$2.99 Books E to H

The following are books I have found for $2.99 USD with author names from E to H. This list is a work in progress and is frequently updated.

If you missed the A to D list, you will find it here.

Mr. Darcy’s Ardent Love by John Edwards

Mr. Darcy only needed a few hours in the coach leaving Netherfield to regret his earlier decision. He and his friend’s sisters had convinced Mr. Bingley to leave Netherfield, telling him that Miss Jane Bennet did not show in her countenance any signs of sincere affection toward him. Darcy believed he would be safe from Miss Elizabeth Bennet, Jane’s younger sister, if he was physically removed from Netherfield. Now Darcy saw her everywhere and longed for her as he had never done before with any other woman. While coming into Kent to visit his aunt at Rosings, Darcy learned that Elizabeth was staying nearby at the parsonage in Hunsford. He saw this as a sign that God had willed her presence and that he could propose to her and thus end his suffering. A fortunate stumble at Rosings Park convinced him that Elizabeth’s affections were absent. Soon he would have a second chance to win her heart.  Neither Darcy nor Elizabeth understood the depth of each other’s regard for the other, but despite circumstances that were working against them, other events soon would change everything between Elizabeth and Darcy.

Mr. Darcy’s American Cousin: The Story of Mr. Brightstone by John Edwards

It was in England at the Darcy estate of Pemberley that Mr. Brightsome’s uncle first told his nephew to be cautious in matters of the heart. His uncle’s words he never forgot, “Do not ever rush into a romance, and if you find yourself involved, be cautious. If you are to fall in love, let it be with a lady who absolutely makes you happy and you know for sure loves you in return. You are one day to be a very rich man so you should keep these things to yourself. There will be times after you are married to reveal your wealth, but certainly not before.”

It was with that backdrop that Mr. Brightsome arrived in 1790s Philadelphia to begin his new life and new business. Soon a lady caught his eye and stirred his heart for the first time. But his uncle’s words begged him to be cautious and his inexperience with women did not help him. He did not know love but he did know that he needed it, and soon.

Almost his parallel in matters of the heart, Miss Jenny Thompson was torn by her family’s desires for her to see only gentleman, for they thought Mr. Brightsome was beneath them. But things changed suddenly and excitement, both good and bad, was in the waiting for these clueless persons as they struggled with these new emotions that were consuming them.

Mr. Darcy’s First Elizabeth by John Edwards

Young Darcy knew the moment he met the sweet and beautiful Elizabeth Watkins that one day he would marry such a woman, and his father had told him to look for just such a woman for a wife. Miss Watkins had earlier met John Winstead, but she and young Darcy bonded closely, and remained good friends, so it was not a surprise that years later he went to Elizabeth to seek her advice on another Elizabeth he had met in Hertfordshire. This “WHAT IF” variation of Jane Austen’s classic, addresses that Mr. Darcy may have always been looking for his own Elizabeth, albeit, modeled after Miss Elizabeth Watkins, Darcy’s first Elizabeth.

Murder at Longbourne by John Edwards

Mr. Darcy was back in London when he received Charles Bingley’s letter telling about a murder that had taken place at Longbourn. Bingley asked him to return immediately to help with this tragedy. The letter informed him that the Bennets were grieving and would never be the same.

Frightened that Miss Elizabeth Bennet may have been the victim, Darcy left early the next morning and raced to return to Netherfield to see Bingley, but first he went to Longbourn. There, without having to ask, he knew that Miss Elizabeth Bennet, the spirited young woman that had stolen his sleep since he first saw her, was indeed the victim. This beautiful woman he had been searching for since he met Miss Elizabeth Watkins when he was but nine years, now he knew he had lost her too. But Elizabeth was not the victim, as Darcy found out later that day.

Darcy makes the decision to hire investigators and security men to assist in the investigation but continues to search for the killer after another man has been arrested. Darcy’s actions and his determination work well to change local perceptions of his character, but would it be enough to catch the killer and win Elizabeth’s love?

Summer’s End: A Reimagining of Pride and Prejudice by Tish Elham

England in the long hot summer of 1939…A country house party gathers. Rich, privileged young people idle their time away without a care in the world, much to the disgust of one of their neighbours. Unlike the London socialites at Netherfield Park, Elizabeth Bennet is all too conscious of what is happening in the world beyond Meryton and has little time for people with such frivolous lives and certainly not for one rather haughty young man in particular. Fitzwilliam Darcy doesn’t appear to be enjoying his stay in Meryton and he soon provokes Elizabeth’s annoyance with his dismissive attitude towards her concerns.

However, the storm clouds of war are gathering over Europe and as the summer ends, the lives of Elizabeth and Darcy will change forever. The summer of 1940 will bring the war very close to home and, pitched into a nation’s desperate battle for survival, Elizabeth and Darcy will come to look at their lives and each other very differently.

‘Summer’s End’ is the first book in a trilogy which will span the years from 1939 to 1945. Book Two, ‘The Winter Moon’, will continue the story.

To be Mistress of Pemberley by Charlotte Elliot

Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet had thought never to see one another again after Mr Darcy’s disastrous proposal at Rosings Park. So when her aunt and uncle suggest they take a tour of Pemberley, Mr Darcy’s ancestral home, only the reassurance that he is away convinces her to agree. Needing some time alone, she takes advantage of her aunt and uncle’s absence to explore the countryside around Lampton, when a storm obliges her to take shelter in the woods near Pemberley. As the storm worsens, Elizabeth is injured and is trapped in the woods with no way of returning to the inn where her aunt and uncle are staying.

Mr Darcy thought to take advantage of the fine weather to return to Pemberley a day early, to attend to some business with his steward. But the sudden outbreak of a storm obliges him to take a shortcut through the woods. There, he encounters the unconscious form of the lady he thought never to see again. Being too far from Pemberley, he is obliged to take her to a nearby cabin, where he must tend to her injuries. There, they spend the night alone together.

