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Sneak Peek Sunday

Posted by tjmanderino on June 29, 2013 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

For this week's Sneak Peek Sunday, I'm sharing a bit of Taking Chances, a contemporary western.


    Eventually, he came out. A young boy ran up to him, and Tyler easily draped his arm about the boy’s shoulder. She stopped mid-stride. Did he have a son? That had not been in anything she ever read. Except for the dark hair, they didn’t look much alike. They spoke briefly with the pastor before moving on.

    “Tyler!...

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Cowboys and Lawmen Blog Hop

Posted by tjmanderino on May 2, 2013 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (32)

This blog hop is over, but I want to thank everyone for stopping by.  This was a fun hop.

The winner from my blog is Marie Lisk!  Congratulations, Marie. I will be gifting you  a copy of False Notes.


Welcome to the Cowboys and Lawmen Blog Hop!


 Join nearly 50 authors as we share why we love Cowboys and Lawmen. Cowboys are known as bad-boys, but what happens when the bad-boy is also the law in town?


CowboyCharm B...

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Holiday Gifts of Love Blog Hop

Posted by tjmanderino on December 13, 2012 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (14)


Snow and Christmas go together – in the movies and in our thoughts, and definitely in Pennsylvania. Usually. The contrast between the cold outside and the warmth found with family and friends during the Christmas season insulates us from the crazy busyness that abounds at this time of the year. To share the joy o...

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Black Friday Blog Hop

Posted by tjmanderino on November 23, 2012 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (48)



Black Friday has been a tradition for a good many years. I have relatives who would never give up the excitement of shopping that day, and others, like myself, who tend to play hermit. However, I always turn green when I hear how people have managed to complete all of their Christmas shopping inone day, Black Friday or not.

 

It takes me weeks to do m...

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Autumn Harvest Blog Hop

Posted by tjmanderino on November 9, 2012 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (33)





Cool, crisp autumn days call for one of my favorite beverages: Spiced hot apple cider. All of the scents and tastes of fall in amug. After pouring a mug full, I added a cinnamon stick, just because it looked nice, smelled great, and I actually had one around. I wasn’t the...

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Teaser Tuesday 5/1/12

Posted by tjmanderino on May 1, 2012 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Today I continue Teaser Tuesday withanother excerpt from False Notes, the first in The President's Orders series.Simon is a Secret Service Agent in1874, and Kirsten is one person he suspectsis involved with the counterfeiting case.

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Teaser Tuesday 4/24/12

Posted by tjmanderino on April 24, 2012 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Today I continue Teaser Tuesday with another excerpt from False Notes, the first in The President's Orders series. Simon is a Secret Service Agent in1874, and Kirsten is one person he suspects is involved with the counterfeiting case.

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Teaser Tuesday 4/3/12

Posted by tjmanderino on April 3, 2012 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Today I continue Teaser Tuesday with another excerpt from False Notes, the first in The President's Orders series. Simon is a Secret Service Agent in 1874, and Kirsten is one person he suspects is involved with the counterfeiting case.

~*~      ~*~     ~*~    ~*~    ~*~   ~*~    ~*~    ~*~ ...

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Teaser Tuesday

Posted by tjmanderino on March 21, 2012 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Each Tuesday, I will have an excerpt from one of my novels here.

 

Since I am currently in edits for the third in the President’sOrders series, I figure I’ll start with an excerpt from the first in the series, False Notes.

 

False Notes

© Tara Manderino, 2010. All rights reserved.

 

Blurb:

In late summer 1874, Simon Barr, one of the premiere agentsof the newly evolving US Secret Service, arrives in Hobart, Oklah...

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Mardi Gras Blast

Posted by tjmanderino on February 21, 2012 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (17)

If you're looking for the place to leave a comment or your name for the Mardi Gras Blast -- you've found it! By all means, leave a comment, but if you just want to enter the grand prize drawing, please leave your name and email address.

Good luck, and hope you've enjoyed the booty so far.

Laissez les bon temps rouler!


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