Linda Boltman

Biography

Linda Boltman’s psychological thriller, Man in the Moon, has been sold nationally and internationally in paperback and eBook form. Her flash fiction, The Captive, was selected for San Diego Writer’s Ink Anthology, Vol. 4 as one of San Diego’s finest writers. She has had numerous short stories and poems published in both magazine and ezine form in the United States and England.

Look for Linda’s eBooks, The Sheriff, The Copper Box, Lover's Leap, The Valet of Darkshire Manor, The Captive, Plum Loco, Moon Pies and The Christmas Challenge at your favorite internet retailer. She is currently working on an exciting new novel, The Battle for Gray Tower. Watch for it to come out spring of 2014.

Where to find Linda Boltman online


Books

Flash and Dash
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 51,480. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(3.00 from 1 review)
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
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: 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.

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