By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything: A Pride and Prejudice Variation

Regents and Cotswold Book Group
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"The promise, therefore, was given and must be performed." - Jane AustenWhat if Mr. Thomas Bennet’s first-born daughter is promised to the elder Mr. Darcy’s first-born son?
Are promises made always promises kept?
Or is a love like Fitzwilliam Darcy and Miss Elizabeth Bennet’s destined to prevail?

You'll fall in love with Darcy and Elizabeth all over again while reading this heartwarming Pride and Prejudice what-if story. Grab your copy now!

By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything is a fast-paced, 50,000+ words novel. Also available in paperback (296 pages).
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Regents and Cotswold Book Group
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Aug 7, 2017
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 A Limited Edition Collection!
Here's a chance to add to your growing collection of Pride and Prejudice 'what-if' stories with two P. O. Dixon stories for under the price of one, plus a special bonus story just because.

Book One - Only a Heartbeat Away

Long before they meet, Miss Elizabeth Bennet entertains notions of Mr. Darcy as being good-natured, compassionate, and exceedingly handsome. Indeed, everything a gentleman ought to be. In light of the ardent disdain that he incites in her family and friends at the Meryton assembly, reconciling her favorable impression of him proves deeply unsettling. Hence she goes about making out his true nature. Boasting to the gentleman of an acquaintance with his worst enemy, however, hardly recommends her to him.

Tempestuous sparks promise to ignite into passionate flames as Darcy and Elizabeth endeavor to sketch each other’s character.

Praise for Only a Heartbeat Away:

❝This is one story that captured my heart and soul! Thanks to Ms. Dixon for another riveting adaptation of a most beloved book!!❞ –Liz C., Amazon Reader

❝I love Lizzy and Darcy, and I love what Dixon continually does to my beloved characters in her books.❞ –Books Hug Back

Book Two - Miss Elizabeth Bennet: Where the Heart Lives

Mr. Darcy emerges as a hero in Miss Elizabeth Bennet’s eyes almost from the start. With such a beginning, one might think the journey to happily ever after for Jane Austen’s beloved couple would be absent any bumps in the road. On the contrary. There are quite a few fires to be put out along the way.

Praise for Miss Elizabeth Bennet:

❝What a setup! It makes for compelling reading through to the last page. Georgiana plays a significant role here, and there's plenty of good interplay between Darcy and Elizabeth. It's well written, as usual for this author. Good stuff!❞ –Debbie B., Goodreads Reader

❝This is a very interesting and entirely new version of Pride and Prejudice from P.O. Dixon. All of her stories are unique and entertaining, ...❞ –Colleen C., Goodreads Reader

Lady Harriette: Fitzwilliam's Heart and Soul

Their hasty courtship and subsequent marriage notwithstanding, Colonel Fitzwilliam finds himself deeply in love with his beautiful wife. However, having seduced his innocent young bride, a single question haunts him—does he truly deserve his happiness?

Her husband’s lack of fortune never concerned Lady Harriette. She loves him. Young, spirited, and confident, she has always enjoyed a charmed life. When Richard’s past lands on their doorstep, suspicion rears its head, and Harriette’s questions go unanswered. Seeking explanations on her own is her only recourse. Will she uncover more than she bargained for?

Praise for Lady Harriette:

❝While keeping the beloved Pride and Pride story in motion and being respectful of the Austen characters we adore, Dixon creates a continuing tale with romance and intrigue.❞ –Books Hug Back

❝This is truly a romance novel with some steamy love scenes, so please take heed. You are forewarned and forearmed for a great read. I highly recommend it.❞ –Austenprose
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