"Courting Miss Lancaster," by Sarah M. Eden, Covenant Communications, Inc., 2010, 205 pages, $14.99

Whitney Award finalist Sarah M. Eden offers up a world of 19th century British manners and decorum å la Jane Austen in her latest novel, "Courting Miss Lancaster." Green-eyed Athena Lancaster is a young noblewoman whose guardian, the Duke of Kielder, insists she finds a suitable husband. He sends penniless romantic Harry Windover to look out for her and help her on her search. Just one problem: Harry is madly in love with Athena. He schemes to introduce her to the worst of the worst in hopes that she will overlook his lack of means and finally see true love standing right beside her.