Books by Tessa Dare

B+
A Week to Be Wicked

Tessa Dare had me at hello. Or rather, at A Week to Be Wicked’s dedication, which reads: “For all the girls who walk and read at the same time." Like the book’s heroine, Minerva...or me. For the record, I only walked into a utility pole that one time. And there might have been a few street sig ...

A
A Night to Surrender

Reviewing books is fun, but sometimes it's absolutely wonderful, especially on those occasions when you're given the advanced reading copy of that book. You know, that book, the one that it seems everyone in the known world is anticipating. So when I lucked out and received an ARC of Tessa Dare's la ...

A
Three Nights with a Scoundrel

I’m not sure why it took me so long to read Tessa Dare. She’s certainly a well-respected historical romance author. This is largely why I selected Three Nights With a Scoundrel to review, and man, am I glad I did. I loved every page. When Lady Lily Chatwick’s twin brother Leo is murdered, s ...

B+
Twice Tempted by a Rogue

In the first book of Tessa Dare’s Stud Club trilogy, Rhys St. Maur is rude, dismissive, and unpleasant—the type of man who will pick a fight for the sake of picking a fight (and because he knows he can beat you to a pulp). Twice Tempted by a Rogue is Rhys’s story, and we quickly learn why he i ...

B
One Dance With a Duke

I was most impressed by Tessa Dare's trilogy from last year, and asked to review One Dance With a Duke, the first in her new trilogy. So, what's the verdict? Well, in a nutshell, I loved the characters, but the story could have used some tightening up. Lady Amelia d'Orsay descends from a noble fa ...

B+
A Lady of Persuasion

As soon as I finish writing this review, I am going out and buying Goddess of the Hunt and Surrender of a Siren, the first two books in Tessa Dare’s series. If they are as good as A Lady of Persuasion, I know I am in for a wonderful time reading them. In Goddess of the Hunt we met Sir Toby Al ...

B+
Surrender of a Siren

Just to let you know: It was really, really close. Sophia Hathaway is a spoiled, selfish, pampered heiress to social-climbing parents. At the beginning of the book she has abandoned her aristocratic fiance at the altar and, with her art supplies in one trunk and four dresses in another, she board ...

B
Goddess of the Hunt

Sometimes I read a book and, while it may not be perfect, I know right away that I'm going to like the author's voice. Goddess of the Hunt is such a book. Even though it opens with one of my least favorite scenes - the innocent determined to "practice" seducing with little thought of the consequence ...