Based on real events, I WAS JANE AUSTENS BEST FRIEND is the secret diary of Jenny Cooper, Jane Austens teenage friend and confidante. Their evenings are a blur of beautiful dresses, balls, gossip and romance; their days are spent writing about them - Jenny in her diary, Jane in her first attempts at fiction. When Jenny falls utterly in love with a handsome naval officer, obstacles stand in their way. Who better to help her than Jane herself, who already considers herself an expert in love and relationships?
About the Author
Cora Harrison worked as a headteacher before she decided to write her first novel, and she has since published twenty-six childrens historical novels and many books for adults. Cora lives on a farm near the Burren in the west of Ireland.