You Know You’re in a Regency Romance Novel When…

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A good friend sent me this post a few days ago and I though it too good not to share!

It’s from a site called The Toast and the post is called, “How to Tell if You are In a Regency Romance Novel,” by Anna Snyder.  I think it’s delicious and oh, so true!

“1. You are either a virgin or a sad and lovely widow whose husband was lost at sea. You are spirited, but still passing ladylike.

2. Your father is away in the colonies protecting his tobacco interests, or a bumbling idiot, or a gambler. His character flaws lead to you becoming betrothed to a man you’ve never met.”

If you’d like more, you can
Read more at http://the-toast.net/2014/11/24/tell-regency-romance-novel/#fMkImw618SCQdC0V.99

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5 Responses to You Know You’re in a Regency Romance Novel When…

  1. melissakeir says:

    Good thing that I’m safe too! 🙂 I love the idea of how some stories have the same stories over and over. 🙂

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  2. Daryl Devore says:

    Lol – fun. I think I’m safe – My husband isn’t lost at sea – he’s currently painting the laundry room 🙂

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  3. lizaoconnor says:

    Funny. In fact, in Lydia Bennet’s story, her overly critical and financially irresponsible father did set her on her path to acquire a husband. Nor, is she sorry for her actions. She acquires her Lt. Wickham and a fortune of her own, which she would not have achieved if she had behaved.

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    • Jenna Jaxon says:

      Women behaving badly is always of interest to those around them as well as those who read them. 🙂 Bad girls and bad boys–we love them both! Can’t wait to read your tale of Lydia!

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