Anticipation

on September 12, 2018

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

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.

Linda O. Johnston Contest

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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A Little Time At The Beach

on May 23, 2018

Everyone loves the beach.  Though I live in Montana, I’m fortune to spend my winters at the beach in sunny California.  My writing space looks out on a boat channel that leads to the harbor so I watch the tide go up and down several times a day. A bicycle-ride away, a sandy beach slopes… Read More

Lock ’N’ Load:  “Behind The Scenes” aka “I Shoulda Been a K-9 Cop”

on May 21, 2018

By Tee O’Fallon The most-asked question I’ve been getting lately is: what is the genesis of my K-9 series? My beloved Belgian sheepdog, Jet, had just passed away. My sweet, beautiful boy had been with me for nearly fifteen years, and his sister for nearly thirteen. To commemorate their unforgettable spirits, I started posting all… Read More

It’s Historical Mystery Award Season!

on May 15, 2018

Spring seems to be the season for historical fiction and mystery writing awards: the Lefty (awarded at Left Coast Crime), the Agatha (Malice Domestic), the Edgar (Mystery Writers of America), and my new favorite, the Benjamin Franklin (Independent Book Publishers Association, aka IBPA). I’m excited to share the news that FANNY NEWCOMB AND THE IRISH… Read More

Left Coast Crime, anyone?

on March 15, 2018

I’m head over heels in research for my second Fanny Newcomb historical mystery (working title…FANNY NEWCOMB AND THE FRENCH QUARTER LAUDANUM LOVER). And I’m loving it! I’m investigating historic poisons, studying Italian immigration to New Orleans, and inspecting French Quarter Sanborn Fire maps online (courtesy of the fabulous Library of Congress). And here are some… Read More

A Party to Remember

on March 6, 2018

by Kat Martin Since my hero in BEYOND DANGER, Beau Reese, is a mega rich playboy, a once-famous race car driver, I thought it might be fun to write about a mega-wealthy party I got invited to a few years back.  Well, more than a few, considering it was a millennium party celebrating the thousand… Read More

February!

on February 8, 2018

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

A Brand New Start

on February 5, 2018

by Elizabeth Goddard Have you ever thought about what you would change if you could have a do over in life? If you could go back in time and change any aspect of your life—what would that be? If you’ve lived a few decades like me, then you might have a better idea of what… Read More

The New Year Has Begun

on January 9, 2018

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

Be Proud Of Your Escapism

on November 7, 2017

“People sneer at escapism, well there are those of us who need it.”—Science Fiction writer, Piers Anthony. When I tell people that I write mystery and romance novels I’m greeted by a variety of reactions. Many are impressed with my accomplishments. After all, I’ve written a dozen books and a handful of short stories, been… Read More