Pemberley by the Sea
Abigail Reynolds
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Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM By Abigail Reynolds

Marine biologist Cassie Boulton likes her coffee with cream and her literature with happy endings Her favorite book is Pride Prejudice, but Cassie has no patience when a modern day Mr Darcy appears in her lab Silent and aloof, Calder Westing III doesn t seem to offer anything but a famous family name But there is to Calder than meets the eye, and he can t geMarine biologist Cassie Boulton likes her coffee with cream and her literature with happy endings Her favorite book is Pride Prejudice, but Cassie has no patience when a modern day Mr Darcy appears in her lab Silent and aloof, Calder Westing III doesn t seem to offer anything but a famous family name But there is to Calder than meets the eye, and he can t get enough of Cassie Boulton Especially after one passionate night by the sea But Cassie keeps her distance Behind the veneer of scientific accomplishment, wit, and warmth, she is determined to hide secrets from her past That means avoiding men who want to get too close, especially tempting and dangerous ones like Calder Frustrated by Cassie s evasions, Calder tells her about his feelings the only way she ll let him by rewriting her favorite book, with the two of them in the roles of Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet But only Cassie can decide whether to risk her future by telling him the dangerous truth.
  • Title: Pemberley by the Sea
  • Author: Abigail Reynolds
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Kindle Edition

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Melissa Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Initially, I thought I'd write that I liked this more than I ought, but that sensation only lasted through the third sex scene (which was about a third of the way through the book). As the sex quotient stayed high, but the plot and the characterization dwindled, I realized that this was chick lit sex fantasy masquerading as a modern Jane Austen take, if only to give it a smidgen of legitimacy. I'd like to say I was too put off to finish it, but like every bad soap opera I've ever gotten sucked i [...]
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Alyssa Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
And at 250 pages in, I'm DNFing this book. This was quite possibly the worst book that I've read in the last two years.I'm no stranger to P&P retellings/reimaginings/alternate universes/etc and I'm relatively familiar with Reynolds' other works. For the most part - they're okay. "These kind of books" tend to be bodice rippers at worst and a quasi-continuation of the much beloved P&P at best and for me, they exist solely in the realm of serious guilty pleasures that I am mildly embarrasse [...]
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Meredith (Austenesque Reviews) Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
The Man Who Loved Pride and Prejudice was originally published as Pemberley by the Sea (a more fitting and becoming title, in my humble opinion) in 2008. This is a reissue of that same book in a Mass Market Paperback Edition but with a different title, no changes were made to story. Its now being available at a lower price and in a smaller size makes it perfect if you are looking for a book to take with you on the beach or to the pool this summer!If you have read any of Abigail Reynold's Pemberl [...]
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Pygmy Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Piece of mediocrity that no doubt would become a flaming piece of poo if I ever made it past the 3rd chapter. Even with what little I read, all the nonsubtle, romance-genre markers are there promising a sordid mess that dares to claim inspiration from Pride and Prejudice.A couple of things the author should keep in mind the next time she cribs from a master:1) Please steal more effectively. In fact, stealing MORE would be recommended, because doing your own "take" doesn't cut it.2) Just because [...]
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Mary Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Dear reader,If you are in the mood for a modern, sometimes hard hitting,oft times romantic read,then this book should find itself on your TBR list immediately. This compelling story centres around Cassie,a marine biologist and Calder Westing,Senator Joe Westing's son. They meet,fail to delight the other and presume they will never have to suffer the company of the other in the short time they will be staying in Woods Hole. What they certainly didn't bargain on were the nocturnal activities that [...]
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Sheila Majczan Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I read this book shortly after it was first published in 2008 and loved it. It is a modern take off and is a stand alone book although there are to be 3 in the series. Many elements from Pride and Prejudice are there: misunderstandings, Cassie Boulton's poor background and connections. But the heat turns on when she meets Calder Westing III. He has a conniving father who wants his son to follow him into politics and it is not beneath him to use "persuasion" to direct his wife's and his son's liv [...]
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Ceri Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I've read quite a few books by Abigail Reynolds; she's written a number of variations on Pride and Prejudice, changing certain elements and exploring how it could have affected the path of the story. However, this was the first thing I've read by her that is set in modern times and I wasn't quite sure what to expect. This is is modern day version of Pride and Prejudice. Cassie, who is a marine biologist, meets Calder, who is the rich son of a congressman through a friend of hers starting a relat [...]
