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Scavenger Hunt

Today, in coordination with Austen Variations, I have a scavenger hunt for you, complete with buried treasure! If you’ve already been to my post at Austen Variations, you have arrived here with a pocket full of words to solve the … Continue reading

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Bits and Scraps

Dear Readers, I must do my best to apprise you about all that has been going forward in the last week or two since the publication of the new book. My dear Cassandra… I will give you some account of … Continue reading

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“Return to Longbourn” Launches

Whoohoo! Debut day has finally arrived! Ever since I finished writing Return to Longbourn, I’ve been dying to get this story out there. The creative process isn’t complete until the resulting work is shared. And the wait to share a new book can be excruciating  … Continue reading

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Double Feature

If you are of a certain age, you remember (like I do) going to the movie theatre or drive-in and seeing a “double feature.” You paid your money and you got to enjoy two movies! Those days are long gone, I’m … Continue reading

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Try It; You’ll Like It

    I was at Costco today about noon, and my timing was perfect. You know what I mean. Stationed around every other corner was a demonstrator, card table set up and offering samples of new culinary delicacies. The highlights? Chicken tenders, tortilla chips and salsa, with … Continue reading

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Giving Some Account

“My Dear Cassandra:  Having half-an-hour before breakfast (very snug in my own room, lovely morning, excellent fire — fancy me!) I will give you some account of the last two days. And yet, what is there to be told? I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to “The Darcys of Pemberley”

It’s official! My first-born literary child just turned one! It’s been a full year since The Darcys of Pemberley began hitting bookshelves and e-readers around the world, and its success has far exceeded my expectations. So I feel like celebrating! If you are … Continue reading

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