Travelling through Pemberley Woods at night after exploring the Peak District with her Aunt and Uncle Gardiner, Elizabeth Bennet is relieved to know Mr Darcy is away from his estate. Ever since she harshly rejected his proposal of marriage months earlier, she has dreaded seeing him again. How could she have been so wrong about him? How could she ever look him in the face, knowing how badly she misjudged him?
Elizabeth and the Gardiners are not the only ones taking advantage of the master’s absence. While travelling through the woods, their carriage is held up by three highwaymen who have been terrorising the countryside. In the scuffle, her uncle is injured, and Elizabeth is almost taken with them before they are saved by the last person she expected to see.
Fitzwilliam Darcy has struggled to overcome his feelings for Elizabeth Bennet. Ever since she rejected his proposal of marriage and made it clear how much she disliked him, he sought to put her from his mind. His only comfort is if he ever did see her again, he might prove himself a better man than the one she believed him to be.
Needing to return home to Pemberley earlier than anticipated, he takes a shortcut through the woods at night only to come across a carriage being held up by a gang of highwaymen. He intercepts and chases the thieves away. On his return, he is startled to find the woman he never thought to see again.
Darcy and Elizabeth put aside their emotions at seeing one another and agree that Elizabeth’s uncle should be taken to Pemberley to receive care. Forced to live under the same roof, Darcy and Elizabeth finally have a chance to face their true feelings for one another and see if the wrongs of the past can be overcome. Can Darcy prove to her that he has changed from the man she thought him to be? And is Elizabeth still dear enough to him that he can overcome his hurt pride at her rejection?
Their growing closeness is disrupted when one of the highwaymen is captured and reveals information that forces Darcy and Elizabeth to make a decision about their relationship. And an old enemy from the past threatens to ruin everything that has been growing between them.
Under normal circumstances, Darcy might have chosen to have words with Bingley about his household staff. He should not have been able to come in and out of the house in the middle of the night with no notice. But in this particular case, he was relis relieved that there was no one about to see him carrying an undressed and unconscious Elizabeth Bennet through the great marble hall of Netherfield Park.
Based on the classic novel by Jane Austen, a story that asks what would have happened if Elizabeth had caught her sister’s cold?
One by one, the residents of Netherfield Park are falling to a strange illness, but are midnight rambles through the hedgerows and delirious confessions on moonlit balconies a sign of a new understanding between Darcy and Elizabeth, or merely the result of a fever dream?
When Darcy leaves the countryside, Elizabeth thinks she has the answer. And when she, too travels with her sister to visit the Gardiners, she is determined to put her feelings for the arrogant man behind her and enjoy herself in town. But try as they both might, it cannot be denied: from quiet country lanes to the glittering ballrooms of London, there is no place for Elizabeth except…IN DARCY’S ARMS.
In Darcy’s Arms is a sweet, standalone Regency romance of 60,000 words.
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.
Passages - A Pemberley Tale is a Pride and Prejudice variation. Not a simple retelling, it is an intriguing new story that does not follow canon.Years after her ruin at the hands of George Wickham, Georgiana Darcy is a virtual prisoner at Pemberley a Pemberley as a result of her brother’s good intentions. Drastic changes have taken their toll, leaving brother and sister adrift from polite society.
Faithful to his vow to prevent further harm to his sister, Fitzwilliam Darcy has retreated from the few friends and acquaintances who still acknowledge him. Lonelier than ever, Darcy’s life is swallowed up by darkness until the day a young woman is discovered close to death on the estate grounds.
Unaware of her identity, Elizabeth Bennet finds herself the recipient of Fitzwilliam Darcy’s benevolence whilst she recovers from her own encounter with Wickham. Elizabeth’s presence breathes life back into Pemberley and its occupants, until Wickham returns with a nefarious plan to regain control of both Elizabeth and Georgiana.
Will Elizabeth fulfil her destiny and rescue Darcy from a desolate life or will the mystery of her parentage take her in another direction, leaving him alone once more?