Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Satisfaction and Prejudice, via Jane Austen, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber variations at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are a few of the notable positive factors of Barnes & Noble Classics: All variations are superbly designed and are revealed to enhanced necessities; a few contain illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, ancient, and literary—to enhance each one reader's figuring out of those enduring works. 'It is a fact universally said, unmarried guy in ownership of a superb fortune has to be in wish of a wife.' hence memorably starts Jane Austen's satisfaction and Prejudice, one of many world's hottest novels. satisfaction and Prejudice—Austen's personal 'darling child'—tells the tale of fiercely self sustaining Elizabeth Bennet, one in every of 5 sisters who needs to marry wealthy, as she confounds the boastful, prosperous Mr. Darcy. What ensues is among the most enjoyable and engrossingly readable courtships identified to literature, written by way of a precocious Austen whilst she was once simply twenty-one years old.Humorous and profound, and packed with hugely unique discussion, this witty comedy of manners dips and turns via drawing-rooms and plots to arrive an immensely pleasing finale. within the phrases of Eudora Welty, satisfaction and Prejudice is as 'irresistible and as approximately faultless as any fiction may well be.' Carol Howard, expert at SUNY buy and Columbia college, the place she acquired her Ph.D. in 1999, chairs the English division and teaches within the Theater division at Warren Wilson collage in Asheville, North Carolina. She has released essays on early British and modern African-American girls writers and has coedited books on British writers (1996, 1997). Her basic scholarly curiosity is the literature of 17th- and eighteenth-century England.

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Scandalous Again (Switching Places, Book 1) by Christina Dodd

By Christina Dodd

Unique book: 2003

Two beautiful cousins needs to alternate identities in a scandalous deception.

Madeline de Lacy, the duchess of Magnus, prides herself on being probably the most brilliant younger women in England, that is why she can't think that, in a flip of the playing cards, her noble father has misplaced his whole property -- and her! -- to a stranger.

On a project to salvage her relations fortune, she alters areas along with her cousin and spouse, sending the meeker Eleanor to confront the guy who had gained Madeline's hand. Now, Madeline is loose to go into the house of a infamous gambler, and pretends to be meek, humble, and powerfuble with an iron. She is, in fact, none of these issues; she easily is resolved to win her family's fortune again. simply whilst she thinks issues can't worsen, she meets Gabriel Ansell, the earl of Campion, they usually do. Horribly worse.

Four years in the past, Madeline was once engaged to Gabriel, and worshipped his boastful kisses. Now, being pressured to marry a guy she doesn't comprehend pales compared to the ordeal of dealing with Gabriel back, the fellow who betrayed her -- Gabriel, the one guy she ever enjoyed.

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A Lady of His Own (Bastion Club, Book 3) by Stephanie Laurens

By Stephanie Laurens

Unique e-book: 2004

The seven individuals of the Bastion membership have served loyally within the perilous carrier of the Crown. Now they've banded jointly to help each other via their most threatening project of all: getting married.

When Charles St. Austell returns domestic to say his name as earl, and to settle fast on an appropriate spouse to boot, he discovers that have has made him impatient of the younger girls who vie for his attention—with the exception of woman Penelope Selborne. Years in the past, Charles and Penelope's younger ardor was once consummated in an unforgettable afternoon. Charles remains to be haunted through their interlude, yet Penny refuses to have something extra to do with him.

If controlling her center used to be tricky earlier than, resisting a much better, battle-hardened Charles is easily nigh very unlikely, but Penelope has vowed she won't make a similar mistake two times, nor will she marry with no love. but if a traitorous intrigue attracts them jointly, then eventually threatens them both—will Penny realize she has a real protector in Charles, her first and in simple terms love, who now vows to make her his personal?

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Sweet Enemy by Diana Palmer

By Diana Palmer

Under His Spell

Sparring Partners

Wholesome Maggie Kirk had regularly been cautious of commanding cowboy Clint Raygen. So if her most sensible friend's forbidding older brother rubbed her the opposite direction, how come she'd selected his ranch to get over a damaged middle? She knew the risks that her foe posed . . . but whenever she crossed paths with the hard-edged livestock rancher, her pulse might race uncontrolled. Maggie secretly dreamed of awakening to womanhood in Clint's robust embody . . . yet did those candy enemies have a shot at turning into lifelong enthusiasts?

