Reading Reticule Roundup January 30

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The Lady is a Tramp: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by [Anne Booth]

The Lady is a Tramp by Anna Booth

This Pride and Prejudice variation brings to life old characters and new characters. Characters which did not receive a lot of attention in the original story will receive the attention they deserve in this one. And for those who love Col. Fitzwilliam, they will love this one.

Twins of Pemberley : A Pride and Prejudice Variation by [Eleanor  Carter]

Twins of Pemberley by Eleanor Carter

Kidnapped during her visit to Derbyshire, Elizabeth must marry Mr Darcy to save her reputation.

Elizabeth Bennet is kidnapped from the inn in Lambton by a man who looks suspiciously like Mr.Darcy. Upon her rescue, Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy makes her an offer to save her from ruin.

The young woman believes he is marrying her to keep a family secret from being revealed. However, after their wedding, her husband’s attentiveness sways her uncertain heart, rekindling her hopes of finding everlasting love.

But when an unexpected visitor comes with yet another secret, her trust and the fragile peace between the couple are about to be broken for good.

Will Elizabeth find the truth and save her marriage and love before all is lost?

*** Please Note: the book starts off-canon as Elizabeth and the Gardiners visited Derbyshire without her passing through Rosings beforehand.***

Mr Darcy's Misjudgement: A Pride & Prejudice Variation Novella by [Lane Cossett]

Mr Darcy’s Misjudgement by Lane Cossett

Is Darcy really such a cad?
When Mr Darcy meets Elizabeth Bennet for the first time, he is stunned by the accusations she makes against him. He wants nothing more to do with her, but when circumstances push them together he wonders whether he has misjudged her.

Elizabeth’s initial dislike of Mr Darcy quickly fades after he rescues her from a difficult situation, but just as she thinks they have reached an understanding, his actions leave her feeling betrayed.

Will she ever forgive the misjudgement he has made and give him a second chance?

Death in Highbury: An Emma Mystery (Miss Mary Investigates Book 2) by [Riana Everly]

Death in Highbury: An Emma Mystery (Miss Mary Investigates Book 2) by Riana Everly

A Jane Austen-inspired mystery, set in the world of Pride and Prejudice and Emma.

When political chaos in London forces Mary Bennet to take refuge in the picturesque town of Highbury, Surrey, she quickly finds herself safe among friends. Emma Woodhouse welcomes her as a guest at Hartfield, Jane Fairfax is delighted by her love of music, and Frank Churchill can’t stop flirting with her. But it is not long before Mary starts to suspect that beneath the charming surface, Highbury hides some dark secrets.

Alexander Lyons is sent to Surrey on an investigation, and at his friend Darcy’s request, heads to Highbury to make certain Mary is comfortable and safe. But no sooner does he arrive than one local man dies, and then another!

Soon Alexander and Mary are thrust into the middle of a baffling series of deaths. Are they accidents? Or is there a very clever murderer hiding in their midst? And can they put their personal differences aside in time to prevent yet another death in Highbury?

Reckless, Headstrong Girl: A Pride & Prejudice Variation by [Grace Gibson, Janet Taylor, Ellen Pickels]

Reckless, Headstrong Girl by Grace Gibson

A scandalous flight, an inconsiderate couple—
How can things have gone so terribly wrong for Lydia Bennet?

In Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, Lydia Bennet runs away from Brighton with George Wickham, but this adaptation of Lydia’s adventures is not your typical story about this brash couple.

Mr. Wickham, proving he is no gentleman, does the unthinkable and casts Lydia out of a second-rate coach. Filthy, exhausted, and penniless, Lydia is just facing the beginning of her ordeal! How can a spoiled, uneducated girl of fifteen—used to having her way—survive a night in the wilds of Sussex?

As Mr. Bennet and Mr. Gardiner vainly search for her in London, Lydia’s sisters struggle to keep her secret from their Meryton neighbors. Though they fear the worst—that Lydia’s wild life has ended in tragedy—all hope is not lost. Mr. Darcy, in the midst of reigniting his courtship with Elizabeth Bennet, is determined to recover his love’s unfortunate sibling.

Will Mr. Darcy succeed in finding Lydia and restoring her to respectability? In what shocking condition will this catastrophe render such a reckless, headstrong girl?

A Fine Mind: A Pride and Prejudice Novella (Sweet Sentiments Book 3) by [Alix James, Nicole Clarkston]

A Fine Mind by Alix James (AKA Nicole Clarkston)

He’d give anything to keep his sister safe.
Even his own future.

