6Inescapable » by CamilleJay When Mary goes to visit Sir Richard Carlisle, her family isn't sure what to do when she doesn't make it back. Tom Branson, the only other person with Mary when she disappears, fears she may have been kidnapped. Just as they are about to give up the search, Branson returns to Matthew with news of Lady Mary's whereabouts. Kind of AU but not entirely. M/M and T/S
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 7, updated: 5/22/13 published: 5/21/13, Matthew C. Mary C. Sybil C. R. Carlisle
49The Fiancé » by marthewshipper Wedding bells are ringing, but for which Crawley. A new Modern tale about Matthew and Mary, set in 2013.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 12, words: 20k+, favs: 14, follows: 44, updated: 5/22/13 published: 3/31/13, Mary C. Matthew C.
14A Marriage of Convenience » by you-should-have-more-faith Season 1 AU. The year is 1913, a year since the Titanic sunk, and Robert Crawley, the Earl of Garntham has finally found an heir. During that time, Mary has gotten engaged to the wealthy son and heir to the Viscount of Branksome. Then Matthew arrives at Downton. How will their relationship develop now? Disclaimer: The wonderful Julian Fellows owns Downton Abbey not me!
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 6k+, favs: 4, follows: 27, updated: 5/22/13 published: 3/31/13, Matthew C. Mary C.
38Something Worth Having » by MrsTater When Mary moves to London to escape painful memories of Matthew at Downton, she must face more than grief as former suitors and her estranged sister come back into her life.
K+, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 27k+, favs: 14, follows: 15, updated: 5/22/13 published: 2/23/13, Mary C. R. Carlisle Edith C. Evelyn Napier
36Heir to Downton » by ruflylover Sequel to "New Heir to Downton?" - After the birth of Richard James Crawley
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 5, words: 4k+, favs: 10, follows: 23, updated: 5/22/13 published: 10/4/12, Cora C. Robert C.
25The Other Sister » by Aussiegirl41 Arrangements are made between Edith and her new husband. Edith/Various
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 3k+, favs: 4, follows: 10, updated: 5/22/13 published: 3/28/13, Edith C.
3Two Is Better Than One by Kellybccgtsfan Anna and Bates meet at a wedding, but when disaster strikes and they are forced together will it bring them closer or tear them apart?
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 11, 5/22/13, J. Bates Anna S.
7Life without Perseus » by TeamDowager Downton is left reeling from the Season 3 finale. Exploring the characters reaction of the death of Matthew Crawley. How will Mary take the news and recover and how will the rest of the family support her. This is my first fan fiction, so please give positive or negative feedback as you see fit! Thanks for reading.
K+, English, Angst & Family, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 5, follows: 13, updated: 5/22/13 published: 3/30/13
19Erin go Bragh! » by cassiemortmain Ireland forever! My collection of AU ficlets from the Bransons' life in Ireland - their marriage, their children, their work, and their experiences of life during the turbulent years of the 1920s and beyond. Previously published on Tumblr - now collected here. New chapter - my contribution to the Rock the First Date AU on Tumblr!
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 7, words: 5k+, favs: 3, follows: 7, updated: 5/22/13 published: 4/30/13, Sybil C. T. Branson
27We Are the Bransons! » by The Yankee Countess a collection of one-shots inspired by tumblr prompts spanning a wide variety of settings, genres, and ratings, but all have one thing in common: the love for ship of Sybil Crawley-Branson and Tom Branson.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 5, words: 11k+, favs: 6, follows: 9, updated: 5/22/13 published: 5/20/13, Sybil C. T. Branson
137I'll Follow You Into The Dark » by oiseaus Mary and Matthew are overwhelmed with joy as they journey towards becoming parents, but when the family is tested severely, how will they possibly go on? Chapter 17 is up!
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 17, words: 37k+, favs: 27, follows: 92, updated: 5/22/13 published: 2/8/13, Matthew C. Mary C.
