Category Archives: Regency era

Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome: A Plot Point

My upcoming release, The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery, uses Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as part of the plot line, but as my book is set in the Regency period (1811-1820) in England, when no such … Continue reading

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Regency Lexicon – The Letters “X,” “Y,” and “Z”

Regency Era Lexicon – We’re Coming to the End – X, Y, and Z xebec – a small three-masted Mediterranean vessel with both square and lateen sails, originally used by Algerian pirates and later used for commerce yager – a … Continue reading

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Mansfield Park 1999

BBC/Miramax film Patricia Rozema, Director Francis O’Connor ….. Fanny Price Harold Pinter ….. Sir Thomas Bertram Jonny Lee Miller …. Edmund Bertram Embeth Davidtz ….. Mary Crawford Alessandro Nivola ….. Henry Crawford Lindsay Duncan ….. Mrs. Price/Lady Bertram Victoria Hamilton … Continue reading

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The Peterloo Massacre

On Friday, I introduce you to my novel, His Irish Eve. The events of that particular novel lead up to the hero and heroine being caught in the melee of the Peterloo Massacre. Adam Lawrence, Viscount Stafford, recognizes the need to leave … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Release of “His Irish Eve,” a Regency Novel by Regina Jeffers + Giveaway

I began this story in response to readers’ requests to know more of Adam Lawrence, Viscount Stafford, the heir to the Earl of Greenwall. Stafford is a likeable rake about Town: Women flock to his masculine charms, and men know … Continue reading

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Regency Lexicon – The Letter “W”

Regency Era Lexicon – Nearing the End: We’re at “W” wafer – made of flour and gum; one dampened the wafer and then placed it on a letter to seal it waggonette – a four-wheel lightweight carriage; used for pleasure … Continue reading

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Social Class in Jane Austen “Emma”

There are those who claim Emma represents Jane Austen’s literary accomplishment. I am not of that persuasion, although I think my indifference comes more from the fact I do not find Emma Woodhouse a character I admire than it does … Continue reading

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