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By Jane Odiwe

A misplaced love returns, rekindling forgotten passions… In Jane Austen's experience and Sensibility, whilst Marianne Dashwood marries Colonel Brandon, she places her heartbreak over speeding scoundrel John Willoughby long ago. 3 years later, Willoughby's go back throws Marianne right into a tizzy of painful thoughts and delightful emotions of uncertainty. Willoughby is as captivating, as roguish, and as a lot in love together with her as ever. And the timing could not be worse—with Colonel Brandon away and Willoughby decided to win her again, will Marianne locate the power to save lots of her marriage, or will the temptation of a prior love be too strong to withstand? compliment for Lydia Bennet's tale: "A breathtaking Regency romp!" Diana Birchall | writer of Mrs. Darcy's problem "An absolute satisfaction to read." ancient Novels evaluation "Odiwe emulates Austen's recognized wit, and manages to provide Lydia a happily-ever-after finishing invaluable of any Regency romance heroine." Booklist "Odiwe can pay great homage to Austen's stylings and endears the reader to the previously secondary personality, spoiled and impulsive Lydia Bennet." Publisher's Weekly "Rollicking reliable enjoyable with a shock twist." Austenprose (20091026)

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He was, if possible, more handsome than ever and he made a striking figure. Everything about him suggested and reflected easy wealth, from the styling of his hair to the cut of his blue coat. He was the first to speak. ” His elegant appearance matched his cool manner; he spoke as if they were used to meeting every day in just this way, and Marianne hoped that her troubled feelings would not betray her. He bowed toward Margaret. ” Margaret became tongue-tied and hoped Marianne would find the strength to speak for them both.

Margaret's sheet music lay propped above the keys. There was no sign of the manuscripts that had once been written out for her. She was sure her mother would have burned any music copied out by Willoughby's hand, long ago. The tea things were brought in by Betsy, who made such a fuss on seeing Marianne at last, that she felt quite distraught at not remembering to bring her a small gift. There was a pot of tea with cake and scones, piled high on a plate of her mother's best china. “We are to dine at the Park this evening, Marianne,” Margaret continued.

Mrs Willoughby, dressed to match her former name, turned to the counter once more, as reserved and calm as she had been moments ago, to confirm that she was residing in that most fashionable of districts. Marianne grabbed Margaret's arm to march her outside. “We cannot stay here. ” Her sister protested vehemently, declaring that she would never take Marianne into her confidence again. As she was steered down the street at a pace, she caught her foot on a pyramid of pumpkins, scattering them across the path of everyone who passed by, sending them rolling into the gutter.

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