books The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice  

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List Rules Books that are inspired by and feature the characters of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice only.

Books like Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen have created endless sequels and adaptations, but mostly a deep intent to capture the flame of the original. The longing, the misunderstandings, the stakes, the righting of wrongs, the slow burn. Authors have been inspired to hang many a story on those elements. Austen unlocked the formula and became the originator of the romance novel and the rom com. Pride and Prejudice demonstrates that no matter what the era, love is love and it’s all about the dance.  
 
The phenomenal power of the novel, published in 1813, continues to inspire all manner of P&P plots and twists as well. Pride and Prejudice sequels have been set on the high seas, in modern times, and even in the middle of a zombie invasion. Bridget Jones bumbled her way into the heart of Mark Darcy while Shelby Roswell and Ransom Fielding found love among Civil War re-enactors. Some sequels imagine the years after Austen’s novel ends, giving readers a front row seat to the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy.  
 
Some Pride and Prejudice books break the fourth wall and address the obsession with P&P’s characters head on in books like Austenland. Others put Elizabeth Bennet, one of the most enduring and respected characters in literature, through even more paces than the original story, already rife with dramatic tension, family fortunes, jealousy, pearl clutching, public shaming, bribes, and missed connections.  
 
The most popular Pride and Prejudice sequels capture the inward smolder of Darcy’s thwarted pursuit of the woman he loves and Elizabeth’s head strong independence with the author’s own flair and interpretation. Which Pride and Prejudice books line your shelves? The stories that take us into Darcy and Elizabeth’s marriage? Or back to the beginning where they first laid eyes on each other?  
 
Vote up your favorite Pride and Prejudice sequels and send-ups. Darcy and Lizzie forever. 
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The Houseguest: A Pride and Pr... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Death Comes to Pemberley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Return to Longbourn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Return to Longbourn Shannon Winslow

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Austenland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Austenland Shannon Hale

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombie... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith, Philip Smiley

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Pride, Prejudice and the Perfe... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Into Hertfordshire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Into Hertfordshire Stanley Michael Hurd

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Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife Linda Berdoll

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The Red Chrysanthemum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
The Red Chrysanthemum Linda Beutler

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The Passions of Dr. Darcy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Undressing Mr. Darcy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Undressing Mr. Darcy Karen Doornebos

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An Assembly Such as This is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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The Secret Diary of Lizzie Ben... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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The Trouble with Mr. Darcy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Pride, Prejudice, and Cheese G... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Perfect Bride for Mr. Darcy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Perfect Bride for Mr. Darcy Mary Lydon Simonsen

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My Dearest Mr. Darcy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
My Dearest Mr. Darcy Sharon Lathan

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A Wife for Mr. Darcy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
A Wife for Mr. Darcy Mary Lydon Simonsen

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When They Fall in Love: Darcy ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Duty and Desire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Duty and Desire Pamela Aidan

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These Three Remain is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
These Three Remain Pamela Aidan

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Darcy & Elizabeth: Nights and ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Bridget Jones's Diary Helen Fielding

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Imperative: A Tale of Pride an... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Pulse and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Pulse and Prejudice Colette L. Saucier

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Jane, Actually is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Jane, Actually Jennifer Petkus

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Longbourn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Longbourn Jo Baker

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Young Mr. Darcy in Love: Pride... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Pirates and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Pirates and Prejudice Kara Louise

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The Confession of Fitzwilliam ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Loving Mr. Darcy: Journeys Bey... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Impulse & Initiative is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Impulse & Initiative Abigail Reynolds

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Mr. Darcy's Obsession is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Mr. Darcy's Obsession Abigail Reynolds

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Prom and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Prom and Prejudice Elizabeth Eulberg

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Mr. Darcy Presents His Bride is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Darcy's Voyage: A Tale of Unch... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Definitely, Maybe in Love is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Definitely, Maybe in Love Ophelia London

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Emma, Mr. Knightley, and Chili... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

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Mr. Darcy's Diary is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books Inspired by Pride and Prejudice
Mr. Darcy's Diary Amanda Grange