Love at First Slight

In this humorous, topsy-turvy Pride & Prejudice variation, all the gender roles are reversed. It is Mr. Bennet’s greatest wish to see his five sons advantageously married. When the haughty Miss Elizabeth Darcy comes to Netherfield with the Widow Devonport (nee Bingley), speculation—and prejudice—runs rampant. William Bennet, a reluctant and irreverent future reverend, catches Miss Darcy’s eye, even though he is beneath her station. His opinion of her was fixed when she slighted him at the Meryton Assembly. As her ardour grows, so does his disdain; and when she fully expects to receive an offer of marriage, he gives her something else entirely …

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Mr. Darcy has a new friend.

When Mr. Darcy attends the Meryton assembly, he befriends a quiet, intelligent gentleman. His frequent visits to his friend’s house allow him to become familiar with the Bennet family. But this is a different Bennet family.

What if Mr. Bennet was a responsible gentleman, who took an active role in the education and upbringing of all five of his daughters, managed Longbourn to be prosperous, and was loving and guiding to his wife? How would that change Darcy’s experience? And why does Mr. Bennet look so familiar?

There is a mystery surrounding these interesting circumstances—a secret not even known to Elizabeth. Darcy will be affected in more ways than he could imagine.

Who is Thomas Bennet?


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