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  1. Will Mary Bennet find her happy ending under the reign of the Queen of Rosings Park? Find additional chapters HERE Chapter 3 She walked along the path to Rosings, opting for the one that led through the woods. Though the sunny path was Mr. Collins’ preference—it was overlooked by the windows of several of … Continue reading » The post Heir of Rosings Park Ch 3 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  2. Please welcome Caroline Warfield as she shares with us about the transition between the Regency and Victorian eras. Sometimes a lover of history backs into unexpected bits of fascinating facts. That is what happened when I decided to use the children of one series as the heroes of the next. Their ages forced me to … Continue reading » The post Upheaval and the Push For Reform in the 1830s appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  3. At last, it’s done! Book 2 of Jane Austen’s Dragons is here! Longbourn: Dragon Entail is live on Amazon, Kobo, Apple, Scribd, and soon on Barnes and Noble! And I can’t wait to give away a copy! Leave a comment below for a chance to win an ebook copy. How about one more installment to … Continue reading » The post Longbourn: Dragon Entail Book Launch appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  4. Will Mary Bennet find her happy ending under the reign of the Queen of Rosings Park? Find additional chapters HERE Chapter 2 His letters had been so regular since he left for London, two each week on Wednesday and Saturday, bright points in her week to anticipate and cherish. But a full week had … Continue reading » The post Heir of Rosings Park Ch 2 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  5. “Polly put the kettle on, we’ll all have tea.”~Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Barnaby Rudge Since its popular introduction by Catherine of Braganza, in 1662, tea in Britain was an expensive commodity It was so expensive it was usually kept under lock and key, protected from pilfering by the servants. Both the cupboards and the tea caddies … Continue reading » The post Taxed, smuggled and adulterated: Tea in Britain appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  6. Ok, so I’m not being very patient. I can’t wait to share these with you. So, I’ll be posting a new chapter every two weeks on Saturday until the book is published. (Don’t forget, comments really do inspire me to write faster…just saying…) Find previous chapters HERE Elizabeth counted the stairs as she went, making … Continue reading » The post Longbourn: Dragon Entail Chapter 10 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  7. Will Mary Bennet find her happy ending under the reign of the Queen of Rosings Park? Find additional chapters HERE Chapter 1 Mary held Charlotte’s arm as she slowly made her way down the stairs. They replayed this scene several times a day, now. Mr. Collins insisted that the staircase was neither too shallow … Continue reading » The post Heir of Rosings Park Ch 1 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  8. A proper high tea is the perfect way to welcome the start of spring. This weekend I was invited to speak at the Lake Windsor Springtime High Tea, in honor of their late founder, Susan Boswell. The pleasure was all the greater knowing the event supported the Alzheimer’s association and the Windsor Lakes library. What an … Continue reading » The post High Tea and Windsor Lakes appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  9. Ok, so I’m not being very patient. I can’t wait to share these with you. So, I’ll be posting a new chapter every two weeks on Saturday until the book is published. (Don’t forget, comments really do inspire me to write faster…just saying…) Find previous chapters HERE Just after dawn, a soft scratching at her … Continue reading » The post Longbourn: Dragon Entail Chapter 9 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  10. Will Mary Bennet find her happy ending under the reign of the Queen of Rosings Park? Many of you have asked what happens to the other Bennet sisters after Elizabeth and Lydia find their happy endings in the Queen of Rosings Park series. It’s time to answer that question for Mary. Starting next week, … Continue reading » The post Introducing Heir of Rosings Park appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  11. The Hardwicke Marriage Act laid out the path to the altar for regency couples Engagements in the regency era were generally brief, often only a few weeks long. Why the hurry? Since premarital sex was common and the birth of illegitimate children problematic for inheritance, parents preferred to see couples married sooner rather than later. Reading the banns or … Continue reading » The post Hardwicke Marriage Act in Jane Austen’s World appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  12. Ok, so I’m not being very patient. I can’t wait to share these with you. So, I’ll be posting a new chapter every two weeks on Saturday until the book is published. (Don’t forget, comments really do inspire me to write faster…just saying…) Find previous chapters HERE She squinted against the dust kicked up in … Continue reading » The post Longbourn: Dragon Entail Chapter 8 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  13. Going back to my very first book this month! Comment on this post for a chance to win an ebook. Darcy’s Decision: Given Good Principles Vol 1 The compassionate wisdom Darcy finds in his counselor keeps him returning for guidance even though it causes him to doubt everything he has been taught when he discovers … Continue reading » The post Darcy’s Decision Giveaway appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  14. I feel a bit like a Regency romance heroine–a weekend of doing nothing but dancing and flirting with my Mr. Darcy. That in a nutshell was the Set for Spring weekend this year. Perhaps I should pause a moment and explain. My Mr. Darcy and I belong to our local traditional dance society. Each spring … Continue reading » The post Set for Spring 2017 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article
  15. Ok, so I’m not being very patient. I can’t wait to share these with you. So, I’ll be posting a new chapter every two weeks on Saturday until the book is published. (Don’t forget, comments really do inspire me to write faster…just saying…) Find previous chapters HERE April’s scratchy toes pierced her bodice and rasped … Continue reading » The post Longbourn: Dragon Entail Chapter 7 appeared first on Random Bits of Fascination. View the full article