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Twilight one-shot rec list (plus some short novellas)

Favorites on FFn are lovely, but things get all confused and mixed together. I would start a community, but you can only have one community at a time and currently I'm using mine for something else. There ARE some Jasper/Bella one-shot communities, but I figured it would be better to just make my own list.

Vamp is mixed in with Human. Some of the Vamp one-shots are good AU explorations of how Jasper/Bella (or Jasper/Rosalie, as it were) could come to be – some are just fun one-offs.

(And because I tend to get out of control... I'm also including a few Jasper novellas that are wonderful.)

Included (click on the "Full rec list" to access links): New fic added 03/22/2010: You Can't Lose What's Not Yours
New fics added 12/20/2009: Red Corvette, Return to Hell

Note: Word counts are fanfiction.net's bloated numbers.

Jasper / Bella

Alice's Jasper, Edward's Bella by LyricalKris
Bella had lost everything, including her purpose in life. Jasper had lost everything, including his freedom. Prison is an unlikely place to find happiness again, but two broken souls will recognize each other in the most unexpected of places. O/s.
Rated: M - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 21,256
Note: She has tacked a few more chapters onto this -  it's sort of a series of vignettes. I think there's at least one more chapter in the works.

Always Charmed by Dalia907
Bella and Jasper quickly become inseparable after a chance pairing in a secret Santa exchange at six years old. Life, love and a failing heart aren’t enough to keep them apart. AH, OCC. Entry in the “For The Love Of Jasper” Contest.
Rated: T - Romance/Angst - Words: 8,113

Breakable by tracyEXPLOSION - VAMP
Jasper has hidden a secret from everyone, including the ones he loves. There's something growing inside of him for a girl he shouldn't have feelings for. "From the first time I glanced into her eyes across the cafeteria, I knew she was the one." Oneshot.
Rated: M - Romance - Words: 2,316

Camels and Cloves
by Chicklette
It's not what they say, it's what they whisper: New girl Isabella Swan has heard nothing good about Jasper Whitlock. So why can't she stay away from him? Are the rumors true? AH/OOC M- drink/drugs/sex. "For the Love of Jasper" Contest.
Rated: M - Romance/Drama - Words: 9,680

by bella c'ella luna - VAMP
One-shot, pure smut/lemon. After Jasper almost attacks Bella at her birthday party, he comes to her room to apologize. They try to acclimate Jasper to Bella's scent so that he isn't as affected by her, but their plan goes awry. . .
Rated: M - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Words: 2,977

First Assignment
by Legna989
Bella finds more to enjoy than just the scenery while on her first job with a travel magazine. AH. Example Entry for the For the Love of Jasper Contest.
Rated: M - Romance/General - Words: 3,566

Footfalls Echo in the Memory
by inside-the-disarray
For the Love of Jasper Contest O/S entry. Alice finds a man on a deserted Moroccan street; he doesn’t know his own name, but for some reason he hears muffled footsteps in his mind. Back in Boston Bella waits for the man she loves, but will he return?
Rated: T - Romance/Angst - Words: 8,741

by socact
On their last day of college, tragedy strikes four friends. Will Bella find the strength to forgive? AH, Rated M for mature themes. For the Love of Jasper Contest entry. One-shot.
Rated: M - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 7,189
Note: This won first place in the Judges' Selection Round of the For the Love of Jasper contest. Not strictly J/B, but I'll leave it here.
This has since been continued and completed as a multi-chapter fic, which turned out to be pretty amazing.

In a Moonage Daydream
by americnxidiot Two-shot for my dear beta. “Be careful, Miss Bella. You keep that up and I may not be able to control myself.”
Rated: M - General - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,810
Note: Only the first chapter is covered under this rec :)

Leaving Her by CherBella
From the moment they first met, he was always leaving her. In a moment of crisis, Bella reflects on her life and marriage to an Army man. An entry for the "For the Love of Jasper" contest.
Rated: M - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 9,582
Note: This received a Judges' Mention in the For the Love of Jasper contest

Madness and Salvation
by circe290
Jasper, a cocky, carefree bachelor, finds himself obsessing over a brief chance encounter with a stranger. AH, rated M for language.
Rated: M - Drama/Angst - Words: 2,638

Out of the Doldrums
by ThisColony For Elle. One-shot. Please read the A/N.
Rated: M - Romance/Drama - Words: 4,906
Note: She wrote this outtake of her fic Salacious Behavior and Earnest Speaking for the FGB auction

Pine Lake
by LaViePastiche
Summer of ’76, American Bicentennial. Bella Swan finds herself intrigued by a handsome landscaper with a curious reputation. The bad guys don’t always wear black. Example entry for "For the Love of Jasper" Contest. J/B, AH One Shot.
Rated: M - Romance/Mystery - Words: 9,486

The Power to Be
by hmonster4 - VAMP
Out of loss and despair can be found the greatest hope. Fandom Gives Back Auction piece for ElleCC. Canon behavior, New Moon AU.
Rated: M - Tragedy/General - Words: 12,070
Note: Written for the FGB auction

Public Transit
by LaViePastiche - requires login for ADifferentForest.com
Bella and Jasper do it on a bus.
Rated: M – Romance - ~4200
Note: LVP wrote this for me after we had a conversation about sex on a bus, and it’s pretty much just pointless smut... but it’s fun and sweet, and I love it.