Georgiana Darcy sees the world differently. Gifted with a sensitive soul and a mind that feels what others miss, she is the misfit in an aristocratic family. She’s also the reason her brother, Fitzwilliam Darcy, lets few people into his heart.

Teaching her, guiding her, and pushing away those who would not understand her, Darcy has done all in his power to protect his sister. Is it enough? If he cannot convince his uncle, the earl, that Georgiana’s place is with him, he is in danger of losing her forever.

Darcy’s worst nightmare comes true when Georgiana stumbles—quite literally—into a guest at Pemberley. But, when that guest turns out to be Elizabeth Bennet, the only woman in the world he ever dreamed of having by his side, Darcy learns to hope that there may still be a way to have everything. 

Can he persuade Elizabeth to give him another chance? Will they find a family and a love that endures all, hopes all, and never fails?

A Fine Mind is a sweet, novella-length, Regency variation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

The Enigmatic Mr. Collins: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by [Laraba Kendig]

The Enigmatic Mr. Collins by Laraba Kendig

Love is in the air for our favorite P&P characters as William Collins proclaims truth and reveals secrets.

Mr. Darcy, now happily married to Elizabeth, is honored to be the patron of Mr. William Collins, formerly an idiotic and self-serving flatterer to Darcy’s autocratic aunt, now an eccentric genius. Despite such remarkable abilities and far-ranging pursuits, he works to positively affect the lives and loves of those in his orbit.

Lydia Bennet, who had been devoted to self-indulgence and chasing officers, discovers in Mr. Collins a caring teacher who stokes in her a new passion for scientific endeavors and introduces her to a fascinating and handsome young scientist. Her sister, Kitty, struggles with a sense of worthlessness. With poor prospects for marriage, she worries she will be the only unmarried Bennet sister. Georgiana Darcy longs to pursue her passionate love for music, but a marriage of convenience threatens to dash her dreams. Love fills the pages as problems both big and small are solved by the enigmatic Mr. Collins.

Married in Haste: A Pride and Prejudice Reimagining by [A.K. Madison]

Married in Haste by A.K. Madison

“Married in haste we may repent at leisure . . .” William Congreve

A month after her wedding, Elizabeth Bennet Darcy had taught herself to be silent, watchful, careful. She moved through the house with eyes downcast, avoiding contact, speaking only when spoken to. She walked through the garden in much the same way, her face hidden from the sun—and from the direct gaze of any servant she might encounter—by the deep brims of the fashionable bonnets she wore.

Just four short weeks after their marriage, the deep love between Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy is on the verge of collapsing forever. They must join forces to overcome whatever—or whoever—threatens to destroy their home, their love and their very lives.

Nine Ladies: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by [Heather Moll]

Nine Ladies by Heather Moll

How can Darcy and Elizabeth overcome 200 years of differences in this era-spanning love story?

The Darcy family has grudgingly kept the secret about the power contained within a nearby stone circle called Nine Ladies. Fitzwilliam Darcy is forced to contend with this secret when a young woman from the future appears at Pemberley. Until the opinionated stranger can return to when she belongs, Darcy is responsible not only for her safety, but also for ensuring that nothing she does threatens Pemberley’s well-being. 

Elizabeth Bennet has returned to England to take care of her estranged father, and her life was off track long before she walked into that stone circle at sunset. She quickly discovers that, as a poor and single woman, she’ll have to rely on the arrogant Mr. Darcy. She tries her best to survive in the nineteenth-century until she can return home but, as she and Darcy grow closer, the truth she knows about his and Pemberley’s bleak future becomes harder to keep.

Will their love prove timeless as centuries and cultures collide in this time travel Pride and Prejudice variation?

Curiosities & Contemplation: A 'Pride & Prejudice' 'North & South' Reimagining (The Austen Gaskell Series Book 1) by [M. Mitt]

Curiosities & Contemplation: A ‘Pride & Prejudice’ ‘North & South’ Reimagining (The Austen Gaskell Series Book 1) by M. Mitt

A crossover of two classic novels and the heroes and heroines!
Having suffered from losing both parents, all five Bennet sisters have separated across England, having to take up professions when Mr. Collins took possession of Longbourn. Securing a post in Milton, an industrial town in the North, Elizabeth travels with a family called the Hales. Her close friend is their daughter, Miss Margaret Hale, and they both are suffering from being uprooted from their homes, and the comforts of the South. When going there, Elizabeth is surprised to find that her past has followed her there. Unsettled from Elizabeth’s rejecting his offer of marriage, Mr. Darcy took a trip to Milton, to visit his friend, Mr. John Thornton. While there, he discovers that bad first impressions are contagious! Mr. Thornton, like Mr. Darcy, has a habit of meeting a lady with less than welcoming habits. This time, it is towards Elizabeth’s friend, Miss Margaret Hale. Here comes Book One of the tale that unites the characters of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride & Prejudice’ and Elizabeth Gaskell’s ‘North and South’!

