The duchess deal / Tessa Dare.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: The Duke of Ashbury needs a wife. Emma Gladstone, a vicar's daughter turned seamstress, will do. They both have terms for the marriage, but will they be able to stop from falling in love?
    • ISBN:
      006269720X
      9780062697202
    • Accession Number:
      ocn965745628
      965745628
    • Accession Number:
      fay.538618
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      DARE, T. The duchess deal. [s. l.]: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017. ISBN 006269720X. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.538618. Acesso em: 28 mar. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Dare T. The Duchess Deal. Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.538618. Accessed March 28, 2020.
    • APA:
      Dare, T. (2017). The duchess deal. Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Dare, Tessa. 2017. The Duchess Deal. Girl Meets Duke. Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.538618.
    • Harvard:
      Dare, T. (2017) The duchess deal. Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers (Girl meets duke). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.538618 (Accessed: 28 March 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Dare, T 2017, The duchess deal, Girl meets duke, Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, viewed 28 March 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Dare, Tessa. The Duchess Deal. Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.538618.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Dare, Tessa. The Duchess Deal. Girl Meets Duke. Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.538618.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Dare T. The duchess deal [Internet]. Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; 2017 [cited 2020 Mar 28]. (Girl meets duke). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.538618

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2017 September #1

*Starred Review* The Duke of Ashbury needs a wife. Well, to be more specific, Ash needs an heir to keep his feckless cousin from inheriting the title. However, before Ash can hope to achieve his goal of securing an heir, he first needs a wife. So, when seamstress Emma Gladstone suddenly turns up on his doorstep demanding payment for the wedding gown Ash's previous fiancée ordered, Ash doesn't just see an outstanding bill but an opportunity. Ash believes convincing Emma to accept his offer of marriage should be a piece of cake (wedding, of course), but what he doesn't realize is that the spunky vicar's daughter has a few conditions of her own for Ash before she will walk down the aisle with him. RITA Award–winning Dare once again works her own irresistible brand of magic by taking a cast of richly nuanced characters (including an emotionally and physically scarred hero and the feisty heroine who refuses to give up on him), a deliciously clever plot that manages to be both superbly sexy as well as thoroughly romantic, and a generous measure of addictively tart wit, and then she spins the whole thing into pure literary gold. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2017 August #1

The last thing seamstress Emma Gladstone expects when she confronts the battle-scarred Duke of Ashbury to demand payment for the wedding dress she made for his former fiancée—even though the wedding had already been called off—is an offer of marriage. Disbelieving, Emma resists, but Ashbury needs an heir, and Emma appears to be the one person who sees through his physical injuries to the caring, honorable man beneath. A marriage of convenience allows these appealing protagonists to learn to love and let go of the past. The story is enriched by a cast of exceptional secondary characters (a young street urchin is delightful) and a "Monster of Mayfair" hero who finds ways to make the most of his flaws. VERDICT Sexy, tender, and wickedly funny, Dare's newest offering is a spirited tale with a Beauty-and-the-Beast theme and the perfect launch for her latest series. Dare (Do You Want To Start a Scandal) lives in Southern California.

Copyright 2017 Library Journal.

PW Reviews 2017 July #5

Dare's delightful Girl Meets Duke series commencement unites two wounded souls in Regency England, as a duke meets his match in a seamstress. The Duke of Ashbury desperately needs an heir, and he decides to ask seamstress Emma Gladstone to be his wife after she demands payment for his former fiancé's wedding gown. Ashbury admires Emma's pluck and beauty, and hopes that his very businesslike offer of marriage and property will help Emma overlook his scars (which he feels are hideous) long enough to provide him with an heir. But Ashbury doesn't anticipate Emma's ability to stand up to him and insist that they have dinner together and converse. Emma refuses to be intimidated by Ashbury, displaying the confidence and intellectual ability to engage him in lighthearted banter. Their love scenes are both sensuous and alluring. Emma isn't fearful of her own desires and often leaves the duke flummoxed by her willingness to show her love for him. Dare (Do You Want to Start a Scandal) perfectly crafts an ever-present romantic tension that propels the novel swiftly forward to its breathless conclusion. (Sept.)

Copyright 2017 Publisher Weekly.