Regency Servants: Valet and Lady’s Maid

Regency Servants: Valet and Lady’s Maid

Continuing my series on servants during the Regency/Georgian eras, here is essay #2. On November 2 I began with a general introduction on estate staff, both inside and outside, and covered the Estate or Land Steward. That post can be read here: Regency Servants: Introduction & Steward  I would suggest reading (or re-reading) that post for… more goodness …

Thanksgiving Nostalgia

Thanksgiving Nostalgia

When I realized that my post this month would fall on Thanksgiving, I had two thoughts. First, that everyone might be too busy cooking and eating to read it and, second, that Thanksgiving has nothing to do with the Regency stories I love to write. While there were harvest festivals and such, there were no… more goodness …

The Country House Tour – The Vyne

The Country House Tour – The Vyne

It’s that time of year when it’s not much fun to be outdoors – too cold, too wet, too windy. As I’m sitting with a frothy cup of hot chocolate, remembering days of summer and trips to gorgeous places, I’m thinking now’s a good time for an imaginary tour. So how about a tour of… more goodness …

Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Relatives Here, Relatives There” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce that Madeline Haudricourt is the winner of a Smashwords eBook edition that can be read on the platform of her choice, including Kindle, of P. O. Dixon‘s Dearest, Loveliest Elizabeth, which is available for pre-order on iBooks, Nook, and Kobo. Its release date is November 30, 2015.  Madeline, please contact Regina Jeffers at… more goodness …