The pair agree that they should pretend Elizabeth was alone in the cabin, and Mr Darcy stayed elsewhere, to save Elizabeth’s reputation and prevent her being forced into a marriage with a man she does not love. But once at Pemberley, Miss Caroline Bingley grows suspicious that Elizabeth was not so alone after all. Determined to smear her rival’s reputation, she returns to the cabin and discovers proof that Elizabeth spent the night with a man. To her horror, Mr Darcy is forced to reveal himself as the man in question, and vows to marry Miss Bennet to save her reputation.

Can Mr Darcy prove that he has changed and is now worthy of Elizabeth’s love? And can Elizabeth overcome her prejudice and see the man he is now?

The arrival of Elizabeth’s sister Jane offers Mr Darcy the chance to put right one of his most regretful mistakes. And Elizabeth is forced to consider that there is nothing standing between her and happiness with the man she has grown to love than her own pride.

A Pair of Fine Eyes by Charlotte Elliot

Elizabeth Bennet is enjoying an autumn in London with her Aunt and Uncle Gardiner when she encounters a handsome man in Hyde Park who helps her and her young cousin out of a predicament. Elizabeth and the man, who introduces himself as Mr. Darcy, are immediately smitten with one another but as they move in different circles, both despair of finding the other again.

Determined to forget a man she has only met once, Elizabeth allows herself to be charmed by a handsome officer called George Wickham who is spending some time in London with his friend Denny before joining the militia. She is further delighted to hear Wickham’s militia will spend the winter in her home village of Meryton, allowing them time to grow more acquainted once they both leave London.

But events throw Elizabeth and Darcy back in one another’s path. And when Mr. Darcy’s younger sister Georgiana finds herself in a difficult situation, it is to Elizabeth that she turns for help. Elizabeth is aghast to discover the truth about Mr Wickham and now, she and Mr Darcy must take a great risk to save Georgiana from a life of blackmail. And in doing so, they realize they just might have found what they were searching for all along.

Darcy’s Awakening by Georgina Young-Ellis

When Darcy and Lizzy meet at the Meryton assembly, Darcy is already engaged to another woman, and Lizzy has suffered the loss of someone she once loved. How will they find their way to each other, with these obstacles, and so many more, standing in their way?

Elizabeth, Darcy and Me (Elizabeth, Darcy, and Me Book 1)  by Georgina Young-Ellis

Could there be someone behind the scenes of Lizzy and Darcy’s romance, inadvertently steering the course of events? Perhaps the timeless love story of Pride and Prejudice is only a part of the picture, as other players unknowingly weave the plot, and end up finding passion for themselves.

Battle of Wills (Elizabeth, Darcy, and Me Book 2)  by Georgina Young-Ellis

Now that Lizzy and Darcy are living in wedded bliss, what could possibly come between them? Lady Catherine De Bourgh, of course, stirring up trouble, with Mary in the middle. As a result, Lizzy and Darcy find themselves in a battle of wills which threatens the happiness of the couple and their otherwise peaceful lives at Pemberley.

A Maiden’s Honor (Elizabeth, Darcy, and Me Book 3)  by Georgina Young-Ellis

When it’s Georgiana’s turn to get married, she finds her past coming back to haunt her in a devastating way. While Darcy and Lizzy do all they can to set the situation aright, Georgiana is the only one who has the power to steer the course of her own destiny and happiness.

Incandescent by Georgina Young-Ellis

The Elliots are Hollywood Royalty – a family of actors going back three generations. Annie Elliot has been cast to play Elizabeth Bennet in a new movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice that takes place during the Belle Epoque, circa 1910, with a multi-racial cast. But who will her Mr. Darcy be?

The Light in Mr. Darcy’s Eyes by Georgina Young-Ellis

Mr. Wickham may have genuinely fallen for Lizzy – and, he has come into a mysterious inheritance to provide a living for them once they marry. Will Lizzy succumb to his charms, or will Mr. Darcy succeed in winning her heart?

Pemberley Park– The Twelve Days of Christmas: Where Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park Meet, and Continue by Georgina Young-Ellis

Lizzy and Darcy have been happily married for a year, and family and friends are gathering at Pemberley for the Twelve Days of Christmas, including the notorious brother and sister from Austen’s Mansfield Park, Henry and Mary Crawford. Every day of the twelve brings new surprises, some shocking, some wonderful. Romantic liaisons and family drama make for a roller coaster of a holiday season in this Regency Jane Austen variation.

Death Comes to Netherfield by M. A. England

Miss Elizabeth Bennet was in Hunsford visiting the parsonage home of her friend Mrs. Charlotte Collins when she received a letter from her sister Jane telling about the murder of a young woman at Netherfield. In the letter Jane said that Mr. Bingley had returned to Netherfield and that he was being considered as a possible suspect in the murder and she begged for Elizabeth to return to Longbourn.

Mr. Darcy had been visiting his aunt at Rosings but this day he had come to the parsonage to visit with Elizabeth when she told him of the murder. Frightened that Bingley and those at Longbourn might be in danger, Darcy and Elizabeth returned to Hertfordshire.

The timing was terrible for Darcy for he was slowly making progress in winning Miss Bennet’s good opinion but now he had to devote the whole of his energies to help find the killer and protect his friends.

Darcy hired investigators and security men to guard Longbourn and now found that Miss Bennet wanted to assist him in finding the killer. Elizabeth slowly saw that Darcy had changed or perhaps she had changed as she learned more about him and his goodness. As they worked together to discover the killer they soon learned that Mr. Wickham and another man had been arrested. Elizabeth and Darcy believed these men innocent and continued to look for the killer but time was running out.

Darcy’s hard work and his determination was on display but would all his efforts be enough to discover the killer and finally win Elizabeth’s love?

Letters from the Heart (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 1) by Rose Fairbanks

The line between love and hate has never been closer.

