Author Archives: Eliza Shearer

Did Jane Austen Play Regency Monopoly? A Look at a Georgian Board Game, by Eliza Shearer

Did Jane Austen Play Regency Monopoly? A Look at a Georgian Board Game, by Eliza Shearer

 “The Most Agreeable & Rational Recreation Ever Invented” During a recent visit to Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood, I was drawn to one of the exhibits, a board game called The New Game of Human Life. Published in London in 1790, it was aimed at the family market and was the British adaptation of a French game, Le… Read the full blog post …

Announcing the Winner of Eliza Shearer’s “Celebrating the Launch of Miss Price’s Decision”

Announcing the Winner of Eliza Shearer’s “Celebrating the Launch of Miss Price’s Decision”

Austen Authors is honored to announce the winner of Eliza Shearer‘s “Celebrating the Launch of Miss Price’s Decision” Giveaway. Patricia Finnegan will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Shearer‘s Miss Price’s Decision. Congratulations, Patricia. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all… Read the full blog post …