Mr. Darcy's Bite

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  • Title: Mr. Darcy's Bite
  • Author: Mary Lydon Simonsen
  • ISBN: 9781402250774
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the tradition of Mr Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange 35,000 copies sold this fresh, original paranormal Jane Austen sequel by bestselling author Mary Lydon Simonson explores Mr Darcy as the leader of a secret world of werewolves threatened with extinction.Elizabeth comes to realize that she loves him in both his incarnations, and all his servants protect his secret.In the tradition of Mr Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange 35,000 copies sold this fresh, original paranormal Jane Austen sequel by bestselling author Mary Lydon Simonson explores Mr Darcy as the leader of a secret world of werewolves threatened with extinction.Elizabeth comes to realize that she loves him in both his incarnations, and all his servants protect his secret But then Elizabeth must confront a shocking danger to her beloved with every full moon, when Darcy is alone and exposed to those who hate wolves

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    1. Mary Lydon Simonsen

      I am the authors of several Pride Prejudice and Persuasion re imaginings I have also written a modern love story, The Second Date, Love Italian American Style, and three British mysteries, Three s A Crowd, A Killing in Kensington, A Death in Hampden, Dying to Write, and Murder by Moonlighting.I am a wife, mother, grandmother, volunteer, reader, writer, serious recycler.When I read for relaxation, I read mysteries My greatest love is history When I am doing the research for a new book, I love digging for historical nuggets.


    1. Trigger warnings: everything that goes along with werewolves??28/1/2018Is this book utterly ridiculous? Uh, yeah. Did I care, after reading back-to-back 1 star books? NOPE. Does it deserve a 4 star rating? Probably not, but it's fun and I read it in like 2 hours, so *shrug*22/10/2016I stand by everything I said last time. This book is fan fic, pure and simple. The author knows it and plays to its strengths. Yes, it's so bad that it's often laugh-out-loud funny. Yes, there are moments of "Wait, l [...]

    2. Yesterday (Oct. 16th, 2014), this author was interviewed on a blog, (austenvariations/a-prequel ) to which I subscribe. Her description, plus the fact that I was in the mood for a Halloween story, made this story sound intriguing. The emphasis was that this is a love story, NOT a horror story with wolves going around biting all with whom they come into contact, etc. I have to say that I do not usually buy books in this genre, not even vampire ones, (although I did read the Twilight series). I ha [...]

    3. Review originally posted on Diary of an EccentricMr. Darcy’s Bite is Mary Lydon Simonsen’s latest take on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, and I must admit that it’s one of the best Austenesque novels I’ve read so far (and regular readers of my blog know that I read a lot of them). Most of these variations put an obstacle in Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet’s road to happiness, and Simonsen’s is no different, but what makes Mr. Darcy’s Bite unique is the severity of the challenge [...]

    4. I thought for Halloween I would read one of my more "supernatural" Austenesque books on my shelf. Varying from the original (there's no double wedding, Jane is married first), we learn that Darcy and Lizzy have been courting for six months, when he reveals the truth to her about his werewolfness. This book was not what I was expecting. I was expecting a lot of "beast" Darcy, but really it is the usual Darcy we know and love, with the added responsibilities of being an Alpha in a pack. There's so [...]

    5. Interesting read. Here, Darcy is taking his time courting Elizabeth after he gets Bingley and Jane together. essentially he courts her on and off for 6 months. Then he tells her his secret. This story is more about the courtship, her accepting his secret and the beginning of their marriage. The epilogue quickly sums up the later part of their life. I enjoyed the relationship between Darcy and Elizabeth. It was sweet, and romantic without being graphic. I really enjoyed this book.

    6. As a fan of "Pride and Prejudice" spin off novels, I was looking forward to something a little more tongue in cheek (but not as much as Pride and Prejudcie and Zombies). While this book read really fast and the dialogue didn't seem as forced as other spin off novels I've read, the book just didn't seem to go anywhere. I kept wondering where the conflict was going to be in this novel, but none came. Yes, things happen, but nothing that was important to wonder if things would turn out all right fo [...]

    7. We get to see a furry Darcy in this story. The idea was a nice change but I have to say I enjoyed Ola Wegner's Moonlighting better. The ending in this story was very sweet. Although the end described an aging and vulnerable Darcy, I much perfer one where the characters are in the most positive light possible. Do not be discouraged by that note because it does end sweetly its just not one of my favorites. If this type of subject appeals to you I do think most would get enjoyment out of it.

    8. I finished this book several weeks ago and I am hard pressed to remember much about it. It is a quick fun read. Mr. Darcy is a werewolf; Lizzy has to come to terms with it aided by well formed Georgiana and Ann de Bourgh. I thought the ending was sweet.

    9. This was a decent book. It was not profound and it did not make me look at the world in a different light. It was simply entertaining. I would not call it literature, but I would call it a lot of fun! I had trouble putting this one down!

    10. So Mr. Darcy turns into a werewolf. I really think the author could have made this book more interesting. That is about all that happens and that isn't even very interesting.

    11. What do you get when you cross Pride and Prejudice with werewolves? You get a dark and adventurous tale that follows Lizzy and Darcy as they grapple with a definite twist that has arisen in their relationship. This time, Mary Lydon Simonsen takes us on a journey where we follow our beloved couple as they encounter something that Jane could never have imagined when she originally put pen to paper.Elizabeth Bennet is distraught. Fitzwilliam Darcy has been courting her for months and there is still [...]

