Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Source: Review Copy from Publisher
TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Contemporary Romance, Austen-Inspired
SETTING: Present-day California
- Emma Pierce: A savvy and intelligent CMO who has decided to renounce Jane Austen after years of waiting for a Mr. Darcy or Mr. Knightley to cross her path and being disappointed.
- Blake Hampton: Emma’s wealthy and handsome boyfriend who she catches entertaining one of his female work colleagues at his family home.
- Lucas Hampton: Blake’s younger brother who Emma meets minutes after breaking up with Blake, and then again later, when he is hired as a consultant by Emma’s boss to work closely with her on their expansion to the East Coast.
WHY I WANTED TO READ THIS:
- The title immediately drew me in – I do love anything and everything Jane Austen related!
- One of my all-time favorite Regency Romances, Edenbrooke, was published by Shadow Mountain Publishing – I was eager to read more from this company!