The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

A Novel

Paperback - 2012 | 1st ed.
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Katherine Shaw-- Kate-- is happy with her life. She has supportive friends, a glamorous magazine career, and a love of all things Jane Austen. But when she loses her job, her beloved grandmother falls ill and a financial disaster forces a sale on the family home, Kate finds herself facing a crisis that would test even the most stalwart of Austen heroines.

Friends rally round, connecting her to freelance gigs, and presenting her with a birthday gift-- title to land in Scotland--that's about to come in very handy. Turns out that Kate's first freelance assignment is to test an Austen-inspired theory: in the toughest economic times is a wealthy man the only must-have accessory? What begins as an article turns into an opportunity as Kate--now Lady Kate --jet-sets to Palm Beach, St Moritz and London where, in keeping company with the elite, she meets prospects who make Mr. Darcy look like an amateur. But will rubbing shoulders with men of good fortune ever actually lead her to love? And will Kate be able to choose between Mr. Rich and Mr. Right?

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781250003454
1250003458
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 324 p. ; 21 cm.

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barb8571
Jul 03, 2013

I enjoyed it. It's fun and entertaining, and love the Jane Austen references,

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DonnaNoble
Jun 16, 2013

I got this one because of good reviews but wasn't that impressed. The characters were not well-developed and behaved unpredictably, seeming only to advance the plot.

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karistach
Feb 27, 2013

I really enjoyed this book for what it is - fluffy, fun, escape from reality chick lit.

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elizabethsloan
Jun 20, 2012

As predictable as a Sophie Kinsella book but slightly more fun

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