Linda Howard

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Linda S. Howington
BornLinda S.
(1950-08-03) August 3, 1950 (age 63)
Alabama, United States
Pen nameLinda Howard
OccupationNovelist
NationalityAmerican
Period1982 - present
GenresRomance, Suspense
Spouse(s)Gary F. Howington

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Linda S. Howington
BornLinda S.
(1950-08-03) August 3, 1950 (age 63)
Alabama, United States
Pen nameLinda Howard
OccupationNovelist
NationalityAmerican
Period1982 - present
GenresRomance, Suspense
Spouse(s)Gary F. Howington

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Linda S. Howington (born August 3, 1950 in Alabama, United States) is an American best-selling romance/suspense author under her pseudonym Linda Howard. Before she became a writer, she was an avid reader and fond of Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. After 21 years of penning stories for her own enjoyment, she submitted a novel for publication which was very successful. She currently lives in Gadsden, Alabama with her husband, Gary F. Howington, and two golden retrievers. She has three grown stepchildren and three grandchildren.

Biography[edit]

Linda S. Howington was born on August 3, 1950 in Alabama, United States. She began to write at nine years old, and wrote for twenty years for her own enjoyment. She worked at a trucking company where she met her husband, Gary F. Howington, and then decided to try to get her work published in 1980.[1] Her first work was published by Silhouette in 1982. She is a charter member of Romance Writers of America, joining in 1981 shortly after it was formed. She served as Region 3 Director (until 31 October 2008).[2]

Her husband is a professional bass tournament fisherman, and she travels with him to some very unglamorous locations where she works on her laptop. Linda and her husband live in a big house on a farm in Alabama, where they raise cattle and have two dogs.[3]

Awards[edit]

2005 - Romance Writers of America. Career Achievement Award

Bibliography[edit]

Single Novels[edit]

Spencer-Nyle Co. series[edit]

  1. Sarah's child (1985)
  2. Almost forever (1986)
  3. Bluebird winter(1987)

Rescues (Kell Sabin) series[edit]

  1. Midnight rainbow (1986)
  2. Diamond Bay (1987)
  3. Heartbreaker (1987)
  4. White lies (1988)

MacKenzie Family Saga series[edit]

  1. MacKenzie's mountain (1989)
  2. MacKenzie's mission (1992)
  3. MacKenzie's pleasure (1996)
  4. MacKenzie's magic (1996)
  5. A game of chance (2000)

A Lady Of The West series[edit]

  1. A lady of the west (1990)
  2. Angel creek (1991)
  3. The touch of fire (1992)

Patterson-Cannon Family series[edit]

  1. Duncan's bride (1990)
  2. Loving Evangeline (1994)

CIA's Spies (John Medina) series[edit]

  1. Kill and tell (1998)
  2. All the Queen's men (1999)
  3. Kiss me while I sleep (2004)

Blair Mallory series[edit]

Linda Howard & Linda Jones[edit]

Vampire[edit]

  1. Blood Born (2010)

Men from Battle Ridge[edit]

  1. Running Wild (2012)

Collections[edit]

Omnibus in collaboration[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interview with Linda Howard, All About Romance, 2000, retrieved February 15, 2007
  2. ^ Fantastic Fiction retrieved February 15, 2007
  3. ^ Howard, Linda, Random House web site, retrieved February 15, 2007

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