Synopsis: Willoughby is the story, taken from the pages of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, of the ill-fated lovers, Marianne and Willoughby. Foolish and impetuous, Willoughby becomes involved in a reckless affair, the consequences of which he won’t fully know until it’s too late. Only when he meets and falls in love with Marianne Dashwood does he understand and regret the consequences of his rash behavior. Cast aside, her romantic illusions broken, Marianne must teach her heart to love more wisely. Despite their separate paths, Willoughby’s and Marianne’s stories are intertwined, and fate brings them together, with unexpected consequences, at critical moments in their lives. Faithful to the events in the original, Sadie Montgomery integrates new material into Austen’s text and spins a tale ofContinue Reading

Quite a few years ago, I fell in love with the story of The Phantom of the Opera.  My insatiable hunger for the tale inspired me to start my own blog on the subject, which I eventually put into print. A few years later, I wrote my own continuation of Gaston Leroux’s Phantom, The Phantom of Valletta in 2010. Yes, it’s fan fiction – the latest and greatest craze. Along the way, I met a wonderful woman by the name of Sadie Montgomery. She has written a series of books on the Phantom, taking the story down avenues you could not imagine. I’ve enjoyed every book, which should be read in sequence to keep the story flowing. If you are into the man behind theContinue Reading