Monday, September 19, 2016

HEART STOPPER by Tamara Narayan

Please help me give a huge shoutout to Tamara Narayan and her new novel Heart Stopper. It's an honour to have you as my guest today, Tamara. Congratulations on your new book. 

From fellow blogger, Diana Wilder, at ...about myself, by myself...This is not sledgehammer blood or gore, but the sort of tantalizing, slowly building tension that will send you groping for another pillow and eyeing your alarm clock to see if you might be able to read to the end and not be too impaired in the morning at work.



Heart Stopper and Other Stories
By Tamara Narayan

One collection, four stories, 171 pages of suspense...

Heart Stopper: The disappearance of random household items baffles Dallas Radner and his eleven-year-old daughter, Tessa. Ten plastic bags, nine ballpoint pens . . . what's next? This odd countdown should end on November 1, The Day of the Dead. That's also Tessa's birthday and the one-year anniversary of her surgery, the day her heart stopped on the operating table.

Dallas almost lost Tessa once. On November 1, one thing will vanish forever. Will it be his daughter?

Detour: Fed up with her abusive boyfriend, coed Chloe Langley takes off in a borrowed car for the safety of home. She'll never make it.

One Step Away: Acrophobia has ruined Darryl James's marriage and stolen his son. To get Andrew back, Darryl undergoes desensitization therapy. Just as success is within his grasp, a relapse occurs with shocking consequences.

Monitor: Perched on a mountain with a view to die for, Laura and Paul Alderson have it all: new house, new baby, and new challenges. But urgent whispers from the baby monitor about her infant son and the garage threaten to turn Laura's American dream into a nightmare.

Available on Amazon ($2.99)

Author Blog: www.tamaranarayan.com


From doling out movie popcorn to flinging smelt to penguins, Tamara Narayan’s career took the “road less traveled”. It veered off into a land of integrals and other strange things while she taught college level math, but these days she’s cruising the fiction highway. In addition to the Heart Stopper collection, her short story Scrying The Plane is in the IWSG anthology, Parallels: Felix Was Here. Find her at www.tamaranarayan.com.




29 comments :

  1. What a great review! Congratulations to Tamara!

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  2. If it keeps me awake, I'll keep reading!
    Flinging smelt to penguins? She must live near an aquarium or Sea World.

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    1. That was my first job after college in Columbia, SC at Riverbanks Zoological Park and Gardens.

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    2. The premise sounds intriguing, so I'm sure it'll keep you awake, Alex. Thanks for visiting.

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  3. Four fascinating-sounding stories! Sounds like a great collection. Congratulations to Tamara.

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  4. Wow, they all sound amazing. Thanks for sharing this collection.

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  5. I love story collections, and you've described one that I would really get into. Thanks and congrats to Tamara.

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  6. I love short stories and can't wait to read Tamara's book!

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  7. I'm delighted to see Tamara's book featured here. I love reading her blog posts. All her short stories sound so creepy -- and I love creepy! Thanks to Diane for the review. I'm wishing Tamara much success and sales! :)

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  8. It's so nice to meet Tamara. Wishing her much success! Joylene, you are a lovely hostess - thanks so much for hosting and sharing. :) Have a great week!

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  9. "...not sledgehammer blood or gore..." Sounds like something I'd enjoy!
    Congrats to Tamara!

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  10. Joylene,
    Just wanted to stop by and thank you for coming over to my blog, then hopping over to Tyrean's and back again. Glad you enjoyed both posts. I appreciate your support - so much! Thanks, sweet friend! :) Have a good week!

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  11. I like the sound of all four stories – really excited to read this. Thanks for the introduction to Tamara’s work.

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  12. They sound like great stories. I love the title and the striking cover.

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  13. This sounds like a fantastic collection of stories! Congratulations Tamara!

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  14. It sounds like an exciting collection!

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  15. These sound so great! Thanks for sharing.


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  16. Sounds so intriguing. Congrats to Tamara on the release!

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