Category Archives: Regency

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 Peñaloza, and LynnChar will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s paranormal Pride and Prejudice vagary, Vampire Darcy’s Desire. Ladies, please contact Regina, who also serves at our site’s Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your… 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 …

A Dance to Time: When Wellington Became a Janeite

A Dance to Time: When Wellington Became a Janeite

The “Long War,” as it was known in the day, raged between England and France during almost all of Jane Austen’s adulthood. Two of her brothers served in the Navy, and the others served in or supported the Militia. England’s problem from the start was that it had no effective way to take the war… more goodness …

How Well Do You Know Regency Fashion?

How Well Do You Know Regency Fashion?

Are YOU a Regency Era fashionista? Do you know a reticule from a parasol? Are pantaloons and chemisettes both undergarments? And what is with all those hats!? For today I thought a visual guessing game would be fun. Test your knowledge of fashion accessories for ladies, entering your answers and/or thoughts in the comments section.… more goodness …

Cant or Can’t?

Cant or Can’t?

Those of us who write or read Regency and other historical fiction occasionally come across some strange words for which we have to find the definition in order to get the full sense of what was written. Georgette Heyer was not only a prolific author, she also had a certain amount of cant spoken in… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Unraveling Mr. Darcy at Vauxhall Gardens’ Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Unraveling Mr. Darcy at Vauxhall Gardens’ Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “Unraveling Mr. Darcy at Vauxhall Gardens” Giveaway. Sharon Legg will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s latest release, Unraveling Mr. Darcy. Sharon, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [All prizes must be claimed within 72 hours… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Romances from the Heart” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Romances from the Heart” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Romances from the Heart” Giveaway. Lori Curry will an audiobook edition plus a Kindle edition of Romances from the Heart. The two prizes listed are for the U. S. residents only. Congratulations! Lori, you will need to provide your U. S. mailing address to Regina… more goodness …

Unravelling Mr. Darcy at Vauxhall Gardens, #Excerpt, #Giveaway

Unravelling Mr. Darcy at Vauxhall Gardens, #Excerpt, #Giveaway

Elizabeth placed her hand on Darcy’s arm and allowed him to escort her from their supper box and toward one of the numerous paths in Vauxhall Gardens. The vast number of people that filled the supper boxes and paths was astonishing, and then when the torches were lit, and the orchestra was playing while waiters… more goodness …