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Recent Winners of Giveaways from the Bluestocking Belles and Regina Jeffers

 The Bluestocking Belles are happy to announce the winner of their holiday collection, Holly and Hopeful Hearts. Congratulations to Vesper!!! The Belles will be in touch to determine which format you prefer for the book delivery. Thanks again to the Bluestocking Belles for … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

From my house to yours, I wish you a safe and restful Thanksgiving. I am spending the day with my favorite munchkins and their parents. 

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Life Below Stairs: Rising with the Sun in Victorian England, Part II

Recently, we had a look at breakfast chores for servants in a Victorian household. See it HERE. Today, we carry on with other duties.  About a half hour after the household staff consumed their meager meal, the family was summoned … Continue reading

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Francis Lightfoot Lee, Part of Virginia’s Lee Family Dynasty and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Francis Lightfoot Lee (brother of Richard Henry Lee) was born on the fourteenth of October, 1734, at Stratford Hall plantation in Westmoreland County, Virginia.He was the fourth surviving son of Thomas Lee and Hannah Harrison Ludwell Lee. After Lee’s parents … Continue reading

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Recent Winners of “Mr. Darcy’s Present: A Pride and Prejudice Holiday Vagary”

These are the winners chosen over the last few weeks for an eBook copy of Mr. Darcy’s Present: A Pride and Prejudice Holiday Vagary. Austen Authors – September 12 ~ Eva Edmonds, Alexandra Solano, darcyluvr, MissLaurieMay, Blodeuedd More Agreeably Engaged – … Continue reading

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Celebrating Some of Our Favorite Austen Actors Who Have Birthdays in September!!!

Happy September Birthday to these Fabulous Austen-Inspired Actors…   September 1 – Aisling Loftus, who portrayed Charlotte Lucas in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies   September 7 – Christopher Villers, who portrayed Tom Bertram in 1983 Mansfield Park September 7 – … Continue reading

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Claiming a Title in the Regency Era

Many of the minor plot lines in my latest Regency romantic suspense concern who could inherit a title? There is the matter of the Marquess of Malvern’s losing his memory. Should the Duke of Devilfoard declare his eldest son incompetent … Continue reading

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