Author Archives: Regina Jeffers

The Role of Elinor Dashwood in Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility”

Austen began writing Elinor and Marianne as an epistolary novel in 1795. It was published as Sense and Sensibility in 1811. The novel set the tone for many of Austen’s titles: defiance of the social and economic barriers to marriage and the desire of women to marry for love. In the novel, Elinor and Marianne… more goodness …

Austen Authors Summer Giveaway ~ Prizes Up for Grabs!

Austen Authors Summer Giveaway ~ Prizes Up for Grabs!

Austen Authors is happy to announce our Summer Quarter Giveaway! To enter, you must sign onto the Rafflecopter form located on the Austen Authors Home Page. Loads of ways to enter! Summer giveaway ends on August 31, 2015 with winners chosen and announced shortly thereafter. These are the AWESOME prizes up for grabs! Cecilia Gray is offering… more goodness …

Winners of an Autographed Copy of Regina Jeffers’ “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin”

Congratulations go out to Marion, Regina Silvia, and Lisa Montgomery, who Random.org chose as winners of an autographed copy of Regina Jeffers‘ latest release, The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery. Ladies, please contact Regina at (jeffersregina@gmail.com) to claim your prize. In the email, include a mailing address for the book… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin” with an Excerpt +a Giveaway

The release of this title was a long journey. You see, I wrote the book while I was still under contract to Ulysses Press, but they made a business decision only to publish non-fiction in the future. Therefore, they chose to exercise their right of first refusal. With Ulysses’ permission, last October, I set about… more goodness …

Winner of an Autographed Book from P. O. Dixon

Congratulations to kfield2, who will receive either a signed paperback edition of Lady Elizabeth: Everything Will Change Book One or So Far Away: Everything Will Change Book Two from our own P. O. Dixon.  kfield2, please contact Regina Jeffers (jeffersregina@gmail.com) with your choice of books and a mailing address for the prize delivery.  more goodness …

Winners of a Pendant from Diana J. Oaks

  Congratulations go out to Sandy Duncan, daria, and klb0823, the winners of a lovely pendant from our own Diana J. Oaks. The lucky winners will receive a lovely customized Austenesque necklace. The vintage appearance of the pendant is sure to please the romantic-at-heart, and the winners may select from the styles and finishes shown. A quote… more goodness …

Congratulations to the Winner of “No Cause to Repine” from Rose Fairbanks

Congratulations to Maria Thomas, the winner of an eBook of No Cause to Repine from Rose Fairbanks’ post “Exploits of a History Hunter.” Maria, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. In the message, include to which email address the prize notice should be delivered.  more goodness …

Another Round of Winners from Austen Authors!!! Prizes from Barbara Silkstone and Regina Jeffers

Congratulations! We have two sets of winners from this week’s posts. If your name is below, please contact Regina Jeffers (jeffersregina@gmail.com) to claim your prize. If the gift is an eBook, indicate to which email address the prize notice should be delivered. If the gift is a print book, include your mailing address in the… more goodness …

The 19th Century Entailment

As it was for centuries, a man’s status in 19th Century British Society rested in the land he held. Land was a symbol of wealth and social rank. Therefore, the need to pass one’s “wealth” to future generations increased with the number of acres of land owned. Land was “influence,” as well as affluence. To ensure one’s… more goodness …

Winners of Our Spring Quarter Giveaways!!!!

Winners of Our Spring Quarter Giveaways!!!!

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of our SPRING QUARTER GIVEAWAY! If your name is below, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. If the item is an eBook, please indicate to which email address the prize notice should be delivered. If the prize is a print book, gourmet tea, or… more goodness …

More Winners from Austen Authors! Gifts from P.O. Dixon and Brenda Webb

We at Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners from P.O. Dixon’s “A Few of My Favorite Things” post and from Brenda Webb’s “Fire-A Regency Necessity” post.      Carol Perrin will receive her choice of any of P.O. Dixon’s eBooks.                  Meanwhile, Glynis and Maureen have… more goodness …

Winners from Regina Jeffers’ Latest Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners from our latest giveaway. Regina Jeffers originally planned to pick two winners of her first variation, Elizabeth Bennet’s Deception: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary, but feeling generous, Regina picked six winners of an eBook copy of the book. If your name is below, contact Regina at jeffersregina@gmail.com… more goodness …

Exogamous and Endogamous Marriages in Jane Austen’s Works + Giveaway of “Elizabeth Bennet’s Deception”

Brittanica.com defines an “endogamous marriage” as the custom enjoining one to marry within one’s own group, while Wikipedia says “endogamy” is the practice of marrying within a specific ethnic group, class, or social group, rejecting others on such a basis as being unsuitable for marriage or for other close personal relationships.The penalties for transgressing endogamous… more goodness …

Winners from Regina Jeffers’ Post on Catherine Morland and the Tilneys

I am pleased to announce the winners from my recent post on Jane Austen’s Gothic parody, Northanger Abbey. There was such a great response to the post that I have chosen to pick more winners than originally listed.    These three winners will receive an eBook of Darcy’s Passions: Pride and Prejudice Retold Through His Eyes.… more goodness …

Looking for Another Round of Winners at Austen Authors: Latest Giveaway

Looking for Another Round of Winners at Austen Authors: Latest Giveaway

We at Austen Authors are happy to announce another round of giveaways.  To enter, please use the Rafflecopter posted on the Home Page. Winners will enjoy the following:   First up is Rose Fairbanks. Rose is offering an autographed print copy, as well as an eBook copy of her most recent release, Undone Business.  Unaware of… more goodness …