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Night of the Nargles [T (PG-13)]
by PlaidPooka
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Decades after the war, a special Auror taskforce is ready to take down the last five Death Eaters as they meet in a old forest in the middle of nowher...
Last Updated: 2016/12/06
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 5165

Shapeshifter Saga [MA (NC-17)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Snape is invaded by a bipolar Spirit....
Last Updated: 2016/11/26
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 9367

A Dream Deferred [K+ (PG)]
by MayavanavihariniHarini
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Long forgotten memories resurface when two individuals, poles apart yet strikingly similar to each other, happen to meet. ...
Last Updated: 2016/11/12
Chapters: 4 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 3133

A Slant-Told Tale [MA (NC-17)]
by Squibstress
[Reviews: 157]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Before she was Professor McGonagall, she was Minerva Macnair. After an arranged marriage forces her into an impossible situation, Minerva does what sh...
Last Updated: 2016/09/24
Chapters: 42 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 152526

A Life of Dreaming [MA (NC-17)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Potions Under Duress
He's lived another life in his dreams, but when the war brings an end to his days as a double agent, Severus finds reality and dreams becoming intertw...
Last Updated: 2016/09/09
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 9423

Dark Draco Saga [MA (NC-17)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Once upon a time, a Dark Wizard, three witches, and a house elf ......
Last Updated: 2016/09/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 2683

A Nagini and Severus Tale [MA (NC-17)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 78]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Malfoy Manor
What is the greatest sacrifice one can give? This tale begins in Severus' sixth year at Hogwarts, during the surge of new young followers of the Dark ...
Last Updated: 2016/09/05
Chapters: 22 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 96009

Catspaws [T (PG-13)]
by Doomspark
[Reviews: 206]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category:
Category: The Challenge Floo-Network
Chaos ensues when the Familiars at Hogwarts decide to play matchmaker....
Last Updated: 2016/08/28
Chapters: 19 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 72762

Father's Daughter [K+ (PG)]
by Doomspark
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
A brief look at the events that shaped Petunia into who she is....
Last Updated: 2016/08/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 710

Sweet and Sour [K+ (PG)]
by Dreamy_Dragon
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Kneazle hair does not a happy Potions master make....
Last Updated: 2016/08/25
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1619

Words & Wool [T (PG-13)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 8]
Category: sshg_promptfest
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione reminisces about what brought her and Severus together: botched knitting, a few insults, and an unexpected helping hand. ...
Last Updated: 2016/08/21
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 12194

A Fine Divide [MA (NC-17)]
by sweetflag
[Reviews: 101]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Snape is once again bound, and as he struggles to accept yet another yoke, he meets a fellow wizard, who suffers a similar undeniable and unbreakable ...
Last Updated: 2016/08/17
Chapters: 22 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 92211

The Black Sister Tango [MA (NC-17)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Fire and ice with two Black sisters....
Last Updated: 2016/08/14
Chapters: 4 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 7030

Assessing in Azkaban [M (R)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Hermione Granger is called in to assess a known Death Eater in Azkaban. ...
Last Updated: 2016/08/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1809

Denial [T (PG-13)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Malfoy Manor
Harry finds Draco's nesting behaviour to be both annoying and endearing. ...
Last Updated: 2016/08/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1622

With the Passion Put to Use [T (PG-13)]
by Rose of the West
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
A sunny day, a study session, and a random library book. It should have been a mundane afternoon....
Last Updated: 2016/08/03
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 1563

Hermione and Xenophilius' Winter's Tale [T (PG-13)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 20]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
An ill-fated Auror mission leaves a grieving family to carry on; a burdened heart springs forth hope......
Last Updated: 2016/06/24
Chapters: 7 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 24873

Windfall Saga [T (PG-13)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
A mild tale for a quiet evening....
Last Updated: 2016/06/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3629

On the Last Night of Hogwarts [T (PG-13)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Sequel to On the First Night of Hogwarts. Severus has grown up and looks forw...
Last Updated: 2016/06/08
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4776

