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About reginajeffers

Regina Jeffers is the award-winning author of Austenesque, Regency and contemporary novels.

“Shine a Light on Our Ladies” Blog Hop ~ 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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Celebrating the October Birthdays of Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

Happy October Birthday to some of our favorite actors, who took on roles in an Austen-inspired film.            October 1 – Rupert Friend, who portrayed Mr. Wickham in Pride and Prejudice 2005 October 4 – Alicia … 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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Getting Ready for October: The Screaming Skull of Bettiscombe Manor

Bettiscombe is a small village and civil parish in west Dorset, England, situated in the Marshwood Vale 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Beaminster. Dorset County Council’s 2012 mid-year estimate of the population of the civil parish is 70. This … Continue reading

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