By Rebecca Ann Collins
Foreign bestselling writer of the Pemberley Chronicles sequence explores the cherished characters of Jane Austen's feel and Sensibility. Acclaimed for old accuracy and emulation of Jane Austen's voice in addition to the intensity of her depictions of the advanced and evolving society of the day-especially what existence used to be like for women-Collins imagines 3 sisters facing what occurs while a lively lady grows right into a scandal-prone younger woman who defies society's principles and needs to then pay the implications
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