Monday, September 16, 2019


Most Ardently by Various Authors - Book Tour + Giveaway

Most Ardently
An Austen-Inspired Christmas Collection

Historical Romance

With Stories by:
Sheena Austin,
Margo Bond Collins,
Debra-Ann Kummoung,
Sophie Bellabone,
Deborah E Pearson,
Charlene Johnson,
Susan Burdorf,
Claire O'Dare,
Ivy Hearne

This is quite the season indeed for friendly meetings. At Christmas every
body invites their friends about them, and people think little of
even the worst weather. I was snowed up at a friend’s house once
for a week. Nothing could be pleasanter.” ~Emma

Join New York Times, USA Today, and International bestselling authors as
they share stories inspired by Jane Austen to fill your Yuletide with
love and joy.

From a Regency holiday in Austen’s own home to modern stories with a
supernatural twist, Most Ardently brings you the best of
Austen-inspired holiday fiction, including a haunted modern-day
Northanger academy dorm, a vampiric surprise at a holiday ball, a
contemporary dating-app-savvy Emma with a brand-new Knightley, a
surprise cast of zombies, and a demon set loose in Jane Austen’s
world. Mincemeat pies, Christmas puddings, Boxing Day and Twelfth
Night will never be the same again!

So light a Yule log, hang a kissing bough of evergreen and mistletoe,
and settle in for a long winter’s read as you reconnect with your
favorite Austen characters and settings in all-new new stories.

Scroll up and one-click to preorder this holiday collection now for the
special preorder price of only 99c!

On one side was a table occupied by some chattering girls, cutting up
silk and gold paper; and on the other were trestles and trays,
bending under the weight of brawn and cold pies, where riotous boys
were holding high revel; the whole completed by a roaring Christmas
fire, which seemed determined to be heard in spite of the noise of
the others.” ~Persuasion

**Pre-order for only .99cents!!**

Sheena Austin is the author of Returning
to Mr. Darcy, Alexandria, Journey of the Heart, and
Disillusionments of the Heart
A lover of all romance, fantasy, cat whisperer, and Kermit
obsessed, the author currently lives in Virginia with her boyfriend
and two cats. She is a Special Education teacher and aspires to win
the lottery one day and to have a lifetime of pizza and cheez-its so
she would no longer have to cook or do the dishes ever again.

USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times bestselling author
Margo Bond Collins is a former college English professor who, tired of explaining the
difference between "hanged" and "hung," turned to
writing romance novels instead. (Sometimes her heroines kill
monsters, too.)
She also writes under the alter ego of Ivy Hearne.

Debra-Ann Kummoung

I fell in love with Pride & Prejudice when I read it in high
school. Something about that time - the courtly manners of society,
the clothing, and so many other things. Don't get me a wrong, I'm a
modern girl and wouldn't last a day without my modern conveniences,
but I can still fantasize about that time period.

My husband is my inspiration for Mr. Darcy & Colonel Fitzwilliam
(when the good colonel appears in one of my books). My husband has
the manners of Darcy but has been a military man like the colonel -
so I got both in one man.

Sophie, whether with Kernstock or Bellabone
pen name, is from the land of thousands of lakes, home of Santa
Claus, and technology giant Nokia, also known as Finland. At age 24
she was bitten by the publishing bug in her native tongue. The bug
bit so fiercly that she made her mission to publish all her future
stories to wider audience just year after. That she did, and now at
25 her first book written in English is in preorder.

Born and rased with finnish sisu, and beaten in shape with sauna birch
leaf brooms, Sophie writes Fantasy and Horror. No genre will be safe
from her vigilant and witty writing style though. She will be
providing all kinds of stories from short and sweet to long and
gritty. None with romantic sub plot though. She focuses on platonic
friendships, epic battles beyond tonsil fencing, and the endless
ideas leading to world beyond imagination.
In short, her muse is obviously in drugs and needs intervention.
Soon she'll also add Sci-Fi/Dystopian into her fresh list of books and
invites in new pen name to the Sophiesphere circle of things.

Deborah E. Pearson found her love of Jane
Austen's work when she was 15 by watching the 1995 adaptation of
Pride and Prejudice by Andrew Davies, Over the following years she
not only read Miss Austen's books multiple times but also read
several fan fiction books, which led her to begin writing her own
Jane Austen Fan Fiction in 2010 as she wished to have a Darcy that
fitted the way she saw him.

Charlene Johnson is a Waynesburg, Pennsylvania native. She went to Waynesburg High
School and graduated Cum Laude from Waynesburg College with a
Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts. Currently lives in Sacramento,
California where she spent the last 33 years working at Northrop Grumman.

Books have always been her passion. She started reading at an early age and
progressed to full-length books by age nine. The first supernatural
book series she read was Dark Shadows, and it sparked her interest in
all things paranormal, with a spicy touch of romance mixed in for
good measure. She also started writing poetry in grade school and
continues to do so today. 
Being an avid reader, the consummate daydreamer and an incurable romantic
with a Cinderella complex, she started creating her own characters
and story lines because she realized she had her own stories to tell.
She is married to John, who believes she can do anything. She has a son,
Ty; a daughter, Danika; and four beautiful grandchildren, Aries,
Victoria, Maya, and Tobias.
Besides reading and writing, she also enjoys photography, travel, music, and
great movies.

Susan Burdorf is an avid reader,
photographer and lover of all things sparkly. Writing is a passion
that is only quenched when THE END is written on the last page of a
manuscript. Nothing says home to her, though, like the presence of
her family. Susan encourages you to correspond with her and is
available for public appearances at schools and conferences.

A librarian and researcher by day, Claire O’Dare
writes Regency and contemporary romances at night.

Follow the tour HERE for exclusive content and two giveaways!
Giveaway #1 
Kindle tablet ( 1 winner), Signed book (1 winner) , $20 Amazon (4 winners)

Giveaway #2
Enter to win a Gift Basket of Austen-Themed Prizes!

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