#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Winners, what I did this weekend and Mondays in general

First, our current winners. They are: Regina Merchant and Cheryl Verkon. Autographed books will soon be winging their way toward you, ladies. Congratulations and thanks for entering. The new contest is in progress as of today, so get those comments in. That’s all you have to do to enter. If your name comes up in the next random drawing, you will receive an email from Jenni, requesting your snail mail info. If you do not receive an email from Jenni, then you didn’t win, but no need to be discouraged, just enter again. :) Peristence pays.

Regarding the weekend, we had fabulously sunny (if cold) weather both days, and Bernice and I made the best of it. Even though she’ll be 15 on April 14, this dog loves to go for walks–loves to go anywhere, for that matter. :) She’s a peppy little dickens, for sure. Anyway, we did some exploring and some hanging out in the barn–her favorite place to visit.

Yesterday, the family celebrated our boy Lucas’s 8th birthday–hard to believe he’s that old already. :) Five minutes ago, it seems to me, he was a baby. Lucas is smart, funny, and affectionate–and, yes, as his great-aunt, I’m prejudiced. :) We all enjoyed barbecued hamburgers, the usual accompaniments, and a lot of laughter–though I did skip the birthday cake. (Wednesday’s weigh-in is coming up fast, and last week’s number was sobering.)

Mondays. I love them. Mostly. :)

131 comments to “Winners, what I did this weekend and Mondays in general”

  1. Melaine
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:20 pm · Link

    I always look forward to your blogs. It’s like hearing from a friend. I’m reading a number of your novels from 12-15 years ago. I usually read 2 – 3 of your books a week and I love them all.

    Hope you do well at your weigh-in on Wednesday!

    • Rianne O'Hara
        · March 9th, 2015 at 2:36 pm · Link

      Thr best romance writer ever! I love you linda lael miller. As an equestrian, i truly appreciate your love and knowledge of horses. And, every sexy cowboy you create melts my heart…and does other things to me lol.

  2. Jennifer Damone
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:21 pm · Link

    Sounds like a great weekend! We had temps in the 60’s this past weekend! Sure put all of us in better spirits. Get a little grouchy with cloudy and cold all the time. Have a great week!

  3. Patricia Taylor
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:21 pm · Link

    Our yorkie is 14 years old and just as peppy as a puppy. It’s hard to believe that she is 14. She weighs only 3 and half pounds but she’s ready to take on the world each morning. Her job is to keep the squirrels, cats and whatever out of the backyard. She takes her job very seriously!

  4. Teresa G
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:21 pm · Link

    Happy Birthday to Lucas. So glad you had a good weekend. Hope your week is just as good. :)

  5. Carol Witt
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:23 pm · Link

    I enjoy listening to your books while I knit or work on my counted cross stitch.


  6. Eliza Rosales
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:23 pm · Link

    Love your books and hearing more about you personally in the blog. I have a lab who I still call a puppy though she’s almost 6 she still chews everything. We’ve yet to find a bed she can’t or won’t destroy. She even got my brand new dress for Easter right through the bag.

  7. DONNA
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:24 pm · Link

    Today feels like spring in NJ. I am so happy!!!

  8. Linda Ritch
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:24 pm · Link

    Love love all your books…have them all..and always anxiously awaiting the next one


  9. Deborah Rae Nelson
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:25 pm · Link

    Congratulations to the winners.

    Bernice has great taste, loving to hang out in the barn. That’s my kind of companion.

    Fun memories for Lucas.


  10. Melissa Conner
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:26 pm · Link

    Love your books, I especially love the ones of the old west like Second Hand Bride etc….

  11. Nora
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:27 pm · Link

    Love your books Linda! Wishing you a great week…

  12. Pam Alderson
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:29 pm · Link

    Weather is finally beginning to improve here. We’ve had company so have been BBQ’ing and showing her around the area.

  13. Michaela
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:30 pm · Link

    Almost done reading the Mckettricks! I have all of them and the Creeds also done Big Sky working toward getting them all. And them all read before I go college. Love your books :)

  14. Teresa F
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:31 pm · Link

    Hope you are having great weather. Spring is just around the corner!

