Category Archives: Jane Austen

Announcing the Winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “Extraordinary Devotion” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “Extraordinary Devotion” Giveaway

Austen Authors knows great joy in announcing the winner of Rose Fairbanks‘s “Extraordinary Devotion” Giveaway. Donna Krug will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Fairbanks‘s Extraordinary Devotion for joining us on the blog. Donna, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. [According to Austen Authors’ stated giveaway rules, all prizes… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway. Deanna Flaman, Carla Penaloza, and Lynn Char will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s paranormal Pride and Prejudice vagary, Vampire Darcy’s Desire. Ladies, please contact Regina, who serves as our site’s Giveaway Coordinator at jeffersregina@gmail.com. Congratulations!… more goodness …

Fordyce on Women

Fordyce on Women

When Mr. Collins reads from Fordyce’s Sermons in Pride and Prejudice, I always figured he was reading something dry and preachy. What I didn’t figure was that he was also reading something incredibly sexist. Fordyce wrote several books of sermons, but his Sermons for Young Women was the most popular of his books, extremely popular during… more goodness …

Coming Around Again

Coming Around Again

On May 4, 2017, I wrote about my book bundling strategy in an Austen Authors post titled, The Next Set. Regarding eBook sales, reader response exceeded my expectations for the post’s featured title: Courtship and Matrimony. A thousand thanks to everyone who grabbed a copy. On June 29, 2017, I featured another book bundle titled, First… more goodness …

I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale, Excerpt & Giveaway

I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale, Excerpt & Giveaway

After a two year hiatus, Twisted Austen is back in celebration of Halloween, one of my very favorite holidays (I’m a sucker for any excuse to dress up). The idea behind Twisted Austen has nothing to do with monsters, hauntings, or any other such traditional folderol. Instead, I use this opportunity to explore some slightly… more goodness …

Fighting with Caroline Bingley, and a giveaway

Fighting with Caroline Bingley, and a giveaway

I did it! I finished a series!  The Darcy Marriage Series Book 3 has been available for sale for a couple weeks. Called Caroline’s Censure, excerpts of it were posted on my blog for a few weeks, and it was posted in rough draft form at DarcyandLizzy. It tells the tale of Caroline Bingley’s attempt… more goodness …

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen, a Guest Post from Laurie Benson

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen, a Guest Post from Laurie Benson

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen First, thank you for having me on Austen Authors. Since I collect antiques, I thought I’d share one with your readers that might have appealed to Jane Austen. It’s my Georgian era writing desk. I confess, while it’s in my home and I adore it, the Georgian writing table… more goodness …

Meet Echo, the Inspiration for Belle

Meet Echo, the Inspiration for Belle

This is our dog Echo. Echo joined our family three years ago. She was found huddling for shelter underneath a family’s deck on a wintry afternoon, during a November weekend of freezing rain, wet snow, and miserable winds. The family’s deck backed up to an empty field, and Echo’s rescuer theorized that she had been… more goodness …

Revenants, Returning from the Dead + Giveaway of “Vampire Darcy’s Desire”

Revenants, Returning from the Dead + Giveaway of “Vampire Darcy’s Desire”

Today, I bought candy so that I might stand in my driveway and hand out snacks to those brave enough to enter my small cul de sac, where few turn on their lights for the Trick or Treaters. And once more, my thoughts again run to the macabre. Revenance, or people returning from the dead… more goodness …