Modern MM retelling of Sense & Sensibility – with a twist

The California DashwoodsThe California Dashwoods by Lisa Henry

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Not your typical romance, more an examination of what makes us human, what keeps families together, and what sets them apart.

And how we should never let what other people do or think influence our own behaviours or thoughts.

This modern retelling of Austen’s Sense & Sensibility doesn’t stray from the original’s formula, it just switches up Elinor Dashwood for the masculine Elliott and gives Marianne a bit of a twist with her Colonel Brandon (Alan Rickman in the Oscar winning adaptation is still my benchmark 😉 which was a nice surprise.

If you liked the original, you’re not going to be disappointed with Lisa Henry’s switch to an MM contemporary romance.

#ARC kindly provided by the author in return for an honest and unbiased review

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