Author Archives: Rebecca H Jamison

All the Single Ladies

All the Single Ladies

One of my favorite characters in Downton Abbey is the Dowager Countess, Violet Crawley, and I’m betting that many of you share my affection for her. Despite the fact that she’s single and elderly, she wields a powerful influence in the Crawley household, and indeed within the whole community. She is widely quoted online and… Read the full blog post …

The Crime of Debt and a New Story

The Crime of Debt and a New Story

The Regency population viewed crime differently than we do today. London newspapers didn’t report robberies or burglaries, just the occasional “lost” item. There was no public police force, although you could hire someone to recover said lost items. People did occasionally go to prison for a variety of reasons. However, most people in prison were… Read the full blog post …

Hospitality Austen Style

Hospitality Austen Style

I love the idea of having people over and sitting around the dinner table with good friends. I scour magazine articles about how to plan a party, and I collect Pinterest posts about entertaining; but then I think of all the work involved. First, I’d have to clean, then I’d have to cook something worth… Read the full blog post …

My Secret Project

My Secret Project

  I have a secret project I’ve only revealed to a few people closest to me. At the beginning of 2018, I challenged myself to write 365 thank-you notes by 2019. At the time, I was feeling in a bit of a slump and happened to be reading A Simple Act of Gratitude, a book… Read the full blog post …

Announcing the Winner of Rebecca Jamison’s “Unforgettable” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Rebecca Jamison’s “Unforgettable” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Rebecca Jamison‘s “Unforgettable” Giveaway. Lynnchar will receive an autographed copy of Ms. Jamison‘s latest release, Unforgettable. Congratulations, Lynn! Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Do not forget to include your mailing address in the email. [In accordance with Austen Authors’… Read the full blog post …

“Unforgettable” Excerpt

“Unforgettable” Excerpt

To celebrate the release of my latest book, Unforgettable, I am giving away a paperback copy to one reader who comments on this post. Unforgettable is a love story that spans the Atlantic, beginning in the Cape Verde Islands of Africa and continuing on the East Coast of the United States. (It is not JAFF, but… Read the full blog post …

A Garden like Jane’s

A Garden like Jane’s

April is the time of year when I love to work in my garden, and this year, I’ve found myself longing to have a garden more like one of Jane Austen’s. In searching through her novels, I noticed with surprise that flowers are not often mentioned. In fact, there are no bouquets from Col. Brandon… Read the full blog post …