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Tessa Dare is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of ten historical romance novels and four novellas. Her books have won numerous accolades, including Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® award 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 shares a cozy, cluttered bungalow with her husband, their two children, and a big brown dog.


Say Yes to the Marquess (Castles Ever After, book 2) is coming on December 30! The first print review is in, and it’s a lovely one from Publisher’s Weekly: “Dare excels at storytelling, creating a powerful, believable romance that evokes a plethora of emotions.” If you’re eager for a sneak peek at Clio and Rafe’s romance, the full first chapter is posted now. :)


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I've re-released my very first novella as a free e-book! At the moment, it's available free from Amazon (US, UK, CA), BN, Kobo, iBooks, Scribd, and GooglePlay. If it's not free at your favorite retailer, you can also download a free pdf from m...more
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It's coming!! December 30, 2014

Pre-order available now. :)

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Tessa Dare added a status update: Anyone in the Houston, TX area? I'll be at Katy Budget Books tomorrow (3/4) evening with the wonderful Cathy Maxwell! The store will also take online orders and ship signed books, if you can't make it. More info: http://www.katybooks.com/event/author...
"Thanks so much for the release day wishes, Courtnie, June, and Danielle! "
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Release day is almost here!! 1/28/2014

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Did you know?

Avon posted a 50-page preview of the book. Get started reading here.

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"And... it took me months (sorry!!) but I finally made that dareling room video I promised for this!

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“Oh no. Don't smile. You'll kill me. I stop breathing when you smile.”
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“I'm infatuated with you, I cannot deny it. Physically speaking, you're a very attractive man. But I don't like you, the vast majority of the time. So far as I can gather, you behave abominably in public and are only marginally better in private. I only find you remotely tolerable when you're kissing me.”
Tessa Dare, One Dance with a Duke

“Oh no. Oh God. I couldn't possibly be so stupid."

"Don't limit yourself. You can be anything you wish.”
Tessa Dare, A Week to Be Wicked

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Help us pick out the best DRESSed cover of 2012. If you don't see one of your favorites please feel free to add it. Just make sure you add it to the right dress category and that the cover came out in 2012. We have six categories:
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- Purple/Pink
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Elaine Just arrived this morning from Amazon UK - Any Duchess Will Do.
Whoo!


Chryssa Thank you for accepting my friend request!!!
Congratulations on winning the RITA Award! I hope lots more await you in your future books!
I can't wait to read it!!!
Lots of book excitement from Greece! :O)
Chryssa!


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