All is fair in love and war – or is it? What if Mr. Darcy’s rival for Elizabeth Bennet’s hand and heart is not some inconsequential stranger, but his dearest, closest friend? How is he to reconcile the claims of loyalty and kinship with the urge to pursue his heart’s desire?
"Eyes tightly shut against the horrifying future, Darcy dug his fingers in his hair. Lost to him forever. Not merely lost, but promised to his cousin – firmly in his life, but never his! How in God’s name was he to bear it and not become unhinged? How was he to have her at his table as Richard’s affianced, and not betray himself? How was he to see her, time and again, and give no sign that he wanted her more than he had ever wanted any woman? How was he to keep up the pretence, day after excruciating day?"
“This cannot be! Today’s events have tampered with your judgement.”
“Elizabeth, pray let my judgement be my concern alone. From the very first days of our acquaintance I sat in judgement instead of courting you, and I paid a terrible price for it. After a year such as I had, there is nothing – nothing, do you hear? – that I would not do to be with you.”
He kissed her with a passion bordering on desperation, then burst out, more fiercely than ever:
“You must leave me room to hope! Or, as God is my witness, by this time tomorrow I will have carried you off to Gretna Green and damn the consequences!”
This Pride and Prejudice variation features our favorite characters Fitzwilliam Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet, Charles Bingley, and Jane Bennet but in a little different setting of humor and romance.In attending the Meryton Assembly, Jane Austen’s hero Fitn’s hero Fitzwilliam Darcy finds that he is attracted to Elizabeth Bennet, so much so that he asks her to dance twice that evening. Rather than try to avoid the young woman, Darcy seeks her attention with the intent of marrying her. Caroline Bingley, though, has plans of her own to marry him and become the mistress of Pemberley by hook or crook. What will be the repercussions of her attempted compromise that goes catastrophically awry?
And what kind of havoc will George Wickham create when he appears on the scene?
Join our dear couple in this sweet Regency romance as they enter into a whirlwind courtship that will make you both laugh and sigh as they reach for their ‘happily ever after.’
This is Book 1 of the Darcy Versus Series and is read as a standalone.
"Whatever you think of me, Miss Bennet, I can assure you, it is not my habit to occupy bathing rooms with maidens."By some sort of benevolent twist of fate, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet find themselves locked in a bathing room at Pemberley─t Pemberley─all alone and scantily clad. These circumstances may either force a wedge between them or bring them together in a way neither could imagine. Mr Darcy believes he can finally put his disastrous first proposal behind them and is on the easy path to reuniting with his love. Or will he find he has misinterpreted her feelings, once again?
A sweet, clean romance novel with a touch of angst takes our favourite couple down a road less travelled.
“A rollercoaster ride of misunderstandings and wrong place at the wrong time.” ~Melanie Schertz, Author of JAFF Stories
He’s on the hunt for a bluestocking, and she is no man’s fool.Fitzwilliam Darcy, heir to a barony, must put aside his hatred for attention and Society and find a wife. Deemed the most eligible bachelor of the Season, he seeks high and low for a well- for a well-bred, intelligent woman to replace the one he determined unsuitable.
Elizabeth Bennet used to be certain of her judgement. In one day, everything changed. Her family might be in danger, and she needs a confidant. When she meets Darcy again and again in the groves of Rosings, her head says to tell Darcy everything, but her heart wonders if she can trust him.
As the clock works against them, can they find what they need in one another? Or will the duties of family and lingering secrets separate them?
Mr. Darcy’s Bluestocking Bride is the long-awaited newest release from Rose Fairbanks. Combining Regency era research and romance, this Austen-inspired novel will pull you into the Pride and Prejudice world and make you never want to leave.
Charge up your Kindle and relax into the world of cravats and breeches with Mr. Darcy’s Bluestocking Bride.
*Note: This is a long novel and the first in a series. The Pride and Prejudice and Bluestockings series will follow Darcy and Elizabeth's love and marriage as they create a Bluestocking Club for intellectual women.
