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From Sensibility to Sense

Yes, I am working on a Pride and Prejudice novel at the moment (see two previous posts and my progress report at the end of this one), but I like to periodically turn ideas over in my mind for future … Continue reading

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A Poison Pen Letter for Wickham

Thank you! All your positive feedback on my previous post (Fitzwilliam Darcy: in His Own Words) really energized me. Now I’m off and running on what will hopefully become my next novel! – expanding on the Pride and Prejudice saga … Continue reading

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Fitzwilliam Darcy, In His Own Words

Getting this next novel started has been a bit of a struggle. I wanted to do a P&P book from Darcy’s point of view, but what could I bring to the story that would be something new? The “what if”s … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace: Must-See Movie

For the last month, I’ve been busy with the blog tour launching my latest novel: Murder at Northanger Abbey (see previous post). Someday I’d like to do a “real” book tour, like authors used to. But I suppose it’s just … Continue reading

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Book Launch for “Murder at Northanger Abbey”

The day is finally here! Maybe some of you have been waiting impatiently for Murder at Northanger Abbey to come out. Believe me, I have too! Usually I underestimate how long it will take to get everything done and I’m … Continue reading

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Revealing a Cover for “Murder”

Exclusive! First time seen anywhere! The full cover for Murder at Northanger Abbey. I’m very please with how it turned out. It seems to set the right tone for a slightly spooky murder mystery. What do you think? I’d never … Continue reading

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Why Not Write a Murder Mystery?

Things are on track for a June 23rd release of my next novel! Yay! All four of my beta readers have reported back with very positive feedback and no major changes recommended. Now just a proof read, formatting, and the … Continue reading

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Can Jane and I Help?

Yesterday was such a beautiful Spring day in the Pacific Northwest. The sky was blue, the birds were singing, the thermometer topped 70 degrees for the first time in a long while, and my magnolia tree burst into glorious bloom. … Continue reading

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Who Knew Henry Tilney Was Such a Passionate Guy?

I especially enjoy writing the many letters included in my novels, trying to make each one a little work of art, as Jane Austen did.  (More on that topic here.) Who can forget Darcy’s 8-pager to Elizabeth after his failed … Continue reading

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Becoming a Fan of Becoming Jane

I love movies and I love Jane Austen, so what could be better than a movie about Jane Austen? I’ve been building my private library for years – movies to my taste, distinctly separate from my husband’s much larger collection … Continue reading

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