- THE DARCYS: NEW PLEASURES
continuation will be available in e-book form on Amazon Kindle,
Barnes & Noble Nook and Kobo. Print form is to follow.
When last we visited
the Darcys it was 1820. New Pleasures takes up their story in the
Darcy & Elizabeth spend
the intervening years in rapturous and unfailing love. Indeed, the
Darcys’ marriage prospers along with the vast fortune of Pemberley
and its holdings. The Darcys prove to be good and dutiful parents,
dedicated to their children’s happiness. The twins, now on the cusp
of adulthood, are determined to have their freedom. The Darcys also
have a spirited fifteen year old, daughter, Maria - who made her
appearance - so to speak - at the end of The Ruling Passion.
Containing Maria's exuberant nature is a delicate undertaking - an
office Elizabeth does not relish.
Because Darcy's father was most excellent, he means to enjoy the
same close relationship with his son, Geoff. Regrettably, they are
of similar, exacting natures and are therefore doomed to lock horns.
As the Darcys well know, the best laid plans of mice and men often
In the midst of this
classic struggle, Elizabeth falls ill. Her ailment is a puzzle.
ALSO BY LINDA BERDOLL:
As a word and
idiom lover, Linda's Regency research accumulated scores of
hilarious and unusual euphemisms - so many that she just had to
share. She did so in 2007 by way of Very Nice Ways to Say Very Bad
Things, the Unusual Book of Euphemisms. She published Fandango -
set in 1850 San Francisco, in 2010.