Colonel James Fitzwilliam is home. The war has left him weary, battle-scarred - and a free man of fortune ready to find a wife. He travels to Pemberley, his second home. There he meets Kitty Bennet. Her unexpected charms soon have him questioning his familial duty and his expectations. A fight looms on the horizon when his aunt - Lady Catherine de Bourgh - and his parents arrive with their own plans for his future.
"Jane Austen Fan - Must read"
While visiting a young woman - who was not so fortunate as Miss Georgiana Darcy in escaping the persuasions of a rogue - Georgiana meets Sir Camden Sutton, whose reputation causes Georgiana to wonder as to his motives. Her wondering soon turns to a different feeling when Sir Camden comes to stay at Pemberley, showing himself to be a very different man than was rumored. While Sir Camden struggles with his past and his commitment to his future, as well as the ill intentions of haughty Caroline Bingley, Miss Darcy must decide whether to listen to others, or the words written on her heart.
"Good, sweet reading reminiscent of Jane Austen"
Miss Mary Bennet is the last unmarried Bennet sister. She believes she will live out her days as a maiden aunt, seeking quiet in the libraries and parlors of her father's and brother-in-laws' homes. On a visit to Pemberley, the estate of Fitzwilliam Darcy, her sister Lizzy's husband, Mary begins to feel more is possible than her planned life of solitude. Among new friends and with new confidence, Mary opens to new feelings when she meets Mr. Nathaniel Bingley.
"Too fluffy even for chick lit"
Jack Brightwell is home. For years, he's distanced himself from his only love, and sought justice for his murdered shipmates. Now he must take his place as heir to his family's estate, a position he did not think to find himself in. And his mama, the only family he has left, urges him to marry. When he comes across Emily Latimer crying over her cousin's plan to marry her off to a half-wit, Jack sees a solution for them both, even though it risks his heart, and the love he's kept secret.
"It didn't hold my attention..."
Miss Maria Lucas, after jilting her fiance, has traveled to Pemberley for the Christmas season. She hopes her visit to childhood friends Kitty and Lizzy will ease the discomfort she's felt at home after disappointing her parents' plans for her marriage. But she could not marry the man they chose - there is only one man she can give her heart to, a man she believes she will never see again.
Cecilia Wilcox's frustrating and unsettling encounter with a handsome stranger is soon pushed from her thoughts by the appearance of her first love, the rakish, elegant best friend of her older brother. Disapproving of her daughter's choice, her domineering mother takes her to London to find a husband. She introduces Cecilia to a charming rogue and the stranger, whose commanding and inscrutable presence both disturbs and captivates her.
"Who's on first?"
Katie Dillon doesn't believe in dreams and fairy tales. She has a plan for her life, which doesn't include falling for charmer Fin Dunbar - again. But while caring for her niece, Katie realizes Fin and her dreams might be just what she needs. When family secrets, old arguments, and new feelings cause Katie and Fin to clash, they have to decide whether their love is make-believe or certain sure.
"The Narrator Saves the Day!"