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Is it Tuesday Yet?

May 16, 2020

There are just a few more days until Say Yes to the Duke lands in reader hands. Here are TEN Wilde things to do in the meantime:

1. View a video of Eloisa reading the first chapter of Say Yes to the Duke.

2. Pre-order Say Yes to the Duke and register your pre-order on EloisaJames.com and BONUS! You’ll get Lady Be Wilde, a free and exclusive novella-in-progress.

3. Review who’s who and which Wilde child was named for which historical hero in Eloisa’s handy Wilde Family Tree.

4. The Inside TakeCheck out Eloisa’s Inside Take for each of the Wilde books thus far: Wilde in Love, Too Wilde to WedBorn to be Wilde, and Say No to the Duke, and discover some interesting connections between characters as well as cool historical facts.

5. Order your very own Lindow Castle notecards.

6. Join Eloisa’s Lindow Castle Facebook Group for lots of conversation about books, castles, pets, cakes, and more.

7. Watch the cover shoot for Wilde in Love, the book that introduced readers to the Wildes of Lindow Castle.

8. Hear Eloisa talk about why she loves Say Yes so much in this interview.

9. Mark Your Calendars for May 19: Eloisa’s Girlfriend Chat with Susan Elizabeth Phillips and her Virtual Tea Party Book Launch.

10. Get excited for Tuesday!


AN EXCLUSIVE EXTRA WITH YOUR ORDER: Lady Be Wilde is a brand-new novella in the Wilde Series as a thank you from Eloisa for ordering Say Yes to the Duke, the upcoming book 5 in the series. FIND OUT MORE.

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.