Author Archives: Victoria Kincaid

The Importance of Audiobooks (and a Giveaway)

The Importance of Audiobooks (and a Giveaway)

I’ve been particularly thrilled this year to start offering audiobooks of my novels. Audible and Amazon are offering audio versions of The Secrets of Darcy and Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy to the Rescue. An audio version of Pride and Proposals will be available within a week or so, and audio versions of Christmas at Darcy… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is delighted to announce the winners of Victoria Kincaid‘s “The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy” Giveaway. Lisa Hatfield will receive her choice of either an eBook copy or a print copy of Ms. Kincaid‘s The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy. Congratulations, Lisa. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to… more goodness …

Darcy Speaks!  Mr. Darcy to the Rescue Now Available on Audiobook

Darcy Speaks! Mr. Darcy to the Rescue Now Available on Audiobook

After many ups and downs, Mr. Darcy to the Rescue is now available on audiobook. There have been three different narrators attached to the project at different points, and the whole process took far longer than anticipated. But the ultimate result is great!   Look below for a plot summary and an excerpt from the beginning… more goodness …

A Tale of Two Janes

A Tale of Two Janes

  Recently I was re-reading Emma and was struck by the character of Jane Fairfax—how she is held up as this example of feminine virtue and accomplishment, but still remains a mystery. I was trying to think of comparable characters in Austen’s other novels and I hit upon another Jane: Jane Bennet. Like Jane Fairfax, Jane… more goodness …

The British Secret Service in France Part 2

The British Secret Service in France Part 2

This is the second in my two-part series about the secret service in the British Alien Office, the country’s primary espionage agency during its conflicts with France. In addition to handling international espionage, the Alien Office was also responsible for suppressing domestic insurrection and sometimes charged people with sedition just because they expressed anti-government sentiments.… more goodness …

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 …