Congratulations to Sophie Irwin, whose debut novel A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting is publishing in US hardback today (Penguin Random House).

Bridgerton meets Georgette Heyer, A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting follows the unapologetic yet charming Kitty Talbot, who must journey to London to save her family from financial destitution after being jilted by her wealthy fiancé.

In the run-up to publication, A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting was The Bookseller‘s Book of the Month (May 2022), one of Apple Books’ Best Books (May 2022), and was featured in The TimesThe Sunday ExpressThe Sunday Times, Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and Kirkus Reviews.

Rights to A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting have been sold into 28 territories, and readers across the pond have already had a chance to get their hands on their copy over in the UK (HarperCollins / HarperFiction).

‘This book captivated me. What a sassy, witty, delicious tale’ Sophie Kinsella

Plucky, witty and bright, this novel is a Regency bonbon with one dainty lady’s slipper poised in the present and another one firmly rooted in the past’ Nita Prose

Sophie Irwin is a formidable Austentacious talent – I can’t rave enough about it‘ Janice Hallet

‘This was just divine – an utter delight!’ Nina Stibbe

‘Delightfully well written.‘ Charmaine Wilkerson

Buy your copy of A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting here.