Author Archives: Linda Nightingale

Sinbad Sails Again by Toni V. Sweeney

In this last entry in the Sinbad series, Sinbad sh’en Singh, abruptly growing tired of the younger generation’s condescension, kicks over the traces.  Taking his youngest son and a grandson on a journey to the places he and wife a … Continue reading

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Three Twisted Sisters: Texas Hill Country’s Most Famous Trio

While you can legally drive 80 mph on Texas State Highway 130, also known as the Pickle Parkway, motorcycle and sports car enthusiasts flock to three Hill Country Ranch Roads.  SH 335, 336 and 337, are known throughout Texas as … Continue reading

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A Dream Long in the Making

Back in the Dark Ages when the internet was a shiny new tool and I lived in the Sunshine State, I was working on a dark fantasy I called I, Lucifer.  This title was singularly appropriate because it is a … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Indians

Though none of the cowboy stories in our anthology The Cowboys of Clark’s Folly has any Native Americans, Texas was home to hundreds of tribes of American Indians. I’ll only name and discuss a few, living around the location in … Continue reading

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Bride of the Beast by Toni V. Sweeney

I’d never written anything even remotely biblical before, so when I started on Bride of the Beast, I was surprised at the turns it took. Bride of the Beast is based on the story of the golden idol in the … Continue reading

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Texas Cowboys

This is directly from Wikipedia.  I found it interesting, and I hope it isn’t just because I live in Texas.  There really are other Texas Cowboys than the football team: The Texas Cowboys is an honorary men’s service organization at the University of … Continue reading

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Decisions and New Releases – April is Day after Tomorrow

Well, first we have April Fool’s Day–and I may be one because I’ve found another rescue dog — a purebred Coton de Tulear–that I can have on a 2-week trial.  The rescue is near Boerne which is a little drive … Continue reading

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Ride ’em Cowgirl! Here Come the Cowboys of Clark’s Folly, Texas!!

Love you some cowboys?  Here are 4 cowboy stories to touch the heart and the libido…   Ride ’em in, let ’em out, Cut ’em out, ride ’em in!! Mount up girls!  Don’t get bucked off.       The … Continue reading

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My First Published Novel – Gemini Rising

My 5-year contract with the current publisher is up in June of this year and I’ve asked for my rights back. The book is controversial, though it has gotten good reviews, I was surprised when Double Dragon sent me a … Continue reading

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Thinking of Getting a Dog

I haven’t had a dog since I was a kid.  I’ve fallen in love with the Coton de Tulear breed, and tomorrow I’m meeting a woman in Eunice, LA to exchange money for dog.  I’m so hoping that will go … Continue reading

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