Memories of Elizabeth Bennet torture Fitzwilliam Darcy during a winter in London. Resenting his love for her, he writes a cathartic letter intended to release his repressed feelings. When it is mistakenly mailed, there is only one thing he can do.
In Hertfordshire, Elizabeth’s mind returns again and again to the exasperating enigma of Mr. Darcy. Distraught and confused, she journals her hatred for the man but soon misplaces the letter never meant to be read.
When others presume an engagement, their paths seem sealed. However, rather than bringing about a marriage, their words of regret and anger threaten to separate them forever.

A stand alone novella in the Jane Austen Re-imaginings series, Letters from the Heart is for all who need a heartfelt Darcy and Elizabeth fix. Treat yourself to a romantic read from Rose Fairbanks.

Undone Business (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 2) by Rose Fairbanks

Can veiled conversations and good intentions protect their hearts?

Fitzwilliam Darcy can barely stand to utter the name of his enemy. Only love for the enchanting but headstrong Elizabeth Bennet could make him talk about that man. When she seems besotted with the scoundrel, Darcy attempts to tell her the truth while protecting his sister’s reputation.

Elizabeth would gladly never speak to the arrogant Mr. Darcy again, just as soon as she makes him understand her sister loves his best friend. With no chance for a private conversation and hoping to keep her sister’s feelings secret, Elizabeth can only hint at the matter.

Months pass and seasons change. When Darcy and Elizabeth meet again, they painfully learn the other is as deluded as ever. When they finally have a truthful conversation, will it heal the hearts of their loved ones, or are matters forever altered?

Undone Business, the second novella in the Jane Austen Re-imaginings series, intertwines 19th century history and romance for an unforgettable read from Rose Fairbanks. Buy today!

Love Lasts Longest (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 4) by Rose Fairbanks

Steal a quiet moment with Darcy and Elizabeth…

In the busy world of go-go-go, we often have our gadgets glued to us all the time. Via technology we can now take our books with us much more conveniently than before, but who wants their reading interrupted in order to return to the real world? Love Lasts Longest was written for the moments when reading a lengthier volume is unwise. Follow each story as we see Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet grow in love over and over again!

Under the Apple Tree- Mr. Darcy’s insulting words at the local assembly proved he needed a good deck on the head. An apple falling on it just may do the trick…

Tolerable Feelings- When Charles Bingley accidentally tears Jane Bennet’s gown at their first encounter, they must wed to save her reputation—or so Mrs. Bennet says. What can it mean for Darcy and Elizabeth if the issue of Jane and Bingley’s marriage is not a source of disagreement?

Compassion for Me- Instead of dancing all night at the Meryton assembly, Mr. Bingley sprains his ankle in the first set with Charlotte Lucas. Appealing to Mr. Darcy’s sense of duty—instead of his sense of amusement— and the helpful nudge of a matchmaking friend alters Darcy and Elizabeth’s first meeting.

An Ungentlemanly Manner- If you have ever wondered how the story might change if Darcy argued against Elizabeth’s charge that Darcy behaved ungentlemanly, this is the story for you!

An Unladylike Display- The companion story to An Ungentlemanly Manner, Elizabeth must now convince a very penitent Darcy on their wedding night that her feelings for him have reversed.

Teddy- Darcy and Elizabeth celebrate their long awaited son’s third birthday.

Presenting Miss Darcy- Anne Frances Darcy, the eldest daughter of Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy, is married and leaving Pemberley with her husband. As she looks forward to her new life, her parents reminisce about her childhood before being reminded that there will always be a new Miss Darcy for them to cherish.

The Forget Me Not State- A modern story set during a road trip gone awry on the Alaska-Canada Highway.

Come What May- This modern story follows Elizabeth in her wedding day preparations. When life throws one curve ball too many, will Elizabeth be able to smile through it all?

Mr. Darcy’s Kindness (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 5) by Rose Fairbanks

How far will Darcy go to help the woman he loves?

Only concern for her sister could persuade Elizabeth Bennet to marry the most ridiculous man in the world. Repressing his ardent love, Fitzwilliam Darcy’s secret hopes come crashing down when he learns Elizabeth married her father’s heir. When a fever breaks out in London, will it bring them together or separate them forever?

A novella in the Jane Austen Reimaginings series, Mr. Darcy’s Kindness considers a more heartbreaking path to happily-ever-after for Darcy and Elizabeth. Unique and original, this variation is a must read for readers who enjoy heartwrenching paths to happiness. If you love poignant and one-of-a-kind stories full of emotion, pull up a chair, grab your cup of tea and box of tissues, and download Mr. Darcy’s Kindness.

Courtship at Rosings (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 7) by Rose Fairbanks

A man truly in love is a sight to behold.

Despite Fitzwilliam Darcy’s better judgment, he asks Elizabeth Bennet to marry him. Instead of retreating upon learning her heart, he decides to use everything in his power to woo her.

In Elizabeth’s mind, Darcy has always been haughty and arrogant. When he approaches her with humility and an apology on his lips, she can barely contain her astonishment. When he expresses his love, she is nearly incredulous. Realizing she has misunderstood the man, it only seems right to give their acquaintance another chance—even if that means accepting a courtship.

Of course, it would take a miracle to change Darcy from the last man in the world she would be willing to marry to the conqueror of her heart. Luckily, the Master of Pemberley can be quite the romantic. However, when Darcy goes missing, it will take more than Darcy’s charm to see these two finally united.

Courtship at Rosings is another delightful novella from the author of Mr. Darcy’s Compassion. If you have ever wanted to see Mr. Darcy romance Elizabeth, this book is for you! The perfect length to read before bed, it will ensure sweet dreams and a sigh-worthy experience. Download today!

Pledged (Loving Elizabeth Book 1) by Rose Fairbanks

She was everything he ever wanted…if only she was not his best friend’s sister.

As any honourable gentleman knows, a friend’s sister is untouchable. It is a code that Fitzwilliam Darcy has never had an issue with until now. However, Elizabeth Bennet might be enticing enough to risk not only disinheritance from his father and the displeasure of his entire family but also the loss of his best friend’s trust.

