Rumours & Recklessness: A Pride and Prejudice

Rumours & Recklessness: A Pride and Prejudice Fitzwilliam Darcy is desperate Finally confronted with a woman who ignites all his hopes , he agonizes over the cruel trick of fate which placed her in a situation beneath his notice The morning after the Netherfield ball, he resolves to put as much distance between himself and her as possibleThat very morning, however, Elizabeth s future is jeopardized by her father s untimely accident With Mr Bennet unconscious and surrounded by concerned neighbors, Mr Collins presses his suit Elizabeth s mother frantically demands her acceptance to secure the familiy s welfare With so many witnesses to his proposal and everyone expecting her to make a practical choice, Elizabeth s reputation hangs in the balanceWithout her father to defend her refusal of Mr Collins, there is no one to speak up for her except the last man in the world she would ever marry


10 thoughts on “Rumours & Recklessness: A Pride and Prejudice Variation

  1. Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ says:

    It s Kindle freebie romance time again, and this one comes in the form of Pride and Prejudice fan fiction Here we have the plot veering from P P early in the book, just before Darcy and the Bingleys are about to leave Netherfield Before they leave, Darcy meets Mr Bennet while they re out riding horses early one morning, and they get to know each other a little better Mr Bennet can tell that Darcy is fighting


  2. Mary Mary says:

    Dear reader,If you are in the mood for a beautifully worded,utterly romantic,humorous,sigh inducing story featuring our beloved characters,then look no further than this fantastic book We begin our journey with Mr Darcy s early morning trek thorough the Hertfordshire countryside.In a vain attempt to exorcise the very beguiling image of Ms Elizabeth Bennet from his mind,he encounters none other than Mr Bennet Both bei


  3. Sheila Majczan Sheila Majczan says:

    4.5 stars rounded up to 5 starsThe main premise here is that with Mr Bennet incapacitated and unconscious for who knows how long due to a fall from his horse, Mr Collins working under the assumption that Mr Bennet may never recover or may be mentally impaired if he awakens at all steps up his plan to have Elizabeth as his bride and announces that she is his choice of wife and he will manage Longbourn in the stead of his pred


  4. Joana Starnes Joana Starnes says:

    A deeply engaging and entertaining tale If you would like to find Mr Darcy giving in to his feelings much sooner than expected, in the face of extreme provocation, then look no further And extreme provocation it is indeed for him to learn that the woman he loves a lady of Elizabeth Bennet s calibre is likely to become the wife of a pompous fool like Mr Collins At a drop of a hat he declares it an impossibility, because Elizabeth is


  5. Sophia Sophia says:

    Rumours Recklessness was a creative variation on Jane Austen s P P when a series of small actions change the course of the original story What if Darcy encountered Mr Bennet just before he makes the decision to leave behind the temptation of a woman he feels he cannot have What if Mr Bennet takes a fall from his horse and is rendered unconscious and slips into a coma What if Mr Collins isgreedy and sleazy and makes his move while Mr Bennet


  6. Debbie Debbie says:

    I will admit the book has some flaws and probably should have about 4 and a half stars, but it hooked me so completely I had to lean upwards to 5 stars for my review.This is filled with well rounded characterizations that seem very consistent with those in the original P P Elizabeth and Darcy are given ample opportunity to interact with some entertaining back and forth volleys The usual scheming villains get in on the action Wickham, Caroline Bingl


  7. Talia Talia says:

    Finished this one yesterday Loved it so much I wantReread One of theperfect JAFF reads I want to look up to see if she has writtenby now This is a definite keeper and one to cherish.Reread Terrific


  8. Charlene Charlene says:

    I say Obstinance Oh my Just loved loved this variation In this story it starts out at very near the beginning of Pride Prejudice, right after the Netherfield Ball Darcy is taking a ride and encounters Mr Bennet also out for a ride early in the am They have a genial conversation and they go there separate ways Unfortunately Mr Bennet has an accident and a head injury He is unconscious and the house is in an uproar Mr Collins try s to take advantage of this situatio


  9. J. W. Garrett J. W. Garrett says:

    Daring, touching, shocking, hilarious, OMG reveal, love rewardedI just want to say read the reviews they were great in helping me decide if I wanted this book or not Before writing this review, I also read the book twice I wanted to see if my original thoughts were true and second to simply enjoy the story again.The journey to love is not a straight line, especially with P P characters There are a lot of bumps in the road to happiness This work is no different Some will a


  10. Leslie Leslie says:

    This is a crazy fun P P What if What if Mr Bennet actually talked to Darcy, then had an accident and lost consciousness, then Darcy Bingley didn t go to London, then Darcy announced that he and Lizzy were engaged And thencrazy time compressed stuff happens.This book bounces from crisis to crisis to emergency to misunderstanding to mistake to crisis All of your favorites make an appearance This is a crazy fun PP What if What if Mr Bennet actually talked to Darcy, then had an accid


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