Praise for Darcy's Voyage
"Refreshing... a tale of romance, intrigue, and adventure...that made me sigh in all the right places and laugh out loud at the most surprising moments." —Austenprose
Old Friends and New Fancies is a gratifying read for any Jane Austen enthusiast.
"This is the ultimate Jane Austen sequel....Virtually all the characters left standing at the end of the novels-most particularly the unmarried ones-must all meet up... Broken engagements will follow, a few false trails and threatened unacceptable matches must be endured before the Forces of Good prevail." —Charles Wenz, Life Member of the Jane Austen Society
It's obvious to Georgiana Darcy that the lovely Elizabeth Bennet is her brother's perfect match, but Darcy's pigheadedness and Elizabeth's wounded pride are going to keep them both from the loves of their lives.
Georgiana can't let that happen, so she readily agrees to help her accommodating cousin, Anne de Bourgh, do everything within their power to assure her beloved brother's happiness.
But the path of matchmaking never runs smoothly...
Praise for Searching for Pemberley:
"A precious jewel of a novel with a strong love story and page-turning mystery. Absorbing, amusing, and very cleverly written." —The Searcher , Newsletter of NEPA Genealogy Society
"An amazingly unique and engrossing tale...without a doubt a must read for any fan of Pride and Prejudice." —The Long and Short of It
"Fans of historical fiction and Austen should savor this leisurely read." —Publishers Weekly
"This was such a sweet, lovely read, with such rich characters and it was with much regret that it had to end." —A Bibliophile's Bookshelf
As the golden summer draws to a close and the Darcys look ahead to the end of their first year of marriage, Mr. Darcy could never have imagined his love could grow even deeper with the passage of time...
Lizzy is full of surprises...
Elizabeth is unpredictable and lively, pulling Darcy out of his stern and serious demeanor with her teasing and temptation. Looking ahead and planning for celebrations and life events large and small, Lizzy can still catch Darcy unawares when he least expects it... But surprising events force the Darcys to weather absence and illness, and to discover whether they can find a way to build a bond of everlasting love and desire...
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 see king her out...
He just wants to make sure she's alright. But once he's seen her, he feels compelled to talk to her, and from there he's unable to fight the overwhelming desire to be near her, or the ever-growing mutual attraction that is between them...
What if...Mr. Darcy's intentions were shockingly dishonorable...
"[Reynolds] has creatively blended a classic love story with a saucy romance novel." —Austenprose
"Developed so well that it made the age-old storyline new and fresh...Her writing gripped my attention and did not let go."—The Romance Studio
"The style and wit of Ms. Austen are compellingly replicated...spellbinding. Kudos to Ms. Reynolds!" —A Reader's Respite
Sensual, happy, and steeped in all the luxuries of the lavish Regency period, Darcy and Elizabeth must still face the many challenges that every married couple confronts after the honeymoon is over. Just as the most intense issues of their marriage begin to arise, George Wickham returns to Hertfordshire bent on creating trouble. Knowing Darcy as long as he has, Wickham knows just how to strike at his vulnerabilities. But Wickham is only a pawn for someone even more unscrupulous than he is—and much more powerful.
When everything Darcy cherishes most is thrown into deadly danger, and knowing that Wickham has nothing left to lose, Darcy must confront his enemy and his own demons at the same time...
Praise for Sharon Lathan's Darcy Saga:
"Ms. Lathan's writing is lyrical and perfect for this genre...Jane Austen would be proud." —The Good, The Bad and The Unread
"Engaging, fast-paced, and searingly romantic." —Austenprose
"A look inside the marriage of Darcy and Lizzy—the hot, steamy love affair between two very passionate people." —A Bibliophile's Bookshelf
"Exquisitely told with a brilliant flourish of language and so rich in detail." —Rundpinne.com
It's Darcy and Elizabeth's wedding day, and the journey is just beginning as Jane Austen's beloved Pride and Prejudice characters embark on the greatest adventure of all: marriage and a life together filled with surprising passion, tender self—discovery, and the simple joys of every day.