To Elizabeth, her brother’s friend, Will, is as pompous as the day is long. However, he is also enigmatic, and soon, she finds herself drawn to his complexities. Unexpectedly, she falls hard and fast for this young heir of a vast estate, but at sixteen, she has never been in London society before and is new to all its deceptions and games. Will she be able to decipher who to trust or will her heart pay the ultimate price?

Pledged is the first volume in Rose Fairbanks’ newest novella series, Loving Elizabeth. If you are a busy reader who likes stories of young lovers sprinkled with family drama and intrigue, this new JAFF series is for you. Buy your copy today!

Reunited (Loving Elizabeth Book 2) by Rose Fairbanks

Beneath layers of mistrust and betrayal, the embers of their passion and love continue to burn.

Jilted for years, Elizabeth Bennet has vowed to never allow Will Darcy back into her life when he arrives in Meryton five years too late. However, her defenses begin to crumble with his sweet words of regret and persuasive kisses. When he proclaims they will wed, Elizabeth’s friends and family reinforce what she already knows: she should never trust Will with her heart.

Facing his demons, Will finally journeys to Meryton determined to make Elizabeth truly love him this time. Soon, he learns he had misjudged her—she was never unfaithful. Someone plotted to tear them apart, preying on their insecurities. With many suspects and few clues, Will must discover who sabotaged their relationship while endeavoring to earn Elizabeth’s trust. Her respect is the one thing he cannot buy and may never attain.

The second volume in the Loving Elizabeth series, Reunited tantalizes readers with a swoon-worthy hero, passionate encounters, and a love that transcends all obstacles. Perfect for a fast-paced summer read, buy today!

Treasured (Loving Elizabeth Book 3) by Rose Fairbanks

Together they can conquer anything…and their enemies know it.

Just as all seems well in Will Darcy’s life, old troubles reemerge. Now, he may have to choose between following his heart and keeping his beloved safe.

Elizabeth Bennet has waited five years to marry Will and is determined to see them to the altar. Confident their love will prevail, she bears their trials with patience and cleverness.

The final book in the Loving Elizabeth Series, Treasured is a dramatic conclusion to Will and Elizabeth’s saga. If you like love stories with the couple fighting outside forces, a knight in shining armor, and spirited heroines buy today!

Once Upon a December (Christmas with Jane Book 1) by Rose Fairbanks

Indulge in sweet romance that brings holiday cheer.

Re-imagine Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Prejudice. The well-known story changes seven times when snowfalls and the Christmas messages of goodwill and love to all warms and transforms hearts. Discover the magic and wonder of true love, first kisses, and forgiveness with Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth, Jane, and Mr. Bingley in Once Upon a December.

A Sleigh Ride for Two: Darcy returns to Hertfordshire armed with a sleigh and a plan to clear his good name.

Thawed Hearts: Inspired by In the Bleak Midwinter by Christina Rossetti, Darcy seeks happiness in a world of cold memories.

Fitzy the Snowman: The Gardiners’ youngest daughter witnesses love spark between Darcy and Elizabeth during a day of snow games.

The Force of Love: Relatives present logical reasons for Darcy and Elizabeth to reconsider their understanding of themselves, but true change is born of love.

Home with You: Jane knows her heart belongs with Mr. Bingley, but despairs of ever feeling at home again.

Fortune Favours the Bold: Regency era propriety dictates letters between unwed ladies and men taboo. Sometimes, breaking the rules is worth the risk.

Winter Walks: A walk in the snow covered lanes near Longbourn adds romance and magic to Darcy and Elizabeth’s engagement.

**All stories are set in Regency England.

Mr. Darcy’s Miracle at Longbourn (Christmas with Jane Book 2) by Rose Fairbanks

‘Tis the season to believe in miracles!

Less than a month after Fitzwilliam Darcy left Hertfordshire, he regrets the decision. Still, stubborn as they come, he will abide by the choice even if his heart freezes over worse than a December chill.

At Longbourn, Elizabeth Bennet rejects the Christmas themes of unconditional love and forgiveness. In her mind, Mr. Darcy deserves neither and not only for insulting her upon first sight. Elizabeth is certain Darcy is behind her sister’s heartache.

Fate has other plans, however, when it throws them together again and again and again. Christmas magic works on their hearts and minds as the calendar refuses to budge from December 23. What will it take to see Christmas Eve? How many lives need to change?

Mr. Darcy’s Miracle at Longbourn is a heart-warming holiday read from Rose Fairbanks, author of Mr. Darcy’s Bluestocking Bride. If you love A Christmas Carol, It’s a Wonderful Life, and Miracle on 34th Street, fill your mug with hot cocoa and buy your copy today!

How Darcy Saved Christmas (Christmas with Jane Book 3) by Rose Fairbanks

Sometimes the most loving heart lies beneath a prickly exterior.

On a much-needed holiday with her favorite relations, Elizabeth Bennet is in search of Christmas cheer. Instead, she meets The Great Curmudgeon, or as the locals call him, Mr. Darcy.

Darcy hates any display of Christmas happiness. He didn’t always feel that way but is certain he will never welcome it again. In defiance of Pemberley tradition for being the life-force behind the holiday in the area, he shuns it after a family tragedy.

Despite their first perceptions of each other, Darcy and Elizabeth cannot resist the pull of their hearts. Old and new friendships, however, collide to weave an insurmountable obstacle between the fledgling lovers. Will Darcy be able to see past his pain or will he forever miss out on the joy of true love?

This Christmas season, treat yourself to a story of forgiveness, the search for true joy and lasting peace, and a love that can eclipse bitterness and pain. Buy How Darcy Saved Christmas today!

The Gentleman’s Impertinent Daughter (Impertinent Daughters and Headstrong Sons Book 1) by Rose Fairbanks

When Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet meet in Hyde Park, Darcy immediately finds his opinions of the world challenged by the lady. Their attraction grows at the next meeting as Elizabeth finds she has at last met a man who accepts her wit and intelligence. The budding romance may be killed, however, upon their arrival in Hertfordshire. Darcy must meet Elizabeth’s family while Elizabeth grapples with the jealous Caroline Bingley, all the while a man in uniform watches and plots. Fate brought them together, but only love can overcome their obstacles. Short and sweet, The Gentleman’s Impertinent Daughter is an uncomplicated romance for all who love Jane Austen Fan Fiction.

