Author Archives: Victoria Kincaid

Excerpt from Victoria Kincaid’s Latest Release “Darcy’s Honor” and a Giveaway!

Excerpt from Victoria Kincaid’s Latest Release “Darcy’s Honor” and a Giveaway!

I am very excited to announce the publication of my latest Pride and Prejudice Variation, Darcy’s Honor! In this what-if, the malicious Lord Henry seeks to compromise Elizabeth’s reputation. Recognizing his love for Elizabeth, Darcy takes measure to protect her—including proposing. Enjoy the excerpt below… Darcy was nearing a bend in the road when he… more goodness …

The Secret of Mr. Darcy’s Enduring Appeal

The Secret of Mr. Darcy’s Enduring Appeal

If you’re like me, since early childhood you have been exposed to a wide variety of romantic heroes: fairy tale princes, billionaires, superheroes, spies, cops, bad boys, vampires…the list goes on and on. But yet somehow Mr. Darcy always stands apart. He isn’t Prince Charming or James Bond or Superman or Edward Cullen, yet Darcy… more goodness …

Who is Proud and Who is Prejudiced?

Who is Proud and Who is Prejudiced?

Recently I found myself contemplating the importance of titles in Austen’s oeuvre. Although I’ll admit I didn’t spend a lot of time thinking about the deeper meaning behind Mansfield Park or Emma, some of the other titles gave me food for thought. Persuasion obviously refers to one of the central issues of the novel: Anne’s… more goodness …

Finding JAFF Inspiration in Unlikely Places

Finding JAFF Inspiration in Unlikely Places

For me one of the best parts of writing JAFF has been encountering a community of writers and readers who are equally interested in and passionate about Jane Austen’s works.  Who else will debate whether Bingley deserves Jane’s love or if Fanny Price is a sufficiently active heroine?  If I tried to initiate such a… more goodness …