8 Aliferous by The Readers Muse His kiss was gentle, a questing affair of soft lips and warm skin that felt almost overheated from his time on the train.
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 398, favs: 4, follows: 3, 9/17
29 Looks On Tempests by olivetreelove Margaret ends her London mourning period early to return to Milton and the master of Marlborough Mills upon receiving bad news from Mr. Bell. She does not know if she wants to offer comfort or receive comfort. "Love looks on tempests and is never shaken." Formatting errors fixed! AU, character death, Margaret Hale/John Thornton
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 20, follows: 14, 9/5
14Relatos del Norte » by Ginevre Jhon Thornton y Margaret Hale se doran mutuamente, contra todo y contra todos, contra el mundo, si fuese necesario. Aunque los comienzos en su relación no carecen de leves tensiones, tiras y aflojas. Su historia de amor, eterna e incombustible, no sólo hará felices a quienes les quieren, sino que les otorgará la fuerza necesaria para ayudar a forjar un Milton mejor.
T, Spanish, Romance & Family, chapters: 6, words: 20k+, favs: 4, follows: 8, updated: 8/20 published: 7/24/2017
395Milton's Mill Master: A Variation of North & South » by JuliaDaniels John Thornton has not recovered well from the strike at his Marlborough Mills. He goes to London and the Great Exhibition to secure investors with the help of Mr. Bell. Margaret is deeply grieving the loss of her mother. When her father declares they will move to Milton so he can run a boy's school, she is worried, but after meeting John, Milton looks far more appealing!
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 33, words: 154k+, favs: 157, follows: 300, updated: 8/3 published: 7/26/2015
179The future must be met, however stern and iron it be » by elanne Margaret receives a letter from Mr Bell that throws her into despair. She is forced make a choice that wasn't meant to be hers, but the consequences are not hers alone to deal with.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 9, words: 67k+, favs: 59, follows: 151, updated: 7/23 published: 4/14
16 Winter's End by KylieKyotie Thornton refuses to let Margaret go.
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 819, favs: 14, follows: 9, 7/17
459A Marriage of Convenience » by Sophia Quills So the title is self-explanatory. The story is about our two favourite people falling in love.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 13, words: 68k+, favs: 152, follows: 335, updated: 7/13 published: 9/24/2016
1k+Suppression » by coldie voldie There is a word that exposes the very soul of John Thorntons relationship with Margaret Hale. One word which defines their love, their life, and their desperate pursuit of one for the other. One word that ties together each shared moment, and embodies every aspect of a battle not so easily won: Suppression.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 39, words: 161k+, favs: 322, follows: 635, updated: 2/19 published: 8/5/2012
38 Revelations at Outwood Station » by MorganAW During the fateful encounter at the Outwood station, Mr. Thornton witnesses the altercation between Frederick Hale and Leonards. The sight of Miss Hale's distress spurs him to intervene. *Chapter 8 and Epilogue added 1/12
K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 9, words: 26k+, favs: 56, follows: 19, updated: 1/11 published: 1/4
339Look Back, Come Back to Me » by VictorianBubble What if Margaret Hale did look back at Mr Thornton as she was about to leave Milton forever? The stories continues after Margaret visits the Thornton's to say goodbye and to give Mr Thornton her father's book. Book and series based.
K, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 26, words: 39k+, favs: 251, follows: 463, updated: 1/3 published: 3/9/2014
91 Is Patience A Virtue? » by Jayne DLM Sequel to Is It Ever Too Late? Chapter 2 and 7 rated M. This story is set 18 years after Margaret leaves for London in North and South and 2 months after John and Margaret come to an understanding and are engaged. Maria and Robert are being forced to wait until Maria turns 18 before they can formally commence their courtship.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 16, words: 24k+, favs: 32, follows: 71, updated: 11/30/2017 published: 9/8/2015
17 A Circumstance of Tolerable Similarity » by MorganAW Thirty- seven years after she finally married the love of her Life, a 64 year old Lady Anne Wentworth (nee Elliot) observes a curious interaction at the Great Exhibition in London. When she sees Margaret Hale and John Thornton playing through the same melodrama that she and her husband acted out so many years ago, she feels she must intervene. *This is a Persuasion crossover
K+, English, Romance, chapters: 16, words: 52k+, favs: 32, follows: 16, updated: 11/10/2017 published: 11/3/2017
419Poles Apart » by JulesAusten82 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?
