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A Marriage of Convenience! In Pride and Prejudice Variations

The Unreformed Mr. Darcy by Mei Wei Lin Summary: Darcy’s Hunsford proposal gets interrupted so ends up not being so bad. Elizabeth ends up accepting because there’s a terrible guy wanting to marry Jane and she wants to protect her. Thus, Darcy doesn’t know Elizabeth doesn’t like him, nor why, so he’s unchanged for muchContinue reading “A Marriage of Convenience! In Pride and Prejudice Variations”

Injured! In Pride and Prejudice Variations

Mr. Darcy is found unconscious. Elizabeth sprains her ankle. Mr. Gardiner is attacked by highwaymen. Because of these injuries, and similar ones, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy are given an opportunity to learn to see each other, and themselves, in a new light, bringing them to their “happily ever after.” Here is a list of someContinue reading “Injured! In Pride and Prejudice Variations”

Kidnapped! in Pride and Prejudice Variations

One of the most fun and dramatic, if barely believable, tropes in Pride and Prejudice variations is the kidnapping. In these stories, the change in Elizabeth and Darcy’s relationship is set in motion by one or the other, or both, of them being kidnapped—or, in the case of at least one story, one of themContinue reading “Kidnapped! in Pride and Prejudice Variations”

P&P Variations: Elizabeth and Georgiana Are Friends

There are a lot of different tropes in the Pride and Prejudice variations: Forced Marriage, Marriage of Convenience, Kidnappings, Injury, and many more. So in continuing my lists of P&P variations, I thought I’d review some of the variations by trope.  First up is the Befriending Georgiana trope, wherein Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy’s sister becomeContinue reading “P&P Variations: Elizabeth and Georgiana Are Friends”

Jane Austen Adjacent Books That Lead Me to P&P Variations

I know Pride and Prejudice variations is a pretty niche genre, so I’m aware that doing reviews of these books isn’t going to be a hugely popular feature on my blog. However, when I first got into them, I looked for recommendations, and I had a hard time finding any. Of course, there are reviewsContinue reading “Jane Austen Adjacent Books That Lead Me to P&P Variations”

My Favorite Pride and Prejudice Variations

I’ve decided to add book reviews occasionally—today being the first occasion. I’m in a book group, so I do read a variety of things. But one of the genres I read just for myself is Jane Austen Fan Fiction (JAFF), specifically, Pride and Prejudice variations. When I first started reading them, I looked for recommendationsContinue reading “My Favorite Pride and Prejudice Variations”