Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Death Comes To Pemberley

I'm taking a break from YA right now and reading a book my mom lent me which she really liked. It's called Death Comes To Pemberley by P.D. James. Here's the Goodreads blurb:

 It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their life together at Pemberley, Darcy’s magnificent estate. Their peaceful, orderly world seems almost unassailable. Elizabeth has found her footing as the chatelaine of the great house. They have two fine sons, Fitzwilliam and Charles. Elizabeth’s sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, live nearby; her father visits often; there is optimistic talk about the prospects of marriage for Darcy’s sister Georgiana. And preparations are under way for their much-anticipated annual autumn ball.

Then, on the eve of the ball, the patrician idyll is shattered. A coach careens up the drive carrying Lydia, Elizabeth’s disgraced sister, who with her husband, the very dubious Wickham, has been banned from Pemberley. She stumbles out of the carriage, hysterical, shrieking that Wickham has been murdered. With shocking suddenness, Pemberley is plunged into a frightening mystery.
 

 
I'm a little over 50 pages in and the mystery hasn't happened yet. Obviously, I'm anxious for all that to get going. Here's my teaser for Teaser Tuesday hosted by Miz B. at Should Be Reading:

"The matter may come to head after the ball, but I own that it is an anxiety to me. I have grown to love Georgiana dearly. But let us put it aside for now. We have the family dinner to look forward to. I must not spoil it for either of us or our guests by worries which may be groundless."

What are you reading right now?

5 comments:

  1. I've never read a P.D James books, but this one sounds interesting!

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  2. Sounds really interesting :)

    http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2012/08/teaser-tuesday_28.html

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  3. I enjoy reading about Elizabeth and Darcy afterwards. Will be adding to my TBR pile. Check out my TT @ This Is How It's Supposed To Be

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  4. That sounds like a pretty good book!

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  5. I enjoyed this book. Hope you do as well.

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