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 13, words: 57k+, favs: 276, follows: 637, updated: 9/20/2017 published: 5/27/2012
78Solace » by Leona2016 John Thornton and Margaret Hale struggle with their own ghosts of the past, present and future, but what if they found solace in each other's company when they needed it? What if their mutual attraction proved too strong to resist? And if they do give in to it, will they lose or gain the other's love? A retelling of North and South, book and series based.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 30k+, favs: 50, follows: 99, updated: 8/15/2017 published: 1/10/2017
393A Very Kind Friend » by GotaBingley Distressed by her mother's death and afraid for her brother's life, Margaret Hale turns to prayer for comfort and guidance. The answer she receives will force her to swallow her pride and depend upon another. But will she be able to do so?
K+, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 20, words: 72k+, favs: 105, follows: 210, updated: 7/17/2017 published: 4/12/2017
181 I Dare Not Hope » by prettytimemachine Horror/Supernatural AU. Margaret and her father are left penniless as they both try to recover from the loss of her mother when they move to Milton. Nothing is what it seems as Margaret realizes something is not right in this dark mysterious town. When strange and unexplainable things start to happen, Margaret can only wonder if the secretive Thornton's have anything to do with it.
T, English, Supernatural & Mystery, chapters: 21, words: 99k+, favs: 67, follows: 110, updated: 7/7/2017 published: 4/15/2014
35First proposal redone » by Babelvr54 What would happen if John had expressed his feelings before asking for marriage, and Margaret had thought about her words before speaking them? The story is better than the summary, please read and review.
K+, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 6, words: 6k+, favs: 34, follows: 55, updated: 5/1/2017 published: 4/5/2017
144A Better Understanding » by Owlkin If Margaret had time to pick up those abandoned gloves, muse over what she said, and receive a few words of advice from Mr. Bell.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 17k+, favs: 69, follows: 168, updated: 4/23/2017 published: 1/31/2015
504Not a Gentleman » by Tintinnabula An alternate imagining of Mrs. Gaskell's story, assuming Margaret had been hurt more seriously on the day of the riot. Intertwines elements of both the book and the BBC series, but focuses less on angst and more on the relationship of John and Margaret. Disclaimer: I do not own these characters, but am only presuming to borrow them for a while.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 24, words: 141k+, favs: 193, follows: 318, updated: 4/23/2017 published: 9/18/2016
65 Holly and Ivy » by GotaBingley Mr. Thornton's mind is turned to his friend Mr. Hale during what should be a joyful season. But can it be joyful for those who have lost those dearest to them? And what of Mr. Hale's daughter and the burden she must bear? Is there a chance for happiness amid grief?
K+, English, Romance & Spiritual, chapters: 4, words: 16k+, favs: 67, follows: 46, updated: 12/20/2016 published: 12/6/2016
46 That woman! » by Ikuko Mrs. Thornton awaits her son's return. With mills failed and house to be given up she expects nothing but more grief in the future. Mostly series based. Extrapolating the train scene on the subsequent behavior of Mr. Thornton and Miss Hale.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 14k+, favs: 59, follows: 82, updated: 11/25/2016 published: 2/24/2013
235Coming Home with Me » by Halo0912 I always thought there should be a scene at the end of the miniseries where we actually saw things get resolved outright between Margaret and Mr. Thornton. I am expanding on this idea after a great beginning. Reviews are most welcome!
T, English, Romance, chapters: 13, words: 29k+, favs: 237, follows: 382, updated: 11/16/2016 published: 7/10/2011
5En el Norte » by jdthne Continuación de Norte y Sur
K, Spanish, Family & Romance, chapters: 6, words: 8k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 11/2/2016 published: 12/21/2012
10 Dare Not Believe by MissJamieAnn A one-shot of the infamous proposal scene that combines the amazing-yet different-words from both the original Elizabeth Gaskell novel and BBC miniseries.
K+, English, Romance & Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 13, follows: 6, 9/25/2016
160North and South - Revelations from Le Havre and Helstone » by fis What if Thornton's visit to Le Havre and Helstone revealed more than he'd bargained for. An AU story based on the timeline from the book before Hale died, with events from TV miniseries all in the mix
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 22, words: 60k+, favs: 81, follows: 147, updated: 7/29/2016 published: 10/29/2015