if you've ever wished that you could dance with Mr Darcy, be whisked off your feet by Mr Wickham or indulge in gossip with the daring Dashwood sisters this the volume for you...the third collection of tales shortlisted for the Chawton House Library Short Story Award. The twenty stories take as their inspiration minor characters from the famous novels and lesser known works and turn them into heroes and heroines for a new generation.
Award winner, 'The Wedding Planner' takes the characters from Austen's novella Lady Susan and transports them to the 21st century. Other stories focus on the less well known of the Bennet sisters,Kitty and Lydia, and of deceased Mary Price, sister to Fanny. There are tales of George Wickham and Charlotte Collins. Some are contemporary to Austen others contemporary to current readers. All are an intriguing insight into the inner lives of one of our most loved authors' best loved works.