The Darcy Connection - Darcy, Bk 5 Author:Elizabeth Aston In The Darcy Connection, Mr. Collins of Pride and Prejudice is now the Bishop of Ripon, living with his wife, Charlotte, and their two daughters, who have reached marriageable age. The elder, another Charlotte, is extraordinarily beautiful, and her parents hope her looks and connections will ensure a brilliant marriage. Her sister,... more » Eliza, while not as handsome, possesses a lively intelligence that, in Mr. Collins's opinion, is too like her godmother, Mrs. Darcy.
In London, Charlotte's beauty wins her many admirers, despite her small fortune. But Eliza's wit and attempts to interfere in what she considers an unsuitable marriage for her sister infuriate her family and Charlotte's suitor -- until Eliza herself meets her match. New and old fans alike will relish this witty, romantic, thoroughly entertaining novel from a highly talented author.« less
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2.5 stars. The Darcy Connection struck me as a re-write of the plot of Pride and Prejudice with new character names (mostly--Eliza is the heroine) and a twist here and there to make things interesting. But it's a good plot to re-write, the writing is decent, the tone is light, and overall it's a fun read. Not exceptional, but good for a lazy afternoon.
I thought this was very entertaining. I could just picture the Collins and their two daughters. It doesn't have much about the original characters. Barely a Mr. Darcy, but it was still very good. It was an easy read. I read it in a day or two. Not sexual, no extraordinary violence.