Tuesday, 30 January 2018


Good morning, Maria Grazia! Thank you for hosting me at your blog, My Jane Austen Book Club. It’s a pleasure to be here to share an excerpt with your readers from my latest JAFF release, “The Sweetest Ruin,” which is a “Pride & Prejudice” modernization that’s set in Las Vegas, Nevada and London, England.

This excerpt takes place after a certain couple has spent some time together getting to know one another, wink, wink. I hope your readers enjoy this sneak peek into “The Sweetest Ruin...”

Amy George

A sound at the door woke her much later, it's irritating buzz so obnoxious Elizabeth could hardly think of it as a doorbell. The buzzing was interspersed with frantic rapping, and sighing, she looked over at her sleeping husband and gently untangled her body from his greedy grasp. She grabbed her blue silk robe, the one Thad had brought her from China because it matched her eyes exactly, and was still tying it when she looked through the peephole.

There stood Thad, his hands on his hips, impatiently glaring at the door. He reached for the buzzer again, and to stop him, Elizabeth opened the door just a little.

"Who died?" she asked.

He huffed. "Nobody. Did you forget?"

"Forget what?"

Rolling his eyes, Thad tried to open the door, but Elizabeth remained firmly behind it. He gave her a quizzical look.

Thad straightened up and his lips smashed into a grim, straight line. "The three of us were supposed to go to Helen and Tommy's wedding, but now we'll barely make the reception."

"I didn't want to go anyway," Elizabeth muttered petulantly. "I don't like Helen."

"That isn't the point. One of the best places to meet guys is at a wedding, and you’re going."

Elizabeth audibly gulped and Thad's eyes narrowed. He inhaled deeply then suddenly barreled into Elizabeth's apartment, nearly knocking her to the floor. His finger came up and he shook it at her.

"You've had sex!"

She looked away. "Um, no I haven't."

"Don't try to deny it! You absolutely reek of it!" Thad started toward her bedroom, but Elizabeth grabbed his arm. Grinning, he tried to shake her off. In a stage whisper he said, "Is he still in there?"

"Thad, I think you need to leave now. He's asleep and I don't want you to wake him."

"Is there a problem, darling?"

Thad froze, his eyes growing wide. "You banged an Englishman last night? How hot is that? He's got a voice like Alan Rickman!"

About the book

When William Darcy suffers a sudden health crisis, he immediately realizes two things: his sister will continue to nag him about his nonexistent social life, and he won’t stand for it. How can he possibly escape Georgiana’s good intentions or the watchful gaze of Aunt Catherine, his assigned babysitter?
Cue a midnight getaway to the tackiest place he can think of. Lounge singers, booze, and women of loose moral fiber -  Las Vegas, here he comes!
Elizabeth Bennet lives a quiet life as a UNLV student and a popular cocktail waitress in one of the nicer casinos in town. Though content to see her best friend, Thad, in a blissfully happy relationship, she has no desire to complicate her own life with what will undoubtedly result in a broken heart. Then she serves a drink to a devastatingly handsome Englishman, and all bets, as they say, are off. This is a modern what-if of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. (It is intended for an adult audience)

Buy the book at Amazon or  Amazon UK
Meet Amy George

"Amy George is a middle-aged woman who got rid of her old lady/grown up and has since purchased an unreasonably small car. She refuses to listen to its radio at a reasonable volume, especially when the Beastie Boys or the Violent Femmes are playing. She lives in a small town in the Midwest where the bookstore and yarn shop are neighbors and most food is fried. Her household consists of a dog, a man, a hermit, and stubborn soap scum.  
She has been writing since she was a child and ran the Hyacinth Gardens, a popular but defunct JAFF site."
Fun fact: Amy's birthday is January 30th so this is like a big birthday party.


January 29  Austenesque Reviews; Guest Post, Giveaway
January 30  My Jane Austen Book Club; Excerpt Post, Giveaway
January 31  Of Pens and Pages; Guest Post, Giveaway
February 1  More Agreeably Engaged; Guest Post, Giveaway
February 2  Babblings of a Bookworm; Excerpt Post, Giveaway
February 3  My Vices and Weaknesses; Book Review, Giveaway
February 4  My Love for Jane Austen; Character Interview, Giveaway
February 5  Diary of an Eccentric; Guest Post, Excerpt, Giveaway
February 6  Margie’s Must ReadsBook Review, Giveaway
February 7  From Pemberley to Milton; Excerpt Post
February 9  Just Jane 1813; Guest Post, Giveaway


Sonja said...

