A School for Brides: A Story of Maidens, Mystery, and Matrimony (Paperback)

A Story of Maidens, Mystery, and Matrimony

By Patrice Kindl

Speak, 9780147513953, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 5, 2016



It is a truth universally acknowledged that a reader with a passion for the Regency novels of Jane Austen must be in want of similar fare . . . a witty young-adult comedy of manners. It merits the most fulsome praise. "The Washington Post"
The Winthrop Hopkins Female Academy of Lesser Hoo, Yorkshire, has one goal: to train its students in the feminine arts with an eye toward getting them married off. This year, there are five girls of marriageable age. There's only one problem: the school is in the middle of nowhere, and there are no men. Set in the same English town as "Keeping the Castle, "and featuring a few of the same characters, here's the kind of witty tribute to the classic Regency novel that could only come from the pen of Patrice Kindl

About the Author

In addition to "A School for Brides" and "Keeping the Castle," Patrice Kindl (www.patricekindl.com) is the author of four other novels, the best known of which is the acclaimed "Owl in Love. "She lives with her husband and a variety of animals in upstate New York.