#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2005


There’s a big fire burning a few miles from here, and it’s been pretty scary. The hills on the other side of Carefree and Cave Creek are ablaze, and last night, I could see the flames from the courtyard gate. Easy to evacuate the dogs and cats, but the horses are another matter. Banjo, the youngest, has never been in a trailer, and he’d throw a fit for sure.
Everybody hold good thoughts!

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The Man from Stone Creek

I’m in the last stages of finishing up my next historical romance, called The Man from Stone Creek. It’s a stand-alone book–meaning it’s not part of a series–and I am madly in love with the hero. His name is Sam O’Ballivan, and he’s an Arizona Ranger, posing as a schoolmaster. The heroine, Maddie Chancelor, is a hardworking store keeper and post mistress in the small, fictional Arizona Territory town (Haven) where the story takes place. The time is 1903.
Have I intrigued you?
I hope so. You’ll meet these characters, along with their friends and enemies, around this time next

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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.