Schemes and Scandals--Blog Post #3 from Maya Rodale
UPDATED WITH WINNER: Congrats to Bridget, who has won a copy of THE TATTOOED DUKE! Bridget, please email jessie DOT edwards AT harpercollins DOT com to claim your prize!
In which the wet shirt contest among rogues continues…Charlotte meddles with Bridget Jones’s Diary<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Bridget Jones’s Diary movie set, 2001
Stoke Park House, Buckinghamshire, England
James: Are you still following this Dorky fellow? Where the devil are we now?
Charlotte: They’re making a modern version of Pride & Prejudice, which means I have another chance to get Colin Firth all wet, then he’ll take off all his clothes and…
James: Seriously?! Our wedding is in two days time! We should be in London, 1825 and yet…we are decidedly not.
Charlotte: My plan is simple and it shan’t take long at all. I nestled Penelope into one of those rowboats—the one Colin will use. At a key moment she will pop up, surprising Colin and sending him tumbling headfirst into the cool lake and then he will commence with the removal of his attire.
James: How do you know that you put Penelope in the right boat? There are three.
Charlotte: What?! Oh no!
James: It’s too late now. We just have to watch:
Charlotte: That didn’t quite go as planned! Oh well, there are worse things than Hugh Grant wet, though he could’ve lost a few buttons on that shirt. He does not compare to you, though, James…
Question: Who do you crush on more? Hugh Grant or Colin Firth? Comment for a chance to win a copy of The Tattooed Duke!
*Come back at 5:30 p.m. EDTto see how James meddles with Three Schemes and a Scandal, featuring himself and Char.