The Being a Jane Austen Mystery Reading Challenge 2011 has concluded. It was a great year sleuthing with Jane Austen in Stephanie Barron’s classic Regency-era mystery series. 76 participants signed up for the challenge with levels of participation ranging from: Neophyte: 1 – 4 novels, Disciple 5 – 8 novels, Aficionada 9 – 11 novels. The reviews and links have been posted in the Being a Jane Austen Mystery archive viewable here. If you have not delved into this fabulous Jane Austen-inspired mystery series yet, reading through the reviews will be a great resource for you.
Here are all of the novels in the series with links to my reviews:
- √ Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor(1996)
- √ Jane and the Man of the Cloth (1997)
- √ Jane and the Wandering Eye (1998)
- √ Jane and the Genius of the Place (1999)
- √ Jane and the Stillroom Maid (2000)
- √ Jane and the Prisoner of the Wool House (2001)
- √ Jane and the Ghosts of Netley (2003)
- √ Jane and His Lordship’s Legacy (2005)
- √ Jane and the Barque of Frailty (2006)
- √ Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron (2010)
- √ Jane and the Canterbury Tale (2011)
The year-long reading challenge concluded on December 31, 2011. Participants and commenters on their review posts qualified for the grand giveaway – one signed paperback copy of all eleven novels in the Being a Jane Austen Mystery series. Without further ado, the lucky winner is:
- SUSAN who left a comment on September 19th, 2011 on the review page for Jane and the Canterbury Tale.
To claim your prize, please contact me with your full name and address by January 15, 2012. Shipment to the US and Canadian addresses only.
Many thanks to all who participated in the year-long Being a Jane Austen Mystery Reading Challenge 2011 – and especially to author Stephanie Barron for her insightful posts on her blog that corresponded with my reviews of each of the novels. She also very generously contributed all of the signed copies for the giveaway winners.
It has been a great year of sleuthing through Jane Austen’s world. Thank you Stephanie for your fabulous novels.
2007 – 2012 Laurel Ann Nattress, Austenprose