One of the definitions of anticipation in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary is: ” the act of looking forward; especially : pleasurable expectation.” That confirms I’m in a state of anticipation. Of what? The next two months, because in each of them I will have a new book published. Yes, I’ve already had two books published… Read More
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.
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.
by Linda O. Johnston Writing in multiple genres. I’ve blogged about that here before, and now it’s on my mind again enough for me to create another blog post about it. Why? Because I’ll be attending the Romance Writers of America Conference in Denver later this month. The focus there? I’m sure you know: romance…. Read More
In fact, 2018 is already marching forward. Today is the ninth day already. This will be a busy year for me. The first of my four new books to be published this year will be in March. It’s the first in my new K-9 Ranch Rescue miniseries for Harlequin Romantic Suspense: Second Chance Soldier. The… Read More
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
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
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
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
by Linda O. Johnston Busy month! Next weekend I will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on both Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, I’ll be volunteering in the afternoon at the Los Angeles Romance Authors booth, and on Sunday I’ll be signing at the Sisters in Crime booth, staffing the Mystery Writers… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston I’ve always enjoyed the expression “March comes in like a lion but goes out like a lamb.” It’s supposed to be a reference to weather, although I’m enough of an animal lover that I visualize lions and lambs when I hear it. I haven’t yet made a trip to our local… Read More
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
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The Contemporary Cowboy
I love writing contemporary cowboy romances. Why? Because growing up, I was a contemporary cowgirl. I’m a city girl now, but recently I spent time with a friend of my mother’s, Janet, and her son, Bill. These are my horse people from my past. Janet is 92, a retired school teacher. When she got older… Read More