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Jane Austen’s First Love Virtual Book Launch Party & Blog Tour with Author Syrie James, & Giveaways

Originally posted on Austenprose – A Jane Austen Blog:
I am very pleased to welcome author Syrie James to Austenprose today to officially open her virtual book launch party and blog tour of Jane Austen’s First Love, published by Berkley…

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Three Shades of Pemberley!

I recently spent a busy five days in the northeast of England, ending my trip with a day in Derbyshire before flying home. My mission? To visit three different ‘Pemberleys’ in one day! With the lack of time available, these … Continue reading

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Stalking Jane Austen – Part One!

It’s been a manic few weeks but a beautifully Austen-centric time! I spent the latter half of June back in England, my main purpose being to attend the annual Jane Austen Regency Week in Alton and Chawton in Hampshire. There … Continue reading

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A Diary, a Darcy and a Declaration!

Punctuality is in my blood; in fact, I am invariably early for everything – often ridiculously so. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a matter of little consequence, such as what train I choose to catch for a day out on … Continue reading

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Austen, Downton & Rowling and The Case of Appalling Timing!

So, the long-awaited – and much anticipated – move to Switzerland finally kicks into touch tomorrow when the packers arrive and – shock horror – my UK Internet connection is severed! I am approaching this with relative calm, probably because … Continue reading

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Launch Day for Austen Variations!

I am delighted to announce today the launch of an exciting new venture, Austen Variations! The Blog is in the hands of three talented and incredibly hard-working Austen-inspired authors, Abigail Reynolds, Maria Grace and Susan Mason-Milks. Please come on over … Continue reading

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Welcome to Author Joana Starnes!

Today (a week late but you should be used to that by now from me!), I welcome fellow Austen-inspired author, Joana Starnes, to my Blog. It’s a triple whammy, as not only has Joana written about her love of all … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2014! Though it is only the seventh day of the month, the festive season already seems such a long time ago! December was a busy month in the online world of Jane Austen, and I was lucky enough … Continue reading

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A Promised Excerpt

As I mentioned yesterday, I am currently working on a new novel which I hope to release later next year. I had intended to post an excerpt from a chapter wherein a visit is made to a property inspired by … Continue reading

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Farewell to November

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us (for those who celebrate), heralding the run up to Christmas festivities (again, for those who celebrate). One thing is certain, however: 2013 is on the wane and 2014 beckons. So, what … Continue reading

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