Carmel March
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Joined 02-19-07, id: 557465, Profile Updated: 03-08-15
Author has written 5 stories for Romance.

A B O U T . M E


Twenty-something. Closet writer. Tea drinker. Travel addict. Amateur photographer. Music junkie. Adventure seeker. Professional procrastinator. Reading fanatic.

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S T O R I E S


RICOCHET

The sequel to Vertigo. Trying to update every month or so!

For anyone interested, here and here are a couple blog posts about the trip that kind of inspired the beginning of Ricochet. You can ignore the silly commentary, just thought a visual might be interesting!


VERTIGO

A romance/thriller/action/adventure/drama.

Won SKOW's Round 13 Best Main Character Portrayal
Won SKOW Judges' Pick Round 13 Best Hook, Line, and Sinker
Featured on A Drop of Romeo


SAHARA

A oneshot written for A Drop of Romeo's Star-Crossed Round IX, for the picture prompt Sleeping.


THE DEADLY FLOWER

My first story ever, which took nearly six years to complete. I'm aware it needs a good edit and I hope to find the time to do that...someday :)

Won SKOW's Round 5 Best Genre-Specific (Incomplete)
Nominated for SKOW's Round 5 Best Love Triangle (Incomplete)
Nominated for SKOW's Round 6 Most Memorable (Incomplete)
Nominated for Fictionpress Supernatural Stories Awards Best Plot and Best Kickass Characters
Featured on A Drop of Romeo
Featured on Fiction With Bite
Featured on The Literary


AN OLIVER TWIST

Won SKOW's Round 13 Best One-Shot
Won SKOW's Round 13 Best Hook
Featured on A Drop of Romeo