  15. Leanna
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:33 pm · Link

    The time change killed me yesterday. It has been cold and rainy in Austin, Texas, really looking forward to the 70s that it should be toward the end of the week. Our dogs hate this weather the backyard is flooded and no walks.

  16. Amy Ricks
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:33 pm · Link

    Glad you had a good weekend. We had a awesome one here in IA. We had our 7th annual Heart party for my mom (who is also a fan). We celebrate every year around the time she had her quadruple bypass surgery.

  17. Diana Gordon
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:33 pm · Link

    I’m new to reading blogs but have been reading your books for a few years now……love them!!

  18. Virginia H
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:33 pm · Link

    Yes nice weather for a change, I just got back from a walk myself it is in the 50’s here today, I can’t believe it after all the snow we have had for the last two weeks. Now we have rain coming in tomorrow and everything is flooded already from all the snow and rain. May be swimming on my walks later in the week.

  19. Maria Rutella
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:38 pm · Link

    I love your books. My favorites are the ones involving the McKettricks. I never want them to end because I feel like part of the story.

  20. Ruby Norwood
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:43 pm · Link

    Congrats ladies on your win, Enjoy!! Bernice sounds like a wonderful pet, and it is so strange how we can get so attached to them. Happy Birthday to Lucas also.

  21. Brenda Bengard
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:52 pm · Link

    I live in Iowa and the temps are finally getting into the mid 50, i do not expect summer warmth but any thing is better than the – degree crap we have been having for way too long. Keep writing those wonderful books you write. Thank you.

  22. Kay Moorhead
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:52 pm · Link

    Nice “front porch” sitting weather in our area.

  23. Joyce Ansell
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:52 pm · Link

    I love your books. You always have such interesting characters, and plots! I would love to be the winner of one of them!

  24. Darlene
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:55 pm · Link

    Happy Monday to you!!! It was great to spring ahead to have longer daylight time. I am looking forward to planting my flowers soon. Hope you have a wonderful week :)

  25. Lois Rotella
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:57 pm · Link

    Sounds like you had a good weekend. Where I am the weather is turning warmer. By that I mean it went from freezing to the 40s. It is sunny and that is what counts. When does your next book come out?

  26. Carol Luciano
      · March 9th, 2015 at 2:58 pm · Link

    Congrats to the winners. Thanks for sharing your days Linda. I’m so happy here in Jersey. The weather is gorgeous and a reminder that we have beautiful days ahead. :) Happy Birthday wishes to Lucas. Have a great week ahead.
    Carol L

  27. Emagrace Colley
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:00 pm · Link

    love all your books. Just reread The Marriage Pact .

  28. Dennis
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:01 pm · Link

    It will warm up eventually! Same here in upstate NY… still cold!!

  29. Debra Wright
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:05 pm · Link

    Of course love reading and rereading your books! I live in Phoenix Az so the weather is wonderful this time of year. Right now its 71 `. Beautiful! Our little dog will be 15 this year and still going strong!

  30. Leanna Morris
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:07 pm · Link

    I love your books and am always looking forward to the next one to be published and released!

  31. Edna Ruth Harrell
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:11 pm · Link

    I love your books. Just finished reading “Marriage Pact”. Looking forward to reading “The Marriage Charm”. I particularly like books that are a series. I enjoy the characters and look forward to seeing what happens over the period of the series. :

  32. Evelyn Baldwin
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:12 pm · Link

    I have read many famous authors! You are the absolutely TheBest!!! When i read your books, i absolutely cannot put them down! You are certainly the best! I like Joan Johnston with those cowboy books too. Recently i started reading and i started singing the words! What’s up with that? Told my doctor today, since i had a stroke two years ago. Now she looked at me and said are you still seeing your psychiatrist. Go figure! Darn! I need a new book. Doctors are taking my book money! God Bless you on your weight! Going to pet my poor rescued puppies! Oh wait! They are richer than me now! Love my doggie baby’s!

  33. DonnaC
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:21 pm · Link

    Can’t wait for the next book! We had a great weekend, went to a Bavarian town in Michigan called Frankenmuth, which has the biggest Christmas store, I know you’d love it! 3 football sized then had the best family style chicken dinner you will ever eat! Just me & hubby!

