One Thread Pulled: The Dance With Mr Darcy
by Diana J. Oaks
When Fitzwilliam Darcy encounters Elizabeth Bennet at a small country ball, he loudly refuses to dance with her, declaring her to be merely tolerable. Fortunately for Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth has walked away and does not overhear his insult, thus snagging the thread that would have sealed her prejudice against him. A Pride and Prejudice variation.
Book #1 in the One Thread Pulled series