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The Center of My Heart by lilyrowan1 reviews
If two people love each other, why can't they be together? An AU based on canon and written for MM Celebration Day. Thank you, Patsan! All credit toJulian Fellowes for creating these wonderful characters and Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens for bringing them to life.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 49 - Words: 309,997 - Reviews: 835 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 3/29/2019 - Published: 3/29/2014 - [Mary C., Matthew C.] - Complete
The Nightwatch by Lala Kate reviews
Two unlikely survivors—a soldier and a singer—meet in a night club as London falls under siege. Matthew/Mary AU set in WW II. Part 1 of "In Love and War", a collaborative effort with piperholmes and queenlovett.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,167 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 3/8/2018 - Published: 9/15/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Lost Time by ARCurren reviews
The story of a free spirit who was asked to give up the man she loved for a system she didn't believe in and what happened next. AU after 3x04.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 105 - Words: 352,833 - Reviews: 1718 - Favs: 311 - Follows: 351 - Updated: 4/22/2017 - Published: 1/4/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson
A Girl You Knew by La Donna Ingenua reviews
AU Matthew marries a very much alive Lavinia, and the show that flopped keeps flopping and the dance they danced keeps playing in their heads. Mary realizes she is not the only girl in the world, but a girl he once knew and decides to do the unexpected. While Mary comes back to life, Matthew realizes what he's given up. It's not what you think...or could it be? As of Chap 31, M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 116,573 - Reviews: 1595 - Favs: 228 - Follows: 345 - Updated: 12/1/2015 - Published: 8/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 484 - Favs: 154 - Follows: 302 - Updated: 11/22/2015 - Published: 10/21/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Preferred Stock by Chickwriter reviews
The twenty-first century descendants of the Crawleys, now without titles, but ruling the new elites with far more power and wealth than Mary and Matthew could ever have imagined. Consider it the AU S55.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 36 - Words: 131,257 - Reviews: 1110 - Favs: 361 - Follows: 377 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Royal Encounter by xRaela reviews
Mary and Matthew meet at the wedding of William and Kate in 2011. Matthew is a lawyer, who has recently started his own firm, while Mary is a woman, distantly related to prince William with a very modern scandal
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 91,186 - Reviews: 476 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 124 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
All Sorts of Things: A Honeymoon Fic by miscreant rose reviews
The honeymoon we never got. Both Mary and Matthew have lived their lives and are now starting out to live a life together. But what ghosts from the past will tag along, and how will their eyes be opened?
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,356 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 9/21/2014 - Published: 8/20/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.]
Curse of the Broken Entail by paladin1916 reviews
A Matthew / Mary AU. The title says it all. But never fear, curses can be broken.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 56 - Words: 72,105 - Reviews: 428 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Consequence of Miracles by Travis Birkenstock reviews
Sometimes, the miracles we plead for come at a terrible price. AH, dark subject matter.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 71,647 - Reviews: 3441 - Favs: 2,159 - Follows: 1,742 - Updated: 6/4/2014 - Published: 5/14/2014 - [Edward, Bella] - Complete
The Words in His Heart by magfreak reviews
Tom has a speech impediment growing up, which he eventually overcomes before arriving at Downton. It manifests again when he steps into the drawing room to face the family with Sybil.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,860 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 5/4/2014 - Published: 1/1/2014 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Don't Tell Me You'll Miss Me by evitamockingbird reviews
Mr. Carson tells Mrs. Hughes that he's made the decision to leave Downton Abbey to work at Haxby Park for Lady Mary. Starts with his thoughts during and after that brief conversation, and continues beyond that evening. Story will go AU at some point as changes occur in the relationship between Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes. No S4 spoilers. Winner of a Highclere Award (2014).
