Author Archives: Victoria Kincaid

British Spies in France: What Does History Tell Us?

British Spies in France: What Does History Tell Us?

Given how popular spy stories are within the Regency romance genre there is a surprising dearth of actual historical research into espionage activities after the French Revolution and during the Napoleonic wars. My work in progress takes place in France and has Darcy and Elizabeth interacting with actual British agents working in France, so I… more goodness …

Christmas Isn’t Over Yet!

Christmas Isn’t Over Yet!

Happy New Year! I’m always a little sad when the Christmastime is over and we need to take down the decorations. During the Regency period, however, they did not believe the Christmas season was finished until after Twelfth Night, so I can use that as an excuse when my Christmas decorations still haven’t been put… 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 …

How is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?  Blog Post, Excerpt, and Giveaway!

How is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States? Blog Post, Excerpt, and Giveaway!

How is a Regency gentleman like the President of the United States? No, it’s the not the beginning of a riddle. It’s the question I needed to ask myself when I sat down to write President Darcy, a modern Pride and Prejudice variation which imagines Darcy as President of the United States. It seemed like… more goodness …

Decorate Your House with Austen!

Decorate Your House with Austen!

This is the last in my three-part series about Jane Austen merchandising. I set myself another challenge: to see if I could decorate a house in Austen-themed décor. While I couldn’t find any Austen-themed furniture (there probably is some somewhere), I did discover that you can decorate just about any other part of your house… more goodness …