  34. Gloria
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:22 pm · Link


    Congratulations to Regina Merchant and Cheryl Verkon!

    Linda, I’m proud of you for not eating any cake. If I’d been there, I’d have eaten your slice for you. I eat too many sweets, and wish I knew how to stop.

    Have a good and Godly week ahead!

  35. Donamae kutska
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:27 pm · Link

    My little dog had surgery spayed and hernia operations Saturday, so no walks for her! Wouldn’t you know it warmed up here! Hope to walk her soon! Love your books!

  36. Vickey McGee
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:32 pm · Link

    Congratulations to the winners. Happy Birthday to Lucas1 Love reading your books.

  37. Emily Morrissey
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:35 pm · Link

    would love to win your book! autographed would be awesome! i read anything i can get my hands on that you have written!

  38. Jane G
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:37 pm · Link

    Birthday parties, particularly those for children, are so much fun Sounds like you had a great weekend.

  39. Dixie Hadley
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:41 pm · Link

    Thanks for sharing. Family gatherings are the best . Hope you have a good weigh in :-)

  40. Bernadette Saliski
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:44 pm · Link

    This weekend was beautiful and we had a eventful Saturday rushing my mother’s dog Molly to the vet. Apparently she’d eaten something during her walk and it caused her some breathing issues and anxiety. She is much better today and it going back to the vet for follow-up. I am feeling very blessed and thankful for our on call vet.

  41. Patti
      · March 9th, 2015 at 3:52 pm · Link

    I agree any kind of family get together is Great. Sounds like you had a GREAT weekend.;) wish i could say the same. :(. The weather was FANTASTIC. Sunny high 70’s and into the 80’s. To bad i had to work :(. Going in at 12 noon and not getting home till 9-10. I missed it all. But I’ll enjoy the rest of the week.
    Hope you have a fantastic week

  42. Gram
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:14 pm · Link

    We got together with family for take-out and fun.

  43. Carol Robertson
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:21 pm · Link

    I just absolutely LOVE your books. Extremely entertaining!

  44. Marge Lalonde
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:27 pm · Link

    really love reading all your books Linda, so glad you chose to be an author! Happy Spring!

  45. Edna Ruth Harrell
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:31 pm · Link

    I worked in the yard while my husband sat and gave me instructions. I tell him he’s sitting in his “dictator” chair.

  46. Robin Hudson
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:37 pm · Link

    i enjoyed the weekend riding my horse w hubby and good friendi just finished up two McKetrick books☺️

    • theresa
        · March 9th, 2015 at 4:43 pm · Link

      they are her best series!

  47. Debbie Gamble
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:41 pm · Link

    Oh Linda! Bernice sounds like *such* fun to have in your life! I used to have pets all the time, but haven’t been able to, since the car accident which disabled me.

    My BFF, though, has a great little dog named Sparky, and the enjoyment she gets from that little fella spills over into MY life. Every time we “speak” I get all the gen on his latest goings-on.

    You sure open up your life to all kinds of possibilities, when you open your heart to a pet!

    Have a wonderful day! :-D

  48. theresa
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:42 pm · Link

    Just finished “Marriage Charm” and loved the ending! Thanks for being Linda!!

  49. Linda May
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:48 pm · Link

    I just finished reading All is Bright by Katherine Spencer & started Dogwood Hill by Sherryl Woods. I’m loving the weather in the high 40’s & extended forecast for the next 10 days is 40’s & 50’s.

  50. Crystal Carney
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:48 pm · Link

    Hi Linda, Love reading your books, don’t ever give up writing, you are the best !!

  51. Anna Anderson
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:53 pm · Link

    My weigh was today. And as I had the stomach flu for 3 days, I was down 4 lbs. Not a plan I’m recommend.

  52. Deb Chudzinski
      · March 9th, 2015 at 4:54 pm · Link

    i love your books! :-P

  53. Lorraine Pitts
      · March 9th, 2015 at 5:09 pm · Link

    Have a great week!!!

  54. Denise King
      · March 9th, 2015 at 5:15 pm · Link

    I didn’t have the best of weekends,my mother was admitted in the hospital and she’s not doing well at all,so i would really appreciate it if you can say a prayer for my 87 year old mother Linda,thank you very much.

