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The main NCIS stories can be found in the links below. Shorts from the Big Short prompts can be found on the Big Short page.

All Your Reasons

All Your Reasons

Bruce Banner has a list of reasons why he’s not looking for a guide and isn’t interested in bonding. After a chance encounter in the streets of DC, the Hulk is clearly on board with having found their guide. Once Tony gets past being plucked up, sniffed, and taken away, he manages to accept a sentinel with a serious multiple personality disorder. Bruce is clearly outnumbered.

Character Bio: Tony DiNozzo

Tony is my unicorn. I can’t imagine writing an NCIS story without him in it. I use the same biographical data for him in almost all my fic. Here’s what that is and why I do it this way.

De Novo

Tony DiNozzo/Ian Edgerton (Numb3rs). Crossover with Criminal Minds.

Two months into Tony’s run as team leader after Gibbs’ departure for Mexico, Jenny Shepard realizes things are not going well for the MCRT and decides to intervene. She forces Tony to make a choice, and he finds that sometimes, the best thing is to just start again.

Everything They Said

Everything They Said

Steve was finally feeling settled back in Hawaii, and his task force was solid. Everything was going the way he wanted until guide traffickers managed to abduct seven guides. During the investigation, Steve realized the guide he didn’t know he had was among the missing.

For You… (Series)

Tony DiNozzo/Ethan Moore

After his wedding plans fall apart, Tony reconnects with his an old flame, eventually taking his life in a new direction.


NCIS/Leverage Sentinel Fusion. Tony DiNozzo/Eliot Spencer

Tony DiNozzo has been looking for his sentinel with no success. He’s certain his sentinel is already online but can’t locate him. Someone ran a con to hide Eliot from the S&G Center, and Tony’s determined to figure out who and find his sentinel.

I Wasn’t Waiting For You

Hotch is an unbonded guide with no interest in finding his sentinel. He prefers it with the BAU, and a sentinel could get in the way. Tony is able to function highly as an unbonded sentinel, and he’s fine with the situation the way it is. When their paths cross while Hotch works a case in New York, their disinterest is put to the test, especially when Hotch is in the path of a killer.

If Found, Please Return

NCIS/Stargate: Atlantis Crossover

After Tony is cleared from the attempt by Chip to frame him for murder, his life takes an unexpected turn. The FBI discovers that Tony DiNozzo is the missing son of Patrick Sheppard — kidnapped from the hospital shortly after his birth.


Tony DiNozzo/Derek Morgan, Sentinel Fusion

Summary: After rescuing Ziva from Somalia, Tony comes online as a powerful guide. The Center says he has a perfect match, the ideal sentinel, waiting for him. But his sentinel isn’t interested. As Tony finds his way into a new future, he finds that something imperfect can be what he actually needs.


While in Mexico, Gibbs is asked to return to NCIS after Tony uncovers some disturbing things about Ziva and Director Shepard. With his memory still sketchy, he settles back into life in DC without Tony and discovers just what he’s been missing. (Tony/Gibbs)


Tony DiNozzo was used to his life changing unexpectedly. A broken leg in college turned him in the direction of becoming a police officer, a gunshot wound that nearly crippled him brought him to forensics, and now, coming online as a guide was going to take him someplace a little vicious.


Gibbs is the Alpha Dragon for the east coast Wing… and the lead for the NCIS MCRT. He has two rules above all others; No other emerged dragons on his NCIS team, and no relationships with non-dragons.

Tony has no dragon blood, so hides his feelings for Gibbs behind smiles and misdirection. How will things change for Tony when he mysteriously falls ill after an investigation on an aircraft carrier?

The Journey Home

After Tony assaults a guide at a crime scene, an old friend brings the Alpha Guide of North America to DC to investigate Tony’s claim of guide misconduct. This starts Tony on a new path away from DC and NCIS, and he finally finds a place to call home

Death of Silence

Death of Silence

When Tony is seriously injured during a routine assignment to collect voiceprints, Gibbs must deal with his conflicted feelings for Tony, as well as the destruction of his team. Gibbs/DiNozzo


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    • w88 on August 24, 2014 at 10:27 pm
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    Really a nice website! Just entered it today and surely continue to check for updates.

    1. You’re my first visitor! Thanks for dropping by. Updates coming soon!

    • Lyn on September 7, 2014 at 4:27 am
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    Where can I read your The Journey Home. I have been looking everywhere.. I read it once before and I’m hanging out to read it once again.. Please help.. By the way I’m currently reading Emergence and it is a fantastic read.. Thankyou for sharing your works.
    Thanks lyn

    • EireiKat on September 13, 2014 at 4:55 pm
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    Nice site!!! Totally impressed!!! Can’t wait till you get some more things up!! i adore you’re writting sooo much!!!

    • jmaggie on October 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm
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    I am enjoying this story and your future projects look very interesting

    • Anschi on October 29, 2014 at 4:54 am
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    Wow, it’s a great lokking website. I’m happy I finally found it and will check it reguarly because I’m addictet to your Emergence. I’m looking forward to the next chapter. Keep up the good work.