The Year in Between: A Sense and Sensibility Variation by [Christina Morland]

The Year in Between: A Sense and Sensibility Variation by Christina Morland

Marianne Dashwood was “born to an extraordinary fate…to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favorite maxims” (Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility). After Willoughby’s betrayal, how did Marianne learn to see Colonel Brandon–and herself–in a new light? And how did Elinor Dashwood and Edward Ferrars fare during their first year of marriage?

The Year in Between explores the untold year in the last chapter of Sense and Sensibility. Whether you know Austen’s novel well, or this is your first introduction to Elinor, Marianne, Edward, and Brandon, I invite you to visit Delaford, where friendship, love, and all the challenges that come with these gifts abound.

Please noteThe Year in Between is a novel that I hope affirms the beauty of love, community, friendship, and family. However, there is at least one storyline that may cause distress in readers who have experienced loss. (There are no graphic descriptions of violence or sex in this novel, if those are areas of concern for you.) If you would like specific details before continuing to read, please visit my author biography on Amazon or the Author’s Note in the opening pages of this book. A link to more information is included in both locations.

No More Hesitation: A Sweet Darcy & Elizabeth Story by [Elinor Price]

No More Hesitation: A Sweet Darcy & Elizabeth Story by Elinor Price

When Darcy and Elizabeth meet at a ball, their lives will change forever. The connection they feel goes beyond attraction, even as it is unexplainable. As they struggle to overcome the differences between them, they waste precious time and leave some of the most important things unsaid.

If you love sweet romance, then you will enjoy reading as Darcy and Elizabeth bind their souls and learn to listen to their hearts in No More Hesitation.

This was previously published as a steamy romance story called Darcy and Elizabeth: An Undeniable Attraction by Ginny Stevens. It has been edited for sweet romance readers.

This is a novella, approximately 20,000 words.

Mr. Collin's Perspective: A Pride and Prejudice Reimagining told from Collin's view. by [Whittney Teague]

Mr. Collin’s Perspective: A Pride and Prejudice Reimagining told from Collin’s view by Whittney Teague

What if readers got a peak into the mind of the proud parson, William Collins? What insight would we gain? This short story is told from his perspective, starting from his childhood up through meeting of the Bennets and inhabitants of Hertfordshire. It is with hope Mr. Collins can gain a little redemption with this tale.

Marrying Mr. Darcy: Books 1-4 Complete Series (Danger and Darcy) by [Clara Winfield]

Marrying Mr. Darcy: Books 1-4 Complete Series (Danger and Darcy) by Clara Winfield

Mr. Darcy has lived as a fugitive for years… until the day he saves Elizabeth Bennet’s life

A carriage ride with her aunt and uncle Gardiner would usually be a most agreeable excursion for Miss Elizabeth Bennet. But when a highwayman ambushes them in the wilds of Scotland and leaves Elizabeth for dead, only one man comes to her rescue…

Mr. Darcy.

The enigmatic gentleman had been living in hiding, until a lady’s screams tore his peace to shreds. Rushing to help, he finds a striking dark-haired woman who has no idea who she is.

He must find out, and return her to her family—but how?

As Mr. Darcy’s mysterious past catches up with him, the two strangers have no choice but to pretend to be a married couple. Sparks fly as they dash from one perilous moment to another.

Will Mr. Darcy ever clear his name?

Will Miss Bennet’s memory ever return?

And will their make-believe marriage turn to dust when the truth is out?

Please note – This omnibus edition contains the whole MARRYING MR. DARCY (DANGER & DARCY) series in one volume. If you have read all four of those books, you have read this omnibus: 1 – Mysterious Mr. Darcy; 2 – Impossible Mr. Darcy; 3 – Unexpected Mr. Darcy; 4 – Magnificent Mr. Darcy.

Mr. Darcy In Love: Books 1-4 Complete Series (Danger and Darcy) by [Clara Winfield]

Mr. Darcy In Love: Books 1-4 Complete Series (Danger and Darcy) by Clara Winfield

Mr. Darcy has never met a woman like Elizabeth before… but can he claim her heart before it’s too late?