The Darcy Brothers by Monica Fairview, Cassandra Grafton, Maria Grace, Abigail Reynolds, Susan Mason-Milks

Theo Darcy is everything his disapproving elder brother, Fitzwilliam, is not—charming, easy-going, and full of fun. A tragic event as children severed their bond of friendship, but now they are together again. They are still at odds, though, this time over the love of Miss Elizabeth Bennet and the truth about George Wickham. Will Wickham manage to divide the brothers again? And more importantly, which Mr. Darcy will Elizabeth choose? Find out as the two brothers lock horns in this unique Pride & Prejudice variation collectively written by five respected authors.

The Darcy Brothers was first conceived as an interactive group writing project and has developed into a full-length novel featuring the charismatic Theo Darcy. A sweet Regency romance for all lovers of Pride and Prejudice.

Every Appearance of Composure by Eden Forster

Lady Catherine learns that Mr. Bingley is engaged to marry Miss Jane Bennet. She insists that her favorite nephew, Mr. Darcy, must follow his friend’s example and marry as well. Her ladyship means to carry her point, and she will go to any length—especially when she starts to suspect there’s a mystery woman in Darcy’s life. Will Darcy accept his aunt’s dictate, or will the gentleman follow his heart?

If you enjoy heartwarming Darcy and Elizabeth happily ever after stories, you will love this charming novella. It’s short. It’s sweet. It’s perfect for those times when you need a quick romantic diversion.

Novella Length: 17,500 words.

Every Appearance of Cordiality by Eden Forster

Mr. Darcy and Miss Elizabeth Bennet have found their way to each other despite his aunt Lady Catherine de Bourgh’s desperate attempts to keep them apart. Now they are engaged and intent on keeping it secret while they get to know each other even better.

Miss Caroline Bingley believes she is the only woman worthy of being the next mistress of Pemberley and no one will stand in her way.

Upon learning of Mr. Darcy’s engagement, will Caroline succeed in destroying the happiness the clandestine lovers have found? Or will the love Darcy and Elizabeth share keep growing stronger?

A heartwarming Darcy and Elizabeth story you’re sure to enjoy if you love novellas. It’s short. It’s sweet. It’s perfect for those times when you need a quick romantic diversion.

Novella Length: 17,000 words

Her Good Opinion by Eden Forster

Mr. Darcy knows that Miss Elizabeth Bennet is aware of his role in separating her eldest sister, Miss Jane Bennet, and his friend, Mr. Bingley, and thereby involving them both in misery of the acutest kind. He knows because he was there when Elizabeth found out. Still, the gentleman offers her his hand in marriage—an offer she promptly refuses.

Determined to win her good opinion and ultimately her heart, Mr. Darcy asks Elizabeth for six weeks to change her mind.

What could possibly tempt Elizabeth to accept the man who has been the means of ruining the happiness of a most beloved sister?

Regency romance short story, Her Good Opinion, is a retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

A Floury Apron by Margaret Gale

A light-hearted variation looking at what might have happened if Elizabeth had been sent to London while Lydia and Wickham were missing, and met Darcy there – an unexpected encounter and a little baking lead to a sweet resolution.

Finding Contentment: The Journey of Charlotte Collins by Annie Gluck

It has been three years since the wedding of Charlotte Lucas to the Reverend Collins. Charlotte’s only wish had been for security in marriage and a home of her own. She believed that this would make her content and not wish for anything more. As the years pass and she sees how the lives of her childhood friends are filled with happiness, the more she realizes that there is more to life than contentment. Love, a family and personal happiness is what she now craves. How does one find this when surrounded by the likes of Lady Catherine de Burgh and suffering through marriage to Mr. Collins? Life will send Charlotte challenges to face as she begins a journey to truly find contentment with love along the way.

The Strange Inheritance of Mary Bennet A Gothic Sequel to Pride and Prejudice (Book one in the Gothic Austen Sequels) by Annie Gluck

It has been five years since the wedding of Jane and Lizzie Bennet. Even Kitty has married by now and Mary is the center of Mrs. Bennet’s efforts to achieve matrimony, but prospects are not in abundance. However, when a mysterious inheritance is bequeathed to Mary a string of events is set in motion. Set in the gothic realms of a ruined fortress, Mary is beset by strange happenings and even stranger people. Will she find happiness or will this strange inheritance be her undoing?

The Attentions of a Most Affectionate Mother  by Maria Grace

Mary goes to the library looking for escape, not love.

With three daughters married in a single year, one would think that Mrs. Bennet’s matchmaking ploys would diminish. One would be wrong. Very wrong.

To avoid her mother’s affectionate arts, Mary takes refuge at Clarke’s library. There, in the reading room, she can forget the trials of Longbourn, lost in the pages of her favorite books.

The strategy works—surprisingly well in fact—until the morning a tall, handsome stranger wants the same book she has already checked out—a text she needs to help a friend. Instead of politely waiting until she is finished with it, as a proper gentleman would, he insists she give it up to him immediately. When she rejects his demands—the audacity of it all!—he refuses to take no for answer, and appears on Longbourn’s doorstep.

Now Mama has seen him, matchmaking is not far behind.

Mary is determined to escape Mama’s machinations at all costs. But, maybe, just maybe, this time Mama is right

Darcy’s Decision (Given Good Principles Book 1)  by Maria Grace

Six months after his father’s passing, Fitzwilliam Darcy still finds solace in his morning reflections at his parents’ graves. Only in the quiet solitude of the churchyard does he indulge his grief. None but his unlikely mentor recognize the heartache and insecurity plaguing him as he shoulders the enormous burden of being Master of Pemberley.

