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updated September 16, 2021
Sherlock/John Canon Recs < 15,000 Words
Word Count: 1,332
Content/Warnings: established relationship, bottom!john
Summary: There are certain things you have to get used to when you share a bed with Sherlock Holmes.
Sexy and believable and just so them.
Title: A Little Less Conversation
Word Count: 1,354
Content/Warnings: dirty talk, talk of switching
Summary: Sherlock indulges in a little dirty talk at dinner one night. John's not entirely sure what's going on, but he's certainly not going to put a stop to it.
Dirty talk is basically my favorite thing ever and with Sherlock's voice? Perfection.
Word Count: 1,583
Content/Warnings: bottom!john, partially clothed sex, wall!sex
Summary: The first time they have sex, Sherlock doesn't even take off his coat.
Partially clothed wall sex is pretty much everything I ever want.
Title: Manual Dexterity
Word Count: 1,849
Content/Warnings: dirty talk, talk of bottom!john
Summary: Sherlock's got really nice hands, actually.
Sherlock absolutely has fantastic hands/fingers and this fic is basically part of my headcanon for these two!
Title: Dreaming in Lucidity
Word Count: 2,004
Notes: established relationship, first time, bottom!john, implied switching
Summary: John woke up slowly, hardly aware that he wasn't dreaming.
This was undeniably hot and wonderfully sweet.
Title: I Don't Know Why (I Didn't Think of This Before)
Word Count: 2,066
Content/Warnings: bottom!john, public!sex, felching, bathroom!sex, sex toys, sherlock kink meme
Summary: The sight of you, slick and open and filled with my come. I didn’t think it could be so attractive, bodily fluids, but it is.
Sherlock indulges himself, and John. (In some shameless, and filthy, porn.)
This was super kinky and really, truly hot.
Word Count: 2,510
Content/Warnings: bottom!john, first time
Summary: John's home alone. Not for long.
Sherlock walks in on John watching some porn and decides to give him a hand ;) Hot with a some lovely feelings thrown in!
Title: Bookshelf Sonata
Word Count: 2,528
Content/Warnings: established relationship, rimming, bottom!john
Summary: John is looking for a book, and Sherlock changes his plans.
Jesus this was super crazy hot, with Sherlock fucking John up against a bookcase.
Title: Oh, But You're an Explosion
Word Count: 2,947
Content/Warnings: bottom!john, bondage, rough sex
Summary: "The thing that's confusing John is the look on Sherlock's face—it's the expression John's privately taken to calling his 'detecting face', but it's been a while since Sherlock's turned it on him."
Funny, super hot, and a surprisingly likeable Sally Donovan.
Title: Some People Find Dodgy Dancing Sexy
Word Count: 3,200
Content/Warnings: bottom!john, mind altering substance: alcohol, office!sex, public!sex, holiday!fic
Summary: In which there is an office christmas party, and semi-rough sex over a desk. merry christmas, all my friends who celebrate!
Funny and wicked hot desk sex at Scotland Yard.
Title: Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot
Word Count: 3,261
Content/Warnings: intercrural sex, implied bottom!john, holiday!fic
Summary: "Right. It was New Year's Day. Well, it wouldn't be the first time he'd started out the year in a stranger's bedroom. At least this time he was wearing pants."
This was crazy hot and I loved the "What Happened Last Night??!?" trope here.
Word Count: 3,397
Summary: "Right, then," said Sherlock. "I'll need you out by the thirtieth."
Loved their characterizations in this one.
Pairing: Sherlock/John, John/Sarah
Word Count: 3,595
Content/Warnings: dirty talk, talk of bottom!john
Summary: John finally sleeps with Sarah but finds it a disappointment. Sherlock tries to help him solve the mystery of why.
Wow this was smoking hot, loved them both so much in this!
Title: Ask Series (3 Fics)
Word Count: 4,464
Content/Warnings: D/s, blindfolds
Summary: Written for this prompt: "I really want to see something where John is very submissive, but not happy about it, and Sherlock loves seeing him flustered."
I love the idea of reluctant sub!john! Fun concept and super hot.