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The Lady in Question (Effington Family, Book 7) by Victoria Alexander

By Victoria Alexander

Exact twins, brilliant Delia and mischievous Cassandra Effington have been the main scrumptious debutantes to ever waltz throughout a London ballroom. They appeared alike in each method . . . yet nobody ever anticipated Delia to be the only to get into difficulty . . . How did this younger lady's attractiveness develop into so questionable? as soon as she used to be attractive, first rate omit Delia Effington, yet an impulsive decision—and next disaster—forces Delia to retire from society. until eventually one evening, determined for diversion, she attends a ball as her dual sister and unearths herself dancing within the powerful hands of the rushing Viscount St. Stephens. Delia believes she hasn't ever met this guy who arouses her passions, but he turns out someway regularly occurring. For Delia does not comprehend that St. Stephens, an agent for the Crown, has been in her domestic, preserving her below the hide of her butler. what is going to ensue whilst this girl discovers the reality in regards to the guy she has come to like?

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Duke's Governess Bride (Historical Romance) by Miranda Jarrett

By Miranda Jarrett

Former governess Jane wooden is on borrowed time—and she does not wish the fairy story of her Grand journey to finish. She awaits the arriving of her organization, Richard Farren, Duke of Aston, with trepidation….

To widower Richard, meek and mousy omit wooden is unrecognizable because the carefree and passionate Jane. Seeing Venice via her eyes opens his brain and middle to romance!

Yet a sinister possibility hangs over their newfound happiness: to guard Jane, Richard should conquer the demons of his earlier and convince her to turn into his right wife….

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Surrender by Amanda Quick

By Amanda Quick

From the amazing ballrooms of glittering London society to wonderful, cursed property within the far away wilds of Yorkshire, comes the deliciously depraved tale of a completely unconventional courtship—and an exhilarating nighttime rendezvous that may purely result in love... At 4 and twenty Victoria Huntington idea herself really adept at fending off fortune hunters... until eventually she got here lower than siege from Lucas Colebrook, the darkly nerve-racking new Earl of Stonevale. Amidst the brightly plumed birds of town, Lucas used to be a hawk. And while he held out the entice of moonlit rides and wild, reckless dead night escapades, Victoria chanced on herself powerless to withstand. yet turning into Stonevale's better half in event was once way more risky venture than Victoria may perhaps ever think. For the horny Earl may use her each weak spot to woo her, to win her, and finally to wed her. and shortly the amber-eyed girl might locate herself ensconced in a crumbling mansion deep within the English countryside... the place the true reason behind her hasty marriage turns into all too apparent...and the place the ghosts of her dark-stained prior are ready to stand up in a terrifying plot that would threaten her lifestyles, her honor, and the one guy she may possibly ever love.

From the Paperback edition.

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A Match for Mary Bennet: Can a serious young lady ever find by Eucharista Ward

By Eucharista Ward

A targeted and inspirational delight and Prejudice sequel that may resonate with all readers who can relate to Mary Bennet's selection to stay in keeping with God's needs

Written through a Franciscan nun, it is a sympathetic story of the center Bennet sister from delight and Prejudice. Pious Mary Bennet attempts to do her accountability on the earth as she thinks God envisions it.

Initially believing (mistakenly) that her sister Elizabeth married good purely which will offer for her sisters, Mary is worked up to be relieved of the duty to marry in any respect in order that she will proceed her trustworthy works.

But she starts off to have moment innovations after extra learning marriage via her sisters' studies in addition to spending time with younger males. One is a wonderful younger greenback whose made up our minds courtship should have ulterior reasons; the opposite is a kindly, critical younger clergyman whose friendship Mary values progressively more. sooner or later she realizes that God greatly made guy and lady to be together...but that's the guy for her?

(20091022)

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