Not all are pleased with his choice of adviser. Lady Catherine complains Darcy allows him too much influence. Lord Matlock argues, “Who is he to question the God-appointed social order?” But the compassionate wisdom Darcy finds in his counselor keeps him returning for guidance even though it causes him to doubt everything he has been taught.

In the midst of his struggles to reinvent himself, his school chum, Charles Bingley, arrives. Darcy hopes the visit will offer some respite from the uproar in his life. Instead of relief, Darcy discovers his father’s darkest secret staring him in the face. Pushed to his limits, Darcy must overcome the issues that ruined his father and, with his friends and mentor at his side, restore his tarnished birthright.

The Future Mrs. Darcy (Given Good Principles Book 2)  by Maria Grace

The regiment has come to camp in Meryton. Many young ladies are pleased, but not all share their enthusiasm. Among them, Mr. Carver, who decides to remove his family from Meryton’s savage society. He puts the blame, not on the militia officers, but on the shoulders of the Bennet family. The flirtations and boisterous ways of the youngest sisters are too much to be borne. Not even Jane’s renowned beauty and charm can make up for them.

Elizabeth denies the allegations at first, but rapidly uncovers the shocking truth. The Carvers are not the only family to cut the Bennets from their acquaintance. Their reputations have been materially damaged and the family borders on social ruin.

The news is too much for Mrs. Bennet who collapses from the shock. So, Elizabeth and her sisters must manage the estate until she recovers, a task for which none of them is prepared. Their duty becomes more challenging when Mr. Bennet is called away on business and allows Lydia to stay with the colonel’s wife, surrounded by officers.

Warned by Mr. Pierce, the local curate, that several of the officers have unsavory designs on the local girls, Elizabeth must find a way to honor her father, rein in her sister and salvage the family’s reputation, all in the most ladylike way possible.

Twelfth Night at Longbourn (Given Good Principles Book 4)  by Maria Grace

Twelfth Night—a night for wondrous things to happen.

At least for other people.

In the months after her sisters’ weddings, nothing has gone well for Kitty Bennet. Since Lydia’s infamous elopement, her friends have abandoned her, and Longbourn is more prison than home. Not even Elizabeth’s new status as Mrs. Darcy of Pemberley can repair the damage to Kitty’s reputation. More than anything else, she wishes to leave the plain ordinary Kitty behind and become Catherine Bennet, a proper young lady.

Her only ray of hope is an invitation to Pemberley for the holidays. Perhaps there she might escape the effects of her sister’s shame.

Getting to Pemberley is not as simple as it sounds. First she must navigate the perils of London society, the moods of Georgiana Darcy, and the chance encounter with the man who once broke her heart. Perhaps though, as Catherine, she might prove herself worthy of that gentleman’s regard.

But, in an instant all her hopes are dashed, and her dreams of becoming Catherine evaporate. Will Kitty Bennet’s inner strength be enough to bring her heart’s desire?

On an ordinary night perhaps not, but on Twelfth Night, it just might be enough.

Snowbound at Hartfield by Maria Grace

Colonel Fitzwilliam should have been happy facing retirement. No more Napoleon, no more tromping the Continent, and his distant cousin had unexpectedly left him an estate. What was more, two of his favorite people, Darcy and Elizabeth, were travelling with him to visit his new home.

But the colonel wasn’t happy, not when he was forced to watch Darcy exchanging enamored glances with his wife. No, he wanted to pitch his cousin out the window. It didn’t help when Darcy kept lecturing him on the joys of wedded life— as if women like Elizabeth Darcy grew on every tree.

Then the snow started.

Now they were stranded at the home of George and Emma Knightley, another intolerable, blissfully wedded couple who wanted nothing more than to see his bachelor days come to an end. Thank heavens they never thought of matching him with the proud spinster who had also been caught in the storm. That would have been utterly intolerable.

Or would it?

Inspiration by Maria Grace

Gentleman artist Fitzwilliam Darcy had never been able to express himself in words, but with his brushes and paints, he expressed what few men ever could. When his flighty muse abandons him, though, he finds himself staring at blank canvases in a world that has turned bland and cold and grey.

Worried for his friend, Charles Bingley invites Darcy to join him in Hertfordshire, in hopes the picturesque countryside might tempt Darcy’s muse to return. The scheme works only too well. His muse returns, with a vengeance, fixated upon the one young woman in the county who utterly detests him.

Will his selfish disdain for the feelings of others drive her and his muse away or can he find a way to please this woman with the power to bring color and feeling back into his world?

Darcy and Elizabeth: Christmas 1811 Pride and Prejudice behind the scenes (Darcy Family Christmas Book 1)  by Maria Grace

Jane Austen never wrote the details of Christmastide 1811. What might have happened during those intriguing months?

Following the Netherfield ball, Darcy persuades Bingley to leave Netherfield Park in favor of London to avoid the match-making machinations of Mrs. Bennet. Surely, the distractions of town will help Bingley forget the attractions of Miss Jane Bennet. But Bingley is not the only one who needs to forget. All Darcy wants this Christmastide is to forget another Miss Bennet.

Can the diversions of London help Darcy overcome memories of the fine eyes and pert opinions of a certain Hertfordshire miss?

Without the Bingleys, the Bennets are left to the company of Mr. Collins and the militia officers—entirely suitable company, according Mrs. Bennet. Elizabeth disagrees, refusing an offer of marriage from the very eligible Mr. Collins. Mama’s nerves suffer horridly until Elizabeth follows her advice to make the most of the officers’ company.

Even Mr. Bennet seems to agree. So, whilst Jane pines for Bingley, Elizabeth admits the attentions of one agreeable Lt. Wickham. What possible harm can it cause, especially when her parents are so pleased?

Book 1 of the Darcy Family Christmas series.

The Darcys’ First Christmas by Maria Grace

Elizabeth anxiously anticipates her new duties as mistress of Pemberley. Darcy is confident of her success, but she cannot bring herself to share his optimism.

