Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Twelve

We left Darcy and Lizzy with news that Mr. Collins was at Longbourn, threatening to throw out Mrs. Bennet and her daughters. Just a reminder: Darcy and Elizabeth have only been married for a day. It's been one week since Darcy proposed. I think a hazard to posting is that sometimes readers can lose track … Continue reading Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Twelve

Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Eleven

It's the wedding night! Previous Chapters: One / Two / Three / Four / Five / Six / Seven / Eight / Nine / Ten Chapter Eleven Elizabeth laid the brush down and looked at herself in the small mirror on the wall. She had married Darcy earlier in the day, and, surprisingly, Miss Bingley … Continue reading Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Eleven

Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Ten

Have your tissues handy! Previous Chapters: Previous Chapters: One / Two / Three / Four / Five / Six / Seven / Eight / Nine Chapter Ten The autumn chill stole around Elizabeth as she sat in a chair beside her father’s bed. Bone weariness sapped her of strength, and she might have ignored the … Continue reading Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Ten

Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Nine

Darcy's back so it's smooth sailing, right? Previous Chapters: One / Two / Three / Four / Five / Six / Seven / Eight Chapter Nine In the drawing room, conversation swirled around Elizabeth as though this was a regular visit from her aunt and uncle. Inquiries were made about news from town and the … Continue reading Mr. Darcy’s Grieving Wife– Chapter Nine

Friday Feature– A Sense of Obligation

Last time, I featured No Cause to Repine. You can also catch up on all my other features here: Friday Features Today's feature is A Sense of Obligation. I wrote this story after reading a solitary chapter of a work in progress on a fan forum site. The story was later taken down for violating … Continue reading Friday Feature– A Sense of Obligation

Tuesday Quotes– Delighting in anything ridiculous

It's a new year and so I am doing some new themes on the blog as others took too long and had low participation. So, we'll see if sharing fun quotes does better! I found this pic on Pinterest and don't know who made it. I think it's lovely! I've always liked this quote and … Continue reading Tuesday Quotes– Delighting in anything ridiculous

Fitzwilliam Friday– What’s in a Name Part Two

Last time, I posted about the importance of Mr. Darcy's first name. Today, I'll discuss what the name Darcy would mean to Jane Austen's readers. The most famous bearer of the Darcy surname was probably Thomas Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy de (of) Darcy. The family is also called Darcy of Temple Hurst (ooh, spotted another … Continue reading Fitzwilliam Friday– What’s in a Name Part Two