Author Archives: Regina Jeffers

The Importance of Brothers in Jane Austen’s Plots

The Importance of Brothers in Jane Austen’s Plots

In James Fordyce’s Sermons to Young Women (1766), Fordyce says, “The world, I know not how, overlooks in our sex a thousand irregularities, which it never forgives in yours; so that the honour and peace of a family are, in this view, much more dependant on the conduct of daughters than of sons; and one… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Summer Quarter Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Summer Quarter Giveaway

Welcome to the Austen Authors’ Summer Quarter Giveaway!!!! Check out the wonderful prizes!!! Again, our authors are being quite generous. Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! The link can be found on the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. Giveaway will end at midnight, EDST on August… more goodness …

ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF AUSTEN AUTHORS’ SPRING QUARTER GIVEAWAY

ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF AUSTEN AUTHORS’ SPRING QUARTER GIVEAWAY

The Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners for the Winter Quarterly Giveaway. Congratulations!!!! If your name appears below: (1) contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!! Winners names are in RED.  (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize… more goodness …

Banking and Bank Notes in Georgian England

Banking and Bank Notes in Georgian England

The 18th Century saw the roots of modern day banking in England. International trade and the various wars, most importantly, the war with France, led to the development of the British banking system. Checks and banknotes appeared, as well as the founding of the Bank of England.  Before banks, many of the services we think… more goodness …

Priscilla Mullins, Real-Life Inspiration for the Heroine in “The Courtship of Lord Blackhurst” + a Giveaway

Priscilla Mullins, Real-Life Inspiration for the Heroine in “The Courtship of Lord Blackhurst” + a Giveaway

From Mayflower History: BIRTH:  Perhaps around 1602, likely either at Dorking or Guildford, co. Surrey, England, daughter of William Mullins. MARRIAGE:  John Alden, about 1622 or 1623, at Plymouth. CHILDREN: Elizabeth, John, Joseph, Priscilla, Jonathan, Sarah, Ruth, Mary, Rebecca, and David. DEATH:  Sometime between 1651 and 1687 at Duxbury.  By tradition she attended the funeral of Josiah Winslow in 1680,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Cozying Up to an Austen Mystery” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Cozying Up to an Austen Mystery” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Cozying Up to an Austen Mystery” Giveaway. Amy Zelenka, SamH, Eva Edmonds, and DarcyBennett will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s The Phantom of Pemberley. Congratulations. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules… more goodness …

Cozing Up to an Austen-Inspired Mystery with the ReRelease “The Phantom of Pemberley” + a Giveaway

Cozing Up to an Austen-Inspired Mystery with the ReRelease “The Phantom of Pemberley” + a Giveaway

The Phantom of Pemberley: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery was my sixth Jane Austen book. It was originally released in 2010 by Ulysses Press. As Ulysses no longer publishes fiction stories, I had my rights to the book returned to me. I am re-releasing it to a new audience of Austen fans with a new… more goodness …

ANNOUNCING THE  PRIZES FOR THE AUSTEN AUTHORS’ SPRING QUARTER GIVEAWAY

ANNOUNCING THE PRIZES FOR THE AUSTEN AUTHORS’ SPRING QUARTER GIVEAWAY

Welcome to Austen Author’s Spring Quarterly Giveaway! Check out all the lovely prizes!  Again, our authors are being quite generous.  Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form.  The link to the Rafflecopter form can be found on the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE.  The Spring… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Celebrating the Release of Captain Stanwick’s Bride” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Celebrating the Release of Captain Stanwick’s Bride” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Celebrating the Release of Captain Stanwick’s Bride” Giveaway. carylkane, Eva E, amandasmother8 and darcybennett will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s Captain Stanwick’s Bride. Congratulations, Ladies. Books have already been delivered to the winner’s email inboxes from Amazon. Enjoy!  more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “Captain Stanwick’s Bride: A Tragic Character in Classic Lit Series Novel” + a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “Captain Stanwick’s Bride: A Tragic Character in Classic Lit Series Novel” + a Giveaway

When January 6, 2021, happened many news reporters were saying “This is the first time in history that the U.S. Capitol has been overrun!” Meanwhile, I was screaming at the TV that they were wrong. The British took control of Washington City, the name of the city before it became Washington, D. C., on August… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Celebrating the Release of ‘The Mistress of Rosings Park'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Celebrating the Release of ‘The Mistress of Rosings Park'” Giveaway

Austen Authors is honored to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Celebrating the Release of ‘The Mistress of Rosings Park’” Giveaway. Patricia Noda, darcybennett, lesliegb, J. W. Garrett, and Maddy will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s The Mistress of Rosings Park. Congratulations, Ladies. Winners have been contacted previously and prizes have been… more goodness …