175Betwixt the Stars » by MrsVonTrapp In this modern AU, a present day Anne begins to experience very realistic dreams of incidences in another life nearly a century and a half before. Is it her imagination or a remembered reality? Is she tied to the past life of her ancestor and namesake Anne Shirley? Does love carry on through the ages? Content Warning: past lives, death/rebirth, souls, spirituality.
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Romance & Mystery, chapters: 12, words: 94k+, favs: 51, follows: 85, updated: 7/2/2021 published: 12/9/2017
185In Dusk's Hidden Veil » by CahillA Anne's world is thrown upside down after rejecting Roy's proposal. She needs her friends now more than ever. An alternate ending to 'Anne of the Island' and Anne's path after Redmond College.
Anne of Green Gables series, K+, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 30, words: 79k+, favs: 82, follows: 143, updated: 6/12/2021 published: 10/11/2018, Anne S., Gilbert B., Roy G.
119Gilbert of Avonlea » by DearElla A story from Gilbert's POV as a poor farmer and school teacher, obliged to remain in Avonlea after a series of misfortunes, when a certain wood sprite comes back into his life…
Anne of Green Gables series, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 55k+, favs: 67, follows: 120, updated: 12/26/2020 published: 12/9/2018, Anne S., Gilbert B.
402 Sunsets and Homecomings » by Tinalouise88 The war is over, and a new era of the 1920s is on the horizon. Follow Rilla as she navigates going school and her marriage to Ken as they learn what it means to be in a relationship when both are struggling with the impact the war had on their lives. Adding in societal changes, friendships, prohibition, with a dash of noir fiction when Shirley finds himself in a peculiar situation!
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 67, words: 262k+, favs: 41, follows: 55, updated: 12/16/2020 published: 1/12/2019, Kenneth F., Rilla B., Shirley B.
166 Everyday Courage » by Alinyaalethia Being the letters of Gilbert Blythe, John Meredith and Jonas Blake over the inter-war years as they negotiate the changing scene of life, it's joys, sorrows and elevated mundanities.
Anne of Green Gables series, K+, English, chapters: 41, words: 172k+, favs: 15, follows: 13, updated: 11/19/2020 published: 4/17/2018
411 Let Love clasp Grief lest both be drown'd » by MrsVonTrapp A close-to-canon short story that imagines what happened between the pages - and during the summer - at the end of 'Anne of the Island', taking place from the time of Gilbert's near-death and recovery to his second proposal to Anne... and perhaps a little beyond! It begins at 'A Book of Revelation' and will feature the perspectives of both Anne and Gilbert.
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 21, words: 118k+, favs: 200, follows: 192, updated: 10/5/2020 published: 9/8/2018
284A Summer at Green Gables » by YorkshireTeaDrinker "Two months of Green Gables and dew-wet, spicy ferns ankle-deep along the brook and lazy, dappling shadows in Lover's Lane and wild strawberries in Mr. Bell's pasture and the dark loveliness of firs in the Haunted Wood!" Anne and Gilbert's first summer as an engaged couple merits only a sentence in AoWP (ch.17). Here's how those two unrecorded months may have panned out.
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 21, words: 48k+, favs: 181, follows: 258, updated: 6/13/2019 published: 5/26/2015, Anne S., Gilbert B.
838 The Center of My Heart » by lilyrowan1 If two people love each other, why can't they be together? An AU based on canon and written for MM Celebration Day. Thank you, Patsan! All credit toJulian Fellowes for creating these wonderful characters and Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens for bringing them to life.
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 49, words: 309k+, favs: 219, follows: 240, updated: 3/29/2019 published: 3/29/2014, [Mary C., Matthew C.]
32A Long Way » by SoMuchDepends When you finally get what you've always wanted, the world starts all over again. Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe navigate their happiness and tie up loose ends. Sequel to A Long Drive. Modern.
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 6k+, favs: 22, follows: 37, updated: 2/9/2019 published: 9/23/2018, Anne S., Gilbert B.
45 Underground » by magfreak In search for an adventure, Sybil steals away from her family's London home during her debut season and goes for a ride on the London Underground, where she meets an intriguing young man.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 11k+, favs: 51, follows: 28, updated: 11/17/2018 published: 10/3/2013, [Sybil C., T. Branson]
11 The Highwayman's Curse by CahillA Halloween Prompt: Short poem inspired by "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes
Anne of Green Gables series, K, English, Poetry & Horror, words: 417, favs: 6, follows: 1, 10/31/2018, Anne S., Gilbert B.
