Category Archives: Jane Austen

Elizabeth’s Choice and Ireland

Elizabeth’s Choice and Ireland

Well, the long-awaited sequel to ‘Darcy Chooses’ will be available this week, and I thought you might enjoy seeing some of the sights that Darcy and Elizabeth saw back then. They are on a monthlong honeymoon to the Emerald Isle, reconnecting with old friends in Darcy’s case and meeting with new friends in Elizabeth’s case.… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “The Good Old Days” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “The Good Old Days” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s “The Good Old Days” Giveaway. CourtneyJ, Summer, and AnitaP will each receive an audiobook version of Ms. Owen‘s Duty Demands, narrated by Siobhan Waring. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [Note! All prizes must be claimed… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gold Mine Owner” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gold Mine Owner” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the Winners of Zoe Burton‘s “Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gold Mine Owner” Giveaway. Carol Hoyt and 2luv2laff will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s latest book, Darcy’s Bodie Mine, while integr67 will receive a print copy of the same title, plus a special coffee mug. Ladies, please contact Regina… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “The Story Continues” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “The Story Continues” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Story Continues” Giveaway. Sharon Legg is the recipient of a $5 Amazon Gift Card, donated by Ms. Dixon in celebration of her latest release, Irrevocably Gone: A Pride and Prejudice Variation.  Sharon, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim… more goodness …

Is What We Do JAFF or Something Else?

Is What We Do JAFF or Something Else?

Here I am in the first week of a blog tour for the FIFTH book in a series, and I am now questioning where it can be placed upon the Jane Austen Fan Fiction spectrum. This ultimately begs the question, “what is JAFF?” And, furthermore, as the genre evolves, how might the boundaries of JAFF… more goodness …

A walk in Jane Austen’s shoes

A walk in Jane Austen’s shoes

My series on resort towns and my travels has thus far only tangentially touched on Jane Austen, but in today’s post I want to write about her, particularly her health. You might, as was generally the case for me, think of it as being poor. After all, as Kyra Kramer writes in her guest post… more goodness …

The Forgiving Season Giveaway!

The Forgiving Season Giveaway!

What if, after the Bingley-Hurst-Darcy contingent left Netherfield Park, someone older and wiser showed up to ask them why? Introducing Mrs. Bingley, the mother of Charles, Caroline and Luisa, to do just that in The Forgiving Season. EXCERPT “I couldn’t make a lick of sense of Charles’ explanation earlier, Mr. Darcy,” Mrs. Bingley said. “Perhaps… more goodness …

A Valentine for Jane

A Valentine for Jane

The origins of Valentine’s Day is not entirely clear since there are, apparently, three saints named Valentine. Most people, if they know anything at all about its history, associate the day with the third century priest who helped Christians escape from Roman prisons. According to one legend, this particular Valentine fell in love with his… more goodness …

Pride and Prejudice (1980) Trivia Challenge

Pride and Prejudice (1980) Trivia Challenge

Many Austen Authors’ readers declared this adaptation their favorite four weeks ago. Starring Elizabeth Garvie and David Rintoul in the lead roles, it was a product of a former era, filmed on videotape with the interior shots primarily done in studio sets. The dearth of interviews and articles online about this production is lamentable, so I… more goodness …

Sweetheart’s Day, a Guest Post from Virginia Kohl

Sweetheart’s Day, a Guest Post from Virginia Kohl

I fell in love with the Regency era as a young girl. In addition to Jane Austen’s beloved novels, I was introduced to the period by a collection of Valentine’s Day themed stories. This book still has a special place on my bookshelf to be re-read during the month that celebrates true love.    Valentine’s… more goodness …