Author Archives: Regina Jeffers

The Obsession with Money and Society in Jane Austen’s Novels

The Obsession with Money and Society in Jane Austen’s Novels

 Austen’s novels speak loudly with society’s obsession with money and connections. Money and status was obtained through marriage. What we soon come to accept as a reader of Jane Austen’s novels is that her heroines marry for love (and a bit money). It is not ironic that Austen’s heroines marry within their class. It was… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Summer Hanford’s “One Good Gentleman” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Summer Hanford’s “One Good Gentleman” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is proud to announced the winner of Summer Hanford‘s “One Good Gentleman” Giveaway. Teresa Broderick and Patricia Finnegan will each receive an eBook of copy of Ms. Hanford‘s One Good Gentleman. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [Note! According to Austen Authors’ posted giveaway… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Georgina Young-Ellis’s “A Happy Christmas” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Georgina Young-Ellis’s “A Happy Christmas” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announced the winner of Georgina Young-Ellis‘s “A Happy Christmas” Giveaway. Cindie Snyder will receive an eBook of copy of Ms. Young-Ellis‘s Pemberley Park: The Twelve Days of Christmas. Cindie, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [Note! According to Austen Authors’ posted giveaway rules,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “Four and Twenty and Counting” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “Four and Twenty and Counting” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “Four and Twenty and Counting” Giveaway. The winners will receive an audiobook edition of Ms. Dixon‘s By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything. Two prizes were available for Audible US and Audible UK listeners only. The winner of the Audible US prize is Charlotte Knavel,… more goodness …

Jane Austen’s Problematic Health, a Guest Post from Kyra Kramer

Jane Austen’s Problematic Health, a Guest Post from Kyra Kramer

Predicting the due date of a pregnancy is a matter of guesswork, even in these modern times. Babies are notorious for following their own schedule rather than the convenience of their mother, midwife, or obstetrician. Nevertheless, it is rare for a pregnancy to extend much beyond 40 weeks, and it is almost as dangerous for… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Keeping it Short and Sweet…” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Keeping it Short and Sweet…” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Zoe Burton’s “Keeping it Short and Sweet…” Giveaway. Greer will receive an eBook version of Ms. Burton‘s short novella, Darcy’s Perfect Present, while Maria Maderi will receive a print copy of the same title. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Alexa Adams’s “Mr. Darcy’s Christmas Present” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Alexa Adams’s “Mr. Darcy’s Christmas Present” Giveaway

Austen Authors is proud to announce the winners of Alexa Adams‘s “Mr. Darcy’s Christmas Present” Giveaway. John Smith will each a special prize package from Ms. Adams that includes an eBook of Alexa‘s latest release, Mr. Darcy’s Christmas Present, a set of five handmade Christmas cards, featuring seasonal quotes from Jane Austen’s novels, plus a collection… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Collins Hemingway’s “Austen Marriage” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Collins Hemingway’s “Austen Marriage” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Collins Hemingway‘s “Austen Marriage” Giveaway. darcybennett and evamedmonds will each receive an eBook version of one of the three volumes of the Austen Marriage trilogy (winner’s choice) from Mr. Hemingway. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. In your response, please indicate… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Pride and Prejudice and a Shakespearean Scholar” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Pride and Prejudice and a Shakespearean Scholar” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Pride and Prejudice and a Shakespearean Scholar” Giveaway. Luisa Donaldson and pedmisson will each receive an eBook version of Ms. Jeffers‘s latest release, Pride and Prejudice and a Shakespearean Scholar. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Please remember that… more goodness …

What Do William Shakespeare, Francis Bacon, and a Pride and Prejudice Vagary Have in Common? + a Giveaway

What Do William Shakespeare, Francis Bacon, and a Pride and Prejudice Vagary Have in Common? + a Giveaway

  Several months back, I landed upon an idea that has become part of my latest Austen-inspired book. You see, there is this whole faction of people/experts who believe that Francis Bacon and others within Bacon’s circle wrote Shakespeare’s plays. And guess what? Francis Bacon’s home is in the St Albans area of Hertfordshire. Old… more goodness …