Welcome to the most wonderful place in the universe! A place for joy, friendship, and maybe love.
Katie Merton is a graduate student with an impulsive streak. When her aunt and uncle invite her to join them on a last-minute, all-expense-paid trip to the Northanger Parks California theme park and resort, she jumps at the chance to visit her favorite place! Who cares that she’s just started her final semester of graduate school and has a temporary job as a project manager starting in a few weeks?
Katie knows she’s made the right decision to take this trip when she meets popular YouTube personality Ethan Thornton and his sister. Spending time with them makes the trip even more magical, and Katie finds herself unexpectedly carried away by the possibility of a new relationship.
She’s convinced she’s right about Ethan’s feelings for her when the Thornton’s invite her to extend her vacation by joining them for a week at the Northanger Parks in Florida. Once there, Katie struggles with the Thornton’s domineering father, who sends her packing when Katie brashly kisses Ethan. Heartbroken, Katie returns home seeing all the ways her assumptions and misjudgments led to her banishment. She has to learn to accept Ethan’s needs and make sure they fit with hers if she’s ever going to find her happily ever after.
This is a modernization of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey and the 4th in the 21st Century Austen Chick Lit series.
Even when the book ends, the stories aren’t over! Join author Sara Marks for a Little More Woodhouse Hall. Learn about the war between Amelia and Adam for the men’s bathrooms in Woodhouse Hall. See how Jenna and Phi Alpha Pi’s Lydia meet and become friends. Find out how Sally meets Emma from Modern Persuasion. You even get to read the story that led up to the beginning of the book, excerpts originally removed from the main book, and a preview of Jenna’s continued journey in Purim Fling, the first book in Sara’s Yom Tov series! Like the previous volume, this book of six bonus stories is for the readers who just want a little more time with the characters of Woodhouse Hall.