    • Gloria
        · March 9th, 2015 at 10:30 pm · Link

      I will pray for your mother. And, I pray she is much improved by now.

    • Lorelei Sawtelle
        · March 23rd, 2015 at 7:16 pm · Link

      Praying, too.

  55. Rita Crofoot
      · March 9th, 2015 at 5:20 pm · Link

    Just back from our walk and feels like Spring on Mt Spokane.

  56. lori richardson
      · March 9th, 2015 at 5:42 pm · Link

    I babyset my grandson on Saturday . Sunday I went to church and went to lunch with friends.

  57. Cheryl
      · March 9th, 2015 at 5:47 pm · Link

    The first books I ever read of yours was the McKettrick series and I found them to be highly entertaining and tremendously funny! LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! your western books! KEEP THEM COMING!

  58. Terri Hermen
      · March 9th, 2015 at 5:52 pm · Link

    Thanks for the chance to win !

  59. Connie Ayers
      · March 9th, 2015 at 6:36 pm · Link

    Mondays are too bad. Today the weather in Iowa was really nice we reached a high of 52 and sunny. Same forecast for the next few days, but as the saying goes “wait 5 minutes and the weather will change!” My father used to make this comment all the time.
    The best part of today was that I recieved my book to hopefully after work I can start reading it,can’t wait! Linda I wanted to thank you again for giving your readers a the chance to win the drawing, and the fact that I actually won. Til next time good luck with your weigh in and keep writing those wonderful books we all look forward to reading. Connie :-D

      · March 9th, 2015 at 6:36 pm · Link

    I LOVE your book, and read anything you write. I’d read your grocery list if you posted it! LOL :). I have 2 labs, 7 & 9. they love the snow, which is good since we got “feet” of it. I just wish now these “feet” would run away. I have a turkey call business, so I have spent the past few days shipping, selling, listing, revising turkey calls. Oh, inbetween all of this, I shoveled ice, chipped ice, and generally pounded on ice. So hope that spring comes soon, but then, all the ice will seep thru the eaves and soak my ceilings. Well, such wonderful things to look forward to!!!
    The nice thing, is the sun has shown the last couple days, I’ve had rainbows in my rooms from my prisms, and I am at peace with the world. Hugs to you, thanks for the writing.

  61. Silvia Pereira
      · March 9th, 2015 at 6:42 pm · Link

    Hi Linda,

    Love your books. My weekend was a relax one just reading and eating :).

    Have a great week.

  62. Cece
      · March 9th, 2015 at 6:43 pm · Link

    Kids grow up so fast! My great niece, Treonna, is going to be 11 in June and it seems like she was just a baby the other day!

  63. Ann Bartholomew
      · March 9th, 2015 at 6:50 pm · Link

    Had cataract surgery this morning. Can’t wait for the fog to clear so I can get back to my Miller books!

  64. Donna Montgomery
      · March 9th, 2015 at 6:50 pm · Link

    You are absolutely the best writer I have ever had the privilege of reading. When a writer can make me feel as though I am right there with the characters well…there is nothing better and I thank you for the privilege of reading your remarkable western romance stories.

  65. Nadine Spradlin
      · March 9th, 2015 at 6:51 pm · Link

    most all gatherings with family is fun . some folks have wall to wall carpeting, when we all get together it’s wall to wall people. our great grand daughter has a horse named Storm, & is learning to barrel race . I think that she would live in the barn with that horse if she could . waiting for the latest book in the marriage series , HAPPY EASTER to you & yours , Linda …

  66. Lisa Murray
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:06 pm · Link

    Used to love seeing u at chocolate affair in Glendale az earlier in your career. Would like to get bookplates for your newer books. Live in tx now thanks!

  67. Noelle Muske
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:09 pm · Link

    I love your books, and would be completely delighted to win a signed copy of one of them!!

  68. Diana E.
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:13 pm · Link

    Congratulations to this weeks winners. Well Linda, sounds like your feeling better and had a great weekend. Happy 8th birthday to Lucas. I’m glad Bernice is doing so well at her age, pets are just like family. Have a wonderful week. Blessings.

