E. L. James
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E. L. James

E L James is an incurable romantic and a self-confessed fangirl. After twenty-five years of working in television, she decided to pursue a childhood dream and write stories that readers could take to their hearts. The result was the controversial and sensuous romance Fifty Shades of Grey and its two sequels, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. In 2015, she published the #1 bestseller Grey, the story of Fifty Shades of Grey from the perspective of Christian Grey, and in 2017, the chart-topping Darker, the second part of the Fifty Shades story from Christian's point of view. Her books have been published in fifty languages and have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.

E L James has been recognized as one of Time magazine's 'Most Influential People in the World' and Publishers Weekly's 'Person of the Year'. Fifty Shades of Grey stayed on The New York Times Best Seller List for 133 consecutive weeks. Fifty Shades Freed won the Goodreads Choice Award (2012), and Fifty Shades of Grey was selected as one of the 100 Great Reads, as voted by readers, in PBS's The Great American Read (2018). Darker has been long-listed for the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award.

She co-produced for Universal Studios the Fifty Shades movies, which made more than a billion dollars at the box office. The third installment, Fifty Shades Freed, won the People's Choice Award for Drama in 2018.
 
E L James is blessed with two wonderful sons and lives with her husband, the novelist and screenwriter Niall Leonard, and their West Highland terriers in the leafy suburbs of West London.

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    • Fifty Shades of Grey

    • Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
    • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32,098
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27,224
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27,857

    Erotic, amusing, and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Really 2.5

    • By Kd on 05-16-12

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Fifty Shades Darker

    • Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
    • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,076
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,055
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,056

    While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her, and make the most important decision of her life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Point, Well Made!!

    • By Moki on 05-04-12

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Fifty Shades Freed

    • Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
    • Length: 20 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,741
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,415
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,437

    When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • We ate the dessert first...

    • By SIMARA on 05-02-12

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Grey

    • Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian
    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Zachary Webber
    • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,899
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,350
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,361

    See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exactly what I was hoping it was!

    • By NEW NAME on 07-08-15

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Darker

    • Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian
    • By: E L James
    • Narrated by: Zachary Webber
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,364
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,899
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,891

    Their scorching, sensual affair ended in heartbreak and recrimination, but Christian Grey cannot get Anastasia Steele out of his mind or his blood....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yes, it is another 50 shades book!

    • By S. Victoria on 12-06-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Mister

    • By: E L James
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    London, 2019. Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. With his good looks, aristocratic connections, and money, he’s never had to work, and he’s rarely slept alone. But all that changes when tragedy strikes....

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Darker - Fifty Shades of Grey: Gefährliche Liebe von Christian selbst erzählt

    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Mark Bremer
    • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Die Weltsensation geht weiter: Band 2 von "Fifty Shades" aus Christians Sicht erzählt. Ihre sinnliche Affäre endete in Schuldzuweisungen...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • You need to have a pop up for non english reads

    • By Duwanda on 01-07-18

    Regular price: $10.13

    • Fifty Shades of Grey 1: Geheimes Verlangen

    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Merete Brettschneider
    • Length: 17 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 10

    Sie ist 21, Literaturstudentin und in der Liebe nicht allzu erfahren. Doch dann lernt Ana Steele den reichen und ebenso unverschämt selbstbewussten...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very disappointed

    • By Mary on 04-23-15

    Regular price: $8.84

    • Fifty Shades of Grey 2: Gefährliche Liebe

    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Merete Brettschneider
    • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Verunsichert durch die gefährlichen Leidenschaften und dunklen Geheimnisse ihres Liebhabers Christian Grey, bricht Ana Steele ihre Beziehung ab...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • not able to understand wrong language my fault I

    • By FourJs27 on 05-08-17

    Regular price: $8.84

    • GREY : Cinquante nuances de Grey raconté par Christian

    • By: E. L. James
    • Narrated by: Valentin Merlet
    • Length: 18 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Et si on inversait les rôles ? Dans la peau de Christian Grey...

    Regular price: $21.49

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