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Patricia Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
reviewer note *I read this in 2013 and posted a review on my facebook page. I hope to get a chance to re read this again this year.*This is a good book to read in summer time since it takes place by the beach. I have read previous books by Abigail Reynolds and could not wait to review this for the Bicentenary challenge. This book had combinations of my favorite things, author, Jane Austen related, and takes place by the sea to name a few. I always feel if I had been better when it came to scienc [...]
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MaryR Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Really funAnd a bit more timely than when Ms. Reynolds first wrote it. Pride and presumption, indeed A very hood read.
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Meredith (Austenesque Reviews) Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I am a big fan of Abigail Reynold's other books the "Pemberley Variations" and I enjoyed this book of hers very much, although there are many differences in this book and her other series. First difference is the time period, in her other series the story takes place in the time of Jane Austen, this book takes place in present-day time. In addition, this book wasn't so much a retelling of Pride and Prejudice as the others, this book was about a character who resembles Darcy and a character who r [...]
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Mummy Cat Claire Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
This book was previously released as Pemberley by Sea. Honestly, the redo was the best thing for this book. Basically, the whole book is a romance novel. If you are looking for a clean JA book then you won't like this.I thought the premise of the book was great. I found the book to be entertaining and I liked the characters. I think Reynolds to be a decent writer.The book is 426 pages long. The last 100 pages, or so, was the weakest and slowest part for me. The author took the book in a new dire [...]
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Valetta Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Let's be clear about this book: this is NOT a modern adaptation of Pride & Prejudice. The author "stole" the plot of Jane Austen's masterpiece adapting it to a 21st century setting in order to produce one of the most lousy and predictable soap opera I've ever set my eyes on.The characters are just stereotypes without the barest hint of personality, the love story is so stupid and boring that after the first chapters I started to skip several passages at time.Cassie (aka Elizabeth) is a marin [...]
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Samantha Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I can honestly say that this is one of the first real adult romances that I have ever read. It was a bit more vivid than the ones that I typically read. It took a little getting used to, but I've got a pretty good handle of it now. I was never one to be partial to one-night stands. I liked the general story. Marine Biology meets Pride and Prejudice sounds like my exact cup of tea. Certain things just threw me off. Now don't get me wrong, I am a TOTAL romantic,but after a while I just wasn't feel [...]
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Meg Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Abigail Reynolds’ The Man Who Loved Pride & Prejudice, tagged as a modern love story “with a Jane Austen twist,” is a contemporary romance with overtones of the Austen we know and love. Cassie and Calder have the push-and-pull, love/hate thing down pat — until suddenly, almost out of nowhere, they’re staring dreamily into each other’s eyes. And sharing a steamy evening in the water.That didn’t bother me. As a whole, I’m a huge fan of the “You’re a jerk but, OMG — you’ [...]
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Barbarac Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
A couple of years ago, when this book had a different name I started reading it. And now I know why I never finished it that time. I really enjoyed the first half of the book, the love story, because after all, that's what I was looking for. And then when you think everything is peachy and the book ends, here comes the 2nd part? The whole story about her family problems, which had been barely mentioned in the beginning of the book, and then of course all the problems with his family. Just didn't [...]
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Erin Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
2 stars for storyline. 4 stars for soft porn effect.
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Cindy Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I did manage to finish this book but it wasted a lot of my time. Glad to see the end of these people.
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golightly23 Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Okay, I don't even know what made me pick up this bookrhaps temporary insanitybut nonetheless I did. What a mistake that turned out to be. I really don't have much good to say about this book. Reynolds states that it is "a modern day romance Pride and Prejudice style". The storyline, characters and book in general were a great disappointment and downright annoying most of the time.The characters made me want to jump in the book and slap them. Cassie, the Elizabeth-like character was shallow, imm [...]
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Hawkgrrrl Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
This is a modern version of Pride & Prejudice with Darcy as an insecure taciturn senator's son and Elizabeth as an oblivious marine biologist.Where it succeeds is the political and familial intrigues yet with a little human understanding behind them, and the slums to academia success story of the heroine. There were some areas that just seemed to have no credibility, though. The heroine has slightly fewer sexual inhibitions than a porn star (quadruple orgasm on a first date? really?).So, ove [...]
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Christina Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Truth be told, I was all ready to fall in love with this "modern love story, Pride and Prejudice style" right up until the point where Cassie gets her hands on a copy of Pride and Presumption, Calder's retelling of Austen's beloved classic. His retelling is just awful -- a watered down version of Pemberley by Sea -- even though it's supposed to be by an acclaimed author. If your character is going to be a prize-winning author, their material needs to at least sound like something that would flaw [...]
