Meryton Press Books

1932

Winner of a bronze IPPY Award 2011. By: Karen M. Cox (KarenMC) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Great Depression Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: “… the last man in the world I could ever be prevailed on to marry.” When Elizabeth Bennet left Fitzwilliam Darcy with those...

A Most Civil Proposal

By: C.P. Odom (cpodom) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy   Synopsis: “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” When Fitzwilliam Darcy spoke these words to Elizabeth Bennet as part of his marriage proposal, they expressed his...

A Tarnished Image, Reflections Volume 2

By: Linda Gonschior (Teg) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Modern Main Characters:Elizabeth Bennet, William Darcy Synopsis: Is there anything more perfect than a romantic wedding and a honeymoon in paradise? The happy ending that began in Reflections continues as Elizabeth and Will Darcy settle into married life. Their rambunctious...

Aerendgast: The Lost History of Jane Austen

By: Rachel Berman Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency/Modern Main Characters: Violet Atherton, Peter Knighton, Jane Austen Synopsis: Violet Desmond has just learned from her dying grandmother that the life she’s been living is a lie. Left with only a locket, a newspaper clipping, and a name–Atherton–Violet sets off...

Alias Thomas Bennet

By: Suzan Lauder (readhead) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Thomas Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy   Synopsis:  …of most interest to Bennet was Mr. Darcy of Pemberley. When Fitzwilliam Darcy attends the Meryton assembly, he befriends a quiet, intelligent gentleman. In frequent visits to his friend’s...

An Arranged Marriage

Winner of the 2011 Best Indie Book award from Austenprose By: Jan Hahn (JanH) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: Can a marriage of convenience ever lead to true love? Immediately after Elizabeth Bennet refuses Mr. Darcy’s proposal at Hunsford, her father...

At the Edge of the Sea

Award Winning Author By: Karen M. Cox (KarenMC) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Late 1950’s going into 1960’s Main Characters: Lizzy Quinlan and Billy Ray Davenport Synopsis: Lizzy Quinlan lives in the shadow of her past… Although the country is poised on the eve of the Sexual Revolution, life...

Bluebells in the Mourning

By: KaraLynne Mackrory Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters:Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: Is it true that. . . nothing can be lost that love cannot find? Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Prejudice is re-adapted in this Regency tale of love in the face of tragedy. Mr....

Boots & Backpacks

By: KC Kahler (KCDerby) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Modern Main Characters: Fitzwilliam Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet William Darcy counts down the last few months to his 30th birthday with dread. Orphaned as a child, his parents’ will includes a bizarre clause: Darcy must get married by his 30th birthday...

Consequences

By: C.P. Odom (cpodom) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy   Synopsis:  Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied – Pearl S. Buck Consequences is a cautionary tale about the evils of...

Dearly Beloved

By: Lewis Whelchel (Lewis) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters:Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: Sometimes people “die of little trifling colds,” and a tragedy at Netherfield destroys the harmony between Elizabeth Bennet and her family. As she begins her mourning under the protection of Mr. Bingley and...

Echoes of Pemberley

Winner of the 2013 Silver Medal Benjamin Franklin Award finalist for best new voice with the IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Awards) By: Cynthia I Hensley Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Modern Main Characters: Catie Elizabeth Darcy, Sean Kelley, Ben Darcy Synopsis: A tragic plane crash eight years earlier has...

Falling For Mr. Darcy

By: KaraLynne Mackrory Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters:Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: In this Regency adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Prejudice, the simple truth is proven that sometimes a gentleman never knows his heart until a lady comes along to introduce it to him. ...

Find Wonder in All Things

Winner of a gold IPPY Award 2012 in the Romance category. By: Karen M. Cox (KarenMC) Based on: Persuasion Era: End of the 20th century Main Characters: James Marshall, Laurel Elliot Synopsis: James Marshall and Laurel Elliot seem to be out of sync. After a whirlwind summer romance, he wants...

Haunting Mr Darcy, A Spirited Courtship

By: KaraLynne Mackrory Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters:Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: What happens to the happily ever after when the ever after has already happened? A spirited courtship indeed! Jane Austen’s much adored Pride and Prejudice is transfigured in this regency adaptation.  That fickle friend...

His Uncle’s Favorite

By: Lory Lilian (LoryL) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Fitzwilliam Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet Synopsis: His Uncle’s Favorite: A Pride and Prejudice tale that takes a divergent path after the Netherfield ball and its residents’ hasty departure. Shortly after Christmas, their Aunt Gardiner persuades Jane and Elizabeth...

