And now, a new segment I shall call 'Books That Looked Interesting But That I Then Said Nope To Upon Discovering a Fatal Flaw.' I'll make it more concise later.
I saw this in a Waldenbooks downtown and thought 'Hey, ok, looks maybe not like the best book ever, but Regency England + sci-fi? Yeeeeeeeah!'
I put it down after skimming it and finding there was a character called "Mr. Dercy." Come on, people. Come on.