#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2015

Phew! I made it!

First, our winners: Patrice Tinsley and Marilyn Costich, who will each receive a copy of–wait for it–“The Marriage Season”, nearly two weeks before its official release date.  :)  Since I’ll be traveling next week, or hope to be, we’re running the contest a little differently this time around.  The rules are the same: two winners will be chosen at random and receive copies of the new book.  The difference is, Jenni will draw the names and notifiy them on Friday instead of Monday, just this once.

Now, about that PHEW!  I’ve been feeling achy for almost ten days now, and I

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The Saga Continues, as told by Juror #2

Today’s foray into the world of jury-duty was brief, composed mostly of waiting.  With twelve of my peers (there was one alternate), I trooped into the courtroom and took my assigned place in the jury box.  We were sworn in, and given brief instructions by the judge.  Then one witness, a forensic scientist, took the stand.  We listened.  We were dismissed again.  We waited, careful not to discuss the case, and engaged in a few rounds of phone-trivia.  Presently, the judge came in, sans robes this time, and informed us that the prosecutor and the defense attorney had reached an

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