Category Archives: Jane Austen

The Ratcliffe Highway Murders as a Plot Point in “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin” + an excerpt + another giveaway

When I began writing The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery, I thought to use the actual Regency era case known as “The Ratcliffe Highway Murders” in the plot line for the although a suspect was … Continue reading

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Chief John Norton, Real-Life Model for a Character in “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin” + Excerpt + Giveaway

One of the characters in my latest Austenesque novel, The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin, is modeled upon that of John Norton (Teyoninhokarawen), who was a Mohawk Indian chief of Scottish birth. Norton attended school in Scotland and was a … Continue reading

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More Winners of “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin”

Congratulations to Suzan and to Euridice, the latest winners of an eBook copy of The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery. 

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The Trauma of PTSD and How It Plays Out in “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin” + a Giveaway

In my latest release, The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery, Darcy’s cousin Major General Fitzwilliam (the former Colonel Fitzwilliam from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice) suffers from what we would now call “PTSD.” During the … Continue reading

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Happy July Birthdays to Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

These fabulous actors brought us hours of pleasure with their performances…         July 6 – Geraldine James, who was the voice of Jane Austen in 2007’s Northanger Abbey July 8 – Diane Clare (8 July 1938 to … Continue reading

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The Bow Street Runners and “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin”

In my newest cozy mystery, The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin, the character of Thomas Cowan makes a repeat performance. Readers met Cowan as a friend of and former sergeant serving under Colonel Fitzwilliam during the Spanish campaign of the … Continue reading

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Another Set of Winners of “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin”

Congratulations go out to drcopeland7294 and ladysusanpdx. These ladies will receive an eBook copy of The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery.  There are still eBooks copies available this week at  2 copies at More Agreeably … Continue reading

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