Monday, July 20, 2015

Suddenly Mrs. Darcy by Jenetta James ~ My Review

Suddenly Mrs. Darcy by Jenetta James 

Publication Date: April 2015 

Publisher: Meryton Press
Pages: 200 
Received: Paperback from the author 
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Suddenly Mrs. Darcy is a delightful read! Jenetta James is a beautiful story teller! I loved the feel of the first person narrative told from Elizabeth’s POV; it reminded me of an old black and white movie! Quite charming!

After Mrs. Bennet accuses Darcy of compromising Elizabeth at the Netherfield Ball, Elizabeth and Darcy are forced to marry. Arrangements are quickly made, and Elizabeth soon finds herself on the way to Pemberley.

“And so it was that my marriage was a strange, hurried, and patched together affair that nobody seemed to enjoy.” ~ p. 20

Elizabeth vows to herself to make the best of her marriage with Mr. Darcy, to make it as good of a marriage as it could be. She soon grows more comfortable around him, but she doesn’t speak her mind as she did before they were married, and misunderstandings begin to simmer. Elizabeth is falling in love with him, but she is frustrated with his lack of conversation with her beyond the basics. She longs to be in his confidence, to be trusted with his thoughts. It seems Darcy has many secrets and Elizabeth finds out bits and pieces of them either by stumbling over them herself or by some mean-spirited person trying to hurt Lizzy. She keeps all this to herself until it becomes too much to bear and it comes exploding out.

My favorite stories are Pride and Prejudice variations; I love the chase! But I also love stories like this! Even though they are married soon at the beginning of the story, there is still a chase of sorts, as it is filled with insecurities and heartbreak, and finally happiness! 

I loved Suddenly Mrs. Darcy! I found it to be a beautiful story and one I’ll be rereading…I’ve already read it twice!

FTC Disclaimer: I received a paperback of the book for my honest review.

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  1. Dear Candy, thank you so much for this generous review - I love the comment about black & white movies! Jenetta

    1. Thanks, Jenetta! I loved reading it! Can't wait to read more from you! :)

  2. This is a fabulous review of a great read! Thank you for sharing!


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