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Don Jacobson

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Don Jacobson has written professionally for forty years. His output has ranged from news and features to advertising, television and radio. His work has been nominated for Emmys and other awards. He has previously published five books, all non-fiction.

He now exclusively writes Austenesqu fiction. In 2016, he published The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s Extraordinary Journey which began the Bennet Wardrobe saga.

Subsequent books in the series include:

Henry Fitzwilliam's War (e-novelette) (2016)
The Exile: Kitty Bennet and the Belle Epoch (2017)
Lizzy Bennet Meets the Countess (2017)
The Exile: The countess Visits Longbourn (2018)
The Avenger: Thomas Bennet and a Father's Lament (2018)
The Pilgrim: Lydia Bennet and a Soldier's Portion (2019)


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Don Jacobson Thanks again for the input. I am working to publish the entire tree which will describe the relationships of the persons in the Bennet Wardrobe series…moreThanks again for the input. I am working to publish the entire tree which will describe the relationships of the persons in the Bennet Wardrobe series. Glad the file I sent you helped out.(less)
Don Jacobson The short and simplest answer is Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. HOWEVER...that is going with the eternal and darn near unchangeable. Within t…moreThe short and simplest answer is Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. HOWEVER...that is going with the eternal and darn near unchangeable. Within the Jane Austen Universe I find the complex relationship between Fanny Price and Edmund Bertram in "Mansfield Park" to be very satisfying and revealing. Strangely the Harry Potter/Hermionie Granger/Ron Weasley triumverate is compelling...even though we know that Ginny W is the final 4th component. The broken relationship between George Smiley (Tinker-Tailor-Soldier-Spy) and his wife is essential to understanding the depths behind the placid exterior of the great spymaster. What I do enjoy are the new dynamics explored by JAFF authors who pair the secondary characters in P&P in different and more exciting manners. Popular is Colonel Fitzwilliam and Kitty (although I did marry him off to Lydia in one story).(less)
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Meryton Press To Reintroduce The Bennet Wardrobe Series

The best has happened. Meryton Press, the leading publisher of Austenesque books, and I have reached an agreement where the company will assume publication of my entire catalog (The Bennet Wardrobe books as well as <1>Lessers and Betters). Meryton will re-edit the works as well as redesign the interiors. FYI: the print interiors are stunning!

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“The growing social consciousness of the Industrial Revolution (1750-1850) can be found throughout the Austen Universe. While the Lady wrote about the gentry, she, none-the-less, was speaking to the human condition. Class is an imaginary distinction conferring no better manners on the “haves” and no lesser nobility on the “have-nots” and that the deepest human emotions are universal.”
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“Of all the events leading up to the departure for the shore, though, was one that had been months in the making. The two souls in question had been united at first through their mutual love for a lost woman. They soon discovered that she was but the medium through which the universe once again exercised its peculiar ability to match those destined to be so linked." The Exile (2017)
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Sophia Thanks for accepting my friend request, Don!

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