16Dirty Little Secret » by AlexisRose84 Two rival law firms: Crawley & Smith and Bates & Co. Two lawyers who despise each other in the courtroom but have their own dirty little secret. For fun story. John/Anna with Mary. Rated a strong T.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 5, follows: 9, updated: 6h published: 9/10, [Anna S., J. Bates] Mary C.
1Just The beginning by 51stcenturygirl 'He is like porcelain- beautiful and fine, but as if one breath could shatter him.' Richard and Thomas talk after they return from York.
K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 10h, [Thomas, Richard E.]
47Rumor Has It » by AlexisRose84 Everyone is intrigued by the new valet, John Bates, especially Anna Smith. Thomas and O'Brien are intent on finding out what his secret is and if it'll destroy his position at Downton Abbey. Seasons 1 and 2 cannon divergent
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 13, words: 31k+, favs: 6, follows: 13, updated: 11h published: 7/16, [J. Bates, Anna S.] S. O'Brien, Vera B.
10Time and Time Again » by Rosa Clearwater There are moments between them. Beautiful little glances, softly spoken sentiments, an ever-present fondness that slips past the rest of their world, unnoticed. Yet, whether that fondness is noticed or not, it always remains. (Drabbles, oneshots, ficlets –– this will be a journey alongside Chelsie throughout the show).
K+, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 1, follows: 8, updated: 11h published: 9/15, C. Carson, E. Hughes
3Another way by Chelsieobsessed1980 Charles is lying in bed, listening to his lightly snoring wife and his mind wonders about going another way in his/their lives...Because of the topic and some expressions, that I intend to use, the story is rated strong T. Hope you will like it... Legal note: Don't own Charles or Elsie, but they just won't leave me in peace ;-)
T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 4, 14h, C. Carson, E. Hughes
42New Normal » by andromedacrawley Many relationships consist of a couple dating, falling in love, getting engaged, moving in together, marrying, having children, and becoming a family. Tom and Mary are no different— only they do things out of order. When they are forced to quarantine with their children in the 2020, their friendship is altered irrevocably. Modern AU
T, English, Romance, chapters: 12, words: 77k+, favs: 4, follows: 11, updated: 16h published: 8/5, [Mary C., T. Branson] Sybbie B., George C.
6A change in plans » by theDowntonAbbeyfreak The Crawley family face some serious changes, concerning their whole family and staff. What will happen when the money eventually gets too tight? Will they be able to carry on as usual? All these questions, answers come to you by reading! This story follows our Chelsie through the sea of changes and challenges.
K+, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 9, updated: 9/19 published: 9/10, C. Carson, E. Hughes
75No Longer Feels Like Home » by AlexisRose84 Post movie cannon fanfic. John and Anna Bates have been through many things, which has only made them stronger. But now, life threatens to tear them apart. John/Anna with Carson/Hughes, Lady Mary, and Thomas.
T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 12, words: 30k+, favs: 4, follows: 15, updated: 9/19 published: 9/2, [Anna S., J. Bates] [E. Hughes, C. Carson]
91A Charlie That Came To Dinner » by Alonso King of Naples Elsie has her secrets, and they're all about to come out at once.
T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 18k+, favs: 9, follows: 19, updated: 9/19 published: 8/31, [C. Carson, E. Hughes]
5 A Loveless Marriage by andromedacrawley Cora sighed. "I suppose you are right." Her shoulders seemed heavy. "I just wish she could learn to be happy with him." Robert squeezed her hand. "Not everyone is as lucky as you and I." She lifted her head, meeting his gaze. "You are marvelous and kind and beautiful... and if Richard Carlisle had even half your magnificence, I'm sure Mary would love him as much as I do you."
K+, English, Romance & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 3, 9/19, [Robert C., Cora C.] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
6Coming Home » by 51stcenturygirl Thomas and Richard plan on spending their first Christmas together, but events beyond their control threaten to ruin their perfect Christmas. Follows on from 'In Thirty years, I'll Still Love You'.
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, updated: 9/19 published: 9/10, [Thomas, Richard E.] Jimmy K.
150The Wayfaring Stranger » by phantomwriter05 VOLUME I - In the Season of 1936 Eton and Collegian chaps fill the House of Grantham to chance just a glance at Downton's young roses, Sybbie and Marigold. But, in the seclusion of Crawley House, a demon somewhere in the past of Downton's heir looms like a dark cloud over young love's romance in bloom of a grand countryside summer.
