Author Archives: Sharon_Lathan2

Entails, by Sue Barr

Entails, by Sue Barr

The dreaded entail. Something that kept Mrs. Bennet awake at night and fretful whilst conscious. “I never can be thankful, Mr. Bennet, for any thing about the entail. How any one could have the conscience to entail away an estate from one’s own daughters I cannot understand; and all for the sake of Mr. Collins… Read the full blog post …

New Release! The Reintroduction of Fitzwilliam Darcy, by Christine Combe

New Release! The Reintroduction of Fitzwilliam Darcy, by Christine Combe

Greetings, fellow Austenians! I know you may have been expecting the second post of my planned series on Austen’s unnamed characters, but that will have to wait another month, I’m afraid. Today I’m here to brag about my newest release, The Reintroduction of Fitzwilliam Darcy. In this new story, circumstances are vastly different for ODC:… Read the full blog post …

Sibling Affection, by Paisley James

Sibling Affection, by Paisley James

All of the main characters (male and female) in Austen’s novels have sisters. In fact, in most cases, they have two or more sisters. However, what I have always found interesting is that except for the Bannet sisters and the Dashwood sisters, we barely see/read much affection among the siblings in the stories. In the… Read the full blog post …

What’s In A Name? Austen’s Unknown Characters and What JAFF Authors Call Them, Part 1, by Christine Combe

What’s In A Name? Austen’s Unknown Characters and What JAFF Authors Call Them, Part 1, by Christine Combe

Jane Austen is celebrated as one of the greatest authors of all time — I don’t know anyone who would question that sentiment. But did you know that even iconic authors can make mistakes? Okay, maybe not actual mistakes, but choices that are considered mistakes by readers — like Colonel Brandon marrying the “wrong” Dashwood sister,… Read the full blog post …