Category Archives: Regency

People of Colour in the Time of Austen

People of Colour in the Time of Austen

Last week, Twitter blew up rather when some more casting for the Bridgerton series was announced and – shock, horror! – not all of the actors were white. For those of you who don’t know about the Bridgerton series, it’s a TV series based on the Bridgerton novels by Julia Quinn. Produced by Shonda Rhimes,… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “Courting Lord Whitmire” with an Excerpt & Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “Courting Lord Whitmire” with an Excerpt & Giveaway

Regency Summer Escape is currently on preorder for $0.99 or free on Kindle Unlimited on Amazon; it will release on July 23. This wonderful anthology contains stories from my friends Victoria Hinshaw and Arietta Richmond, as well as my “Courting Lord Whitmire.” I have been teasing you with the cover and snippets for awhile now,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Means of Uniting Them” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Means of Uniting Them” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Mens of Uniting Them” Giveaway. Carol Perrin will receive a $5 Amazon gift card, thanks to Ms. Dixon. [Because the gift card will be sent directly from Amazon.com, the winner must be able to redeem the gift card on… more goodness …

Top 10 Goofs in Sense and Sensibility (1971)

Top 10 Goofs in Sense and Sensibility (1971)

This is the final goofs post for the Sense and Sensibility series with the trivia challenge for this version in four weeks. I considered covering a modern adaptation, Scents and Sensibility, but ruled it out after watching it. In my opinion, that film was one big goof, starting with the title itself, which has no… more goodness …

Georgiana’s Story – Episode Three

Georgiana’s Story – Episode Three

Episode One Episode Two Elizabeth Hears a Suspicious Moan Five blocks away and two hours later the rehearsals at Pemberley House were beginning to wind down.   Lizzy could not help but notice during those mind-numbing hours the glow emanating from her young sister-in-law whenever handsome Lieutenant Ashcroft took her hand to lead her through her… more goodness …

A Nod and a Smile

A Nod and a Smile

In Jane Austen’s time great emphasis was placed on good manners. For the upper classes, proper etiquette (along with money and property) was what helped distinguish the rich and well bred from everyone else. In our world, it’s good manners to walk up to someone at a social gathering and introduce yourself and strike up… more goodness …

Christmas in June!!! Celebrating the Release of “Letters from Home” with an Excerpt and a Giveaway

Christmas in June!!! Celebrating the Release of “Letters from Home” with an Excerpt and a Giveaway

My novella “Letters from Home” was part of the Christmas-themed anthology Christmas Ever After, but that exclusiveness ended on April 16, for Christmas Ever After was a limited-time publication. “Letters from Home” is now available for purchase on Amazon or to read for FREE on Kindle Unlimited. I particularly loved this story for I am… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Almost Like Having Your Cake and Eating It Too” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Almost Like Having Your Cake and Eating It Too” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Almost Like Having Your Cake and Eating It Too” Giveaway. Maria Maderi will receive a $5 Amazon Gift Card, courtesy of Ms. Dixon. Congratulations, Maria. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen… more goodness …

More Questions—More Answers!—on Austen’s Life and Times

More Questions—More Answers!—on Austen’s Life and Times

Last month’s pop quiz was so much fun that we’ll do another one today. These questions go somewhat further afield, so they may tax your Regency knowledge. As before, there’s no rhyme or reason to topic order. Today’s quiz has twenty-five questions. The answers appear below each question to avoid vertigo from excessive scrolling. Ratings:… more goodness …