#MyPemberley: Southampton, NY

My Pemberley In the fictional world of Jane Austen and J. L. Ashton from A Searing Acquaintance 1 J. L. Ashton’s Pemberley – Southampton, NYfrom A Searing Acquaintance My Pemberley in A Searing Acquaintance is a beach house located on … Read More

#DarcyDays 10 with Jan Ashton

1   Fitzwilliam Darcy From Mendacity and Mourning by J L Ashton Haunter of ballroom walls Rumoured to be the Grieving Groom Sturdy tenor Dutiful, occasionally dim but always kind and earnest Cloud enthusiast Breast man   My Darcy is … Read More

Playing with Visual Cliches: a Cover Story

One of my favorite things to do since I was a young bookworm was to stare at covers and take them in. At first I would simply admire the artwork for it’s color, style, and overall attractiveness. Once I started … Read More

J. L. Ashton: 2 Different Books, 1 Great Talent

Tell us about your first novel, A Searing Acquaintance.* JLA: I’ve always enjoyed modern takes of Jane Austen’s book, but the social and financial chasm between Darcy and Elizabeth isn’t always translated well; a strong, modern Elizabeth Bennet is difficult … Read More