Second Chance

Title: Second Chance
Ratings: Explicit
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds
Category: M/M
Relationships: Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid
Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid, Jack Hotchner
Tags: Romance, Alternate Universe, Canon Minor Character Death,
Summary: Aaron had started to regret breaking things off with Spencer before they really got started but it was the only thing he could do. Now it was a year later and Aaron knew that what he had left behind was the one thing that he wanted in his life
Word Count:
Year: Season 5/6 (2009-2010)
Spoilers: Up Through Season 6
Notes: This was written for the Criminal Minds Reverse Bang for 2019. I love the artthat rivermoon1970 made. It’s just glorious.
Beta: ScarsLikeVelvet
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By the Rise and the Set

Title: By the Rise and the Set
Ratings: Mature
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds
Category: M/M
Relationships: Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid
Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid
Tags: Fantasy AU
Summary: Aaron Hotchner was a former FBI profiler who gave up that life to help his son, Jack, get control of his magic before someone was hurt after Jack’s magic started to become uncontrollable after the death of his mother and Aaron’s ex-wife. He moves to New Haven an all magical city that regular Humans aren’t allowed to live. Aaron takes up as the town magician and all around peacekeeper and one of the first things he realizes is that the wolf he’s heard howling at night is far from normal.
Word Count: 25,549
Year: Season 5 (August 2009+)
Spoilers: Up Through Season 5
Notes: Not a Harry Potter themed story.
Beta: ScarsLikeVelvet
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The Small-Town Lawyer & the Bookstore Owner

Title: The Small-Town Lawyer & the Bookstore Owner
Series: Fluff Bingo 2019 & A Universe of Meetings
Ratings: Explicit
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds
Category: M/M
Relationships: Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid
Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid, Jack Hotchner, Magdalena Reid (OC)
Tags: Fluff Bingo, Fluff, Alternate Universe, First Time, Romance, Public Sex
Summary: Aaron decides to put himself out there after the way that his marriage with his ex-wife ended. Now he’s got to find someone that he thinks is worth the trouble. He meets Spencer Reid, and everything else just slots into place.
Words: 69,597
Year: June 2012 forward
Spoilers: All of Criminal Minds
Notes: Prompts come from the Just Write Discord Server’s 2019 Fluff Bingo challenge.
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The Feeding Frenzy

Title: Feeding Frenzy Series
Authors: Jilly James, Ladyholder, Ellywinkle, darkseraphina, Rivermoon1970, desertpoet, SpencnerTibbsLuvr, DarkJediQueen, TK Benjamin, penumbria, Nimue of the North, Saydria Wolfe, & Keira Marcos
Fandom: NCIS, JAG, Mag 7 ATF, Madam Secretary, Eureka, Person of Interest, CSI: NY, Leverage, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Die Hard, Kingsman, Sherlock (BBC), James Bond (Craig era), Crossing Lines, Man from U.N.C.L.E., MCU, F.B.I., Warehouse 13, Criminal Minds, Stargate: SG1, Stargate: Atlantis, NCIS: New Orleans
Genre: Contemporary, Crime Drama, Canon Divergence, Crossover
Relationship(s): None
Content Rating: PG-13 to NC-17
Warnings: Canon-typical violence and themes
Word Count: 103,915
Summary: Instead of going to Israel, Tony reaches out to Harmon Rabb and the consequences ripple out like a snarknado.… Read More The Feeding Frenzy

Shifted Allegiances

Title: Shifted Allegiances
Series: This Strange Skin
Ratings: Explicit
Warnings: Graphic Depictions Of Violence
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds
Category: M/M
Relationships: Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid
Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid, Derek Morgan, Emily Prentiss
Tags: Shifter AU, Established Relationship
Summary: Going home is never easy, especially when you never really wanted to go home again in the first place, the last time had been enough. Spencer Reid doesn’t want to go home to Las Vegas to see his pack. Last time he had skirted under the radar. This time it would be impossible since he smelled like a Shifter.
Words: 52,828
Year: Season 4 (2010)
Spoilers: Up through season 4 (Post The Instincts & Memoriam)
Notes: This takes place after Spencer goes home for the case while JJ is pregnant.
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The Failings of Assumption

Title: The Failings of Assumption
Ratings: Explicit
Warnings: Graphic Depictions Of Violence
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds
Category: M/M
Relationships: Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid
Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid, Derek Morgan
Tags: Alternate Universe, Mutant AU, Canon-Typical Violence, Romance
Summary: Aaron Hotchner had always hidden what he was from nearly everyone. He hid it from his parents and the world until he met Haley Brooks. He told Haley that he was a mutant but never told anyone else. Now it’s much later in life and he’s figured out that never telling has left him trapped when it comes to someone that he has come to care for.

