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)
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!
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…