A Very Austen Christmas · Book Love

Our A Very Austen Christmas is an MAE Favorite!

Our Christmas anthology -- a volume we smilingly dubbed "the book that friendship built" -- has surprised us yet again. A Very Austen Christmas is honored as one of Janet Taylor's favorite reads for 2017.  Reviewers are how we readers discover the best new books in a genre. These lists are golden. Do stop by… Continue reading Our A Very Austen Christmas is an MAE Favorite!

A Very Austen Christmas · Freebie Alert!

Today’s the day to grab a Robin Helm eBook

My friend Robin was featured on BookBub yesterday -- a great promotional success! Today her Understanding Elizabeth is still FREE. So if you haven't picked it up, this is your chance. If you already have this book, why not gift a copy to a friend while it's free? Robin's other titles -- including our A… Continue reading Today’s the day to grab a Robin Helm eBook

A Very Austen Christmas · Sale News

99-cents for A Very Austen Christmas? Oh yes.

We're ending 2017 with a hoot and a holler. If you've been waiting to buy your copy of our Christmas eBook anthology, here is your chance. From now until midnight, January 1, 2018, A Very Austen Christmas will be on 99-cent special. That's three novellas -- and a jewel of a short story -- for you to… Continue reading 99-cents for A Very Austen Christmas? Oh yes.

A Very Austen Christmas · Book Production Stuff

Oh, the wondrous cover!

Being indie is all about choices. We have control over the interior format, the content, and most especially, the cover. Oh, the wondrous cover!  I submitted A Very Austen Christmas to Joel Friedlander, who runs The Cover Designer's e-Book Cover Design Awards. Yesterday the November, 2017, lineup came out and guess what? He liked it! As I mention… Continue reading Oh, the wondrous cover!

A Very Austen Christmas · Book Giveaway News · Robin Helm

Books make us famous!

It's a banner day for friend and co-author Robin Helm, because she has a book signing at the Lancaster County Library this afternoon. Talk about serendipity! Robin only meant to donate a set of her Guardian trilogy, but then she and the librarian got to talking -- as book lovers will do. And when Ms.… Continue reading Books make us famous!

A Very Austen Christmas · Announcement

This week, Cover Wars!

Wait, what? We thought this would take two months to happen, not two weeks! And talk about fortutious holiday placement. Not bad for our Christmas anthology! Thank you, Author Shout. Take a look: Cover Wars 12/10 - 12/16 So ... could you help a girl out? If you like our cover best, please vote for us. And… Continue reading This week, Cover Wars!

A Very Austen Christmas · Robin Helm · The Writing Life

Beautiful like Lucifer

His was an impossibly beautiful face. With golden hair, a manly chin, and ice-blue eyes, he was like a Greek god in the flesh. A prince who stepped out of a storybook. And he was altogether charming -- oh, he was. She too was lovely, and smart, and very talented. He singled her out to… Continue reading Beautiful like Lucifer

A Very Austen Christmas · Book Giveaway News

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Two more A Very Austen Christmas eBook giveaways are live this week. Right now, the odds for you to win are really good. Serena shares an excerpt from "The Christmas Matchmaker" at Savvy Verse and Wit. And Laura has a Rafflecopter giveaway running, along with an excerpt from Robin Helm's "Her Christmas Gift" at The… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

A Very Austen Christmas · Book Giveaway News

Christmas coming to your Kindle

Thanks to readers like you, A Very Austen Christmas continues as the #1 Best Seller in Amazon’s British Anthologies. Here are two more opportunities for you to win an eBook. More Agreeably Engaged’s Janet Taylor is showcasing excerpts from each of the four stories. And there’s an excerpt from The Christmas Matchmaker at Ceri Tanti’s Babblings of a Bookworm too. Just leave a… Continue reading Christmas coming to your Kindle

A Very Austen Christmas · New Book Release

Not today, Nekked Guy!

It's kind of sad when a full-price book beats a 99-cent nekked guy --but we have! At least, we have for today. I'm good with that! Fame is all too fleeting, but love endures. And A Very Austen Christmas is a book that love built. Robin, Wendi, Barbara and I wrote these stories out of friendship… Continue reading Not today, Nekked Guy!