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 overboard in a plan that will bind them to each other more deeply than he ever could have imagined. But the perils of their ocean voyage pale in comparison to the harsh reality of society's rules that threaten their chance at happiness. When they return to the lavish halls of England, will their love survive?
What readers say:
"Kara Louise is an incredible storyteller."
"Such a sweet and romantic 'what if' scenario for Pride and Prejudice fans! A must have for your P&P library!"
"Romantic, creative, and witty."
The last man in the world she could be prevailed upon to marry…is her husband?
In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet tells the proud Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy that she wouldn't marry him if he were the last man in the world.
But what if she never said the words? What if circumstances conspired to make her accept Darcy the first time he proposes?
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 readers are saying
"A highly original story, immensely satisfying."
"Anyone who loves the story of Darcy and Elizabeth will love this variation."
"I was hooked from page one."
"A refreshing new look at what might have happened if…"
"Another good book to curl up with… I never wanted to put it down."