Reading Reticule Roundup August 29

I hope everyone had a great week. Here’s another roundup of new releases, pre-orders, and sales!

*I’m skipping universal links this time because I’ve been having some issues with the site not giving me links the first half a dozen tries and I just don’t have time to mess with that. You can always look for the title from the vendor or Amazon market of your choice. I will note when a book is not currently in Kindle Unlimited and therefore might be available in more places.

New Releases

Sanctuary: Volume 1 by Cat Andrews

“Do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone again for the first time?”

When Elizabeth Bennet left her Massachusetts hometown two years ago and settled on Great Diamond Island, off the rocky coast of Maine, all she wanted was a fresh start, somewhere to forget a past full of heartbreak and trauma—a place that would allow her to rediscover herself and what it felt like to be happy. 

Will Darcy is ready to leave the family drama and noise of New York City behind. He moves to Great Diamond Island in an effort to build a better life for himself and his young son Jack, hoping it will provide a quiet place for them to heal from their grief after a tremendous loss.

Elizabeth meets Will within moments of his setting foot on the island, but the handsome newcomer’s offhanded dismissal of her is anything but a “meet cute.” But as the days pass, Will’s chance encounters with the bright-eyed, pretty young woman—and Jack’s insistence on befriending her—cause Will to see Elizabeth, and himself, in a different light.

But as they draw closer and take tentative steps toward something more than friendship, will they be able to step outside the shadows of their pasts?

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Sanctuary is a contemporary love story inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, but uses Austen’s characters only as a launching point; it is not a meticulous and faithful retelling of the original. It contains mature content and is intended for adult readers.

Secrets and Loyalty by Lane Cossett

Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet are engaged, but as the wedding approaches their happiness is threatened by Mr. Darcy’s past.

Vicious rumours and petty jealousies abound and with interference from others, they are left to question whether they can have a future together.

As Darcy makes a hunt for the truth and secrets and lies are revealed, he is left feeling betrayed by his family and the woman he loves.

With so little trust between them, Darcy realises his prejudices and his pride has cost him dearly and he is determined to make amends.

But having already given him a second chance Elizabeth has no intention of allowing him a third and Darcy is left wondering what it will take for her to change her mind.

Secrets and Loyalty is a clean regency romance of 86K words

*not in Kindle Unlimited

In Darcy’s Hands by Gwendolyn Dash

Based on the classic novel by Jane Austen, a story that asks: what if Darcy’s letter to Elizabeth had fallen into the wrong hands?
Elizabeth Bennet refused the impulsive proposal of Mr. Darcy. Not just refused–she attacked him, laying at his feet all she holds against him, from his role in separating his friend from her sister to his monstrous treatment of Mr. Wickham. But Darcy will not let such charges stand without a response. In an impassioned letter, he explains everything, despite the impropriety of writing to a lady to whom he is not engaged, and heedless of the sensitive information he relays.

The letter does reach its intended recipient, throwing Elizabeth’s feelings into further disarray. Has she misjudged her admirer? Has she misjudged herself? But she is not given leave to work out the nature of her change of heart, for soon enough, the letter’s existence become known, and Elizabeth finds her reputation and standing in the community is on the chopping block.

Only one man can save her now… but even if he once believed himself in love with her, she knows he could never forgive her for her harsh words. All she knows is that her future lies… IN DARCY’S HANDS.

In Darcy’s Hands is a standalone, sweet and clean Regency romance of 50,000 words.

It’s Magic Mr. Darcy: A Collection of Pride and Prejudice Variations by Cass Grix

This is a box set – A Collection of Five sweet and slightly magical stories about Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet.

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

STEALING DARCY – Armed with gypsy magic, Caroline Bingley plots to take Mr. Darcy away from Elizabeth Bennet. Caroline takes Elizabeth’s place – through a body swap – and Darcy must determine which woman is his true love.

DARCY’S MIDSUMMER MADNESS – 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.

DREAMING OF DARCY – Who doesn’t want to dream of Mr. Darcy? 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.

All four stories are based on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and are set in the Regency Era.

Darcy’s Bouquet: A Collection of Pride and Prejudice Variations by Jane Grix

his is a box set – a collection of four sweet stories about Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet – all set in the Regency Era.

DARCY AND THE WICKED WALTZ – Darcy has amnesia and through a series of mishaps, Mrs. Bennet thinks he is the waltz instructor she was waiting for, so he stays at Longbourn while he recovers.

BETWEEN DARCY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA – After a scandal at Netherfield, Elizabeth Bennet must marry – either Mr. Wickham, Mr. Collins, or Mr. Darcy – and she does not want any of them!

DARCY IN LOVE AND WAR – Mr. Darcy and Mr. Bingley have both fallen in love with Elizabeth Bennet. Bingley is Darcy’s best friend, but will that keep Darcy from pursuing the woman he wants more than anything in the world?

A VALENTINE FOR DARCY – Mr. Darcy receives an anonymous Valentine from Caroline Bingley but he thinks it is from Elizabeth Bennet!

Four sweet reads about Jane Austen’s most romantic couple.

The Longbourn Quarantine by Don Jacobson

Refugees flood the roads. The feared specter of smallpox has escaped London’s grimy docklands and now threatens the wealthy districts. Amongst that ragged stream is a single carriage jostling its way toward Meryton. Inside are the Darcy siblings along with Charles and Caroline Bingley. They desperately seek the safety of Netherfield Park.
For all their riches, they cannot evade the plague’s dark hand. Bingley’s leasehold has been reduced to rubble as roving bands rape, pillage, and burn. The only sanctuary is Longbourn where, once installed, the Darcys and Bingleys are barred from leaving by a fortnight’s quarantine.
Events converge with disease in “The Longbourn Quarantine.” Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy abandon old prejudices in the face of grief and mourning. Pride is set aside as Death hovers nearby. The couple forges ahead, knowing that love unexplored is love lost—that words must be said lest they remain unspoken in the time of epidemic.

