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Are you ready to fall in love? Wilde In Love by Eloisa James #romance #amreading

 

Lord Alaric was enthralling in much the same way that tigers in the Royal Menagerie were. She liked to observe them, but wouldn’t dream of taking one home.

One of Cosmopolitan’s Best Books of 2017!

WHAT IT’S ABOUT:

Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father’s castle, but just as he grasps that he’s not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very private, very witty, Miss Willa Ffynche.

Willa presents the façade of a serene young lady to the world. Her love of books and bawdy jokes is purely for the delight of her intimate friends. She wants nothing to do with a man whose private life is splashed over every newspaper.

Alaric has never met a woman he wanted for his own . . . until he meets Willa. He’s never lost a battle.

But a spirited woman like Willa isn’t going to make it easy. . . .

The first book in Eloisa James’s dazzling new series set in the Georgian period glows with her trademark wit and sexy charm—and introduces a large, eccentric family. Readers will love the Wildes of Lindow Castle!

STELLAR REVIEWS:

Top Pick from RT BookReviews

“Smart is the new sexy.” –Booklist, starred review

“Charming, romantic, and unexpectedly funny.” –Kirkus, starred review

“The romance between them builds gradually and realistically, and intensifies through their exchanges of witty repartee and sensual innuendo.” ~ Publishers Weekly

WHERE YOU CAN GET IT:

SIGNED COPIES:

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WATCH ELOISA JAMES at the cover shoot for WILDE IN LOVE:

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ABOUT ELOISA: 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.

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Fall in love for Christmas! SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN by @EloisaJames #amreading #romance #historical

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“I love all of the Eugenias: the prim and proper lady, the brilliant mathematician, the joyous, delicious lover, the owner of a registry and future owner of the best patisserie in London.”

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Book 3 in the Desperate Duchesses by the Numbers series

All of Eugenia Snowe’s problems start when Edward Reeve, an arrogant bastard son of an earl, bursts into her registry office. He wants a governess and he wants her. She gives him the governess he demands, but she refuses to give herself.

No question that Eugenia enjoys crossing wits with the brilliant inventor, but she will never tarnish her reputation with an affaire, particularly with a man who doesn’t realize she’s a lady!

She holds her ground…until he kidnaps her.

Ward will stop at nothing to convince Eugenia that they’re meant to be together. He promises her heaven.

She gives him seven minutes.

Chapter 1 is now posted! Eloisa will be posting more excerpts leading up to the publication. Want to know when? Be sure to subscribe to this site’s Newsflash, which announces all new content!

STELLAR REVIEWS:

“Bright, delightful read.” ~Kirkus Reviews

“woos readers with another irresistible liaison of lushly sensual romance and deliciously wicked wit…” ~Booklist

Stay connected with Eloisa online: www.EloisaJames.com https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames https://twitter.com/EloisaJames https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eloisajames https://www.pinterest.com/eloisajames/ https://www.goodreads.com/EloisaJames

ABOUT ELOISA: 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.

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Eloisa James is back with a new romance that will captivate you from beginning to end! SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN #amreading #romance #historical

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“I love all of the Eugenias: the prim and proper lady, the brilliant mathematician, the joyous, delicious lover, the owner of a registry and future owner of the best patisserie in London.”

PRE-ORDER TODAY:

BUY LINKS:

Kindle: http://amzn.to/1ZwDZ8M

iBook: http://apple.co/2cx2n96

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2cGPPzk

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2cx1Zrb

Nook: http://bit.ly/2cGQel6

Book 3 in the Desperate Duchesses by the Numbers series

All of Eugenia Snowe’s problems start when Edward Reeve, an arrogant bastard son of an earl, bursts into her registry office. He wants a governess and he wants her. She gives him the governess he demands, but she refuses to give herself.

No question that Eugenia enjoys crossing wits with the brilliant inventor, but she will never tarnish her reputation with an affaire, particularly with a man who doesn’t realize she’s a lady!

She holds her ground…until he kidnaps her.

