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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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I'm very excited to announce the release of Mr. Darcy's Challenge! There will be a giveaway here on Goodreads as well as on
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Published on November 24, 2014 10:24 • 37 views • Tags: jane-austen-sequels, jane-austen-variations, regency
Average rating: 3.69 · 3,146 ratings · 541 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Other Mr. Darcy
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 1,375 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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The Darcy Cousins
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 406 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Mr. Darcy's Pledge
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Steampunk Darcy
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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An Improper Suitor
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Mr. Darcy's Challenge
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The Darcy Cousins: Georgian...
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The Other MR Darcy
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" Victoria wrote: "Mrs. Bennet is always entertaining. I also think sometimes people are a little too hard on her. Yes she's flighty and a bit self-cent ...more "
The US has a holiday celebrating Mothers this next weekend and it has me wondering... What Austen Novel Mother Has Captivated Your Attention the most? Feel free to comment with your reasoning and add any that I missed (mother figures can count).

She voted for: Mrs. Bennet Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ...more
Monica Fairview said "yes" to attending Alton Regency Day
date: June 20, 2015 10:00AM
location: Alton, Hampshire, UK, The United Kingdom
description: Come meet Abigail Reynolds, Maria Grace, L.L. Diamond, Monica Fairview, and Jane Odiwe for a book signing or to ask a question of your favourite author!
Monica said: Looking forward to it!!!
Mr. Darcy's Pledge by Monica Fairview
""Mr. Darcy’s Pledge earns five stars as the first of a two-book variation to Pride and Prejudice. It starts shortly after the infamous proposal scene, with one key difference: Darcy never gave Elizabeth the fateful letter that changed her opinion..." Read more of this review »
Mr. Darcy's Challenge by Monica Fairview
""Mr. Darcy’s Challenge earns four stars as the second of a two-book variation to Pride and Prejudice. It picks up exactly where the first volume left off. Mr. Darcy’s plan to win Elizabeth by rescuing her sister from Wickham immediately falls apar..." Read more of this review »
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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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