Tessa Dare
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Tessa Dare

Tessa Dare is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty historical romances. Her books have received numerous accolades, including Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA® award (twice) and multiple RT Book Reviews Reviewer's Choice Awards. Booklist magazine named her one of the "new stars of historical romance," and her books have been contracted for translation in a dozen languages.

A librarian by training and a booklover at heart, Tessa makes her home in Southern California, where she lives with her husband, their two children, and a trio of cosmic kitties.

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Best Sellers

    • The Duchess Deal

    • Girl Meets Duke
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,547
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,420
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,418

    The Duke of Ashbury's to-do list is short and anything but sweet: brooding, glowering, menacing London ne'er-do-wells by night. Now there's a new item on the list. He needs an heir....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 100% perfect

    • By Eugenie on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Governess Game

    • Girl Meets Duke Series, Book 2
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Mary Jane Wells
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 552
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 512
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512

    Alexandra Mountbatten takes on an impossible post: transforming orphans into proper young ladies. However, the girls need a loving home. Try telling that to their guardian, Chase Reynaud. Somehow, Alexandra must reach his heart....without risking her own....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure, Sheer, Absolute Delight

    • By Anne on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Goddess of the Hunt

    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Helen Moore-Gillon
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    Ever the bold adventuress, Lucy Waltham has decided to go hunting for a husband. But first she needs some target practice....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ruined by poor narration

    • By Kimberly on 06-22-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Say Yes to the Marquess

    • Castles Ever After
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Carmen Rose
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 442
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406

    So how does a hardened fighter cure a reluctant bride's cold feet? He starts with flowers. Ladies can't have too many flowers. Or harps. Or cakes. He lets her know she'll make a desirable bride....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • My first Tessa Dare miss. I'm so sad.

    • By Heather K (Dentist in my Spare Time) on 12-01-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Romancing the Duke

    • Castles Ever After
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Carmen Rose
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 927
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 929

    As the daughter of a famed author, Isolde Ophelia Goodnight grew up on tales of brave knights and fair maidens....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • fun and frolicsome

    • By Lisa on 09-06-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Rogues Rush In

    • A Regency Duet
    • By: Tessa Dare, Christi Caldwell
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    His Bride for the Taking: It's the first rule of friendship among gentlemen: Don't think about touching your best friend's sister. His Duchess for a Day: It was never meant to be... That's what Elizabeth Terry has told herself while trying to forget the man she married....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to rate

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-14-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Lady of Persuasion

    • Wanton Dairymaid Series, Book 3
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Only one thing could convince Sir Tobias Aldridge, an incorrigible libertine, to profess undying fidelity to a woman he's just met. Revenge. What better way to get back at an enemy than by stealing the scoundrel's sister? Not that Toby finds it a chore....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • How the Dukes Stole Christmas

    • A Holiday Romance Anthology
    • By: Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan, and others
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    Christmas magic is in the air.... From the ballrooms of London, to abandoned Scottish castles, to the snowy streets of Gilded Age New York, four best-selling authors whip up some unforgettable romance - with a little help from some enchanted shortbread....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Perfect Listen for Christmas Time!

    • By H Price on 12-06-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • When a Scot Ties the Knot

    • Castles Ever After
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Carmen Rose
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 655
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 598
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599

    On the cusp of her first London season, Miss Madeline Gracechurch was shy, pretty, and talented with a drawing pencil but hopelessly awkward with gentlemen....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An unexpected pleasure

    • By Cam on 09-08-15

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Do You Want to Start a Scandal

    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Carmen Rose
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248

    On the night of the ball, someone had a scandalous tryst in the library. Was it Lord Canby, with the maid, on the divan? Or Miss Fairchild, with a rake, against the wall? Perhaps the butler did it....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, awful awful narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-07-16

    Regular price: $27.37

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