As a child, Linda was often found lying on her bed reading about characters having exciting adventures in places far away. Upon reaching a landmark birthday, she decided to write one of those romances she loved so much. Easier said than done. Perseverance paid out and twelve years later, she received her first call from a publisher and a confession story was published. Now Linda writes heartwarming contemporary and historical stories with a touch of humor, and many have a tie to her previous home of Texas.
Books by Linda Carroll-Bradd
New Year’s Eve cruise……festive atmosphere…magical starry sky. Can wishes on a diamond-bright star bring together two lonely souls? Brant Mackay reacts in true firefighter-style to a woman teetering on the ship’s railing—he runs over and pulls her to safety. But Callista Quinlan doesn’t need saving—she has to toss her late husband’s ashes overboard and get on with her life. A life that doesn’t involve living with a risk-taker.
A new resident in San Antonio , Ali Conrad wishes she could find an intellectual man. When her dates turn out less than exciting, she emails her sister a list of ten wishes her fantasy man could provide. Her wishes start appearing but anonymously. Ali caught apartment manager Cole Hayden’s eye the day she rented the apartment.
A visitor from Texas , illustrator Tara Henning is enthralled with the beautiful Irish countryside. Before she can start sketching, she must act as the representative of the American side of the family at a funeral and then fulfill an embarrassing family obligation. Horse breeder Keefe McMurray is intrigued by the American stranger, a blond beauty who stirs something inside him. He stays close by her side, guiding her through the country funeral and wake.
A repentant ex-outlaw, Carnelian Wendell, visits her sister on a west Texas cattle ranch in 1868. Solitary rancher, Luc Tarrant, hesitates about adding this spoiled lady to his struggling ranch but soon discovers he can’t resist her irrepressible spirit. Carni is jailed for suspicion of train robbery and Luc develops a plan to spring her.
Getting older forced Vegas show girl Roxie Starr to return to hometown Wayback, Texas to open a styling salon. Injured saddle-bronc rider Dev Laredo is determined to finish another rodeo to grab part of the prize money. Can two bruised souls overlook their differences and give love a fighting chance?
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Widow Celina Innes, a dress shop owner in the small 1886 mining town of Aspen, Colorado, struggles to live down her late husband’s bad debts for the sake of her four-year old daughter, Keena. Celina made the mistake of following after one man’s dream of striking it rich and has sworn not to do it again.
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Each year at Thanksgiving, Franzi Mueller travels to her hometown, Freedom Valley, to assist with the musical show at the veteran’s hospital. After a decade of living in Houston, Franzi is feeling nostalgic for the sense of community in her small Texas town. Moving home wouldn't be a problem if she could stop her matchmaking mother's plans to reunite her with her ex-high school beau, Dietz Reinhardt.