Any Duchess Will Do

by Tessa Dare

On Sale: 05/28/2013

Any Duchess Will Do

by Tessa Dare

On Sale: 05/28/2013

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About the Book

USA Today Bestseller

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 "Spinster Cove" and insists he select a bride from the ladies in residence. Griff decides to teach her a lesson that will end the marriage debate forever. He chooses the serving girl.

Overworked and struggling, Pauline Simms doesn't dream about dukes. All she wants is to hang up her barmaid apron and open a bookshop. That dream becomes a possibility when an arrogant, sinfully attractive duke offers her a small fortune for a week's employment. Her duties are simple: submit to his mother's "duchess training"… and fail miserably.

But in London, Pauline isn't a miserable failure. She's a brave, quick-witted, beguiling failure—a woman who ignites Griff's desire and soothes the darkness in his soul. Keeping Pauline by his side won't be easy. Even if Society could accept a serving girl duchess—can a roguish duke convince a serving girl to trust him with her heart?

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Critical Praise

“Any Duchess Will Do is an equally beguiling blend of sparkling wit and simmering sensuality that is guaranteed to captivate fans of clever, sexy historical romances.” - Booklist (starred review)

Romances based on fairy tales have enjoyed a new surge of popularity recently, but in her fourth Spindle Cove novel, Tessa Dare gives readers an anti-fairy tale romance in which hard work and self-respect are the route to happiness, and love is the only magic anyone needs. - Heroes and Heartbreakers

“In Tessa Dare’s Any Duchess Will Do... social differences are realistically addressed, and the pair face additional hurdles reflective of the Regency era, helping root the story and give greater punch to their eventual happiness.” - ALA Reading List Council

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062240125
  • ISBN 10: 0062240129
  • Imprint: Avon
  • On Sale: 05/28/2013
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price:10.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Romance / Historical / General
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Romance / Historical / Regency
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Romance / General

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