  69. Traci Nelson
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:22 pm · Link

    We were 76 and sunny for the last couple days headed to the 80’s this week in southeast GA

  70. Rachele Colosimo (Durkee)
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:36 pm · Link

    Spent the weekend reading. It was sunny but still cold in northern Michigan.

  71. Sharon Price
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:38 pm · Link

    I took my oldest grandson to lunch and shopping for his birthday on Sat. Had a great time. He’s turning 16 and still likes to hang with grandma occasionally.

  72. Kathryn Smith
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:41 pm · Link

    Bernice sounds like a wonderful companion. My parents bought a puppy around the time I was born. It was a black lab with white paws, they named him Sugarfoot. We grew up together, he died when I was in my freshman year of Junior College. We love our pets!!

    I love reading your books. I finsihed Marriage Charm and I am ready for the next one! Between your books I like to read Diana Palmer and BJ Daniels. I just found another author, Laura Moore. I am currently reading one of her books.

    Waiting with baited breath for your book to be made into a movie. I really would love for that to happen.

    Have a great day!!

  73. Roberta Giordano
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:41 pm · Link

    Glad you had a good weekend. Congratulations to this week winners. Happy Birthday to Lucas ! Hope you do good this week with weight watchers. Have a nice day !

  74. Grandma Sandy
      · March 9th, 2015 at 7:48 pm · Link

    just signed up…if you blog is anything like your books, I will be looking forward to reading them. My weekend was very nice, celebrated our 42 anniversary. And I still got a chance to read.

  75. Julie-ann Ford
      · March 9th, 2015 at 8:01 pm · Link

    Happy Birthday Lucas. I mainly stayed in because it was extremely cold but now it is starting to warm up.

  76. Carolyn McCool
      · March 9th, 2015 at 8:05 pm · Link

    Love your books. and enjoying reading about your family. Family gatherings are the best. We had a good weekend too. Went to see the new Kevin Costner movie, it was good. A lot of young kids were there and clapped at the end. It was very warm here in CA, in the 80’s, feel bad for everyone having such bad weather all the other places. But with Spring almost here, it will be better for all.

  77. Ann Diener
      · March 9th, 2015 at 8:17 pm · Link

    Glad I wasn’t the only one to have a happy Monday. Mine, because there is evidence that spring is coming soon! The day was filled with sunshine and melting snow/ice.
    Hope you have a great week!

  78. Janet Clark
      · March 9th, 2015 at 8:45 pm · Link

    This weekend I spent going thru pictures to put in a memory book for my mom for her memorial in May. It was interesting going down memory lane clear back to her childhood!

  79. Debbie Underwood
      · March 9th, 2015 at 9:01 pm · Link

    I have read so many of your books you are an amazing author! :)

  80. Cindy Brown
      · March 9th, 2015 at 9:54 pm · Link

    Kids, dogs and horses. Does life get any better than that? Our Dalmation and yellow lab, loves their daily walks. On the flip side, my six grandchildren (ages 1 – 9) keep me hopping. Luckily, living in sunny CA gives us the opportunity to be outside a big part of the year. I spent the weekend running around after the grandkids, as they played in the sprinklers. Nothing better than family time!

  81. Charlotte Litton
      · March 9th, 2015 at 10:02 pm · Link

    We had beautiful weather in Florida today. I hope everyone’s weather improves.
    Goodluck on your weight in.
    I love your books and would love to win an autographed copy. Thanks for the giveaway

  82. Anita LaRrett
      · March 9th, 2015 at 10:20 pm · Link

    Will you ever write another story with Mojo. I really enjoyed those so much, I enjoy all your books. I have been reading you for quite some years now and you never disappoint.

  83. Diane Blaser
      · March 9th, 2015 at 11:02 pm · Link

    I am also a Great Aunt, Linda, but my official name is Grand Aunt Diane, and I love it! It makes me feel like I’m royalty when I hear it. My girls are Aubree Grace (named after me as Grace is my middle name) who is 3 years old and all girl! Then there’s 11 month old Kaylin Rose who is the prettiest rose I’ve ever seen! My 90 year old father calls his Great Granddaughters Gracie and Rosie; he is a hoot! Now I want to be a Grandmother! Have a great week!

