In Want of a Hero

In Want of a Hero

I chose the following delightful quote from Emma as the epigraph for my new release, Miss Elizabeth Bennet: Where the Heart Lives. “A man would always wish to give a woman a better home than the one he takes her from; and he who can do it, where there is no doubt of her regard,… more goodness …

Jane Austen and Dogs

Jane Austen and Dogs

Normally, it’s not terribly difficult for me to come up with a good blog post. This month was different. I have had so many things on my mind lately, about writing and reviews and author notes and Elizabeth Bennet’s character and the differences between JAFF and regular Regency romances and on and on…that it was… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes Up for Grabs in the Austen Authors’ Spring Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes Up for Grabs in the Austen Authors’ Spring Quarterly Giveaway

Welcome to Austen Authors’ Spring Giveaway. Check out the wonderful prizes!!! Again, our authors are being quite generous. Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! The link can be found on the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. Giveaway will end at midnight, EDST on May 20, 2017!… more goodness …

Weighty Matters

Weighty Matters

What is your mental image of Elizabeth Bennet? Do you picture her as she was portrayed by Jennifer Ehle, not terribly slender but definitely not heavy either? Or do you see her more as the waif-like Keira Knightley, with more of a boyish figure? Austen gives us little physical description of her most famous heroine.… more goodness …

Northanger Abbey: The Forgotten Jane Austen?

Most of the time, when people mention Jane Austen, they immediately think of Pride and Prejudice or Sense & Sensibility. True diehards will mention Emma and Persuasion. Mansfield Park occasionally creeps into the discussion. Personally, I enjoyed Northanger Abbey much more than Persuasion and Mansfield Park. But, in my experience, very few people ever bring… more goodness …