Category Archives: Austen Characters

Announcing the Winner of Katherine Reay’s “The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway”

Announcing the Winner of Katherine Reay’s “The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway”

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Katherine Reay‘s “The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway.” Luisa Donaldson will receive an ARC of Ms. Reay‘s upcoming release of The Austen Escape. Congratulations!  Luisa, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. All prizes must be claimed within 72 hours of the… more goodness …

Touring Austen’s Country Houses

Touring Austen’s Country Houses

The housekeeper came; a respectable-looking, elderly woman, much less fine, and more civil, than she had any notion of finding her. They followed her into the dining-parlour. It was a large, well-proportioned room, handsomely fitted up. Elizabeth, after slightly surveying it, went to a window to enjoy its prospect. The hill, crowned with wood, from… more goodness …

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen Understanding of Love, a Guest Post from Kyra C. Kramer

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen Understanding of Love, a Guest Post from Kyra C. Kramer

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen’s Understanding of Love In her third novel, Mansfield Park, Jane Austen explains that the relationship between siblings is potentially the deepest, strongest love possible, and that: “even the conjugal tie is beneath the fraternal. Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Lizzy and Darcy as JAFF First Cause” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Lizzy and Darcy as JAFF First Cause” Giveaway

Austen Authors is proud to announce the winner of Don Jacobson‘s “Lizzy and Darcy as JAFF First Cause” Giveaway. Heather Y will receive a three eBook bundle of Mr. Jacobson‘s novels. The bundle includes The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s Extraordinary Journey, Henry Fitzwilliam’s War, and The Exile (Part 1) Kitty Bennet and the Belle Époque. Heather,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Change, One Choice at a Time” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Change, One Choice at a Time” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “Change, One Choice at a Time” Giveaway. Ruth Roberts-Telford will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s latest release Henry: To Prove Himself Worthy. Ruth, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! Note: According to the Austen Authors’… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything” Giveaway. Leah Pruett will receive an autographed copy of Ms. Dixon‘s latest release, By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything, while Courtney will receive an eBook copy of the same title. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Jann Rowland’s “Giveaway with a Twist”

Announcing the Winner of Jann Rowland’s “Giveaway with a Twist”

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Jann Rowland‘s “Giveaway with a Twist.” Back on August 19, Mr. Rowland placed a problem before our readers. This was the situation as described by him: Mr. Rowland is beginning a Pride and Prejudice trilogy, one which will cover more than twenty years in the life of… more goodness …

Announcing the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarterly Giveaway

Welcome to Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarterly Giveaway Check out the wonderful prizes!!! Again, our authors are being quite generous. Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! The link can be found on the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. The Autumn Quarter Giveaway will end at midnight, EDST… more goodness …

Lizzy and Darcy As JAFF First Cause & Excerpt & Giveaway

Lizzy and Darcy As JAFF First Cause & Excerpt & Giveaway

There is a debate of sorts that swirls around the Pride & Prejudice world…stories about Lizzy and Darcy versus stories that feature other characters. Honestly…these are two different worlds. I realize that Lizzy and Darcy stories build upon the already revealed affinity these two eternal personalities have for one another. And, I realize that there… more goodness …

Film or Novel, Jane’s Appeal is Universal

Film or Novel, Jane’s Appeal is Universal

In my post from last month I mentioned that my poor, maligned brother doesn’t ‘get’ Jane Austen on any level. Turns out that is not the case. Apparently, he ‘gets’ Sense and Sensibility, according to him – the movie anyway, and this is all thanks to the comely Kate Winslet and her tragic appeal. He… more goodness …