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Ha Det Så Bra by dear-llama reviews
One-shot. If you love it, let it go. If it finds its way back, it's yours. If it doesn't...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,663 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/24 - Complete
No, no by She Had Somewhere To Go reviews
Jess knows first hand that it is easier to be a coward that runs from grief than to be an honest body in pain. However, nowhere in her plans to escape from her loss does she account for the unfortunate complication of a hit-and-run involving the forbidden and unpredictable Charlie Lewis.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 27,006 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 4/20 - Published: 5/10/2014
Rules to Kill By by Veronica Fay reviews
For ten years, she was the President's Assassin. Now, her loyalties are divided, she's losing control of her Gift, and there's the threat of the bioweapon. When she's forced to face her own darkness, she has to decide what kind of love is worth killing for. [Sequel to Rules to Die By]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 85,099 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 4/16 - Published: 5/12/2014
Rabbit Heart by beatgoeson reviews
Adelaide Ryan: her pack's weakest link. A pocket-sized werewolf who suffers from shifter performance issues…Basically, she's stuck in her lowly human form and is about as scary as a bunny rabbit. Rafe Greywood: the Big, Bad Alpha who won't give her the time of day. But that's okay, 'cause she's totally not in love with him. Nope. No way.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 49,843 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 4/2 - Published: 12/13/2014
Chai and a Pinch of Salt by bulletproof.cupid reviews
It's funny the things you learn about a person after they die. I loved him once. Could I love him again? -Young Sofia has just come back to Pakistan, lured by her father's death. Can she overcome her grief? Moreover, can she trust herself not to fall in love with the one person she can never have? Love has never been so tempting. The tale of a girl and her once-upon-a-time servant.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 13 - Words: 34,934 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 1/28 - Published: 9/10/2013
Bound by CK Shorty reviews
"You've used absolutely no magic to control me or keep me here and yet, I am completely bound to you. I will do anything for you." She's a witch and he's a demon. How could it possibly end well?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 8 - Words: 21,410 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 10/27/2014 - Published: 1/12/2014
The Difference Knowing Makes by thenifoundfivedollars reviews
RE-POSTED. After vowing to never date another frat guy, he's trying to bend her new rule. Only because she'd so stupidly, under the influence of cheap punch and an extremely stressful Thursday, confessed that he might just be the most adorable guy on campus. Complete.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 58,923 - Reviews: 245 - Favs: 424 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 10/27/2014 - Published: 3/10/2011 - Complete
More Than Anyone by templeton21 reviews
For some reason, the instant Ben and Olivia meet, they hate one another. Every time they're in the same room, all they seem to do is fight and trade insults. But according to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, hot hate is twin brother to hot love.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 100,378 - Reviews: 1402 - Favs: 781 - Follows: 914 - Updated: 8/27/2014 - Published: 3/28/2009
Fades in the Summer by dear-llama reviews
One-shot. They were best friends growing up, until that summer full of mistakes they couldn't fix. Now, he's the boy who never dates; she's the girl that all the boys cheat with. And they're both clutching onto the pieces of their sanity in the only way they know how.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 32,688 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 8/22/2014 - Published: 12/31/2013 - Complete
Your Smile by dear-llama reviews
(Fades in the Summer spin-off - Dylan's POV) One-shot. I know she wonders how long love born out of guilt lasts. I don't know, but I wonder how long guilt born out of love lasts.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,844 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/22/2014 - Complete
Getting Malcolm by pinkmist reviews
He stared down at me, eyes dark and unrelenting. "Do you want Malcolm?" Stupid question. But I nodded anyway. "Then kiss me." Talk about getting caught between a rock and a hard place. *SKoW Winner*
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 131,975 - Reviews: 1083 - Favs: 1,038 - Follows: 1,305 - Updated: 8/10/2014 - Published: 6/29/2006
Rules to Die By by Veronica Fay reviews
As the President's Assassin, she's been beaten, tortured, and mutilated at the hands of her Master. But she follows his orders. She lives by his rules. He means everything to her. She knows her purpose until a group of Rebels break into the Tower. Then her heart is forced open and her secrets come out. [COMPLETE]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 25 - Words: 161,950 - Reviews: 289 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 5/31/2014 - Published: 8/11/2013 - Complete
never let go by Veronica Fay reviews
When he takes his first step away from me, my heart clenches from pain and fear. I can't lose him, too. "Aidan, please don't walk away from me." And he doesn't. He runs. [ONESHOT] [Winner of ADoR Star-Cross'd Round 9, prompt running]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13,079 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/29/2014 - Complete
Pretenses and Promises by AMessofPickles reviews
Once daylight breaks through their threadbare curtains, they're already a strict ten feet apart. But once night falls, they cling to each other like they couldn't possibly breathe without the other. Three years later nothing has changed. Well, maybe some things have changed. ADoR Star-Crossed Round IX entry: Sleeping. One-shot.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,308 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/21/2014 - Complete
