Mr. & Mrs. Darcy, the joyous newlyweds from" Pride and Prejudice," have not even left for their honeymoon when they find themselves embroiled in a mystery involving one of their wedding guests. The lovely Caroline Bingley is engaged to marry a rich and charismatic American. Unfortunately, this windswept courtship is marred by many strange events: nocturnal wanderings, spooked horses, carriage accidents, and even an apparent suicide attempt. Soon the whole Bingley family seems the target of a mysterious plot. Only the Darcys recognize the danger as the Austen genre of Regency romances mixes with the unearthly gothic threats of Ann Radcliffe and the Brontes. Dark forces are afoot and the Darcys must get to the bottom of the plot before the blushing bride descends into madness or worse. In "Pride and Prescience," the Darcys take center stage as the Regency era's answer to the "Thin Man"'s Nick and Nora, in search of the truth, universally acknowledged and otherwise.