Napoleon has escaped his island prison, and England’s best spies have been sent to Brussels to gather intelligence as the continent sits on the brink of battle. Mary Bennet, in company with Lady Trafford and Mr. Withrow, are called upon to investigate the death of one of the Duke of Wellington’s officers. As the threat of Napoleon’s offensive advances ever closer, they must determine whether gambling debts, old rivalries, or French intrigue is at play in the murder….
When the Knightleys of Donwell Abbey decide to hold a house party with the Darcys, the Wentworths, the Brandons, and the Bertrams, they’re not expecting an uninvited guest of Mr. Wickham’s ilk to come knocking on the door. Ever since his scandal of seducing Lydia Bennet, Wickham has been up to one scheme after another, and his latest scheme involves a speculation that’s swindled half of these good people out of their money…
When Jane Austen and her sister Cassandra go to Cheltenham to take the waters, they find that not all is as it seems in the little spa town. As the gray, cold summer rolls over England, an eccentric preacher predicts the end of the world, a trio of young ladies conceal their past, a debonair Captain pays his addresses, and an abandoned husband comes looking for a wife he does not seem to want….
Lizzy has an impossible choice before her. Her sister Jane, abandoned by Mr. Bingley (due to Mr. Darcy’s interference), has … More
After Lizzy rejects Mr. Darcy’s haughty proposal, she looks forward to his immediate departure from Rosings so that the awkwardness … More
Before the world was quarantined with COVID-19, I did something I have never done before. I went to the movie … More
Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content to live in Highbury, managing the house for her hypochondriacal father. As the foremost lady … More
It is a truth universally expected that once three Bennet sisters achieved matrimony, Mrs. Bennet would turn her attention to … More
The premise of this book was interesting: to tell the story of the forgotten middle sister Mary from Jane Austen’s … More
The premise of this book was appealing to me, and I found the book itself to be executed moderately successfully. … More