Title: Ignite Your Bones
Word Count: 4,683
Content/Warnings: smoking!kink, light D/s, bottom!john
Summary: As John watched, Sherlock raised a pale hand, a still-smoldering cigarette balanced delicately between two of his long, elegant fingers. Barely daring to breathe, John watched as Sherlock’s sinfully full lips parted to accept the slim white stick before the tip flared suddenly red and Sherlock’s chest expanded with the acrid smoke. Not breaking eye contact, Sherlock tipped his head back slightly and exhaled a slow stream of grey, flicking the end of his cigarette with a neat thumbnail before quirking the edge of his lips up in an undeniable smirk.
Super sexy and fun!
Title: Medical Massage for Dummies
Word Count: 4,999
Summary: John's back aches the morning after Sherlock uses John as his personal stepladder to continue the chase. Sherlock surprisingly offers to work out the knots himself, only to find John's reaction to his massage intriguing.
I love massages that lead to sex and this one was super hot!
Title: House Rules
Word Count: ~5,000
Content/Warnings: dirty talk
Summary: It occurs to John one morning, as he's moving a thumb out of the microwave and into the refrigerator, that perhaps the time has come for a serious discussion about house rules.
The idea of rules is just so perfect for them and I love how they managed to live together.
Title: Into My Bloodstream
Word Count: 5,495
Content/Warnings: established relationship, bottom!john, spanking, face-fucking, rough sex
Summary: They’d only been sleeping together for a little over a week and John was still finding himself unable to believe that he was allowed this; that he could touch Sherlock and kiss him and press against him in the secret hours of the night.
God this is just pure smoking hot sex. Love it.
Word Count: 6,082
Summary: There are first times for everything.
Beautiful post-S3 fic that deals with Sherlock and John coming together in the aftermath. I loved the characterizations in this and I thought John dealing with his feelings for Sherlock, a man and his best friend, was really well done.
Word Count: 6,120
Summary: You certainly never forgot who you were kissing with Sherlock.
They sort of start out as make-out buddies and of course *feelings* happen and misunderstandings and it's great. :)
Title: Planet Sherlock
Word Count: 6,537
Summary: John and Sherlock devise a rating system for their sexual encounters.
This was great! I loved their "system" and Sherlock's approach to everything!
Title: Just a Little and Just a Little (Remix)
Author: peevee and AislinCade
Word Count: 6,780 total
Content/Warnings: bottom!sherlock, first time, sherlock kink meme
Summary: In which John and Sherlock aren't having sex, until suddenly they are. // In which Sherlock and John aren't having sex, until suddenly they are. (sherlock POV)
Wow, this is super hot and I just want to read more fics with this kink now.
Title: Barter System
Word Count: 6,981
Content/Warnings: sherlock kink meme
Summary: The first time John notices Sherlock wearing one of his tee-shirts, he’s surprised. Not that Sherlock would invade John’s privacy and take whatever he liked for his own use, of course, John’s gotten used to that, irritating though it is. No, what surprises him is that it’s John’s clothes that Sherlock has decided to help himself to. And not to perform some kind of experiment on the melting point of cotton tee-shirts worn by ex-army doctors or something, just to wear.
I love this trope, and it was really well done here. :)
Title: Time in the Light
Word Count: 7,317
Summary: One warm palm in the middle of John’s chest and he goes back willingly against Sherlock’s duvet. “We managed just fine last night.”
“We did,” John grins stupidly. “Didn’t we?”
This was fun and hot and so believably them.
Title: Spaces Between
Word Count: 7,644
Summary: John watches Sherlock wander through the flat staring at everything like it's all new, touching random objects as if they can tell him something he doesn't already know. Their eyes meet. They look away.
Wonderful post-Reichenbach fic (where Mary does not exist) that deals with John and Sherlock getting used to one another again. And ~feelings~. Very believable and beautifully written.
Title: Impossible Loyalties
Pairing: Sherlock/John, past Sherlock/OMC
Word Count: 8,466
Content/Warnings: past teacher/student relationship, implied bottom!sherlock, talk of public!sex, talk of unsafe sex
Summary: ‘You were having sex with your tutor?’, John said, trying but doubtless failing not to sound either surprised or judgemental.
Takes place in a vaguely season 2 space, not especially canon-compliant.
