[identity profile] dragonyphoenix.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] buffyversetop5

Okay, maybe not "we're all mad" but each of these features madness.

1. nwhepcat's Keeper of the Book is new to me so my comments are from my first read - Wow, the tension is amazing. Half-way through and I still don’t know what’s driving Xander. He tried to kill Cordelia. Giles, and in fact the entire Council in London, are missing. I have no idea what’s going to happen. … And I just finished it. Wow. Wow wow wow. Read this. Now.

2. librarian2003's Word Association - I don’t want to give away the story so I’ll just say it’s amazing.

3. bobthemole's The Barter Economy - told from the PoV of an OC who guides Drusilla through the Amazonian rain forest. One of my long-time faves.

4. eurydice72 A Stone’s Throw From Yesterday - Xander's sent to Africa to bring back a Watcher. The Watcher refuses to return to the Council but leads Xander to Spike. Eventual Spuffy.

5. beer_good_foamy's Best Fiends Forever - Drusilla and Miss Edith

After I put together this list, I thought of whichclothes' Madhouse. Big with the not worksafe-ness. The story is amazing but squickier than I remembered.

Date: 2016-10-30 07:19 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] petzipellepingo.livejournal.com
Another good topic with authors who don't get a lot of notice these days, thanks for posting.

Date: 2016-10-30 11:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] draconin.livejournal.com
Not sure if you're aware, but there's a sequel to Keeper of the Book called Another Door (http://archiveofourown.org/works/68087).
Follows on from the 'verse established in the previous story. Wesley's new detective agency gets a new case, Lindsey plots badness and Spike and Xander get friendly. Slash.
Edited Date: 2016-10-30 11:23 am (UTC)

Date: 2016-10-30 12:03 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] rbfvid.livejournal.com
Some of these I read and loved already, and some are new and go straight to the reading list, thanks!

Date: 2016-10-30 01:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] snogged.livejournal.com
"Madhouse" was completely effective and chilling.

Great rec list.

Date: 2016-10-30 08:03 pm (UTC)
yourlibrarian: Angel and Lindsey (Classic Recs-eyesthatslay)
From: [personal profile] yourlibrarian
That is a surprising and sad twist in the Buffy/Angel story. There's several here I haven't seen before!

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