When Elizabeth Bennet goes to stay with her aunt and uncle in Derbyshire, she meets Fitzwilliam Darcy for the first time. Immediately, she is struck by his proud demeanor and cannot help but feel prejudiced against him. But as they get to know each other better, they discover that there may be more than just dislike between them…
For who is this book for ?
Bitter Mournings is a Pride and Prejudice variation that tells the story of how Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy first meet. Told from both their points of view, we see how their initial dislike for each other turns into something more.
- The characters are well-developed and likable.
- The plot is engaging and unpredictable.
- The writing is superb.
- The book may be a little slow
- It might not be as accurate to the original story as people would like
- The ending could be slightly cheesy
Learn more about the author
Linda Gonschior is a writer and photographer who enjoys spending time in the great outdoors. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and resides in Missouri with her husband and two children.
“Linda Gonschior’s Bitter Mournings is a deliciously romantic Pride and Prejudice variation that had me eagerly turning the pages. I loved her take on Darcy and Elizabeth, and their tentative steps towards love were truly beautiful to witness. A must-read for all fans of Jane Austen!”
“This book is a delightfully different take on Pride and Prejudice. Gonschior has taken the characters we know and love and breathed new life into them, giving us a fresh perspective on their story. The romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy is passionate yet believable, making for an enjoyable read.”
“You will not be able to put this book down!”