The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Twenty-One

Chapter Twenty-One   Darcy finished his tea and set it aside. Dusk was slipping over Pemberley, and he could not resist the temptation to walk in the gardens. The roses were blooming, and he could think of Elizabeth. He had spent the last several weeks making changes at Pemberley. George Darcy had left the estate … Continue reading The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Twenty-One

The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty   “I am not wearing that,” Darcy said, disgust and embarrassment nearly clogging his voice in this throat as he stared at the costume laid out by his valet. “You asked for a costume like Edward the Fourth,” his long-suffering valet held no sympathy in his voice. “I am sorry if you did … Continue reading The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Twenty

The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Nineteen   For the remainder of the week, Georgiana dragged poor Mrs. Annesley to Gracechurch Street or over London for daily visits with Jane and Elizabeth. Darcy supposed Mrs. Gardiner enjoyed the company of the older lady. He distracted himself with new investments and business meetings. They took more time than he had anticipated … Continue reading The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Nineteen

The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Eighteen   The next morning, Darcy was at work in his study when he heard the doorbell followed by the excited chatter of ladies and Georgiana’s squeal of joy. One voice rose above the fray—Elizabeth. Darcy pinched the bridge of his nose as a deep boring sensation drilled* into his head. He had not … Continue reading The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Eighteen

The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Seventeen   “Thank you for allowing me to come,” Georgiana said in the carriage and squeezed Darcy’s hand. Darcy smiled but scrutinised her face for signs of over-enjoyment. In his nightmare, she had never recovered from the heartbreak of Wickham. She never learned to trust herself again. More than that, Darcy felt the wounds … Continue reading The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Seventeen

The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Sixteen

Previous Chapters: One / Two / Three/ Four / Five / Six / Seven / Eight / Nine / Ten / Eleven / Twelve / Thirteen / Fourteen / Fifteen Chapter Sixteen   Georgiana vibrated with nervous energy across from Darcy as the carriage rolled over the cobbled and crowded streets of London. Darcy found himself having to remember to breathe. For Elizabeth’s sake, he would be careful to betray nothing. Mr. Gardiner had already learned of Darcy’s failed courtship, and Darcy … Continue reading The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Sixteen

The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Fifteen

Previous Chapters: One / Two / Three / Four / Five / Six / Seven / Eight / Nine / Ten / Eleven / Twelve / Thirteen / Fourteen   Chapter Fifteen   A few days later, Darcy arrived in Meryton. Merely being in the same town that Elizabeth grew up in built anticipation in … Continue reading The Secrets of Pemberley- Chapter Fifteen