  84. bn100
      · March 9th, 2015 at 11:31 pm · Link

    fun weekend

  85. Kelley Morrow
      · March 10th, 2015 at 12:43 am · Link

    Congrats to the winner’s, have my fingers crossed for next week. Still can’t wait for the next Charm book! Good luck on your next weigh in!

  86. Georgian
      · March 10th, 2015 at 1:43 am · Link

    You are my favorite writer!

  87. Peggy Casey
      · March 10th, 2015 at 1:57 am · Link

    It was such a lovely weekend here in Mead! We had my sweet older dog out running in the yard with the younger dogs and she ended up a little lame. Poor old girl has arthritis, as she did when I rescued her a few years ago, and although she gets her vitamins and glucosomine daily, she is having such trouble this year. I am so thankful the weather hasn’t been more severe as I shudder to think of what a harsh winter would have done to her comfort and abilility to get around easily. I have seen so many signs that she is taking a turn and I am treasuring each day we have with our sweet Lucy as I don’t know how many we may have left. I am excited for warmer weather as she loves to sunbathe and let the sun soak into her aching bones!

  88. Merry M
      · March 10th, 2015 at 5:44 am · Link

    Weekends with family are the best!

  89. kathy parsons
      · March 10th, 2015 at 7:39 am · Link

    Hey Linda
    well this is my first time on here but so excited when I saw u on f/b telling about this, I know how u feel about getting out and walk, I need to but I just can’t seem to get their, of course the weather has been crazy cold and rainy, that doesn’t give u much energy… well I love all your books and have most of them, love the Mckenttrick’s series, my daughter even read them and loved them, my 1 and only grandson will be 7 in july and I feel like where did the time go??? they do grow so quick, well i will be BLESSED and HONORED to have a few signed books from you, I would CHERISH them, good luck to every one and Linda thoughts and prayers from my family to yours…..

  90. linda gwiazdowski
      · March 10th, 2015 at 7:55 am · Link

    love all your books,glad to hear your well,god bless your family

  91. Teresa W
      · March 10th, 2015 at 8:29 am · Link

    Think my great nephew is about that same age. Love the kiddos. I can remember a trip to zoo with Cohen, before Bailey came along he was petting & feeding animals. Got to where you could feed the giraffes, that was funny. That long tongue come out to got that treat he wasn’t holding it any longer, we would put our hand under his not making him feed them that tongue would come out, we were feeding them. Haven’t asked his mom but think he’s over that. I’m proud of him & his siater. Have two great nieces I have yet to meet, though I’m glad I get pics & there is face book. Haven’t been on facebook in awhile.

  92. Sandy Simonson
      · March 10th, 2015 at 9:07 am · Link

    So glad you are doing so well with Weigh Watchers, I know what struggle watching your weight ia. I use fitness pal to track my calories. Congrats to winners

  93. Kate Sparks
      · March 10th, 2015 at 9:12 am · Link

    Stayed at home and binged on watching DVRs that piled up while we were gone for a few weeks.

  94. Jo-Ann Baker
      · March 10th, 2015 at 11:01 am · Link

    Hi Linda, I have 2 sons and 8 grandchildren. They all grow up way to fast. My 14 year old granddaughter to my 2 year old grandson. They change and yet they are a gift to cherish and keep safe an loved. I thank God for the blessing I have with them. Enjoy your day and have a great week!

  95. Lorie
      · March 10th, 2015 at 11:55 am · Link

    I’ve loved your books for years now and every time I find one I’ve not read, it’s like finding a new treasure. Thanks for giving me my cowboy fantasies for years now and for being such a fantastic writer.
    Hope your Tuesday is great!

  96. denise
      · March 10th, 2015 at 12:13 pm · Link

    love your cowboys!

  97. Joy S.
      · March 10th, 2015 at 12:37 pm · Link

    Happy Tuesday from sunny Florida. I love ALL your books so it is so hard to pick my favorite! Hope everyone is having a great day!

