Felt but Unseen

Felt but Unseen

I thought I would touch upon five characters that each have a presence which is felt despite the fact that they are deceased. In novels, we often get caught up in the living characters who speak and act, but in Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen created such depth in her novel that there are numerous… Read the full blog post …

A Delightful Visit

A Delightful Visit

“It was a delightful visit;-perfect, in being much too short.” – Emma As I have mentioned several times over the last year, my husband and I are now empty-nesters. Our youngest daughter was home for exactly one month before taking off for her summer internship. The next time we see her will be when we… Read the full blog post …

The Influence of screen adaptations on new generations of Jane Austen Fans, by Amanda Kai

The Influence of screen adaptations on new generations of Jane Austen Fans, by Amanda Kai

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, there is no denying the powerful influence that screen adaptations of Jane Austen’s beloved novels have to inspire new generations of viewers to become fans of her works. Whether it’s seeing a six-hour miniseries that faithfully recreates one of the books, or a two-hour movie loosely based on one or… Read the full blog post …

It’s Just a Matter of Time, by P. O. Dixon

It’s Just a Matter of Time, by P. O. Dixon

As June comes to a close, so does National Audiobook Appreciation Month. I’ve commemorated the occasion with several social media posts and a blog entry on my website. I’ve chiefly concentrated on re-releasing my audiobooks on Audible and making them available through Findaway Voices for global distribution in all the places audiobooks are sold, including… Read the full blog post …

Episode I of Austen’s Mysterious Death: Sleuth Kirstin Leaves No Stone Unturned. Except the Really Big Ones that are Hard to Turn Over, by Kirstin Odegaard

Episode I of Austen’s Mysterious Death: Sleuth Kirstin Leaves No Stone Unturned. Except the Really Big Ones that are Hard to Turn Over, by Kirstin Odegaard

Today, I’d like to write about the most Googled question on the internet: how Jane Austen died. Oh.  Sorry for that anticlimax if you were expecting a different question.  No, the hot duke is not returning to Bridgerton, ever.  We’re all just going to have to content ourselves with the equally angst-ridden viscount. Now back… Read the full blog post …