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Thu, Jul. 1st, 2010, 11:00 am
terrayn: This Mortal Coil (Draco/Hermione, R)

Title: This Mortal Coil
Author: terrayn
Characters: Draco, Hermione, Blaise
Genre: Mystery | Angst
Crime(s): murder, attempted murder

Draco is drunk in a pub with a confession to make and a story to tell. Hermione listens.

Thu, Jun. 24th, 2010, 03:40 pm
flaminia_x: Fic Rec

Title: The Set-Up
Author: flaminia_x
Rating: Hard R (or light NC-17) for sexual situations and foul language
Word Count: 19,125
Pairing: Harry/Tonks, past Remus/Tonks
Warnings: Character deaths, angst, drama, suspense. Mentions of masturbation. Ridiculously tiny mention of voyeurism.
Summary: Harry is asked to investigate a series of suspicious attacks, but soon the suspicion is turned on Harry himself. Can he clear his name?
Author's Notes: AU, post-war, Harry's POV (1st person narrative), film noir-esque. Written for the 2010 hp_spring_fling fic exchange (it's complete there, and is being posted one chapter per day on my own journal).

Fri, Jan. 8th, 2010, 10:52 pm
asfaloth_: De Novo (NC-17, Harry/Draco)

Title: De Novo
Author: asfaloth_ (lothiriel@IJ/lothiriel@DW)
Rating/Warnings: NC-17, discussion of rape
Pairing: Draco/Harry
Word Count: 26,685
Crime: rape investigation

Summary/AN: Harry and Draco are given a crime to solve – and an opportunity to begin again. Originally written for the hds_beltane exchange.
Disclaimer: I lay no claim to JKR’s characters nor universe. I’m just playing with them until I grow up. =) All hail my lovely beta, dreamlittleyo, who was dragged bodily from the Supernatural universe and held hostage for my story.

De Novo (in 4 parts on Insanejournal)
OR
De Novo (in a single post on Dreamwidth)
 

Fri, May. 1st, 2009, 04:45 pm
scarletladyy: Sign-Ups open at HP Prisoner Fest!



Yup! Sign-Ups have now opened at hp_prisonerfest so go on over there and sign-up!

The sign-up post is here.

Hope to see you there!

Tue, Apr. 21st, 2009, 01:55 pm
scarletladyy: Poll: 10 Days To HP Prisoner Fest Sign-Ups!



Yup, it's 10 days to the hp_prisonerfest sign-ups, and i'm sure a lot of you here are interested in taking part as the communities are similar!

So please can you head over there to take part in the poll that has been posted, and if you're interested and haven't already, please join and/or watch! :)

The poll is here and if you'd be so kind to pimp the fest out, pimping materials are here! :)

Thankyou! Hope to see you take part!

Fairy at hp_prisonerfest 


Wed, May. 11th, 2005, 09:56 am
katsmeat: (no subject)

I've been meaning to post this for a while... anyway, I've finally got round to it. It's not as hard-core as some of the other fics posted, but some people who've read it call it noir, some even claim they liked it. The main characters are OC's but don't let that put you off.

Title: Alexandra Sutton and the Nighthawk's Trinket
Author: catsmeat
Characters: Wizard & Muggle OC's, Stebbins, Summers Fawcett.
Genre: Crime/Humour
Crime(s): Theft, blackmail, seriously breaking the statute of secrecy, more blackmail.

URL - http://www.sugarquill.net/index.php?action=profile&id=921

Tue, Mar. 29th, 2005, 11:24 pm
djseverus_snape: Knight Bus

Title: 'Knight Bus'
Author: Evelyn Ransom
Characters: Stan Shunpike
Genre: Psychodrama
Crime: Contraband

Here's a quick bit about little Stan that I wrote for the Christmas Challenge over at FA.org. It is slightly modified from its original form. Some might find it disturbing, but it is really rather tame. I offer it as a brief respite from the 'Gangland' storyline (Chapter 3 to be up soon).

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Thu, Mar. 24th, 2005, 05:08 am
djseverus_snape: A Ramble On The Differences Between Noir and Darkfic

Let me begin by saying that I offer the following observation to be framed in the HP fandom. I really don't get out much so I can't tell you what goes on elsewhere.

In the Potter canon, Good triumphs over Evil - certainly it makes sacrifices, suffers loss, and walks off with a black eye, but it does win, because Good is written to be intrinsically more powerful than Evil (Lily's love of Harry trumps Voldemort's most powerful killing spell, etc.).

Now in the fandom we like to turn things on their heads - so we create the Darkfic. The compass of the darkfic is the inversion of that which drives canon. In the Darkfic, Evil triumphs over Good, because it is craftier (see the general love of all things Slytherin), edgier, sexier, better-dressed, and all around more indie. Plots of darkfics are exactly the opposite of what you would find in the book: Harry fails, the Death Eaters win, Voldemort stiffs The Boy who Lived. The difficulty with darkfic is that it picks up where it should rightly end - with the victory. In canon, once victory is acheived, JKR will cue the end-of-term dinner and close the book. But in Darkfic, the author is required to establish the story on a foundation of presupposed victory. (An author could do as JKR does and just have Harry snuff it in the end instead, but that might generate too many "WTF?!" reviews.)

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Tue, Mar. 22nd, 2005, 02:14 am
djseverus_snape: Gangland: Crime Scene

Title: 'Gangland: Chapter II'
Author: Evelyn Ransom
Characters: Frank Longbottom, Mad-Eye Moody, and others
Genre: Cop Drama
Crime(s): Murder, etc.
Summary: Frank visits the scene of the crime. 'Chapter I' can be found here.

Gangland: Chapter IICollapse )

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