  98. peggy clayton
      · March 10th, 2015 at 12:38 pm · Link

    Wow aren’t kids b-days so fun and they grow up so sassy sometimes but when that happens i remember times when they were nicer. Loved buying them presents for their b-day also! I love your books and also love the 50;s for us in dubuque, iowa so much easier to get the scooter around. Hubby is going back to work next week and he is going to bring in backup for me as i am totally disabled i told him that is ok the dogs and i will just read and be around here. He laughed!

  99. carole
      · March 10th, 2015 at 1:12 pm · Link

    congrats to the winners! I loved reading the marriage charm and you never disappoint! happy birthday to Lucas, they don’t stay babies for long-! have a wonderful week!

  100. Linda Phillips
      · March 10th, 2015 at 2:14 pm · Link

    I’m a Great Aunt too, and a great-great auntie. I have more than 20 greats and 8 great greats. Love your books!

  101. Cindy Hooker
      · March 10th, 2015 at 2:51 pm · Link

    Yeah!! A new book!!

  102. Jen
      · March 10th, 2015 at 3:57 pm · Link

    After winters deep freeze the weather finally took a turn this weekend and we brought our 5 month old son out to meet the horses and chickens.

    Love your books!! Hubby has been buying them for me on every special occasion since we started dating. Pretty sure I have most of your works

  103. Donamae kutskad
      · March 10th, 2015 at 4:27 pm · Link

    Thank you for the book, your a great writer, I can never put them down and read all night! It came today in the mail! It was so exciting!!!!!!!!

  104. mary D. Wornick
      · March 10th, 2015 at 6:09 pm · Link

    Hi all,hope this finds all doing good.
    Family get together is a lot of fun. Have nice day,talk with you later.bye for now.

  105. mary D. Wornick
      · March 10th, 2015 at 6:15 pm · Link

    Happy for all of the book winners !!!.
    Since i won one myself i hope all of you ladies win one too.
    Have a nice day, god bless and keep safe.

  106. Robin Myers
      · March 10th, 2015 at 9:20 pm · Link

    Glad you had a good weekend. Hard to pass on birthday cake, good for you that you are strong.

  107. Karen Owens
      · March 11th, 2015 at 9:16 am · Link

    Love all your books! And love the book jackets–cowboys and horses–every time I see that combo, well, needless, to say, it’s going to be a great read!

  108. Anita C
      · March 11th, 2015 at 12:10 pm · Link

    I have yet to read the ‘Marriage Charm’ but am looking forward to continuing the story! Weekends with family are always so enjoyable, especially if you haven’t seen one another in awhile. The weather is warmer here in Wisconsin this last weekend too, which is a BIG relief from the cold and snow. Spring cannot get here soon enough.

  109. mary D. Wornick
      · March 11th, 2015 at 1:51 pm · Link

    Hi all just a short note to hope y’all are doing good and enjoy the books. I love reading them.
    Bye for now, talk with you later

  110. Kristine Cipperley
      · March 11th, 2015 at 2:52 pm · Link

    My sister had to work so I was on my own. I made oatmeal cookies and beef and vegetable soup. Made enough cookies to send in with my sister for her coworkers. Did some reading and some embroidery both favorite hobbies. I retired a year ago and am thinking of what to do next now that I have been retired for awhile? The winter has been so harsh in upstate NY this year, as it has in many places. I can’t wait to be able to get put in the garden!

  111. Joyce M.
      · March 11th, 2015 at 7:06 pm · Link

    Babies are awesome and grow so quickly.

  112. Vera Wilson
      · March 11th, 2015 at 8:59 pm · Link

    Weather was amazing here today. Went to 86 so too good to stay inside. Lots of yard work and even got the dead grass raked from the lawn and first grass cutting done. Then sprinklers out. Trying to get a head start this year, since today was so pretty.

    Enjoy your books. Thanks for the contest.

  113. Karen Dieffenbaugher
      · March 11th, 2015 at 9:49 pm · Link

    Love your books , would love to win…

  114. Mary E. Cresto
      · March 11th, 2015 at 10:57 pm · Link

    Linda, When will the book be out about Bex. Have just finnished the books on Hadleigh and Melody. Can’t wait to see who Bex is going to be with. Think it is Tate. Oh well could totally be off base. I sure enjoy your books. The ones I have read. Hope you have a great weekend. I was in Spokane Monday and Tuesday morning and it was beautiful.
    Thanks for being such a good writer. Love horses and dogs. Cats too. 8)

  115. GladysMP
      · March 12th, 2015 at 12:38 am · Link

    Barbecued hamburgers….Man, those sound heavenly. And congratulations to the birthday boy! I understand about how fast they grow up.

