Author Archives: Regina Jeffers

Announcing the Winners of Karen Wasylowski’s “Saints and Sinners” Giveaway

Austen Authors is honored to announce the winners of Karen Wasylowski‘s “Saints and Sinners” Giveaway. Eva Edmonds and Mary Campbell will each receive a print copy of Ms. Wasylowski‘s latest title, Saints and Sinners. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Special Note: Include a mailing address in your email. [According… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Buy Me a Cup of Coffee” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Buy Me a Cup of Coffee” Giveaway

Austen Authors is excited to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Buy Me a Cup of Coffee” Giveaway. Sheilalmajczan will receive an ebook edition of Ms. Dixon’s new boxset: A Darcy and Elizabeth Love Affair.  [Note: Sheila, if you already own the stories included in this boxset, which are A Lasting Love Affair and ‘Tis the Season for Matchmaking,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Victoria Kincaid’s “Double Excerpts and Double Audiobooks” Giveawy

Announcing the Winners of Victoria Kincaid’s “Double Excerpts and Double Audiobooks” Giveawy

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Victoria Kincaid‘s “Double Excerpts and Double Audiobooks” Giveaway. Linny B will receive an audiobook of Ms. Kincaid‘s President Darcy, while charlene capodice will receive an audiobook of The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize.… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors Spring Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for 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. The Spring Quarter Giveaway will end on May 19, 2019,… more goodness …

Jane Austen and the Concept of Accepting a Marriage of Convenience

Jane Austen and the Concept of Accepting a Marriage of Convenience

What hope was there for the dowerless daughters of the middle class during Jane Austen’s lifetime? Such is a topic Austen explored repeatedly in her novels. Elizabeth and Jane Bennet sought men of a like mind, but their lack of fortune limited their exposure to such men. The Dashwood sisters found their choices limited by… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors Winter Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors Winter Quarterly Giveaway

The Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners for the Autumn Quarterly Giveaway Congratulations!!!! If your name appears below: (1) contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!! (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize delivery… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Summer Hanford’s “Happy Valentine’s Day” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Summer Hanford’s “Happy Valentine’s Day” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Summer Hanford’s “Happy Valentine’s Day” Giveaway. evamedmonds and Kate Geoffrion will each get her choice of two of the following four eBooks: Love, Letters and Lies – The Long Road to Longbourn – The Archaeologist’s Daughter – The Duke’s Widow.  Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘In Want of a Wife'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘In Want of a Wife'” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Anticipating the Release of ‘In Want of a Wife’” Giveaway. Leah Pruett, Debbie Fortin, Alexandra Rivers, Alecia, and susannebarrett will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s In Want of a Wife. Congratulations, Ladies. Arrangements have been made with each winner to claim her prize… more goodness …

Setting and Social Status in Austen’s Novels

Setting and Social Status in Austen’s Novels

We all are aware that Austen wrote what she knew. Most authors do, except perchance those who write paranormal or science fiction or fantasy (although I would argue that these made-up worlds have similarities to the present day) and to an extent, historical fiction, but even with historical fiction, I often include something that occurred… more goodness …

Anticipating the Release of “In Want of A Wife” + a Giveaway

Anticipating the Release of “In Want of A Wife” + a Giveaway

  Back in late November, a story was bouncing around in my head, and as any good Muse does, my inner voice kept telling me I needed to write this one. As many of you know, my Pride and Prejudice vagaries generally stay as close to canon as I can get them. Even my vampiric… more goodness …

New Year’s Eve, First-Footing and The Tradition of Singing “Auld Lang Syne”

New Year’s Eve, First-Footing and The Tradition of Singing “Auld Lang Syne”

  New Year’s Day was not always celebrated on January 1. In the time of the Anglo-Saxons, December 25 was the first day of the new year. The Gregorian calendar set December 31 as the last day of the year, but that did not keep people throughout history from celebrating March 1, March 25, and… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Do You Need a Little Darcy Right This Very Minute?” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Do You Need a Little Darcy Right This Very Minute?” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Do You Need a Little Darcy Right This Very Minute?” Giveaway. Teresa Williams and LynnChar will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s Christmas at Pemberley; meanwhile, Ruth Roberts-Telford and schilds will each receive an eBook copy of Mr. Darcy’s Present. Happy Holidays,… more goodness …

The Etiquette of “Visiting” and How Jane Austen Used The Tradition as a Plot Device

The Etiquette of “Visiting” and How Jane Austen Used The Tradition as a Plot Device

The Etiquette of “Visiting” and How Jane Austen Used It as a Plot Device In the 1800s, morning calls or visiting upon a household developed a certain protocol, and those who broke protocol were often shunned. First a calling card was presented to the household’s servant. It was common for those who came to London… more goodness …