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Jane Fairfax – so much more intriguing than Emma Woodhouse

Jane Fairfax – so much more intriguing than Emma Woodhouse

‘Emma’ has always been my favourite Jane Austen novel. I studied it in detail at school and then again at University. Imagine if ‘Persuasion’ has been on the syllabus? My Highbury Trilogy would never have been written! In it I have explored the more minor characters who have always intrigued me; Mrs Bates, her two… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “Courting Lord Whitmire” + the Coldstream Toll House + a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “Courting Lord Whitmire” + the Coldstream Toll House + a Giveaway

In many tales of the Regency era, we hear of a couple racing to Gretna Green in Scotland to marry before being caught by the lady’s relations. At the time, marrying in Scotland was as simple as standing up before witnesses and sharing one’s desire to be wed to one’s significant other. No calling of… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Two New(ish) Announcements” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Two New(ish) Announcements” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford‘s “Two New(ish) Announcements” Giveaway. Chelsea, Ginna, Luisa1111, and Karen O’Callaghan will each receive her choice of either an eBook copy of Ms. McMann and Ms. Hanford‘s Their Secret Love (OR) an eBook copy of A Dollop of Pride and a Dash of… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Allie Cresswell’s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Allie Cresswell’s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winner of Allie Cresswell‘s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway. Sallianne Hines will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Cresswell‘s The Hoarder’s Widow. Congratulations, Sallianne. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway

          Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway. Billie JEAN stillman will receive her choice of an eBook copy of any of Ms. Dixon’s book titles. Congratulations, Billie. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Indicate… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is honored to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway. Linda A., Lily Bernard, and Marie H. will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s Darcy Vs Elizabeth. Congratulations, Ladies. [Note! A gift card will be substituted for those countries where an eBook edition from Amazon is not… more goodness …

Two + Giveaways + and Two New(ish) Announcements!

Two + Giveaways + and Two New(ish) Announcements!

Summer and I have discussed, on and off, putting out a collection of short stories called A Dollop of Pride and a Dash of Prejudice: A Pride and Prejudice Variation Collection. The main reason for the collection is to publish our three short works, which are individually too short to turn into paperback books, as a… more goodness …

Austenesque in many ways – except the time frame. Excerpt, giveaway and bargain!

Austenesque in many ways – except the time frame. Excerpt, giveaway and bargain!

Minerva Price married late in life, long after such felicitation was expected for her. The marriage was happy, but short. After only six years she was left a widow. The arrangement of her late husband’s affairs added to her sorrows – home, capital and income were left to the children of his previous marriage. Against… more goodness …

Mrs. Bennet’s Favorite Daughter Excerpt

Mrs. Bennet’s Favorite Daughter Excerpt

Hi ho! I have an excerpt for you today of my newest novel, tentatively titled Mrs. Bennet’s Favorite Daughter, due out in April. While I might have chosen another passage of more immediate importance to the main plot of the story, I couldn’t resist this one. It’s a scene with Mr. Collins doing what he does best,… more goodness …