32Through a Mirror, Darkly » Aaron always wondered when his conscience would get the better of him. He just didn't think that it would happen when the one woman he despised most in his life was at her lowest point. And suddenly, he realises that he's only ever seen the reflection of what she wants to show to the world, and that he wants to get to know her better.
Criminal Minds, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 18k+, favs: 7, follows: 8, updated: 7/8 published: 8/8/2021, A. Hotchner/Hotch, P. Garcia, D. Rossi, Erin S.
162Original Sin » Sometimes, one decision can change the entire tapestry of a person's life. And when Erin decides to share a cab with Aaron following the Adrian Bale case, she finds her life rapidly turning into something she never expected.
Criminal Minds, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 206, words: 278k+, favs: 22, follows: 16, updated: 7/8 published: 7/9/2020, A. Hotchner/Hotch, D. Rossi, Erin S.
104Tell Me Something That Will Change Me » When faced with the tragic similarities between himself and Erin Strauss, Aaron finds himself unable to keep his heart hard to her. But how will the team react to their relationship? Sequel to "Tell Me Something That Will Save Me."
Criminal Minds, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 45, words: 83k+, favs: 30, follows: 43, updated: 7/4 published: 2/15/2012, A. Hotchner/Hotch, Erin S.
3Replicator Redux » What if the Replicator wasn't someone from Strauss's past, but someone much closer to home? How would the team react knowing that they had to bring down one of their own? A/U
Criminal Minds, M, English, Drama, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 8, follows: 10, updated: 7/4 published: 9/30/2017, A. Hotchner/Hotch, D. Morgan, D. Rossi, Elle G.
19But You Could Stay » After Haley's murder, Penelope finds herself falling for Hotch, but when he decides to fake Emily's death, she finds that she can't forgive him for his lies. Will Erin be able to mend that relationship, or will something entirely new be born from the ashes?
Criminal Minds, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 38, words: 64k+, favs: 22, follows: 29, updated: 7/4 published: 9/6/2019, A. Hotchner/Hotch, P. Garcia, Jack H., Erin S.
8A Weekend in the Country » Eager to draw Rossi out of the cocoon of sorrow that he has wrapped around himself following Erin's death, Penelope organizes a surprise weekend at his cabin. However, it's Rossi who has the surprise for them... Sequel to Little Cabin in the Woods
Criminal Minds, M, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 14, words: 23k+, favs: 19, follows: 20, updated: 7/3 published: 9/2/2013, Erin S., D. Rossi, P. Garcia, Alex B.
2 Watching You Climb Alex tries to harden her heart when Erin shows up on her porch in an effort to make her see why she had had to betray her like she did. Alex doesn't want to hear any of it, but when Erin injures herself, she's forced to take a hard look at what Erin has done to her and how she might be able to move forward.
Criminal Minds, T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 3k+, 7/3, Erin S., Alex B.
27Snowflake Designs » Miranda discovers a new designer that she absolutely has to know more about. Will her actions result in the largest bloodbath that Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week has ever seen? And will the BAU be able to save a ghost from their past before she is lost to them once more? Crossover with Criminal Minds!
Devil Wears Prada, M, English, Mystery & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 19k+, favs: 18, follows: 56, updated: 7/2 published: 3/22/2014
27Midnight Caller » Alex thought that she would have trouble becoming a part of her new team, upon returning to the BAU. But a strange midnight caller helps her to find her place. But when she discovers that person's true identity, will she still be able to talk to them?
Criminal Minds, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 33, words: 70k+, favs: 8, follows: 10, updated: 7/2 published: 2/2/2021, A. Hotchner/Hotch, Jennifer J./JJ, Erin S., Alex B.
98The Waves Know » Erin wakes up trapped after thinking that she had died at the hands of John Curtis. But what he has planned for her is so much more than an easy death. Will she be able to escape his clutches as time goes on? And just who is he working with to keep her locked up?
Criminal Minds, M, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 50, words: 65k+, favs: 6, follows: 5, updated: 5/3 published: 11/18/2020, D. Rossi, John C., Erin S., Alex B.
1 Not Like a Best Friend Erin finds herself desiring something that has always been just out of her reach. And then, the opportunity to go after her heart's desire comes, and she jumps at it with relish.
Criminal Minds, M, English, Romance, words: 3k+, 5/3, D. Rossi, Erin S., Alex B.
1A Reason To Start Over New » There are so many reasons not to kiss Penelope Garcia, she knew that very well. But as the months pass by, Erin finds out that there is one very good reason to do just that.
Criminal Minds, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 16k+, favs: 1, follows: 3, updated: 4/28 published: 7/6/2021, P. Garcia, Erin S.
13Not Looking For a Cure » Erin goes looking for answers as to why Spencer Reid has come back to work so soon after losing Maeve. Will the answers she finds do more to help heal her soul than to give her the answers she desperately seeks?
Criminal Minds, M, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 15k+, favs: 7, follows: 7, updated: 3/18 published: 1/27/2013, Erin S.
If Dreams There Be Penelope unexpectedly finds Erin on the roof of their building, saying goodnight to her someone on the evening star, even as she's about to do the same. Will they both experience a Valentine's Day miracle?
Criminal Minds, M, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 8k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, 3/18, [P. Garcia, A. Hotchner/Hotch] Erin S., Alex B.
Something Old, Something New Alex hopes that Erin likes the gift she finally decides to get for Erin for Valentine's Day.
Criminal Minds, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, 2/14, [Alex B., Erin S.]
1 Wasn't Expecting That » Erin was looking forward to her fifty fifth birthday, where she was celebrating both surviving John Curtis and meeting her soulmate. But when the clock strikes midnight, will she see the person she's expecting?
Criminal Minds, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, chapters: 2, words: 10k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 1/23 published: 1/13, D. Rossi, Erin S., Alex B.
Where You Left Me When David leaves Erin alone in their restaurant after breaking up with her, she turns to the only friend that she has. Will Alex be able to help her start to heal?
Criminal Minds, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 3k+, 1/16, D. Rossi, Erin S., Alex B.
9Invisible Smoke » Serena and Cameron both have questions about the story that Alex was telling them. Unable to get a straight answer from her, they head to Somalia to find out the truth of what happened, and bring some closure to their lives. What they find there challenges them, but will ultimately lead to the happy family ending they always wanted.
Holby City, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 13, words: 20k+, favs: 8, follows: 10, updated: 1/5 published: 9/6/2019, Serena C., Bernie W.
Angels Keep Their Watch Penelope finds that digging into things that she shouldn't know about can lead to the first steps in healing another soul. She just never expected who she'd find communion with.
Criminal Minds, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 7k+, favs: 4, 12/31/2021, A. Hotchner/Hotch, P. Garcia, Erin S.
1 The Silence of Snow Alex decides that she needs to get away from everything that was going wrong with her life in Boston. Vermont, however, holds a different sort of drama, something that she was not expecting for Christmas, at all.
Criminal Minds, M, English, Drama & Romance, words: 9k+, 12/25/2021, Erin S., Alex B.