Locked at the Netherfield Ball by Layla Johnson

Locked in the Netherfield library is one of the most popular scenarios in JAFF. This novella, however, comes with a surprise regarding the characters who fell victim to a broken doorknob.
The Netherfield ball turned out to be more a reason for distress than enjoyment for Elizabeth. Desperate and ashamed, she watched her family make a spectacle of themselves under Mr. Darcy and the Bingley sisters’ contemptuous gazes, until she could not bear it any more. Struggling for a moment of peace and tranquillity, she hid in the solitude of the library. While relaxing in an armchair in a corner of the dark room, two men entered, arguing. Before Elizabeth had time to make her presence known, the confrontation became more intense in words and tone, revealing deep secrets that should have been kept hidden.
When one of the men attempted to leave and end the fight, his temper betrayed him and he pulled the doorknob so hard that it broke.
Suddenly, Elizabeth found herself locked in the library with Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham – only moments after she had discovered that her judgement about the two men had been utterly wrong.
With no place to hide and no means of escape, the three of them had no other choice but to face each other, the truth and their own flaws.
How long will their ordeal last and how will that happenstance influence their lives, are questions to which readers will find answers in this clean, romantic, low angst novella of approximately 25K words

Mr. Darcy’s Deception by Dee Kay

Mr. Darcy in an effort to escape the schemes of grasping Mama’s of high society travels to Hertfordshire with his friend Mr. Bingley as his alter ego Mr. Henry. Where he finds what he least expected in the form of a beguiling country Miss.

The Banished Uncle by Laraba Kendig

Aaron Gardiner, the long lost uncle of the Bennet daughters, returns from India after twenty years.  George Wickham plots, and gentlemen and ladies fall in love.

It is Christmas, 1811, and the Bennets of Longbourn are startled by the sudden arrival of Mr. Aaron Gardiner, Mrs. Bennet’s older brother who was banished to India more than two decades ago.  Aaron is a wise man with a deep understanding of human nature, and his insights into the characters of George Wickham and Charles Bingley prove of great value to Elizabeth and Jane Bennet.

When the rest of Aaron’s family arrives from India, the Bennets find themselves embarking on new and exciting adventures.  Philip, Aaron’s stepson, has unexpectedly come into an earldom, and Jane and Elizabeth choose to assist their new cousin in learning to manage his vast estate in Kent. 

Mr. Darcy is thoroughly surprised when he discovers that the lovely Miss Elizabeth Bennet of Longbourn is connected by marriage to the new Earl of Chartham.  When his aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh, and her daughter Anne, begin acting in unusual ways, his unassailable confidence in his own sagacity is chipped away, resulting in a new humility.

George Wickham plots the ruin of a Bennet daughter, gentlemen and ladies fall in love, and Elizabeth and Darcy eventually attain their happily ever after.

Loving You by Kevin Lawrence

“Loving You” it’s a “Pride and Prejudice” Regency novella of approximately 20 000 words, told from Darcy’s point of view. It begins around the time when Elizabeth and the Gardiners travel to the North, then the tale follows Elizabeth and Darcy’s journey toward their final understanding and well deserved “Happily Ever After.”
The story is written in the first person, and it follows the main events of “Pride and Prejudice,” with several added scenes that the readers did not witness in the original. This novella intended to answer some questions like: how difficult was his struggle after the disastrous proposal, how were his fears, his hesitation, his self blame? How did Darcy’s confession to Bingley go?, What did Darcy think about seeing Elizabeth at Pemberley? How was his dealing with Wickham, and how did his argument with Lady Catherine occur?
All these questions are addressed in this sweet, clean, romantic, story – in the way the author interpreted them.

Heartsick by Abbey North

Fitzwilliam’s first impression of the residents of Meryton is poor, save for noticing a pair of fine eyes in a pale face. Elizabeth Bennet fascinates him even as they argue over her mother and sister’s intentions toward Bingley. When he learns of her weak heart, it does nothing to dissuade him from losing his and falling helplessly in love with her.

Lizzy proves stubborn though, unable to yield to the attraction between them because of his continued reluctance to believe Jane’s emotions are sincere. With Mr. Collins intent on claiming Lizzy as his bride, Fitzwilliam finds himself cooperating with her bold plan to play matchmaker. Will their efforts to unite Mr. Collins and Charlotte Lucas lead to Lizzy finally accepting his proposal, or is she too determined to protect him from her uncertain future to allow him to choose her?

While Abbey sometimes writes sensual JAFF, this is strictly SWEET.

*not in Kindle Unlimited

A Delicate Arrangement by Bianca St. James

When all of Elizabeth Bennet’s hopes lie in ruins at her feet, all she can hope for is a new beginning.

Charlotte Lucas, still unmarried, has brought Elizabeth with her to London. Lady Lucas had hoped that an invitation to the presentation of a new orangery at the London home of her great friend, Lady Aston, might lead to a proposal for her eldest daughter. Elizabeth is content to play chaperone and offer Charlotte her support, but when they arrive at Lady Aston’s grand house, Elizabeth will come face to face with an old adversary—and old wounds that should have healed are opened once again.

A new beginning may not be in Elizabeth’s future—but can she step past the hurt and anger caused by one disagreeable gentleman and see her way forward? Or will she be trapped by these feelings forever?

A Delicate Arrangement is a sweet and clean Pride and Prejudice variation that is suitable for all lovers of Jane Austen’s classic.


Pre-Orders

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Sanctuary: Volume 2 by Cat Andrews

If someone had told him six weeks ago that he would end up here with this incredible woman in his arms, he would have scoffed in disbelief. Yet here he was, falling in love with her, holding her while she slept, and embracing emotions he never imagined he would feel again.

Will Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet have unexpectedly found each other—and a slice of happiness—on a tiny island off the coast of Maine. 

With wonderful friends surrounding them and a passionate new love in full bloom, life is moving forward; they’re planning a future together as a family of three with Will’s son Jack, and the lazy days of summer are looking exceedingly bright.

