A London Times best-selling author, Fforde isnt as big a name here but is well enough received to bear watching. Escaping her too presumptuous family, Sophie Apperly flees England for the Big Apple, where shes befriended by a generous high-society type with a handsome but frosty grandson named Luke. Sparks?

In this delicious romantic comedy, a young Englishwoman gets an unexpected proposal from a dashing American. With all the warmth and wit that have made Fforde's novels huge bestsellers in the UK, this "is an irresistible tale of love and literature and the quest for a happy ending." ("The New York Times Book Review").