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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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The Breach-of-Promise Suit: Perils and Literary Possibilities

With the debut of my second novel, it’s time for another round of guest blog spots. So it’s back to Italy and an appearance on Maria Grazia’s My Jane Austen Book Club! This post features an intriguing Austen-era phenomenon: the breach-of-promise suit, … Continue reading

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The Short Story of Mr. Collins

I have a very high regard for the clergy in general and for the several members of the profession I know personally. So it may seem strange that I made the premeditated death of a country parson my first literary … Continue reading

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Door Prizes

  As you may know, I’ve been doing guest blog spots here and there to promote my debut novel, The Darcys of Pemberley, giving away several books through those appearances.  I decided it’s high time I do a give-away through my OWN … Continue reading

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