Have you met Eloisa yet? Come to an author event — next week she will be in Massachusetts and Indiana! She would love to meet you. And just for you, Eloisa will be handing out sets of gorgeous recipe cards at all of her book signings.
Not able to meet Eloisa this time around? Eloisa’s favorite app right now is Litsy—which is all about books—and she’s hanging out there morning and night. Please come by, get in a conversation, find some new great books!
To everyone who purchased Seven Minutes in Heaven — Eloisa sends a huge thank you. Because of you, Seven Minutes debuted at #6 on the New York Times bestseller list and #10 on the USA Today bestseller list. Have you read it? Still need to order it? Seven Minutes is receiving lovely reviews on Amazon (4 1/2 stars at 158 reviews) – we would all be so grateful if you left yours!
Seven Minutes in Heaven is in stores and eReaders, waiting for you! An early review called Ward a “swoon-worthy alpha male” —and it’s true! He’s the first of Eloisa’s heroes to take matters in his own hands and kidnap the heroine. Not that Eugenia would allow any man, no matter how alpha, push her around! The first three chapters are online for you to enjoy!
If you preordered, or you buy a copy before February 6, please send your proof to firstname.lastname@example.org. Eloisa wrote a delicious 35-page short story as a gift to her loyal readers. All the details are here.
A note if you’re buying a print copy: Team Eloisa discovered that prices are different all over the web, with the hardcover ranging from $25.99 to $17.10 (Target), and the paperback from $7.99 (signed at Book Culture) to $5.98 (Amazon).
There’s only two weeks left to pre-order Seven Minutes in Heaven! Make sure you send your proof of pre-order to email@example.com, because everyone who does will receive a 35 page short story introducing Eloisa’s upcoming series! All the details are here, including a sneak peek of the free story.
Goodreads interviewed Eloisa about her favorite rereads, governess novels, and the very first romance novel she loved! You can read the interview in full here at Goodreads. While you’re there, please add Seven Minutes to your shelf!
My American Duchess has received another “hurrah!” Bookpage listed it as one of their Best Books of 2016. You can see the complete list here.
Eloisa has been writing an adorable short story about a duke with seven children and a desperate need for a duchess—which will be given ONLY to people who preorder Seven Minutes in Heaven! So do you have your preorder in yet? Send proof to Team Eloisa, and the story will be yours in the beginning of February!
Not sure whether you’ll like Seven Minutes in Heaven? The first three chapters are available now—read them right here! We’re confident that you’ll love Ward and Eugenia as much as we do.
Happy Holidays, from my house to yours! I hope that the end of 2016 is joyous, with time for adding up the good things and setting aside the bad, escaping into book worlds, and spending time with those you love. Hugs, Eloisa
Chapter 2 of Seven Minutes in Heaven just joined Chapter 1 on the website! You don’t want to miss Eugenia’s first thoughts about Ward… mmmm! If you haven’t preordered yet, now’s the time to do it, to make sure that you can read ALL the chapters as soon as possible!
And guess what? The prestigious Booklist has given Seven Minutes a STARRED review, saying that Eloisa “woos readers with another irresistible liaison of lushly sensual romance and deliciously wicked wit, and her flair for crafting unforgettable, richly dimensional characters is the satisfying center of this scrumptious literary confection.” Wow!
While you’re waiting for Seven Minutes, why not win an advance copy of one of her friends’ books — or Seven Minutes?? To enter to win 1 of 25 ARCs of upcoming books by Julia Quinn, Lisa Kleypas, Julia London, Grace Burrowes and Eloisa, just make sure to be signed up for all 5 author newsletters. International readers are welcome!
January 31 is fast approaching, so we hope you’ll read the excerpt, love it and preorder it. Why not order a personalized, signed copy from Book Culture? It would make a great present!
Are you signed up for Eloisa’s newsletter? On December 1, she’s giving away advance review copies of romances by Lisa Kleypas, Julia Quinn, and more—plus an early copy of Seven Minutes!
You can read the entire first chapter of Seven Minutes in Heaven on the USA Today Happy Ever After blog. Please stop by Facebook and let me know what you think of Eugenia!
Kirkus said that Eloisa “takes a complicated conflict and infuses it with emotional depth, then heightens it with sexual tension, loss, misunderstanding, pride, and class bias with an interesting twist.” We’re celebrating at Eloisa Central—and we hope you’ll preorder this “bright, delightful read!”