Jul 242017
 

What if Darcy Held Onto His Resentment?

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation

TIME FRAME: Begins 4 months after the Hunsford proposal in London

SYNOPSIS: Still heated after Mr. Darcy’s disastrous and offensive proposal, Elizabeth reads only the beginning lines of his haughty letter the next day and decides she cannot bear any more. In her anger, Elizabeth returns to Darcy and tears the letter to pieces before his very eyes. Four months later Elizabeth has often felt terribly ashamed of her cruel actions and temper. While she doesn’t regret refusing Mr. Darcy’s marriage proposal, she regrets destroying his letter and the manner of her refusal. Even more so now, because Elizabeth finds herself in need of Mr. Darcy’s help. Her family has no one else to turn to and she hopes that his good opinion isn’t totally lost forever… Continue reading »

Oct 072016
 

The Rainbow PromiseThe Sequel Fans Asked For!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

(Note: Potential readers should be made aware that although this is a standalone novel, more pleasure and understanding may be derived from reading Rainy Days prior to this work.)

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: A sequel to Lory’s Pride and Prejudice variation, Rainy Days

TIME FRAME: The day after the Darcys’ wedding through their first 4 months of marriage (+ epilogue)

SYNOPSIS:

The newly married Mr. and Mrs. Darcy currently reside in town in anticipation of the Season. While Elizabeth may want to escape to the beautiful environs of Pemberley, she can’t. It is important for her to be accepted as Mrs. Darcy, and in order for that to happen she must dress impeccably, be seen at society events, and attend her first ball at Almack’s. Lucky for Lizzy she has the fervent love of her devoted husband, the guidance of Lady Matlock, and the support of many of her closest relations as she makes her debut. Continue reading »

Oct 122015
 

Sketching Mr. DarcyA Most Splendid and Compelling Forced Marriage Situation!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation, Mature Audiences

TIME FRAME: The day after the Netherfield Ball and about 2 months later

MAIN CHARACTERS: Elizabeth Bennet, Mr. Darcy, Georgiana Darcy, Mr. Wickham, Lady Catherine, James Darcy, Lady Stafford, Colonel Fitzwilliam, Mr. Bennet, Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner

WHY I WANTED TO READ THIS NOVEL:

  • I’ve read and loved every published work by Lory Lilian
  • Pride and Prejudice variation + forced/arranged marriage scenario = that’s my jam! 😉 (well, one of them!)

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