• Austen,  Reviews

    review: Pemberley Shades

    Pemberley Shades: A Lightly Gothic Tale of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy by D.A. Bonavia-Hunt The cover art and subtitle of this book suggest a mysterious, sinister tone that I couldn’t detect. It is much like other Austen continuations in setting…

  • Austen,  Reviews

    review: A Pemberley Medley

    A Pemberley Medley by Abigail Reynolds This volume contains five short stories based on Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice characters, Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. Some are continuations or alternate endings of the author’s existing variations, and one is a…

  • 18th Century,  Austen,  Reviews

    review: Jane Austen’s First Love

    Jane Austen’s First Love by Syrie James At the age of fifteen, Jane Austen spends a summer holiday with her elder brother at his fiancé’s home in Kent. Five families come together to celebrate the upcoming nuptials and along the…

  • 19th Century,  Austen,  Regency,  Reviews

    review: Darcy and Fitzwilliam

    Darcy and Fitzwilliam A Tale of a Gentleman and an Officer by Karen V. Wasylowski This Austen continuation explores the first years of Darcy’s marriage, while Colonel Fitzwilliam searches for happiness after the horrors of Waterloo. Lady Catherine de Bourge…

  • Austen,  Reviews

    review: A Jane Austen Daydream

    A Jane Austen Daydream by Scott D. Southard “When one looks at life it is easy to get lost in big moments, losing simple days that pass by in a glance, unimportant except in counting down to other days and…

  • Austen,  Reviews,  Time Travel

    review: Becoming Elizabeth Darcy

    Becoming Elizabeth Darcy: A Time Travel Novel by Mary Lydon Simonsen Jane Austen fanatic, Elizabeth “Beth” Hannigan, is suffering from an illness and wakes up in the body of Elizabeth Darcy from Pride & Prejudice. What she first thinks is…

  • 19th Century,  Austen,  Reviews

    review: Mr. Darcy’s Obsession

    Mr. Darcy’s Obsession by Abigail Reynolds This Pride & Prejudice variation explores what could have happened if Darcy had not proposed at Rosings and, with much personal turmoil on his mind that did not stem from his attachment to Elizabeth,…

  • Austen,  Reviews

    review: Mr. Darcy’s Little Sister

    Mr. Darcy’s Little Sister by C. Allyn Pierson This Pride & Prejudice continuation begins just after the Darcys’ wedding and though not entirely in her perspective, is focused on Georgiana’s coming out year and hopeful wedding plans thereafter. A few…

  • Austen,  Reviews

    review: The Darcys Give a Ball

    The Darcys Give a Ball: A Gentle Joke, Jane Austen Style by Elizabeth Newark This Pride & Prejudice continuation opens with a fascinating view of the Collins’ married life, a run-down of their children’s personalities and a look back at…