Unexpected guests unsettle all her plans and offer her the perfect Christmastide gift, shattered confidence.

Can she and Darcy overcome their misunderstandings and salvage their first Christmastide together?  

Austen-inspired, sweet Regency Romance

Darcy Family Christmas Book 2

From Admiration to Love by Maria Grace

After the debacle of the previous holiday season, Darcy and Elizabeth joyfully anticipate Christmastide 1813, Georgiana’s come out at Pemberley’s Twelfth Night Ball culminating the season. With months of planning behind the event, even Lady Matlock is satisfied and sends Colonel Fitzwilliam to represent the family, assuring there will be no repeat of the previous Christmastide.

On St. Nicholas’, Anne de Bourgh and Lady Catherine arrive on Pemberley’s doorstep—never a good sign—demanding sanctuary against the de Bourghs who (according the Lady Catherine) are trying to retake Rosings Park for their family with plans to seduce and marry Anne. Needless to say, Darcy and Fitzwilliam are skeptical.

Not long afterwards, three gentlemen suitors appear at Pemberley, hoping to court Anne and obliging Darcy to offer holiday hospitality. Anne adores the attention whilst Lady Catherine makes her displeasure know, throwing Pemberley into turmoil that threatens the Twelfth Night Ball. Can Darcy and Elizabeth, with a little help from Fitzwilliam, soothe Lady Catherine’s nerves, see Anne to a respectable match, and still salvage Georgiana’s come out?

A Jane Austen Christmas Regency Christmas Traditions (Jane Austen Regency Life Book 1)  by Maria Grace

Many Christmas traditions and images of ‘old fashioned’ holidays are based on Victorian celebrations. Going back just a little further, to the beginning of the 19th century, the holiday Jane Austen knew would have looked distinctly odd to modern sensibilities.

How odd? Families rarely decorated Christmas trees. Festivities centered on socializing instead of gift-giving. Festivities focused on adults, with children largely consigned to the nursery.  Holiday events, including balls, parties, dinners, and even weddings celebrations, started a week before Advent and extended all the way through to Twelfth Night in January. 

Take a step into history with Maria Grace as she explores the traditions, celebrations, games and foods that made up Christmastide in Jane Austen’s era. Packed with information and rich with detail from period authors, Maria Grace transports the reader to a longed-for old fashioned Christmas.


How Jane Austen Kept Her Cool: An A to Z History of Georgian Ice Cream (Jane Austen Regency Life Book 3) by Maria Grace

We know Jane Austen ate ice cream. What might her favorite flavors have been? Pride and Pistachios? Sense and Strawberry Cream? Whatever it was, we can be fairly certain it wasn’t vanilla—read more to find out why!

Take a romp through period recipes, personalities and polite society and get a taste for the ice cream Jane Austen would have eaten!

Mr. Darcy’s Discovery by Katy Green

“Accident only could discover to Mr. Bingley her sister’s being in town”

-Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 26

An accident outside Mr Darcy’s London house leaves Elizabeth in need of assistance. Her stay at Mr Darcy’s house leads to Mr Bingley discovering that Jane is in town. It also leads Mr Darcy to discover that he cannot live without Elizabeth.

Bewitching Mr. Darcy by Cass Grix

Fitzwilliam Darcy has never met a woman like Elizabeth Bennet. He finds her fascinating, irritating, compelling, inspiring, maddening, and absolutely beautiful. If he didn’t know better, he would think he was bewitched.

Bewitching Mr. Darcy is a paranormal variation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. It is a novella. It was previously published with Jane Grix as author.

Darcy’s Midsummer Madness by Cass Grix

There is nothing like a love potion to make a party interesting. Caroline Bingley schemes to make Mr. Darcy fall in love with her, but her plans are thwarted by a mischievous footman who puts her love potion in the pastries served at the Netherfield Ball. This sets off a series of romantic misadventures.

Mr. Darcy is falling for Elizabeth Bennet and she begins to fall for him, but will their love last beyond midnight?

Darcy’s Midsummer Madness is a whimsical Pride and Prejudice Variation Novella based on Jane Austen’s most famous couple and loosely inspired by Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. What fools these Mortals be!

Darcy’s Sweet Repose by Cass Grix

On the way to Pemberley, Mr. Darcy falls asleep and magically wakes twenty years later to find someone else living in his house and his younger sister married with children. But his greatest concern is finding Miss Elizabeth Bennet again. He hopes he is not too late to woo and win her.

Darcy’s Sweet Repose is a Pride and Prejudice Variation Novella inspired by Rip Van Winkle.

Dreaming of Darcy by Cass Grix

Who doesn’t want to dream of Mr. Darcy?

In this Pride and Prejudice Variation, Elizabeth Bennet drinks a magic tea that is supposed to reveal her true love in a dream. She is appalled when Mr. Darcy appears and wants to talk.

Dreaming of Darcy is a fantastical novella, a sweet quick read, based on Jane Austen’s most romantic couple.

Bah Humbug, Mr. Darcy! by Jane Grix

Mr. Darcy thinks it is foolish to fall in love until he meets Cupid one cold Christmas Eve.

Bah Humbug, Mr. Darcy! is a sweet, short story mash-up of A Christmas Carol and Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice set in the Regency Era.

Darcy at Last by Jane Grix

A second chance at love.

After an accident, Elizabeth Bennet has amnesia. She cannot remember the past few months – including Mr. Darcy’s disastrous proposal. Although concerned for Elizabeth’s health, Darcy realizes he now has a second chance to win her heart.

Darcy’s Spotless Reputation by Jane Grix

Just when Mr. Darcy thinks things can’t get worse.

Fitzwilliam Darcy undresses completely to swim at Netherfield Pond, but when he’s finished, he finds that his clothes have been stolen. He tries to get back to the house without being discovered, only to meet Elizabeth Bennet, the woman of his dreams. What a nightmare.

Darcy’s Winter Wedding by Jane Grix

People will talk.

