Dec 242018

A Small Town Romance Series Begins with Sweet Seasonal Celebrations!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Gift from Author

TYPE OF NOVEL: Contemporary Romance, Novella

SERIES: Sylvan Hills #1

SETTING: Sylvan Hills, North Carolina a small mountain town not far from Asheville

SYNOPSIS: Tara dreams of buying and restoring her grandparents’ farm, a place where she felt happiness and peace as a child. But Tara’ s dreams are crushed when another offer that she just can’t beat is made and accepted. Before Tara finishes overcoming her disappointment, she unexpectedly encounters the new owner of her grandparents farm, Justin Hunter, an ex-lawyer who is moving away from Manhattan to raise his half-sister Marley. Tara and Justin are easily attracted to each other, but when Tara finds out he is the one who outbid her, she firmly decides she wants nothing to do with him. Is Tara too stubborn and prejudiced to give Justin a chance? Will she learn to let go of the past and open her heart to new possibilities? Continue reading »

Dec 172018

What If Elizabeth Went to London Instead of Jane?

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation, Novella

TIME FRAME: Almost one month after the Netherfield Ball

SYNOPSIS: What happens when Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth unexpectedly encounter each other again in London?

Telling himself he was merely showing proper manners by returning the obligatory call to Elizabeth and the Gardiners, Darcy turns up at Gracechurch Street ready to enjoy a few moments in the company of the woman he can’t get out of his head. However, when he calls he is alarmed to find his old adversary is there as well…and not only is he a frequent caller, but apparently he is a favorite of the Gardiners. What is Wickham’s purpose? Is he pursuing Elizabeth just to torture Darcy? And what will Darcy do if Wickham is successful in his pursuit? Continue reading »

Dec 072018

Santa Darcy, Slip Yourself Under the Tree For Me! 😜🎄

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Modern-day Adaptation of Pride and Prejudice

SETTING: New York City, Modern-day

SYNOPSIS: On Elizabeth’s first day at Darcy Holdings she overhears her new boss, a distracted and beleaguered William Darcy, disparage her by inferring she only got the job through her connection to Charles Bingley. And after hearing that wholly untrue utterance, Elizabeth has formed an unmovable dislike of her boss ever since – especially since he is always staring at her. Meanwhile, Darcy knows he needs to apologize for his rude comment about Elizabeth and six weeks go by without him doing so. When Charles brings up organizing the annual Secret Santa gift exchange Darcy seizes upon an idea of how he can apologize to Elizabeth, make her holiday season a little brighter, and maybe see if she is willing to give him a chance… Continue reading »