Linda Hall

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I write mystery novels and short stories. So far I have 20 in print - with more coming. My newest mystery series begins with Night Watch and introduces my new series character, boat captain Em Ridge.

Other series include the Corporal Roger Sheppard mysteries, The Teri Blake-Addison PI thrillers and the Fog Point mysteries, as well as a number of romantic suspense novels and short stories.

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I grew up near the coast in New Jersey, and it was there that my love of the ocean was nurtured. I married a Canadian and have lived in Canada ever since - well, actually, I have lived in three countries: th
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Sorry it's taken me so long to get back and answer this question! I'm just figuring out my way around Goodreads as an author. :)

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Hello Cathy,

Sorry it's taken me so long to get back and answer this question! I'm just figuring out my way around Goodreads as an author. :)

The answer to your question is YES. I believe all of my books have a 'hint' of romance in them. In my opinion, romance is the key to all good fiction. Really, it is. In Night Watch, which begins a brand new mystery series for me - the romance between my key characters is going to develop over the course of several books, rather than in one book, as it does in all LIS books. (less)
Linda Hall When it comes to my work, all it refers to is my own beliefs and faith. I am a Christian and I write fiction, therefore my work might be categorized a…moreWhen it comes to my work, all it refers to is my own beliefs and faith. I am a Christian and I write fiction, therefore my work might be categorized as Christian fiction - although I do hate these labels that are put upon on. (less)
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message 2: by Karen

Karen Malena Hello LInda, and thank you so much for accepting the friend request!


Donald Parker Thanks for the friend request, Linda. I'd be honored if you'd check out my work at http://DonaldJamesParker.com If you see anything that interests you, I'd be glad to send you free ebooks.
God bless!!
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