Quills & Quartos

A traditional, independent digital, print and audiobook publisher of
romantic historical fiction and stories inspired by Jane Austen

Publishing Stories We Love By Authors We Admire

Susan Adriani ~ Jan Ashton ~ Paige Badgett ~ Kay Bea ~ Lily Bernard

Gailie Ruth Caress ~ Noell Chesney ~ Lyndsay Constable ~ Julie Cooper 

Amy D'Orazio ~ Elsie Fulbrook ~ Linda Gonschior ~ Nan Harrison ~ Jenetta James

 KC Kahler ~ Jessie Lewis ~ Catherine Lodge ~ KaraLynne Mackrory ~ Lucy Marin

Wade H Mann ~ Mary Anne Mushatt ~Stephen Ord ~ Kara Pleasants

Elizabeth Rasche ~ Michelle Ray ~  Frances Reynolds ~ Justine Rivard 

LM Romano ~ Ali Scott ~ Anniina Sjöblom ~ Mary Smythe 

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More Than A Pretty Face


Love is not the simple thing that novels and poetry speak of.

It is by turns subtle and overwhelming, it may slip silently into your heart or strike like a bolt of lightning.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Elizabeth Bennet is the wittiest lady in Hertfordshire, and her sister Jane is the most beautiful. Their other qualities, however, are less widely recognised, even by those who profess to love them.

Disappointed by Mr Bingley’s sudden departure, Jane escapes the tumult of Longbourn for the Gardiners’ house in London. Elizabeth, vexed by her own romantic debacle with Mr Darcy, and in possession of distressing intelligence which could endanger their family and neighbours in Meryton, soon joins her there from Kent.

When a family crisis causes them to extend their stay in Cheapside, a new acquaintance—handsome and titled—brings the Bennet sisters to the attention of London society and returns them to the company of Mr Darcy and Mr Bingley. One man finds himself with a rival for his lady’s affections, while the other struggles to make amends for the mistakes of the past.

As Elizabeth questions her rejection of the master of Pemberley and Jane begins to open her heart, can the qualities that most matter—intelligence, integrity, humour and kindness—be recognised by the men who truly love and respect them?

More Than A Pretty Face

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Quills & Quartos Publishing has one goal: to pair the best Austenesque and historical romance fiction with the best in editing and cover design to create a superlative reading experience. We are not a vanity press, imprint, or services-for-hire company, but a traditional royalty-paying publishing house, staffed with editors and designers, looking for stories people will want to read.

But we need authors to write those stories. Are you a writer who is interested in publishing your work? We would love to hear from you.

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