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Wrapped in a Mystery [M (R)]
by purpleygirl
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Azkaban Prison
Sometimes, to make two people really see each other, all it takes is an evil, twisted bit of Riddle’s soul. AU of a certain scene in DH. SS/HP....
Last Updated: 2014/04/28
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4916

From Tiny Acorns [MA (NC-17)]
by savine_snape
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
From the tiniest hope, propagated by his goddaughter, grows a partnership to last the ages. Written for Elise....
Last Updated: 2014/04/17
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 5717

Yes, Sir, I Can Boogie [M (R)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Malfoy Manor
Apparently, Potter can dance....
Last Updated: 2014/04/15
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2573

Lexis Logos Lord [M (R)]
by White Eyebrow
[Reviews: 19]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Category: Malfoy Manor
In the beginning was the word......
Last Updated: 2014/04/12
Chapters: 8 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 10959

Under the Professor's Robes [MA (NC-17)]
by sunny33
[Reviews: 160]
Category: SSHG_Exchange
Category: Potions Under Duress
Something strange is happening at Hogwarts. Snape's students are giggling and making cow eyes at him, and suggestive notes keep appearing in his mail....
Last Updated: 2014/04/09
Chapters: 12 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 18071

Blow Me Away [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Malfoy Manor
Harry has been pining after Draco for quite some time now. With some encouragement from Hermione, Harry finally goes after what he wants. A night full...
Last Updated: 2014/04/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3639

The Taming of the S.P.E.W [MA (NC-17)]
by neelix
[Reviews: 38]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: sshg_promptfest
Of House Elves and Life Debts, Severus Snape learns there is more to Hogwarts, and it might just change his life forever....
Last Updated: 2014/04/05
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 11766

The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
It's Hermione and Ron's big day....
Last Updated: 2014/04/01
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2031

The Devil's Game [MA (NC-17)]
by Ugly Kitten
[Reviews: 186]
Category: Potions Under Duress
The future is bleak for the wizarding world after Voldmort died. Scorpius Malfoy and Molly Weasley become the future’s hope for the past. They enlist ...
Last Updated: 2014/03/25
Chapters: 18 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 87196

The Ethereal [MA (NC-17)]
by Tarpeia
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Category: Shrieking Shack
Determined to drive Severus away from the Dark side, Lily feigns to join him in his service to the Dark Lord. She cannot imagine that her reputation i...
Last Updated: 2014/03/24
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 18324

The Wine of Life [M (R)]
by BulletTimeScully
[Reviews: 26]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Two people, each wanting and needing the same thing, though neither one knows it yet. A story of life, love... and liquor....
Last Updated: 2014/03/23
Chapters: 10 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 33143

Learning to Hunt under a Moonless Sky [MA (NC-17)]
by purpleygirl
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Azkaban Prison
If Harry does not want Remus’s help on his secret mission, Remus will try another way to make himself useful. But Snape has much to teach him... (Set ...
Last Updated: 2014/03/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4727

Grey [M (R)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Malfoy Manor
It’s hard to be jolly when everything around you coloured in grey. Literally....
Last Updated: 2014/03/15
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 5978

A Slant-Told Tale [MA (NC-17)]
by Squibstress
[Reviews: 153]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Before she was Professor McGonagall, she was Minerva Macnair. After an arranged marriage forces her into an impossible situation, Minerva does what sh...
Last Updated: 2014/03/12
Chapters: 40 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 146065

The One That Got Away [MA (NC-17)]
by purpleygirl
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Azkaban Prison
When the wolf returns and seeks out the one that got away, Snape forms his own plan. But as Snape begins to wonder who really got away from whom, can ...
Last Updated: 2014/03/09
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 10655

Bedtime [MA (NC-17)]
by kellychambliss
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Lavender and the other Gryffindors can't imagine why Professor Grubbly-Plank is wandering the corridors of Hogwarts at night. Set during OoP....
Last Updated: 2014/03/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3387

The Witchhiker's Guide To Beltane [MA (NC-17)]
by TeddyRadiator
[Reviews: 161]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: sshg_promptfest
Wizarding Britain, ten years after the war. Things are good, but the Ministry thinks what's needed is a good old fashioned Beltane revel. Hogwarts is ...
Last Updated: 2014/03/07
Chapters: 13 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 66167

