595How Winter Came To Be » by meetmeinstlouie A lonely shepherd, a strange woman, a proud youth and his gentle sister. Love. Loss. Heaven and earth. Gods and mortals, and what happens when they collide. The story about an encounter near a small village proves that there are lasting consequences for both mortals and the divine alike. "...no family is ever what it seems from the outside."
Downton Abbey, T, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 90, words: 460k+, favs: 28, follows: 42, updated: 10/25 published: 1/6/2016, C. Carson, E. Hughes, OC
13An Animagus Christmas » by KPJindrich (This was a writing challenge prompt) Dumbledore is Santa Clause, and Professor McGonagall is Missus Clause, but oh no! They don't know what the children want for Christmas! McGonagall goes undercover as her animagus form to find out what to get them! One-shot. Silly! Very silly! HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
Harry Potter, K+, English, Humor & Parody, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 13, follows: 7, updated: 8/2 published: 12/30/2014, Albus D., Minerva M.
32Till A' the Seas Gang Dry » by Squibstress In this follow-up to Epithalamium, Minerva and Albus venture into the Muggle world to enjoy a romantic winter interlude in Venice. Join them as they board the Orient Express, enjoy some good food, fine art, and, of course, a bit of romance. Story #2 in the Epithalamium Series.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance, chapters: 6, words: 32k+, favs: 35, follows: 21, updated: 6/11 published: 3/3/2013, [Albus D., Minerva M.]
188Cornering A Killer » by Edward Carson Who killed Mr. Green? Concerned for Anna's welfare and exasperated by Scotland Yard, Mrs. Hughes decides to make her own inquiries. This is set sometime in Season 6 and assumes there has been at least one wedding at Downton Abbey. Parallel to the pursuit of the killer, a little Mr. and Mrs. Carson romance unfolds as well. NO SPOILERS.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 87k+, favs: 35, follows: 60, updated: 5/24 published: 8/17/2015, C. Carson, E. Hughes, Thomas
293Come Back To Me Again » by meetmeinstlouie Chelsie, Modern AU. Their paths crossed once in a hot August, forty years ago. He made a promise, and did not keep it. She has a secret, and has kept it. When their paths cross again, will they be able to get past the years separating them, or is it too much to overcome?
Downton Abbey, M, English, Angst & Family, chapters: 15, words: 132k+, favs: 43, follows: 52, updated: 4/26 published: 10/30/2017, C. Carson, E. Hughes
24 selfice by kouw Elsie is so anxious, but Charles calms her down in the same way he has done for the past two decades - Downton Radio universe oneshot
Downton Abbey, T, English, words: 1k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 3/27, [C. Carson, E. Hughes]
377A Brave New World » by LisaDouglas Because no one ever knows where the future of Downton really lies. Cobert's son falls in love with Chelsie's daughter and ignites a class war at the estate. Set at various times from 1896-1945. Mostly Chelsie.
Downton Abbey, T, English, chapters: 54, words: 209k+, favs: 70, follows: 98, updated: 3/25 published: 5/26/2015, [E. Hughes, C. Carson] [Robert C., Cora C.]
562Lessons in Love » by dixiedreaming After returning from her honeymoon, Scarlett overhears a conversation which challenges her preconceptions and makes her wonder whether she hasn't been missing out on something all along. What impact will these unfolding revelations have on her life and how will they affect her relationship with a certain Captain Butler?