Length: Long novel, 100,500 words, 610 pages print.
An unexpected guest at Netherfield forces Elizabeth Bennet to revise her unfavourable opinion of Fitzwilliam Darcy—she is left with no choice but to admit that there is a rather pleasant side to him she had not seen before. Not only that, but it seems there is a would-be matchmaker in residence; someone who is working in the background to cast the pair together at every opportunity.
But for all their mystery benefactor’s good intentions, others will stop at nothing to keep Lizzy and Darcy apart. The halls of Netherfield have never seen such plotting! Can love and goodness triumph over envy?
“Audacious and masterful….True to Austen’s spirit, Ann Herendeen has given us a compelling, and sexual, novel of manners.”—Pamela Regis, author of A Natural History of the Romance Novel Ann Herendeen’s Pride/Prejudice—a novel of Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth manners.”
—Pamela Regis, author of A Natural History of the Romance Novel
Ann Herendeen’s Pride/Prejudice—a novel of Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennett, and their other loves—revisits the classic Jane Austen work to “fill in the gaps” that the original left unexplained and unexplored. Ingenious, brazen, and unrelentingly entertaining—yet always appreciative and respectful of one of the world’s most beloved literary works—this masterful reinvention by the acclaimed author of Phyllida and the Brotherhood of Philander is truly a Pride and Prejudice for the 21st Century.
Proof Of Love - A Pemberley Tale is a Pride and Prejudice variation. Not a simple retelling, it is an intriguing new story that does not follow canon.During his second year at Cambridge, a young Fitzwilliam Darcy accompanies a classmate to Lucas Lodgo Lucas Lodge in Meryton for the holidays. Whilst there, he encounters a girl of sixteen who instantly captures his attention and soon after, his heart. Yet, because Elizabeth Bennet could never meet his relations’ expectations and he cannot abide her distasteful family, he returns to the university vowing to forget her.
Two years later, they are thrown into each other’s company and forced to spend several days together unchaperoned. Once they are discovered, Darcy suppresses his reservations about marriage to Elizabeth and does his duty in order to save her from ruin.
Will a young, headstrong and prejudiced Elizabeth realize how mistaken she has been about her husband’s character? Likewise, will a prideful, intractable but highly principled Fitzwilliam Darcy acknowledge his faults before their marriage is destroyed?
They say that timing is everything . . . Their chance meeting at Pemberley helped Elizabeth Bennet to realize her true feelings for Mr. Darcy. That same meeting gave him the opportunity to show Elizabeth that he had taken her criticism to heart and o heart and made improvements to his behavior. Would this new start finally lead to their happily ever after?
How might the relationship between Elizabeth and Darcy have been different if they had become betrothed before Elizabeth learned of Lydia’s elopement? Would they have traveled to London together? Would Elizabeth have assisted in her sister’s recovery? Would Lydia and Wickham still have married or would there be another way to save Elizabeth’s youngest sister?
A Matter of Timing answers all those questions and more.
Elizabeth Bennet overheard something she wasn’t supposed to and now Ramsgate’s sea air feels a lot less calming. She knows she should not get involved, but how can she do anything else when a young lady’s safety is at stake?It may be too late for Fitlate for Fitzwilliam Darcy to save his sister, but he will do everything in his power to get to her in time—and he will let no-one stand in his way.
Thrown together by a common goal, Darcy and Lizzy only realise they are on the same side when strong words have been uttered and tempers have flared. Can they put pride aside and listen to their hearts?
A full-length clean romance centering around our dear couple, Mr. Darcy and Miss Elizabeth by Nora Kipling.Mr. Darcy has insulted her vanity, but when she needs him most, he will be her salvation.Set shortly after Jane falls ill upon going to Netherffalls ill upon going to Netherfield Park, Elizabeth follows and injures herself on the way, only to be rescued by one Mr. Darcy. She stays with her sister at Netherfield where they both convalesce together. While she is there, Elizabeth attracts unwanted attention to one of Netherfield Park’s other residents. Will scandal and gossip ruin her forever? And what part will Mr. Darcy play in saving her again?