    12. This is a Pride and Prejudice variation/sequel (picking up after Lydia's marriage) with a supernatural twist; while travelling through mainland Europe, young Fitzwilliam Darcy is the accidental recipient of a wound which turns him into a werewolf for two days every month around the full moon. Darcy had always intended to marry a female with the same affliction, but a visit to his friend Bingley's new rented estate in Hertfordshire has resulted in his affections being captured by a certain Miss E [...]

    13. This is why when I read fanfiction I like to read it for free. I'm not saying my money was wasted on this book but I certainly could have spent my money on something different. I enjoyed the reimagining of Austen's characters but there was something missing in them. The language wasn't 100%. I believe if you're going to rip someone off it has to rival the original or people wrinkle their noses when they mention it. The language was right on the mark at times and at others so jarringly modern tha [...]

    14. This was a beautiful, gentle story from start to finish. I have read several attempts to turn Darcy into a vampire and one into a wolf before. This is the first one that stuck so close to his original character.Make no mistake this is not a horror or very suspenseful. It is just another brilliant sequel of the Darcy and Elizabeth story- with a twist.That being said. Darcy is in constant danger of discovery for his secret and there are other wolves who are not as discreet. Elizabeth has a rival f [...]

    15. While the beginning set up was interesting, the remainder of the book didn't grasp me in it's clutches.The twisting of events from Netherfield to Rosings weren't off, but the explanations lacked realism for me. And once his love is proclaimed Elizabeth (in this version) is not secure enough in Darcy's love to not allow the green-eyed monster to rise up, several times, even after assurances by Darcy. This Elizabeth did not have the backbone of the original and Darcy's own confidence waffled about [...]

    16. Werewolves and Pride & Prejudice? Really? Those were my initial thoughts. However, skeptical as I was, I wanted to read what Simonsen wrote. Page by page my curiosity was piqued and I was drawn into the story. I love stories where there is competition for a character's love. Elizabeth has just that. The other lady is not only drop-dead gorgeous but she also shares something with Darcy Elizabeth does not. Simonsen truly captured the loyal and protective Darcy, as well as the compassionate and [...]

    17. I really liked the cover of this book and I occasionally like this type of fan fiction/supernatural crossover, so I thought I'd give it a shot. It was a good concept, but a little too girly for me. I thought that Darcy did not come across as a real man, rather he was what certain vapid women wish men to be. The dialogue in certain scenes was so unbelievable as to be painful. I pictured a werewolf to be a bit more virile and well, manly.

    18. My first reaction to Austen stories with paranormal elements is honestly a skeptic one however Mr. Darcy's Bite has completely changed my mind. This is an excellent mix of the two. It is very believable and after reading one chapter I was hooked. The author has kept a true likeness to the existing characters that we love and has introduced some new and wonderful characters as well as keeping the essence of the love story between Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy.

    19. In this variation our dear couple is agreeably I love to start but has another obstacle to overcome - Mr Darcy is a werewolf. Can Elizabeth come to grips with those? Can the secret be kept? Can the annoying neighbor girl get a hold of herself? In general, it was an interesting book but I will not go to great. The story kept me interested, not because of tension win our couple, but with how the super-natural story was handled. I really didn't like the end.

    20. Fun read It was fun to read this variation of the story of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth but I felt like the end was a little rushed and would have liked more information of how the events that were glossed over unfolded.

    21. I found this one disappointing. I was looking forward to a more true Austen retelling, one that happened to contain werewolves. The characters speech patterns, not to mention actions--aka all the sex talks/canoodling on the couch--were very out of period. The writing felt clunky to me; why was this put in? How is it important to the story? Which was what exactly? There never seemed to be a firm focal point of the plot. Mediocre/indifferent love triangle vs. barely thrown together werewolf politi [...]

    22. To combine the Regency with parallel paranormal worlds has become a steady and successful reality it seems. Mashup they are called in the fan fiction market and they appeal to both readers who even happen to ignore who Jane Austen was and what her world was like as well as Janeites fond of gothic tales. Will the mashup trend also win new fans over and bring them to read Austen novels? I really hope so.Mary Lydon Simonsen, after publishing more traditional sequels to Pride and Prejudice like Sear [...]

    23. -------------------| Blog | Facebook | Twitter |-------------------4.5 Austen.La escritora intenta encajar todas las piezas de la novela original a partir del hecho que Darcy es un hombre lobo. Se recrea con el personaje del señor Darcy como un alpha y nos adentra en un mundo delirante de lupinos, cómo encaja su parte lobo en el mundo humano y cómo logra que Elizabeth acepte esa parte de él. Por un momento creí que Lizzy se convertiría en una mujer loba, quién sabe lo caminos que pueda to [...]

    24. Mr. Darcy a werewolf? Really?Yes, really, in Mary Lydon Simonsen's wonderful Regency take on the paranormal, MR. DARCY'S BITE.For months, Darcy has visited Elizabeth. To all appearances, he wants to court her, but he has yet to make a declaration. At last, Elizabeth has had enough. With the love of his life about to dismiss him forever, Darcy has no choice but to reveal he is a werewolf.Of all the reasons Darcy would hesitate to marry her, Elizabeth never imagined this. She loves him, but does s [...]

    25. Mr. Darcy's Bite by Mary Lydon Simonsen is a continuation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. In this novel, Jane and Mr. Bingley are already married and Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth are courting. Every time Mr. Darcy comes to visit, Elizabeth is convinced that he's going to pop the question. However he never does. Mr. Darcy struggles with a dark secret, he is a werewolf. If Mr. Darcy confides in Elizabeth he is sure he will lose her forever. Although Mr. Darcy being a werewolf is certainly a probl [...]

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