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THREE WEEKS WITH LADY X by ELOISA JAMES (historical romance)

ladyx_350SATURDAY SUPER SPECIAL!!! AMAZING CONTEST! see details below:
Eloisa James’s New Release THREE WEEKS WITH LADY X is out NOW! and it’s a New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!

ELOISA is currently running an amazing contest! You can win 1 of 4 treasure chests filled with jewelry!!! (scroll down for details).

BOOK 7 in the Desperate Duchesses series. (You do not need to have read any of Eloisa’s previous books to read Three Weeks with Lady X – but you will want to!)

BUY IT HERE:
AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0062223895/?tag=eloisajamescom

B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/three-weeks-with-lady-x-eloisa-james/1116328667?ean=9780062223890&cm_mmc=AFFILIATES-_-Linkshare-_-r4ofq9fX4gI-_-10%3A1&r=1

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/three-weeks-with-lady-x/id660508099?mt=11&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

IndieBound: http://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062223890

SYNOPSIS:
Having made a fortune, Thorn Dautry, the powerful bastard son of a duke, decides that he needs a wife. But to marry a lady, Thorn must acquire a gleaming, civilized facade, the specialty of Lady Xenobia India.

Exquisite, headstrong, and independent, India vows to make Thorn marriageable in just three weeks.

But neither Thorn nor India anticipate the forbidden passion that explodes between them.
Thorn will stop at nothing to make India his. Failure is not an option. But there is only one thing that will make India his.

The one thing Thorn can’t afford to lose–his fierce and lawless heart.

READ AN EXCERPT: http://www.eloisajames.com/bookshelf/ladyx.php

CRITICS ARE RAVING ABOUT THREE WEEKS WITH LADY X:
“James’ wonderful cast and effortless plotting make this a delicious romance to be savored again and again.”
~ Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

CONNECT WITH ELOISA JAMES ONLINE:

Web site: http://www.eloisajames.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EloisaJames (@EloisaJames)

1016931_10152289195549854_1532113786326772879_nCONTEST: Reminder — WEEK 3 of X Marks the Spot Scavenger Hunt! I’ve dropped clues all over the internet (FB, Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest) if you find them all, come back here to enter. You could win 1 of 4 treasure chests filled with jewelry! All the details are on the “X Marks the Spot” app here on my fb page. Look for the large pink X for all of the contest details.
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ELOISA JAMES bio: A reviewer from USA Today wrote that she “found herself devouring [Eloisa's] book like a dieter with a Hershey bar”; People Magazine raved that “romance writing does not get much better than this.” Eloisa wrote her first novel after graduating from Harvard, but alas, it was rejected by every possible publisher. After she got a couple more degrees and a job as a Shakespeare professor, she tried again, with much greater success. Over twenty best-sellers later, she teaches Shakespeare in the English Department at Fordham University in New York City. She’s also the mother of two children and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight.

For info about books, visit www.eloisajames.com Or ask a question on Facebook (where Eloisa spends entirely too much time): https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames And then drop in on her very romantic, very Eloisa Tumblr blog, a labor of love: http://eloisajames.tumblr.com/

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Get to know a Lachesis Publishing Author (Patricia Grasso – historical romance author) (free e-book)

pagan-brideToday, Patricia Grasso tells us a bit about herself and her writing. Patricia is an award-winning, and national best-selling author, who has been writing for many years. Patricia has several historical romance titles at Lachesis Publishing, including the Scottish historical romance Pagan Bride about a psychic heroine in Queen Mary’s court, and the Regency romance series The Douglas series about three sisters in Regency England. 

When did you first realize you wanted to become a writer and why?

I never (consciously) realized I wanted to become a writer until I actually became a writer. Ditto for teaching. My late-parents lived through the Great Depression so, even if I’d had a great yearning to write a book, my father would have told me to get my teaching credentials first. Teachers get regular paychecks and health insurance. Later, I realized that my favorite authors wrote one book per year.  Once read, I would need to wait another year. So I decided to write a book, but only talked about writing for five years. Finally, a friend asked when I was going to stop talking and start writing. So I started writing. I wrote for five years before I sold my first book, which was my actual first book.  Sounds great, huh? No way. Most writers have a few unpublished manuscripts collecting dust under the bed. With my first book published, all my mistakes were “public” mistakes

Describe your favourite place to write?

