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Crossed in Love Ch 5

In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen leaves us to wonder what happened in Hertfordshire over Christmastide whilst the militia was stationed in Meryton. Take a behind-the-scenes peek with me at what might have happened. Chapter 5 December 20, 1811 Papa’s advice The next morning, Mr. Collins left Longbourn very early—probably planning to partake of his …

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Christmas Post Index

After writing 5 (!) Christmas books, I’ve managed to fill Random Bits of Fascination with a plethora of Regency era Christmas treats. Here’s a Master Index of the offerings for your holiday reading pleasure.  (Posts marked New 2017 may not be up until later this month.) Christmas Scenes Stir it Up Sunday The Mumper’s Blessing …

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Crossed in Love Ch 4

In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen leaves us to wonder what happened in Hertfordshire over Christmastide whilst the militia was stationed in Meryton. Take a behind-the-scenes peek with me at what might have happened. Chapter 4 December 16, 1811   Over the next fortnight, neighborhood dinners and parties offered numerous opportunities for contact with Mr. Wickham. …

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Crossed in Love Ch 3

In Pride and Prejudice, was Elizabeth crossed in love while the militia was stationed over Christmas in Meryton?. Take a behind-the-scenes peek with me at what might have happened. Chapter 3 November 30, 1811   Mr. Collins’s return brought back Mama’s melancholy in even greater measure than before. Who would have imagined a quiet and contemplative …

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Crossed in Love Ch 2

In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen leaves us to wonder what happened in Hertfordshire over Christmastide whilst the militia was stationed in Meryton. Take a behind-the-scenes peek with me at what might have happened. Chapter 2 November 27, 1811   Monday passed quickly with last minute repairs to Kitty’s gown requiring a pleasing amount of time …

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