On a fine English morning in May, Darcy visits his Aunt Catherine at Rosings. Little does he know that his life will change for ever that day…

The irrepressible Miss Bennet is in the room—and the intrigued Mr. Darcy cannot take his eyes off her.

But just as life feels sweetest, events conspire to tear the pair apart. Elizabeth is gone, and England feels empty without her.

Time waits for no man; not even Darcy. If he doesn’t act quickly, Elizabeth will be lost forever.

Can Darcy move mountains to fight for Elizabeth? Can he follow his heart and find his soulmate?

Or is it already too late for love?

Please note – This omnibus edition contains the whole MR. DARCY IN LOVE (DANGER & DARCY) series in one volume. If you have read all four of those books, you have read this omnibus: 1 – Mr. Darcy’s Sweet Encounter; 2 – Mr. Darcy’s Summer of Love; 3 – Mr. Darcy’s Voyage of Hope; 4 – Mr. Darcy’s Hunt for Elizabeth.

Prayer & Praise: A Jane Austen Devotional: 50 Messages Inspired by Her Prayers & Illustrated by Her Celebrated Characters

Prayer & Praise: A Jane Austen Devotional: 50 Messages Inspired by Her Prayers & Illustrated by Her Celebrated Characters by Shannon Winslow

*Audible release

Did you know that Jane Austen wrote prayers in addition to her six classic novels? She was not only a woman of celebrated humor, intellect, and insight; she was a woman of faith.

Prayer & Praise is a treasure trove of thought-provoking messages inspired by the lines of Austen’s three preserved prayers. Atop a solid foundation of scripture, these 50 devotional segments (each finishing with prayer and praise) enlist familiar characters and situations from Austen novels to illustrate spiritual principles – in creative, often surprising, ways!

Which one of Austen’s characters developed a god complex? Who was really pulling Henry Crawford’s strings? Where do we see examples of true repentance, a redeemer at work, light overcoming darkness? With a biblical perspective, Austen’s beloved stories reveal new lessons about life, truth, hope, and faith.


*You cannot pre-order a book via Kindle Unlimited. However, that does not mean the publisher intends to put the book on vendors outside of Amazon. You will have to search on your own.

Unexpected Heiress: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by [Florence Gold, A. Lady, Jo Abbott ]

Unexpected Heiress by Florence Gold

Unforeseen events have struck Longbourn like a thunderstorm. A secret from the past sweeps away everything in its path, endangering the very heart of our beloved family—their love for each other.
Intrigue and anger, suffering and resentment draws a new map where each family member has to find their new place.
In amongst the turmoil, the love Elizabeth denied in Kent unexpectedly emerges even more powerfully, bringing new alliances inconceivable only a few months before.
Elizabeth and Darcy cross this tempestuous period hand in hand. Is their love strong enough to restore the peace at Longbourn and drive the two of them towards marriage and happiness?

Mr Darcy's Persuasion: An Austen-inspired tale of pride, prejudice and persuasion by [Cass Grafton, Ada Bright]

Mr Darcy’s Persuasion: An Austen-inspired tale of pride, prejudice and persuasion by Cass Grafton and Ada Bright

Two of Jane Austen’s classics collide in this intriguing tale of pride, prejudice and persuasion set in England’s beautiful West Country.

In the aftermath of the Netherfield Ball, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet are determined to find respite—Darcy from the allure of the lady and the feelings she evokes in him, and Elizabeth from the awful drama unfolding at Longbourn following Charles Bingley’s removal from the neighbourhood. 

Fate is not done with them, however, as they both—unbeknownst to the other—take refuge on the Kellynch estate in Somersetshire, home to Sir Walter Elliot and two of his daughters. 

Whilst Elizabeth takes solace from her friendship with Anne Elliot, Darcy finds little comfort in his reacquaintance with the woman fast taking hold of his heart and senses—or, indeed, in Miss Elliot’s company, whose fluttering eyelashes make her intentions plain.

As for Anne, it is five long years since she last laid eyes upon Captain Frederick Wentworth, and though her regret lingers, she has found some contentment in life… until distressing news arrives, and Anne has to face rebuilding herself anew.

Then, hints of deep secrets emerge amongst the gathered company—some recently stolen, others harboured for decades—and as the mystery begins to wrap tendrils around the residents of the Kellynch estate, Darcy struggles to extricate himself from the snare threatening to encase him. 

Can Darcy uncover the truth, and be freed from his ever-tightening bonds, before it is too late? Will Elizabeth even care if he does? And just what has become of Captain Wentworth?

