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Quidditch Trials [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Rose is full of fight, and she’s not too bad at strategy, either. But sometimes, it takes an operator to seal the deal. A sequel to ‘A Credit to Thei...
Last Updated: 2014/10/25
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4923

Between the Sand and Stone [M (R)]
by sshg316
[Reviews: 100]
Category: Potions Under Duress
When tragedy strikes and circumstances go awry, Hermione is forced to seek the help of a reclusive Severus Snape. Brought together by a promise neithe...
Last Updated: 2014/10/24
Chapters: 7 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 27215

Man Behind the Curtain [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 11]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Summary: Rose’s ambition was straightforward: to be the youngest Keeper ever on a House team and to go professional one day. A sequel to ‘A Credit to ...
Last Updated: 2014/10/24
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4683

A Wish For Severus Snape [T (PG-13)]
by deianaera
[Reviews: 38]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Pan, the Greek god of passion and lust, does not often manifest directly. But when Hermione Granger makes an offering at his fountain (and touches hi...
Last Updated: 2014/10/23
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 7562

An Orphan For Christmas [M (R)]
by Bardsdaughter
[Reviews: 152]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Sometimes an unwanted gift becomes the most treasured possession....
Last Updated: 2014/10/17
Chapters: 17 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 24782

A Place in the World [M (R)]
by noodle
[Reviews: 193]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Apart from it being an artefact of considerable antiquity, no one at the Department Of Mysteries could determine what it was. It was taken from the bo...
Last Updated: 2014/10/17
Chapters: 27 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 212286

Murder Most Fowl [K+ (PG)]
by Prof M McGonagall
[Reviews: 12]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
When the Malfoys host a week-long house party at Malfoy Manor, they are hoping to regain their standing in society and celebrate a happy family event....
Last Updated: 2014/10/16
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 18755

Something Akin to Normalcy [M (R)]
by thebridgeovertheriverkwai
[Reviews: 26]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione Granger has had enough. What with the war over and Voldemort gone, she finds the confining walls of Hogwarts overbearingly trying. And with j...
Last Updated: 2014/10/14
Chapters: 7 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 15262

Dracpunzel [T (PG-13)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 66]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Once upon a time, Lucius Malfoy decided to execute a tediously convoluted scheme that went (from his perspective, at least) ridiculously wrong. That r...
Last Updated: 2014/10/10
Chapters: 17 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 23090

Her Deepest Desires [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Hermione looks to find the Mirror of Erised. She's curious as to what her deepest desire is. What will she do when she finds out what is?...
Last Updated: 2014/10/08
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 1838

Tale As Old As Time [M (R)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Shrieking Shack
This is their story, of the girl who tamed the beast within....
Last Updated: 2014/10/06
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 2219

Consequences of Meddling with Time [MA (NC-17)]
by beaweasley2
[Reviews: 705]
Category: Category: Potter Place's Variety Challenge 2009
Category: Potions Under Duress
Variety Challenge first runner up. Hermione Granger is given a Time-Turner and instructions to use it. Only, using a Time-Turner can be a little trick...
Last Updated: 2014/09/30
Chapters: 52 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 354267

Silver Linings [M (R)]
by jennybenny2845
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
A tragedy forces two people into a peculiar situation. Will they be able to make the best of it, or will their differences tear them apart?...
Last Updated: 2014/09/29
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 3161

Just Business [T (PG-13)]
by museymuse
[Reviews: 50]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
Hermione Granger's business is failing, badly. When Severus Snape turns up and offers her a chance to save it, she can't believe her luck; but working...
Last Updated: 2014/09/22
Chapters: 7 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 30153

Love Never Fails [MA (NC-17)]
by Becky
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
After the final battle is over, Hermione Granger goes to the Shrieking Shack to retrieve the body of Professor Snape....
Last Updated: 2014/09/22
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 4369

Just a Fling [MA (NC-17)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
She didn't expect something like that happen to her. But it did....
Last Updated: 2014/09/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 8144

New Beginning [M (R)]
by phoenix
[Reviews: 106]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Five years after the war Hermione's life is stuck in a rut. She's not sure what she wants in life, but she knows it's not starting a family with her h...
Last Updated: 2014/09/14
Chapters: 27 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 132822

The Leather-Bound Promise [M (R)]
by Helena Rickman
[Reviews: 42]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Snape is in a bad place following the war. Hermione wants to help. Can they find enough in common to become friends, maybe more?...
Last Updated: 2014/09/14
Chapters: 9 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 12288

Friday [K (G)]
by phoenix
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Severus Snape faces yet another Friday at Hogwarts. Set during Order the Phoenix. Orig posted: Feb 2005...
Last Updated: 2014/09/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 743

Mine [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Forbidden Forest
One of those scenes that come like a vision, out of nowhere and going wherever the reader imagines....
Last Updated: 2014/09/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1660

A Birthday Surprise [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus comes home from work not expecting the birthday surprise Hermione has laid out for him....
Last Updated: 2014/09/10
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1569

