13 Nov Guest review by Christina Boyd Best-selling author Linda Berdoll’s Mr. The Ruling Passion, her highly anticipated sequel to the sequels, has. Read “The Ruling Passion” by Linda Berdoll with Rakuten Kobo. Best-selling author Linda Berdoll’s Mr. Darcy Takes A Wife and Darcy & Elizabeth have been . The Ruling Passion (Darcy) by Linda Berdoll – book cover, description, publication history.
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While I enjoyed the first two in the series, this one fell way short of the mark. A Bevy of Suitors. As a guest reviewer of many books in a wide variety of prose, I regard it a privilege, of which I thank you; and flatter myself that I do assess every book on individual merit, whether it be high or low, to the delight or chagrine of its author.
Ice and Fire at Pemberley. December 9, ISBN: I find in cases like this, it is best to be silent. However, those who delight in reading about the Darcys beyond Pride and Prejudice, including all their complexities, and intimacies, in and around the bedroomand most particularly if you are a fan of Berdoll’s previous works, The Ruling Passion is not to be missed! But, imbedded in a muddle of fear and grief, she did not allow herself to take pleasure in their amorous inclinations. I was rather aggravated the details of the Duchess of Devonshire’s lifestyle was essentially lifted, making a character I previously sympathized with worse than Wickham.
Did no one proof read the book prior to publication? Mar 16, Lindsay rated it liked it Shelves: The premise of Juliette filled the book, when the reader knows full well by now that nothing was going to happen between her and Darcy.
Great continuation of the story Life isn’t dull or tedious for the Darcy -Bennet -Bingley -Fitzwilliam families. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
I guess we all have our own taste. But, when Elizabeth tells Darcy she accidentally spied her aunt and uncle Gardener doing role-reversal sex, I found the whole story suddenly absurd and just had to ask myself, “What’s the point of this novel? I for one am with Team Berdoll and at the risk of having my Janeite card revoked, boldly declare that Linda Berdoll sets the standard for this romance genre.
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The story certainly should have been more developed. I much more enjoyed Sharon Lathan’s similar plot twist in her Darcy Saga series which created a much more creative turn of events for the couple that was heart wrenching and dramatic. Want to Read saving…. Jul 29, Heather Burris rated it it was ok.
Preview — The Darcys by Linda Berdoll. By Darcy’s aloof behavior and immediate disinterest in Lady Howgrave, it is clearly evident from their first encounter that Lady Howgrave will never succeed in her mission — she is no threat to the Darcys’ happy marriage.
The Darcys: The Ruling Passion
His true allure is his all-encompassing love for his wife. I also noticed a few spelling and grammatical errors which really put me off. To Love Mr Darcy. I don’t even care enough to find out how Darcy and Elizabeth conquer Darcy’s old lover, Mme. If any consternation bedeviled oassion, it was finding privacy wherein to avail themselves of their desire, not want of it.
It felt like she wrote certain scenes and then tried to pull them together after the fact. This was a long awaited book that I was beside myself with joy when I finally received it in the mai Oh how I wanted this to be amazing!
You submitted the following rating and review. In doing so, Ms. Jun 16, Cettina Barbera added it. Their offspring have come of age and are eager to pursue their own love affairs.
The Darcys: The Ruling Passion by Linda Berdoll
Whilst Reactionaries and Civil Libertarians rally for political support, and as radicals and rabble rousers incite riots in London, sadness falls upon Pemberley: Darcy Takes A Wifewhen the Darcys were newly married and their conjugal proclivities numerous — and ubiquitous— this latest offering does not focus as much on those amorous seductions. Two Days Before Christmas. Bennet, Georgiana, Colonel Fitzwilliam, and the other Bennet sisters, they aren’t major characters in this novel.
I loved the first sequel. The Darcys have a son, William, who dies young, sending them into a tailspin, and in London, Wickham is living his life under an assumed name, Alistair This is Berdoll’s third foray into her series chronicling what are essentially the sexual adventures of the Darcys after their marriage. Not only was it all description and no dialog, but the plot was weak and it just did not deliver.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I wish, however, that this had been more carefully edited-there were far too many missed punctuation or odd spacing in the lines and each error added a slight irritation. The Consequence of Haste: Constant as the Sun: The Courtship of Mr.