In Pride and Prejudice, one of Darcy’s and the Bingley sisters’ big concerns with the Bennet family is the terribly middle-class status of Mrs Bennet’s family. Her brother is a merchant, living in Cheapside. The horror. Her father was a country attorney, and her sister married his clerk. These are deemed to be most inappropriate connections, … Continue reading Always Austen – Lawyers, Barristers, and Attorneys, Oh My!
Category: Miss Mary Investigates
One of the things I love about researching for my stories is finding those little details, those glimpses into everyday life, that don't always make it into the big history books. Things like... what to have for breakfast! I knew that Chelsea buns had a long and delicious history in London, and so I decided … Continue reading Chelsea Buns
A Long-delayed return
It is far too long since I've written anything here. It started with being busy. Writing, reading, editing, beta-reading, and all that, eats up my time. Then it continued with not having anything particular to say. And then it became embarrassing, because it had been so long since I last put words to these pages. … Continue reading A Long-delayed return
Whodunnit? A New Mystery is Coming
I have been busy for the last while editing the third book of my Miss Mary Investigates series, and I am thrilled to say it is almost ready. The book has been past my editor and a small army of intrepid beta readers, and my fabulous cover artist has worked her usual magic. This new … Continue reading Whodunnit? A New Mystery is Coming
May 11, 1812: The Assassination of Spencer Perceval
PM Spencer Perceval(Posthumous portrait by G. F. Joseph, 1812) Today, May 11, is the anniversary of the only assassination of a British Prime Minister. On May 11, 1812 at about 5:15 in the evening, British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval was fatally shot in the lobby of the House of Commons in London. He is the only prime … Continue reading May 11, 1812: The Assassination of Spencer Perceval
Miss Mary Speaks!
Mary Bennet has agreed to an interview! Head over to The Protagonist Speaks to see what she has to say. https://theprotagonistspeaks.com/2021/04/09/miss-bennet-of-death-of-a-clergyman-by-riana-everly/ You might find some of the other interviews fascinating too. Have fun there.
Off to the Races
Today I'm visiting Austenesque Reviews with a guest post on horse racing in Regency England. https://austenesquereviews.com/2021/03/guest-post-with-author-riana-everly.html
Blog Tour – Murder and Mayhem
The final stop on my blog tour took me to Diary of an Eccentric, where I discuss the real murder that set Mary and Alexander in the town of Highbury to solve their fictional murders. This particular murder was nothing other than the assassination of British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval on May 11, 1812.Here is … Continue reading Blog Tour – Murder and Mayhem
Death in Highbury – Guest Post with Riana Everly & Giveaway
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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Blog Tour – Charades and Riddles
Today's blog tour stop takes us to So Little Time..., a delightful place for all things book-like. I'm talking more about parlour games, specifically about charades and riddles. Are you a whiz at these things? Come give it a try. https://candy-m.blogspot.com/2021/02/death-in-highbury-by-riana-everly-blog.html