Tall Tales and Fairy Tales A handsome young prince named Joseph goes out into the world to seek his fortune, where he earns the ire of the dragon guarding the country's money. ATEOTD-verse deleted scene featuring a sleepless child, a Boswell ego, an angry DHSS lady and and an attempt at a fairy tale gone horribly wrong. Est. Joey/Martina.
Bread, T, English, Humor & Family, words: 2k+, 5/10, [Joey B., Martina]
24For Better or Worse » While Adrian returns from Scotland happily married, Joey remains behind, shattered after being left at the altar by Roxy. The Boswells struggle to adjust to life without Joey at the helm, until Martina, fed up with him not turning up to sign-on, decides to take matters into her own hands and bring him back. Fix-it for the finale, slight AU. Joey/Martina (eventually).
Bread, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 12, words: 53k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, updated: 3/30 published: 4/18/2020, [Joey B., Martina]
13 Here, where the world is quiet » Years of abuse behind her counter take their toll. Martina hits breaking point. A terrified Joey holds the shattered pieces in his hands. ATEOTD series conclusion, set decades after the show finishes, established Joey/Martina. Trigger warnings: dark themes, mental health issues.
Bread, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 12, words: 98k+, updated: 10/9/2020 published: 2/22/2020, [Joey B., Martina]
2 Cheat Joey Boswell might be cunning, devious and full of tricks when it comes to cheating the DHSS. But that doesn't mean he can play cards. (Oneshot with a Joetina chaser.)
Bread, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, 4/25/2020, [Joey B., Martina]
38 The Absurd Academy » If you have heard of a series called Harry Potter, you would be better off reading that instead. Only misery and woe awaits if you read about the Baudelaire children's time at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. Such horrors lie inside as elves that cook lavish dinners, sorting ceremonies, humans with horse bodies and a very dangerous flying sporting match.
Harry Potter & Series Of Unfortunate Events, T, English, Humor & Fantasy, chapters: 4, words: 12k+, favs: 35, follows: 42, updated: 4/2/2020 published: 3/15/2018, Harry P., Violet B., Klaus B., Count O.
2 Veritas in Vino After Roxy stands him up on their holiday, Joey indulges in a few too many glasses of wine, and does something he may regret. Martina can't contain her amusement when she receives his drunken letter. Set during the Series 4 Christmas special, mild Joey/Martina.
Bread, T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 5k+, 3/22/2020, [Joey B., Martina] Roxy
9 The Fear of God and Earwigs » 'His Auntie Nellie was right when she said everything he had belonged to someone else.' A look back on the mistakes Shifty Boswell made, and the four people who most shaped his life. ATEOTD. Shifty/Martina, Shifty/Celia, unrequited Martina/Joey, implied unrequited Shifty/Joey.
Bread, M, English, Drama & Friendship, chapters: 7, words: 78k+, updated: 3/14/2020 published: 10/29/2017, Shifty B., Joey B., Martina, Celia H.
1 The Opal Joey Boswell finds a nasty surprise on his doorstep. While he frantically tries to get rid of it, Martina becomes fed up with his superstitious behaviour, and learns more than she wanted to about what it means to be a Boswell. Slightly cracky fic, ATEOTD-verse, est. Joey/Martina.
Bread, T, English, Humor & Family, words: 19k+, 1/26/2020, [Joey B., Martina] Lilo Lill, Yizzel's Mate
1A New Challenge Elliot has had a stressful day, and the Janitor has the perfect cure for her stress: a good dose of pranking JD. Janitor/Elliot
Scrubs, T, English, Humor & Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 6/27/2017, [Elliot R., Janitor] John D./J.D.
2 Our Joey and the Milkman Allowing Billy access to a camera turns out to be a big mistake. Based on a conversation between Billy and Adrian in Series 5.
Bread, T, English, Humor & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 1/3/2017, Billy B., Adrian B., Joey B.
3Pride and Propriety If only Robert Timmins' family would know their place. (Joke fic, parody of Robert Timmins' obsession with his PRIDE.)
Lark Rise to Candleford, T, English, Parody & Family, words: 728, 6/18/2016
3 Do You Still Believe in One Another? If the founder member of your family is gone, Jack wonders, are you still a family? ATEOTD. In memory/honour of Carla Lane, RIP. Trigger warnings: Major Character Death.
Bread, T, English, Tragedy & Hurt/Comfort, words: 13k+, 6/3/2016, [Jack B., Leonora C.] Grandad
2 Cards on the Table Valentine's Cards written, given, received and forged by Joey Boswell across the years. Joey/Roxy, Joey/Martina, Billy/Julie
Bread, T, English, Romance & Family, words: 3k+, 2/12/2016, [Joey B., Martina] Billy B., Roxy
4 The Christmas after the year preceding For the first time in their lives, the Boswells won't be spending Christmas together, and the breakdown of their family unit is weighing on everyone's minds. ATEOTD, set weeks after the show's finale, told only from the POVs of the non-Boswells.
Bread, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 16k+, favs: 1, 12/30/2015, Martina, Roxy, Irenee, Connie
2 Cheese Wreaths and Christmas Punch Susie is all ready to share her traditional Christmas drink with Caroline, but with interruptions from Rosie, Eileen and the rest of the Guild, it looks like her peaceful Christmas Eve won't be so peaceful after all. Giftfic for Sev.
Jam & Jerusalem, T, English, Humor, words: 4k+, favs: 2, 12/17/2015, [Caroline M., Susie] Eileen P., Rosie B.
3 People in Edible Houses Shouldn't Throw Icing In which a daft idea is had, a gingerbread house is made (and destroyed) and Martina regrets going along with Joey Boswell's plans for the evening. ATEOTD, Christmas fic, Joetina.
Bread, T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 6k+, favs: 2, 11/30/2015, [Martina, Joey B.]
3 The Unusual First Encounter of Menace and Radio-Gob Nobody pushes in front of Connie when it's her turn. Nobody. ATEOTD. Missing scene from Series 7, Billy and Connie's first meeting in the DSS. Bonnie.
Bread, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 8/24/2015, [Billy B., Connie] Martina
54 The Houseguest » Finding herself broke and facing eviction from her flat, Martina ends up a somewhat unwilling victim of the Boswells' hospitality. Trying to catch them out proves no easier when trapped within the palace of Kelsall Street. Meanwhile, Celia and Joey are engaged in a neighbourly war over the right to park in front of her house. Eventual Joey/Martina.
Bread, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 31, words: 193k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 4/7/2015 published: 9/13/2014, [Martina, Joey B.] Celia H.
3 Talking to Myself Martina indulges in bad habits when she thinks she's alone. (Caution: Ambiguity lies ahead.)
Bread, T, English, Mystery & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 2/13/2015, [Martina, Joey B.]
4 Skiving Off In which becoming a Boswell corrupts the mind. ATEOTD, Joetina for Sev.
Bread, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 1/17/2015, [Martina, Joey B.]