I create at my writing desk, not my computer desk, facing a blank wall. No television, no music. My book planning and first draft is done with pen and paper. Only then do I sit at the computer.

What would I find on your desk at this very moment?

The short answer is usually a cat. I know you want the long answer so here goes. I keep a dictionary, the old fashioned printed-in-a-book kind.  There are also two other books: a book of proverbs and a book of Shakespeare quotations. I also keep extra large index cards for my planning and first draft. The extension of my writing desk is the walls beside and in front of the desk. Here I place poster boards: one is for hero and heroine, one is for secondary characters, and one is for information I will use frequently. Beside my writing desk stands a floor lamp, the kind with a swing arm. Hanging from the arm is a good luck charm Hannah Howell brought me from England. Resting on the chair is a red briefcase that holds my “stuff” for my  work in progress (schedule for writing, printed chapters, scraps of papers with ideas). I did leave my “stuff” on the desk until my cats trained me to put my “stuff” away.

What is your tea/coffee beverage of choice when you’re writing?

I drink six to eight glasses of water every day, mostly with meals. Through the day, I drink strong coffee with soy milk, no sugar.

What do you love to read?

I love to read happy endings. Most genres: romance, historical, horror, mystery. I don’t want 21st century “realism” when I read. I want an “escape from real life” interlude.

What is some good advice you can give to an emerging writer?

Persistence, persistence, persistence. Quitters never win and winners never quit. I know authors who received close to a hundred rejections and now sit on the New York Times and USA best-selling lists. Have faith in your ability. Never stop learning about writing. Be kind to other writers.

What do you do after you finish a book? Do you celebrate or take a nap?

I start the next book.  Honestly, I really do start the next book. No nap, no celebration.

You write wonderfully rich historical romances – including Regencies. Your Regency Historical Romance series about the Douglas sisters features three heroines who each carry a heavy burden. Tell us about them and why you chose to write stories that explored very real issues in addition to the romance.

TO CATCH A COUNTESS COVERTO CHARM A PRINCETO TEMPT AN ANGEL COVERAngelica, Samantha, and Victoria are the daughters of a deceased, alcoholic earl who had fallen on hard times. Angelica is the oldest and most confident who wants revenge on the man who scammed her father. I can relate to that.  My Irish-Scots mother taught her children never to hit anyone first.  If someone hit us, then we should always hit back. I believe characters and real-life people should get what they deserve. Samantha and Victoria are different from Angelica.  Samantha walks with a limp and Victoria suffers from dyslexia. Both sisters must overcome feelings of inferiority. Think back to your own childhood/teenage years. Most of us had something that made us feel insecure. I use real problems because perfect people make boring characters.

You have a gift for writing child characters. The children in your books are a joy and often steal the show. Where do you draw inspiration from when creating your child characters?

I love kids. Everything we needed to know we learned in kindergarten. Five and six year olds emulate their adults, repeat what they hear, develop adults’ attitudes.Their lack of experience makes them humorous. I taught older children (grades 8 through 12) for 30 years and discovered that, no matter how old or big we are, the inner kindergartener is still there. I had an English class of juniors, most of whom were the big bad linemen on the football team. At five feet tall, I had entered the land of giants. Most were six feet and weighed more than two hundred pounds.These big bad linemen made me laugh every day because they were kindergarten kids in a full-grown body.

What are you working on next for Lachesis?

I love fairy tales, and my next two books are inspired by two favorites—Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast.

Isabelle Montgomery (book one) is an orphan with an absentee brother who enlists a duke (the hero) to act as Isabelle’s legal guardian while he (the brother) leaves England on business. Isabelle has the proverbial evil stepmother and two nasty stepsisters. Everyone believes Isabelle is “unhinged” because she talks to herself. Isabelle is actually speaking to a smart-mouthed fairy godmother/ guardian angel

Miles Montgomery is the hero of the Beauty and the Beast tale. Several years after Isabelle’s story, Miles is burned trying to save his wife. Having retired from society, he wears a mask on the scarred side of his face. Enter our heroine, a princess in need of a husband. Like most men, Miles wants an heir, and a marriage deal is struck between him and the princess. With the princess’s help, Miles learns that true beauty comes from within.

