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Real name: Laura
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Lords of the Gangland by Lee Cullen New! Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1466]
Summary:

Edward Cullen is a hot, bad, gangsta fella who is a new kid in the Chicago underworld. But refusing to pay his respects to the big, ruling Godfather, his arrival is not welcomed. Bella is said Godfather’s estranged daughter who fled his father’s world in an attempt at a normal life.

Both men keep clashing and bumping heads, Edward’s power grows rapidly, men are tired of the old regime, and so a sort of gangster war ensues. Bella is caught in the mayhem when she becomes a prisoner in the hands of her father’s most hated enemy and rival. With Bella as a prisioner, Edward knows her father will have no choice but to do as he is told.

But does Edward have other motives to capture Bella?

**There is rape involved in one of the later chapters. If that topic offends you, please do not read** 

 

Thanks to the awesome Caius for my banner! I absolutely love it!


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 20 Completed: Yes Word count: 61861
Comments: This is a very well written story. I keep coming back to this line in the summary "but does Edward have other motives to capture Bella." Time will only tell. It's going to be interesting to see more of Edward's character revealed.

[Report This] Published: June 06, 2009 Updated: July 29, 2014


Summary:

A curse spanning generations. For one, unrequited love. For the other, all consuming hate. Together can they break it? OCC/AH Lemons.  Banner by emerald_rosalie

 


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Alice, Bella, Carlisle, Edward, Emmett, Esme, Jacob, Jasper, Rosalie
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 31 Completed: Yes Word count: 99512
[Report This] Published: October 10, 2009 Updated: March 12, 2013


Married at 18 by AimeeBass Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 364]
Summary:

Bella wakes up married to Edward Cullen, who she’s only just met. The problem? She’s still a senior at FHS. The other problem? The judge orders them to stay married for a year as punishment for abusing the sanctity of marriage.

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(The beautiful new banner was made by hoping4more!)


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Alice, Bella, Carlisle, Edward, Elizabeth Masen, Emmett, Esme, Jane, Jasper, Rosalie
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 6 Completed: No Word count: 13829
[Report This] Published: August 05, 2009 Updated: March 10, 2013


Summary:

 

 

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"His agony defines him. His memories destroy him.

But his hope is what sustains him, feeds him, encourages him. It's his purpose. And he doesn't deny it.

Offered the chance to leave all pain and misery behind, Edward knew that it was better to suffer his loss than to forget it. For in having it, Bella remains his and only his.

To forget would be the ultimate betrayal, abandoning her once again to a world of lonliness and despair. He had already done that once upon a time, and he did so spectacularly.

He'll find her. He has to. 

HE HAS TO."

- icrodriguez (the most beautiful review I have ever received.  THANK YOU for allowing me the honour of displaying it here.  It sums up the tone of this story beautifully, hearts, Erin)

 

Left in the woods, an unfortunate run-in with Laurant and 45 years later - Bella finds herself facing everything she has ever wanted.  Does it want her back?  What will she discover about how Edward has been spending his time...

 

Rated for later chapters.

 


Categories: New Moon, AU Characters: Alice, Bella, Carlisle, Edward, Emmett, Esme, Jasper, Rosalie
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 24 Completed: No Word count: 140624
[Report This] Published: May 06, 2009 Updated: September 22, 2012


Resent by sistergrimm Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 234]
Summary:

AU Post-New Moon. NOTE- AU Hybrid Vamps:

Tony Swan

Banner by Mehek18

Set in 2010, the supernatural world is in a crisis unprecedented, its' very structure challenged by a force yet to be seen. As this new threat sends ripples of discord and panic throughout the ranks, a young vampire and her two children, twin beings as different as light and dark, struggle to remain hidden in the shadows; away from the world they belong to.