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 84,179 - Reviews: 381 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 2/18/2014 - Published: 9/6/2013 - [C. Carson, E. Hughes] Mary C. - Complete
In the Company of Strangers by Lala Kate reviews
A day trip to London and an unplanned travelling companion unexpectedly set off a chain of events that begin to help Mary understand that perhaps she can forgive herself and move on with her life. A story of healing and hope. Set one year after CS3.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 210,773 - Reviews: 462 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 3/25/2013 - Mary C., C. Blake - Complete
One of Five by Daalny reviews
The loss of senses. A/U of sorts during Season 2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 50,869 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 12/31/2013 - Published: 11/20/2013 - Isobel C., Dr. Clarkson - Complete
Upon a Midnight Clear by Apollo888 reviews
Christmas 1917. Different Countries. Same Memories. Filling in a gap in canon. A holiday themed prequel to Let's Be Strong, a Series 2 AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,135 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/19/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
As It Comes by Harpy101 reviews
SPOILER ALERT. Begins 6 weeks after Season 4, episode 3. Some violent imagery, angst, comfort. I am a survivor. And I've known relationships that made it and relationships that didn't. I only undertake this with the gravest respect for the process, and profound love for these characters. I'll probably end up in A/U.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,646 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 11/22/2013 - Published: 11/7/2013 - Anna S., J. Bates
Take Me Back to the Start by ladycobert reviews
An injury caused by a carriage accident may well change Cora and Robert's lives forever.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 59,655 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 10/16/2013 - Published: 9/11/2013 - [Robert C., Cora C.] Rosamund P. - Complete
Cura Te Ipsum by R. Grace reviews
"Physician, heal thyself." - Luke 4:23 When Dr. Matthew Crawley learns he is to inherit a title and an estate, he moves his practice to the Yorkshire countryside where he discovers the intriguing Lady Mary...and her scandalous secret. Series 1 AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,944 - Reviews: 235 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 9/28/2013 - Published: 2/20/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
A Better Place by piperholmes reviews
For STEAMM. Part 3 of the "In Love and War" Series. Sybil's Story: as a nurse serving in war torn France Sybil meets war correspondent Tom Branson late one dark night in the bitter cold of winter. With despair all around them, perhaps there isn't a better place to find hope
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,964 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/15/2013 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
The Pied Piper of Locksley by queenlovett reviews
Part of the "In Love and War" series. For STEAMM.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,225 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 19 - Published: 9/15/2013 - Mary C., Edith C., Sybil C., Anthony S.
Seven Devils by ladycobert reviews
Are Cora's expectations of her new life - and her new husband - aimed too high? (Set between Strangeness & Charm and Open Your Eyes.)
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 34,709 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 9/10/2013 - Published: 7/27/2013 - [Robert C., Cora C.] Violet C., Rosamund P.
To The Moon by darlingsybil reviews
Modern AU. He thought he knew how to be a father to his daughter but now that he's a single parent, Tom Branson realises he doesn't have a clue. It'll take baby steps for them to feel like a family again but he's willing to do all that he can for her, especially with the help of a certain school nurse...
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,558 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 7/30/2013 - Published: 7/28/2013 - Sybil C., T. Branson
For Ye Devour Widows' Houses by AnniellaEyes reviews
Season 1 altered back-story: Mary married Patrick before he perished on the Titanic and so, with Matthew becoming heir, she has been twice denied her inheritance.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 91,645 - Reviews: 322 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 286 - Updated: 7/8/2013 - Published: 11/14/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Fall of The House of Grantham by KittykatMC reviews
When World War 2 breaks out, the Crawley family are forced to face the one thing they have been dreading - the departure of their beloved boys. But can Mary and Matthew put aside their own fears and help their children through this hell? Or will this second war, more greater, more evil than the first, threaten to destroy the House of Grantham forever? CHAPTER 53 NOW UP!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 53 - Words: 278,232 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 7/8/2013 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Home Is Where The Heart Is by miss Kittyplank reviews
October, 1929. Sir Richard and Mary have been married for ten years and have two children, but after the Wall St Crash are forced to return to England, to Downton and to Matthew Crawley. M/M
