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Summary

“It seems you must disoblige one of your children, Sir Thomas, and you must be the chooser of the pain inflicted. Your son disinherited, or your daughter married to an imbecile she cannot love."

When Sir Thomas Bertram returns home to Mansfield after his year in Antigua, he expects respite from his many troubles, in the bosom of his family. Instead, he is met with blackmail, collusion, and the ominous threat of scandal.

When Mrs. Margaret Dashwood takes her daughters from Norland to Barton Park, she carries with her a secret hope that they might someday return, though she is not yet ready to pay the price for it.

A mutual connection bent on manipulation and revenge sets the stage for heartbreak, intrigue, and plenty of surprises as the worlds of Sense & Sensibility and Mansfield Park collide. 

Alliances shift along the way as familiar characters, bound by family ties, descend on Norland Park. There, everyone has their own agenda, and constant peril looms as a large party of relations all scheme to outwit, outmaneuver, and outmatch their opponents.

Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, Maria Bertram, Fanny Price, and Mary Crawford forge new friendships and alliances amidst the chaos of conspiracy, romance, redemption, and self-discovery, the likes of which Norland Park has never seen before.

©2020 Jayne Bamber (P)2021 Jayne Bamber

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