The Matters at Mansfield

The Matters at Mansfield : or, the Crawford Affair

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Following the birth of their first child, Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy are looking forward to enjoying life at Pemberley, but a family crisis draws them away to Mansfield Park. There, the Darcys become ensnared in a complex game of marriage machinations, star-crossed lovers, deceit, mistaken identity, and murder. Once again the Darcys take centre stage as the Regency era's answer to The Thin Man's Nick and Nora in this delightful series by the 2007 Daphne du Maurier Award winning author of "North by Northanger".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 104.14 x 165.1 x 15.24mm | 136.08g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765358034
  • 9780765358035
  • 228,645

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Praise for" The Matters at Mansfield""Bebris has a great feel for both the period and Austen's witty style, making the pages fly by in this absorbing, charming mystery." -- "Booklist""Lively plot, engaging characters, and a surprising finale." --" Publisher's Weekly""A charming rogue, the kind of tongue-in-cheek humor that is perfectly at home in formal Regency language and a nearly perfect murder hit the right note and will captivate readers." -- "Romantic Times BOOKreviews" (4 stars)"Combines Regency romance, gothic elements, and a mix of Austen characters in a pleasantly lightweight tale."-- "Kirkus Reviews"show more

About Carrie Bebris

Carrie Bebris is a freelance writer and editor. She holds a master's degree in English literature and is a life member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. A Wisconsin native, she now resides in Ohio. "The Matters at Mansfield " is her fourth Mr. & Mrs. Darcy mystery.show more

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4 43% (568)
3 28% (375)
2 6% (75)
1 1% (11)
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