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The Affair of the Black Count - Gray Cardinal (Gray_Cardinal) - Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle [Archive of Our Own]
Some months after Reichenbach, a certain Edgar Sigerson finds himself in the capital city of Ruritania just as a new king is to be crowned. Is it any wonder that complications ensue?
fic  id:GrayCardinal  f:SherlockHolmes  crossover  f:Dracula  f:Misc.Books  gen  fixit  'ao3 
8 weeks ago by esther_a
The Next World - sanguinity - Sherlock Holmes & Related Fandoms [Archive of Our Own]
A scant month into the twentieth century, Sherlock Holmes is considering chucking it all in for a second long sleep, until a conversation with Winslow and an appeal from royalty change his mind.
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  f:misc.Movies  gen  short  'ao3 
january 2019 by esther_a
The Kincardine File: Notes from an Untold Case - Gray Cardinal (Gray_Cardinal) - Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle [Archive of Our Own]
What it says on the tin – a collection of notes and correspondence from a case for which no full manuscript has been found (almost certainly because Watson thought better of writing this one up for posterity).
fic  id:GrayCardinal  f:SherlockHolmes  gen  casefic  short  humor  'ao3  epistolary/document-fic 
december 2018 by esther_a
sewing her skin together as i sew mine - language_escapes - Mary Russell - Laurie R. King [Archive of Our Own]
Mary Russell meets Sherlock Holmes in the spring of 1915. She meets his sister a few months later. A legendary friendship is formed.
fic  id:language_escapes  f:SherlockHolmes  f:MaryRussell  f:Misc.Books  gen  'ao3 
january 2018 by esther_a
Like a Dragon in a China Shop - keerawa - Temeraire - Naomi Novik [Archive of Our Own]
When Holmes' investigation into a series of murders in Chinatown reaches an impasse, Watson must call upon an old acquaintance for help.
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  crossover  f:Temeraire  gen  short  'ao3 
november 2017 by esther_a
Particular Peculiarity - Chapter 1 - saavik13 - Sherlock Holmes (1984 TV) [Archive of Our Own]
“How high is your regard for me, Watson?” He asked abruptly, his eyes still trained on the fire. “If I were to confess my darkest secret would you leave? Would you abandon me here to my melancholy?”

A case forces Holmes to reveal the truth to Watson and risks both their reputations and their liberty. Just how understanding is John Watson?

Can be read as either ACD or Granada. Words:43981
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  slash  s:Holmes/Watson  casefic  long  getting-together  'ao3  via:skogsraa 
september 2017 by esther_a
And Yet Speak Louder - icarus_chained - Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle [Archive of Our Own]
In the aftermath of the Adventure of the Three Garridebs, Watson's injury sparks an astonishing gesture from Holmes and his daemon both, one which he and his can only return in kind.
fic  id:icarus_chained  f:SherlockHolmes  book-verse  slash  s:Holmes/Watson  AU  AU:daemons  'ao3 
august 2017 by esther_a
Sorrow, Not Remorse - icarus_chained - Sherlock Holmes (Downey films) [Archive of Our Own]
Set post GoS. Mary Watson and Sherlock Holmes, in the aftermath of his return, picking apart all that lies between them. For John's sake, maybe. But also for their own.
fic  id:icarus_chained  f:SherlockHolmes  movie-verse  s:Holmes/Watson/Mary  short  'ao3 
august 2017 by esther_a
Lending a Hand - mistyzeo - Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle [Archive of Our Own]
Chemical experiments go awry at Baker Street, leaving Holmes incapacitated and Watson charged with being his hands. Against Watson's advice Holmes takes on a case of burglary and murder, all the while totally dependent on his companion. This new level of intimacy brings with it a slew of suppressed feelings which become increasingly hard to ignore.
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  slash  s:Holmes/Watson  pining  'ao3  book-verse  getting-together  h/c  long 
july 2017 by esther_a
Baker Street Papas - sanguinity - Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (TV 1980) [Archive of Our Own]
Holmes stood; the infant steadied itself with a fistful of his waistcoat. “Watson, I am given to understand that this is—”

“Violet Victoria Mary Smith-Watson,” I said, hearing the death knell of my easy, bachelor life with Holmes.

