Tiffany Reisz

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Tiffany Reisz is the USA Today-bestselling author of the Romance Writers of America RITA®-winning Original Sinners series from Harlequin's Mira Books.

Born in Owensboro, Kentucky, Tiffany graduated from Centre College with a B.A. in English. She began her writing career while a student at Wilmore, Kentucky's Asbury Theological Seminary. After leaving seminary to focus on her fiction, she wrote The Siren, which has sold more than half a million copies worldwide. 

Tiffany also writes mainstream women's suspense fiction, including The Bourbon Thief (winner of the RT Book Reviews Seal of Excellence Award) and the RITA®-nominated The Night Mark.

Her erotic fantasy The Red—self-published under the banner 8th Circle Press—was named an NPR Best Book o
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Nope. I don't write from Søren's POV and that's always been a deliberate choice. I could possibly write from his POV as a…more
Thanks for you question.

Nope. I don't write from Søren's POV and that's always been a deliberate choice. I could possibly write from his POV as a young teenager or a child, but when he's a full-grown adult? No, absolutely not. Writing from his POV would diminish him. He is based on God, after all, and I'm not the person to attempt to write from God's POV. It's better to keep the deep thoughts of a character like Søren a mystery. Plus if I get in his head, I might never get out again.(less)
Tiffany Reisz Hi Dawn,
Thank you for your question. You're really paying me a compliment by saying the story doesn't feel settled yet. I feel the same way about all…more
Hi Dawn,
Thank you for your question. You're really paying me a compliment by saying the story doesn't feel settled yet. I feel the same way about all my favorite books. The characters are so real to me that they never seem frozen in time. No matter how many books Derek Raymond wrote about his Factory series detective, I would never feel like his stories were over because he's flesh and blood to me.
I never want the books to feel settled. Nora isn't the sort of woman who settles and is just "done." Life is a journey and people who are truly alive are always on the move, always journeying, always changing. So no, there will never be closure. The only real closure is death and I would never kill off my characters. Closure is anathema to a woman like Nora. I have an entire Original Sinners book written in my head and it ends with everything once again changing for the Unholy Trinity. Life goes on and the one constant in life is change. So no, the characters don't feel settled for me. They aren't supposed to feel settled. Nora would never let me settle things for her. She wouldn't allow it.

Yours,
Tiffany (less)
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message 35: by Dibya

Dibya Mondal Thanks so much Ms. Reisz for accepting my request! Your books mean a lot to me and I absolutely love them. They have strengthened my belief in God and I wish you never stop writing such amazing books...Ernest Hemmingway had said, "When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people, not characters. A character is a caricature." I think you have created the most beautiful and amazing people through your novels and their flaws only make them more irresistible!


message 34: by Elle

Elle Hello Ms. Reisz! Thanks for the accept.
Your books definitely blow my mind!! Holy awesome especially with The Queen :D xoxo

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message 33: by Helen

Helen Could you tell me which book/ebook I can find
Daniel part 2?
Many thanks
PS can you give the person who decided the uk gets The Virgin later then US a good whipping!:-D


message 32: by Juanita

Juanita I started to read The King and I'm really upset because I have fallen in love with it already and I know The Virgin will not come out until April! This book is what I was waiting for, to further get to know Kingsley and his relationship with Soren. I almost don't want to finish the book because it will only leave me craving the next!


message 31: by Tiffany

Tiffany Reisz Snowy wrote: "Thank you so much for the friend add. I love your books and just cant wait for The Virgin and The Queen. March cant get here fast enough!"

Thank you! Don't rush time too much. The Virgin and The Queen are the last two books.

Tiffany!


message 30: by Anna

Anna Happy Holidays thank you for accepting me i just love your cat animals are my weak spot im realy glad i finaly started reading your siries The Siren is great


message 29: by Scott

Scott Roberts Merry christmas.


message 28: by Karéz

Karéz Thank you for accepting, i'm a huge fan of yours ;D.
take care sweet.


Gretchen  (About That Story) Thank you so much for adding me! :-)


message 26: by Mike

Mike Thanks for connection.


message 25: by Nikki

Nikki Lowe Thank you for accepting :D


Shannon The Show Stopper What's the one thing I'm thankful I don't have in common with Santa:








Crystal~BIG book addict~ I am currently reading The Siren and loving it so far. Thanks for accepting and looking forward to reading the rest of your TOS series :O)


Ⓐlleskelle - teamSøren♗ ⊲I like big b00ks⊳ Hey Miss Reisz, thanks for the early Christmas gift!
i laughed so hard at the first scene, i woke up an entire bus today!
Anyway, i loved it, no wonder, it's from you!


message 21: by Tiffany

Tiffany Reisz Jennifer wrote: "Your books have changed me. Thank you.