Getting Along [MA (NC-17)]
by kellychambliss
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
If you're going to serve in the Order of the Phoenix, you have to be able to get along with others. Set in the summer following GoF....
Last Updated: 2016/06/02
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3256

The Transformation of a Scottish Lioness [T (PG-13)]
by Fishy
[Reviews: 40]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
This is my interpretation of who Minerva McGonagall is and how her life's experiences shaped her; taking place between her last two years as a student...
Last Updated: 2016/06/02
Chapters: 9 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 38526

Baby's Got The Blues [T (PG-13)]
by Minerva
[Reviews: 15]
Category: Potions Under Duress
The war against Voldemort is still raging on, Hermione is cooped up in a safe-house with a recuperating Snape, and her fondness for guitar-players com...
Last Updated: 2016/06/02
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 10734

Blood and Vows [MA (NC-17)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 74]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Shame almost befalls the Malfoy name when Draco is revealed to be infertile. So up steps Lucius—after all: 'The pureblood lineage must continue... at ...
Last Updated: 2016/05/28
Chapters: 11 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 40772

Nothing Would Keep Them Apart [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Even in death, Severus still owned her heart and body....
Last Updated: 2016/05/28
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1803

Dragons in the Dungeon [K+ (PG)]
by MsTree
[Reviews: 39]
Category: Potions Under Duress
This story is a sequel to Velvet Song's "Damsels and Dragons". Severus apparently has not conquered the curse after all, or is there something else go...
Last Updated: 2016/05/28
Chapters: 13 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 33706

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Bottom Dealing [T (PG-13)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Severus is unwilling to fulfill his side of a bargain he's made with Hermione. (GS100 'Master's Touch' challenge)...
Last Updated: 2015/09/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 138

At the Edges [K+ (PG)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione notices something unusual about Severus Snape. (GS100 'Corner of the Eye' challenge)...
Last Updated: 2015/09/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 112

In Assorted Shapes & Sizes [K (G)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione returns to the family home in search of a certain someone… (GS100 Multiple Snapes challenge)...
Last Updated: 2015/08/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 120

A Handful of Jewels [K (G)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 100]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione and Severus have created between them a very… unique version of family life. A string of universe-sharing drabbles....
Last Updated: 2015/08/22
Chapters: 11 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1746

Depth of Knowledge [K (G)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 3]
Category: GrangerSnape100
There are some things we don't realize we know until we say them out loud....
Last Updated: 2015/08/04
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 222

Dumbledore's Bequest [M (R)]
by melusin
[Reviews: 16]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: Drabbles
Drabble series for LJ's grangersnape100 Challenge: Through the Keyhole....
Last Updated: 2015/06/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 933

The Sly Puss [K (G)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 5]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Severus and Hermione learn something new about the familiar....
Last Updated: 2015/05/30
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 229

His Hands [M (R)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 5]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
There is something about his hands....
Last Updated: 2015/05/08
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 182

Many Thanks, Part 6 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Scorpius saved his most important thank-you note for last. It took until he returned to school to find the words. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” s...
Last Updated: 2015/03/31
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 309

Hogwarts' New Portrait [K (G)]
by richardgloucester
[Reviews: 20]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: GrangerSnape100
This double drabble was written as a small tribute to Terry Pratchett, who died on March 12th, 2015. Of course he knew about Hogwarts. Of course he ...
Last Updated: 2015/03/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 209

Many Thanks, Part 5 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s Fir...
Last Updated: 2015/02/26
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 127

Body Language [T (PG-13)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
A small, intimate moment between them. ...
Last Updated: 2015/02/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 155

Half-pecked [K (G)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 7]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Further adventures of Granger & Snape, wand core hunters...
Last Updated: 2015/02/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 126

Many Thanks, Part 4 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. . Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s F...
Last Updated: 2015/01/31
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 104

1998. June 20. Sunset. [T (PG-13)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 9]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
Just a short conversation in a moonlit garden. Drabble....
Last Updated: 2015/01/24
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 332

