Fanfic Friday: BBC Sherlock’s Johnlock AUs

Hello fanfic readers!

It’s Friday, which means a new edition of Fanfic Friday! As you probably guessed last week, today is the turn for BBC Sherlock. And, let’s be honest, the most popular ship to come out of the Sherlock fandom is Johnlock.

We have chosen AUs, since they seem to be quite popular in the Johnlock fanfiction universe.

  •  An Acquired Taste
    By: corpsereviver2
    Summary: When an injury forces adventure and travel photographer John Watson to take more sedate jobs, he worries he might be bored – until he meets Chef Sherlock Holmes.
    Rating: Teen and up audiences – First kiss
    Words: 11,065
    (This fanfiction has a podfic available).
  • The Queen’s Guard
    By: lavvyan
    Summary: In the caves of Afghanistan, John died once already. But in a world ruled by creatures more terrible than divine, death isn’t always permanent, and when a half-human stranger stumbles into his life, John has to decide what he hates more: the Royal bloodline, or that peculiar heart which won’t let him die…
    Rating: Gen – Dark – Crossover with Neil Gaiman’s A Study in Emerald
    Words: 5,970
  • Performance in a Leading Role
    By: Mad_Lori
    Summary: Sherlock Holmes is an Oscar winner in the midst of a career slump. John Watson is an Everyman actor trapped in the rom-com ghetto. When they are cast as a gay couple in a new independent drama, will they surprise each other? Will their on-screen romance make its way into the real world?
    Rating: Explicit – Romance
    Words: 156,714
  • Saving Sherlock Holmes
    By: earlgreytea68
    Summary: Sherlock Holmes, schoolboy. Yeah, that basically sums it up.
    Rating: Mature – Underage – Teenlock
    Words: 139,494
  • 3,554 miles
    AU Bored and lonely Sherlock starts a long distance friendship with one Captain John Watson. Things quickly develop and they start dating… slash! Rated M for mentions of past abuse, swearing and smut!
    Fiction M – Romance – Drama 

It’s YOUR turn!

Don’t really ship Johnlock? Or would you like to read something else from the Sherlock universe? You just have to let us know! You can do that by leaving a comment, tweeting us, sending us an ask on Tumblr or sending us an email to We’re waiting for your suggestions!