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Writer of romance with all the feels. Dreamer, bookworm, cat lover. Avid fan of antiques TV shows. #proudHufflepuff

Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Fifteen Ten minutes in Sir Walter’s study was sufficient for Darcy to realise why the rumours about the gentleman’s finances were probably true. Such extravagance over one painting, when the estate was failing to direct funds to more important … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fourteen As soon as Elizabeth awoke, her thoughts were of her friend and all she had revealed the night before, and she only just allowed Lottie to insert the last pin into her hair before hurrying from the room. … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Thirteen With shaking hands, Anne raised the newspaper to scrutinise again the ominous words. ‘No,’ she whispered, emotion gripping her throat. ‘Oh, Frederick, not this…’ Her voice broke and the tears she had tried so hard to hold back … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Twelve

Chapter Twelve The blast of wintry weather had come as no surprise to Darcy, but despite the snow upon the ground and heavy festoons hanging from the branches of the surrounding trees, the planned shoot at Uppercross had taken place. … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Eleven

Chapter Eleven The ladies ambled in silence at first, though Elizabeth sensed Anne’s attention upon her several times. Then, she spoke. ‘You are quite pensive, Lizzy. Did the call not deliver to your expectations? For myself, I cannot see your … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Ten

Chapter Ten Georgiana smothered a laugh as Boliver returned with the visitors. ‘Miss Elliot, Miss Anne Elliot, and Miss Bennet, sir.’ Darcy drew in a sharp breath as an urgent tug came on his sleeve. ‘I did not foresee my … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Nine

Chapter Nine Despite her dissatisfaction with Mr Darcy’s being in the neighbourhood, Elizabeth slept well and was grateful for the attentions of Lottie as she made haste to dress and join Anne at the table. Sir Walter was nowhere to … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Eight

Chapter Eight ‘Come, Darcy, I would have you join us.’ Dragging his gaze from Elizabeth as the song ended, Darcy looked over to where Sir Walter pointed: a seat beside Miss Elliot. With little choice in the matter, he reluctantly … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven The meal passed more pleasantly than Elizabeth had anticipated, mainly down to the amusing and undemanding conversation offered by the colonel and having very few, almost monosyllabic, exchanges with Mr Darcy, and before long the dessert dishes had … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy’s Persuasion – Chapter Six

Chapter Six The gentlemen moved forward to greet Sir Walter before Darcy’s eyes skimmed over the other occupants of the room, then stalled, his hand instinctively drawn to his chest as something inside clenched. What the devil was this? What … Continue reading

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