“Smart chick lit that’s an absolute pleasure to read.” —BookPage
“Filled with whimsy and romantic literary fun... Pattillo’s novel is a rewarding read.”
—Booklist “Fun for Anglophiles and Austenites alike.” —Library Journal
“Fun for Anglophiles and Austenites alike.”
I felt like it had a lot of potential but it just needed to be more fully developed.
Claire, knowing very little about Jane Austen initially, is transported into a a modern-day Pride and Prejudice of sorts.
Anyway, Mr. Darcy Broke My Heart did not live up to its potential -- and that's putting it mildly.
Mr. Darcy Broke My Heart is a good short read about a woman who discovers the very different first draft of Pride and Prejudice. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Inspired by Austen
Not well written. This story was imagining connections between characters that were not there. The story was lacking and just plain bad.Published 1 month ago by Amanda Bonawandt
I may have to go back and buy the paper back versions of all of Beth Pattillo`s books! Great read...different outcome than expected. I don't want to give anything away...Published 4 months ago by H. Leach
This book, like the other two in the series, was a lot of fun. I enjoy Ms. Pattillo's speculations in all of them on what might have been in Jane Austen's lost letters and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by A Reader and a Writer
Gotta love Beth Pattillo and her twists on Jane Austen. She has a way of staying true to Austen while incorporating modern day realities.Published 6 months ago by Courtney
Is there ever a Jane Austen spinoff I don't like? Yeah, this one. It was ok, in that every story about Mr. Darcy is ok, and that any novel that nods to Jane is ok. Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. Stivison
This was a very pleasant and fun book to read.
As a Jane Austen fan myself, I enjoyed the history about the author and her novel, Pride and Prejudice, quite a bit. Read more
This book is extremely well written with good character development. It's romance, but grown-up romance. I recommend this as a good read.Published 10 months ago by ruth cherry