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go wrong reading a book by Joana *Starnes Now that I have finished her fourth and final book for now I wrong reading a book by Joana *Starnes Now that I have finished her fourth and final book for now I confidently write that her work belongs *Now that I have finished her fourth and final book for now I can confidently write that her work belongs a class f well written beautifully crafted stories that are humorous engaging and ever so romantic This is top tier JAFF Secondly the way she twists and turns ODC s fates in a book Angels Flight (Legion of Angels Book 8) of pretty substantial length is nothing shortf genius The dialogue the
misunderstandings the uniue plots and the great settings in England selected for her stories all contribute the uniue plots and the great settings in England selected for her stories all contribute the wonderful stories she weaves together Lastly the characters in her books stay so true to canon From Ice Maiden one book to another her PP characters feel true to Austen s intent Lydia in this book is a Audiobook narrated by Stevie Zimmerman Dear ReaderThis was simply a wonderful renditionf this storynarrated by the multi talented Stevie Zimmerman We are privy to the inner voice Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle of a selfishly self assured and arrogant Darcy condescendingly attempting to gain a moment with Ms Bennet to hear the affirmative fait accompli she ll undoubtedly respond withon hearing his proposal Lizzypreoccupied with her departure and journey to Cornwallis unable to properly sketch his charactersuch varying sidesf his personality does he display Butall is not as it seems in the beautiful Cornish setting and a turbulence Seducing the Heiress of minds emotions and expectations playut to an audience And Cowboy Makes Three of traitorsfiends and ne er do wells Peppered both with angst and heart stoppingly romantic interludesthis Cornish adventure filled tale isne that must be read and listened toin Teasing Her SEAL order to fully appreciate the depthsf raw emotiongrieffeartension heartache and yeslove A fantastic story in its Rancher Bears Baby (Rancher Bears, own rightStevie s narration transforms it to a higher plain Listening to her transition from the deepsomberearnest and uiteften desperate tones A Valentines Wish of Mr Darcyto the delightful light andft times seriousself uestioning Lizzyfrom the airy and uite insightful Lydia to the solemn Lord Trevelyanone would be forgiven for thinking a number Paixão Sem Disfarce of people voiced these wonderful characters insteadf the distinctive and remarkable Stevie Zimmerman Well done to both Joana and Stevie for such a satisfying and enjoyable audiobook experience I was lucky enough to win this audiobook n Janet s blog Moreagreeablyengaged Thank you for such a special prize Paperback edition I have read a wealth f pride prejudice variations In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover over the last 6 months but this book is definitelyne I Met Someone of the BEST Starnes shows us the vulnerable Darcy from seeing him beingverly confident Quantum (Captain Chase of being accepted by Lizzy to the crushing realisation that all his previous hopes and dreams have been for nought We witness his love desire and arrogance mirrored against his utter heartbreak when he realises that she just doesn t love him This being a pp variation we do getur HEA but we must wait for Starnes to weave her tale f anguish and uncertainty This book is compulsive reading a fantastic page turner It pulls at the heart strings and makes the reader sigh and alternatively shout h no in parts A beautifully written book I highly recommend it Dark sinister blood curdling scream in the night 45 starsThis was a roller coaster from beginning to end Darcy experienced every emotion known to man From total exhilaration when he thought Elizabeth returned his love to abject despair when he realized she didn t My heart was broken along with his as he walked away from Elizabeth thinking it was for the last time At Last Man Standing one point I had to put the book down because I needed a respite from the grief and despairThis JAFF was so different in tone and feel that I didn t want to put it down however I had to eat and sleep Joana Starnes knows how to wringut the very last emotion you have in your arsenal and then she digs deeper still The financial security Light, Gesture, and Color of the Bennet family took a sudden change for the better from a distant relativen Mrs Bennet s side f the family Mrs Pencarrow was her mother s sister and therefore her aunt She being a wealthy widow with no children informed Mr and Mrs Bennet that she had bestowed n each f their daughters a dowry substantial enough to secure their futures She then informed them that her estate was being left to Elizabeth Her reasons were revealed in a back story that she told nly to Elizabeth Her wealth was explained as Starnes introduced historical facts relating to mining and industry and the financial benefits Canada of an earlier time Financial security for their daughters calmed a nervous Mrs Bennet immensely as she thoughtf future suitors And it calmed Mr Bennet as he realized it would NOT be available to Mr Collins as part The Queens Fool / The Virgins Lover of the entail He then took a long hard look at his life and how he had neglected his family There was a dark and sinister thread that ran throughout this story You knew something was coming and you didn t know from what direction it would spring forth When Wickham arrived you knew dark and dangerous deeds would be the resultf his presence I loved the duel and how it came about Starnes was a master at building tension in the story whether sinister sexual em. Just as Mr Darcy finally decides to propose to the enticing Miss Elizabeth Bennet she is summoned to Falmouth to meet a relation she never knew she hadThus the ill. Myself with tears in my eyes with the bittersweet events with the turns Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, of discovery with the fatal stab in his heart s emotions And then Elizabeth has some discoveriesf her DogFace own to make and not from a letter written after a refused proposal I do not have a Face Book account so didn t get to see the photosf Cornwall posted there which Dave mentioned but my imagination did draw some vivid pictures from the words hereinI highly recommend this book An interview with the author along with a review posted n Austenesue Reviews made it clear that this is a book not to be missed by JAFF readers Author Joy Dawn King lent this to meso graciously Audiobook Review Timely advice a
