I’ve noticed a lot of LBD people looking for fic. There isn’t that much for LBD, but hopefully that will change. In the mean time if you are looking for Lizzie/Darcy fic I can make some recs.
I kind of went nuts last year and read every Pride and Prejudice fic I could find. I read Regencies. I read modern AUs. I read everything I could find online. I only read one “published” pastiche and it was so bad. SO BAD. ERIN, I BLAME YOU.
A Most Convenient Mishap, Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Rated R, Regency
This was the first P&P fic I read and I found it delightful. It’s pretty standard Lizzy and Darcy have to get married right away (i.e. before they’ve fallen in love) because of an impropriety. But I was excessively diverted.
Happenstance, Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Rated R, Regency
Another Darcy and Lizzy must get married right away fic and then learn to love each other, despite his massive and eternal hard on for her. I cannot get enough fics liks this. They are like candy. This one is pretty damn good. Not perfect, but good.
When Duty Calls Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Rated R, Regency
When Mr. Collins proposes and Mrs. Bennet tries to make Lizzy accept she runs out of the house and hides. Darcy (who is already very taken with her) finds her and helps her hide, but smooches her and they are seen so they have to get married. LA! Delicious candy.
Life is Better with Animals/ Incomplete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Rated R,
Modern Day AU Lizzy is a vet and Darcy is a neurosurgeon. No, I’m not kidding. Now with 50% more yearning Darcy.
Eye of the Beholder, Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Rated G, Regency AU
Darcy is blinded while hunting at Netherfield and this is a little like Jane Eyre mixed liberally with P&P. (It says WIP on the site, but the story is complete.)
The Child, Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Rated PG, Regency AU
Lydia dies leaving an illegitimate child, whom Lizzy sort of adopts as her own. This story is an absolutely fluffy angsty joy. Darcy with a small child. EEK!
As Fate Would Have It Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Regency AU, Rated R IDEK PEOPLE.
This story has some major flaws, but I enjoyed it anyway. Lizzy and Darcy are alone and injured and have to spend the night in a hut together, which means… DUN DUN DUN They have to get married early on in their relationship.
Mr. Popularity, Incomplete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Modern Day AU, Rated PG?
This one is so weird. Lizzy is a marine biologist. Darcy is Mexican and runs a large Mexican foods company. He builds his house next to Lizzy’s and she goes bonkers. There is a lot that is entertaining and original about this fic, but wow was it also weird and at times mind boggling. The not being finished is deeply unsatisfying here.
A Long Road to Happiness Complete, Elizabeth/Darcy, Regency AU, Rated PG
What We Did on Our Holidays Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Modern AU, Rated NC-17
Elizabeth and Darcy are both single parents to teenagers and meet on holiday in Spain. I love this fic so much. OMG SO MUCH. It’s delightful. The kids are awesome.
And Very Impolitic Too, Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Modern AU, Rated R
Takes place in The Hague. Lizzy is a Dutch MP and Darcy is a British MP and they meet at a conference.
Times of the Season, Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Modern AU, Rated PG-13
Lizzy is a horticulturist trying to take over her family’s messy nursery and Darcy is an FHA inspector trying to prevent an outbreak of disease. Takes place in Vancouver.
A Singular Proposition, Complete, Elizabeth/Darcy, Regency AU, Rated R
Jane is forced to marry Mr. Collins and Darcy takes Lizzy on as a paid companion for his sister. It’s all very dramatic, but still enjoyable.
Strange Bedfellows, Incomplete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Regency AU, Rated R
Elizabeth has one older brother and that’s it. He’s a student at Cambridge, where their father is a professor. Darcy and Jamie Bennet are close friends until they learn that their fathers have arranged a marriage between Darcy and Elizabeth, who is only 13 when she learns about it. There is a duel, and Jamie must go to India in the army to avoid scandal. Lizzy is left all alone when her father dies a few years later and she is sent to Pemberly to live. Her first meeting with Darcy there doesn’t go well and it’s refreshing to read a fic where Darcy is not immediately in love with Lizzy. This one is really well done, except it’s missing a last chapter or two. It’s still highly readable as Lizzy and Darcy are together before it cuts off.
Action and Reaction, Complete, Darcy/Elizabeth, Modern AU, Rated NC-17
This might be my favorite modern AU. It takes place in Ottawa. Lizzy works for the government and Darcy works in publishing.
The Luxury Gap Unfinished but insanely long contemporary AU, Rated R (at least)
It takes place in Seattle and there are long wandery passages about Seattle and things that I skip on rereads. Lizzie is a costume designer for Opera. Darcy is a corporate guy gunning to be CEO of his family’s company. The tension and differences between them are really great. This whole thing is a super fun read. It does not really follow the P&P plot arc, but it doesn’t matter. It’s annoying that it’s unfinished, but you can read it without dying of curiosity about whats going to happen at the end. NB: This sucker is 900 pages long in pdf and it will EAT YOUR FUCKING FACE.