But not for long: Embittered by the desperate state his father left him, his mother, and his sister in five years prior, Tony Swan yearns for purpose; an opportunity to let out who he truly is. No more lies. No more veils. He won't have to wait long-as his sister grows normally, he inches closer and closer to adulthood, mind and body rapidly maturing despite the few years he has walked this Earth. And yet, throughout all this, one key fact remains forgotten by the young hybrid: fate's plan is never simple.

And in a world where monsters of human and marble flesh exist, how can it be?

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Pulling to re-write:

Well, technically not pulling, but definitely re-writing.

I’ve given it a lot of thought. I was actually going to do this once I got the 13th chapter of my main WIP out (So it wouldn’t that bad of a shock, after all I already warned of a hiatus on its way), but so far I haven’t been able to churn out anything that could pass as a chapter that’s “in- character” in regards to the present version of my fic. It’s just…not working. No matter how hard I try to write ch.13, I keep going back to my old copies of chapters one, two, and three and re-writing them. Hell, I’m already on ch.4.

I’ve looked at my early chapters, compared them to the most recent ones, and realized that the flow, the tone of the writing itself, doesn’t match. I had a completely different mindset when I began, still figuring things out, still not setting things in stone, and throughout the experience I learned a lot. More so if I hadn’t posted in the first place. A huge learning experience, I guess you could say.

It made me remember why I wanted to write this story in the first place, and that because I was under the impression I had to conform to a framework because it was fan fiction, I put what I really wanted on the back burner in order to write/focus on what I thought was supposed to be written/focused on.

And then I finally had an epiphany: I don’t have to follow any sort of guideline. I can write what I want to write. I don’t have to have the story closely tailored around Edward and Bella, or any of the other canon characters, I don’t have to write from certain POV’s in the first place because the truth is, my story, as someone commented after looking over a past chapter I’d written, is “not really about Twilight.”
And that’ s the truth. Resent isn’t about Twilight, at least, not completely.

To the person who commented, thank you, by the way. You know who you are.

Now, you may ask, “why post a wip in the first place?” well, the truth was, I didn’t think the fandom would still be around once I completed Resent. It was 2010, the twi-craze was already dying down somewhat, and I thought it would be risky to take my time and finish the story first before posting. I thought I was working on borrowed time. Plus, I wasn’t sure if the twist I had going with my main oc’s. would be received well.

The reviews and the fact that a good number of us are still here kind of blows those pre-conceived notions out of the ballpark, to my sweet relief.

What I said in past thread posts still stands: as long as the story is posted, it is not abandoned. Hiatus maybe, but not abandoned. The fact that it is still there means that I’m still a part of the fandom. If I ever decide to flounce, there is no way in hell that I would ever leave any of my writing’s unmonitored on the internet. If I ever decide to discontinue, you readers will be the first to know.

I’m leaving the current copy of Resent on ff.net, twilighted, and twcs for these reasons, and also because I know there are some who still enjoy re-reading the posted chapters. I’m sorry if this is upsetting. I know the update schedule for this fic has been somewhat tumultuous and nail-biting, especially with how things were left the last chapter, but I feel like if I don’t say something now, I’m going to end up posting something bland and soulless. Once I’ve written enough of the new version (or completed it) I’ll pull the old version and start re-posting.

I won’t hold it against you if you flounce, just don’t tell me that you are.

Again, I’m sorry about this guy’s, but my gut is telling me this is something I have to do.

 


Categories: New Moon, AU Characters: None
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 12 Completed: No Word count: 81816
[Report This] Published: February 20, 2011 Updated: August 24, 2012


Summary:

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A NYC barman views his mind reading as an isolating cancer, until he meets the lonely 28yr old trying to escape her heartbreaking reality.  Edward has had a life full of harsh lessons.  He trusts nobody.  Bella is faced with an uphill battle in her day-to-day existence.  She never complains about the hand life has dealt her, including when a beautiful boy treats her badly, because she doesn't believe she deserves anything better.  AH ExB

 

Here is the amazing banner made for me by Orrington_Rose.

