Talk about an out-of-body experience. One moment Courtney Stone is a modern-day L.A. career woman lamenting a lost love; the next she is Jane Mansfield, a well-to-do, willowy ...lady in nineteenth-century England. (from BookList)
Bringing together Jane Austens most beloved characters and storylines, Webster takes a clever, playful, interactive, and highly entertaining approach to the novels in which the reader decides the outcome.
At Pemberley, Elizabeth is somewhat oppressed by the weight of centuries of tradition. Furthermore, she is scrutinised by formidable senior members of Darcy's family. Those amiable family members, sister, Georgiana, and cousin, Colonel Fitzwilliam, are ready for marriage. (To each other?) The greatest challenge is unforeseen. A shadow from Darcy's past looks to darken the future.
Darcy...is created as a romantic hero of depth and distinction. Historically accurate and psychologically astute, Grange's exploration of Darcy's view of the world is a fascinating glimpse into the heart of a truly noble man.
When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully -- the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.