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What Kitty Did Next by Carrie Kablean

By Charlotte Walker on 14th September 2018

Carrie Kablean’s What Kitty Did Next is the perfect revival of a classic family. Taking the mantle from the irreplaceable Jane Austen, Carrie was inspired by her curiosity about one of the overlooked Bennet sisters to write this fabulous new story. The eponymous Kitty or Miss Catherine Bennett could have been left behind following Austen’s classic novel - as Lydia settle into married life with Mr. Wickham, Elizabeth enjoys her carriage ride into Pemberley and the sunset with Mr. Darcy and Jane is finally united with Mr. Bingley.  If you want to learn more about this book in Carrie’s own words, visit her website.

Described by our reviewers as “a must-read for all Jane Austen fans” What Kitty Did Next, as the title suggests, follows Kitty Bennet in 1813 as she works to prove she is not as “silly and ignorant” as it is claimed, working to make new friends and become more accomplished in the hopes of making something more of herself. 

Our Expert Reviewer and resident romantic Liz Robinson has read and reviewed this title and said: "What Kitty Did Next is a delightful, thoroughly enjoyable read." Click here to read Liz's full review.

Carrie Kablean’s debut novel was released in June but we just had to tell you all about this book in time for the eighteenth annual Jane Austen Festival in Bath. Be transported back in time with this Regency experience. The Festival begins with the now world-famous Regency Costumed Charity Promenade. The promenade of over 500 people will head through the Georgian city of Bath like you’ve stepped off a time machine from the 18th Century. Even if you don’t have tickets to any of the Events at this year’s festival, this will be a spectacular site. For those wanting to attend, you can put on your walking shoes for guided tours and walks of the city. Or, you could brush off your dancing shoes with the Regency Costumed Masked Ball or Darcy’s Ball on the final two evenings of the celebration.

I don’t know about you but I plan on heading to the shops to get my hands on a copy of What Kitty Did Next before planning my own trip to Bath and living out my own little Austen daydreams at the Masked Ball!