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James, Eloisa

Overview
Works: 163 works in 1,120 publications in 18 languages and 41,424 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  History  Biography  Christmas stories  Romances  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.A3796, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Eloisa James
The ugly duchess by Eloisa James( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she discovers that her husband, James, married her only for her dowry, Theodora Saxby, known by the town as the Ugly Duchess, is devastated until James launches a campaign to prove that he really loves her
Duchess by night by Eloisa James( Book )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for adventure in her life, Harriet, the Duchess of Berrow, dresses as a man and accompanies other nobles to the estate of Lord Justinian Strange, where he hosts a rollicking fete that would mean scandal to any proper lady. When the two finally meet, they fall in love, but can he see past all her disguises?
The duke is mine by Eloisa James( Book )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Olivia Lytton, betrothal to the Duke of Canterwick-- hardly a Prince Charming-- feels more like a curse than a happily-ever-after. At least his noble status will help her sister, Georgiana, secure an engagement with the brooding, handsome Tarquin, Duke of Sconce, a perfect match for her in every way-- every way but one. Tarquin has fallen in love with Olivia. Quin never puts passion before reason. And reason says that Georgiana is his ideal bride. But the sensual, fiery, strong-willed Olivia ignites an unknown longing in him-- a desire they are both powerless to resist. When a scandalous affair begins, they risk losing everything-- Olivia's engagement, her sister's friendship, and their own fragile love. Only one thing can save them-- and it awaits in the bedroom, where a magnificent mattress holds life-changing answers to the greatest romantic riddle of all.--P. [4] of cover
When beauty tamed the beast by Eloisa James( Book )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a beauty. Naturally, she's betrothed to a beast. ... Linnet has no idea of the danger posed to her heart by a man who may never love her in return. If she decides to be very wicked indeed, what price will she pay for taming his wild heart?"--Publisher's description
Desperate duchesses by Eloisa James( Book )

41 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lady Roberta St. Giles, a marquess's sheltered only daughter, gambles on love with notorious scoundrel Damon Reeve, the Earl of Gryffyn, she plays a high-stakes game of seduction and passion where the winner takes all
Once upon a tower by Eloisa James( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As an extremely wealthy laird, Gowan Stoughton, Duke of Kinross, can have any of the maidens at the ball he attends. The only problem is they are all English and Gowan is not so certain they are suitable. He is accustomed to the hard-working lasses from his Highlands, not these dainty noblewomen who spend their days drinking tea or some other such nonsense. But then he makes the acquaintance of Lady Edith Gilchrist. Utterly bewitched by the emerald-eyed beauty with lush golden locks, he knows he must have her. He must free her from her tower. 'Edie' had the misfortune of being dreadfully ill at her debut ball and barely remembers what Gowan looks like. Even worse, she accepted his proposal the following day. Edie's only true passion is playing music--until Gowan writes a scandalous letter and stirs the most irresistible desire. Yet when they marry, Edie realizes her husband needs a lesson and locks herself in a tower. Somehow Gowan must find a way to enter the tower and convince his new bride that she belongs in his arms."--Page 4 of cover
My American duchess by Eloisa James( Book )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1803. The arrogant Duke of Trent intends to marry a well-bred Englishwoman. The last woman he would ever consider marrying is the adventuresome Merry Pelford -- an American heiress who has infamously jilted two fiancés. But after one provocative encounter with the captivating Merry, Trent desires her more than any woman he has ever met. He is determined to have her as his wife, no matter what it takes. And Trent is a man who always gets what he wants. The problem is, Merry is already betrothed, and the former runaway bride has vowed to make it all the way to the altar. As honor clashes with irresistible passion, Trent realizes the stakes are higher than anyone could have imagined. In his battle to save Merry and win her heart, one thing becomes clear: All is fair in love and war
A kiss at midnight by Eloisa James( Book )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Kate Daltry doesn't believe in fairy tales ... or happily ever after. Forced by her stepmother to attend a ball, Kate meets a prince and decides he's anything but charming. A clash of wits and wills ensues, but they both know their irresistible attraction will lead nowhere. For Gabriel is promised to another woman--a princess whose hand in marriage will fulfill his ruthless ambitions. Gabriel likes his fiancée, which is a welcome turn of events, but he doesn't love her. Obviously, he should be wooing his bride-to-be, not the witty, impoverished beauty who refuses to fawn over him. Godmothers and glass slippers notwithstanding, this is one fairy tale in which destiny conspires to destroy any chance that Kate and Gabriel might have a happily ever after --unless a prince throws away everything that makes him noble --unless a dowry of an unruly heart trumps a fortune --unless one kiss at the stroke of midnight changes everything
When the duke returns by Eloisa James( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duchess of Cosway yearns for a man she has never met ... her husband. Married by proxy as a child, Lady Isidore has spent years fending off lecherous men in every European court while waiting to meet her husband. She's determined to accept him, no matter how unattractive the duke turns out to be. When she finally lures Simeon Jermyn back to London, his dark handsomeness puts Isidore's worst fears to rest?until disaster strikes. The duke demands an annulment. Forsaking his adventuresome past, Simeon has returned to London ready to embrace the life of a proper duke, only to find that his supposed wife is too ravishing, too headstrong, and too sensual to be the docile duchess he has in mind. But Isidore will not give up her claim to the title?or him?without a fight. She will do whatever it takes to capture Simeon's heart, even if it means sacrificing her virtue. After all, a consummated marriage cannot be annulled. Yet in forcing Simeon into a delicious surrender, will Isidore risk not only her dignity?but her heart?
An affair before Christmas by Eloisa James( Book )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after their romantic wedding, the Duke of Fletcher, disturbed over the growing distance between him and his beautiful wife Perdita, sets out to win back her affections with an artful seduction
Potent pleasures by Eloisa James( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dashing Earl of Sheffield explodes in anger on discovering his bride, portrait painter Charlotte Calverstill is not a virgin. But as she keeps repeating he simply has a poor memory, it was he who deflowered her years earlier
The lady most likely-- : a novel in three parts by Julia Quinn( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Regency novel told in three parts by three different authors, Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Briarly, throws the party of the season at his sister's country home, with the aim of finding a suitable wife
Kiss me, Annabel by Eloisa James( Book )

