On tour with Prism Book Tours.
They were so in love on their wedding day the world seemed to stop just for them. Then they grew apart. So far apart they’re going through the world’s friendliest divorce. Is this really their happy ending?
The one thing that’s a constant in my writing is the emotional angst. I don’t set out to put it there. To the contrary, there are times when I set out to write an easy romp. Something light that just feels good. It never happens. I open the door to my mind and stuff pours out. Of its own accord. This malady makes it a little difficult for me to fit in.
Most people don’t want to be doused with intensity as they go about the business of living their daily lives. The cashier at JoAnn’s Fabrics really doesn’t need to carry the weight of my perceptions about everyone I’ve been watching while waiting in line – the one who’s angry and impatient and all about her; the one who’s worried about something; the one who’s kind and happy and willing to be patient because it makes her happy to help the situation…(well maybe that one the cashier would like to hear about).
I learned quite young – grade school is my first conscious recollection – to live my life mostly in my own little world. And then I found Harlequin Books. Heaven. A place where my emotions and perceptions, as well as the stories they tell, were welcome. Needed. Expected. Wanted. Honored. These books became my home. The venue through which I was understood. The place where I could contribute good to the world.
And now Harlequin has given me even more. Harlequin Heartwarming is about the ‘heart’ of it all. These books are not ‘sweet’ books – they’re books that look at life through the emotions we feel. They get to the heart of the matter. They’re ‘clean’ books – no sex on the page – not because the characters are lacking in that area, but because the focus of these books is all on the emotions. Not the body parts. I firmly believe that body parts are a valid, and valued part of life. I’m still writing them in my Superromances and MIRA suspense titles where they fulfill the story. And I’m thrilled to be spending time in this new Heartwarming world as well. Where my heart can spill forth freely! I hope you find the result a blessing in your life.
The author of more than 70 original novels, in twenty languages, Tara Taylor Quinn is a USA Today bestseller with over six million copies sold. A 2015 RITA finalist Tara appears frequently on bestseller lists, including #1 placement on Amazon lists, and multiple showings on the Publisher’s Weekly Bestseller list. She has appeared on national and local TV across the country, including CBS Sunday Morning.
Tara is a supporter of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. If you or someone you know might be a victim of domestic violence in the United States, please contact 1-800-799-7233.
11/2: Snow Day Baby by Amy Vastine
Singing Librarian Books, The Power of Words, & Katie’s Clean Book Collection
11/4: Wedding at Turkey Run by Liz Flaherty
My Love for Reading Keeps Growing, Babs Book Bistro, & Heidi Reads…
11/6: Her Thanksgiving Soldier by Leigh Riker
Letters from Annie (Douglass) Lima, Mel’s Shelves, & Brooke Blogs
11/9: Mr. Right All Along by Jen Snow
Katie’s Clean Book Collection, Min Reads and Reviews, & Love thy Shelf
11/11: Falling for the Cowboy by Sophia Sasson
Kindle and Me, The Power of Words, & Colorimetry
11/13: The Marriage Gift by Tara Taylor Quinn
deal sharing aunt, Babs Book Bistro, & Brooke Blogs
11/16: Heart of a Hero by Pamela Tracy
Writing Pearls, Wishful Endings, & Waiting For Wentworth
11/18: Thankful for You by Karen Rock
Christian Chick’s Thoughts, Getting Your Read On, & Love, Laughter, Friendship
11/20: Autumn at Jasper Lake by Carol Ross
Reading Is My SuperPower, I Am A Reader, & Colorimetry
11/23: The Firefighter’s Promise by Kate James
Canadian Book Addict, Mel’s Shelves, & Beck Valley Books
11/24: Wedding of His Dreams by Cari Lynn Webb
Bookworm Lisa, Kindle and Me, & Zerina Blossom’s Books
11/25: The Sweetheart Tree by Rula Sinara
The Written Adventure, Reading Is My SuperPower, & Writing Pearl
11/26: Married by Thanksgiving by Melinda Curtis
Heidi Reads…, Love, Laughter, Friendship, & Singing Librarian Books
11/29: Grand Finale
11/30: Facebook Party
13 Harlequin Heartwarming Books
Enter on Goodreads HERE.
Grand Prize: Harlequin Heartwarming Year Subscription (Provided by Harlequin and to US/CAN only)
$40 VISA card (US only)
13-Book Heartwarming Prize Pack: The Best Laid Plans, Back to McGuffy’s, If I Loved You, Love, Lies & Mistletoe, First Comes Marriage, Once Upon A Marriage, Small Town Secrets, Winter Wedding Bells, If Not For A Bee, When The Right One Comes Along, Wedding of His Dreams, After The Silence, and A Memory Away (print copies if US, ebooks if international)
9-Book Prize Pack: The Best Laid Plans, If I Loved You, Love, Lies & Mistletoe, First Comes Marriage, Once Upon A Marriage, When The Right One Comes Along, Winter Wedding Bells, If Not For A Bee, and After The Silence (print copies if US, ebooks if international)
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