Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Epistolary Novel, Minor Character, Sequel
TIME FRAME: September 1816 (two years after the close of Emma) – December 1816 (with some epilogue content)
MAIN CHARACTERS: Mrs. Goddard, her sister Mrs. Pinkney, Mr. Pinkney, Elizabeth Martin, Louisa Ludgrove, Captain Gordon, and Sophie Adams
WHY I WANTED TO READ THIS NOVEL: After being utterly enchanted by A Visit to Highbury, I had to seek out more from Joan Austen-Leigh! I love epistolary novels and definitely wanted to spend more time with Mrs. Goddard and her outspoken sister, Mrs. Pinkney!