#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

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Veteran’s Day–and more

Mea culpa.  I have not blogged in so long that I am almost ashamed to show my face, figuratively speaking of course.  I won’t bore you with the reasons; we all pass through some dark valleys now and then, since this is Earth, not Heaven.  

I am grateful to say that I have emerged from the most recent passage stronger, wiser and with gifts I could never have anticipated.  More on that later.  

Today, I want to celebrate all the brave and honorable men and women who put their lives on the line to preserve the freedoms too many of

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Tomorrow’s the Day


After dreaming and studying and visiting battlefields for nearly thirty years–not to mention writing approximately 140,000 words–it’s happening.  

Tomorrow, May 7, 2019, THE YANKEE WIDOW, my new book, will be released in hardcover and as an audiobook.  

Like any author, I hope my ‘book baby’ will be well received, but, basically, seeing these long-cherished characters come to life, sharing their joys and sorrows, triumphs and failures, is a huge reward in and of itself.  I lived with these people for decades, remember.

Lots of people have asked me why I wanted to write about the Civil War in particular,

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The Pony Express was in operation for only nineteen months from April 1860 through October 1861.