#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2011

Back in the Saddle

This morning, I have lots of news. 

First, “Creed’s Honor” is in the stores today.  I’m so excited!

Second, the Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women will be starting up again soon.  My sister Sally will be overseeing the program, and the goal is to evolve the whole shebang into a bonafide foundation, with ongoing grants offered.

Third, I’m getting a whole new website soon.  Watch this space!

Fourth, I will definitely be at National Finals Rodeo this December, and there’s some exciting stuff in the offing, including a contest awarding the most amazingly beautiful silver belt buckles from Montana

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Today, I will be quiet.  I will remember all those who fought and died for freedom and basic human dignity.  I will remember those who are serving right now, too–far from home, holding the line, living from one courageous moment to the next.  God bless our servicemen and women–you are the very best of America–and I pray that each and every one of you will come home safely, and soon.

No remembrance would be complete without a mention of my late dad, Grady “Skip” Lael, proud Marine and former town marshal.  Dad, you taught me practically everything I know about

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