Category Archives: Regency

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Breaking Our Characters to Make Them Whole” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Breaking Our Characters to Make Them Whole” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Don Jacobson‘s “Breaking Our Characters to Make Them Whole” Giveaway. darcybennett will receive a code for an Audible copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s The Avenger: Thomas Bennet and a Father’s Lament. Congratulations, darcybennett. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize.… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Not JAFF: A Regency Christmas Proposal” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Not JAFF: A Regency Christmas Proposal” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Not JAFF: A Regency Christmas Proposal” Giveaway. Linda Martin, CarylKane, Michelle H., Susanne Barrett, J. W. Garrett, Jen, Becky C., and Juliana Clove Fila will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s A Regency Christmas Proposal Anthology. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway… more goodness …

Breaking our Characters to Make Them Whole + a Giveaway

Breaking our Characters to Make Them Whole + a Giveaway

As an author, I struggle to be certain that the work rings with a truth, an authenticity, that creates a story which offers readers an engaging experience rooted in a believable reality. Even if that world is entire made of fairy-dust, employs time travel, and sees other fictional characters traversing its pages. Consider that Tolkien… more goodness …

Not JAFF, But TWO Regency Releases in October + Excerpts + a Double Giveaway

Not JAFF, But TWO Regency Releases in October + Excerpts + a Double Giveaway

This calendar year has been a busy one for me, with seven releases. I will be glad for the holidays to have some time to “regroup.” This month, alone, I will releasing two Regency stories.  On October 31, THE HEARTLESS EARL arrives. It is a Regency romantic suspense and will be book 1 of a… more goodness …

‘It was certainly a very remarkable coincidence!’

‘It was certainly a very remarkable coincidence!’

“It was certainly a very remarkable coincidence!”—Northanger Abbey. Writing from roughly 1795 on, Jane Austen is usually seen as the last major writer of the 18th century. In many novels of that century, plot coincidences were not only accepted, they were expected. It was a big coincidence if there were not major coincidences driving the… more goodness …

Persuasion (1995) Trivia Challenge

Persuasion (1995) Trivia Challenge

In the mid-nineties, an uncoordinated high-tide of Austen adaptations hit the screens in wave after wave of Regency (and modern) delights. Some were rich multi-episode series, others, cinematic masterpieces meant to be viewed on the big screen.  The 1995 production of Persuasion was at the fore of this trend that nurtured a new generation of… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘Mr. Darcy’s Bet'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘Mr. Darcy’s Bet'” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘Mr. Darcy’s Bet’” Giveaway. Katzanne, Cheryl Kepler, Juliana Clove Fila, Kelly Rodriquez, Ann Myers, Heather Schlecht Hill, Darcy Wyant Coggins, and Kristine Shore will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s Mr. Darcy’s Bet. Congratulations, Ladies. Winners have… more goodness …

Autumn, Pumpkin Spice, and a little JAFF story

Autumn, Pumpkin Spice, and a little JAFF story

Sometimes it’s hard to come up with an interesting topic for my posts that’s not been done a dozen times before. People tell me it’s okay to add my own spin on things, but I confess I do like to be different. This month, I wanted to tie into the season we are coming into… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Renata McMann‘s and Summer Hanford‘s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway. Randi Chance  and Leah will each receive an eBook copy of A Duel in Meryton. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen… more goodness …

Anticipating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Bet” on September 23 with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Anticipating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Bet” on September 23 with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Back in April, I introduced you to my latest Austen-inspired novel, which will release on September 23. Preorder for Mr. Darcy’s Bet will begin next week. Grab it while you can, for it will be only $0.99 for the preorder and for one week of regular sales on Amazon before the price will jump. It… more goodness …