Sunday Mornings
by cdunbar
A lazy Sunday morning... Bella/Jasper.
M - English - General - Words: 1,624

Ten Seconds at a Time
by InstantKarmaGirl
AU AH OOC One Shot "For the Love of Jasper" contest. His sobriety on the line, Jasper must revisit his past to hold onto his future, even if it means confronting the one person he hurt the most.
Rated: M - Drama/Angst - Words: 6,741
Note: This won a Judges' Mention in the For the Love of Jasper Contest. Not strictly J/B, but I'll keep it here.

Though Lovers Be Lost
by circe290
Time has both brought them together and wrenched them apart, but time is not always the greatest obstacle to be overcome. O/S, M because I can't keep from swearing. Non-canon pairings.
Rated: M - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 3,154

To Dream by ExploitingReality - VAMP
Jasper’s stuck watching over Bella while Edward is away. He discovers there is more to the human girl than he’d anticipated. Jasper x Bella one shot. Rated: M for adult themes and situations.
Rated: M - Romance/General - Words: 5,249

To Get Back Home by LaViePastiche
After a difficult breakup leaves Bella a shell of herself, her best friend helps her find her way back. One-shot. My entry for the Love Through Lemons contest. AU/AH Rated M for...lemon, duh.
Rated: M - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 3,342
Note: Placed second in the Love Through Lemons contest

by staceygirl ak jackbauer
Words left unspoken for ten years leave Jasper and Bella to imagine how their lives might have been different if they'd confessed their feelings sooner. A/H Entry For the Love of Jasper Contest.
Rated: T - General - Words: 7,674

by in.a.blue.bathrobe
For Elle. Rated: M - General - Words: 3,510
Note: Written for Support Stacie September 2009

Jasper with other folks

Jasper / Bella / Peter:

by Einfach Mich - VAMP
Jasper is heartbroken, when his friend, Peter begins to act strange. Will the secret that Peter's hiding destroy their friendship or could it mean a new future that they never imagine was possible? AU Entry for the "For the love of Jasper contest."
Rated: M - Drama/General - Words: 3,874
Note: She is extending this for FGB.

Jasper / Charlie:

The Cop and the Addict
by tuesdaymidnight
Jasper only wanted to endure his court-ordered drug counseling. He never expected to have anything in common with his counselor Charlie, let alone a connection that might be just what he needs. "For the Love of Jasper" Contest entry. AU/AH/OOC, J/Ch Slash
Rated: M - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 6,335

Jasper / Edward:

Selfish Surrender
by 4lettrwrd
“For the Love of Jasper” One-Shot Contest Entry- Even the worst of actions can have good intentions, and sometimes, the most selfless of acts are motivated by selfishness.
Rated: M - Drama/Tragedy - Words: 4,014

Jasper / Emmett:

Red Corvette
by hexumhunnie311
Shy social outcast Jasper has been in love with Emmett, the king of Forks High and his complete opposite, for two agonizing years. Does Jasper have more in common with Emmett than he thinks? Slash, AH. Entry for the Slash Backslash One-Shot Contest.
Rated: T - Friendship/Romance - Words: 2,808

Jasper / Esme:

Edward's Mom
by InstantKarmaGirl
AU/AH OOC Jasper's got a thing for his best friend, Edward's mom. One Shot
Rated: M - General - Words: 4,159

Jasper / Maria:

My Scars are the Pieces of My Soul by dreaming in black and white
I've seen every depth of despair that can possibly exist. I should already be dead. But an angel chose to keep me alive...' Entry to 'For the Love of Jasper' contest. An AU/AH take on Jasper's life pre-Twilight, rated M for dark themes and violence.
Rated: M - Angst/General - Words: 3,483

You Can't Lose What's Not Yours by SweetDulcinea - VAMP
Rated: M
Note: It's a one-shot incorporated into a series of drabbles, one-shots, etc, so there's no summary for it. But it's old-school vamp Maria/Jasper.

Jasper / Peter:

Return to Hell by oh-hale-yeah - VAMP
Five years after escaping Maria's army, Peter still has a debt to repay. But when at last he returns it's nothing like what he expected. How much does he really know about the man to whom he owes his life? Jasper, it seems, is a man of many careful masks
Rated: K - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Words: 2,557
Note: This is not slash.