Connect with Patricia Grasso online on her web site and on facebook

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The Spinster and the Earl by Beverly Adam (Regency Historical Romance)

spinsterTuesday’s Revolving Book is the regency historical romance THE SPINSTER AND THE EARL by BEVERLY ADAM. (Book 1 Gentlemen of Honor Series)

She’s an independent and feisty spinster, he’s an insufferably arrogant Earl. How can they possibly fall in love?

Get it here:
Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Spinster-Earl-Book-Gentlemen-Honor-ebook/dp/B00F26SA3G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393336904&sr=8-1&keywords=the+spinster+and+the+earl

Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-spinster-and-the-earl-beverly-adam/1116948181?ean=9781927555286

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She was known as The Spinster of Brightwood Manor, and that suited Lady Beatrice O’Brien just fine.

She was happy being a spinster; happy running her father’s estates while amassing a fortune of her own; happy tending to the needs of her community; and most of all, she was happy not having a man around to tell her what to do.

But when Beatrice accidentally shoots her new neighbor, the Earl of Drennan, her life turns upside-down. Suddenly, this very arrogant gentleman, who also happens to be charming and attractive, makes himself at home at Brightwood Manor, and proceeds to court her!

Beatrice knows one thing for certain. Marriage will complicate her life. But falling in love? That’s an entirely different matter.

AUTHOR BIO:

Engaging, romantic frolics are how author, Beverly Adam, describes her Regency Romance series: Gentlemen of Honor. The redheaded writer currently resides in California where she revisits history on a regular basis as a romance novelist and biographer.

CONNECT WITH BEVERLY ONLINE:

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/756842.Beverly_S_Adam

https://sites.google.com/site/beverlysadam/

http://www.lachesispublishing.com/proddetail.asp?prod=TheSpinsterandtheEarlE

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Just Perfect by JoMarie DeGioia (historical romance)

JustPerfect200x300FRIDAY’S FANTASTIC FIND is the historical romance novella JUST PERFECT by JOMARIE DeGIOIA. ONLY .99 CENTS ON AMAZON AND NOOK!
WHAT IT’S ABOUT:
William Chesterton, the Earl of Chester, might be the perfect gentleman, but his feelings for Constance Bridgewater are anything but gentlemanly.

Constance Bridgewater, the daughter of the late Earl of Bridgewater, might be the perfect lady, but her feelings for the Earl of Chester are anything but ladylike.

They both know that if they were together, everything would be just perfect.

So what is keeping them apart?

REVIEWS:
“Appropriately titled Just Perfect, was exactly that. Just Perfect.” Rosanna Albani (AMAZON REVIEWER)
“A sweet, steamy, and absolutely lovely historical romance novella. It was “just perfect.” Pardon the pun :) But, seriously, Just Perfect was a wonderful read. Definitely loved this one.” Farrah (AMAZON REVIEWER)
“Would recommend for a fast read and a smile.” Patricia J. Wilson (AMAZON REVIEWER)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

JoMarie DeGioia has been making up stories for as long as she can remember, and has spent years giving voice to the characters in her head. She’s known Mickey Mouse from the “inside,” has been a copyeditor for her town’s newspaper, and a bookseller. She writes Historical and Contemporary Romances, along with Young and New Adult Fantasy stories. She divides her time between Central Florida and New England. You can contact her at JoMarie@JoMarieDeGioia.com

CONNECT WITH JOMARIE ONLINE:

http://www.jomariedegioia.com/

http://www.jomariedegioia.com/JoMarie_DeGioia_s_Blog.html

https://www.facebook.com/JoMarie.DeGioia.Author

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3122260.JoMarie_DeGioia

https://twitter.com/JoMarieDeGioia

 

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I MARRIED THE DUKE by KATHARINE ASHE (historical romance)

9780062229816_p0_v3_s600Friday’s Fantastic Find is the historical romance I MARRIED THE DUKE by KATHARINE ASHE.

