Books When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James Paperback, 374 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $7.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleWhen Beauty Tamed the BeastAuthorEloisa James Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Linnet Berry Thynne thinks that she will easily be able to make her fiancâe, Piers Yelverton, the Earl of Marchant, who is rumored to be immune to the womanly charms, fall in love with her, but she loses her heart to him instead. Genres: Romance Historical Fiction Fiction Also by Eloisa James Desperate Duchesses Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about When Beauty Tamed the Beast Summer of Love Romance Writers Offer Sweet Thoughts For Valentine's Day February 14, 2014 Even if you hate the holiday, any day is a good day for chocolate and a swoony romantic read. But NPR's romance guru Bobbi Dumas is an unabashed lover of Valentine's Day, and she celebrating by asking five of her favorite authors to recommend their favorite romances — and describe their own Valentine traditions.