Tessa Dare

Denise
3,791 books | 124 friends

Libby W...
1,534 books | 146 friends

Elaine
5,760 books | 199 friends

Alexa
2,882 books | 1,771 friends

Sharon Lee
1,471 books | 36 friends

♥☆SℓιM☆♥
5,490 books | 2,042 friends

Melissa...
1,780 books | 55 friends

T.S. Hall
104 books | 4,927 friends

More friends…

Tessa Dare

Goodreads Author


Website

Genre

Member Since
February 2011

URL


Sign up for Tessa's newsletter and be the first to hear about new books and hot deals! http://tessadare.com/newsletter-signup/

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.
...more

Meet Me in Paris!

Image: The Eiffel tower, set against a blue sky. Text reads April 2, 2022. Save the Date. Rare 22 Paris.For the obvious reasons, most in-person reader events in 2021 have been canceled or postponed, but as we look ahead to 2022, it feels relatively safe to make plans!  I can’t wait to get out and see readers in person again. Virtual events have helped fill the gap, but they’re just not quite the same.

Various events and signings are in the early planning stages, but I can announce my first solid comm

Read more of this blog post »
8 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on March 29, 2021 15:18
Average rating: 3.89 · 330,080 ratings · 37,609 reviews · 45 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Duchess Deal (Girl Meet...

4.01 avg rating — 35,159 ratings — published 2017 — 29 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Romancing the Duke (Castles...

3.90 avg rating — 33,169 ratings — published 2014 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Week to Be Wicked (Spindl...

4.11 avg rating — 26,053 ratings — published 2012 — 33 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
When a Scot Ties the Knot (...

3.95 avg rating — 23,790 ratings — published 2015 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Night to Surrender (Spind...

3.76 avg rating — 21,145 ratings — published 2011 — 35 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Any Duchess Will Do (Spindl...

4.05 avg rating — 19,701 ratings — published 2013 — 23 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Governess Game (Girl Me...

3.91 avg rating — 19,702 ratings — published 2018 — 21 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Lady by Midnight (Spindle...

3.89 avg rating — 15,898 ratings — published 2012 — 25 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Say Yes to the Marquess (Ca...

3.83 avg rating — 16,835 ratings — published 2014 — 21 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Wallflower Wager (Girl ...

3.96 avg rating — 17,762 ratings — published 2019 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Tessa Dare…
A Night to Surrender A Week to Be Wicked A Lady by Midnight Any Duchess Will Do Do You Want to Start a Scandal
(5 books)
by
3.92 avg rating — 123,598 ratings

Romancing the Duke Say Yes to the Marquess When a Scot Ties the Knot Do You Want to Start a Scandal
(4 books)
by
3.93 avg rating — 89,493 ratings

The Duchess Deal The Governess Game The Wallflower Wager The Bride Bet
(4 books)
by
3.97 avg rating — 72,714 ratings

One Dance with a Duke Twice Tempted by a Rogue Three Nights with a Scoundrel
(3 books)
by
3.81 avg rating — 23,964 ratings

Goddess of the Hunt Surrender of a Siren A Lady of Persuasion
(3 books)
by
3.70 avg rating — 16,696 ratings

More series by Tessa Dare…

Related News

When two complete opposites meet—one who believes in soul mates and one who doesn’t—will they fall in love despite their differences?   A nod...
34 likes · 6 comments
Fans of Sarah MacLean know her as a writer of historical romances, a passionate defender of the romance genre, and a creator of some truly...
87 likes · 19 comments
Want to dip your toes into the romance genre but don't know where to start? We've got you covered! And who better to match you with the perfect...
106 likes · 109 comments

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Duchess War
Tessa Dare is currently reading
by Courtney Milan (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Tessa’s Recent Updates

Tessa Dare wrote a new blog post

Meet Me in Paris!

For the obvious reasons, most in-person reader events in 2021 have been canceled or postponed, but as we look ahead to 2022, it feels relatively safe Read more of this blog post »
More of Tessa's books…
“Oh no. Don't smile. You'll kill me. I stop breathing when you smile.”
Tessa Dare, A Lady of Persuasion

“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

“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.”
Tessa Dare, One Dance with a Duke

Polls

94530
For our Spell-It-Out: F.I.R.S.T. Q.U.A.R.T.E.R.L.Y. Challenge, help us choose for the letter "T". - Round II.

Voted for in Round I & II, so far for "T":
◆character: tough female character
◆theme: trilogy

book titles: that start with "T"
 
  12 votes 41.4%

author: Tessa Dare
 
  5 votes 17.2%

character: teacher
 
  3 votes 10.3%

character: thief
 
  3 votes 10.3%

color: turquoise
 
  2 votes 6.9%

theme: treasure hunt
 
  1 vote 3.4%

theme: Technology (techno-thriller, character works in tech field, etc)
 
  1 vote 3.4%

color: teal
 
  1 vote 3.4%

author: Sherry Thomas
 
  1 vote 3.4%

color: tan
 
  0 votes 0.0%

29 total votes
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

76406 Q&A with Tessa Dare — 456 members — last activity Jul 07, 2016 05:24PM
Welcome to Tessa Dare's Book Discussion Group. ...more
104508 Ask Tessa Dare - Monday, June 10th! — 199 members — last activity Jul 16, 2013 07:28PM
Join us on Monday, June 10th for a special discussion with author Tessa Dare! Tessa will be discussing her work including her newest book, Any Duch ...more
28773 We Love Lisa Kleypas — 1809 members — last activity Apr 03, 2021 04:50AM
Click the pic to get to the July 2018 Group Challenge.
2768 Historical Romance — 7091 members — last activity 4 hours, 46 min ago
A group for people who enjoy reading and talking about adult historical romance books between a man and woman. This group is not for regular ficti ...more
104797 Q & A with Manda Collins — 79 members — last activity Aug 01, 2013 11:55AM
Why Lords Lose Their Hearts, the third book in Manda's Wicked Widows trilogy, releases on July 29, 2014. Followed by Once Upon a Christmas Kiss Octobe ...more
104084 Ask S.E. Hinton - Monday, June 17th! — 1059 members — last activity Mar 09, 2017 04:45PM
Join us on Monday, June 17th for a special discussion with author S.E. Hinton! S.E. Hinton will be discussing her books Tex, Rumble Fish, Som ...more
More of Tessa’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-3)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

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!


back to top