#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

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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, Read More »

A Dream Comes True!

On May 7, one of my biggest dreams will come true: my Civil War novel, THE YANKEE WIDOW, will be released in hardcover by Mira Books.

This is a big, sprawling rough-and-tumble brawl of a story, with strong characters and lots of research behind it.

In early July of 1863, as many of you will know, two massive armies collided in and around the small but bustling market town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  The resulting 3-day battle was, of course, horrendous, with terrible casualties on both sides of the struggle.

Caroline Hammond is a farm-wife, with a young daughter and a Read More »