Here is my review of The Mistress: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...."


I hope they've changed you for the better. And Søren is the unnamed chess piece - the bishop. ;)

Tiffany!


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Tiffany Reisz Valerie wrote: "I just finished The Mistress and it was even better than I could have imagined. Thank you for writing such great books :) I am going to reread the entire series, including the short stories you hav..."

Hi Valerie! I'm so glad to hear you loved The Mistress even more than you hoped you would. That's a writer's dream come true!


message 19: by Tiffany

Tiffany Reisz Teri wrote: "just finished The Mistress... BRAVO!
Thank you for bringing Soren, Nora, Kingsley and all the band of delicious misfits into my life. Your stories are awe-inspiring!

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Thank you, Teri! You are worthy! ;)


message 18: by Tiffany

Tiffany Reisz Mo wrote: "I have been on a Sinners Rollercoaster since last week. Just started The Mistress!! .... Finished it last night. Sheer perfection!"

Thank you so much!


message 17: by Tiffany

Tiffany Reisz Aure `Reading With The Dark` wrote: "Just poppin' in to say Hi!
Sharing some love from Lithuania! :))"


Hello Lithuania!


Aure   `Reading With The Dark` Just poppin' in to say Hi!
Sharing some love from Lithuania! :))


message 15: by Mo (last edited Aug 22, 2013 01:09AM)

Mo I have been on a Sinners Rollercoaster since last week. Just started The Mistress!! .... Finished it last night. Sheer perfection!


message 14: by Teri (last edited Aug 07, 2013 10:18AM)

Teri just finished The Mistress... BRAVO!
Thank you for bringing Soren, Nora, Kingsley and all the band of delicious misfits into my life. Your stories are awe-inspiring!




message 13: by Valerie

Valerie I just finished The Mistress and it was even better than I could have imagined. Thank you for writing such great books :) I am going to reread the entire series, including the short stories you have posted on your website, in the order you suggested and I can't wait!


Jennifer Your books have changed me. Thank you.

Here is my review of The Mistress: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/....


message 11: by Ginny

Ginny GAH! I just read the first chapter of The Mistress... yeah, I'm definitely not getting any work done today. So excited!


message 10: by Tiffany

Tiffany Reisz Aure `Reading With The Dark` wrote: "Have I said it before how I totally fell in love with You in your books? Well this is me, saying just that! :)
I'm fangirling over 'The Mistress' at the moment!
I am so very happy that I've found Y..."


Thanks, Aure! I'm so glad you love the books. Enjoy The Mistress!

Tiff!


Aure   `Reading With The Dark` Have I said it before how I totally fell in love with You in your books? Well this is me, saying just that! :)
I'm fangirling over 'The Mistress' at the moment!
I am so very happy that I've found Your books!
I'm rambling, I know. Just sharing the joy! :)))))


Tiffany Reisz Laura wrote: "Tiffany this is why your my favorite author, not only are your books amazing, you reach out to fans. With character twitter accounts,websites, goodreads, your amazing...hint hint is this helping my..."

I don't run the character accounts. They're all performed by volunteer fans. I adore them though. The ducky giveaway is totally at random! Unless you bribe me. I really like chocolate chip cookies, hint hint. ;)

Tiff!


message 7: by Laura

Laura Tiffany this is why your my favorite author, not only are your books amazing, you reach out to fans. With character twitter accounts,websites, goodreads, your amazing...hint hint is this helping my duckie case? Serious you rock!


message 6: by Lee

Lee Mavin thanks for the add. I'll check out your books!

mine are here:
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M3tamorphasis11 Tiffany, Tiffany, your books entice !


message 4: by Lia

Lia thanks for the add :)


Pauline Tiffany is not only a f-awesome author, but I had the pleasure to meet her in NYC and she is also an awesome person. If you haven't met Nora yet...allow Tiffany to introduce you!


message 2: by Nina

Nina Thanks for the add! Love the Original Sinners series! Patiently waiting for the Prince to come out! :)


message 1: by Kelly

Kelly Thanks for the add, Tiff!


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