Author Archives: Regina Jeffers

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Line Between Love and Infatuation” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Line Between Love and Infatuation” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Line Between Love and Infatuation” Giveaway. Satu will receive her choice of either an eBook copy or an audiobook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s Lady Harriette. Congratulations, Satu. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Darcy’s Uneasy Betrothal” Giveaway

          Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “Darcy’s Uneasy Betrothal” Giveaway. J. W. Garrett and Michelle H will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s Darcy’s Uneasy Betrothal. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Reflections and a Reveal” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Reflections and a Reveal” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s “Reflections and a Reveal” Giveaway. Lydia McAvinchey, Vesper, and Michaela Dorningel will each receive a print copy of Ms. Owen‘s Margaret of Milton. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. In your email include a mailing… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Who Are the Bingley Sisters?” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Who Are the Bingley Sisters?” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Who Are the Bingley Sisters?” Giveaway. Pam Hunter, Charlene, and Leslie W will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s Darcy Vs Bingley. Congratulations, Ladies. You may choose the American Edition or British Edition with British spelling. Those in the United… more goodness …

Meet Francis Grose, Author of 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue and My 6th Great Uncle

Meet Francis Grose, Author of 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue and My 6th Great Uncle

As my novels are set in the early part of the 1800s, attempting to discover appropriate words to express “dismay” or “disgust” often sends me searching out my copy of 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, a Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence. The book is written by one Francis Grose.   Amazon… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Celebrating the Release of ‘After Anne'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Celebrating the Release of ‘After Anne'” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford‘s “Celebrating the Release of ‘After Anne’” Giveaway. April and lesliegb will each receive her choice of either an eBook copy or a print copy of Ms. McMann and Ms. Hanford‘s After Anne. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Present Pursuits” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Present Pursuits” Giveaway

        Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Present Pursuits” Giveaway. Flo Mims will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s A Favorite Daughter. Congratulations, Flo. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all… more goodness …

I Won’t Dance, Don’t Ask Me ~ Using “Dance” as a Plot Device in Jane Austen’s Novels

I Won’t Dance, Don’t Ask Me ~ Using “Dance” as a Plot Device in Jane Austen’s Novels

“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” (Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 3) During Austen’s time, young people looked for a potential mate at dances. Austen, herself, enjoyed a good dance, and, therefore, she often used dance as part of her plot line. In a 1798 letter to her sister Cassandra,… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “Courting Lord Whitmire” + the Coldstream Toll House + a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “Courting Lord Whitmire” + the Coldstream Toll House + a Giveaway

In many tales of the Regency era, we hear of a couple racing to Gretna Green in Scotland to marry before being caught by the lady’s relations. At the time, marrying in Scotland was as simple as standing up before witnesses and sharing one’s desire to be wed to one’s significant other. No calling of… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Two New(ish) Announcements” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Two New(ish) Announcements” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford‘s “Two New(ish) Announcements” Giveaway. Chelsea, Ginna, Luisa1111, and Karen O’Callaghan will each receive her choice of either an eBook copy of Ms. McMann and Ms. Hanford‘s Their Secret Love (OR) an eBook copy of A Dollop of Pride and a Dash of… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Allie Cresswell’s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Allie Cresswell’s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winner of Allie Cresswell‘s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway. Sallianne Hines will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Cresswell‘s The Hoarder’s Widow. Congratulations, Sallianne. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway

          Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway. Billie JEAN stillman will receive her choice of an eBook copy of any of Ms. Dixon’s book titles. Congratulations, Billie. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Indicate… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is honored to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway. Linda A., Lily Bernard, and Marie H. will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s Darcy Vs Elizabeth. Congratulations, Ladies. [Note! A gift card will be substituted for those countries where an eBook edition from Amazon is not… more goodness …