6You Love Me » by philipisomholt Modern AU. One shots following John and Margaret after "The Rhythm of Life."
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 3, follows: 6, updated: 1/11 published: 9/29/2020
13The Christmas Foundling » by darkpartofmydestiny On their first Christmas as a married couple, Margaret and John found a newborn baby left abandoned at the mill gates. In progress.
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 12, follows: 17, updated: 1/7 published: 12/24/2020
195A Mother's Final Gift » by TheScribblerCMB As Thornton battles bitterly with Margaret's rejection, and she in turn struggles to come to terms with her true feelings for the northern mill owner, an ailing Mrs Hale decides to intervene. Will her final gift to her daughter be enough to save this classic couple?
K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 23, words: 138k+, favs: 43, follows: 82, updated: 1/6 published: 6/21/2020
31I am afraid I should be a Coward » by LalalaLinoleum Sometimes darkness brings enlightenment. Soon after John Thornton's first proposal, our heroine begins to realize that the master of Marlborough Mills isn't the problem. North & South from (mostly) Margaret Hale's POV. I tend to stick mostly to the novel, but there will be glimmers of the 2004 BBC adaptation, too. (Thanks for the feedback! I'll be updating this story soon! :) )
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 8, words: 12k+, favs: 20, follows: 42, updated: 1/4 published: 10/9/2020
81The Thornton Tales » by TheScribblerCMB A series of fluffy and smutty short stories and one-shots set after John and Margaret are married.
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 16, words: 66k+, favs: 21, follows: 33, updated: 1/2 published: 10/6/2020
482The future must be met, however stern and iron it be » by elanne Margaret receives a letter from Mr Bell that throws her into despair. She is forced make a choice that wasn't meant to be hers, but the consequences are not hers alone to deal with.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 18, words: 160k+, favs: 177, follows: 347, updated: 12/29/2020 published: 4/14/2018
106The Heart Asks It's Pleasure First » by scaramouche97 This story begins just after Margaret's father has died. With no one showing her any sympathy, what will happen when Mr Thornton is the only person to treat her with genuine kindness?
T, English, Romance, chapters: 7, words: 42k+, favs: 79, follows: 177, updated: 12/28/2020 published: 1/14/2020
2 The Christmas Cherry by TheScribblerCMB As Margaret hunts for a lost treasure on Christmas Day, her loving husband is both amused and allured by her new dress, which is as red as a cherry. With time to spare before their guests arrive, what can they get up to? With a little bit of mild smut and plenty of fluff, this Christmas one-shot borrowed from my Thornton Tales collection, offers a bit of festive fun.
T, English, Romance & Family, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 12/24/2020
2 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by TheScribblerCMB A one-shot from my series The Thornton Tales to try and give us all some Christmas cheer. This fluffy short story follows Margaret and John Thornton as they gather around their Christmas tree and think on all the comfort and joy they have been blessed with. They thank God for the contentment they cherish in their marriage and all the love they share with and for their children.
K, English, Romance & Family, words: 5k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/23/2020
109 Together at Christmas » by ElizaG1 Margaret is delivering a Christmas basket when she unexpectedly gets stuck in a room with John Thornton. Will they reach an earlier understanding given the circumstances? (Crossposted on AO3).
K, English, chapters: 8, words: 23k+, favs: 44, follows: 63, updated: 12/23/2020 published: 11/15/2020
5 La goutte d'eau qui fait casser le vase by Musing-and-Music John Thornton rentre de l'usine pour trouver une scène étonnante dans le salon de sa maison. Et si c'était le début de belles choses?
K+, French, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 12/7/2020
36An Earlier Heaven » by darkpartofmydestiny "A happy family is but an earlier heaven" - George Bernard Shaw Set in the world of my completed story A Strange Situation, these are basically plotless fluffy happy family oneshots that I need to write to cheer myself up during these difficult times. Prompts and requests absolutely welcome!
K, English, Family & Humor, chapters: 10, words: 24k+, favs: 17, follows: 24, updated: 12/1/2020 published: 3/19/2020
107A Misguided Mistake » by darkpartofmydestiny After an unexpected encounter on the night of the dinner party, Margaret tries to understand her new feelings for Mr Thornton amidst the trials of life in Milton. A mid canon retelling of North and South with more kissing.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 38k+, favs: 74, follows: 166, updated: 11/16/2020 published: 2/15/2020
9 My only debt by Musing-and-Music Margaret left Milton after her father's death. She tries to live with her aunt and cousin in Harley Street, despite their character, and with the feelings she has for a certain gentleman.
K, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 7, follows: 6, 11/15/2020
83Pride and Power » by ThornfieldHall It was a truth universally denied that a girl with an ailing family, had little wish for a husband. Unfortunately for Margaret Hale it was a truth universally acknowledged that that a single merchant in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. AKA the Jane Austen-esque regency AU no one asked for.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 21, words: 113k+, favs: 43, follows: 92, updated: 11/9/2020 published: 5/19/2019
5North and South Archives » by SidsCookies A collection of one shots based in various North and South universes. Light hearted pieces to keep us through these difficult times
K, English, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 7, follows: 11, updated: 11/4/2020 published: 3/29/2020
30 Happiness at Long, Long Last » by RegencyGirl17 "Hush!" said Margaret, "or I shall try and show you your mother's indignant tones as she says, "That woman!" ... After the last line in North and South, Margaret and Mr. Thornton went on talking, and then they kissed, and then Edith came in and saw them...
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 23, follows: 28, updated: 10/30/2020 published: 9/26/2020
75Can We Be Whole Again? » by SidsCookies A surprise decision may give Margaret the family she desperately wants in the wake of her parents passing. However, there are still many obstacles to overcome before she can find peace.
K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 16, words: 58k+, favs: 27, follows: 81, updated: 10/28/2020 published: 1/23/2020
66Back To You : A North and South Modern Variation » by philipisomholt Modern AU. John Thornton hasn't seen Margaret Hale in sixteen years. Everything turns upside down when an unexpected visitor turns up at Marlborough Shipping Depot, forcing John to relive the best—and worst—time of his life.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 17, words: 47k+, favs: 20, follows: 22, updated: 10/23/2020 published: 9/15/2020
26 The Rhythm of Life : North and South Retold » by philipisomholt Modern AU. (OG) Margaret Hale is a British expat who moves to Milton, Connecticut to live with her father when her mother's health deteriorates. Born and raised in South Carolina, John Thornton is the owner of a trucking company, Marlborough Shipping Depot. Whenever the two meet, sparks fly.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 25, words: 94k+, favs: 14, follows: 18, updated: 10/23/2020 published: 9/17/2020
113 Had things been different » by Captainfredrickwentworth This is a retelling of Gaskell's North and South, but with a twist. At the beginning of our story, when Margaret is propositioned by Henry Lennox, she feels obligated to agree. (I've used a bit of poetic license with her reasons). Anyway, Margaret marries Lennox and then goes to visit her parents a few months later, as they have moved north. What will happen when she meets John?
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 20, words: 42k+, favs: 45, follows: 100, updated: 10/22/2020 published: 5/16/2019
1 Si supieras by Aurora Marsha Poirot Otra posible continuación de la escena que ocurre cuando John va a casa de los Hale llevando fruta para la madre de Margaret. Posteada originalmente en el grupo de facebook
T, Spanish, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 9/24/2020
Camino se hace al andar by Aurora Marsha Poirot Una posible continuación de la escena que ocurre luego de la revuelta donde Margaret resulta herida. Posteado originalmente en el grupo de facebook
T, Spanish, Romance, words: 1k+, 9/24/2020
18Relatos del Norte » by Ginevre John Thornton y Margaret Hale se doran mutuamente, contra todo y contra todos, contra el mundo, si fuese necesario. Aunque los comienzos en su relación no carecen de leves tensiones, tiras y aflojas. Su historia de amor, eterna e incombustible, no sólo hará felices a quienes les quieren, sino que les otorgará la fuerza necesaria para ayudar a forjar un Milton mejor.
T, Spanish, Romance & Family, chapters: 9, words: 29k+, favs: 7, follows: 11, updated: 9/21/2020 published: 7/24/2017
9El amor de una madre » by somiadora "El amor de una madre viene dado por Dios. Se mantiene preso por siempre más. El amor de una muchacha es como una nube de humo, cambia con el viento." Hannah Thorton - Elisabeth Gaskell, Norte y sur. - CONTINUAR AL JULIOL 2021
K, Spanish, Family & Romance, chapters: 15, words: 14k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 9/14/2020 published: 7/11/2020