LOoks like a great booK!

dstoutholcomb said...

Looks like a fun book to read!


Anji said...

Oh Amy, you had me at "He's got a voice like Alan Rickman!"

Now I simply have to read the rest of this book! Thanks for the excerpt and see you on the next leg of the tour.

Suzan Lauder said...

Happy birthday, Amy! I hope the blog tour has been fun so far.

Amy George said...

Thank you all so much for the well wishes! The tour has been fun so far. I can't wait for you to enjoy this book!

Claudine Pepe said...

Happy birthday, Amy!! I hope your tour is adding to your birthday celebration in a fun way!!

Thanks for helping up on the tour, Maria!!

Guru Guru said...

This is so informative blog and i have used this 5 minutes thing very useful too happy with this blog........
SAP FICO Training in Chennai

Gopi Vj said...

i have really enjoyed sharing your website. thank you so much for

your sharing this document. this document more useful and

improve our knowledge.
vmware training in chennai

Nishanth Kannan said...

Interesting blog post.Thanks...

SAP Scm Training in Chennai

Guru Guru said...

This is so informative blog and i have used this 5 minutes thing very useful too happy with this blog........
SAP FICO Training in Chennai

chaithanya 4414 said...

Its really very useful topic. Thanks for sharing this information...

SAP MM Training in Chennai

john brito said...

This is most informative and also this post most user friendly and super navigation to all posts... Thank you so much for giving this information to me.
rpa training in chennai
rpa training in bangalore
rpa course in bangalore
best rpa training in bangalore
rpa online training

Praylin S said...

Awesome information written in a professional manner. Thanks for sharing. Looking for more from you. Regards.
LINUX Certification Courses in Chennai | LINUX Training | LINUX Training in Chennai | LINUX Course in Chennai | Best LINUX Training institute in Chennai

nivatha said...

Well somehow I got to read lots of articles on your blog. It’s amazing how interesting it is for me to visit you very often.

Data Science Course in Indira nagar
Data Science Course in btm layout
Python course in Kalyan nagar
Data Science course in Indira nagar
Data Science Course in Marathahalli
Data Science Course in BTM Layout

Nadeem Malik said...

hello sir,
thanks for giving that type of information.
best digital marketing company in delhi
HP DesignJet T520 In india

Asperina Technosoft said...

Thanks for sharing informative article. Asperina Technosoft is leading web development company offering professional service to customers across the globe at affordable price. Follow us at Facebook.

Praylin S said...

Very informative post with great piece of information. Thanks for sharing.
Tally Course in Chennai
Tally Course
Learn Tally
Training and Job Placement in Chennai
Spark Course in Chennai
C++ Programming Course

Anbarasan14 said...

This is an excellent post that is being shared. Kindly do share more post in this sorts.

Spoken English Classes in Bangalore
English Speaking Course in Bangalore
Best Spoken English Classes in Bangalore
English Classes in Bangalore
Spoken English Class in Bangalore

SANDY said...

When I initially commented, I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get several emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove people from that service? Thanks.
Amazon Web Services Training in Pune | Best AWS Training in Pune
AWS Online Training | Online AWS Certification Course - Gangboard
Top 110 AWS Interview Question and Answers | Advanced AWS interview Questions and Answers – AWS jobs

Akash Thakur said...

Thanks for giving great kind of information. So useful and practical for me. Thanks for your excellent blog, nice work keep it up thanks for sharing the knowledge.
home interior designer in noida

Vikash Kumar said...

nice work keep it up thanks for sharing the knowledge.Thanks for sharing this type of information, it is so useful.
Epoxy Grout manufacturer

Priyadarshini Yadav said...

I think this is the best article today about the future technology. Thanks for taking your own time to discuss this topic, I feel happy about that curiosity has increased to learn more about this topic. Artificial Intelligence Training in Bangalore. Keep sharing your information regularly for my future reference.

Kovalan J said...

Looking to add extra style to your content, make use of our strikethrough Text Generator to add amazing line through text in desired platform. Strikethrough in Google Docs.