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The Matters at Mansfield

The Matters at Mansfield

Or, The Crawford Affair

Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Mysteries (Volume 4)

Carrie Bebris

Tor Books


Jane Austen meets Anne Perry in a historical mystery series featuring the hero and heroine from Pride and Prejudice

Following the birth of their first child, Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy are looking forward to enjoying life at Pemberley, but family commitments draw them away to Mansfield Park. There, the Darcys get involved with marriage arrangements, star-crossed lovers, deceit, mistaken identity, and even murder.

Once again the Darcys take center 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.

Chapter One

She was all surprise and embarrassment.

—Mansfield Park

It is a truth less frequently acknowledged, that a good mother in possession of a single child, must be in want of sleep.

Whatever the...

Praise for The Matters at Mansfield

“Lively plot, engaging characters, and a surprising finale.” —Publishers Weekly

“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

“Combines Regency romance, gothic elements, and a mix of Austen characters in a pleasantly lightweight tale.” —Kirkus Reviews

“An utter delight . . . every aspect is pitch-perfect.” —RT Book Reviews (Top Pick) on North by Northanger

“Bebris provides another feast for Janeites in . . . this well-told tale.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) on North by Northanger


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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.

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