. Beta'd 16/10/15
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 32 - Words: 94,319 - Reviews: 373 - Favs: 820 - Follows: 374 - Updated: 10/28/2020 - Published: 4/20/2012 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Later Years by AndAllThatMishigas reviews
After recovering from tuberculosis, Sister Bernadette did not return to Poplar. Ten years later, she comes face to face with the Turners once again. Old feelings resurface. Regrets and hopes compete as all three of them struggle to find their way to happiness at last.
Call the Midwife - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 50,964 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 5/24/2020 - Published: 2/26/2020 - [Shelagh, Patrick] Timothy, Sr. Bernadette - Complete
In Search of Happiness by headless-nic reviews
Tired and disillusioned by society, Mr Darcy decides to take a vacation, but most certainly not of the kind one would expect from a man of his consequence. No, to avoid turning bitter he decides it's time for a change and a drastic one. What he has not counted on is, that in doing so he could lose his heart. Now back!
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 75,511 - Reviews: 1654 - Favs: 967 - Follows: 963 - Updated: 3/24/2020 - Published: 12/13/2018 - Elizabeth, Jane, Mr. Bingley, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Poles Apart by JulesAusten82 reviews
Both Margaret's Mother and Father have passed away. Her Aunt is still in Italy and her Cousin in Greece. She is left all alone in Milton. How will Thornton rescue her, and will she inadvertantly rescue him in return?
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,293 - Reviews: 473 - Favs: 329 - Follows: 727 - Updated: 2/18/2020 - Published: 5/27/2012
Look Back, Come Back to Me by VictorianBubble reviews
What if Margaret Hale did look back at Mr. Thornton as she was about to leave Milton after the death of her parents? The story continues after Margaret visits the Thorntons to say goodbye and to give Mr. Thornton her father's book. Book and series based.
North and South - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 31 - Words: 46,611 - Reviews: 403 - Favs: 300 - Follows: 547 - Updated: 1/5/2020 - Published: 3/9/2014
Coming Home by ginchy-amanda reviews
AU. 1930s. Shelagh Mannion has left the Order of Saint Raymond Nonnatus and has answered an advertisement for the Frontier Nursing Service in America. She will provide nursing and midwifery care in the rural mountains of Eastern Kentucky under a two-year contract. There she will meet the local doctor, a widower, with a small son...
Call the Midwife - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 7 - Words: 33,376 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/7/2019 - Published: 6/5/2019 - Patrick, Shelagh, Timothy, OC
Our Lady of Longbourn by leavesfallingup reviews
Lizzie gradually takes over the running of Longbourn after becoming aware of her father's neglect... with impacts far greater than she could have ever imagined.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 98,320 - Reviews: 1323 - Favs: 2,892 - Follows: 1,136 - Updated: 1/6/2019 - Published: 12/18/2018 - Complete
A Stroll In The Museum by Laure001 reviews
After his disastrous proposal at Huntsford, Mr. Darcy left the country for a while, and Elizabeth married another man. But she is now a widow - living in London, with an independent fortune - and try as he might, Mr. Darcy could never really forget her...
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,329 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 270 - Follows: 186 - Published: 9/19/2017 - Elizabeth, Jane, Mr. Bingley, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Friendship Afire by LilLamb24 reviews
Darcy and Elizabeth first meet and form a friendship months after Jane marries Bingley. The words of a friend can cut deeper than those of an enemy...can their friendship survive or will it turn into something more?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 36 - Words: 46,099 - Reviews: 1103 - Favs: 1,617 - Follows: 1,851 - Updated: 5/24/2017 - Published: 10/22/2012 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Winter at Locksley by WollstonecraftHomeGirl reviews
Modern AU. Edith is a PhD student running away from London to pursue a line of research. She finds herself in the small Yorkshire village of Locksley, where local landowner Anthony Strallan is struggling with his business and his life. T rated, will move into M with an appropriate warning at the top of the chapter.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 30 - Words: 85,288 - Reviews: 396 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 2/23/2017 - Published: 12/2/2015 - Edith C., Anthony S.
Midnight Delusions by S00kiebill reviews
After Mr. Hale's passing, Margaret has to spend a week at the Thorntons while Mr. Bell arranges for her to move to London. She's uncomfortable at the idea of spending time with Mr. Thornton after everything that happened between them, and they soon find themselves in a compromising situation.
