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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A Stronger Impulse



"…and in his behaviour with me, there were stronger impulses even than pride”


FITZWILLIAM DARCY IS ENRAGED when, already reeling from Elizabeth Bennet’s disdain, he discovers his sister locked in a passionate embrace with George Wickham—and suffers an apoplexy at the sight. With proper speech locked uselessly inside his mind, his Fitzwilliam relations are quick to take advantage of the situation, calling his illness insanity, and scheming to keep both Darcys under their control.

ELIZABETH BENNET IS EXPELLED from Longbourn after she refuses Mr Collins’ serious proposal and Mr Darcy’s mocking one. Always the least favourite child, she is expected to deliver herself up to an unknown uncle in London, from there to be placed into service. A fortunate escape takes her to Ramsgate instead…but it is only a brief reprieve before she must find a new life for herself.

TWO AGAINST THE WORLD. How can two powerless individuals forge a defence against the formidable forces arrayed against them? Darcy cannot afford to indulge himself in a marriage that would prove his relations’ opinions of his sanity. Elizabeth must protect herself against a growing but impossible love…and yet, a stronger impulse urges them to stay. To fight. Together.

A Stronger Impulse

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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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