When Honor Was At Stake

When Honor Was At Stake

One reason we all love Jane Austen’s novels so much is because of the glimpse they give us into times past, when honor and reputation were almost tangible assets, worthy of being defended at all costs. No practice of the past more demonstrates the value of honor and reputation than the practice of dueling.  … more goodness …

Someone for Everyone

Mayhaps, she told herself, there is indeed, someone for everyone. After all, who was she to question God’s plan? A long time ago and in a far away galaxy, a young girl, isolated on her own, personal spacecraft, continuously orbits through space without any destination… No, that’s not how I really want to start this… more goodness …

Mixing Genres in the ReRelease of “Vampire Darcy’s Desire” with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Mixing Genres in the ReRelease of “Vampire Darcy’s Desire” with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

In late 2009, at the height of the Twilight mania, Ulysses Press approached me regarding my writing a vampiric version of Pride and Prejudice. [Each book in the Twilight series was inspired by and loosely based on a different literary classic: Twilight on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, New Moon on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Courting Elizabeth” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Courting Elizabeth” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford‘s Courting Elizabeth giveaway. Lis B will receive an eBook version of Courting Elizabeth from Summer Hanford, while Lilyane Soltz will receive an eBook version from Renata McMann. There are also two print copies of Courting Elizabeth as part of this giveaway. Danielle… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Katherine Reay’s “A Portrait of Emily Price” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Katherine Reay’s “A Portrait of Emily Price” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Katherine Reay‘s “A Portrait of Emily Price” Giveaway. Nancy M and Beth Erin will each receive a print copy of Ms. Reay‘s new book, A Portrait of Emily Price. Nancy and Beth, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. In your email, include… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Sharon Lathan’s “Are you a TRUE Austen Fanatic” Quiz!

Announcing the Winners of Sharon Lathan’s “Are you a TRUE Austen Fanatic” Quiz!

On Tuesday, October 8 I presented a brain twister Austen quiz that 20 brave ladies took a chance on. I have to say, I dug deep for a few of the questions, and still didn’t stump too many people! Y’all are truly certifiable, A+ Austen Fanatics! I wish I could afford to give everyone a… more goodness …