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Kaitlin Saunders: A Modern Day Persuasion

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Posted by Kaitlin Saunders in Blog on July 25, 2011

I’ve been receiving some great feedback from readers and I want to thank you all so much! It makes my day when someone shares how my book has touched their hearts…it just gives me that much more purpose to my pen! If you want to read what people are saying, click on the “see more” link to the right of this webpage.

I do want to mention one review in particular which I discovered. In it, the reader complained that I followed Austen’s original story too closely. Yet rather than this discouraging me, my mother and I were able to laugh with glee while patting myself on the back—I did my job—and I must have done it well! When sitting down to write A Modern Day Persuasion, it was my greatest goal to not falsely alter Jane’s beloved character Anne. My desire was only to update/interpret the story so that readers who don’t want to tackle the old-fashioned verbiage can enjoy such a beloved tale. Readers get exactly what the cover presents, a modern day Persuasion. I know that my book is no Pulitzer Prize candidate, but as long as I can warm the hearts of women world-round, it doesn’t rain on my parade!

My book represents what woman desire in this day and age—a good, clean and wholesome Austen inspired romance that will make you laugh, cry, and sigh wistfully, wishing that the story would never end.

Until next time my friends!    xoxo Kaitlin

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