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Jane Austen’s Best Friend is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

Jane Austen’s Best Friend; The life and influence of Martha Lloyd by Zoe Wheddon

Genre: Biography, Historical Non-Fiction, Georgian and Regency Britain History,

Tour Dates: 28th February - 6th March 2021

Publication Date: 28th February 2021

Formats available: Kindle Copy or PDF (although may be NG widget)

Estimated Page Count - 224

Standalone Book

Types of post available: Reviews, extracts and very limited Q&As and guest post. 

Pre-Order Link:

All fans of Jane Austen everywhere believe themselves to be best friends with the beloved author and this book shines a light on what it meant to be exactly that. Jane Austen's Best Friend; The Life and Influence of Martha Lloyd offers a unique insight into Jane's private inner circle. Through this heart-warming examination of an important and often overlooked person in Jane's world, we uncover the life changing force of their friendship. Each chapter details the fascinating facts and friendship forming qualities that tied Jane and Martha together. Within these pages we will relive their shared interests, the hits and misses of their romantic love lives, their passion for shopping and fashion, their family histories, their lucky breaks and their girly chats. This book offers a behind the scenes tour of the shared lives of a fascinating pair and the chance to deepen our own bonds in 'love and friendship' with them both.

Jane Austen’s Best Friend Cover

About Zoe Wheddon

'A native of Jane Austen's beloved county of Hampshire, Zoe Wheddon, lives in a village on the outskirts of the touwn that she and her husband Matt grew up in, with three grown up children and a cat called Leia.


She co-presents the popular podcast What Would Jane Do and writes articles and book reviews on matters relating to friendship, self-compassion and personal development on her blog. When not researching or writing her next book, Zoe can be found in the classroom teaching Spanish and French or singing ABBA songs loudly in her kitchen.'

Follow Zoe Wheddon

  • Zoe Wheddon Facebook
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  • Zoe Wheddon Instagram
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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

28th February

  1. Lemon Nail Fiend

  2. Zoe’s book Nook

  3. B for bookreview

1st March

  1. Babblings of a Bookworm 

  2. Nursebookie Blog

  3. Touring Tales

2nd March

  1. Books, Life and Everything

  2. Jane Hunt Writer

  3. Gina Rae Mitchell

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