[Watson inherits a baby. Cute]
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  TV-verse  slash  s:Holmes/Watson  kidfic  'ao3 
september 2016 by esther_a
A More Benign Use for Oil of Vitriol - Garonne - The Great Mouse Detective (1986) [Archive of Our Own]
An older, sassier Olivia returns to Baker Street, and gets caught up in a little adventure with Dr Dawson.
fic  f:Disney  f:GreatMouseDetective  gen  futurefic  short  f:SherlockHolmes  yuletide  'ao3 
january 2015 by esther_a
One More Miracle (Don't be Dead) - Icka M Chif (mischif) - Rise of the Guardians (2012), Sherlock Holmes & Related Fandoms [Archive of Our Own]
Staring into the darkness over the edge of Reichenbach Falls where Bunny and Pitch had just fallen was the first time in Jack’s life he’d ever felt his blood run cold.
fic  f:RotG  au:fusion  f:SherlockHolmes  slash  s:Jack/Bunnymund  'ao3 
january 2014 by esther_a
Armies Moving Close - perryvic, Zaganthi (Caffiends) - A Study in Emerald - Neil Gaiman [Archive of Our Own]
It is a common practice for those who weary of life to make use of those final moments. Those of a passive disposition offer themselves to the Royals of those tastes that polite society does not speak of, though it is known of course. Others cast their life into the defense of their country in such places as Baskerville and I should have known that the limping doctor would be of that type as well as myself.
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  f:StudyInEmerald  f:Neil_Gaimen  gen  yuletide  'ao3 
january 2014 by esther_a
hdm_221b: Ficlet Fun!
It is silly, and a bit of a tribute to everyone who ever said "but the disguises!" and then more general silliness.
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  book-verse  gen  short  AU  'LJ  AU:daemons 
september 2013 by esther_a
Other Detectives have Cases - Icka M Chif (mischif) - Rise of the Guardians (2012), Sherlock Holmes & Related Fandoms [Archive of Our Own]
North's getting married, Jack keeps stealing Bunny's bed, someone's leaving dead bodies on the doorstep of 221B Baker St, and Bunny's just about at his wit's end.

How does one court a detective anyway?
fic  id:mischif  f:RotG  AU  au:fusion  f:SherlockHolmes  slash  s:Jack/Bunnymund  'ao3 
may 2013 by esther_a
Tea For Two - earthstar - Rise of the Guardians (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
All Bunny did was go out for an evening walk in London. He didn’t expect to to come home and discover someone let himself in.
fic  f:RotG  AU  au:fusion  f:SherlockHolmes  short  s:Jack/Bunnymund  'ao3  id:earthstar 
april 2013 by esther_a
icarus_chained: Sherlock Holmes (ACD) Meta
This is middling-to-majorly nerdy of me, but howandever. It's been bugging me slightly since discussing the various Holmes adaptations with people, in particular the BBC Sherlock version and the Downey film version. Just a small exploration of the original, Arthur Conan Doyle Holmes, mostly concerned with his views on crime/morality/law. Only my interpretation, but one I'm ... ah, rather vehemently attached to.
nf  id:icarus_chained  meta  meta:single_fandom  f:SherlockHolmes  book-verse  'dwth 
december 2012 by esther_a
Sherlock Remix - for AJHall: "Off-side coupling reins, width 3/4 inch"
Holmes let out a short laugh. “I am no great coachman, but even I can say with confidence that the dog-cart is not designed for such speeds as we reached last night. Well, never mind; the evidence was secured, Colonel Jameson was brought into custody, and I have every confidence that the police will make their case against him, thanks in great part to his own wife. I tell you, Watson, if half my clients exhibited such decisive curiosity as Marjorie Jameson, my job would be vastly simpler, and you would have far less to occupy your pen.”
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  book-verse  gen  casefic  'LJ 
april 2012 by esther_a
Snarry Games :: Gingertart :: The Fourth Deathly Hallow
From the private journal of John. H. Watson MD; not intended for publication. Being an account of the strange case of the Fourth Deathly Hallow; in which Dr John H. Watson and Mr Sherlock Holmes save a life, discover the true secret of Professor Moriarty, unravel a time loop or two, encounter a femme fatale, imbibe potions, break into and out of a wizarding mansion, hide in a male brothel, go shopping, track down a magical artefact, almost attend a ritual sacrifice, fail to be Obliviated and totally ignore the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy of 1692, all in the company of a lank-haired, irascible but secretly besotted schoolmaster, a bemused aristocrat and an increasingly perceptive and enamoured young hero.
fic  f:HarryPotter  crossover  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Harry/Snape  long  timetravel  'archive 
march 2012 by esther_a
The Proper Study of Wolfkind - melannen - Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle [Archive of Our Own]
Often, strangers would look at me, with my cane and my wolfsister, and either understand nothing about us at all, or think they understood far too much. The young man with the test tube only shook my hand, with a strength I should hardly have credited him, and said, "You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive."
