1k+Loose Cannon » by manatee-vs-walrus Fourteen months after the Battle of Hogwarts, an overheard, off-the-cuff comment turns Harry's life upside-down. Goodbye Auror training, hello Chudley Cannons! And witches ... lots of witches (but no harem). Heaps of dialogue and world-building, and OCs galore. Warning: Many tropes were harmed in the writing of this fic, and Cursed Child never happened. NO MORTAL PERIL.
Harry Potter, M, English, Humor & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 148, words: 1307k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 8/10 published: 12/14/2019, Harry P., Hermione G., OC, Kreacher
1k+Rumored In Love » by georgesgurl117 Hermione has never shied away from a confrontation with Rita Skeeter, and she's about to find out why she should have. But perhaps through all of the lies and the lines, she can find something truer than she ever thought possible.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 28, words: 164k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 7/18 published: 6/6/2012, Hermione G., Severus S.
142 A New Chapter » by Douglette When Hermione's life falls apart, she disappears, Severus isn't sure why it bothers him as much as it does.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 18, words: 56k+, favs: 268, follows: 248, updated: 3/6 published: 10/23/2021, [Hermione G., Severus S.] Harry P., Neville L.
4 Cartoons and Vodka by MomoDesu Professors Granger and Snape happen upon one another in the kitchens early morning on Boxing Day and have an unlikely heart-to-heart.
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 9, follows: 9, 12/19/2021, Hermione G., Severus S.
1k+Crime and Punishment » by mlocatis Harry is accused of burglary. The Dursleys leave him to rot. Dumbledore sends Snape to remedy the situation. Harry finds himself in the care of an irate Snape. Not slash, gen-fic w/ focus on Sevitus relationship. Angst galore. Warnings: language, mentions of abuse/neglect. Un-betaed, un-Britpicked, unapologetic.
Harry Potter, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 28, words: 191k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 9/20/2021 published: 5/29/2018, Harry P., Severus S.
91The Second Time Around » by stillplayingpretend Desperate to save her friend from the trauma of his past, Hermione repeatedly de-ages an angst filled Harry against his will mentally, physically, and emotionally to the age of five. Lots of fluff and trauma ahead. A Harry is De-aged fic, takes place during 5th year but is loose with the canon timeline. Please R/R, my first fic so please be gentle!
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 26, words: 64k+, favs: 85, follows: 143, updated: 9/11/2021 published: 8/9/2019, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Ginny W.
3k+A Thousand Words » by Ailee17 Harry never could have predicted how much his life would change after making a surprising discovery at the Dursley household the summer before Second Year. The young wizard returns to school looking for answers, and ends up finding a whole lot more. Snape/Harry mentor fic. No slash.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 55, words: 168k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 7k+, updated: 8/30/2021 published: 1/4/2015, Harry P., Severus S.
38 Runes, Stones, and Kingfishers » by Lomonaaeren HPSS pre-slash. This might have been a good week for Severus if an incompetent student hadn't managed to Transfigure himself into a kingfisher and get stuck that way, secret rooms weren't opening all over Hogwarts, and the stones weren't trying to eat snogging students. And if the Ministry didn't think the right way to solve these problems was to send Potter. Twoshot. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 176, follows: 104, updated: 7/28/2021 published: 7/27/2021, [Severus S., Harry P.] Minerva M.
475 Slytherin, Snape and Dudley » by helen101 Due to Harry performing accidental magic, Dudley becomes a wizard and attends Hogwarts in Harry's second year. How does Harry cope? Snape mentors Harry fic. No slash. CP in later chapters.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 38, words: 161k+, favs: 679, follows: 468, updated: 7/16/2021 published: 5/28/2016, Harry P., Severus S., Dudley D.
710 You're All I Have » by NinjaPandaScholar A piece of Voldemort's soul attached to baby Harry Potter that fateful Halloween night. Over the years, the soul piece witnessed how much danger and pain his host was in. How far would the soul go to protect the child he began to care for, especially when the boy started to care for him in return? Oh, just a little over-protective care, some magic training, maybe some necromancy...
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Humor, chapters: 49, words: 234k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 5/31/2021 published: 2/14/2021, [Tom R. Jr., Severus S.] [Harry P., Charlie W.]
3 Serious Words For Sirius by Ghostwriter71 No longer able to contain her anger over Sirius' treatment of his younger brother, Narcissa confronts her cousin. (I do not own, nor am I making any money from any these characters or this story...as if anyone thinks actually I'm J. K. Rowling.)