64A Chance to Make Things Right » by RosetheRiveter What if Matthew hadn't met Lavinia? How might things have been different? Essentially a S2 AU from 1915, based on what might have happened if Mary and Matthew had met on the train from London to Downton in 1916. A fix-it of sorts, while still staying true to the characters, keeping Lavinia alive as well as introducing a couple original characters.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 9, words: 18k+, favs: 48, follows: 81, updated: 6/26/2018 published: 1/4/2018, [Mary C., Matthew C.] [OC, Lavinia S.]
9 Precious Pearls by mavors4986 Jem Blythe has a goal: to present his mother with the beautiful pearl necklace he saw in Mr. Flagg's store for her birthday. Can he raise fifty cents in time? This one-shot takes a deeper look into how Jem scrounged pennies in AoI.
Anne of Green Gables series, K, English, Humor & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 11, follows: 2, 5/30/2018, Anne S., Gilbert B., Jem B., Susan B.
111 Through the Dark Clouds shining » by kslchen „Ich bin nicht Krankenschwester geworden, weil ich Menschen helfen möchte. Es ist einfach das einzige, was ich wirklich gut kann. Oder nein – es ist das einzige, was ich besser kann als meine Schwestern. Das war es also, was mich auf diesen Weg gebracht hat. Und der Weg hat mich geradewegs hierhin geführt."
Anne of Green Gables series, T, German, Tragedy & Romance, chapters: 81, words: 301k+, favs: 8, follows: 6, updated: 5/19/2018 published: 2/26/2017, Kenneth F., Persis F., Rilla B., Walter B.
32 Hello, Shirley by elizasky Anne wakes after the birth of her sixth child, not quite sure what has happened. Content warning: childbirth complications
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Family, words: 2k+, favs: 71, follows: 14, 5/13/2018, Anne S., Gilbert B., Shirley B., Susan B.
210 The Honeymoon » by Formerly known as J "I don't suppose we will ever have four such perfect weeks again. Everything has conspired to make our honeymoon delightful." This story explores those perfectly delightful honeymoon moments at the House of Dreams. It starts with Anne and Gilbert's wedding night AFTER Captain Jim, Dr Dave and Mrs Dr Dave have left, when it's just the two of them, finally alone together...
Anne of Green Gables series, M, English, Romance, chapters: 10, words: 38k+, favs: 225, follows: 102, updated: 4/1/2018 published: 12/3/2017, Anne S., Gilbert B.
102The Nightwatch » by Lala Kate Two unlikely survivors—a soldier and a singer—meet in a night club as London falls under siege. Matthew/Mary AU set in WW II. Part 1 of "In Love and War", a collaborative effort with piperholmes and queenlovett.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, favs: 41, follows: 68, updated: 3/8/2018 published: 9/15/2013, Matthew C., Mary C.
629 Dispatches » by elizasky Letters between various Blythes and Merediths, 1914-1919. This story exists in the same canon-compatible universe as Glen Notes (1907-1914). General Content Warning: This story is set during WWI and includes discussion of injuries, deaths, and other war-related content. However, it is entirely epistolary, so the subtext tends to be rather more dire than the text.
Anne of Green Gables series, T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 56, words: 93k+, favs: 34, follows: 21, updated: 3/7/2018 published: 11/20/2017, Carl M., Jem B., Nan B., Shirley B.
264Golden Days » by Catiegirl Golden Days is a collection of episodes that I imagine happened between the pages of Anne of Avonlea. Anne and Gil's deepening friendship had to have been a pretty amazing thing, and I always felt they deserved more page time! These are stand-alone chapters, and are not in chronological order. I am adding to these gradually, so you never know when one will pop up!
Anne of Green Gables series, K, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 18, words: 56k+, favs: 185, follows: 186, updated: 1/13/2018 published: 6/1/2016
22 Divining Disaster by elizasky In response to a prompt from Anne O' the Island, asking for a Disaster Involving Water: What happens when Anne, Diana, Ruby, and Jane attempt to see the future in a bowl of water?
Anne of Green Gables series, K, English, Friendship & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, 12/30/2017, Anne S., Diana B., Jane A., Ruby G.