North and South - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 51,768 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 326 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 1/24/2017 - Published: 11/8/2016 - Complete
A Most Helpful Hand by ClaireLilyP reviews
When Mr. Darcy comes to Netherfield for a short visit, Mr. and Mrs. Bingley think it wise to mind his comfort and, of course, Elizabeth's.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,795 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 402 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 10/5/2016 - Published: 8/17/2016 - [Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy] [Jane, Mr. Bingley] - Complete
Masquerade by CoffeeBiscotti reviews
Elizabeth loves her job at Darcy Enterprises, a multi million dollar company with strong charitable ties, but she can't stand the man she works for. So how did she end up in his bed after the companies annual charity ball? Now edited and updated.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 40 - Words: 93,044 - Reviews: 1258 - Favs: 1,666 - Follows: 996 - Updated: 3/16/2016 - Published: 12/18/2011 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
The Judge's Portrait by WollstonecraftHomeGirl reviews
Modern A/U. Edith is an artist and Anthony is a Judge. Will move into M at some point with an appropriate warning at the top of each Chapter.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 44 - Words: 116,634 - Reviews: 381 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 8/23/2015 - Published: 9/16/2014 - Edith C., Anthony S. - Complete
The Sum of All Wisdom by Mere24 reviews
Margaret finds Mr. Thornton after their confrontation at the exhibition allowing them to develop a tentative post-proposal friendship. Will their relationship be strong enough to overcome the heartache and deceit that is to come? Both book and mini-series based.
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 71,222 - Reviews: 617 - Favs: 384 - Follows: 655 - Updated: 5/24/2015 - Published: 12/20/2012
Mr Darcy and Mr Collins's Widow by timunderwood9 reviews
Mr. Bennet died when Elizabeth was fifteen and she married Mr. Collins to protect Jane and her family. Now, years after he died, will unpleasant memories stop her from finding happiness with Mr. Darcy? One violent event described.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 65,670 - Reviews: 577 - Favs: 1,224 - Follows: 669 - Updated: 3/13/2015 - Published: 2/17/2015 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Lost in the Rain by rhettbutler12345 reviews
This takes place after Darcy and Lizzy are engaged. Darcy hasn't kissed Lizzy yet and she is starting to feel insecure, but of course that won't last for long. Oh, and did I mention it's raining;) Regency.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,162 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 315 - Follows: 73 - Published: 12/5/2014 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
The Means of Uniting Them by meverse reviews
P&P Variation: "He could walk away. It was too fresh, after all, to think completely rationally in such a situation. He could walk away, but Elizabeth – his Elizabeth – was standing next to Wickham. He could not walk away." Disclaimer: Everything belongs to our dear Jane Austen, to whom we are all indebted for such lively characters and compelling stories.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 51,185 - Reviews: 462 - Favs: 1,546 - Follows: 878 - Updated: 9/8/2014 - Published: 2/19/2014 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
The Sister She Always Wanted by desertrat68 reviews
When Elizabeth and the Gardiners visit Pemberley a year early, a bond of friendship and sisterly love forms between Elizabeth and Georgiana. The repercussions of this meeting change completely the way Elizabeth and Darcy interact once they finally meet.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 39 - Words: 140,184 - Reviews: 1206 - Favs: 2,870 - Follows: 1,243 - Updated: 8/19/2014 - Published: 5/29/2014 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
It Isn't Over Yet by WollstonecraftHomeGirl reviews
Imagines how the Lady Edith and Sir Anthony relationship might progress after the events of season 3 and the Christmas special. Likely to move into M territory in later chapters. No season 4 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 22 - Words: 61,933 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 6/28/2014 - Published: 2/18/2013 - Edith C., Anthony S. - Complete
Spite and Scorn by AriMaye reviews
In 19th century America, Lizzy is an indentured servant to William Darcy. When a secret about her family is revealed to her, Lizzy must leave to go to England. Will her complicated relationship with Mr. Darcy stand the test of distance?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 84,050 - Reviews: 755 - Favs: 450 - Follows: 462 - Updated: 1/27/2014 - Published: 7/5/2012 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Timothy Turner and the Entertainment Badge by Kathryn Wemyss reviews
Having successfully proposed to Shelagh on his father's behalf, Timothy's next challenge - being the best possible Best Man - proves slightly more difficult. While Patrick and Shelagh's wedding day approaches, Timothy, with the assistance of Nonnatus House, delves into the past to discover the man his father is, and the Turners prepare themselves for the future.