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Awesome banner made by Boo iwmec.

Banner for SS&SD by Boo iwmec

 


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 25 Completed: Yes Word count: 173858
[Report This] Published: September 20, 2011 Updated: July 28, 2012


The Vial by daenaira Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 65]
Summary:

The Vial contains three items: a strand of hair, a small piece of cloth, and an eyelash. All three items belong to Bella's Maker, her Vampyre. She is tracking him down and she will find him if it takes her until the end of time. Bella is intent upon revenge but her plans go awry when she finally does meet her Vampyre. She is caught between two choices; will she finally kill him for all the pain he has put her through?

Or will she finally learn to love?

An Angsty fic with a streak of romance. Rated M for violence, language, and sexual scenes.

Amazing banner above by the uber talented enchanted-mind!

Another spectacular banner by the prodigious Readergoof!


Categories: AU Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 9 Completed: No Word count: 30780
[Report This] Published: January 09, 2011 Updated: May 03, 2012


Summary:

There's a dusty old bookstore in Seattle where the proprietor keeps odd hours and knows the location of every book in his stock.  What surprises hide in its stacks?

 


Categories: AU Characters: Alice, Bella, Edward, Emmett, Esme, Jacob, Jasper, Rosalie
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 48 Completed: Yes Word count: 122523
[Report This] Published: August 12, 2010 Updated: February 01, 2012


Last Rites by Halo Jones Rated: R starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 444]
Summary:

 AU. E/B meet under different, violent circumstances, his nature exposed to Bella from the start. Surviving that first encounter together, they navigate a slow road toward friendship, then romance. But obstacles begin to multiply around them, and soon the question arises: are these obstacles random or by design - and by whom?

Based on the following Twilight quote: "All this time [Esme's] been worried bout me, afraid that there was something missing from my essential makeup, that I was too young when Carlisle changed me."

Thanks to christine30974 for helping out with the banner.

 


Categories: AU Characters: Bella
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 18 Completed: No Word count: 79807
[Report This] Published: July 17, 2009 Updated: January 04, 2012


Bright Like the Sun by Dryler Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 974]
Summary:

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*Banner by time_lights over at Livejournal*

 

When Bella goes to live with her father in Forks, things go much better than she expected. At least until a slick parking lot, a careening van, a broken arm, and her weird lab partner from biology get in the way...


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Alice, Angela, Bella, Carlisle, Charlie, Edward, Emmett, Esme, Jacob, Jasper, Jessica, Mike, Renee, Rosalie
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 24 Completed: No Word count: 112401
[Report This] Published: January 23, 2009 Updated: December 17, 2011


Vegas, Baby! by jslack0816 Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3194]
Summary:

Bella takes a trip to Vegas with her roommates Alice and Rosalie. After one wild night, Bella's life is turned upside down. A marriage certificate, a pregnancy, and a best friend in ICU send Bella and her friends into a whirlwind of emotions. Canon pairings and future LEMONS!

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Much thanks to readergoof and annamorphos (respectively) for the awesome banners!  Also, to Project Team Beta for taking this story on!  You all are the best!

 


Categories: AU-Human Characters: None
Challenges:
Series: Always Human
Chapters: 32 Completed: No Word count: 206944
[Report This] Published: June 12, 2009 Updated: December 01, 2011


Poison in me by Halawia Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 86]
Summary:

 poisoninme-1.jpg picture by jr_and_rory

 

New moon Alternative.

He went away and became the monster he always knew he was. The world changed and he forgot her.

But she always remembered. And she's not the girl she once was.

When all you knew is lost, can you ever become you again?

 


Categories: New Moon Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 10 Completed: No Word count: 23454
[Report This] Published: July 08, 2010 Updated: September 09, 2011


Washed Up by xrxdanixrx Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 587]
Summary:

 

She washed up along the river near his secluded log cabin with no memories. He couldn't just leave her to fend for herself, could he?

