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Pride and Perjury

By Alice McVeigh


Publication: 30 May 2024

Publisher: Warleigh Hall Press

Editions: Paperback, ebook.

A prizewinning, fresh Pride and Prejudice Variation

“I have very little hope,” said Mr Bennet, “of disposing of even one of my daughters much before luncheon.” 

 (from McVeigh’s Pride and Perjury)

Discover the untold stories behind Jane Austen’s beloved characters in this captivating new release, the fourth in the award-winning standalone series!

What really happened when Wickham eloped with Lydia? What did the Longbourn servants secretly think of the Bennet sisters? Take a deep dive into the ambitions of Caroline Bingley, Lady Catherine’s de Bourgh’s diary, and Mr Knightley’s heart.

Download your copy today – and fall in love with your favourite Austen characters all over again!

Previous books in this series have been shortlisted for the UK Selfies Book Awards at the 2024 London Book Fair, named runner-up for Foreword Indies’ “Book of the Year,” and been quarterfinalists in Publishers Weekly ’s BookLife Prize. In April McVeigh’s Austenesque series won first prize in Chanticleer International Book Award’s Book Series (historical)

“McVeigh’s prose and plotting are pitch-perfect – she echoes the master herself”

Publishers Weekly starred review

“McVeigh displays a brilliant, spot-on command of Austen’s diction and tone”

– Kirkus Reviews

“Alice McVeigh’s impeccable prose transports readers so convincingly, it is difficult to remember this work was not penned by Jane Austen herself.”

IndieReader Editorial review

Click here to read about the Warleigh Hall Press Jane Austen series.


The series of which this is a part won First Prize in Chanticleer International Book Awards’ Book Series Award (historical).

(The eponymous short story was a finalist for CIBA’s “Shorts” award for short stories.) 

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