Jonathan Darcy and Juliet Tilney are reunited, and with another mystery to solve: the dreadful poisoning of the scoundrel Willoughby's new wife. But as they collect clues and close in on suspects, eerie incidents suggest that the killer may strike again, and that the pair are in far graver danger than they or their families could imagine.
Gray captures the rhythms and cadences of Austen’s books, while infusing the characters with a freshness that is modern but never seems out of place ... Austen fans will adore this, of course, but with Darcy and Juliet center stage, even those with only a passing acquaintance with her works will enjoy Gray’s latest.
While Juliet does not always understand [Jonathan's] quirks, her easy acceptance of them is heartwarming. This also allows romance to begin slowly blossoming between the pair, which will thrill fans who picked up on Jonathan and Juliet’s chemistry in the first book. The familiar conventions of Austen’s world, cameos from beloved characters and a potential new romance will make The Late Mrs. Willoughby a sure hit for historical mystery fans.