3k+The odds were never in my favour » by Antony444 Ten years of life at the Dursleys have healed Alexandra Potter of any good feelings she might have towards her aunt, uncle and cousin, leaving her friendless and sarcastic about life. On her eleventh birthday, a letter sent by a school of magic may give her a providential escape. Except, of course, things may not be that simple for a girl fan of the Lord of the Rings...
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure, chapters: 84, words: 724k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 7/21 published: 9/20/2015
1k+Spells in Silence » by Silently Watches Hazel Potter has always been strange. People say she knows too much and says too little. When Aunt Petunia utters that forbidden word, 'magic', it sends Hazel on a hunt for the truth. If only the Wizarding World could have guided the direction of her search… femHarry with a focus on witchcraft
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 24, words: 129k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/20 published: 2/27/2020, Harry P.
1k+Elfish Welfare » by tyrannicpuppy AU Halloween 1981 and the Potter family has been attacked. But when Sirius arrives, the crib is empty. Harry is missing, presumed dead, but Mipsy knows the truth. She takes care of little master just as Lord Potter's portrait commands her to. Cover by EnchantedPixie495
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 33, words: 186k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 6k+, updated: 6/2 published: 5/25/2018, [Harry P., Hermione G.]
1k+ Acceptance » by AsphodelWolf15 If Vernon and Petunia were so concerned about their image why did they treat Harry the way they did? A child with a bad reputation living in their house forced them to tell tales, when it would have been much easier if they treated him like part of the family. How would Harry have turned out if he was accepted? (This is not for Dumbledore fans)
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Adventure, chapters: 26, words: 184k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 10/11/2020 published: 5/20/2016, Harry P., Hermione G., Neville L., Daphne G.
2k+ Wind Shear » by Chilord A sharp and sudden change that can have devastating effects. When a Harry Potter that didn't follow the path of the Epilogue finds himself suddenly thrown into 1970, he settles into a muggle pub to enjoy a nice drink and figure out what he should do with the situation. Naturally, things don't work out the way he intended.
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure, chapters: 19, words: 126k+, favs: 15k+, follows: 8k+, updated: 7/6/2017 published: 5/31/2017, Harry P., Bellatrix L., Charlus P.
835 The Brightest Witch and the Darkest House » by Belial666 What happens if the 'brightest witch of her age' is very different than Hermione? Would there be a golden trio? Would the fate of Britain be brighter, darker or unchanged? What is dark and what is evil and how much do choices matter? Slow break from canon initially, full break at book 3. Lots of magic, action, reasonably competent Harry and friends, PoV is potential dark witch.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Supernatural, chapters: 78, words: 272k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 12/19/2015 published: 5/29/2015, OC, Harry P., Neville L., Daphne G.
2k+ His Boy » by The-Shy-Quiet-One Peter Pettigrew has been captured and Sirius Black has been cleared of all charges. Now he is determined to raise his godson as his dead best friends wanted. Little Potter characters and humor ensues.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 50, words: 251k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 11/30/2013 published: 3/8/2011, Harry P., Sirius B.
4k+ A Different Halloween » by RobSt Could a chance meeting change history? What would a different Halloween in 1981 mean for wizarding Britain?
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 20, words: 124k+, favs: 11k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 5/26/2012 published: 10/31/2010, [Harry P., Hermione G.]
7k+ The Best Revenge » by Arsinoe de Blassenville AU. Yes, the old Snape retrieves Harry from the Dursleys formula. I just had to write one. Everything changes, because the best revenge is living well. T for Mentor Snape's occasional naughty language. Supportive Minerva. Over three million hits!
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 47, words: 213k+, favs: 11k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 9/10/2011 published: 3/9/2009, Harry P., Severus S.