But while some relationships are slowly and painstakingly being rebuilt, a long-kept secret, finally revealed, threatens to tear others apart.  

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Sanctuary is a contemporary love story inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, but uses Austen’s characters only as a launching point; it is not a meticulous and faithful retelling of the original. It contains mature content and is intended for adult readers.

Sanctuary: Volume 3 by Cat Andrews

She studied him in the gray, dreary light of the morning, and her heart ached as she wondered how she was going to tell him that once again, the past was forcing its way into the present.

Will Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet are deeply in love, and together with Will’s young son Jack, they are looking forward to their happily ever after on the shores of Great Diamond Island. 

For Will, the future has never looked brighter: he’s wild about Elizabeth, has found a best friend in Charles Bingley, and his new consulting business is slowly gaining momentum—as is his fledgling relationship with his father. 

Elizabeth, too, is deliriously happy: she’s crazy about Will and is embracing her role as Jack’s “new” mom, she loves her job at the Portland Children’s Library, and is looking forward to having her younger sister Lydia settled close by.

It seems they’ve left their troubled histories behind and are heading into the future as a blissful family of three. But can anyone truly forget—or escape—a past that is determined to reassert itself? Can a new love withstand the forces that seek to destroy it?

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Sanctuary is a contemporary love story inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, but uses Austen’s characters only as a launching point; it is not a meticulous and faithful retelling of the original. It contains mature content and is intended for adult readers.

Protecting Miss Darcy (Marrying Elizabeth Book 6) by Leenie Brown

One heiress with a secret. One handsome and protective parson. Two hearts destined to be one.

Two years ago at Ramsgate, Georgiana Darcy nearly made the biggest mistake of her life, and now, she’s living with a secret that haunts her and threatens her future happiness. The chains of self-doubt and trepidation, which that secret have placed on her, have already led to heartache for her friend and, since Mr. Alfred Langley refuses to be part of Georgiana’s plan to right a wrong and face her first season with a beau at her side, that secret also threatens to keep her always in its power.

Though Alfred Langley refuses to be part of a deceptive scheme — even one proposed with the best of intentions — the story Georgiana shares with him about a scoundrel who toyed with her heart spurs him to act on her behalf. As her friend, he is determined to stand by her side, so often as he is able, to help ease her way into society and ensure that her heart is protected.

However, as Alfred discovers, protecting Miss Darcy is no simple task for it comes with the perils of a scowling and skeptical brother, the unfortunate reality of injury to his person, and the very real potential of either rewriting his plans for his future or leaving him with a broken heart.

Protecting Miss Darcy is the sixth and final installment in Leenie Brown’s Pride and Prejudice variation series Marrying Elizabeth.  If you like stories about friendship that grows into a forever kind of love, then you’ll enjoy this story about how a failed plan can actually become the best thing that could have ever happened.

So, put the kettle on, grab your copy of Protecting Miss Darcy, and join Georgiana and Alfred as they work together to rid Georgiana of the secret from her past while finding their own very happy future.

The Re-education of Mr. Darcy by Alexa Douglas

Elizabeth Bennet is the daughter of one of New York’s first families. When her grandparents take her and her sisters on a journey abroad, she is not surprised to encounter anti-American prejudice among the members of the English upper class. If only her new friend’s brother was not the most offensive of the lot!

Fitzwilliam Darcy is grateful that his sister is coming out of her shell. If only her new friend was not a brash American who gets the better of him at every encounter! And if only he could stop thinking about her…

When Elizabeth and her family depart for Italy, she is happy to leave Mr. Darcy and his disdainful cruelty behind. Darcy is not prepared to let her walk out of his life for good, but how is he to win a woman who despises him and challenges everything he was taught to believe?

This epic Regency variation of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice is the debut novel by an author who cherishes the timeless romance of Mr. Darcy and his Elizabeth. Sweet and clean, with just a touch of spice in the final chapter!

Death of a Clergyman (Miss Mary Investigates Book 1) by Riana Everly

Mary Bennet has always been the quiet sister, the studious and contemplative middle child in a busy family of five. She is not interested in balls and parties, and is only slightly bothered by the arrival of the distant cousin who will one day inherit her father’s estate. But then Mr. Collins is found dead, and Mary’s beloved sister Elizabeth is accused of his murder. Mary knows she must learn whatever she can to prove Elizabeth innocent of this most horrible crime, or her sister might be hanged as a murderess!

Alexander Lyons has made a pleasant life for himself in London, far from his home village in Scotland. He investigates missing documents and unfaithful wives, and earns an honest living. Then one day Mr. Darcy walks into his office, begging him to investigate the murder of Mr. Collins and to prove Elizabeth innocent of the crime. It seems like a straightforward enough case, but Alexander did not count on meeting a rather annoying young woman who seems to be in his way at every turn: Mary Bennet.

As the case grows more and more complicated, Mary and Alexander cannot stop arguing, and discover that each brings new insight into the case. But as they get close to some answers, will they survive the plans of an evildoer in the midst of quiet Meryton?

This Pride and Prejudice-based mystery is a full-length novel of about 100,000 words.

Northanger Parks: A Modern Retelling of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey (21st Century Austen Book 4) by Sara Marks

Welcome to the most wonderful place in the universe! A place for joy, friendship, and maybe love.

Katie Merton is a graduate student with an impulsive streak. When her aunt and uncle invite her to join them on a last-minute, all-expense-paid trip to the Northanger Parks California theme park and resort, she jumps at the chance to visit her favorite place! Who cares that she’s just started her final semester of graduate school and has a temporary job as a project manager starting in a few weeks?

Katie knows she’s made the right decision to take this trip when she meets popular YouTube personality Ethan Thornton and his sister. Spending time with them makes the trip even more magical, and Katie finds herself unexpectedly carried away by the possibility of a new relationship.  

