#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2009

Tomato Report

My deck garden continues to delight me–but I must confess that my Tomato Tree doesn’t look like the ones on the infomercials. :) (Not yet, anyway.) It’s still relatively early, so the tomatoes are small, though plentiful, and those that have ripened have immediately been eaten–by me. There have been some green peppers (2) and several yellow squashes, which are delicious.

I have a special journal set aside for gardening notes–things I want to remember next year–things I’ve learned. Things that worked, things that didn’t.

My zinnias are just gorgeous–I plan to raise a lot more of them in the future.

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The Bridegroom

I’ve been so busy writing “Tate”–what an experience this book has been!–that I haven’t given a lot of thought to the release of my new book, The Bridegroom. It will be in book stores everywhere next Tuesday, July 28.

If you’ve read The Man from Stone Creek, A Wanted Man, and The Rustler, you’ll recognize Gideon Yarbro, Rowdy and Wyatt’s younger brother, but fair warning: he is all grown up and definitely a man, not a boy. If you’ve never read any of the Stone Creek books, you might try this one. It’s full of action, adventure and,

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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.