This is a sweet, clean romance suitable for all lovers of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
Make room, Mrs. Bennet. It's Charlotte's turn to play matchmaker for Mr. Darcy and her intimate friend, Elizabeth.Mr. Darcy has a second chance to court Miss Elizabeth Bennet after his disastrous marriage proposal, thanks largely to Mrs. Collins's tis. Collins's timely intervention. As a result of an incident at Rosings, Darcy and Elizabeth find themselves suddenly engaged to each other.
Elizabeth respects Mr. Darcy. She likes him very much. But, what if she fears she is not indeed in love with the gentleman? What if Elizabeth is persuaded she does not really know what love is?
Darcy’s heart belongs to Elizabeth. What must he do to convince her that her heart belongs to him?
§ Author's Note
Designed for Each Other is a fast-paced 50,000+ words story in which Darcy and Elizabeth explore the more sensuous aspects of their relationship. Print length is 300 pages.
What if Elizabeth Bennet had been even more inferior in Darcy’s eyes? When Elizabeth Bennet is overheard insulting her father’s cousin, she is faced with a difficult choice: accept a position that will forever lower her in the eyes of society or refu of society or refuse and prevent the only marriage that can save her family.
Fitzwilliam Darcy is aggrieved. He cannot comprehend why his aunt took it upon herself to engage a new governess for his sister without consulting him. Worse, it is clear from Lady Catherine’s letter that the girl is ill-bred and impertinent.
Darcy resolves that he shall not show the new governess an ounce of kindness and lenience—not after what happened with his sister’s last companion.
He had not reckoned on the girl being fine-eyed and in possession of a fierce intelligence he cannot help but admire. As the days pass, Darcy finds himself less and less able to control his feelings for the lovely young woman he admires above all others.
Will love conquer prejudice and a perceived lack of status?
And even then, could Elizabeth ever forgive Darcy for his actions when they first met?
Before Mr. Darcy can profess how ardently he loves and admires Elizabeth Bennet in Kent, Colonel Fitzwilliam reveals to the young lady the news that Darcy saved a dear friend from marrying the wrong woman. The colonel thinks perhaps it was Mr. Bingley and Elizabeth knows it must have been.
Hours later, Mr. Darcy proposes. She refuses him but the next day he meets her in the lane and gives her a letter before leaving abruptly for London.
When Elizabeth returns to Town, the letter has made all the difference in her feelings for Mr. Darcy but she cannot forgive him for the pain Jane suffers over the loss of Mr. Bingley. Can Colonel Fitzwilliam and Anne de Bourgh bring the obstinate lovers together again? Or will it take news from Brighton to help our dear couple see clearly they are the perfect match?
She wasn't supposed to survive, but now that she has, he'd give his life to protect her. Having been through a harrowing ordeal, Elizabeth Bennet is left in the care of her aunt and uncle and with scars that run deep.Fitzwilliam Dant and uncle and with scars that run deep.
Fitzwilliam Darcy has been moving along with little to rock the boat of his life until one day when a pretty, young woman nearly faints in front of him.
The encounter sparks Darcy's curiosity and soon has him entangled in a story of intrigue and danger while his heart becomes irrevocably lost to Elizabeth. However, if he wishes to help her heal her scars and claim her as his own, he's going to have to save her first.
To Save Elizabeth is just one of Zoe Burton's novel-length Pride and Prejudice variations. If you like brave heroines, strong heroes, and sweet romance mingled with a dash of danger, you'll love Zoe's newest take on Jane Austen's classic tale. Pick up your copy of To Save Elizabeth and lose yourself in a world of peril and sweet happily ever after with Darcy and Lizzy today.