Praise for THE MISSING MANUSCRIPT OF JANE AUSTEN
"A novel within a novel honoring what we love most about Austen: her engaging stories, her rapier wit, and her swoon worth romance...pitch perfect, brilliantly crafted."--"Austenprose"
"This richly imagined Jane Austen 'road novel' is...a page turner...A standout addition to the crowded archive of Austen homages."--"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)
"A literary feast for Anglophiles...[with] an Austen-worthy ending."--"Publishers Weekly"
"Syrie James has surpassed herself...It'll be one of your favourite reads in 2013!"--My Jane Austen Book Club
"Ingenious!...An absorbing, reflective, and remarkable work of fiction that masterfully captures the essence and style of a Jane Austen novel."--Austenesque Reviews
"James expertly blends Austen archetypes--bumbling suitors, lady friends both silly and sympathetic, bemused fathers--with her own narrative wit...A sweet, enjoyable read for any Austen fan."--"Shelf Awareness"
"A delightful novel that you simply won't want to put down...A must read for all Jane Austen enthusiasts."--Confessions of an Avid Reader
"A book a Jane Austen lover cannot miss."--The Bookish Dame
"A magical book that readers will definitely store on their keeper shelf and read more than once."--"RT Book Reviews"
Praise for Syrie James
"Syrie James is a fine storyteller, with a sensitive ear for the Austenian voice."--"Jane Austen's Regency World"
"Offers a deeper understanding of what Austen's life might have been like."--"Los Angeles Times"
"A beautiful, fictional what-if."--"Austenprose"
"Suspense builds, and it's a tribute to the world James creates that the readers will anxiously root for Jane to find true love and wealth, even though we know it never happened."--"Kirkus Reviews"show more