92Tired of Waiting for You » by Laina Lee Although Anne broke her engagement with Frederick, she still expects a successful Frederick will return for her eventually and so decides to take steps to prepare herself for their long-awaited future. Her dreams are answered when Sophia Croft acts on Frederick's behalf to bring Anne to him. UPDATING and FINISHING in 2023. Posting semi-regularly now.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 33, words: 58k+, favs: 41, follows: 113, updated: 10/29 published: 10/21/2018
136Would I! » by mrswentworth1904 The year is '08 and Frederick Wentworth has returned to Kellynch. How will Anne Elliot take the news? What about the formidable Lady Russel and the smitten Charles Musgrove? Written as a follow on from 'When I Returned to England' but can also be read as a stand alone.
K, English, Romance, chapters: 37, words: 72k+, favs: 74, follows: 142, updated: 8/28 published: 3/6/2019
5 Upon A Common Path by ANGSWIN Frederick and Anne first met upon a common path near the edge of the village.
T, English, Romance, words: 628, follows: 1, 8/7
5 Long Overdue Conversation by JenJBS Frederick and Lady Russell have a long overdue conversation.
K, English, words: 674, follows: 1, 7/6
19For All Those Whom We Love and Value » by Vaneria Potter When Admiral and Mrs Croft leased Kellynch Hall, Mrs Croft's brother was not their only guest. The daughter of an Officer stationed in the East Indies, Phoebe Weirbrook had sailed to England to marry, only to be met with rejection. Dependant on the kindness of the Crofts, could the value of a friend make a difference in the lives of two women, both suffering disappointed hopes?
K+, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 9, words: 17k+, favs: 11, follows: 27, updated: 5/1 published: 12/27/2022
12 My Ration for All Eternity » by Grignard Based on Eva Ibbotson's A Countess Below Stairs. Sir Walter Elliot lost both his wife and middle daughter in Bath. Years later, housekeeper Anne is looking forward to her new employment at Kellynch Hall. The expected arrival of a young naval officer is sure to make one lucky woman happy beyond her wildest dreams.
K+, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 6, words: 11k+, favs: 13, follows: 23, updated: 8/5/2022 published: 5/13/2022
6The Double Date by roothlace Frederick Wentworth is determined to get over Anne Elliot; it been eight years after all, so he decides to start seeing Louisa Musgrove seriously. Sure, she young and they have nothing in common but it's time and she's available. It's a good solid plan which works until they go out on their official first date
K+, English, words: 839, favs: 2, follows: 12, 7/22/2022
Drabbles of Despondency and Vignettes of Vindication » by Kalee2332 A series of "Persuasion" based shorts that dig into various aspects of canon. There are a mix of modern and Regency settings, including a modern version of the Wentworth letter.
T, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 7, words: 7k+, favs: 1, follows: 5, updated: 7/3/2022 published: 5/29/2022
5If Only There Was A Word Called Adulting » by Kalee2332 A modern Persuasion "what-if", with Anne and Frederick deciding to remain engaged the first time around, instead of breaking up, while coping with all the challenges that broke them in canon - war-induced separation, a starter income, and family disapproval. Yet, in accordance with the song "Both Sides Now", they find bliss amidst all the struggles.
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 10, words: 99k+, favs: 3, follows: 7, updated: 5/14/2022 published: 12/17/2021
1 Can't Keep My Eyes From the Circling Sky » by Kalee2332 (Repost in new account with edits & new chapter notes) Modern Persuasion, told 50-50 from Frederick's and Anne's first person POVs. Sequel to "Just an Earth-Bound Misfit, I" with a bunch of canon and diversity Easter eggs, as well as a diverse soundtrack of songs. Frederick has left the military and is making his way both to becoming Captain Wentworth and his Anne again.
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 15, words: 75k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 2/24/2022
2 Frederick's Fiasco by Kalee2332 A humorous modern take on the "I beg your pardon madam, this is your seat" scene in canon "Persuasion". From the same modern AU as "Can't Keep My Eyes From The Circling Sky", but with an alternative outcome that speeds things up a good deal.
