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An engrossing tale of tender love, broken family connections, and suspense that will keep readers riveted. - J Dawn King
A 3-book digital boxed set.
Mistaking Her Character
Lady Catherine de Bourgh is prepared to be very generous when it comes to medical care for her sickly daughter, Anne – generous enough to lure noted physician Dr. Thomas Bennet to give up his London practice and move his family to Rosings Park. But his good income comes with a price: complete dependence on his demanding patroness's every whim.
Now the Bennet family is trapped, reliant on Lady Catherine for their survival. Now she has chosen a husband for headstrong Elizabeth Bennet– Mr. George Wickham.
But Lady Catherine's nephew, Fitzwilliam Darcy, is not so sure about his aunt's choice. He is fascinated by the compassionate Elizabeth who seems to effortlessly understand everyone around her, including him. Lady Catherine has other plans for Darcy.
As Anne's health takes a turn for the worse, Darcy and Elizabeth are thrown together. Darcy can no longer deny he is in love with Elizabeth Bennet. But Lady Catherine will do anything to stop Darcy from marrying her.
The Trouble to Check Her
Lydia Bennet faces the music ...
Running off with Mr. Wickham was a great joke—until everything turned arsey-varsey. That spoilsport Mr. Darcy caught them and packed Lydia off to a hideous boarding school for girls who had lost their virtue.
Mrs. Drummond, the school's headmistress, has shocking expectations. The girls must share rooms, do chores, attend lessons, and engage in charitable work, no matter how well born they might be. Refusal could put them at the receiving end of Mrs. Drummond's cane—if they were lucky. The unlucky ones could be dismissed into servitude.
Everything and everyone at the school is uniformly horrid. Lydia hates them all, except possibly the music master, Mr. Amberson, who seems to have the oddest ideas about her. He might just understand her better than she understands herself.
Can she find a way to live up to his strange expectations, or will she spend the rest of her life as a scullery maid?
A Less Agreeable Man
Dull, plain and practical, Mary Bennet was the girl men always overlooked. But now she's grateful to be engaged to Mr. Michaels, the steady, even tempered steward of Rosings Park. By all appearances, they are made for each other: serious, hard-working, and boring.
Michaels finds managing Rosings Park relatively straight forward, but he desperately needs a helpmeet like Mary, able to manage his employers: Lady Catherine de Bourgh who is descending into madness and her nephew and heir, Colonel Fitzwilliam, whose extravagant lifestyle has left him ill-equipped for economy and privation.
Colonel Fitzwilliam had faced cannon fire and sabers, stood against Napoleon and lived to tell of it, but barking out orders and the point of his sword aren't helping him save Rosings Park from ruin. He needs help, but Michaels is tedious and the opinionated Mary Bennet is stubborn and not to be borne.
Apparently, quiet was not the same thing as meek, and reserved did not mean mild. The audacity of the woman, lecturing him on how he should manage his barmy aunt. The fact that she is usually right doesn't help. Miss Bennet gets under his skin, growing worse by the day until he finds it very difficult to remember that she's engaged to another man.
Can order be restored to Rosings Park or will Lady Catherine's madness ruin them all?