For the Psychic Wolves for Lupercalia challenge
fic  f:SherlockHolmes  au:fusion  f:Iskryne(fusion)  gen  short  id:melannen  'ao3 
february 2012 by esther_a
Quiet and Respectable - radondoran - The Adventures of Tintin (2011), Sherlock Holmes & Related Fandoms [Archive of Our Own]
Mrs. Hudson has a few words on the subject of troublesome tenants. Mrs. Finch is determined not to fall into the same trap.
fic  f:Tintin  crossover  f:SherlockHolmes  gen  femalecharacters  short  'ao3 
january 2012 by esther_a
Jack-in-the-Box - esteefee - Sherlock Holmes (2009) [Archive of Our Own]
After Holmes returns there are recriminations. And then changes, subtle and insidious. There might be a plot afoot. If only Holmes were more of a detective.
fic  id:esteefee  f:SherlockHolmes  movie-verse  poly  s:Holmes/Watson/Mary  explicit  'ao3 
january 2012 by esther_a
The Sincerest Form of Flattery - inmyriadbits - Multifandom [Archive of Our Own]
All detectives are Sherlock Holmes, and they all have their Watsons. Six iterations of Holmes moments in six fandoms.
fic  gen  multifandom  metafic  f:Numb3rs  f:House  f:Castle  f:DueSouth  f:SherlockHolmes  f:Psych  'ao3  from delicious
october 2011 by esther_a
Sherlock Holmes and the Ravenclaw Codex Chapter 1 The Red Headed Man, a Harry Potter fanfic - FanFiction.Net
A Sherlock Holmes mystery set in Victorian Hogwarts and London. A valuable artefact has been stolen from Hogwarts, and the only suspect - a Muggleborn pupil - has disappeared. Headmaster Phineas Nigellus Black summons Holmes to Hogwarts to retrieve the Ravenclaw Codex, but things are not as simple as they seem, and Holmes and Watson soon find themselves in the middle of a most perplexing case.
fic  crossover  pre-canon  gen  casefic  long  2x  f:HarryPotter  f:SherlockHolmes  'ffn 
april 2011 by esther_a
Dolorous Ett's Bestiary - Sherlock Holmes and the Ravenclaw Codex
A Sherlock Holmes mystery set in Victorian Hogwarts and London. A valuable artefact has been stolen from Hogwarts, and the only suspect - a Muggleborn pupil - has disappeared. Headmaster Phineas Nigellus Black summons Holmes to Hogwarts to retrieve the Ravenclaw Codex, but things are not as simple as they seem, and Holmes and Watson soon find themselves in the middle of a most perplexing case.
fic  crossover  gen  casefic  long  plotty  awesome  f:HarryPotter  f:SherlockHolmes  'LJ 
april 2011 by esther_a
jade_dragoness: Fic: No Matter How Improbable [Crossover]
"Eliminate the impossible and whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be true, even if it happens to be two time traveling wizards and the Once and Future King of Britain."
fic  id:jade_dragoness  crossover  gen  timetravel  awesome  f:DresdenFiles  f:Merlin  f:SherlockHolmes  'LJ 
april 2011 by esther_a
Intemperance - Basingstoke - Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock Holmes & Related Fandoms [Archive of Our Own]
"Intemperance," a story from the secret journals of Doctor John H. Watson, intimate friend and long-time companion of the infamous Sherlock Holmes: A most curious and instructive report of the great man's improbable fecundation, gestation, and parturition.
fic  movie-verse  gen  mpreg  id:basingstoke  f:SherlockHolmes  'ao3 
september 2010 by esther_a
Homemaking - rageprufrock - Sherlock (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
The original plan for returning to England involved fucking around being shellshocked and suffering mandatory post-combat counseling and physical therapy to dissect the shattered mosaic of his feelings. That's not quite how it goes.
