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Castles Ever After #1: Romancing the Duke: Castles Ever After

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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. But now Izzy has nothing—aside from a stone heap inherited from her godfather. Gostley Castle is rundown, reportedly haunted, and already inhabited—by a darkly sensual recluse who claims to be the Duke of Rothbury. And he's not budging.

Ransom Vane intends to find the castle's rumored treasure. After a life marked by hardship and betrayal, he deserves it—far more than any sheltered English miss. Except Izzy is no gullible girl; she's intelligent, tenacious, and tempting beyond reason. With her wits and his brawn, they could find the priceless relics. All he needs to do is resist the urge to care for her.

A simple task . . . and quite impossible, when Izzy is fast becoming the prize he craves most of all . . .

Review:

"Dare's first Castles Ever After historical provides a unique twist to a fairy tale, complete with an ancient castle, a damsel in distress, and a wounded hero. In 19th-century England, Isolde 'Izzy' Goodnight is left penniless when her father, who was a writer, dies. Her one ray of hope is a letter telling her that she has inherited Gostley Castle from her godfather. The castle turns out to be a crumbling structure that already has a resident: Ransom Vane, the Duke of Rothbury. After an accident left him blind, Ransom has secluded himself in the castle, not realizing that his agents sold it to the man who bequeathed it to Izzy. Certain that the truth of the building's ownership lies in the untouched correspondence on Ransom's desk, Izzy insists on becoming his secretary. While she is drawn to his masculine beauty, Izzy really falls for Ransom when his kindness belies his rakish behavior. Dare's lyrical writing and expert, intense character development make this a romance to be savored with the eager expectation of future series installments." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Synopsis:

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 Izzys given up yearning for romance. Shell settle for a roof over her head.  What fairy tales are left over for an impoverished twenty-six year-old woman whos never even been kissed?

This one.

About the Author

Tessa Dare is a part-time librarian,full-time mommy, and swing-shift author ofhistorical romance. She makes her home inSouthern California, where she shares a cozy,cluttered bungalow with her husband,their two children, and a big brown dog.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062240194
Subtitle:
Castles Ever After
Author:
Dare, Tessa
Publisher:
Avon
Subject:
Romance - Historical
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Castles Ever After
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20140128
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.1875 x 0.96 in 6.4 oz

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Dare's first Castles Ever After historical provides a unique twist to a fairy tale, complete with an ancient castle, a damsel in distress, and a wounded hero. In 19th-century England, Isolde 'Izzy' Goodnight is left penniless when her father, who was a writer, dies. Her one ray of hope is a letter telling her that she has inherited Gostley Castle from her godfather. The castle turns out to be a crumbling structure that already has a resident: Ransom Vane, the Duke of Rothbury. After an accident left him blind, Ransom has secluded himself in the castle, not realizing that his agents sold it to the man who bequeathed it to Izzy. Certain that the truth of the building's ownership lies in the untouched correspondence on Ransom's desk, Izzy insists on becoming his secretary. While she is drawn to his masculine beauty, Izzy really falls for Ransom when his kindness belies his rakish behavior. Dare's lyrical writing and expert, intense character development make this a romance to be savored with the eager expectation of future series installments." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Synopsis" by , 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 Izzys given up yearning for romance. Shell settle for a roof over her head.  What fairy tales are left over for an impoverished twenty-six year-old woman whos never even been kissed?

This one.

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