Tag Archives: Pride and Prejudice

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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Procedure for a Trial in the House of Lords

Procedure for a Trial in the House of Lords When I first began to write The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin, I set myself the task of learning more of the legal procedures practiced during the Regency Period. The trial … Continue reading

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The Setting for “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin” + an Excerpt + Giveaway

Much of the action of my newest Austen-inspired novel, The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin, is set in Wapping. But what do we know of the area? Wapping is a district in East London, in the Borough of Tower Hamlets. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Release of “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin” with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

My latest Austenesque cozy mystery is now available. It contains lots of history and so many twists and turns, you will be scratching your head.  Fitzwilliam Darcy is enjoying his marital bliss. His wife, the former Elizabeth Bennet, presented him … Continue reading

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The Brilliance of an “Unequal” Marriage as a Plot Point in Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen presents the reader  with three very eligible bachelors: the sharp-tongued, prideful Darcy, the amiable and handsome Bingley, and the smooth-talking military officer of Wickham. Analysis of these characters is plentiful, but I hope to open … Continue reading

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A Writ of Error as a Plot Point in “The Prosecution of Mr. Darcy’s Cousin”

For my latest cozy mystery, part of the action is a trial set in 1816. Many of the tenets of court law we now accept as commonplace were not part of the court system during the Regency Period. For example, … Continue reading

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