#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2007

I Still Miss Someone

I still miss my dad.

My stepmother, Edith, sent me one of the cardigan sweaters Dad used to wear. She could hardly have given me a more precious gift. When I need a hug, I put it on, and it’s as though Dad is right there. I take that sweater along in my suitcase whenever I go anywhere. If you ever see me wearing a man’s green cardigan, you’ll know–I need a hug.

Yesterday’s mail brought a note from Edith, and some recent pictures of Dad–beaming in every one–that I will cherish. She enclosed a copy of a poem she

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Doctoring

Last Tuesday, I rushed off to the doctor’s office, only to find I had the wrong day! Well, today, of course, is the day. I’ll be late to Stone Creek–hope Sarah and Wyatt understand–but I WILL be there.

I’ve been getting a lot of surprises from these characters. Their story is deeply emotional for me, and sometimes it’s difficult to go through all their feelings with them. But I do. It’s a rewarding experience. I’m hoping you will be as moved by this book (“The Rustler”) as I am. It will be in stores in October of 08, as a

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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