genre: Persuasion

32 inspirations

Echoes of Love

Author: Rosie Rushton

Jane Austen’s Persuasion for modern teens – a tale of the perils of listening to others, instead of your own heart. Anna Eliot adored the gorgeous Felix Wentworth, but still called an end to their relationship. As time passes, Anna wonders if strict parents, interfering friends and misplaced loyalties had more to do with it … Read More

A Modern Day Persuasion

Nearly eight years ago, Anne’s family, specifically her father, convinced her that she was too young to wed and insinuated that her fiancé Rick was solely interested in her wealth and status. Against her better judgment, Anne agreed to postpone the marriage, only to watch the love of her life walk away, never to be … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation

Persuasion: A Latter-Day Tale

When Anne broke off her engagement seven years ago, she thought she’d never see Neil Wentworth again. But when Neil’s brother buys the house she grew up in, it seems fate has other plans in store, and Anne is woefully unprepared for the roller coaster of emotions that accompanies Neil’s return. Fans of Persuasion will … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation

Anne Elliot, A New Beginning

A Persuasion Re-imagining. On Anne Elliot’s 25th birthday, her family declared her to be a spinster, but instead of being downcast by this change in status, she finds it to be quite liberating. As a result of her new-found freedom, Anne becomes a long-distance runner, and this activity greatly increases her confidence. It is this … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: variation


Allie Ellen is the daughter of a respected, wealthy southern family who owns a plantation. Frederick Wently has no money and plans to join the Air Force. When the two meet, they feel a deep attraction. But Allie’s unsentimental aunt dissuades her from the relationship–so when Frederick proposes, Allie runs off. Years later, Allie and … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation

For Darkness Shows the Stars

It’s been several generations since a genetic experiment gone wrong caused the Reduction, decimating humanity and giving rise to a Luddite nobility who outlawed most technology. Elliot North has always known her place in this world. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with her childhood sweetheart, the servant Kai, choosing duty to her … Read More

Captain Wentworth’s Persuasion

Author: Regina Jeffers

Insightful and dramatic, this novel recreates the original style, themes, and sardonic humor of Jane Austen’s novel while turning the entire tale on its head in a most engaging fashion. Readers hear Captain Wentworth’s side of this tangled story in the revelation of his thoughts and emotions. Wentworth initially suffers rejection and frustration because the … Read More

Persuade Me

Author: Juliet Archer

When it comes to love, Anna Elliot is stuck in the past. No one can compare to Rick Wentworth, the man she gave up ten years ago at the insistence of her disapproving family. What if she’s missed her only chance for real happiness? Since Anna broke his heart, Rick has moved on – or … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation


Author: Jenni James

Will he take her back, or fling her aside like she deserves? Three years ago Amanda made the biggest mistake of her life when she let her friends persuade her to reject the guy she loved. They were convinced he was a loser and wasn’t good enough for her. Now Gregory’s back in Farmington . … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation

The Lady Must Decide

Author: Laura Hile

As the news of Elizabeth Elliot’s broken engagement becomes known, the storm of social disapproval descends and Elizabeth is left to wonder how she, with every claim to birth and beauty, has made such a muddle of her life. Even worse, why has dear Mr Gill suddenly become so distant? Patrick Gill has dropped many … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: Elizabeth Elliot, sequel

So Lively a Chase

Author: Laura Hile

Twelve-thousand a year and an extensive estate can gild a sow’s ear, or so Elizabeth Elliot has always supposed. But now that she’s fallen for the dashing Patrick Gill, Elizabeth is almost ready to give up Mr Rushworth’s fortune. Painfully aware of her bruised pride and vulnerable heart, Elizabeth can only despise herself for loving … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: Elizabeth Elliot, sequel

For You Alone

Author: Susan Kaye
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How could he have failed to know himself so completely? Captain Frederick Wentworth, lately returned to England from a distinguished naval career fighting Napoleon, had re-visited the scene of his romantic defeat of eight years previous at the hands of Miss Anne Elliot to find his former love a pale, worn shadow of herself. Attracted … Read More

So Rough a Course

Author: Laura Hile

Elizabeth Elliot is as beautiful as ever, yet no gentleman of proper stature has requested her hand. Lady Russell claims she is too particular, but Elizabeth begs to differ. She is not about to settle for a gentleman of no distinction like her sister Mary. Nor will she follow her heart and marry a commoner … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: Elizabeth Elliot, sequel

Once Upon a Second Chance

Author: Marian Vere

What happens to your Happily-Ever-After when your Fairy Godmother doesn’t show up for work? Julia Basham’s life was perfect. She was finally done with school, about to start an internship with a prestigious financial company which would lead to a great job and, best of all, she’d just become engaged to her very own Prince … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation

None But You

Author: Susan Kaye
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Eight years ago, when he had nothing but his future to offer, Frederick Wentworth fell in love with Anne Elliot, the gentle daughter of a haughty, supercilious baronet. Sir Walter Elliot refused to countenance a marriage, and Anne’s godmother, Lady Russell, strongly advised Anne against him. Persuaded by those nearest to her, Anne had given … Read More