Blinkie by the amazing Le Crepuscule


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 16 Completed: No Word count: 63057
[Report This] Published: May 03, 2011 Updated: August 31, 2011


Beyond Time by tkegl Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1731]
Summary:

After the Cullens leave Forks, a twist of fate lands Bella in Chicago in 1918. She thinks it's her second chance... a chance to build a life with a human Edward. But when she finds him, he's not quite what she expected... and Bella has some hurdles to overcome to create the future she's hoping for.

 

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Categories: New Moon, AU Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 38 Completed: Yes Word count: 286468
[Report This] Published: February 17, 2010 Updated: June 05, 2011


Summary:

Suspicions 1

 

Suspicions 3

 

Geeky Bella has a theory. She suspects that popular Edward Cullen is not who he claims to be. Being one not to let things go, she decides to investigate. Are her crazy speculations true or will she be left feeling foolish? Most importantly, how far is she willing to go to prove herself accurate? OOC

 

Huge thanks to palewhite_n_icecold, babistarr and writegina2 for their awesome banners!

 

Suspicions 2

 


Categories: AU Characters: Alice, Bella, Edward, Jacob, Jasper, Jessica, Lauren, Mike
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 16 Completed: No Word count: 77833
[Report This] Published: May 10, 2010 Updated: April 09, 2011


Summary:

Vampires aren't just myth, they're the enemy.

 

 

Bella Swan is a hardened killer living in a warzone in Forks, Washington. Vampires have taken control away from the humans and she's willing to do anything to get them out of the country (or kill them, that always works). She was always taught to never trust a vampire, but when the resistance is compromised, and the solution falls into the hands of a vampire, is she willing to turn her back on everything she believed in?

(AU/canon couples/gore, action, guns, language)



Part of So You Think You Can Write? (www.sytycw.com) "Undiscovered Gems" vol. 6!

Recommended on Center Of His Universe (http://centerofhisuniverse.blogspot.com) as The Fic You Need To Be Reading!

Reviewed at Twi-fic Promotions! (http://twi-ficpromotions.blogspot.com)

Guest reviewed and part of "Under the Radar" at The Twilight Awards! (http://www.thetwilightawards.com)

Recommended on Tazz's Twilight Obsession! (http://tazzsobsession.blogspot.com)

Nominated at The Faithful Shipper Awards!

Nominated for Best Unknown Author at The Silent Tear Awards!

Nominated at the Indie Twific Awards for Best AU and Best Action or Drama!

Nominated at The Howling Wolf Awards for Best Underling!


Categories: AU Characters: Bella
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 21 Completed: No Word count: 131681
[Report This] Published: November 03, 2009 Updated: March 25, 2011


Summary:

An Abridged Account of the Sexual History of Edward Cullen, as told to Bella Swan.  Edward recounts a somewhat disastrous history of encounters with women through the 20th century, while Bella grows impatient for an encounter of their own.

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Categories: AU Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 19 Completed: No Word count: 65411
[Report This] Published: June 28, 2009 Updated: January 25, 2011


BRONZE by mothlights Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 810]
Summary:

BRONZE

NOW COMPLETE

Edward is a rebellious newborn lashing out at those who try to help him. At his wit's end, Carlisle asks Isabella,
the woman who was once his mentor, to take Edward in until his bloodlust cools.  ExB AU


Categories: AU Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 23 Completed: Yes Word count: 69391
[Report This] Published: January 29, 2010 Updated: January 13, 2011


Hopeless by JanCullen86 Rated: PG-13 starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 804]
Summary:

Summary: In a world where every marriage is arranged Bella Swan grows up dreaming of romance. Can she find happiness and love in a marriage that she never wanted?

 

Set in modern times AU/AH.

 

Hopeless

 

 Thanks to ms_ambrosia for the beautiful banner!


