Mr. Darcy Takes the Plunge by J. Marie Croft

By J. Marie Croft

A pun-filled story that includes Jane Austen's delight and Prejudice characters with a few additional or addled, lacking or missish, converted or mortified, more fit, wealthier, or wiser. Impeccable comportment is obligatory in Regency England, a society ruled by means of strict principles of behavior. the stainless snapshot of perfectionist Fitzwilliam Darcy is a bit tarnished while he and his touring partners arrive, scorching and sweaty, at Pemberley and choose to take a fateful plunge right into a scummy pond. An embarrassing come upon at the estate's garden leaves a lasting impact on Jane and Elizabeth Bennet, who're new buddies of Georgiana and Anna Darcy. With either households in London for the Little Season, Darcy unearths himself thrown back into the trail of perky Elizabeth Bennet, yet a good-looking military officer simply may blockade extra advances. This romantic comedy is a lighthearted variation of Austen’s delight and Prejudice, that includes a softer, sweeter, sillier aspect of Austen's cherished characters.

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She only looked, therefore, for purely educational purposes. Elizabeth did, however, have the presence of mind to try and shield the youngest member of their party from the scandalous exhibition; and she quickly turned to give a warning. Miss Elizabeth was too late. Miss Anna stepped out from behind the massive hedge and wondered why the others had either grown pale or coloured up so quickly. A bizarre image caught her notice; she screamed, swooned and would have fallen had Miss Elizabeth not been instantly at her side.

Most employers tended to take such service for granted; however, these mannerly men were at least considerate enough to thank the workers for their efforts. Darcy, Fitzwilliam, Bingley, and Fleming regrouped to lick their wounds and quaff alcoholic beverages in Pemberley’s delightfully well stocked library, which benefitted from the work of many generations. The first three gents wholeheartedly agreed Georgiana could be an out-and-out hellcat. However, Fleming defended the lady, saying, “She was quite rightfully provoked by our unseemly appearance and was merely being protective of her younger sister and new friends.

All the same, if she ever eventually sets her cap at someone, I shall undoubtedly pity the poor chap when she is in high dudgeon. Miss Darcy can definitely raise a breeze. ” Darcy apologized on his sister’s behalf and added, “Georgiana is a dear girl, though I must admit she has frightened off an alarming number of eligible suitors lately. Nevertheless, those blokes ultimately proved unworthy by not possessing sufficient intestinal fortitude to withstand a bit of temper from a mere chit. Regardless, I rather doubt she will end up as a tabby.

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