173Foolish Passions » by Elizabeth Hades *Formerly titled: MISSIVES & MISUNDERSTANDINGS* If the missive had met its mark: What would have been if the stone had struck John Thornton instead of Margaret Hale on that fateful day at Marlborough Mills? A tense, angst-ridden HEA retelling of North and South from the day of the riot, both book and TV miniseries based. UPDATED WEEKLY
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 19, words: 99k+, favs: 87, follows: 116, updated: 5/28 published: 5/3/2020
31The Beauty and the Dusk » by shiseidored How do you recover from an unimaginable loss? Gilbert Blythe and Anne Shirley are a year into their marriage and are both trying to deal with the loss of their baby, Joyce. Each think the other blames them for the death and each try to hide their pain. Gilbert loves Anne but has lost hope and Anne loves Gilbert but has a secret she can't tell.
Anne of Green Gables series, K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 7, words: 13k+, favs: 12, follows: 18, updated: 5/13 published: 4/16/2022, Anne S., Gilbert B., Joyce B., Susan B.
139A Misguided Mistake » by darkpartofmydestiny After an unexpected encounter on the night of the dinner party, Margaret tries to understand her new feelings for Mr Thornton amidst the trials of life in Milton. A mid canon retelling of North and South with more kissing.
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 12, words: 46k+, favs: 110, follows: 225, updated: 3/23 published: 2/15/2020
55The Coming of Spring » by AvonleaGirl After six years apart, Anne and Gilbert both find themselves starting anew in the seaside town of Glen St. Mary, trying to overcome the past and forge into the future. The last thing either of them expects – or hopes for – is to run into each other. But fate cannot seem to keep them apart. Soon enough, their lives begin to intertwine – slowly, yet inevitably – once again.
Anne of Green Gables series, K+, English, chapters: 5, words: 10k+, favs: 29, follows: 73, updated: 2/6 published: 7/16/2018
854Mount Desire » by Formerly known as J It was meant to be a marriage of convenience. But when Anne Shirley is forced to wed her spurned lover Gilbert Blythe in order to save her beloved Green Gables from being inherited by Sloanes, the sparks really begin to fly. Their marriage is much more than either Anne or Gilbert bargained for. As the trouble mounts, so does the desire…
Anne of Green Gables series, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 36, words: 108k+, favs: 200, follows: 303, updated: 2/2 published: 1/2/2021, Anne S., Gilbert B.
591The Land of Heart's Desire » by MrsVonTrapp What if Marilla and Matthew had adopted a boy? Who would Anne have become without Green Gables and all it represented? What of Gilbert growing up without the one who is his touchstone? How are they different and yet which things remain blissfully similar? And who is that red haired girl at Redmond? Sometimes Providence catches up with you. Traditional in tone; AU in concept!
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 35, words: 251k+, favs: 215, follows: 303, updated: 1/27 published: 9/9/2017
208 For Duty and Honor » by Jesna22 Rey is sold in marriage to Supreme Leader Kylo Ren, a man known for his violent temper. After their nuptials, Rey is taken to Kylo's bedroom for a bedding ceremony.
Star Wars, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 70, words: 164k+, favs: 175, follows: 189, updated: 12/19/2022 published: 6/4/2021, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, Rey
317A Mother's Final Gift » by TheScribblerCMB As Thornton battles bitterly with Margaret's rejection, and she in turn struggles to come to terms with her true feelings for the northern mill owner, an ailing Mrs Hale decides to intervene. Will her final gift to her daughter be enough to save this classic couple?
North and South, K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 34, words: 277k+, favs: 59, follows: 97, updated: 12/8/2022 published: 6/21/2020
17 Turned Back Upon the Past by MrsVonTrapp Anne, having rejected Gilbert's proposal, finds she has a change of heart, with the help of some poetry, a walk... and a spooky encounter. An Anne of the Island-set one-shot for OriginalMcFishie's 2022 Halloween challenge.