An Almost Forgotten Love: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by [Sophia Grey, A Lady]

An Almost Forgotten Love by Sophia Grey

When her future husband disappears, will Elizabeth Bennet be borne away by the tide of scandal, or have the courage to meet it face to face…

Soon to be Mrs. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet could count herself among the happiest women in England.

But tragedy loomes on the horizon. Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy has travelled abroad to America to pursue a business opportunity that could change their fortunes forever, but when his letters stop coming, Elizabeth must face the possibility that she has been abandoned…

Whispers of a scandal ripple through Meryton, and the family prepares for the worst. Rather than hide in Longbourn’s parlor to await the inevitable, Elizabeth makes a bold decision that will change everything.

From the streets of Meryton to foreign shores, pregnant and alone, Elizabeth Bennet will seek out her missing love. She will return to England by his side, or raise his child alone in a strange country. Either way, her life will never be the same.

An Almost Forgotten Love is a clean Pride and Prejudice Variation that is suitable for all lovers of Jane Austen’s romantic classic.

Meeting Again at Pemberley: A Sweet Darcy & Elizabeth Story by [Elinor Price]

Meeting Again at Pemberley: A Sweet Darcy & Elizabeth Story by Elinor Price

When Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet collide into each other on Pemberley’s lawn, months after his disastrous proposal, their tangle of limbs is misconstrued. To avoid scandal, they quickly pretend an engagement.

As Darcy and Elizabeth attempt to mend their wounded feelings, calamity befalls the Bennets. Forced to part in the wake of Lydia Bennet’s elopement, Darcy and Elizabeth must fight outsiders’ plots and the disapproval of Society to be together at last.

If you love sweet romance, then you will enjoy reading as Darcy and Elizabeth bind their souls and learn to listen to their hearts in Meeting Again at Pemberley.

This was previously published as a steamy romance story called Darcy and Elizabeth: A Pemberley Meeting by Ginny Stevens. It has been edited for sweet romance readers.

The Wallflower’s Revenge: Or The Coming of Age of Mary Bennet (Leaving Longbourne Behind Book 3) by [A.L.  Ward]

The Wallflower’s Revenge: Or The Coming of Age of Mary Bennet (Leaving Longbourne Behind Book 3) by A.L. Ward

Mary Bennet has always known that she was of little use to either of her parents. When she is rescued from an untenable situation by her aunt and uncle, can she overcome her shyness and find her place in the world? When an accident in a book store introduces her to poor but kind gentleman of middling expectations, will she find the strength to follow her heart against her parents opposition? Find out in this third novel in the Leaving Longbourne Behind series.

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The Paradise Project by [Suzie Andres]

The Paradise Project by Suzie Andres

Have you ever kept a New Year’s Resolution? Elizabeth Benning hasn’t, but she’s determined that this will be her year. Like Elizabeth Bennet before her, Liz Benning doesn’t work, lives at home, and takes pride in her resourcefulness, but when she resolves on a yearlong project to be happier, it looks like her ambition has outrun her abilities…Enter a love interest more conniving than Wickham, a blonde cold enough to freeze out Caroline Bingley, and Elizabeth’s paradise project is heading for disaster. She’s never been so unhappy, but if she can discover which hero is straight out of her beloved Jane Austen, she might yet take the prize for happiest ever after.

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

And Then Love: A Pride and Prejudice Variation Novella (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.

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

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.

Georgiana Darcy's Diary: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice continued (Pride and Prejudice Chronicles Book 1) by [Anna Elliott, Laura Masselos]

Georgiana Darcy’s Diary: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice continued (Pride and Prejudice Chronicles Book 1) 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.

Georgiana Darcy’s Diary is Book 1 of the Pride and Prejudice Chronicles and is appropriate for all ages.

The Mystery of the Missing Heiress: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery (Miss Mary Investigates Book 0) by [Riana Everly]

The Mystery of the Missing Heiress: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery (Miss Mary Investigates Book 0) by Riana Everly

It is the summer of 1811 and Fitzwilliam Darcy is consumed with worry. His sister and her new companion were expected at Pemberley three weeks ago, but they seem to have vanished into the air. Is Georgiana safe? Is she even still alive? And is Mrs. Younge a victim in some nefarious plan or is she behind the disappearance?

Darcy’s friend Ecclesford tells him of a smart young investigator who might be able to help… and at the same time he might help Ecclesford with a romantic problem of his own.

In this prequel variation to Pride and Prejudice, private investigator Alexander Lyons makes his debut and sets his remarkable intellect to work to help Ecclesford win his bride and to solve the mystery of the missing heiress!

This is a novella of about 19000 words.

