Talking With Tara Brown

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Today we are talking with paranormal fantasy writer Tara Brown. She is the author of such sizzling stories as Cursed, White Girl Problems, Bane, The Born Trilogy, Sunder and more. See a listing of her work here. http://www.amazon.com/Tara-Brown/e/B007RS9V30

In her own words, Tara describes herself as:

“I am not going to talk in the third person. It feels weird.
I am a Bestselling author of Paranormal Romance, Post Apocalyptic, Contemporary, Romance, and Fantasy novels. I write a lot of books and jump Genres all the time. Mostly because I think I have Writers ADD, I like to call it WADD. It might be a real thing.
I write YA some of the time but mostly New Adult, my books have sexual content (Heck yes) and Swearing. You have been warned. Now enjoy!
I have a beagle named Buster, a husband who I force to read everything I write and two girls who want so badly to be a character in my books. And not in that order.
I am mid thirties so be prepared for the chick lit novel this year. I am calling it my Ode to my Midlife Crisis. I’m kidding. It’s actually called The Single Lady Spy Series and it is an adult romantic-thriller series. The first book, The End of Me is due out April of 2013. It is a sexy and fresh series with the lightest touch of erotic naughtiness.
I have been writing since I was old enough to lie. So for some time. If you’re wondering about the hat, it’s my ‘Hey I’m Canadian Toque’
Welcome to my world. Please enjoy the ride. If you would like to reach me for whatever reason, please visit me at my facebook page – facebook.com/TaraBrownAuthor. You can also email me at tarabrownauthor@hotmail.com
Thanks for checking me out and I hope you got lost in something I wrote or it made you so MAD/HAPPY/SAD/BLISSFUL/TURNED ON/ANGRY/EXCITED/FRIGHTENED/HORRIFIED that you couldn’t believe it.”

Since inquiring minds want to know more, let’s dig a little deeper…

What made you choose this genre?

“I love paranormal fantasy because I love the world of what if. YA is a challenge and I love a challenge. Taking away sex, too much profanity, severe violence, and adult situations makes it harder to craft a story. Those are easy tropes to use, taking them away builds your skill.”

If you could spend a day living the life of one of your characters, which one would it be and why?

“Emma from Born. I would like to say its for honorable reasons, I just want Will lol. A day with Will, yes I think so.”

Which of your writing projects are you most proud of?

“The Lonely, I wanted to stop but I didn’t. I pressed on.”

If one of your books could be made into a movie which book/story would you pick and which celebrities would you cast?

“The Devil’s Roses Series. My dream cast is here http://tarabrown22.blogspot.ca/2013/01/the-roses-dream-team.html and here http://tarabrown22.blogspot.ca/2013/01/roses-dream-team.html I even have hottie pictures!!!!”

Care to tell us about your next project?

“The Reaping. If you liked born you will love The Reaping. It is a sci fi apocalyptic novel. It is awesome, savage and realistic. I am anxious for it to release. I love the cover. The book follows a pair of sisters the day the world ends and beyond. The eldest sister has to keep them all alive as a zombie styled apocalypse starts. But not everything is as it seems and not everyone is who you think they are. Should be fun!!!!”

What was the time in your life that really made your writing career? (When you felt like an established author.)

“Last January I rose to bestseller status with my book Born. It was amazing. It made me feel like an author. Now I have had the status several times I have to say that it doesn’t get old. It’s an amazing feeling.”

Thank you so much Tara for giving us some tasty tidbits about your work and what makes you such a talented author.

Sunder! (New Book Release by Tara Brown)

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Sunder
YA Paranormal
Release Date: January 25, 2014
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**Blurb**
Every town has its secrets. Secrets that hold it, and the people who live there, together.

When Liv Daniels moves to Wolfville, Maine with her father, she discovers the small town has more than its fair share.

But the quaint, coastal townsfolk aren’t the only ones with secrets.

Liv has one too.

Hers is buried deep inside of her, where even she doesn’t know it exists.

But someone does, and he’s not going to give up until he breaks it free from her.

But how do you free someone from a secret they don’t know they have?
What do you do when the person you’re supposed to destroy becomes the one thing you can’t live without?

Don’t miss this suspenseful new YA romance!

“Fans of Twilight will love this story!! ~~Bookend 2 Bookend”
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TEASER –
He searched her electric blue eyes for some hint of the attraction he had seen earlier. They still glowed more than they should, but he didn’t see any of look he sought. Instead, he saw his own anger filled face and red glowing eyes.
He saw a monster.
His hands dropped to his sides, as he shook his head. “I’ll never bother you again.”
She cried, struggling with breath when she spoke, “It was you outside of my house?”
He didn’t move, frightened of what he could do to her. She was so small and fragile and he feared loving her to death.
Bravely and unexpectedly, she stepped closer for a moment, lifting his face. Black tears streamed her cheeks but she looked into his eyes hard.
It left him, the blood lust. She took it all away, like she sucked it from him instead of him sucking from her.
Her face was confusing, conflicted and scared, but there was something else he didn’t know how to read.
Delicately, she ran her hand down his cheek. “I will keep your secret and I wont forget you, not even if I wanted to.” She turned and walked from the room, turning her back on him like she trusted what she saw in his eyes.
He clenched his jaw, his whole body really. He fought the urge to follow her out into the dark night. He hated the look he had seen on her face, he never wanted to force that look again.
Instead, he stood there, vibrating with anger and self-hatred. Never should he have confessed. He should have spent the time that he had with her, waiting for the Michaels to divulge his little secret. They would have ousted themselves at the same moment, so maybe they would have forgone the explanation of the town’s secrets. But even if they had told her, at least he might have had more time with her.
A sound caught his ears, it was dripping. He looked down to see droplets of blood dripping from his clenched hands to the hard wood floors. He released his grip, turning and looking back at the portrait of his family.

Sunder

 

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