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 147,506 - Reviews: 448 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 256 - Updated: 5/25/2013 - Published: 11/22/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
An Affair of the Heart by ladycobert reviews
Coping with little Lady Mary and baby Edith exhausts the young lord and lady; Cora's maid begins to suspect something is amiss.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,114 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 3/13/2013 - Published: 3/3/2013 - [Robert C., Cora C.] Mary C., OC - Complete
Open Your Eyes by ladycobert reviews
Cobert Valentine's Day Smut Fic Exchange: Robert notices his new bride isn't very happy and so enlists Rosamund's help to plan something special to cheer her.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 36,876 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 2/26/2013 - Published: 2/14/2013 - [Robert C., Cora C.] - Complete
A Girl in Black by MrsTater reviews
"I'm not as sad as I should be. That's what makes me sad." The Titanic sinks, Patrick dies, and Mary attends a ball-where she meets a man who makes his living on scandal but doesn't find her behaviour scandalous at all. AU from Series 1
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 167,683 - Reviews: 288 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 2/4/2013 - Published: 1/2/2012 - Mary C., R. Carlisle - Complete
Election 1987 by Chickwriter reviews
On the night Margaret Thatcher is reelected for a third term, Lady Mary Crawley looks back.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,057 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Mary C., Matthew 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: 407 - Follows: 319 - Updated: 1/16/2013 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Rare by MyMadness reviews
Can the present be something neither the past or future could? And should it? This is my Anthony. Although I love him dearly, he is prone to getting things backwards. Thinking what should be said when he should say it instead. Or, saying the wrong thing completely. But that's alright. Edith is her own woman now – or trying hard to be – and she doesn't mind driving.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 41,560 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 12/29/2012 - Published: 2/28/2012 - Edith C., Anthony S. - Complete
A Gift Worth Unwrapping by ladycobert reviews
Cobert Holiday Smut Fanfiction Exchange: Someone inadvertently opens Robert's Christmas gift for Cora.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,957 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 12/29/2012 - Published: 12/28/2012 - [Robert C., Cora C.] - Complete
The Abbey by Frea O'Scanlin reviews
It should be easy: Matthew Crawley, after all, has a spotless record. But not everything is as it seems at the mysterious organization that calls itself The Abbey, and even worse, the spy he's assigned to bring in from the cold wants nothing to do with him. Now it's Matthew vs. Mary in a battle of lies, spies, and double-talk, and they'll need all of their wits to survive.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 58,110 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 11/19/2012 - Published: 6/11/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Post hoc propter hoc by lefthanded reviews
Matthew has proposed to Mary and she has accepted. He still feels responsible for Lavinia's death, though, and he knows if they are to have any chance of starting their new life together, he will have to tell her. He just hopes she can understand.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,139 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/18/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Broken Circle by LittleChicago reviews
Fifth and final chapter in the Broken series. Harry's life has changed, but one thing stays the same: the Black Council - The Circle - still have plans, and Harry's still standing in the way. But he won't stand alone. It all comes down to this...
Dresden Files - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 150,474 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 260 - Follows: 192 - Updated: 11/11/2012 - Published: 9/26/2010 - 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: 1017 - Favs: 369 - Follows: 226 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
I Will Love Thee Still, My Dear by Pemonynen reviews
A letter, written in fear and posted by accident, changes everything as Mary and Matthew rediscover their friendship during the war. S2 AU sequel to 'In Flanders Fields'.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 59,192 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 10/25/2012 - Published: 6/3/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Confessions of a Single MiddleSister by LadyEdithC reviews
Daughter of an Earl, fourth-grade teacher, middle-sister, and pathologically single, Edith Crawley has had enough of people telling her how to change her life; between bad-hair days, surreal phone-calls, cursed dates, hideous men, and an illogical enamourment for imaginary characters, we'll follow the journey of an urban single woman trying to survive life and family. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,412 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 10/11/2012 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Edith C.