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 7, follows: 2, 5/21/2021, Sirius B., Narcissa M.
537Not what they wanted, just Harry » by cersedshadow Everyone had their expectations of the Boy-Who-Lived, but since when has Harry ever done as expected. With the Golden Boy in Slytherin and showing some remarkable skills as well as signs of abuse what is our favourite potions master to do?
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 16, words: 106k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 5/19/2021 published: 5/21/2011, Harry P., Severus S.
364Just Bearable » by jstrat01 Just when fourth year couldn't get any worse, Harry must make revelations that could bring his entire world tumbling around his ears. With his friends being less than supportive, who will he turn to to make it through the toughest year of his life? Contains Mpreg. Abused!Harry. Severitus-ish. Contains mentions of rape and child abuse, but no details. Contains OC. I own nothing!
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 19, words: 134k+, favs: 781, follows: 1k+, updated: 4/15/2021 published: 9/2/2018, Harry P., Severus S.
137 Like a Hand in a Flame » by flexingrhetoric Harry is abused by his Uncle Vernon, until one day Snape arrives unexpectedly at the Dursley house and rescues him. Will Harry recover under the less-than-cordial eye of his surly potions professor? What will happen to him now that he can't go home again? AU. Complete.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 31k+, favs: 572, follows: 467, updated: 3/9/2021 published: 4/8/2019, Harry P., Severus S.
249 The Fury Within » by NinjaPandaScholar After an unexpected birthday surprise, Harry finds himself taking care of a baby in need. However, his life has taught him that no one is safe around Harry Potter. So, how else can he protect the child but to kill off Harry Potter and become someone new. And, who best to help him than the person who would really like him to not be James Potter's son...Severus Snape. Creature!Fic
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 27, words: 91k+, favs: 948, follows: 527, updated: 3/1/2021 published: 1/4/2021, [Harry P., Fred W.] [Severus S., Remus L.]
201 Exceeds Expectations: Part 1 » by sing me a story After the fiasco at the Department of Mysteries, Harry's only silver lining is the prospect of having a quiet summer... but he is Harry Potter, and with him, things rarely go as planned. AU summer after 5th year. Mentor Snape. Companion piece to "Nothing at all."
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 31, words: 49k+, favs: 300, follows: 346, updated: 3/1/2021 published: 6/6/2020, Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
304 Emancipated Minor - Harry's Independence » by cre8tvdeb Harry Potter's 5th year has brought crisis after crisis and attacks from adults who live to abuse their power. He needs the legal right to make his own decisions about his safety, all while taking on the Dark Lord and his minions. AU: Follows OOTP but the events have occurred before Xmas as we begin. Slightly AU Severus in the beginning/more as the story goes on. AU Lucius M.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Friendship, chapters: 37, words: 145k+, favs: 416, follows: 427, updated: 1/31/2021 published: 8/21/2020, Harry P., Remus L., Severus S., Lucius M.
8 The Hut on the Rock » by GreyWine Curled on the cold, dirty floor of a hut at sea, cowering under a thin, ragged blanket, ten-year-old Harry Potter waited for midnight. The storm raged around the derelict building. He hoped the roof wasn't going to fall in, although he might be warmer if it did…
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 3, words: 21k+, favs: 58, follows: 66, updated: 10/5/2020 published: 9/7/2020, Harry P., Hermione G., Sirius B., Albus D.
458The Governess » by the artful scribbler Plain, obscure muggleborn orphan Hermione Granger leaves her sheltered home to become Governess for a wealthy wizarding family, and finds herself in a house full of long memories and dark secrets, drawn to its enigmatic Master as a moth to a flame. Historical romance AU Lumione.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Mystery, chapters: 15, words: 61k+, favs: 366, follows: 609, updated: 10/3/2020 published: 5/1/2017, [Hermione G., Lucius M.]
64Going up in Flames » by over-reacting-by-default After Harry gets back from Diagon Alley with Hagrid the Dursleys lock him back in his cupboard and burn his school trunk and everything in it. Harry escapes and gets the bus to Kings Cross station and goes to Hogwarts in his muggle clothes where he meets Professor Snape.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 7, words: 23k+, favs: 208, follows: 377, updated: 9/21/2020 published: 8/3/2020, Harry P., Severus S.