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  • Bibliography:
    28 Books (5 Series)
  • First Book:
    May 2009
  • Latest Book:
    August 2024
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Full Series List in Order

Castles Ever After

1 - Romancing the Duke (Feb-2014)
2 - Say Yes to the Marquess (Jan-2015)
3 - When a Scot Ties the Knot (Aug-2015)
4 - Do You Want to Start a Scandal (Oct-2016)

Girl Meets Duke

1 - The Duchess Deal (Aug-2017)
2 - The Governess Game (Aug-2018)
3 - The Wallflower Wager (Aug-2019)
4 - The Bride Bet (Aug-2024)

Spindle Cove

1 - A Night to Surrender (Sep-2011)
1.5 - Once Upon a Winter's Eve (Nov-2011)
2 - A Week to Be Wicked (Apr-2012)
3 - A Lady by Midnight (Sep-2012)
3.5 - Beauty and the Blacksmith (May-2013)
4 - Any Duchess Will Do (Jun-2013)
4.5 - Lord Dashwood Missed Out (Dec-2015)
5 - Do You Want to Start a Scandal (Oct-2016)
5.5 - Love Letters From a Lord (Sep-2020)

The Stud Club Trilogy

1 - One Dance with a Duke (May-2010)
2 - Twice Tempted by a Rogue (Jun-2010)
3 - Three Nights With a Scoundrel (Aug-2010)

The Wanton Dairymaid Trilogy

1 - Goddess of the Hunt (Aug-2009)
2 - Surrender of a Siren (Aug-2009)
3 - A Lady of Persuasion (Oct-2009)
3.5 - The Legend of the Werestag // How to Catch a Wild Viscount: A Novella (May-2009)

Multi-Author Series List

Fairytale Retellings: Beauty and the Beast

The Legend of the Werestag // How to Catch a Wild Viscount: A Novella (May-2009)
A Lady by Midnight (Sep-2012)
Romancing the Duke (Feb-2014)
The Duchess Deal (Aug-2017)

Book List in Order: 28 titles

  • To capture love, sometimes you have to grab it by the horns... If a woman could die of humiliation, Cecily Hale would have perished three hours ago. Luke Trenton had finally returned to Swinford Manor, only to cruelly spurn her long-held love. But...

  • In this lush and seductive novel, exciting new author Tessa Dare takes desire to brazen heights. Ever the bold adventuress, Lucy Waltham has decided to go hunting for a husband. But first she needs some target practice. So she turns to her brother...

  • New author Tessa Dare takes passion to the high seas in this steamy tale of a runaway bride and a devilishly disarming privateer. Desperate to escape a loveless marriage and society's constraints, pampered heiress Sophia Hathaway jilts her groom, ...

  • Tessa Dare spins a witty, wanton tale of passion and conquest, as a reformer and a rake find unexpected love. Only one thing could convince Sir Tobias Aldridge, an incorrigible libertine, to profess undying fidelity to a woman he's just met. Reven...

  • In One Dance with a Duke -- the first novel in Tessa Dare's delightful new trilogy -- secrets and scandals tempt the irresistible rogues of the Stud Club to gamble everything for love. A handsome and reclusive horse breeder, Spencer Dumarque, the f...

  • Horses, gambling, and secrets are the game played by the men of the Stud Club -- until love raises the stakes in Twice Tempted by a Rogue. Luck is a double-edged sword for brooding war hero Rhys St. Maur. His death wish went unanswered on the battle...

  • The bastard son of a nobleman, Julian Bellamy is now polished to perfection, enthralling the ton with wit and charm while clandestinely plotting to ruin the lords, ravish the ladies, and have the last laugh on a society that once spurned him. But aft...

  • Welcome to Spindle Cove, where the ladies with delicate constitutions come for the sea air, and men in their prime are ...nowhere to be found. Or are they? Spindle Cove is the destination of choice for certain types of well-bred young ladies: the pa...

  • Some wallflowers bloom at night... Violet Winterbottom is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. She endured bitter heartbreak in perfect silence. The gentlemen aren't beating down her door. Until the night of th...

  • When a devilish lord and a bluestocking set off on the road to ruin...time is not on their side. Minerva Highwood, one of Spindle Cove's confirmed spinsters, needs to be in Scotland. Colin Sandhurst, Lord Payne, a rake of the first order, n...

  • A temporary engagement, a lifetime in the making... After years of fending for herself, Kate Taylor found friendship and acceptance in Spindle Cove -- but she never stopped yearning for love. The very last place she'd look for it is in the arm...

