Books by Manda Collins

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One for the Rogue

One for the Rogue is the fourth and final installment in Manda Collins' Studies In Scandal series, which features a group of four gifted young woman chosen by the enigmatic Celeste Beauchamp to live in her house for a year after her death and perfect their fields of study. This is the story of geolo ...

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Wallflower Most Wanted

Have you ever watched a Hallmark movie? For all that I love romance stories, I haven’t sat through very many. While the characters in the show say all the right things, the language can feel a bit formulaic and predictable. There’s a certain spark between the romantic leads which is just missing ...

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With This Christmas Ring

Christmas romances are not always my favorite thing - they tend to be sappily sweet, with a bit of a contrived plot or antagonist - but as sweet as this story is, I enjoyed every sugary page. It’s a story featuring a baby, an ex-fiancé, and a nasty dowager, that manages to be both fairly predicta ...

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Duke with Benefits

Manda Collins drops us into a tension-fraught tale right from the first pages of Duke with Benefits.  The story of a bluestocking and the duke who becomes enchanted by her, the book has its flaws but summarily provides a rousing and fun romance. Daphne Forsythe is one of four benefactresses of t ...

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Ready Set Rogue

Manda Collins brings to life a quartet of very gifted, if slightly quirky young women in her new release Ready, Set, Rogue. They are all gathered at Beauchamp House as heirs to Lady Celeste’s academic collection; however Miss Aphrodite Wareham also inherits a mystery to solve, as well as a frustra ...

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The Perks of Being a Beauty

In this novella, which both concludes Manda Collins’ Ugly Duckling series and introduces characters who will appear in her forthcoming novel Why Dukes Say I Do, readers are re-acquainted with Miss Amelia Snowe, the stuck-up, sharp-tongued young woman who had previously scorned and mercilessly mock ...

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How to Entice an Earl

This is the third (and final) novel in Manda Collins’ Ugly Ducklings series in which we follow the romantic adventures of three cousins who are regarded as rather odd by society because of their outspokenness, blue-stocking tendencies, and independent natures.         When I read the f ...