Wallflower by Hillary Streisand What if it wasn't Gatsby and Daisy that met before the war, but Nick and Jordan? Jordan is a young girl of 18 that is caught in the middle of her older and younger sister. However, one night, she meets a handsome soldier by the name of Nick Carraway who is stationed at Camp Taylor. What could conspire between the two before Nick heads off to war? Will they ever be reunited?
T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 2k+, 3h, Jordan B., Nick C., OC
Summertime Sadness » by Euphrasie Daae Anna Ruby, a wealthy 'old money' debutante, is immediately enamored with Nick Carraway. His heart is somewhere else though. Will she find love this summer, or will disappointment, and even a hint of death, come to her life?
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 12, words: 13k+, favs: 1, updated: 3h published: 7/7, Nick C., OC, J. Gatsby
The Following Years in Love » by Hillary Streisand Nick and Jordan met in the summer of 1922, and their romance continues five years later. With a four year old daughter, and blossoming careers, will their love survive? (A sequel to The Summer I Fell in Love)
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 11, words: 26k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 7/17 published: 4/2, J. Gatsby, Jordan B., Nick C., OC
The Green Light Shines On » by MysteriousMiss98 A bunch of Small stories/ writing prompts put to use for the Great Gatsby. Supports all ships, doesn't always fit with the novel or the movie, and not all the stories are connected, if they are it'll say in the notes or the title. I'll also take ideas from readers if they want me to write a story, just drop it in the comments. All characters & some OC's included
T, English, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, 7/16, Daisy B., J. Gatsby, Jordan B., Nick C.
Off To Louisville » by MysteriousMiss98 Sequel 5 years after my story New Beginnings and Endings. Jordan, Nick, and Katherine go on a trip to visit Jordan's hometown of Louisville where everyone meets Jordan's family & Jordan prepares to see her mother who she hadn't seen since shed left home. Story focuses on Jordan and her past, a what if on how she became who she is and a look into her childhood.
K+, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 3, words: 13k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 7/14 published: 7/11, [Jordan B., Nick C.] OC
20The Carraway: Return to West Egg » by Sephiria Arks Only a few years since Nick left New York, but putting the past behind is harder than it seems. Especially when Daisy comes to persuade Nick to return to New York. But where Daisy failed, another chance comes and it snatches Nick back to West Egg. Now that he's returned, just how much danger, trouble, romance and more can he get into? [Some movie characters involved].
T, English, chapters: 12, words: 16k+, favs: 7, follows: 14, updated: 6/23 published: 6/17/2016, [Nick C., Jordan B.]
Myrtle's Journal by gravitysmallknucle This is just what I think it would look like if Myrtle had written in her Diary leading up to her death.
T, English, Romance, words: 286, 5/29
1Love and Hate by Girl of Salt and Stars Nick Carraway loved Jay Gatsby. Jay Gatsby loved Daisy Buchannan. And Daisy Buchannan loved no one but herself. ONE-SHOT
T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 5/18, Daisy B., J. Gatsby, Nick C.
Born to Die by TheAfroCircus Nick Carraway wondered the rest of his life why James Gatz had to die.
T, English, Tragedy & Angst, words: 688, 5/11, [Nick C., J. Gatsby]
2 The Great Gatsby- Alternate Ending by purpledreamr What if George Wilson wasn't the one who had murdered Jay Gatsby?
K, English, Mystery & Tragedy, words: 971, favs: 2, follows: 1, 5/3, Daisy B., Nick C.
16Nicole Carraway » by crimsonsky132 One minor change can bear life and death to many, and perhaps Jay Gatsby outruns his treacherous fate. There are plenty of flowers in the garden, after all.
T, English, Tragedy & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 40, follows: 63, updated: 4/8 published: 3/2/2016, J. Gatsby, OC
The Summer I Fell in Love » by Hillary Streisand In the summer of 1922, Nick Carraway and Jordan Baker meet. That's where it all begins...
T, English, Romance, chapters: 25, words: 37k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 3/28 published: 7/15/2014, Jordan B., Nick C.
