Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Battle of Waterloo: Did the Weather Change History?

The Battle of Waterloo Did the Weather Change History? Background: The Battle of Waterloo was fought thirteen kilometers south of Brussels between the French, under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte, and the Allied armies commanded by the Duke of Wellington … Continue reading

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Regina Jeffers’ Interview and Excerpt from “The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy”

posted previously on Diary of an Eccentric Blog  How do you research your novels? The research is based on what would and would not be acceptable for the Regency Period, the time period in which the majority of my novels … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s Current Relevance

Jane Austen’s Current Relevance As we celebrate Jane Austen in modern settings this month, I thought it prudent to examine what makes “our” Jane so popular. Austen’s influence proves that the past is always in the process of being reinvented. … Continue reading

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Interview with Austen Author, Regina Jeffers

Previously Posted on Donna Hatch’s Blog  Q: When did you start to write and how long did it take you get published? A: First, I should explain that I write Jane Austen-inspired sequels and adaptations, as well as Regency romance. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Release of “The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy”

To celebrate the release of my latest novel, The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy, I thought I might give you a taste of the story line. The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy begins some three months after the close of Christmas at … Continue reading

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Gretna Green: The “Las Vegas” Marriage Destination of the Regency Period

Scottish Elopements and the Marriage Act of 1753 “An Act for Better Preventing of Clandestine Marriage,” popularly known as Lord Hardwicke’s Marriage Act (1753), was the first statutory legislation in England and Wales to require a formal ceremony of marriage. … Continue reading

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P&P 200 – Darcy Is Determined to Make Elizabeth Bennet His Wife

Below, you will find an excerpt based on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Over at Austen Authors, we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the events in this classic novel. However, we are telling the story from the point of … Continue reading

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