Jan 282019
 

A Fashionable Season for Georgiana

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Sequel, Secondary Character

TIME FRAME: Begins a few years after the close of P&P

SYNOPSIS: Now that Georgiana is of age, it is time for her to enter into fashionable society and hopefully meet a man with whom she could be happy. And even though Mr. Darcy is much preoccupied with managing his new estate in Scotland, he arranges for Georgiana to spend some time with friends in Kent and then later travel to Bath with the Bingleys. Through these travels Georgiana encounters many new acquaintances and learns the pleasures and plights of being a young, beautiful, and accomplished woman from a wealthy family. Continue reading »

Oct 052018
 

Kitty Bennet Finds Her Way Into the Future

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

Note: While the Author’s Preface and Prologue impart some important details of the events that proceed this story, it is recommended that readers read The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s Extraordinary Adventure and Henry Fitzwilliam’s War prior to reading The Exile: Kitty Bennet and the Belle Époque.

In his wonderfully creative series, where magic and history intertwine, Don Jacobson reveals what becomes of many of Jane Austen’s secondary characters from Pride and Prejudice after the happy double wedding takes place. Mr. Jacobson seeks to find new potential and purpose for these characters, and thanks to The Bennet Wardrobe – a special and mystical time-travel device that allows only those with the Bennet bloodline to travel into the future – Jane Austen’s characters could discover their destinies in future times and possibilities. Continue reading »

Aug 272018
 

A Hero’s Poignant Backstory

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Audible Code from Author

In continuation of his incredibly inventive and engaging Austenesque time travel/time slip series – The Bennet Wardrobe, Don Jacobson prefaces the next novel installment, The Exile: Kitty Bennet and the Belle Époque, with a novella that introduces a new character and hero – Henry Fitzwiliam. Since there is much to learn and understand about both the Bennet Wardrobe and the Bennet family lineage, I’d recommend reading The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s Extraordinary Journey before reading this book in the series. For those who have not had the pleasure of reading any of the books in this series yet, it focuses on the Bennet family and their specially-crafted wardrobe with mystical properties that allow members of the Bennet blood line to travel into various future times (similar to a Tardis or a certain custom-modified of DeLorean). 🙂 Continue reading »