Call the Midwife - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 127,955 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 12/9/2013 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Patrick, Shelagh, Sr. Julienne, Timothy - Complete
It Only Stands to Reason by TuesdayMorning423 reviews
Since her father, Admiral Thomas Bennet's retirement from the the Navy, Elizabeth has learned she cannot trust the men of the Ton. Can she trust Fitzwilliam Darcy to protect her from the wilds of Derbyshire ?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 99,083 - Reviews: 917 - Favs: 1,329 - Follows: 867 - Updated: 10/10/2013 - Published: 11/22/2012 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
The Scholar and the Scribe by eleanorc reviews
Modern A/U: Edith Crawley has recently moved to Dublin for her post-grad studies, and calls on one Dr. Strallan, an old friend of her father's. He proves to be a good ally (and possibly more) through her ups and downs, including trouble with her family, her writing, and a certain Prof. Gregson. (All characters belong to Mr. Fellowes) Full credit to Jo for the idea!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 31 - Words: 90,542 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 12/11/2012 - Anthony S., Edith C. - Complete
Snowbound by jvcla25 reviews
Elizabeth Bennet, on her way from Kent to London after receiving Mr. Darcy's awful proposal and life-changing letter, falls victim to a freak spring snowstorm, and the only man who can save her is the one she had totally rejected as "the last man on Earth she could be prevailed on to marry."
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,686 - Reviews: 240 - Favs: 1,147 - Follows: 452 - Updated: 3/30/2013 - Published: 3/3/2013 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
If only I had Learnt by TuesdayMorning423 reviews
"If only I had learnt to be a lady," Elizabeth whispered, "then perhaps I might be fit to marry, but as it is, I am not." Is it possible for a man, even one such as Fitzwilliam Darcy, to change her mind?
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 152,426 - Reviews: 1314 - Favs: 2,369 - Follows: 1,203 - Updated: 9/21/2012 - Published: 11/20/2011 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy - Complete
Curiosity killed the Lady Cat by Annelikestowrite reviews
"I ask you once and for all Miss Bennet! Has my nephew made you an offer of marriage?" Elizabeth was tired of this particular form of questioning, "Yes, he has," she finally admitted.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 87,812 - Reviews: 540 - Favs: 756 - Follows: 477 - Updated: 4/15/2012 - Published: 6/3/2011 - Complete
The Funeral by Mere24 reviews
After Mr. Hale's death, Mr. Bell plans the funeral in Oxford. Margaret cannot bear not saying goodbye to her father, and must ask Mr. Thornton if he will allow her to accompany him to the funeral. Book Based for the most part.
North and South - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 55,627 - Reviews: 315 - Favs: 477 - Follows: 178 - Updated: 10/20/2011 - Published: 7/15/2011 - Complete
Of Necessity by ChocolateIsMyDrug reviews
'North & South' AU. Rumours are flying around Milton about Margaret and the man at Outwood Station, and the way Mr Bell and Mr Hale see it, it would be best if she were married as soon as possible. Mr Thornton seems the most likely candidate...
North and South - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 42,686 - Reviews: 933 - Favs: 562 - Follows: 720 - Updated: 4/26/2011 - Published: 5/16/2009
A Rush of Blackbirds (Formerly--Speak Not Against the Sun) by 4giveMeJane reviews
Not being able to breath the air at Longbourn after Mr. Collins' longwinded and insincere proposal, Elizabeth heads for the woods where she runs into an injured Mr. Darcy.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 77,019 - Reviews: 1360 - Favs: 5,313 - Follows: 1,145 - Updated: 4/4/2010 - Published: 2/22/2010 - Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth, Mr. Bingley, Jane - Complete
Of Sense and Education by EllaBella87 reviews
After tragedy strikes the Bennets in unfair proportions Elizabeth feels compelled to begins work as a governess in London, she is surprised to find out who her employer is.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 114,305 - Reviews: 447 - Favs: 594 - Follows: 320 - Updated: 5/20/2008 - Published: 12/15/2005 - Complete