Pride and Prosperity by Julia Fellowes

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.

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?

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?

Coming Up Roses: Inspired by Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (Bennet Brothers Book 1) by [Staci Hart]

Coming Up Roses: Inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (Bennet Brothers Book 1) by Staci Hart

Bestselling author Staci Hart is back with a brand new romantic comedy and clever spin on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Meet the Bennet brothers, get to know Longbourne, and fall in love in this steamy enemies to lovers romcom.

Everyone hates parts of their job.
Maybe it’s the paperwork. Maybe it’s the day-to-day grind. Maybe it’s that client who never knows what they want, or the guy who always cooks fish in the microwave.
But not me. I love every corner of the Longbourne Flower Shop, every flower, every petal, every stem. I love the greenhouse, and I love Mrs. Bennet, my boss. I love creating, and I love being a florist. I don’t hate anything at all.
Except for Luke Bennet.
The Bennet brothers have come home to help their mom save the flower shop, and Luke is at the helm. His smile tells a tale of lust, loose and easy. He moves with the grace of a predator, feral and wild. A thing unbridled, without rules or constraint. When he comes home to save Longbourne, I almost can’t be mad at him. Almost.
He doesn’t remember that night I’ll never forget. That kiss, touched with whiskey and fire. It branded me like a red-hot iron. But it meant nothing to him.
Everyone hates part of their job, and I hate Luke Bennet.
Because if I don’t, I’ll fall in love with him.

Pride and Precipitation (Chick Flick Clique Sweet Romantic Comedy #1) by [Heather Horrocks]

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

Pride and Precipitation ~ A sweet enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy. 

Forecast: Romance with occasional bursts of laughter. 

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?

Come join the Chick Flick Clique at Candy’s Café for a good serving of friendship, family, films, and flirty sweet romance. It’s the first book in a humorous, heartwarming series set in Aspen Grove. 

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.

Pride and Prejudice:The Other Way Round: A gender switched cover version of Jane Austen's classic story by [Jane Austen, Anne Wrightwell, Michael Ward]

Pride and Prejudice:The Other Way Round: A gender switched cover version of Jane Austen’s classic story by Anne Whitewall

What if Mr. Darcy were Miss Darcy? And Elizabeth Bennet were Elijah Bennet?

Elijah Bennet overhears Miss Darcy saying he is “tolerable but not handsome enough to tempt me.’

And dislikes her instantly.

Mr. Bennet wants to marry off his sons to any eligible young gentlewoman. Lord Cather de Burgh wants to marry off his son to Miss Darcy. Wickham is up to no good as usual but this time, her victim is Lydior Bennet.

Will Elijah Bennet overcome his prejudice and Miss Darcy her pride?

The story’s the same but the genders are different.

You’ll enjoy exploring a genderswapped cover version of Pride and Prejudice.

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His Good Opinion: A Mr. Darcy Novel (Brides of Pemberley Book 1) by [Nancy Kelley]

His Good Opinion: A Mr. Darcy Novel (Brides of Pemberley Book 1) by Nancy Kelley

Mr. Darcy Speaks from the Heart:
Pride and Prejudice from his Point of View

Though tired of Society’s manipulations, Darcy never thought to be enchanted by a country maiden. Yet on a visit to rural Hertfordshire, Elizabeth Bennet captivates him. Lovely and vivacious, she is everything he is not, and everything he longs to have.

Unfortunately, her connections put her decidedly beneath him, and the improprieties he observes in her family do not win his favor. Putting her firmly out of his mind, Darcy returns to London, but Elizabeth is not so easily forgotten.

When chance throws them together, Darcy can no longer deny his love, but Elizabeth, put off by his manners, refuses him. To change her mind, he must set aside his proud ways and learn how to please a woman worthy of being pleased. It takes a serious incident for his true character to shine, and for Elizabeth to learn just how valuable is…

His Good Opinion

Mistaken by [Jessie Lewis]

Mistaken by Jessie Lewis

A tempestuous acquaintance and disastrous marriage proposal make it unlikely Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet will ever reconcile. Despairing of their own reunion, they attend with great energy to salvaging that of Darcy’s friend Mr Bingley and Elizabeth’s sister Jane. People are rarely so easily manoeuvred in and out of love, however, and there follows a series of misunderstandings, both wilful and unwitting, that complicates the path to happiness for all four star-crossed lovers more than ever before.

A witty and romantic novel that delights in the folly of human nature, Mistaken both honours Jane Austen’s original Pride and Prejudice and holds appeal for readers of all genres.

