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I’m still sick with some virus causing shortness of breath and painful lungs

I got sick on March 11th with a fever, dry cough, painful lungs, and exhaustion. Then shortness of breath started March 14th. I thought I was recovering and getting more energy on the 21st. My lungs only hurt when I expended energy like walking across the room, no shortness of breath and then by the 23rd my lungs didn’t hurt. Then when I slowly walked the dog 7 houses down and then back my lungs…

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My JAFF books 1-6 are now in Kindle Unlimited

Due to the coronavirus, people getting laid off and losing their jobs, need to save money to buy food or essentials in this scary time, I’ve moved my Pride and Prejudice variations books 1-6 and the JAFF boxed sets 1 & 2 into Kindle Unlimited. Stay safe and wash your hands!

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I’ve been asked to self quarantine

Hey everyone, I’ve been asked to self-quarantine at home by my doctor as the 11th I started getting symptoms of fever, fatigue, and cough. Now I’m getting shortness of breath and even more fatigued. If you could pray I recover and finish this book I’d be grateful! 😘 If you’re stuck at home too, you can read my books that are now in Kindle Unlimited – Forced to Marry and Mr. Darcy Goes to Brighton.

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An Easy Way to Find New Pride & Prejudice Variation Releases

Are you like me, you miss the latest new Pride and Prejudice variation releases on Amazon because you don’t have time to check daily or even weekly? I decided to do something about it. Introducing the New Releases post on the Jane Austen Challenge website. A list of all the new releases from the previous week will be posted on the site under the New Releases & Specials link on the menu. If there are special…

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Forced To Marry Now in Kindle Unlimited

My third book, Forced to Marry, is now available in Kindle Unlimited for the next three months. If you have Kindle Unlimited then you can read it at no cost! If you don’t have KU yet, here’s the link to read the details, find out what you get and sign up. Here’s the description of Forced to marry: Elizabeth Bennet has just refused Mr. Darcy’s disastrous marriage proposal at Hunsford. Unfortunately, while strolling on the…

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Interesting keywords used to find my site

I’ve been wandering around the inside of my site and ran across a plugin that kept track of some of the keywords people used to find this site. Some of them because Google won’t share like 93% of the keywords. Anyway, some of these are funny and some are so interesting I want to find the story myself so I can read it. “fanfic a servant at netherfield puts darcy in elisabeths room” Is there…

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Darcy Interrupted Audio Book Giveaway!

Enter to win a copy of the audio book of Darcy Interrupted. There are 3 copies to be given away every day until all 30 are given out. Enter once to be entered for the drawing every day! Edit: So I forgot to enter the form link! https://forms.gle/29Sw8oeN97yXxz957 11/17 winners Eva Côté, Emily Jen and Esther Madamidola! 11/18 winners Joanna Randall, Regina, Tasha Barefield 11/19 winners Beth, Sandra McComb, Alexandra Rivers 11/20winners Michell, Lora F,…

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A Box Set of My Pride & Prejudice Adaptation Books is Available Now

I have finally made a bundle of my six books – Pride and Prejudice and Poison, Pride and Prejudice and Secrets, Forced to Marry, The Rescue of Elizabeth Bennet, Darcy’s Cinderella and Mr. Darcy Goes to Brighton. This is the first bundle for any of my Darcy and Elizabeth books! This is a terrific price as it is 50% off buying all the books at full price. So if you’ve been waiting to read them,…

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Historical context of Pride and Prejudice

While taking a breather from writing since Love Unmasked got done, I’ve been researching the Regency era some more. I’ve been finding some great info. Among the effects of England’s foreign wars during this period were great financial instability and monetary volatility. Now this next section is eye opening. Austen would have witnessed, moreover, the beginning of industrialization in England, though the growth of the factory system would not reach its peak until the middle…

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Brighton in the Regency era

My next JAFF book will be set in Brighton.  I know just about nothing about Brighton, so my research is going to go here. Hopefully I’ll help out another Regency romance author. Brighton Pavilion George hired architect Henry Holland to transform his Brighton lodging house into a modest villa which became known as the Marine Pavilion. With his love of visual arts and fascination with the mythical orient, George set about lavishly furnishing and decorating…

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A Pride and Prejudice cross stitch pattern for free!

Download the cross stitch pattern for free from https://gumroad.com/bellabreen.  It’s one of my favorite, and probably everyone’s, quote from Pride and Prejudice. “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” #freecrossstitchpattern #freecrossstitch #prideandprejudice #janeausten #crossstitch #crossstitchersofinstagram #crossstitchlove #freepattern View on Instagram http://bit.ly/2BC28Yr

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Reworking Extortion or The Rescue of Elizabeth Bennet

I have substantially altered the story from chapters 23-28.  I’ve got 4 beta readers on it right now to give me ideas and advice on what to add, remove to make the story better. And of course ideas on how to improve that horrible ending that 98% of readers thought was far too short. I have never, in all the 9 novels I’ve published, ever had a problem with a story. And this one has…

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Acne in the Regency Era?

So I’ve been battling awful acne for awhile. It turns out that I was doing the worst thing imaginable for my dry skin, using an astringent on it. UGH. Don’t you wish they taught you this stuff in high school or college? Anyway, I got to thinking about those poor girls in the Regency era in England. You know some had clear skin, some had pimples and some had acne so bad they wanted to…

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Worst Thanksgiving Ever

I am truly thankful for all the reviews, with helpful feedback and ones just to tell me they can’t wait for the next chapter. You  will be amazed at how much they help on tough days. Yesterday was a tough day. I was an hour into my drive to my parent’s house when my mother called. She told me to turn around and go home. My daughter was there, and did not want me around…

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Oh, Mr. Collins!

LOL.   In other news I believe my sinuses are better but today is another day of my being absolutely exhausted. I woke up exhausted. It feels like I don’t even have the energy to walk across the room. I don’t know what is wrong but it is really affecting my work. I didn’t write the last two days. I edited only one chapter yesterday. I wish I could figure this out.

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