Ward will stop at nothing to convince Eugenia that they’re meant to be together. He promises her heaven.

She gives him seven minutes.

Chapter 1 is now posted! Eloisa will be posting more excerpts leading up to the publication. Want to know when? Be sure to subscribe to this site’s Newsflash, which announces all new content!

STELLAR REVIEWS:

“Bright, delightful read.” ~Kirkus Reviews

“woos readers with another irresistible liaison of lushly sensual romance and deliciously wicked wit…” ~Booklist

Stay connected with Eloisa online: www.EloisaJames.com https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames https://twitter.com/EloisaJames https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eloisajames https://www.pinterest.com/eloisajames/ https://www.goodreads.com/EloisaJames

ABOUT ELOISA: 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.

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He’s determined to marry her. She’s determined to say no. SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN by @EloisaJames #amreading #romance #historical

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Eugenia rolled her eyes. “I might prostrate myself before a freshly baked crumpet, but never a man.”

PRE-ORDER TODAY:

BUY LINKS:

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iBook: http://apple.co/2cx2n96

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2cGPPzk

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2cx1Zrb

Nook: http://bit.ly/2cGQel6

Book 3 in the Desperate Duchesses by the Numbers series

All of Eugenia Snowe’s problems start when Edward Reeve, an arrogant bastard son of an earl, bursts into her registry office. He wants a governess and he wants her. She gives him the governess he demands, but she refuses to give herself.

No question that Eugenia enjoys crossing wits with the brilliant inventor, but she will never tarnish her reputation with an affaire, particularly with a man who doesn’t realize she’s a lady!

She holds her ground…until he kidnaps her.

Ward will stop at nothing to convince Eugenia that they’re meant to be together. He promises her heaven.

She gives him seven minutes.

Chapter 1 is now posted! Eloisa will be posting more excerpts leading up to the publication. Want to know when? Be sure to subscribe to this site’s Newsflash, which announces all new content!

STELLAR REVIEWS:

“Bright, delightful read.” ~Kirkus Reviews

“woos readers with another irresistible liaison of lushly sensual romance and deliciously wicked wit…” ~Booklist

Stay connected with Eloisa online: www.EloisaJames.com https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames https://twitter.com/EloisaJames https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eloisajames https://www.pinterest.com/eloisajames/ https://www.goodreads.com/EloisaJames

ABOUT ELOISA: 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.

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He teaches her how to make coffee. She teaches him how to love. #amreading #western #romance

calliope-creek-postcardTrent was a loner, a man of few words. All he wanted or needed in his life was his ranch: Calliope Ranch in the picturesque town of Meeker, Colorado, near the prosperous and booming city of Calliope Falls.

That was until Riley swept into his life like a bright, beautiful whirlwind.

Riley grew up surrounded by wealth, in a family that practically owned the entire city of Calliope Falls.

Riley had no idea how to make a pot of coffee let alone run a ranch.

Riley had spent her entire life being being controlled and ridiculed by her demanding grandfather and selfish mother.

Until she defied them by moving to Meeker, Colorado and fighting to show she could make it on a working ranch – her ranch. The ranch she inherited from her father. The ranch that happened to be next door to Trent’s. At first, Trent resented Riley’s presence.  But little-by-little, the beautiful whirlwind swirled around his heart. And when tragedy strikes, Trent realizes that his life as a loner is about to change forever.

