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For your FREE reading pleasure, I've just posted the first three chapters of the hilarious Jane Austen parody Mansfield Park and Mummies: Monster Mayhem, Matrimony, Ancient Curses, True Love, and Other Dire Delights. Enjoy! :-)
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I am happy to announce that Mansfield Park and Mummies Monster Mayhem, Matrimony, Ancient Curses, True Love, and Other Dire Delights by Jane Austen and Vera Nazarian is here at last! A hilarious "comedy of monsters and manners!" This stylish and clever parody of the Austen classic...
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I'll admit it: I hate bastardizing classics. Especially those of dead authors who can't defend themselves and their labors of love and hard work.   Lately Jane Austen has gotten the brunt of these types of sequels, mashups, whatever. Some of the authors take wonderful care to get it right:...
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                ‘There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.’     Fiona stuffed her tongue between her teeth, her freshly sharpened quill travelling over the virgin pages of a new exercise book she had pledged to...
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Elizabeth Parker, Jane Austen aficionado, is attempting a retreat from a hectic life at her Aunt Winnie's Cape Cod bed and breakfast.  But when the lights go out at a How to Host a Murder dinner party, Elizabeth discovers that the game set for the evening is being played too seriously by one of her...
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              Excerpt from MY MOTHER BIDS ME, a novel of Jane Austen's England on the Eve of Waterloo. (New edition of novel first published in 1984)   All afternoon fugitives from the embattled plains beyond the Forêt de Soignes flocked into Brussels,...
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I know. It's been a long time. I've been working on the new books. And I should be working on them right now, except: 1. I don't want to, and 2. I have to bitch about something But first let's talk about Jane Bites Back. It's all done and now I'm just enduring the wait until it's released on...
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At the end of Joe Wright’s 2005 Pride and Prejudice—in which he turns Jane Austen into Charlotte Brontë but nobody seems to mind—Lizzie tells her newly-wedded Darcy that he should call her “Mrs. Darcy” only when he is “completely and perfectly and incandescently happy”.Incandescently. The word...
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Check out my guest post on the pros and cons of courtship today vs. courtship in Jane Austen's world. It's a question I pondered constantly while writing my latest novel, RUDE AWAKENINGS OF A JANE AUSTEN ADDICT. The post is on Stephanie's Written Word as part of her Everything Austen Challenge....