Austenland by Shannon Hale

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Release Date: May 29, 2007

Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 9781596912861

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance / Regency

Series: Austenland, Book One

About the Book:

Jane Hayes is a seemingly normal young New Yorker, but she has a secret. Her obsession with Mr. Darcy, as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, is ruining her love life: no real man can compare. But when a wealthy relative bequeaths her a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, Jane’s fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined. Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

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Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764218279

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance / Regency

Series: Hawthorne House, Book Four

Be sure to check out my reviews for the previous books in this series; An Elegant Facade and An Inconvenient Beauty.

About the Book:

Griffith, Duke of Riverton, likes order, logic, and control, so he naturally applies this rational approach to his search for a bride. While he’s certain Miss Frederica St. Claire is the perfect wife for him, she is strangely elusive, and he can’t seem to stop running into her stunningly beautiful cousin, Miss Isabella Breckenridge. Continue reading

Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah E. Ladd

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Release Date: May 10, 2016

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN-10: 0718011813

ISBN-13: 978-0718011819

Series: A Treasures of Surrey Novel, Book Two

Genre: Fiction / Historical / Romance

About the Book: 

Isabel Creston never dared to dream that love could be hers. Now, at the edge of a forest filled with dark secrets, she faces a fateful choice between love and duty.

For as long as she can remember, beautiful and free-spirited Isabel has strained against the rules and rigidity of the Fellsworth School in the rolling English countryside. No longer a student, Isabel set her sights on a steady role as a teacher at the school, a safe yet stifling establishment that would enable her to care for her younger sister Lizzie, who was left in her care after her father’s death.

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