Sep 122016
 

The Particular Charm of Miss Jane AustenAn Unexpected Journey with Jane Austen

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Authors

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Austen-Inspired Original, Jane Austen as a Fictional Character

SETTING: Bath, England present day (in September during the Jane Austen Festival to be more specific)

MAIN CHARACTERS:

Rose – a die-hard Janeite living in the basement flat at No. 4 Sydney Place.

Morgan – her American friend who she is meeting in person for the first time.

James – her boss who seems to have become besotted with her American friend.

Dr. Aiden Trevellyan – her longtime secret crush who doesn’t really know she exists.

Jane Austen – her favorite author with whom she goes on an unexpected adventure with!

SYNOPSIS:

In the midst of attending the Jane Austen Festival in Bath, devoted Jane Austen fan, Rose Wallace notices something a little peculiar about one of the festival’s attendees she keeps running into. Is she merely obsessed fan? Is she corrupt or crazy? When she finds out the answer, it is too incredible to believe! And Rose finds herself facing the question every Janeite has wondered – what would their life be like if Jane Austen never published her books… Continue reading »

Apr 222016
 

A Fair Prospect-Desperate MeasuresA Compelling and Captivating Trilogy!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Gift from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation in 3 Volumes

TIME FRAME: 9 days after Darcy’s first proposal to 16 days after Darcy’s first proposal (the whole trilogy is a span of 16 days!)

MAIN CHARACTERS: Elizabeth Bennet. Fitzwilliam Darcy, Jane Bennet, Charles Bingley, Colonel Fitzwilliam, Georgiana Darcy, Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner, Nicholas Harington (new original character), Serena Seavington (new original character)

WHY I WANTED TO READ THIS SERIES:

  • I’ve heard many sooo much praise for Cassandra Grafton and this trilogy, and since I love Pride and Prejudice variations I knew it was something I had to read! The only question was when – because you definitely need to read this trilogy without break.

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Apr 182016
 

A Fair Prospect- Darcy's DilemmaShould Darcy Hope or Despair?

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Gift from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation in 3 Volumes

TIME FRAME: 4 days after Darcy’s first proposal to 8 days after Darcy’s first proposal

MAIN CHARACTERS: Elizabeth Bennet. Fitzwilliam Darcy, Jane Bennet, Charles Bingley, Colonel Fitzwilliam, Georgiana Darcy, Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner, Nicholas Harington (new original character)

WHY I WANTED TO READ THIS SERIES:

  • I’ve heard many sooo much praise for Cassandra Grafton and this trilogy, and since I love Pride and Prejudice variations I knew it was something I had to read! The only question was when – because you definitely need to read this trilogy without break.

Continue reading »