Find out more about Jane Slayre by Charlotte Bronte, Sherri Browning Erwin at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. Jane Slayre Trade Paperback By Sherri Browning Erwin Original Story by Charlotte Bronte Gallery Books Release Date: April 13, The re-writing of history’s most epic novels continues apace with Sherri Browning Erwin’s literary mash-up Jane Slayre, which gives Charlotte.

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Was I trying to kill my cousin? But the final product just didn’t work. Plus, receive recommendations for your next Book Club read. She is a werewolf. It wasn’t until she arrived at Thornfield did I really get into the story. They bore me and I have a hard time with the language as it’s not something I’m used to. There is something strange about Mr.

Would you listen to Jane Slayre again? In short, this is the monster mash-up done right.

Had I not known about Jane Eyre, I would have sworn that Erwin had created this novel from beginning to end. Erwin did a phenomenal job. The reader did and awesome job! Which scene was your favorite?

I hope she decides to do another, because she has definitely spoiled me, creating a need for a more adult type of paranormal classic! All while wearing a dress and bonnet mind you.

Jane Slayre: The Literary Classic with a Blood-Sucking Twist by Sherri Browning Erwin

My beloved Jane Eyre as a vampire slayer? Email required Address never made public. If you’ve ever read and liked these kind of adaptations before, I’m fairly certain you’ll love this book. The cover, which depicted a famous portrait of Charlotte Bronte, only with a stake in her hand and blood spattered on her arm, immediately drew me in.


That sounds like a great essay, Dean Diedrick! I give Jane Slayre a 4.

Jane Slayre: The Literary Classic with a Blood-Sucking Twist

About Privacy Policy Contact. No matter how many monsters and vampires and werewolves you put into Bronte’s Jane Eyre, it doesn’t make it any more interesting or readable. I never liked long walks, especially on chilly evenings. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of the original Jane Eyre or anybody who is at all interested in any kind of supernatural stories especially, if you are a fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

She held me by the collar with toes where her fingers should have been and pulled me away from John. Unfortunately, Abbot nodded off frequently, as she was not very vigorous, and the Reeds were always naughty. My first thoughts when first picking up this book were, Good luck.

After his untimely final death, Mrs. As he had no wits to gather, it must have been my essence giving him pause.

Review: Jane Slayre

It was worth reading once, if you’re a Bronte fan or like literary mashups, but it’s not memorable. No sunlight, nighttime hours, and a diet of bloody red meat is no way for a mortal girl to live. Zo I’ve sllayre been a fan of monster mash-ups; you get all the fun of rereading the classic, plus the fun of the supernatural twist.


Jane Slayre follows the story of Jane Eyre pretty closely—except with a generous xlayre of vampires, zombies, and other things that go bump in the night. Her common blood will bring on fevers, maybe apoplexy!

Bronte is rolling in her grave as we speak over this book.

Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! But as this sells, I am sure Erwin has some other great works all planned out. I feel it thrumming through your veins. He obliges her and soon after, their three children are turned, as well. Cancel reply Enter your comment here This story is similar to the original in the way 10 Things I Hate About You was similar to Taming of the Shrew; close enough to recognize the story, but that’s about it.

John had not much affection for his mother and sisters, and an antipathy for me that I suspected derived from hunger.

I never dared to hope that would happen Rochester both individually and as a couple. She gave her readers the time to know them and care enough to root for them to end up together.