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A Bubbles & Books exclusive offer!

You may recall my post from a few weeks ago announcing a very cool giveaway which included a signed copy ofEngaged to the Earl Engaged to the Earl along with a bunch of nifty (and luxurious!) bath products. YAY for Aline A. from Brazil, the winner!

While I wish everyone could win, I do have a special offer to share! Do you like the idea of getting romance and relaxation delivered straight to your door? If so, you are cordially invited to check out Bubbles and Books, the giveaway’s lovely sponsor, and save 35% off your first box! Aline won a Swept Away Premium box — featuring historical romance from authors like me — and they also offer books in genres like contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and mysteries and thrillers. To take advantage of this exclusive offer, go to Bubbles and Books and type in the promo code LISABERNE35 during checkout!

Logo: Bubbles and BooksSuper-excited to see what February’s box has in store.

 

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“This was just the book I needed”

So honored by Seduced By A Book’s lovely review for The Worst Duke in the World!

This was a sweet and lovely romance which slowly builds from a budding friendship to something much more. . . . I loved that whileCover image: The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books) Jane was out of her element, she managed to hold her own with the ton, and knew her self-worth. I liked how she made Anthony a better version of himself, and I adored the scenes which included Wakefield, the duke’s son. There was a ton of humor as well as a nod or two to other books. See if you can find the Charlotte’s Web reference. With all the craziness and madness going on in the world, this was just the book I needed. The romance in it simmered for a while before coming to a slow boil. On the Lisarenee Romance Rating Scale, this one earned a FAN rating–the temperature in the room seems to have suddenly gone up a couple of degrees and a fan would be nice. This one left me with a grin on my face and a smile in my heart. 

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Review roundup!

So very pleased and thankful for the nice things people are saying about The Worst Duke in the World! Here are some of them.

“Sparkling . . . Series fans will be thrilled.”The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)
—Publishers Weekly

“There are pigs, pumpkins, and pamphlets, oh my! And a charming, fairy tale-like sensibility powering the latest blissfully romantic addition to Berne’s Penhallow series. . . . Filled with endearingly quirky characters, plenty of droll wit, and a number of clever literary grace notes, including a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it homage to the most perfect porcine-inspired piece of children’s literature ever written, this is a transporting, transcendent triumph.”
—Booklist, starred review

“Attention, Bridgerton fans: if you’re ready to delve deeper into the world of historical romance, The Worst Duke in the World is a fun place to start.”
—Popsugar

“As light as a meringue and as sweet as honey, this romance is deliciously satisfying down to the last drop.”
—BookPage

“Deftly funny . . . A nice portrait of what courtship is like for a dedicated single parent.”
—Kirkus

“A light-hearted, humorous escapade [and] a delightfully fun read. . . . The writing is brilliant, and readers will thoroughly enjoy The Worst Duke in the World.”
—Romance Reviews Today

“Lovely. . . . The romance is thrilling. . . . Cuddle in for an excellent read!”
—The Reading Cafe

“Unique. It isn’t like any other historical romance novel you may have read. This book features a Duke completely different than any other Duke one has ever met. . . . A bright, hilarious, yet romantic tale.”
—Urban Book Reviews

“I enjoyed every minute of this book. It was simply delightful from start to finish. . . . I found myself smiling throughout.”
—Handsfull Mama

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Giveaway!

Three copies of my just-released The Worst Duke in the World are up for grabs on my Facebook page! Open internationally, of course. Head on over for a chance to win!

Graphic: Booklist starred review for The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

“Attention, Bridgerton fans: if you’re ready to delve deeper into the world of historical romance, The Worst Duke in the World is a fun place to start.”
—Popsugar

“As light as a meringue and as sweet as honey, this romance is deliciously satisfying down to the last drop.”
—BookPage

“There are pigs, pumpkins, and pamphlets, oh my! And a charming, fairy tale-like sensibility powering the latest blissfully romantic addition to Berne’s Penhallow series. . . . Filled with endearingly quirky characters, plenty of droll wit, and a number of clever literary grace notes, including a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it homage to the most perfect porcine-inspired piece of children’s literature ever written, this is a transporting, transcendent triumph.”
—Booklist, starred review

“Deftly funny . . . A nice portrait of what courtship is like for a dedicated single parent.”
—Kirkus

“A light-hearted, humorous escapade [and] a delightfully fun read. . . . The writing is brilliant, and readers will thoroughly enjoy The Worst Duke in the World.”
—Romance Reviews Today

“Sparkling . . . Series fans will be thrilled.”
—Publishers Weekly

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“A lovely cozy read”

Loved this thoughtful review from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books for The Worst Duke in the World!

What this book contains: humor, affection, mutual respect, animals, a consistently amusing child, consent (with regard to kissing and general making out), good food, pretty dresses, a decent amount of end-of-book groveling, discussions about the wives of Henry VIII The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)[and] happy endings all around. . . . A lovely cozy read.

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A “hilarious happy-ever-after”!

How cool to see The Worst Duke in the World glowingly featured in BookPage! “As light as a meringue and as sweet as honey, this romance is deliciously satisfying down to the last drop.”

Cover image: The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

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With oodles of gratitude

It truly does take a village to publish a book. So it’s with immense thankfulness that I share with you the dedication and acknowledgements pages from The Worst Duke in the World.

Dedication page - The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

My agent extraordinaire.

Acknowledgements page - The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

And some more phenomenal folks.

 

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Bubbles and Books giveaway!

What is nicer than handmade artisanal soaps, bath bombs, bubble bars, and other such goodies ALONG WITH romance novels?!? Bubbles and Books is a subscription service that literally delivers reading and relaxation right to one’s doorstep! So I’m tickled pink to let you know that one of my books, Engaged to the Earl, is being included in a Bubbles and Books giveaway — along with several other romance novels and some delicious bath products!

Image: Bubbles and Books giveaway, featuring Engaged to the Earl by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

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20 Questions!

Absolutely delighted to be featured on the Fresh Fiction blog, in which I dish about writing advice, the revision process, why my hero in The Worst Duke in the World is adorable, Wolf Hall, upcoming books, and (of course) muffins.

Graphic: Booklist starred review for The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

Now available!

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Spotlight and giveaway!

Thrilled to be featured on Harlequin Junkie today, talking about The Worst Duke in the World and sharing some fun facts and excerpts . . . and there’s a giveaway, too! Two copies are up for grabs — open internationally!

Cover image: The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

Out TODAY!

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