Mapmaker by Arliquino-Alexi221 reviews
Darkness is a comfort that much of the world has such a terrible habit of overlooking. M for themes
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,347 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/7/2014 - Complete
The Do-Gooder by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
Lara Montgomery is a do-gooder...or a dream-ruining, boyfriend stealing sl*t, it really depends who you talk to. In an attempt to atone for past sins she completes good deeds for fellow students who request her help, much to the disgust of Fletcher Townsend, the biggest past sin of them all. **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 25 - Words: 4,962 - Reviews: 1256 - Favs: 441 - Follows: 553 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 11/10/2012 - Complete
Lighthouse Charlie by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
The first time I had kicked in the womb it had been when Max, a baby himself, had placed his hand against my mother's stomach. It had been the first, but certainly not the last, time I'd kicked him, and now suddenly he wasn't interested in a fight? Weird. **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 5,068 - Reviews: 1882 - Favs: 1,645 - Follows: 690 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 2/20/2010 - Complete
Private Lives, Public Property by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
It's not easy to pretend you're in love for the sake of teenagers and housewives across the country but top footballer Lucas Goodspeed and shy, romantic Isobel Saunders soon discover that convincing themselves that they're not in love might be even harder. **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 7,974 - Reviews: 3191 - Favs: 3,442 - Follows: 1,428 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 4/16/2007 - Complete
Saving from Monkeys by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
I had known Elliot Sinclair since I was 10 and never felt any compulsion to get naked with him. What could possibly have happened last night to change that? I prodded my sozzled mind for an answer, but none was forthcoming. **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 4,619 - Reviews: 1519 - Favs: 1,123 - Follows: 726 - Updated: 2/23/2014 - Published: 4/3/2011 - Complete
fabric hearts by stuck in bed reviews
She'd let the world become beautiful, but only when she wanted it to be.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,033 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 1/25/2014 - Published: 11/30/2013
Because You're the Guy by Explore.Dream.Discover reviews
I liked it when you told me that we should live in a cabin in the woods in the middle of nowhere and leave the world behind and just live a quiet life. I liked it more than I ever thought I would. [One-shot; ADoR Prompt]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 597 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Published: 12/15/2013 - Complete
Back in the Day, When Being Was Unbearably Light by SophieInPink reviews
She never thought she'd be the type of girl to end up in one of those oh so forbidden student-teacher relationships, yet here she is. But there's a twist: she's the teacher. And he is her defiant, charming, disarmingly attractive student. ONESHOT
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,401 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/17/2013 - Complete
Courting Chaos by thenifoundfivedollars reviews
Her sister is getting married to her ex, her brother's sexual escapades are making headlines, her mother is going crazy, and her father's not speaking to any of them. But perhaps strangest of all, her coworker and archrival has offered to be her date for the wedding. Because bringing home a fake boyfriend always works out... right? NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 16 - Words: 7,194 - Reviews: 214 - Favs: 312 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 9/21/2013 - Published: 12/13/2011 - Complete
On the Run by thenifoundfivedollars reviews
I thought I liked Jeremy Rhider. And then he kissed me, shoved a briefcase in my hands, and jumped out my second story window. Now I'm under the watch of Agent Ryan Sumner, FBI. And he's about as thrilled with our arrangement as yours truly. Complete. NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 15,718 - Reviews: 642 - Favs: 495 - Follows: 438 - Updated: 9/2/2013 - Published: 2/4/2012 - Complete
Finding Home by ThePiracyOfHearts reviews
Lana Miller is spending her summer packing up her childhood home with her parents. This would be quite enough to handle on its own, but she keeps running into her old high school crush at every turn. While everything changes, some things stay the same.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 30,826 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 6/22/2013 - Published: 7/5/2012 - Complete
agora and by CuriousContradiction reviews
and we'd sputter-speed down empty freeways toward arizona or new york or iowa cornfields, and we'd pass by gasoline stations all sad and dark and oil refineries all sad and bright and motels all sad and lonely
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,656 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 23 - Published: 5/31/2013 - Complete
Stitches by Ashlee Pond reviews
"In another life," he whispers into my hair, words spilling over my temple and brushing my eyelids shut, "in another universe, with an alternate reality and a different you and a different me, we would have been together."
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,034 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 22 - Published: 5/9/2013 - Complete
ripping off the band aid by bowl of strawberries reviews
"god, you remind me of coming up for air. sunscreen-slicked and grass stains and the way you say my name." these are portraits of the people in my life, for better or for worse. [SKOW best poetry winner]
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 1,360 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 2/16/2013 - Published: 6/3/2011
The Bear and the Pecan Tree by Findus reviews