    • Andrea on November 5, 2014 at 4:18 pm
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    Hello, I was just wondering if you were still planning on uploading The Journey Home anytime soon? Thank you for your time.

    • Idream on November 11, 2014 at 12:16 pm
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    Can’t wait to read the The Journey Home.

    • Kay on November 11, 2014 at 2:44 pm
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    love your story

    • Libi K. on November 16, 2014 at 6:23 pm
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    Awesome site Jilly. 🙂

    I can’t wait for The Journey Home to start appearing. I loved your Tony/Jack pairing and can’t wait to see how they fare in the future. Good luck on your #NaNo.

    • Galaxia on December 8, 2014 at 4:58 am
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    Pointed here from NCIS fic finders. I loved your story Emergence and will be checking up for other stories in my favourite fandoms :). Can’t wait to see more!

    • Lynette H on December 22, 2014 at 5:59 am
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    Wow, I just left a message on your old site thanking you for sharing your wonderful story Emergence. I feel honoured to read such creativity and cannot wait to read more chapters.
    Thank you.

    1. That’s a really lovely thing to say. Thanks so much.

    • Jan on January 18, 2015 at 6:57 pm
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    Loved reading Emergence. Looking forward to reading more of your work.

    • elizabeth simpson on January 23, 2015 at 9:10 pm
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    have followed emergence since I read it on rough trade . when are you going to continue this interesting series

    1. I’ll pick up writing on Emergence as soon as I finish posting Journey Home. Journey is done and I want to get it up. Thanks.

    • Ann on January 26, 2015 at 7:35 pm
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    Congrats on the new website. Looks lovely.
    I wish you the best (life, love and health).

    1. Thanks, Ann!

    • Libi on February 7, 2015 at 7:34 am
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    I love your take on the soul bond. So many awesome stories came out of that challenge and Rough Trade in general.

    And I really, really can’t wait toe Jack & Tony and DRAGONS!!

    1. Thanks so much! I really enjoyed the world building for the soulmate challenge. I hope to get to that story in the near future.

    • Rachel on February 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm
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    I’m not poking. I just wanted you to know I just found this story and stayed up to 2 am on a work night and am currently running around my room doing the Kermit flail and squeeeing like a thirteen year old. I didn’t know I had this kind of energy at my age. I can’t wait for more, and I hope you have another story in the what I hope is a series.

    Your newest fangirl

    • Christie on March 14, 2015 at 3:31 pm
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    Just read The Journey Home on AO3 and loved it. Followed your profile link here and can’t wait to read more. Loved your expansion of the spirit planes and prides.
    Also like your Harry/Lucius fanfic.
    Basically think I’m gonna love them all

    • Jackette on March 23, 2015 at 4:04 pm
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    Help The ePub file won’t open after it’s downloaded.

    1. I assume you mean for the Journey Home? I just tested it and have no issue. Last time this happened it was a problem, oddly enough, with the reader’s network connection and it was corrupting the file during download. I can try sending you a zipped copy of the epub and see if that makes a difference. Please use the contact form on my main page to send me your email address.

        • Jackette on March 23, 2015 at 4:25 pm
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        Oh yes it was for The Journey Home. Email – (email deleted)

        Thanks so much.

    • Georgie on May 4, 2015 at 5:48 am
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    Hey there! I just thought I should pop over here and tell you how much I love your fics, and that I cant wait to see if you produce anymore! I’m in love with the worlds you build in a relatively short amount of words. I don’t know if this is something you an interest in, but I couldn’t resist making cover art for your fic emergence. Please let me know if it is okay to publish it! 🙂

    1. Hi. Thanks so much. I appreciate the feedback, and art is always a lovely gift. I can’t imagine I wouldn’t be okay with it, but would like to have a look at it first, if you don’t mind. You can email me at And if you’re agreeable, I can also put it up with my other art. Thanks again!

    • Serena on August 30, 2015 at 5:34 am
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    Jilly I love your background picture, did you make it? <3

    1. It’s a stock background I found, but I tweaked it in places. Glad you like it 🙂

    • MsChleom on April 13, 2016 at 4:41 am
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    Hey there i love all your stories with DiNozzo, there is never enough. Especially the Sentinel/Guide ones ^^ or the Crossovers with Marvel

    Do you think you’ll make another one ? (Since Capt America is out, i’m also a fan of Barnes ^^)

    • Debra on June 4, 2016 at 9:10 pm
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    Will you be adding” If Found, Please Return” to this site? I love this story. And will there be a sequel?

    1. It will be on my site after I edit it and send it to beta. I do not have a schedule for that yet.

      I have a sequel plotted, but I may never get to it, so I’m not making any promises.

    • Katie on January 21, 2017 at 12:09 pm
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    Beautiful site! Your stories are so good and i love your vision of tony as i see him that way too. So glad MW went on to better things. Thanks so much for sharing your stories. Katie

    • Rhonda Behrens on January 23, 2017 at 7:27 pm
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    I went looking for you this evening on AO3 and you were gone. Luckily I charged on and found this site. I’ve always loved your works and am glad I will be able to continue enjoying what you so beautifully write for us. Thanks!!! RhondaB

    • Musichick2004 on January 25, 2017 at 4:23 am
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    I’m excited to keep track of you here and maybe read some of the fics I haven’t read before (because I tend to just follow NCIS and CM on AO3)

    • H Petrie on February 2, 2017 at 10:42 am
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    Just found your stories and really really loving them. Now subscribed to updates and loving the ebook format for reading offline on tablet :).

