Linda Swift

Biography

Linda Swift divides her time between her native state of Kentucky and Florida. She is an award winning author of published poetry, articles, short stories, and a TV play. Linda holds an Education Specialist Degree from Murray State University with post-graduate work from U. of Alabama and was a teacher, counselor, and psychometrist in the public schools in three states. She credits her husband and adult children for providing encouragement and technical support necessary for survival in the cyberspace world.
Linda's first two books were published by Kensington. She currently has six e-books available (two also in print). Four books of fiction, a haiku collection, and three short stories are scheduled for 2011.

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Books

This Time Forever
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,210. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
~ Civil War Romance ~ Clarissa Wakefield remains to work in her home, transformed into a Confederate hospital when the Union invades Tennessee. Philip Burke, a Union prisoner, barters medical skills to avoid prison. As opposing armies fight, Philip and Clarissa wage their own personal battles. Caught in the passions of love and war, will they be faithful to their vows or listen to their hearts?
Full Circle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
High school sweethearts, Pete was drafted unaware Joanna carried his child. Her father forced an adoption and relocated the family. Years later, they meet once again and old sparks flicker. A young woman nearby seeks her birth parents while fighting her adoptive father for information. Will fate complete the circle of their diverse lives to bring happiness at last?
That Special Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,570. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Paula's husband divorces her to find himself by joining a band and dating a young singer. Forced to start over, Paula returns to college. As she struggles to cope, she gains the attention of 2 handsome men. Toss in a mistaken Professor, her daughter's upcoming wedding, and a campus stalker and life gets complicated. When Paula finds herself and falls in love again, starting over is not so bad.
Mistress of Huntleigh Hall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,530. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
~Sequel to Maid of the Midlands~ Alice waits ten years for Malcolm's return, but then must accept an arranged marriage. Malcolm, shipwrecked and with changed appearance, returns too late. He settles in Hull to be nearby, unknown to her. When Alice's sister Mary falls for his unsuitable employee, matters become complicated. Alice then discovers her husband's involvement in a plot against the king.
Take Five
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An emotional and thought provoking mix of suspense, mild horror, and ironic twists... This collection includes: Give It All You've Got-a librarian's new job leads to tragedy; The Good News-a vacation goes awry; Winner Take All-reclaiming home turns ugly; Three to Make Ready-school busing brings unwanted changes; and Nathan, the Buttercups are Blooming-an elderly man tackles the inevitable.
Three to Make Ready
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
~ A Speculative Fiction short ~ Cassie is accepted into a ballet group and Debra is to be a cheerleader. But when chosen to exchange schools in the busing mandate, their dreams are shattered. Sammy wants to live with his dad but gets a bike instead. When his bike is stolen, his anger and frustration reach the boiling point. The outcome will touch the lives of Cassie, Debra, and an entire city.
Give It All You've Got
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Back to School Bonus - FREE for limited time. ~A Speculative Fiction Short~ Naomi is the new school librarian. Danny, an overage senior, is her aid. Naomi has a secret she will not share. The presence of Jake, the alcoholic custodian, threatens her peace of mind with unwelcome advances. The friendship between Naomi and Danny becomes more and leads to tragedy. Help comes from an unexpected source.
Winner Take All
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Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
~ Speculative Fiction Short ~ Billy Ray Warren returns to claim the old family homestead, but first he'll have to destroy the intruder who's taken over. He comes armed, ready to battle his hated rival for possession of what is rightfully his. Then an accident leaves him a helpless prey for his ruthless enemy. With grim determination he fights for his life, knowing there can only be one winner.
Nathan, the Buttercups are Blooming
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Short Story Speculative Fiction ~ Nathan Bradford is a prosperous man who always provided well for his wife Esther and their eight children. Now blind with glaucoma, he listens with helpless fury as his beloved wife lies dying while his children respond in their individual ways to the evolving crisis they all feel helpless to prevent. Will Nathan change the seemingly inevitable course of events?
Resurrection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,040. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Charlotte Timberlake wants to write a book about mental illness and persuades a doctor to have her admitted as a patient. When unforeseen events make it impossible for her to leave, she finds herself unable to convince those in charge, her children, or ex-husband that she doesn't belong here. Charlotte soon realizes it is up to her to find a means of escaping the nightmare of her prison.
Maid of the Midlands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In Matilda's sixteenth summer, two events change her life at Hafton Castle. She falls in love with the handsome guard Jondalar, and she is chosen to be waiting-lady for the Queen of Scots who is brought to the castle as a "guest". When Matilda learns that Jondalar has deceived her, as he plots against the queen, she must choose between her love and betrayal of the woman she is obliged to serve.
The Good News
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A Speculative Fiction short... An elevator filled with tourists stops during a power failure and a small boy's life hangs in the balance when his arm becomes caught. Above ground, unaware of the consequences, a young man is trying to return power to the elevator while a man and woman race against time to stop him. Who will win? Who will lose?
Let Nothing You Dismay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Kala's job as tour guide isn't enough to cope with the debts left by her late husband, but she manages until she has car trouble. To save on future repairs, she takes an auto-care class. Rex is a part-time instructor whose broken heart needs repairing, too. Despite numerous disasters, she creates a holiday rich in the true spirit of Christmas. Will Kala and Rex discover the greatest gift of all?
The Twelve Days of Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Leigh and Russell, former sweethearts, are maneuvered into spending time together during the Christmas holidays. Recovering from a tragedy, Leigh vows never to be responsible for a child again. Russell faces deciding custody of his two daughters after his ex-wife remarries. Even as their attraction flares once more, how can they possibly overcome the obstacles life has placed between them?

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