Jane Odiwe is one of my favourite Austen-inspired authors (and artists!), and I am delighted to say she recently released a new novella, Mrs Darcy’s Diamonds. There’s a lovely excerpt and some background to the story over at Austenprose, an excellent Austen-related Blog with all sorts of interesting and entertaining posts relating to everything to do with Jane Austen. Just follow the link, sit back and enjoy!
We are very happy to introduce you to Austenesque author Jane Odiwe’s new novella called Mrs. Darcy’s Diamonds, just published last month by White Soup Press. Jane tells me that she loves Georgian-era jewellery, and thought it might be fun to write a series of books with a jewellery theme, and have every piece different. She imagined there would be some family jewels at Pemberley, and that a ring given to Elizabeth by Mr. Darcy could help create much tension and drama for a wintry tale.
PREVIEW (from the publishers description)
Elizabeth is newly married to Fitzwilliam Darcy, the richest man in Derbyshire, owner 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…
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