Tamara Philip, Author

Where Love blossoms…


The Blog Hop Tour- #Monday Blogs

                                                             #Monday Blogs


Welcome  to my blog! I’m Tamara and I write romance with a quirky edge. ( I like to think of myself as hilarious) I’m the author of The Trouble with Playing Cupid

I was invited to join this blog tour by Author Neva Squires-Rodriguez.  She’s the author of the Liliana series, which will make you miss your stop on the bus because its so engrossing. Seriously, I couldn’t put it down and neither should you. and also she’s  super awesome and quite pretty <3. You should check out her blog at http://nevasquiresrodriguez.com/

So let’s see a little about me:

Things I love- Paul Rudd, complaining, reading, talking about books, traveling, Tom Hiddleston, social awareness,  when celebrities use their status for the good of people less fortunate than they are, action movies,Orlando Bloom, going grocery shopping with a lot of money, Pinterest, telling people what to do, trying out new recipes, collecting recipes and quotes and lots more that I won’t bore you with.

What I wanted to be when I grew up- I wanted to be a lawyer because I can talk for days and I love to argue. Instead I’m a writer and I use that arguing to terrorize my gorgeous fiance, Chris and basically everyone else I know.

I like this blog hop so much I’m going to tell my author friend, Adrienne at http://indigoplume.wordpress.com/ all about it and invite her to join us next monday! If you want to join up with the  Monday Blog Hop tour just visit @Mondayblogs on twitter for more info

Thanks for visiting! Bye ❤


Authors with Flair…Adrienne Ruvalcaba interview

Adrienne Ruvalcaba‘s The Prostitute’s Daughter is a gripping, intense, edgy and yet sweet novel. How does one book accomplish all of that? Perhaps it’s a reflection of its author and all the layers of her personality?  Luckily for me, she allowed me to interview her in all her mysterious glory…

 In less than 30 words, tell us about The Prostitute’s Daughter?

The Prostitute’s Daughter is the story of a man who loves a woman who doesn’t believe in love. He loves her even when she isn’t capable of loving herself.

How long did it take you to write it?

It took me five years to write this book. I wrote it in my spare time while I was dealing with a things, including the end of an abusive marriage, going to engineering school full time while single parenting two small children, working, and coming to grips with serious health issues and a subsequent diagnosis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Why did you write it? or better yet where did the plot idea come from?

The plot idea came from my intimate experience with survivors of abuse. At a young age, I witnessed a very dear loved one go through unspeakable abuse. I also witnessed this person’s metamorphosis into a completely different person. This person never received the love they needed and deserved, and, as a result, they never healed properly. I too am a survivor of abuse, but I was able to find peace and healing through love and support. The redeeming power of love is sometimes the only way to drive out certain kinds of darkness in one’s soul. The Prostitute’s Daughter is a story that captures that concept and gives it an emotionally fulfilling little fairytale twist.

When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?

I’m definitely more of a doer than a talker. I’m a person of few spoken words, but I’m very good at plodding along like a machine and accomplishing one small, manageable task after another. I’m all about the daily grind.

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