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I have loved the written word since watching my mother’s fingers trace the lines of a book, luxuriating in riveting tales and well-turned phrases. Many a night I read until dawn, a plastic flashlight hidden under the covers to light the pages as I raced the rising sun to finish my latest must-read.

Since joining the HP fandom, I've been privileged to receive more than 50 awards, including Best Author (Quill to Parchment Awards) and Best Classic Author (Most Potente Passions). Among others, my stories have won awards for Best Hurt/Comfort (Spoils of War, Morning Has Broken), Best Novel Length (Calling Card, Guard…Check…Mate), Best One Shot (A Beach in Ireland), Best WIP (Saving a Death Eater, The Summoning), Favorite Overall Story (Complexities), and Readers’ Choice (A Quest of Paladins).

Aside from a judicious polish for formatting and egregious typos, I don't plan on revising my early work. Those stories are the stepping stones of my writing journey. Please note some stories contain adult content. None is more graphic than equivalent scenes in the television shows True Blood or Game of Thrones, and age appropriate warnings are posted.

I no longer write fanfiction prolifically. Like many fanfic authors, my focus has shifted to original work. A member of the Romance Writers of America and the Southern California Writers Association, I write under my name: Lin Thornhill.

My original story Verisimilitude published in Thoroughly Modern Monsters (Story Spring Publishing, 2013) reached the top 100 fantasy anthologies and broke into the top 10 in the UK the first month of release. Ben and Christine’s story will continue in 2016.

Fixation, my latest short story, slated for publication in J. Aldis’ anthology Immanence, with a winter 2015-2016 release, is particularly exciting as it anchors the Messengers of Inari novel series I’ve been developing for the past year.



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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:337
Reviews Posted:120

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Guard... Check... Mate [MA (NC-17)] by Bambu
[Reviews - 124] Favorite - 401
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 - 135
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 - 15] Favorite - 45
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 - 17] Favorite - 8
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 - 62
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 - 170] Favorite - 139
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 - 41
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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