Tess Quinn

Biography

Tess Quinn is the nom de plume of a lifelong fan of Jane Austen (at least since her introduction to that author at age 13.) She indulges in borrowing some of Miss Austen's best loved characters (and occasionally lesser loved ones) and providing new experiences, new narratives and on occasion new original 'friends' for them. The joy -- and challenge -- in writing these stories lies in retaining the recognizable characters Jane Austen gave the world, while further exploring the traits and quirks that so enthrall her readers two hundred years later.

Tess is presently at work on her third novel-length piece. When not writing for fun, she gets equal pleasure from traveling wherever funds wil take her; attending Regency events in costume (never lost that little-girl delight for 'dressing up'); photography (but she's running out of wall space); or relaxing in a comfy chair with a good book, her cat Smudge in her lap, and a nice cup of Yorkshire Gold tea. She is a U.S. native currently living in New York, yet her heart often can be found in other places and times, most notably Regency England.

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Books

A Fitzwilliam Legacy (Volume II): New Year Resolutions
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 112,290. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Volume II (conclusion) of a two-volume novel that is a sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Lizzy and Darcy's house party at Pemberley for Christmastide is not going as smoothly as planned. Injuries, miscommunications and love gone wrong abound, and now one of their guests is on the parlour floor in a dead faint! What to do? Why, host a Twelfth Night ball, of course!
A Fitzwilliam Legacy (Volume I): Seasonal Disorder
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 145,500. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Lizzy and Darcy married a year past, and now host a house party for Christmas. Will all go smoothly? Will they share their joyous news with family and friends in a quiet gathering? For Lizzy and Darcy, it seems the difference between peaceful Christmastide celebration and most unharmonious discord is all - Relatives. Volume I of a two-volume novel.
Pride Revisited
Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 116,210. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A collection of original short stories based on the novel Pride and Prejudice. These 'interludes' fit into Austen's narrative at various points generally without changing the original plot; featuring character glimpses of all the favorites from the book in new scenes and circumstances. Containing humour-romance-fantasy: whether 'Janeite' or neophyte, there is something here to enjoy for all!

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