Linda Boltman

Biography

Since Linda Boltman’s psychological thriller, Man in the Moon was released by Jigsaw Press in July, 2011, she has gone on to write ten other eBooks including The Sheriff, The Copper Box, Lover’s Leap, The Valet of Darkshire Manor, The Captive, Moon Pies, Plum Loco, The Christmas Challenge and Flash and Dash, a collection of short stories for readers on the go. Her latest book, The Battle For Gray Tower, was just released October, 2014.

Linda’s short story, The Captive was selected by San Diego Writer's Ink Anthology, Vol 4 as one of San Diego's finest writers. She has had numerous short stories and poetry published in IdeaGems Magazine, Adventures for the Average Woman and Tough Lit in both their magazine and ezine editions in the United States and internationally. Her stories have also appeared in GreenPrints, Grand Magazine, The San Diego Reader and other publications.

An active watercolorist and traveler, Linda makes her home base in San Diego, where she can enjoy the fine weather, ocean and mountains, yet remain close enough to visit her two children.

Where to find Linda Boltman online


Books

Battle for Gray Tower
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,980. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Future civilization is divided into two factions. When a charismatic leader organizes an attack on Gray Tower with promises that everything the Darklings desire is within those walls, four young Nobles must journey into the dangerous world of the Darklings for supplies to save their home. Putting their faith in creatures they’d been taught to distrust, they learn trust goes deeper than skin.
Flash and Dash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Is your day full of constant interruptions, lunch hour is the only available time to read, you’re on a cross-country flight and bored, the kids are down for a nap, or you have time while the laundry’s in the dryer? Flash and Dash is the answer. These eight, unique, short stories and flash fiction range from under 1,000 to over 3,000 words. Chose the size for the time you have available.
Man In The Moon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 51,480. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When a young computer genius discovers a way to modify data from the Human Genome Project to create the perfect DNA, a double agent whose allegiance has always gone to the highest bidder is lured out of semi-retirement by the opportunity of a lifetime. To get his hands on the greatest discovery the scientific world has ever known, he's going to have to up his game against a younger, smarter world.
The Sheriff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A product of an abusive father, Otis grew up a loner. As a result, he’s become a hard, crusty old Sheriff. City officials hire Freddie, fresh out of the Police Academy as his deputy. Idealistic and sensitive, Freddie is shocked by Otis’s cavalier attitude. Determined to be the best deputy he can be, Freddie’s attitude and decisions change Otis’s life in an unimaginable way.
The Christmas Challenge
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(3.00)
Trying to recreate a family tradition when my Grandfather took me with him to cut down and carry home the family Christmas tree, my children and I would traipse out to our local tree farm to pick out our Christmas tree. Our tradition culminated in the Christmas my friends and family still refer to as the year of "The Mother Lode" tree. Laugh and cry at an attempt to preserve childhood memories.
The Valet of Darkshire Manor
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00)
The advertisement simply stated, “Wanted–valet for large household. Must love animals.” Desperate for a job, Edwin Thorpe responded and was immediately accepted. A train ticket arrived within a week for the evening departure to Darkshire the following Friday with no further instructions. Now he stood at the train depot, small satchel in hand, about to be greeted by two very strange men.
Plum Loco
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Plum Loco is a humorous, heartwarming story about a single woman’s quest to replace her favorite red plum tree after firefighters are forced to cut it down in an attempt to save her home during the San Diego Witch Creek Fire of 2007. Lost without it, the author goes on a quest to find a replacement. The resulting story is her journey to bring the red plum home.
Moon Pies
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
There’s no way a woman from a small farm town in northern Illinois can be prepared when her future mother-in-law spits chew into a Campbell’s soup can. But when the boyfriend invited her to join him in the hills of Georgia for a family reunion, chewing tobacco was only the start of many surprises. She doesn't anticipate, however, that she would be the cause for the family being run out of town.
The Captive
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67)
The courage of a kidnapped young girl is tested, but her strong will to live will not allow her to become a victim. This dark story of a young woman as she awaits the return of her captor culminates in a surprise ending. The Captive was selected by San Diego Writer’s Ink Anthology, Vol 4 as one of San Diego’s finest writers. The story lends itself to a quick, but intense read.
The Copper Box
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
While excavating a new business site, heavy equipment operator Doug Stone scrapes a strange object with his earth moving bucket. Irrevocably drawn by a force he can’t explain, Doug opens the box to discover a simple, black stone that contains properties like no other. But once blessed with this new power, the recipient finds that it may not be a blessing at all.
Lover's Leap
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The night began with an innocent drive to Lover's Leap, but ended with a young, college woman trapped in the wreckage of a car in a remote area with her dead fiance at her side. The next few days will not only test her will to survive, but will challenge her mental stability. Put in the darkest of situations, she must delve within herself to find the strength to overcome and persevere.

Linda Boltman’s tag cloud

action adventure science fiction thriller    adventure adult    adventure and survival    boltman    bootlegging    breadline    castle    childhood memories    choices and sacrifices    choices in life    christmas and family    christmas and holiday    christmas customs    christmas traditions    christmas tree    cia agent    computer espionage    dark and dangerous    dating    dating humor    dating problems    dating short story    dating story    double agent    down on his luck    england castles    england setting    english aristocracy    espionage    family at christmas    family christmas    family memories    family tradition    family traditions    farm community    farm towns    feel good    feel good story    flash fiction    free downloads ebook downloads kindle ebooks pdf ebooks    free ebook    friendship adventure    friendships    future civilizations    future conflict    future society    garden    good guy hero    grandfather    grandpa    heartwarming    heartwarming story    home and garden    hope    hummingbirds    humor    humorous short stories    hunted    inspiration    inspirational    inspirational short stories    intrique    kidnap    kidnapped    kidnapped woman    life and death drama    life challenges    life changes    life obstacles    linda boltman    lord of darkshire    lovers leap    man in the moon    manor    midwest culture    midwest fiction    midwest stories    mob fiction    moonshine    moonshine still    mother and child relationships    mother child relationship    mother daughter love    motherinlaw    nature    overcome adversity    psychological thriller    relationship humor    relationship story    relationship troubles    relationships and families    remembering loved ones    russian wolfhound    sci fi short story    sci fi suspense    sci fi thriller    science fiction adventure    science fiction short story    science fiction thriller    science fiction time travel    scifi    secret agent    servant    sheriff    sheriffs deputy    short adult fiction    short christmas story    short story    survival    suspense    suspense and thrillers    suspense danger    suspense empowerment    suspense short stories    suspense thriller    thriller    thriller adventure fiction    thriller and suspence    thriller and suspense    thriller fiction    thriller fiction mystery suspense    thriller novel    thriller short stories    thriller short story    thriller suspense    time    time alteration    time altering    time manipulation    time travel fiction    town characters    town marshal    traditional christmas    twist at the end    twist ending    twist endings    twist in the tale    twisted chilling morbid    twisted ending    twisted endings    valet    wilderness survival    will to live    wolfhound    wolfhounds    woman author    woman heroine    woman in jeopardy    woman protagonist    womans journey    womans memoir    womans story    womans survival