Salvation by kmh11 reviews
After a riding accident leaves Mary in a coma with an uncertain future, Matthew is there to care for her just like she was there to care for him. AU set late in season two.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,500 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 10/6/2012 - Published: 5/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
No Light, No Light by Chickwriter reviews
Post S2. Matthew comes back to tell Mary she will have to testify in Bates' trial about a story she never wanted told.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,239 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 9/10/2012 - Published: 11/9/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
If You Can't Sleep by theglamourfades reviews
An early night beckons for Anna, but like so many before this one, she finds that rest isn't coming so easily to her. But then it occurs to her that being wide awake in the middle of the night isn't a new problem...a series of some of Anna's sleepless nights, from DA Series 1 to an imagined S3. [Winner of 2013 Highclere Award - characterisation of Anna, characterisation of Bates]
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 60,100 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 9/8/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Lessons for a Marriage by calcaneus reviews
During their engagement, Matthew begins to learn some necessary skills for marriage.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,873 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 9/7/2012 - Published: 1/1/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Guide Us Home by Frea O'Scanlin reviews
If there had been an heir at Downton Abbey all along, their lives would be very different. For everything that might change, though, some truths remain irrefutable. AU
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 31,797 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 7/9/2012 - Published: 6/5/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Properly Married by Pemonynen reviews
"Scars always linger, though only some are visible." The past can't be changed, and the marks remain, but the morning after their wedding, Mary and Matthew start to make new memories together.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,330 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 10 - Published: 7/6/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Narrow Paths by crazyidea-inc reviews
A series of short vignettes inspired by 20th century poetry. Will be updated every once and a while, but each vignette stands on its own. T, just in case.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 6,503 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 6/30/2012 - Published: 6/2/2012
It's a Long Way to Tipperary by Elfinium reviews
Ok, still the ghost of Downton will not leave me alone! Five years on from the Christmas Special and a 'sort of' sequel to my previous story 'If you were the only girl in the world' Enjoy. x
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 37 - Words: 76,497 - Reviews: 274 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 144 - Updated: 6/23/2012 - Published: 1/29/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
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: 43 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Burden of Revelation by BlessedbyHim reviews
A M/M Fiction set after the Christmas Special
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,763 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 6/12/2012 - Published: 2/29/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Growing Up by ladymarycrawley reviews
Set pre Series 1. What would have happened if Mary and Matthew had known each other from childhood? How would their relationship develop? Ch. 9 up now.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,382 - Reviews: 192 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 147 - Updated: 5/29/2012 - Published: 1/4/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Dreaming Past It by DellaDay reviews
Inspired by recent photos of vintage cars ... I think you know the ones I mean.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,348 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/12/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Hours 'Til Dawn by poma14 reviews
Bates' fate hangs in the balance. Will the truth of Vera's death come out before it's too late? Set during Christmas Special. Obviously, A/B pairing. But also some M/M and S/B incorporated.**FINAL CHAPTER IS UP: What is Anna's decision?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 44,521 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 4/24/2012 - Published: 11/17/2011 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
The War Comes to Downton Abbey by silverducks reviews
As the first World War rages on, the lives of those at Downton Abbey will be forever changed. What happens to those left behind at the great estate? Mainly Mary/Matthew, but also including most series 1 characters.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 74,039 - Reviews: 164 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 4/23/2012 - Published: 1/24/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Left Behind by DellaDay reviews
When the ones you love most have gone on ahead, what is the point of staying behind?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,767 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/8/2012 - Mary C. - Complete
The Love He Ought to Have by R. Grace reviews
Expanded! AU starting with insight into each character's thoughts in the wake of *that* scene from the finale, and ending in a happier ending all around. Mary/Matthew with a lot of focus on Lavinia, who recovers from her illness. *Some sexual references*
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,126 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 4/7/2012 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Hunting Ghosts: The Devil on Your Back by Chickwriter reviews
The conclusion to Hunting Ghosts. It is two days before the wedding, but there are still ghosts that haunt Mary and Matthew.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,353 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/31/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Damaged Goods by OrangeShipper reviews
As Lady Mary Crawley becomes the focus of public gossip, Matthew fights against her perceptions of herself. Post-CS spec fic.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,869 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/26/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
