Syrie: pronounced like the App, but spelled better.
SYRIE JAMES is the author of thirteen critically acclaimed novels of historical fiction, romance, and young adult fiction that have been international and USA Today bestsellers and won numerous awards. Her books have been published in more than twenty languages. Syrie is also a screenwriter and playwright and is committed to taking her characters on challenging journeys of growth and discovery.
Praise for Syrie's Work
The Missing Manuscript
of Jane Austen
“This richly imagined Jane Austen ‘road novel’ is such a page turner.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“The kind of book that makes you want to turn off the phone and television so you can do nothing but read."
—Barnes & Noble Romantic Read of the Week
The Secret Diaries of
“Syrie’s story of Charlotte offers it all: longing and yearning, struggle and success, the searing pain of immeasurable loss, and the happiness of a love that came unbidden and unsought. I did not want this story to end.”
—Jane Austen's World
The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
“A love affair equal to anything Jane Austen wrote.”
“Fans of Downton Abbey and Jane Austen will be enchanted!"
Dracula, My Love
“A gripping story, infused with passion, excitement, and emotional turmoil. This vampire can bite my neck any time!”
—American Book Center
About the Jane Austen Novels
Syrie James brings Jane Austen to life as never before in three page-turning works of historical fiction, recounting Jane’s unforgettable romance as a teenager (Jane Austen’s First Love) and her life-changing love story as a more mature woman (The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen). In The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen, Syrie offers the ultimate Janeite fantasy: the discovery of a long lost Jane Austen novel.
Latest Blog Post
I had the thrill of a lifetime participating in the Jane Austen Festival this month in Bath, England. It is the largest and longest-running Jane Austen Festival in the world and draws many thousands of people every year. The festivities started off on Saturday…Read More