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A Pride and Prejudice what if story. Elizabeth Bennet has no notion that she is of royal blood. Her father has kept a secret from her of her birth mother and the love that they shared. Having been trapped in a loveless marriage by Fanny Gardiner, Mr Bennet has struggled for years.
After the carriage Elizabeth is traveling in is robbed and she is abducted,the race is on to
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Published August 15th 2014 by Melanie Schertz
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Nicol Legakis
Sep 03, 2014 Nicol Legakis rated it did not like it
On a technical side, this book needs MAJOR editing. The plot, I'm afraid, cannot be saved. What, you ask, made it so awful? Warning : Spoiler alert. Elizabeth and her maid are abducted. While in Liverpool they escape their captors. A kind Inn keeper allows them to stay in her Inn to hide out from their abductors. At NO point does the inn keeper call in the constable or magistrate to protect these girls and their kidnappers are allowed to roam town looking for the girls with no fear of the law. ...more
Johanna
Jan 13, 2015 Johanna rated it did not like it
I hate to give an author a negative review and I admire anyone who has the courage to put themselves--and their writing--out there, BUT:

The writing in this book is not good, or even passable. It is rudimentary and simplistic--not much better than what you'd expect from a junior high student. The grammar, sentence structure, and overall organization of the storyline was odd, to say the least. At times it was disjointed and nonsensical. Two unrelated clauses connected by a comma does not a sentenc
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Talia
Oct 04, 2016 Talia rated it it was amazing
I read this one after MBS. Mrs Bennet is a nutter in this book in stark contrast to the previous one but I love this author so I knew what to expect. One of my favorite parts of the story comes by way of a tri-colored Collie and since we have a tri-colored Collie, named Nemorino, we all know that I loved this book. A lower body count than usual something like 7?! Maybe? I lost count.

Edit: I think anyone would love this one. Abduction? Check! Collie? Check! Evil, vulgar Mrs Bennet? Check! Sinkho
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Susan
Nov 06, 2015 Susan rated it it was ok
Shelves: austenesque, epub-s
In this Pride and Prejudice variation, there is no Kitty or Mary and in the past Mr. Bennet was forced into marriage. We begin with Elizabeth staying with the Gardiners to get away from Mrs. Bennet and her matching making proposals concerning Elizabeth. Because of this she then has to leave London to travel to Lambton to await the Gardiners but on the way is kidnapped....
Dawn
Oct 04, 2015 Dawn rated it really liked it
Ahh the possibilities, Lizzie a blue blood. Certainly explained Mrs. Bennet's dislike. The possibility of Mr. Bennet marrying differently. Seeing another side of the family. I enjoyed this retelling.
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I am a retired crime lab/crime scene technician, having worked for a local police department for 15 years. Since then, I have become disabled. Forgot to get the extended warranty on the body. In my spare time, I make jewelry, am a photographer, and a full time mom and grandma.
My daughter by birth is Catie, and she is the dearest part of my life. Through her, I have 2 daughters by heart, Heather an
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