Long Is the Journey, Short Is the Sojourn: Wee, Wicked Whispers: Collected Short Stories 2007 - 2008
Anna Jacobs, The Trader's Wife , about a young Englishwoman in the s who agrees to marry a Singapore trader to help her employer expand his business connections; 1 in the Trader series. Anna Jacobs, The Trader's Sister , about a young Irishwoman whose dream is to escape her brutal father by joining her brother in Australia; 2 in the Trader series.
Anna Jacobs, The Trader's Dream , about an Irishwoman who brings three orphaned children to Australia in the hope that a relative will adopt them; 3 in the Trader series. Brenda Jagger, The Clouded Hills ; also titled Verity , about a young textile mills heiress in Yorkshire and her arranged marriage to her handsome cousin, a ruthless businessman, during the upheavals of the Industrial Revolution; 1 in the Barforth trilogy.
Brenda Jagger, Flint and Roses ; also titled The Barforth Women , about two families in nineteenth century Yorkshire amid the class tensions between the old landed gentry and the wealthy new industrialists in the textile business; 2 in the Barforth trilogy. Brenda Jagger, The Sleeping Sword ; also titled An Independent Woman , about a well-educated young woman who marries into a dysfunctional family and struggles for independence; 3 in the Barforth trilogy.
Brenda Jagger, A Song Twice Over , about two women in nineteenth century Yorkshire, an industrialist's daughter and an Irish immigrant, who are in love with the same man, who devotes his life to improving conditions for factory workers. Brenda Jagger, Distant Choices , about two young half-sisters, one legitimate, the other illegitimate, who fall in love with the same man in mid-nineteenth century Yorkshire.
Syrie James, Dracula, My Love , a reimagining of the Dracula story in the form of Mina Harker's secret journals about her love affair with the count. Stephen Jarvis, Death and Mr. Dinah Jefferies, The Tea Planter's Wife , about a young bride who joins her husband in Ceylon, where she finds an atmosphere full of secrets. Janette Jenkins, Little Bones , about a young crippled girl, abandoned by her family, who becomes the assistant to an unlicensed doctor whose clientele are actresses. Maggie Joel, Half the World in Winter , about a London family in after the death of their youngest daughter, and the turmoil that follows a tragic accident on the father's railway.
Ken Kalfus, Equilateral , about a British astronomer and his disaster-plagued effort to dig a huge perfect triangle in the Egyptian desert in order to communicate with the planet Mars in the late nineteenth century. Garry Douglas Kilworth, The Devil's Own , about a British soldier from the upper classes who enlists in the ranks instead of buying a commission; set during the nineteenth century Crimean War; 1 in the "Fancy Jack" Crossman series. Garry Douglas Kilworth, The Valley of Death , about a British soldier from the upper classes who enlists in the ranks instead of buying a commission; set during the nineteenth century Crimean War; 2 in the "Fancy Jack" Crossman series.
Garry Douglas Kilworth, Soldiers in the Mist , about a British soldier from the upper classes who enlists in the ranks instead of buying a commission; set during the nineteenth century Crimean War; 3 in the "Fancy Jack" Crossman series. Garry Douglas Kilworth, The Winter Soldiers , about a British soldier from the upper classes who enlists in the ranks instead of buying a commission; set during the nineteenth century Crimean War; 4 in the "Fancy Jack" Crossman series. Garry Douglas Kilworth, Attack on the Redan , about a British soldier from the upper classes who enlists in the ranks instead of buying a commission; set during the nineteenth century Crimean War; 5 in the "Fancy Jack" Crossman series.
Garry Douglas Kilworth, Brothers of the Blade , about a British soldier from the upper classes who enlists in the ranks instead of buying a commission; set in nineteenth century India; 6 in the "Fancy Jack" Crossman series. Garry Douglas Kilworth, Rogue Officer , about a British soldier abducted and accused of desertion before he can get back to his unit, just as the Indian Mutiny is coming to an end; 7 in the "Fancy Jack" Crossman series. Christine Kinealy and John A. Rudyard Kipling, Kim , about the orphaned son of an Irish soldier who grows up as a street urchin in India and is recruited as a spy in the "Great Game" of the British to control central Asia.
Lisa Kleypas, Secrets of a Summer Night , historical romance about a beautiful and charming young woman in Victorian England who is a wallflower because she lacks a dowry; 1 in the Wallflower series. Lisa Kleypas, It Happened One Autumn , historical romance about a young American heiress whose independent ways are disapproved in Victorian England, especially by the man she falls for; 2 in the Wallflower series. Lisa Kleypas, The Devil in Winter , historical romanceabout a shy young woman due to receive a large inheritance who marries a rake on the condition they remain celibate, in order to foil her scheming relatives; 3 in the Wallflower series.
Lisa Kleypas, Scandal in Spring , historical romance about a young woman who fails to snare a husband three years in a row and is given an ultimatum by her father; 4 in the Wallflower series. Lisa Kleypas, A Wallflower Christmas , about a good-looking American man who comes to London to court a bride from an aristocratic family but needs help adjusting to English manners; 5 in the Wallflower series.
Matthew Kneale, Sweet Thames , about a young engineer determined to fix the London drainage system amid the threat of a cholera epidemic in Mary Robinette Kowal, Shades of Milk and Honey , Regency romance fantasy about a young woman in a society in which magic is a commonplace and expected skill for ladies of quality; 1 in the Glamourist Histories series. Mary Robinette Kowal, Glamour in Glass , Regency romance fantasy about a young bride honeymooning in Belgium when Napoleon's escape from exile puts them in peril, and she must use her magical skills to get her husband out of prison; 2 in the Glamourist Histories series.
Mary Robinette Kowal, Without a Summer , Regency romance fantasy about a young couple in London, where they must find a husband for a debutante and solve an international crisis; 3 in the Glamourist Histories series. Mary Robinette Kowal, Valour and Vanity , Regency romance fantasy about a young couple attacked by pirates while on their way to Murano to study glassblowing; 4 in the Glamourist Histories series.
Stephanie Laurens, A Comfortable Wife , a Regency romance about an attractive woman in her mid-twenties who tries to persuade an eligible bachelor to marry her. Jacqueline Lepore, Descent Into Dust , a gothic fantasy novel about a young woman who visits a remote manor house on the moors and discovers she is destined to be a vampire hunter. Nell Leyshon, The Colour of Milk , about a farm girl who in goes to work for the invalid wife of a vicar and then, as she learns to read and write, struggles to tell her story.
Johanna Lindsey, The Heir , historical romance about a newly minted aristocrat who discovers his station in life requires him to marry a woman he dislikes rather than the woman he finds entrancing; 1 in the Reid Family series. Johanna Lindsey, The Devil Who Tamed Her , historical romance about a beautiful woman who, having spurned the man she was engaged to marry, finds that her parents have arranged her carefully chaperoned kidnapping by a man who vows he can tame her sharp tongue and make her marriageable; 2 in the Reid Family series.
Johanna Lindsey, A Rogue of My Own , historical romance about a woman appointed a maid of honor in Queen Victoria's court who is forced into marriage with a reluctant suitor after he seduces her and she becomes pregnant; 3 in the Reid Family series. David Liss, The Twelfth Enchantment , historical fantasy about a young woman whose father's death forces her to live with her tyrannical uncle until the notorious poet Lord Byron arrives with a cryptic message for her.
Wells looking back on his life and his relationships. Norah Lofts, Jassy , about the friendship that develops after a girl who seems to have mysterious powers moves into a house that a neighbor boy has long admired. Norah Lofts, To See a Fine Lady , about a dairy maid who chooses a life of financial security over a marriage for love that she fears would lead to a life of poverty.
Norah Lofts, A Calf for Venus ; also titled Letty , about a young doctor and a new serving girl at a disreputable coffee house. Norah Lofts, Lovers All Untrue , romantic suspense set in Victorian England about a young woman struggling to escape from her dominating father's control. Norah Lofts, Charlotte ; also titled Out of the Dark , about a young schoolteacher from Cornwall who goes to teach at a school run by a suspicious headmistress, where a favorite student dies and she begins to wonder whether she may have been responsible.
Norah Lofts, Gad's Hall , about a modern-day woman who moves into an old house with her family and begins to have supernatural experiences that hearken back to the terrible secret of the people who lived there in the s; available with The Haunting of Gad's Hall in a single edition. Norah Lofts, The Haunting of Gad's Hall ; also titled Haunted House , about a nineteenth-century family with four daughters, one of whom dabbles in the occult, bringing a mysterious evil to the house that cannot be banished until a century later; companion novel to Gad's Hall ; available with Gad's Hall in a single edition.
Norah Lofts, The Day of the Butterfly , a Regency romance about a young woman who seems doomed to the life of a prostitute after being fired from her nursemaid job, until an artist asks her to model for him. Claire Lorrimer, The Chatelaine , a family saga about a woman who marries at seventeen and is happy to become the chatelaine of a manor house until she realizes the true nature of her cruel, greedy husband; 1 in the Rochford Trilogy. Claire Lorrimer, The Wilderling , a family saga about a woman restored to her rightful family only to be betrayed by her father; 2 in the Rochford Trilogy.
Michelle Lovric, The True and Splendid History of the Harristown Sisters , about seven sisters from rural Ireland who become famous for their exceptionally long hair. Elizabeth Lowry, Dark Water , about a ship's doctor and the hero who saved men from a mutiny, and the bond formed between them during a terrifying voyage around Cape Horn that drives one of them insane.
