Sep 182017
 

Unexpected Encounters in London

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation

TIME FRAME: A few months after the Netherfield Ball

MAIN CHARACTERS: Elizabeth and Jane Bennet, Mr. Darcy, Georgiana Darcy, Mr. Bingley, George Wickham, Amy St. John (new character)

SYNOPSIS: While visiting their family in Cheapside, a couple of errant deliveries from the modiste bring the Bennet sisters into the path of Mr. Darcy and his sister Georgiana. Unable to deny himself the pleasure of her company, Mr. Darcy continues to call on the Bennet sisters and encourage their friendship with his sister and his friend, Mr. Bingley. Through all these meetings, Elizabeth begins to see another side of Mr. Darcy that she  admires. But do his gentlemanly and chivalrous actions towards another woman mean his heart is already engaged? Continue reading »

Mar 112016
 

The Netherfield Affair1Some Strange Things Are Happening at Netherfield!

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Novella, Variation, Mystery

TIME FRAME: Jane’s visit to Netherfield – her and Elizabeth’s return home

MAIN CHARACTERS: Elizabeth and Jane Bennet, Mr. Darcy, Charles and Caroline Bingley, Wicked George, Tilly the maid

WHY I WANTED TO READ THIS NOVEL:

  • A New Author: Penelope Swan has released 7 Austenesque books so far and I haven’t read any!
  • A Hint of Mystery: Anyone who has seen my Nancy Drew collection would know that I definitely enjoy a dash of intrigue and a bit of puzzle-solving with my stories!
  • The Name of the Series: Dark Darcy…sounds very ominous!

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