    • Angelique H Handke on February 13, 2017 at 8:47 am
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    I just love your writing all of it.

    • ValkerieGunn on February 15, 2017 at 8:32 am
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    You had me worried because I used to follow you on AO3 and I went back to read your stories again and I could find them.

    • Kajsa Berg on February 21, 2017 at 3:04 am
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    Just to let you know that I really enjoy your stories and that you are a favourite author of mine. Thank you for many hours of happy reading.

    • Funnygalpot on February 21, 2017 at 6:03 pm
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    Jilly, is “Primus” posted on the site?

    1. Not yet. Primus was only posted for Rough Trade. I’m still working on it.

        • Funnygalpot on March 22, 2017 at 9:10 am
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        Okay! I loved it so I am looking forward to it!

    • Gray on March 4, 2017 at 3:04 pm
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    You are, by far and away, my favourite author!!

    I was going to write a whole long thing professing my undying love for you, but I didn’t want it to get weird…

    • Tory on March 14, 2017 at 10:26 pm
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    Okay, I’m feeling blind here. I’m more of a Jilly James fan than an NCIS fic fan (although I do like NCIS), and there’s a story that’s bugging me. It’s Gibbs/Tony, and Tony puts his foot down about behavior in the MCRT. The result is a doubled team with 2 Coleads. You see some time with the working team and sorting out the growing pains.
    Have I lost my mind ?

    1. That sounds like Intuitive. Check my evil author day page. I’m mobile so it’s not easy to get the link.

        • Tory on March 15, 2017 at 9:00 am
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        Ah… I’d ruled it out in my head because it’s not finished. Thanks!

    • judianne on April 1, 2017 at 6:46 pm
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    I really enjoy your works. Especially the Tony-centric works.

    • Zobel on April 4, 2017 at 10:48 pm
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    Hey there
    Just wanted to Tell how much I love Reading your Stories. I was having a great time?
    Thank you

    • Christian Meyer on April 11, 2017 at 7:19 am
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    James, I love your writing… first read Emergence on Archive of Our Own. read a few other of your stories and love them all. Just went back to re read Emergence only to find that you are no longer on Archive. Thankfully I found it here. Hope that you keep writing. Thanks for the good reads.

    • lotusja. on June 5, 2017 at 9:01 am
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    Hi Jilly–Love your stories. Every few months I would go back to re-read them. Have my favorite of course. But here is a thought. All you your stories seemed open ended. Example: Vicious & De Novo. I kept waiting for more.

    1. Vicious is open ended by design as I plan a sequel to get through their bonding and the plot with Roberts. De Novo is complete as it is. What people perceive as open ended is just their own curiosity about what happens when Gibbs comes back, but that doesn’t make the story open ended. It just means they’re curious about the fallout of the changes Tony made. I do plan a sequel for De Novo, but I don’t feel the story is remotely unfinished.

      Other stories that are complete:
      If Found, Please Return
      Death of Silence
      Option C
      All Your Reasons
      Everything They Said

      I may write more on these stories or leave them as they are. But they are complete the way they are. Just because a reader thinks I could tell more stories in that verse doesn’t mean the story is incomplete. I could look at any story I’ve enjoyed reading and say the author could write more in the verse. So what? That doesn’t mean the story isn’t finished. There are only two stories on my site that I think *need* a sequel and Vicious is one of them.

    • Marianne on June 28, 2017 at 7:04 pm
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    I had read your stories on AO3 and when they vanished, I searched and was fortunate to find this site. Read everything NCIS you have posted, and enjoyed all of it immensely. I have read If Found, Please Return an embarrassing number of times, it is such a good story, I keep going back and re-reading it. Thank you for the hours of reading pleasure you have provided, and I am looking forward to anything else you may share with us. I am also a fan of Lady Ra’s and have read some of her stories so often I practically have them memorized. Was delighted to see you list her as one of your favorites as well.

    • Kajsa Berg on September 27, 2017 at 12:31 am
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    Hello. I just wanted you to know how much I enjoy your stories. Stellar plots and well-written. And you capture the characters so well. It is such a pleasure to read what you’ve written. Thank you.

    • Chicky on November 13, 2017 at 8:43 pm
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    I’ve just found your website after following a link for this years bigbang. Every story looks perfect and the website is really easy to navigate. Looking forward to your stories!

    • Susan Kennedy on March 23, 2018 at 12:16 pm
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    Don’t ask me how I missed your stories but I caught up now. I love your NCIS ones although my favor was If found please return. Awesome story

    • Meggplant on May 20, 2018 at 3:05 pm
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    Just re-read everything, for about the seventeenth time. I adore every single story you’ve posted, thank you! Oh! Also, I’ve been reading your HP story on Rough Trade, WOW. Just amazing! Thanks for the great reading experiences! xxx

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