Category Archives: Austen Characters

The Real Georgiana Darcy, a Guest Post from Eliza Shearer

The Real Georgiana Darcy, a Guest Post from Eliza Shearer

Today, we welcome the fabulous Eliza Shearer to the Austen Authors’ blog with a piece on one of our favorite characters, but one Miss Austen did not flush out when she wrote Pride and Prejudice: Georgiana Darcy.  The Real Georgiana Darcy By Eliza Shearer The Janeite community was recently torn with the news that a… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Finding Inspiration in Jane” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Finding Inspiration in Jane” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “Finding Inspiration in Jane” Giveaway. Leslie W. will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s latest release, His Beautiful Bea. Leslie, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [Note: All prizes must be claimed within 72 hours of… more goodness …

Darcy in Wonderland Excerpt and Giveaway

Darcy in Wonderland Excerpt and Giveaway

My first book in over two years is on the shelves! So excited! It took me forever to settle back into a writing routine after the transatlantic move to Switzerland. Life was truly surreal for a while, and now I’m expected my second child in early January, so life will once again be thrown into… more goodness …

Sharon Lathan celebrates Darcy & Elizabeth: Hope of the Future! Excerpts + a GIVEAWAY!

Sharon Lathan celebrates Darcy & Elizabeth: Hope of the Future! Excerpts + a GIVEAWAY!

The day has finally arrived! Or, I should say, the week has finally arrived, as it always takes a while for the various formats and marketplaces to catch up with the publishing schedule. But, for all intents, DARCY AND ELIZABETH: HOPE OF THE FUTURE, my far-too-long awaited novel is now available. Whee!!! Time to pop… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “A Year at Burton Cottage” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “A Year at Burton Cottage” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “A Year at Burton Cottage” Giveaway. Stephanie King and Ginna will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s Lady Catherine Impedes: Book 2 of The Darcy Marriage Series. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. All… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Duty Demands, Part Deux” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Duty Demands, Part Deux” Giveaway

Austen Authors is excited to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s “Duty Demands, Part Deux” Giveaway. Teresa Norbraten, Becky C, and Chelsea will each have her choice of an eBook of any of Ms. Owen‘s books: Duty Demands; Common Ground; One False Step; Love’s Fool: The Taming of Lydia Bennet; or Mr. Darcy’s Persistent Pursuit.… more goodness …

Is There a True Pride and Prejudice Genre?

Is There a True Pride and Prejudice Genre?

I thought about entitling this blog offering “Leaning Into the Buzzsaw” as I am playing skittles on sacred ground. Every reader of the Canon is firmly committed to the love stories—both successful and failed—sketched in remarkably perceptive detail by ODA (Our Dear Author!). Any deviation may be excoriated with the zeal of a Stalinist purge!… more goodness …

Top 10 Goofs in Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Top 10 Goofs in Pride and Prejudice (2005)

My post on June 5 was on the Top 10 Goofs in the 1995 version of Pride and Prejudice. It was fun to see how many of these were well known to you and which ones were more obscure. I committed in the comments thread on that post to give the same treatment to the… more goodness …