She’s convinced she’s right about Ethan’s feelings from her when the Thornton’s invite her to extend her vacation by joining them for a week at the Northanger Parks in Florida. Once there, Katie struggles with the Thornton’s domineering father, who sends her packing when Katie brashly kisses Ethan. Heartbroken, Katie returns home seeing all the ways her assumptions and misjudgments led to her banishment. She has to learn to accept Ethan’s needs and make sure they fit with hers if she’s ever going to find her happily ever after.

A Matter of Means: A Persuasion Variation by Meg Osborne

Captain Wentworth went away to sea and didn’t return…until now.

Anne Elliot had had almost ten years to come to terms with the loss of her first love, but when a mysterious stranger arrives in Bath and charms the season’s high society (including her father and sister) she cannot subdue her curiosity. Investigation leads her to discover this newcomer may not be new at all, but someone she first met many years before…

A Matter of Means is a variation novel based on Jane Austen’s Persuasion.

Lost in Paris by Elizabeth Thompson

When a deed to an apartment in Paris turns up in an old attic trunk, an estranged mother and daughter must reunite to uncover the secret life of a family matriarch—perfect for fans of The Little Paris Bookshop and The Beekeeper’s Daughter.

Hannah Bond has always been a bookworm, which is why she fled Florida—and her unstable, alcoholic mother—for a quiet life leading Jane Austen-themed tours through the British countryside. But on New Year’s Eve, everything comes crashing down when she arrives back at her London flat to find her mother, Marla, waiting for her.

Marla’s brought two things with her: a black eye from her ex-boyfriend and an envelope. Its contents? The deed to an apartment in Paris, an old key, and newspaper clippings about the death of a famous writer named Andres Armand. Hannah, wary of her mother’s motives, reluctantly agrees to accompany her to Paris, where against all odds, they discover great-grandma Ivy’s apartment frozen in 1940 and covered in dust.

Inside the apartment, Hannah and Marla discover mysterious clues about Ivy’s life—including a diary detailing evenings of drinking and dancing with Hemingway, the Fitzgeralds, and other iconic expats. Outside, they retrace her steps through the city in an attempt to understand why she went to such great lengths to hide her Paris identity from future generations.

A heartwarming and charming saga set in the City of Lights, Lost in Paris is an unforgettable celebration of family and the love between a mother and a daughter.


Free Finds

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And Then Love: A Pride and Prejudice Variation Novella (Willow Hall Romance Book 1) by [Leenie Brown]

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And Then Love (Willow Hall Romance Book 1) by Leenie Brown

She needs a rescue. He’s her only hope.

When Lucy Tolson’s father dies, she must either marry quickly or go to live with her uncle. For Lucy, there is only one choice, and his name is Philip Dobney.

To be presented with an offer of marriage from a long time friend is shocking to be sure! But the thought is not unwelcome. After all, Philip, who has recently received the living at Kympton, is in need of a wife, and Lucy is more than qualified to be a parson’s wife.

However, what seems to be a simple solution soon becomes complicated when Lucy’s uncle and Wickham show up with plans to gain enough money to cover debts and secure the living that Wickham, at one time, refused. Events from the past combined with threats in the present threaten to tear Lucy and Philip apart unless Darcy can help his friends save their blossoming love and rid Lucy of her uncle once and for all.

And Then Love, set in the spring before Darcy goes to Hertfordshire, is a Pride and Prejudice variation prequel and the first book in Leenie Brown’s Willow Hall Romance Series. If you like well-written sweet romance that features ruthless, scheming villains and characters who capture your heart and become your friends, then you’ll love this story about good triumphing over evil and a marriage of convenience that is so much more.

So put the kettle on, grab your copy of And Then Love, and make your first visit to Willow Hall, a place where love is bound to surprise you and which you will wish to visit over and over again.

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Finally Mrs. Darcy (Dash of Darcy and Companions Collection Book 1) by Leenie Brown

Separated for Years ~ Reunited at Last

When Fitzwilliam Darcy does not return to Netherfield with his friend, Elizabeth Bennet’s hopes of ever finding happiness with the man to whom she has lost her heart are crushed.

Having confessed to playing a part in separating his friend from the woman he loved, Fitzwilliam Darcy finds himself cast off and ostracized. Uncertain of Elizabeth Bennet’s feeling for him, he chooses to bide his time and hope that his friend will one day forgive him.

As months stretch into years, hope fades and both Elizabeth and Darcy settle into life without each other, expecting that their paths will never cross again ─ until one night at a ball when fate in the form of a new uncle reunites them.
However, as old sparks burst into flames and the truth behind their separation comes to light, will Darcy and Elizabeth’s reunion be perfectly happy or will is always be tainted by betrayal?

Finally Mrs. Darcy is part of Leenie Brown’s Dash of Darcy collection of Pride and Prejudice inspired novellas. If you like well-written, fast-paced, sweet romance, then you will love this story of forgiveness, restoration, and reclaiming of true love by Leenie Brown.

So, put the kettle on, grab your copy of Finally Mrs. Darcy, and slip into a world of sweet romantic indulgence today.

*Not in Kindle Unlimited

Georgiana Darcy’s Diary by Anna Elliott

Mr. Darcy’s younger sister searches for her own happily-ever-after…

The year is 1814, and it is springtime at Pemberley. Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy have married. But now a new romance is in the air, along with high fashion, elegant manners, scandal, deception, and the wonderful hope of a true and lasting love.

Shy Georgiana Darcy has been content to remain unmarried, living with her brother and his new bride. But Elizabeth and Darcy’s fairy-tale love reminds Georgiana daily that she has found no true love of her own. And perhaps never will, for she is convinced the one man she secretly cares for will never love her in return. Georgiana’s domineering aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh, has determined that Georgiana shall marry, and has a list of eligible bachelors in mind. But which of the suitors are sincere, and which are merely interested in Georgiana’s fortune? Georgiana must learn to trust her heart–and rely on her courage–for she also faces the return of the man who could ruin her reputation and spoil a happy ending, just when it finally lies within her grasp.

