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Monica Fairview

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Monica Fairview is an ex-literature professor who abandoned teaching criticism about long gone authors who can’t defend themselves in order to write novels of her own. Monica can be described as a wanderer, opening her eyes to life in London and travelling ever since. She spent many years in the USA before coming back full circle to London, thus proving that the world is undeniably round.

Monica’s first novel, An Improper Suitor, a humorous Regency, was short-listed for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Joan Hassayan prize. Since then, she has written two traditional Jane Austen sequels: The Other Mr. Darcy and The Darcy Cousins (both published by Sourcebooks) and contributed a short sequel to Emma in Laurel Ann Nattress’s antholog
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Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet are engaged at last, and Mr. Darcy is preparing to take out a special license to get married quickly. But, just when everything seems to be going just right, he encounters opposition from an unexpected quarter. Then, when his engagement is announ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2016 05:41 • 60 views • Tags: austenesque, historical-romance, jane-austen-variation, mr-darcy-s-challenge, mr-darcy-s-pledge, regency-romance
Average rating: 3.7 · 4,154 ratings · 648 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
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For the last year or so, I’ve had a shift in my reading. I’ve found a new love in Dystopian/Post-apocalyptic stories. Combine that with my love of all things Austen, Steampunk Darcy is a perfect fit for me!

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“Never let yourself be swayed by emotions,' her mother had said. 'Emotions are fleeting. They come and go. But reality stays with you forever.”
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Monica Fairview Thank you for connecting, Nicole. Looking forward to seeing your recommendations.


Nicole D. Thanks for the friend request.I will have to check out your books.


Monica Fairview Claudia wrote: "Hi Monica! Just finished "The Other Mr. Darcy" and L-O-V-E-D it! Looking forward to reading "The Darcy Cousins." Keep writing! :)"

Just saw this, Claudia. Very kind of you to say so.


Monica Fairview Sophia wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend request, Monica!" Hi Sophia. I think we were friends on my other account, but they got merged.


Sophia Thank you for accepting my friend request, Monica!


Claudia Hi Monica! Just finished "The Other Mr. Darcy" and L-O-V-E-D it! Looking forward to reading "The Darcy Cousins." Keep writing! :)


Monica Fairview Meredith wrote: "Thanks for adding me! I am interested in reading your book, "The Other Mr. Darcy.""
Hello Meredith. It's lovely to meet you here.
I hope you enjoy The Other Mr Darcy. I really enjoyed writing it.
Monica




Meredith (Austenesque Reviews) Thanks for adding me! I am interested in reading your book, "The Other Mr. Darcy."


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