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The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen, by Syrie James (2012)Want to know how to spend New Year’s Eve this year? I highly recommend curling up with a glass of champagne and The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen, a new Austen-inspired novel by best-selling author of The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen, Syrie James! *squee*

I had the honor of reading a working copy of this exciting novel months ago and offered Syrie a few suggestions. I would love to tell all…right now…but of course I will only offer this teaser description from the publisher:

Samantha McDonough cannot believe her eyes–or her luck. Tucked in an uncut page of a two-hundred-year-old poetry book is a letter that she believes was written by Jane Austen, mentioning with regret a manuscript that “went missing at Greenbriar in Devonshire.”

Could there really be an undiscovered Jane Austen novel waiting to be found? Could anyone resist the temptation to go looking for…

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