Author: Riana Everly

  • Austen-ku


    A few years ago, a friend posted a little haiku on her Facebook page on May 1, and called it her Mayku. When I asked, she said a friend had started writing a haiku each day of May, and hoped it would catch on. My friend never did it again, but I was hooked.

  • Lawyers, Barristers, and Attorneys, Oh My!

    Lawyers, Barristers, and Attorneys, Oh My!

    In Pride and Prejudice, one of Darcy’s and the Bingley sisters’ big concerns with the Bennet family is the terribly middle-class status of Mrs Bennet’s family. Her brother is a merchant, living in Cheapside. The horror. Her father was a country attorney, and her sister married his clerk. These are deemed to be most inappropriate…

  • Chelsea Buns

    Chelsea Buns

    My newest release, a S&S-based mystery starring Mary Bennet and her friend, investigator Alexander Lyons, takes place in London. I loved writing about London for a variety of reasons, one of which is that it’s a fabulous city and I never have enough time when I’m there. The history, the landmarks, the sights, the culture……

  • Mary Meets World & a Giveaway

    Mary Meets World & a Giveaway

    I am delighted to say my first hello to everyone here on this fabulous new forum. I’m honoured to be part of such a terrific group of authors and Austen-lovers. I have a few exciting projects on the boil right now, the main one of which is the latest adventure in the Miss Mary Investigates…

  • Taketh Me Out to the Ball Game

    Taketh Me Out to the Ball Game

    Some things seem to be eternal. The tides, the fruitcake which has made the rounds of Christmas parties since Moses was a babe, elders complaining about today’s youth (likely, goes back to Socrates, at least), and baseball. Not even COVID could stop the 2020 World Series from taking place. But this most archetypical of American…

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