102 Can We Be Whole Again? » by SidsCookies A surprise decision may give Margaret the family she desperately wants in the wake of her parents passing. However, there are still many obstacles to overcome before she can find peace.
North and South, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 20, words: 75k+, favs: 38, follows: 97, updated: 8/9 published: 1/23/2020
64After The Train Station Incident » by Giscarme After the Outwood Train Incident. Before the investigation by Inspector Mason. Margaret is forced to leave for London. People talk and a marriage of convenience would have to take place.
North and South, M, English, Romance, chapters: 14, words: 42k+, favs: 50, follows: 88, updated: 4/25/2020 published: 10/18/2019
472Poles 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?
North and South, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 14, words: 62k+, favs: 324, follows: 726, updated: 2/18/2020 published: 5/27/2012
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.
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 41, words: 168k+, favs: 380, follows: 728, updated: 4/8/2019 published: 8/5/2012
78Forget Me Not » by Superagaentv Anne Elliot has not returned to her home in eight years, since she sent the love of her life away. Frederick Wentworth has spent the last eight years building his fortune to forget the girl who broke his heart. Fate brings them together in an unexpected, and curious, way. A modern retelling of Persuasion, by Jane Austen. Ratings may change over time.
Persuasion, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 22k+, favs: 42, follows: 88, updated: 2/23/2019 published: 10/23/2016
25North and South: a Continuation » by GigiBeck A continuation of North and South Book by Elizabeth Gaskell picking up in the back parlor after the agreement between Margaret and John. Lots of fluff and smut mixed with historical probability and accuracy (as best as possible).
North and South, M, English, Romance, chapters: 11, words: 24k+, favs: 73, follows: 128, updated: 6/19/2018 published: 3/26/2018
55 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
North and South, K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 9, words: 26k+, favs: 135, follows: 48, updated: 1/11/2018 published: 1/4/2018
97 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.
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 16, words: 24k+, favs: 40, follows: 74, updated: 11/30/2017 published: 9/8/2015
32 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
North and South, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 16, words: 52k+, favs: 100, follows: 32, updated: 11/10/2017 published: 11/3/2017
429A 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?
North and South, K+, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 20, words: 72k+, favs: 169, follows: 286, updated: 7/17/2017 published: 4/12/2017
175North 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
North and South, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 22, words: 60k+, favs: 104, follows: 170, updated: 7/29/2016 published: 10/29/2015
148 Where You Go » by april.lizzy A continuation of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South. The story starts where the novel ends.
North and South, T, English, Romance & Spiritual, chapters: 22, words: 21k+, favs: 134, follows: 177, updated: 7/20/2016 published: 8/2/2014
99 Margaret Hale, with less pride and prejudice » by Gaskellian What if Margaret Hale was less prejudiced against Milton in general and the Thorntons in particular? What if she was less proud and more friendly?
North and South, K, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 29, words: 48k+, favs: 102, follows: 110, updated: 3/21/2016 published: 9/6/2015
734 North and South Retold » by Sophia Quills North and South with more arguments, more pain, more friendship, more love, more forbidden soft touches. Same story but more.
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 40, words: 141k+, favs: 359, follows: 313, updated: 12/22/2015 published: 11/24/2014
247First Impressions and Other Minor Catastrophes » by Ready Freddy A modern retelling. Margaret Hale leaves her rural hometown to join her parents in the industrial city of Milton, Maine. Amidst her mother's failing health and her father's crisis of faith, she meets John Thornton, the mercurial owner of Malborough Electrics.
North and South, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 23, words: 61k+, favs: 116, follows: 206, updated: 12/8/2015 published: 7/4/2013
272 In Glorious Sunlight » by emn1936 He knew Margaret would not take kindly to being forced into a marriage against her will. If the best that could be said before was that she didn't like him, he knew she would hate him now.
North and South, T, English, Romance, chapters: 10, words: 42k+, favs: 287, follows: 191, updated: 11/1/2015 published: 8/16/2015
248 Mother Knows Best » by fis A what if fan fiction. What if when John asks Mrs. Thornton to speak to Margaret about the incident at Outwood Station, Margaret is more forthcoming about the Hale family secret?
North and South, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 17, words: 55k+, favs: 230, follows: 187, updated: 9/8/2015 published: 4/5/2015
294 Is It Ever Too Late? » by Jayne DLM What if John never found out the truth about Margaret's brother? What if Margaret never had a business proposition? This story is set approximately 18 years after Margaret bid the Thornton family farewell and left for London. Rated M for chapter 11 onwards. Sequel up now 'Is Patience A Virtue'
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 24, words: 38k+, favs: 98, follows: 142, updated: 9/8/2015 published: 11/7/2014
182 The Error of Judgment » by Ikuko The shock of sudden death of Mr. Hale crushes Mr. Bell, rendering him unable to bring the sad news to Margaret himself. He is forced to delegate the terrible duty to the only one he can entrust it: his friend and tenant Mr. Thornton.
North and South, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 44k+, favs: 268, follows: 260, updated: 7/23/2015 published: 4/3/2013
88As Time Goes By » by NeverIsTheEternal "It's still the same old story, a fight for love and glory, a case of do or die. The world will always welcome lovers as time goes by" - Herman Hupfeld. This is a continuation of the novel with light 2004 movie influences. I do not own the lyrics to As Time Goes By or the world and characters of Elizabeth Gaskell.
North and South, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 7, words: 22k+, favs: 86, follows: 99, updated: 8/11/2014 published: 5/22/2014
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