Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Falling in Love featuring Julie Wright

Lies Jane Austen Told Me
by Julie Wright

Lies Jane Austen Told Me by Julie Wright

During the month of September, we will be featuring 20 fabulous authors who write clean romance. Today we feature Julie Wright with Lies Jane Austen Told Me. This book blast and giveaway is hosted by I Am A Reader and Clean Wholesome Romance.

Ever since Emma read Pride and Prejudice, she’s been in love with Mr. Darcy and has regarded Jane Austen as the expert on all things romantic. So naturally when Emma falls for Blake Hampton and he invites her home to meet his parents, she is positive an engagement is in her future. After all, Blake is a single man in possession of a good fortune, and thus must be in want of a wife.
But when it turns out that what Blake actually wants is more of a hook-up than a honeymoon, Emma is hurt, betrayed, and furious. She throws herself deeper into her work as CMO of Kinetics, the fastest growing gym franchise in the nation. She loves her work, and she’s good at it, which is why she bristles when her boss brings in a consultant to help her spearhead the new facilities on the East Coast. Her frustration turns to shock when that consultant turns out to be Blake’s younger brother, Lucas.
Emma is determined not to fall for Lucas, but as she gets to know him, she realizes that Lucas is nothing like his brother. He is kind and attentive and spends his time and money caring for the less fortunate.
What she can’t understand is why Lucas continues to try to push her back into Blake’s arms when he so clearly has fallen as hard for her as she has fallen for him.
Realizing that her love life is as complicated as anything Jane Austen could have dreamed up, Emma must find a way to let Blake know that it’s time for him to let her go and to let Lucas know it’s time for him to love her back.


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Praise for the Book
“Wright does contemporary romance right in this diverting novel with just enough heft.” ~ Publishers Weekly
“Employing her own deliciously dry sense of wit, Wright deftly pays homage to the inherent romantic wisdom found in Austen’s classic novels in this delightfully fun and refreshingly sweet contemporary romance.” ~ Booklist
“Modern, clever, and funny, Wright’s novel is a smart remix of tropes from Austen’s work. Lies Jane Austen Told Me is a satisfying and sweet contemporary romance that knits together romantic classics with modern manners.” ~ Foreword Reviews

About the Author
Julie Wright
Julie Wright (1972 - still breathing) was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She’s lived in LA, Boston, and the literal middle of nowhere (don’t ask). She wrote her first book when she was fifteen. Since then, she’s written twenty-three novels and co-authored three. Julie is a two-time winner of the Whitney award for best romance with her books Cross My Heart and Lies Jane Austen Told Me and has also won the Crown Heart award. Her book Death Thieves was a Whitney finalist for 2016. She is agented by Sara Crowe.
She has one husband, three kids, two salamanders, one dog, and a varying amount of fish (depending on attrition).
She loves writing, reading, traveling, hiking, playing with her kids, and watching her husband make dinner.

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