Castles Ever After series

B+
Do You Want to Start a Scandal?

It feels like I’m committing the ultimate Romancelandia faux-pas when I say that Tessa Dare’s last couple of books haven’t really worked for me.  So much so, in fact, that I couldn’t rate When a Scot Ties the Knot above a C+; the characterisation was inconsistent, the humour felt forced and ...

C+
When a Scot Ties the Knot

This is the third in Ms Dare’s current series Castles Ever After, which are loosely linked by virtue of the fact that each of the heroines inherits a castle from a godfather she barely knows. A Fairy Godfather, perhaps ;-) I’m a fan of epistolary novels, so the fact that the storyline of When a ...

B+
Say Yes to the Marquess

I trust Tessa Dare enough that she has made it onto my auto-buy list. While I do keep tabs on many authors, eagerly awaiting news of their new books, there are very few authors whose books I buy immediately without question. I’m hesitant now to take a leap of faith and trust that someone can make ...

B+
Romancing the Duke

Tessa Dare has once again delivered a truly charming, sexy and humorous romance with her latest title, Romancing the Duke. I admit there were a couple of points which bothered me a little, but they didn’t spoil my overall enjoyment and I really can’t fault Ms Dare’s writing or characterisation ...