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The Poisoned Proposal: A Pride and Prejudice Variation - Dark Darcy Mysteries #3 - cover

The Poisoned Proposal: A Pride and Prejudice Variation - Dark Darcy Mysteries #3

Penelope Swan

Publisher: Wisheart Press

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A Regency mystery for Jane Austen fans! A retelling of Pride and Prejudice.. re-imagined with mystery and intrigue along the way! 
Book 3 of a Four-Part Series 
When Elizabeth Bennet arrives at Hunsford Parsonage to visit her newlywed friend, she is horrified to find Charlotte accused of poisoning her husband’s patroness, Lady Catherine de Bourgh. Determined to prove her friend’s innocence, Elizabeth begins her own investigation and soon discovers that Lady Catherine has many enemies. Would one of them stoop to murder? When her search for answers is challenged by the handsome, austere Mr Darcy, Elizabeth braces herself for a battle of wills, but he surprises her with a proposal of a very different kind… 
A romantic Regency mystery inspired by Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice! This is the third book in the Dark Darcy series - a Pride and Prejudice variation combining suspense and romance. * Each book in this series features a standalone mystery which is resolved, but the overall story of Darcy and Elizabeth's courtship is told over the 4 books of the series. 
- The Netherfield Affair (Book 1) 
- Intrigue at the Ball (Book 2) 
- The Poisoned Proposal (Book 3) 
- Secrets at Pemberley (Book 4)

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