Voted Austenesque Reviews Readers’ Favourite 2017 and Austenesque Reviews Favourite 2018.

Re-edited with new and extended scenes for 2019 publication.


Confounding Caroline: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by [Leenie Brown]

Confounding Caroline: A Pride and Prejudice Variation (Marrying Elizabeth Book 1) by Leenie Brown

He thought his future was bleak, but a well-orchestrated misstep might just bring him the happiness he seeks.

Fitzwilliam Darcy has experienced the sadness that currently resides in the eyes of his friend, Charles Bingley. Determined to see Bingley happy, Darcy confesses his part in creating the despondence his friend now feels and prepares to suffer the separation that will ensue.

However, what he expects and what he gets are very different things. Instead of facing a lonely life filled with heartache, he finds himself standing at the beginning of a path leading to not only his friend’s happiness but his own as well.

It will not, however, be an easy path. There will be obstacles to overcome, but with a little help and scheming, no impediment will be too insurmountable – not even Caroline Bingley.

Confounding Caroline is the first book in Leenie Brown’s Marrying Elizabeth series of Pride and Prejudice inspired stories.  If you like well-written, sweet stories with determined heroes and surprising heroines who are willing to push the bounds of comfort and propriety to claim true love, then you will enjoy this story about out-scheming a schemer in the quest for the chance at a happily ever after.

So, put the kettle on, grab your copy of Confounding Caroline, and slip into a world of unexpected mischief and join Darcy on the first leg of his journey to happily ever after.


[This book ends with a happy for now, and Darcy and Elizabeth’s story continues in the next book. Confounding Caroline can also be found in Marrying Elizabeth, Books 1-3 Compilation.]  

Henry: To Prove Himself Worthy (Other Pens Book 1) by [Leenie Brown]

Henry: To Prove Himself Worthy (Other Pens Book 1) by Leenie Brown

He’s failed before, but with her help, this time, he might just succeed.

Henry Crawford has failed to secure the heart of a good woman before ─ and quite spectacularly so! There are few in town who have not heard of his scandalous affair. While his debacle might have proven great fodder for the gossips, it has left him with a shattered heart and a deep desire to change his ways.

However, change is never easy.

Old habits can die hard, and some friends may wish to see you say as you always were. Thankfully for Henry, there are others, such as Trefor Linton, who will wish to help and will offer his sister as a dance partner to help Henry ease his way into society.

While most girls her age dream of a rich and handsome husband, Constance Linton is looking for more. She wishes for an intelligent gentleman of good character who is not opposed to a bookish lady. But sifting through the dross in a ballroom in search of such a man is no easy task.

A gentleman with Henry’s reputation is not the sort of man for whom Constance seeks, yet she is not opposed to lending him her aid in achieving his desires.

What begins as a single dance will grow into a collaboration that will equip Henry with all he needs to win a woman of worth, while entangling hearts and leaving not only his own heart and reputation but also that of his friend and tutor at risk of being irreparably damaged.

Henry: To Prove Himself Worthy is part of Leenie Brown’s Other Pens Collection of books that pick up the storytelling pen where Jane Austen put it down. If you like well-written stories of sweet redemption, then you will love this story of facing the challenges that reformation can bring and discovering the pleasure that only deep, abiding love can provide.

So, put the kettle on, grab your copy of Henry: To Prove Himself Worthy, and let this sweet romance inspire a hope that even the most reprobate heart can, with care and determination, be transformed into that of a worthy gentleman.

Mr. Darcy, My Hero: Pride & Prejudice Variations by [Zoe Burton]

Mr. Darcy, My Hero: Pride & Prejudice Variations by Zoe Burton

One victim. One hero. Four happily ever afters.

Even the strongest of ladies sometimes needs rescuing. In this collection of four previously-published Pride and Prejudice variations, Elizabeth Bennet finds herself in need of a hero, and Fitzwilliam Darcy saves the day. Together, the pair finds healing and true love in each other.

To Save Elizabeth: Darcy has been moving along with little to rock the boat of his life, until a young woman faints in front of him. Elizabeth has survived a harrowing ordeal, but the danger is far from over. If Darcy wishes to help her heal, he’s going to have to save her first.

Darcy Overhears: Darcy hears a former friend make a threat against the most gorgeous, warm-hearted woman he knows. Elizabeth’s most cherished freedom becomes her greatest danger. When she is endangered, who can she trust to protect her?

