Austen’s World Wrap Up. April 5, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • An English Wedding at Sherbourne Park by Rachel Dodge
    …you want to hear about the wedding; and I shall be happy to tell you, for we all behaved charmingly.” –Emma My husband and I were invited to a family wedding in England last June. The venue: Sherbourne Park, a Grade II Georgian house on a large estate dating back to 1730, just a few […]
  • It’s Been A While So Let’s Catch Up!
    Hello there. Carolyn Jewel here. I am cautiously hopeful that I’ll be able to post here  regularly now that my life is less hectic than it has been for the last couple of years. Since it’s been a while, let’s … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 22, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • My blue and white collection
    Lately, I’ve been downsizing, but as well as donating things, I’ve been replacing a few of them with pieces that I like better. This weekend, I found this cute teapot at a local Thrifty Shopper. It’s from Grindley, an English … Continue reading
  • In the Time of Her Flowers
    Documentation! At long last. Every time I give a workshop about historical clothing, I get asked “what did they do when they had their periods”. And to date I’ve always had to say, I’ve never seen any documentation before the … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 8, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • A Re-Look at the Bronte Sisters
    I went looking through old postings of mine for a topic for today and came across this one about the Bronte sisters, first written in 2010. I thought it was worth a second look. My latest Netflix find (it’s available … Continue reading
  • Thoughts and Excuses
    I was supposed to put up a new post today, March 2 (I’m the “First Fridays” Risky) but I just couldn’t get one written. I’m facing a medical procedure next week that has me a bit nervous, and I am … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. February 22, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Lovejoy
    I’m into comfort TV. To me, that includes series with likeable, quirky characters who rub against each other in interesting and funny ways—series like Northern Exposure, Parks & Rec, Grace and Frankie. My most recent go-to comfort TV is an … Continue reading
  • Black History Month
    I’ve been kind of obsessed with the history of free Africans in Europe ever since discovering the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Imagine my delight when I found my favorite fencing master lurking in an amazing poster designed for schools (shared with permission … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. February 15, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • PERSUASION:  A novel of change, by Tony Grant
    Inquiring readers: One reason I love Tony Grant’s submissions is the wonderful original images that he takes of the sites he discusses – in this instance, Bath and Persuasion, Jane Austen’s final and arguably her best novel. Enjoy the article, as well as Tony’s photographic images. I think Persuasion is Jane Austen’s most mature novel. […]
  • Deportment, Courtesy and All That
    Manners maketh man. William of Wykeham, Motto of Winchester College and New College, Oxford By odd coincidence, both my actor son Graham and Elena’s daughter Gaile are in rehearsals for theater productions of Jane Austen works going up in March. … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Pen’s the First Mulatto Heiress

On the 27th January, 1817 Jane Austen began Sanditon, the first Regency that included, Miss Lambe, a mulatto heiress, a very wealthy mulatto heiress. Jane Austen, the patron saint of Regency Novels, was a progressive woman.

I am pleased to present three heiresses Jane might approve of in the Advertisements for Love Series. The Bittersweet Bride released January 29, 2018.

Widow Theodosia Cecil needs a husband to help protect her son. The former flower seller turned estate owner posts an ad in the newspaper, and no one is more surprised than she when her first love, the man she thought dead, reappears. 

Ewan Fitzwilliam has been at war for six years. Now, the second son of a powerful earl is back but his beloved Theo needs a husband and will not consider him. She believes Ewan left her—in desperate straits—so she denies the feelings she still harbors for the handsome, scarred soldier. Theo and playwright Ewan must overcome bitter lies and vengeful actions that ruined their youthful affair. Theo must reveal her deepest secret in order to reclaim the love that has long been denied

 

The Bittersweet Bride

 

http://bit.ly/bsweetbride

 

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-bittersweet-bride-vanessa-riley/1127620028?ean=9781640634657

 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-bittersweet-bride/id1324090920?mt=11

 

https://entangledpublishing.com/the-bittersweet-bride.html

 

 

Jane Austen Pens the First Mulatto Heiress

On the 27th January, 1817 Jane Austen began Sanditon, the first Regency that included, Miss Lambe, a mulatto heiress, a very wealthy mulatto heiress. Jane Austen, the patron saint of Regency Novels, was a progressive woman.

I am pleased to present three heiresses Jane might approve of in the Advertisements for Love Series. The Bittersweet Bride released January 29, 2018.

Widow Theodosia Cecil needs a husband to help protect her son. The former flower seller turned estate owner posts an ad in the newspaper, and no one is more surprised than she when her first love, the man she thought dead, reappears.

Ewan Fitzwilliam has been at war for six years. Now, the second son of a powerful earl is back but his beloved Theo needs a husband and will not consider him. She believes Ewan left her—in desperate straits—so she denies the feelings she still harbors for the handsome, scarred soldier. Theo and playwright Ewan must overcome bitter lies and vengeful actions that ruined their youthful affair. Theo must reveal her deepest secret in order to reclaim the love that has long been denied

 

 

http://bit.ly/bsweetbride

 

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-bittersweet-bride-vanessa-riley/1127620028?ean=9781640634657

 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-bittersweet-bride/id1324090920?mt=11

 

https://entangledpublishing.com/the-bittersweet-bride.html