Hi dear friends! I’m so excited to welcome a brand new author to Austenesque Reviews today- Virginia Kohl! Well, perhaps she isn’t exactly a “brand new” author since her lovely Sense and Sensibility variation – True Love Comes to Delaford – was published six months ago today exactly! Congrats on your six month anniversary, Virginia! Anyway, I’m happy to welcome Virginia for a visit because I’m most intrigued by her book…the premise is something I’ve long wondered about. Is it something you are curious about too? Read this lovely excerpt form True Love Comes to Delaford and share your thoughts below! 🙂
A conversation between Miss Dashwood and Colonel Brandon while in London:
Since Marianne did not accompanying them, Mrs. Jennings insisted on sending one of the maids as a chaperone. She walked behind the couple as they discussed their stay so far. Colonel Brandon carefully tried to hide his discomfort at the mention of a certain gentleman.
“I am sure seeing Edward will be a particular high point during your time here.”
Unaware he even knew of the man, let alone well enough to refer to him by his Christian name, Elinor wondered how he had come to that conclusion.
“I apologize for the informality. Miss Margaret did not mention his last name when she told me of your understanding.”