Courtship at Rosings: A Pride and Prejudice Novella (Jane Austen Reimaginings Book 7) by [Rose Fairbanks]

*Aug 29-30

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!

Pride and Prosperity by Julia Fellowes

*Not in Kindle Unlimited

Can a gentleman change his manners and a lady change her mind?

IF it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a great fortune must be in want of a wife, mothers will go to great lengths to see their daughters have a real chance of marrying him.

Pride & Prosperity is a charming novelette inspired by Jane Austen’s highly esteemed story Pride & Prejudice.

*Not in Kindle Unlimited

An Heir for Pemberley by Jane Grix

Fitzwilliam Darcy has it all – a beautiful, intelligent wife who loves him and she is expecting their first child. But Darcy’s mother died in childbirth and he worries that he could lose it all.

An Heir for Pemberley is a variation to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. It is a short story sequel, 4000 words long and takes about fifteen minutes to read. It is a quick escape to Pemberley.

Their adventure takes more twists and turns than does the original “Pride and Prejudice,” but the reader will enjoy the devotion displayed by Darcy and Elizabeth as they bring Wickham to the line in Lydia Bennnet’s defense, as well as their working their way through multiple misconstructions and vulnerabilities. Darcy’s final wooing of Elizabeth brings two very private individuals to a very public declaration of their love. considers what will happen if he does not succeed in bringing Mr. Wickham before a magistrate. Will his failure bring an end to their “bargain”? Or will true love prevail?

*Not in Kindle Unlimited

Four Days in April by Maria Grace

Sweet, Austen-inspired treats, perfect with a cup of tea.

Full of hope and ripe with possibility, beginnings and new beginnings refresh the spirit with optimism and anticipation.

Four Days in April.

Two letters. Four Days. Everything changes.

After offering a most disastrous proposal of marriage and receiving a rebuke he will never forget, Fitzwilliam Darcy writes Elizabeth Bennet an equally memorable letter.

What if she answers it with one of her own?

*Not in Kindle Unlimited

Perusasion: Behind the Scenes by Various Authors; Edited by Susan Mason-Milks & Maria Grace

You pierce my soul.

Before Jane Austen wrote that romantic letter from Captain Frederick Wentworth to Anne Elliot, she crafted a masterful story of heartbreak and longing that still resonates with readers today.

But what of those scenes that Jane Austen never wrote?  What Persuasion fan doesn’t want to listen in on Anne and Wentworth’s first courtship, laugh at the follies and foibles of the Elliot family, sail along on Captain Wentworth’s harrowing adventures at sea or attend Wentworth and Anne’s wedding.

Twelve authors of Austen-inspired fiction:  Diana Birchall, Marilyn Brant, Jack Caldwell, L.L. Diamond, Maria Grace, Cassandra Grafton, Kara Louise, Susan Mason-Milks, Jane Odiwe, C. Allyn Pierson, Mary Lydon Simonsen, and Shannon Winslow collaborated to put this unique collection that fills in “missing” scenes from Austen’s classic work, sure to delight any true Persuasion fan.

*Not in Kindle Unlimited

Wasted Words: Inspired by Jane Austen’s Emma (The Austens Book 1) by Staci Hart

Some universal truths refuse to be ignored.

Peanut butter and jelly are a match made in heaven. Spaghetti and meatballs are best friends forever. And guys like Tyler Knight don’t go for girls like Cam Emerson.

She knew from the second she met him that he didn’t belong on her bookshelf, the six-foot-six ex-tight end with a face so all-American, it could have sold apple pie. So she shelved him next to the supermodels and rock stars and took her place on her own shelf — the one with the flannel-clad, pasty-faced comic book nerds. Most of her boyfriends have existed between the pages of books, but rather than worrying over her own lacking love life, she puts all her energy into playing Cupid, using her job at the book bar, Wasted Words, as her stomping ground.

Tyler Knight always looks on the bright side. His career-ending injury turned into a job as a sports agent. A horrible breakup led him to Cam, his quirky, smart roommate who is far more beautiful than she realizes. She’s made it perfectly clear she’s not interested in him — not like that at least — but if she ever changes her mind, he won’t hesitate. Because he doesn’t see the lines she’s drawn between them, as much as she insists that they’re there. Deep down he knows that despite their differences, they’re a match well made.

*A standalone romantic comedy inspired by Jane Austen’s Emma*

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Pride and Preciptation  (Chick Flick Clique Romantic Comedy #1) by Heather Horrocks

Breezy Jones is crazy about the weather, rain or shine, which makes her job as the local television station’s meteorologist perfect. She’s even hoping the new buyers of her Aspen Grove station will make some positive changes.

That’s before she meets the attractive new general manager, Noah Drake, who is determined to repackage everything—including Breezy’s down-home delivery and casual, girl-next-door appearance that seems too

Pollyanna for him. He replaces her with a high-powered diva weathercaster and makes Breezy her off-screen assistant.

With a flood of angry emails from the community, plummeting ratings, and incessant demands from the diva, it doesn’t take long for Noah to see which way the wind is blowing.

Will the station survive the competitive clash between pride and precipitation?

More importantly, can their blossoming attraction survive?

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Mr. Darcy’s Passions by Harriet Lark

When Elizabeth Bennet tours Derbyshire with her aunt and uncle Gardiner, they make a plan to visit Pemberley.

Initially worried she will bump into Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth is reassured when she’s informed he won’t be arriving until the next day.

But when she strolls in the woods alone, she comes face to face with him!

Passion burns in Darcy’s veins. He’d determined to show Elizabeth just how much he ardently admires and loves her.

Will their passionate interlude in the woods lead to something more? Or will this be the only opportunity Elizabeth has to feel his strong arms around her, and to experience his lips on hers?

This is a short novelette of 8,000 words.


