Sunday, December 31, 2017

Darcy in Wonderland by Alexa Adams

Darcy in Wonderland
by Alexa Adams

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Just released: July 15, 2017
Publisher: CreateSpace
Genre: Mashup, Jane Austen theme, Alice in Wonderland theme, Fantasy, Retelling
Paperback: 254
Rating: 4

First sentence(s):
"Papa! Papa! The most wondrous thing has happened!"

Fitzwilliam Darcy stifled the indulgent smile threatening his lips. "Alice, please recall our many conversations on manners."

Twinkle, twinkle, amber cross!
For a chain, it’s at a loss.
Heavy links or simple loop,
Do not dunk it in your soup.

The worlds of beloved authors collide as Fitzwilliam Darcy, Jane Austen’s immortal hero, finds himself thrust into the topsy-turvy world of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.

Many years have passed since Elizabeth Bennet became mistress of Pemberley, and the Darcys’ six children stand testament to their enduring love. As the eldest prepare to enter the world, Alice, the youngest and most intrepid of the brood, ensures that life at Pemberley never grows dull. Her curious mind and penchant for mischief often prove trying, but never more so than when her father follows her down a mysterious rabbit hole, disrupting his orderly world in ways never before imagined. A treat for the young and the old, Darcy in Wonderland is both an adventure and homage to two of literature’s greatest minds.

My two-bits:

Whimsical mashup of Alice in Wonderland and Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy. Imagine Alice's adventure down the rabbit hole with a companion - her dad, Mr. Darcy (of Pride and Prejudice). Quite a romp!

Mostly an Alice story that is bookended with scenes of life with the Darcy's (post P&P).


* review copy courtesy of author


  1. I like a good mashup! Sounds like a fun one.

  2. I thought this was a cutie, too. I enjoyed seeing Darcy in the father role and on an adventure with his daughter.

  3. Sounds very good. 😁❤️
    Thanks for sharing.


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