If this is the last time I see you, I want you to remember that there are men who can touch without hurting. There are even those who give without asking. And that kindness might be hiding, even in the darkest of chests. – Interracial - set during the 30's in the South. * SKOW 13 WINNER - Best One-Shot (Judges' pick) & Best Challenge Response (runner-up)
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,892 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/28/2012 - Complete
After the End by templeton21 reviews
What happens after the world ends? "It's you and me. Just you and me." His hands framed her face, holding onto her, and she nodded. "Just you and me," she whispered and she was so relieved that out of everyone left in the world, he was hers.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 20 - Words: 73,486 - Reviews: 817 - Favs: 455 - Follows: 163 - Updated: 9/28/2011 - Published: 7/15/2011 - Complete
Anatomy by Waialae Firefly reviews
Bailey is a talented art student who's struggling in one area: human anatomy. Although never her friend before the answer might be science, in the form of pre-med student Ason. Rated for language & sexual content.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 62,865 - Reviews: 171 - Favs: 589 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 9/11/2011 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Complete
A Summer Solstice by NehemiaH reviews
All I wanted was one last peaceful summer before I finished college. Needless to say, I hadn't expected my brother's best friend to climb through my window every night...or that it'd be so hard to turn him away. Judge's Pick for SKOW's Best Cliche Round 7
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 22,918 - Reviews: 516 - Favs: 1,214 - Follows: 270 - Updated: 2/24/2009 - Published: 11/16/2008 - Complete
After The Rain Has Fallen by Le Meg reviews
He's the greatest thief in the high Sahara, and he makes his living stealing from the royal family. A glittering new necklace has caught his attention, and the only thing that stands between him and his new prize is the Princess it was made for.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,482 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 26 - Published: 6/5/2008 - Complete
Emery & Me by In.the.Wardrobe reviews
He looked towards my waist before groaning and looking away. “Look what you’re wearing.” Confused, I glanced down, and immediately realised the dilemma. I was in my underwear. “Oh.” [COMPLETE]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 75,512 - Reviews: 1341 - Favs: 2,143 - Follows: 505 - Updated: 12/24/2007 - Published: 5/27/2007 - Complete
Land of Red by Queen Anabella reviews
Aliana was born with skin the color of dusty cinnamon. It was her skin that brought her to the feet of the Younger Prince of Deshret as a present to serve in his harem. And it was because of him she met his brother. Fate has an interesting domino effect.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 54,415 - Reviews: 835 - Favs: 900 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 8/15/2007 - Published: 4/18/2005 - Complete
The Coffee Shop by Queen Anabella reviews
He didn't like coffee. Or waiting. Thankfully, she was there to help pass the time. One shot.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,269 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 21 - Published: 7/6/2007 - Complete
ocean boy by art by sola reviews
he likes the sea, he's like the sea.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 50 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/16/2006
Pure, Pure, Pure, Pure, Pure by are you from mejico reviews
fuck repition and make love to exasperation, but really this is half masturbation and 2 times sex.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 30 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/3/2006
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Ricochet reviews
For Gemma, the hardest part about traveling across southern Africa looking for an infamous criminal wasn't the constant danger, the long days, or even working undercover. It was pretending not to have feelings for her partner, who was not only endearingly complicated and frustrating, but also her new pretend husband. [SEQUEL TO VERTIGO]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 65,804 - Reviews: 580 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 487 - Updated: 4/11 - Published: 8/9/2014
Vertigo reviews
Life was complicated enough. Her job required a clearance, several passports, and lying to her boyfriend. When she gets mixed up with the CIA's fifth Most Wanted, she has to go undercover with her partner as his fiancée. It doesn't help that he's overprotective, that they have to sleep in the same bed, or that he manages to get into that little compartment behind her heart. [FIN]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 173,148 - Reviews: 1388 - Favs: 693 - Follows: 729 - Updated: 8/9/2014 - Published: 9/8/2012 - Complete
Sahara reviews
She used to tell him how she loved the idea that there was a big wide world out there, with deserts and mountains and oceans and rainforests and rolling hills and seven billion people she had never met before. Her name was Sahara, for God's sake, like she was meant to span across countries and continents and live some great big adventure. [ONESHOT]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,445 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/10/2014 - Complete
The Deadly Flower reviews
She's a strong, independent P.I. just trying to get through each day. Unbeknownst to her, she's dangerous to vampires. She gets sucked into their world when all vampires make a choice: kill her or turn her. Except for one. He wants to save her. [COMPLETE]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 30 - Words: 167,828 - Reviews: 2323 - Favs: 1,301 - Follows: 1,076 - Updated: 1/21/2013 - Published: 2/27/2007 - Complete
An Oliver Twist reviews
New Year's Eve - snowed in with an Irishman with a wolf grin and a gift for making me blush, cold hands, warm lips, a half-zipped dress, outdoor encounters, and the consequence of morning routines. Oh, and my mom and boyfriend are here, too. [ONESHOT]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,349 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 15 - Published: 12/31/2011 - Complete