Southern California Author Releases "Wild and Wanton" Edition of Austen

March 23, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Micah Persell, a long-time Southern California resident, is pleased to announce that her edition of Jane Austen's Emma will be published by Crimson Romance, a Division of F+W Media. Emma: The Wild and Wanton Edition is set to be released on April 8, 2013. It will be available from, and other eBook retailers. A print-on-demand version is planned as well; it will be available later in the year.

Persell is the award-winning author of the paranormal romance series Operation: Middle of the Garden. She attended California Baptist University in Riverside, California, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English and a double master's degree in literature and English pedagogy.

Persell found particular delight in driving her professors to madness by imagining the characters' salacious untold stories during class discussions of "serious literature." It was this affinity that led her to pursue writing Emma: The Wild and Wanton Edition, her third published novel, which explores the sensual scenes readers of Emma have been imagining between Austen's lines since 1815.

Crimson Romance, a new eBook romance imprint from F+W Media, Inc., launched in June 2012, with twenty-five titles in five popular romance subgenres contemporary, romantic suspense, paranormal, historical, and spicy. Five new titles are released every Monday, and are available at

For additional information or to get a review copy, contact: Micah Persell,