Mr Bennet was so odd a mixture of quick parts, sarcastic humour, reserve, and caprice that the experience of three and twenty years had been insufficient to make his wife understand his character. (Click here to view at the Probably at the … [Read more...] about Team Mrs Bennet or Mr Bennet?
"Take some advice from your father, Lizzy, and never pull at old threads. They come apart." November 27th sees the release of Port and Proposals, my new novel featuring Mr Bennet. It seems life won't let our poor father-of-five remain in his … [Read more...] about Mr Bennet’s (almost) back
Sometimes all it takes is a few pages to tell a story. And so it is with A Third Proposal, a vignette from the life of Mr Bennet as he returns to Meryton from a trip to London. All is not well at Longbourn and Netherfield. But who's to blame? And … [Read more...] about Introducing “A Third Proposal”
"I dearly love a laugh," says Elizabeth Bennet. As do I, though it takes a very good book to make me do so. One such book is Rose Servitova's The Longbourn Letters, which mirrors the warmth, inventiveness and humour of Miss Austen in an extended … [Read more...] about “Lots of my writing happens when I’m not writing”
The Cake and Courtship blog tour finished at the weekend. Once again, a huge round of thanks to all who joined in, particularly the wonderful bloggers who hosted me. Giveaways are still open on many of the blogs at the time of writing, but hurry … [Read more...] about Mr Bennet’s diary and yet more delights
We're halfway through the book blog tour for Cake and Courtship and here are the highlights so far. Many, many thanks to all who've commented and helped spread the word. And especially to those kind bloggers who've hosted me. BTW all giveaways are … [Read more...] about Mr Bennet’s emails and other delights