#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2005

On the Home Stretch With Mojo

Mojo is the heroine of my current writing project, “Deadly Gamble”, which will be out in November of next year.

Getting to know Mojo has been a real discovery process. She’s even more of a handful to write about than Clare Westbrook, (of “Don’t Look Now”, “Never Look Back”, and “One Last Look”). Clare once saw the ghost of her sister, Tracy. Mojo deals with ghosts on an ongoing basis, starting with her ex-husband, Nick, and her childhood cat, Chester. She’s just starting out as a private detective, quite a jump from her former career as a medical billing clerk,

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The Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama did not say anything I had not heard before, and yet the experience was still powerful. Why is that? Because the Dalai Lama is centered within himself, and in this way he affects the energies of all who come near him. I saw many genuine devotees in the crowd, and some who were, at essence, I humbly suspect, simply rebelling against something in their own religious upbringing. (In other words, this was more about flouting Grandma’s rabid fundamentalism than any true belief they could honestly claim for themselves.) There is, of course, a major difference between joining

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.

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