About lindacollison

Linda Collison is the author of the acclaimed historical novel STAR-CROSSED (Knopf; 2006) which led to the sequel, Surgeon's Mate; book two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series (Fireship Press). She is also a writer of magazine articles, essays, literary fiction and poetry. With her husband Bob Russell she co-authored two guidebooks: Rocky Mountain Wineries; a guide to the wayside vineyards, and Colorado Kids; a statewide family outdoor adventure guide (Pruett Publishing). . Linda has received awards from Honolulu Magazine and Southwest Writers Workshop. In 1996 she was awarded the Grand Prize from the Maui Writers Conference for her fiction. Star-Crossed, her first novel, published by Knopf, was chosen by the New York Public Library to be among the BOOKS FOR THE TEEN AGE -- 2007. Star-Crossed was the inspiration for Surgeon’s Mate; book two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series.

Patricia MacPherson back aboard the Fireship

Patricia MacPherson's historical adventures are now available as a set, from Fireship Press.  They're available in trade paperback and electronic format as well as audiobooks from Audible.com.  The cover art [...]

Nurse Kit Carson’s Knife & Gun Club – Monday Night audiobook

Monday Night Knife & Gun Club, episode #4 of Nurse Kit Carson's Knife & Gun Club serial fiction, has been produced and is available from Audible and Amazon.com. Narrated by [...]

Monday Night Knife & Gun Club

http://www.amazon.com/Monday-Night-Knife-Gun-Club-ebook/dp/B088SZWQDC/ref=sr_1_1?crid=CG0PTVHXQQN3&dchild=1&keywords=monday+night+knife+%26+gun+club&qid=1590193518&sprefix=Monday+Night+Knife+%2Caps%2C1303&sr=8-1 High Plains nurse, and undercover vigilante, Kit Carson is back for more drama and trauma on the night shift in episode 4 -- -- to be released June [...]

By |2020-05-22T17:49:38-07:00May 22nd, 2020|audiobooks, Kit Carson's Knife & gun Club, Nurse Noir, serialized fiction|Comments Off on Monday Night Knife & Gun Club

Fanny Palmer Austen, Navy Wife

Navy Wives Aboard British Warships A critique of Jane Austen’s Transatlantic Sister; The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen Jane Austen was a social realist in portraying everyday life [...]

Another dysfunctional Thanksgiving

Another dysfunctional Thanksgiving! Time to dust off the china, chipped and mismatched like us, incomplete yet serviceable broken and lost over the years and added to, piece by piece partial [...]

By |2019-11-24T18:32:29-07:00November 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Another dysfunctional Thanksgiving

Kimberley Reeman’s Dark Wisdom

Spouses and lovers are more than muses. Sometimes they function as silent partners in the creation, freely allowing their mate the needed time and space to work. As silent partners [...]

Women Aboard: Meriem Jo Ann Boussoauoar at the helm

Meet Meriem Jo Ann Boussouar -- novice sailor, boat owner, Gold Star mother, and grandmother. After my son, Sgt Kyle Thomas, was killed while serving in the military, I had [...]

By |2019-07-23T09:46:21-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Women Aboard, women sailors|Comments Off on Women Aboard: Meriem Jo Ann Boussoauoar at the helm
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