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About this project

Hello!

My name is Edward H. Carpenter, and I'm currently writing a novel of historical fact and fiction entitled The Perfidious Mister Wickham.

The titular character is none other than George Wickham, the rakish scoundrel from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

In this novel, which is currently being released a chapter a week in a free online serialization at http://theperfidiousmisterwickham.blogspot.com, we learn more about the relationship between Wickham, Darcy, Georgiana, and other familiar characters, discover what transpired between Wickham and Lydia in Brighton to result in what some referred to as a "scandalously patched-up marriage" and then see what happened after the happy couple left the Bennet family home at Longbourn and headed North to meet Wickham's new regiment.

Seduction, betrayal, intrigue, and all-out war - this novel has all that and more...

Your generous donation will help bring the story off the internet and into bookstores and e-readers everywhere - with your name memorialized forever in the contents as a modern patron of the arts...

Thanks for your support, and please spread the word via Twitter, Facebook, e-mail, and any other social networks you participate in. Then, follow the story as it develops over the next few months on-line, and you'll be the first to receive the finished product in the form of an e-book and/or autographed trade paperback (depending on your level of sponsorship.)

Happy to answer any and all questions you may have,

Cheers!

Edward

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    If you pledge $5.00, you'll get the free e-book, and your name will appear as a patron on the "Acknowledgments" page in the back of the book. Immortality in print for a mere five dollars!

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    At the $10.00 level, you'll get the free e-book, your name in the "Acknowledgments", and a free e-book copy of the Mister Wickham short story "A Matter of Honor", which will be released later this summer.

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    For a mere $25.00, you'll get the free e-book, the free short story, and your name more prominently featured as a patron on the "Dedications" page in the front of the book. And you'll get an autographed trade-paperback copy of the book!

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    At the $50.00 pledge level, you'll get all of the above PLUS all three of the author's previously published short stories in e-book form - instant reading gratification!

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    For anyone willing to pledge $100 or more in support of this project, you'll get listed at the top of the dedications, receive 2 autographed paperbacks, (one for you, one as a gift) and in addition to all the previously listed e-book freebies, you'll also get the author's next 3 short story releases free in e-book form.

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    Anyone pledging $150 dollars or more gets everything previously listed PLUS they will get to appear as a character in the next Mister Wickham novel (warning, the author cannot promise that said character will not get horribly maimed, slain, double-crossed, seduced, swindled, or some combination of the above by George Wickham and/or one or more other historical or literary figures...)

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