  116. Carol Bradbury
      · March 12th, 2015 at 2:17 am · Link

    LINDA. I love your books. I have almost every one, a lot of paperbacks and now I read on my Kindle Fire or my smaller black and white Kindle. My daughter and I got to see my Dad, sister’s and my niece who were visiting from out of town last weekend. My nieces little daughter is 3 so I Loved seeing her too. I live in Denver suburbs and it was even warm for 4 days. Our snow is almost all gone. Spring is really coming and there are lots of early bulbs blooming this week. Yea! I would love to win the next Bride book. I am ready to read the Marriage Charm. I just finished the first book in the series. Thanks.

  117. mary D. Wornick
      · March 12th, 2015 at 12:32 pm · Link

    Good Morning All,
    i love reading your books, and i read them all the time. Thank you for being such a good writer and have such good books till it makes you feel like you are right there in the book you are reading ………..NICE!!
    Talk with you later, have a good one take care. God bless,keep safe.

  118. mary D. Wornick
      · March 13th, 2015 at 11:59 am · Link

    Hi all just thought i would came by to say hi and have a wonderful day. Its raining here and i love rainy weather.plus we need it bad here. My tulip tree is beautiful with all the flowers on it and the it is right out front i can sit at my table and have my coffee see it.
    Okay will talk with all later, have a good one. bye for now.

  119. mary D. Wornick
      · March 14th, 2015 at 12:12 pm · Link

    HI all,
    Just a fast drop in to say hi and have a nice day. It is stormy weather here and i usually don’t get on my computer in weather like this.
    So all have a nice day and talk with you later.Bye bye for now.

    • Evelyn Baldwin
        · March 14th, 2015 at 1:07 pm · Link

      Thank you, Linda for all the absolutely wonderful books. I am disabled and when i read your books, i feel like i am right there watching it all happened. Raining here and cool in N.C.. Have a great day!

  120. Joan Woods
      · March 14th, 2015 at 4:37 pm · Link

    I am and have always been a fan of your writing. We are having nice sunny weather in the 80’s. Love it.

  121. Jenny Kress
      · March 14th, 2015 at 5:22 pm · Link

    Linda, I love all your books. I just finished reading “There and Now” from 1992. I have to say, I love all your cowboys, but this novel was about my most favorite one yet. I loved it!! While I was reading, I kept thinking, ‘how is this going to end?” It was a fantastic ending. Love, love, lovie it! How about another one similar to this? Thanks for all the great stories!

  122. mary D. Wornick
      · March 15th, 2015 at 12:19 pm · Link

    Hi Linda,
    I have almost all of your books and have enjoy reading them. Our weather is nice and sunny after three days of rainy weather so enjoy our front porch watching the cars go by and drinking my morning coffee.
    Bye bye for now have a nice one.

  123. Jeanette Metzger
      · March 15th, 2015 at 6:42 pm · Link

    I read my first McKettricks books and I believe there are 2 more. the one I read was about Garrett. Loved them very much, when will the others come out. I enjoy all your books. Thanks Jeanette

  124. mary D. Wornick
      · March 16th, 2015 at 1:22 pm · Link

    Good Morning,
    just wanted you to know i enjoy reading your books I have a good many of your books. I am trying to read all of them but want to read them by families. Have a nice day, talk with you later.

  125. Lorelei Sawtelle
      · March 23rd, 2015 at 7:08 pm · Link

    Last week was spring break. I re-read TATE, GARRETT, and AUSTIN on Monday. If only I could write as fast as I read!

    I spent more time with my nose (and my heart) buried in your books this week than I did doing any thing else.

    So, thank you for a fabulous spring break. I was in Texas with the McKettricks, Arizona with a McKettrick and a famous singer. I was in Parable and in Stone Creek, Montana. I even managed a side trip to Primrose Creek. You took me everywhere!


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