Category Archives: Excerpt

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 …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “News, a New Book, and Another Giveaway” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “News, a New Book, and Another Giveaway” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “News, a New Book, and Another Giveaway” Giveaway. Danielle C and Sandra McComb are the lucky winners of an eBook of Darcy’s Wife Search, Ms. Burton‘s latest book. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [All prizes must… more goodness …

A First Time For Everything…Even a Volume Two!

A First Time For Everything…Even a Volume Two!

Launching a career as a fiction writer…let alone an author of JAFF…meant a whole new world of “firsts!” First time writing novels and novellas First time finding gracious beta readers willing to endure what might be drivel First time working with a brilliant cover designer like Janet Taylor First time wrestling with the wonders of… more goodness …

An Intro to Not an Heiress in Three Excerpts

An Intro to Not an Heiress in Three Excerpts

“And you wish to serve your country in a different way.”  Darcy was not unaware of Richard’s desire to enter politics. “I do, but I cannot. Not yet.” “You need land.” “Land and money.  Obtaining a seat is not without costs.”  Indeed, plenty of votes and, therefore, seats were purchased. It was not a thing… more goodness …

What’s the Story?

What’s the Story?

When it comes to maintaining an active social media presence, Twitter and Facebook have long been my favorite platforms. Recently, I’ve become an Instagram fan. Follow me and like or comment on a post, and I’ll do my best to reciprocate your kindness. Blogging can also be a good way to stay in touch. Save… more goodness …

Lizzie’s Pink Poodle Slippers

Lizzie’s Pink Poodle Slippers

Lizzie’s beloved Pink Poodle Slippers will have an adventure of their own! Coming this June: Included in a bundle of one each of my contemporary and Regency books, will be this lighthearted short story written to delight fans of the slippers. Lizzie’s Pink Poodle Slippers  Excerpt: Almost eight months pregnant, I ached for some private… more goodness …

News, a New Book, and Another Giveaway

News, a New Book, and Another Giveaway

Now that my creativity is flowing again, I’m happily writing up a storm! I have been crating the dogs, and have moved my office upstairs. We still have a few remaining issues, and times when Jasper wants out but is not allowed, but for the most part, the workday is flowing smoothly. There are a… more goodness …

There IS hope for “Hope of the Future” after all!

There IS hope for “Hope of the Future” after all!

  Over three years ago, in March of 2014 to be precise, I published Darcy and Elizabeth: A Season of Courtship, my “prequel to the sequel” novel. Why I had decided to write into the past, as it were, after writing eight huge novels following the newly-married Darcys into the future, was a combination of prompting… more goodness …