Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others.
During an eventful season at Bath, young, naive Catherine Morland experiences fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who introduces Catherine to the joys of Gothic romances, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father's house, Northanger Abbey.
As a mysterious plague falls upon the village of Meryton and zombies start rising from the dead, Elizabeth Bennett is determined to destroy the evil menace, but becomes distracted by the arrival of the dashing and arrogant Mr. Darcy.
Professor Emma Grant travels to England to examine what are reputedly lost letters of Jane Austen and, after renewing her acquaintance with old friend, Adam Clark, must sort out her feelings about love and identity.
As six Californians get together to form a book club to discuss the novels of Jane Austen, their lives are turned upside down by troubled marriages, illicit affairs, changing relationships, and love, in a comedy of contemporary manners. By the author of Sarah Canary.
Book lover and Jane Austen enthusiast Sophie Collingwood has recently taken a job at an antiquarian bookshop in London when two different customers request a copy of the same obscure book: the second edition of Little Book of Allegories by Richard Mansfield. Their queries draw Sophie into a mystery that will cast doubt on the true authorship of Pride and Prejudice - and ultimately threaten Sophie's life.
Falling in love with a dashing, wealthy bachelor, Emma, a girl who has prided herself in pursuing love in accordance with Jane Austen's classics, is shattered when her paramour proves less than honorable before her head is turned by a man who struggles with misguided loyalty.
Based on historical records, a novel presented as a journal written by Jane Austen follows the author's life from her first love affair at age twenty until she is a respected author in her late thirties.
A continuation of the story of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice begins after the wedding of Elizabeth and Darcy and follows their relationship and that of Jane and Bingley, as they cope with the changes, joys, and tragedies in their lives.
The author of Mrs. Jordan's Profession offers an incisive portrait of the acclaimed author and the Georgian society in which she lived, discussing her personal life, her family, her colorful neighbors, and her extraordinary novels.
A cultural portrait of everyday life in Regency England and the world of Jane Austen draws on a rich array of contemporary sources including previously unpublished manuscripts, diaries and personal letters to depict how everyday people shared experiences ranging from marriage and sexuality to health care and religion.
Draws on previously unpublished letters and diaries to reveal the lesser-known friendships of female literary masters, from the influence of feminist Mary Taylor on Charlotte Bront's writings to the erotically charged, love-hate associations between Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield.