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Exquisite Excerpt from “The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy”

THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY My last release from Ulysses Press is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Books-a-Million, as well as eBook formats. THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY is a cozy mystery set in Dorset, and … Continue reading

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A Regency Era Teaching Hospital

In THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY, I spent a great deal of time researching medical practices of the period of which my fictionalized surgeon might be aware, as well as early medical schools students might have attended. I purposely … Continue reading

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New Interview with Regina Jeffers

(This interview was originally posted on Teatime Romance on March 16, 2013.) How long have you been writing, and how did you decide this was a career you wanted to pursue? I began my writing career in the later part … Continue reading

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Mudiford: The Forgotten Resort plus Excerpt from “The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy”

(This post and excerpt first appeared on My Jane Austen Book Club on March 11, 2013.) With the onset of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, the idea of a European Grand Tour for English aristocratic class lost its … Continue reading

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Writing “The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy”

This interview originally was posted to The Dark Jane Austen Book Club website on March 18, 2013. My novel “The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy” is their book read for March. When did you begin with your Pride and Prejudice books? … Continue reading

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Interview with Regina Jeffers from Historical Fiction: Georgian Style

This interview was first posted on Laura Purcell’s “Historical Fiction: Georgian Style” on March 7, 2013. Why is the Regency Period important and why should we want to read about it? The Regency marked the beginning of the Britannia Pax, … Continue reading

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Interview with Regina Jeffers from Random Bits of Fascination

This interview originally ran on Random Bits of Fascination, the blog of fellow Austen author, Maria Grace. Writing is such a challenging endeavor. What got you started on it, and what keeps you doing it? In November 2008, I was … Continue reading

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Characteristic of the Gothic in My Austen-Inspired Novels

First, those who read Gothic novels know that Horace Walpole started the phenomenon with his The Castle of Otranto way back in 1764. We define a Gothic novel based on the characteristics we find in Walpole’s work. With the March release of … Continue reading

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Pride 47, Prejudice 5

  Pride and Prejudice was originally entitled First Impressions, which is a much better title when one considers how Jane Austen bombards her readers with the theme of “impressions”: first, flawed, and founded. However, that is material for a future post. What … Continue reading

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The Tale of Aradia, Daughter of Diana and Lucifer

In researching my next Austen-inspired cozy mystery, The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy, I have been reading LOTS of tales of paganism, witchcraft, and folklore. Believe me, this is not my usual fare, so it’s been quite eye-opening. Below, one … Continue reading

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