Dear Miss Darcy: A Modern Regency Romance

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Pert, overly-confidant Olivia Darcy has it all: looks, a lively personality, a successful career as a love columnist, and a connection to Jane Austen's greatest love story. Being the descendant of Lizzie and Darcy, however, hasn't guaranteed her a happy ending in love-in fact, Miss Darcy seems cursed by disaster and destined for a romantically-lonely life. But when a letter from a girl known as "Cottingley" pits Miss Darcy against Britain's most notorious bachelor, the seemingly dark and brooding Christopher Stanley, something's bound to change...as contentious banter, willful misunderstandings, and assumed perfections begin to unravel.

In the spirit of Shakespeare's Benedict and Beatrice (definitely not Romeo and Juliet) emerges a modern take on Austen's Pride and Prejudice. With a twist of love-hate romance, a dash of mild public scandal, and more than a few Jane Austen references, authors Briggs and Burgess draw on the world of Austen for a lightly-comic tale of not-so opposites, with characters whose romantic barbs are a tongue-in-cheek tribute to Jane herself.
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4 out of 5 stars~"The authors paint the very public face of Livvy and Christopher and then subtly fill us in on their more private yearnings and weaknesses that they have kept hidden...it has an overarching tone that immediately puts one in mind of the Regency period...delightfully sweet and poignant..."~JV, The Romance Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars~"...modern and fun, with nice little callbacks to Pride and Prejudice...just enough reference to Austen to make it fun without being overbearing."~Jessica Melendez, Indie Jane

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Laura Briggs graduated from a Missouri liberal arts college in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Her passion for reading has inspired her to become a freelance writer and novelist. Ms. Briggs enjoys dabbling in several fiction genres, including romance, mystery, and literary.

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Successful agony aunt Olivia Darcy owes her career of romantic advice to her ancestors-Lizzie and Fitzwilliam Darcy s- famous name as much as her insights. But definitely not to her disastrous track record of first dates, ones she keeps hidden from even her closest friends. But both are tested when she inadvertently challenges successful, self-made Christopher Stanley-one of London s biggest playboys-over his latest relationship woes. When he demands a retraction, Miss Darcy ends up sparring with him, publicly and privately in a quest to prove she s right. Only her curiosity about Christopher Stanley may cost Miss Darcy her career, her secret.and her heart! Praise for Dear Miss Darcy: 4 out of 5 stars The authors paint the very public face of Livvy and Christopher and then subtly fill us in on their more private yearnings and weaknesses that they have kept hidden.it has an overarching tone that immediately puts one in mind of the Regency period.delightfully sweet and poignant. JV, The Romance Reviews 4.5 out of 5 stars . .modern and fun, with nice little callbacks to Pride and Prejudice.just enough reference to Austen to make it fun without being overbearing. Jessica Melendez, Indie Jane. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781477495551

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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. 340 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.0in. x 0.8in.Pert, overly-confidant Olivia Darcy has it all: looks, a lively personality, a successful career as a love columnist, and a connection to Jane Austens greatest love story. Being the descendant of Lizzie and Darcy, however, hasnt guaranteed her a happy ending in love-in fact, Miss Darcy seems cursed by disaster and destined for a romantically-lonely life. But when a letter from a girl known as Cottingley pits Miss Darcy against Britains most notorious bachelor, the seemingly dark and brooding Christopher Stanley, somethings bound to change. . . as contentious banter, willful misunderstandings, and assumed perfections begin to unravel. In the spirit of Shakespeares Benedict and Beatrice (definitely not Romeo and Juliet) emerges a modern take on Austens Pride and Prejudice. With a twist of love-hate romance, a dash of mild public scandal, and more than a few Jane Austen references, authors Briggs and Burgess draw on the world of Austen for a lightly-comic tale of not-so opposites, with characters whose romantic barbs are a tongue-in-cheek tribute to Jane herself. Praise for Dear Miss Darcy: 4 out of 5 starsThe authors paint the very public face of Livvy and Christopher and then subtly fill us in on their more private yearnings and weaknesses that they have kept hidden. . . it has an overarching tone that immediately puts one in mind of the Regency period. . . delightfully sweet and poignant. . . JV, The Romance Reviews 4. 5 out of 5 stars. . . modern and fun, with nice little callbacks to Pride and Prejudice. . . just enough reference to Austen to make it fun without being overbearing. Jessica Melendez, Indie Jane This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781477495551

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