Feb 192018
 

Hello friends! I’m really excited to welcome back Ginger Monette to Austenesque Reviews today! As you might recall, the two books in her amazing World War I Austenesque series – The Darcy’s Hope Saga – were not only some of my favorite reads from 2017, but one of my Top Ten Favorite Austenesque Retellings!  I’m delighted to have Ginger stop by for a visit in celebration of her releasing The Darcy’s Hope Saga Two Volume Ebook!  Isn’t the cover stunning?!?  I wish it was in paperback too!

For those who haven’t read this series yet, here is a little more about The Darcy’s Hope Saga!

Escape to the era of Downton Abbey with Lizzy and Darcy!

Immerse yourself in a sweeping romantic and drama-filled saga that includes two
full-length novels—both Darcy’s Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes and Darcy’s Hope at
Donwell Abbey.

~Volume I: Darcy’s Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes

Heartbroken. Devastated. WWI Captain Fitzwilliam Darcy was rejected by the
woman he loved and vows, “No more sentimental entanglements!”
But an undercover assignment at a field hospital brings him face to face with his
beloved Elizabeth—who’s working with a dashing American doctor and a prime
suspect in the espionage plot.

Forced to grapple with his feelings for her, Darcy has only a few months build a
lasting bridge to her and uncover the truth before she’s condemned to a traitor’s
noose. Continue reading »

Feb 182018
 

Hope everyone is enjoying a lovely weekend!  We are about to go see Black Panther in the theater, but before we leave I just wanted to announce some lucky winners!  Woot woot!

First I want to thank the wonderful ladies of Indie Jane Press for not only writing 6 amazing anthologies with clever updates of Jane Austen’s characters, but for always giving me the opportunity to spotlight and share these terrific books on my blog!  I’m such a fan of this series (and if you didn’t already know that, check here, here, here, here, here, and….here!) and I have thoroughly enjoyed celebrating so many wonderful seasons and holidays with Jane Austen and her characters.  I’m very happy to have read Holidays with Jane: Will You Be Mine? earlier this month and I’m so thankful to share such a lovely giveaway opportunity with my review. 😉

In addition, thank you all for the wonderful response to the recent ARC giveaway contest!  I’m always so glad to see some lovely previously owned Austenesque books find new homes! 😉

A special thank you to Jean and Reina for contributing many of the lovely books featured in this giveaway! Thank you so much for your generosity!

Without further ado… the randomly selected winners are…  Continue reading »

Feb 162018
 

What If Mr. Darcy Disappeared the Day Before Lydia’s Wedding?

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation

TIME FRAME: Begins the day before Wickham marries Lydia

SYNOPSIS: Just at the pivotal moment where Mr. Darcy begins to hope that all is not lost between him and Elizabeth Bennet, he is taken from London and presumed missing. What becomes of Lydia and Wickham – do they still marry? What about Georgiana and Pemberley – who will take care and guard both from greedy opportunists? What about Elizabeth Bennet – will she ever move on and forgive herself? But perhaps the most pressing question needing to be answered is who has taken Mr. Darcy and what do they want from him… Continue reading »