Author Archives: Melanie Schertz

Darcy vs Beast

Darcy vs Beast

Tonight, I am watching the newest version of Beauty and the Beast, with my nearly 27-year-old daughter. It was always her favorite when she was growing up. While watching, it struck me how many similarities the story has with the story of Pride and Prejudice. If you think of it, Mr Darcy is much like… more goodness …

Fresh hot pies for sale! Or shopping in Regency era London…

Fresh hot pies for sale! Or shopping in Regency era London…

It is interesting to do research. I love learning, making one’s mind expand is wonderful.  Recently I did some research about the different sort of shops that were along some of the well-known streets in London. Here are some of the places one might have shopped during the early 1800’s. On New Bond Street, there were… more goodness …

JAFF Addicts Rejoice

JAFF Addicts Rejoice

Recently I read a message from another author in the field of JAFF, and she was asking if we thought the genre was over saturated with all the new authors in the field.  My opinion is: no way! One of the nice things about JAFF is the fact that our characters are timeless.  They have… more goodness …