What’s New:

November 3, 2017 – The Earl of Hartwick (Hart), the hero in An Unexpected Countess has won Harlequin’s 2017 Hero of the Year award! I am so excited with the news! Thank you to all my readers who voted for him. You all are wonderful!

October 15, 2017 – I’ll be a featured author at New Jersey Romance Writers Hearts and Sparks Reader/Blogger Brunch. It’s a fun time for writers and readers to mingle and there is plenty of swag! If you’re in the area, you should add it to your calendar. I’d love to see you there!

October 13 – 14 , 2017 – I’ll be attending the New Jersey Romance Writers Conference in Iselin, New Jersey.

October 1 – 17, 2017 – I am teaming up with 39 other authors to support efforts to help the areas of the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean Islands that have been devastated by earthquakes and hurricanes. To find out how your donation to any disaster relief organization can get you free romance books, click on my blog post here.


July 29, 2017 – I will be signing copies of AN UNEXPECTED COUNTESS at the RWA Readers for Life Literacy Autographing Event at the Walt Disney Dolphin Resort in Florida from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

July 26 – 29, 2017 – I will attending the Romance Writers of America Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

June 1, 2017 – AN UNEXPECTED COUNTESS is out now! I can’t wait for you to read Hart and Sarah’s enemies-to-lovers, treasure hunt romance! Visit my Bookshelf to order your copy today!

May 23, 2017 – You can buy the paperback version of AN UNEXPECTED COUNTESS from select fine retailers! Head over to my Bookshelf to order your copy.

May 1, 2017 – AN UNEXPECTED COUNTESS received a glowing review from RT Book Reviews!

January 30, 2017 – Beginning today, I will be giving away a copy of AN UNCOMMON DUKE to one lucky winner on Goodreads. And as a special Valentine’s gift, I also be including a copy of another fun and flirty historical romance written by one of my author friends in the package. The giveaway ends on February 14th. Click here to enter my Goodreads Giveaway!

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January 17, 2017 – I’ll be doing a Facebook Live Broadcast on my Facebook Author Page at 1pm ET where I’ll be showing you all some of my Regency era antiques and taking your questions about them. I hope you’ll join me for this fun chat. If you miss it, you’ll still be able to view the saved broadcast on my Facebook Author Page. Click here to find me on Facebook!

October 3, 2016 – I’m thrilled that AN UNCOMMON DUKE is #2 on Amazon’s Harlequin Historical Bestsellers List! Thank you to everyone who bought a copy and helped to get it there!


October 1, 2016 – AN UNCOMMON DUKE is out now!  Check out my Bookshelf for more info and buy links!

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July 1, 2016 – AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS was ranked #5 out of 70 on Goodreads June 2016: Historical Romance Releases list! Thank you to everyone who bought it and helped it rank so high on the list! <3

June 18, 2016 – AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS was featured on Harlequin Junkies in an Author Spotlight!

June 12, 2016 – AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS ranked at #3 on Amazon’s Harlequin Historical Bestseller List! Thank you to everyone who bought the book and helped me make the bestseller list! XO

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June 1, 2016 –  AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS is out now! You can buy AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS at any of your fine online retailers!

May 21, 2016 – My UK publisher Mills & Boon is featuring AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS on their Facebook and Twitter headers for June! I’m thrilled!! I think Katrina looks good on a phone.
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May 20, 2016 – Thank you to everyone who entered my Goodreads giveaway. Just under 1,000 people entered to win one of five signed copies of AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS! Debi, Natalie, Carmen, Amy, and Jill, I’ll be popping the books in the mail to you in the next few days.

April 28, 2016 – If you are on Goodreads, I have a giveaway going on for my debut historical romance, AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS. Enter to win one of five signed paperback copies. The giveaway ends May 20th, so enter now for a chance to read it before it’s available in stores and online.

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An Unsuitable Duchess by Laurie Benson

An Unsuitable Duchess

by Laurie Benson

Giveaway ends May 20, 2016.
See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

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April 1, 2016  – In the UK, my books are published by Mills & Boon. I just got a peek at what my UK cover will look like. This is it! AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS will be available in paperback in stores in the UK, including WH Smith.

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The first week in June, I’ll be heading off to London for research and to see AN UNSUITABLE DUCHESS hit the shelves. I’ll be doing some fun GIVEAWAYS from items from my trip. Subscribe to my newsletter for more details and keep your eyes here on how you can win!

AN UNCOMMON DUKE is off to my editor and is scheduled to be released in October.

I’m hard at work writing AN UNEXPECTED COUNTESS, which is the third book in the Secrets of the Ton trilogy.