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DeANN SMALLWOOD AUTHOR BIO: I live in Colorado with my husband and my two Yorkie kid dogs: Stormy, four pounds, and Eli, six pounds. I’m a native of Colorado, but I’ve lived several years in Wyoming and Montana. I draw from these beautiful states for most of my books. My Western Historical Romances are: Montana Star, Sapphire Blue, Unconquerable Callie, One Shingle To Hang, and Wyoming Heather and One Shingle To Hang. Tears In The Wind is a contemporary romance. Then I changed genres from my beloved romances and wrote, under the pen name of D. M. Woods, my first suspense/thriller: Death Crosses The Finish Line. The second book in this ‘death’ series, Death Is A Habit, came out January 8, 2014. I am currently working on the third book in the ‘death’ series, Death Walks C Dock. I am also working on another Western Historical Romance, Montana Man. It features the characters readers came to know and love in Montana Star. Truly, I mean it when I say my greatest pleasure next to writing is having my books read and enjoyed. There are many more stories just waiting to be written
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She didn’t expect to fall in love. And then she met him. A MOST UNLIKELY WEDDING Patricia McLinn #amreading #romance

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Today’s REVOLVING BOOK is the BRAND NEW RELEASE: A MOST UNLIKELY WEDDING by USA Today Bestselling Author Patricia McLinn.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT:

The Kiss Was a Rehearsal, Did She Forget to Say ‘Cut’?

Filmmaker Kay Aaronson left New York for small-town Tobias, Wisconsin, to jumpstart her career. Falling in love wasn’t part of the plan. When Kay’s leading man stalks off the set of the music video she’s shooting at the historic Bliss House, the town’s wise and beloved Miss Trudi invites recent divorcee Rob Dalton to take the part. Kay sets the scene, increasingly distracted by this businessman who’s far more handsome than her missing star. When her hands-on direction leads to a fiery kiss, the sparks are visible for all to see. Everyone thinks they’re right for each other, but nobody knows the secrets they’re harboring. Or what it might mean if those secrets became public. Will Rob and Kay let fear determine their fate, or risk allowing themselves to explore where that first kiss might lead?

A Most Unlikely Wedding, Book 3 of USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s Marry Me series, is a moving, passionate contemporary romance that will captivate fans of Bella Andre, Roxanne St. Clair, and Jill Shalvis.

Praise for A Most Unlikely Wedding:

“I couldn’t put it down!” — Amazon Review 

“I was not only wanting to find out what happens with Kay and Rob, but was dying to know their scandals and what would happen with them. And the whole town of Tobias is filled with interesting characters. Two thumbs up!” — 5-Star Amazon Review

“(McLinn’s)  characters go through really great growth, both within themselves and with each other, … It makes it that much more satisfying.” — Amazon Review

“Kay is feisty and fantastic, Rob is hunky and frustrating … They’ve both got stuff going on that’s making it hard for them to be completely open with each other — and with the reader, which adds a whole new level of anticipation to the reading.” — Amazon Review

Praise for the Marry Me series:

“With her two latest books set in a perfectly realized and perfectly charming small town, McLinn has created two beautifully written, richly emotional love stories that are a joy to read.” – John Charles, American Library Association

“Gifted Patricia McLinn has written another wonderful series filled with emotion and romance.” — CataRomance Reviews

“McLinn has done a marvelous job creating the stories in this series.” — Fresh Fiction

WHERE YOU CAN BUY IT: 

Book 3: A MOST UNLIKELY WEDDING by Patricia McLinn

Amazon: http://hyperurl.co/AMUWam

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STELLAR REVIEWS:

“An unexpected treasure … This romance is a nice ‘escape read’!” —  5-Star Amazon Review

“Ordinary, and yet unforgettable, characters in an endearing story readers will treasure.” – 5-Star Amazon Review

“McLinn delivers a wonderful romance. … I hope she never stops writing them.”  — 5-Star Amazon Review

“A heart-warming tale.” – 5-Star Amazon Review

SNEAK PEEK:

“Stand here, and watch.”

Kay dashed up the stairs to Laura’s mark, spun around and found the actress studying her nails. “Laura!” She waited until the younger woman looked up, then pinned her with her eyes. “Watch. Because next time I want you to do it exactly like this.”

She drew in a breath, set the mood in her head, and only then did she look at Rob.

He looked up at her. His face was serious, but there was something so alive in his eyes she couldn’t look anywhere else. 

