This modern Mr. Darcy yearns for a normal life but doubts any woman could handle his obsessive compulsive disorder--he's frantic to keep everyone he loves safe. Meanwhile, infectious disease specialist Dr. Elizabeth Bennet's intimacy issues ensure that she has terrible luck with men.
When the two meet up in a Vietnamese hospital after Darcy's best friend Charles Bingley gets into a cyclo accident, Elizabeth thinks the two men are a gay couple. As Darcy and Elizabeth unravel their misconceptions about each other, they have to confront how far they're willing to go to accept each other's quirky ways...
eBookMall recently interviewed Nina Benneton, author of Compulsively Mr. Darcy. Here's an excerpt:
Did you ever read a book and then wish you had all that time back?
"No. I'm the woman who was inspired to write my first novel from reading the tabloids, so I can't be too high-minded about anybody's work, can I?
I never think anything I read is a waste of time, even if it's the rambling, stream of consciousness of a paranoid schizophrenic. (Wait, that would actually be the first thing I'd read, out of curiosity)." read more