As their love story unfolds in this most romantic of Jane Austen sequels, Darcy and Elizabeth reveal to each other how their relationship blossomed. From misunderstanding to perfect understanding and harmony, theirs is a marriage filled with romance, sensuality, and the beauty of a deep, abiding love.
Darcy and Elizabeth are as much in love as ever—even more so as their relationship matures. Their passion inspires everyone around them, and as winter turns to spring, romance blossoms around them.
Confirmed bachelor Richard Fitzwilliam sets his sights on a seemingly unattainable, beautiful widow; Georgiana Darcy learns to flirt outrageously; the very flighty Kitty Bennet develops her first crush, and Caroline Bingley meets her match.
But the path of true love never does run smooth, and Elizabeth and Darcy are kept busy navigating their friends and loved ones through the inevitable separations, misunderstandings, misgivings, and lovers' quarrels to reach their own happily ever afters...
Praise for Sharon Lathan:
"The everlasting love between Darcy and Lizzy will leave more than one reader swooning." —A Bibliophile's Bookshelf
"If you love Pride and Prejudice sequels then this series should be on the top of your list!" —Royal Reviews
"Sharon really knows how to make Regency come alive." —Love Romance Passion
"The way Ms. Lathan allows the relationship between Darcy and Elizabeth to evolve is wonderful and will surely induce a contented sigh from all romantics." —Once Upon a Romance
"A heartfelt enjoyable story filled with passion and warmth. Beautifully written." —Anna's Book Blog
"Jane Austen fan or not—you're going to love this author's interpretation of life after the wedding as Darcy and Lizzy begin a honeymoon that looks to last forever. Very highly recommended reading." —CK2's Kwips & Kritiques
The women, like many of Jane Austen's heroines, are strong, intelligent individuals, and the depth and variety of the original characters develop into a series of episodes linked together by their relationship to each other and to Pemberley, which is the heart of their community.
The central themes of love, friendship, marriage, and a sense of social obligation remain as do the great political and social issues of the age.
"The stories are so well told one would enjoy them even if they were not sequels to any other novel."—Book News
"Yet another wonderful work by Ms. Collins."—Beverly Wong, author of Pride & Prejudice Prudence
Beyond Pride and Prejudice...Beyond 'I Do'...
Darcy and Lizzy venture away from Pemberley to journey through England, finding friends, relatives, fun, love, and an even deeper and more sacred bond along the way.
Having embarked on the greatest adventure of all, marriage and the start of a new life together, now the Darcys take the reader on a journey through a time of prosperity, enjoyment, and security. They experience all the adventures of travel, with friends and relatives providing both companionship and complications, and with fun as their focus.
The sights and sounds, tastes and flavors of Regency England come alive. Through it all, Darcy and Lizzy continue to build a marriage filled with romance, sensuality, and the beauty of a deep, abiding love.
But what if she never said the words? What if circumstances conspired to make her accept Darcy the first time he proposes?
What if the last man in the world she could be prevailed upon to marry...is her husband?
In this installment of Abigail Reynolds's acclaimed Pride and Prejudice Variations, Elizabeth agrees to marry Darcy against her better judgment, setting off a chain of events that nearly brings disaster to them both.
What if Elizabeth Bennet accepted the proposal of another before she met Mr. Darcy again?
In Abigail Reynolds' bold and playful retelling of the Austen classic (originally self-published as Without Reserve), a devastated Mr. Darcy must decide how far he is willing to go to win the woman he loves. Consumed by jealousy, he knows that winning her will throw them both into scandal and disgrace, but losing her is unbearable. Mr. Darcy is going to have to fight for his love, and his life...
Praise for Abigail Reynolds' Pride and Prejudice variations:
"Lovers of steamy period romances will find plenty to whet their appetites here." —Booklist
"Compulsively readable. . .treats readers to an oh-so-spicy alternative story line." —Library Journal
"A delightful and enticing read. . .it works brilliantly." — Rundpinne
"Romance worthy of Austen herself." — Palmer's Picks for Reading
"Fresh and unique while staying true to the Darcy and Elizabeth I know and love." —Diary of and Eccentric
"Veryan deftly balances romance, mystery, comedy and - with special poignancy - the conflict Marietta must face, torn between love of country and love of a dashing man." - Publishers Weekly
Patricia Veryan was born in England and moved to the United States following World War II. The author of several critically acclaimed Georgian and Regency series, including the Sanguinet Saga, she now lives in Kirkland, Washington.
