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  • Published: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9781760895464
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 11 hr 6 min
  • Narrator: Amber McMahon
  • RRP: $26.99

Jane in Love




Jane Austen time-travels to the future and falls in love. But will she choose happiness in the present, or her career as a writer in the past?

‘If Jane Austen had to choose between the heart and the pen, what would she do?’

At age twenty-eight, Jane Austen should be seeking a suitable husband, but all she wants to do is write. She is forced to take extreme measures in her quest to find true love – which lands her in the most extraordinary of circumstances.

Magically, she finds herself in modern-day England, where horseless steel carriages line the streets and people wear very little clothing. She forms a new best friend in fading film star Sofia Wentworth, and a genuine love interest in Sofia’s brother Fred, who has the audacity to be handsome, clever and kind-hearted.

She is also delighted to discover that she is now a famous writer, a published author of six novels and beloved around the globe. But as Jane’s romance with Fred blossoms, her presence in the literary world starts to waver. She must find a way to stop herself disappearing from history before it’s too late.

A modern-day reimagining of the life of one of the world’s most celebrated writers, this wonderfully witty romantic comedy offers a new side to Jane’s story, which sees her having to choose between true love in the present and her career as a writer in the past.

  • Published: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9781760895464
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 11 hr 6 min
  • Narrator: Amber McMahon
  • RRP: $26.99

About the author

Rachel Givney

Rachel Givney has worked on many of Australia’s most beloved and critically acclaimed shows including McLeod’s Daughters and Offspring. Her debut novel Jane in Love is an international bestseller and was judged “outstanding” by Booklist. Film rights have been optioned by Amazon Studios and DiNovi Pictures, the producers of Little Women. Her second novel, Secrets My Father Kept, was released in June 2021 to critical acclaim.

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Praise for Jane in Love

A superb idea, with a strong female lead, romance and a tense dilemma at its heart

Caroline Overington

The premise of Jane Austen time-travelling and having to choose between her books and real love is touching and resonant, charming and funny and tragic. And very clever

Posie Graeme-Evans

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