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Tara Taylor Quinn was born and raised in Ohio. Though she wrote her first story at the age of seven, her professional writing career began ten years later when she was hired as a stringer with the Dayton Daily News in Dayton, Ohio. She attended Wright State University and graduated from Harding College in Arkansas with a degree in English and Journalism. She published several magazine articles before turning to writing as a full-time occupation.

Ms. Quinn is a Past President of the Romance Writers of America and served for eight years on the Board of Directors of that association. She has a wide range of experience as a public speaker and workshop presenter for writers groups around the country.

When she's not writing or fulfilling speaking engagements, Ms. Quinn enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
 

Genres: Romance, Romantic Suspense
 
New and upcoming books
November 2023

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A Family-First Christmas
(Sierra's Web, book 13)
December 2023

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Danger on the River
(Sierra's Web, book 14)
February 2024

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Fortune in Name Only
(Fortunes of Texas: Digging for Secrets, book 2)
August 2024

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Baby in Jeopardy
(Sierra's Web, book 17)
October 2024

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Her Sister's Murder
(Sierra's Web, book 18)
Series
Shelter Valley Stories
   1. Becca's Baby (2000)
   2. My Sister, Myself (2000)
   3. White Picket Fences (2000)
   4. Sheltered in His Arms (2001)
   5. Just Around the Corner (2001)
   6. Born in the Valley (2003)
   7. The Sheriff of Shelter Valley (2002)
   8. Nothing Sacred (2004)
   9. Somebody's Baby (2005)
   10. Sophie's Secret (2009)
   11. Full Contact (2011)
   12. It's Never Too Late (2013)
   13. Second Time's the Charm (2013)
   14. The Moment of Truth (2013)
   15. On the Run with His Bodyguard (2023)
   16. Their Secret Twins (2023)
   17. Old Dogs, New Truths (2023)
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Chapman Files
   1. The First Wife (2010)
   2. The Second Lie (2010)
   3. The Third Secret (2010)
   4. The Fourth Victim (2010)
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Where Secrets are Safe
   1. Wife by Design (2014)
   2. Once a Family (2014)
   3. Husband by Choice (2014)
   4. Child by Chance (2014)
   5. Mother by Fate (2015)
   6. The Good Father (2015)
   7. Love by Association (2016)
   8. His First Choice (2016)
   9. The Promise He Made Her (2016)
   10. Her Secret Life (2017)
   11. The Fireman's Son (2017)
   12. For Joy's Sake (2017)
   13. A Family for Christmas (2017)
   14. Falling for the Brother (2018)
   15. A Defender's Heart (2018)
   16. Her Detective's Secret Intent (2019)
   17. Shielded in the Shadows (2020)
   18. Falling for His Suspect (2021)
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Family Secrets
   1. For Love or Money (2016)
   2. Her Soldier's Baby (2016)
   3. The Cowboy's Twins (2017)
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Daycare Chronicles
   1. Her Lost And Found Baby (2018)
   2. An Unexpected Christmas Baby (2018)
   3. The Baby Arrangement (2019)
     aka Braden's Baby Plan
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Parent Portal
   1. Having the Soldier's Baby (2019)
   2. A Baby Affair (2020)
   3. Her Motherhood Wish (2020)
   4. A Mother's Secrets (2020)
   5. The Child Who Changed Them (2020)
   6. Their Second-Chance Baby (2021)
   7. Her Christmas Future (2021)
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Sierra's Web
   1. His Lost and Found Family (2021)
   2. Reluctant Roommates (2022)
   3. Tracking His Secret Child (2022)
   4. Her Best Friend's Baby (2022)
   5. Cold Case Sheriff (2023)
   6. The Bounty Hunter's Baby Search (2023)
   7. On the Run with His Bodyguard (2023)
   8. Their Secret Twins (2023)
   9. Old Dogs, New Truths (2023)
   10. Not Without Her Child (2023)
   11. A Firefighter's Hidden Truth (2023)
   12. Last Chance Investigation (2023)
   13. A Family-First Christmas (2023)
   14. Danger on the River (2023)
   15. Deadly Mountain Rescue (2024)
   16. A High-Stakes Reunion (2024)
   17. Baby in Jeopardy (2024)
   18. Her Sister's Murder (2024)
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Novels
   Yesterday's Secret (1993)
   McGillus V. Wright (1994)
   Dare to Love (1994)
   The Heart of Christmas (1998)
   Gabe's Special Delivery (2000)
   Where the Road Ends (2003)
   Street Smart (2004)
   Hidden (2005)
   The Promise of Christmas (2005)
   A Child's Wish (2006)
   In Plain Sight (2006)
   Merry Christmas, Babies (2006)
   The Night We Met (2007)
   The Sheriff's Daughter (2007)
     aka Sara's Son
   Behind Closed Doors (2007)
   Trusting Ryan (2008)
   The Holiday Visitor (2008)
   At Close Range (2008)
   It Happened on Maple Street (2011)
   The Friendship Pact (2014)
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Collections
   A Taste of Romance (2012) (with others)
   Colton Countdown / The Spy Switch (poems) (2022) (with Karen Whiddon)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   The Good Girl (2013)
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Series contributed to
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Little Secret
   1. Her Secret, His Child (1999)
   5. The Secret Son (2002)
   12. What Daddy Doesn't Know (2004)
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Twins
   13. For the Children (2003)
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More Than Words
   5. More Than Words, Volume 5 (2009) (with others)
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