It Matters To Me by gneebee

it matters to me gneebee

He was biting his lip as he looked down, slowly shaking his head “no.” When he finally looked back up at her the expression on his face was so serious, but she saw something else there. It was behind the solemn look and the no-nonsense tone of his voice. It was the sadness in his eyes.
“Dammit Beth. I ain’t ever gonna be any more than what I am right now. Look at me, look at this place. Is this really all ya want?”

Set in 1950.
21 chapters // 98,231 words

AO3          ffn-net3

Rated M

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She Loves My Dog by leftmywingshome

She loves my dog leftmywingshome

When her dreams of being a rockstar fall flat, Beth comes back to her sleepy hometown. Daryl’s dog Pup failed to make the grade at guide dog school and instead of leaving him to an uncertain future Daryl becomes a reluctant dog owner. They meet in the most unexpected way and maybe Beth’s on to something when she says it’s a sign. Although Daryl has a completely different take on what that sign means to him.
42,410 words

AO3          ffn-net3

Rated M

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