304 pages, 7.75 × 5.75 × 0.87 in
October 1, 2010
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1402243391
ISBN - 13: 9781402243394
About the Book
From two bestselling and a debut author comes heartwarming Christmas tales sure to delight Jane Austen fans
From Amanda Grange, the bestselling author of "Mr. Darcy's Diary "and "Mr. Darcy, Vampyre, "Christmas finds the Darcy's celebrating the holiday with preparations for a ball, but the festivities are interrupted by the arrival of a very special gift... Ever sensual and romantic, Sharon Lathan highlights everything that's best and most precious in the celebrations of the holiday season. After a quarter of a century together, Darcy and Elizabeth reminisce... Jane Austen meets Charles Dickens! Carol Eberhart's "Mr. Darcy's Christmas Carol "finds Darcy encountering ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future, who show him his life if pride keeps him from his one true love.
Read from the Book
From Mr. Darcy's Christmas Carol When Darcy awoke, it was so dark, that looking out of the bed, he could scarcely distinguish the transparent window from the opaque walls of his chamber. He was endeavoring to pierce the darkness with his eyes when the chimes of a neighboring church struck the four quarters, so he listened for the hour. To his great astonishment, the heavy bell went on from six to seven, and from seven to eight, and regularly up to twelve, then stopped. Twelve! It was past two when he went to bed. The clock was wrong. An icicle must have gotten into the works. Twelve! He glanced at the clock that rested on the mantel. Its rapid little pulse beat twelve and stopped. "Why, it is not possible," said Darcy, "that I can have slept through a whole day and far into another night. It is not possible that anything has happened to the sun and this is twelve at noon!" The idea being such an alarming one, he scrambled out of bed and groped his way to the window. He was obliged to rub the frost off with the sleeve of his dressing gown before he could see anything, and even after that could see very little. All he could make out was that it was still very foggy and extremely cold. It was a great relief that there was no noise of people running to and fro or making a great stir, as there unquestionably would have been if night had beaten off day and taken possession of the world. Darcy went to bed again, thought about it over and over, and could make nothing of it. The more
Table of Contents
Mr. Darcy's Christmas Carol by Carolyn Eberhart 1
Christmas Present by Amanda Grange 109
A Darcy Christmas by Sharon Lathan 171
From the Publisher
Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Wish You a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Share in the magic of the season in these three warm and wonderful holiday novellas from bestselling authors.
Christmas Present by Amanda Grange
A Darcy Christmas by Sharon Lathan
Mr. Darcy's Christmas Carol by Carolyn Eberhart
Celebrate the 80th birthday of Regency Romance with greatbooks from Sourcebooks Casablanca! Praise for Amanda Grange:
Amanda Grange is a writer who tells an engaging, thoroughly enjoyable story!"-Romance Reader at Heart
"Amanda Grange seems to have really got under Darcy's skin and retells the story with great feeling and sensitivity."-Romance Reader at Heart
Praise for Sharon Lathan:
"I defy anyone not to fall further in love with Darcy after reading this book."-Once Upon a Romance
"The everlasting love between Darcy and Lizzy will leave more than one reader swooning."-A Bibliophile's Bookshelf
About the Author
Amanda Grange is a bestselling author of Jane Austen fiction (over 200,000 copies sold). She lives in England. Sharon Lathan is a bestselling author of Jane Austen fiction (over 100,000 copies sold). She resides in Hanford, California. Carolyn Eberhart is a debut author and member of RWA. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. Sharon Lathan is the author of the bestselling Mr. and Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One, and Loving Mr. Darcy: Journeys Beyond Pemberley. In addition to her writing, she works as a Registered Nurse in a Neonatal ICU. She resides with her family in Hanford, California.