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

    • 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 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    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

    • 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 419
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384

    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

    • 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 1,409
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,295
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,293

    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

    • 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 601
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 549
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 550

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cute Story, But......

    • By Lady M on 11-02-16

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Romancing the Duke

    • Castles Ever After
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Carmen Rose
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 847
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 772
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 774

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I LOVED LOVED LOVED THIS REGENCY ROMP

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $28.51

    • A Night to Surrender

    • Spindle Cove, Book 1
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Carolyn Morris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 282

    Welcome to Spindle Cove, where the ladies with delicate constitutions come for the sea air, and men in their prime are...nowhere to be found....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Fun and Exciting Listen!

    • By Zeee @ I Heart Romance & YA on 05-08-14

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Any Duchess Will Do

    • Spindle Cove, Book 4
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370

    What's a duke to do, when the girl who's perfectly wrong becomes the woman he can't live without....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tessa Dare Writes a Dang Good Story!

    • By AmazonCustomer on 05-24-14

    Regular price: $28.51

    • 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 406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373

    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 on 12-01-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • A Week to Be Wicked

    • Spindle Cove, Book 2
    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Carolyn Morris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 333
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    When a devilish lord and a bluestocking set off on the road to ruin...time is not on their side.

    Minerva Highwood, one of Spindle Cove's confirmed spinsters, needs to be in Scotland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humorous, Romantic, Delightful

    • By Jonna on 04-25-14

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Three Nights with a Scoundrel

    • By: Tessa Dare
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 113

    The bastard son of a nobleman, Julian Bellamy is now polished to perfection, enthralling the town with wit and charm....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Steamy & Interesting

    • By Elizabeth on 03-27-17

    Regular price: $24.95

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