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Tessa Bailey

Biography

Tessa Bailey

#1 New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey can solve all problems except for her own, so she focuses those efforts on stubborn, fictional blue collar men and loyal, lovable heroines. She lives on Long Island avoiding the sun and social interactions, then wonders why no one has called. Dubbed the “Michelangelo of dirty talk,” by Entertainment Weekly, Tessa writes with spice, spirit, swoon and a guaranteed happily ever after.

Tessa Bailey

Books by Tessa Bailey

by Tessa Bailey - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Women's Fiction

Tallulah is smart, vivacious and studying to be a marine biologist. But she’s broke. So when Burgess, a battle-scarred hockey veteran and newly single dad to tween Lissa, offers her a job as his live-in nanny, she jumps at the opportunity. According to…well, everyone except Burgess, he needs to get back on the dating scene, and Tallulah is just the girl to show him how. But as boundaries are slowly crossed and Burgess finds himself pulled between his daughter, who wants her parents back together, and his insane chemistry with Tallulah, a huge rift is formed. So Tallulah breaks her own heart and walks away. Though Burgess knows it’s for the best, a chance meeting and a new push from Lissa force him to put everything on the line and fight to prove that he's worthy of a happily ever after with Tallulah.

by Tessa Bailey - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Women's Fiction

Wells Whitaker was once golf’s hottest rising star, but lately all he has to show for his “promising” career is a killer hangover, a collection of broken clubs and one remaining supporter. No matter how bad he plays, the beautiful, sunny redhead is always on the sidelines. But when Wells quits in a blaze of glory and his fangirl finally goes home, he knows he made the greatest mistake of his life. Josephine Doyle believed in the gorgeous, grumpy golfer. Yet after he throws in the towel, she begins to wonder if her faith was misplaced. Then a determined Wells shows up at her door with a wild proposal: be his new caddy, help him turn his game around and split the prize money. As they travel together, sparks fly. Before long, Wells starts winning again, and Josephine is surprised to find a sweet, thoughtful guy underneath his gruff, growly exterior. Is this real life?

by Tessa Bailey - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Women's Fiction

Melody Gallard spends her days restoring old books and avoiding the limelight. But when a producer offers her a lot of money to reunite her mother’s band on live TV, Mel begins to wonder if it’s time to rattle the cage, shake up her quiet life…and see him again. The only other person who could wrangle the rock and roll divas. Beat Dawkins, the lead singer’s son, is Melody’s opposite --- the camera loves him, he could charm the pants off anyone, and his mom is not a potential cult leader. Still, they might have been best friends if not for the legendary feud that broke up the band. When they met as teenagers, Mel felt an instant spark, but it’s nothing compared to the wild, intense attraction that builds as they embark on a madcap mission to convince their mothers to perform one last show.

by Tessa Bailey - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Women's Fiction

After losing her job and her fiancé in one fell swoop, Natalie Vos returned home to lick her wounds. A few months later, she has sufficiently drowned her sorrows in cabernet and is ready to get back on her feet. She just needs her trust fund to finance her new business venture. Unfortunately, the terms require she marry before she can have the money. And well, dumped, remember? But Natalie is desperate enough to propose to a man who makes her want to kill him --- and kiss him, in equal measure. August Cates may own a vineyard, but he doesn’t know jack about making wine. He’s determined to do his late best friend proud, no matter what it takes. But no bank will give him the loan he needs to turn the business around. And then the gorgeous, feisty heiress knocks on his door.

by Tessa Bailey - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Women's Fiction

Hallie Welch fell hard for Julian Vos at 14 after they almost kissed in the dark vineyards of his family’s winery. Now the prodigal hottie has returned to their small Napa town, and Hallie is hired to revamp the gardens on the Vos estate. But the grumpy professor isn’t the teenager she remembers, and their polar opposite personalities clash spectacularly. One wine-fueled girls’ night later, Hallie can’t shake the sense that she did something reckless --- and then she remembers the drunken secret admirer letter she left for Julian. On sabbatical from his ivy league job, Julian plans to write a novel. But having Hallie garden right outside his window is the ultimate distraction. There’s something so familiar about her...and her very presence is turning his world upside down.