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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.

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.

The Reluctant Countess: now shipping & downloading!

Booklist calls this newest book by Eloisa “pure reading bliss.” If you pre-ordered, it should be in your e-reader right now, or arriving on your doorstep. Didn’t pre-order? Not to worry: you can grab your copy NOW of The Reluctant Countess, Eloisa’s newest Would-Be Wallflower tale.

Eloisa invites you to read or listen to the book’s beginning, which starts in a Regency ballroom amidst indecent talk and thoughts. Don’t stop there! Keep reading ~ order yours!

Then explore ~ The Reluctant Countess book page holds not only an excerpt, but also Book Extras (with more to come in the coming weeks).

Would you like a copy of The Reluctant Countess personalized by Eloisa? It would make the ultimate holiday gift for a romance reader! Find out how.

Stay tuned for Book 3 in the series, Not That Duke, due out July, 2023.

Coming VERY Soon: The Reluctant Countess

Another Wallflower? YES! And she’s is about to completely vex Regency Society! Eloisa invites you to enjoy this delicious ride—a quick click to preorder will get you this:

Lady Yasmin Régnier isn’t dignified, or polite, her gowns are too low, her skirts are messy—and she loves to gossip and giggle. She totally irritates Earl Giles Renwick and they vehemently dislike each other. Yet what catches him is her laugh, the way she shares joy so freely…

The Reluctant Countess, is book two in Eloisa’s Would-Be Wallflowers series — and it’s due out very soon: on Tues, Nov. 29 in print, ebook, and audio.

Preorder your copy today! Want your copy autographed? Get yours signed.


1. Read or listen to an excerpt for The Reluctant Countess.

2. Find out what inspired the Would-Be Wallflower series in this Tik Tok video by Eloisa.

Lizzie & Dante is Now in Paperback!

Do you love your love story with some delicious cuisine? People Magazine calls Lizzie & Dante “delicious” and Bon Appetit says it’s “A novel for people who love eating.”

Just in time for summer is the paperback edition of Lizzie & Dante (written by Mary Bly, Eloisa’s other self.) If you haven’t already, meet Lizzie and Dante in this excerpt, enjoy the book extras, then order your copy today! Want your copy autographed? Get yours signed.

Seduction is #4 on the Vella Leaderboard!
Hurrah! Eloisa’s wildly popular novella, The Seduction, Series 1 & 2 is a hit!

What do you think of the Evil Viscount? How does he rank for you in historical romance’s villain list? Read the series today, join her Lindow Castle Facebook Group and let Eloisa know.

The Seduction Season Two is Here

Exciting news! Eloisa’s new serialized novella, The Seduction, Series 2 – Ella, is now available on the Amazon Vella website. Several episodes are already published, with new episodes coming M/W/F throughout June.

The novella is Eloisa’s own version of Cinderella, featuring Ella, who lives in a garret with her pet squirrel and three-legged cat. Eloisa is shaping each episode to end with cliffhanger-ish excitement that will hopefully keep you happily anticipating the next episode.

Please do come to the Lindow Castle Facebook Group after each episode drops and discuss the episode, the Authors’ Note, and the Poll!

Miss Season One? Start Bea’s story here.

Cover Reveal! The Reluctant Countess…

Isn’t it delicious? The Reluctant Countess is book two in Eloisa’s Would-Be Wallflowers series and she is thrilled to share the cover with you. Due out on November 29, this enemies-to-lovers romance tells the story of a proper earl and an entirely improper lady. So what—in heaven’s name—possesses him to propose? And what will he do if she says yes?

You can pre-order your copy now in your favorite format: ebook, print, or audio.

Can’t wait for more? Visit Eloisa’s website, where she discusses her inspiration behind the Would-Be Wallflower series. Enjoy!

Eloisa’s NYC Billboard!

Hooray! Eloisa’s Amazon Vella story, The Seduction, is on a BILLBOARD in her hometown, New York City! What a dream come true. Eloisa is so grateful to all of you and Amazon Books for the wonderful support. Check it out in NYC on 7th Ave and 3rd you’re in the area!

You can still read The Seduction on Amazon Vella (available in the US only).

How to Be a Wallflower — The book is out!

Eloisa has a brand new series and book 1, How to Be a Wallflower, is now in reader hands! Full of fashion and fun, and (according to Library Journal), an “abundance of banter, humorous situations, and strong-willed characters determined to have their way, creating sizzling sexual tension.”

EXTENDED EXCERPT: Start by reading a newly posted Chapter One excerpt, or listen to an audio excerpt. Then order your copy in your favorite format: print (mass market, hardcover and large print), ebook, or audiobook. If you want a personalized autographed copy, get yours signed.

And you won’t have long to wait for book 2 in the Would-Be Wallflowers seriesThe Reluctant Countess will release before the end of this year.

BONUS: Eloisa is extending the time you can qualify to receive her completed novella, Lady Be Wilde — just register your purchase this week! This is the only way to read this lovely 130-page story that includes kite-flying with Lady Knowe, and an enchanting love story about a young widowed mother and the man who saves her from a disagreeable suitor. Don’t miss your chance!

Is it Tuesday Yet?

Just FOUR WHOLE DAYS until How to Be a Wallflower lands in reader hands! Here are FIVE fun things to do in the meantime:

1. Find out what inspired the Would-Be Wallflower series in this Tik Tok video by Eloisa.

2. Listen to an audio excerpt for How to Be a Wallflower.

3. Read the prequel, My American Duchess. Merry, the heroine of My American Duchess, appears in How to Be a Wallflower — with her kids!

4. Watch the Today Show recommendation.

Get excited for Tuesday!


GET YOUR EXCLUSIVE BONUS: The final completed novella, Lady Be Wilde, will be sent as a special thank you from Eloisa to those who preorder How to Be a Wallflower. Eloisa will not be writing any future installments of the story, so this is your last chance to receive this brand new novella.

The deadline for registering your purchase (any format) is MARCH 29. FIND OUT MORE.

A Seductive Free Novella from Eloisa

Exciting news! Amazon Vella began the serialization of Eloisa’s brand new novella, The Seduction, and the first episodes are available now for you to read for free!

The Seduction is the story of Miss Beatrice Valentine’s first Season. Bea is having a rotten time, since she’s being bullied by the gorgeous Lady Regina.

If you sign up, please drop into Eloisa’s Lindow Castle Facebook Group after reading. Eloisa is editing the completed story as each episode is rolled out, and she would like to take your thoughts into account! Learn more over at

Love novellas? If you pre-order Eloisa’s next book, How to Be a Wallflower, you can receive another free novella as Eloisa’s gift to you. Lady Be Wilde, the story of Lady Madeline Penshallow and her vow of “no more men” after her husband dies, will be sent to you a few weeks after the release date on March 29. FIND OUT MORE.