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Austenesque - Historical

These are the Historical Austenesque book reviews I have posted on this blog:

Joan Aiken
- Mansfield Revisited - 5 star read - Mansfield Park sequel

Jane Austen, Alex Goodwin and Tess Gammell
- A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice - 4 star read - novelty picture book featuring guinea pigs in historical costume.

Jane Austen, Po Tse, Crystle S Chan and Stacy King
- Emma - 4 star read - a Manga-style version of Jane Austen's Emma.

Stephanie Barron
- Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas (Being a Jane Austen Mystery, Book 12) - 4 star read - mystery featuring Jane Austen as the investigator
- Jane and the Waterloo Map (Being a Jane Austen Mystery, Book 13) - 4½ star read

Carrie Bebris
- The Matters at Mansfield; Or, The Crawford Affair - 4 star read - mystery featuring Mr and Mrs Darcy as investigators

Linda Beutler
- Longbourn to London - 3½ star read - Pride & Prejudice additional scenes
- The Red Chrysanthemum - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Rachel Billington
- Emma & Knightley; Perfect Happiness in Highbury - 3 star read - sequel to Emma

Jack Caldwell
- The Last Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel - 4½ star read - more a follow up to the Scarlet Pimpernel, but also features a minor Austen character, Frederick Tilney (from Northanger Abbey)

Barbara Cornthwaite
George Knightley Esquire, Book One, Charity Envieth Not - 4½ star read - Emma from Mr Knightley's point of view, book one of two
George Knightley, Esquire; Book Two, Lend Me Leave - 4½ star read - Emma from Mr Knightley's point of view, book two of two

Karen M. Cox
- 1932 - 5 star read - update of Pride & Prejudice to 1930s USA
- The Journey Home - 4 star read - 'sidequel' to 1932 focussing on Miss Darcy

J Marie Croft
- Love at First Slight - 5 star read - gender swap Pride & Prejudice

Marie Dobbs
- Sanditon - Completed by Another Lady - 5 star read - continuation of Sanditon from Austen's unfinished manuscript.

Jeanna Ellsworth
- Mr Darcy's Promise - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation
- To Refine Like Silver - 4½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation, strong Christian themes.

Monica Fairview
- Mr Darcy's Pledge (Book 1) - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation
- Mr Darcy's Challenge (Book 2) - 3½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation, follows directly on from book 1
- Steampunk Darcy - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice inspired

Ann Galvia
- Side by Side, Apart - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice sequel, which sees Elizabeth with amnesia

Maria Grace
- The Trouble to Check Her (The Queen of Rosings Park book 2) - 4½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation sequel, focussing on the rehabilitation of Lydia Bennet. Can be read stand-alone.

Jan Hahn
- A Peculiar Connection - 4½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Laura Hile
- Darcy by Any Other Name - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation - body swap between Mr Collins and Mr Darcy!

Stanley Michael Hurd
- Colonel Fitzwilliam and the Countess of Sainte Toulours - 4½ star read - sequel to Pride & Prejudice focussing on Colonel Fitzwilliam

Amanda Grange
- Henry Tilney's Diary - 5 star read - Northanger Abby from Tilney's point of view.

Jenetta James
- Suddenly Mrs Darcy - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation, forced marriage scenario

P. D. James
- Death Comes to Pemberley - 2½ star read - Pride & Prejudice sequel

Syrie James
Jane Austen's First Love - 4 star read - fiction featuring Jane Austen

Victoria Kincaid
- The Secrets of Darcy & Elizabeth - 3½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation
- When Mary Met the Colonel - 4½ star read, Pride & Prejudice minor character novella
- Darcy vs Bennet - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice meets Romeo and Juliet

Jennifer Lang
- Mr Darcy's Valentine - 3½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation - P&P meets Groundhog day.

Suzan Lauder
- Alias Thomas Bennet - 3½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation/prequel

Kara Louise
- Pirates & Prejudice - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Lory Lilian
- Sketching Mr Darcy - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation, forced marriage scenario.

KaraLynne Mackrory
- Bluebells in the Mourning - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation
- Haunting Mr Darcy - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation
- Yours Forevermore, Darcy - 4½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Carolyn V Murray
- Jane by the Sea - 4 star read - fiction featuring Jane Austen as a character.

S. J. Nixon
- The Darcy Madness - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation with paranormal elements.

Beau North and Brooke West
- The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy - 4½ star read - Pride & Prejudice meets Groundhog day

Jane Odiwe
- Jane Austen Lives Again - 4½ star read - Jane Austen is brought back to live in the roaring 20s.

C. P. Odom
- Consequences - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Sarah Ozcandarli
- Revisit Mansfield Park: When Fanny Married Henry - 3½ star read - Mansfield Park variation

Tess Quinn
- Caroline's Comeuppance - 3 star read - minor character story, Pride & Prejudice

Abigail Reynolds
- Mr Darcy's Journey - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation, which sees Elizabeth and Darcy caught up in a Luddite rebellion in the North of England.
- Conceit & Concealment - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice set in an England which has been successfully invaded by Napoleon

Anngela Schroeder
- A Lie Universally Hidden - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Mary Lydon Simonsen
- A Wife for Mr Darcy - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation
- The Perfect Bride for Mr Darcy - 3½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Joana Starnes
- Miss Darcy's Companion - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation which sees Elizabeth becoming the companion of Miss Darcy rather than Mrs Younge.
- Mr Bennet's Dutiful Daughter - 4½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation with a marriage of convenience, on one side at least.
- The Falmouth Connection - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation
- The Second Chance - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation featuring characters from Sense & Sensibility
- The Subsequent Proposal - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation featuring characters from Persuasion

Sophie Turner
- A Constant Love (Constant Love series book 1) - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice continuation
- A Change of Legacies (Constant Love series book 2) - 4 star read - sequel to A Constant Love, not stand-alone.

Brenda Webb
Fitzwilliam Darcy An Honourable Man - 4 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Caitlin Williams
- When We Are Married - 5 star read - Pride & Prejudice variation which sees two Bennet sisters believing that they are being courted by Mr Darcy

Various Authors

Susan Adriani, Sara Angelini, J. Marie Croft, Karen M Cox, Jan Hahn, Jenetta James, Lory Lilian, KaraLynne Mackrory, Beau North, Ruth Phillips Oakland, Natalie Richards, Sophia Rose, Joana Starnes, Melanie Stanford, Caitlin Williams
The Darcy Monologues - 4½ star read - anthology featuring stories all from the point of view of Mr Darcy. Some set in Regency, others in later periods right up to today.

Linda Beutler, Abigail Bok, Karen M Cox, J Marie Croft, Karalynne Mackrory, Natalie Richards, Sophia Rose, Morgan K Wyatt
Sunkissed; Effusions of Summer - 4 star read - anthology featuring both contemporary and historical Austen-inspired reads with a flavour of summer.

Monica Fairview, Maria Grace, Cassandra Grafton, Susan Mason-Milks and Abigail Reynolds
The Darcy Brothers - 4½ star read - Pride & Prejudice variation

Linda Gonschior, Suzan Lauder, Maureen Lee, Lory Lilian, Erin Lopez, Beau North & Brooke West, Sophia Rose, Anngela Schroeder, Melanie Stanford, Denise Stout
- Then Comes Winter - 4 star read - anthology featuring both contemporary and historical Austen-inspired reads with a flavour of winter.

Gina Welborn, Anita Mae Draper, Susanne Dietze, Debra E Marvin
Austen in Austin (Volume 1) 4 star read - anthology, set in late 1800s Austin, Texas featuring updated Austen-inspired stories.

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