Category Archives: Excerpt

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “War Widows in Austen’s World” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “War Widows in Austen’s World” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Don Jacobson‘s “War Widows in Austen’s World” Giveaway. Random.org has selected Regina Silvia to receive an eBook copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s The Keeper: The Extraordinary Journey of Mary Bennet. Regina, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!    more goodness …

War Widows In Austen World

War Widows In Austen World

Jane Austen closes the last chapter of Persuasion on a dark note with lines reminding her readers of the possibilities that were the daily reality of a martial wife. “Anne was Tenderness itself;—and she had the full worth of Capt. Wentworth’s affection. His Profession was all that could make her friends wish that tenderness less; the… more goodness …

Evolving “Mistress,” and a Giveaway

Evolving “Mistress,” and a Giveaway

Although I’ve posted here for quite some time, readers may have noticed two things missing from my posts: a new release, and a giveaway. It’s finally time to rectify both of those things! The reason for my lack of new books is twofold: first, my main track of writing is in a continuation series, where… more goodness …

Love Those Muscles!

Love Those Muscles!

I’ve just been reading over Diana J. Oaks excellent post from January of this year on exercise in the Regency world. How Austen’s characters get exercise is very-well documented by her through many quotes from some of the books. In my upcoming release, Darcy’s Awakening, I find also myself concerned with how the gentlemen of… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Work-in-Progress ‘Darcy vs. Bingley'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Work-in-Progress ‘Darcy vs. Bingley'” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Work-in-Progress” Giveaway. Katie Geoffrion and Debbie B. will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas next release, Darcy vs. Bingley (upon its release in March). Katie and Debbie, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!  more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann’s “Working Titles” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann’s “Working Titles” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Renata McMann‘s “Working Titles” Giveaway. Karylee Marin and Teresa Norbraten will receive an eBook copy of Summer Hanford and Renata McMann‘s Her Final Wish. Karylee and Teresa, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!  more goodness …

Six Best Austen Quotes

Six Best Austen Quotes

My laptop is on the verge of death and unbearable to use, and I am praying for the new one’s daily arrival. Coping with a distorted screen and often unresponsive keyboard, I attempted to write about the politics behind the empire waisted gown, but the subject proved too complex to pursue amidst the technical complications,… more goodness …

Revisiting How Georgiana Darcy Fell in Love

Revisiting How Georgiana Darcy Fell in Love

Authors LOVE receiving fan mail! (I thought I’d toss that out there, with a “hint, hint” attached, in case any of our readers were unaware of this truism. LOL!) The other day I received the most delightful email, the entirety of which is pasted below. It gave me a lovely chuckle, primarily because the first… more goodness …