Willoughby's Return: A tale of almost irresistible by Jane Odiwe

By Jane Odiwe

A misplaced love returns, rekindling forgotten passions… In Jane Austen's feel and Sensibility, whilst Marianne Dashwood marries Colonel Brandon, she places her heartbreak over rushing 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 energy 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 hassle "An absolute pride to read." old Novels evaluation "Odiwe emulates Austen's well-known wit, and manages to offer Lydia a happily-ever-after finishing helpful of any Regency romance heroine." Booklist "Odiwe will 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 solid enjoyable with a shock twist." Austenprose (20091026)

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Willoughby's Return: A tale of almost irresistible temptation

A misplaced love returns, rekindling forgotten passions… In Jane Austen's feel and Sensibility, while Marianne Dashwood marries Colonel Brandon, she places her heartbreak over rushing scoundrel John Willoughby long ago. 3 years later, Willoughby's go back throws Marianne right into a tizzy of painful stories and delightful emotions of uncertainty.

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She was ready to put her feet up by the close of the afternoon and was on her way to her room to accomplish this very act when she was handed a note from her maid, who looked at her with a smirk, as though she were party to a huge joke. “Colonel Brandon asked me to pass on this note to you, my lady,” she said, dropping a curtsey as she spoke. ” Marianne frowned and tried to catch Sally's eye, but her maid instantly looked up to the ceiling where she appeared to take great interest in the mouldings above.

The dwelling he had hinted would also be her future home was the place where he had first stolen more than a lock of her hair. It was at his suggestion that he show her over the house. They travelled alone in an open carriage, bowling at speed down the green lanes, so fast that Marianne was forced to cling to his arm for fear of being thrown abroad. He was so pleased and proud to show it off. ” he asked, taking her hand and helping her down from the carriage. ” Marianne's excitement knew no bounds.

Anne Courtney and Jane Wilton are to come, with all their brothers and sisters. ” Sir John could be as teasing as his mother-in-law. “I know when you young girls protest so much against such a thing that it usually means quite the reverse. ” “Oh, indeed,” cried Mrs Jennings, joining in, “it would not do to let Miss Wilton and Miss Courtney get in first. ” Margaret submitted quietly to all these abuses. Marianne flashed a smile toward her in recognition of the sacrifice her sister was making on her behalf.

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