#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2006

Sheep and Shepherds

(Still Linda. Mojo comes on Monday.)

Recently, I’ve read a book that has touched me deeply, and taken me to a new level. It’s called “A Shepherd Looks at the 23rd Psalm”, by Phillip Keller. I have always loved that Psalm, but I have a greater understanding of it now.

I guess it follows that a Psalm about sheep and shepherds would resonate with me. My paternal grandfather, Jacob Daniel Lael, called “Dan” by those who knew him, kept sheep. He knew a lot about them, paid close, assiduous attention to their health and well-being. He guarded and defended them,

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Coming Soon to a Blog Near You

Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
I’m taking next week off from the blog, and Mojo Sheepshanks will be taking over for me Monday-Thursday. On Friday, Mojo and I are both going to California, where I’ll be keynoting the LaJolla Writers’ Conference.

Just to prepare you a little–as if anybody could ever really be prepared for Mojo–she’s the heroine of my (okay, Moje, our) new romantic-thriller series, which begins with “Deadly Gamble”. It will be available as early as October 24, I’m told, and everywhere in November.
Mojo has a peculiar talent–but I’ll let her tell you about that.

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”