18I loved you once ? ! » by AdoraCoraElizabeth We meet Robert (47) and Cora (44), when they are having four girls. Mary (22) Edith (21), Sybil (18) and her twin sister Charlotte (18). Charlotte is in a relationship with Kieran (30), but Robert disapproves it. His opinion is pushing Charlotte away from the family. Is the marriage between Cora and Robert strong enough to survive this?
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 15k+, favs: 4, follows: 6, updated: 3h published: 5/10, Cora C., Robert C.
31One in the Same » by njbrennan Modern AU: Carson is enjoying life as a successful hotelier in Yorkshire, when he is troubled to learn that a new inn has opened up in town, operated by Ms. Hughes and Mrs. Patmore. Carson and Hughes become instant business rivals. But unbeknownst to them, they have been anonymous penpals for years. When the truth comes out, how will they respond? Inspired by You've Got Mail.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, favs: 4, follows: 14, updated: 3h published: 5/13, C. Carson, E. Hughes, Mrs Patmore
2 Hold Me A Little Closer by AndAllThatMishigas In honor of the US opening of Downton Abbey: A New Era and in celebration of DreamOfRagtime's birthday, here's a little story of Cora and Robert leaving France and after. Spoilers for the movie.
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 2, 6h, [Robert C., Cora C.]
56Blind Man's Bluff » by adamsforthought A modern Anna-Bates AU, based on a prompt by Terrie. The last thing John Bates, the botanist, remembers studying before losing his sight in the jungle is a photograph of an unknown, beautiful woman that he cannot seem to forget.
T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 9, words: 8k+, favs: 8, follows: 17, updated: 7h published: 9/12/2014, [Anna S., J. Bates]
41Secrets We Keep » by AlexisRose84 Two years ago, John left Downton Abbey with his wife, Vera. Now he has returned, anxious to see the love of his life, Anna and anxious to see if she still loves him as much as he loves her. Season 2 canon divergent story. John/Anna
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 19k+, favs: 3, follows: 22, updated: 11h published: 2/7, [Anna S., J. Bates] E. Hughes
1The Different » by MrsRJLupin Milo Ashby relies on her brother and father as they develop their technical business with the support of Lord Grantham. Before Lord Crowborough there was Ernest, who shamed, dared, mystified and excited Thomas Barrow. But he was always accompanied by his little sister. This is how a strange, and mixed up child becomes the closest friend of the Abbey's most controversial servants.
T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 31, words: 123k+, updated: 12h published: 4/23, E. Hughes, Thomas, T. Branson, Daisy
57Just One More Minute » by R. Clearwater "Elsie," Charles didn't want to push these boundaries. Going from the status of formerly engaged to good friends did make things tricky, "I really have no desire to put you in an awkward position. But I was wondering if you might be willing to consider the possibility of––" [Of a happy life together, the three of them, as it was meant to be.]
K+, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 8, words: 28k+, favs: 9, follows: 14, updated: 14h published: 3/22, C. Carson, E. Hughes, OC
51 In Need of a Wife » by GraceBe When Isobel reluctantly agrees to help Doctor Clarkson, she finds herself in messy situation... My first attempt to write something for DA after almost six months. Don't take this too seriously. It's just some light-hearted fun.
K+, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 14k+, favs: 3, follows: 13, updated: 15h published: 4/28, Isobel C., Dr. Clarkson, D. Merton
9Love Story (Rosamund’s Version) » by slcxieazx It's 1890, and Rosamund's first season in London. She's faced with a dilemma: go through with the engagement her family have arranged or follow her heart.
K, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 8, words: 13k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 16h published: 4/12, [Cora C., Robert C.] Rosamund P., Violet C.
50 Already Have My Heart » by TheQuietDreamer A new patient has arrived at the hospital and has captured Isobel's attention. What can the nurse do to help?
K+, English, Family, chapters: 14, words: 53k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 18h published: 10/13/2020, Isobel C., D. Merton
7 Key is in the planning by Chelsieobsessed1980 Elsie is trying to gain Charles's attention, the night before he goes to France, but he is so preoccupied with other things, that he barely notices her. Fortunately she has a secret weapon ;-)
T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 18h, C. Carson, E. Hughes
1k+Downton Abbey 1926 » by Edward Carson A Season 7 project. This story takes up Downton Abbey where Julian Fellowes left it, beginning midway through 1926. This is a serious attempt at a "real" season, embracing all the major characters, and most minor ones, and major/minor plotlines for each of them. There will be 11 episodes plus a Christmas Special. Rated T for allusions to mature subject matter.
