Refusing to suffer anyone's pity, the heroine hides the unpleasant truth of her forced marriage from everyone.
Having observed the mourning period for a deceased husband she did not love, she looks forward to enjoying a Season in town.
Her liveliness, her beauty, and her charms attract the notice of unscrupulous people posing as friends.
There's only one man able to help her navigate the treacherous waters of the ton.
Widowed after six months of marriage, an older Elizabeth is determined to leave her past behind and enjoy life to its fullest, on her own terms. Charming, witty, and engaging, she is widely admired by all. However, everything is not as it seems. She harbours a secret.
The beautiful widow captivates a younger Mr. Darcy. He knows her better than she knows herself. He struggles to break through her protective barriers, the most daunting being her tightly held conviction that she will never marry again.
ADVISORY: This AU Pride and Prejudice adaptation includes MATURE THEMES and altered characteristics in its heroine and its hero than those portrayed in the original novel.
"I stand corrected, my friend. I seldom have beheld anyone more stunning than she." Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy
"Whatever does he mean in questioning my brother on my situation? Saying, on the one hand, I am tolerable, and, on the other hand, I am stunning. The insolence of that man! I shall have to keep a sharp eye on him." Miss Elizabeth Bennet
"Taking the woman he loved up on her offer to give herself to him meant taking advantage of a naïve creature who thought she understood the ways of the world." Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy
Still a Young Man: Darcy Is In Love ~ A Regency historical fiction adaptation of Jane Austen's timeless classic Pride and Prejudice.
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Published January 1, 2014
by Regents and Cotswold Book Group.
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