#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2011

This Wednesday Morning…

Is starting out with overcast skies, and that delicious autumn snap is in the air.  Downstairs, my craft room/studio is undergoing an amazing transformation, due to the Dynamic Duo, Debbie and Nicole.  :)  Incredible!

Nicole grew up with my daughter, Wendy, on the same block in Port Orchard, and what a pair they made.  They used to doll Nicole’s little brother Jason up in curls, dresses and make-up–especially mascara, since he’s blessed with long lashes.  :)  They got into a lot of other mischief, as well, like trying to roller skate on the frozen surface of an above-ground swimming pool–Nicole–and playing a

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Hurricane Deb is on the job!

Debbie arrived yesterday morning, and already she’s going through my craft room like a whirling dervish.  :) Her daughter, Nicole, arrives tonight, and then there will be two hurricanes downstairs.

Me?  I’m working on the new book.  The first chapter is always the most challenging, but I have the opening scene down and that counts for a lot. 

Beautiful autumn weather today.  I’m loving it.

A question I’ve gotten about “The Lawman’s Christmas” is, How does Sawyer McKettrick fit into the clan?  Well, he’s Kade and Mandy’s son, and the hero of next year’s book, “The Gunslinger’s Christmas.”

My stepmother, Edith,

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Texas was the most active gunfighting state, with some 160 shoot-outs from the 1850’s through the 1890’s.