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Midshipman Elizabeth Bennet by D.L. Carter

It’s a truth universally acknowledged…
that a single man in possession of a good space warship…
…must be in want of a navigator.
Ensign Elizabeth Bennet, wants a career in the space navy. And she just got her orders to serve in Captain Darcy’s crew aboard the Pemberley.
She never imagined…
…what her life would become.
A large trading vessel in its day, the Pemberley was converted into a space warship out of necessity.
Now, it’s thrust into a battle that could change the course of human history.
The Tyrant’s fleet is strong and he is resorting to dirty tricks to win the war.
When Captain Darcy discovers the Tyrant’s new weapon, everything changes. Can Elizabeth, Captain Darcy and the usual Pride and Prejudice crew save The Pemberley and themselves?
What do their futures hold?
Is Captain Darcy’s dream of retirement to his estate, and the quiet life, gone for good?
You’ll love this Space Regency Pride and Prejudice adventure, because in the vastness of space, ‘The distance is nothing when one has motive.’

Mr. Darcy's Compassion: A Pride and Prejudice Variation (Jane Austen Reimaginings Book 6) by [Rose Fairbanks]

*August 30-Sept 3

Mr. Darcy’s Compassion (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 6) by Rose Fairbanks

Devastated. Abandoned. Will they find comfort in each other’s arms?

When Mr. Darcy stops for respite at a coaching inn, a warm meal and bed are all that are on his mind. Soon, he recognizes a tavern maid as none other than the woman who captured his heart weeks ago. Reeling from his own hardships, Darcy makes the impulsive decision to chase after her and offer assistance.

Elizabeth Bennet is alone and friendless in the world. Necessity drove her from her home and the life of a gentlewoman to working for her room and board. Mr. Darcy’s offer of aid is timely, but can she trust him when she has been hurt by all she calls family? Can she ever learn to love and forgive herself?

Mr. Darcy’s Compassion is Rose Fairbanks’ latest novel about healing deep-seated wounds, relinquishing faulty beliefs, and making a fresh start. If you love romance that is built upon genuine trust and restores the soul, then buy today!

*This story may contain triggers for emotional and/or sexual abuse survivors.

Mr. Darcy's Grieving Wife: A Pride and Prejudice Variation (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 8) by [Rose Fairbanks]

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Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife (Jane Austen Re-Imaginings Book 8) by Rose Fairbanks

The rules for their marriage were simple. No falling in love.

Elizabeth Bennet thrives on finding the follies in life. The most beloved daughter of her father, she has lived a relatively charmed life with little to cause her pain or regret. That all changes the morning her father collapses. Forced to marry to save her family, Elizabeth’s only choices are men she can never love.

Needing a wife to end his overbearing family’s schemes, Mr. Darcy has settled upon the vivacious Elizabeth. When he overhears she is considering marriage to another man, he is inspired to act quickly, and soon finds himself in a marriage of convenience.

The agreement is supposed to be devoid of sentiment and love, suiting them both at first. However, respect soon blossoms to love for Darcy while Elizabeth remains convinced her heart is permanently broken. Suddenly, a match that was supposed to be convenient becomes painfully inconvenient. Can a marriage overflowing with such differing emotions be maintained, or will there be no other choice for Darcy and Elizabeth but to live separate lives?

Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife is Rose Fairbanks’ latest stand-alone novel. If you like heroes with unwavering devotion, stories that pull on your heartstrings, and romance amidst life’s pains, then you will enjoy this story full of heartache and joy.

Grab your copy today and settle in for an unforgettable read as Darcy and Elizabeth navigate their anything-but-convenient marriage

The Blind Will See by Larabeda Kenpig

George Wickham, with his good looks and silver tongue, often gets what he wants at the expense of others. Will an accident affect him for the better? How will it change those around him … and will it lead to love?

George Wickham joined the militia in Meryton to enjoy the company of handsome ladies and perhaps win a well dowered wife of his own. Instead, he is wounded in a training accident a few days after his arrival.

Miss Elizabeth Bennet, distressed on Mr. Wickham’s behalf, confronts Mr. Darcy, the man she believes dishonorably deprived Wickham of a valuable living in the church. She learns, to her shock, that the handsome militia man had been thoroughly dishonest about his former dealings with the handsome master of Pemberley.

With many false beliefs swept away, and a wounded and disfigured Mr. Wickham contemplating his life choices, beloved characters from Pride and Prejudice find themselves on a new trajectory for their lives. For when the Almighty shines His light into the lives of men and women, the blind will see.

This is a low angst, clean, sweet Regency romance of 70,000 words (280 pages).


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Unwilling by Elizabeth Adams

Mr. Bennet discovers his days are numbered, so he immediately begins to set his affairs — and his five unmarried daughters — in order. Knowing they will fare best should at least one of them find a suitable husband, he cannot refuse any respectable suitors.

The high-spirited Elizabeth suspects something isn’t right in the halls of Longbourn, but nothing prepares her for a certain haughty gentleman from Derbyshire. While Mr. Darcy is exceedingly wealthy and handsome, in Elizabeth’s eyes, he is also proud, high-handed, and insulting. And unfortunately, desperately in love with her.

Suddenly, Elizabeth is forced to rethink her previous opinions. And accept a choice she never had the chance to make.

**Ms. Adams is featuring three other books for $0.99 USD right now.**

On Equal Ground by Elizabeth Adams

Well-read, observant, and spirited, a young Elizabeth Bennet draws the attention of a wealthy widower.

When she finally meets Mr. Darcy, she outranks him. Of course, that doesn’t stop him from insulting her. Married and wealthy, is she still beneath his notice?

Elizabeth’s high society connections create new opportunities for her sisters and, in turn, keep Darcy close to her family.

When tragedy strikes, will Darcy rise to the occasion? Or will his propensity to give offense show no respect for rank?

**Ms. Adams is currently offering two other novels discounted to $2.99 USD**

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Mrs. Hurst and the Huntsman by [Kate Bedlow]

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Mrs. Hurst and the Huntsman by Kate Bedlow

A dark and sexy romance ~ the secret story of Louisa and Rackham Hurst.

