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Elizabeth Essex

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When not re-reading Jane Austen, sipping tea or mucking about her garden, Elizabeth Essex can be found at her computer, making up wonderful stories about people who live far more interesting lives than she.

It wasn't always so. Elizabeth graduated from Hollins College with a BA in Classical Studies and Art History, and then earned her MA from Texas A&M University in Nautical Archaeology, also known as the archaeology of shipwrecks. While Elizabeth loved the life of a working archaeologist, after writing and reading all those dry, dusty reports on ship construction, she would daydream about how lovely it would have been if only someone had fallen in love on just one of those ships. And so now she writes stories about just that.

Elizabeth lives in Texas with her family, in a house filled to the brim with books.

Genres: Historical Romance
New Books
November 2022

The Difference One Duke Makes
(Reckless Brides, book 7)
November 2022

A Lady's Gift for Scandal
(Reckless Brides, book 6)
November 2022

She Walks in Scandal
(Reckless Brides, book 8)
December 2022

The Devil's Own Luck
(Kent Brothers Chronicles, book 2)
December 2022

Up on the Rooftops
(Dartmouth Brides, book 4)
Elizabeth Essex recommends
For the Love of Hades (2013)
(Loves of Olympus, book 2)
Sasha Summers
"...a polished golden apple of myth and bittersweet romance."
Lady Vice (2015)
(Furies, book 1)
Wendy LaCapra
"LaCapra has crafted a high-stakes romance full of twists that will keep readers turning the page late into the night."

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