Laura Taylor

Biography

"Laura Taylor writes with the power and sensuality that characterizes the best authors in the romance genre." Romantic Times Book Reviews

Laura Taylor is an award-winning romance writer with over 1 million books in print, and more than 500,000 digital editions of her books have already been downloaded by eBook readers.

Laura is the recipient of numerous writing awards, including:
***RWA RITA Finalist Award - Mainstream Fiction
***2-Time Maggie Award Winner for Mainstream Fiction from GRW/RWA
***Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award - Best New Contemporary Mainstream Fiction Author
***Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Certificate of Excellence for Series Romance
***Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Bantam Loveswept Novel
***Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Best Series Romantic Adventure Novel
***Romantic Times Career Achievement Certificate of Excellence as Series Storyteller of the Year
***Romantic Times Career Achievement Certificate of Excellence for Best Series Romantic Suspense
***2-Time RWA Golden Heart Series Romance & Mainstream Fiction Finalist
***The 1st Golden Rose Award from the Gold Coast Chapter of RWA

Laura's acclaimed Vietnam-era novel, HONORBOUND, which received multiple national book awards and endorsements from authors Pat Conroy, Stephen King, and W.E.B. Griffin, was an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild Book Club and the Doubleday Book Club. She is a permanent faculty member of the Southern California Writers Conference, a member of International Thriller Writers (ITW), and one of the original Founding Members and a member of the Board of Directors of Novelists, Inc.

Where to find Laura Taylor online

Twitter: AuthorLTaylor
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Books

Love at the Beach Boxed Set (Volume One - 3 Complete Novels)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 143,030. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Love at the Beach Boxed Set (Volume One) contains three, full-length, stand-alone, romantic suspense novels: Seduction, Surrender, and Sublime. “Laura Taylor writes with the power and sensuality that characterizes the best authors in the romance genre.” Romantic Times Book Reviews
Seduction (Book #1 - Love at the Beach)
Series: Love at the Beach, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Romantic Times Book Reviews says of Seduction . . . “Laura Taylor tugs at our heartstrings as a lovely translator, once betrayed under the worst possible circumstances, is seduced into love by a brilliant government consultant. A writer of powerful precision and tender perception, Ms. Taylor brings alive a veritable rainbow of emotions in an impressive piece of writing.”
Surrender (Book #2 - Love at the Beach)
Series: Love at the Beach, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,600. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
“Laura Taylor provides gripping romance in Surrender (Book #2 - Love at the Beach), an intense love story about a lovely crisis counselor whose life is saved by a handsome tycoon during a bank robbery. Readers will find this sensual romance quite moving.” Romantic Times Book Reviews
Sublime (Book #3 - Love at the Beach)
Series: Love at the Beach, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Romantic Times Book Reviews says . . . “Laura Taylor goes right for the jugular in Sublime (Book #3 - Love at the Beach), and she delivers a potent injection of unadulterated passion. The clash that erupts when a contractor realizes he’s due to restore a home for his ex-sister-in-law is enough to raise the roof … the love that slowly evolves melts his heart.” Romantic Times Book Reviews
Anticipation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
“A beautiful woman is forced into partnership with the man she loves but is trying to protect when they inherit joint ownership of a promising Thoroughbred racehorse called Anticipation. Laura Taylor creates a fiery sensual tension in this darkly edged thriller . . . she writes with the power and sensuality that characterizes the best authors in the romance genre.” Romantic Times Book Reviews
Moment By Moment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Romantic Times Book Reviews: In Moment By Moment "Laura Taylor explores the risks of love with sensitive precision. A chance meeting on a California beach between a soul-weary documentary filmmaker and a beautiful former cop leads first to friendship and then to something much deeper. Ms. Taylor’s superb characterization and haunting ambiance will leave a lasting impression on your heart.”
The Christmas Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
“Laura Taylor touches our hearts with The Christmas Gift as a former senior investigator for the Justice Department and a beautiful interior decorator join forces to protect an abandoned infant during the Christmas holiday season. Ms. Taylor always creates empathetic characters who triumph over adversity with courage and grace.” Romantic Times Book Reviews
Fallen Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
"In Fallen Angel, a lovely explosives expert retires to life as a specialty shop owner in Nevada and falls in love with a high-powered lawyer. But can he accept who and what she has been? Laura Taylor touches our hearts with her sensitive perception of two wary lovers who find renewal in each other's arms." Romantic Times Book Reviews
Warrior Series Boxed Set (Military Romances - 4 Complete Novels)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 195,710. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
The Warrior Series is a Boxed Set of 4 Complete Military Romance Novels. Soul-mates meet, sparks fly, passion flares, and lives are forever changed! Award-winning, classic, and oh-so-sensual Happily Ever After books written to delight contemporary romance readers. Included in the 4 Book Collection are unabridged editions of Desert Rose, Midnight Storm, Heartbreaker, and More Than Friends.
Wilder's Woman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Former federal prosecutor, now ex-con, Craig Wilder once symbolized the very best of the justice system. His ex-wife, Tasha Lockridge, has found the evidence that will vindicate him. She vows to fight for him, but convincing Craig that she's his best ally is just the first battle in their seductive war of wills. This is a war Tasha intends to win, because she's always been Wilder's Woman.
More Than Friends (Book #4 - Warrior Series)
Series: Warrior Series (4 Books), Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
More Than Friends On the heels of a failed kidnapping attempt, Leah Holbrook awakens in a hospital ER to a world she doesn’t recognize and a man she doesn’t remember. She needs his protection, but she also craves the burn of his sensuality. Naval Intelligence Officer Brett Upton is a man Leah intuitively trusts, and she is certain that they are ... More Than Friends.
Heartbreaker (Book #3 - Warrior Series)
Series: Warrior Series (4 Books), Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
HEARTBREAKER - pride, determination, and sensuality collide as sculptor Bliss Rowland comes face to face with Naval Intelligence officer Micah Holbrook. He is the man who rescued her eleven years ago in the aftermath of a London terrorist attack. Following yet another terrorist incident, Micah now faces the threat of permanent blindness. This time, Bliss is cast in the role of rescuer.
Midnight Storm (Book #2 - Warrior Series)
Series: Warrior Series (4 Books), Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
“Not even the destructive force of a tornado can equal the Midnight Storm in the heart of a lovely innkeeper when a handsome Marine Corps pilot comes back into her life after barely surviving a perilous mission in the Middle East . . . this compelling love story from Laura Taylor shines, ending on a note of luminous joy for lucky readers to savor and cherish.” Romantic Times Book Reviews
Desert Rose (Book #1 - Warrior Series)
Series: Warrior Series (4 Books), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Desert Rose #1-Warrior Series “A firecracker of a book from Laura Taylor! In the beautifully written Desert Rose, a downed pilot imprisoned in the Middle East learns the true meaning of love when a lovely humanitarian relief worker is thrown into the next cell. Ms. Taylor ... brilliantly depicts the price sometimes asked of individuals in the name of higher causes." Romantic Times Book Review

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