Jan 192018
 

What If Mrs. Bennet’s Compromise Scheme Went an Unexpected Direction?

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation

TIME FRAME: The day of the Netherfield Ball through the following weeks

SYNOPSIS:

Desperate times call for desperate measures! Fearful for the future, Mrs. Bennet revises her matchmaking plans for her daughters. Even though there is a strong inclination between Mr. Bingley and Jane, she gives Jane orders to be caught in a compromising position with a different gentleman at the Netherfield Ball. And Elizabeth is no longer pushed towards Mr. Collins, but instead towards someone completely different. Will these new matchmaking plans be successful? Or does Mrs. Bennet embroil everyone into a scheme that leads to broken hearts and ruined reputations? Continue reading »

Jan 252017
 

Move Over, Emma Woodhouse, There Is a New Matchmaker In Town!

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: A Pride and Prejudice Variation from the perspective of Georgiana Darcy

TIME FRAME: Begins during the Bennet sisters stay at Netherfield Park through a few weeks later + epilogue

MAIN CHARACTERS: Georgiana Darcy, Mr. Darcy, the Bennet family, the Bingley family, George Wickham, Mary King, Mrs. Annesley, Captain Jacobs (original character)

WHY I WANTED TO READ THIS NOVEL:

  • A new author for me that has already published 3 previous works.
  • I love the idea of Georgiana playing matchmaker for her brother.
  • I sampled the first 2 chapters and found the premise engaging and our heroine charming! I definitely wanted to read more!

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