Eloisa James is the New York Times bestselling author of 27 romance novels. From the very beginning, her books received wide acclaim. A reviewer from USA Today wrote of James’ first book: "I found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar.” James has been nominated for a RITA – the highest award in romance fiction – several times, and she won her first RITA in 2003. James graduated from Harvard and received post-graduate degrees from Oxford University and Yale University. In addition to being an author, James is a Shakespeare professor at Fordham University.