Jasper / Rosalie:

Take What You Need
by afragilelittlehuman - VAMP
Jasper, weighed down by the emotions of the other Cullens, discovers a source of peace and happiness in an unexpected place. Will he give up life with the Cullens to keep what he's found? New Moon/Breaking Dawn. Rated M for language and lemon.
Rated: M - Drama/Angst - Words: 4,241

Other Jasper:

Amputated at the Neck
by Minisinoo - VAMP
An empath's thoughts about a telepath. Jasper's private concerns regarding Edward and Bella as they race towards marriage.
Rated: K+ - Family/General - Words: 1,814

by AccioBourbon - VAMP
In 1948, Jasper Whitlock learns of a startling discovery that will affect his view of history and his own part in it -- and perhaps it will change his future as well. AU. Entry in the For the Love of Jasper contest.
Rated: T - Drama/General - Words: 3,800
Non-Jasper one-shots

Bella / Edward:

This Year's Love
by ronOreds
The beautiful Isabella and the perfect Edward have grown up side by side. Read about the moments that brought them together.
Rated: T - Romance/Friendship - Words: 6,670


The Good Mother
by Legna989
Entry for the Les Femmes Noires contest. How far will Esme go to show how much her son needs her?
Rated: T - Drama/Mystery - Words: 6,897

Rosalie / Edward:

The Corner of Your Heart by TheHeartOfLifeIsGood
An entry for the Indies First Time Writer Challenge. Rosalie and Edward have been friends since childhood, but he has a new girl in his life and Rosalie’s feelings for him have changed. A story about the shifting tides of friendship. AH.
Rated: M - Friendship/General - Words: 7,421
Note: She is continuing this here: The Long Way Home

Novellas (aka stuff you can read in a sitting if you have a little time):

Bless the Broken Roads
by Inthemadhouse - VAMP
The story of how Jasper became part of the family, from Carlisle's POV Rated: K+ - Family/General - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18,404 - Carlisle/Jasper - Complete
Note: This is more of a novella but she formatted it as a one-shot. Also, not slash, just Jasper through Carlisle’s eyes.

by ahizelm - VAMP -
Bella leaves one life in search of her own way. Jasper returns to the place of his ancestry. Their paths cross unexpectedly, causing irrevocable change. A Fandom Gives Back fic for ElleCC. Jasper/Bella. OOC. AU.
Rated: M - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,912 - Bella/Jasper - Complete
Note: Written for Fandom Gives Back.

Cowboys & Indians
by Minisinoo - VAMP
Lessons on the road in a journey through time. Existentialism, a Texas pow-wow, a '67 Mustang, a bar brawl, Pocahontas, and Jack Kerouac. Sometimes, family is chosen, even if they're not who we expect. Jasper, Leah & Seth, Edward
Rated: T - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 20,301 - Jasper/Leah - Complete
Note: If the Jasper / Leah tag wigs you out, don't worry, it's not a sexual pairing.

by SubtlePen
When you’re too broken to acknowledge you have a heart, what do you do when it starts beating? AU/AH
Rated: M - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 23,596
Note: This started as a one-shot and she added two more chapters. You can read it all – and should, because it’s awesome – or you can read just the first chapter, which was the original one-shot.

Someone Else's Memoirs
by a certain slant of light - VAMP
Their skin is sun-starved marble, streaked beneath the surface with pinstripes of raw red — carved by loss, honed by grief. But every vampire, new or old, heals eventually. ჯ JasperBella. post-eclipse AU.
Rated: T - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 23,725 - Jasper/Bella - Complete
Note: This is maybe the best fic I have ever read. It's certainly my favorite.

My one-shots...
  • An All-Consuming Fire – Rated: M - Friendship/Romance - Words: 8,381 - Jasper & Maria
  • The Book of Peter – Rated: M - Angst/Romance - Words: 11,735 - Jasper & Peter
  • Happy Hour – Rated: T - Romance/Humor - Words: 5,000 - Jasper & Bella (Happy Hour on LJ)
  • Jealousy – Rated: M - Romance/Friendship - Words: 13,670 - Jasper & Bella & Peter (written during Twi25) - Note: This is called "She Left My Heart With Vertigo" on ADF.
  • Love Letter – Rated: M - Hurt/Comfort - Words: 2,570 - Jasper
  • On Blueprints – Rated: M - Humor/Romance - Words: 3,428 - Bella & Jasper
  • Retribution – Rated: T-M - Drama - Words: 6,699 - Jasper & Bella (written during Twi25)
  • The Stickup, So to Speak - Rated: M - Drama/Romance - Words: 7,386 - Bella & Jasper - collab with LaViePastiche
  • What We’ve Got – Rated: M - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 11,087 - Bella & Jasper - collab with LaViePastiche
Tags: fandom: twilight, length: novella, length: one-shot, m/m, pairing: jasper/bella, pairing: rosalie/edward, rec
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