Parallel Dilemma [MA (NC-17)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 24]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Shrieking Shack
Hermione is thrown into a parallel universe where everything is the same but different. While there, she finds another who has suffered the same fate ...
Last Updated: 2014/09/09
Chapters: 10 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 53266

The Alchemist's Agenda [T (PG-13)]
by baylor713
[Reviews: 30]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Witches and wizards have always carried the burden of their allegiances to the dark or to the light. The choice to follow one or the other dictates a ...
Last Updated: 2014/09/07
Chapters: 17 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 29430

Three Options for Ginny [M (R)]
by Bettina
[Reviews: 176]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Severus Snape has just arranged himself with Draco Malfoy, when he gets yet another task: a young, charming female with flaming red hair and a fierce...
Last Updated: 2014/09/07
Chapters: 35 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 247525

Love is the Music of Our Hearts [T (PG-13)]
by Stefdarlin
[Reviews: 11]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Filius and Pomona always seem to be off key when it comes to how they feel about each other. Will they be able to find the harmony of love?...
Last Updated: 2014/08/30
Chapters: 10 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 28156

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Vampire!Severus 9: Ambush [T (PG-13)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
A lengthy chapter brings our story to a close....
Last Updated: 2013/11/02
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2929

Plotting With Potions [K+ (PG)]
by MuseAmusant
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Ron schemes to win Hermione back....
Last Updated: 2013/10/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 938

Hope Springs Eternal [K+ (PG)]
by peskipiksi
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Category: Shrieking Shack
Remus has a favour to ask Dumbledore....
Last Updated: 2013/10/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 761

No Reason to Worry [T (PG-13)]
by TeaOli
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Category: Hogwarts Castle
The comfort of lies is false....
Last Updated: 2013/10/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 139

The Silver Spoon Question [T (PG-13)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
An old document is examined....
Last Updated: 2013/09/22
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4820

From Zero to Ten in a Single Conversation [T (PG-13)]
by linlawless
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Review-A-Thon
Category: Malfoy Manor
A conversation goes in an unexpected direction. Review-a-Thon prize for phoenix....
Last Updated: 2013/09/22
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 1192

Dragon Riders Are Us [T (PG-13)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
New vistas open for our heroine. ...
Last Updated: 2013/09/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 513

An Un-Familiar Tail [K+ (PG)]
by TeaOli
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Review-A-Thon
Category: Hogwarts Castle
A loyal Hogwarts house-elf works for the greater good....
Last Updated: 2013/09/08
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 864

An Ancient Yarn [T (PG-13)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Much happened before those known as the Founders appeared. ...
Last Updated: 2013/09/08
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 754

The Witch Is A’Foot [T (PG-13)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
Join a young Albus and Phineas on a chase through London....
Last Updated: 2013/09/01
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 864

Sleeping Professor [T (PG-13)]
by imhilien
[Reviews: 9]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
When Snape falls into an enchanted sleep, Hermione might be the only one who can save him......
Last Updated: 2013/08/20
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 661

But Not For Me [T (PG-13)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Pansy returns to school. ...
Last Updated: 2013/08/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1722

Finding Out the Truth [M (R)]
by riverwitch8616
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
One hundred words on different reactions to discovering Hermione and Severus together. (Drabble series inspired by grangersnape100's challenges)...
Last Updated: 2013/08/15
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 348

A Squib's Place [M (R)]
by MMADfan
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Arabella Figg finds her place in the magical world. Follows Arabella from age eleven through the events of The Half-Blood Prince. A dr...
Last Updated: 2013/08/11
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1034

Vampire!Severus 8: Visitor [T (PG-13)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
The writers are prompted onward....
Last Updated: 2013/08/04
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1648

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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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All Hallows' Reckoning [MA (NC-17)]
by Proulxes
[Reviews: 17]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Something else from me for Halloween. It's 25 years since Godric's Hollow. Please find herein a bu ...

A Little Trick or Treat [MA (NC-17)]
by Celisnebula
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Category: ptterpr0nprmpts
The Weasleys' Halloween party turns into a surprising adventure for one young woman. ...

Happy Halloween from the Potions Master [K+ (PG)]
by morgaine_dulac
[Reviews: 13]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Severus Snape has never liked Halloween. But even a sourly Potions master needs some fun once in a w ...

Ruffled Fathers and a Lot of Grousing: Harry and Draco’s Halloween [M (R)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 57]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Can two divorcees, having been costumed against their will by their offspring, both attend a Hallowe ...

Samhain [M (R)]
by chivalric
[Reviews: 30]
Category: Potions Under Duress
It's Halloween, Snape is on holiday in Germany, and what better way to spend the night than spying o ...

To Carve a Pumpkin [K+ (PG)]
by Stefdarlin
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
To what lengths will the Headmaster of Hogwarts go to do something the Muggle way? A Happy Hallowee ...

A Hallowe'en Tail [MA (NC-17)]
by Subversa
[Reviews: 13]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus reflects on a Halloween past while Hermione encourages him to participate in the present Hal ...

Minerva Musings [K+ (PG)]
by Cat Feral
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Professor McGonagall's view of that fateful Halloween. ...


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Applause for Our Reviewers!
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