Mary Collette   (phorum profile)

Location:Kalamazoo,Michigan USA
Joined DWG:August of 1997 back in the ROP days.
Favorite Jane Austen novel:Pride & Prejudice
Second favorite JA novel:Northanger Abbey
Favorite JA adaptation:P&P2 (1995)
ANI Contributer:Yes

I am the fourth member,and first girl in a family of nine. I am 51 and will be 52 on August 1st. I have been a Dwiggie 12 years. in addition to Our Own Dear Jane,I enjoy reading Regency Romance novels,especially those written by Mary Balogh. I am also a Tolkien reader and chess lover.I have four nieces and five nephews,and two Great Nieces and one Great Nephew. I sing in the choir at my church.

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Author of:

His Sisters-in-Law Written by Mary Collette. Dot After his engagement, Darcy begins to get to know his future sisters-in-law. ~P&P~ Last update 07/06/2001 (Epi)

Pemberley's Shy Little Ghost Written by Mary Collette. Dot One of the Gardiner children discovers that there is a ghost living at Pemberley. ~P&P~ Last update 05/30/2001 (Epi)

When You Say Nothing At All Written by Mary Collette. Dot Mrs. Darcy leaves a note in her husband's dressing gown on their wedding night. ~P&P~ Last update 03/01/2001 (Epi)

Darcy's Election Written by Mary Collette. Dot When Darcy campaigns for a seat in the House Of Commons, his wife is his hardest working campaigner. ~P&P~ Last update 11/08/2000 (Epi)

Family Feud Written by Mary Collette. Dot An explanation of what began the break between the Bennet and the Collins families. ~P&P~ Last update 01/21/1999 (Epi)

The Darcys' Christmas Miracle Written by Mary Collette. The Christmas traditions at Pemberley had been abandoned after the death of Lady Anne Darcy, but the estate's new mistress, Elizabeth, is determined to celebrate the holiday properly. ~P&P~ Last update 11/30/2003 (Epi)

A Ring When It's Rolling Written by Mary Collette. Elizabeth presses Mr. Darcy for an explanation of the ring he always wears, and perhaps learns more than she might have wished about an old love of her husband's. ~P&P~ Last update 01/21/2003 (Epi)

A Short Season: The Young Ladies' Adventures Written by Mary Collette. While Elizabeth Darcy is having her first season in London, Georgiana, Mary and Kitty have their own adventures in town. ~P&P~ Last update 06/14/2002 (Epi)

Lucas' Visit: Or How Mary Found Her True Self Written by Mary Collette. Mary Bennet is excited when her long-time crush, and cousin, Lucas Collins comes to visit from America. ~P&P~ Last update 03/22/2002 (Epi)

The Taming of Lady Lochmaben Written by Mary Collette. The heir to the Earldom of Matlock must find a bride, just as the Lady Lochmaben must find a groom. ~P&P~ Last update 03/22/2002 (Epi)

Arrivals and Introductions Written by Mary Collette. Friends and family gather for the Darcy and Bingley weddings and the celebrations surrounding it. ~P&P~ Last update 07/16/2001 (Epi)

A Short Season Written by Mary Collette. Mr. Darcy brings his new wife and Georgiana to London for the social season, and for Georgiana's presentation. Things are soon set into turmoil when a threat comes against Col. Fitzwilliam's fiancée. ~P&P~ Last update 05/05/2001 (Epi)

Longbourn is Saved? Written by Mary Collette. Mrs. Bennet receives a shock when she learns what she thought was a bit of indigestion, was really a baby on the way. Being stuck in bed with little more than letters from her married daughters is a sore trial for their mother. ~P&P~ Last update 03/29/2001 (Epi)

The Four Adventurers LTD Written by Mary Collette. After the war it was expected that Darcy would never walk again, even with the help of his nurse, Elizabeth. When they meet years later, they become entangled in a mystery. ~P&P~ Last update 11/25/2004 (Fant)

Pride, Prejudice, and the ASPCA Written by Mary Collette. Elizabeth is eager to begin her job at the ASPCA as an investigator for abused animals. ~P&P~ Last update 09/26/2003 (Fant)

Angel Joy or "The Little Girl" Written by Mary Collette. After the violent deaths of George Wickham and Lydia Bennet, Elizabeth and Darcy take in their niece. ~P&P~ Last update 06/07/2003 (Fant)

American Dreaming Written by Mary Collette. A secret love of romantic suspense novels, a first trip abroad and an accidental blow to the head give Katie Moreland an interesting vacation. ~NA~ Last update 05/19/2002 (Fant)

Darcy's Ruined Shirt Written by Mary Collette. With a sizable, independent fortune, the recently orphaned Elizabeth Bennet, decides to head out to see the world. ~P&P~ Last update 03/22/2002 (Fant)

Something In The Rain Written by Mary Collette. In the wine country of California, Lizzy Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy come into conflict as she advocates for workers and he owns a large vineyard. ~P&P~ Last update 02/24/2002 (Fant)

With Angelic Intervention Written by Mary Collette. Dot After his rejection by Elizabeth, Darcy receives some angelic attention in this cross between Pride and Prejudice and "Touched By An Angel". ~P&P~ Last update 06/19/2001 (Fant)

Sleeping Beauty Written by Mary Collette. Mr. Darcy can't seem to get his mind off of the young lady staying at the Hunsford Parsonage. ~P&P~ Last update 06/27/2008 (Epi)

Assault with Poetry Written by Mary Collette. Dot The inspiration for the following little creation came from a column that the former President of Western Michigan University wrote in the Wednesday 30, April edition of "THE KALAMAZOO GAZETTE", all about the strange occurrences found on the police blotters of the Campus Police Department & something the Mr. Haenicke read about how Eudora Welty got ideas for her stories. Last update 05/05/2003 (ANI)

The Shape of Tradition Written by Mary Collette. Last update 06/14/2004 (ANI)

Laurina Written by Mary Collette. The time is Regency but Laurina's world is far apart from the fashionable societies of London. Yet, it is her fortune and misfortune to travel across the seas to a world that cannot accept her for who she is... Last update 03/20/2001 (ANI)

The Reluctant Guardian Written by Mary Collette. The following is going to be another Regency Romance. It is a guardian/ward story with a twist. Last update 03/23/2002 (ANI)

Learning to Fit In Written by Mary Collette. Sequel to Catherine's Moving Day Last update 01/09/2000 (ANI)

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