Gathered together in one volume, Ann Mychal's novels 'Emma and Elizabeth' and 'Brinshore' are inspired by Jane Austen's unfinished novels.'Emma and Elizabeth', based on 'The Watsons', contrasts the fortunes of the Watson sisters in a world where the alternative to marriage is poverty. Emma returns to her family penniless when her widowed guardian remarries. At a local assembly, she is admired by more than one suitor, but her lack of fortune has the potential to ruin her happiness. Elizabeth, a woman on the verge of spinsterhood, has little hope of love. But when duty to the family is tested, one sister is obliged to sacrifice her own happiness for the sake of the other.Set in Surrey in 1795, 'Emma and Elizabeth' blends passages from the original fragment into the narrative, creating a unique story which is faithful to Jane Austen's style and subject matter. 'Written with an astute knowledge of the time period and an unmistakable devotion to Jane Austen and her world, Emma and Elizabeth is a deeply satisfying read...' - Austenesque ReviewsA sequel to 'Emma and Elizabeth', 'Brinshore' takes its inspiration from Jane Austen's unfinished manuscripts, 'The Watsons' and 'Sanditon'.The year is 1816. Miss Osborne and Miss Musgrave will spend the summer at a little known paradise on the south coast of England. Not far away, Captain Blake is intent on fulfilling a solemn promise. Ann Mychal was awarded 'Best Debut Author' by Austenprose for 'Emma and Elizabeth' in 2014.
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