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    After the policeman has left Margaret Hale’s house, she faints. What if Thornton had found her?

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    Chapters:
    6/6
    Comments:
    11
    Kudos:
    41
    Bookmarks:
    2
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    760
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    Margaret Hale comes to Milton to make a proposition to Mr Thornton, but she finds him alone and very ill; she must look after him, he has no-one else. A tender hurt/comfort story, leading eventually to a discussion which will change their lives...

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    12,235
    Chapters:
    7/11
    Comments:
    74
    Kudos:
    52
    Bookmarks:
    4
    Hits:
    731
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    "It is not simply that I dislike him! It is that I have seldomly met anyone I liked less!"

    When one careless act sets off a chain of unexpected events, Margaret Hale is forced into a marriage with John Thornton, the very man whom she despises most of all. However, the brooding mill owner entertains some feelings of his own on the matter, and might not quite be the man she has taken him for.

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    16,830
    Chapters:
    5/19
    Comments:
    69
    Kudos:
    97
    Bookmarks:
    6
    Hits:
    1228
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    Modern AU. Margaret Hale finds herself in need of a fake boyfriend for her cousin’s destination wedding and it seems that only one man is up to the task. The only problem is she hates John Thornton and he hates her. ( A fake dating trope for N&S because why not? This story world needed one. Crossposted on ff ) Playlist here ->
    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0XHcleOWCaE1AyivxZZSEd?si=74970d29622f4f49

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    English
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    26,105
    Chapters:
    7/?
    Comments:
    89
    Kudos:
    121
    Bookmarks:
    7
    Hits:
    1990
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    Soulmate AU one shots staring a modern John Thornton and Margaret Hale. This is my attempt to write through a list of soulmate tropes for a bit of fluff and fun. Cross-posted on FF.net

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    English
    Words:
    22,350
    Chapters:
    10/?
    Comments:
    84
    Kudos:
    138
    Bookmarks:
    12
    Hits:
    2476
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    After an explosive argument where Margaret confronts Mr Thornton directly about the Outwood misunderstanding, Mr Thornton and Margaret begin a gentle courtship, slowly getting to know one another. Will they fall in love? ;-)

    A romantic HEA story, with a moment or two of minor angst and mild sex.

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    English
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    37,399
    Chapters:
    15/15
    Comments:
    179
    Kudos:
    180
    Bookmarks:
    14
    Hits:
    4503
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    In order to regain his ancestral home of Marlbor, the Lonely Mill, Thornton Oakenshield must obtain the coveted Margarenstone and defeat Smog, the evil dragon of despair before it claims his soul. A crossover parody of North & South and The Hobbit. I have to credit J. R. R. Tolkien, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Sandy Welch (their words in italics).

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    English
    Words:
    5,610
    Chapters:
    3/?
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    5
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    85
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    Sequel to my story "From the Ashes".

    Over the course of their first year of marriage, John and Margaret gradually grow to know and understand each other better, as they come to terms with the past and build a future together.

    This fic is finished and going through editing. I will update regularly.

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    Chapters:
    12/12
    Comments:
    123
    Kudos:
    121
    Bookmarks:
    11
    Hits:
    4124
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    June is here and that means one thing: it's time for Armitage Summer Splash!
    Who is your favorite character played by Richard Armitage? Thorin Oakenshield? Lucas North? John Proctor? Guy of Gisborne? Or maybe John Thornton? Here you will find stories and other works inspired by all of them - and more. Happy reading!

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    English
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    23,356
    Chapters:
    23/23
    Comments:
    34
    Kudos:
    61
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    966
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    This is an attempt at a happier ending to the Great Exhibition scene between John & Margaret. This combines text (in italics) from Sandy Welch's amazing BBC script and Elizabeth Gaskell's wonderful book (neither of which do I own). Reviews and comments are welcome.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    42,555
    Chapters:
    27/?
    Comments:
    11
    Kudos:
    56
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    1958
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    John Thornton confides in his sister Fanny that he is in love with Margaret Hale, but she removed to London a year ago. Fanny Watson finds a reason for Margaret to come back to Milton for a week to give her brother a chance to show Margaret how much she means to him. Reviews and comments are appreciated!

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    41,358
    Chapters:
    14/14
    Comments:
    128
    Kudos:
    92
    Bookmarks:
    4
    Hits:
    2814
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    A retelling of Gaskell's classic. Saudade- a nostalgic longing for someone or something that was loved and then lost, with the knowledge that it might possibly never return, aka a love that remains.

    Margaret Hale returns to Helstone to live a peaceful life but instead has to move to the smoky town of Milton. An encounter with the nouveau-riche, hardened mill master John Thornton with traumas of his own lead to conflicting opinions, intensified by a growing attraction between the two.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    9,030
    Chapters:
    5/?
    Comments:
    23
    Kudos:
    49
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    888
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    A series of quick and simple North and South fanfic stories that follow the love and life of John Thornton and Margaret Hale, spanning from their early days of misunderstandings to their happily forever after.

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    English
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    32,457
    Chapters:
    7/?
    Comments:
    37
    Kudos:
    68
    Bookmarks:
    7
    Hits:
    2671
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    In the days leading up to their wedding, Margaret and John (living under the same roof) find themselves drawn to each other in the middle of the night. They battle with what is right in society's eyes and their own feelings for each other. Please note rating!

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    23,909
    Chapters:
    4/6
    Comments:
    68
    Kudos:
    318
    Bookmarks:
    46
    Hits:
    6675
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    A lonely Margaret Hale, in London, begins a correspondence with John Thornton. There are things they left unsaid, even if they can't quite say so at first...

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    English
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    Chapters:
    6/6
    Comments:
    56
    Kudos:
    113
    Bookmarks:
    8
    Hits:
    1220
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    How things may have differed if Margaret had accepted John's first marriage proposal.

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    Chapters:
    3/?
    Comments:
    20
    Kudos:
    87
    Bookmarks:
    5
    Hits:
    1907
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    In this crossover of classical literature featuring North&South, Pride&Prejudice and Jane Eyre, John Thornton is horrified to discover his drawing room is plagued by the female antagonists of these iconic novels. Irritated, he is forced to listen to the three silliest women in England wag their acid tongues, but the mood soon turns dark when they begin to pick on a certain young lady, of whom he is very fond indeed.

    Language:
    English
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    14,649
    Chapters:
    4/4
    Comments:
    20
    Kudos:
    44
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    1171
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    Mr Thornton leaves the Great Exhibition in a temper; Margaret runs after him. No, not to push him into the lake but to try and make a start on understanding one another.... though, with the usual deaths, disputes and disasters looming, there are "miles to go" before our lovers can sleep...

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    22,884
    Chapters:
    13/13
    Comments:
    116
    Kudos:
    176
    Bookmarks:
    18
    Hits:
    3970
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    Compelled to marry John Thornton to save her family from ruin, Margaret Hale finds it difficult to settle in her new home, especially when she hears strange noises coming from her husband's bedroom, leading her to wonder what is going on, or worse, what might be wrong...terribly wrong.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    19,365
    Chapters:
    4/4
    Comments:
    39
    Kudos:
    104
    Bookmarks:
    13
    Hits:
    1902
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    Prompt : OTP has random intense one night stand and the fallout thereof.

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    John and Margaret shag. She's embarrassed. And he's ready to pop the question which he does very poorly. The poor man. He can't help himself.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,391
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    8
    Kudos:
    67
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    769

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