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The Illegitimate Heir

Author: Ayr Bray

The younger son of an earl often cannot afford to marry for love, so it is fortunate Colonel Richard Fitzwilliam has fallen in love with Helen Malham, who has both beauty and wealth. Her father, however, will not allow her to marry a man without a title. When the Prince Regent names Richard the Duke … Read More

The Ball at Meryton

In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Fitzwilliam Darcy insults Elizabeth Bennet at the Meryton ball. This slight was the first offense leading her to declare him the last man on earth she would ever marry. But what if, following the insult, they were seen in a compromising position? With the gossips of Meryton embellishing the … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Pride and Prejudice: Georgiana’s Story

Author: Jeanne Foster

Fifteen-year-old Georgiana Darcy is madly in love with George Wickham. Although her brother Fitzwilliam Darcy believes her to be submissive to his control, Georgiana does all in her power to have a relationship with George, even agreeing to elope with him. When this plan falls through, Georgiana’s pretends to be compliant to the will of … Read More

Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth

Author: Greer Boyd

An engaging story built around the characters of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, appealing not only to Austen’s fans but to anyone who enjoys the literature about an elegant time and place and the passion of the people who inhabited it.

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

A Tapestry of Lives, Book 1

Author: Jean Sims

Witty and intelligent, Miss Elizabeth Bennet has vowed that nothing but the deepest love shall tempt her into matrimony, a tenuous prospect for a poor gentlewoman in 19th century England. She rejects an unexpected offer of marriage from wealthy Mr. Darcy, only to realize that he is just the sort of man to whom she … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

The Second Chance: A ‘Pride & Prejudice’ – ‘Sense & Sensibility’ Variation

Author: Joana Starnes

Soon after the Netherfield ball, a troubled Mr. Darcy decides to walk away from a most unsuitable fascination. But heartache is in store for them all, and his misguided attempts to ensure the comfort of the woman he loves backfire in ways he had not expected… Why is it that the worth of a true … Read More

The Matchmaker: An Amish Retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma

Author: Sarah Price

When Emma’s interference in her friends’ lives backfires, will the consequences be more than she bargained for? Emma Weaver is twenty-one years old and has found a passion for playing matchmaker with her Amish friends.  Her neighbor, Gideon King, warns her about interfering in people’s lives, but she disregards his advice and plans to set up … Read More

Genre: Emma Subjects: Amish, variation

The Wager

Author: L.K. Rigel

A Pride and Prejudice variation set in the Regency period. Mary Bennet’s story. What if Elizabeth went to London to see Jane and Mary went to Hunsford to visit Charlotte? At Rosings Park, Mary meets Major Carleton Quartermaine, there with Colonel Fitzwilliam. “Carley” shares her love of music, and he puts her so much at ease … Read More

A Most Civil Proposal

Author: C. P. Odom

“You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” When Fitzwilliam Darcy spoke these words to Elizabeth Bennet as part of his marriage proposal, they expressed his concealed feelings completely, but their meaning was at odds with the rest of his prideful and arrogant offer of marriage. It was therefore … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Mr Darcy’s Refuge

Trapped for three days by a flood, and trapped forever by society because of it…. The river isn’t the only thing overflowing in Hunsford when a natural disaster forces Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy to work together. The residents of flood-stricken Hunsford, seeking refuge in the parsonage atop the hill, are unaware they are interrupting … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

To Conquer Mr Darcy

What if… Instead of disappearing from Elizabeth Bennet’s life after she refused his offer of marriage, Mr. Darcy had stayed and tried to change her mind? What if… Lizzy, as she gets to know Darcy, finds him undeniably attractive and her impulses win out over her sense of propriety? What if… Madly in love and … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

By Force of Instinct

In Jane Austen’s classic Pride & Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet never expects to see Mr. Darcy again after his disastrous proposal in Hunsford. But what if family business required him to stay at Rosings after giving her his letter? Coming face to face with Mr. Darcy only days later could give Elizabeth a new chance to … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Pemberley’s Promise

Author: Kara Louise

Pemberley’s Promise ~ the name of the ship holds promise for those in its confines. When Elizabeth Bennet encounters Mr. Darcy on a voyage to America, their story, known by all in the Jane Austen novel, “Pride and Prejudice,” is significantly altered. When Elizabeth becomes ill down in steerage and her condition worsens, Mr. Darcy … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

What Would Mr Darcy Do?

There’s only one gentleman to turn to when a lady is in desperate need of answers… With scandal descending on the Bennet family (again!), Elizabeth absolutely refuses to drag Mr. Darcy’s name into this shocking situation. But how on earth is she going to get her family out of trouble this time without his involvement? … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation