Oct 142016
 

The Elizabeth PapersUncovering the Important Truth of the Darcys’ Marriage!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

What if Mr. Darcy, being the responsible and magnanimous man he is, decided to set up a Darcy Trust to endow his future female descendants so they wouldn’t have to fear poverty or dependency on their relations?

What if in 2014 one of those modern-day descendants believed there was some truth to the rumor that one of the original Mr. Darcy’s daughters wasn’t actually his daughter?

What if this descendant hired a private investigator to find the answers about Victoria Darcy and discover if Fitzwilliam and Elizabeth Darcy truly were her parents? Continue reading »

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 »

Jul 112016
 

Austen's Independence DayWho Will Set Jane Austen’s Ghost Free?

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Austen-Inspired (not modern-day adaptation), Mature Audiences

SETTING: A small town in Texas named Austen, present-day

MAIN CHARACTERS: Macey Henwood (bartender and want-to-be writer who plans to remain independent and never marry) and Morgan Thornbrush (Macey’s lifelong best friend – with sometimes benefits – who wants to be an artist)

SYNOPSIS: In Austen, Texas Jane Austen’s ghost is trapped in a prison cell of a local bar. Legend has it that her ghost will only be set free if two soul mates marry in the presence of her ghost. And it just so happens that two couples are about to tie the knot this summer. Will one of them give Jane Austen’s ghost her independence? Continue reading »