#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Before we get into the day of hearts and flowers, I’ll announce this week’s winners.  (What?  It’s not Monday?)  Congratulations to: Joann Quijada and Shelley Anderson.  If you didn’t win, keep trying–comment and you’re entered.  As always, the winners will be chosen at random, notified and announced here next Monday.  Unless it happens on Tuesday.  :)

I’m in love, my friends–with Bridger Winslow and Rogan McBride, the dual heroes of “North of Eden”!  Okay, yes, they’re fictional, but is that bad???  Unlike their flesh-and-blood counterparts, they never leave the toilet seat up, say things like, “What’s for dinner?” or “Are you

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An Old Favorite

Today, when I wasn’t writing, I was listening to an old favorite book of mine, “The Girl of the Limberlost”, by Gene Stratton-Porter.  I first read this book when I was very young, and I loved it dearly.  When it came up on Audible, I downloaded it, and I’m enjoying the story as much as I did the first time.  It was first published around 1909, and some of the phrasing is old-fashioned, but I can’t help loving Elnora Comstock, the heroine.  The book opens as she is going off to high school, much against the wishes of her embittered

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.

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