The Essence of Love: Darcy and Elizabeth meet through the machinations of her sister, Mary. They make an immediate connection, and when Darcy proposes, Elizabeth is eager to accept him. Two people from Darcy’s life are determined to step between the couple; Darcy puts them in their place and both go on their way, but one returns for revenge. When Elizabeth goes missing, Darcy tears the county apart looking for her. Will he find her in time, or will she be lost to him forever?

Mr. Darcy’s Love: Elizabeth is injured shortly after hearing Darcy insult her at the Meryton Assembly, and loses her memories of the incident. Without her feelings of offence, their relationship starts out on a better footing, which in turn leads Elizabeth to react differently to those who would try to derail their happiness. This story contains a non-graphic attempted sexual assault scene.

Mr. Darcy, My Hero is a compilation of two novels and two novellas by Zoe Burton. If you enjoy brave heroines, strong heroes, and a dash of danger, you’ll love these sweet JAFF romances. Curl up in your favorite chair and download Mr. Darcy, My Hero today!

Teaching Eliza by [Riana Everly]

Teaching Eliza by Riana Everly

A tale of love, manners, and the quest for perfect vowels.

From a new voice in historical romance comes this sparkling Regency tale, wherein the elegance of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and the wit of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion collide. The results are clever, funny, and often quite unexpected….

Professor Fitzwilliam Darcy, expert in phonetics and linguistics, wishes for nothing more than to spend some time in peace at his friend’s country estate, far from the parade of young ladies wishing for his hand, and further still from his aunt’s schemes to have him marry his cousin. How annoying it is when a young lady from the neighbourhood, with her atrocious Hertfordshire accent and country manners, comes seeking his help to learn how to behave and speak as do the finest ladies of high society.

Elizabeth Bennet has disliked the professor since overhearing his flippant comments about her provincial accent, but recognizes in him her one opportunity to survive a prospective season in London. Despite her ill feelings for the man, she asks him to take her on as a student, but is unprepared for the price he demands in exchange.

“With her clever mash-up of two classics, Riana Everly has fashioned a fresh, creative storyline with an inventive take on our favorite characters, delightful dialogue and laugh out loud humor. Teaching Eliza is certain to become a reader favorite. It’s a must read!” – Sophia Meredith (author of the acclaimed On Oakham Mount and Miss Darcy’s Companion)

Teaching Eliza is a full-length JAFF novel of about 110 000 words.

Pemberley: Mr. Darcy's Dragon: A Pride and Prejudice Variation (Jane Austen's Dragons Book 1) by [Maria Grace]

Pemberley: Mr. Darcy’s Dragon: A Pride and Prejudice Variation (Jane Austen’s Dragons Book 1) by Maria Grace

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a dragon.

Fitzwilliam Darcy of Pemberley has the good fortune to be in possession of the first English firedrake egg laid in a century. Or, at least, he was until some miscreant stole it.

Mr. Darcy tracks the thief to Hertfordshire. Catching the thief, however, proves to be an entirely different kettle of brimstone, especially when he encounters fellow Dragon Keeper, Miss Elizabeth Bennet of Longbourn.

Elizabeth Bennet’s deep connection to dragons and remarkable grasp of their lore make her the ideal companion for finding the egg. It’s too bad that from their introduction she finds Darcy arrogant, conceited, and selfishly disdainful of the feelings
of others.

Time is running out for Darcy to win Elizabeth’s trust and recover the precious egg before it hatches, and the fragile peace between humans and dragons is lost forever.

Meryton meets Pern in a fantastical regency romp bound to delight readers of Jane Austen and Anne McCaffrey alike.

Book 1 in the Jane Austen’s Dragons series.

A Fair Prospect: Volume I - Disappointed Hopes by [Cass Grafton]

A Fair Prospect: Volume 1- Disappointed Hopes by Cass Grafton

Inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride & PrejudiceA Fair Prospect is a tale of Darcy and Elizabeth told in three volumes

Battling the unprecedented feelings stirred by an innocent but intimate encounter with Fitzwilliam Darcy in the aftermath of his proposal, Elizabeth Bennet escapes to Town, and finds comfort in the presence of the handsome Nicholas Harington. Humbled by Elizabeth’s rejection, the last thing Darcy wants is to face her once again… especially when she’s already on the arm of another man. Harington seems to be a fair prospect for Elizabeth, but with memories of the last moments he spent with the Bennet beauty tormenting Darcy, he’s forced to come to terms with his indecisive heart…

A Fair Prospect

  1. Volume I – Disappointed Hopes
  2. Volume II – Darcy’s Dilemma
  3. Volume III – Desperate Measures

As always, I’ve found a bunch of goodies for me to read! How about you?

Until next time,

Happy reading!

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