Searching for Pemberley.
Maggie Joyce, looking for adventure, leaves her Pennsylvania-coal-town past and takes a job in post-WW2 London. She tours Derbyshire and comes across an estate the locals believe was the inspiration for Pemberley. She begins to research the lives of the previous owners, looking for signs of Darcy and Elizabeth. Through her search, she meets a dashing American pilot and a handsome descendant of the family she studies. She finds her own love story. Layered historical fiction that operates on different levels, in different centuries, great details from the WW2 era as well as Austen's time. Sourcebooks, 2009. Paper NEW. $7.00