40 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heading for London to acquire a wealthy husband, Annabel Essex finds her plans taking a detour when she encounters the seductive but impoverished Earl of Ardmore, a Scottish nobleman
Three weeks with Lady X by Eloisa James( Book )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Having made a fortune, Thorn Dautry, the powerful bastard son of a duke, decides that he needs a wife. But to marry a lady, Thorn must acquire a gleaming, civilized façade, the specialty of Lady Xenobia India. Exquisite, headstrong, and independent, India vows to make Thorn marriageable in just three weeks. But neither Thorn nor India anticipate the forbidden passion that explodes between them. Thorn will stop at nothing to make India his. Failure is not an option. But there is only one thing that will make India his ... the one thing Thorn can't afford to lose ... his fierce and lawless heart."--
A duke of her own by Eloisa James( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leopold Dautry, Duke of Villiers, urgently needs a noble wife, but although he becomes engaged to the lovely Eleanor, daughter of the Duke of Montague, he remains torn in his affections as he approaches the limits of propriety
The taming of the duke by Eloisa James( Book )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to take a walk on the wild side and to enjoy all the pleasures society has to offer, Imogen, Lady Maitland, suddenly finds herself torn between her former guardian, Rafe, the Duke of Holbrook, and Rafe's long-lost, identical brother, Gabe
This duchess of mine by Eloisa James( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scandalous Jemma Beaumont and proper polititian Elijah Beaumont were always like oil and water. It came as no surprise to anyone when Jemma left to thrill all of France with her antics shortly after their wedding. But no one expected her return home ready to play the part of dutiful wife, least of all her husband
Midnight pleasures by Eloisa James( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Sophie York agrees to marry the rogue Patrick Foakes after a mistaken elopement
Enchanting pleasures by Eloisa James( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unconventional Gabrielle Jerningham is engaged to the proper Peter Dewland, but finds herself in love with his older brother
Haar Schotse hart by Eloisa James( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier zusters zijn begin 19e eeuw op zoek naar een geschikte huwelijkspartner
 
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When beauty tamed the beast
Alternative Names

controlled identityBly, Mary, 1962-

Bly Mary

Bly, Mary, 1962-

Eloisa James Amerikaans romanschrijfster

James, Eloisa pseud

Mary Bly

Джеймс, Элоиза

Елоиза Джеймс

エロイザ・ジェームズ

ジェームズ, エロイザ

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When beauty tamed the beastDesperate duchessesA kiss at midnightWhen the duke returnsAn affair before ChristmasPotent pleasuresThe lady most likely-- : a novel in three partsKiss me, Annabel