Elizabeth Ludwig, No Safe Harbor , about an Irish woman who travels to America in in search of her brother and falls in love with a man who may be dangerous; Christian message; 1 in the planned Edge of Freedom series. Jonathan Lunn, Killigrew R. Jonathan Lunn, Killigrew and the Northwest Passage , about an officer in the British Royal Navy on a mission to find a sea passage through the Arctic from the Atlantic to the Pacific; 4 in the Killigrew series. Jonathan Lunn, Killigrew and the Sea Devil , about an officer in the British Royal Navy on a mission involving espionage in nineteenth century Russia; 6 in the Killigrew series.
Rose Macaulay, Told by an Idiot , about the family of a British clergyman whose faith is perpetually in crisis and their lives from the late s into the s. MacAvoy, The Grey Horse , historical fantasy about a horse who becomes a man; set in late nineteenth century Ireland during the risings against the English. Malcolm MacDonald, The World From Rough Stones , about a railroad foreman and the equally poor young woman he marries who begin an ambitious climb toward wealth; 1 in the Stevenson Family Saga.
Malcolm MacDonald, The Rich Are with You Always , about a couple whose climb toward wealth is threatened by the behavior of their friends, a pious woman and her sex-crazed husband; 2 in the Stevenson Family Saga. Malcolm MacDonald, Sons of Fortune , about the four eldest children in a wealthy family, who rebel against their father's strict approach to life; 4 in the Stevenson Family Saga. Malcolm MacDonald, Abigail , about a wealthy young woman and her discovery of sex during the outwardly repressed Victorian era; 4 in the Stevenson Family Saga.
Malcolm MacDonald, Rose of Nancemellin , about a Cornish lady's maid who loses her job when she impersonates the master's daughter and goes on to a career on the stage. Walter Macken, The Silent People , about a young Irishman who has to leave his rural town during the famine of after he gets into an argument with the landlord's son.
Sarah MacLean, Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake , historical romance about a year-old spinster heiress who decides to recklessly break society's rules and flings herself at the man to whom she has long been attracted. Verna MacLean, Farewell Rhilochan , about the Highland Clearances of the early nineteenth century, when Scottish Highlanders were forced from their homes. Anne Mallory, Three Nights of Sin , historical romance about a young woman who, to save her brother from the gallows, agrees to do three favors for a mysterious stranger.
Mathias Malzieu, The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart , whimsical historical fantasy set in Edinburgh about a young man with a clock for a heart; written by a French rock star. Benjamin Markovits, Imposture , about a doctor dismissed from the service of Lord Byron who falls in love with a young woman who is under the impression he is Byron; 1 in the Byron trilogy. Benjamin Markovits, Childish Loves , about a man who inherits unpublished manuscripts about Lord Byron from a friend and tries to revive his literary career by writing about his friend; 3 in the Byron trilogy.
Rebecca Mascull, The Visitors , about a deaf, blind girl in Victorian England who learns to communicate with a hop-picker on her father's farm and later travels to South Africa during the Boer War, where she learns the truth about the spirits she communicates with in her mind. Beatrice Masini, The Watercolourist , about a young woman staying with a famous poet and his family while she makes watercolor illustratations of the plants in their villa garden near Milan, who becomes curious about the family's many secrets, some potentially dangerous.
Beryl Matthews, When Midnight Comes , about a strong-willed young woman who in , after her father's death, finds work at a New Forest estate that breeds war horses. Roger McDonald, Mr Darwin's Shooter , about Syms Covington, the young sailor befriended by Charles Darwin when they meet aboard the Beagle, who assists in shooting animal specimens in the Galapagos Islands, and is later troubled by the implications of Darwin's theory of evolution. Bernie McGill, The Butterfly Cabinet , about the mistress of an Irish manor house, imprisoned in after her only daughter dies, and the servant woman who many years later tells her story to a young woman.
Betty McInnes, The Longest Journey , about a Scottish woman in whose son is sentenced to exile in Australia while she tries to hide a secret about her past. Katharine McMahon, The Rose of Sebastopol , about two young Englishwomen who take separate paths from Victorian London to the ravaged battlefields of the Crimean War, one dedicated to nursing the wounded, the other to finding and caring for her army surgeon fiance after she learns he has fallen ill.
Elisabeth McNeill, The Storm , about the widows in a fishing village on the Scottish coast after their community is devastated by a storm in Elisabeth McNeill, Turn of the Tide , about the women of a fishing village on the Scottish coast and their continued efforts to rebuild their lives after a devastating storm; sequel to The Storm. Doreen McNicol, Rachel Wicks , about a young woman who grew up in a Victorian workhouse but marries a wealthy gentleman, and the cruelty she experiences from her husband, his family and the staff of his mansion.
Jean Mead, The Widow Makers , about a family which moves from the Lancashire coal fields in search of a better life in the North Wales slate quarries; 1 in the Widow Makers series. Jean Mead, Strife , about a family in which the father's efforts to start a union for quarry workers are opposed by his wealthy son; 2 in the Widow Makers series. Valerie Mendes, Larkswood , about a young woman sent to her family's old mansion in to recuperate from an illness, where she discovers clues to tragic events in that divided her family.
Patrick Mercer, Red Runs the Helmand , about a newly appointed British general who arrives in Afghanistan as a young Afghan prince sets out to remove the British from power during the Second Anglo-Afghan War in the s. James A. Michener, The Journey , about four English aristocrats and their Irish servant who cope with disaster as they search for gold in Canada.
Jean Jardine Miller, The Family History , about a modern Canadian widow whose research uncovers the story of an ancestor in Victorian London who was also a widow; self-published. Susanna Moore, One Last Look , about the experiences of two English sisters and their brother in Calcutta, where he is serving as governor-general. Jude Morgan, Indiscretion , a romantic comedy about a young woman whose well-meaning but hapless father arranges for her to become the companion of a wealthy widow after he loses all their money. Jude Morgan, A Little Folly , a Regency romance about a brother and sister who finally escape their father's stifling influence when he dies, when the brother embarks on an affair with a married woman, and the sister rejects the man her father wanted her to marry.
Margaret Muir, Floating Gold , a seafaring adventure about a British naval captain sent on an Atlantic mission in Margaret Muir, The Condor's Feather , about a young Englishwoman who travels to Patagonia in and embarks on a riding expedition across the Pampas, where her party struggles to survive threats from escaped prisoners, hostile Indians and dangerous wildlife. Janet Mullany, A Most Lamentable Comedy , a Regency romance about a young widow who sets her sights on a handsome gentleman without realizing he is as penniless as she is.
Lilian Nattel, Singing Fire , a novel with a touch of magical realism about two immigrant women in London, one in the East End Jewish ghetto and the other in the wealthy West End, and the child who brings them together. Marina Julia Neary, Wynfield's Kingdom , about a boy from the London slums who is taken in by a disgraced physician. Sheila Newberry, The Nursemaid's Secret , about a young maid sent from her London home at Christmastime to care for the sick child of a family in the Isle of Sheppey.
Elle Newmark, The Sandalwood Tree , about a historian who travels to Delhi with his wife and son in as British rule in India comes to an end, where his wife finds year-old letters in a wall of their house and decides to unravel the story behind them. Kate Noble, Compromised , a Regency romance about the less beautiful of two sisters whose wit and spirit nevertheless attract the viscount engaged to marry her sister.
Kate Noble, Revealed , a Regency romance about a beauty whose rivalry with another woman over the attentions of a marquis causes her to stumble upon the identity of a famous spy. Jean-Pierre Ohl, Mr. Pamela Oldfield, The Birthday Present , about a London singer offered an unusually large sum to perform at a private birthday party in Lauren Owen, The Quick , historical fantasy about a poet and his sister and a mysterious society of wealthy men in a London stalked by vampires in Jeremy Page, The Collector of Lost Things , about a naturalist who joins an Arctic expedition in search of the Great Auk, a bird which may already have been hunted to extinction.
Charles Palliser, Rustication , about a Cambridge student sent home to the run-down mansion where his recently impoverished mother and sister live, when a series of disturbing crimes begin in the area. David Park, The Poets' Wives , about the wives of nineteenth-century English poet William Blake, early twentieth-century Russian poet Osip Mandelstam, and a fictional Irish poet of the present, and the sacrifices they make for their husbands. Una-Mary Parker, The Fairbairn Girls , about an aristocratic family in Argyllshire that in falls victim to a curse.
Matthew Pearl, The Last Dickens , a thriller about Charles Dickens's American publisher's efforts to find and publish the end of his unfinished last novel, despite murderous opposition. Nicky Penttila, An Untitled Lady , Regency romance about a young woman who weds a Manchester merchant in and discovers his business is putting weavers like her birth father out of work. Sarah Perry, The Essex Serpent , about a young London widow who visits Essex in the late s with her eleven-year-old son, where she and the village parson are drawn together by rumors of a mysterious serpent.
Arthur Phillips, Angelica , in s London, a mother consults a spiritualist after seeing a spectral figure attack her daughter. Jill Pitkeathley, Dearest Cousin Jane , about the flirtatious and free-spirited Countess Eliza de Feuillide, a cousin of Jane Austen, who comes to England after her husband is guillotined during the French Revolution. Matthew Plampin, The Street Philosopher , about a journalist who becomes a gossip columnist "street philosopher" on his return from the Crimean War in an unsuccessful effort to forget the horrors he saw there.
Jem Poster, Courting Shadows , about a young architect and his conflicts with the villagers when he takes on a restoration job for a neglected country church and decides to clear out elements he considers superstitious and unsound. Christopher Priest, The Prestige , magical realism about a stage magician in the late nineteenth century.
Natasha Pulley, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street , about a London man who finds a watch which mysteriously saves his life, and who then goes to Japan in search of its maker. Laura Purcell, The Corset , about a teenaged seamstress awaiting her trial for murder who tells a woman phrenologist she can kill with her stitching.
