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Linda Francis Lee

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Linda Francis Lee is a native Texan now calling New York City home. Linda's writing career began when her article "There Is No Finish Line" was published in her university's quarterly magazine. But she got sidetracked from writing when she started teaching probability and statistics. Later she found her way back to writing, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution called her breakout novel, Blue Waltz, "absolutely stunning."
Now Linda is the author of nineteen books that are published in sixteen countries around the world, in languages as diverse as Japanese and Russian. Two of her most recent novels are in development for feature films, and she is in the process of co-developing a television series set in her beloved Texas. Lee's next novel, he

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Linda Francis Lee made a comment in the group Food & FictionWhich Cuthcart sister are you? topic
" Tarri, I'm with you. I think I'm a little bit of all three of them as well! "
Linda Francis Lee made a comment in the group Food & FictionJune 17 book launch! topic
" Hi Tarri, I'm so glad you liked it. It was my first contemporary after writing eleven historicals. I loved writing that book! Thank you for reading it ...more "
Linda Francis Lee made a comment in the group Food & FictionAsk the Author! topic
" Hi MK, I would say it's women's fiction with a bit of romance and magical realism in it. "
" I wrote THE GLASS KITCHEN in six parts, each part representing a course in a meal. At the beginning of each "Course" I included something from a meal. ...more "
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" I think I will have to go with chocolate - moist cake, chewy chocolate chip cookies, chocolate milkshake.This is making me want to read and snack. :) "
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“In order to live a life truly worth living you had to have strength in the face of adversity, patience when confronted by challenge, and bravery in the face of fear. As Sandy Portman I had used arrogance in the face of fear, disdain in the face of challenge, and selfishness in the face of adversity.”
Linda Francis Lee, Emily and Einstein

“But sometimes we have to be brave in order to dig deep and find answers. Even if we're not sure we're going to like the answers.”
Linda Francis Lee, The Glass Kitchen: A Novel of Sisters

“It’s over for me, isn’t it?” The old man glanced across the room mid-chew. “What do you mean?” “I’m not getting my body back.” He shrugged. “Probably not.” My head swam. It didn’t matter that at some level I had suspected the truth; hearing the words spoken out loud felt like a kick in the teeth. “Why didn’t you tell me before?” “You’re a smart guy, Alexander, and we both know you had already figured it out. That’s always the way with people—truth staring them in the face but unwilling to accept it.” He ate another cookie quietly. “But,” he added, “even if I had spelled it out you wouldn’t have believed me. You weren’t ready or willing to accept it yet. You’d just have gotten all worked up.”
Linda Francis Lee, Emily and Einstein



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