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Tamara Leigh holds a Masters Degree in Speech and Language Pathology. In 1993, she signed a 4-book contract with Bantam Books. Her first medieval romance, Warrior Bride, was released in 1994. Continuing to write for the general market, three more novels were published with HarperCollins and Dorchester and earned awards and spots on national bestseller lists.

In 2006, Tamara’s first inspirational contemporary romance, Stealing Adda, was released. In 2008, Perfecting Kate was optioned for a movie and Splitting Harriet won an ACFW “Book of the Year” award. The following year, Faking Grace was nominated for a RITA award. In 2011, Tamara wrapped up her “Southern Discomfort” series with the release of Restless in Carolina.

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Tamara Leigh Hi, Kathy! Thank you for asking. Yes, the other seven are in line for rewrites--in between the original stories I'm working on. I hope to have the…moreHi, Kathy! Thank you for asking. Yes, the other seven are in line for rewrites--in between the original stories I'm working on. I hope to have the rewrite of Pagan Bride (retitled Lady Of Fire) completed early 2015. Looking forward to sharing the new cover. It's beautiful! Have a lovely weekend!(less)
Tamara Leigh Hi, Bethany! Thank you for your kind words and encouragement. I needed that :) As for your question... I decided to rewrite my general market novels…moreHi, Bethany! Thank you for your kind words and encouragement. I needed that :) As for your question... I decided to rewrite my general market novels into clean reads to give them new life and the benefit of what is now 20+ years of writing experience. My, they needed work! When I transitioned to the inspirational genre in 2005, I left behind the requisite love scenes and, instead, focused on romance that touched the heart and allowed room for the exploration of my characters' faith. With the clean reads, the element of faith is present, as it naturally would be for the medieval time period, but the rewrites are edgier than my "Age Of Faith" inspirational medieval series. Whew! Long answer, hmm? Thank you for dropping by. Have a lovely weekend!(less)
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Description: A time to live. A time to die. A time to dream. Sleep disorders researcher Kennedy Plain has been diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor. When one of her subjects dies after trying to convince her he has achieved dream-induced time travel and her study is shelved, she enlists herself as a subject to complete her research. But when she dreams herself into fourteenth-century England and falls into the hands of Fulke Wynland, a man history has condemned as a murderer, she must not only stay alive long enough to find a way to return to her own time, but prevent Fulke from murdering his young nephews. And yet, the more time she spends with the medieval warrior, the more difficult it is to believe he is capable of committing the heinous crime for which he has been reviled for 600 years. Baron Fulke Wynland has been granted guardianship of his brother’s heirs despite suspicions that he seeks to steal their inheritance. When the king sends a mysterious woman to care for the boys, Fulke is surprised by the lady’s hostility toward him—and more surprised to learn she is to be his wife. But when his nephews are abducted, the two must overcome their mutual dislike to discover the boys’ fate. What Fulke never expects is to feel for this woman whose peculiar speech, behavior, and talk of dream travel could see her burned as a witch.
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Tamara Leigh has become my go-to author for medieval romance. She has a captivating way of writing that sucks you into the story and has you falling in love with her characters. I love her medievals because they feel so authentic, without being..." Read more of this review »
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Really, a 4.5 star book (audiobook). Though some readers may not like the push-the-boundaries take on the Bennets as seen through the eyes of their staff, I very much enjoyed the unique perspective. And the writing is crisp and beautiful. As for the ...more
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“In fact, if I let Him, my faith, rather than my mouth, could become my best asset.”
Tamara Leigh, Nowhere, Carolina

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
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“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
Oscar Wilde

“Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.”
Victor Hugo

“You look at a star for two reasons, because it is luminous, and because it is impenetrable. You have beside you a sweeter radiance and a greater mystery, woman.”
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