Arthur Quiller-Couch and Daphne du Maurier, Castle Dor , about a Breton onion-seller and a recently wed woman in nineteenth-century Cornwall who are compelled to relive the experiences of their past lives as Tristan and Isolde; begun by Arthur Quiller-Couch and completed by Daphne du Maurier after his death.
Julia Quinn, A Night Like This , historical romance about a governess who knows she should not flirt with the nobleman who attracts her. Julian Rathbone, A Very English Agent , about a man who has been a police spy for the past 40 years and wants a pension badly enough to use blackmail; 1 in the Charlie Boylan series.
Julian Rathbone, Birth of a Nation , a man who has been a police spy for the past 40 years tells about his adventures in the Galapagos and America; 2 in the Charlie Boylan series. Julian Rathbone, The Mutiny , about a British spy who becomes personally involved in a conspiracy in India; 3 in the Charlie Boylan series. Kalyan Ray, No Country , about Irish emigrants who in , fleeing the potato famine, end up in opposite parts of the world, America and India, and their descendants.
Deanna Raybourn, The Dead Travel Fast , historical fantasy about a free-spirited Scottish spinster who goes to stay in a decrepit castle in Transylvania in and becomes involved with its disturbingly magnetic owner, Count Andrei Dragulescu. Tracy Rees, Florence Grace , about a Cornish orphan who, at fifteen, discovers she is related to a wealthy and notorious London family. Rachel Florence Roberts, The Medea Complex , about a woman kidnapped and committed to a lunatic asylum in Meg Rosoff, The Bride's Farewell , about a young woman in rural England during the s who understands horses better than people and flees to the Salisbury Fair instead of marrying her childhood sweetheart.
Frances Sands, Daughters of Hunger , about a woman who dies of malnutrition during the Irish Potato Famine and her daughters and granddaughters over the course of years. Anthony Sattin, Winter on the Nile , a novel about year-old Florence Nightingale's trip to Egypt, which portrays her meeting the young future author Gustave Flaubert and finding the courage to decide on a career in nursing.
Graham Sclater, Hatred is the Key , about the Dartmoor Depot, originally built to hold 3, French prisoners, where 10, Americans from the War of were housed in terrible conditions even after the war ended; self-published. Gavin Scott, The Adventures of Toby Wey , about the farm boy who rescued Charles Dickens from child labor, operated a chess-playing machine, and played a role in developing the first public railway; self-published. Susan Sellers, Vanessa and Virginia , about the relationship between novelist Virginia Woolf and her sister Vanessa Bell from Vanessa's perspective.
Diane Setterfield, Bellman and Black , about a man whose childhood killing of a rook begins to haunt him after tragedy strikes his family and he makes a bargain with a stranger. Diane Setterfield, Once Upon A River , about a mute girl rescued from drowning in the Thames in the late s and the three different families who want to claim her as their own lost relative. Miranda Seymour, Count Manfred , about a woman who becomes engaged to the mysterious tenant of a mansion belonging to Lord Byron.
Jacqueline Sheehan, Now and Then , about a modern woman who wakes up one morning to find herself among her ancestors in Ireland. George Shipway, The Chilian Club , about a group of retired British army officers who decide to redeem the honor of their disgraced regiment by assassinating union leaders and other leftists. George Shipway, Strangers in the Land , about a well-meaning but ignorant English general, newly arrived in India, whose seemingly minor changes in the regulations result in disaster.
Enid Shomer, The Twelve Rooms of the Nile , a novel which imagines that on her trip to Egypt in , twenty-nine-year-old Florence Nightingale met Gustave Flaubert and shared a passionate friendship with him that changed both their lives. Eve Silver, Dark Desires , gothic romance set in London during the s. Eve Silver, Dark Prince , gothic romance set on the coast of Cornwall during the s. Rawlinson and his work in the Middle East from to ; self-published. Dan Simmons, Drood , a horror novel about the final years of author Charles Dickens.
Gillian Slovo, An Honourable Man , about a British doctor and his wife who are separated when he volunteers for an expedition to Khartoum to rescue General Gordon. Anna Small, In the Arms of an Earl , historical romance about a shy bookworm who marries a composer who later inherits an earldom, creating social pressures that make her life difficult. Diana Souhami, Gwendolen , about a beautiful young aristocrat who marries a wealthy man after she learns of the loss of her family fortune; a retelling of George Eliot's novel Daniel Deronda from the perspective of Daniel's wife.
Susan Squires, The Burning , a vampire romance set in England. Wesley Stace, Misfortune , about an orphaned boy raised as a girl by a befuddled lord in nineteenth century England. Charlotte St. George, The Wheel of Fortune , about a young English woman forced into an unhappy marriage which results in scandal; self-published. Sara Stockbridge, Cross My Palm , about a shy young girl in high society London and the fortune-teller who reads her palm but keeps a secret of the ill-fortune she sees in it. Dacre Stoker and J. Barker, Dracul , a novel which imagines the young Bram Stoker spending the night in a desolate tower as he awaits a manifestation of evil, and writing about the events that have brought him there; prequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula, co-written by Stoker's great-grandnephew.
Irving Stone, The Origin , a biographical novel about Charles Darwin, who pioneered the concept of evolution after his voyage of discovery on The Beagle. Rebecca Stott, The Coral Thief , about a Scottish medical student and the beautiful young woman who steals from him when they share a stagecoach while traveling to Paris in in the wake of Napoleoon's defeat. Stuart, The Valiant Sailors , about a nineteenth century First Lieutenant in the British Navy who must cope with a despotic and possibly insane ship captain; 1 in the Phillip Hazard series.
Stuart, Hazard of Huntress , about a newly promoted ship captain in the British navy sent to spy on the Russians during the Crimean War; 4 in the Phillip Hazard series. Stuart, Hazard in Circassia , about a British naval officer sent to negotiate an alliance with the mountain-dwelling Circassians during the Crimean War; 5 in the Phillip Hazard series.
Stuart, Victory at Sebastopol , about a British naval officer during the Crimean War who faces court martial after making a difficult choice during the press of warfare; 6 in the Phillip Hazard series. Stuart, Escape from Hell , about a British naval officer who volunteers to help rescue a besieged British garrison during the Sepoy Mutiny; 8 in the Phillip Hazard series. Debbie Taylor, Herring Girl , about a twelve-year-old boy who under hypnosis recalls a past life in a coastal town in as a herring girl who may have been murdered.
Rosie Thomas, The Illusionists , about a woman working as an artist's model who becomes involved with a stage illusionist in Sandi Toksvig, Valentine Grey , about a woman who disguises herself as a man to fight in the Boer War in the place of her homosexual cousin. Carrie Turansky, The Governess of Highland Hall , about the daughter of missionaries who must return from India to England, where she becomes governess on an estate in financial trouble; Christian message. Wendy Wallace, The Painted Bridge , about a sane woman whose husband has her committed to an insane asylum near London in Wendy Wallace, The Sacred River , about an invalid in Victorian London who travels to Egypt with her mother and aunt on the eve of an Egyptian revolt.
Sarah Waters, Fingersmith , an orphan girl grows up among a family of petty thieves in nineteenth century London. Sarah Waters, Tipping the Velvet , about a woman who impersonates men on the stage in Victorian London. Katherine Webb, The Misbegotten , about a governess who marries a wine merchant and moves to Bath, where she meets a former soldier haunted by his memories of the Napoleonic Wars whose childhood sweetheart disappeared and was never found. Ian Weir, Will Starling , about a surgeon's assistant in London who becomes concerned about a successful surgeon's involvement with grave-robbers.
Review at the Globe and Mail. Deborah Weisgall, The World Before Her , about the nineteenth century British novelist Marian Evans, who wrote under the pen name George Eliot, and a twentieth century woman sculptor, both of whom spend their honeymoons in Venice. Fay Weldon, Habits of the House , about a London aristocrat in financial trouble in and his plan to secure a wealthy Chicago woman as his son's bride; 1 in the Habits of the House trilogy. Fay Weldon, Long Live the King , about the family and servants of an English earl at the close of ; 2 in the Habits of the House trilogy.
Charles Gidley Wheeler, The Believer , about a nineteenth-century man's journey from legal scholar to businessman to grimly rigid adherent of a Christian sect, the Plymouth Brethren. Anne Whitfield, The House of Women , about a young woman who sacrifices her own possibility of happiness so she can protect her six younger sisters from her violent, tyrannical father.
Anne Whitfield, Her Shadowed Heart , about a troubled young Yorkshire woman who believes her mother hates her, and learns the reason for her coldness only after falling in love with a man who owns a mining business in South America. John Wilcox, Siege at Khartoum , about a young British officer on an urgent mission to Khartoum to rescue a general besieged by a band of religious warriors; 6 in the Simon Fonthill series.
John Wilcox, The Shangani Patrol , about a British officer who, while held captive by an African tribal leader in , discovers a Portuguese plot to undermine the treaty between the tribe and Cecil Rhodes, Africa's richest man; 7 in the Simon Fonthill series. John Wilcox, The War of the Dragon Lady , about a former British officer and his wife caught up in the Boxer Rebellion when they visit her missionary uncle in China; 8 in the Simon Fonthill series. John Wilcox, Fire Across The Veldt , about a former British officer reinstated as the colonel of a cavalry unit as the Boer conflict continues in ; 9 in the Simon Fonthill series.
John Wilcox, Bayonets along the Border , about a former Army scout who, while traveling in India, is asked to deliver an important letter, amid dangerous unrest; 10 in the Simon Fonthill series. Lauren Willig, That Summer , about a woman of the present who inherits an old house outside London and begins uncovering its history when she finds a pre-Raphaelite painting of the woman who lived there in James Wilson, Consolation , about an Edwardian author of children's books whose life and marriage begin to fall apart after the death of his baby daughter.
