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The Mind of Arthur Weasley by Northumbrian
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 45]

Summary:
The kitchen at the Burrow has six occupants, Harry, Ginny, Ron, Hermione, Molly and Arthur. The youngsters look nervous. Arthur suspects that they are up to something. What is going on inside…

The Mind of Arthur Weasley


Categories: Ron/Hermione AND Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity

Word count: 3988 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/12/10 Updated: 02/13/10


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 12/13/10 Title: Chapter 1: The Mind of Arthur Weasley

great story.

Author's Response: Thanks -N-

 

Tales of the Battle by Northumbrian
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 299]

Summary:
Over fifty people died at the Battle of Hogwarts. There are dozens of stories of loss, betrayal, heroism and sacrifice. These are some of those stories.

Nominated for: Best General (Chaptered) story – Quicksilver Quills 2011


Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity, Violence

Word count: 49415 Chapters: 25 Completed: Yes
Published:
08/28/10 Updated: 03/31/11


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 02/24/11 Title: Chapter 23: Ouroboros

excellent chapter and I believe very true to the charecters.

Author's Response: Thank you. -N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 11/09/10 Title: Chapter 10: Voldemort Doesn't Play Quidditch

This was a really strongt chapter. You did a great job and brought tears to my eyes. I love reading Tales of the battle.

Author's Response: Thanks for the review. After the next chapter (which I had difficulty in placing within the story sequence) there will be several chapters dealing with the height of the battle. -N-

 

Summary: A look at moments of Ron and Hermione's life through the years. The narrative alternates between their two POV.

For those of us that wonder what Ron and Hermione's life would be like through the years.

Categories: Ron/Hermione Genre: Warnings: Character Death, Mild Profanity

Word count: 8162 Chapters: 3 Completed: Yes
Published:
11/01/10 Updated: 11/24/10


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 11/18/10 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter Two: Growing Up

great job... i'm really enjoying these.

Author's Response: Thank you!

 

The Christmas Caller by ravenclaw1997
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary:

In the dead of night on Christmas Eve, Molly Weasley sits alone in her kitchen, reminiscing about recent events. She isn't very festive this year, and nobody can bring her out of her funk.

When a mysterious caller arrives in her dreams, Molly is taken on an adventure she would only think of in her dizziest daydreams. Will this be enough to liven her up?

I am ravenclaw1997 of Hufflepuff writing for prompt four of the 2010 Great Hall Christmas Challenge on the Beta Forums.

~ Complete! ~



Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 7755 Chapters: 5 Completed: Yes
Published:
11/30/10 Updated: 01/08/11


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 12/13/10 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter 1 - Relive and Remember

good story

Author's Response: Thanks a ton! I'm glad you liked it. The next chapter was written horribly, and my beta and I are currently figuring it out. It will be up before Christmas, though, as that is when the contest ends. Thanks for reviewing! ~Manda

 

Strangers at Drakeshaugh by Northumbrian
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 327]

Summary:
The locals in a sleepy corner of the Cheviot Hills are surprised to discover that they have new neighbours.

Who are the strangers at Drakeshaugh?

Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2011
and
Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012

Categories: Ron/Hermione AND Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity

Word count: 110696 Chapters: 24 Completed: No
Published:
02/17/11 Updated: 03/08/15


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 12/08/14 Title: Chapter 22: Hunter's Moon Waxing

This update made my day. I am just waiting to Jackie to figure out the Potter's "secret." I feel like she may not figure out the truth of it, but she may get pretty close.

I can't wait to find out who the killer is!

Author's Response: Thanks.
Will Jacqui ever figure out what's really going on? You'll have to wait and see. More soon(ish)
-N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 07/30/13 Title: Chapter 19: Waxing Gibbous

First...Yay for an update. Second...I enjoyed the insight into the investigation and the good time Jackie obviously had with Ginny. Great chapter. Third...i hope Mary gets put in her place again. Fourth...I hope the next update isn't too far away. I am sitting on the edge of my seat already.

Author's Response: First: It's about time, sorry.
Second: There will be alot more about the investigation in the next chapter, which will be another interlude.
Third: What do you think?
Fourth: the next chapter is already 1000 words, but I'm also working on Hunters and Prey.
-N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 03/24/14 Title: Chapter 21: Tragedy

A great way to start a Monday.

Another great chapter. I can't wait to find out who the murderer is.

Author's Response: Thanks for the review.
I hope that you won't have long to wait.
-N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 01/12/15 Title: Chapter 23: Stranger at Drakeshaugh

what a pleasant surprise I found this morning. What a way to end this chapter! I can't wait to find out who this stranger is!
Jacqui certainly is bright and I'm glad to see Ginny taking her into her confidence (limited confidence, but it still counts)
I just really love this story and all the people in it.

Author's Response:
Thanks, and sorry for the delayed reply. Real life! The stranger will be identified in the next chapter, but a Jacqui isn’t told everything, you won’t know, either. She’s already made a (blink and you’ll miss it) appearance.
There will be a lot to pique Jacqui’s curiosity in the next chapter. But Ginny will, once again, be forced to make excuses.
-N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 02/21/11 Title: Chapter 1: The Drop Off

A good start.

Author's Response: Thanks -N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 11/27/13 Title: Chapter 20: Interlude: Bad Moon on the Rise

Finally got my internet connection back after moving and boy was I happy to see a new chapter! This story keeps getting better! I can't wait to see how it all ends!

Author's Response: Thanks for the review. I think I've got about ten (possibly twelve) chapters to go. But first, I'll finish Hunters and Prey. -N-

 

Summary:
When the magical world meets the Muggle world, who do the Auror Office call on?

Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (One-Shot) story – Quicksilver Quills 2011


Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: Sexual Situations

Word count: 8165 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
04/11/11 Updated: 04/12/11


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 04/14/11 Title: Chapter 1: Muggle Interface Team

I think you did a great job with this story, it does not read like a fan fic. its almost like it was written for televison.

Author's Response: Thanks for the review. I was aiming for a "tv cop-show" style - I'm glad you liked it. Perhaps, if the pilot gets good ratings, there will be a series ;-D -N-

 

Epithalamium by Northumbrian
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 71]

Summary: Weddings don't just happen you know! They need planning.

Categories: Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 27330 Chapters: 8 Completed: No
Published:
08/24/11 Updated: 09/05/14


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 09/05/14 Title: Chapter 8: Seventy Days: The Lee Jordan Show

Lee is a natural. Another great job

Author's Response: Thank you. -N-

 

You Have Until Midnight by Silver Badger
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 7]

Summary: As Lord Voldemort and his Eeath Eaters approach Hogwarts, those within the castle walls prepare for the attack. Friends and families share what they understand may be their final moments together.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1922 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
09/14/11 Updated: 09/15/11


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 03/08/13 Title: Chapter 1: You Have Until Midnight

No matter how many times i read this, each time i end up with tears. great job.

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 09/15/11 Title: Chapter 1: You Have Until Midnight

This is well written and the story is believable. Charecters stayed true to how they were originally written. Points for making me get teary eyed at work.

 

Hunters and Prey by Northumbrian
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 198]

Summary:
February 2000 Newly Qualified (in record time) Auror Harry Potter remains obsessed with “The List.” The ten people still wanted for their part in the Battle of Hogwarts. Their capture is essential. It will bring closure to the events of the past few years. Harry has set himself a target. He wants to see “The Last Death Eater” and the other nine captured before the second Anniversary of the battle. His attempts to meet his target will bring heartbreak, danger, pain, and a lifechanging injury for one former DA member.

Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012


Categories: Ron/Hermione AND Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: Character Death, Sexual Situations, Violence

Word count: 124760 Chapters: 21 Completed: Yes
Published:
10/25/11 Updated: 01/04/14


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 12/13/13 Title: Chapter 19: Prey: The Strange Snake Bites

I was so happy to see that this story was updated again! Totally made my morning.

Another great chapter. I really liked how it was Ron who managed to free to girl. Lestrange was sufficiently cruel. Potter and Weaslys quick thinking was quite in charecter.

I must say I really really really really enjoyed Mark and Lavender's first meeting.

It seems that capturing of Lestrange' and its aftermath leads to so many helpful changes in the Auror protocol, love it. I really like that.

I could go on and on, but I best get back to work.

Author's Response:
Thanks for the review.

Ron's rescue plan is one of the few things which have survived from my original outline for this story. The circumstances of Mark and Lavender's first meeting was always their, too. But in the time between starting the story and this chapter the method of Mark's arrival changed completely.

There are two chapters to go, and you're right about the changes to Auror protocol.

-N-

 

Summary: Past Featured StoryYuletide: ‘tis the season to be jolly! Unfortunately, for four and two-thirds Potters, jolliness is in short supply. Perhaps it is the season of:
Monkeys; fish and chip suppers; shopping in Knockturn Alley; a werewolf wearing glitter lipstick; a Moon in an eccentric orbit; Dung; snow; and a jolly fat man with a white beard.
Hopefully everything will work out.
Consumer Warning: Like many Christmas gifts, this may contain nuts/nut traces.
No Father Christmases were harmed during the writing of this story.

Categories: Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity

Word count: 18960 Chapters: 4 Completed: Yes
Published:
12/08/11 Updated: 12/29/13


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 06/26/13 Title: Chapter 2: Room Service

Just had to say I just love Dung's comment at the end. Kreacher and Dobby sure did leave a lasting impression on him.

Author's Response: Thanks for the review. I’m sure that they did. -N-

 

James and Me by Northumbrian
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 48]

Summary:
Annabel is having a bad day. Her sudden and unexpected meeting with a face from her past is unlikely to improve matters.

This was Northumbrian of Ravenclaw House writing for Round Three of the 2012 Character Triathlon. This is now a longer chaptered story.

Nominated for: Best Original Character (Chaptered) story (for the narrator, Annabel) and Best Next Generation Story - Quicksilver Quills 2013


Categories: Other Pairing Genre: Warnings: Strong Profanity

Word count: 28672 Chapters: 5 Completed: No
Published:
08/29/12 Updated: 04/03/15


Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 07/21/14 Title: Chapter 4: Friendship

Seeing this new chapter made by day! Annie is very bright and I wonder if she'll figure the truth out on her own?

Author's Response: Thanks for the review. I't has been a long time simce I updated, and I've tweaked the earlier chapters, too. As for Annie, wait and see... -N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 04/03/15 Title: Chapter 5: Tiger

I think I may have scared my cubicle neighbor just now. I was so happy to see this update that I actually let out an audible cheer...in a currently very quiet office.

This is one of my favorites and I can't wait to read more. James and Annie seem like a natural fit for each other.

Author's Response:
Sorry about that, but it's about time I updated this one. You were at work? It was uploaded on Good Friday. It's a holiday in the UK.

I certainly hope that it won't take so long for me to submit the next chapter. Little John's grave, and Mam Tor, beckon.

-N-

 
Reviewer: desertsol98 Signed
Date: 08/04/14 Title: Chapter 3: Dreaming

Love the additions.

Author's Response:
Thank you.
-N

 
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