When Mr. Darcy left Netherfield, he thought he would never see Elizabeth Bennet again. But a chance meeting brings them closer together. After an accident, he saves her life, only to ruin her reputation. Elizabeth still dislikes him and fears that becoming Mrs. Darcy will be a fate worse than death.

Evenings with Darcy by Jane Grix

Love is not a game.

A chance meeting in London accelerates the courtship of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. Valentines, kisses, and various parlor games follow, bringing Jane Austen’s most romantic couple together.

Much Ado About Darcy by Jane Grix

Love surprises us all.

A rainstorm prevents Fitzwilliam Darcy from giving Elizabeth Bennet a letter after his botched proposal, so they part ways with their misunderstandings bitter and unresolved. They hide their passions behind a war of wit until some well-meaning friends conspire to bring them together.

Much Ado About Darcy is a Jane Austen and Shakespeare Mash-up, a variation of Pride and Prejudice, a novella set in the Regency era.

Rescuing Mrs. Darcy by Jane Grix

Shopping can be dangerous. Elizabeth Darcy is kidnapped and Darcy must save her. Eight years after their happily ever after, Darcy knows that he is a most fortunate man. He has everything: a wife he adores, children, and a successful estate – until a villain from his past threatens it all. Darcy must use all his cunning to rescue Elizabeth, and Elizabeth must use all her courage to survive.

A Valentine for Darcy by Jane Grix

You can’t fight love. 

Darcy knows he is falling for Elizabeth Bennet, but he doesn’t want to be connected to her ill-bred family, so he struggles to put her out of his mind. Until he receives an anonymous valentine. Caroline Bingley sent the valentine, but Darcy thinks it is from Elizabeth Bennet.

Elizabeth thinks Mr. Darcy is an arrogant, disagreeable man, until he shows up on her doorstep, declaring his undying love for her. She is astonished. He is only half as obnoxious as he was before. What could have made the difference? 

Elizabeth and Darcy: A Chance Meeting by M. Harper

This story is a variation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The story begins with a young Elizabeth Bennet visiting Lambton with her relatives. Elizabeth becomes fascinated by seeing the same gentleman visiting the local cemetery for the three days that she has been in Lambton and decides to speak with the man when her relatives go to visit their friends. The man is Fitzwilliam Darcy and he is grieving the death of his father.

She becomes enchanted with the older man but never learned his identity nor did he learn her’s. Elizabeth soon has an innocent crush on the stranger and wishes she could see him but knows that wish will never come true. The man at the cemetery has similar feelings about her and decides he would like to see her again. He often reflects on meeting her and knows that the young woman helped him turn his life around.

Mr. Darcy’s friend Charles Bingley tells him he has secured Netherfield, a grand estate in Hertfordshire and asks him to visit with him and the two kindred souls reunite.

Darcy and Elizabeth: A Final Understanding by Marilyn Harper

Miss Elizabeth Bennet knew things had changed for the worse after her youngest sister had disgraced her family and eloped with the reprobate, George Wickham. After he refused to marry Lydia, only her Uncle Gardiner’s intervention saved the family as he found the couple and forced the marriage. The elopement had occurred just as Elizabeth realized that Fitzwilliam Darcy had gone from being the last man in the world that she would consent to marry to become the only man she had ever loved. Still, she believed that neither he nor any other respectable man would seek an alliance with any of the Bennet daughters. These were depressing times as thoughts of what might have been consumed her during the day and in her sleep. She thought of how she bitterly rejected Darcy’s proposal in Hunsford and knew from what she learnt later that she had badly misjudged him.

Darcy had never stopped loving Elizabeth Bennet but he had his own problems as others had plans that worked to keep him and his friends apart. Though prospects for Elizabeth’s eldest sister Jane and Mr. Bingley improved when he returned to Netherfield, Darcy’s failure to return with him further broke Elizabeth’s heart.

It looked to both of them that they would need something positive to happen for them to meet. Even after they met, too many obstacles needed to be overcome for their relationship to blossom, including overcoming the sinister plans of others who stood in their way. If they were to find a life together, their ability to deal with these problems together would test their mettle and their love.

Darcy and Elizabeth: A Time to Love by Marilyn Harper

Fitzwilliam Darcy was at a low point in his life. He had proposed to Miss Elizabeth Bennet in Hunsford and she rejected him, even telling him that he was the last man in the world she would consent to marry. When he arrived in town he went to see his friend, Charles Bingley, to tell him that Elizabeth’s elder sister, Jane, loved Charles. After hearing this, Bingley told Darcy to leave his home. Darcy had lost his best friend and the only woman he had ever loved.

When he later returned to Pemberley, he had the surprise of his life when he nearly ran into Miss Elizabeth whilst she and her relatives were touring the gardens. She thought he hated her for rejecting his proposal, but when he asked her to introduce him to her relatives, she believed he had changed. Elizabeth saw a change in his countenance and knew that her feelings for him were changing. They had been changing ever since she read the letter that he wrote the night after his proposal. He gave it to her as she walked near Rosings the next morning.

She knew that Bingley had returned to Netherfield to be near Jane and she thought Darcy had spoken to him. Elizabeth had read Darcy’s letter many times and was ashamed of how she treated him that night and during his time at Netherfield.

Soon she received letters from Jane that told of her youngest sister having eloped with George Wickham. Darcy had come upon her that day as she read those letters and told of her family’s disgrace. He showed concern but next left her and she thought her heart would break as he turned to leave. Elizabeth believed she would never see him again.

Once she returned to Longbourn she learned that Jane and Bingley were engaged and later Jane told her that Mr. Darcy would not be invited to the wedding. Elizabeth was devastated and determined to discover what had happened.

She knew something nefarious was going on and came to town to speak with Darcy. Her’s was a welcomed visit and just what both of them needed. She found him pleasantly agreeable as they put their minds together to determine what had happened to his and Bingley’s friendship. During one of their walks in the park they entered a portal to time and learned they were in America in the year 2012. How would they get along in 2012 and later when they returned home? They would soon have their answer.

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