GET IT HERE:
AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/Married-Duke-The-Prince-Catchers/dp/0062229818/ref=tmm_mmp_title_0

B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/i-married-the-duke-katharine-ashe/1114298608?ean=9780062229816

WHAT IT’S ABOUT:

She thought he was a pirate. He thought she was a governess. Two wrongs have never made such a scandalously perfect right.

On the way to marry a prince in a castle a lady should never:

Bribe an infuriatingly arrogant and undeniably irresistible ship captain,
Let him kiss her senseless on a beach,
Battle assassins at his side, or
Exchange wedding vows with him, even under the direst circumstances.

But daring, determined Arabella Caulfield isn’t just any lady. And Luc Westfall is no ordinary shipmaster. He’s the new duke of Lycombe, and to defeat a plot that could destroy his family he must have an heir. Now he knows just the woman for the job . . . and he’s not above seduction to turn this would-be princess into a duchess.

READ AN EXCERPT: http://www.katharineashe.com/excerpt-from-i-married-the-duke/

REVIEWS:

Much Love, Definitely Recommending “If this first novel in The Prince Catchers series is any indication, I will anxiously await the next two books… It’s a story that’s riveting, colorful and so much better for all the twists and turns. Well written, well thought out, highly recommend.” — Bookishly Attentive

TOP PICK! “The Prince Catchers series begins with a bang. … well written, carefully plotted, and original. Ashe intrigues readers with an adventure, a romance and a mystery, all of which will keep them eager for the next installment.” – RT Book Reviews

K.I.S.S. (Knight In Shining Silver) Hero – RT Book Reviews

“Fast paced and passion filled with plenty of action and adventure. … I loved it! Well done indeed!!” — My Book Addiction Reviews

ABOUT KATHARINE ASHE:

In 2012 Amazon chose Katharine’s How To Be a Proper Lady as one of the Ten Best Romances of the Year. Upon the publication of her debut in 2010, the American Library Association named Katharine among its “New Stars of Historical Romance”. She is a two-time nominee and 2011 winner of the Reviewers’ Choice Awards for Best Historical Romantic Adventure, and her novella A Lady’s Wish launched HarperCollins Publishers’ Avon Impulse imprint in 2011. Her books have been recommended by Woman’s World Magazine, Booklist, Library Journal, Barnes & Noble, the San Francisco & Sacramento Book Review, Durham County Libraries, and the Library of Virginia.

Katharine lives in the wonderfully warm Southeast with her husband, son, dog, and a garden she likes to call romantic rather than unkempt. A professor of European history, she has made her home in California, Italy, France, and the northern US. She adores hearing from readers.

CONNECT WITH KATHARINE ONLINE:

http://www.katharineashe.com/

https://www.facebook.com/KatharineAsheAuthor

https://twitter.com/KatharineAshe

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WHAT THE BRIDE WORE by JADE LEE (Regency Historical Romance)

WhattheBrideWoreB-182x300Friday’s Fantastic Find is the historical (Regency) romance WHAT THE BRIDE WORE by USA TODAY bestselling author JADE LEE.

BUY IT HERE:

KINDLE/AMAZON PAPERBACK: http://www.amazon.com/What-Bride-Wore-Jade-Lee/dp/140228375X

B&N NOOK/PRINT: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/what-the-bride-wore-jade-lee/1114581336?ean=9781402283765

ABOUT THE BOOK:

When All is Lost . . .

All Grant Benton, Earl of Crowle, can think of is restoring his family’s fortune so he can go back to being a gentleman of leisure. But when he meets beautiful, purposeful Lady Irene Knopp, he begins to question whether there might not be a better way to live life after all…

What’s Left is Desire . . .

Lady Irene will never give up her fulfilling work dressing the most beautiful brides in England. She’d rather risk losing love forever than sacrifice her own life’s purpose. Yet she has never met a more magnetic, attractive man than Grant. Trapped between the fleeting chance at love and passion for her work, is it possible she can have it all?

