Thursday, October 6, 2016

Virtual Tour & #Giveaway for Pamela Lynn's Austenesque Book Series

Dearest Friends: A Jane Austen Inspired Novel

Publication Date: November 14, 2014
Publisher: Vanity and Pride Press eBook & Paperback; 277 Pages
Genre: Historical Romance/Regency

Independent Publishers 2016 IPPY Award Bronze Medal for Romance

The historical romance Dearest Friends retells Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice as a sensual adventure that will delight a modern audience. Fitzwilliam Darcy left Hertfordshire following a friend’s betrayal, but his heart remained with Elizabeth Bennet, the impertinent beauty who captured his attention in ways no woman ever had before. When he encounters her unexpectedly in London, he realizes he can no longer live without her and begins his pursuit for her hand. When he finds that Elizabeth is not free to marry, will he again walk away or will he fight for the lady he loves?

While Darcy and Elizabeth pursue their own happiness, around them friendships progress to love and infatuation leads to disappointment. Join a group of unlikely friends as they support our dear couple on their journey, each treading unique paths along the way.

"Dearest Friends is an 'excessively diverting' and enthralling Pride and Prejudice variation!"--Austenesque Reviews

"This was a wonderful read and a great 'visit' with my favorite people. Pamela Lynne brings out the best and the worst in some of these people and makes the story so much more. I highly recommend this title to any JAFF lover."--The Ardent Reader

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Sketching Character: A Jane Austen Inspired Novel

Publication Date: September 25, 2015
Publisher: Vanity and Pride Press eBook & Paperback; 296 Pages
Genre: Historical Romance/Regency


What if a tragic event involving a beloved sister shatters Elizabeth Bennet's confidence in her ability to accurately judge a person’s character? When she leaves Longbourn for Kent, Elizabeth’s heart is full of worry for those she left behind.

She carries a secret that would ruin her family if exposed and she must deceive the ones closest to her to conceal the truth. She unexpectedly encounters Mr. Darcy on her journey and his gentlemanly behavior confuses, yet comforts her. Their daily encounters in the woods surrounding Rosings soothes Elizabeth’s weathered conscience and she soon falls in love. Her doubts, along with the well-placed words of another, threaten to destroy the peace she finds in Darcy’s company and she wonders if she has again failed to correctly sketch his character.

When the truth behind her deception is uncovered, will Darcy shun her as Elizabeth fears, or will his actions prove that he is the very best of men?

"Pamela Lynne is a skilled author and tells a fantastic story. Her book kept me reading and 'held me captive' until the last words on the last page."--More Agreeably Engaged"

I really enjoyed finding this new-to-me austenesque author. I hope Pamela Lynne has more Austen Inspired Novels up her sleeve, but in the meantime I have her first book to devour."--To Read or Not To Read

"Sketching Character is a brave, intuitive, and skillfully written Pride and Prejudice variation! I appreciated the darker premise, the honest emotions and consequences, and the exquisitely beautiful romance that takes place in a most sheltered and romantic setting!"--Austenesque Reviews

"I highly recommend this title and this author! Every book I've read by Pamela Lynne has been a joy to read and re-read!"--The Ardent Reader

"Wow. Just wow. Everything this woman writes is at a level so far and above what I expect that I have no words. This was sweet, funny, tragic, and so lovely."--Author Elizabeth Adams

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Family Portraits: A Dearest Friends Continuation

Publication Date: September 3, 2016
Publisher: Vanity and Pride Press
eBook & Paperback: 210 Pages
Genre: Historical Romance/Regency


In Dearest Friends, Pamela Lynne drew complex and interesting characters who joined Darcy and Elizabeth on their road to happily ever after. But, what happened after ‘the end’? Did Lydia survive her time at Rosings? Did Jane find fulfillment as Mrs. Bingley? Did Mary and Sebastian adhere to duty or allow their hearts to lead them? Follow the Fitzwilliams, Bennets, Gardiners and Darcys through portraits of their lives at two, five and ten years after the Darcys’ marriage. Their canvas is studded with heartbreaking loss, new beginnings and, through it all, the indelible bond of family.

About the Author

Pamela Lynne grew up in the American South, surrounded by Southern Gothic works by Faulkner, O’Connor and the like. These authors helped shape her evolving mind and continue to influence everything she produces as an adult. It was a Regency-era wit from across the Atlantic, however, who seeped into her being.

She often describes her developing years as “Longbourn, The White Trash Version,” and credits Jane Austen for what little sense she brought away from that time. She has met her share of Willoughbys and Wickhams, Bingleys and Tilneys, and writes about them all.

Pamela currently lives among the rolling hills of Tennessee with her husband of more than a decade, three kids, two cats and one very blond dog. She is still a Marianne hoping to grow into Elinor, or Clairee from Steel Magnolias.

For more information, please visit Pamela Lynne's website.
You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.

Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, October 3
Kick Off at Passages to the Past

Tuesday, October 4
Review at Bookish (Dearest Friends)

Wednesday, October 5
Excerpt at Susan Heim on Writing
Review at The Book Junkie Reads (Dearest Friends)

Thursay, October 6
Spotlight at Queen of All She Reads

Friday, October 7
Review at Jorie Loves a Story (Sketching Character)
Spotlight at Broken Teepee

Saturday, October 8
Review at The Book Junkie Reads (Sketching Character)

Monday, October 10
Review at Bookish (Sketching Character)

Tuesday, October 11
Excerpt at Books, Dreams, Life
Review at The Book Junkie Reads (Family Portraits)

Thursday, October 13
Interview at The Book Junkie Reads

Friday, October 14 Review at Bookish (Family Portraits)


To win a set of all three books by Pamela Lynne, please enter via the Gleam form below.


– Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on October 14th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
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– Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for hosting a spotlight of my books. I wish everyone good luck in the giveaway!