Sandra Wilson, Lady Jane's Ribbons , historical romance about a young woman who sets out to win a stagecoach race in Val Wood, The Harbour Girl , about a sixteen-year-old Scarborough girl in the s who mends fishing nets and must marry her lover after she becomes pregnant, but soon discovers she has made a serious mistake. Geoff Woodland, The Triangle Trade , about a Liverpool slave trader's son who speaks out against the slave trade in , as momentum builds toward the British Trade Act of which would end it.
The Campbell's Soup Cans. The Marilyns. The Electric Chairs. The Flowers. The work created by Andy Warhol elevated everyday images to art, ensuring Warhol a fame that has far outlasted the 15 minutes he predicted for everyone else. His very name is synonymous with the s American art movement known as Pop.
From the blog:
Warhol's rise, from poverty to wealth, from obscurity to status as a Pop icon, is an absorbing tale--one in which the American dream of fame and fortune is played out in all of its success and its excess. No artist of the late 20th century took the pulse of his time--and ours--better than Andy Warhol. After their home burns down, fourteen-year-old Nick, his younger brother, and their father move into a ramshackle Victorian house they've inherited. When Nick opens the door to his attic room, he's hit in the head by a toaster.
That's just the beginning of his weird experiences with the old junk stored up there. After getting rid of the odd antiques in a garage sale, Nick befriends some local kids-Mitch, Caitlin, and Vincent-and they discover that all of the objects have extraordinary properties. What's more, Nick figures out that the attic is a strange magnetic vortex, which attracts all sorts of trouble.
It deals frankly with issues surrounding teenage mental illness. Caden, the narrator, experiences paranoid and delusional thinking and is hospitalized. A character attempts suicide. Violence in the book is mostly imaginary and centered on a fantastical ship on which the captain and his parrot want to kill each other.
Language is mild, with an instance or two each of "hell," "damn," "bastard," and "ass. Caden's parents are mildly intoxicated in one scene. Caden takes a "cocktail" of prescribed medications, and the regimen helps him heal. Meanwhile, mysterious deaths have been turning up in the city, victims of an unknown sleeping sickness. Can the Diviners descend into the dreamworld and catch a killer?
All sixteen-year-old Cameron wants is to get through high school with a minimum of effort. With the help of Gonzo, a death-obsessed, video-gaming dwarf, and a yard gnome who just might be the Viking god Balder, Cam sets off on a road trip through America into the heart of what matters most. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping, and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish pickpockets. Teen beauty queens. A desert island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to e-mail. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in girls, a savage brutality that can only be revealed by a journey into the heart of non-exfoliated darkness.
Oh, the horror, the horror! Only funnier. With evening gowns. And a body count. This accessible, exquisite novel shines with gentle humor and explores themes of moving, family, nature, and immigration. It tells the story of Aref Al-Amri, who must say good-bye to everything and everyone he loves in his hometown of Muscat, Oman, as his family prepares to move to Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Aref does not want to leave Oman, his elementary school, his friends, or his beloved grandfather, Siddi. Finally, his mother calls Siddi for help so that Aref will pack. But rather than pack, Aref and Siddi go on a series of adventures. Warmly evoking the universality of a child's relationship with her grandmother, this book follows a girl's journey to a small village in Palestine, where she comes to know her grandmother Sitti.
Once back in the United States, the child recalls the sights, sounds, and culture of Palestine as well as the commonalities between the Arabic and English speaking worlds. The day after Liyana got her first real kiss, her life changed forever. Not because of the kiss, but because it was the day her father announced that the family was moving from St. Louis all the way to Palestine. Though her father grew up there, Liyana knows very little about her family's Arab heritage. Her grandmother and the rest of her relatives who live in the West Bank are strangers, and speak a language she can't understand.
It isn't until she meets Omer that her homesickness fades. But Omer is Jewish, and their friendship is silently forbidden in this land. Seventh-grader Steve Brixton is an avid reader of the Bailey Brothers series, and he's about to get a chance to put the detective tactics he's read so much about into practice. He's out to solve a mystery being investigated by America's most secret crime solving agency: the United States Department of Library Sciences.
It will take all of Steve's skills to navigate this story of intrigue and crime as he tracks down the missing quilt yes, quilt containing all of America's secrets. The call comes in from the shadowy Ternky Tower: 13 robberies, one on each floor, all the way up to the penthouse, where obnoxious importer Bevel Ternky has been relieved of the numbers garlanding the legendary Emerald Khroniker, his priceless, ancient clock. Readers must conduct their own investigations, scouring detailed illustrations for hidden clues and knotty puzzles. All your answers can be found within this book: whodunit and how and where the real numbers are buried now.
Steve gets a call to solve the case of the Fairview diamond but it turns into an even bigger mystery. And there is only one year-old detective who can find him. Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new job: He takes out the trash for five bucks a week. But it's hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve and his best chum, Dana, are pulled into a mystery involving a fleet of stolen automobiles, a vanishing girl, and a phantom train car. Oh, and there might just be some romance It's a routine case, or at least as routine as a cases get when you're a twelve-year-old private detective who's been sleuthing for just a few months: Steve Brixton must don a neon wetsuit and work undercover to retrieve a stolen surfboard.
But when the assignment goes all wrong, Steve finds himself caught inside mysteries involving wild surfers, pirate smugglers, thick-necked goons, and a sixth-grader who can't find his gym shorts. Alex has been given a saccharine, sappy, silly-sweet picture book about Birthday Bunny that his grandma found at a garage sale. Alex isn't interested—until he decides to make the book something he'd actually like to read. So he takes out his pencil, sharpens his creativity, and totally transforms the story!
Birthday Bunny becomes Battle Bunny, and the rabbit's innocent journey through the forest morphs into a supersecret mission to unleash an evil plan—a plan that only Alex can stop. Inspired by a true anecdote, this larger-than-life tale of a presidential mishap is brimming with humor and over-the-top illustrations. It's prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud.
This riveting biography of Mary Mallon looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon really was. How did her name become synonymous with deadly disease? And who is really responsible for the lasting legacy of Typhoid Mary?
Product Description: Juna and her best friend, Hector, love to go on adventures in the park, collecting things to put in Juna's empty kimchi jars. But then one day Hector unexpectedly moves away, and Juna is left wondering who will play with her. With the help of her special jar, Juna searches for her friend the world over.
What Juna finds is that adventure — and new friends — can be found in the most unexpected places. Girls cannot be drummers. Long ago on an island filled with music, no one questioned that rule — until the drum dream girl. She had to keep quiet. She had to practice in secret. But when at last her dream-bright music was heard, everyone sang and danced and decided that both girls and boys should be free to drum and dream. Inspired by the childhood of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, a Chinese-African-Cuban girl who broke Cuba's traditional taboo against female drummers, Drum Dream Girl is a compelling story written in verse that tells an inspiring true story for dreamers everywhere.
Their stories revolve around a single Hohner Marine Band harmonica and are framed by a tale of a lost boy, three sisters, and a witch's curse. In this visually stunning tribute to Frida Kahlo, artist Yuyi Morales offers a representation of Kahlo's creative process with stop-motion puppet and paintings, photographed by Tim O'Meara. The result is a work of art in and of itself lovingly created to honor Kahlo, and Morales shares her own process of creating the book in this video. Product Description: Celeste Marconi is a dreamer.
She lives peacefully among friends and neighbors and family in the idyllic town of Valparaiso, Chile — until the time comes when even Celeste, with her head in the clouds, can't deny the political unrest that is sweeping through the country and is eventually sent by her parents to Maine. Accented with interior artwork, steeped in the history of Pinochet's catastrophic takeover of Chile, and based on many true events, this multicultural ode to the power of revolution, words, and love is both indelibly brave and heartwrenchingly graceful.
Finally, Amira is twelve. Old enough to wear a toob , old enough for new responsibilities. And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala — Amira's one true dream. But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive. The terrifying attackers ravage the town and unleash unspeakable horrors. After she loses nearly everything, Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey on foot to safety at a refugee camp. Her days are tough at the camp, until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind — and all kinds of possibilities.
Help ELL students make the smooth transition to English with a magazine that covers your thematic units in their native language. English language learners won't fall behind other students with Let's Find Out Spanish Edition's skill-building exercises and simple repetitive text on the science and the social studies topics you cover throughout the year. Pre-K—Kindergarten, Weekly. With articles on real teens, fascinating traditions, and pop culture trends abroad, El Sol is sure to engage students while they build comprehension and speaking skills.
Subscriptions include Teacher's Notes and Online Resources like videos and listening activities. Grades 6—12, Bimonthly. This Level 2 Spanish magazine immerses intermediate learners in the language and culture of Spanish-speaking countries. With articles on real teens, fascinating traditions, and pop culture trends abroad, Ahora magazine is sure to engage students while they build comprehension and speaking skills. This Level 1 Spanish magazine immerses beginners in the language and culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Motivos is a full-color glossy magazine printed in English and Spanish that inspires and empowers Latino youth to explore their full potential and make informed choices about life, college, and career options.
Ages Each page monthly issue brings a mix of read-aloud and read-along stories, poems, puzzles and activities in English and Spanish. Ages Subscribe. Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson is known mainly for his central role in the musical group The Band. But how did he become one of Rolling Stone 's top guitarists of all time? Written by his son, Sebastian, this is the story of a rock-and-roll legend's journey through music, beginning with the songs and stories he learned from his mother's family as a child on a Six Nations reservation north of Toronto.
