Author Archives: Regina Jeffers

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Autumn Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Autumn Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Winter 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 the prize delivery is correct.  (3) If… more goodness …

Austen Fandom vs. Austen Academics, a Guest Post from Melanie Rachel

Austen Fandom vs. Austen Academics, a Guest Post from Melanie Rachel

At the JASNA annual conference last October, I was fortunate enough to meet with a number of JAFF writers and editors. Did I participate in a little fangirling? Well, yes.  During the course of our various discussions, the topic of the divide between the Jane Austen fandom and Jane Austen academics arose, and I’ve been… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Zoe Burton’s “Georgie’s Redemption” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Zoe Burton’s “Georgie’s Redemption” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Zoe Burton‘s “Georgie’s Redemption” Giveaway. J. W. Garrett will receive an eBook copy of Book 2 of Ms. Burton‘s Pride and Prejudice and Race Cars series, Georgie’s Redemption. Congratulations! J. W. Garrett, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. [Note! According to the… more goodness …

Did Queen Victoria Marry John Brown?

Did Queen Victoria Marry John Brown?

I know this is not from our period, but I thought you might find it interesting. I recently saw the film Victoria and Abdul, and it started me thinking more on the “supposed” relationship between Queen Victoria and her Scottish servant John Brown. (By the way, this relationship has also been explored in film. Again the… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “How Is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “How Is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Victoria Kincaid‘s “How is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?” Giveaway. Luisa Donaldson will have her choice of either an eBook or print copy of Ms. Kincaid‘s latest release, President Darcy. Luisa, contact Regina Jeffers, the blog’s Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to… more goodness …

Inheritance and the Need for a Widow’s Pension in Jane Austen’s Novels

Inheritance and the Need for a Widow’s Pension in Jane Austen’s Novels

By Jane Austen’s time, primogeniture was no longer the law of the land, but it remained a strongly entrenched custom of inheritance proceedings. Breaking apart large landholdings were frowned upon. An impoverished aristocracy, whose wealth rested in the agricultural realm, would lead to total chaos in the countryside or so it was assumed. The practice… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway. MBresticker  will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s Hearts Bound Together As One. Miriam, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [According to Austen Authors’ stated giveaway rules, all prizes must be claimed within… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway

                  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Alexa Adams‘s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway. Suzanne and nmayer will each receive an eBook bundle of books from Ms. Adams. The bundle includes Emma and Elton, Jane and Bingley, Becoming Mrs. Norris,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway. Deanna Flaman, Carla Penaloza, and Lynn Char will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s paranormal Pride and Prejudice vagary, Vampire Darcy’s Desire. Ladies, please contact Regina, who serves as our site’s Giveaway Coordinator at jeffersregina@gmail.com. Congratulations!… more goodness …

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen, a Guest Post from Laurie Benson

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen, a Guest Post from Laurie Benson

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen First, thank you for having me on Austen Authors. Since I collect antiques, I thought I’d share one with your readers that might have appealed to Jane Austen. It’s my Georgian era writing desk. I confess, while it’s in my home and I adore it, the Georgian writing table… more goodness …