Laundry Crisis [K (G)]
by Minerva
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione Granger neglects her laundry which turns out to be a good thing ......
Last Updated: 2014/02/24
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 955

Poppet’s Choice: Restitution’s Gift [M (R)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Lucius Big Bang
Category: Malfoy Manor
A one-shot presented in nine vignettes. A long-forgotten promise is claimed, renewed and honoured, regardless of the dire straits from which it had sp...
Last Updated: 2014/02/22
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 7110

Yellow Scarf [T (PG-13)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Drabbles
Category: Potions Under Duress
It's cold, and Severus needs a scarf. A winter drabble. AU. Romance. ...
Last Updated: 2014/02/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 381

Again [M (R)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
The third time's lucky or so they say. Written for HP Holiday Fest....
Last Updated: 2014/02/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3920

Lessons in Metempsychosis and Saṅsāra [M (R)]
by TeaOli
[Reviews: 43]
Category: Potions Under Duress
After dying in the Shrieking Shack, Severus Snape is sent back so that he can learn to be a functional human being. In spite of the strides he appears...
Last Updated: 2014/02/18
Chapters: 8 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 40056

Cure for the Summertime Blues [K (G)]
by Hidden Before Voting
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Category: Petulant Snape Boy
Category: Potions Under Duress
His summer may not be so boring, after all....
Last Updated: 2014/02/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2338

Faith of the Fallen [M (R)]
by BulletTimeScully
[Reviews: 84]
Category: Potions Under Duress
In a world ruled by Darkness, two souls find solace in each other....
Last Updated: 2014/02/16
Chapters: 15 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 54390

A New Deal: Fog Lifts [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 12]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
There was that time Scorpius was lost in the fog... Fourth sequel to 'A Credit to Their Houses.'...
Last Updated: 2014/02/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4701

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1998. June 20. Sunset. [T (PG-13)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 3]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
Just a short conversation in a moonlit garden. Drabble....
Last Updated: 2015/01/24
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 332

As the Confetti Rained Down [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione, Severus, and their daughter share a small moment during the Christmas season....
Last Updated: 2015/01/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 149

Vampire!Hermione Relapsed [MA (NC-17)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Chronicle of a descent. Not much is held back. ...
Last Updated: 2015/01/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3465

Many Thanks, Part 3 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. Some notes inspire a reply. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” s...
Last Updated: 2015/01/11
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 238

Many Thanks, Part 2 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment--for which he also shows due gratitude. Another “A Credit to Thei...
Last Updated: 2015/01/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 148

A Very Long Christmas Eve Day [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione and Severus are woken up by their son, Silas....
Last Updated: 2015/01/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 164

Many Thanks, Part 1 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s Fri...
Last Updated: 2014/12/29
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 166

Vampire!Hermione Rescued [MA (NC-17)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Potions Under Duress
An innocuous adventure....
Last Updated: 2014/11/29
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1314

Family Tendencies [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Once upon a time, a boy went to his grandfather’s funeral and came home with a magical toy. Four years later, something came of it. Sequel to ‘Our Cou...
Last Updated: 2014/11/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 218

Jester Justice: A Meme-Based Drabble [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Being heroic is thirsty work. (It’s a drabble—if I say more, the summary will be longer than the story!)...
Last Updated: 2014/11/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 410

Coming Through [K+ (PG)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 3]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione rushes back to save Severus....
Last Updated: 2014/11/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 114

Vagrant Vines: A Meme-Based Drabble [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Neville needs a plant-sitter. Mostly dialogue- an LJ meme gone a bit mad (explanation in the Author’s Note within.) ...
Last Updated: 2014/11/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 329

99 Bottles [K+ (PG)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
When hunting for Veela hair, have a back-up plan....
Last Updated: 2014/10/11
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 552

Shard [T (PG-13)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Our team of writers return....
Last Updated: 2014/10/05
Chapters: 4 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 6742

Once Upon a Time Capsule [T (PG-13)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Category: Potions Under Duress
Our intrepid pair open a time capsule and find a masterpiece....
Last Updated: 2014/09/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 968

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Reality Check [K (G)]
by kittylefish
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
What's there to forgive, really?...
Last Updated: 2014/10/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 18