He had extraordinary eyelashes. In an utterly masculine face, they were thick and lush and dark, both top and bottom, so from a distance they gave the impression his eyes were dark, almost smudgy. But at this distance, and especially with his eyes trained on her so intently, between the dark, dense fringe shone silvery eyes flecked with green and brown. 

Unending eyes.

She started down the steps to him. Not because her timing dictated the move, but because she wanted to see those eyes closer. When he stepped up and held out a hand to her, her pace quickened. One more step—

And then she was there, in his arms, He drew her in. She wound her arms around his neck. Their mouths met.

And Kay Aaronson burst into flames.

ABOUT PATRICIA McLINN: 

USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s novels — cited by reviewers for warmth, wit and vivid characterization – have won numerous regional and national awards and been on national bestseller lists.

In addition to her romance and women’s fiction books, Patricia is the author of the Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, which adds a touch of humor and romance to figuring out whodunit.
Patricia received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University. She was a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.), assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.) and — for 20-plus years — an editor at The Washington Post. She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.

She is now living in Northern Kentucky, and writing full-time. Patricia loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook and Twitter.

CONNECT WITH PATRICIA McLINN ONLINE:
 Twitter: @PatriciaMcLinn

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She’s turning 40 and feeling anything BUT fabulous. And then she sees HIM. #amreading #romance #paranormal #love

910277071-1Today’s REVOLVING BOOK THE PHOENIX SYNDROME by award-winning author CLAIRE GEM. (Winner 2014 FCRWA The Beacon Contest)

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

Turning forty, for research technician Lannie Marvin, is rough. It’s the day she discovers her husband is leaving her. At work, a crazed mouse brutally bites her. Lannie snaps. She heads off to chase the object of her newest crush, drummer of a heavy metal band—and an old dream of composing music.

Tristan Allard, said drummer, holds a benefit concert every year in memory of his wife. The musician is beginning to doubt his ability to write music without her inspiration. Plus, he’s damn lonely. So when a sexually charged woman literally plows into him at the backstage reception, Tristan is ready to learn more about her—and her long-buried interest in musical composition.

This new chance at life and love has them both euphoric, but reality bites back. Tristan is headed back to the UK to audition his latest album. And Lannie soon learns an elevated libido isn’t the only side-effect of that experimental drug.

It’s a musician’s worst nightmare—the drug Lannie was exposed to have rendered the mice deaf.

STELLAR REVIEWS!:

From Maia Silverdagger, Silverdagger Book Tours, 5 stars:

“Powerfully emotional with plenty of ups and downs, I was completely enraptured and found myself quite unable to put this book down!”

From Sarah Ann (Amazon), 5 stars:

“I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking for an amazing story of love and romance, yes, but also of growth and finding yourself and who you were truly meant to be!”

From B (Amazon), 5 stars:

“The character development was so good in this book and had me feeling so many emotions. I laughed, felt a little sad, held my breath and cheered…”

SNEAK PEEK:

I caught my brother watching me in the rearview mirror. He was wearing an impish grin. “For a while there,” he said, “we were afraid your mother might run off with one of the roadies.”

The next words popped out of my mouth before my brain had a chance to stop them.

“To hell with the roadies. If I run off, it will definitely be with the yummy drummer.”

AUTHOR BIO – CLAIRE GEM:

Strong Women, Starting Over

   ~Redefining Romance~

Claire is a multi-published, award winning author of emotional romance—contemporary, paranormal, romantic suspense, and women’s fiction. She writes about strong, resilient women who won’t give up their quest for a happy-ever-after—and the men lucky enough to earn their love. No helpless, hapless heroines here. These spunky ladies redefine romance, on their terms.

Her paranormal/romantic suspense, Hearts Unloched, won the 2016 New York Book Festival. Her latest release, The Phoenix Syndrome, won the women’s fiction division in FCRWA’s The Beacon Contest.

A New York native, Claire has lived in five of the United States and held a variety of jobs, from waitress to bridal designer to research technician—but loves being an author best. She and her happily-ever-after hero, her husband of 38 years, now live in central Massachusetts.

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