January Scavenger Hunt #5 by Jack Caldwell

Guess Who from CRESCENT CITY Hello, everybody. Jack Caldwell here. For my entry in the Austen Variations Jane in January Scavenger Hunt, I’m going to give you a little test. After all, it’s Friday the Thirteenth! Bruhahaha! Now, don’t groan—the … Continue reading →

Christmas from CRESCENT CITY by Jack Caldwell

Merry Christmas, everybody! Jack Caldwell here. It will surprise those of you not from the Bayou State that it can get cold in Louisiana. Not that nine-below-zero-fifteen-below-wind chill cold that hits the Great Plains and Upper Midwest with some frequency. … Continue reading →

An Excerpt from ROSINGS PARK

Greetings, everybody! Jack Caldwell here. One of the first novels I wrote was the ground-breaking THE THREE COLONELS, a sequel to both Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. It was also the first book in my Jane Austen’s Fighting … Continue reading →

Pirates! — An Excerpt from PERSUADED TO SAIL

Ahoy, maties—Jack Caldwell is back.  The theme for this month’s blogs at Jane Austen Variations is Fantastical Austen. The only problem is I haven’t written anything that truly fits the bill. Unless y’all have read We Have Mrs. Radcliffe to … Continue reading →

Launch of THE LAST ADVENTURE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

Launch Party for THE LAST ADVENTURE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, a Story of JANE AUSTEN’S FIGHTING MEN by Jack Caldwell     Hello, everybody—Jack Caldwell here. I am proud to announce the release of my ninth novel and the second … Continue reading →

Preview of THE LAST ADVENTURE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

A preview of THE LAST ADVENTURE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, a Story of JANE AUSTEN’S FIGHTING MEN by Jack Caldwell     Hello, everybody—Jack Caldwell here. I am proud to announce that in a few weeks I will release my … Continue reading →

Austen at the Seaside: An Excerpt from PERSUADED TO SAIL

Summer is here! Time for days at the beach with lots of sun, sand, and romance. Grab your sunblock and join your favourite Austen characters in their adventures at the sea. The Cajun Cheesehead returns to give a couple of … Continue reading →

Austen at the Seaside: An Excerpt from THE LAST ADVENTURE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

Summer is here! Time for days at the beach with lots of sun, sand, and romance. Grab your sunblock and join your favorite Austen characters in their adventures at the sea. For this edition of the Cajun Cheesehead Chronicles, Jack … Continue reading →

Movies in May: How Hollywood Ruins Jane Austen

Do you love films based on Jane Austen’s work or life, well, then you’ll love our theme this month. Grab your popcorn and a soda! It’s time for Movies in May! A cranky Jack Caldwell has his say about Hollywood … Continue reading →

March Madness — PerfectLizzy® Meets Her Match by Jack Caldwell

Have you ever wanted to read how a conversation would go between Darcy and Captain Wentworth? Have you ever wished Caroline Bingley might make the acquaintance of Sir Walter Elliot? Have you ever thought Mrs. Norris and Lady Catherine could … Continue reading →