Janes Austen & Charles Dickens Inspired Murder Mystery Novels, Latest Book News & Events by Author Lynn Shepherd
If you have thoughts on Murder at Mansfield Park, Tom-All-Alone's/The Solitary House, or A Treacherous Likeness then do get in touch. I’d love to hear from anyone who’s read the books.
"A Fatal Likeness" has got to be one of the best books I've all year! So many twists and turns. Just when you think you know how it will progress, boom! Change of direction. I t answers a lot of question about the Percy story. So clever the way the story is woven in the known facts. And the ending, didn't see that coming. Incredible book!!Well done.
Just started your Mansfield park novel
As a lover of Austen I am really intrigued by your take on her book and will be interested if you delve into the slavery issue she dipped her toe
Into . Well done loving it so far and I
Will read all your books☘️
Feedback re Percy Shelley and state of mind. So agree with you. Many of his traits present as possible untreated ADHD and as a descendant (cousin) ADHD is rife in our Shelley branch. I have a verbally gifted, creative ADHD shiny child and when reading accounts of Shelley it was like reading about our son, sister and Uncle.
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I have just finished reading Tom-All-Alone's and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was so refreshing to read a novel which truly reflects the grit and grime of the London of the time. I will definitely be reading your other books soon.
[…] whether social or self-imposed. So why do we find Mansfield Park so hard to like? As I have blogged elsewhere, the real problem with Mansfield Park is not its story, but its heroine. As Lionel Trilling […]