Lady Vernon and Her Daughter - Jane Rubino & Caitlen Rubino-Bradway

Lady Vernon and Her Daughter

By Jane Rubino & Caitlen Rubino-Bradway

  • Release Date: 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Historical


In Lady Vernon and Her Daughter, Jane Rubino and Caitlen Rubino-Bradway have taken Jane Austen's novella, Lady Susan, and transformed it into a vivid and richly developed novel of love lost and found--and the complex relationships between women, men, and money in Regency England.

Lady Vernon and her daughter, Frederica, are left penniless and without a home after the death of Sir Frederick Vernon, Susan's husband. Frederick' s brother and heir, Charles Vernon, like so many others of his time, has forgotten his promises to look after the women, and despite their fervent hopes to the contrary, does nothing to financially support Lady Vernon and Frederica.

When the ladies, left without another option, bravely arrive at Charles's home to confront him about his treatment of his family, they are faced with Charles's indifference, his wife Catherine's distrustful animosity, and a flood of rumors that threaten to undo them all. Will Lady Vernon and Frederica find love and happiness--and financial security--or will their hopes be dashed with their lost fortune?

With wit and warmth reminiscent of Austen's greatest works, Lady Vernon and Her Daughter brings to vivid life a time and place where a woman's security is at the mercy of an entail, where love is hindered by misunderstanding, where marriage can never be entirely isolated from money, yet where romance somehow carries the day.


  • Loved it 2

    By Sueshep
    I really liked this book too! Anyone who is a fan of Austen's will love it!
  • Loved this book!

    By evryonelovesjen
    I didn't purchase this on iBooks, I have the hard copy, but I saw there were no reviews & had to comment. This was a perfect summer read! I read four original Austens this past summer (P&P, Mansfield Park, Persuasion & Northanger Abbey) & added Lady Vernon to the list, too, when I ran out of new Austen novels to read. Lets just say I felt like I was reading one of Austen's own! I have not ready the Lady Susan novella but I don't even feel the need to. I loved this book and will be reading again. Excellent work, ladies!!