Rackham Hurst has no one but himself to blame for the disaster that is his marriage. For too long, he has respected Louisa’s need to put distance between them, but he can no longer stand to see her so unhappy. During a visit to the country estate of her brother’s wealthy friend, Rackham decides it’s time for a reconciliation—but first he has to find his wife.

The vast Derbyshire estate belonging to Fitzwilliam Darcy is beautiful, but to lonely Louisa Hurst, Pemberley’s perfection is suffocating. One day, desperate for solitude and fresh air, she takes a curricle out on her own and gets lost in Pemberley Forest.

The reclusive huntsman who finds her decides to keep her.

Frankenstein Darcy by Cass Grix

Pride and Prejudice meets Frankenstein.

When he first comes to Hertfordshire, Frankenstein Darcy is a man of secrets, wanting to find peace. Falling in love with a provincial nobody is not in his plans.

Elizabeth Bennet is both intrigued by this tall, dark, handsome stranger and infuriated by his arrogance.

Neither of them realize how dangerous falling in love can be.

Frankenstein Darcy is a Jane Austen and Mary Shelley Variation, a romantic mashup with just a touch of the macabre.

Frankenstein Darcy. Who says you can’t make the ideal man?

The Other Bennet Sister: A Novel by [Janice Hadlow]

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The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

Mary, the bookish ugly duckling of Pride and Prejudice’s five Bennet sisters, emerges from the shadows and transforms into a desired woman with choices of her own.

What if Mary Bennet’s life took a different path from that laid out for her in Pride and Prejudice? What if the frustrated intellectual of the Bennet family, the marginalized middle daughter, the plain girl who takes refuge in her books, eventually found the fulfillment enjoyed by her prettier, more confident sisters? This is the plot of Janice Hadlow’s The Other Bennet Sister, a debut novel with exactly the affection and authority to satisfy Jane Austen fans.

Ultimately, Mary’s journey is like that taken by every Austen heroine. She learns that she can only expect joy when she has accepted who she really is. She must throw off the false expectations and wrong ideas that have combined to obscure her true nature and prevented her from what makes her happy. Only when she undergoes this evolution does she have a chance at finding fulfillment; only then does she have the clarity to recognize her partner when he presents himself—and only at that moment is she genuinely worthy of love.

Mary’s destiny diverges from that of her sisters. It does not involve broad acres or landed gentry. But it does include a man; and, as in all Austen novels, Mary must decide whether he is the truly the one for her. In The Other Bennet Sister, Mary is a fully rounded character—complex, conflicted, and often uncertain; but also vulnerable, supremely sympathetic, and ultimately the protagonist of an uncommonly satisfying debut novel.

A Baby for Mr. Darcy by J. Dawn King

When those you love the most become your worst enemy

Fitzwilliam Darcy is on the run…with a baby!

When an emergency summons Mr. Darcy back to London during the Netherfield ball, he discovers a newborn in his study along with a note. Now, he must guard a secret that could shatter his family and put the child in danger. But that isn’t his biggest challenge. He must find a wife—a woman he can trust with his charge and with his heart.

Elizabeth Bennet’s prospects for a marriage based on love are taken away from her when her father makes a deal with Mr. Darcy, a man she despises. When she learns the identity of the baby and the true identity of the man she married, will their marriage of convenience develop into a love for the ages?

Together they face slander, intrigue, family pressure, and prison. Will their marriage survive? Will the baby thrive? Or, will forces much larger than themselves destroy everything Darcy and Elizabeth hope for?

The Letter of the Law by J. Dawn King

One month to find a wife he can live with forever.

Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy is desperate. If he doesn’t marry within 33 days, he loses guardianship of his sister to his cantankerous aunt Lady Catherine de Bourgh. His diligent search within the ton was in vain, so he heads to the country with his mind filled with determination and his heart hoping for love.

Miss Elizabeth Bennet is desperate. Her father’s disinterest in their estate has resulted in concern for the future of her family. When circumstances become precarious, Elizabeth accepts an offer from the last man on earth she suspected would be interested in marriage to her.

Will the hero and heroine of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice find their happily-ever-after when the odds and the wickedest of enemies are against them?

Follow Elizabeth and Darcy in this novel-length Regency romance as J. Dawn King takes them through a sweet adventure where their happiness comes only if they obey The Letter of the Law.

**All of Ms. King’s works are currently discounted to $3.99 USD.**

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Woodhouse Hall: A Modern Retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma (21st Century Austen Book 3) by [Sara Marks]

Woodhouse Hall: A Modern Retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma (21st Century Austen Book 3) by Sara Marks

Amelia is stuck in the worst dorm on campus for a whole year! She’ll have to make the best of it in Woodhouse Hall and her roommate Jenna will be her new best friend, Amelia’s sure of that. Jenna’s sweet personality and openness to new things incite the matchmaking-genius in Amelia to find the perfect boyfriend for her new bestie. She shoots high by attempting to entice Eric, the President of the Student Government, to fall for her roommate. Amelia’s past success makes her confident they will be a couple in no time. When that turns out to be a disaster, she is forced to face the lies she’s told herself about her strengths and her assumptions about the people she loves. Over the year, Amelia learns who she is, what she wants, and how to fight for what’s really important.
This novel, inspired by Jane Austen’s Emma, will have you laughing, crying, and finding a little of yourself in one or all of the characters.  

A Little More Woodhouse Hall (21st Century Austen Book 6) by [Sara Marks]

A Little More Woodhouse Hall (21st Century Austen Book 6) by Sara Marks

Even when the book ends, the stories aren’t over! Join author Sara Marks for a Little More Woodhouse Hall. Learn about the war between Amelia and Adam for the men’s bathrooms in Woodhouse Hall. See how Jenna and Phi Alpha Pi’s Lydia meet and become friends. Find out how Sally meets Emma from Modern Persuasion. You even get to read the story that led up to the beginning of the book, excerpts originally removed from the main book, and a preview of Jenna’s continued journey in Purim Fling, the first book in Sara’s Yom Tov series! Like the previous volume, this book of six bonus stories is for the readers who just want a little more time with the characters of Woodhouse Hall.