Rock and Roll Highway is the story of a young person's passion, drive, and determination to follow his dream — and the story of how he became a beloved rock icon in the process. Product Description: Years ago, seventeen-year-old Apache hunter Lozen and her family lived in a world of haves and have-nots. There were the Ones — people so augmented with technology and genetic enhancements that they were barely human — and there was everyone else who served them.
Then the Cloud came, and everything changed. In the midst of a post-apocalyptic world, fate has given Lozen a unique set of survival skills and magical abilities. With every monster she takes down, her powers grow, and she connects those powers to an ancient legend of her people. It soon becomes clear to Lozen that she is not just a hired gun — she is meant to be a hero. Picked on at school because of the color of his skin, George escapes into his favorite pastimes — hunting and fishing.
Soon George learns to cook too, and as a young man he lands a job as chef at the fancy Moon's Lake House. George loves his work, except for the fussy customers, who are always complaining! One hot day George's patience boils over, and he cooks up a potato dish so unique it changes his life forever. Readers will delight in this spirited story of the invention of the potato chip — one of America's favorite snack foods. A retelling of a Native American folktale, enhanced by colorful pastel illustrations, chronicles the adventures of four Abenaki men who journey to Gluskabe, helper of the Great Spirit, to have their wishes granted.
Dawn is a time to celebrate with a smiling heart, to start a new day in the right way, excited for what might come. Birds sing and dance, children rush to learn, dewdrops glisten from leaves, and gradually the sun warms us. Each time the sun starts a new circle, we can start again as well. All these things are part of the Lakota way, a means of living in balance. Through his artwork and verse, interspersed with the Lakota language, S. Nelson offers young readers a joyous way of appreciating their culture and surroundings. Product Description: This fascinating picture book biography tells the childhood story of Buffalo Bird Woman, a Hidatsa Indian born around Through her true story, readers will learn what it was like to be part of this Native American community that lived along the Missouri River in the Dakotas, a society that depended more on agriculture for food and survival than on hunting.
Using as a resource the works of Gilbert L. Wilson, who met Buffalo Bird Woman and transcribed her life's story in the early 20th century, award-winning author-illustrator S. Nelson has captured the spirit of Buffalo Bird Girl and her way of life. Product Description: Joe and Cody are young Cree brothers who follow the caribou all year long, tucked into their dog sled with Mama and Papa.
To entice the wandering caribou, Joe plays his accordion and Cody dances. They are so involved with their dancing and music that they don't hear the roaring of the approaching herd of caribou. What should be a moment of terror turns into something mystical and magical, as the boys open their arms and their hearts to embrace the caribou spirit. Quincie Morris has never felt more alone. Her parents are dead, and her hybrid-werewolf first love is threatening to embark on a rite of passage that will separate them forever. Then, as she and her uncle are about to unveil their hot vampire-themed restaurant, a brutal murder leaves them scrambling for a chef.
Can Quincie transform their new hire into a culinary Dark Lord before opening night? Tantalize is the first volume in Cynthia Leitich Smith dark fantasy series. When free-spirited werecat Yoshi sets out to find his missing sister, he's shocked to discover that she's the key suspect in a murder investigation. Meanwhile, sarcastic werepossum Clyde and his human pal Aimee have set out to do a little detective work of their own, sworn to avenge the brutal killing of a friend.
When all three are snared in an underground kidnapping ring, they end up on a remote tropical island ruled by a species that's unusual even by shape-shifter standards. The island harbors a grim secret, and were-predator and were-prey must join forces in a fight to escape alive. Product Description: Deep in Choctaw Country, Chukfi Rabbit is always figuring out some way to avoid work at all costs.
Possum a new house, Chukfi Rabbit says he's too busy to help. Until he hears there will be a feast to eat after the work is done: cornbread biscuits, grape dumplings, tanchi labona a delicious Choctaw corn stew , and best of all, fresh, homemade butter! So while everyone else helps build the house, Chukfi helps himself to all that yummy butter! But this greedy trickster will soon learn that being this lazy is hard work!
A classic trickster tale in the Choctaw tradition. Product Description: The game of lacrosse is a gift from the Creator, given to the American Indians in the long ago. But Travis Skinaway doesn't know the full story of the game: he only knows that he struggles to catch the ball and that his teammates and coach seem to think he's hopeless. Travis is ready to hang up his gear, but then his grandfather appears in a dream, explaining to him that lacrosse is a spiritual quest, just like a prayer, a song, or a dance.
When opportunity strikes at the big game, he carries the durable weight of tradition onto the field with him, celebrating skills handed down through generations. Wild rice, fried potatoes, fruit salad, frosted sweet rolls — what a feast! Johnny can hardly contain his excitement. But Johnny has a few more things to do before he can eat. As Johnny watches anxiously, Grandma gently teaches. He understands, just as Grandma does, that gratitude, patience, and respect are rewarded by a place at the table — and plenty to eat, eat, eat.
It is time we spoke of Skullyville. It's a world where backwoods spiritualism and Bible-thumping Christianity mix with bad guys; a one-legged woman shop-keeper, her oaf of a husband, herbal potions, and shape-shifting panthers rendering justice. Tim Tingle — a scholar of his nation's language, culture, and spirituality — tells Rose's story of good and evil with understanding and even laugh-out-loud Choctaw humor.
Product Description: The Navajo language helped win World War II, and it lives on in this book, as the Code Talkers remember the war and reflect on the aftermath and the legacy they will leave behind. The veterans, able to speak to a daughter of one of their own in English and Navajo, truly shared from their hearts. They not only provided more battlefield details, but they also reveal how their war experiences affected themselves and the Navajo generations that followed. Product Description: Extending the tradition of Aboriginal storytelling, Richard Van Camp's new collection is eloquently and humorously optimistic.
The stories celebrate healing through modern day rituals that honour his Dogrib ancestry and are set in First Nations communities in the Northwest Territories, Vancouver and rural British Columbia. The poems enable readers to learn about the unique lives and heritage of students growing up in such distinctive circumstances and straddling cultures. The collection was compiled by a teacher at the school, working with school administrators, and contains never-before-published artworks by award-winning artist S.
In this wonderful original tale, a young boy is told by his uncle, the village shaman, that his role in their clan and tribe depends on his finding and getting to know a very important person. Gray Wolf journeys through the woods and seashore around his home and through the seasons for a full year in the course of his search.
Through conversations with his brothers and sisters in the woods and waters — Bear, Eagle, Whale, Beaver, Owl and Wolf — Gray Wolf makes a wonderful discovery about the value of each and every one of us. The story of a young boy's spiritual awakening and mystical journey beyond the sun, this book speaks to a level of understanding that cannot be reached by words alone. Complemented by richly colored illustrations of Native American symbolism. Product Description: Young readers will delight in the story of Rosy, a spirited and dark-haired girl, who, being half-Mohawk, is the first and only Native to enter an Anne of Green Gables look-alike contest.
Convinced that being "kindred-spirits" and well versed in everything Anne is actually the true nature of the contest, Rosy bravely sets forth to do what she must to win. As Rosy overcomes setbacks with her health as well as financial hardships, readers will experience along with Rosy her discovery of the true value of friendship, family, and community. Product Description: Curiosity leads a young warrior to track a new animal that leads him far from home, but at last he finds a herd of strange new creatures: horses that shimmer with color and run swift as the wind.
The Lakota capture and tame them, and the people grow rich and powerful as they rule the Plain with their newfound strength. Then the Great Spirit, who gave the gift of the horse, takes it away. Written in both English and Lakota, Donald F. Montileaux retells the legend of Tasunka from the traditional stories of the Lakota people. Truly universal in its themes, Dreaming In Indian will shatter commonly held stereotypes and challenge young adult readers to rethink their own place in the world.
Divided into four sections, 'Roots,' 'Battles,' 'Medicines,' and 'Dreamcatchers,' this book offers readers a unique insight into a community often misunderstood and misrepresented by the mainstream media. Hubert Logan was an ordinary Reservation boy until he ate tainted commodity cheese infused with Rezium, a secret government food enrichment additive.
Known as Super Indian, Hubert fights evil forces who would overtake the Reservation's resources and population. Assisted by his trusty sidekicks Mega Bear and Diogi, they fight crime the way they know how — with strength, smarts, and humor. Fifteen-year-old Mark Centeno is of Chumash, Crow, Mexican, and Filipino ancestry — he calls himself four kinds of brown. When Mark goes to live with his Chumash grandmother on the reservation in central California, he discovers a rich world of family history and culture that he knows very little about.
He also finds a pathway to understanding better a part of his own identity: powwow dancing. Riveted by the traditional dancers and feeling the magnetic pull of the drums, Mark begins the training and other preparations necessary for him to compete as a dancer in one of America s largest powwows. Product Description: Sixteen-year-old Mississippi Choctaw Randy Cheska has lived most of his young life in the shadow of his older football-hero brother, Jack.
After Jack is killed while serving in Iraq, Randy's father puts even more pressure on Randy to excel in football. But Randy has no interest in sports and has never been good at them. Imagine Randy's surprise when he discovers stickball, a game he's immediately drawn to. But stickball is a sport Randy's father considers a relic of the Choctaw past, when it was known as Little Brother of War and was used to settle disputes between communities. Randy's determination to play this legendary game, guided by a mysterious visitor, leads him on a challenging and unexpected journey of self-discovery.
Product Description: Danny Blackgoat is a teenager in Navajo country when soldiers burn down his home, kill his sheep and capture his family. There he battles bullying fellow prisoners, rattlesnakes, and abusive soldiers until he meets Jim Davis. Jim teaches Danny how to hold his anger and starts him on the road to literacy. In a stunning climax, Jim aids Danny in a daring and dangerous escape.
