Pride and Premeditation (Jane Austen Murder Mysteries #1) (Hardcover)
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Perfect for fans of the Lady Janies and Stalking Jack the Ripper, the first book in the Jane Austen Murder Mysteries series is a clever retelling of Pride and Prejudice that reimagines the iconic settings, characters, and romances in a thrilling and high-stakes whodunit.
When a scandalous murder shocks London high society, seventeen-year-old aspiring lawyer Lizzie Bennet seizes the opportunity to prove herself, despite the interference of Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, the stern young heir to the prestigious firm Pemberley Associates.
Convinced the authorities have imprisoned the wrong person, Lizzie vows to solve the murder on her own. But as the case—and her feelings for Darcy—become more complicated, Lizzie discovers that her dream job could make her happy, but it might also get her killed.
About the Author
Tirzah Price holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has worked as an independent bookseller and teen librarian, and is now a contributing editor at Book Riot. When she’s not writing, reading, or talking about YA books, she splits her time between experimenting in the kitchen and knitting enough socks to last the fierce Michigan winters. Pride and Premeditation is her debut novel.
“Price’s lively debut adds feminist twists in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. A suspenseful and distinctive read."
“A slow-building tale of deception and struggle against societal bounds.”
— Kirkus Reviews
"Pride and Premeditation is a romantic and entertaining page-turner, sure to delight readers of any genre."
— Kerri Maniscalco, #1 NYT bestselling author of the Stalking Jack the Ripper series
"Clever and witty, perfectly written, compulsively readable, and utterly unputdownable."
— Virginia Boecker, author of An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason
“Price’s YA debut is a clever, twisting murder mystery adaptation that will keep both Austen fans and newcomers on their toes.”
— School Library Journal