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Say YES to Chapter Two!

May 5, 2020

In two weeks you can have the whole book! But new today: CHAPTER TWO is now on EloisaJames.com — please enjoy! (If you are haven’t read Chapter One, either start here reading, or listen as Eloisa reads it to you!)

MORE GOOD NEWS! Booklist has given Say Yes to the Duke a starred review, calling out both “exuberant wit” and “elegant sensuality” — and as if that wasn’t awesome enough, Amazon has selected Say Yes to the Duke as one of the best romances for May!

And if you tell TeamEloisa about your preorder, they can send you the first 30 pages of Lady Be Wilde, Eloisa’s work-in-progress.

Preorder Say Yes to the Duke in ebook, print, or audio.

Say Yes to Exclusive Excerpts

May 1, 2020

Want to see Eloisa read aloud a chapter from Say Yes to the Duke — from her quarantine in New York City? Yes you do!

And then you can read this EXCLUSIVE EXTENDED EXCERPT: Chapter Two, in which we gain a glimpse into some events that shaped Viola’s outlook, and her sister Joan’s opinion on the matter, too.

But when will Viola meet the duke? MAY 19 will be here before you know it, and you can have the book the moment it becomes available if you preorder! And bonus: if you tell TeamEloisa about your preorder, we can set you up with a download for the first 30 pages of Eloisa’s delicious novella-in-progress, Lady Be Wilde.

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare: Say Yes to both the Duke and The Bard!

April 23, 2020

While the actual date of Shakespeare’s birth is not recorded, his birthday is celebrated around the world on April 23. So, while in quarantine, Eloisa celebrates the Bard in video interview with Fordham senior Daniel Camou about Shakespeare in quarantine, featuring King Lear.

As long as you are saying yes to Shakespeare, take a moment to also Say Yes to the Duke, which will deliver to readers in less than a month. Chapter Two is coming to EloisaJames.com very soon, but you can read Chapter One right now! And of course, preorder your own copy!

NICE! Say Yes to the Duke just garnered a lovely starred review from Booklist:

RITA Award–winning and best-selling James continues her winsomely winning literary streak with another brilliantly conceived and beautifully executed addition in her Wildes of Lindow Castle series. Once again, James expertly calibrates the perfect ratio of exuberant wit to elegant sensuality, and the end result is a romance worth celebrating.

MAY 19 will be here before you know it, and how can you have the book the moment it becomes available? PREORDER! And bonus! If you tell TeamEloisa about your preorder, we can set you up with a download for the first 30 pages of Eloisa’s delicious newest novella, Lady Be Wilde.

An intimate interview with Eloisa

April 7, 2020

You are virtually invited into Eloisa’s home for an intimate interview about Say Yes to the Duke in which Eloisa chats with Megan Corbett from Frolic, treating readers to over ten minutes of insight into why she loves this book so much — especially now.

Want an extra treat to look forward to? If you tell Team Eloisa about your preorder for Say Yes to the Duke, we can set you up with a download for the first 30 pages of Eloisa’s delicious newest novella, Lady Be Wilde.

SAY YES to one of this spring’s “Most Anticipated Sequels,” and Read Chapter One!

March 26, 2020

Some welcome, wonderful news: Say Yes to the Duke will be one of Goodreads’s Best Romance Books of May and was just listed in their most anticipated sequels/series of spring article: The Most Anticipated Sequels of Spring. Eloisa is thrilled! To celebrate, we’ve posted Chapter One for you to enjoy.

MAY 19 will be here before you know it, and how can you have the book the moment you can? PREORDER! And bonus! If you tell TeamEloisa about your preorder, we can set you up with a download for the first 30 pages of Eloisa’s delicious newest novella, Lady Be Wilde.