Hothouse by chshrkitten Daisy isn't doing very well tonight, and Jordan only wants to help. Or: the one where Daisy actually attends a Gatsby party, but doesn't meet Gatsby quite yet. Pre-canon, but only barely. Light Jordaisy. CW: dubcon, because alcohol. Implied sex.
T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 2/11, Daisy B., Jordan B.
a collection of polaroids by VioletUzumakiNamikaze Modern AU. Non-linear progression. Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway are in love. Here's a few of those moments that slip between the cracks. (i.e. snapshots from their relationship, preslash and slash) (shameless excuse for a gangster / highschool au)
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 9, follows: 2, 1/19, [J. Gatsby, Nick C.]
23A Pretty Little Fool » by Moon Witch '96 AU. Her mother begged and prayed for a fool for a daughter, knowing the consequences of being anything but that. But its a pity that all the prayers and begging could lead to nothing. And everything. Please read and review.
T, English, Fantasy & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 24k+, favs: 58, follows: 72, updated: 1/15 published: 9/20/2015, [OC, J. Gatsby] Daisy B., Nick C.
One Edith Neide by erstie6464 Edith Neide was a polar opposite of Daisy in every way, but when Nick meets Edith at Gatsby's party he is shocked to find that Edith and Daisy were close friends while Daisy was seeing Gatsby during the war. As he gets to know her, he discovers more about her opinions of Gatsby and Daisy.
K, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 1/3
The Rise and Fall of Jay Gatz » by aslowawakening I'm writing a story that reimagines and modernizes The Great Gatsby while still keeping the basic story elements. I hope to write more additions to this story with each chapter focusing on a main character's viewpoint.
T, English, Drama & Tragedy, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, 1/3
The Investigation by Watson a Game A small creative writing project I did this semester that I'm really too proud of. / "In the hours after his body was discovered, floating in the pool not unlike a spirit in Purgatory, there was some small chaos concerning the incident." Nick reflects on being questioned by an officer despite the very cut and dry nature of Gatsby's murder at the hands of George Wilson.
T, English, Crime & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/13/2017, Nick C., OC
3Kill and Run » by Connecticut Yankee On the way back from the Plaza, Tom kills Myrtle instead of Daisy, and Nick and Jordan bear witness to it. Tom is beside himself in grief but is unwilling to go to jail or tell Wilson what happened. In a down spiral of desperation and fear, he coerces Nick and Jordan into a promise of silence surrounded by abuse, betrayal, and blackmail.
T, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 11/8/2017 published: 7/27/2016
1 Liar Liar by jaspersgoggles A short story based on Jordan Baker from The Great Gatsby, "for sometimes it is those who appear the most fortunate who endure the most misfortune, and the assumption that the privileged, spoiled Jordan Baker was safe in her ivory tower, was the greatest falsehood of all."
T, English, Family & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 10/29/2017, Jordan B.
2What Is It » by dwtsballerina "What is it?" Gatsby could tell something was bothering Daisy. What actually was it? Was it something he said? Was it something he did? Was it something she had heard? Read to find out!
K, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 8/2/2017 published: 8/1/2017, Daisy B., J. Gatsby, Nick C.
2 Dust and Ashes by AllegoriesInMediasRes "But for as long as I can remember/ There have been only ashes." Myrtle Wilson's epitaph, in the form of a poem.
T, English, Poetry & Tragedy, words: 341, favs: 1, 7/18/2017, Daisy B., G. Wilson, Myrtle W., Tom B.
6 Sunset Lovers by Shiroimono Nick is trying to come out of the closet. Gatsby knows no lingo whatsoever. Oneshot, Natsby.
K+, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 4, 6/14/2017, J. Gatsby, Nick C.
1Reflection by SomewhatConsistent As Nick watches East Egg, he thinks. (Warning for implied suicide and lightly described violence)
T, English, words: 472, favs: 1, follows: 1, 3/2/2017
6The Captivating Carraway by HellsGate201 A different take on the Great Gatsby, written from the perspective of the Great Gatsby himself. Jay Gatsby finds himself choosing between a lost love and a new start. Characters and plot may differentiate from the book. (GatsbyxNick) (GatsbyxDaisy) Oneshot
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 5k+, favs: 37, follows: 17, 2/26/2017, [J. Gatsby, Nick C.] Daisy B., Tom B.