Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Source: Review Copy from Author
TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation
TIME FRAME: 21 years after Elizabeth and the Gardiners visit Pemberley
MAIN CHARACTERS: Elizabeth Bennet, Mr. Darcy, George Wickham, Lord Matlock (Colonel Fitzwilliam), Lady Matlock (Anne de Bourgh), Sir Frederick (a.k.a. Dr. Wilson, master of Ramsey House)
- What if Darcy, no matter how hard he tried, was not successful in recovering Lydia and saving the Bennets from scandal?
- What if nine months after her flight from Brighton, Lydia finally returned to Longbourn, in tatters and mentally disturbed?
- What if twenty years later finds Darcy, suffering from severe melancholia and an eccentric recluse battling insomnia and alcoholism?