Category Archives: Excerpt

The Currency of The Writings of Miss Jane Austen

The Currency of The Writings of Miss Jane Austen

Many feminist writers have adopted Jane Austen as their own. I cannot but agree with their thinking. However, I fear they, at times, do tend to become rather presentist in their assessments of Austen’s motives in the Canon. If you read some of the more strident commentaries, you would believe that the daughter of the… more goodness …

What Was Darcy Thinking?

What Was Darcy Thinking?

My experiences as a Love Investigator—having personally interviewed over 500 men—prompted me to imagine what Darcy might have been thinking as he left the Hunsford parsonage after his horrific attempt at offering for Elizabeth Bennet’s hand. Taking what I had learned from my six years of travel, exploring the minds of men, I decided to… more goodness …

The Secrets of Pemberley Excerpt #2

The Secrets of Pemberley Excerpt #2

In November, I shared a surprising and provocative post. What if Elizabeth never loved Darcy? The post contained an excerpt of an upcoming release titled The Secrets of Pemberley. I’ll not spend more time summarizing that post, you can read it here. I’ll also remind everyone that it is only a dream! Today, I wanted… more goodness …

An Excerpt and Giveaway of The Matchmaker!

An Excerpt and Giveaway of The Matchmaker!

Now that the holidays are behind us, I can take a deep breath and look forward to MY favorite holiday: Valentine’s Day. It’s not that I don’t love Christmas (gifts ARE fun and twinkle lights ARE pretty), but the combination of excessive gift giving with the religious aspect of what Christmas actually means creates a… more goodness …

A Happy Christmas Excerpt and Giveaway!

Christmas is almost upon us! I’m sure many readers and authors here on Austen Authors celebrate the holiday, while others have different celebrations and traditions. No matter what festivities we enjoy, the holiday season is usually full of family. Sometimes that’s great; sometimes not so much. In my holiday JAFF, Pemberley Park – The Twelve Days… more goodness …

Four and Twenty and Counting … Excerpt + Giveaway

Four and Twenty and Counting … Excerpt + Giveaway

I am happy to share news about my newest audiobook: By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything. It’s days away from being available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. It’s also my twenty-fourth collaboration with award-winning narrator and producer, Pearl Hewitt. Partnering with Pearl is always fun. Not only do our audiobook projects provide the chance for… more goodness …