Spencer Reid was a mutant, everyone knew that. His IQ, his reading speed, and his eidetic memory are all facets of his mutation. This is what everyone always told him. Spencer though didn’t believe it. Until in the aftermath of being exposed to Anthrax actually activated his gene, no one else believed Spencer. Now Spencer’s trying to cope with new powers and the potential loss of his best friend. All while the whole team is on edge with George Foyet targeting their boss.
Words: 92,538
Year: Season 4 Forward
Spoilers: Up Through Season 5
Notes: Not an X-Men/Marvel crossover.
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Resolve

Title: Resolve
Series: Love Grows With Music
Ratings: Mature
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds
Category: M/M
Relationships: Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid
Characters: Spencer Reid, Sammy Sparks, Aaron Hotchner, Jack Hotchner
Tags: Canon Divergence, Established Relationship, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Summary: It’s a test of Spencer’s resolve. Only it’s not his resolve when it comes to Sammy but Aaron.
Words: 16,835
Year: April 2012 (Season 7)
Spoilers: Up Through Season 7
Notes: None
Beta: Grammarly
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The Dusk & the Dawn Chapter 49

Title: The Dusk and the Dawn
Ratings: Explicit
Warnings: Graphic Depictions Of Violence
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds, American Gods,
Year: Pre-Show-Current
Category: F/M, M/M
Relationships: Spencer Reid/Original Male Character, Spencer Reid/Original Female Character, Aaron Hotchner/Haley Hotchner, Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid,
Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid, Jack Hotchner,
Tags: Alternate Universe, Crime Drama, Het, Slash, Urban Fantasy, Adultery, Character Bashing, Infidelity, Murder, Violence-Canon-Level,
Spoilers: Up Through Season 14
Summary: Aaron Hotchner wasn’t sure what he thought about the New God that he was saddled with. He wasn’t sure what he thought about Jason Gideon just deciding that they even needed a God on the team. Especially a New God that looked like a foal just learning to walk.
Words: Estimated 100k+
Notes: While this takes the New Gods and Old Gods from American Gods by Neil Gaiman, knowledge of that book or show is not needed.
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Meant To Be

Title: Meant To Be

Ratings: Explicit

Warnings: Graphic Depictions Of Violence

Fandom(s): Criminal Minds

Category: M/M

Relationships: Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid

Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid, Jack Hotchner

Tags: Alternate Universe, Shifter, First Time

Summary: Aaron was pretty sure that the hedgehog bleeding in his backyard was a Shifter. He just wasn’t sure why it was still pretending not to be after weeks.

Words: 25,013

Year: 2009 (Season 4/5)

Spoilers: Up Through Season 5

Notes: None

Beta: Grammarly

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The Dusk & the Dawn Chapter 48

Title: The Dusk and the Dawn
Ratings: Explicit
Warnings: Graphic Depictions Of Violence
Fandom(s): Criminal Minds, American Gods,
Year: Pre-Show-Current
Category: F/M, M/M
Relationships: Spencer Reid/Original Male Character, Spencer Reid/Original Female Character, Aaron Hotchner/Haley Hotchner, Aaron Hotchner/Spencer Reid,
Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Spencer Reid, Jack Hotchner,
Tags: Alternate Universe, Crime Drama, Het, Slash, Urban Fantasy, Adultery, Character Bashing, Infidelity, Murder, Violence-Canon-Level,
Spoilers: Up Through Season 14
Summary: Aaron Hotchner wasn’t sure what he thought about the New God that he was saddled with. He wasn’t sure what he thought about Jason Gideon just deciding that they even needed a God on the team. Especially a New God that looked like a foal just learning to walk.
Words: Estimated 100k+
Notes: While this takes the New Gods and Old Gods from American Gods by Neil Gaiman, knowledge of that book or show is not needed.
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