Jun 142019
 

Our Beloved Pride and Prejudice Characters Weather Some Storms and Some Hardships

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Sequel

SERIES: Constant Love (Book 3) While this is a stand alone story with conclusion, we’d recommend reading the two previous volumes (A Constant Love and A Change of Legacies) before reading this one.

Setting: February 1816 – May 1817

SYNOPSIS:

This all-encompassing and compelling saga continues to follow the lives of the Darcys, the Stantons (Georgiana and her husband), and their extended families through a most challenging year. Whether it was because of crop failure, unforeseen travel alterations, difficult childbirths, or illness – these characters’ fortitude and resiliency is put to the test! Intertwining Jane Austen’s characters in real-life historical events such as the “Year Without a Summer” and the 1816 British Embassy to China, this epic Pride and Prejudice sequel continues the lives of beloved characters and the obstacles they face. Continue reading »

May 172019
 

An Unexpected Encounter Blossoms Into a Beautiful Relationship

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Purchased

Even though she has a sober disposition, a penchant for sermonizing, and can be a little vain about her accomplishments, I have always had a soft spot for Mary Bennet. Maybe it is because I feel sympathy for her loneliness and her family’s neglect. Or maybe it is because like Mary, I am fond of reading and playing the piano. Or maybe it is because I love it when an unlikely and unexpected heroine finds her happiness! For all these reasons combined I am always eager to read more about her character’s journey, and I happily seek out any Austenesque stories this feature the prudent and practical Bennet daughter. Continue reading »

Mar 272019
 

Mr. Darcy Attempts Matchmaking!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Gift from Author

After twenty-five years of being happily married, Mr. and Mrs. Darcy are as in love and playful as ever. They are the adoring parents of four children – Alexander (age 23-24), Rebekah (age 19-20), and two twin boys – Gerald and James (age 12). They are on the brink of becoming grandparents (thanks to their daughter Rebekah), and they notice that perhaps their eldest son is in “want of a wife.” But similar to his father in many ways, Alex is reserved in company, not comfortable conversing with the fairer sex, and heavily pursued as a prime matrimonial prize. Both Darcy and Elizabeth decide to lend a helping hand to their son so he can find the forever kind of love they have had the good fortune to enjoy these past twenty-five years… Continue reading »