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The Deal that Screwed Padfoot (but Helped Moony) [MA (NC-17)]
by purpleygirl
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Shrieking Shack
Snape gives Sirius the chance to help Remus out. Sirius doesn’t realise just how far his part of the bargain will go. But then, neither does Snape....
Last Updated: 2013/12/15
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3588

The Polyjuiced Soul [MA (NC-17)]
by neelix
[Reviews: 143]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus Snape reluctantly agrees to assist new Potions Professor Granger with a new project, with unexpected consequences....
Last Updated: 2013/12/13
Chapters: 21 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 47754

No Rest for The Wicked [M (R)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Lucius Big Bang
Category: Malfoy Manor
A real friend is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. (Walter Winchell)...
Last Updated: 2013/12/11
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3686

I Still Don't Like You [MA (NC-17)]
by sunny33
[Reviews: 78]
Category: SSHG_Exchange
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione is Chosen to be an Unspeakable. She’s not too happy with their methods or her assigned partner....
Last Updated: 2013/12/04
Chapters: 6 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 16551

I Need You [T (PG-13)]
by Maria Lynette
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Because Hermione couldn’t be with the wizard she loved, she decided to love the wizard she was with, breaking three hearts instead of one. ...
Last Updated: 2013/11/28
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1451

Resonare Mortis [M (R)]
by Laralee
[Reviews: 25]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: sshg_promptfest
Somewhere, in the midst of all the chaos following the end of the war, someone made an error. Winner, Second place for Best Drama-Angst Fic in...
Last Updated: 2013/11/23
Chapters: 4 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 30001

Right Nor Wrong [M (R)]
by kellychambliss
[Reviews: 11]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Unlike his namesake in Greek mythology, Argus Filch does not have a hundred eyes. But he sees a great deal all the same. Told from Filch's pov; eventu...
Last Updated: 2013/11/16
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 12362

My Virgin Eyes! [M (R)]
by flaminia_x
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Shrieking Shack
Category: Forbidden Forest
″Moony, your … offspring is buggering my grandson!″...
Last Updated: 2013/11/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3230

On Veelas, Light and Dark [T (PG-13)]
by linlawless
[Reviews: 82]
Category: Potions Under Duress
A heart-broken Hermione seeks solace in the library, where she learns more than she ever expected about things – and people – she couldn't have predic...
Last Updated: 2013/11/10
Chapters: 7 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 9964

English Suite [MA (NC-17)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
A fickle heart is the only constant in this world.(Diana Wynne Jones) Hermione Granger/Anthony Goldstein...
Last Updated: 2013/11/09
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 9658

Exotic Matter [M (R)]
by Squibstress
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
When Hermione is asked to update the National Dictionary of Wizarding Biography, she discovers some surprising things about her favourite professor. A...
Last Updated: 2013/11/06
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 18148

The Reluctant Veela [MA (NC-17)]
by sapphire_phoenix
[Reviews: 42]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Draco Malfoy has come into his father's Veela legacy and is fighting it at every turn. The Fates aren't giving him an inch though, and neither is Herm...
Last Updated: 2013/11/03
Chapters: 13 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 37515

How Snape Saved Glinda the Good Witch of the South [K (G)]
by June W
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus Snape is invited to the Order's annual gathering, where he is "requested" to read a story to the children....
Last Updated: 2013/10/28
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1205

The Joke's On Us [K+ (PG)]
by idreamofdraco
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Category: Malfoy Manor
Ginny fills in for a sick George delivering Weasleys' Wizarding Wheezes products but becomes suspicious of one customer in particular......
Last Updated: 2013/10/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3845

Family Ties [MA (NC-17)]
by slyth_wolf
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Bellatrix has a few issues when she learns of Andromeda's happy news. Very dark fic, please see warnings...
Last Updated: 2013/10/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 293

In. Out. [MA (NC-17)]
by unseenlibrarian
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Malfoy Manor
"Embrace your lover. Hold her close. Feel her warmth, her love, her trust." - 487 word drabble - My Round One entry for Hump Madness 2012....
Last Updated: 2013/10/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 606

Veelantine Surprise [MA (NC-17)]
by unseenlibrarian
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Malfoy Manor
After sharing a New Year's Eve kiss with Hermione Granger, Draco Malfoy begins a journey of self-discovery. Who knew a male Veela would suffer such tr...
Last Updated: 2013/10/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 1439

How Hard Could It Be? [M (R)]
by snapefan520
[Reviews: 8]
Category: sshg_promptfest
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione and Severus have made it through many trials and tribulations—the war, dating, marriage—but now they face their biggest obstacle....
Last Updated: 2013/10/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4238

