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 …

Character in The Wardrobe

Character in The Wardrobe

The Pilgrim: Lydia Bennet and a Soldier’s Portion reflects much of my own (and that of dozens of far greater minds than mine) philosophy gleaned from a lifetime of both… Pleasure and Pain are important parts of life and must be understood in reference to each other. No life is unremittingly happy. And, as the… more goodness …

New Modern P&P Variation — Darcy in Hollywood  Excerpt and Giveaway!

New Modern P&P Variation — Darcy in Hollywood Excerpt and Giveaway!

My latest modern Pride and Prejudice variation, Darcy in Hollywood, was recently released. Check out the bottom of this blog where you can enter a Giveaway for an ebook Copy! Below is a scene from near the beginning of the book. Darcy almost runs over Elizabeth with his Ferrari and she hits her head while… 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 …

The Wives of Highbury Continues!

The Wives of Highbury Continues!

“I declare, I just don’t understand it,” said Elizabeth Weston.  “It is hard to fathom why a man like your friend Mr. Woodhouse would marry someone such as this Miss Brown.  I’m sure she is lovely and poised, but he could have had any number of girls with twice the breeding and the dowry.  He… more goodness …

Another Look at ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Another Look at ‘Pride and Prejudice’

I’ve seen most of the television and movie productions of Pride and Prejudice. I’ve enjoyed almost all of them. Like most people, my favorite is probably the 1995 television production with Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet and Colin Firth as Darcy. The reason has as much to do with the length—it is a six-hour miniseries—as… more goodness …

A Little Summer Reading

A Little Summer Reading

  I hope you all are having a wonderful summer and finding your schedules letting up a little. I also hope your summer reading is proving relaxing and even f Here are some books I’ve heard about and have added to my TBR pile this summer. Please let me know if you’ve read any of… 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 …