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119 inspirations

Rainy Days

Author: Lory Lilian

In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet’s first impression and hasty judgment of Mr. Darcy, and that gentleman’s pride and aloofness toward her loved ones took them on a long, difficult road to happiness. In “Rainy Days,” Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy are caught in a rainstorm two days before the Netherfield ball, and they … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

The Journey

Author: Jan Hahn

Shortly after the Netherfield ball, Elizabeth Bennet begins a journey to visit her relations in London with her travelling companions, Mr. Bingley’s sisters and the proud, arrogant Mr. Darcy. Suddenly, their carriage is abruptly stopped, and Elizabeth hears the menacing cry, “Stand and deliver.” The leader of a band of highwaymen, Nate Morgan, a handsome, … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation


Really Angelic

Author: Enid Wilson

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE WTIH A STEAMY PARANORMAL TWIST – In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen mentioned angels several times. What if there were real angels inhabiting England then? In this spicy tale of Austen’s historical novel, the romance of Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet takes on a bumpy paranormal twist. Challenged by the intervention of … Read More


Falling for Mr. Darcy

In this Regency adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Prejudice, the simple truth is proven that sometimes a gentleman never knows his heart until a lady comes along to introduce it to him. When Mr. Darcy encounters Elizabeth Bennet injured after a fall, his concern for her welfare cracks the shell of his carefully … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Mr. Darcy’s Obsession

What if … Elizabeth Bennet was more unsuitable for Mr. Darcy than ever. Mr. Darcy is determined to find a more suitable bride. But then he learns that Elizabeth is living in London in reduced circumstances after her father’s death robs her of her family home. What if … Mr. Darcy can’t help himself from … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Only Mr. Darcy Will Do

Author: Kara Louise

After her father’s death, Elizabeth Bennet goes to work as a governess. Little does she know the Willstones are social acquaintances of the Bingleys and the Darcys, and Elizabeth finds herself once again drawn into Mr. Darcy’s orbit. To make matters worse, Mrs. Willstone’s sister sets her sights on Mr. Darcy. With Elizabeth’s social status … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Promises

Author: Wendi Sotis

Adopting characters from Jane Austen’s much loved tale, this novel takes the Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy on a much different journey than Austen originally had in store for them in Pride and Prejudice. Through their fathers’ friendship, Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy meet as children. Over the years, their feelings for each other grow … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Intimations of Austen

Author: Jane Greensmith

This collection of nine short stories includes backstories, sequels and what-ifs to Jane Austen’s beloved novels. Greensmith provides sympathetic insights into characters you love to hate. Her what-if stories are realistic, true to Austen’s characters, and delightful to sink your teeth into. And always, Greensmith, Romantic that she is, calls forth the power and beauty … Read More


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

From Lambton to Longbourn

“Be that as it may, Elizabeth saw Darcy go with regret; and in this early example of what Lydia’s infamy must produce, found additional anguish as she reflected on that wretched business.” The tragedy of that fateful moment at the Lambton Inn is one of the most memorable scenes in Pride & Prejudice, leaving generations … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Without Reserve

What would have happened if Fitzwilliam Darcy faced a true rival for Elizabeth Bennet’s affections? In a return to the world of Jane Austen, the plot of Pride & Prejudice takes a different turn when Elizabeth accepts the proposal of a childhood friend before she meets Darcy again. When their paths finally cross, Darcy must … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Impulse and Initiative

In Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, Mr. Darcy gives up on winning the woman he loves after she refuses his proposal of marriage. What if, instead of disappearing from her life, he took the initiative and tried to change her mind? In Impulse & Initiative, Mr. Darcy follows Elizabeth Bennet to her home in Hertfordshire, … Read More

Genre: Pride and Prejudice Subjects: variation

Bargain with the Devil

In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Fitzwilliam Darcy learns of the debacle involving Elizabeth Bennet’s sister several months after he was rejected by Elizabeth, and volunteers to help find her sister, of his own accord. But what if Miss Elizabeth had requested Mr. Darcy’s aid in just a few days after the disastrous proposal at … Read More


Pride/Prejudice: A Novel of Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet, and Their Forbidden Lovers

Author: Ann Herendeen

For readers who’ve loved Jane Austen’s most popular novel–the inestimable Pride and Prejudice–questions have always remained. What is the real nature of Darcy’s intense friendship with Charles Bingley, to explain why he would prevent Bingley’s marriage to Elizabeth’s beautiful and virtuous sister Jane? How can Darcy reconcile his own desire for Elizabeth with his determination … Read More


Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

Author: Ben H. Winters

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters expands the original text of the beloved Jane Austen novel with all-new scenes of giant lobsters, rampaging octopi, two-headed sea serpents, and other biological monstrosities. As our story opens, the Dashwood sisters are evicted from their childhood home and sent to live on a mysterious island full of savage creatures … Read More


Darcy’s Voyage

Author: Kara Louise

In this enchanting and highly original retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet sets out for the new world aboard the grand ship Pemberley’s Promise. She’s prepared for an uneventful voyage until a chance encounter with the handsome, taciturn Mr. Darcy turns her world upside down. When Elizabeth falls ill, Darcy throws convention … Read More

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