Friday, May 31, 2013

An Interview with Tamara Hoffa ~ Author of Roping Love

Tamara Hoffa lives in central Tennessee, with her husband of 30 years, her three grown children, two grandchildren, 3 dogs and 2 cats. Tamara started reading when she was four years old and has rarely been seen without a book at hand since. At home you will usually find her in “nana’s chair” with her kindle, her laptop or one of her precious, precocious grandson’s in her lap. Tamara is a reviewer, a professional reader and can now add author to her repertoire. Tamara is proof positive that it’s never too late to reach for your dreams.

Connect with Tamara Hoffa:

Hi Tamara. Welcome the Read Your Writes Book Reviews. Could you please introduce yourself?

Hi, Kim, thanks for having me here on RYWBR. I am 48 years old. I live in central Tennessee, with my husband of 30 years, my three children and my two grandsons, 5 dogs and 2 cats. I still have a “day job” as a hairdresser. I edit, run a blog site and write. So you can see I’m a pretty busy lady.

You are a relatively new author. Your first novella, HEART OF A SOLDIER, was released last year. Your latest release is ROPING LOVE, please tell us about it.

Roping Love is a second chance at love story. Carrie and Chance were young lovers, but circumstances tore them apart. Ten years have passed and they meet again. The sparks still fly between the two lovers, and while Chance wants to pick up where they left off. Carrie doesn’t want to risk her heart again, with the one man who previously left it in pieces.

What do you, Tamara, love about Chance and Carrie? I personally love their love and commitment to their families and each other.

I love Carrie’s strength and joie de vivre. I love Chance’s loyalty to his family, and strong sense of honor.

My BIG burning question….Is there going to be a sequel, featuring Chase Ryan?

I’m not sure yet. I had intended Roping Love to be a stand alone title. But, if the readers want more, I may write stories for Chance’s brothers, Chase and Cody.

I’m a reader who would LOVE to have a story on the other Ryan brothers!!!!

Morning person or Night owl?

Night Owl

Coffee or tea?

COFFEE! I am addicted, a 2 pot a day girl.

Country living or City life?

I have lived in the country for the last 15 years and I couldn’t imagine living in a city again. Ug, neighbors! shivers.

LOL....Last Kindle book purchased?

Getting’Pierced, by Shannon West

Favorite color?


Strict Nana or the Little Bits are wrapped around your finger so tight they’re drawing blood? (smiles)

My grandsons are 2 and 4 and they definitely have Nana’s number! I spoil them rotten.

Tamara, thank you for allowing me interview you and read ROPING LOVE. Is there anything you would like to add?

As you mentioned, I am new to the writing industry. But, it has been an amazing journey. I’d like to tell everyone that it’s never too late to follow your dreams. And start today, because you don’t know if you will have a tomorrow.

Ten Years ago love slipped through Chance’s lasso. This time “He was going after her and she didn’t stand a chance, just like a calf in a chute, he was going to rope her with his love and ride back into her life.”
Carrie Stewart is a dedicated horsewoman. She runs a successful breeding and training program. She is a good friend, a good sister and a favorite aunt, but she has been burned by love. Carrie has never gotten over her first love, Chance Ryan. After ten years of absence Chance shows back up in her life. Should she risk her heart again, with the man who left it broken at her feet in the past? Chance has some serious work ahead of him to win back the one woman he could never forget.
Purchase through:  Amazon | All Romance | Secret Cravings | Bookstand
Roping Love will also be sold at Barnes & Noble
Click HERE for my review of Roping Love. 
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  1. FYI Kim, I started Chase's story yesterday. Giving Chase :)

  2. FYI Kim, I started Chase's story yesterday. Giving Chase :)

    1. Really excited... Can't wait!!!!

      Thanks for letting me know.


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