Search Results: "Eloisa James"


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THE UGLY DUCHESS by Eloisa James
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"A unique, winning romance that explores universal themes through an uncommon plot and eccentric characters, leading to a hard-won yet satisfying happily-ever-after."
Though they love each other, a young heiress feels betrayed by her husband soon after the wedding and throws him out, sending them each on journeys of discovery that will impact their future in astonishing and potentially insurmountable ways. Read full book review >

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THREE WEEKS WITH LADY X by Eloisa James
ROMANCE
Released: March 25, 2014

"Emotionally rewarding and elegantly written, with textured characters and a captivating plot, this is James at her best."
When Lady Xenobia is hired to restyle Thorn Dautry's country estate to help him win a perfect bride, they're both loath to admit they've met their perfect matches. Read full book review >

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POTENT PLEASURES by Eloisa James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 1999

"James' tale is often bright and funny, though the reader may wish for a plot not driven solely by the whims of a shallow hero."
A Regency historical with a flawed hero, courtesy of newcomer James. Read full book review >

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MY AMERICAN DUCHESS by Eloisa James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"A gratifyingly lush, vibrant, and emotional romance."
Merry, an American heiress in Regency England, meets her perfect match, the Duke of Trent; unfortunately, she has a reputation as a runaway fiancee, and she's betrothed to his twin brother. Read full book review >

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ENCHANTING PLEASURES by Eloisa James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2001

"Delightful heroine, masterful hero, and an ingenious plot: intelligent, sexy fun."
Lovely lady sets out to cure her new husband's migraines—which improves their sex life to no end—in another winner from Regency-romancer James (Midnight Pleasure, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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MIDNIGHT PLEASURES by Eloisa James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2000

"Sensual for a Regency, and genuinely fun."
Lady Sophie York is set to elope—but with whom? Read full book review >

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SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN by Eloisa James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Another bright, delightful read from a queen of historical romance."
When Eugenia Snowe, owner of the most renowned governess agency in England, meets Ward Reeve, a rich inventor and bastard son of an earl, he turns her life upside down. Read full book review >

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FOUR NIGHTS WITH THE DUKE by Eloisa James
ROMANCE
Released: April 1, 2015

"Historical romance at its smart, poignant best."
Desperate to keep her disabled nephew and her secret identity as a writer safe, Mia Carrington blackmails the Duke of Pindar into marrying her. Read full book review >

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ONCE UPON A TOWER by Eloisa James
ROMANCE
Released: May 28, 2013

"A work of romantic historical fiction with an emphasis on sex."
An erotic novel set in England and Scotland in the early 1800s. Read full book review >

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JAMES JOYCE by Alfonso Zapico
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"A solid account of the development of a writer not easy to encapsulate."
A graphic biography of the literary master. Read full book review >

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C.L.R. JAMES by Kent Worcester
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"EWSLUGCLR James emerges from this engaging book as a man who lived his life fully and whose work is worthy of further study, and Worcester has done much to rescue his subject from oblivion."
Well-crafted biography of a man once characterized as ``the sharpest and most interesting mind that the British Caribbean has produced in three centuries of learning.'' Although the Trinidadian writer and activist Cyril Lionel Robert James (190189) was at the center of many political and literary movements in his time, he is little known today. ``By the 1960s,'' Worcester observes, ``he was an elder radical statesperson on several continents, famous for his writing and historical impact. Read full book review >