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End-of-year Pricing

Wintry weather, a bright fireside, and good reading!

Titles by your friends at Jane Started It

What could be better?

For your quiet holiday moments, may we suggest these lovely books? Many are at holiday prices through the end of the year.

Mercy’s Embrace … and our Christmas eBook sale

‘Tis the season for reading.
And also for sweet eBook prices.

Here’s what we’re talking about …

 

Pamela Aidan’s much-loved Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman trilogy, and her Young Master Darcy have special Christmas pricing.

Susan Kaye’s wonderful Captain Wentworth novels, None But You and For You Alone, are also marked down.

Robin Helm, Laura Hile, and Barbara Cornthwaite (along with fellow author Wendi Sotis) have a new Christmas anthology, A Very Austen Christmas, and it is holding its own as a #1 Amazon Best Seller.

All of Robin Helm’s books — her Yours By Design series and  Guardian trilogy and her popular romance, Understanding Elizabeth —  are marked down to $1.99 each.

Barbara Cornthwaite’s delightful George Knightley, Esquire duo — Charity Envieth Not and Lend Me Leave — are on sale too.

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And so is Laura Hile’s Pride and Prejudice body-swap romance, Darcy By Any Other Name.

 

Finally, as if this were not enough Book Love, today Laura relaunches Mercy’s Embrace: So Rough A Course, the first volume of her Elizabeth Elliot series.

It’s a sparkling Regency romp in three parts, featuring all your favorites from Jane Austen’s Persuasion.

We are loving the new cover for this one.

Better stil, right now there is an eBook giveaway going on at Just Jane 1813Come read Claudine’s enthusiastic review, and leave a comment to enter.

Bring on the wintry weather, a bright fireside, and good reading, we say.

 

Darcy, Christmas, and first love… What could be better? A sale!

Young Master Darcy – Pamela Aidan

Are you looking for a lovely holiday gift for a Jane Austen fan?

The Kindle and print editions of Pamela Aidan’s charming novella, Young Master Darcy: A Lesson in Honour, now have special Christmas prices.

Kindle eBook: $4.99
Print book: $8.50

UPDATE: Simon & Schuster has reduced the price of the three-eBook set, Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman.

 

Check your favorite online bookstore!

Images are links to Amazon.

Book Description: It is Christmas, 1797, and thirteen year-old Master Fitzwilliam Darcy returns home from his first term at Eton in full anticipation of the holidays. Soon, he and his family will leave their fashionable London home for Pemberley, their Derbyshire estate, to prepare for the arrival of his irrepressible cousin Richard and the rest of his Matlock relations. But when Darcy arrives in London, he learns that his mother is ill. Her doctor’s prognosis is dire–Lady Anne cannot survive another year!

As Christmas approaches, Darcy is torn between his parents’ struggles to carry on and the attraction of an unusual company of players in Lambton for the holidays. With the arrival of Richard and his family, he must try to satisfy the expectations of all and, in doing so, learn what it means to be a Darcy.

Pamela Aidan has created a touching coming-of-age novella based on characters from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. A Lesson In Honour explores love, duty, and family honour.

A Little Something after all these years…

 

Dy Brougham Searches for Lt.Richard Fitzwilliam
Pamela Aidan

(1815, 2 years or so after Darcy & Elizabeth are wed)

The wagon jolted and shivered over the shell pocked roads until Dy’s teeth ached and his fingers cramped in their grip on its splintery sides. Rain continued to fall in unrepentant bursts that were soaking through his oiled cape. His hat was most likely a loss, even for its protective coverings, and the cold crept into the reaches of muscle and bone, both thoroughly wracked by the paths he had been required to travel to get to the farm house in which Darcy’s cousin was said to have been deposited before Uxbridge moved out.

“Il ya la ferme de Emille. Nous sommes presque hors de la pluie damnés,” his driver tossed over his shoulder. (There is Emille’s farm. We’re almost out of the damned rain.”) Continue reading

Throwback Thursday

A little something from the back of a drawer I’m cleaning out:

MICHAEL_WILL_BEACH_medThis is a picture of my son and Laura’s son building a sandcastle at Cannon Beach, OR. The year is up for grabs.

 

 

 

 

And now, for the really scary pic:

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This is from the summer of 2000. From left to right, Pamela Aidan, Laura Hile, and Susan Kaye. No, I’m not drunk, I just photograph that way.

We were having lunch at a tea room beneath an antiques store in North Carolina.
The place was packed, the food was good, and it was hotter than Hades.

 

An Assembly Such as This gains a little oh là là !

Une Telle Assemblée
or
A novel by any other name reads as sweet!

Une Telle Assemblée

Une Telle Assemblée

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the 10th anniversary of Pamela Aidan’s first book in the beloved  Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman trilogy than the publishing of it in French, the “language of love?”

Yes, it’s been ten years since the original self-published edition of An Assembly Such as This hit the world in book form.

Originating as a bi-weekly posting at the popular Republic of Pemberley and The Derbyshire Writers websites in the late 1990s, Pamela’s work then became available through her website, Austenesque, and later, in late 2003, as a self-published work through her own Wytherngate Press, Inc.

The Austen world exploded with enthusiasm! Soon the trilogy was acquired by Simon & Schuster.

Aidan’s trilogy as been set to audio (Audible.com) and translated into Italian and Spanish. The French translation was accomplished just this past year. Book Two, En vain ai-je lutté, arrived in time for Christmas, and Book Three, Un mot de vous, is scheduled for this spring 2014.

Pamela’s working on a new “Austenesque” series that promises more Darcy & Elizabeth but even more Dy Brougham and Georgiana Darcy, as well as a new and darker take on Col. Fitzwilliam.

Keep up with her here at Jane Started It or her own blog, Traipsing After Jane.

Her trilogy & novella, as well as the anthology Jane Austen Made Me Do It in which her short story appears, are carried by Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com. Her novella, Young Master Darcy: A Lesson in Honor is also available through Wytherngate Press.

And if you should want the French version, print or ebook, try Amazon France!

Readin’ and Writin’ at the Festival

If you can get to the Decatur Book Festival Robin, Gayle and I would love to meet you! We’ll be in the JASNA tents, #101-103.

Reading from my books: Saturday at 2:45/Sunday between 1:45 –  2. Writing my name in books and talking Austen: Saturday 11:15 – 12:30, 3:00 – 5:20/
Sunday 12 – 1, 2 – 4

Robin will be reading both from her books and from Laura’s : Saturday 11-11:15/Sunday 3:30 – 3:45. She’ll be autographing on Saturday 12:30 – 1:45, 3 – 5:20/Sunday 120-01, 2 – 5.