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Persuade Me by Juliet Archer
  

Persuade Me

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A contemporary re-telling of Jane Austen's last completed novel, Persuasion, is the second in Juliet Archer's Darcy & Friends series. When do you let your heart rule your head? As far as men are concerned, Anna Elliot is stuck in the past. No one can compare to Rick Wentworth, the man she was persuaded to give up eight years ago...

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Synopsis

Persuade Me by Juliet Archer

Anna cannot forget about Rick. Meanwhile, Rick's moved on - and up. He's got a successful career and a carefully controlled love life where his heart doesn't get a look in. The words 'forgive and forget' aren't in Rick's vocabulary. The word 'regret' is definitely in Anna's. When they meet again, can she persuade him that their lost love is worth a second chance?

Reviews

Once I started Persuade Me, I had a hard time putting it down. I loved Archer s easy writing style and her appreciation of Austen s humor when it comes to exaggerated secondary characters, especially in transforming Anne Elliot s hypochondriac sister, Mary Musgrove, into Anna s alcoholic sister, Mona, and Mrs. Clay into Cleopatra, a masseuse with a phony French accent. I also enjoyed how she lets readers into the heads of both Anna and Rick, though knowing the innermost thoughts of both lessened the excitement a little bit. . . Archer does a wonderful job adapting Persuasion for a contemporary audience while staying true to Austen s story of second chances. Her ability to add a modern flair to every event that transpires in Persuasion exemplifies the timelessness of Austen s novels.


About the Author

Juliet Archer

Juliet Archer is a 19th-century mind living in a 21st-century body. Actually, some days it’s the other way round. By day, she masquerades as wife, mother and businesswoman. By night, with a glass of wine and a box of chocolates to hand, she becomes An Author.

Juliet’s Darcy & Friends series are modern day versions of Jane Austen. Her debut novel, The Importance of Being Emma was short-listed for the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2009 and was praised by Joanna Trollope.

Juliet Archer is the Winner of the Big Red Reads Fiction Award 2011 for The Importance of Being Emma.

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Publication date

15th September 2011

Author

Juliet Archer

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Publisher

Choc Lit

Format

Paperback
341 pages

Categories

Romantic Fiction
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Adult & contemporary romance

ISBN

9781906931216

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