Jane of Austin

Jane of Austin

A Novel of Sweet Tea and Sensibility

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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""Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience - or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope." --Jane Austen,Sense and Sensibility Just a few years after their father's business scandal shatters their lives, Jane and Celia Woodward find themselves forced out of their San Francisco tea shop.The last thing Jane wants is to leave their beloved shop on Valencia Street, but when Celia insists on a move to Austin, Texas, the sisters pack up their kid sister Margot and Jane's tea plants, determined to start over yet again. But life in Austin isn't all sweet tea and breakfast tacos. Their unusual living situation is challenging and unspoken words begin to fester between Jane and Celia. When Jane meets and falls for up-and-coming musician Sean Willis, the chasm grows deeper. While Sean seems to charm everyone in his path, one person is immune - retired Marine Captain Callum Beckett. Callum never meant to leave the military, but the twin losses of his father and his left leg have returned him to the place he least expected--Texas. In this modern spin on the Austen classic, Sense and Sensibility, the Woodward sisters must contend with new ingredients in unfamiliar kitchens, a dash of heartbreak, and the fragile hope that maybe home isn't so far away"-- Provided by publisher.
"This hip contemporary romance combines Jane Austen-inspiration and foodie fiction in a witty and engaging tale of two sisters who are forced to uproot to unfamiliar Austin, Texas, after high rent and broken relationships force them away from their San Francisco life"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colorado : WaterBrook, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781601429346
Branch Call Number: FIC LODGE
Characteristics: 312 pages ; 21 cm


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When grasping in-laws inherit the building their thriving tea shop is located, Jane and Celia find themselves forced to relocate to distant relatives in Austin, Texas. Their spirits a bit broken, despite the warm welcome from family, the sisters find themselves, for the first time, in odds with e... Read More »

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