5 Conversations Sybil Crawley Had in a Graveyard by Mercalia reviews
AU. Branson dies in an accident in 1916; Sybil knows he can always be found in the Downton churchyard. 6 interconnected drabbles.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 664 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/23/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Hidden Like Shameful Letters by Serena89 reviews
"She had been forced into prudence in her youth; she learned romance as she grew older. The natural sequel of an unnatural beginning." Jane Austen , where Edith learns how to write her own story.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,506 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/20/2012 - Edith C. - Complete
The Cowboy and the Ladies by paladin1916 reviews
A M/M AU. A wounded Canadian soldier. A baby. Love at first sight.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 39,256 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 3/16/2012 - Published: 2/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Apogee and Perigee by WhatsABriard reviews
Robert and Cora have gone through a great deal together, vacillating between wedded bliss and the polar extreme of near adultery. How do they work their way back to stasis? Is it even possible?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,322 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/14/2012 - Published: 3/1/2012 - Cora C., Robert C. - Complete
Whatever Hope Is Yours by Captain Evermind reviews
In which Matthew and Mary struggle to come to terms with his injury, and what it means for their growing relationship.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,415 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 3/13/2012 - Published: 3/1/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Roaring Twenties by Veringue reviews
Well, I've decided I can't wait nine whole months to see what happens, so here you have it: this is my plot line for Series 3 of Downton Abbey, including almost all the characters and pairings. Drama and romance ensured, a cup of strong tea recommended!
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,192 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 3/13/2012 - Published: 1/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
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: 399 - Follows: 247 - Updated: 3/12/2012 - Published: 9/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Marriage by Entail by Tripp3235 reviews
What if the entail did put in a provision in case there were only daughters born to the estate? And what if Matthew had family obligations that required substantial monetary solutions? A long running AU story for S1.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 52,203 - Reviews: 316 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 12/4/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
All That Is Left by OrangeShipper reviews
A hasty decision leads to consequences that will change their lives. AU S2 - how it should have been! EPILOGUE NOW UP: All good things...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 152,830 - Reviews: 676 - Favs: 596 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Such Good Luck by Ricole reviews
Five possible ways for Mary to get her good luck charm back.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 3,864 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 3/3/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Overlooked by suddenlyseekingsansa reviews
December of 1936. George Crawley receives a journal for his thirteenth birthday, and writes his first entry.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,339 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/11/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Like Water Through Fingers by JamesLuver reviews
"She turned to smile at him then, her eyes tired but brimming with love for him, and he leaned in to press a kiss against her sweat-soaked temple. In her arms, their tiny son whimpered. Somehow, everything was wonderful." If only, if only, if only. Runner up in the angst/hurt/comfort category in the Highclere Awards 2013. Nominated 2014.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,434 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 7 - Published: 3/1/2012 - Robert C., Cora C. - Complete
The Solicitor's Wife by Serena89 reviews
Lady Mary Crawley does not only brave the storm. She becomes the storm, when she decides to fight for her happiness.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,891 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 2/28/2012 - Published: 1/6/2012 - 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: 49 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
If Not For Isis by Captain Evermind reviews
In which Matthew has a love/hate relationship with a small white dog...
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,956 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Sonnet XCVIII by Chickwriter reviews
What the sight of Matthew's mess kit red jacket does to Mary. Post-Christmas Special.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,688 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/2/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Taking Her There by Epea Pteroenta reviews
Direct continuation of the Christmas Special. In which EVERYTHING IS HAPPINESS AND NOTHING HURTS.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,611 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 12/27/2011 - Published: 12/26/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Sweet William by Chickwriter reviews
Why was Violet so determined to aid William?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 813 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/8/2011 - Violet C., William M. - Complete
Hunting Ghosts by Chickwriter reviews
A beloved four-legged friend returns from war, scarred inside and out, and Mary is determined to fix him.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,751 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 12/6/2011 - Published: 11/15/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A New Dawn by OrangeShipper reviews
New Year's Eve, 1919. On the brink of a new decade, the Crawleys welcome in the new year. The dawn of 1920 holds so much promise after years of war, but will the world be so very different? Now AU!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,992 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 11/15/2011 - Published: 8/21/2011 - Matthew C.
