“The Perfect Match” is a short story, a sequel to “Pride and Prejudice” that takes place a year after the events of Jane Austen’s novel. Her beloved characters are approaching their first wedding anniversary as the Darcys and Bingleys experience somewhat different marriages. In addition, Elizabeth Darcy has the burden of organizing her first ball … Read More
Masterpiece Mystery!: Death Comes to Pemberley It is the eve of the Darcys’ annual ball at their magnificent Pemberley estate. Darcy and Elizabeth, now six years married, are relaxing with their guests after supper when the festivities are brought to an abrupt halt. A scream calls them to the window and a hysterical Lydia Wickham … Read More
Accepting a marriage proposal is merely the beginning . . . How did Lady Catherine restore Mr. Darcy’s hope to prompt his second proposal? Did Caroline Bingley yield gracefully? Were the Bennets and Meryton citizens approving? Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet are betrothed! Readers of The Darcy Saga have shared in the romance, life, and … Read More
Wickham believes life is cruel to him until he comes face-to-face with an irresistible pair of dark brown glinting eyes and falls in love. He is bored with his wife, Lydia, and his lot in life. She drives him as mad as a hornet’s nest, and he does not give her the attention and respect … Read More
Moments after the parson pronounces Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy man and wife they kiss. That kiss may have been a chaste kiss in front of the parson, their families, and God, but what takes place the rest of the day, well that’s between just the two of them. Felicity in Marriage; An Erotic Pride and … Read More
Now that all her sisters have left home, long-neglected Mary Bennet finds herself the focus of her mother’s attention. Mrs. Bennet intends to find the perfect match for her bookish, socially awkward daughter, and Mary wants nothing more than to please her mother. But when Mary receives the gift of a large dowry, Mrs. Bennet … Read More
A Jane Austen Jewel Box Novella. Elizabeth is newly married to Fitzwilliam Darcy, the richest man in Derbyshire, owner of a vast estate, and master of Pemberley House. Her new role is daunting at first, and having to deal with Mr Darcy’s aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh, is a daily challenge. But, Elizabeth is deeply … Read More
Two young suitors, torn apart by time and circumstance. Geoffrey Darcy, son of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet, is completing his third and final year at Cambridge under the watchful eye of his cousin and graduate fellow George Wickham Junior. Georgiana Bingley, daughter of Charles Bingley and Jane Bennet, is spending her time in London … Read More
What will happen to the Longbourn family when Mr. Bennet dies? –Seeing that his estate is entailed away from the female line. The question was first posed by Jane Austen herself 200 years ago, in the opening chapter of Pride and Prejudice, and it’s still hanging there, unanswered. The matter is settled once and for … Read More
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.
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.
The third of five daughters, Miss Mary Bennet is a rather unremarkable girl. With her countenance being somewhere between plain and pretty and in possession of no great accomplishments, few expect the third Bennet daughter to attract a respectable man. But although she is shy and would much prefer to keep her nose stuck in … Read More
After a great deal of romantic strife, Maria Lucas finds herself married to Mr. Jonas Card in a desperate attempt to extricate herself and her sister Charlotte from a dire financial situation. Mr. Card, however, truly loves Maria and has vowed to woo her. Alas, she views him only in friendly terms. But when it … Read More
When Charles Bingley and Mr. Darcy made proposals of marriage to the Bennet sisters at the end of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Caroline Bingley was both distressed by her brother’s choice of bride and humiliated by Mr. Darcy’s rejection of her. And she made her objections known. Now banished from her brother’s household, Caroline … Read More
“Jane Austen’s heir apparent” (Kirkus Reviews)–her great-great-grandniece Joan Austen-Leigh–follows her sparkling first novel, A Visit to Highbury, with another delightful sojourn to the village immortalized in Emma–a society in which the guest list for a ball or the unfortunate manners of a young lady are the things that truly matter.
Georgiana Darcy watches daily as her brother and his wife fall more deeply in love and dreams of similar love and a home of her own. However, after the disaster years ago with Wickham, she does not believe that any man will have her; thus, the idea of a Season in London holds no appeal … Read More
A Young Woman Longing for Adventure and an Artistic Life… Because she’s an illegitimate child, Eliza is raised in the rural backwater with very little supervision. An intelligent, creative, and free-spirited heroine, unfettered by the strictures of her time, she makes friends with poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge, finds her way to London, and … Read More
In Austen’s classic novel, the arrogant Lady Catherine de Bourgh tried vehemently to prevent the betrothal of her nephew Mr. Darcy, whom she had intended for her daughter Anne, to the less socially connected Elizabeth Bennet. Defeated, she retreats to her grand estate– Rosings Park. This enchanting sequel tells the story of what happens one … Read More
Although she was now between forty and fifty years old, Mrs. Darcy was still a handsome woman, known for her wit and good humour; still slender, light of foot, with sparkling eyes and hair that, under her matron’s lace caps was still smooth and abundant. She was as much as ever the delight of Mr. … Read More
As marriage brings an end to a romantic tale, it begins a new story: how does ‘happily ever after’ really work? The day that Jane and Elizabeth Bennet wed Charles Bingley and Fitzwilliam Darcy marks the departure point for Pemberley Manor. While Mr and Mrs Bingley might be expected to get on famously, Mr and … Read More