by Linda O. Johnston Last month I blogged here about anticipation, even including an official definition. And part of what I was anticipating then came true! Of course, I expected it to. I’d been waiting for the publication of my second K-9 Ranch Rescue story for Harlequin Romantic Suspense: Trained to Protect. It was, in… 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, the first K-9 Ranch Rescue story for Harlequin Romantic Suspense (winner’s choice of print or Amazon eBook). This month, look for book 2 in the series, TRAINED TO PROTECT.
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
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
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
by Linda O. Johnston It’s April now. I’ve mentioned here before that I have four books being released this year. The first was last month, Second Chance Soldier, the first in my new Harlequin Romantic Suspense miniseries K-9 Ranch Rescue. The second will be next month, Pick and Chews, the fourth book in my Barkery… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston I blogged last month, and even in January, about the fast-approaching publication date for my first book of the year, Second Chance Soldier. And now it has been published! Its official print publication date was March 6, just a couple of days ago, and its e-version became available on March 1…. Read More
Yes, it’s now the second month of this year. As I mentioned last month, it will be a busy one for me. I have four books coming out in 2018! Publication of the first is fast approaching. That’s in March, and I have already received my author’s copies. As always, it’s great fun to actually… 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
It’s October. The stores have been filled for a while with lots of Halloween costumes and accessories and goodies, leading up to October 31. Lots of chocolate. Yum! For a few years I celebrated Halloween even more because my Superstition Mysteries were October releases. But that series ended, so my celebration this year relates only… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston I’m a writer. Everything I see and do can provide an idea for something to write, or to include in a story that I’m already writing. And maybe that will be the case with all of the horrible disasters that have been occurring across the country recently. But I’m mostly so,… Read More
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