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Tara Sivec is a USA Today best-selling author, wife, mother, chauffeur, maid, short-order cook, baby-sitter, and sarcasm expert. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two children and looks forward to the day when they all three of them become adults and move out.

After working in the brokerage business for fourteen years, Tara decided to pick up a pen and write instead of shoving it in her eye out of boredom. She is the author of the Playing with Fire series, the Chocolate Lovers series, the Chocoholics series, the Fool Me Once series and Watch Over Me. Her novel Seduction and Snacks won first place in the Indie Romance Convention Reader's Choice Awards 2013 for Best Indie First Book.

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If you haven't heard the news, I wrote a brand spankin' new erotic romantic suspense called "Burned". It released a few days early because I couldn't wait any longer to share it with you! The reviews are flying in and they are AMAZING!

Burned by Tara Sivec




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Seventeen years old when he broke my heart.
Seventeen days later when another picked up the pieces.
Seventeen years together.
Seventeen thousand problems.
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“And let’s face it people, no one is ever honest with you about child birth. Not even your mother.       “It’s a pain you forget all about once you have that sweet little baby in your arms.”     Bullshit.   I CALL BULLSHIT.   Any friend, cousin, or nosey-ass stranger in the grocery store that tells you it’s not that bad is a lying sack of shit.   Your vagina is roughly the size of the girth of a penis.   It has to stretch and open andturn into a giant bat cave so the life-sucking human you’ve been growing for nine months can angrily claw its way out.   Who in their right mind would do that willingly?   You’re just walking along one day and think to yourself, “You know, I think it’s time I turn my vagina into an Arby’s Beef and Cheddar (minus the cheddar) and saddle myself down for a minimum of eighteen years to someone who will suck the soul and the will to live right out of my body so I’m a shell of the person I used to be and can’t get laid even if I pay for it.”
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“I'm a quirky, intelligent, dark haired chick!   Me, me, me, pick me!   And who the hell keeps whining and ruining my perfect moment?   I will cut a bitch.”
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“Right when my fingers started to slip inside my underwear, I opened my eyes and screamed.     "HOLY SHIT!"     My son stood there next to the bed just staring at me. Seriously, two inches from my face just staring at me like those creepy twins in "The Shining." I waited for him to start saying, "Come play with us" in their freaky twin voices while I tried not to have a heart attack.     "Gavin, seriously. You can't just stand here and stare at mommy. It's weird," I grumbled as I put my hand to my aching head and tried to calm my pounding heart.       Sweet Jesus, who kicked me in the head and shit in my mouth last night?     "You said a bad word, Mommy,”
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“Well fuck me gently with a chainsaw,”
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“I'm a quirky, intelligent, dark haired chick!   Me, me, me, pick me!   And who the hell keeps whining and ruining my perfect moment?   I will cut a bitch.”
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pinkafull Thanks Tara for accepting my friend request!

I love your books!

Keep up the good work!


message 26: by Mike

Mike Thanks for connection.


message 25: by Nikki

Nikki Lowe Thanks for accepting :D


message 24: by Fred

Fred Thanks so much for including me as an official friend, my dearest beloved Tara <3!


message 23: by Jetta

Jetta Thanks for the friendship Tara. I have snickered, chucked, and laughed out loud at books before, but never have I laughed so hard that I had tears coming out of my eyes and started choking while I was reading Seduction and Snacks. Even my vagina was laughing. ;)


message 22: by Jetta

Jetta C.J. wrote: "I have accepted your vagina - but I must say...you are rather vagina! Also, I wanted to formally invite you to vagina at my vagina home on the isle of vagina.

Sincerely,
Vagina"


HAHAHAH that's so funny even my vagina is laughing.


message 21: by Mariana

Mariana So I had to share this with you b/c I thought of Claire in the dollar store buying the pregnacy tests.... there is a a Groupon for pregnancy test going on right now! LOL


message 20: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Tara! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a wonderful day!


message 19: by Jena

Jena Thank you so much for the GR add Tara! I can't wait to start reading your books.


message 18: by Lesley (last edited Dec 04, 2012 01:29PM)

Lesley Madden Tara, You have to be the funniest person ever.... I don't know how you get through writting these books with out dying of laughter.... I can't stop laughing... that Drew and Jenny crack me up and then you have Liz and Claire that go at each other and it almost makes me pee in my pants... I'm on chapter 18 of Troubles and Treats and I can't stop laughing... I love when Jenny is drunk at that concert and she is yelling Vagina.... or when she is begging Liz to look at her Vagina and Liz tells her she is going to punch her in the neck (or somewhere)... Love it.... Keep up the wonderful writting.


message 17: by Celeste

Celeste Scarpaci-hutra Tara where's the third book? I can't find it :(


message 16: by Robin

Robin I'm going out of my mind today. What is Amazon's DEAL!???? Where is Troubles and Treats?!


RoMaNcEjUnKiE Holy hell you may just be the funniest woman on the planet! So glad I stumbled onto your books. However, you really should instruct people to wear depends while reading your books, there were a few times I came close to pissing my pants! Looking forward to reading more of your books! YOU EFFING ROCK!


message 14: by Deanna

Deanna VanSciver You should definitely consider becoming a comedian. First book I have ever truly found funny.


message 13: by Elaina

Elaina Thanks for the Add Tara. I absolutely loved Seduction and Snacks. It's probably the funniest book I have ever read. So looking forward to reading more of your work.

Elaina :)


message 11: by C.J.

C.J. Roberts I have accepted your vagina - but I must say...you are rather vagina! Also, I wanted to formally invite you to vagina at my vagina home on the isle of vagina.

Sincerely,
Vagina


Christine Vought I absolutely love your books! I am a single mother that is too busy to take a S-H-I-T most days, so to read your books was such a break from my mundane daily routine. I love your sense of humor and can't wait for more... Thank you!


message 9: by Mel

Mel K Please write more books!!!!! I love you :)


Ms. MiLo Thanks for the add Tara, looking forward to reading your books :)


Catherine thank you for accepting me, your book was great and so so funny, my other half couldn't work out why i was laughing so much in bed last night. 'Mike Hunt' love it. thank you thank you xx


Josephine Thank you so much for accepting my friend invite, looking forward to talking chatting with you. I just finished you book last night....Couldn't put nook down for a minute, I was laughing so hard.....

:O)


Lesley Madden Hi Tara thank you so much for accepting my friend request. I have never laughed so hard at a book.. You ROCK... I just can't get enougth... keep writting. :)


message 4: by Erica

Erica E Hi Tara thanks so much accepting my friend request. I just started readying S&S girl people on the subway are going to get me arrested because they think i'm crazy from laughing so loud. YOU ROCK!! when is the 2nd book gracing us with it's presence?


Fathima Hey Tara , thanks for adding me up . Nice to meet you !!!!! I loved your book and your bookshelf on goodreads is pretty similar to mine ! Oh lord , we were destined to be friends !!!!!! :D


Chryssa Thank you for accepting my friend request! I came acome your Seduction and Snacks book today, having it on my newsfeed because a friend is reading it! AND I AM UTTERLY INTRIGUED!!!! I can't wait to read it!
And its sequel when it comes out!!
And what a cover!!!! :O)))


message 1: by Penny

Penny Hey...the other book I highy recommended was First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones. It's book 1 of the Charlie Davidson series which I totally love. This also just won Best First Book award from RWA. I think you will like the series. xoxo


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