1k+A Girl You Knew » by La Donna Ingenua AU Matthew marries a very much alive Lavinia, and the show that flopped keeps flopping and the dance they danced keeps playing in their heads. Mary realizes she is not the only girl in the world, but a girl he once knew and decides to do the unexpected. While Mary comes back to life, Matthew realizes what he's given up. It's not what you think...or could it be? As of Chap 31, M.
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 44, words: 116k+, favs: 236, follows: 345, updated: 12/1/2015 published: 8/20/2012, Matthew C., Mary C.
485A Very Modern Arrangement » by Kavan After his injury and her engagement, Matthew and Mary move forward. Chapter 31 is up!
Downton Abbey, K, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 32, words: 188k+, favs: 158, follows: 307, updated: 11/22/2015 published: 10/21/2011, Matthew C., Mary C.
158The Rightful Heir » by Athena mou When Matthew lost his courage and never asked Mary to marry him, she left England. Trying her luck in America the Crawleys don't expect her to ever come back. In 1925 Parliament passes the new inheritance law, and everything changes. When Mary returns a 2nd time, it is clear that things will never be quite the same again. Will Matthew be able to convince her to stay this time?
Downton Abbey, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 32, words: 113k+, favs: 93, follows: 182, updated: 12/23/2014 published: 8/29/2012, Mary C., Matthew C.
325For Ye Devour Widows' Houses » by AnniellaEyes Season 1 altered back-story: Mary married Patrick before he perished on the Titanic and so, with Matthew becoming heir, she has been twice denied her inheritance.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 17, words: 91k+, favs: 150, follows: 289, updated: 7/8/2013 published: 11/14/2011, Mary C., Matthew C.
388A Thousand Moments » by RighterB Modern AU in which Mary is a grad student in Chicago and Matthew is a hedge fund investor/ part-time lawyer/ multi-millionaire who is in need of a nanny to care for his 5 year old daughter. Romance and Angst ensue in this multi-chapter story. Long time reader, first time author.
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 127k+, favs: 142, follows: 223, updated: 3/8/2013 published: 6/26/2012, Mary C., Matthew C.