These Inconvenient Fireworks
A morgue romance, between the skeptic and the stoic.
The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Matthew x Alice. Also on AO3.
How often had she thought about him here, not unlike this, while she completed mundane procedures? How often had he lingered here longer than necessary, watching her with those heavy-lidded eyes? How carefully had they avoided even the most innocent of touches…knowing it could lead them to this?