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Tessa Dare is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of fourteen historical romance novels and five novellas. Her books have won numerous accolades, including Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® award (twice!) and the RT Book Reviews Seal of Excellence. Booklist magazine named her one of the “new stars of historical romance," and her books have been contracted for translation in more than 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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Once Upon a Winter’s Eve, a Spindle Cove novella, is free in ebook for a limited time. If you’ve never read the Spindle Cove series, consider this your invitation to give it a try! Or if you have romance-reading friends, pass along the link and share the Regency love. Get it for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Apple iBooks, and more.


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Available now!

Two all-new Regency-romance romances in one book! Mine is a novella; Christi’s is a short novel.

It’s in ebook at major retailers and available to order in print from Amazon.

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So... this is coming soon!

December 8th in e-book and audio. I'm still waiting to learn the paperback edition's release date, but it should follow the e-release shortly.

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

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“He kissed her. Without warning, without permission. Without even deciding to do it, but simply because he couldn't have done anything else. He needed that breath she was holding. It belonged to him, and he wanted it back.”
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The 2nd annual Nothing but Reading Challenges' Best 'DRESS'ed Cover Poll. (2012 edition.)

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:

- Red Click here to get to the Poll.
- White Click here to get to the Poll.
- Blue Click here to get to the Poll.
- Purple/Pink Click here to get to the Poll.
- Black/Miscellaneous Click here to get to the Poll.
- Yellow/Gold/Orange Click here to get to the Poll.

Each category has it's own poll and we'll pick the top 3 from each to go in a finally poll to determine which cover had the most beautiful dress. Enjoy!

The color for this round is Blue:

 
  43 votes, 31.6%

 
  18 votes, 13.2%

 
  13 votes, 9.6%

 
  10 votes, 7.4%

 
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  7 votes, 5.1%

 
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  5 votes, 3.7%

 
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Until I Die by Amy Plum (write-in)
 
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The Seletion (write-in)
 
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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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