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    John Watson, the new Earl of Saughton, is madly in love with the beautiful Mary Morstan. But he has returned from the Peninsular War to find his family on the brink of ruin and his ancestral home mortgaged to the hilt. He has little choice when he is introduced to Mycroft Holmes, a civil servant of apparently unlimited wealth and no social ambitions for himself - but with his eyes firmly fixed on a suitable match for his only brother, the unorthodox and irascible Omega Sherlock Holmes. Can John forget the woman he loved and find happiness with a man so very different from his lost love?

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    20/50
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    231
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    286
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    47
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    Horuss Zahhak has come of age and must now move to live with his ancestor and begin his studies to become a proper troll. Rufioh Nitram is a runaway caring for a gaggle of wrigglers and attempting to keep up a failing matespritship. Horuss is a troll of nobility. Rufioh is an outcast.

    But they find each other regardless and nothing stays the same.

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    English
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    22,372
    Chapters:
    17/?
    Comments:
    15
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    53
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    9
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    1015
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    3 Years have passed since Rose Tyler inherited the family business, and she's accomplished so much in that time. But she's still not made any risks with her heart.

    When John Smith comes back into town, she knows things must be settled between them.

    But when Lord Noble starts to catch her eye, what can she do?

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    English
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    16,125
    Chapters:
    13/14
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    17
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    394
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    Sir Harold Watson requires his younger brother John to marry for money. The wealthy husband-to-be? None other than Sherlock Holmes. Before the wedding can occur, Sherlock gets swept up in an investigation of random found body parts and strange letters addressed to him via Bow Street.

    As John tags along on the investigation, getting to know his new husband, he finds himself in a London full of mad natural philosophers, rejected suitors, one overbearing brother-in-law, and more terrifying experiments than he could ever imagine.

    Definite slash, though a slow build. Taking Sherlock back in time instead of forward.

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    English
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    108,347
    Chapters:
    76/?
    Comments:
    691
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    900
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    269
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    36427
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    Lord Jarvis Thompson, Earl of Aitherton in the British Kingdom, has always been a bit of an eccentric. When he catches a young man failing at stealing from his kitchen, he takes pity on the stray and offers him a roof over his head and a bed to sleep in, in exchange for young Anthony to work off the damage he caused. Neither of them realises they're in too deep until it's too late.

    This fic is NOT historically accurate.

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    Chapters:
    12/?
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    13
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    Regina, Marchioness of White, widely renowned as the most elegant woman in England, is in London helping her step-daughter through her first Season. Miss Emma Swan is pretending to be an heiress to seduce and destroy Sir Killian Jones, dandy, on behest of the wealthy Mr Gold.

    Featuring at least one elopement, a duel, a pistol, several balls and a great deal of romance.

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    English
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    18,019
    Chapters:
    7/18
    Comments:
    92
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    307
    Bookmarks:
    15
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    4419
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    Upon receipt of the elegant letter, Mrs. Holloway read it aloud to her daughter, pronouncing the words slowly and with reverence, as if they were worth the sum of all possible human felicity.

    “Your dear cousin has invited us to dine at Northcourse again!”

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    Chapters:
    1/1
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    1
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    2
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    43
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    "Well, that settles it," Scott said. "I’ll just have to marry you."

    Stiles groaned.

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    English
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    980
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    23
    Kudos:
    77
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    658
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    When Harry happens upon a very rare and beautiful flower, his relatives become obsessed with the gardens of their mysterious and powerful next door neighbour.
    Until one day they send Harry over the wall...

    (a Rapunzel/Beauty and the Beast fairytale inspired AU.)

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    English
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    30,470
    Chapters:
    13/?
    Comments:
    84
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    262
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    71
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    5235
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    It has been eight years since Charles has seen Erik. Eight years since they parted under unkind circumstances and Erik went off to sea. The boy he once knew is Captain Lehnsherr now and they are as known to one another as strangers, and yet--Charles finds that eight years has done nothing to diminish the feelings he had when he was 16 and in love.

