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New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James writes historical romances for HarperCollins Publishers. Her novels have been published to great acclaim. A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa's very first book that she "found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar"; later People Magazine raved that "romance writing does not get much better than this." Her novels have repeatedly received starred reviews from Publishers' Weekly and Library Journal and regularly appear on the best-seller lists.

After graduating from Harvard University, Eloisa got an M.Phil. from Oxford University, a Ph.D. from Yale and eventually became a Shakespeare professor, publishing an academic book with Oxford University Press. Currently she is an...more


• June 25, 2014

»Eloisa is thrilled to report that her most recent novel Three Weeks with Lady X was honored with 1) a nomination for the prestigious Kirkus Prize, and 2) a confirmed spot on Amazon’s Best Books of the Year So Far 2014: Romance.


Already read it? Find out more about Eloisa’s newest New York Times bestseller, now award-winning, in The Inside Take. Want to read it? Start here with t...

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Carol *Young at Heart Oldie* Thank you for accepting my friend request, Eloisa!


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Eric Birk Thanks for becoming my Goodreads friend.
Eric


Chryssa Thnak you for accepting my friend request Eloisa! :O)


Sophie Barnes Thank you for the friendship, Eloisa! I hope you have a splendid weekend =)


Zumbagirl Thank you for accepting my friend invite, Eloisa! I recently finished Desperate Duchesses and loved it:) Damon and Teddy are my favorite father/son characters and I can't wait to read on about Jemma.


message 4: by Neha

Neha Thanks for accepting my friend request Eloisa !!! Waiting for Dec to dawn anxiously :) ! and the teaser extract is awesome !


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Eloisa!
I'm excited to read your book. :)


Charlotte M. Liebel Eloisa James ~ Your 'A Duke of Her Own' #6 is on my list to read. Thanks for your friendship.

Charlotte M.


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Gigi Hi Eloisa!

Thanks so much for the add! I hope you've had a great holiday!

Gigi


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