Today is my day to post at Austen Authors. I have a new novel in the works, a mash-up of Pride and Prejudice and Much Ado About Nothing, and it seemed natural to take a look at what Austen herself thought of the Bard.You can read the original post here: https://www.austenauthors.net/shakespeare-and-austen/ And I'll post the … Continue reading Shakespeare and Austen
Last week was Canada Day, and as a foodie with a sweet tooth, I celebrated by making butter tarts. But I’m also a history geek, so a recipe wasn’t enough for me. I needed to know where these little morsels of sugary delight came from. And so, down the rabbit hole went I, and this … Continue reading Butter Tarts: A Sweet Bite of Canadian History
It was my week to post at Austen Authors, and I decided to explore some of the culinary delights of Regency Bath. Check out my post there to see what I thought about Sally Lunn Buns.https://www.austenauthors.net/sally-lunn-buns-a-bath-treat/
I have just finished the first round of edits on a contemporary novel based on Jane Austen’s wonderful Persuasion. Despite the story taking place in the present (well, post-COVID, so perhaps that makes it fantasy), I still found myself diving down the rabbit hole of historical research. One such dive involved poetry. My main character, … Continue reading Sing to Us: E. Pauline Johnson ~ Tekahionwake
I've wondered for a while if Jane Austen's character Mr. Darcy was based on someone she knew who was on the autism spectrum. Read on for some of my thoughts on the subject. https://www.austenauthors.net/neurodiversity-and-mr-darcy
My blog tour continues today at From Pemberley to Milton, always a lovely place to stop for book-related material. Today, a picture tour of Surrey, where Death in Highbury takes place.
Good Afternoon everyone,
Today I have the pleasure to welcome once more Riana Everly to From Pemberley to Milton to talk about Death in Highbury, book 2 in theMiss Mary Investigates series. I’ve mentioned before that Ms. Everly is an author I always love to receive here because of her interesting guest posts. She always writes the most informative posts, and today is no exception. After having read and reviewedThe Mystery of the Missing Heiress ( the prequel) andDeath of a Clergyman (Book 1), I was very curious to see where Miss Mary and Alexander would go, and Ms Everly literally showed me that.
I hope you enjoy the guest post with all those amazing pictures, and the excerpts Ms Everly brought today 🙂 Don’t forget to comment to apply to the giveaway 🙂
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Today’s blog tour takes me to Interests of a Jane Austen Girl, where we talk about music and piano duets.
Hello all, now again from my desk comes a presentation of a new book. This book is from yet another returning author; Riana Everly. In the passing months, Riana has been writing murder mysteries within the world of Austen. The first was, “The death of a clergyman.” which is still waiting on my desk, alongside several others. pulls an embarrassed face This time it is Highbury’s turn to have a murder, and luckily, Mary is on hand to investigate.
When political chaos in London forces Mary Bennet to take refuge in the picturesque town of Highbury, Surrey, she quickly finds herself safe among friends. Emma Woodhouse welcomes her as a guest at Hartfield, Jane Fairfax is delighted by her love of music, and Frank Churchill can’t stop flirting with her. But it is not long before Mary starts to suspect that beneath the charming surface, Highbury hides some dark…
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Do drop by Babblings of a Bookworm for my blog tour visit. We're talking about parlour games and a particularly fun literary game called Bouts-Rimés. Fancy yourself a poet? Match wits with Emma and see what you can do with these! https://babblingsofabookworm.blogspot.com/2021/02/death-in-highbury-by-riana-everly-guest.html
It's my day on the blog at Austen Authors, and today I'm talking about crossovers. How would characters from different novels get along? Come join the conversation and tell me what you think! https://austenauthors.net/crossing-boundaries-and-a-giveaway/
In North America, February 2nd is known as Groundhog Day, when (so the story goes) a rodent predicts whether we will have an early spring. If the groundhog in question (Punxsutawney Phil or Wiarton Willie) emerges from his hole and sees his shadow, he will dive back underground and we will be in for another … Continue reading Groundhogs and Candles