61 An Itch Under The Skin » by Angelswing236 Mary has a problem. Tom has a solution.
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 37, words: 60k+, favs: 8, follows: 7, updated: 9/25 published: 8/29, Mary C., T. Branson
101 Pressure Point » by AlexisRose84 Gymnast star, Anna Smith, goes to visit her dear friend, Mary, for a holiday. Anna tries to get her friend to admit her deep feelings for her childhood crush, Matthew. Meanwhile, Anna sees Dr. Bates, who is concerned about her wellbeing. Anna/John Mary/Matthew and Anna/Mary friendship. Modern AU Complete
Downton Abbey, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 27k+, favs: 11, follows: 17, updated: 9/5 published: 7/30, [Anna S., J. Bates] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
5 A Miracle in the Midst of September by Glowstar826 Miracles happen all the time, so why shouldn't one occur for Matthew Crawley? An AU where Matthew doesn't die in that stupid car crash. First story in the "Miracle" AU.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 15k+, favs: 10, follows: 5, 8/17, [Matthew C., Mary C.] [Robert C., Cora C.]
18 Something New by AndAllThatMishigas In honor of Elizabeth McGovern's 60th birthday (July 18, 2021). Cora tries something new in the midst of coming to terms with changes in her life.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Family, words: 6k+, favs: 11, follows: 3, 7/18, [Cora C., Robert C.] T. Branson, Henry T.
64 Yes » by Mmfan1 Matthew has finally proposed to Mary again in 1920. This story continues from that moment covering missing moments after their engagement until their wedding.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 20, words: 64k+, favs: 18, follows: 20, updated: 7/2 published: 2/19, [Matthew C., Mary C.]
11 Love Comes To Us All by AndAllThatMishigas 1928. Cora and Robert spend some time with their grandchildren and tell stories of the past.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 14, follows: 4, 6/11, [Cora C., Robert C.] Sybbie B., George C.
147 Lucky One » by AlexisRose84 They say that she's the lucky one- she's pretty sure they are wrong. Anna's life is changed in an instant and Mary's life has been put on hold for over six months, as she's unable to speak with the man she truly loves and confide her deepest secrets with him. Anna/John Mary/Matthew Modern AU. Complete.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 19, words: 46k+, favs: 9, follows: 9, updated: 5/12 published: 3/31, [Anna S., J. Bates] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
51 From Yorkshire to New York » by andromedacrawley "What about what you said? About... about caring too much?" "Since when has loving someone been a bad thing?" After their love affair turns sour, Tom leaves Downton seemingly for good. A few months later, Mary leaves to live with her grandmother in Manhattan, only for their paths to collide once more.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 15, words: 30k+, favs: 9, follows: 7, updated: 3/29 published: 3/13, [Mary C., T. Branson]
56 Cucumbers and Buttermilk » by WhatsABriard With only 8 months of marriage under their belts, Robert and Cora are invited to a week-end house party. Features insecurity, stable bells, sex and sandwiches. Pre-canon.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, chapters: 6, words: 11k+, favs: 19, follows: 15, updated: 3/17 published: 3/7, Robert C., Cora C.
7 Loved By You by andromedacrawley "That's not what I meant," Matthew assured her, hand moving to hers, which was resting in his stomach. He felt her ring there as he moved her hand up, before brushing his lips over her knuckles. "I meant that... well, I love being loved by you." Moments from Mary and Matthew's honeymoon.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 6, follows: 5, 2/14, [Mary C., Matthew C.]
4 Dancing Around the Obvious by andromedacrawley It was then that Tom realized the record had stopped playing. When it had happened, he couldn't say, but they kept swaying back and forth, more slowly than before. Tom didn't want to stop... didn't want to relinquish this rare chance to hold her in his arms.
Downton Abbey, K, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 2/14, [Mary C., T. Branson]
144 I Think He Did It » by AlexisRose84 Mary Crawley's best friend, Anna, has gone missing. When the police prove to be inefficient with this case, Mary goes to Private Investigator, John Bates, for help. Complete
Downton Abbey, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 29, words: 63k+, favs: 13, follows: 18, updated: 2/6 published: 12/14/2020, [J. Bates, Anna S.] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
89 New Normal » by andromedacrawley Many relationships consist of a couple dating, falling in love, getting engaged, moving in together, marrying, having children, and becoming a family. Tom and Mary are no different— only they do things out of order. When they are forced to quarantine with their children in the 2020, their friendship is altered irrevocably. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance, chapters: 26, words: 165k+, favs: 18, follows: 17, updated: 1/30 published: 8/5/2020, [Mary C., T. Branson] Sybbie B., George C.
25A Matter of Duty » by cxe128 After the war, Downton Abbey is in danger of financial ruin. Robert comes up with a seemingly perfect plan: Sybil will marry Larry Grey to save the estate. But there is one problem: Sybil does not love Larry — instead she is in love with Tom Branson, the socialist chauffeur. AU. Tom/Sybil.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 7k+, favs: 9, follows: 12, updated: 11/15/2020 published: 1/1/2020, [Sybil C., T. Branson] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
87I Carry Your Heart » by ameliapemerson A story in my Mary/Matthew Hearts and Bones universe. World War II finds Downton at war once again and Mary and Matthew must face new challenges as their eldest children are putting their lives in danger.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 10, words: 36k+, favs: 15, follows: 23, updated: 9/26/2020 published: 9/3/2018, Matthew C., Mary C.
458A new baby, a new business » by cc71 The S6CS finished with Mary gestating a baby, while Henry and Tom are starting their business. Let's continue those and some other storylines from the final season. More characters than the 4 we can select, including the children. (also continues ideas and characters from our other work, 'Honeymoon and Settling In')
Downton Abbey, T, English, chapters: 99, words: 807k+, favs: 79, follows: 101, updated: 7/28/2020 published: 8/30/2016, Mary C., Edith C., T. Branson, Henry T.
16 Let You Live » by andromedacrawley "It's strange," she mused, "how you cannot possibly know everything there is to know about one person and yet fall in love with them anyway." "That's not me, love." His fingertips were rubbing her shoulder. "You know everything that's important." In which Tom and Mary travel to Ireland for a funeral and learn more about one another. Sequel to Come Alive.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 7, words: 46k+, favs: 17, follows: 14, updated: 7/26/2020 published: 6/7/2020, [Mary C., T. Branson]
42If Things Were Different » by cforrester2000 Starts at the beginning of Series 2. Matthew was on leave in London, with Lavinia, and he runs into Mary. One moment of passion leads to a Long string of problems for both Mary and Matthew, And maybe perhaps one really good thing.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 28k+, favs: 13, follows: 26, updated: 4/4/2020 published: 11/15/2019, Matthew C., Mary C.
18A Center Story: The Edge of the Abyss by lilyrowan1 What was Matthew's darkest time after his injury? A "missing moment" from The Center of My Heart, as well as a bit of epilogue with George in 1921.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 8, follows: 3, 2/28/2020, Matthew C., Mary C., George C.
792 Ghosts of LA » by makealist James and Juliet get their happy but not perfect ever after. They make it off the Island because Kate never goes back. Things come to a head when she inadvertently re-enters their life in 2008. Plus, lots of Miles.
Lost, T, English, chapters: 60, words: 228k+, favs: 93, follows: 46, updated: 1/4/2020 published: 10/14/2010, Juliet, Sawyer