93Struggling to Keep Going » by winchestergirl1 Follows Ryan's life in Chino before living with the Cohens. Sandy gets involved and tries to help but can't do as much as he'd like right away. Eventual Sandy Ryan bonding and comfort. Bit of language. Mentions of abuse
O.C., T, English, Angst, chapters: 16, words: 33k+, favs: 69, follows: 95, updated: 7/24/2015 published: 12/8/2011, Ryan A., Sandy C.
127Helping Ryan » by bobbiejod After the Oliver incident in Season 1. Child services find out about Ryan's school troubles and take him away. Sandy and Kirsten do everything they can to try to get him back with some help from an unlikely source. New chapter for you guys!
O.C., K+, English, Family & Angst, chapters: 24, words: 57k+, favs: 76, follows: 110, updated: 10/24/2013 published: 9/27/2011, Ryan A.
159That's What Friends Are For » by tcsportsmed7 After Luke's dad goes public with his sexuality, his life spirals out of control. Ryan is there for him during his darkest hour. Meanwhile, a severe illness threatens to send the life that Ryan's been trying to build with the Cohens crashing down on him.
O.C., K, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 42k+, favs: 97, follows: 145, updated: 10/1/2013 published: 12/12/2010, Ryan A., Luke W.
49Caring for Ryan » by albfic Ryan had never known care while growing up, but now the Cohens are going to show him what it is all about.
O.C., K+, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 15k+, favs: 93, follows: 88, updated: 10/21/2012 published: 9/22/2011, Ryan A.
38For The First Time » by tcsportsmed7 Ryan never met Sandy and ended up in a group home. Years later, he meets Summer in the town where she attends college. They fall in love and have a child, but then fall on extreme hard times. Can their marriage survive when everything else falls apart?
O.C., K, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 5, words: 32k+, favs: 16, follows: 21, updated: 11/22/2011 published: 10/19/2011, Ryan A., Summer R.
30 It's a Mom Thing » by Lisa O'Brien REPOST - The Cohen Family faces a medical emergency that can either strengthen their bond, or pull them apart when Ryan suffers appendicitis.
O.C., T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 68k+, favs: 171, follows: 33, 7/3/2010, Ryan A., Kirsten C.
109Deception » by fleeting fancy AU version. Sandy didn't go in when he dropped Ryan off in the pilot. Ryan has been trying to make it on his own but reaches out to Sandy for help, only for Kirsten to throw up roadblocks. Kirsten's a cold one in this one. That may or may not change;
O.C., T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 38k+, favs: 51, follows: 67, updated: 12/29/2009 published: 5/6/2008, Ryan A.
165 A Family on Paper » by ChampagneWishes Set in Season 1 after the events of "Casino Night". Ryan has a new home and new legal guardians, but what's it going to take for him to realize that he's actually a member of the family? Sick!Ryan/Ryan&Cohen Clan Bonding
O.C., K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 20, words: 27k+, favs: 125, follows: 64, updated: 7/15/2009 published: 5/29/2009, Ryan A., Kirsten C.
988 Best of Intentions » by muchtvs Sequel to Thursday Afternoon. The Cohens and Ryan deal with the aftermath of Thursday's revelation. Oh the drama, part two. Adult language.
O.C., T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 32, words: 155k+, favs: 187, follows: 96, updated: 4/30/2009 published: 7/22/2004
150 Where we stand » by ChampagneWishes Ryan gets the flu during his first winter with the Cohens. How will the Cohen clan plus 1 cope? How will Ryan deal with weakness in front of his new family? Will Marissa be too lost in her own drama to be helpful? Don't you just love a sick helpless Ryan?
O.C., K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 22, words: 13k+, favs: 81, follows: 65, updated: 4/9/2009 published: 3/28/2008, Ryan A.
200Long Way From Home » by fleeting fancy This is my first fic. A different version of Ryan's dad's arrival in Newport. Consider this an AU altogether for your sanity. Frank shows up in Newport unexpectedly and wreaks havoc on the Cohen household, leaving Sandy and Kirsten to pick up the pieces.
O.C., T, English, Drama, chapters: 33, words: 98k+, favs: 85, follows: 74, updated: 3/20/2009 published: 1/8/2008, Ryan A.
92 Heading For Disaster » by KKLax13 One meaningless soccer game could change Ryan's life forever...who will be there to help him recover? Rated T just in case. Please read and review, it's my first fan fiction!
O.C., T, English, Angst, chapters: 14, words: 25k+, favs: 61, follows: 23, updated: 3/16/2009 published: 3/1/2009, Ryan A.
46A Beautiful Noise » by fleeting fancy AU story of how Ryan came to Newport. Rated M for language, mature themes and mention of rape. Nothing graphic.Eventual Cohen plus one.
O.C., M, English, chapters: 4, words: 30k+, favs: 48, follows: 56, updated: 2/18/2009 published: 11/7/2008, Ryan A.
177Twist of Fate » by O.C.Annie AU Season One, In The Pilot Kirsten asks Sandy, What if this is all a scam? What if he's just using you to case the house?" In this story it is the truth, but not by Ryan's choice.
O.C., T, English, chapters: 18, words: 86k+, favs: 69, follows: 71, updated: 12/8/2008 published: 9/26/2006, Ryan A.
108 Lock Down » by cheekymice AU set in the first season. In showing loyalty to his brother Trey, Ryan finds himself sentenced to thirty six months in the harsh Herman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility.
O.C., T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 12, words: 31k+, favs: 75, follows: 58, updated: 9/25/2008 published: 6/15/2007, Ryan A., Sandy C.
197 Heist » by cheekymice Set post finale. A trip out for lunch does not go to plan. They thought spending more time with Ryan would help him but they didn't mean for this.
O.C., M, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 18, words: 50k+, favs: 93, follows: 46, updated: 1/18/2007 published: 7/24/2006, Ryan A.
78 Soccer OUCH! » by storymom For annie35 at LJ she wanted Ryan gets hurt at a soccer game, but doesn't tell Kirsten & Sandy. Set in Season 1.Epilogue posted.
O.C., K, English, chapters: 5, words: 12k+, favs: 107, follows: 41, updated: 9/13/2006 published: 7/31/2006, Ryan A.
174 Chicken Pox » by storymom PG just to be safe, but seriously doubt that's needed. I'm thinking that the title is self explanatory. It's about Ryan, and well, Chicken Pox. COMPLETE
O.C., K+, English, chapters: 7, words: 19k+, favs: 91, follows: 29, updated: 7/5/2006 published: 10/5/2004, Ryan A.
748Fading » by Vancouverite Ryan is sick. It's not anything he can challenge to a fist fight. Seth can't bore it to death with mindless chatter. It's nothing Sandy can sue and take to court. For once, everyone is helpless. Chapter twenty two FINALLY up!
O.C., T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 22, words: 112k+, favs: 216, follows: 154, updated: 6/11/2006 published: 2/6/2005, Ryan A.
110Breaking The Cycle » by cheekymice A sequel to 'Come Undone'. Ryan gets a late night call that awakens his protective side and threatens to dredge up past issues for him. Rating change...now M.
O.C., M, English, Angst, chapters: 11, words: 28k+, favs: 33, follows: 23, updated: 3/17/2006 published: 11/2/2005, Ryan A.