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 10, follows: 5, 10/31/2022
244 A Life Together » by darkpartofmydestiny After their chance reunion at the train station, John and Margaret return to Milton. Margaret uses her new wealth to search for a purpose, John struggles to come to terms with his past failings - and they must learn to live with each other. (M version is up on Archive of Our Own) Contains some instances of strong language. Complete
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 40, words: 188k+, favs: 129, follows: 124, updated: 10/6/2022 published: 4/9/2019
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: 40, follows: 95, updated: 8/9/2022 published: 1/23/2020
623Not 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.
North and South, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 29, words: 173k+, favs: 285, follows: 452, updated: 2/13/2022 published: 9/18/2016
689 The Letter by Luv22 While at Netherfield, before the assembly, Mr. Darcy discovers a letter young Elizabeth wrote years earlier to her future husband. One-shot.
Pride and Prejudice, K+, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 793, follows: 1k+, updated: 10/27/2021 published: 8/24/2018, Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy
1k+Catching Moonlight » by Catiegirl History hinges on little things. A proposal averted, a football game that someone was not meant to attend. When Anne and Gilbert begin their junior year, a mishap of Blythe/Shirley proportions threatens to undo everything that the two of them have worked for. The only way to get out of the resulting mess is the same way they got into it- together.
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 42, words: 256k+, favs: 390, follows: 444, updated: 9/26/2021 published: 2/26/2018
102Wildest Dreams » by Assets135 Anne remains in Kingsport the summer after her Junior year to work at the local library. Gilbert also remains in Kingsport for the summer to work in a hospital. Relying on each other more than ever, in the hazy summer heat, their friendship grows and changes into something more. When summer ends, they must decide to leave it all in the past or make a true go of it. Mild AU.
Anne of Green Gables series, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 13, words: 31k+, favs: 81, follows: 136, updated: 9/21/2021 published: 1/13/2020, Anne S., Gilbert B.
106 An Unlikely Telling » by LizzyEastwood This is a story of how Anne of the Island, and subsequently Anne and Gilbert's days at Redmond, might unfold if the roles were reversed and Anne was the one pining for Gilbert while he was the one blissfully oblivious to her (and his own) feelings.
Anne of Green Gables series, K+, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 8, words: 31k+, favs: 63, follows: 90, updated: 9/17/2021 published: 2/6/2021, Anne S., Gilbert B.
56 The Ask » by lollercakes Anne is looking to fill a lonely summer in Kingsport but has one problem - she hasn't quite figured out the whole intimacy thing yet. With a moody poet on the horizon, what better way to learn than to practice with her best and most trust-worthy friend?
Anne of Green Gables series, M, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 14, words: 44k+, favs: 111, follows: 48, updated: 7/9/2021 published: 9/10/2019, Anne S., Gilbert B.
118 A Bend in His Road » by oz diva Gilbert gives the Avonlea School teaching job to Anne and their relationship blossoms.
Anne of Green Gables series, K, English, Friendship & Family, chapters: 17, words: 43k+, favs: 33, follows: 29, updated: 7/4/2021 published: 11/11/2020, Anne S., Gilbert B., John B., Marilla C.
575 Train wreck » by groovymumma Will Darcy is a serious actor who wishes women would leave him alone. Bess Bennet has come to London to study, and certainly doesn't have time for romance. He looks down on upstart Australians and she's a reverse snob. An accident and a matchmaking best friend bring them together, but will they hit it off or just really, really detest each other? Modern P&P, HEA eventually.
Pride and Prejudice, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 26, words: 70k+, favs: 227, follows: 422, updated: 6/13/2021 published: 6/12/2018, Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy
I Need You, Now » by reylolove44 A short Reylo story. The Force bond between Ben and Rey opens up during a Resistance meeting Rey is attending. She finds it difficult to focus when Ben starts whispering passionate, naughty things that make her breath catch in her throat... Extremely NSFW. It will only be 2 chapters.
Star Wars, M, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 29, follows: 9, 2/14/2021, Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo