Which is better, value or cost?

Which is better, value or cost?

First, i want to apologize for being late posting this.  This week has been a difficult one for our family, as my daughter’s 18 year old cat has been going downhill, her kidneys shutting down, and dementia, arthritis, and had gone blind. I have spent much of my time with our animals and away from… more goodness …

Touring Austen’s Country Houses

Touring Austen’s Country Houses

The housekeeper came; a respectable-looking, elderly woman, much less fine, and more civil, than she had any notion of finding her. They followed her into the dining-parlour. It was a large, well-proportioned room, handsomely fitted up. Elizabeth, after slightly surveying it, went to a window to enjoy its prospect. The hill, crowned with wood, from… more goodness …

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen Understanding of Love, a Guest Post from Kyra C. Kramer

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen Understanding of Love, a Guest Post from Kyra C. Kramer

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen’s Understanding of Love In her third novel, Mansfield Park, Jane Austen explains that the relationship between siblings is potentially the deepest, strongest love possible, and that: “even the conjugal tie is beneath the fraternal. Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits,… more goodness …

Excerpt and Announcement for The Companion

Excerpt and Announcement for The Companion

Time has been marching on and I’ve been hard at work on my latest variation projects, among others. I’ve discovered in the time since I’ve been writing full time that though I imagine projects, work on the through the various stages of the process, ending in finally publishing them, that there is never truly an… more goodness …

Word to the Wise

Word to the Wise

I just love words, don’t you? I am, after all, an author; words are what I use in my craft. If writing is like painting then words are the medium the artist uses to create images. Words have textures and shades of meaning. They have nuance, and they create different pictures in the mind depending… more goodness …

Extraordinary Devotion Excerpt #2

Extraordinary Devotion Excerpt #2

Last month, I shared an excerpt from Colonel Richard Fitzwilliam’s point of view for my upcoming release, Extraordinary Devotion. It’s Book Three in the When Love Blooms Series, which began with Sufficient Encouragement. The first book brings Darcy and Elizabeth to the altar with some help from friends and family. The second book is an optional read… more goodness …

A Royal Blunder?

A Royal Blunder?

Just the other day, I was reading a top-selling Regency book (NOT by one of the Austen Authors) and I have to confess, I’m really glad it was on Kindle Unlimited because it was…to be perfectly honest…awful. As I writer, I strive for a lot of things: authenticity and accuracy are two of them. This… more goodness …

Guardianships During the Regency + the Upcoming Release of “The Earl Claims His Comfort” + Excerpt + Giveaway

Guardianships During the Regency + the Upcoming Release of “The Earl Claims His Comfort” + Excerpt + Giveaway

Today, I am removing my “Austen” hat and replacing it with my “Regency” one. Although those hats are very similar, after all, Austen lived in the Regency period, I also dabble in writing Regency romantic suspense. Below is a bit about my latest book in that vein.  GUARDIANSHIP In my latest Regency romantic suspense, The… more goodness …