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News & Updates

All of What’s New in Eloisa’s World!

For the most up-to-date info about the newest book, what’s coming soon, and more, this page has it all.

Seven Weeks until the New Book Drops

LUCKY SEVEN: It’s just seven weeks until Viscount in Love becomes available for you to have. In the meantime, please enjoy both Chapters One and Two. Already indulged? Learn more about this delicious new series Eloisa dreamed up: The Accidental Brides.

26 DAISY EPISODES: Seduction 4: Daisy (Two Lies and a Lord) is still releasing on Vella every Wednesday. Start with Episode 1: We Meet Miss Beatrice Valentine (And The Fern She’s Hiding Behind), and continue through various episodes with fabulous titles such as The Perils of Having a Sister-in-Law (Ep12), and Spinning Straw into Gold Would be a Useful Skill (Ep21).

Getting on Vella is pretty easy: you purchase episodes with tokens; you can get 30 episodes for less than $3! Look up in the upper right of the Vella page for this Token Key image (shown above), click for buy options, and get reading!

SEDUCTION! There are three books in the series already, but you don’t have to read them in order — that said, some readers are sticklers bingeing a series. The first three Seduction Series titles — Two Dances and a DukeTwo Vows and a Viscount, and Two Masquerades and a Major — are each available in Kindle ebook, audio book, and print.

MORE ELOISA! Already read all the Seduction books? Eloisa has much more to binge. Eloisa’s Bookshelf gives readers an easy-to-browse list of available start-to-finish series.

Looking for a deep dive down the Eloisa rabbit hole? Explore Eloisa’s Author Notes! Her Inside Takes offer exactly that: an inside look into her experience while writing the books.

Viscount in Love ~ Sneak Peek

He wants a nanny, not a bride…
She wants to marry for love…

JUST POSTED! Meet Torie Vetry and Viscount Dominic Kelbourne in Chapters 1 and 2 from Viscount in Love, the first novel in Eloisa’s Accidental Brides series.

Due out on July 23, you can have the book the moment it becomes available if you preorder! Available in print, ebook, and audiobook.

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MORE SEDUCTION! A new excerpt of Seduction 4: Daisy (Two Lies and a Lord) released on Vella today!

Want to know more about the Seduction Series? Readers are loving Eloisa’s delightful stories about heroines disdained by society at large, but adored by the gentlemen who matter. The first three are available in Kindle ebook, audio book, and print: Two Dances and a DukeTwo Vows and a Viscount, and Two Masquerades and a Major.

Brand New Series + New Seduction Episodes

Eloisa is thrilled to share the cover of Viscount in Love, the first novel in her new Accidental Brides series.

Viscount Dominic Kelbourne needs to marry quickly, so he turns to the sister of his former fiancée. Torie’s not very enthusiastic—until Dominic strips off his shirt and throws himself in a chair. Do you think he persuaded her?

Due out on July 23, you can pre-order your copy now in your favorite format: print, ebook, or audiobook.

This brand new series features a hero who initially rejects the heroine as not good enough—and then changes his mind. But after their rocky beginning, how can he possibly convince her he’s a changed man who has fallen deeply in love? And can there be a happily ever after for such a pair?

Stay tuned for an exclusive excerpt — be sure you are subscribed to Eloisa’s News.

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More Seduction! Cheer up your middle of the week with Seduction 4: Daisy (Two Lies and a Lord), which has begun serializing on Vella every Wednesday. There’s a secret baby, a forced marriage, and a costume mishap right out of Katherine Hepburn’s Bringing Up Baby. Enjoy!

Want to know more about the Seduction Series? Readers are loving Eloisa’s delightful stories about heroines disdained by society at large, but adored by the gentlemen who matter. The first three are available in Kindle ebook, audio book, and print: Two Dances and a DukeTwo Vows and a Viscount, and Two Masquerades and a Major.

The Seduction Series is Now Available

Good News

The first three books in Eloisa’s Seduction series are now available in Kindle ebook, audio book, and print: Two Dances and a Duke, Two Vows and a Viscount, and Two Masquerades and a Major. (Please note: these books have been lightly edited, but the stories remain the same as the ones on Amazon Vella.)


Meet Daisy! Eloisa’s newest serialized novella in her Seduction series features Daisy, an impetuous young lady who fibs to save a child from an orphanage—and ends up married as a result. The Seduction, Series 4 – Daisy is NOW AVAILABLE on the Amazon Vella website, beginning with Episode 90. New episodes arrive every Wednesday.

Please do come to the Lindow Castle Facebook Group after each episode drops and leave your comments.

(Note: This novella has been given a new title, Two Lies and a Lord, and will be published in ebook, print, and audio in Spring 2024.)

Eloisa’s next novel, Viscount in Love, is coming next summer… Preordering now, plus big audio presale

New Novel, New Series, Next Summer! Eloisa happily announces her next full-length novel, Viscount in Love, book 1 in her upcoming, brand-new Accidental Brides series. Viscount in Love is now preordering in ebook, print, and audio.

