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Palatine Hills Estate Winery

Melodie Edwards Author Discussion- March 19 6pm

Melodie Edwards Author Discussion- March 19 6pm

Regular price $15.00 CAD
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Listen to the Author as she presents her newest novel - Once Persuaded, Twice Shy! Doors open March 19 at 5:30pm

Tickets are $15 per person and include a glass of wine - you have the option to purchase your own copy of the book with your ticket now or at the event! Copies will be available at the event if you purchased it with your ticket. We've partnered with Thistle Bookshop and Cafe to make this unique event available to you!

This modern reimagining of Persuasion is full of witty banter, romantic angst, and compelling characters as it captures the heart of the classic Jane Austen novel.

When Anne Elliott broke up with Ben Wentworth, it seemed like the right thing to do . . . but now, eight years later, she’s not so sure.

In her scenic hometown of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Anne is comfortable focusing on her successful career: filling her late mother’s shoes as town councilor and executive
director of her theater company. She certainly keeps busy as the all-around wrangler of eccentric locals, self-centered family members, elaborate festivals, and the occasional attacking goose. 

But the more she tries to convince herself that her life is fine as is, the more it all feels like a show—and not nearly as good as the ones put on by her theater company. She’s the always responsible Anne, always taken for granted and cleaning up after other people, and the memories of happier times with Ben Wentworth still haunt her.

So when the nearby Kellynch Winery is bought by Ben’s aunt and uncle, Anne’s world is set ablaze as her old flame crashes back into her life—and it’s clear he hasn’t forgiven her for breaking his heart.

A joint project between the winery and Anne’s theater forces both Ben and Anne to confront their complicated history, and as they spend more time together, Anne can’t help but wonder if there might be hope for their future after all.

“Smart, swoony and hilarious, Once Persuaded, Twice Shy was the Persuasion retelling I didn’t know I needed. I fell in love with the brilliant Anne on page one and never looked back. Utterly charming!”
— Lynn Painter, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Wager

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