Tristan, the Duke of Shelbourne is a man with a mission: find a wife he can tolerate as long as they both shall live. Love is not necessary--nor desired. But how to choose among a dizzying array of wealthy-yet-witless candidates? Hire London's infamously prim and proper matchmaker. Then... read more
Before the twenty-first century and bachelor reality shows, there lived a spinster matchmaker, a bachelor duke, and twenty-four of the ton’s most celebrated single beauties. In 1816 London, the competition is on (minus the hot tub and camera crew) as Tessa Mansfield agrees to make a match for... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Before the twenty-first century and bachelor reality shows, there lived a spinster matchmaker, a bachelor duke, and twenty-four of the ton’s most celebrated single beauties. In 1816 London, the competition is on (minus the hot tub and camera crew) as Tessa Mansfield agrees to make a match for Tristan Gatewick, the Duke of Shelbourne. In her quest to find Tristan his ideal, respectable duchess, Tessa sets out to teach him lessons in love. The unthinkable happens when she falls in love with Tristan, for she has a ruinous secret, and he is honor-bound to marry one of his bridal candidates. When Tessa’s scandalous past becomes public, her knight in ducal armor defies all of society and teaches her the real meaning of honor by offering her his heart.
“He’d missed matching wits with her. “Shall we duel with our lips?” “You may find yourself eating grass for breakfast.”He leaned down. “Ah, but I may fell you with a kiss.””Tristan and Tessa
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