Monica is a longtime admirer of Jane
Austen and likes to write down her fantasies about living in the Regency
period. Her first novel was AN IMPROPER
SUITOR, a humorous Regency romance. 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 sequel to Emma in Laurel Ann Nattress's anthology JANE AUSTEN MADE ME DO IT (Ballantine). STEAMPUNK DARCY is a post-apocalyptic tongue-in-cheek
Jane Austen spin-off. Her new series, THE DARCY NOVELS, are traditional Pride and Prejudice ‘what-if’ variations.
The first, MR. DARCY’S PLEDGE, reached number one in Kindle Classics Romance.
MR. DARCY’S CHALLENGE is the second in the series.
Monica is part of the blog Austen
Variations along with a baker’s dozen of authors who also write Jane
Austen adaptations and was a member of the team writing the popular Reader’s
Choice serial THE DARCY BROTHERS, featuring the charismatic Theo Darcy.
Monica Fairview’s real claim to fame
is that she lived in Elizabeth Gaskell’s house in Manchester as a teenager,
when it was faded and neglected, so you could say she has the smog of NORTH
& SOUTH in her blood. After that, Monica lived in the USA for many years,
where she taught literature to captive victims (not necessarily captivated).
She now lives in Surrey within the Greater London area and loves visiting
historical properties when it isn’t raining.
Bringing you Pride & Prejudice Variations, Mr. Darcy, and Regency novels
Steampunk Darcy A Pride & Prejudice-inspired Comedy Adventure
William Darcy is obsessed with his ancestors. So much so
that he intends to rebuild Pemberley (destroyed during the Uprising) stone by
stone, and he wants to employ reconstruction expert Seraphene Grant to help
Or does he? Seraphene wasn’t born yesterday. She can smell a
rat, particularly when it stinks all the way up to her airship. She knows Darcy
is hiding something. But with the Authorities after her and her other options
dwindling by the moment, the temptation of genuine English tea and a gorgeous
Steampunk gentleman are very difficult to resist.
But what if Darcy’s mystery job courts nothing but trouble?
What if Darcy is harboring a secret to kill for? When kiss comes to shove, will
Darcy’s secret destroy Seraphene, or will it be her salvation?
Join us on a romantic adventure like no other in this
whimsical Pride and Prejudice-inspired
tribute, featuring Darcy, Wickham, Georgiana, dirigibles,
swash-buckling pirates, and a heroine with fine eyes and an attitude.