  • Miss Eliza Cade is a lady in waiting. And waiting. Because of a foolish mistake in her youth, she's not allowed "out" in Society until her three older sisters are wed. But while she's trying to be good, she keeps bumping elbows -- ...

  • Take a trip to Spindle Cove in New York Times bestselling author Tessa Dare's gorgeous and sexy Regency romance. Beautiful and elegant, Miss Diana Highwood is destined to marry a wealthy, well-placed nobleman. At least that's what her mother has l...

  • What's a duke to do, when the girl who's perfectly wrong becomes the woman he can't live without? Griffin York, the Duke of Halford, has no desire to wed this season -- or any season -- but his diabolical mother abducts him to "Spi...

  • In the first in Tessa Dare's captivating Castles Ever After series, a mysterious fortress is the setting for an unlikely love... Growing up as the daughter of famed author Sir Henry Goodnight, Isolde spun romantic tales of knights and maidens....

  • Your presence is requested at romantic Twill Castle for the wedding of Miss Clio Whitmore and...and...? After eight years of waiting for Piers Brandon, the wandering Marquess of Granville, to set a wedding date, Clio Whitmore has had enough. She...

  • 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 gener...

  • A snowstorm hath no fury like a spinster scorned! Miss Elinora Browning grew up yearning for the handsome, intelligent lord-next-door but he left England without a word of farewell. One night, inspired by a bit too much sherry, Nora poured out her...

  • On the night of the Parkhurst ball, someone had a scandalous tryst in the library. Was it Lord Canby, with the maid, on the divan? Or Miss Fairchild, with a rake, against the wall? Perhaps the butler did it. All Charlotte Highwood knows is this...

  • When girl meets Duke, their marriage breaks all the rules… Since his return from war, the Duke of Ashbury’s to-do list has been short and anything but sweet: brooding, glowering, menacing London ne’er-do-wells by night. Now there’s a new i...

  • New York Times and USA Today Bestselling authors Tessa Dare and Christi Caldwell come together in this smart, sexy, not-to-be-missed Regency Duet! Two scandalous brides... Two rogues who won't be denied... His Bride for the Taking by NY...

  • He’s been a bad, bad rake -- and it takes a governess to teach him a lesson The accidental governess After her livelihood slips through her fingers, Alexandra Mountbatten takes on an impossible post: transforming a pair of wild orphans into p...

  • They call him the Duke of Ruin. To an undaunted wallflower, he's just the beast next door. Wealthy and ruthless, Gabriel Duke clawed his way from the lowliest slums to the pinnacle of high society -- and now he wants to get even. Loyal a...

  • Christmas magic is in the air... From the ballrooms of London, to abandoned Scottish castles, to the snowy streets of Gilded Age New York, four bestselling authors whip up some unforgettable romance...with a little help from some enchanted shortbread...

  • *This novella was originally published in Rogues Rush In: a Regency Duet (2018), by Tessa Dare and Christi Caldwell It’s the first rule of friendship among gentlemen: Don’t even think about touching your best friend’s sister. Sebastian,...

  • A Christmas Eve ball.A light-hearted beauty.An earl who needs to come in from the cold. All year long, Chloe Garland's been trading witty remarks and heated glances with her nemesis, the arrogant Lord Cheverell. But when Chloe tricks him into we...

  • How to lose a duke in ten years…without losing your heart. Once upon a time, two sworn enemies -- the bookish daughter of a scholar and the devilish heir to a duke -- made a pact: If they were both still single in ten years, they would marry eac...

Award-Winning Books by Tessa Dare

Any Duchess Will Do
2013 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Historical Love & Laughter
The Duchess Deal
2017 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Historical Love & Laughter
Goddess of the Hunt
2009 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Best Historical Novels
Lord Dashwood Missed Out
2015 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Romance Short Story
A Night to Surrender
2011 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Historical Love & Laughter
2012 Rita Award -- Regency Romance
One Dance with a Duke
2010 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Regency Historical Romance
Romancing the Duke
2015 Rita Award -- Historical Romance: Short
Say Yes to the Marquess
2015 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Historical Romance Of The Year
A Week to Be Wicked
2012 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Historical Romance Set in the U.K.
2012 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Romance Couple
2012 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Romance Heroine
2012 All About Romance Reader Award -- Funniest Romance
2012 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Historical Love & Laughter

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Tessa Dare has published 28 books.

The next book by Tessa Dare, The Bride Bet, will be published in August 2024.

The first book by Tessa Dare, The Legend of the Werestag // How to Catch a Wild Viscount: A Novella, was published in May 2009.

Yes. Tessa Dare has 5 series.