Penname: celticbard
Member Since: 2008.03.27

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1 : This Longing by Violet Gryfindor     Novel
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 22   Reviews: 309


Winner of the 2013 TGS Golden Snitch Awards for Best Plot and Best Female Character

Minerva McGonagall begins her final year at Hogwarts, where rumours and hormones run rampant through the halls, and strange creatures lurk in the shadows. But nothing - and no one - turns her world upside-down so completely as the infuriating, brilliant Head Boy, Tiberius Grimm.


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: Dumbledore, McGonagall, OC, OtherCanon , Voldemort  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2007.09.19   Latest Chapter: 2014.02.01 Updated: 2014.03.14 Status: COMPLETED (99928 words)

2 : Brains & Brawn by soliloquy     Novel
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 31   Reviews: 248


i sold my soul to justonemorefic@tda♥!




WIth the future looming dangerously close to reality, and the fact that her seventh year has taken a turn for the dramatic...it's a good thing that self-assured Charlotte Murray knows what she's going to do with her life.

Until blockheaded Oliver Wood forces her to reconsider her definition of growing up.

Who are you, Charlotte? And what do you want?


Genres: Drama, Humor, Romance   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Fred, George, OC, Oliver, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2009.06.25   Latest Chapter: 2013.07.11 Updated: 2013.07.11 Status: COMPLETED (127950 words)

3 : For Keeps by tydemans     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 25   Reviews: 96




~ The wand chooses the wizard ~

Victoire should know; she carries two. (Although, she might give one or both to understand what happened to Teddy while he was away.) The thing is, Ollivander never mentioned what they might be chosen for.

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Genres: Drama, Mystery, Romance   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Teddy, Victoire   Pairings: Teddy/Victoire, Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2009.12.13   Latest Chapter: 2012.07.27 Updated: 2012.08.09 Status: WIP (104650 words)

4 : The Dream of One Night by Renfair     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 39   Reviews: 1015


Banner by JoanneK@TDA




2008 HPFF Dobby Finalist, 2 Gluttony P.I. Awards
Regardless of what others may think of him, Severus Snape is a brave man. However, a Dark secret in his past makes him fearful of what could happen if he gives into the feelings he is developing for his apprentice, Avrille. What he doesn't know is that her love might just save his life.



Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Dumbledore, Fred, George, Hagrid, Lucius, OC, OtherCanon , Snape, Sprout  Pairings: Snape/OC
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2007.10.29   Latest Chapter: 2012.02.28 Updated: 2012.03.27 Status: COMPLETED (170336 words)

5 : Wizard's Sabbath: Prologue by Bella_Portia     Novella
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 15   Reviews: 129






This is the story of Severus Snape and his parents.  Begin with a familiar, if painful, event during in the Marauder Era.  Learn how his parents, Tobias and Eileen met and how they came to wed.   Then examine Snape's own dark secrets.  Inspired by the One Artist Challenge &  music of Black Sabbath. Wonderful banner by chiQs09 at eHPF.


Genres: Drama, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Lucius, OC, OtherCanon , Sirius, Snape  Pairings: Snape/OC, Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2007.10.10   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.29 Updated: 2011.10.09 Status: WIP (69439 words)

6 : Betray the Night by Violet Gryfindor     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 4   Reviews: 74


Fantastic banner by Alora!

After an investigation into death of a house elf goes wrong, Hermione Weasley finds herself trapped in Malfoy Manor, threatened by an infectious disease. With Draco Malfoy as her only hope for survival, she soon finds that the disease is the least of her worries.


Genres: Humor, Mystery, Romance   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Draco, Hermione, OtherCanon   Pairings: Draco/Hermione
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2008.08.25   Latest Chapter: 2010.05.16 Updated: 2010.05.16 Status: Abandoned (10540 words)

7 : Tea Blend by Blissbug     Short story
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 7   Reviews: 38





Genera LeSart has come to Hogwarts to collect the remnants of her late sister's life. She doesn't know what to expect, or how to act. Confused with grief, bitter with loneliness, the last thing Genera wants to do is deal with a moody and slightly greasy professor. She'll be surprised though, when she discovers that loneliness can bring two people together as much as it can break them apart.


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Snape   Pairings: Snape/OC
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Sexual Nature
Published: 2008.11.14   Latest Chapter: 2010.04.03 Updated: 2010.04.03 Status: COMPLETED (13156 words)

8 : Snow Red by GubraithianFire     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 6   Reviews: 62


brand new banner by and dedicated to black magic at tda, aka elesphyl aka kalina





Astoria Greengrass is interred in a tower, with a tragic past haunting her every move. Her only chance to escape rests with Draco Malfoy. But mere mortals cannot cheat fate, can they?

Dobby's 2012 Finalist: Best Novella/Short Story.


Genres: Horror/Dark, Action/Adventure   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Draco, OC, OtherCanon
Advisory: Mild Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2009.04.14   Latest Chapter: 2010.03.14 Updated: 2010.03.18 Status: COMPLETED (20226 words)

9 : Spaces by The Empress     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 6


perfect banner by Anna_Black @ TDA





We are so very different, you and I.
Written for kaityb's Obscure Shipping Challenge at TGS.
Second Place!


