Category Archives: Regency

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Releases, and Chaos, and Giveaways, Oh My!” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Releases, and Chaos, and Giveaways, Oh My!” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Releases, and Chaos, and Giveaways, Oh My!” Giveaway. Ms. Jeffers became more generous than she first intended. These ladies all won an eBook copy of Where There’s a FitzWILLiam Darcy, There’s a Way: Luthien84, Chelsea, Carole in Canada, Glynis Whitehead, and Linda Hoppe. This… more goodness …

Darcy’s eavesdropping, and I’m giving books away!

Darcy’s eavesdropping, and I’m giving books away!

It’s that time again … I have completed another novel. 🙂 This one is called Darcy Overhears. It is 43,038 words and 216 printed pages of awesomeness, if I do say so myself. <3 ~~~***~~~ This story began as a tiny “what if.” What if Darcy overheard something about Elizabeth? It wasn’t much to go… more goodness …

Altered States: Challenges of Time Shifted Canonical Characters

Altered States: Challenges of Time Shifted Canonical Characters

Austenesque authors have, in recent years, begun to explore taking the classic characters and extracting them from their Regency worlds to insert them into (usually) modern environments. T’is neither my place nor my inclination to assess whether these variations from tradition are appropriate or not. Of course, considering that I am in the midst of… more goodness …

Releases, and Chaos, and GIVEAWAYS, Oh, My!!!!

Releases, and Chaos, and GIVEAWAYS, Oh, My!!!!

  NEXT MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, I have a new Regency release. This release marks the end of five weeks of releases and a bit of chaos, which began on September 8. Permit me to explain, beginning with this upcoming anthology’s release. What began as a project from writers of the Beau Monde, the Regency-based chapter… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Summer Hanford’s “Regency Romance Audio Book” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Summer Hanford’s “Regency Romance Audio Book” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Summer Hanford‘s “Regency Romance Audio Book” Giveaway. Andrea Stoeckel, Debra Guyette and Beverly Laude will each have her choice of an audio book of either The Archaeologist’s Daughter, A Lord’s Kiss, or Ladies Always Shoot First from Ms. Hanford. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator,… more goodness …

Sickness and Ill-health in Jane Austen’s Novels (Part II)

Last month we discussed how Jane Austen used ill-health as a plot device in Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility and Emma. Let’s look at how our favourite author uses sickness and concussions in pivotal moments in Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Persuasion. A violent cold in Pride and Prejudice Good old Mrs Bennet! Herself… more goodness …

Persuasion–and Anne Elliot!–Comes to Kansas City

Persuasion–and Anne Elliot!–Comes to Kansas City

The 2018 annual general meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America in Kansas City focused on Persuasion, Jane Austen’s last and most poignant novel. The AGM featured numerous insights into both the book and issues related to it, including my own talk on the influence of Jane Austen’s naval brothers on the text.… more goodness …

To Love and Cherish: Book Cover and Excerpt

To Love and Cherish: Book Cover and Excerpt

Today, I am SO excited to introduce my novel, To Love and Cherish, which is to be published on Amazon by the end of October. I am equally excited to share the book’s cover, designed by the lovely Susan Adriani. To Love and Cherish is my second Pride and Prejudice variation and tells the story of… more goodness …

Regency Romance Audio Book + Giveaway!

Regency Romance Audio Book + Giveaway!

Lately, as in since April, I’ve been rather scatterbrained. I’ve blamed this unfortunate condition on the following (see picture): As you can see, this fuzzy monster is nearly grown up. He’s eight months old now and has calmed down considerably and learned a lot. Do we still have work to do? Definitely! Does he daily… more goodness …