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Espresso Recommendations

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Contents: 976 recs in 229 fandoms; 64 links

Harry Potter


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The End of the Beginning by Mariner

A page-turner of a crossover novel, featuring an interesting external view of the Marauders in adulthood plus a surprisingly persuasive mixture of the Joss- & Potterverse magics (BtVS/HP)

[Added 09/10/2005; Drama; >50,000; Harry Potter; Characters: Rupert Giles (BtVS), Ethan Rayne (BtVS), James Potter, Lily Potter, Albus Dumbledore, Voldemort, Peter Pettigrew, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, Severus Snape, Lucius Malfoy; Crossover]

A Life in Obscurity by Rosemaryandrue

'They had killed his brother's wife, and burnt their farmstead, despite every spell rooted in the land. They had brought wild wizards on their long ships, birch carrying, battle-scarred wielders of unknown curses.' A cunning meld of Ignotus Peverell's story with Arthurian myth, with a lovely folk-tale feel

[Added 25/08/2012; Drama; 1000-2500; Harry Potter; Characters: Ignotus Peverell, Death, Arthur, Merlin, original characters; Crossover]

Time Turner by Kate Bolin

'It was a bleak, colourless day when Hermione Granger discovered they were out of time.' An intriguing crossover exploring the mechanics of time travel in the HP-verse (HP/Doctor Who)

[Added 29/03/2007; Drama; 1000-2500; Harry Potter; Characters: Hermione Granger, Rose Tyler; Crossover]