The Writings of Barbara Davies
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This is a Xena: Warrior Princess alt fanfiction site.
(Last Update: 27th November 2015)

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Xena and Gabrielle Stories

Like Pegasus
Argo to the rescue (in spite of Gabrielle's whistled commands)!

Bard in a Cage
Gabrielle discovers that fame as a bard brings its own problems - an obsessive fan.

Sister Act
Lila joins Xena and Gabrielle on the road. At least it looks like Lila! Needless to say, the gods are involved.

Another Day In The Life
In which Xena and Gabrielle face yet another giant ... and Gabrielle acquires a new nighty.

Late Night with Gelasius
A chat show host interviews The Warrior Princess in her pre-Gauntlet days.
(Entry in the Academy Challenge 2001 competition.)


Tarian and Cassie
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Bourne's Edge
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A librarian fleeing for her life from a vengeful businessman. An immortal Fae exiled forever from Faerie. What could they possibly have in common?

The Doll Hospital
Part 1 Part 2
Can Tarian find the cause of the bad luck afflicting Cassie's friends?

The Raggedy Bush
Tarian discovers that a Fae has cursed the rag tree on Nether Hopton's common.

Meg and Alice
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A Pirate's Treasure
In the Caribbean of the 1670s, notorious pirate Captain Meg Etherege sets out to plunder a brigantine bound for England.

Planter's Punch
Alice's father hires another pirate to get his daughter back.

Mavra and Gwen

The Flight of the Gryphon
An Arcadian pilot brings her country's new allies a gift that could change the course of the War against the Vieden Empire.

A Hero of Arcadia
The War is over at last, but at what cost? Mavra and Gwen meet again in the ruined city of Hauptburg, where the War Crimes Trial is underway.

A Winter's Tale
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Mavra's plans to fetch Gwen from Cheltain are hampered by the severest Winter for fifty years.

The Summer Stories

Summer's Circus
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When Summer Walsh's struggling circus comes to Cheltenham, novice reporter Alison Carmichael is willing to jump through hoops to get to know its enigmatic ringmaster/owner better.

A Summer Reunion
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5
When Alison is lumbered with organising her school reunion, she thinks it'll be easy. Wrong! Fortunately, Summer is on hand to provide a helping hand and a paper plate or two.

Pendragon Cove
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April in Cornwall. Violin maestro Claudia Holbrook is teaching her first master class at the Pendragon Cove Musicians' Seminar, and it isn't going well. Can Bethany Tredinnick turn discord into harmony and in the process bowl over the prickly woman she calls 'Miss Snooty'?

(This story won a Swollen Bud Award.)

Break Out '99
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Three go mad in Wales. What are Jen, Charlie, and Darren doing stranded in the middle of a rainy Snowdonia, dressed as characters from the Wizard of Oz? They only wish they knew!

Beneath The Surface
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'A life on the ocean wave, tra la!' When Piper Redmond joins Capt. Cordie Bellamy aboard her swordfishing boat, what should be a routine fishing trip soon becomes anything but.

(This story won a Swollen Bud Award.)

A Date to Remember
Leigh and Ellie decide to spend Halloween on an abandoned WW2 sea fort in the Thames Estuary.

Frederica and the Viscountess
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When Napoleon's army forces Joanna, Viscountess Norland, to flee Paris, she returns reluctantly to England. While staying with her brother in Kent, Joanna encounters the charming Miss Frederica Bertram....

Dorcas and the Gypsy
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England in the 1860s. A young woman confined to a lunatic asylum and a gypsy banished from her clan ... what will happen when their paths cross? Only the cards can predict.

La Chauffeuse
When a mob boss targets businesswoman Heather Myles, in Nice for a technical symposium, it's fortunate former peacekeeper Alex Rogers is her driver for the duration.

The King's Favour **NEW**
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1664. After the long, grey years of Cromwell's Protectorate, Charles II's restoration has brought back colour and flamboyance. Treading the boards of London's playhouses are the first professional English actresses, among them Nan Shelton. When she encounters apothecary's daughter Phebe Bonnick outside the King's Playhouse, it's the start of a new Act. But Fate hasn't finished with England, and the appearance of a comet in London's skies heralds calamitous times.

The Hellcat Series
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1. In Contention (The Hellcat Comes to Town)
Deputy Zee Brodie's task seems simple enough: to escort her prisoner onto the Yuma train. Then she meets Miss Christie Hayes, and things get a little more complicated.

2. A Prior Engagement (Return of the Hellcat)
Zee comes back to Contention with more than retrieving her horses on her mind.

3. Silver Lining (A Mission for the Hellcat)
A train robbery interrupts Zee and Christie's attempt to get better acquainted.

4. Stage to Phoenix (Hellcat's Honeymoon)
Zee and Christie take the stagecoach to Phoenix for an impromptu honeymoon.

5. Home Sweet Home (A Full House for the Hellcat)
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Zee and Christie move into their new home in Benson.

6. In-Laws for an Outlaw (The Hellcat and the Chivaree)
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
Zee decides to help Christie mend fences with her brother Blue.

The Ash and Jemma Series
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1. Say Goodbye To Boston
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Part 4 Part 5
While the rest of the Canary Islands celebrates 'Carnaval', British secret agents Ashley Blade and Jemma Jacobs try to unravel a terrorist plot against the USA.

2. A View to a Kiss
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This time, Ash and Jemma are off to Brazil... where the nuts come from. It's Rio, con Brio, as they set out to foil a new plot by the Libyan terrorists who caused them so much trouble in the Canary Islands.

3. The Spy Who Killed Me
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Part 4 Part 5
After their fraught mission in Brazil, Ash and Jemma return home to London looking for some rest and relaxation...

Rebeccah and the Highwayman
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A Meeting on Shooter's Hill
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London, 1706. Mistress Rebeccah Dutton and her family are returning home from Chatham when notorious highwayman 'Blue-Eyed Nick' decides to hold up their carriage.

In the Shadow of Tyburn
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The only person who can help Rebeccah's sister is 'Blue-Eyed Nick'. But helping her has dire consequences for the unusual highwayman.

Will Rebeccah's plans for a Dutton Fencing Academy come to fruition?

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