Audible Sale~ Speaking of audio, RIGHT NOW through Dec 1, Audible members can preorder the audiobook at HALF-PRICE! While you’re browsing Audible, take note: all of Eloisa’s titles are marked down this week. Now’s the time to stock up.

What else is coming up for Eloisa? Seduction, that’s what. In ebook and audio for the first time, plus a new Vella. And all of it preordering as well.

Eloisa’s Seduction Series Now Preordering for Audio & Ebook — and oooh! A Sale!

Exciting news! Remember Bea, Ella, and Livie from Eloisa’s Vella-serialized Seduction series novellas? For readers who may have missed an installment, or for anyone who wants to fall in love with them again, the chapters have been put together into full book format and will be published in both ebook and audiobook format, releasing on DEC 19 in both the US and UK! 

The serialized novellas have been given new titles. Bea’s new title is Two Dances and a Duke, Ella is now Two Vows and a Viscount, and Livie’s title is Two Masquerades and a Major. (Please note: these books have been lightly edited, but the stories remain the same.)

Audible preorder sale! These audiobooks are ON SALE through Dec. 1 — reserve yours today.

Also Coming Soon: Eloisa will start serializing The Seduction/Daisy, book 4 in the series on Amazon Vella on the same day, so if you haven’t tried serialization, maybe you’ll be tempted to try it out! What is Kindle-Vella? Learn more over at amazon.com/kindle-vella.

Stay tuned to EloisaJames.com News & Updates, or drop into Eloisa’s Lindow Castle Facebook Group for conversation about what’s coming and what everyone is reading.

Not That Duke ~ Now Available

TODAY Not That Duke, book 3 in Eloisa’s Would-Be Wallflowers series, lands in readers’ hands. Pick your preferred format and order it in paperback, hardback, ebook, or audiobook!

START READING! Did you meet the Duke of Huntington in the Not That Duke Prologue yet? If not, start reading Eloisa’s brand new book from the very beginning.

If you did catch the Prologue already, jump to the newly-posted Chapter One where, in less time than it takes for a man in his cups to horrify a lady with a belch, Lady Stella collides with a fellow dancer, loses her spectacles, must pretend hot wax hadn’t just dripped in a most inconvenient spot, and realizes she’s in a state that would send her aunt into the vapors. But then she blinks into “astonishingly beautiful eyes”, and so starts the love story Booklist calls “smartly sexy and sharply witty.”

ORDER YOURS in your favorite format today.

BONUS CHARACTER APPEARANCE! Remember Merry from My American Duchess? Savor the opportunity to meet her again in Not That Duke‘s Chapter One!

Not That Duke excerpt, now on EloisaJames.com

Not That Duke will be in bookstores in LESS THAN TWO WEEKS! And now, for the first time, the book’s Prologue has been posted and you won’t want to stop reading, because:

A lady who tolerates fools will make a dreadful wife.

#truthbomb if ever there was one.

When will Chapter 1 follow? It has to be soon, because July 25th is THE DAY Not That Duke begins downloading and shipping. Have you preordered?

Publishers Weekly is excited for Not That Duke, saying “Lovers of historical romance will delight in these well-rounded, flawed characters learning to live their best lives.” Library Journal calls this third installment in Eloisa’s Would-Be Wallfowers series: “a compelling and delightful read.”

Eloisa is delighted with both “delight” and “delightful” and further delights in sharing this recent tiktok with you from her research trip to London:

The Seduction Season Three is Here

Meet Livie! Eloisa’s newest serialized novella in her Seduction series features Livie, a spunky young woman who fights back despite having been shunned by “polite” society. The Seduction, Series 3 – Livie is NOW AVAILABLE on the Amazon Vella website. Several episodes are already published, with new episodes coming each week.

Here’s the opening of Episode 5:
“Livie had never worried much about the world’s opinion of her—until the world despised her.”

Check out more in this excerpt where we fist meet Livie, then start reading on Amazon Vella.

Please do come to the Lindow Castle Facebook Group after each episode drops and leave your comments.

Miss Season One? Start Bea’s story here.
Miss Season Two? Start Ella’s story here.

Cover Reveal ~ Not That Duke

Isn’t it gorgeous? Not That Duke is book three in Eloisa’s Would-Be Wallflowers series and she is proud to share the cover with you. If you read The Reluctant Countess, you know that Stella is short, opinionated, and intelligent.

Due out on July 25, this new enemies-to-lovers romance tells the story of a duke who marries for all the wrong reasons, only to fall in love with his bride. But she is in love with another…

You can pre-order your copy now in your favorite format: print (mass market, hardcover and large print), ebook, or audiobook. If you want a personalized autographed copy, get yours signed.

Stay tuned for an exclusive excerpt — be sure you are subscribed to Eloisa’s News.