He escaped in volume one of this series, but in the second installment, he must still face many obstacles in order to rescue his family and find freedom. Whether it is the soldiers and bandits who are chasing him or the dangers of the harsh desert climate, Danny ricochets from one bad situation to the next — yet his bravery doesn't falter and he never loses faith.
Jason's lucky to be alive, but life in a wheelchair was not in his plans. Even when he was protecting his mom and siblings from his drunken father or escaping from home to be with his friends, he never imagined this future. When he becomes part of the Raven Canoe Family and learns to "pull" a canoe, however, his outlook on life begins to change.
After completing a two-week tribal canoe journey with his Duwamish tribal members, Jason is proud to be a Coast Salish Indian. From the hardships and camaraderie of the journey, he gains a new sense of courage and determination to someday swim and walk again. It's been two years and middle-school student Danny Wind is still not over his father's death. When his mom marries a white man and they move to a new "white bread" neighborhood, Danny's life changes.
The school principal considers him a troublemaker and soon his mom decides to send him to a summer survival camp for Native American teens. Danny is sure he is in for a boring summer on the reservation — until he meets other Native kids, learns to ride and care for horses, develops a relationship with his grandfather, and soon finds himself rescuing bison in Yellowstone National Park. Product Description: Inspired by the traditional Choctaw story "No Name," this modern adaptation features a present-day Choctaw teenager surviving tough family times — his mother left home and he is living with a mean-spirited, abusive father.
The one place the teen can find peace is on the neighborhood basketball court. But after a violent confrontation with his father, the teen runs away, only to return home to find an unexpected hiding spot in his own backyard. His hiding spot becomes his home for weeks until the help and encouragement from a basketball coach, a Cherokee buddy, and a quiet new next-door girlfriend help him face his father. If only everyone would understand. Girls Dance, Boys Fiddle is a funny but feeling story of a girl who has to challenge tradition to prove that she can fiddle with the best.
Carole Lindstrom's thoughtful story is warmed and brightened by Kimberley McKay's vivid illustrations. What will Callum and his teenage Southern California skate buddies do when a major war breaks out one summer while they are away at camp? How will they find their families? Who is actually sending them messages that guide them through the maze of underground skateparks towards safe haven in the north? And will they really be safe when they get to their friend friend's reservation in Washington state?
This dystopian novel for teen readers is the first in a new series. Product Description: This magnificent true story offers a rare-and breathtaking-look into the life of a Kiowa boy at the end of the nineteenth century. The story is told by a very old man to his youngest great-granddaughter, Saygee, as he shows her one of his treasures: a leopard skin quiver, obtained at great price from the white traders. But there was one time when the quiver could not help him — the time he participated in a daring raid on an enemy tribe.
And so begins the narrative of a dangerous, yet thrilling adventure that will transport young readers back in time to the Oklahoma Territory of the s. In this collection, Shuck tells the stories of the famous figure of Rabbit through her own autobiographical point of view. It teaches Cree numbers and provides pronunciation. Told in the words of Isaac, a Choctaw boy who does not survive the Trail of Tears, renowned author Tim Tingle tells tale of innocence and resilience in the face of tragedy.
From the book's opening line, "Maybe you have never read a book written by a ghost before," the reader is put on notice that this is no normal book. Isaac leads a remarkable foursome of Choctaw comrades: a tough-minded teenage girl, a shape-shifting panther boy, a lovable five-year-old ghost who only wants her mom and dad to be happy, and Isaac's talking dog, Jumper. The first in a trilogy, this novel thinly disguises an important and oft-overlooked piece of history. Product Description: Lewis "Shoe" Blake is used to the joys and difficulties of life on the Tuscarora Indian reservation in the joking, the Fireball games, the snow blowing through his roof.
What he's not used to is white people being nice to him — people like George Haddonfield, whose family recently moved to town with the Air Force. As the boys connect through their mutual passion for music, especially the Beatles, Lewis has to lie more and more to hide the reality of his family's poverty from George.
He also has to deal with the vicious Evan Reininger, who makes Lewis the special target of his wrath. But when everyone else is on Evan's side, how can he be defeated? And if George finds out the truth about Lewis's home, will he still be his friend? Product Description: One of the most terrifying creatures to be found in traditional Inuit stories is the nanurluk, a massive bear the size of an iceberg that lives under the sea ice.
Its monstrous size and ice-covered fur make it an almost impenetrable foe. Jose Angutingunrik, a gifted storyteller and respected elder from Kugaaruk, Nunavut, brings to life a story of the great nanurluk that has been told in the Kugaaruk region for generations. Product Description: This bedtime poem, written by internationally acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts bestowed upon a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and lovingly written, this visually stunning book is infused with the Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants.
A little boy is walking to his bedroom when he notices his mother in an olive-green military flight suit. His curiosity about the colorful patches on her uniform evolves into a bedtime conversation between a military mother and her child about why she serves and what she does in the unusual KCR aerial refueling airplane. He drifts off to sleep with thoughts of his mommy in the airplane and the special surprise she gives him. This unique book was written by a Latina military officer and former aviator.
From the author of Baseball Saved Us comes an intergenerational story that describes how a Japanese-American family deals with the painful legacy of war. Set against the backdrop of the s and talk of Vietnam, it offers a universal message of dignity and courage to anyone who feels they are different. Full-color illustrations. When Sylvia Mendez, an American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, was forbidden from enrolling in her local school, her parents organized a lawsuit that eventually brought the end of school segregation in California seven years before Brown vs.
Board of Education. When a mysterious package arrives just in time for Diwali, the three friends can hardly contain their excitement! Whatever could it be? Ricki is looking forward to Divali, the Hindu "festival of lights.
Grandfather promises that the roses will be the color of Divali, but Ricki can't imagine what color that might be. One morning, Ricki bends one of the rosebuds to get a closer look and accidentally snaps it off. When his grandfather believes the new neighbors have stolen his rosebud, Ricki must summon up the courage to confess what he has done. Set in Trinidad, this moving story reflects the significance of a festival that is celebrated by nearly one billion Hindus worldwide. Sana grew up celebrating the diversity of India through beautiful festivals such as Diwali and Holi.
As a new mother, Sana wanted her son to learn about them as well. While on maternity leave from her corporate career, she wrote "Diwali: A Cultural Adventure" to introduce her son, Aarish, to a vibrant aspect of his heritage. This is her first children's book, and has been illustrated in stunning watercolors by her mother, Rubina Hoda. A fun Diwali story that explains each day of the celebration for young children, brought to life with colorful, vibrant illustrations.
This art activity book introduces kids to the popular and versatile art form from India called rangoli, which is often created during the celebration of Diwali. After a few initial step-by-step examples, the book offers a variety of designs with easy-to-follow colored lines to simplify, inform, and inspire. This title from the Amar Chitra Katha comic book series tells the story of Narakasura, one of the traditional tales related to the Festival of Lights.
So Rama enlists the help of an army of fearless monkeys and their amazing leader Hanuman, to rescue her and regain his kingdom. Jessica Souhami retells this ancient Hindu tale with bold illustrations adapted from her own shadow puppets, based on Indian paintings.
In Deborah Heiligman's inviting global odyssey of this holiday from National Geographic, we learn that Diwali is celebrated differently in different places, but it is universally viewed as a time of great joy, celebrated with fireworks, sweets, and gifts. The informative back matter includes Diwali recipes, a glossary, a Diwali card game, a map, and a resource list of books and Web sites. Also included is a note to parents and teachers from the book's consultant, Dr.
Vasudha Narayanan. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation. Each day was an adventure for President Theodore Roosevelt. Potatoes, Anyone? The real story of how Mr. Collins chose a wife.
The Bennet girls find marital happiness sooner than expected when guided by the prudent advice of Mr. A tragic childhood illness changed the life of Fitzwilliam Darcy. When he meets a young gentlewoman named Elizabeth Bennet, his world is transformed again. Paths of Men Written by Amy J. Charles Bingley's decision not to return to Netherfield has far reaching consequences - not only for himself, but for Jane and others. Parallel story to "An Engaging Friendship". Reminiscences and Recollections Written by Ann R. It relates various aspects of events in Darcy and Elizabeth life over that period, through a series of recollections.
It relates to their relationship with their London neighbour, Lady Adelaide Lyell, and how she provides Elizabeth, Fitzwilliam, Georgiana, the Colonel, the Gardiners and others information about Darcy's parents, and enlightens them all how to face the challenges as they arise in their lives. So Gradually Written by JessicaS. A much better summer for Darcy prevents the worst of the misunderstandings in Hertfordshire, resulting in a fast, strong friendship between Elizabeth and Darcy.
While in Kent, Darcy abruptly discovers that despite, considering Elizabeth only a friend, she has fallen in love with him. Lydia is Married! Written by Ed S. Lydia waxes poetic regarding her marriage. Darcy confesses to Bingley, and later to Jane, that he had been the principal means of dividing them from each other earlier that year when Jane was staying in London with the Gardiners. A letter is sent to Bath when Mr.
Rushworth decides to change the course of his life. Kitty and Lydia Written by Ed S. In poetic form, the views of Kitty and Lydia on various events. Lizzy is relaxing in her favorite clearing one morning when a meeting occurs of the canine sort. The Making of Henry Written by Cristi. Even though she still loves Edmund, Fanny agrees. Resurrecting Hope Written by Lydia. Captain Wentworth cannot suffer in silence as he observes his beloved Anne accepting the attentions of another man at the Bath concert. But when he gets up to leave, he finds that there may be something worth staying for after all.
Sirius' Intentions Written by Debra Anne. The beginning of Darcy and Elizabeth's relationship is helped along by her dog. Pride Prejudice and Prodigy Written by Jamie. Excerpts from Mr. After Elizabeth's marriage, Mr. After the Netherfield Ball, Mr. Darcy stays in Hertfordshire after accidentally exchanging notes with an unknown person. After discovering his fellow correspondent is Elizabeth, he uses the notes as a catalyst to change her opinion of him.
