Rainy Days

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In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet's first impression and hasty judgment of Mr. Darcy, and that gentleman's pride and aloofness toward her loved ones took them on a long, difficult road to happiness. In "Rainy Days," Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy are caught in a rainstorm two days before the Netherfield ball, and they are forced to spend a few hours alone together where they talk, listen, and better understand each other's feelings. However, even when original pride and prejudice are overcome, new obstacles arise. The road to true love is never smooth, and surprises along the way enhance the passion of the journey. Rainy Days - an alternative journey from Pride and Prejudice to passion and love.

Book Info

  • Original Title:Rainy Days
  • Author:
  • Rating:8 / 10
  • Genre:Romance
  • Language:English
  • ISBN:9781936009039
  • ASIN:-
  • Publisher:Published October 10th 2009 by Meryton Press


Chapter 1

After three full days of rain, the sky began to clear, and the sun finally seemed tempted to show its face. It was early morning, and everyone in the house was still in their rooms — except her.

Elizabeth Bennet was having another sleepless night, no doubt caused by the long period of time she had to stay indoors and the fear of hearing Mr. Collins address her with an unwelcome proposal.

Almost from the beginning, her cousin seemed determined to favour her. Of course, her dear sister Jane was his first choice, but thankfully, Mrs. Bennet told him about Mr. Bingley’s attentions towards Jane, and Mr. Collins turned — quite naturally in his opinion — to the second in age and beauty.

As the weather was so inviting, Elizabeth decided not to let another moment pass without taking advantage of the beautiful November day, so she donned her outerwear and went outside.

By breakfast time, I sha...

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