Saturday, July 9, 2011
Mr. Darcy Goes Overboard by Belinda Roberts
Author: Belinda Roberts
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark; Original edition (June 1, 2011)
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a yacht must be in want of a female crew...
The balmy seaside resort town of Salcombe boasts the best in bikinis, sandcastle contests, and a fiercely competitive squad of buff local lifeguards as Regatta Week approaches. And if that weren't enough excitement, Mrs Bennet hears that the splendid villa Netherpollock has been rented by a young man of great fortune. She is determined he'll go out with one of her daughters, until Mr Darcy glides in on his stunning yacht Pemberley and she decides he would be the better catch...
Jane Austen has never been so hilariously recreated as in this modern seaside retelling of Pride and Prejudice, complete with a Mr Darcy you won't soon forget!
What readers say:
"A wonderful read-inspiring, intelligent, and quite hilarious."
"Hugely entertaining. It made me laugh out loud many times."
"I am mad on Austen and loved this book! I am sure Jane would be very happy to know her creations are alive and kicking on the English seaside!"
(Thank you to SourceBooks Landmark for my review copy.)