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The Crime of Debt and a New Story

The Crime of Debt and a New Story

The Regency population viewed crime differently than we do today. London newspapers didn’t report robberies or burglaries, just the occasional “lost” item. There was no public police force, although you could hire someone to recover said lost items. People did occasionally go to prison for a variety of reasons. However, most people in prison were… more goodness …

Hospitality Austen Style

Hospitality Austen Style

I love the idea of having people over and sitting around the dinner table with good friends. I scour magazine articles about how to plan a party, and I collect Pinterest posts about entertaining; but then I think of all the work involved. First, I’d have to clean, then I’d have to cook something worth… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Rebecca Jamison’s “Unforgettable” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Rebecca Jamison’s “Unforgettable” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Rebecca Jamison‘s “Unforgettable” Giveaway. Lynnchar will receive an autographed copy of Ms. Jamison‘s latest release, Unforgettable. Congratulations, Lynn! Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Do not forget to include your mailing address in the email. [In accordance with Austen Authors’… more goodness …

A Garden like Jane’s

A Garden like Jane’s

April is the time of year when I love to work in my garden, and this year, I’ve found myself longing to have a garden more like one of Jane Austen’s. In searching through her novels, I noticed with surprise that flowers are not often mentioned. In fact, there are no bouquets from Col. Brandon… more goodness …