Crow and Crown [K+ (PG)]
by chivalric
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Novelette
Four years after Ari and Dagur’s forced marriage, not many know the man at the future king’s side. Dagur, the king’s nephew, is convinced secrecy is n...
Last Updated: 2014/01/29
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1004

I Am a Lover of the Universe [K+ (PG)]
by kittylefish
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Ecstatic love poem that came to me on the morning of New Year's Eve....
Last Updated: 2014/01/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 105

The Universe Addresses a Bully [K+ (PG)]
by karelia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Short Story
You caught him once again unawares, well done. He shrinks before your eyes, even though every word you utter is meaningless and without any shred of t...
Last Updated: 2014/01/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 791

The Music of the Spheres [K+ (PG)]
by karelia
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Short Story
Music. Intricately woven into the tapestry of the universe. Such immense beauty, words fail....
Last Updated: 2013/12/26
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1568

Me and You [K+ (PG)]
by oohdear
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Something I wrote in a haze!!...
Last Updated: 2013/10/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 118

Tree of my Heart [K+ (PG)]
by JunoMagic
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Category:
Category: Poetry: Other
A tree poem....
Last Updated: 2013/05/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 100

The Gallery of Seasons [K+ (PG)]
by JunoMagic
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Category:
Category: Poetry: Other
A poem of the seasons....
Last Updated: 2013/05/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 144

Me, me and me [K (G)]
by oohdear
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Category:
Category: Poetry: Free Form
Greed, sleeping, too stupid to care, oh no wait, too brain washed to care...
Last Updated: 2013/03/01
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 157

Brimstone [K+ (PG)]
by shosier
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Novelette
Amanda Ryder never asked for her special ESP gifts--only her family never believed her innocence. Now, her virginity just became a matter of life and ...
Last Updated: 2013/01/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2084

Crow and Firefly [K+ (PG)]
by chivalric
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Novelette
With the life of his sister and newborn nephew at stake, shapeshifter Ari is trapped in a castle and compelled to accept a situation he’d dreaded: he ...
Last Updated: 2012/11/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 555

Nine Dates [K+ (PG)]
by shosier
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Novelette
Finalist, 2011 Valley Forge RWA "Sheila" Award... John and Paul have build a strong foundation of love between them. Will Beth be added strength to th...
Last Updated: 2012/10/01
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3623

Searching for Love [K+ (PG)]
by BloodTraitor
[Reviews: 223]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
A song-like poem about finding love and keeping it....
Last Updated: 2012/08/31
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 192

Fire Figures [K+ (PG)]
by JunoMagic
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
The flames paint strange figures and tell even stranger stories....
Last Updated: 2012/06/30
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 145

Manifesting her Home [K+ (PG)]
by karelia
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Short Story
A visit to a quirky yet functional kitchen....
Last Updated: 2012/06/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 1599

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Comfort and Joy [M (R)]
by MMADfan
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Minerva isn’t feeling very much Christmas cheer when the holiday begins, and it looks only to become ...

It Was Christmas in the Black House [M (R)]
by scaranda
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Black holes are most difficult sort to mend in one's Christmas socking. Festive fluff and frolics, ...

The Filius Files, Part 1: Christmas Celebration [K+ (PG)]
by Pyttan
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
It has been a lovely Christmas dinner, and Filius is very pleased with the evening. However, a certa ...

Getting Through Tomorrow [M (R)]
by Maria Lynette
[Reviews: 16]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Myrtle’s Tom was Tom Riddle. Her Tom was Tom Riddle. She had been involved with Lord Voldemort since ...

Amistlemour [T (PG-13)]
by Darkrivertempest
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Malfoy Manor
After receiving an enchanted Christmas present from Fred Weasley, Hermione thinks her life will neve ...

The Witches of Gilford [MA (NC-17)]
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Category: Potions Under Duress
The war and subsequent clean-up has ended, and the wizarding world is beginning to come out of its s ...

Christmas Epiphany [MA (NC-17)]
by Hechicera
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Hermione and Padma at the Yule Ball ...

The Gift of the Mages [K+ (PG)]
by spiderwort
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Christmas is coming, and Ron has no money to buy his sweetie (wife Hermione) a present. Enter an un ...


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