The Owl and the Raven [T (PG-13)]
by Dreamy_Dragon
[Reviews: 133]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
A raven, a riddle and a romance…...
Last Updated: 2013/10/22
Chapters: 10 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 24961

Gathering Echoes [MA (NC-17)]
by Maria Lynette
[Reviews: 49]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The terror of Voldemort may be over, but a centuries-old struggle for absolute power still thrives below the surface of wizarding Britain while Lucius...
Last Updated: 2013/10/21
Chapters: 21 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 50173

Descending into Obscurity [MA (NC-17)]
by sbrande
[Reviews: 238]
Category: Potions Under Duress
'I await your command, for I am yours to do with as you see fit.' Winner of Action & Adventure Order of Merlin, Third Class in the Owl Awards 2009....
Last Updated: 2013/10/21
Chapters: 25 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 118652

Stars are Blind [M (R)]
by Rose of the West
[Reviews: 62]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Sequel to "The Life and Times of Perseus," in which Andromeda Tonks barely survived the war. She lost most of her family, yet her house is somehow fu...
Last Updated: 2013/10/20
Chapters: 24 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 64365

The Annual Christmas Wager [M (R)]
by flaminia_x
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Severus and Minerva have their own, secret, private holiday tradition, and the only one who knows is Albus Dumbledore. And he's not telling. ...
Last Updated: 2013/10/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2195

A Most Important Element in Water [M (R)]
by sylvanawood
[Reviews: 109]
Category: Potions Under Duress
While hunting for Horcruxes with her friends, Hermione learns surprising facts about Snape's past. Will that change the way she thinks about him? **Wi...
Last Updated: 2013/10/18
Chapters: 29 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 217868

Vitae Explicare Memento [T (PG-13)]
by sapphire_phoenix
[Reviews: 62]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus sacrificed a great many things ensuring that the Dark Lord fell, most notably his young wife, Hermione. It was to his great surprise that he ...
Last Updated: 2013/10/12
Chapters: 12 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 38068

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99 Bottles [K+ (PG)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 3]
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

Misery [K (G)]
by Mafer_Potter
[Reviews: 3]
Category: GrangerSnape100
"But you’ll die in misery, and you’ll die alone." Response to "future tense" challenge....
Last Updated: 2014/09/20
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 561

Once Upon a Time Capsule [T (PG-13)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 3]
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

To Make You Free [M (R)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Severus becomes bound to—and by—Hermione. (GS100 'Someday My Prince Will Come' challenge)...
Last Updated: 2014/08/15
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 143

It's Been Seven Years [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
It's been seven years since I saved Severus's life....
Last Updated: 2014/08/04
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 691

Invitation to the Dance [T (PG-13)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Cho Chang as never seen before. ...
Last Updated: 2014/08/03
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3983

Trying New Things [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione and Severus getting ready for the Ministry Celebration....
Last Updated: 2014/07/30
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 154

The Mischievous Snapes [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Harry watches Hermione and Severus at the Christmas party....
Last Updated: 2014/07/28
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 148

Prettying Up [K+ (PG)]
by purpleygirl
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Lupin and Snape find a house ... [Drabble/100-Word]...
Last Updated: 2014/07/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 140

Her Silly Amulet [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione gives Severus an amulet to keep him safe....
Last Updated: 2014/07/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 449

It’s In the Cards [MA (NC-17)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
The Knight of Wands rides again....
Last Updated: 2014/07/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1275

A Companion in All Things [MA (NC-17)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Not just another quest. ...
Last Updated: 2014/06/28
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1390

Because I Love You [K+ (PG)]
by madpip
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Potions Under Duress
A short drabble inspired by the song of the same name by the band The Masters Apprentices. Jim Keays the lead singer died today, and the lyrics in thi...
Last Updated: 2014/06/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 160

Take This Kiss Upon The Brow [K (G)]
by orm irian
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Potions Under Duress
What can a person do when all hope has flown away?...
Last Updated: 2014/06/09
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 860

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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: 2]
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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One Riddle More, the Verboten One [M (R)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Ginny reflects on some diary entries that were made between her and Tom, leading Voldemort to find o ...

Boss [M (R)]
by brandy01
[Reviews: 13]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Confident... Handsome... Charming. Three words that Hermione Granger would use to describe her boss, ...

Black and Blue [T (PG-13)]
by pokeystar
[Reviews: 13]
Category: Malfoy Manor
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. ...

All Night Long [K+ (PG)]
by Grace has Victory
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Ginny Weasley, about to begin her second year at Hogwarts, does not want Hermione Granger as a frien ...

Choices [K+ (PG)]
by PlaidPooka
[Reviews: 12]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Sometimes we control our choices, sometimes they control us. ...


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