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

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

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 review… Continue Reading

More Christmas fun!

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. If you don’t want to wait and take the chance… Continue Reading

Favorite Christmas Traditions

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

Get my novella for .99 cents!

Get my novella for .99 cents!

A late discovery on my part since my publisher did not tell me this interesting tidbit, but I found out that my novella A Darcy Christmas can now be purchase as a separate eBook. Nice! Originally a part of the anthology A Darcy Christmas that was released for the holiday season of 2010, my novella… Continue Reading