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 73, words: 352k+, favs: 110, follows: 192, updated: 23h published: 12/31/2016, Robert C., C. Carson, E. Hughes, Thomas
36RAINBOWS » by I love music Thomas returns to his childhood home
T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 33, words: 78k+, favs: 6, follows: 4, updated: 5/22 published: 11/9/2019, J. Bates, Thomas, Anna S., P. Baxter
9Supernatural Tale Of Downton Abbey » by Ribeiro1896 Seasons 3 and 4 AU - With Matthew s death, Mary makes a deal with the devil, to bring her beloved back to life, not realising that she had just exposed her family to a dangerus curse. (story refixed and republished.
K, English, Angst & Supernatural, chapters: 6, words: 13k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, updated: 5/21 published: 5/12, Matthew C.
3 First love by tabulacarat They say we can't forget our first love... Anna knows John is her first love.
K, English, Romance, words: 467, 5/21, J. Bates, Anna S.
33 Missing Moments » by Marina Ka-Fai Petite collection de moments dits, évoqués, qui auraient pu se passer dans le canon de la série mais qui n'ont pas été montrés dans la série.
T, French, chapters: 16, words: 8k+, updated: 5/21 published: 5/25/2021
21Consequences and Control » by Sara K M AU from episode 1 x 4. When Mary's encounter with Pamuk has more consequences, she is determined to still control the situation. Meanwhile, Cora is desperate to help her daughter despite the circumstances. Will also include the Mary/Anna and Cora/Martha relationships.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 25k+, favs: 13, follows: 20, updated: 5/21 published: 2/12, [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Cora C., Robert C.]
1 Crossroads by Angelswing236 When it comes down to it, the one man who is always there for Mary isn't her husband. Spoilers for Downton Abbey: A New Era.
K, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 5/21, Mary C.
58The Creggan White Hare » by phantomwriter05 PROLOGUE - in 1935, Haunted by a past tragedy of which he was blamed by his family, a young adventurer searches an abandoned Gilded Age Manor in Newport, Rhode Island for a precious heirloom of the once Levinson family. But danger lurks around ever corner as he is hunted by Mercenaries hired by a former Ottoman Noblewoman to avenge her son who died long ago in Lady Mary's bed.
T, English, Adventure & Mystery, chapters: 10, words: 135k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, updated: 5/21 published: 6/8/2019, Mary C., Sybbie B., George C., Marigold
26Not expected » by lifeissgoodz Events around, leading up to and after the wedding of Edith and Anthony. This was most definitely not expected.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 8, words: 13k+, favs: 3, follows: 10, updated: 5/20 published: 2/9/2021, Edith C., Anthony S.
12Missing scenes by Nathea I didn't get my fill of love between Charles and Elsie in the film, so I took the liberty of writing it. Pure Chelsie Rated T
T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 8, 5/20, C. Carson, E. Hughes
67The Most Miraculous One Of All » by AndAllThatMishigas When the Countess of Grantham became unexpectedly and miraculously pregnant in the summer of 1914, no one knew what would be in store. Everyone in the Crawley family-Cora, Robert, Mary, Matthew, Edith, and Sybil-as well as the downstairs staff who serve them all must cope with their unexpected circumstances. Rewrite of end of s1 and the war years.
T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 15, words: 42k+, favs: 30, follows: 55, updated: 5/19 published: 3/7, [Robert C., Cora C.] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
36Not With A Bang » by CaptainoftheUSSTardis (Star Wars AU) The noble House Crawley rules the peaceful Inner Rim planet of Grantham and has so far been free from the tyranny of the Empire in the sixteen years since the fall of the Republic. But after the mysterious deaths of the two Crawley heirs, and the arrival of the new heir, it becomes harder for the Crawleys to guard their rebellious secrets.
T, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 8, words: 50k+, favs: 9, follows: 16, updated: 5/19 published: 9/25/2019, [Mary C., Matthew C.] [Sybil C., T. Branson]
327 If Love Finds You Worthy » by AlexisRose84 Sometimes, love finds us in the most unexpected of ways. Sometimes, it catches us off guard and you fight against what was there and when you finally accept it, everything falls into place. Anna/Mary over the decades. AU Canon COMPLETE
T, English, Romance & Tragedy, chapters: 83, words: 202k+, favs: 18, follows: 25, updated: 5/19 published: 6/2/2021, [Anna S., Mary C.] E. Hughes
32All Your Colours » by bellacaecilia A collection of Cobert one-shots throughout the series where every chapter is centred around a colour and its symbols.
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 7, words: 15k+, favs: 7, follows: 12, updated: 5/18 published: 7/31/2021, [Cora C., Robert C.]