Category Archives: A Darcy Christmas

Excerpts from the Darcys’ third and fourth Christmas celebrations in The Darcy Saga

Excerpts from the Darcys’ third and fourth Christmas celebrations in The Darcy Saga

As my writing and publishing timeline moved on past the first three novels in The Darcy Saga, the timeline of events for the characters began to overlap in unusual ways. What do I mean? In early in 2010, just as I finished In the Arms of Mr. Darcy, my publisher requested a Christmas/Pride & Prejudice-themed… Continue Reading

Washington Irving ~ Christmas in the Regency ~ An Excerpt from “A Darcy Christmas”

Washington Irving ~ Christmas in the Regency ~ An Excerpt from “A Darcy Christmas”

Santa Claus, tinsel on trees, Frosty the Snowman, reindeer pulling a sleigh… These are a few of the current Christmas images we are familiar with in the US. What about yule logs, a boar’s head, community wassail bowls, a king of misrule, mince meat pies, and figgy pudding? Rarely are these traditions seen here in… Continue Reading

A Darcy Christmas

A Darcy Christmas

As many of you undoubtedly know, for the 2010 holiday season my publisher, Sourcebooks, released an anthology of Pride and Prejudice focused novellas titled A Darcy Christmas. Included in the anthology were short stories by Amanda Grange, Carolyn Eberhart, and me! Fortunately for Darcy fans everywhere, A Darcy Christmas remains in print. In fact, the… Continue Reading

A Darcy Christmas giveaway

Hurry before it is too late!  Now is your chance to win an eBook copy of my novella, A Darcy Christmas, along with three other Austenesque Christmas-themed novels. Thanks to my fellow Austen Author Sally Smith O’Rourke, and Janet of More Agreeably Engaged, a wonderful giveaway is being hosted. Perfect for those who love Christmas… Continue Reading

BIG December 2012 Giveaway Winners

  Over 500 entries were received for my month-long Holiday Giveaway in December. WOW! I especially loved those who wrote of their favorite holiday traditions, most of them shared on these two posts: Traditions #1 and Traditions #2 Enormous thanks to everyone who Tweeted, posted on Facebook or other social networking places, left a book… Continue Reading

More Christmas Traditions

As my BIG December giveaway continues on to the end of the month – ENTER GIVEAWAY HERE – more readers have been sharing their favorite Christmas traditions on the Rafflecopter form. It isn’t fair that I am the only one to see them! Some of the comments left by my awesome visitors I posted a… Continue Reading

More Christmas fun!

Join me at Darcyholic Diversions where I have shared an excerpt from my novella, A Darcy Christmas, AND where I am giving away 2 copies of the eBook! What a deal! The deadline to comment and enter is this Wednesday, December 12 so don’t delay.   Spend Christmas with the Darcys   If you don’t… Continue Reading

Favorite Christmas Traditions

For my BIG December Christmas giveaway – scroll down to next blog post – one of the options to add points for winning a prize is the question: “What is your favorite Christmas tradition?”  I have enjoyed reading the responses from those of you who shared, and want to post them for others to enjoy.… Continue Reading

Excerpts x2 AND Christmas Happenings!

  Next up, I am getting into the Holiday Spirit by sharing an “Under the Mistletoe” excerpt from my first novel – Mr. and Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One – at Leatherbound Reviews. Jakki has a month-long event planned with numerous authors sharing Christmassy excerpts and prizes. I will be there again later… Continue Reading