#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: 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

#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

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

#DarcyDays 12 – Fan Choice

  Fitzwilliam Darcy Who this tall, dark, and handsome is according to many of you.   Our various methods of querying and tallying answers proved inconclusive, except for poor Jamie Dornan on Twitter, but he still had fans elsewhere. Tall, … Read More

#DarcyDays 11 with Z

  Fitzwilliam Darcy From Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Brooding and inscrutable gentleman who hides deep passions A man who gives his heart fully and steadfastly  A person who is willing to move beyond closely held precepts to do what … Read More

#DarcyDays 9 with Catherine Lodge

  Captain Fitzwilliam Darcy From Fair Stands the Wind by Catherine Lodge Self-reliant Confident A master mariner Captain Fitzwilliam Darcy of the Royal Navysecond son of Pemberley: sent to seat at an early age. In “Fair Stands the Wind” by … Read More

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