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Tara Lain never met a beautiful boy she didn’t love – at least on paper. A writer of erotic romance, mostly ménage and male/male, Tara loves all her characters, but especially her handsome heroes. A lifelong writer of serious non-fiction, Tara had the first novel she ever wrote accepted for publication in 2011. She’s now on book 23 and counting. After an exotic life of travel all over the world and work in television, education and advertising, Tara settled in Southern California with her soul-mate husband and opened her own small marketing business. She paints, collages, and started practicing yoga “way before it was fashionable”. Passionate about diversity, justice, inclusion and new ideas she says on her tombstone it will read, “Yes”.


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Tara Lain I'm currently writing the second book in my Love in Laguna series. It's called KNAVE OF BROKEN HEARTS. A tough construction worker who's drifted…moreI'm currently writing the second book in my Love in Laguna series. It's called KNAVE OF BROKEN HEARTS. A tough construction worker who's drifted through life meets a gorgeous, gay cardiologist and suddenly everything he's always assumed comes into question. I'm not quite a quarter of the way through the book yet, so there's still much to be revealed. This book will come out in the summer of 2015 after the first book in the series which is called KNIGHT OF OCEAN AVENUE. : )(less)
Tara Lain The best thing any aspiring writer can do is -- write. Yes, take workshops and learn, also read, but most of all, write. The act of finishing a book…moreThe best thing any aspiring writer can do is -- write. Yes, take workshops and learn, also read, but most of all, write. The act of finishing a book is so liberating, education, and enlivening that it will propel you to the next level. Polish that book, send it off to a publisher or hire an editor to self-publish, and start writing the next book. A writer writes.(less)
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Outing the Quarterback by Tara Lain
"“Outing the Quarterback” by Tara Lain is a delightful m/m contemporary erotic novella that is the first in a new series. William Elliott Ashford III (aka Will Smith) has it all, a reputation as the star quarterback of his college football team, th..." Read more of this review »
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"“Lucky bird inside a guilded cage...Everything you may have in life, still, all you hold is dust. Must I yearn forever to be free? Free to wander? There's no desire I hold fonder than to be, simply me, to be free.” ~ Words and music by Alan Menken..." Read more of this review »
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"Great read all around. Ok, I could have done without this 'gay friends all around', even if it came handy for the progress of the story. But that was only a minor niggle. The story flowed nicely, drama, but not over the top, tension built up slowl..." Read more of this review »
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Hunter shrugged. "There are no men like you, gay or otherwise.”
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“ 'It would be great not to have to deal with any of this. When I found out, I wished Killian could have wiped my memories so I wouldn't have to know that all this shit exists. I was like, "Vampires can get rid of memories. What are you good for?" But it is what it is.' ”
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“Why are you doing this?" Rod asked. "You hate gay men like me."
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“You know, there are several gay men on the faculty. Professor Montag makes jelly beans look colorless(...)”
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Tara Lain So excited. OUTING THE QUARTERBACK is live at Amazon -- early! http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00N...


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Tara Lain The fabulous Cardeno C is on my blog this weekend and we're giving away books to 2 lucky winners. http://taralain.com/2014/08/big-backl...


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Tara Lain Gina wrote: "Hi Tara! Thanks for accepting, I just finished The Pack or the Panther and enjoyed it so much (I still need to do my review). Paris OMG! And i am starting book 2 in the series this evening! tha..."

Gina -- Thank you so much! If you've read any reviews you'll find out that people either ADORE Paris or hate him (just like cats! LOL). So glad you liked him. I hope you enjoy Wolf just as much. And thank you for taking the time to tell me. : )


message 33: by Gina

Gina Hi Tara! Thanks for accepting, I just finished The Pack or the Panther and enjoyed it so much (I still need to do my review). Paris OMG! And i am starting book 2 in the series this evening! thanks for the great books! :D


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Tara Lain Someone just posted the 600th rating for Fire Balls! I can't figure out who, but whoever it is, thank you so much to you and the other 599 people for reading my book! I'm honored. : )Fire Balls


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Tara Lain Big Backlist Weekend starts tomorrow (Saturday) on my Blog with guest Belinda McBride. Bel and i will both give away books. http://www.taralain.com/blog


message 30: by Tara

Tara Lain Hi everyone--
Just wanted to let you know that my new paranormal novel, CATACLYSMIC SHIFT, releases this coming Tuesday. It's posted on GR already.
: )
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18... Cataclysmic Shift


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Tara Lain Does everyone know that i have a FREE book posted in the MM Romance Group Love Has No Boundaries event? You can access and download it here.
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

It's called Love You So Hard. : )


message 28: by Tara

Tara Lain I'm pretty excited. My new website is close to going live! I'm going to have a web launch event when i do. Hope you can come. : )


message 27: by Tara

Tara Lain I just turned in my novella for the MM Romance Group's event Love Has No Boundaries. It's going to be such a fun event. If you haven't joined the group, do it now!
: )


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Tara Lain Hi everyone-- There's an event benefiting animals and the people they help going on right now on my Beautiful Boys Books Blog. Come on over and enter to win some great prizes and help Paws With a Cause!
http://beautifulboysbooks.blogspot.com

: )


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Tara Lain I have a Big BackList Weekend going on. You can win a book from me or Milly Taiden. To see which books are up for granbs, come on over . http://www.beautifulboysbooks.blogspo...


Macky ~ Sinfully Sexy Book Reviews Tara wrote: "My pleasure. I will admit it is sunny here today though rain expected by the end of the week. Still, we do get about the best of the world's weather i think. : )"

True, I've been to California once - years ago -and it was HOT! Loved it... Happy memories.


