Blame It on the Brontes

Blame It on the Brontes

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She's going to write her own happy ending.

English professor Athena Murphy is an authority on the novels of the Brontë sisters. But as they say in academia, publish or perish. To save her job, Athena decides to write a biography of C.L. Garland, the author heating up bestseller lists with spicy retellings of classic literature. Tracking down the reclusive writer and uncovering her secret identity, though, means Athena must return to her small midwestern hometown where Garland--and her ex-boyfriend, Thorne Kent--live.

Seeing Thorne again reminds Athena that real life never lives up to fiction. He was the Heathcliff to her Catherine, the Mr. Rochester to her Jane. Not only did their college breakup shatter that illusion, but they also broke each other's hearts again a second time. Now she has to see him nearly every...single...day.

The only solution is to find C.L. Garland as quickly as possible, write the book, and get the heck out of town. As her deadline looms and the list of potential C.L. Garlands dwindles, Athena and Thorne bicker and banter their way back to friendship. Could it really be true that the third time's a charm?

Athena and Thorne have a love story only a Brontë could write, and the chance for their own happily-ever-after, but first, they'll need to forgive the mistakes of the past.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 124 x 193 x 28mm | 272g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1538721430
  • 9781538721438
  • 1,731,331

Review quote

"A delightful third-chance romance with Bronte brooding and rom-com banter. You'll be rooting for Thena and Thorne!"
--Jenny Holiday, USA Today bestselling author
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About Annie Sereno

Annie Sereno holds a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania as well as master's degrees in library science and British and American literature. Among other libraries, she was privileged to serve Harvard University and The National Geographic Society. When she's not expressing her imagination with pen and paintbrush, Annie gardens, swims, and haunts art museums. In possession of a well-worn passport and memories of all the places she's called home, she shares her life with her husband and two sons. Mildly (okay, seriously) obsessed with birds, Celtic music, and all things Australian, she believes there is no such thing as a former librarian, no time to read, or too many shoes. She currently lives with her family in New Jersey.
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Rating details

730 ratings
3.2 out of 5 stars
5 8% (59)
4 29% (214)
3 42% (308)
2 16% (115)
1 5% (34)
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