Category Archives: Jane Austen

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s Re-Release of “Darcy’s Passions” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s Re-Release of “Darcy’s Passions” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s Re-Release of Darcy’s Passions: Pride and Prejudice Retold Through His Eyes Giveaway. Those winners are Vanessa Thompson McBride and ruth ann campbell. Ladies, please contact Regina at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. (All prizes must be claimed with 72 hours of this announcement or… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Barbara Silkstone’s “Darcy, Lizzy, and Lady Susan” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Barbara Silkstone’s “Darcy, Lizzy, and Lady Susan” Giveaway

                    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Barbara Silkstone‘s “Darcy, Lizzy, and Lady Susan” Giveaway. Three lucky winners were chosen to receive eBook copies of Ms. Silkstone‘s first mashup: Darcy, Lizzy, and Emma. Those winners are Rochelle, Erika Messer, and Kate Geoffrion. If… more goodness …

Excerpt from Victoria Kincaid’s Latest Release “Darcy’s Honor” and a Giveaway!

Excerpt from Victoria Kincaid’s Latest Release “Darcy’s Honor” and a Giveaway!

I am very excited to announce the publication of my latest Pride and Prejudice Variation, Darcy’s Honor! In this what-if, the malicious Lord Henry seeks to compromise Elizabeth’s reputation. Recognizing his love for Elizabeth, Darcy takes measure to protect her—including proposing. Enjoy the excerpt below… Darcy was nearing a bend in the road when he… more goodness …

Celebrating the Re-Release of “Darcy’s Passions: Pride and Prejudice Retold Through His Eyes” + Excerpt + Giveaway

Celebrating the Re-Release of “Darcy’s Passions: Pride and Prejudice Retold Through His Eyes” + Excerpt + Giveaway

During the 2007-2008 school year, I complained to my Advanced Placement Language class about a particular novel, what we would now call Jane Austen Fan Fiction (JAFF). The story, although well written, was historically inaccurate in the situations presented. It was not a true reflection of Austen’s period. As the class was taught to examine… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Sophie Turner’s “A Constant Love” Audiobook Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Sophie Turner’s “A Constant Love” Audiobook Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Sophie Turner‘s “A Constant Love” Audiobook Giveaway. Jennie, Robin G, alp1788, Ria, and Chelsea will each receive an audiobook copy of Ms. Turner‘s A Constant Love. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! (Winner must claim the prize within 72 hours… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Just a Dash” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Just a Dash” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “Just a Dash” Giveaway. Sonja will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s Discovering Mr. Darcy. Sonja, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! (All prizes must be claimed within 72 hours or an alternate winner will be… more goodness …

Old BBC Austen Adaptations

Old BBC Austen Adaptations

I have long championed the old BBC Austen adaptations, produced in the 70s and 80s. I was so fortunate as to receive the pictured box set several years ago as a Christmas gift, and since I have watched these films time and time again. Now, if you require beautiful cinematography and have no tolerance for… more goodness …

Miss Austen–No Politician, She

Miss Austen–No Politician, She

In this, the 200th anniversary year of Jane Austen’s death, we learn that white supremacists are co-opting the English author in support of a racial dictatorship, shocked opponents are claiming that true readers are “rational, compassionate, liberal-minded people,” and conservatives are chiding Janeites for assuming that great literature can be written only by great liberals.… more goodness …

Think, Think, Think…

Think, Think, Think…

Think, Think, Think… You’re probably thinking of Winnie-the-Pooh – and so am I. But I’m also thinking of Catherine Moreland from Northanger Abbey. Let me explain… I never really liked Northanger Abbey. To be honest, I didn’t get it. I failed to understand and appreciate Austen’s voice, perspective, satire, clever twists… And then I did.… more goodness …