Ripe Old Age of 35

Ripe Old Age of 35

Have you ever wondered about the age of people in movies or TV shows? Notice that Mr and Mrs Bennet appear to be in their 50’s or 60’s? What was the life expectancy during Jane Austen’s time?” I watch a lot of shows, and it is strange to see what age people are in shows… more goodness …

Real Life Influences Upon Jane Austen’s Novels

Real Life Influences Upon Jane Austen’s Novels

As authors of historical fiction, we take great pleasure in a research “tidbit,” which introduces our fictional characters to historical figures. I, for example, have introduced John Loudon McAdam, the father of the modern road, to the readers of A Touch of Honor: Book 7 of the Realm Series. The founder of Bournemouth (UK), Lewis Tregonwell, makes… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Leenie Brown’s “Sweet Happily Ever After” Giveaway

Congratulations go out to Peggy Keuhl and Julie Rakowski, who each will receive a Kindle eBook copy of Leenie Brown‘s His Inconvenient Choice. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. In your response, please include an email link to which the prize notice should be delivered.  more goodness …

The Country House Tour (Hughenden) and the Country House Party

The Country House Tour (Hughenden) and the Country House Party

  Deep into the heart of Buckinghamshire there is a beautiful red brick house that was once the home of Benjamin Disraeli, Queen Victoria’s flamboyant and controversial Prime Minister. He was many things to many people. An outsider. A ladies’ man. A shrewd politician. A royal favourite. Much was said and written about him in… more goodness …

Sweet Happily Ever After + Excerpt and a Giveaway

Sweet Happily Ever After + Excerpt and a Giveaway

For me, February is a month centered on love and so, I have indulged myself a bit extra by doing some studying on the topic through reviewing articles, poems, stories, and scripture that all talk about love. One story I reviewed this month, not in its entirety but in reading favourite passages, is Jane Austen’s… more goodness …