447Heart of Mine » by mr-and-mrs-bates After going through a bitter divorce, the last thing John Bates is looking for is love. Upon arriving back in Downton to work with his old friend, Robert Crawley, John meets and falls for a lovely waitress named, Anna Smith. Anna is a single mother trying to escape and forget a troubled past. Will the two finally find the happy ending they are both searching for?
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 32, words: 216k+, favs: 94, follows: 176, updated: 11/13/2018 published: 2/2/2014, [J. Bates, Anna S.] [C. Carson, E. Hughes]
125Awake my Soul » by rjwritergirl Anna Smith is 16 years old and has just been signed up for an arranged marriage. John Bates is an soldier who needs a wife to tend his home while he's off at war. Anna has always wanted to marry for love and it's love at first sight when she meet's John. But it's been reduced to a business transaction. When her husband comes home wounded is this Anna's chance to make him love her?
Downton Abbey, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 16, words: 25k+, favs: 46, follows: 89, updated: 12/4/2016 published: 3/19/2014, J. Bates, Anna S., OC
1 One Last Goodbye: Until the End » by BatmanLoonaticsFan96 The final chapter in the "One Last Goodbye" sequence
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 2, words: 45k+, favs: 11, follows: 4, 5/7/2016, [Garrus V., Shepard]
991Finally Finding Forever » by Awesomegreentie Modern A/U John Bates is an international acting sensation who has just bought a vacation home in St. Andrews. Anna Smith is a grad student at St. Andrews University. When John hires Anna as his house sitter will the two of them finally find forever?
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 76, words: 210k+, favs: 103, follows: 142, updated: 7/28/2015 published: 3/24/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
262Old Wounds Revisited » by Eady of Old When the shrapnel in Bates' knee shifts unexpectedly, the pain is nearly unbearable. Will he and Anna be able to cope with the change in his circumstances, or will it be enough to finally break them apart?
Downton Abbey, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 21, words: 56k+, favs: 41, follows: 77, updated: 8/12/2014 published: 4/3/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
96All This Time: A Resurgence of Love » by Katherine75 Anna never stopped loving John Bates after he disappeared 3 years ago. Under the encouragement of friends, she found a new way of life, met someone, and was lingering toward a wedding day- when fate established itself dramatically. This is my first AU. But after season 4, I desperately wanted one! I hope you enjoy- plenty of drama, romance, plot twists and hopefully a few giggles.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 12, words: 52k+, favs: 21, follows: 41, updated: 7/13/2014 published: 1/29/2014, Robert C., J. Bates, Anna S., Gwen D.
351 Not With Haste » by katamarann "Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light." - Helen Keller :: The worlds of Anna Smith and John Bates become unexpectedly entwined, as they both question everything they've based their lives upon. :: Modern A/U
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 30, words: 168k+, favs: 94, follows: 65, updated: 4/16/2014 published: 1/1/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
154 No Shepard Without Vakarian » by Inkess My version of the FemShep/Garrus romance throughout ME3. Follows the game's plot, but there are also alternatives. The final chapter is up! Includes EC stuff! (Complete.)
Mass Effect, T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 16, words: 49k+, favs: 71, follows: 55, updated: 7/16/2012 published: 5/3/2012, J. Garson, Garrus V.