Genres: Romance, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: OtherCanon , Pansy  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2010.02.06   Latest Chapter: 2010.02.15 Updated: 2010.02.15 Status: COMPLETED (2018 words)

10 : The Wasteland Chronicles III : Severance by llyralen     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 7   Reviews: 151



Amazing banner by the even more amazing Caren @ TDA! Beta'd by the dynamic duo Elesphyl and Violet Gryffindor!




It has been several years since the Old Regime had fallen, and the world cast behind the shadow of three men. But hope flickers in the horizon still, as long as the fires of revolution are kept ablaze.

"We no longer have need for gods on this earth. Only a society of equals..." - Albus Severus Potter


Genres: Horror/Dark, Romance, Action/Adventure   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Hugo, James (II), Lily (II), OC, OtherCanon , Rose, Scorpius  Pairings: Rose/Scorpius, OC/OC, Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2009.01.13   Latest Chapter: 2009.12.03 Updated: 2009.12.03 Status: WIP (24920 words)

11 : Haunt Me by Elesphyl     Novella
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 2   Reviews: 7




"Bad stuff up 'ere, miss. Wot's a pretty girl like you doin' with Gilsabie?"
The deaths at Gilsabie Creek are a little more than unnatural, and reporter Hermione Granger has been sent to the sleepy little town to investigate just exactly what has been happening there. But why does it seem like she can't make heads of tails? What are these strange nightmares plaguing her sleep? Hermione is determined to solve the mystery. But the stakes are high. Too high.
Gorgeous banner by the one and only Violet!

Genres: Horror/Dark, Mystery, Romance   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Draco, Hermione, OC, OtherCanon   Pairings: Draco/Hermione, Draco/OC, Hermione/OC, Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2009.11.02   Latest Chapter: 2009.11.05 Updated: 2010.07.26 Status: WIP (5943 words)

12 : The Still Point by The Empress     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 7


banner by psychee @ TDA




At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless/Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is - T.S. Eliot.

Sometimes the one who isn't looking, is the only one that sees.


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: McGonagall, Voldemort   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2009.09.02   Latest Chapter: 2009.09.12 Updated: 2009.09.12 Status: COMPLETED (1318 words)

13 : Child Of Devil Born by Elesphyl     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 15





Nymphadora Lupin lies with the wind and the basil one night. Her belly is swollen with the weight of an unborn child. And to haunt her come the nightmares.

Genres: General, Angst   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Lupin, Teddy , Tonks  Pairings: Remus/Tonks
Advisory: Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2009.08.17   Latest Chapter: 2009.08.17 Updated: 2009.08.17 Status: COMPLETED (1375 words)

14 : A Murder of Ravens by llyralen     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 9






The ravens flock closer. They place the stars on my brow. Glittering stars from the bowels of the earth. Forged in fire. Wrought in power. I take it from him, whom I called husband. I take it for him who I call son. A Rowena Ravenclaw story.

The Second Prequel to Laurel
s. Official entry (and one of the winners -  yay!) to the Staff Challenge #2 2009

Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Founders   Characters: OC , Ravenclaw  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2009.06.25   Latest Chapter: 2009.08.10 Updated: 2009.08.10 Status: COMPLETED (813 words)

15 : All The Way Down by llyralen     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 10





Once the door led the gardens, a haven of honeysuckle and lavender. Gardens once filled with the laughter of intoxicated debutants and fresh suitors. No more. The door closed on the past and the mirrors of memory gathered dust and grime.

Part II in the Farewell Tom Riddle Series
A Tom Riddle/ Minerva McGonagall
Gorgeous banner by Violet at The Dark Arts


Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: McGonagall, Voldemort   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2009.04.15   Latest Chapter: 2009.04.23 Updated: 2009.04.23 Status: COMPLETED (612 words)

16 : Give Up This Fight by Girldetective85     Novel
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 17   Reviews: 724



2008 Dobby Winner: Best Novel, Best Romance, Best Minor Character || Finalist: Most Addicting Story

It is the summer of 1925 in the sleepy village of Little Hangleton, where lives intertwine and stories are rewritten. There is the handsome Tom Riddle, restless despite his wealth and privilege; Bethe Lawney, a gifted young woman with a mysterious past; and Merope Gaunt, destined to become the mother of the most powerful dark wizard in history...

Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: OC, OtherCanon , Voldemort  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2007.08.13   Latest Chapter: 2008.10.19 Updated: 2009.08.23 Status: COMPLETED (77288 words)

17 : The Road Home by Harry_Potter_Mom     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 23   Reviews: 842




2008 Dobby Award Winner for Best Mystery/Suspense, Most Memorable Scene, and Best New Author
Finalist for Most Original Character || Amazing banner by NevillesSoulmate

Caught between two worlds - the girl she once was and the witch she is becoming...
Can Hermione help solve the mystery of this young girl before the magic she carries consumes her?
A decision mustbe made - will Nyah live without magic or die with it?


Genres: General, Mystery, AU  Era: Next Generation   Characters: Ginny, Harry, Hermione, Hugo, Molly, OC, Ron, Rose
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2008.02.01   Latest Chapter: 2008.08.28 Updated: 2009.04.26 Status: COMPLETED (89967 words)
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