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Rage--Forbidden Monastery [K+ (PG)]
by chivalric
[Reviews: 12]
Category: Novelette
Rage, a seasoned assassin, lives by his own rules. Lucinda, his latest target, is sixteen, snappish, and can truly take care of herself. She grew up...
Last Updated: 2015/05/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 2806

Pet Haiku [K+ (PG)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Category: Poetry: Haiku
About two sisters...
Last Updated: 2015/02/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 15

Reality Check [K (G)]
by kittylefish
[Reviews: 3]
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: 2]
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: 5]
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: 224]
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

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Choose Something Like A Star [MA (NC-17)]
by TeddyRadiator
[Reviews: 108]
Category: Potions Under Duress
At Christmas, what do you give to the wizard who has...nothing? I am very proud to note this wa ...

The Filius Files, Part 1: Christmas Celebration [K+ (PG)]
by Pyttan
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
It has been a lovely Christmas dinner, and Filius is very pleased with the evening. However, a certa ...

Christmas Present [K+ (PG)]
by kyriaofdelphi
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
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Category: Bulgarian Connections
A snapshot of Christmas for the Krums. ...

Owned [MA (NC-17)]
by Subversa
[Reviews: 486]
Category: Potions Under Duress
War is hell, and the aftermath is often the most hellish part of all. Having lost everyone she most ...

Darkness Past [M (R)]
by Annabun
[Reviews: 77]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: TPP Every Flavour Auction
Luna, her soul still damaged after the final battle, has bought an old Children's Home outside a gru ...

The Ghost of Christmas Passed Away [T (PG-13)]
by astopperindeath
[Reviews: 11]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Voldemort gets a surprise visit from the Ghost of Things Yet To Come. A dark comedy. Written in ho ...

A Visit From St. Severus [MA (NC-17)]
by hexgirl
[Reviews: 29]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
‘’Twas the night before Christmas’ is all very well, but who would we really like to see handling ou ...

The Life and Times of Perseus [M (R)]
by Rose of the West
[Reviews: 72]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
He gave up the Muggle world and his family and entered the world of magic. She would have to give u ...

Before the Burrow [K (G)]
by Lady Dragonsinger
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
It's the last day of their seven years at Hogwarts, and Molly Prewitt has some retrospective moments ...

Star Light, Star Bright. [K (G)]
by savine_snape
[Reviews: 7]
Category: Romancing the Wizard
Severus invites Lily to join him by the Black Lake to exchange gifts before returning home for Chris ...

Trust and Betrayal: A Prequel [M (R)]
by starmom
[Reviews: 50]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Set in the time of Voldemort's first rise, this is a tale of choices and consequences, darkness and ...


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Tenth Anniversary Celebration Author Spotlight
As part of our Tenth Anniversary celebration, we’d like to congratulate and promote our authors who have gone on to be published outside of fandom. We’re very proud to be part of a community that encourages and supports its members as they reach for their dreams!


We're continuing the series with Little Beloved!
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Tenth Anniversary Celebration Author Spotlight
As part of our Tenth Anniversary celebration, we’d like to congratulate and promote our authors who have gone on to be published outside of fandom. We’re very proud to be part of a community that encourages and supports its members as they reach for their dreams!


We're continuing the series with Shiv!
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Ten Stories ~ Ten Months ~ Ten Years 10th Anniversary Lumos recap
The Petulant Poetess has been celebrating its 10th anniversary by shining the light of Lumos! on stories that have been featured through the years.

Through 2015, every month--beginning with March and 2005--featured ten stories representing some of the best each year had to offer.

Continue to celebrate with us - may TPP continue to nurture writers and offer some of the best HP fanfic around for another ten years!

The full list can be found at our LJ: http://petulantpoetess.livejournal.com/168266.html

 

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Tenth Anniversary Celebration Author Spotlight
As part of our Tenth Anniversary celebration, we’d like to congratulate and promote our authors who have gone on to be published outside of fandom. We’re very proud to be part of a community that encourages and supports its members as they reach for their dreams!


We're continuing the series with ladyofthemasque!
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