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Tara Lain My pleasure. I will admit it is sunny here today though rain expected by the end of the week. Still, we do get about the best of the world's weather i think. : )


Macky ~ Sinfully Sexy Book Reviews Dark, wet and dreary here in the UK! Laguna Beach would be perfect at this moment in time...And not just for the weather! :P
Thanks for friending. :)


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Tara Lain Syfy wrote: "Hi! New friends are awesome! I do so enjoy your work, adding more to my seemingly endless reading list....
Why is it that when it comes to books, there's just so little time?"


Isn't that the truth! Since i started writing novels, i have to sneak my reading in the cracks. Never enough time! : )


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Syfy Hi! New friends are awesome! I do so enjoy your work, adding more to my seemingly endless reading list....
Why is it that when it comes to books, there's just so little time?


message 19: by Bogusia (last edited May 22, 2012 01:09PM)

Bogusia Thank you, Bogusia! Yes, Beach Balls is coming June 1st! And then i think i will also write Jerry's story so that may come o..."

Whoa - you are one busy girl. :)
:)Jerry's story:)Yay!!!
Good luck with everything! I like the menages and I will be sure, to keep an eye out for the other books.
Best wishes,
Bogusia


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Tara Lain Hi Jennifer! Likewise. Going good. My next release is June 1st, I'm in edits on my new menage that comes out on July 24th, and I'm writing the next book in my paranormal series, The Aloysius Tales. How about you?
: )


Jennifer Lane Hi Tara, it was great to meet you at RT! How's the writing going?


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Tara Lain Bogusia wrote: "A new 'Balls to the Wall' !!! Tara, you make my day :)"

Thank you, Bogusia! Yes, Beach Balls is coming June 1st! And then i think i will also write Jerry's story so that may come out later in the year or the beginning of 2013.

I don't know if you read the menages, but the 4th book in the Genetic Attraction Series will be out on July 24th. It's called Genetic Celebrity. And right now i'm writing the next book to follow Spell Cat. That should be out in the fall. Whew. I think i'm busy. : )


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Bogusia A new 'Balls to the Wall' !!! Tara, you make my day :)


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Tara Lain LorettaLynn wrote: "Thanks for the invite:) i love witches also so it will do :)
looking forward to checking out your work"


Thank you, Loretta. Enjoy the hop! : )


LorettaLynn Thanks for the invite:) i love witches also so it will do :)
looking forward to checking out your work


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Tara Lain Georges wrote: "..................Hi Tara!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Back at you! Happy reading to you too. : )


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Tara Lain ~ Lei ~ Reading Is An Adventure ~ wrote: "I like my mm with a dash of f so I really enjoyed The Scientist and the Supermodel (Genetic Attraction, #1) by Tara Lain and Genetic Attraction (Genetic Attraction, #2) by Tara Lain. Thanks for sending me a friendvite.

I'll exp..."


Hi Lei-- Good to know about that "dash of female". Among my books, Golden Dancer is all guys as is Volley Balls, but my recent release Deceptive Attraction is a M/M/F menage and part of the Genetic Attraction series. And the holiday release, Mistletowed, that comes out Dec 13 has it all! MM, MF, and MMF. Something for everyone. You'll find a lot of MM on my shelves because i tend to read in that genre. Have you ever read Love at First Bight? I remember it as a book i liked and it's MMMF but told mostly in the female POV. : )


~Lei ~  Reading Is An Adventure ~ I like my mm with a dash of f so I really enjoyed The Scientist and the Supermodel (Genetic Attraction, #1) by Tara Lain and Genetic Attraction (Genetic Attraction, #2) by Tara Lain. Thanks for sending me a friendvite.

I'll explore your shelves and don't hesitate to rec something if you see something on my shelves that might be of interest.


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Tara Lain Good morning Renee' -- You've made my day and it's not even 5:30 AM yet!! Thank you so much for reading my books. I'm delighted that you like them. I've been noticing your wonderful ratings. I'm excited about Mistletowed too. It's a quirky story but a fave of mine.I'm busy writing the sequel to Volley Balls right now and then i have four more books i'm planning. Which one to write first!? LOL Thank you again. You keep reading and i'll keep trying to please you. : ) Tara


PaParanormalFan Renee Hello Tara,
I wanted to thank you for accepting my Friend Invite, I'm a huge Fan!!! I'm so Happy "Deceptive Attractive" is released, HOORAY it's here!!! & "Golden Dancer" is 5 Star FANTASTIC!!!! I also gave Goodreads 5 Stars to "The Scientist and the Supermodel", "Genetic Attraction" & "Volley Balls". Now I can't wait until Dec. for the release of "Mistletowed" & I'm reallyyyyyy excited to read the News about "Spell Cat" the 1st in your New M/M Paranormal Romance, The Aloysius Tales Series. WooHoo!!!
Take Care & Happy Writing,
Renee'


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Tara Lain I hope you like it! : )


Beatrice Thank you for accepting my friend request, Tara! Can't wait to read Golden Dancer! :)


William O'Brien Hi Tara- Think you won - had many delays!
Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW!!! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER
http://www.authorhouse.co.uk/Bookstor...
Best wishes, William


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Tara Lain Hi William -- Back at you. My book, Genetic Attraction, comes out Jan 4 so we're racing! Happy holidays. Tara


William wrote: "Hi Tara - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-lat..."



William O'Brien Hi Tara - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-late Jan.
Best wishes, William


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Tara Lain Thanks so much. I write EROM so i think i'd be a Blaze girl. But i will check it out. : )


Harlequin Books Hi Tara, I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com which recently updated its look and all it has to offer, please ask. I'll be happy to answer. I’ll also have Harlequin news updates on my profile on a regular basis so be sure to stop by to keep up on everything Harlequin.


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