Author: Tessa Dare

03 Nov '15

Review Post : When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare (5 Stars)

Review Post : When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare (5 Stars)

When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare Series: Castles Ever After #3 Published by HarperCollins on 2015-08-25 Genres: Historical Pages: 384 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • On the cusp of her first London season, Miss Madeline Gracechurch was shy, pretty, and talented with a drawing pencil, but hopelessly awkward with gentlemen. She was certain to be a dismal failure on the London marriage mart. So Maddie did what generations of shy, awkward young ladies have done: she invented a sweetheart. A Scottish sweetheart. One who was handsome and honorable and devoted to her, but conveniently never around. Maddie poured her heart into writing the imaginary Captain MacKenzie letter after letter . . . and by pretending to be devastated when he was (not really) killed in battle, she managed to avoid the pressures of London society entirely. Until years later, when this kilted Highland lover of her imaginings shows up in the flesh. The real Captain Logan MacKenzie arrives on her doorstep—handsome as anything,… Keep Reading »

29 Jan '14

A Nix Short Historical Review – Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare (5 Stars)

A Nix Short Historical Review – Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare (5 Stars)

Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare Series: Castles Ever After #1 Published by HarperCollins on 2014-01-28 Genres: Historical Pages: 384 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • As the daughter of a famed author, Isolde Ophelia Goodnight grew up on tales of brave knights and fair maidens. She never doubted romance would be in her future, too.  The storybooks offered endless possibilities.And as she grew older, Izzy crossed them off.  One by one by one. Ugly duckling turned swan? Abducted by handsome highwayman? Rescued from drudgery by charming prince? No, no, and . . . Heh. Now Izzy’s given up yearning for romance. She’ll settle for a roof over her head.  What fairy tales are left over for an impoverished twenty-six year-old woman who’s never even been kissed? This one. FTC : I purchased this with my own money. This going to be a short review and, since I kinda liked the way I did yesterdays, I’m doing it the Q & A way again. Why did I… Keep Reading »