Jul 112018

Leaving the Regency Era Behind!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Publisher

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – I’ll read whatever Syrie James writes. After adoring her biographical fiction novels about Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë, I did not hesitate to read her two vampire-inspired novels, even though vampires were not (and are still not) my thing! And wow, did I love those epic and passionate tales! Now once again, Ms. James is bringing me into new territory – a Victorian-era romance set against the fascinating backdrop of England during the late 1880s! A time where titled aristocrats with crumbling family estates were bankrupt and happily marrying American heiresses eager to join the aristocracy. Continue reading »

Sep 262016

The Lost Memoirs of Jane AustenThe Man Worthy to Win Jane Austen’s Love

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Purchased

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Biographical Fiction, Jane Austen as a Main Character

SETTING: Our story is recounted from memory beginning in the year 1807, and takes place in many towns and counties in England.


Remember that story about the unnamed gentleman Jane Austen met at the seaside and how Cassandra believed that gentleman “to be worthy to possess and likely to win her sister’s love?” Well, what if someone found a hidden secret memoir that revealed all the secrets about this mysterious man and his encounters with Jane Austen… Continue reading »

Sep 252016


We’ve read the book.

Discussed, analyzed, and dissected it.

Now…we will enjoy a lovely tête-à-tête with author SYRIE JAMES!

  • The chat board is below ↓
  • We will be starting the chat at 4:00 p.m. EST
  • If you can’t join in the chat, you could visit after it takes place and read our chat transcript and add your own thoughts.
  • Feel free to continue leaving comments on any of the discussion posts in the next few days, I’ll be choosing winners for all the giveaways on October 2nd.


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