Tag Archives: Jane Austen

New Year, New Plans

I did a lot of thinking during the last month of the year and I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m writing this blog about the wrong subject.  Or, I should say, writing about the books I read isn’t enough.  While … Continue reading

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The Unnecessary Trilogy: Or How I Came to Hate Mr. Darcy

Reading Pamela Aidan’s Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman series, which reimagines Pride and Prejudice through Mr. Darcy’s eyes, for me, was like watching The Hobbit movie trilogy.  While I enjoyed a lot of it, in the back of my mind I was … Continue reading

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Review: Duty and Desire

Duty and Desire by Pamela Aidan My rating: 2 of 5 stars I really enjoyed An Assembly Such as This, the first book in Pamela Aidan’s Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman series, which probably made the second book, Duty and Desire even … Continue reading

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Fictional Friends (and Boyfriends)

What makes an unforgettable character?  A hero you want to root for?  A villain you love to hate?  If I knew those answers, I’d probably be a better writer than I am.  All I know is that there are some … Continue reading

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