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I have been a dabbler in the world of the written word for many years, sometimes as lurker, others as author. I always luxuriate in well-told tales, and the oftimes breathtaking beauty of a well-turned phrase.

A number of my stories have been honored with awards across the Harry Potter fandom. I am enormously grateful for the votes of confidence. Please note that among my stories are those written for more adult archives. None are more graphic than equivalent scenes in the television shows 'True Blood' or 'Game of Thrones', and there are age appropriate warnings posted.

My stories are searchable on several other sites, although some were lost to the long-defunct Coloured Grey and more recent closure of OWL. As of March, 2015 I have begun to consolidate my fanfiction to fewer archives. I don't plan on revising any of my early work, I look upon them as stepping stones on my writing journey.

I'm always delighted when someone likes my work enough to leave me a review. From their responses I learn new things, I think about my stories from different perspectives, I am humbled by their connection to a story, and I'm grateful.

After receiving a few guest reviews chastising me for some of the pairings in my early work, please note my stories reflect the state of canon at the time I began my AU tangent. There is a note at the conclusion of most stories indicating the date it was written. Thus, if a story was written in 2006 or even 2009, a backstory dating history of Charlie/Hermione is not beyond the realm of plausibility. Leap of Faith people!

I once had a reader leave me a scathing review for my "overused" pairing of Ron/Pansy in my long-in-hiatus massive epic 'The Summoning'. I laughed until I cried because, to my knowledge, I was the first to pair the two in a fanfic, so they weren't overused at all! It only shows how long my poor epic has languished; until it is a stereotype of its own originality.

I no longer write fanfiction prolifically, which is why my response to reviews is rather sporadic. Like many other fanfic authors, my focus has shifted to my original work, which I write under my name: Lin Thornhill.

In October 2014, my original short story 'Verisimilitude' was published in the anthology 'Thoroughly Modern Monsters' (J. Aldis, Story Spring Publishing) to respectable sales in the U.S., U.K, and Europe. I have another short story, 'Fixation' which has been accepted for J. Aldis' next anthology, 'Immanence,' slated for release in the latter half of 2015.

On the novel front, I'm working on a mythological urban fantasy series. It's entirely captivating!

[Contact Me]
Member Since:2005/07/05
Favored Skin:Patronus
My Website:http://bambu345.livejournal.com/
Also Archived at:Ashwinder, Granger Enchanted, OWL, and the archive we cannot name.
A Favorite Author of:303
Reviews Posted:120

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Guard... Check... Mate [MA (NC-17)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 109] Favorite - 365
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Potions Under Duress
Characters: Hermione Granger, Severus Snape
Genres: Drama     Warnings: Violence
Summary: Late one night, after evening the distribution of house points, Snape discovers an unwanted intruder into the sub-levels of Hogwarts. What he finds alters his perception and the course of his life.
Chapters: 7      Completed: Yes       Published: 2005/07/11       Updated: 2005/07/24      Word Count: 50689

Harbinger [T (PG-13)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 186] Favorite - 128
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Potions Under Duress
Characters: Filius Flitwick, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Minerva McGonagall, Severus Snape
Genres: Mystery/Suspense     Warnings: **DH SPOILERS**
Summary: Severus Snape has been pardoned by Ministry decree, but not everyone is pleased that he has returned to teaching at Hogwarts.
Chapters: 12      Completed: Yes       Published: 2009/07/10       Updated: 2009/10/03      Word Count: 92466

Inheritance [MA (NC-17)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 14] Favorite - 30
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Malfoy Manor
Characters: Draco Malfoy, Hermione Granger
Genres: Erotica, Romance     Warnings: Explicit Sexual Content
Summary: On a fateful day, Hermione Granger is working at her desk in the Ministry of Magic when an unexpected guest darkens her door.
Chapters: 1      Completed: Yes       Published: 2012/01/06       Updated: 2012/01/06      Word Count: 4831

Moments of Compassion [M (R)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 16] Favorite - 6
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Malfoy Manor
Category: LJ COMMUNITIES > HPCon_Envy
Characters: Draco Malfoy, Hermione Granger
Genres: Angst     Warnings: **DH SPOILERS**
Summary: The morning after the Battle for Hogwarts Hermione Granger handles a grim task.
Chapters: 1      Completed: Yes       Published: 2009/09/18       Updated: 2009/09/18      Word Count: 1807

Ozoni: A Simmered Miscellany [T (PG-13)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 11] Favorite - 3
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Potions Under Duress
Category: LJ COMMUNITIES > HPCon_Envy
Characters: Hermione Granger, Severus Snape
Genres: General     Warnings: **DH SPOILERS**
Summary: A miscellany of ficlets, un-paired drabbles, and snippets of Snape/Granger tidbits.
Chapters: 2      Completed: No       Published: 2009/09/18       Updated: 2009/09/21      Word Count: 446

Passages of Time [T (PG-13)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 19] Favorite - 11
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Malfoy Manor
Characters: Draco Malfoy, Hermione Granger
Genres: post-HBP/HBP, compliant, Romance     Warnings: Character Death
Summary: In a post-HBP world, Hermione looks back on the reasons she remained in the wizarding world.
Chapters: 1      Completed: Yes       Published: 2005/08/13       Updated: 2005/08/13      Word Count: 2698

Riddle Me This [M (R)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 61] Favorite - 53
Category: LJ COMMUNITIES > SSHG_Exchange
Characters: Hermione Granger, Lucius Malfoy, Penelope Clearwater, Severus Snape
Genres: Mystery/Suspense, Romance     Warnings: **DH SPOILERS**
Summary: When a colleague is discovered to be missing in action, Hermione Granger is sent to Egypt to investigate.
Chapters: 7      Completed: Yes       Published: 2012/03/23       Updated: 2012/05/06      Word Count: 53302

Saving a Death Eater [T (PG-13)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 168] Favorite - 135
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Potions Under Duress
Characters: Hermione Granger, Poppy Pomfrey, Severus Snape
Genres: Friendship     Warnings: **DH SPOILERS**
Summary: Post-Deathly Hallows plot. While Harry is immured in the headmaster's office, sunk into Snape's memories, Hermione is spurred into action of a different sort.
Chapters: 6      Completed: No       Published: 2007/07/22       Updated: 2013/08/11      Word Count: 37726

Silly Little Girl [M (R)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 17] Favorite - 27
Category: LJ COMMUNITIES > GrangerSnape100
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Potions Under Duress
Characters: Arthur Weasley, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Minerva McGonagall, Mr. Granger, Mrs. Granger, Percy Weasley, Remus Lupin, Ronald Weasley, Severus Snape
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drabble/100-Word     Warnings: none
Summary: Drabble series written for the 'compulsion' prompt at GrangerSnape100, Hermione, Harry and Ron have been on the Horcrux hunt for seven months when a letter from Snape lands in her lap ... literally.
Chapters: 1      Completed: Yes       Published: 2007/07/10       Updated: 2007/07/10      Word Count: 5481

Stunned [MA (NC-17)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 17] Favorite - 36
Category: HARRY POTTER FANFICTION > Malfoy Manor
Characters: Draco Malfoy, Hermione Granger
Genres: Erotica     Warnings: none
Summary: The Voldemort War is over and reconstruction has begun within the wizarding world. An occupational team is at Malfoy Manor and Hermione has been in residence for two years... with Narcissa. What does Draco think of that?
Chapters: 2      Completed: Yes       Published: 2005/10/24       Updated: 2005/10/25      Word Count: 13076

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