T, English, Supernatural & Angst, chapters: 9, words: 146k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 9/19 published: 8/4/2018, Mary C., Sybbie B., George C., Marigold
2 The shame's on him by MarmOTeen A short one-shot, in which I imagine how the "boot room scene" in S4E05 could have gone if Bates hadn't wriggled out the truth from Mrs Hughes first. So, reference to sexual abuse.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, 9/19, J. Bates, Anna S.
36Courage and Cunning » by Eternally Romantic Does one's house really represent who they are? Some seem to think so. AKA that Hogwarts AU that no one asked for but that I wrote anyway.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, favs: 8, follows: 23, updated: 9/18 published: 5/15/2018, [Mary C., Matthew C.]
220To Get To You » by zaibi12 Robert Crawley is the CEO of his family hotel; 'Hotel Grantham'. To increase his hotel's popularity, he hires Cora Levinson Bricker, a woman in her mid 40's following her passion in life. What will happen when two married individuals have their lives turned upside down in their midlife? Modern AU Has almost the entire cast! Enjoy!
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 8, words: 64k+, favs: 39, follows: 48, updated: 9/18 published: 2/9, Robert C., Cora C., Mary C., C. Carson
8That First Year » by JessieBess A look at the first year of Tom and Sybil's marriage. There's adjustments to be made by both and the growing turbulence in Dublin is challenging as is their relationship with the Crawleys.
K, English, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 6, updated: 9/17 published: 9/2, Cora C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
1Facing Together by MarmOTeen An alternative version of the events following Dame Nellie Melba's concert in S04E03.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, follows: 1, 9/17, Mary C., E. Hughes, J. Bates, Anna S.
2 The Other Side Of Thomas Barrow by 51stcenturygirl Phyllis Baxter overhears a phone call between Thomas and Richard and observes how Thomas changes around him.
K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 9/16, [Richard E., Thomas] P. Baxter
4State of Affairs » by themodernteen Mary, Tom, George, and Thomas are kidnapped and held captive by a cunning couple who conned their way into Downton Abbey. The con artists demand the deed of the estate and a high ransom from Lord Grantham in exchange for their safe return, as the captives attempt to escape unharmed before Downton Abbey is lost from the Crawleys forever.
K+, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 9/16 published: 9/1, Robert C., Mary C., Thomas, T. Branson
2 Prise de conscience by Marina Ka-Fai Attendant le train qui la mènerait à Londres, à Edith et à Marigold, Cora ne put qu'amèrement comprendre pourquoi sa fille lui avait caché sa grossesse et qu'elle avait été une bien piètre mère pour sa cadette.
T, French, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 838, 9/16, Cora C., Edith C.
4Family Matters » by HamiltonAsparagus Marion, Richard's mother, mentions something that stirs an idea in Thomas's mind and unlocks a memory long forgotten for Richard.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 9/16 published: 9/9, [Richard E., Thomas] OC, P. Baxter
100Downton Abbey : Secret and Lies » by foolsanddreamer Downton Abbey .. season 5, episode 1 : Downton is on fire. From here starts a little AU now : counting heads to make sure everyone is out and safe, Mr Carson has to find out that someone is missing. This story is about dark places, secrets and lies at Downton Abbey. Hope you will enjoy. Reviews are more than welcome. Rated T for fire and claustrophobia trigger
T, English, Mystery & Romance, chapters: 16, words: 19k+, favs: 17, follows: 28, updated: 9/15 published: 6/23, C. Carson, E. Hughes, OC
11Upstairs or downstairs » by Chelsieobsessed1980 I want to introduce you to the Crawley family and their servants, but if you think it's cliché and you already know them well by now, fasten your seat belts, because you ain't seen nothing yet.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 3, follows: 8, updated: 9/15 published: 9/13, C. Carson, E. Hughes, Anna S., Mrs Patmore
Coronation - 1937 by The Irish Chauffeur A sequel to "Alpine Interlude" which tells of the lives of the Bransons, the Crawleys, and the Schönborns during the Coronation Year of 1937, culminating with a visit by the Bransons and the Schönborns to Downton Abbey in December of that same year. But, nothing is quite what it seems. And while there are storm clouds abroad, there are also problems which are rather closer to home.
T, English, Adventure & Romance, words: 4k+, follows: 1, 9/15, Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
6A Figment of Imagination » by thatkategirl82 After a terrible accident, Molesley ends up in the hospital fighting for his life. While Baxter struggles with the guilt of the accident and the pain of missing her closest friend, she also starts to fear she's losing her mind. If Molesley is unconscious in the hospital, why is it that she keeps seeing him around Downton - especially when no one else can? Post-movie.
K+, English, Friendship & Supernatural, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, follows: 3, updated: 9/14 published: 9/7, Molesley, P. Baxter