Category Archives: Excerpt

The release of my first non-JAFF historical romance is just days away! + a Giveaway

The release of my first non-JAFF historical romance is just days away! + a Giveaway

Timeless is just a few days away! I’m so excited about the release of my very first original historical romance, An Earl For Ellen, as part of this boxed set! I’d like to share the prologue with you here. December, 1817 “I’m sorry, Miss Bentley.” The steward twisted his hat between his hands, an expression… more goodness …

A Proud Janeite

A Proud Janeite

I’m participating this month in the annual event Austen In August, even more full of Jane-goodness this year as it carries on for an entire month instead of its traditional two weeks. I highly recommend stopping by and enjoying the posts, giveaways, read/watch-alongs, and other bits of goodness that Misty, The Book Rat, so beautifully… more goodness …

From Persian Poetry to Pride and Prejudice

From Persian Poetry to Pride and Prejudice

Let me begin by expressing my gratitude to Regina and Sharon for allowing me to join the AuAu family. Being a great admirer of Jane Austen’s novels, and having enjoyed reading the beautiful works of many of the AuAu members, it is most gratifying to be so warmly welcomed by them. As this is my… more goodness …

Taking Jane For A Ride + a Giveaway

Taking Jane For A Ride + a Giveaway

As the summer has deepened here in Seattle, our social life has gained more vibrancy than enjoyed in previous years. Perhaps it is simply the fact that we have found more space in our lives outside of work and family. In any event, we have been reconnecting with friends—both new and very old. This tale… more goodness …

My Dear Mr. Collins, One Author’s Journey, Part 2

My Dear Mr. Collins, One Author’s Journey, Part 2

[Warning: If you have not yet read Master of Longbourn, this article will contain spoilers. Therefore, read at your own risk.] “I am not Captain Saunders,” Collins replied. “Now, shall we proceed to the study?” “I do not have the pleasure of understanding your meaning,” Darcy said, not moving from his relaxed position. Collins walked… more goodness …