Monthly Archives: October 2015

Welcoming Regency Romance Author, Vikki Vaught

Today, I welcome fellow Regency romance author, Vikki Vaught and her latest release, book one of her Honorable Rogue series. Vikki is a fellow Southerner, living in Tennessee. She has a tempting excerpt below.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I want to thank Regina for … Continue reading

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Northanger Horrid Novels ~ Are They Real?

Northanger Horrid Novels thoughts from Regina Jeffers… I have highlighted these books previously, but at a recent event, I was again asked if Austen made up the names of the books in Northanger Abbey. So, I will again  introduce our … Continue reading

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Winners from Three Recent Giveaways

Joana Starnes will gift Vesper with an eBook copy of release of The Unthinkable Triangle.           Regina Jeffers will gift Luthien84 with an eBook copy of A Touch of Love and Cassandra Samuels with an eBook … Continue reading

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“Shine a Light on Our Ladies” Blog Hop: Elizabeth Bennet (and Some Less Favorable Qualities) + a Giveaway

  During the month of October nine other authors and I are “Shining a Light on Our Ladies” by taking a closer look at what makes our heroines so special. Those involved include: Helen Hollick, Alison Morton, Anna Belfrage, Inge H Borg, Linda Collison, Elizabeth Revill, Patricia … Continue reading

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What Would Darcy Do If Elizabeth Chose Another? Welcome Austen Author, Joana Starnes and Her Lastest Release “The Unthinkable Triangle” + a Giveaway

Today, I welcome one of my fellow Austen Authors: Joana Starnes lives in the south of England with her family. A medical graduate, in more recent years she has developed an unrelated but enduring fascination with Georgian Britain in general and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Ladies ~ Four Heroines of the REALM Series (Part 1) + a Giveaway

During the month of October (on Tuesdays) nine other authors and I are “Shining a Light on Our Ladies” by taking a closer look at what makes our heroines so special. The other authors involved include: Helen Hollick, Alison Morton, … Continue reading

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From Where Does That Word Come?

We are back with more words and phrases with interesting origins.  Abracadabra is a late 17th Century word that was originally a mystical word engraved and used as a charm to ward off illness. Coming to us from Latin, it … Continue reading

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Literature of the Age of Chaucer: Part I

Many experts consider the Age of Chaucer quite barren in regard to “great” literary production. With the exception of Chaucer, no one of note rises to the top. Most scholars blame the War of the Roses and the decline of … Continue reading

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Winners from Caroline Warfield’s Release Party for “Dangerous Weakness”

Caroline Warfield is happy to announce that Suzan and TaNeshia will each receive an eBook copy of Caroline’s Dangerous Works or Dangerous Secrets.  Congratulations, Ladies.

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Winners from Regina Jeffers’ Two-Days of Giveaways of “Second Chances: The Courtship Wars”

I am very happy to announce that the following ladies will receive an eBook copy of Second Chances: The Courtship Wars as part of my recent giveaway. Check your email boxes, Ladies, for I sent out the gift prize notices … Continue reading

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