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Linda O Johnston

(Linda Carole Johnston)
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Linda Carole Johnston (Osgood) is an American author of mystery and romance novels.

Johnston's first published fiction appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award for Best First Mystery Short Story of the Year. Since then, she has had several more short stories published as well as numerous romance novels.

Johnston is a practicing attorney who splits her time between legal work and writing fiction. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1970 with an undergraduate degree in journalism with an advertising emphasis. Before obtaining her law degree from Duquesne University School of Law, she ran a small newspaper and then worked in advertising and public relations.

Johnston currently lives near Universal Studios in Hollywood, California along with her husband Fred and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs. She has two adult sons.

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Suspense

   Winter Wonderland (2004) (with Emma Craig (Alice Duncan), Leigh Greenwood and Amanda Harte)
   Not A Moment Too Soon / Everybody's Hero (2004) (with Karen Templeton)
   Guardian of Her Heart / Bounty Hunter Ransom (2004) (with Kara Lennox)
   Married in White (2005) (with Cathy Gillen Thacker)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense December 2013 Bundle (2013) (with Gail Barrett, Carla Cassidy and Beth Cornelison)
   Harlequin Nocturne May 2014 Bundle (2014) (with Sharon Ashwood)
   Untamed Wolf / Immortal Cowboy (2014) (with Alexis Morgan)
   Loyal Wolf / Immortal Obsession (2014) (with Sierra Woods)
   Harlequin Nocturne September 2015 Box Set (2015) (with Denise Lynn)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense August 2016 Box Set (2016) (with Amelia Autin, Lisa Childs and Marie Ferrarella)
   Harlequin Nocturne June 2017 Box Set (2017) (with Megan Hart)
   Desert Wolf / Protector Wolf (2017) (with Linda Thomas-Sundstrom)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense March 2018 Box Set (2018) (with Lara Lacombe, Rachel Lee and Marilyn Pappano)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense October 2018 Box Set (2018) (with Lisa Childs, Beth Cornelison and Geri Krotow)
   Harlequin Nocturne November 2018 Box Set (2018) (with Linda Thomas-Sundstrom)
   Visionary Wolf / Code Wolf (2019) (with Linda Thomas-Sundstrom)
   Witness in the Woods / Colton 911: Caught in the Crossfire (2019) (with Michele Hauf)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense November 2019 Box Set (2019) (with Justine Davis, Marie Ferrarella and Dana Nussio)
   The Final Secret / Colton First Responder (2020) (with Cassie Miles)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense February 2020 Box Set (2020) (with Regan Black, Laura Cassidy and Jennifer Morey)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense August 2021 - Box Set (2021) (with Marie Ferrarella, Deborah Fletcher Mello and Karen Whiddon)
   Deadly Days Of Christmas / Uncovering Colton's Family Secret (2021) (with Carla Cassidy)
   Harlequin Romantic Suspense November 2021 Box Set (2021) (with Justine Davis, Cindy Dees and Addison Fox)
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Short Stories
Linda O Johnston recommends
Pie A La Murder (2011)
(Della Cooks Mystery, book 4)
Melinda Wells
"An amateur sleuth to savor!"
Get Fluffy (2012)
(Pampered Pets Mystery, book 2)
Sparkle Abbey
"A mystery worth barking about."

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