#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for March, 2011

Mama in Panic Mode

That was me, when I turned on the news this morning and saw the dreadful images of the destruction in Japan. The loss of life there is absolutely staggering, and that was bad enough, but then the newscaster said there would be tsunamis hitting the West Coast–imminently. Since my daughter, Wendy, lives in Santa Monica, not terribly far from the beach, I pounced on the cell phone. Voice mail. I waited 10 minutes and called again–and this time I got a sleepy, “Hello?” We stayed on the line for over an hour, until I was sure she wouldn’t wash away

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Pinch Me….

I must be dreaming! “A Creed in Stone Creek” is number 1 for a second week.

How do I feel?


Somewhat numb.

And grateful as all get out.

Among many other reasons to be thankful, I have the best publishing team (Harlequin) and editor (Joan Marlow Golan) and agent (Irene Goodman) and personal publicist (Nancy Berland), in the business. I’m getting lots of kudos these days, but I didn’t do this alone by any means. All of these people played a big part. Donna, Loriana, Tara, KO, Michele, you believed in me, all along. (The team is actually much

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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.