Gin Austen

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of this good book must be in want of a drink.

In six enduring novels, Jane Austen captured the fancies and foibles of Regency England, and every delightful page of this book celebrates the picnics, luncheons, dinner parties, and glamorous balls of Austen's world. At these social engagements, gossip reigned, love flourished, and drinks flowed.

Learn what she and her characters would have drunk and then stir up your own concoctions that evoke the past but suit today's taste.

Raise your glass to Sense and Sensibility and a Brandon Old-Fashioned, Elinorange Blossom, or Just a Dashwood. Toast Pride and Prejudice with a Fizzy Miss Lizzie, Gin & Bennet, or Salt & Pemberley. Brimming with enlightening quotes from the novels and Austen's letters, beautiful photographs, and period design, this intoxicating volume is a must have for any devoted Janeite.

About the Author
Colleen Mullaney is the author of 11 books, including It's Five o'Clock Somewhere and Sparkle & Splash. A regular contributor to Huffington Post, she has appeared in the pages of, InStyle,, New York Daily News, and Woman's Day and as a guest on Matha Stewart Radio. She served as a spokesperson for Daily's Cocktails and Mixers' "Summerology" promotion, making television and radio appearances across the country. The former editor in chief of Family Circle Homecrafts, FTD in Bloom, Jo-Ann, and At Home with Chris Madden magazines, she lives in Larchmont, NY.