Category Archives: Jane Austen

Intriguing Historical Objects. Can YOU Guess them?

Intriguing Historical Objects. Can YOU Guess them?

Today, with the third installment of a theme, I believe this is a full-fledged series! I sure have fun searching for strange, no-longer as necessary objects … or others that have evolved into improved designs over the decades … and many of you seem to enjoy the guessing game meshed with historical facts. So why… more goodness …

Regency Manners and Fitzwilliam Darcy

Regency Manners and Fitzwilliam Darcy

Manners back in Regency times were very interesting and different from the manners we see today, especially in certain countries. The other day I read where an author/reader commented on Fitzwilliam Darcy’s insult of Elizabeth at the Meryton Assembly. There was one aspect in regard to that comment he made that makes one wonder just… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Karen Wasylowski’s “Saints and Sinners” Giveaway

Austen Authors is honored to announce the winners of Karen Wasylowski‘s “Saints and Sinners” Giveaway. Eva Edmonds and Mary Campbell will each receive a print copy of Ms. Wasylowski‘s latest title, Saints and Sinners. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Special Note: Include a mailing address in your email. [According… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Buy Me a Cup of Coffee” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Buy Me a Cup of Coffee” Giveaway

Austen Authors is excited to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Buy Me a Cup of Coffee” Giveaway. Sheilalmajczan will receive an ebook edition of Ms. Dixon’s new boxset: A Darcy and Elizabeth Love Affair.  [Note: Sheila, if you already own the stories included in this boxset, which are A Lasting Love Affair and ‘Tis the Season for Matchmaking,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Victoria Kincaid’s “Double Excerpts and Double Audiobooks” Giveawy

Announcing the Winners of Victoria Kincaid’s “Double Excerpts and Double Audiobooks” Giveawy

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Victoria Kincaid‘s “Double Excerpts and Double Audiobooks” Giveaway. Linny B will receive an audiobook of Ms. Kincaid‘s President Darcy, while charlene capodice will receive an audiobook of The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize.… more goodness …

“A little sea-bathing would set me up for ever.”

“A little sea-bathing would set me up for ever.”

As you are reading this blog, I am digging my toes in the sand and soaking up the sun in sunny Mexico. I live in Canada and having just gone through a long, snowy winter, I truly appreciate the hot days, the beautiful sun and the gorgeous ocean here in Mexico. There is something so… more goodness …

Coffeehouses, Finances, Tom Bertram, and an Angel in Disguise

Coffeehouses, Finances, Tom Bertram, and an Angel in Disguise

There was comfort also in Tom, who gradually regained his health, without regaining the thoughtlessness and selfishness of his previous habits. He was the better forever for his illness. He had suffered, and he had learned to think: two advantages that he had never known before; and the self-reproach arising from the deplorable event in… more goodness …

Top 10 Goofs in Sense and Sensibility (2008)

Top 10 Goofs in Sense and Sensibility (2008)

This adaptation of Sense and Sensibility was screen-written by Andrew Davies and released on the BBC in the UK and under the Masterpiece Classic banner as a PBS series in the United States.  I have owned the DVD for many years, but it had been several years since I watched it prior to preparing for this… more goodness …