T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 1/27/2022
279 From Where You Are » by luna leigh At 21, Anne had everything: good friends; the promise of an exciting career; love. Then everything fell apart. 8 years later finds Anne living a life she never imagined for herself, but the arrival of her ex-love is about to shake everything up again. A modern Persuasion where Anne is a pianist and teacher while Captain Wentworth made his fortune and fame as an actor.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 12, words: 69k+, favs: 284, follows: 189, updated: 1/22/2022 published: 2/19/2010
3 So, this is love by Rhea Olympus One-shot. Frederick and Anne in post wedded bliss, a pre-dawn interlude.
T, English, Romance, words: 856, favs: 22, follows: 4, 1/22/2022
5Philia » by Rhea Olympus An observation of the power of Philia (the love man has for his friends) as told through our favourite sailors. Previously uploaded as Moments from James and Fanny. Title revised thanks to the advice of a much appreciated review.
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 17, words: 28k+, favs: 3, follows: 5, updated: 1/21/2022 published: 1/20/2018
Just An Earth-Bound Misfit, I » by Kalee2332 (Repost in new account with edits) A modern-day Persuasion prequel, focusing on the depth of the young Anne and Frederick's love, and how hard they tried to do the right thing by each other. Yet, sadly, they face unfortunate circumstances that test them beyond their limits, young as they are, which is how they end up in Persuasion. Canon and diversity Easter Eggs abound!
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 15, words: 40k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 1/15/2022
5 For She Would Never Alter by Kalee2332 This fic builds on the idea from BaymaCabo's one-shot, "Happy With Her Love". It branches off from the scenario where Anne is taken ill at the Great House, and takes a different route in which she is taken to Kellynch Hall to recover instead. As she recuperates, Captain Wentworth has some revelations that cleanse and heal his bitterness from the situation in the year six as well.
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 26, follows: 7, 1/10/2022
2 Performance and Potential by Kalee2332 A humorous Regency parody, set in 1808. Lady Russell is in London when she comes upon a matchmaking seminar aimed at society matrons. As the instructress guides the class to rate their charges' suitors on a matrix of performance and potential, Lady Russell is in for some unexpected revelations.
K, English, Humor & Parody, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, 12/16/2021
7 Happy With Her Love by BaymaCabo Anne is sick, but of course, no one bothers to take care of her. So now she is at a dinner at the Great House, but she can't hide anything from Fredrick. As soon as he realizes that she is unwell, his love bursts forth, uncontrollable, and he is determined to get her the help that she needs.
K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 36, follows: 13, 11/7/2021
3 Letting Her Know by glockcourage Based solely on the movie 'Persuasion' in 2007 where Frederick's sister (and brother-in-law) never have an inkling who Anne was to Frederick.
K+, English, Romance & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 8, follows: 2, 11/4/2021
4Shining Like Stars by forcverandalways Frederick and Anne are dancing together for the first time since they got engaged.
K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 445, favs: 3, follows: 5, 8/28/2021
47Easily Persuaded » by kahhtina A modern AU of Jane Austen's Persuasion! Anne is an English graduate student who runs into the refused Frederick Wentworth as she begins her studies. Drama ensues!
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 13k+, favs: 12, follows: 46, updated: 7/25/2021 published: 5/5/2015
26 What if? » by PumpkinFlower32 Frederick Wentworth has got all you could need to be happy. But he can't shake the feeling that something is missing. Love. He came close once, but was rejected. And now his mind keeps wondering... What if?
K+, English, Drama, chapters: 25, words: 20k+, favs: 17, follows: 34, updated: 7/24/2021 published: 8/22/2020
85 Silver And Grey » by GleeGeneration23 A Persuasion AU: Anne marries at the request of Lady Russell and while her marriage grants her a son it is not a happy one. Captain Wentworth returns to the county to visit his sister but finds a very changed (and very widowed) Anne Elliot. But can time really find a way to heal all wounds?-NOW COMPLETE
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 17, words: 54k+, favs: 75, follows: 99, updated: 6/6/2021 published: 8/23/2020
7 None But You by ppemberleys in which wentworth realizes his mistake much sooner and the the timeline between anne elliot and himself is moved up. similar to no indeed and attempted style mirroring, hopefully it's readable and satisfying. also used taylor swift, we were happy (from the vault) lyrics
K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 12, follows: 8, 4/19/2021
27 Friendship » by Juliette Rouge Who knows how precious, friendship can be? What can a man do to restore happiness to a friend? A 12 chapters story about loss, friendship and love. Constructive criticism will be appreciated. If you've enjoyed this novel you could also appreciate my romance "Complementary" by Juliette Rouge, it's a longer Persuasion variation you can find on Amazon.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 12, words: 14k+, favs: 13, follows: 12, updated: 1/7/2021 published: 11/20/2020