Jane Austen’s character, Lady Catherine de Bourgh, is a prideful, domineering woman determined to dictate to her nephew, Fitzwilliam Darcy, as to whom he will marry. Darcy is just as determined that he will marry for love, and it won’t be to his cousin Anne.
In this Pride and Prejudice variation, Lady Catherine crosses the line once too often in endeavoring to impose her will on others when she confronts Elizabeth Bennet, and Darcy has had enough. The final straw is when she endangers Elizabeth’s life, and Darcy cuts ties with his aunt permanently.
In this sweet Regency romance, will Darcy and Elizabeth find their happily ever after or will the events affecting Elizabeth and her family create a permanent rift between the two? Find out in ‘Darcy Vs Lady Catherine,’ a standalone story that is the second book in the ‘Darcy Versus Series.’
NOTE: All three books in the ‘Darcy Versus Series’ are all separate stories that are unconnected except for the ‘Versus.’
Elizabeth's Choice is the final novella in the Darcy and Elizabeth series. Finally, Darcy has made Elizabeth his own as she has become his wife, much to the delight of both. Finding joy with her and true happiness that he hasn’t had in years, his life is complete. And his wife is more than pleased to be Mrs. Elizabeth Darcy with the one she admires above all men.
Embarking on their honeymoon to Ireland, the two will draw ever closer as they find more in common as tourists in a country with a history and heritage as rich as that of England. Darcy strengthens the bond with old friends as Elizabeth makes new friends that will enrich her life as Mrs. Darcy while learning more about those who inhabit the Emerald Isle.
But all is not sweetness and delight as an old enemy appears and threatens the safety and even the lives of the lovebirds. Will they survive the encounter or will it leave a memory that will forever scar the heart?
Darcy Chooses is the third novella in the Darcy and Elizabeth series.
In this 'Pride and Prejudice' variation
Fitzwilliam Darcy met Miss Elizabeth Bennet before coming to Netherfield Park with his friend, Charles Bingley. The last thing Darcy was looking for was a wife. However, he found he was unable to forget the young woman with the chestnut curls and flashing eyes that tempted him almost beyond decorum.
At the Meryton Assembly, Darcy succeeded in insulting Miss Elizabeth but then set things straight by apologizing to her. He began a courtship with her and things went well for a short while until a badly handled conversation had Elizabeth sending him off with a flea in his ear.
Are there times that Miss Elizabeth displays an unreasonable temper? Yes, there are, and when they occur between two very passionate people, trouble and misunderstandings result. Can Darcy and Elizabeth rise above their disagreement and achieve peace? And can these two work together to resolve the disaster that has come upon the Bennet family?
'Attending A Ball' is the second short story in the Darcy and Elizabeth series. This 'Pride and Prejudice' variation finds the ladies of the Bennet household excited that the new neighbor at Netherfield Park, Mr. Charles Bingley, has agreed to host a ball. Elizabeth Bennet is looking forward to attending and is making arrangements for a new gown and dance slippers so that she can look her best. She and a friend, Melanie Farrington, are planning a trip to London to get the needed fabric and slippers.
Much to his chagrin, due to damage to his own chaise, Fitzwilliam Darcy will find himself on the same coach as Elizabeth and her companion. Foul weather, however, is going to create problems that may prevent them arriving in London in a timely manner.
Come along as we take a brief look at Darcy and Elizabeth prior to their meeting at the Meryton Assembly. Will the trip to London taint their acquaintance or will it lead to more?
'The Women of Longbourn' is the first short story in the Darcy and Elizabeth series. This Pride and Prejudice variation takes a closer look at the Bennet family women and what their dreams may have lncluded. And don't be surprised when you learn that even the female servants had dreams as well.
Come along with Elizabeth Bennet as she records the aspirations of the Bennet women— and the female servants who care for their needs—during the fortnight prior to the Meryton Assembly. May you enjoy Lizzy's comments that are interspersed in her journal with the family's interactions and how they may have differed with most families in the early 1800's in Regency England.