Review: Once Upon a Winter’s Eve by Tessa Dare

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Review: Once Upon a Winter’s Eve by Tessa Dare
Once Upon a Winter's Eve

5 Stars

Book Info

Released: November 15, 2011
Genre: Historical Romance
Series: Spindle Cove #1.5
Pages: 113

I’ve been checking out this series for a while so when I saw this Christmas read for only $0.79 on Kindle I had to jump on it. I’ve never read this author either so it was the perfect sampler. Now I can’t wait to read more.This historical has some spunk. Violet is no wilting flower. She was in love with her neighbor, Christian, her whole life. Then one night he finally notices her and takes her virginity, only to leave town the next day. From then on, he’s been referred to in her mind as The Disappointment.She’s been away from home at Spindle Cove ever since and now that is time to go back home and find a husband she receives a most unexpected guest. A bit unrecognizable, but still her Christian. She’s not sure if he’s a spy or just working undercover during the war but he’s risked everything to come see her and ask her to give him a chance and wait for him.I thought this was a perfect Christmas time romance, it has some intrigue and some action and the H/h are very likeable. A fast and deliciously enjoyable read!

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About Tessa Dare

Tessa Dare is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of fourteen historical romance novels and five novellas. Her books have won numerous accolades, including Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® award (twice) and the RT Book Reviews Seal of Excellence. Booklist magazine named her one of the “new stars of historical romance,” and her books have been contracted for translation in more than a dozen languages.

Mixing wit, sensuality, and emotion, Tessa writes Regency-set romance novels that feel relatable to modern readers. With her bestselling “Spindle Cove” and “Castles Ever After” series, she has had great fun creating heroines who defy the conventions of their time—engaging in “unladylike” pursuits that range from paleontology to beer-making—and dreaming up the strong-willed, sexy heroes who find their hearts ensnared by them.

A librarian by training and a booklover at heart, Tessa makes her home in Southern California, where she lives with her husband, their two children, and a trio of cosmic kitties.

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Love the review:)

Sophia Rose

For $.79? Wow! Even if it were mediocre, you can’t beat that.

I have never read this author, but it could be a good try.

Thanks for the review!

Under the Covers

Thanks! It was such a great read, hope you enjoy!



I have this one, now to find time to read it, thanks for the review.