Mr Darcy's Daughter Author:Rebecca Ann Collins In Mr. Darcy's Daughter, Ms. Collins takes the Pemberley novels to a new level of maturity. — The story of Cassy Darcy, daughter of Darcy and Elizabeth, is not the romantic story of a young girl falling in love. — Happily married, a mother of five, Mr. Darcy's daughter faces a difficult challenge, when her brother Julian falters in his role as hei... more »r to the Pemberley estate.
Grief stricken after the death of his wife, Julian Darcy turns his back on his inheritance and his young son. Their desolated parents, turn to Cassy, whose world is complete with a beloved husband and family. Yet, Cassy, who had once delcared she had no desire ever to be the Mistress of Pemberley, is suddenly thrust into the role of surrogate heir, managing the estate and raising her brother's son.
Exploring the difficulties she faces, Ms. Collins reveals Cassy's strength as she strives to comfort her parents and keep the tenants satisfied, while maintaining the warmth and integrity of her own family relationships.
Her life is further complicated by a series of crises.
When her daughter appears to be involved in an unsuitable affair and her son is unwittingly drawn into a murder investigation, Cassy confronts the gravity of her situation. Circumstances are moving out of her control and she must act.
Mr. Darcy's Daughter is a love story of a very special kind, in which a woman struggles to balance the competing demands of love and duty.
Rebecca Ann Collins' happy knack of telling a good story, her deft touch with characters (Cassy Darcy is one of her best) and her ability to write credible, lively dialogue, distinguish this title in the popular Austen inspired series. The plot, characters and narrative are so well done, one could almost say Jane Austen herself would have enjoyed Mr. Darcy's Daughter. Ms. Collins regular readers certainly will!« less