Jade Lee’s hot Bridal Favors series is set in a daring, high-energy Regency world where deep longings, secret scandals, and the competition for social stature are all set against the glittering weddings of the season.

READ CHAPTER ONE:

http://jadeleeauthor.com/books/bridal-favors-series/what-the-bride-wore/what-the-bride-wore-excerpt

REVIEWS:
“Readers will savor the numerous red-hot love scenes as Grant finds his way to maturity and love” ~ Publisher’s Weekly

“It’s another keeper from a talented storyteller.” ~ RT BookReview

“Dazzling…a beautiful, haunting tale of love overcoming the seemingly greatest odds.”—Night Owl Reviews

“A delectable and delightful love story…Lee’s gift for characterization, sensuality, and swift-moving plots engage readers’ emotions and sweet them away.”—RT Book Reviews, 4 star

“Jade Lee gives us a winner.”—Fresh Fiction

Meet JADE LEE:

A USA Today Bestseller, JADE LEE has been scripting love stories since she first picked up a set of paper dolls. Ball gowns and rakish lords caught her attention early (thank you Georgette Heyer), and her fascination with the Regency began. And as a Taurus, she lives to pit a headstrong woman against a tortured hero just to watch them butt heads on the way to true love. Flesh wounds are rare, but the healing and laughter are real.

Now an author of more than 30 romance novels, she finally gets to set these couples in the best girl-heaven of all: a Bridal Salon! This way she gets to live out all her wedding fantasies, one by one. (Let’s be honest, what girl has only one idea for her dream wedding?) For more on the Bridal Favors series, visit Jade on the web at her website, Facebook or Twitter.

And don’t forget Jade’s other name, KATHY LYONS. That’s Jade’s lighter, contemporary side. She writes for Harlequin Blaze merging hawt sex and funny relationships into really great reads. Visit her web site: http://jadeleeauthor.com/

CONNECT WITH JADE ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

https://www.facebook.com/JadeLeeBooks
https://twitter.com/JadeLeeAuthor

BLOG:
http://jadeleeauthor.com/jades-blog

CONTESTS:
http://jadeleeauthor.com/contests

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ONCE UPON A TOWER by ELOISA JAMES (historical romance)

OnceUponaTowerThis week’s Revolving Book is the historical romance ONCE UPON A TOWER by ELOISA JAMES!

Contest: http://eloisajames.com/contest.php

“Romance writing does not get
much better than this” – People Magazine

BUY ELOISA’S BOOK ONLINE:

AMAZON:
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BARNES AND NOBLE: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/once-upon-a-tower-eloisa-james/1113200657?ean=9780062223876

INDIEBOUND:
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BOOKSAMILLION
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HARPER COLLINS
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PUBLISHER: Avon http://www.avonromance.com/

SYNOPSIS:
Once upon a time…

A duke fell in love

Gowan Stoughton of Craigievar, Duke of Kinross, values order and self-control above all else. So when he meets a lady as serene as she is beautiful, he promptly asks for her hand in marriage.

With a lady

Edie—whose passionate temperament is the opposite of serene—had such a high fever at her own debut ball that she didn’t notice anyone, not even the notoriously elusive Duke of Kinross. When her father accepts his offer… she panics.

And when their marriage night isn’t all it could be,
she pretends.

In a tower.

But Edie’s inability to hide her feelings makes pretending impossible, and when their marriage implodes, she retreats to a tower—locking Gowan out.

Now Gowan faces his greatest challenge. Neither commands nor reason work with his spirited young bride. How can he convince her to give him the keys to the tower…

When she already has the keys to his heart?

READ AN EXCERPT:
http://eloisajames.com/coming.php

AUTHOR BIO
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 andLibrary 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 associate professor and head of the Creative Writing program at Fordham University in New York City. Her “double life” is a source of fascination to the media and her readers. In her professorial guise, she’s written a New York Times op-ed defending romance, as well as articles published everywhere from women’s magazines such as More to writers’ journals such as the Romance Writers’ Report.

