Mr. Bennet discovers his days are numbered, so he immediately begins to set his affairs - and his five unmarried daughters - in order. Knowing they will fare best should at least one of them find a suitable husband, he cannot refuse any respectable suitors. The high-spirited Elizabeth suspects something isn't right in the halls of Longbourn, but nothing prepares her for a certain haughty gentleman from Derbyshire.
When Georgiana Darcy comes to Netherfield to visit her brother, she becomes friends with a neighbor, Elizabeth Bennet. After Miss Darcy has returned to London, she invites her new friend to stay with her at the Darcy home in town, unbeknownst to Mr. Darcy.
Cooper Lee and her friends in the Hope Street Bible Study Group are enjoying a glorious summer day in the park, complete with a picnic, hiking, swimming, and a local bluegrass band. But Cooper knows that no good day goes unpunished, and when a man turns up dead in the nearby woods - and the sister of Cooper's fiancé is named as the prime suspect - the group may have to trade in their prayers of thanks for pleas of divine intervention.
"What a lovely series"
Cooper Lee has never been happier. She has terrific friends at Bible study, a great boyfriend in Nathan, and, best of all, a new niece or nephew on the way. But storm clouds are gathering when a string of church robberies comes to Hope Street, and an art teacher is found dead in what appears to be a robbery gone wrong.
This thrilling anthology features high fantasy, contemporary and urban fantasy, and fantasy action and adventure all set in a military vein by top authors in the genre, including Jonathan Maberry, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Moon, Tanya Huff, Glen Cook, Simon R. Green, Seanan McGuire, and Linda Nagata.
"The Children Of Heinlein"
"Save the Elephants", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Never Apologize", by Nick Paumgarten; "Ridiculous", by Ian Parker; "Stones and Bones", by Adam Gopnik; "Lockdown", by Emily Nussbaum; "Who’s Your Daddy?", by Hilton Als; and "Endgames", by David Denby.
"French Kissing", by Josie Jordan: Rachael is snowboarding in the French Alps with her boyfriend, Jake, when she falls into the arms of sexy lift attendant Mathieu. "An Argentinian Tango", by Troy Seate: Erotic relations in exotic locations find Jacob Smiley while he's trying to make like an American version of James Bond. "Romanesque", by O’Neil de Noux: What will you do if you’re taking photos of Romanesque statues in the ancient Roman Arena in Verona, Italy, and a buxom brunette steps in with a cameraman and pulls her top down to show off a hefty pair of luscious breasts and poses for him? Plus two more!