The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy

In today’s – I must say pretty cool- post, I welcome Beau North and Brooke West with their new book, The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy.

Hi, Mira, and thanks for being a part of our blog tour! We are thrilled to share this experience with you and your readers. Brooke’s brother Ja is a talented visual artist, working mostly on paper with pencil and ink. When Ja read The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy, he was struck by the despair and stark imagery in the prologue. As we discussed the story with him, we were hit with an inspiration—let’s illustrate the prologue!

The dark tone of the prologue fit perfectly with Ja’s style and artistic themes. We asked, he agreed, and we gave him free reign to interpret the prologue and bring it to life. We think Ja captured this part of the story perfectly, adopting a modern interpretation, and staying true to his unique vision. The illustration is a lovely addition to the collaborative effort that is TMLoFD.

Without further ado, please enjoy Ja West’s visual interpretation of the prologue of The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy!


We hope you are as delighted with the result of Ja’s efforts as we are. If you and your readers would like to see more of Ja’s work, they can find him at and can connect with him on Facebook at PLEASE NOTE that these pages contain adult content and themes and are NSFW!

Thank you so much for having us on your blog, Mira! It’s been a delight. We look forward to hearing from you and your readers. Happy reading!


For readers who wish to vote in our The Many Faces of Fitzwilliam Darcy contest, the choices are shown below:

richard-maddon     13537627_1043102272403519_2291621028882463731_n-1     pictures-photos-of-eduardo-verastegui-imdb

Richard Madden                            Matt Bomer                      Eduardo Verastegui

To vote for your favorite image of Fitzwilliam Darcy from the images shown above, go to The Many Faces of Fitzwilliam Darcy Contest Link. The winning image and the winner will be announced on October 20, 2016, at our last blog stop, So Little Time… So Much to Read.


10 thoughts on “The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy

    1. Thanks, Anji! My brother continually astonishes me with his talent. It was a delight to finally bring our artistic talents together in one project. I can’t wait to hear what you think of the story!

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  1. AAAAH IT’S SO GORGEOUS! Thanks for hosting us, Mira! We hope you and your readers enjoy the illustration. We’re looking forward to hearing everyone’s thoughts.

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  2. It really is amazing, isn’t it? Thanks so much for being a part of our blog tour, Mira! I hope your readers enjoyed this visual departure!


  3. Have read 11 chapters of this book and it’s just fantastic!!
    What a great job you both dud,the writing is seamless-would never have guessed it was the work of two,not one,talented writers!!

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