#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2007

Sister Sally, Biker Chick

My sister Sally, husband, Jim, and five friends arrived at the lake yesterday–on Harleys! (Well, Sally and her friend Linnea came by plane, and I picked them up at the airport). But Jim and his guy friends arrived on bikes. It must have the neighbors in my quiet lakeside community talking! Before I left them to enjoy the pool and hot tub for the evening, I said, “Don’t be surprised if the police stop by.”

I was kidding, of course.

Provided Montana is passable, given a large wildfire blazing there, they’ll be heading out today for Sturgis, South Dakota, to

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My Magical Time Machine

Writing “The Rustler” is a real experience, deeply emotional. I had a tough time getting going on it, what with the normal rush of summer and Dad deciding to saddle up and ride for Heaven’s brand. Now that the story is rolling, though, it’s a pleasure to write. I just show up in Stone Creek, Arizona Territory, 1907, using my magical time-travel machine, and Sarah and Wyatt are always waiting for me. Sometimes impatiently. If Wyatt carried a watch, he’d take it out of his vest pocket, frown at it, and say, “We’re burnin’ daylight, here!” Sarah is only slightly

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Back in earlier days, a cattle drive would average 10-12 miles a day.

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