Hope C. Tarr is the award-winning author of twenty-five historical and contemporary romance novels. IRISH EYES, set in her beloved New York City, is her women’s historical fiction debut.
Hope has been featured in numerous entertainment news programs and publications, including NBC’s Today Show, Time Out New York, and The New York Post. She is a founder and current curator of the popular Manhattan-based Lady Jane’s Salon® monthly fiction reading series, now in its eighth year with satellites nationwide.
Prior to launching her writing career, she earned a Master’s Degree in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Education, both from The Catholic University of America. She lives in Manhattan with her fiancé and their rescue cats and frequently can be found exploring the city’s historic sites and neighborhoods, greenmarkets and parks, museums and art galleries, wine bars and restaurants—all inspirations for her novels.