4k+Petal in the Rain » by pratty-prongs-princesse Trapped in a snobbish muggle boarding school, Lily Evans mischievously escapes for one night, fatefully encountering London's most eligible bachelor, Lord James Potter. As their muggle and magical worlds collide, can their love survive amidst two wars? Set in 1940 during the Battle of Britain. A story of love, war, magic and deception.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 37, words: 304k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 1/18 published: 12/13/2005, [James P., Lily Evans P.] Sirius B., Severus S.
2k+To Call A Place Home » by missmusicluver Harry won the war. It's months afterwards and unexpectedly, he's literally picked up off the face of the world and shoved into another. One where Harry Potter died a long time ago. Where the Potter family's still fighting a war against a Dark Lord that's ruling the world one muggle murder at a time. They say he's their only hope. Harry doesn't really want in.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 21, words: 130k+, favs: 9k+, follows: 12k+, updated: 1/7 published: 8/31/2013, Harry P., Sirius B., James P., Lily Evans P.
4k+Every Other Midnight » by Kathryn's NomDePlume Professor Potter and Head Girl Lily Evans... The Dark Decline
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 85, words: 997k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/4/2021 published: 1/7/2008, James P., Lily Evans P.
592An Unexpected Attraction » by thegingerhairedlass A telling of the Marauders Era and the romance that shaped it all. Lots of teenage angst & romance spanning from the Marauders' seventh year until the end of the First Wizarding War. It's going to be a bumpy ride!
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 97, words: 648k+, favs: 680, follows: 747, updated: 1/31/2021 published: 1/1/2015, James P., Lily Evans P., Marlene M., Alice L.
58In Loving Memory » by Kailenth After GoF, starts going AU from OotP's chapter three. After attempts to escort Harry to safety fail and he ends up in a cell in Malfoy Manor, all seems lost. He gets some surprising company; his parents. Is their elation at being reunited short lived, or can Harry finally get to know his parents? Rated M for violence and bad language. NOW UPDATING ON ARCHIVE OF OUR OWN ONLY
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 39k+, favs: 141, follows: 208, updated: 3/31/2020 published: 10/14/2014, Harry P., James P., Lily Evans P.
330The Twelve Days of Christmas » by pratty-prongs-princesse With Alice and Frank's impending nuptials on Christmas Day, Lily Evans is back home for the holidays. As maid of honour, she's unexpectedly thrown together with the best man, James Potter, who has seemingly changed since their graduation. This is a Christmas love story about how the two school rivals went from hate to lust to love while planning a wedding.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 68k+, favs: 229, follows: 312, updated: 11/13/2019 published: 11/23/2010, James P., Lily Evans P., Alice L., Frank L.
194Alternative Rebirth » by Nellark 31st October 1981: Lord Voldemort is dead. The world is full of chaos, fear and grief. James and Lily Potter, who ended this war, have a life to repair.
Harry Potter, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 36, words: 162k+, favs: 235, follows: 373, updated: 10/22/2019 published: 7/8/2013, James P., Lily Evans P.
203Castle on the Hill » by ac0llecti0n0fn0nsense After graduating Hogwarts, Lily finds herself quietly fighting the First Wizarding War from an Order of the Phoenix safe house in Scotland as a potions mistress. As the war escalates, Lily and James learn about love, fear, and what it means to grow up.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 33, words: 209k+, favs: 147, follows: 199, updated: 8/9/2019 published: 3/9/2017, [Lily Evans P., James P.]
28No Headlights in Paradise » by Danielle218 Timing wasn't right and love decided they didn't belong but memories are magic. So they slipped into a dark paradise... Follow the story of James & Lily through Hogwarts to the Order of Phoenix were time is their looming adversary.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 109k+, favs: 42, follows: 60, updated: 7/9/2019 published: 6/21/2015, James P., Lily Evans P.
564 7 Years, 6 Months, 4 Days » by TMBlue Hermione tries to cope with life after Ron's death, but what if all she thought she knew about what happened to him so many years ago was a lie?
Harry Potter, M, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 111k+, favs: 328, follows: 245, updated: 3/20/2019 published: 10/21/2017, [Hermione G., Ron W.]