Anne de Bourgh searches for her own happy ending and reveals her thoughts in the pages of her diary. Not Long Now Written by Genevieve. A short glimpse of married life at Pemberley; the Master and Mistress are quite relaxed giving us a hint of how life might be in that great estate during a single conversation.
Collins vows to marry Charlotte when he discovers he is not considered worthy to aspire to Jane's hand, but becomes distracted from his purpose when he meets another young lady at the Netherfield Ball. Bliss Written by Kathy Taylor. As Darcy helps Elizabeth into their wedding carriage, he muses on his good fortune. December Reflections Written by Kathy Taylor. Restoring the Heir Written by Lori. Twenty-eight years after the event that caused pain and forever changed the Bennets' lives, the truth about the real Bennet heir comes to light.
Bennet's son is alive. The life that should have been Written by Gayle. John Willoughby thinks of the life he should have been. Bingley pays Mr. Bennet a visit, leading to rough-housing above stairs and a very odd conversation, indeed. Darcy towards an emotional resolve from their many losses. An alternative end to Particular Attachments. Written for April Fools Shortly after the death of their father, the Darcy siblings meet Jane and Elizabeth Bennet in London. Beautiful Schemers Written by locar.
A delicious tale showing another side of four well-known characters. Anne de Bourgh, Mr. Wickham all feature in a story of the twisted games people play. Duty and Honor Written by Jean. A story of what might have happened if Louisa had not become engaged to James Benwick. Frederick felt honor bound to offer his hand to Louisa and Anne goes on with her life. The story takes place thirteen years later. Elizabeth Bennet's Birthday Written by Emmaline. Lizzy experiences an unusual birthday.
Giving Consequence Written by Rita H. Collins finds himself distracted while attempting to fullfill his promise to dance with all of his fair cousins. Infinite Use Written by Elizabeth Hooton. A sequel to The Evening Before. Moments: A series of vignettes Written by Rosanna. A series of vignettes, spanning across a timeline of several years. Elizabeth and Mr Darcy, their marriage and their walks across Pemberley.
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Bingley along with the rest of Meryton break out into song as his invitations to the Netherfield Ball are sent out. James Darcy, age 8, is the speaker of the house on this day at least. Taking Leave Written by Nerin. Marianne prepares for Willoughby's visit to Barton Cottage, but all does not transpire as she had hoped. Missing Scene. The Odyssey Written by Hannah Amelia. What does Mr. Bennet really do with his time? A short story on the machinations of an evil tome. An absurd twist on Mansfield Park, exploring what might have happened when Fanny returned from Portsmouth.
The Reverend Mr Darcy creates quite a stir after his arrival in Mertyton. After seeing Mrs. Darcy hard at work, Caroline Bingley decides she's better off single. Darcy exchanges letters with his sister and cousin. Variation Written by Anna P. Wickham Gets Antsy Written by Lori. While trying to turn the Bennet ladies against Darcy, his horse is spooked and he lands in an ant hill. Note: This occurs after the Netherfield ball. Worthy of Me Written by Lindsey H. How did Mary Crawford take the news?
Contradictions and Varieties Written by Elizabeth Hooton. Elizabeth and Darcy are enjoying a cautious, companionable courtship when Jane's letter arrives at Pemberley. An experiment in poetic metre told in Darcy's voice. Elizabeth Bennet's Easter Written by Emmaline.
Though she hides it well when she meets Anne Eliot, Sophie Croft is well aware of the lady's previous engagement to Frederick. Girl Talk Written by Katharina. An Impossible Treasure Written by Jax. Elizabeth and Darcy meet and fall in love for the first time in A few obstacles break them apart for five years until they are reunited the summer before the novel. Will they be able to rekindle their love? Wickham takes inspiration from the fact that Darcy singled out Elizabeth at the Netherfield Ball.
En Route Written by Katharina. A matter of unusual architecture stands between the Darcys and happiness. End of Innocence Written by Lise. A few months after her broken engagement, Anne Elliot finds out she is pregnant. If Only Written by Jeanneaileen. Henry Crawford has learned from his mistakes and counsels a younger man who is about to make the same mistakes. In Compassionate Silence Written by Marianne. After giving Elizabeth the letter, Darcy takes himself off to a secluded copse of Rosings Park, sits down and cries unobserved or so he thinks.
Little does he know that he is not the only one to retreat to that particular copse that day. It Hardly Signifies Written by Kent. Bennet is injured, Lizzy leaves Hunsford before Darcy's proposal. London Outskirts Written by Kent. Lizzy encounters Darcy two days before traveling to Kent, and an eventful curricle ride ensues. Rivaling Prejudices Written by Lindsey H. Tactics and Punishment Written by Katharina. A companion piece to Missing In Action. What exactly did Lady Catherine want? Deals with well-meaning, interfering relatives.
The Rules of Estrangement Written by Kathy. After several years of estrangement from her husband, Elizabeth returns to her family at Longbourn. When her husband shows up, as well, she'll find that keeping to the rules of estrangement are not as easy when you aren't estranged. A Fall in Lyme Written by Sofie. The party from Uppercross wake up on their first morning in Lyme to find themselves snowed in at the inn.
Unable to go out and walk on the cobb, they must deal with cabin fever and a different course of events. Darcy some competition - in this Pride and Prejudice what-if tale. Dark Times for Mr. Bingley Written by Melissa M. A short missing scene in which Bingley's sisters and Mr. Darcy convince Mr. Bingley that Jane Bennet has no affection for him. But what if she actually carried one of them out? Kitty Bennet Written by Allie S.
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Kitty Bennet decides to keep a diary as she embarks on a trip to Derbyshire to visit pregnant sister Elizabeth Darcy, with the intention of becoming more mature, attracting an exciting husband, and avoiding embarrassing her sister and brother-in-law. Lady Hampton Written by Lucie. After Elizabeth Bennet marries the man she had always intended on marrying, Caroline Bingley must find happiness elsewhere and marries Sir James Fitzwilliam, the Earl of Hampton. Collins's affections are engaged by an unconventional woman. Not in a Humour to Wait Written by Marianne.
Instead of Elizabeth thanking Darcy for helping out her sister, Darcy is the one who begins the conversation in which he proposes for the second time. The Bennet Son Written by Nerin. The Bennets' son ensures that Longbourn will remain in the family, but Johnathon's distaste towards marriage worries his father. Fanny Price's stay in Portsmouth is extended due to Tom Bertram's illness and she wonders if she will ever be called home to Mansfield again. After Tom's refusal to die and Henry Crawford and Maria's disgrace, Edmund must look for a new lady to woo because Mary Crawford is beyond his hopes.
Generosity leads to a very unexpected and very happy ending for Miss Bates.
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At Your Service Written by Genette. When typhoid quarantines the Hunsford and Rosings households, Mr. Darcy must see Elizabeth to safety. Collins's Exemplary Vegetables Written by Katja. A poem with a surprising twist. Disenchanted Written by Kara. A tale of wizardry, enchantment, disenchantment and the good and the bad, all thrown in with the characters of Pride and Prejudice. Lady Catherine warms to Elizabeth after a series of letters between them. Elizabeth Darcy's been keeping an unusual secret for ten years; revealing it this Christmas turns out to be the best gift her husband ever received.
A Confession Written by Mercy. A few days after their engagement, Elizabeth has an important confession to make to Darcy. While Elizabeth and Jane stay at Netherfield, Darcy thinks about the future, but even he cannot foresee the dramatic turn of events when a rogue decides to take revenge.
Caroling Memories Written by Lori. As a girl, Marilyn Thompson the future Mrs. Gardiner goes caroling with her family in Lambton. Have we not always spoken plainly to one another? Written by Jeanneaileen. Marianne Dashwood confronts Willoughby at the ball in London. She is saved from passing out by a strong arm. Hunsford, Interrupted Written by Meg E. A bit too much medicinal claret and a more-blunt-than-usual Elizabeth cause Mr. Darcy's Hunsford proposal to go awry. Sometimes, however, the best-laid plans ought to go astray.
Someone decides to enlighten Elizabeth on the trustworthiness of Mr. Darcy when he and Mr. Bingley come to visit. Meltdown at the Engagement Party Written by Monique. Caroline experiences a set-down shortly after Darcy and Elizabeth become engaged. Sound Advice Written by Jeanneaileen. The Darcys Written by Lea. Right before dinner, Lizzy's father drops by unexpectedly for some fun at Lady Catherine's expense. As Mr. Collins proposes to Elizabeth, Mr.
Bennet is shot. Confusion ensues but ends with an engagement. The Second Sister Written by Lucrezia. In , two little girls disappear in the midst of a horrific event. The reemergence of one of the girls some eighteen years later brings happiness to many but will drive a few to acts of desperation. The young woman raised as Elizabeth Bennet for eighteen years is not whom she believes herself to be. A story of murder, betrayal and reconciliation.
The Wickham Legacy Written by Lilo. After some ten years in Newcastle, George Wickham is bored with the military and with his marriage. He is determined to do better for himself. Nobody's Daughter Written by Carol B. Colonel Brandon removes Eliza Williams to the country after her child, fathered by Willoughby, is born.
Secrets and Lies Written by CK. A sequel to "Fortunes Reversed".
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Darcy and Georgiana's husband do not get along. Proof that, sometimes, the way to two men's hearts may be through another man's stomach. Precious Pride Written by Lise. Captain Wentworth thought he could not really depend on women, but several of them prove him wrong -- or so they think. The King and the Maiden Written by Sybil. Not long after their marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy take a walk through London, the result of which evokes both concern and amusement.
