Feb 17, 2020
Mr Darcy's Second Chance: A Pride and Prejudice Variation
Posted by Isabelle Mayfair

What would happen if Mr Darcy had failed to give Elizabeth Bennet the letter explaining his actions after his disastrous proposal at Rosings Shocked by Mr Darcy s desire to marry her, and disgusted by his interference between Jane and Mr Bingley, Elizabeth leaves Kent for London the very next morning after his proposal There, she hopes to comfort Jane, and enjoy spendingWhat would happen if Mr Darcy had failed to give Elizabeth Bennet the letter explaining his actions after his disastrous proposal at Rosings Shocked by Mr Darcy s desire to marry her, and disgusted by his interference between Jane and Mr Bingley, Elizabeth leaves Kent for London the very next morning after his proposal There, she hopes to comfort Jane, and enjoy spending time with the charming and newly single George Wickham who has also come to London to recover from the disappointment of ending his betrothal to Mary King Mr Darcy had been too shocked to respond to Elizabeth s accusations during his proposal, but he is determined to clear his name He sits up all night to write a letter explaining his actions regarding his treatment of Jane and Wickham, only to find that Elizabeth has already left for London Knowing it is impossible for a gentleman to send a letter to a lady he is not engaged to without compromising her reputation, his only hope is that he will see her when he returns to his townhouse in London Perhaps if they encounter one another enough, Elizabeth will see a new side to him and reconsider her opinion And maybe he will have a chance to clear his name So he is horrified when he arrives in London and sees that Elizabeth and Wickham have resumed their friendship, and seem closer than ever Has he left it too late Is he about to lose the woman he loves to the man he despises most in the world a man he knows to be utterly unworthy of her Elizabeth is embarrassed to see Darcy in London so soon after rejecting him But London s society is small, and the two are repeatedly thrown together Seeing Darcy with his sister and friends opens her eyes to the possibility that maybe she has misjudged him after all And spending so much time with both Darcy and Wickham makes her wonder if perhaps she has been too hasty in her judgement of both men s characters Can the pair overcome their own pride and prejudice and find happiness together after all Or will misunderstandings and the dishonourable intentions of others succeed in driving them apart

  • Title: Mr Darcy's Second Chance: A Pride and Prejudice Variation
  • Author: Isabelle Mayfair
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Mr Darcy s Second Chance A Pride and Prejudice Variation What would happen if Mr Darcy had failed to give Elizabeth Bennet the letter explaining his actions after his disastrous proposal at Rosings Shocked by Mr Darcy s desire to marry her and disgusted by

    J. W. Garrett

    There are no second chances in life, expect to feel remorse Carlos Ruiz Zaf n The Shadow of the WindQuick clean, read that went until about 87% with Elizabeth still holding strong feelings in defense of Mr Wickham You see, she left Hunsford before Mr Darcy could give her his letter She bolted and ran like the hounds of hell were after her Once in London she happened to meet Wickham, who played with her feelings, affections, friendship and used her good heart against her as he spun his web of lie [...]


    Leslie

    This is a fast paced PP what if that re imagines what happened after Mr Darcy s disastrous proposal at Hunsford and squeezes the rest of the story essentially into a few weeks time.Here we are told that Lizzy fled Rosings the morning after DDP H claiming Jane to be ill When Darcy learns of this he is devastated but not as nearly put out as Dear Lady Catherine Alas his letter was not delivered.Lizzy is happy in London and eventually confesses to Jane not just about Darcy s proposal but also Darcy [...]


    Debbie Brown

    Other reviewers have mentioned the non Regency behavior lack of appropriate chaperones or protection for young ladies in London , the illogical behavior of Mr Darcy who seems certain that he will encounter Elizabeth in London despite the wide gap between their respective social circles , and Mr Wickham s long period of time in London away from the rest of his militia unit, so I don t need to belabor those criticisms here The premise is an intriguing one Elizabeth bolts from Hunsford the morning [...]


    wosedwew

    Bachelor the only man who has never told his wife a lie Author UnknownHmmm Wickham is a bachelor isn t he He may not have told his WIFE a lie butThis story happens almost entirely in London Elizabeth leaves Hunsford the morning after the proposal and thus never meets Darcy to receive his letter During her stay with the Gardiners, she happens across both Wickham who has been granted an especially long leave from the militia and Darcy She avoids Darcy but spends many hours with Wickham.Question Ho [...]


    Madenna U

    In this Pride Prejudice variation, Elizabeth leaves Hunsford the morning after Darcy s proposal and therefore, she does not receive his letter of explanation Luckily, they meet in London and seem to keep bumping into each other This allows Elizabeth to come to see Darcy in a different light even though an active Wickham is working the opposite angle The transformation realization of Elizabeth s regard takes awhile, but is sweet and of course leads to a very nice happy ending.


    Sheila Majczan

    3.5 stars rounded up to 4 starsI have mixed feelings about this story And some of the glitches distracted me from the reading For instance near the end, Darcy asks for all of Elizabeth s dances I am not an expert on Regency rules but I know that even 3 dances is rarely allowed Two mean the couple have serious intentions towards each other and 3 They are engaged The other reviews mention parts of the story in which it seems there are no chaperones or in which they walk long distances to get back [...]


    Kasia Burlakoff

    Well written story with an interesting premise and a HEA The only thing I didn t thing likely was Darcy s behavior I can t see him leaving Elizabeth vulnerable to Wickham s manipulations because he didn t want to appear jealous It s not the Darcy we love, though I understand the author needed it for the plot.


    Carol Perrin

    re Darcy s Second Chance A Pride and Prejudice VariationEnjoyable story that takes place immediately after the infamous Hunsford proposal Elizabeth leaves for London the very next morning, and Darcy is not able to deliver his letter When Darcy finds out from an indigent Lady Catherine that Elizabeth left, he cuts his Easter visit short and returns to London hoping to run into her again He does, but unfortunately the first time he doesn t have the letter with him Besides, ODG and ODB are still st [...]



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