May 052017
 

Promises, Poignancy, and Passion

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Gift from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Sequel

TIME FRAME: 5 years after the close of Pride and Prejudice

MAIN CHARACTERS: In addition to Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennet, the Bingleys, and the Fitwilliams, we are introduced to Lady Markham (Mr. Darcy’s childhood friend who is now a widow), Mr. Howton (Mr. Bingley’s troublesome and lazy cousin), Lord Van Lynden (a dangerous man from Lizzy’s past), and Emily (who is extremely adorable!).

SYNOPSIS: Mr. Bingley is in desperate need of some help and Mr. Darcy is the only person he can turn to, even though they have not spoken or seen each other in five years. After years of loneliness and heartache, Darcy is finally in a place where he is moving on with his life. He has even proposed to his childhood friend, Lady Markham, whom he cares for and loves…as a friend. But while assisting the Bingleys, Darcy finds out what has become of Elizabeth Bennet, the woman who will forever claim every inch of his heart, and her reappearance in his life begins to wreck havoc with all his carefully laid plans… Continue reading »

Jun 082016
 

Mr. Darcy's Forbiiden LoveWhat If Darcy Was Trapped In Marriage?

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars!

Source: Gift from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation, Mature Audiences

TIME FRAME: April 1812, Mr. Darcy’s first appearance in Meryton

MAIN CHARACTERS: Elizabeth Bennet. Mr. Darcy, Georgiana Darcy, Charles Bingley, Richard Fitzwilliam, George Wickham, Lady Catherine, and a bunch of original creations – Lady Ashcroft, Gisela Darcy, Lord Landingham , and John Wilkens

SYNOPSIS: Darcy meets Elizabeth in a bookshop in Meryton and it is love-at-first-sight for both of them. No insult, no pride, no prejudice. What separates them from being happy and in love together? Darcy is entrapped in marriage with another woman who threatens him with scandal and disgrace. Continue reading »

May 252016
 

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Hi dear readers!  I’m very excited to extend a very special welcome to author Brenda Webb to Austenesque Reviews today!  Many of you may already know of Brenda’s lovely collection of published books, but I myself only experienced the joy of reading her stories less than a year ago when I picked up her turbulent and gripping adventure in Fitzwilliam Darcy: An Honorable Man.  I cannot wait to read more her works and am delighted to share with you this tempting excerpt of her latest release Darcy and Elizabeth – A Promise Kept!

Blurb for Darcy and Elizabeth – A Promise KeptBrenda Webb

Five years after his disastrous proposal at Kent, Fitzwilliam Darcy receives a letter from Charles Bingley regarding a promise made when their friendship ended. Should Darcy keep the promise, it will throw him into the company of the one woman he has struggled for years to forget—Elizabeth Bennet.

Having just entered a secret agreement with Lady Markham, will Darcy put his future in jeopardy by stepping in to help Bingley? Has time and distance helped him overcome his regard for Elizabeth, or will he fall as madly in love with her as before?

Is true love to be found in a promise kept? Continue reading »