I headcanon Sherlock as being somewhat experienced with sex, and I loved his sexual history here, especially with John's reactions to everything.
Title: His Almost Lover
Word Count: 8,888
Content/Notes: post-reichenbach, bottom!john
Summary: John grieves for Sherlock, dreams offering his only escape but no real satisfaction. When Sherlock finally confronts him, alive and well, John has to learn to love all over again.
Beautiful post-Reichenbach fic with John working through his grief and longing in the years after Sherlock's death, and then having to reconcile those feelings when Sherlock returns.
Title: Trust Issues
Word Count: 9,011
Notes: bottom!john, bondage, blindfolds, D/s, sex toys
Summary: Sherlock devises a trust exercise. All John has to do is follow instructions; if there's anyone who knows how to give instructions, it's Sherlock.
Such a good trusting D/s fic with some super hot bossy!Sherlock.
Title: Nights Become Days
Word Count: 9,099
Content/Warnings: rimming, bottom!john, implied switching, recreational drug use
Summary: Sherlock was suspiciously quiet and when John finally chanced a glance at him, he was completely unsurprised to see Sherlock's eyes narrowed in concentration, moving through his usual deductive capabilities. John knew the exact moment Sherlock became aware of the entire situation, as his eyebrows shot up towards his hairline and he gasped a little oh before a furiously crimson blush infused his absurd cheekbones.
"John, I," Sherlock cleared his throat and visibly steeled himself. "John, I believe we may have had sexual intercourse last night."
John sighed and rubbed his face again. "Yep, I got there myself actually."
Seriously freaking hot sex. Heavily implied switching, but the explicit stuff is all John getting the fuck of his life.
Title: The Haunting of 221B Baker Street
Word Count: 10,388
Content/Notes: major character death, ghost!fic, ghost!sherlock
Summary: In which Sherlock Holmes is a ghost.
Really unique fic with Sherlock having actually died after Reichenbach and haunting 221B. Definitely some melancholy themes, but I thought the ending was suitably satisfying.
Title: A Study In Reflexology
Word Count: 10,809
Notes: first time, rimming, table!sex, bottom!john, light foot!kink
Summary: For all the dangerous situations Sherlock tended to run into with nary a consideration to the risks, it always astonished John how often he managed to escape without a scratch or a bruise.
Wonderful fic with great characterizations and some of the hottest sex ever!
Title: Anything For You
Word Count: 11,886
Content/Warnings: D/s, dom!sherlock, sub!john
Summary: Sherlock knows a lot of things about John, even some things that John himself doesn't know. Like the fact that John loves taking orders from Sherlock. Of course, it would be much easier if John knew that, too. Fortunately, John is about to find out.
Wonderful fic exploring a relationship between Sherlock and John with some D/s elements.
Title: Flaunting It
Word Count: 12,179
Notes: established relationship, switching, bottom!john, bottom!sherlock, dirty talk
Summary: Five Times Sherlock Deliberately Made Other People Uncomfortable By Showing Off About His Shiny New Sex Life (And One Time That John Did It Instead)
Funny and hot and sweet!
Title: The City of Dreams
Word Count: 12,908
Content/Notes: established relationship, bottom!john
Summary: Post-case sex is the best kind of sex. Just ask Sherlock Holmes.
In which John and Sherlock go to the opera, apprehend a criminal, and then return to their hotel room to have jubilant, endorphin-fueled, post-case sex.
Seriously hot fic with established Johnlock who obviously can't have sex while on a case, so the tension between them is off the charts. And of course, when the case is finally solved the smut is fabulously hot. :D There's also a sequel that I think switches things up, but it's unfinished so I haven't read it.
Title: What The Fuck Happened Last Night?
Word Count: 13,025
Warnings/Content: mind altering substance: alcohol, drunk!sex, morning after, light bondage, bottom!john, implied switching, rough sex, marking
Summary: There are several combinations of things that are known to have disastrous consequences for everyone involved. Seven bottles of wine, two very drunk flatmates, and one pair of handcuffs might just be the worst.
Crazy hot and fun fic, and wonderfully believable. This entry was originally posted here on Dreamwidth. Please comment there using OpenID