By Laurie Viera Rigler
A story of manners, morals, and the quest for the fitting guy
by Laurie Viera Rigler,
author of the nationwide best-seller Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict
When Jane Mansfield, a gentleman's daughter from Regency England, awakens one morning in twenty-first-century L.A -- within the physique of somebody named Courtney Stone -- tradition surprise and chaos happen.
Jane needs to quick locate her method in an international during which everybody thinks she is Courtney: a dizzying international of horseless carriages, unrestricted garments, and unheard-of liberties for womankind. after which there are all these humans chatting with the air whereas keeping a small item opposed to their ears.
The in basic terms factor that's accepted -- and the single factor Jane has in universal with the lady in whose existence she has landed -- is a love for the novels of Jane Austen. yet will the clever phrases of her favourite novelist be adequate to lead her via this bewildering new international? and what's she to make of Courtney's attentive pal Wes, who's as beautiful and complicated because the guy who broke her middle again domestic? As Courtney's romantic entanglements turn into her personal, Jane wonders: may she really be again in Regency England -- and may she ever have the capacity to go back?
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