Author Archives: Regina Jeffers

Preparing for the Release of “Where There’s a FitzWILLiam Darcy, There’s a Way”

Preparing for the Release of “Where There’s a FitzWILLiam Darcy, There’s a Way”

I know I have been excessively quiet regarding my upcoming JAFF release. In truth, I had hoped to have it ready by mid-August, but now it is looking closer to mid-September for its release, for I am doing a rewrite of the ending. However, I thought it time for a teaser, which you will find… more goodness …

“Mansfield Park” and Conduct Novels, A Guest Post from Lona Manning

“Mansfield Park” and Conduct Novels, A Guest Post from Lona Manning

“There is a great deal more for you to learn:” Mansfield Park and Conduct Novels       It was once a truth universally acknowledged that parents had a moral duty to raise their children to be industrious, virtuous, charitable, and pious, to prepare their offspring for a happy and useful life on earth and… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Summer Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Summer Giveaway

Welcome to Austen Authors’ Summer 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 GIVEAWAY link can be found at the top of the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. The Summer Quarter Giveaway ends on… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “A Lack of Reality in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Giveaway”

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “A Lack of Reality in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Giveaway”

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers ‘s “A Lack of Reality in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’” Giveaway. Robin G, carylkane, and virginiakohl will each have their choice of either an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s Angel Comes to the Devil’s Keep or The Earl Claims His Comfort. Congratulations, Ladies. Please… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Spring Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Spring Quarterly Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Spring Quarterly Giveaway. If your name appears below… 1. Contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES IN RED FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!!  2. If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for… more goodness …

The Lack of “Reality” in Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” ~ Does It Matter? + a Giveaway

The Lack of “Reality” in Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” ~ Does It Matter? + a Giveaway

In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, we often think of the story as being a depiction of the Regency era. But does it truly speak to the time? If so, would not Elizabeth Bennet be more sensitive to her family’s situation? Our heroine turns down two proposals, both of which would “save” her family. Is… more goodness …

Eliza de Feuillide, Jane Austen’s Saucy Cousin and Sister in Marriage

Eliza de Feuillide, Jane Austen’s Saucy Cousin and Sister in Marriage

What do we know of Jane Austen’s cousin, Eliza de Feuillide, other than the fact she became Henry Austen’s wife?                    Austen’s sister in marriage was born in Calcutta, India, on 22 December 1761 to her British parents, Philadelphia Austen (sister of Jane Austen’s father, George) and… more goodness …

The Value of Prejudice, a Guest Post from Wendy Jones

The Value of Prejudice, a Guest Post from Wendy Jones

Prejudice is generally viewed today as a negative trait Through its association with racism, it has acquired a particularly evil resonance in the U. S.; it’s hard to see anything redeeming here. But it wasn’t that simple in Jane Austen’s time. The key words in her most famous book were morally ambidextrous. Pride could mean… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Regina Jeffers’s “Age of Consent to Marry” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Regina Jeffers’s “Age of Consent to Marry” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Regina Jeffers‘s “Age of Consent to Marry in Jane Austen’s World, or How Could Lydia Bennet Marry So Young?” Giveaway. Charlene will receive a 2018 Victorian Slang Calendar, donated by Ms. Jeffers. Congratulations! Charlene, contact Regina at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [All prizes must be… more goodness …

Age of Consent to Marry in Jane Austen’s World, or How Could Lydia Bennet Marry So Young? + a Giveaway

Age of Consent to Marry in Jane Austen’s World, or How Could Lydia Bennet Marry So Young? + a Giveaway

During the Regency, despite what some authors may include within the story line, the age of consent for females was twenty-one, not twenty-five as some would lead the reader to believe. Although I do not know from where the idea of the female having a guardian until age 25, what I assume is happening is… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for Austen Authors’ Spring Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for 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 13, 2018,… more goodness …