Longbourn to London

By the award-winning author of the 2014 Silver IPPY Award in Romance By: Linda Beutler (oregonclematis) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy   Synopsis:  A courtship is a journey of discovery, but what do we know of the official betrothal of Fitzwilliam Darcy...

Love At First Slight

By: J Marie Croft (marief) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Darcy, William Bennet   Synopsis: In this humorous, topsy-turvy Pride & Prejudice variation, all the gender roles are reversed. It is Mr. Bennet’s greatest wish to see his five sons advantageously married. When the haughty...

Love Then Begins

By: Gail & Tina (Gail_etc & TinaM) Based on: Pride and Prejudice and Original Work Era: Regency Main Characters: David Baugham, Holly Tournier, Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy, Synopsis: A romance in a tiny Scottish border village at last gives way to a wedding just as the old year gives over...

Rainy Days

By: Lory Lilian (LoryL) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Fitzwilliam Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet Synopsis: In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet’s first impression and hasty judgment of Mr. Darcy, and that gentleman’s pride and aloofness toward her loved ones took them on a long, difficult...

Reflections

By: Linda Gonschior (Teg) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Modern Main Characters:Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: When Will Darcy finally succumbed to his feelings and proposed to Elizabeth Bennet he had no idea what he’d started. Scorning his feelings and refusing to believe any good of the man, she...

Remembrance of the Past

By: Lory Lilian (LoryL) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Fitzwilliam Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet Synopsis: In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet unexpectedly met Mr. Darcy while visiting Pemberley. In Remembrance of the Past, Elizabeth Bennet and her relatives – Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner – are...

Rocks in the Stream

By: Lewis Whelchel (Lewis) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy, Jane Bennet, Charles Bingley   Synopsis: A twist on a classic favorite finds Mr. Bennet recently deceased and Jane doing her best to manage the Longbourn estate. While traveling to his new home,...

Stronger Even Than Pride

By: Gail McEwen (Gail_etc) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Fitzwilliam Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet From the author of …To End All Wars, Winner of a silver IPPY award 2011 [hr]   …in his behaviour to me there were stronger influences even than pride. When George Wickham speaks...

The Heart Does Whisper

By: Cynthia I Hensley Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Modern Main Characters: Catie Darcy, Sean Kelley Synopsis: The sequel to — Echoes of Pemberley From one of Derbyshire, England’s oldest, most prominent families, heiress Catherine Darcy is beautiful, rich, and seemingly destined to the legacy of her Regency-era ancestors....

The Journey

From the author of the 2011 Best Indie Book award from Austenprose for “An Arranged Marriage” By: Jan Hahn (JanH) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: Danger Shortly after the Netherfield ball, Elizabeth Bennet begins a journey to visit her relations in...

The Muse

By: Jessica Evans (Jessi) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Modern Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: Elizabeth Bennet, the newest corps de ballet dancer at Ballet Theater of New York, dreams of rising through the prestigious company’s ranks to become a prima ballerina. When she’s cast in superstar choreographer William...

The Red Chrysanthemum

Winner of the 2014 Silver IPPY Award in Romance By: Linda Beutler (oregonclematis) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy   Synopsis: Pride and Prejudice and the language of flowers…   When Fitzwilliam Darcy leaves the inn in Lambton after a tense but fruitful...

The Secret Betrothal

From the author of the 2011 Best Indie Book award from Austenprose for “An Arranged Marriage” By: Jan Hahn (JanH) Based on: Pride and Prejudice Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy Synopsis: Why would a gentleman ask a lady to conceal their betrothal? Jane Austen writes of secret...

The West Yet Glimmers

By: Gail & Tina (Gail_etc & TinaM) Based on:Original Work Era: Regency Main Characters:David Baugham and Holly Tournier Synopsis: After a successful honeymoon and much procrastination, Lord and Lady Baugham bow to the inevitable and fulfill their obligation to travel to Cheshire and his lordship’s family seat of Cumbermere. What...

Twixt Two Equal Armies

By: Gail & Tina (Gail_etc & TinaM) Based on: Pride and Prejudice and Original Work Era: Regency Main Characters: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy, David Baugham, Holly Tournier Synopsis: As, ‘twixt two equal armies, Fate Suspends uncertain victory, Our souls—which to advance their state, Were gone out—hung ‘twixt her and me...

…To End All Wars

Winner of a silver IPPY award 2011. By: Gail McEwen (Gail_etc) Based on: Original Work Era: WWI Main Characters: David Bellamy, Sophie Montigny Synopsis:In the spring of 1917, war fever swept across the United States like a prairie fire, catching young David Bellamy in its grip. ‘…to end all wars’...