Pick and Chews

on May 3, 2018

by Linda O. Johnston Happy May, everyone!  I’m certainly happy.  My latest Barkery & Biscuits Mystery, Pick and Chews, is a May release.  It’s the fourth book in my Barkery & Biscuits mystery series for Midnight Ink. I just attended Malice Domestic, a wonderful conference for writers and readers of traditional mysteries, held each year… Read More

Linda O. Johnston

Linda O. Johnston

Linda O. Johnston, a former lawyer who is now a full-time writer, currently writes the Barkery & Biscuits Mystery Series for Midnight Ink. She has also written the Superstition Mysteries for Midnight Ink, and the Pet Rescue Mystery Series and Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime. Linda also writes the K-9 Ranch Rescue miniseries for Harlequin Romantic Suspense as well as a paranormal romance miniseries for Harlequin Nocturne. And all her current stories involve dogs.

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Linda O. Johnston is giving away a copy of SECOND CHANCE SOLDIER, Book 1 in the K-9 Ranch Rescue series (winner's choice of print or Amazon eBook). Look for book 2 in the series, TRAINED TO PROTECT, coming October 2nd.

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Writing in Multiple Genres

on August 22, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston I’ve been talking a lot lately about writing in multiple genres and thought I’d do so here, too.  I had a blog posted about it at another site, plus I talked about it at the Santa Clarita Romance Authors meeting last weekend. Why talk about it?  Because I do it!  I’ve… Read More

Dog Days of Summer

on July 13, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston The dog days of summer are here, which makes me very happy.  Oh, not the heat associated with those dog days, but just the fact they are called dog days.  For anyone who doesn’t know it–or if you didn’t read my post last month about letting me bark to you about… Read More

Two in a Row!

on June 7, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston This month is fairly unusual for me.  I’m fortunate enough to have had quite a few books traditionally published, with more coming up in the future.  But it’s rare that they’re published back-to-back, one each in two adjoining months. Like now. As I’ve mentioned here before, BAD TO THE BONE, my… Read More

An Interesting May

on May 23, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston I’m delighted that it’s May.  Or at least I was.  This month, my third Barkery & Biscuits Mystery BAD TO THE BONE was published.  As I’d mentioned in earlier blogs, I’ve been doing all kinds of things to let people know about it, including participating on a panel at Malice Domestic… Read More

And Now It’s A New Year

on January 18, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston Last month I blogged about the end of 2016, so it feels only natural to blog today about the beginning of 2017. If you read my blog last month you’ll know that I anticipate the publication of two new books, in different genres, this year: BAD TO THE BONE, the third… Read More

Between Books

on June 24, 2016

by Linda O. Johnston As I mentioned last month, my second Barkery & Biscuits Mystery, TO CATCH A TREAT, was released on May 8.  I did lots to let people know about it, including a blog tour, book store panels and visits, conferences such as Malice Domestic and Left Coast Crime, online information–including several Writerspace… Read More

February Fun

on February 10, 2016

The second month of this year is going fast and well for me, and I hope it is for you, too. Earlier this week I chatted on Writerspace, featuring my latest release–well, re-release–the e-version of THE BALLAD OF JACK O’DAIR.  It was available for pre-order for a while, but now it is actually available, on… Read More

New Year and Some Fun News

on January 22, 2016

Hi, everyone.  Welcome to my first Writerspace blog of 2016. This happens to be a very busy month for me.  Rather than at the usual holiday season, I just had family visiting me, including my two young grandsons.  They were around for two wonderful weeks in which I got little done but it was worth… Read More

2015’s Nearly Over

on November 30, 2015

by Linda O. Johnston Can you believe how fast this year has gone?  One more month and it will be 2016. This year has been a busy one for me.  I had three books published–or four, depending on how you look at it.  The first Barkery & Biscuits Mystery, BITE THE BISCUIT, came out in… Read More