CONNECT WITH ELOISA ONLINE:
https://www.facebook.com/EloisaJamesFans
http://twitter.com/eloisajames
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http://www.pushpage.me/EloisaJames
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MORE THAN PASSION by JoMARIE DeGIOIA (regency historical romance)

Friday’s Revolving Book is the regency historical romance MORE THAN PASSION by JOMARIE DEGIOIA.  BOOK 1 of The Dashing Nobles Series
Only .99 CENTS at AMAZON KINDLE and BN NOOK!
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PUBLISHER: LACHESIS PUBLISHING

http://tinyurl.com/afxd7ckSYNOPSIS:

Geoffrey Kane, Earl of Kanewood refuses to feel anything more than passion. Four years ago, his fiancée betrayed him and he has no desire to experience that again so when he meets the beautiful Rebecca Kingsley, it’s passion at first sight. And only passion.

Rebecca has led a very quiet life working for her father at a small country inn. When she meets Geoffrey she falls in love with him right away. But she’s only the daughter of a baronet and men like Geoffrey never marry country girls like her. Do they?

When Rebecca’s father tries to marry her off to a wealthy old man, Geoffrey intervenes and marries her himself. He wants her very much but he couldn’t possibly love her. Love is for fools. At least that’s what he tells himself. But a sinister enemy soon threatens to destroy all that Geoffrey holds dear, forcing him to face the truth. His marriage depends on it . . . And maybe even Rebecca’s very life.

AUTHOR BIO:

JoMarie DeGioia has been making up stories for as long as she can remember and has spent years giving voice to the characters in her head. She’s known Mickey Mouse from the “inside,” has been a copyeditor for her town’s newspaper, and currently works as a bookseller. She writes Historical Romances with a touch of mystery and Contemporary Romances with a touch of home. She divides her time between Central Florida and New England.

CONNECT WITH JOMARIE ONLINE:

http://www.jomariedegioia.com/
http://www.jomariedegioia.com/Facebook.html
https://twitter.com/JoMarieDeGioia

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HIS MISTLETOE BRIDE by VANESSA KELLY(regency historical romance)

Tuesday’s Revolving Book is the regency historical romance HIS MISTLETOE BRIDE by VANESSA KELLY.
Vanessa is currently running two exciting CONTESTS–read more below…
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PUBLISHER: Kensington Zebra: http://tinyurl.com/8cl5qtw
SYNOPSIS: Blame It On The Mistletoe.When Major Lucas Stanton inherited his earldom, he never dreamed his property would include the previous earl’s granddaughter. Phoebe Linville is a sparkling American beauty, yes, but with a talent for getting into trouble. Witness the compromising position that forced them into wedlock. Whisked away to Mistletoe Manor, his country estate, it isn’t long before she is challenging his rules–and surprising him in and out of bed–

Phoebe has no intention of bowing to Lucas’s stubbornness even though he offers all that she wants. His kisses and unexpected warmth are enticing, but Phoebe is determined to show the earl of Merritt what real love is all about. And if that takes twelve nights of delicious seduction by a roaring
fire, she’s more than willing to reveal her gifts very slowly–

READ AN EXCERPT: http://tinyurl.com/9bqw52g

AUTHOR BIO:
Vanessa Kelly was named by Booklist, the review journal of the American Library Association, as one of the “New Stars of Historical Romance.” Her Regency-set historical romances have been nominated for awards in a number of contests, and her second book, “Sex and The Single Earl”, won the prestigious Maggie Medallion for Best Historical Romance. You can find her on the web at http://www.vanessakellyauthor.com/

CONNECT WITH VANESSA ONLINE:
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/VanessaKellyAut
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/vanessakellyaut/

CONTEST 1:
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HOW TO DANCE WITH A DUKE by MANDA COLLINS (regency historical romance)

THE REVOLVING BOOK FRIDAY EDITION IS THE DEBUT HISTORICAL ROMANCE “HOW TO DANCE WITH A DUKE” BY MANDA COLLINS!

