The Second Sister by Lucrezyia

Story: The Second Sister
Author: Lucrezia
Story URL: Rated Mature LinkRated “All” Link
Word count: 80,500
Rating: Mature
Summary: In 1794, two little girls disappear in the midst of a horrific event. The re-emergence of one of the girls some eighteen years later brings happiness to many but will drive a few to acts of desperation.  The young woman raised as Elizabeth Bennet for eighteen years is not whom she believes herself to be. A story of murder, betrayal and reconciliation.

Gioia’s Rec:
This is another of my guilty-pleasure fics in which Elizabeth Bennet is actually a kidnapped heiress related to Darcy. The plot is quite unlike that of P&P, but it’s very entertaining nonetheless.   One thing which sets it apart from others in this sub-genre is that Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth did not meet in Hertfordshire in this fic.
My Only Critique: It drags in spots. But overall it contains a far more mysterious and dramatic plot than any of the other fics in this sub-genre. Also, I can’t figure out why there’s a mature Rating, though, as nothing “steamy” occurred.

About Gioia

I'm a wife and mother and, when not tied up with responsibilities, I read non-stop. I love to share my favorite stories with others, thus the existence of my blog.
This entry was posted in Alternate Universe, Conventional (Canon) Couple, Drama/Angst, Elizabeth is wealthy, titled, or connected, Era: Regency, Fluff, Het: M/F, Kidnapping, Lost or rediscovered family connections, Mr. Bingley/Jane Bennet, Mr. Darcy/Elizabeth Bennet, Original Character featured, Resolution earlier than in canon, Romance and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

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