Bad miss bennet [electronic resource] : A Novel. Jean Burnett.
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- ISBN: 9781480425637 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781453271407 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2013.
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Picking up where Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice left off, The Bad Miss Bennet takes readers on a wild Regency adventure with Lydia Wickham, née Bennet, who finds herself in dire need of a new husband.Lydia was never the most upstanding of the Bennet sisters, but who ever said that moral rectitude was fun?At least she bested her elder sisters and was the first to get married. She never could understand what all the fuss was about after she left Brighton with her gallant. It is a shame, though, that Mr. Wickham turned out to be a disappointing husband in so many aspects, the most notable being his early demise on the battlefields of Waterloo. And so Lydia, still not yet twenty and full of enterprising spirit, is in urgent need of a wealthy replacement. A lesser woman, without Lydia's natural ability to flirt uproariously on the dance floor and cheat seamlessly at the card table, would swoon in the wake of a dashing highwayman, a corrupt banker, and even an amorous Prince...
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