J. Dawn King/Christie Capps

Bestselling author of Jane Austen variations

Compromised! is OUT!!!

Now available as EBook!

Now available as EBook!

In marriage-minded Regency England, one simple word can ruin your life. Compromise! can bring down a virtuous maiden, like Miss Elizabeth Bennet, and her entire family along with her.

When Elizabeth finds Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy outside Netherfield, alone and at his most vulnerable, she must make a quick decision to bend the rules of propriety to help him or turn her back on someone in need. Her tender heart reaches out to him and his wounded one grabs hold of her well-intentioned support. Discovery changes the course of their lives as Elizabeth is forced to accept a reluctant proposal of marriage from this man whom she has just barely begun to respect. Can Jane Austen’s most beloved couple reach a compromise that might turn a tenuous friendship into a loving marriage?  Will it survive as desperate, unscrupulous, and foolish people alike set compromising machinations into motion for their own greedy ends?

Follow Elizabeth and Darcy in this novella-length Regency romance as J. Dawn King takes them through a sweet variation of Pride and Prejudice where compromises abound and outcomes will surprise you.

COMING SOON!!! – Compromised! should be available in print before September 1st and has been sent to the narrator to be produced as audio. The audiobook should be available in the next several months. Stay tuned!

UPDATE: It’s available in print. Yippee!


  1. Off to Amazon to buy it. Reading one of Mel’s online.

  2. Wonderful news, J Dawn King!

  3. Carole in Canada

    August 21, 2015 at 2:04 pm

    Just ordered it on my Kindle! Going to go read now! Congratulations!

  4. Yay, congrats! Got my kindle copy but that cover is so gorgeous I may have to buy a print copy for my shelf! I am so ready for autumn weather I can taste it, and this cover made me sigh. Here’s to gazillion sales 🙂

  5. Jennifer Redlarczyk

    August 21, 2015 at 2:34 pm


  6. Hooray! I just purchased it and now have happy reading to look forward to this weekend. 🙂 Thank you, Joy!


  7. Best wishes, dear friend! The cover is stunning and I am sure the novel is as well. You never disappoint your fans! Running to get my copy now!

  8. I just bought it and couldn’t be more excited! I can’t wait to read it. The cover is lovely.

  9. Wonderful Joy! Congratulations! Even if my pile of TBR books is threatening to reach the moon. I already added it to my wish list.

  10. Congrats Joy! I’m really happy you published this novella; it is, with The library, your best work so far! Love it!

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