fic  gen  id:rageprufrock  f:SherlockHolmes  f:SherlockBBC  'ao3 
july 2010 by esther_a
nestra | Handle With Care
Five times someone warned John about Sherlock, and one time someone warned Sherlock about John.
fic  TV-verse  slash  short  id:nestra  f:SherlockHolmes  f:SherlockBBC  s:Holmes/Watson  'dwth 
july 2010 by esther_a
sorrel | Fic: Marriage á Trois
In the aftermath of the Blackwood case, Mary determines that if she wants to have a successful marriage, she must find a way to integrate Holmes into her relationship with John. It's a decision that will have a number of unforeseen consequences, as she becomes far closer with the famous detective than she ever could have imagined.
fic  movie-verse  het  poly  FemaleCharacters  awesome  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson/Mary  'dwth  'LJ  id:Sorrel 
july 2010 by esther_a
The Flying Empire - Chapter 1 - starlady - Sherlock Holmes (2009) [Archive of Our Own]
Holmes takes a case that leads him into contact with Countess Ada Lovelace and direct conflict with a controversial but well-placed officer of His Majesty's Aery, to Scotland and back to London via the skies above.
fic  au  steampunk  long  slash  het  poly  bigbang  movie-verse  f:SherlockHolmes  'ao3  s:unspecified 
july 2010 by esther_a
ariadnes_string | The Old Complaint (Holmes/Watson fic)
Whenever Holmes told the story later, he always paused at this point and said, “and that’s when everything descended into farce,” with a dry chuckle. At the time, however, it had not seemed a laughing matter.
fic  gen  slash  short  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'dwth  'LJ 
june 2010 by esther_a
recessional | Mary Morstan-Watson - "Ocean"
Sherlock Holmes was very nearly the only reason telegrams ever came to the house.
fic  poly  movie-verse  id:Recessional  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson/Mary  'dwth 
april 2010 by esther_a
recessional | Mary Morstan-Watson - "Faith"
The first time Sherlock made off with her clothes, it was a skirt, a crinoline and a bustle, and Mary arrived home from visiting her mother just in time to nearly run into him coming out of her own house.
fic  het  poly  short  movie-verse  FemaleCharacters  id:Recessional  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson/Mary  'dwth 
april 2010 by esther_a
The Seventeenth Step - The Violet Elephant
It isn't that I mind seeing Sherlock Holmes in my office doorway, precisely.
fic  slash  outsiderpov  book-verse  id:KatieForsythe  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'personal-site 
march 2010 by esther_a
longsufferingly: As Seen On Urban Dictionary
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So, [info]wanttobeatree wanted a modern-day Sherlock Holmes AU where they were Supernatural fanboys and Holmes spent a lot of time trolling and being dumb.
fic  crack  AU  AU:modern_day/real_world  epistolary/document-fic  slash  movie-verse  f:Supernatural  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  pseudofandom  'LJ 
march 2010 by esther_a
eggshellseas: Sherlock Holmes Fic: At a Blind Corner (Holmes/Watson, Adult)
Holmes discovers he possesses a curious power over Watson, and that Watson is a man who still has a few secrets.
fic  slash  bdsm  kink  explicit  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'LJ 
february 2010 by esther_a
bless the children - fic! Congenial Defects
Russell relates an evening of Wodehousian mishap to Holmes over the breakfast table.
fic  gen  humor  short  drunkfic  f:MaryRussell  f:SherlockHolmes  'LJ 
january 2010 by esther_a
flowrs4ophelia: FANFIC POST: "5 Times John Watson Quite Unintentionally Saw Irene Adler Naked" 1/2 (Sherlock Holmes)
Watson/Irene/Holmes (gen-ish w/ OT3 undertones)
Universe: SH09
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Even if the woman clearly has no shame, he still finds it a little uncomfortable himself whenever they encounter each other with these perpetual failings in decorum.
fic  het  gen  plotty  FemaleCharacters  movie-verse  f:SherlockHolmes  'LJ  s:unspecified 
january 2010 by esther_a
recessional | Mary Morstan-Watson - "Devil"
He goes to see her on Wednesday, deliberately not at Watson's request.
fic  gen  het  short  movie-verse  id:Recessional  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson/Mary  'dwth 
january 2010 by esther_a
recessional | Mary Morstan-Watson - title: not bowlder's copy.
