Virtue and Vanity is the follow-up story to Desire and Duty: a sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Sarah Bingley is Governess for the children of Sir Thomas and Lady Staley (Georgiana Darcy) in Paris and then in Derbyshire, England. The story follows Miss Bingley’s relationship with the heir of Pemberley Hall, Andrew Darcy.
Author: Marilyn Bader
Set in the years 1805-1815, Desire and Duty tells the romantic adventures of Mr Darcy’s beautiful, shy, devout younger sister, Georgiana. It is accompanied by historical notes and relates the information that Jane Austen herself wished in a sequel.