What would happen if you transferred the traumas of teenage love from Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to the twenty-first century? How would Ellie, Abby and Georgie fare without the restraints of nineteenth-century England? Will Ellie’s ever-sensible attitude towards life prevent her from ever snogging the gorgeous, but somewhat reticent, Blake? Is Abby’s devil-may-care outlook … Read More
Author: Rosie Rushton
Jane Austen’s Persuasion for modern teens – a tale of the perils of listening to others, instead of your own heart. Anna Eliot adored the gorgeous Felix Wentworth, but still called an end to their relationship. As time passes, Anna wonders if strict parents, interfering friends and misplaced loyalties had more to do with it … Read More
What would happen if Jane Austen’s Emma was set in the twenty first century? Emma Woodhouse is a caring, considerate sort of girl who is well aware of her own good fortune and talent for getting the best out of other people. Which is why, when she meets someone with untapped potential, she puts all … Read More
Caitlin Morland, whose pastimes including drawing caricatures of the rich and famous and reading every column inch of all the gossip magazines she can lay her hands on, has always craved excitement and been well aware that she wasn’t going to find it with her boring family. When she wins an art scholarship to the … Read More
When Frankie Price goes to live with her wealthy cousins, she finds herself part of a social scene that she’d only read about in magazines. Shy and overwhelmed, she retreats into her own passion: writing – pouring out her feelings into her short stories. But when the entire family is rocked by scandal, and her … Read More
When Mrs. Bennet inherits enough money to move into the kind of village she has always dreamed of, her daughters find themselves swept up in a glamorous life of partying and country pursuits. However, Lizzie and her sisters soon discover the truth.