Category Archives: Regency

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 Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Believing in Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Believing in Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford‘s “Believing in Mr. Darcy” Giveaway. Sue Dabrusky and Laura Nies will each receive a Kindle eBook copy of Summer and Renata‘s Believing in Mr. Darcy. Sue and Laura, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! (All prizes… 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 …

Jane Austen’s Legacy ~ A Festival in Louisville

Jane Austen’s Legacy ~ A Festival in Louisville

Three years ago I moved to Kentucky from California, and naturally there were many reasons why we chose this area. A big one was the JASNA Region in Louisville, albeit more for me than my husband! Located about forty miles from where we live, it is an easy, beautiful countryside pictorial drive for the meetings… more goodness …

Taxes More Inevitable Than Death in Austen’s Napoleonic Britain

Taxes More Inevitable Than Death in Austen’s Napoleonic Britain

The Saturday blog schedule lobbed a fat one across the center of the plate this month! While the “Official Tax Day” in the United States is April 18th, the 15th is so ingrained in American national consciousness as to make this the only realistic topic. ‘Tis true that Mr. Franklin sardonically noted “…but in this… more goodness …

What Would Mr. Darcy Really Look Like?

What Would Mr. Darcy Really Look Like?

Following up on my post from last month, Love Those Muscles, I’d like to bring to your attention an article I recently read in Town and Country Magazine online called, The Real Mr. Darcy Has Finally Been Revealed. In it, the author, basing his reasoning on a recently published academic essay, argues that, given the… more goodness …

Falling in Love with Regency

Falling in Love with Regency

As I’m finishing my latest Regency romance (under the pseudonym Catherine Eleanor),The Wedding at Shire Hall, I have come to realize why, exactly, so many of us love reading romance from the early 1800s. It’s just a plain romantic era! As a writer, I am enjoying the creativity of imagining what life was like…from the… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “A Dance with Mr. Darcy” with a Scottish Tradition + a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “A Dance with Mr. Darcy” with a Scottish Tradition + a Giveaway

St Agnes Eve plays a pivotal turning point in my latest Austen-inspired release. A Dance with Mr. Darcy. But who was St. Agnes and why is she celebrated? On St Agnes Eve, traditionally girls and unmarried women wishing to know more of their future husbands perform a variety of sometimes “bizarre” acts to see who… more goodness …