Gone with the Wind, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 28, words: 108k+, favs: 193, follows: 266, updated: 1/14 published: 4/14/2016
1k+ A Blessing » by GeordieLass A Chelsie fic set during Series 4, although the story will detour from canon. Mrs Hughes receives an unexpected blessing. Will it help to bring the Housekeeper and Butler closer together? Certainly, their lives will never be the same again. Hope you enjoy x
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 65, words: 121k+, favs: 87, follows: 95, updated: 1/11 published: 4/12/2017, C. Carson, E. Hughes, Charlie
180All The Difference » by meetmeinstlouie A moment between husband and wife in the kitchen downstairs, and speculation about what happens after. He wonders if she is upset with him, but her response, a kiss, and an endearing nickname reassure him otherwise. UPDATE: Originally a one-shot, now an intermittent continuing story.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 11, words: 20k+, favs: 43, follows: 33, updated: 1/1 published: 12/12/2015, C. Carson, E. Hughes
1k+ New Year's Eve » by RhondaStar A modern Chelsie AU. Charles runs a high-class domestic service company; he is smart, successful and single. He reluctantly attends his friend Robert's New Year's Eve party, but things look up when he bumps into property developer Elsie Hughes on the doorstep...
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 52, words: 434k+, favs: 93, follows: 107, updated: 12/31/2019 published: 1/1/2016, C. Carson, E. Hughes
218Go Your Own Way » by LisaDouglas Carson never considered Mrs. Hughes a woman with no standards…
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, chapters: 15, words: 37k+, favs: 32, follows: 61, updated: 10/22/2019 published: 1/5/2016, E. Hughes, C. Carson
83 The Seamstress And The Woodsman » by meetmeinstlouie She is a Scottish seamstress, come to Downton late in life to live quietly alone. He left Downton only once in his youth, and returned to live in the woods on the edge of the estate. Both are outcasts, but will they find common ground?
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 16k+, favs: 12, follows: 24, updated: 10/21/2019 published: 10/1/2019, C. Carson, E. Hughes
205 Together, alone » by gaygirlwinnifred Chelsie fanfiction. After they marry, but before they've consummated it. Lots of smut but lovingly so.
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance, chapters: 121, words: 92k+, favs: 35, follows: 43, updated: 10/19/2019 published: 12/6/2015, C. Carson, E. Hughes
63 Miss Sybbie's question » by Onesimus42 The children of Downton seek out the wisest members of staff to find answers to the burning question of life.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Humor, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 18, follows: 11, updated: 8/8/2019 published: 7/13/2014, [C. Carson, E. Hughes] Sybbie B., George C.
70Dear Prudence » by Lovisa Cansino "But maybe it had been a sign from God. A sign to get the hell out of there, and fast." As Elsie Hughes contemplates the difficult situation she is in, she meets Charles Carson, who might just end up complicating things even more.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 6, words: 13k+, favs: 10, follows: 32, updated: 3/10/2019 published: 2/18/2016, C. Carson, E. Hughes, Mrs Patmore
81 Expectations » by TooOftenObsessed Following the events of the S5 Christmas Special. Mrs. Hughes fears that Mr. Carson may have the wrong idea about what their new arrangement means. Will go to M in later chapters. Carson/Hughes
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance, chapters: 5, words: 8k+, favs: 36, follows: 67, updated: 3/1/2019 published: 12/28/2014, C. Carson, E. Hughes
2 Third Time's a Charm by Carole Jackson Always a bridesmaid, never a bride. Even though she is the eldest of four daughters, Hyacinth is the last to marry, and then...she meets Richard Bucket...
Keeping Up Appearances, K, English, Humor & Romance, words: 725, favs: 2, 1/30/2019, Hyacinth B., Richard B.
39Stay with Me » by CrawleyHouse "Stay with me?" It was not love between them. At least, not anymore. It was something that had grown much older, a little wiser and far more comfortable than love. It came from the mutual respect and experiences they'd shared. The whispered secrets they had told each other in an abandoned classroom long ago. But then, perhaps it was love after all. Just in an altered form.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 18, words: 36k+, favs: 38, follows: 48, updated: 1/23/2019 published: 2/1/2016, Albus D., Minerva M.
150A Word Between Gentlemen » by sj372419 What if Rhett comes back to see Ashley pursuing Scarlett, and he decided to a a gentlmenly discussion with the wooden headed Mr Wilkes.
Gone with the Wind, T, English, Romance, chapters: 31, words: 85k+, favs: 87, follows: 146, updated: 1/3/2019 published: 9/26/2015, Scarlett O., Rhett B., Ashley W.