#MyPemberley: Fountains Hall

A brief history. Pemberley, Derbyshire, built in 1602 by Walter Darcy, a younger son who had unexpectedly inherited the estate and the much older fortified manor house which formerly existed on this site.  Walter Darcy had made his fortune as … Read More

#Austen What-ifs: Fun Pre-Blog Tour Interview with Jan Hahn

Jan Hahn’s newest release, The Child, goes on blog tour later this week. In the meantime we thought we’d pose some random Austen related questions to Jan. As an author, she has proven to have a wonderful imagination for scenarios, … Read More

#MyPemberley: Eckstein Estate

I imagined George Darcy, tech entrepreneur, made his millions through his own innovation and not inheritance. But, unlike other entrepreneurs in Seattle like Bill Gates, he eschewed rich gated communities like Medina when he struck it big and bought his … Read More

#MyPemberley – Lyme Park

Although built in the 1300s, the house passed into the Darcy family in the 17th Century when James William Darcy married Cassandra Anne Chawton, the only relation of the original owners to survive a tragic illness. One of Elizabeth’s favorite … Read More

#MyPemberley: Cambridge House

Darcy House is a mid-eighteenth century mansion, built in the late Palladian style in the fashionable district of Mayfair. It was purchased by Fitzwilliam Darcy’s great grandfather, Tobias Darcy, and shares its place on one of the busiest roads in … Read More

#MyPemberley: Castle Howard

There’ is no visit to Pemberley for Elizabeth Bennet and the Gardiners in my three Meryton Press published books (Alias Thomas Bennet, Letter from Ramsgate, and A Most Handsome Gentleman). Due to plot twists, Elizabeth and Darcy fall in love … Read More

A Pre-Blog Tour Moment with Amy D’Orazio

With the blog tour for A Short Period of Exquisite Felicity less than a week away, Amy D’Orazio has given us a moment of her time to answer a few quick questions about her two novels. This is just a … Read More

#MyPemberley: Spring Mountains, Nevada

  #MyPemberley seeks to celebrate the differences of our versions of the fabled estate as we fangirl (or fanboy) over Mr. Darcy’s home. After all, it was seeing Pemberley that made Elizabeth Bennet first think that being Fitzwilliam Darcy’s wife … Read More

A Short Period of Exquisite Felicity Blog Tour

A Short Period of Exquisite Felicity Blog Tour Join us from February 21-March 6 as Amy D’Orazio and A Short Period of Exquisite Felicity are hosted across the web by some of our favorite bloggers. Join in the fun with … Read More

Setting the Mood: A Cover Story

By Z I’m the kind of person who reads to escape the real world. I want to lose myself in a book and come out of it with a warm, happy feeling. Although a happy ending is paramount to me … Read More

#MyPemberley: Biltmore Mansion

Every Austen fan envisions the locations in Pride and Prejudice a little differently. Some of us are influenced by a favorite version of a movie adaptation, some of us picture it based on knowledge of the geographical area, and others … Read More

Sneak Peek of Garden Like Austen

Linda Beutler, author of austenesque fiction and gardening non-fiction, will be presenting Garden Like Austen on Thursday February 8th at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle, WA at 5:30 in the afternoon. She has provided us with a … Read More

Interview: Amy George’s Inspiration

What inspires you? I get inspiration for stories in what I think are weird places. Music has triggered a couple of older stories, but walking across the street has just as much of a chance as triggering something in my … Read More

The Sweetest Ruin Blog Tour

When William Darcy suffers a sudden health crisis, he immediately realizes two things: his sister will continue to nag him about his nonexistent social life, and he won’t stand for it. How can he possibly escape Georgiana’s good intentions or … Read More

The Sweetest Ruin: A Cover Story

I always consult the author before I start any book cover, and this was particularly important for The Sweetest Ruin since it would be my first “modern” cover in seven years. Most of the book takes place in Las Vegas, … Read More

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