Monthly Archives: October 2015

History Behind the BBC Series “The Last Kingdom”

I am watching “The Last Kingdom” on BBC America (Saturday’s at 10 P.M.). It is a tale of Saxon history, with England struggling to become a “nation” in itself, without the rule by the Danes. Although I possess a “working knowledge” … Continue reading

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Lots of Winners from the Last Few Giveaways

These ladies will receive an eBook copy of Elizabeth Bennet’s Excellent Adventure: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary. These are the winners from two separate giveaways: Kim Amundsen, Glynis, Lynne, Patricia, drcopeland7294, Amy Z, Lora F, and Robin Helm.     … Continue reading

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Some of My Favorite Movie Quotes ~ What Are Yours?

I admit to being a bit of a movie freak. Today, feeling a bit whimsical, I thought I might share some of my favorite lines from films over the last 70-80 years. ADD YOUR FAVORITES TO THIS LIST BY PLACING YOUR … Continue reading

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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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