Infatuation and Independence

A Modern Austen Short Story

Lifelong follower Kitty Bennet thinks a summer of solitude in the mountains will help her decide what she wants from life. After a chance roadside encounter with good-looking contractor Josh Parrish, Kitty begins to rethink her choice to be completely alone. Josh immediately likes Kitty and only wants her to agree to one date.

Will Kitty yield to the advice of her overbearing mother or follow her heart?

Inspired by
Pride and Prejudice, this short story is approximately 17,000 words and is also published in A Year with Jane Austen, Jennifer Becton’s collection of modern Austen short stories.

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