Underhanded Dealings
Series: Manchester Chronicles
Writer(s): GreyScribbler
Link: Deviant Art
Date: Mid-September, 2008
Preceded By: Hui's Assignment
Followed By: The Calendar Contest

Underhanded Dealings is the second story in the Manchester Chronicles, continuing to follow Kieran Hawthorne and Heather Prescott while introducing FashionZeit and Senfashional.


At FashionZeit, Heather Prescott is trying to get work done while dealing with annoying intern Patricia Layton. Kieran Hawthorne then arrives, it turning out his law firm, Sutcliff & Raynott, represent both Sharon Wilcox and FashionZeit. As Heather tries to get Kieran to stop time with her again Senfashional launches a hacking attack on their network. Stopping time, Kieran and Heather head to Senfashional and confirm that Petra Turner and Danielle Andrews were behind the hack. The pair mess with the fashion website's staff as well as Elizabeth Moncrieff, who was coming to visit. Back at FashionZeit Heather and Kieran end up discovering they can freeze people individually after having to deal with Patricia Layton, soon having a bit of fun around the office before parting ways.

Later on Elizabeth Moncrieff realizes that someone must have stopped time to mess with Senfashional, and Eleanor Cunningham also realizes that once again the world has been frozen with her aware of it.


Stories - Timeline
Tucker's Wand A Gift from KronosGetting the GirlLast Minute PlansSisterly FunHaley's AuditionThree Days with MaggieMinding the StoreRebecca's RevengeMaggie and Haley PlayFashion Faux PasThe Vancouver TripThe Hawaiian TripFirst Day of ClassThe Calendar ContestA Day with HaleyMaggie's ClockThe SplitCurious FionaMatch MakerThe New Business VentureClockwork Revenge Part 3 • Day at the ParkTucker's NightmareOne Hell of a DayThe Big MoveGoing HollywoodFrozen RomanceOne Woman's LegacyThe Waking MomentHappy Birthday Tucker HolmesThe Number of LoveRing Around the WandJustice Doesn't MindFriendly Reunion
The Princess and The Clock Laws of Possession
The IT Files Hui's AssignmentColette's TestErika's MaidLucienne's PartyClockwork Revenge Part 1 • Jennifer's ArtPalmira's AddictionMiranda's HolidayIvan's ChristmasErika's FriendPalmira's LeadRyoshi's ExperimentErika's BloodlineCaesar's TourBarry's VengeanceMiranda's ResolveTasia's ReturnScott's BusinessIvan's ReunionScott's ParadiseRichard's DreamLucienne's AgencyKioni's JusticeLucienne's AdjustmentAnna's WorthLux's HuntTakahishi's ChoiceHui's NemesisTasia's RecoveryTasia's GiftDarcy's RoleErika's Reconnection
Spydoll Inc Destiny ApprovesTwin ReturnCrazy EagleFirst CaseCollaring the KittenReaping the RewardsMannequin Time
Tales from the Tuckerverse Scott's StoryErika's School DaysPapa was a Rolling StoneErika's OriginsAshley's InventionBefriending a WolfWelcome to StillsvilleLost and FoundSisterhood of the RingCrazy SundayLife Imitates ArtWax PoeticJust Another DayClockwork Revenge Part 2 • Getting SteamedWind and SandFashion DisasterFame and MisfortuneGetting EvenMother on HoldReturn to StillsvilleSecuring the ThroneFreezing Up the HouseFractured TimeInsurance PolicyThe Jackson FiveMother's DayAssuming ControlMirrored Life
Manchester Chronicles The Longest BirthdayUnderhanded DealingsI Want a New DrugMy Fair LadiesStone Cold PaybackShop til you StopHaving a BallAfter the BallThralled to Meet You
Maggie's Clock School DazeEnd of an EraParty TimeMaggie's PalaceThe ContestPromotional MaterialTime Out of Joint
Non-Canon Legend of the Golden AppleHappy AnniversaryTaking the TuckerverseThe Caribbean Caper