Extracts from the new Bridget Jones book which were published yesterday in the Sunday Times has revealed a shocking storyline which is sure to upset fans.

Warning! Spoiler Alert!

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy reveals that the character of Mark Darcy dies leaving Bridget a widow with two children. In the new book 51-year-old Bridget meets a 30-year-old toyboy named Roxter on Twitter five years after her husband's death.

Colin Firth played the character of Darcy in the two Bridget Jones' films.

The cause of Darcy's death will be revealed when the book is published on October 10th.

Working Title Films had said that it is considering a third movie instalment.