O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Today I’d like to tell you about George Austen, the brother you never knew Jane had. George Austen, Jane Austen’s second oldest brother, was born in 1766, and from an early age he displayed some sort of disability that made him noticeably different from other children. We don’t know exactly what this disability was. We… more goodness …

Lady Catherine’s neighbors & excerpt

Lady Catherine’s neighbors & excerpt

Last month’s post included an excerpt of Elizabeth’s love for architecture and viewing a glimpse of Knole House. This month’s is about the house and its residents. Jane Austen only gives us a few passages about Rosings and even less about the surrounding area. We know nothing about the village of Hunsford. In Mr. Collins’… more goodness …

Selling Jane Austen

Selling Jane Austen

For someone who has been dead for 200 years, Jane Austen is pretty popular. Her image and quotations adorn all kinds of items—from t-shirts to tea towels—and the Jane Austen “industry” seems to encompass an ever-expanding range of merchandise. In my sojourns through the internet I’ve found some unusual Jane-related items. Below I’ve displayed the… more goodness …

A Happy Dance, Twinnings, Child Birth, and (a Sort of) Giveaway

A Happy Dance, Twinnings, Child Birth, and (a Sort of) Giveaway

Today, I am taking off my Austen hat to announce that my latest Regency series is making a pleasant noise: Angel Comes to the Devil’s Keep is the first book in a new romantic suspense trilogy: The Twins, and it has been named as a 2017 finalist in the Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence… more goodness …

French Revolution Émigrés in England, a guest blog from Lona Manning

French Revolution Émigrés in England, a guest blog from Lona Manning

It is our delight to welcome Lona Manning, author of A Contrary Wind, a variation on Mansfield Park. Lona’s extensive research on the French Revolution is for our benefit today. Please welcome Lona to Austen Authors!   French Revolution Émigrés in England by Lona Manning   Thank you for this opportunity to guest post on… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “In the Scheme of Things” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “In the Scheme of Things” Giveaway

            Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “In the Scheme of Things” Giveaway. Christine Lloyd and Mary Campbell will each be presented with an eBook copy of Lord Windmere, Book 1 of Ms. Thomas‘s the The Four Lord’s Saga. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “A First Time for Everything” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “A First Time for Everything” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Don Jacobson‘s “A First Time for Everything” Giveaway. Michelle H will receive an eBook copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s Henry Fitzwilliam’s War. Michelle, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [All prizes must be claimed within 72 hours of the… more goodness …