Author Archives: Riana Everly

Neurodiversity and Mr. Darcy

Neurodiversity and Mr. Darcy

It’s April, and that means many things. It is, according to TS Eliot, “…the cruellest month, breeding / Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing / Memory and desire, stirring / Dull roots with spring rain.” Perhaps not coincidentally, it is also the month when many in North America settle in to do their taxes for the previous year.… more goodness …

Regional and Social Accents in England

Regional and Social Accents in England

“It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him.” George Bernard Shaw, Preface to Pygmalion I am a bit late to the audiobook game, but I have recently been talking to a lovely and talented actress/narrator in England about my first novel, Teaching Eliza. Teaching… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Riana Everly’s “Crossing Borders” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Riana Everly’s “Crossing Borders” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Riana Everly‘s “Crossing Borders” Giveaway. Imalden and mellykzn will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Everly‘s Death in Highbury. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all prizes must be… more goodness …

A Slippery Situation

A Slippery Situation

It is now mid-January, and in any other year my thoughts would be drifting eastward towards Ottawa. For some reason my family has decided that Toronto is not cold enough in winter, and that we have to take ourselves somewhere even colder to participate in an annual February festival called Winterlude. Ottawa boasts, among other… more goodness …

A Matter of Time

A Matter of Time

Recently I have been thinking about time. It is one of those things we all rather take for granted. Oh, we complain about the shift to daylight savings or summer time, and we are all lost in this sort-of Covid-induced timeless muddle, but the concept of time and what time it is does not really… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Riana Everly’s “The Unfaithful Reader” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Riana Everly’s “The Unfaithful Reader” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Riana Everly‘s “The Unfaithful Reader” Giveaway. J. W. Garrett and Luisa1111 will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Everly‘s Death of a Clergyman. Congratulations, Ladies. Ms. Everly will contact the winners personally to deliver the prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all prizes must… more goodness …