    It's unfortunate then that Erik doesn't feel the same way.

    (Persuasion AU)

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    English
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    Chapters:
    7/12
    Comments:
    122
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    293
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    56
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    4606
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    Erik didn't know how to tell Charles some of his inner-most desires in their relationship. Given enough time, however, Erik succeeded in telling Charles.

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    2,381
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    8
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    18
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    377
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    Stilinski didn’t look particularly interesting at first glance, if Peter was being honest. He was pleasing to look at, certainly, with a plush mouth that god so rarely saw fit to bestow upon men, but he was in dire need of a haircut, and his face had the slightly undercooked softness of a man not long out of school. Hardly the archetypal rake that would normally lead to such hushed voices.

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    English
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    2,079
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    30
    Kudos:
    135
    Bookmarks:
    6
    Hits:
    1231
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    Clint Barton, a (former)thief and gambler, wins an estate as part of a gambling debt owed him.

    It is a small and unprofitable piece of land, populated by a motley crew of tenants, a few horses, and of course, a surprisingly mysterious estate manager, Mr. Coulson.

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    English
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    12,637
    Chapters:
    3/8
    Comments:
    24
    Kudos:
    135
    Bookmarks:
    15
    Hits:
    1625
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    Rose Tyler is the heiress to the Vitex empire, and she's only weeks away from coming into the control of her family's finances.

    She has no time to mess about, nor the patience to worry about courtship.

    However, when she receives a unique visitor to the Tyler Estate, any and all plans take a backseat.

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    Language:
    English
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    13,185
    Chapters:
    10/10
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    10
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    488
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    "I’m going to offer for the Stilinski boy," Peter announces at breakfast one morning.

    Greenberg drops the entire pot of hot chocolate.

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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    874
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    26
    Kudos:
    194
    Bookmarks:
    10
    Hits:
    1756
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    John Smith is Lord Gallifrey, a man injured in battle, reduced to walking with a cane and limp. He has spent the past nine years closed off from society. When he meets Miss Rose Tyler, a young beauty who shares his love of books and art, he feels she may be the one person to bring light back into his life. He appeals to his cousin Donna, Duchess of McAvoy, to assist him in winning her over. But his terse and abrupt manner leave much to desired. Donna must transform this “beast” into a prince worthy of Rose’s attention.

    Language:
    English
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    65,713
    Chapters:
    15/15
    Comments:
    185
    Kudos:
    199
    Bookmarks:
    30
    Hits:
    3529
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    "I find," said Hannibal, "that you are a most strange and wonderful creature, Mister Graham, for all you hide behind your manners and your reputation."

    "And you," Will retorted, "are the most persistent man I have ever met. Tell me, Doctor Lecter, what do you see when you look at me? Something broken to fix? Some creature to tame? Some street rat from the coast, trying to pretend he belongs in high society?"

    "Tame you?" Hannibal seemed oblivious to Will's last question, affection and pride and desire playing out behind his eyes. "Never."

    (or, regency au.)

    Language:
    English
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    5,649
    Chapters:
    1/?
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    51
    Bookmarks:
    9
    Hits:
    771
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    Regency AU. When Scott runs into a spot of financial trouble, Stiles immediately finds the most logical solution: they should get married, to access his inheritance. Things do not, however, turn out exactly as planned.

    Language:
    English
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    5,263
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    1
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    37
    Bookmarks:
    5
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    520
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    In the year 1835 it only made sense for Lord Harvey Specter, an unwed viscount, to find a wife, settle down, and raise a family of his own. Trouble was he seemed completely uninterested in the entire affair. Luckily, or rather, unluckily, his mother had a plan to solve that, because what better way to stir up a whirlwind romance than throwing a ball? (regency england au)

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    28,335
    Chapters:
    8/?
    Comments:
    10
    Kudos:
    90
    Bookmarks:
    13
    Hits:
    2443
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    In which Finn lies, Octavia plots, Bellamy bluffs, and Clarke contracts a headache.

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    English
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    2,602
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    112
    Bookmarks:
    13
    Hits:
    1015

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