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In Want of More Jane Austen

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Have you enjoyed the classic works of English author Jane Austen (1775-1817)? If so, you may also enjoy some of the following original novels, written either as sequels to her well-known works, or featuring her as a fictional character. With the works of Austen all in the public domain, there have been, quite literally, hundreds of pastiches, parodies, sequels, and variant retellings of Austen’s stories. This list just barely begins to scratch the surface of this broad category in publishing.


Pastiches, Parodies and Sequels to Specific Jane Austen titles:

Emma

Joan Aiken – Jane Fairfax: Jane Austen’s Emma Through Another’s Eyes
Joan Austen-Leigh – Later Days at Highbury | A Visit to Highbury: Another View of Emma
Jane Gillespie – Aunt Celia
Amanda Grange – Mr. Knightley’s Diary

Mansfield Park

Joan Aiken – Mansfield Revisited | The Youngest Miss Ward
Paula Atchia – Mansfield Letters (not published in U.S.)
Jane Gillespie – Ladysmead
Amanda Grange – Edmund Bertram’s Diary
Judith Terry – Miss Abigail’s Part, or Version and Diversion

Northanger Abbey

Jane Gillespie – Uninvited Guests
Amanda Grange – Henry Tilney’s Diary

Persuasion

Amanda Grange – Mr. Wentworth’s Diary

Pride and Prejudice

Pamela Aidan – Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman series – An Assembly Such as This | Duty and Desire | These Three Remain
Joan Aiken – Lady Catherine’s Necklace
Janet Aylmer – Darcy’s Story
Ted & Marilyn Bader – Desire and Duty: A Sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
Jo Baker – Longbourn
Julia Barrett – Presumption
Carrie Bebris – The Mr. and Mrs. Darcy mystery seriesPride and Prescience | Suspense and Sensibility | North by Northanger | The Matters at Mansfield | The Intrigue at Highbury | The Deception at Lyme | The Suspicion at Sanditon
Linda Berdoll – The Darcys series –  Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and Prejudice Continues (a.k.a. The Bar Sinister) | Darcy and Elizabeth: Nights and Days at Pemberly: Pride and Prejudice Continues | The Ruling Passion | New Pleasures
Paula Cohen – Jane Austen in Boca
Carolyn Eberhart – A Darcy Christmas (with Amanda Grange and Sharon Lathan
Jane Gillespie – Teverton Hall
Seth Grahame-Smith – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Amanda Grange – Darcy’s Diary | Mr. Darcy’s Diary | Mr. Darcy, Vampyre | Wickham’s Diary | Pride and Pyramids | Dear Mr. Darcy
P.D. James – Death Comes to Pemberley (M)
Regina Jeffers – The Pride and Prejudice Mysteries series – The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy | The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy | The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin
Helen Jerome – Pride and Prejudice: A Sentimental Comedy
Sharon Lathan – The Mr. and Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy series – Mr. and Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy | Journeys Beyond Pemberley (a.k.a. Loving Mr. Darcy) | The Darcys at Year’s End (a.k.a. My Dearest Mr. Darcy) | In the Arms of Mr. Darcy | The Trouble With Mr. Darcy | Miss Darcy Falls in Love | In the Passions of Mr. Darcy
Sarah Price – First Impressions
Tirza Price – Pride and Premeditation (M)
Emma Tennant – Pemberly, or, Pride and Prejudice Continued | An Unequal Marriage: Or Pride and Prejudice Twenty Years Later

Sanditon

Julia Barrett – Jane Austen’s Charlotte: Her Fragment of a Last Novel, Completed

Sense and Sensibility

Joan Aiken – Eliza’s Daughter
Julia Barrett – The Third Sister: A Continuation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility
Jane Gillespie – Brightsea
Amanda Grange – Colonel Brandon’s Diary
Ben Winters – Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters


Jane Austen (as a character)

Stephanie Barron – The Jane Austen MysteriesJane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor (1) | Jane and the Man of the Cloth (2) | Jane and the Wandering Eye (3) | Jane and the Genius of the Place (4) | Jane and the Stillroom Maid (5) | Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House (6) | Jane and the Ghosts of Netley (7) | Jane and His Lordship’s Legacy (8) | Jane and the Barque of Frailty (9) | Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron (10) | Jane and the Canterbury Tale (11) | Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas (12) | Jane and the Waterloo Map (13) | Jane and the Year Without a Summer
Karen Joy Fowler – The Jane Austen Book Club
Shannon Hale – Austenland
Nancy Moser – Just Jane: A Novel of Jane Austen’s Life
Melissa Nathan – Pride, Prejudice and Jasmin Field
Sally Smith O’Rourke – The Man Who Loved Jane Austen
Alexandra Potter – Me and Mr. Potter
Laurie Viera Rigler – Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict
Barbara Wilson – Antipodes Jane: A Novel of Jane Austen in Australia


Still Want More?

Although not owned by the Lincoln City Libraries, the following titles may be requested through our Interlibrary Loan service.

Joan Aiken – Mansfield Revisited
Helen Ashton – Parson Austen’s Daughter: A Novel
Elizabeth Aston – Mr. Darcy’s Daughters
Carrie Bebris – Pride and Prescience, or, a Truth Universally Acknowledged: A Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery
Linda Berdoll – The Bar Sinister: Pride and Prejudice Continues
Rachel Billington – Perfect Happiness
Kate Fenton – Lions and Liquorice
Jane Gillespie – Aunt Celia | Brightsea | Ladysmead | Teverton Hall | Uninvited Guests
Dorothy Hunt – Pemberly Shades
Juliette Shapiro – Excessively Diverted: The Sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
Emma Tennant – Elinor and Marianne: A Sequel to Sense and Sensibility
Judith Terry – Version and Diversion

Printed List April 2004 rt
Updated for the Web April 2004 sdc / last updated July 2022 sdc

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