Mr. Darcy has long been every woman’s
ideal. Darkly handsome, he is a gentleman of vast
wealth and exceptional leg. His virility, whilst of
considerable note, is not what invites our
adoration. His true allure is his all-encompassing
love for his wife. Indeed, Elizabeth and Darcy’s
passion for each other remains steadfast.
In this, Ms. Berdoll’s 4th
continuation, there is but one test that stands in
the way of the Darcys’ boundless happiness. It is an
ordeal familiar to parents through the ages. Their
offspring have come of age and are eager to pursue
their own love affairs.
Elizabeth Darcy, the Mistress of
Pemberley, has been overtaken by a peculiar malaise.
Her disorder has the entire family in a state of
agitation. Darcy is particularly uneasy. Hence,
when he learns that his son engaged in a flirtation
with a village wench, he reproves him a tad too
His pride injured, Geoff flings
himself headlong down Calamity Road–in the company
of George Wickham’s son.