455Another Way » by Onesimus An AU version of what could have happened if Elsie Hughes had made different choices in her life.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 36, words: 57k+, favs: 37, follows: 54, updated: 5/22/13 published: 3/15/13, C. Carson E. Hughes
2 Cancer by AnxiousRobot Living your life when everyone is trying to help run it.
K+, English, Tragedy & Family, words: 1k+, 5/22/13, E. Hughes
359La Belle Epoque » by NefretForthEmerson Modern, AU story: Anna Smith is an editor at Grantham House Publishing and John Bates is a writer specializing in culture.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 83, words: 65k+, favs: 14, follows: 27, updated: 5/22/13 published: 9/6/12, Anna S. J. Bates
10In Favor by eleanorc Edith Crawley works for a small, independent publisher. Anthony Strallan is her boss. When Edith asks him for a rather delicate favor, he says yes, neither party really knowing the full implications of their choice.
T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 8, 5/22/13, Anthony S. Edith C.
3Saving The Light by Andrewthegreat1 Five times Branson couldn't get over Sybil's death, and the one time he helped someone else through grief, and in the process, understood the truth about losing a loved one.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 1k+, 5/22/13, T. Branson Sybbie B. Mary C.
161Falling Stars » by GranthamGal A drabble series spanning Robert and Cora's relationship, with prompts all generated from the tumblr imagineyourOTP. Each drabble will be 500 words or less and will depict various points throughout their lives.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 26, words: 14k+, favs: 14, follows: 21, updated: 5/22/13 published: 4/7/13, Cora C. Robert C.
2 Good Luck Charm by Blackwingedangel37 It served her well in the past, and Mary is hoping very much for a repeat performance.
K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 624, favs: 2, 5/22/13, Mary C. George C.
12Falling Slowly » by darlingsybil Modern AU. On a whirlwind trip to Ireland, Sybil Crawley has a list of sights to see that she hopes will help mend her broken heart. Only what she doesn't expect is the company of a certain cocky musician by the name of Tom Branson. Together, they discover that it really isn't the destination that matters, but the journey...
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 3, follows: 18, updated: 5/22/13 published: 5/7/13, Sybil C. T. Branson
57Darkness » by repmetsyrrah S/T AU. Shortly after returning to Ireland from Edith's failed wedding, Tom is left permanently blind in an accident. Forced to return to Downton, the Bransons face their new reality together.
K, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 10k+, favs: 9, follows: 15, updated: 5/22/13 published: 4/24/13, Sybil C. T. Branson
40Lord Bates » by cherry88 John Bates is Lord of Downton Abbey. He isn't very happy, until a young maid opens his heart.
K, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 7, words: 8k+, favs: 3, follows: 25, updated: 5/22/13 published: 5/9/13, Anna S. J. Bates
5The way we live now » by Tammiej5 My first ever fanfic, about my favourite Downton couple Anna and mister Bates. The story begins a few months after their trip to the highlands. Will they live the life they always dreamed of?
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 5, updated: 5/22/13 published: 5/20/13, Anna S. J. Bates
87The Governess of Locksley » by MistressSara Canon/AU Tired of her unhappy life, Edith decides to sneak away one night. Finding herself in need of employment she discovers an advert searching for a governess to the daughter of a widower with a conveniently secluded estate. All roads lead to Locksley for the wayward Earl's daughter. R/R please.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 14, words: 26k+, favs: 18, follows: 31, updated: 5/22/13 published: 3/14/13, Anthony S. Edith C.
24 Shattered Glass » by Hayyy888 With her husband in prison Anna Bates is having a hard time coping when her world comes crumbling down. Fortunately she finds some comfort from her past. But there's a catch: Only one person knows about it. This is a fairly dark story about how Anna deals with everything going on around her. Starts in the S2 CS and will continue through(& reinventing) S3. Reviews always appreciated
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 34k+, favs: 9, follows: 21, updated: 5/21/13 published: 12/26/12, J. Bates Anna S.
40The American » by Elsie girl Tragedy befalls a cousin in America and she come to Downton, bringing with her complications, a handsome servant, and a secret. Is she bad news for Downton or just what it needs? Defintely worth reading. Please review! M/OC;M/Mary.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 9, words: 23k+, favs: 12, follows: 40, updated: 5/21/13 published: 11/15/11, Matthew C.