Or Forever Hold Her Peace by D Veleniet reviews
No one would rescue her. Certainly not any person in this congregation. Set post season 2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,984 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/8/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Quelqu'un m'a dit by Chickwriter reviews
The wedding is nearly here, but Matthew's not sure he can still dance. One shot - only spoiler - S2x08 teaser trailer
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,551 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 7 - Published: 10/31/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Goodbye to Galahad by Chickwriter reviews
No good deed goes unpunished. S2 promo pic spoiler.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,294 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/10/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
72 hours by paladin1916 reviews
M/M romance in a modern AU with no relation to Season 2 with one small exception
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 27,562 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 9/25/2011 - Published: 9/9/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
His Own Weakness by Ash Light reviews
"You are, when all's said and done, a sea monster; and no amount of preening and polishing can make that not so." The men of Downton: their loves and their losses explained. Spoilers for season 2.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,782 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/24/2011 - Matthew C., C. Carson - Complete
Strange New World by Ash Light reviews
"Violet Crawley, young wife of the equally young Earl of Grantham, prides herself on having never been afraid." The Dowager Countess, and five moments in the birthing chamber.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,945 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 7 - Published: 9/23/2011 - Violet C. - Complete
To Let It Go and So Fade Away by Chickwriter reviews
"You WERE sure." Why was Matthew so certain Mary would give him an answer, and why did it seem he was so sure it was in his favor? S1, a bit of a S2 spoiler.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,124 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 9/18/2011 - Published: 9/16/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Doubt and Resolution by bookwormgrl reviews
Matthew returns to a world altered by the war, but is it too late to change their fate? Matthew/Mary.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,067 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 9/17/2011 - Published: 2/13/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Wisdom of a Lifetime by Chickwriter reviews
One-shot missing scene from Any Other World. Violet walks the halls of Downton Abbey at night. No spoilers, except for my own story.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,332 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/9/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Any Other World by Chickwriter reviews
When a badly wounded Matthew returns from the front, the only person he wants is Mary... but he doesn't know that.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,862 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 266 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 9/5/2011 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Broken by OrangeShipper reviews
"You know, this is not how I expected to return to Downton." 1917. Matthew struggles to come to terms with his recuperation at Downton Abbey. And how will Mary react to his changed circumstances? Final chapter!: Are the wounds too deep?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,677 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 8/27/2011 - Published: 6/6/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Now is the winter by paladin1916 reviews
Matthew & Mary in AU Season 2
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 36,104 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 8/21/2011 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Fallen by OrangeShipper reviews
"He existed. And if that was not 'well', could he really tell her?" Matthew-centric one-shot, 1917, from the trenches. Contemplating the war and himself as he tries to write home. Can be considered a prequel to Broken.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,029 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/19/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Broken Chains by LittleChicago reviews
Fourth in the Broken series, Harry is about to discover the Black Council is coming for him, so he needs to gather his allies. But first, he has a new case...
Dresden Files - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 59,257 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 7/14/2010 - Published: 4/21/2010 - Complete
Broken Spirit by LittleChicago reviews
Third in the 'Broken' series, Harry must deal with the consequences of 'Wrong Place, Wrong Time', as well as begin to move against the one behind the Black Council...
Dresden Files - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 11 - Words: 42,515 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 174 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 3/26/2010 - Published: 2/7/2010 - Complete
Broken Mirror by LittleChicago reviews
Harry gets a phone call, post Turn Coat... and sets off on a rescue mission.
Dresden Files - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,200 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 315 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 10/23/2009 - Published: 10/9/2009 - Complete
In the Depth of Winter by theredrobin reviews
Darcy and Elizabeth's first winter at Pemberley promises both passion and heartache.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,475 - Reviews: 237 - Favs: 723 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 9/23/2009 - Published: 9/2/2009 - [Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth] [Jane, Mr. Bingley] - Complete