#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for March, 2006

Oh, Those McKettricks

I counted up the other day, and by the time I finish, there will be nine McKettrick books!

It all began with “High Country Bride”, Rafe and Emmeline’s story.
Kade and Mandy followed with “Shotgun Bride”.
Jeb and Chloe starred in “Secondhand Bride”.
Holt and Lorelei, “McKettrick’s Choice”.
Then there are the modern McKettricks:
Sierra and Travis in “Sierra’s Homecoming”, a Silhouette Special Edition to be published this December. (Actually, this book is both contemporary and historical, because Hannah and Doss McKettrick get to tell their story, too. Doss is the youngest son of Holt and Lorelei.)
In the spring

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Fletcher’s Woman

“Fletcher’s Woman” was my very first published book. Pocket released it in August of 1983 as part of their Tapestry line. I will never forget the thrill of holding that cover proof in my hands for the first time, seeing MY name and the title in raised letters.

The story was set in and around Seattle, in 1889. That same year, Washington became a state, and Seattle was devastated by a terrible fire. The city on Puget Sound rose valiantly out of the ashes, and businesses and homes sprang up immediately–in canvas tents and shacks cobbled together with scraps of

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.