152 Of Three Times Lily Evans Changed Her Mind About James Potter » by JustGail It wasn't supposed to end the way it did. And we all know exactly how it ended. Had things been different, they would have lived a long, happy life together, with three children and a cat. But had things been different, they might have never fallen in love in the first place. Or maybe they would have. Jily fic. Rated M for much later chapters and for mature themes. I own nothing.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 40, words: 124k+, favs: 207, follows: 276, updated: 9/29/2018 published: 4/25/2014, [Lily Evans P., James P.] [Dorcas M., Marlene M.]
251A Ray of Light » by caramelsong After being forced into an aristocratic marriage, Lily Evans found herself joining the Order of the Phoenix with her new husband,who may not be as bad as she thought.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Tragedy, chapters: 13, words: 63k+, favs: 186, follows: 299, updated: 7/20/2018 published: 6/11/2011, James P., Lily Evans P.
113Notwithstanding » by Mellifluous Violet A Ron and Hermione breakup story and the series of events that might bring them together again. Post DH, lots of angst, Romione all the way. Rated M for future chapters.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 10, words: 34k+, favs: 58, follows: 87, updated: 5/30/2018 published: 2/16/2018, [Hermione G., Ron W.]
14Survival » by Shadow1993 What if Lily and James survived October 31st 1981? What if, to keep their survival a secret, they chose to go into hiding as muggles? This is the story of the mischief they got up to during Harry's time at Hogwarts and of how the wizarding world came to know that they had survived Voldemort's attack.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Fantasy, chapters: 5, words: 4k+, favs: 43, follows: 63, updated: 5/24/2018 published: 8/9/2014, Harry P., James P., Lily Evans P.
391The Road to 100 » by jewishwondergirl Or ninety-nine times James asked Lily out and the one time she asked him. It's James and Lily's seventh year of Hogwarts, and they're growing closer. But also growing is the threat of dark forces—is there time for romance when death is just around the corner? Art by Viria.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 44, words: 99k+, favs: 244, follows: 383, updated: 3/19/2018 published: 6/10/2015, Sirius B., Remus L., James P., Lily Evans P.
42Desperation » by when-the-silence-ends There is more to the magic that saved young Harry Potter Halloween night than anyone realized. If it had not been for the day eighteen year old Harry Potter auror in training went to investigate a case of strange magic in Godric's Hollow and found both his parents alive and well after seventeen years of being dead, then no one would have been the wiser.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Angst, chapters: 14, words: 25k+, favs: 127, follows: 189, updated: 3/4/2018 published: 5/16/2015, Harry P., Ron W., James P., Lily Evans P.
393Together Again » by Richard Cypher Wands are finicky things... What if that night in the graveyard actually did bring Harry's parents back to life? Life just got a bit more complicated and nothing will ever be the same.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 28, words: 75k+, favs: 982, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/9/2018 published: 5/23/2012, Harry P., James P., Lily Evans P.
232Dignity » by MortalCity "He's in love with the idea of me, maybe, but…he's not in love with me." MerDer. Post 4.11. Derek was dating, and Meredith was fine, but one night in a bar changed everything.
Grey's Anatomy, M, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 14, words: 91k+, favs: 280, follows: 370, updated: 9/23/2017 published: 4/25/2008, Derek S., Meredith G.
93Getting Over Him: A Twelve Step Program » by AllIWannaDo Getting Over James: A Twelve Step Program. It's as simple as that, says Lily following her breakup with James. But is getting over her one true love as easy as she thinks? (Rating changed as a precaution.)
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, chapters: 18, words: 53k+, favs: 26, follows: 58, updated: 8/20/2017 published: 7/14/2007, James P., Lily Evans P.
13The Art of Flirting » by PaintedBlank Lily's friends are giving her advice on how to flirt with James Potter, the object of her desires, but the results are disastrous due to a combination of misunderstandings, Lily's version of "flirting", a memory charm gone wrong, and general teenage awkwardness.
Harry Potter, T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 15k+, favs: 14, follows: 24, updated: 7/21/2017 published: 11/28/2013, James P., Lily Evans P.