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A Rose By Any Other Name ~ The Naming of Characters in Novels

Recently, one of my friends noted I had used a familiar name or two from where I once lived in Ohio. She thought it quite clever of me, but I explained this was a common practice with authors. In fact, … Continue reading

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Exquisite Excerpt from “The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy”

THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY My last release from Ulysses Press is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Books-a-Million, as well as eBook formats. THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY is a cozy mystery set in Dorset, and … Continue reading

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Research in Historical Ficiton: A Witch Bottle and the Writing of “The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy”

Incorporating Research into a Story Line: Today, I thought I would spend some time on how I incorporated my research into Dorset’s superstitions and legends into the text of one of my Austen-inspired cozy mysteries. Enjoy the short history lesson … Continue reading

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A Regency Era Teaching Hospital

In THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY, I spent a great deal of time researching medical practices of the period of which my fictionalized surgeon might be aware, as well as early medical schools students might have attended. I purposely … Continue reading

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Resurrectionists in the UK – Supplying Bodies for the Teaching Hospitals

In THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY, my research brought me to the value of the human body to teaching hospitals. Below, you will find an interesting look at the “business” and the history of recovering bodies for medical research. … Continue reading

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New Interview with Regina Jeffers

(This interview was originally posted on Teatime Romance on March 16, 2013.) How long have you been writing, and how did you decide this was a career you wanted to pursue? I began my writing career in the later part … Continue reading

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Mudiford: The Forgotten Resort plus Excerpt from “The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy”

(This post and excerpt first appeared on My Jane Austen Book Club on March 11, 2013.) With the onset of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, the idea of a European Grand Tour for English aristocratic class lost its … Continue reading

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Writing “The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy”

This interview originally was posted to The Dark Jane Austen Book Club website on March 18, 2013. My novel “The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy” is their book read for March. When did you begin with your Pride and Prejudice books? … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Merrick Murder Hole and The Old Grey Man

  This article first appeared on the Dark Jane Austen Book Club Website on March 11, 2013. My novel “The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy” is their March book club choice. The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy Shackled in the dungeon of … Continue reading

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Interview with Regina Jeffers from Historical Fiction: Georgian Style

This interview was first posted on Laura Purcell’s “Historical Fiction: Georgian Style” on March 7, 2013. Why is the Regency Period important and why should we want to read about it? The Regency marked the beginning of the Britannia Pax, … Continue reading

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