Sweet Sixteen Written by Castoria. Lydia's determination to have an extraordinary sizteenth birthday draws her to Wickham. Beau Darcy Written by Tina W. Much to the consternation of his wife, Mr Darcy inadvertently sets the fashion therefore ensuring that their peaceful post marital existence at Pemberley is well and truly disrupted. Completely Inappropriate Written by Teg. A fluffy romp through unconventional courtship following the Netherfield Ball.
Fran Price has some fun Written by Tasha. Fanny Price is not what she appears to be. Happily Ever After Written by Alan. A bitter family dispute lurks behind an otherwise joyful wedding in Meryton. Upon returning to Longbourn after the Netherfield Ball, a minor stumble causes Mr.
Collins to reconsider his plans for matrimony. Rumour has it Written by AnnL. A traditional courtship starts out differently when the couple in question starts on a more honest note. The Birthright Written by Bekah. Supported by his wealthy godfather, Mr. Wickham of Pemberley, young William Darcy becomes the curate at Kympton. How a few good backrubs can preclude the necessity for hundreds of pages of text.
Three Funerals and a Wedding Written by Alan. Following the Netherfield ball, Meryton is afflicted by an unfortunate series of sudden deaths. Can our hero achieve matrimonial felicity amidst the carnage? The day after the Netherfield Ball, a simple walk through the countryside has wide reaching consequences for Mr Darcy and a certain young lady from Longbourn.
A certain confrontation happens a good deal earlier, and a little differently. Darcy, jealous of his friend's ease in society, finds himself attracted to Jane Bennet at first, which makes him overlook Elizabeth. Her unwillingness to be the subject of his snobbery intrigues him. Sacrificial Lamb Written by Cindy C. Jane Bennet meets Mr. Collins before she meets Mr. Bingley and becomes his wife. When she sees a letter accidentally fall off of a mail coach, the twelve-year-old Georgiana takes the time to send it back to its author, Elizabeth Bennet.
Missing In Action Written by Katharina. Rosings gets turned upside down and Darcy's children are to blame. Married for several months, Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy share a blissful life, until something suddenly seems to go wrong. Much to Elizabeth's astonishment, it appears that history is repeating itself. After Elizabeth's refusal of his proposal, Darcy accepts Edmund Bertram's invitation to spend a month at Mansfield Park, where an intriguing new acquaintance awaits him.
More Coffee, Mr. Written by Sandy W. After dining with the Bennets at Longbourn, Mr. Darcy lingers over his coffee, little knowing that Elizabeth has formed a desperate resolution. The Irresistible Offer Written by Lise. Sophia Wentworth has investigated her brother's captain's character well enough to marry a man she hardly knows.
A Hopeful Conversation Written by Hayley. While Elizabeth is visiting Pemberley, she gets to have a conversation with Darcy which leads him to hope a lot sooner than Lady Catherine's involvement. A Christmas story, involving snow, a letter, and a quickly reunited couple.
Punch Drunk Written by Katharina. A Valentine's Day short story in which Darcy finds his bride. Life for the Darcy's takes an unexpected turn when Elizabeth discovers she is expecting their fifth child at the age of Anne gets to come to Elizabeth's wedding after all. Caroline is gently persuaded to come to Pemberley to help celebrate the birth of the Darcy's first child. Catalyst Written by Elizabeth Hooton. Elizabeth's scathing rejection is not enough to set Darcy on the path to "reformation" and he requires a further catalyst. Helen, the new maid, finds Pemberley to be very daunting.
Written by Erinmarie. When Elizabeth is with the Gardiners exploring the beautiful peaks of Derbyshire, she takes a fall and Darcy comes to her rescue. Incumbrance of Mysery Written by Elizabeth Hooton. Poor Jane is besieged by letters from Pemberley as her family and Lady Catherine contend with one another during the summer. Darcy is given new hope by Lady Catherine.
Louisa Hurst is stranded at Netherfield without her sister, Caroline, to comfort her. Darcy and the Mermaid Written by Ernie Wheeler. Darcy learns to be considerate of the feelings of a creature which would resemble a manatee only to another manatee. Nineteen Written by Dervla. This is a pre-Persuasion story and chronicles just how exactly Frederick Wentworth and Anne Elliot fell in love, as well as their eventual parting.
When the master of Pemberley arrives home to find a young woman visiting with her Aunt and Uncle, he knows they have never met before, but she leaves an indelible impression upon him. Season of Courtship Written by Elizabeth Hooton. This is a "courtship" story that begins about three weeks from the beginning of Darcy and Elizabeth's engagement. A short story sequel to "A Longbourn Weekend". Darcy attends the last hour of Wickham's life as he feels remorse for all the wrongs he had done. Gardiner gives Mr. Bingley some advice for the wedding night. A letter arrives to Darcy from Wickham ten years after his marriage to Lydia.
After his disastrous proposal to Elizabeth at Hunsford and subsequent departure from Kent, Darcy finds himself in constant reflection on the conversation and most of all her accusations toward him. This short story suggests what might have happened one cold autumn evening at the Meryton Assembly if a particular horse had lived through the night, and consequently, there was one more gentleman for the ladies to dance with that evening. Daniel Written by Dawn R. Families love, families protect one another, and sometimes they have to let go. Some of the fathers from Jane Austen's navels come together to form a support group to discuss their children.
Kitty is invited to stay with her aunt, the widowed sister of Mr. She quickly shows signs of improvement A New Leaf Written by Teg. Following a less than stellar proposal at Hunsford Parsonage, Darcy accepts Elizabeth's refusal and resolves to learn from this unpleasant experience. When the French fire upon Netherfield Hall on the night of the Netherfield Ball, the resultant outbreak of amnesia turns everything topsy-turvey.
A look at the letters Mr. Darcy writes before and after his engagement to Elizabeth. An evening of hopping amusement at Rosings leads Elizabeth to learn some lessons on beauty. When Lydia dies in childbirth, the Darcys are faced with some difficult decisions. Three days before her wedding Elizabeth Bennet is plagued with fears and nightmares. She knows that the surest way to ease her heart is to talk with Mr. Cinderella Fair Written by Trinny. After Lizzy is embarrassed at the Netherfield Ball, she finds comfort from an unlikely source - a children's story.
Robert Ferrars reluctantly postpones the resolution of a domestic disagreement in order to tell her daughters a bedtime story. Fools in Love Written by Sofie. Darcy's Hunsford proposal has an unexpected outcome when he decides to throw caution into the wind. Happy Birthday, Mr. Darcy Written by Sharon L. Elizabeth Bennet discovers the date of Mr. Darcy's birthday and plans a special surprise. When Darcy and Elizabeth meet at Meryton, they have each passed quite different summers than those that preceded the events of the novel.
Elizabeth and the Gardiners have recently returned from their tour of the Peak District, and Miss Georgiana Darcy, having been taken ill for much of the summer, failed to make her sojourn to Ramsgate. A confrontation between Mr. Bennet and Lady Catherine leads to some unexpected revelations. Listening at Hedges Written by Sofie.
Chapters of angst are avoided when Elizabeth eavesdrops on a very important conversation. Only in Dreams Written by Sandra P. The Darcys' wedding day - for plot purposes, it assumes that Jane and Bingley have already married a month earlier. Persuade Me Written by Lise. After she flies out of their gig, Anne Elliot has to stay with the Crofts and the unnerving and exciting times begin. Pickled not Prejudiced Written by Teg. Pride and misunderstanding get blown out of the plot completely when Bingley and Darcy get a bit spirited.
Spreading the News Written by Stephanie Ruth.
Having secured the hand of Miss Elizabeth Bennet, Darcy has returned to Pemberley to inform the household of the imminent arrival of their new mistress and to be sure that all will be ready to receive her. The Annoying Truth Written by Sofie. At the Meryton assembly Darcy overhears Lizzy saying that she has no desire to dance with someone as pretentious, haughty, and ungentlemanly as he.
Naturally offended, he vows to himself that she is the last person on earth he would ever offer for--but one of his best friends has other ideas. Mr Collins invites himself and his new bride to Longbourn for a fortnight, hoping to repair the breach between his family and Mr Bennet's. The Bennet daughters are safe from Mr Collins, but coping with Mrs Collins is quite a different matter.
When Henry met Mary or Mrs Bennet: matchmaking genius? The Mark of the Cat Written by Sofie. Elizabeth Bennet returns to her home after her father's death, hoping to solve the mystery surrounding it and to finally discover the identity of her lover who she communicates with mentally. The Wedding Day Written by Sania. Edmund Bertram officiates over a wedding, with unexpected results.
Venus and David Written by Sofie. Caroline loses two months when she goes on a bender and wakes up to discover she is married, but to whom? Is it Darcy or, heaven forbid, someone less worthy? Angel of Mercy Written by Michele A. Georgiana Darcy, deeply disturbed by her brother Fitzwilliam's deterioration since being spurned by Elizabeth Bennet, travels to Longbourn and succeeds in persuading Elizabeth and Jane to accompany her to Pemberley. Soon her desire for Elizabeth's presence to help heal her brother's wounded heart evolves into something more.
Georgiana Darcy, the firstborn Darcy sibling, has much to learn about importance of duty, honour, and social status in the journey to find true happiness and love. All the while, another matter of honour threatens to destroy Elizabeth's family. Curiosity and Correspondence Written by Mariafaith. After Hunsford, Elizabeth decides to write Darcy back.
As a result, they come to understand each other in a different manner. Written by Melissa Renee. In which Miss Bingley attempts to impress Mr. Darcy with her knowledge of Shakespeare. Her Price Written by Michele A.