Tara Manderino

Biography

Author Tara Manderino loves to create stories and situations for the people running around in her head. She first began writing in third grade when she realized she couldn't afford her reading habit.

Tara resides in her native town in southwestern Pennsylvania. When she’s not writing her own stories, or reading, Tara likes to bake, watch old movies, and do a variety of crafts.

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Books

A Christmas Card: A collection of Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00)
This is a collection of Christmas stories to warm the heart.
False Notes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In late summer 1874, Simon Barr, one of the premiere agents of the newly evolving US Secret Service, arrives in the Oklahoma Territory, to meet his partner, Luke Hayden, and begin their investigation of a large scale counterfeiting operation. Simon meets Kirsten Bentzer, neice to one suspect, fiancée to another. Surely, she can’t be innocent, no matter how much he wishes it were so.
Stirring Wishes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(2.50)
Elise has only one goal in mind: to make this the best possible Christmas for her younger brother, Harry. Lord Richard Stilton likes having his home to himself. The last thing he appreciates is his brother bringing in a frozen waif.

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Smashwords book reviews by Tara Manderino

  • A Confederate Yankee In Miss Annabelle's Court on Nov. 04, 2010

    A Confederate Yankee in Annabelle's Court is truly a sweet romance. The characters are charming, and their method of travel is unique. Seth's speech brings the old south to life, and shows in sharp contrast to Annabelle's cut and dried modern speech. A very pleasant story to bring a smile and sigh to your lips.
  • A Matter of Taste on Oct. 02, 2011

    Wonderful emotion in this short story. The reader can’t help but be drawn to Hannah’s plight and her solution. Ms. DeVaney does a masterful job in A Matter of Taste in getting the reader to understand Hannah. I look forward to reading more of Ms. DeVaney’s work.