#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2011

Return of the Blogger

Yesterday, I was concentrating so hard on the book that I completely FORGOT this blog until it was basically too late. I’m SO CLOSE to finishing, it’s unbelievable.

Picture me sitting at a computer, taking an occasional dazed sip from a coffee mug, and you’ve got the idea. That’s about all I’ve been doing lately, and it doesn’t make for very interesting blogging, now, does it? :) What IS interesting (I didn’t feel like italicizing today, so I’m using caps for emphasis) is getting lost in the story of Brody Creed and his Carolyn. These characters have a special hold on

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Remembering Gladys Lael

This Saturday, I received word that my cousin Jimmy’s lovely wife, Gladys, had passed over.

Gladys was one of my all-time favorite people, a true class act and a genuine Southern Belle, in the finest sense of the term. Gladys always had a warm and ready smile to offer. She was beyond generous, beyond kind, and her hospitality was truly amazing. She and Jim showed me museums and plantation houses during two different visits–I was there with my brother, Jerry, and then with cousin Doris. Gladys and Jim took us to Colonial Williamsburg, to museums and plantation houses and

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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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