Jane Austen and Friends

Staff Dianne Gay

Jane Austen made me do it : original stories inspired by literature's most astute observer of the human heart

edited by Laurel Ann Nattress.

Romance

My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.o If you just heaved a contented sigh at Mr. Darcy's heartfelt words, then you, dear reader, are in good company. Here is a delightful collection of never-before-published stories inspired by Jane Austen her novels, her life, her wit, her world. Regency or contemporary, romantic or fantastical, each of these marvelous stories reaffirms the incompar...


Definitely not Mr. Darcy

Karen Doornebos.

Chick Lit

There's no place for pride in this Austen misadventure. Chloe Parker was born two centuries too late. A thirty-nine-year- old divorced mother, she runs her own antique letterpress business, is a lifelong member of the Jane Austen Society, and gushes over everything Regency. But her business is failing, threatening her daughter's future. What's a lady to do? Why, audition for a Jane Austen-inspired TV show set in England, of course. What Chloe thi...


Death comes to Pemberley

P.D. James

Mystery

Pemberley is thrown into chaos after Elizabeth Bennett's disgraced sister Lydia arrives and announces that her husband Wickham has been murdered.


The Dashwood sisters tell all : a modern-day novel of Jane Austen

Beth Pattillo.

Romance

Ellen and Mimi Dodge have never been close. But their mother’s dying wish sends them on a walking tour of Hampshire, England, that follows in the footsteps of Jane Austen. Their mother alsol eft them something else: a diary that belonged to Jane’s sister Cassandra. These pages, hidden for centuries, shed light on the secrets that nearly tore the Austen sisters apart and inspired one of the greatest love stories of all time.

It’...



Pies & prejudice

Heather Vogel Frederick.

Chick Lit, Mystery

Right before the start of freshman year, Emma's family unexpectedly moves to England. The book club members are stunned--but thanks to videoconferencing, they can still keep the club alive, and they decide to tackle Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice . And when the girls try to bring Emma home by starting a bake sale, it becomes a thriving business: Pies & Prejudice. But when the plan they cook up falls short, they are left wondering if their ...


I was Jane Austen's best friend

Cora Harrison ; illustrated by Susan Hellard.

Historical Fiction

When shy Jenny Cooper goes to stay with her cousin Jane Austen, she knows nothing of the world of beautiful dresses, dances, secrets, gossip, and romance that Jane inhabits. At fifteen, Jane is already a sharp observer of the customs of courtship. So when Jenny falls utterly in love with Captain Thomas Williams, who better than Jane to help her win the heart of this dashing man?   But is that even possible? After all, Jenny's been harboring a mo...


Dearest cousin Jane : a Jane Austen novel

Jill Pitkeathley.

Historical Fiction

In Dearest Cousin Jane , an enchanting new novel that draws on historical fact, Jill Pitkeathley paints a luminous portrait of the true-life cousin of a literary legend--from her flirtatious younger years to her profound influence on one of the world's most beloved authors. Free-spirited and seductive--outrageous, precocious, and a well-known flirt--Countess Eliza de Feuillide has an unquenchable thirst for life and a glamorous air that captivate...


Mansfield Park revisited : a Jane Austen entertainment

Joan Aiken.

Historical Fiction

In Aiken's sequel to Jane Austen's complex and fascinating novel, after heroine Fanny Price marries Edmund Bertram, they depart for the Caribbean, and Fanny's younger sister Susan moves to Mansfield Park as Lady Bertram's new companion. Surrounded by the familiar cast of characters from Jane Austen's original, and joined by a few charming new characters introduced by the author, Susan finds herself entangled in romance, surprise, scandal, and red...