The Pemberley Chronicles by Rebecca Ann Collins

Read: September 22 - September 28
Format: 366 Pages
Source: Barnes & Noble
Subject: Pride and Prejudice sequel
Challenges: 101020, 75 Book, TIOLI, BOSC
Category: Miss Austen and Her Relations (P & P lives on!)
Genre: Romance
Stars: 2½

This is the first of the series by Rebecca Ann Collins which takes the Jane Austen characters from Pride & Prejudice (P&P) and continues their story in her own particular way.

In Pemberley Chronicles, the reader not only sees how Elizabeth and Darcy's lives advance, we are also shown the lesser characters of P&P and are introduced to the next generation of Darcys, Gardiners, and Bingleys. We see their joys and heartbreaks, successes and failures. This book also tries to include some historical accuracy of the issues in Great Britain of the time.

Reading several of the P&P sequels and comparing the writing styles and to an extent the story content, I have to admit that even though I liked this book for what it told and I'll go on in the series, I prefer the Sharon Lathan series more - at this point.

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