Category Archives: Jane Austen

Introducing Renata McMann and her New JAFF, Courting Elizabeth

Introducing Renata McMann and her New JAFF, Courting Elizabeth

Oh, my heart is beating wildly And it’s all because you’re here When I’m not near the girl I love I love the girl I’m near – Finian’s Rainbow My co-author suggested, in addition to a GIVEAWAY (see below), we use our first blog post on Austen Authors to talk about our newest book, Courting… more goodness …

September Trails

September Trails

The beginning of September found me in Devon, at the tail end of the school holidays, and although I’ve started to have rather mixed feelings about camping lately, especially in autumn weather, it was well worth it because it allowed me to see a house that was on my ‘To Do’ list for at least… more goodness …

Waking to Mr. Darcy, excerpt + giveaway

Waking to Mr. Darcy, excerpt + giveaway

Time stretched on, one long, quiet minute after another. Elizabeth shifted in her bed, attempting to get comfortable. The pain in her head and leg made the task somewhat difficult, but her mind made it nearly impossible. Mrs. Darcy. The words echoed in her mind over and over. She was to be married to the… more goodness …

Constant as the Sun Release Date and Excerpt

Constant as the Sun Release Date and Excerpt

I am excited to announce that the much-anticipated sequel to One Thread Pulled: The Dance with Mr. Darcy is nearing completion and is on a fast track for release.  Constant as the Sun: The Courtship of Mr. Darcy will be available on Amazon (Kindle Format) on October 31, 2016, with the paperback edition available in mid-November.… more goodness …

Tickling the Ivories with Jane

Tickling the Ivories with Jane

I’m a piano player, but I’m no Jane Fairfax or Georgianna Darcy. I identify with Elizabeth Bennet, who was much more interested in dancing than in practicing the piano.Like Elizabeth, I’ve had someone tell me, in lecture mode ala Lady Catherine de Bourgh, that she would have practiced hours a day if she’d had the chance to take… more goodness …

Love is in the Air!

Love is in the Air!

Hooray! Today marks the start of my favorite time of year: Autumn. Being that I generally post on Thursdays, I decided to jump aboard the social media trend, Throwback Thursday, this month. In lieu of an old photo of myself, I wish to share an excerpt from one of my favorite literary offspring: A Lasting… more goodness …

Share a smile

Share a smile

Of course my swamp cooler (evaporative cooler) decided to give up a few weeks ago, when the weather was in the 90’s here in Utah.  Being the end of the season, only the most expensive replacements are available in the stores.  While I was in Home Depot, I watched as they were putting out Halloween… more goodness …