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Angie Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I really love this author which is why I picked the book up from the library despite the fact that it had a cover like a harlequin romance which no self respecting woman wants to be caught checking out of the library! Also, I thought I would enjoy any man who loved Pride & Prejudice. It turns out that I do not. The story was a mirror of the original but set in modern times and the "Darcy" of the story was not half as beguiling as the original. The author creates a story within a story that i [...]
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Esther Marie Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
What a scam. I picked this book up from a neighborhood book exchange simply because the word Pemberley was in the title. Thinking it might be a sweet romance, with shades of Elizabeth and Darcy in it, I was sorely disappointed. Quite frankly, I'm embarrassed I read the whole thing. Here is the short version of my review: This book is a bodice ripper, pretending to give itself an air of respectability by associating with a great classic. The part of the story where our hero writes a book starring [...]
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melanie (lit*chick) Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I flew through this book between last night and this morning. And for being part of the P&P style genre, it's good. It doesn't stick closely enough to P&P to be a total rip-off (which is good, because far too many authors are trying to be more clever than Jane, as if). The modern twist makes it a whole different story - I'd put it in a chick-lit/beach read pile. But entirely satisfying.There are some fairly racy bits. Just a little note for all you blushers out there.Thanks to Sourcebook [...]
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Ronelle Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
What started out as a fun read deteriorated into cheesy soap opera and worse into mindless liberal political drivel at the end The way the author sank into politically pandering stereotypes of 'evil rich' Republicans and 'pure-as-driven-snow' Democrats turned me off. The real-life political dynasty she probably modeled the Westings on are Democrats for heaven's sakes! Please romance and political propagandizing simply do not mix.
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Margie's Must Reads Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
I loved this book as I often do with a retelling of P&P but this one I think is my favorite thus far! Calder and Cassie were divine!! I loved the Massachusetts setting, my wishful home-site. Did I read and interpret correctly, Is she writing a sequel?!?! I loved it so much, I am reading it again!!
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PK Reeves Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
The Man Who loved Pride and Prejudice see review on aisleb.tumblr.
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Janice (Janicu) Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
janicuvejournal/97247mlI am still working on my Everything Austen challenge (ummmm 2 months after it officially ended), and so I picked up Pemberley by the Sea at my library when I did a search of their catalog for Jane Austen and this showed up.The Premise: This is a modern day Pride and Prejudice with Cassie Boulton, the Elizabeth Bennet character as a marine biologist, and Calder Westing, the Darcy character is a Senator's son. They first meet in summer at Woods Hole, Cape Cod, where Cassie a [...]
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Serena Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Abigail Reynolds' Pemberley by the Sea is a retelling of Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, but in modern times and with modern sensibilities. Who would have Elizabeth Bennet been in today's world, and who would have been Fitzwilliam Darcy?In Reynolds' modern day romance, which is set on Cape Cod and in Pennsylvania, Dr. Cassie Boulton is a marine biologist who loves a good book so long as the ending is a happy one--because there are just too much unpleasantness in real life. In many ways Cas [...]
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Kylara Jensen Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
At first this book was kind of cute and I enjoyed it; it was kind of like a typical contemporary romance and I enjoyed the New England setting and the marine biologist main character. But then it got bad-- poorly written, unenjoyable, kind of ridiculous. And it dragged on and on. The most Pride and Prejudice thing was a P&P retelling BOOK WITHIN THE BOOK. So a modern day P&P retelling inside of a modern day P&P retelling. Anyway, I honestly don't know how this author keeps publishing [...]
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Melissa Wingard Oct 21, 2019 - 04:44 AM
Not the best version of this story, but readable.
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Pemberley by the Sea By Abigail Reynolds Marine biologist Cassie Boulton likes her coffee with cream and her literature with happy endings Her favorite book is Pride Prejudice, but Cassie has no patience when a modern day Mr Darcy appears in her lab Silent and aloof, Calder Westing III doesn t seem to offer anything but a famous family name But there is to Calder than meets the eye, and he can t geMarine biologist Cassie Boulton likes her coffee with cream and her literature with happy endings Her favorite book is Pride Prejudice, but Cassie has no patience when a modern day Mr Darcy appears in her lab Silent and aloof, Calder Westing III doesn t seem to offer anything but a famous family name But there is to Calder than meets the eye, and he can t get enough of Cassie Boulton Especially after one passionate night by the sea But Cassie keeps her distance Behind the veneer of scientific accomplishment, wit, and warmth, she is determined to hide secrets from her past That means avoiding men who want to get too close, especially tempting and dangerous ones like Calder Frustrated by Cassie s evasions, Calder tells her about his feelings the only way she ll let him by rewriting her favorite book, with the two of them in the roles of Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet But only Cassie can decide whether to risk her future by telling him the dangerous truth.

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