Syrie James, hailed by Los Angeles Magazine as the queen of nineteenth century re-imaginings, is the bestselling author of ten critically acclaimed novels including RUNAWAY HEIRESS, THE LOST MEMOIRS OF JANE AUSTEN, THE SECRET DIARIES OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE, NOCTURNE, DRACULA MY LOVE, FORBIDDEN, JANE AUSTEN'S FIRST LOVE, THE MISSING MANUSCRIPT OF JANE AUSTEN, and THE HARRISON DUET: SONGBIRD and PROPOSITIONS. Her books have been translated into eighteen foreign languages.
THE LOST MEMOIRS OF JANE AUSTEN was an Editor's Pick of the Year and Best First Novel by Library Journal, a Discover Great New Writers Selection by Barnes and Noble, and Best New Fiction by Regency World Magazine. THE SECRET DIARIES OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE was awarded the Audie for romance by the Audio Book Association and designated a Great Group Read by the Women's National Book Association. JANE AUSTEN'S FIRST LOVE was a Best Fiction of the Year by Austenprose and Austenesque Reviews. NOCTURNE was a Best Novel of the Year by Suspense Magazine and Austenesque Reviews and a Best Snowbound Romance by Bookbub.
In addition to her work as a novelist, Syrie is a screenwriter, a member of the Writers Guild of America, and a life member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. An admitted Anglophile, she loves romance and all things 19th century. Syrie welcomes visitors and messages at www.syriejames.com, and invites you follow her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.