Friday, September 5, 2014

Spotlight: Mrs. Darcy's Diamonds by Jane Odiwe

I get so excited when an author comes out with a new book, and this is no exception! Jane Odiwe has recently published a new novella! It is the first in her Jane Austen Jewel Box series. Here is the book blurb:

Book Blurb:
Elizabeth is newly married to Fitzwilliam Darcy, the richest man in Derbyshire, landowner of a vast estate, and master of Pemberley House. Her new role is daunting at first, and having to deal with Mr Darcy’s aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh, is a daily challenge. But, Elizabeth is deeply in love and determined to rise to every test and trial she is forced to endure. When her husband presents her with a diamond ring, part of the precious and irreplaceable Darcy suite of jewels, she feels not only honoured and secure in her husband’s love, but also ready to accept her new responsibilities and position.

Elizabeth knows she will face exacting scrutiny at the approaching Christmas Ball, but it will be her chance to prove that she is a worthy mistress, and she is excited to be playing hostess to the Bennets, the Bingleys, and the gentry families of Derbyshire, as well as Mr Darcy’s French cousins. Antoine de Valois and his sister Louise have arrived at the invitation of Lady Catherine de Bourgh and Elizabeth is delighted that this young and lively couple are helping to bring Miss Georgiana Darcy out of her shell. However, when her ring goes missing before the ball, Elizabeth is distraught, and her dilemma further increased by the threat of a scandal that appears to involve the French cousins. 


I don't know about you, but I am sold! Elizabeth feeling a need to prove herself, a Christmas ball, Lady Catherine, original characters (and French ones at that!), mystery, scandal…what more can one ask for? 

I'd love to hear your thoughts on Odiwe's latest story!

About the author:
Jane Odiwe is the author of five Austen-inspired novels, Project Darcy, Searching for Captain Wentworth, Mr Darcy's Secret, Willoughby's Return, and Lydia Bennet's Story.
Jane is a member of the Jane Austen Society; she holds an arts degree, and initially started her working life teaching History and Art. When she's not writing, she enjoys painting and trying to capture the spirit of Jane Austen's world. Her illustrations have been published in a picture book, Effusions of Fancy, and are featured in a biographical film of Jane Austen's life in Sony's DVD edition of The Jane Austen Book Club. Recent television appearances include a Masterchef special celebrating 200 years of Sense and Sensibility, and an interview in a special edition of the 200 year anniversary of Pride and Prejudice on BBC Breakfast.

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1 comment:

  1. Although I love 'what if's' I really love sequels and there aren't many. This is kind of a sequel as it takes place after their marriage. This is definitely on my list of 'to buy next' I cannot wait :)