When the lives of these four are suddenly upended by their chance meetings, the events of two nights and two days will prove that it takes a bit of horse sense to get on the right track in The Love of a Rake.
Three days before their double wedding, Charles Bingley is desperate to have a word with his dear friend Fitzwilliam Darcy, seeking advice of a most delicate nature. Bingley is shocked when Darcy gives him a copy of an ancient, illustrated book of sensual secrets—but it does tell him everything he needs to know.
Eventually, of course, Jane finds this remarkable volume and in utmost secrecy shows it to her dear sister Elizabeth, who goes searching for a copy in the Pemberley library...
By turns hilarious and sweet, The Darcys & the Bingleys follows the two couples and the cast of characters surrounding them. Miss Caroline Bingley, it turns out, has such good reasons for being the way she is that the reader can't help but hold her in charity. Delightfully, she makes a most eligible match, and in spite of Darcy's abhorrence of being asked for advice, he and Bingley have a most enduring and adventure-prone friendship.
Stuck in London for her sister’s coming-out, Jane Rutledge would much prefer riding horses in the country—but a handsome nobleman soon changes her mind. Sebastian Carr, Viscount Langley has quite a dilemma. His father has threatened to cut him off if he doesn’t marry within two months. He decides to win over Jane in order to woo her sister—never suspecting that the delightful imp is the most precious treasure of all.
Desperate and alone, Lady Emma tricked Lucas Coulter, the Marquess of Wortham, into a hasty marriage. But on their wedding night, when he learned the truth about his not-so-innocent bride, he abandoned her.
Seven years later, Emma lives in disgrace with her beloved daughter, Jenny. Penniless, Emma provides for her child in the one way she knows how: in the dark of night, she creeps across the rooftops of London and steals jewels from the wealthy nobles who have wronged her.
Then Lucas catches her in a daring act of burglary. And he proposes a devil's bargain-- give him an heir...or be exposed. Vowing to hide the devastating secret in her past, Emma agrees to share her husband's bed, never dreaming this cold stranger has become a skilled seducer who will sweep her into a world of peril and passion...
"The very title makes you want to read it right away! Fascinating, and such wonderful use of language." —Joan Austen-Leigh
"Birchall's witty, elegant visit to the middle-aged Darcys is a delight." —Professor Janet Todd, University of Glasgow
"A refreshing and entertaining look at the Darcys some years after Pride and Prejudice from a most accomplished author. —Jenny Scott, author of After Jane
And certainly no proper chaperon. Fitz begged to disagree--after all, a dog was a true Incomparable as far as friendship, loyalty, and protection--and soon lovely Miss Sonia was plucked by her rusticated roots and packed off, dog and all, to London. Perhaps there she would find a husband to tame her free-spirited ways--and keep her out of trouble. Sonia, however, always had a soft spot for the underdog, and Darius Conover was such a fellow. Scorned by society for a scandalous deed, Conover was not redeemed even by his heroics in battle. Until he met Sonia and Fitz, two passionate souls undaunted by even the most odious circumstances--and decidedly determined to undo the shackles binding his heart.
In this installment of The Pemberley Chronicles series, Mr. Darcy's cousin Colonel Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth's cousin Caroline Gardiner take center stage.
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner, Caroline develops from a pretty young girl into a woman of intelligence and passion, embodying some of Austen's own values. Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth, Jane, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett, and the Wickhams all move through the story as Caroline falls in love, marries, and raises her children. Caroline rejects the role of a compliant Victorian wife and mother, instead becoming a spirited and outspoken advocate of reformist causes in spite of the danger of scandal.
Caroline's advocacy of reform, undaunted by criticism, demonstrates strength in a time when a woman's role was severely restricted.