Miss Austen

Whoever looked at an elderly lady and saw the young heroine she once was n nEngland, 1840 For the two decades following the death of her beloved sister, Jane, Cassandra Austen has lived alone, spending her days visiting friends and relations and quietly, purposefully working to preserve her sister s

The Blue

In eighteenth century London, porcelain is the most seductive of commodities fortunes are made and lost upon it Kings do battle with knights and knaves for possession of the finest pieces and the secrets of their manufacture n nFor Genevieve Planch , an English born descendant of Huguenot refugees,