Tag Archives: Return to Longbourn

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

I’m taking part (in a limited way) in the Next Big Thing “Blog Hop” It’s an exponentially increasing blog hop, or a sort of progressive dinner, where readers can sample a little of this author and that, hopefully thereby discovering … Continue reading

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House and Garden

If you have been following me closely, you know that I  recently finished writing the next installment of my P&P series, picking up the story again five years after the close of The Darcys of Pemberley. Whilst the manuscript for Return to Longbourn is … Continue reading

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A Novelist is Born

Today, I’m doing a guest post on the blog of Christian author Shelley Ring, ‘Fraidy Cat Confessions. She read “The Darcys of Pemberley” and asked me to share a bit of my story with her readers. Begin reading here and then follow the link … 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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A Three-Hour Tour

With my lighter summer schedule, I’ve finally made some significant headway on my current work-in-progress. Return to Longbourn is the sequel to the sequel to Pride and Prejudice. In other words, it follows The Darcys of Pemberley.  One of the scenes I wrote … Continue reading

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“The Look”

If you are as big a fan of the 1995 BBC film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice as I am, you probably know which scene I’m thinking of when I talk about “the look.” It takes place when Elizabeth comes … Continue reading

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The Governess Trade -or- The Tale of Three Janes

Governesses are intriguing figures who often play prominent roles in works of romantic fiction set in the Regency and Victorian eras, but it’s more of a Jane Eyre than a Jane Austen theme. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I can’t recall a single active governess … Continue reading

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