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Longbourn’s Songbird by Beau North

South Carolina, 1948 – Elizabeth Bennet is looking forward to a life of few surprises on her family’s farm. Longbourn is a place of comfort and quiet security, a haven from the heartache of her past, where she can sing to heart’s content, comfortable in the cage she’s built for herself.

When Charles Bingley buys the property neighboring Longbourn Farms, his best friend Will Darcy sees an opportunity he can’t miss. The postwar economy is booming, and the young, ambitious tycoon is determined to reap the benefits…until a chance encounter in the Netherfield woods changes everything, making him question the man he is, and the man he wants to be.

If Will can look beyond his own rigid expectations, can Elizabeth learn to forgive and live fully, free from her cage? Longbourn’s Songbird is a vivid reimagining of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, shining a spotlight on the opportunities and injustices of postwar America, a spellbinding tale of loss, of love, and of letting go.

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The Colonel: A Longbourn’s Songbird Novel by Beau North

1950: After letting his chance at love with Elizabeth Bennet slip through his fingers a second time, Richard Fitzwilliam loses himself in women, whiskey, and war as he tries to forget what he left behind. Putting oceans, continents, and decades between himself and his heartbreak, Richard seeks his future, only to be pulled back to the past again and again.

2002: Shaken by recent events, Ben Fitzwilliam has left everything familiar behind, walking away from his relationship, his Manhattan apartment, his career as a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to return to his family home in Annapolis, Maryland. Struggling to navigate a world that makes less and less sense, Ben finds purpose where he least expected it: in his father’s private letters. With the help of Annapolis PD Officer Keisha Barnes, Ben attempts to uncover his father’s secrets, heal the rifts those secrets caused, and find the answers he seeks on far shores.

Spanning decades, continents, wars abroad and wars at home, The Colonel is the anticipated companion to Longbourn’s Songbird.

Content Warning: This book contains themes that may not be suitable for some readers such as PTSD, Addiction, Suicidal Ideation and Violence.

**Ms. North is offering all books at $0.99 except for The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy. She is also offering free books to all healthcare, grocery/food workers and temp or hourly workers furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact her directly.**

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A Very Merry Mix-up by Jennifer Redlarczyk

It all began when Fitzwilliam Darcy and his cousin Colonel Richard Fitzwilliam stopped at the posting station in Bromley on their way to Rosings Park for their annual visit. Looking for some diversion, the good colonel happened upon a local Romani woman who was selling her people’s treasured Moon Wine. Find out what happens to some of our favorite Jane Austen characters when her advice is ignored in A Very Merry Mix-up.

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A Taste of Peanut Butter by Jennifer Redlarczyk

Elizabeth Bennet has a passion for baking and peanut butter happens to be her signature ingredient. William Darcy’s family owns Pemberley Network where she is a contestant in their next bake off television series. Will their newly found romance be complicated by a conflict of interest? Find out in A TASTE OF PEANUT BUTTER. This romantic comedy is followed by a short Regency tale called BLAME IT ON THE SQUASH. Both of these stories are light-hearted and low-angst.

Ms. Redlarczyk has also reduced the price on her other books.

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Becoming Lady Darcy by Sara Smallman

As a direct descendant of Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet, Lady Elizabeth Darcy spent her childhood wandering the halls of Pemberley. Now a tourist attraction under the watchful eye of curator Joyce Hutchinson, every room contains reminders of the timeless love story as it seeps through the history of the great house.

Lizzy has given up trying to find love, but things get tricky once Hollywood director, Matthew Wickham, the father of her daughter Harriet, returns to the Derbyshire estate to begin filming Jane Austen’s classic novel, bringing with him a very famous, very aloof actor, who catches her eye. But Benn Williams has his own secrets, and Lizzy finds that history seems to be repeating itself, despite her attempts to resist it.

Dipping into key events in history, ‘Becoming Lady Darcy’ combines a variety of techniques to tell the story, as we move throughout the timelines of five obstinate headstrong girls who called Pemberley home.

Sophia, the Jacobean courtier, has a clever head and a smart mouth, but when the gaze of the King falls on her, she finds herself embroiled in courtly games and treasonous plotting.

Elizabeth, with her fine eyes, begins her tenure as mistress with the devoted Fitzwilliam by her side, but happily-ever-afters don’t always work out quite as we expect, and being Mrs Darcy proves trickier than she anticipated.

Mabel, only daughter of Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth, finds that her privileged upbringing leaves her yearning for adventure and looking for escape in the arms of a handsome gentleman in a seaside town.

Millicent, who lives lots of lives, must navigate the changing world at the turn of the twentieth century, and fight to save Pemberley from an uncertain future.

And then there is Lizzy, who realises that in order to embrace her future, she has to accept her past and realise that sometimes life, and love, have to be experienced without pride and prejudice getting in the way

Foundation of Love (The Mystic Blessing 2) by Wendi Sotis

Building contractor William Darcy doesn’t trust women. Elizabeth Bennett, an architectural intern working on his latest project, wants nothing to do with such a rude man. Because of a magical blessing inherited from an ancestor of a similar name, Elizabeth begins to doubt her sanity when her cell phone receives pictures predicting future events. After Elizabeth uses the photos to save William’s sister, the wall between them begins to crumble.

When William witnesses Elizabeth viewing a series of prophetic photos, he becomes involved, as well.

Will their shared experiences become the foundation of love?

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Desperate Hearts by Anna Kate Suton

In this “what if?” variation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet find true love in a story that starts off with our dear couple happy and hopeful.

Until, that is, two villains – each for their own reason – launch a plot to separate them.

Darcy is broken-hearted and sure he has lost Elizabeth, but things are not always as they seem. It is up to Darcy’s loyal cousins to unravel the mystery and reunite our dear couple.

As they do, a long-hidden family secret is revealed to explain why Elizabeth is her mother’s least-favoured child.

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