Taking the reader into the world of one of Jane Austen's most famous characters, Fitzwilliam D'arcy, Pamela Aidan begins her tale by introducing her readers to Darcy during his first visit to Herfordshire.
Told in the language of the era and bringing Regency society vividly to life, "Mr. Darcy Presents His Bride" recalls Austen's theme of the necessity of individual growth in the maintainance of lasting bonds.
"This sexy, epic, hilarious, poignant and romantic sequel to Pride and Prejudice goes far beyond being a Jane Austen sequel. Every woman wants to be Elizabeth Bennet Darcy-beautiful, gracious, universally admired, strong, daring and outspoken-a thoroughly modern woman in crinolines. And every woman will fall madly in love with Mr. Darcy-tall, dark and handsome, a nobleman and a heart-throb whose virility is matched only by his utter devotion to his wife. Their passion is consuming and idyllic through a sweeping tale of adventure and misadventure, human folly and numerous mysteries of parentage."
What if Jane Austens memoirs were discovered after hundreds of years? Thats the premise behind this spellbinding novel, which delves into the secrets of Austens life, giving readers insights into her mind and heart.
Cassandra Gardiner, daughter of Pride & Prejudice's Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy, struggles to balance the competing demands of duty and family during the political and social changes sweeping through England in the Victorian era.
Libraries are my passion in life. Before I became mayor, I used to sneak out here during lunch time...and I'd go to a corner and take a book -- any book almost -- and read it for a while, and then feel rejuvenated.