Sunday, September 26, 2010

Giveaway Emma and the Vampires by Wayne Josephson

Emma and the Vampires (Jane Austen Undead Novels)
"In this hilarious retelling of Jane Austen's Emma, screenwriter Wayne Josephson casts Mr. Knightley as one of the most handsome and noble of the gentlemen village vampires. Blithely unaware of their presence, Emma, who imagines she has a special gift for matchmaking, attempts to arrange the affairs of her social circle with delightfully disastrous results. But when her dear friend Harriet Smith declares her love for Mr. Knightley, Emma realizes she's the one who wants to stay up all night with him. Fortunately, Mr. Knightley has been hiding a secret deep within his unbeating heart-his (literal) undying love for her... A brilliant mash-up of Jane Austen and the undead".
 "From Bela Lugosi’s portrayal of the Count in the 1931 film Dracula, to the hit 90s TV show Buffy The Vampire Slayer, to the modern-day HBO series True Blood and the blockbuster book and film franchise Twilight, the vampire has evolved from a being that wreaks horror on humans to one that wreaks havoc on the affairs of the heart.

The Regency-era comedy of manners finds Jane Austen’s beloved title character, Emma Woodhouse, attempting to arrange the affairs of the young ladies and gentleman vampires, including Mr. Knightley, in her social circle with delightfully disastrous results. 

Emma and the Vampires reflects the author’s passion for retelling the great classics of literature for a modern-day audience. Josephson originally rewrote Emma for his teenage daughter, who then suggested he add vampires given their popularity in books, TV, and film.

Emma is the most popular Jane Austen novel with young adult readers, and continues to delight audiences today, including the loose adaptation of the story in 1995’s Clueless, starring Alicia Silverstone, and the 1996 film adaptation with Gwyneth Paltrow portraying Emma.

Is the mashup dead? No, it’s undead".

About The Author
Wayne Josephson received his BA from Emory University and his MBA from Wharton. After twenty years on Wall Street, he decided to pursue his long-delayed desire to write, becoming a successful screenwriter. Josephson is also the author behind four Readable Classics books, available on Amazon and For more information, visit

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Giveaway will end on October 3rd at midnight.

Good luck to everyone I know one lucky reader is going to be very happy with this one. 

Emma and the Vampires (Jane Austen Undead Novels)
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  1. looks like a fun read - thanks!


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  2. I'm a follower! Thanks for the giveaway!

  3. Thanks for having this giveaway!


  4. I have yet to read any of the mash-ups of Jane Austen's works. They sound interesting, and this one sounds like it will be delightful fun.

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  5. I am a Follower.

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  6. I've read and saw the movie of Emma by Jane Austen. I would love to read Emma and the Vampires.
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  7. I'm a blog follower.
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  8. hi i would love to try this one! i am a follower!!!!!

  9. Looks really good.

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