*TRIP INTO CORNWALL A RIVAL SECRET into Cornwall a rival secret n and unreuited love lead to *into Cornwall a rival secret goings Buffalo Woman Comes Singing on and unreuited love lead to sweet romantic adventure in this Pride Prejudice variation taleI had a good time with this story from first to last It engaged all my emotions it seemed I was amused by a seriesf blunders and mishaps saddened by the unreuited love and heartbreak moments and sighed with pleasure ver the romantic scenes The hero Darcy really blunders and struggles in the beginning He s so cocksure and arrogant I enjoyed how the author showed his flaws and strengths and gave him some good growth moments The heroine Elizabeth has her wn personal epiphany too Seeing them work through so much really had me rooting for them The rival part was an interesting development I think how this played ut involved my nly niggle about the storyI enjoyed the bit Shining City of intrigue and adventure next to the romance part which suited the Cornwall setting where things are not what they seem The big climax was built up to and worth it coming back to back with the turning point in the romance andther story threads The denouement came down slowly which was good so things could be settled and understood I was startled by a few Blind Spots of the minor characters story lines but not in a bad way Elizabeth s little sister Lydia was a surprise There is an interesting finish for her that I m still not sure how I feel about it because it was a twist that I didn t see comingI experienced The Falmouth Connection in the audio format Stevie Zimmerman was a fantastic match for this story She caught the tone pace and the characters so well The dialogue between characters was particularly well doneAll in all this variationf a classic took things A Boy and A Bear in a Boat on a fun romantic suspense style adventure I think those with some familiarityf Jane Austen s Pride Prejudice will get the most SOS outf the story since it assumes the reader knows a bit St. Johns Wort of what came before the beginningf this story I enjoy each new uting with the author s works and will definitely be going back for I would recommend this to sweet historical romance fans andor those who enjoy classical story retellings This review was first published n Babblings Hirvenmetsästäjä of a Bookworm httpbabblingsofabookwormblogspotI was so excited to see that there was a new book byne Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends of my favourite Austenesue authors Joana Starnes I ve read and thoroughly enjoyed twof her books this year The Subseuent Proposal and The Second Chance both A Christmas Miscellany of which mix characters fromther Austen books in with Too Bad to Die our favourites from Pride Prejudice but The Falmouth Connection is a variation featuringnly characters from Pride Prejudice What if Elizabeth was called away from Hunsford before Darcy could propose That is what happens here an estranged relative OXENBOXEN of Mrs Bennet has summoned the whole Bennet family to her estate in Falmouth Darcy is determined to propose and desperate to get a chance to do so before Elizabeth leaves Elizabeth has to meet her family at Basingstoke some 80 milesr so from Kent which has caused the Collinses a dilemma as they don t want to send her unescorted When Colonel Fitzwilliam Resist (Wicked Ways Book 1) offers to solve the problem by escorting her en route to returning to his duties in Portsmouth chaperoned by a maid his cousin uickly speaks up andffers to take them both knowing that this unprecedented behaviour will reuire some explanation to the ColonelColonel Fitzwilliam is supportive Beautiful Ghosts (Inspector Shan, of Darcy s choicef future wife but unimpressed by his arrogance and utterly aghast at the thought that he is planning to make Miss Bennet aware f his condescension in verlooking her family being so far beneath him Go and propose to her by listing all her failings and see what good it does you Do not imagine though that I will spare you the I told you so During the journey Darcy is unable to find an Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, opportunity to speak privately to Elizabeth but unfortunately the Colonel does and as per his role in Pride Prejudice while trying to further his cousin s suit instead he manages to drop him right in it instead The gentlemen deliver Elizabeth to her family and leave We see a very perceptive side to Lydia here who in the spacef less than 24 hours manages to make Mr Darcy aware The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard, of his blunder in splitting up Bingley and Jane and also channels her mother s matchmaking intuition and instantly sees something that Lizzy has been blind to Oh Lizzy just think and he said you were not handsome enough to tempt him Oh what a laugh Who would have thought it Mr Darcy Hush Lydia this time Elizabeth. M Darcy is compelled to follow the woman he loves to the far reachesf Cornwall into a world f deceit and peril where few – if any – are what they seem to be.
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