The characters are charming and appealing.
Hints of plot popped up throughout the book in disparagingly short bursts (half a page here, two pages there) but went unaddressed until the very end of the book.
It's not a typical fantasy novel, although it has great elements of magic, and intriguing alternate world, and a fantasy style plot.
shame its not available even though we are led to the kindle page which shows itPublished 2 months ago by Mooball
great book, really enjoyed it. Glad to own it and the sequels, and I will most definately reread it !Published 6 months ago by ellen everson
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This was a really unusual book. It starts out like your average regency romance where the poor but well bred girl catches the eye of a gentleman above her station. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mel L.L.
Yes, the basic premise is lifted from Jane Austen, et al, but what if Jane Austen had written magical fantasy? It might have been something like this. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Theresa May
This read to me like a very poor imitation of Jane Austen. every other page basically detailed why the main character couldn't do anything because she was a woman. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amanda B. Christian
I didn't know if I liked the book or not during the first third. The second part of the story really got my interest and I loved the story. Can't wait to read the next one.Published 18 months ago by Robert K. Rutherford
The plot of the this book was a kind of pastiche of the works of Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte. The plot bounces around between three viewpoint characters. Read morePublished on November 12, 2012 by Edward K. Lincoln
I wanted to like this book. I really, really did. It has such a cool premise and it sounded like a Jane Austen book but with magic. Yeah, didn't happen. Read morePublished on April 29, 2012 by Books Before Bed