"Georgette Heyer with a sexy twist." - Eloisa James

Sarah Maclean Review

“How the Duke was Won is exciting and emotional— evocative of the best of the genre. If you’ve been looking for a bold, new voice in historical romance, the search ends here. Lenora Bell is it.”


Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author

2016-04-11T08:50:26+00:00
“How the Duke was Won is exciting and emotional— evocative of the best of the genre. If you’ve been looking for a bold, new voice in historical romance, the search ends here. Lenora Bell is it.” Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author

Publishers Weekly Starred Review

2016-04-11T08:55:53+00:00
“Debut author Bell begins the Disgraceful Dukes Regency series with a winning tale...Colorful supporting characters, plentiful plot twists, and the trials of star-crossed lovers make for a sizzling and heartwarming page-turner.” - Publishers Weekly, Starred

Kirkus Starred Review

2016-04-11T09:14:53+00:00
“Bell has found a new avenue to the happily-ever-after of the Regency era, and it's one that fans will enjoy exploring. Bold and sweet as good chocolate, this debut romance will give Regency fans a new author for their must-read list.” - Kirkus, Starred

Booklist Starred Review

2016-04-11T09:24:48+00:00
“RWA Golden Heart winner Bell’s debut romance, the first in her Disgraceful Dukes series, is a knockout with its seductive combination of breathtakingly sexy romance, a refreshingly unconventional hero and heroine, and clever writing infused with droll wit.” - Booklist, Starred

RT Book Reviews

2016-04-11T09:39:58+00:00
“Combine the Princess and the Pea with a dollop of Cinderella and you have Bell’s fresh, lively romance! Along with its carefully crafted plot, rapid-fire repartee, quick pace and delightful characters, this sensual tale is a delectable romance made to charm.” - RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

Kerrelyn Sparks Review

“Fresh, flirty, and fabulous! Lenora Bell is the new Belle of Historical Romance!”


- Kerrelyn Sparks, New York Times bestselling author

2016-04-13T07:28:35+00:00
“Fresh, flirty, and fabulous! Lenora Bell is the new Belle of Historical Romance!” - Kerrelyn Sparks, New York Times bestselling author

Lorraine Heath Review

“HOW THE DUKE WAS WON hooked me from page one with its humor, emotion, and captivating characters. Lenora Bell is a true delight to read.”


- Lorraine Heath, USA Today bestselling author

2016-04-13T07:32:28+00:00
“HOW THE DUKE WAS WON hooked me from page one with its humor, emotion, and captivating characters. Lenora Bell is a true delight to read.” - Lorraine Heath, USA Today bestselling author

Sophie Jordan Review

“HOW THE DUKE WAS WON is everything that made me first fall in love with historical romances while still being new and different. Trust me...you’ve been waiting for Lenora Bell.”


- Sophie Jordan, New York Times bestselling author

2016-04-13T07:33:45+00:00
“HOW THE DUKE WAS WON is everything that made me first fall in love with historical romances while still being new and different. Trust me...you’ve been waiting for Lenora Bell.” - Sophie Jordan, New York Times bestselling author

Eloisa James Review

“A debut that reads like an instant classic. Message to my readers: You’ll love Lenora Bell!”


- Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling author

2016-04-13T07:36:33+00:00
“A debut that reads like an instant classic. Message to my readers: You’ll love Lenora Bell!” - Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling author

Lenora’s Latest

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  • Meet me at the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Weekend in April! - Dear Readers! If you are near (or want to be near) Milwaukee, WI on April 28-30, 2017, the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Weekend is one event you don’t want to miss. It’s hosted by the amazing Barbara Vey, and 60+…Read More
  • Giveaway and Interview with Megan Frampton - I’m thrilled to welcome Avon historical romance author Megan Frampton to the blog today for an interview and a giveaway! My Fair Duchess, the latest in her Dukes Behaving Badly series, is the perfect witty and warm escape I needed…Read More