Maria Hamilton is a graduate of Harvard Law School and is an attorney in Boston. He interests include travel, politics, the Red Sox, bicycling, and a random succession of hobbies that allow her to express her creative passion. She is perpetually learning Italian and hopes to one day attempt a complete conversation. She lives with her husband and two children in Southern New Hampshire, USA.
"Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is a novel rife with
misunderstandings, and Maria Hamilton kicks it up a notch in her
retelling of the beloved classic novel." - Diary of an
"True to the Regency era with its attention to the period's constraints on society,
Mr. Darcy and the Secret of Becoming a Gentleman is also a timeless study of how easily two people can misunderstand each other, especially when those people are in love." - Historical Hilarity
"Much in the writing style of romance author Abigail Reynold's, Maria Hamilton clearly has a handle on the ruminations and passions of both Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet." - Austen Prose
"What a fantastic debut novel from Maria Hamilton! Her skillful writing and unique twists had me enthralled from page one." - Austenesque Reviews
"Readers will enjoy the fact that Hamilton stayed true to Austen's original tale. " - Debbie's Book Bag
"Maria Hamilton created a novel with scenes every Pride and Prejudice fan longed to read in Jane Austen's version. In MR. DARCY AND THE SECRET OF BECOMING A GENTLEMAN, the readers are privy to Mr. Darcy's tormented thoughts as he struggles with his all consuming love for Lizzie, while at the same time coming to terms with his personal flaws that led to her rejection. This is a novel that even Miss Austen would heartily approve of!
" - Fresh Fiction