Hey nonny, sure, check these out!
Shelter by MerKat 2 k, explicit. WW II, historic AU. The
air raid alarms force two men into a shelter, and each other’s arms.
Enigma by Khorazir, 149 k, mature. It’s the autumn of
1941, and war is raging as the cryptographers at Bletchley Park work feverishly
to decode their enemies’ encrypted communications. One should consider this
challenge enough for capricious codebreaker Sherlock Holmes. But the true
enigmas are yet waiting to be deciphered: an unbreakable code, a strange murder,
and the appearance of Surgeon Captain John H. Watson of the Royal Navy.
Night in December by Holly Sykes (Artemis8147), 126k, explicit, London, 29th December 1940, 8 pm. The London
Blitz reached its nadir with the bombing of the City of London and St. Paul’s
Cathedral. John Watson and Sherlock Holmes meet as the flames blaze and roar
all around them.
Ago and Far Away series by
lotherington. 27 works, gen to explicit. Historical AU of Sherlock and John set
in WW II era. The two must overcome their own shortcomings, an on-going war,
and the fear of being caught with the love that dare not speak its name.
Somehow, in secret, a beautiful relationship flourishes between them. Sex and love and building a life together.
Each fic takes its title from a song.
Rosethorne by suitesamba, WIP, mature. John Watson, WWII army
doctor, is injured in the line of duty and can no longer wield a scalpel.
Sherlock Holmes, Britain’s best code-breaker, is side-lined by his own
devastating injury. In a work inspired by Frances Hodgson Burnett’s “The
Secret Garden,” the two men must find meaning and purpose in a world which
seems to have taken away all they hold most dear. But of course, it really
If you don’t mind branching out a bit wider, there’s also …
Before the Rest of the World series by PoppyAlexander, 9 works, teen to
mature. Historical AU. Has 1920’s Downton Abbey feels. Watson, the new gardener
at the manor is wooing Holmes, the head butler. It takes awhile for Holmes to
realize this. Sweet, lovely, with bits of angst.
Me Back To Life by yalublyutebya, 51 k, explicit, WWI
AU. Our pair meet in a psychiatric hospital during the war. Slap me sideways, this is amazing. This
historical tale is both beautifully written, and deals with the war and period
homophobia in such a thoughtful way. The love that grows between them that dare
not speak its name is both heart-breaking and exquisite. Thumbs up.
the Bells by unknownsister, 71 k, explicit. Historical fic – set in
WW I era. Parade’s end inspired universe.
Sherlock and John hurt so good pining for each other until the eventual
happy ending. Great historical love story laced with angst!
signal by dioscureantwins, 7 k, explicit. 1930’s AU – first time
meeting. Sherlock decides to experiment, seeing if he can grab someone’s
attention out the window before the rent boy across the street with his own
perfected wink and lip lick. Interesting things develop when Sherlock lures up
a handsome army doctor. Told from Sherlock’s POV to his brother Mycroft the
next morning. This is GOLD!
Violet Hour by breathedout, 58 k, explicit. Historical casefic. An incredible story taking place in the
1920’s that combines real history, and actual artists and writers of the period
with Sherlock and John. The pair are investigating a double mystery of a woman
who went missing from a town 80 years ago, and one who went missing from the
same area 4 days ago. They befriend decadent bohemians who encourage John and
Sherlock to finally address the attraction between them. A little porn. An utter
tour de force and fav.
with a Fiddle by
Remy_Writes, 10 K, explicit. (WW I era.) On the night before John is set to
ship out to Germany, he goes to a Carnival with his mates and meets an amazing
young man. Oh, be still my beating heart. This was gorgeous! Sherlock as an
itinerant fiddle player was fabulous, and John the young soldier was perfect as
always. All thumbs up for a gorgeously romantic tale!