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Alice, Bella, Carlisle, Edward, Emmett, Esme, Jasper, Mike, Renee, Rosalie, Tanya
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 14 Completed: No Word count: 49654
[Report This] Published: February 12, 2010 Updated: December 18, 2010


Work In Progress by araeo Rated: NC-17 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 1514]
Summary:

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Edward, Bella and the gang are adults living in Seattle.  Edward and Bella meet due to a klutzy accident in the restaurant where she works.  Bella's ovaries love Edward and they voice their opinions quite often.  There's an instant attraction between them, but Bella notices there's something that's troubling Edward. 

 

Lovely banner made by famouslyso...because she rocks.


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 40 Completed: Yes Word count: 240878
[Report This] Published: March 16, 2009 Updated: October 03, 2010


Summary:

It's You've Got Mail meets Pillow Talk meets...eh, you get the picture. It's the usual ABG yuks and lemons. Manwhoreward v. Straightlacedella. Love/Hate/Love/Banter/Sex. RATED NC-17 COS WHY ELSE DO YOU READ FIC, HONESTLY? AH, CANON PAIRINGS


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: Always Human , SMUT - Best of the Best - Edward and Bella
Chapters: 29 Completed: No Word count: 174756
[Report This] Published: February 14, 2010 Updated: September 16, 2010


Summary:

Banner by M81170

 

O/S for Geekward Shuffle Challenge. When Bella’s grades tumble due to her social life, geeky Edward is assigned as her tutor. Can Bella overlook her preconceived notions about social status, or will their differences be too wide to overcome? AU/AH,OOC

3rd place winner, now being continued...

Continuation summary:  Four years after the events of Take a Little Trip, Edward reappears in one of grad student Bella's classes.  Both have changed.  A lot.  Will it be enough?  AU/AH, OOC

 

 


Categories: AU-Human Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 15 Completed: Yes Word count: 94351
[Report This] Published: January 31, 2010 Updated: July 22, 2010


Ethan Church by Dryler Rated: R starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 503]
Summary:

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*Banner by time_lights over at Livejournal*

After receiving an invitation to write the biography of the severely reclusive author Ethan Church, Bella develops a reluctant obsession with his novels and by extension him. When she accepts his offer, the old, dying man she's presented with and the young, too perfect man she comes across on the nearly empty estate have her convinced she's missing some very important parts of the story.


Categories: AU Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 13 Completed: Yes Word count: 36732
[Report This] Published: May 26, 2009 Updated: May 13, 2010


Summary:

Anna Russo has received a new identity and is on the run from her abusive ex-boyfriend with her young son in tow. She ends up in Forks, where she is now known as Bella Swan, and meets Edward Cullen. While she can't deny the unexplainable pull she feels toward him, she also can't shake off the feeling that he is not quite normal and not quite...human. Does she dare explore a new relationship with Edward while in fear for her life? Will Edward be able to put her safety first and stay away from the family he's always dreamed of having? And what will Bella's jilted ex do when he finally does catch up with her?

Sometimes, humans are monsters, too.

 

A HUGE thanks to Rosalynn for the amazing banner and for all of the help getting it attached to my story!

 


Categories: AU Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 21 Completed: Yes Word count: 75530
[Report This] Published: May 09, 2009 Updated: May 10, 2010


Summary: Feature

 Thank you, hellacullen, for the awesome banner!

Edward’s rebellious period didn’t last a few years; it lasted seventy.  A solitary hunter on the fringe of society, he stumbles across a young woman praying. Can he seduce her away from everything she's ever known? And will he be willing to fight for Bella instead of fighting against her?

AU, a bit OOC, canon couples.  Rated for lemons, violence and adult subject matter.

Banner by Zesty_T, awesome!

Banner by n7of9 Thank you!

Banner by readergoof, thank you!

 


Categories: AU Characters: Bella, Edward
Challenges:
Series: None
Chapters: 34 Completed: Yes Word count: 129165
[Report This] Published: August 18, 2009 Updated: March 27, 2010






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