POSTED FRIDAY JAN. 27TH, 2012

AUTHOR: MANDA COLLINS
TITLE: HOW TO DANCE WITH A DUKE
GENRE: REGENCY HISTORICAL
PUBLISHER: MACMILLAN (ST. MARTIN’S PRESS) http://tinyurl.com/7gotfst

SYNOPSIS:

What’s a wallflower to do when she’s suddenly in need of a husband? Use all the pluck and moxie she can muster to get what she wants…

SHE’S IN NEED OF A PARTNER

Miss Cecily Hurston would much rather explore the antiquities of Egypt than the uncharted territory of marriage. But the rules of her father’s exclusive academic society forbid her entrance unless she weds one of its members. To clear her ailing father’s name of a scandalous rumor, Cecily needs to gain admission into the Egyptian Club—and is willing to marry any old dullard to do it.

AND HE HAS ALL THE RIGHT MOVES

Lucas Dalton, Duke of Winterson, is anything but dull. He’s a dashing and decorated war hero determined to help Cecily—even if that means looking the other way when she claims the dance card of Amelia Snow, this season’s most sought-after beauty. But Lucas has a reason for wanting Cecily to join the Egyptian Club: His brother went missing during one of Lord Hurston’s expeditions to Egypt. An alliance with the explorer’s bluestocking daughter could bring Lucas closer to the truth about what happened…or it could lead him to a more dangerous love than either he or Cecily could have imagined….

WHERE TO BUY THE BOOK:
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READ AN EXCERPT: http://tinyurl.com/79bhbwt

REVIEWS:

“Collins’ debut delivers a fast-paced, adventurous love story that will enthrall readers. Her dynamic characters, a murder and passion combine with the perfect amount of lively repartee.”–RT Book Reviews

“HOW TO DANCE WITH A DUKE is sensual, compelling and irresistible.”–Romance Junkies

“An excellent debut by Manda Collins that has me desperate for the next book in this trilogy.”–Night Owl Romance on How to Dance With a Duke (Top Pick!)

“Regency lovers have a new author to add to their dance cards! Manda Collins heats up the ballroom and writes romance to melt even the frostiest duke’s heart. With sparkling Regency wit, a dash of mystery, and just the right amount of steam, HOW TO DANCE WITH A DUKE is an enchanting debut, sure to sweep readers off their feet!”—–USA Today bestselling author Tessa Dare

“Warmth, wit and delicious chemistry shine through every word of Manda Collins’s delightful debut. With a heroine to root for and a hero to die for, HOW TO DANCE WITH A DUKE is a romance to remember.”—Bestselling author Julie Anne Long

“Sexy, thrilling, and romantic—whether she’s writing of the mysteries of the heart or of the shady underworld of Egyptian relic smuggling, Manda Collins makes her Regency world a place any reader would want to dwell.” –USA Today bestselling author Kieran Kramer

AUTHOR BIO:

Manda Collins spent her teen years wishing she’d been born a couple of centuries earlier, preferably in the English countryside. Time travel being what it is, she resigned herself to life with electricity and indoor plumbing, and read lots of books. An affinity for books led to a graduate degree in English, followed by another in Librarianship. By day, she works as an academic librarian at a small liberal arts college, where she teaches college students how to navigate the tangled world of academic research. A native of coastal Alabama, Manda lives in the house her mother grew up in with three cats, sometimes a dog, sometimes her sister, and more books than strictly necessary.

CONNECT WITH MANDA ONLINE:
http://www.twitter.com/MandaCollins
http://www.facebook.com/mandacollinsauthor

WEBSITE AND BLOG:
http://www.mandacollins.com

UPCOMING GIVEAWAY – MANDA IS GIVING AWAY A COPY OF “HOW TO DANCE WITH A DUKE” WITH EACH BLOG POSTING ON HER BLOG TOUR:

BLOG TOUR:
January 29, 2012

http://romance.freebookfriday.com/

January 30, 2012

http://foreverbklover.blogspot.com/

January 31, 2012

http://www.theromancedish.com

February 1, 2012

http://www.romancenovelnews.com/joomla/

February 2, 2012

http://www.vauxhallvixens.blogspot.com

February 4, 2012

http://www.romconinc.com

February 6, 2012

http://www.prationality.com/

February 14, 2012

http://kakiwarner.wordpress.com/

February 16, 2012

http://limecello.wordpress.com/

February 19, 2012

http://riskyregencies.blogspot.com/

 

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