Tag Archives: contemporary romance

New Book Release by Tara Randel

I’m excited to share the release of my new book, Stealing Her Best Friend’s Heart, available now. This is the first book in a new series, The Golden Matchmakers Club. I always enjoy starting a new series, creating new characters … Continue reading

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Summer Oasis by Tara Randel

Last month my husband and I put up a gazebo on our back deck. I’ve since decorated it with colorful flowers and comfortable chairs. It’s the perfect place to sit and visit with friends or read a book and take … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Fallen by Tara Randel

Today we honor those who gave their lives to defend our country. I’ve had many family members in the military, and thankfully none perished during their time serving this great country. It takes dedication, courage and a sense of the … Continue reading

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Beautiful May Days by Tara Randel

Can you believe it’s May already! Here in Florida, the sun has been shining and the days are longer, along with the temperatures rising. But it’s never too hot to spend a day with my daughter at our favorite place. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Reminders by Tara Randel

He says, Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Ps. 46:10 The beginning of this scripture has been my go-to for a large part of … Continue reading

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Always Thankful by Tara Randel

I was sitting at my computer today, when a nearby Post-it note caught my eye. Many years ago I had written; Commit to the Lord whatever you do and your plans will succeed. Pro.16:3 I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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Starting A New Year by Tara Randel

Happy New Year! Here’s hoping we have a safe, healthy, prosperous 2021! I’m not a person who normally makes resolutions. About the best I can do at the end of the year is vow to work off the extra pounds … Continue reading

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Wishing You A Merry Christmas by Tara Randel

Merry Christmas, friends! It’s the beautiful time of year when we celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. Although we can easily get caught up with decorations and presents and baking, I hope we never lose sight of what … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation? by Tara Randel

Since this year has been far from normal, it seems like many folks are planning to stay close to home, if they even take a summer vacation this year. School has either started in some places, or will start soon … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Positives by Tara Randel

I was thinking about the summer so far, and despite all the challenges going on in the world right now, I decided to come up with three positive things adding joy to my life. Once I started, I found it … Continue reading

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Getting Through by Tara Randel

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 So far we have … Continue reading

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Secondary Characters by Tara Randel

Last time I posted, I talked about the appeal of books set in a small town. There’s nothing like returning to the place where your characters shine and you fall in love with the locale. When I read series books, … Continue reading

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Starting A New Project by Tara Randel

I’m getting ready to start a new series for Harlequin Heartwarming. As always, the prospect is exciting and daunting. So much goes into preparing to write a book; characterization, plot and conflict, the romance arc and setting, to name a … Continue reading

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A Time to Thrive by Tara Randel

  I’ve had this orchid plant for a few years now. My daughter gave it to me on my birthday. I absolutely do not have a green thumb, so I wasn’t sure about the poor thing’s life span. But every … Continue reading

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April Greetings from Tara Randel

Hello friends! While it will probably feel like a long month due to everyone staying home, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the outdoors. I’ve been taking regular walks through my neighborhood since I can’t go the gym. The temperatures … Continue reading

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