Monday, March 31, 2008

More TARA Authors

Meet more TARA authors and their fabulous books!

Virginia Henley is one of the first ladies of historical fiction. She is passionate about history and it shows in her beautiful, epic novels. She blends history and fiction with her flawless writing. Some of her titles include: Unmasked, Notorious, and Insatiable.

Roxanne St. Claire writes exciting romantic suspense most notably with her Bullet Catchers series. First You Run hit the book stores on March 25th and promises plenty of romance, action, and suspense. The Bullet Catchers are "Trained to Protect and Licensed to Thrill". What could be better than that?

C.L. Wilson's first book, Lord of the Fading Lands came out in October 2007 to rave reviews. It is a sweeping fantasy set in another world where good vs. evil, and magic and destiny rule. The sequel is called Lady of Light and Shadows. Check them out!

Pick up a book today and immerse yourself in stories of love, passion and adventure!

Sunday, March 30, 2008

2008 TARA Contest

It's time for the annual Tampa Area Romance Authors writing contest!!

If you are an unpublished writer of romance fiction, this could be a great opportunity to get your work in front of an editor.

We offer seven genres of romance fiction with trained and published authors as the first-round judges. The final-round judges are editors from some of the top publishing houses.
The categories include:
Series Contemporary
Single Title
Women's Fiction
Romantic Suspense

For more information and all the details, check out the TARA website.

Saturday, March 22, 2008

The Authors of TARA

I am a member of the Tampa Area Romance Authors which is chapter #100 of the Romance Writers of America. It's a fabulous chapter with a wonderful variety of members, ranging from beginner writers, Pro members, all the way to New York Times best selling authors. Our members write everything from contemporary romance, historical, paranormal, romantic suspense, inspirational, westerns, mainstream, young adult, mystery, and everything in between.
Some of our published members include Virginia Henley, Karen Rose, Julie Leto, Kathy Carmichael, Debby Mayne, Kimberly Llewellyn, Roxanne St. Claire, Betina Krahn, Diana Peterfruend, Kresley Cole, and many, many more.

Julie Leto's newest book Phantom Pleasures is coming out on April 1st!

Karen Rose has her newest release Scream for Me coming in May.

Both are fantastic writers and NY Times bestselling authors. I can't wait for their latest books! Check out their websites and hurry to reserve their books.

I will write about some of our other authors and their upcoming projects and books very soon. Thanks for stopping by. :)