[John] also found that Mary's edition of Ovid was quite uncensored and indeed bore neat notations beside particular passages in what looked like her hand, detailing the dirtier of the puns and word-play.
fic  het  gen  short  movie-verse  FemaleCharacters  id:Recessional  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Mary/Watson  'dwth 
january 2010 by esther_a
recessional | Mary Morstan-Watson - "Beginnings"
"Now come here, Mary," said her aunt, as Mary watched the carriage that held her mother and father pull disappear over the last rise and into the mist.
fic  gen  pre-canon  kidfic  FemaleCharacters  short  movie-verse  id:Recessional  f:SherlockHolmes  'dwth 
january 2010 by esther_a
flourish | COLLECTIVE FIC WRITING TIME.
Being the minutes of the SUSSEX DOWNS LADIES’ SEWING CIRCLE, DETECTION DISCUSSION GROUP AND TERRORIST SOCIETY. Officers: Miss Madelyn Mack (President); Miss Alexandra Catherine Climpson (Secretary). Members: Miss Nora Noraker; Mrs Sherlock Holmes; Mrs Godfrey Norton; Lady Peter Wimsey.
epistolary/document-fic  multifandom  FemaleCharacters  humor  crossover  fic  'dwth  f:SherlockHolmes  f:Dorothy_Sayers  f:MadelynMack 
january 2010 by esther_a
A Man of Questionable Morals
A reworking of DEVI and WIST that includs warnings for off screen non-con, violence and injustices involving minor canon characters. 16,300 words. Adult.
fic  casefic  explicit  book-verse  id:KatieForsythe  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'personal-site 
january 2010 by esther_a
Splendid Night
A Christmasy spin on MILV with a heart-warming dose of H/W. 14, 500 words. Mature.
fic  book-verse  id:KatieForsythe  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'personal-site 
january 2010 by esther_a
toft | fic: Service
Watson gets out his old uniform. Or, as [personal profile] thingswithwings put it, "Watson, Hesitant Dom, as companion to Holmes, Awkward Military Fetishist". That is an entirely true summary. But I should note that this is actually quite fluffy.
fic  slash  explicit  kink  bdsm  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'dwth  id:Toft 
january 2010 by esther_a
The Case of the Cheating Washerwoman - lazulisong - Sherlock Holmes (2009) [Archive of Our Own]
"Mrs Watson," said Holmes fuzzily, "Your washerwoman is cheating you." He slumped to Watson's chest.

"What?" said Watson, supporting Holmes' weight.

"I knew it!" said Mary,
fic  gen  short  humor  FemaleCharacters  movie-verse  f:SherlockHolmes  'ao3 
december 2009 by esther_a
A Vision In Scarlet
Johnny glanced down nervously at the exhibition program in his hand: Paranormal Phenomena in the 19th Century: Mediums, Spiritualists, and Psychics.
fic  crossover  gen  book-verse  id:cesperanza  f:SherlockHolmes  f:DeadZone  'personal-site  timetravel 
may 2009 by esther_a
Incalzando
On the anniversary of Mary's death, Holmes reflects on his relationship with Watson.
fic  slash  yuletide  book-verse  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'yuletide-archive 
january 2009 by esther_a
Commonplaces
Only to be adored was, in the end, nothing; to be adored by someone worthy, everything.
fic  het  book-verse  id:astolat  f:SherlockHolmes  yuletide  'yuletide-archive  s:unspecified 
january 2009 by esther_a
The Maiden Voyage of the Tiresias
Faithful readers of these accounts of my adventures with Holmes will not be surprised, I dare say, to learn that it was not often that I was able to gain the better of my friend.
fic  slash  crossdressing  book-verse  id:astolat  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'personal-site 
may 2008 by esther_a
prof_pangaea: Sub Rosa
"One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve. The truly beautiful and noble puts its lover, as it were, at an infinite distance, while it attends him more strongly than ever." -- Henry David Thoreau
fic  gen  epistolary/document-fic  book-verse  f:SherlockHolmes  'LJ 
may 2008 by esther_a
Out Of This Room
"By the Lord, it is as well for you. If you had killed Watson, you would not have got out of this room alive."
fic  yuletide  slash  5things  book-verse  awesome  id:Dorinda  f:SherlockHolmes  s:Holmes/Watson  'ao3 
march 2008 by esther_a

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