Linda Weaver Clarke

Biography

Linda Weaver Clarke travels throughout the United States, teaching and encouraging people to write their family history and autobiography. She is the mother of six daughters and has several grandchildren. Clarke is the author of an award-winning sweet romance, Melinda and the Wild West, for the “Reviewers Choice Award.” She has several historical sweet romances, a mystery/adventure series, cozy mystery series, and a children’s book. She has also written two non-fiction e-books: Reflections of the Heart and Writing Your Family Legacy. All her books are family friendly.

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Books

The Bali Mystery: Amelia Moore Detective Series
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction
When Mrs. Brody hires Amelia Moore and Rick Bonito to find her missing brother, they find themselves in Bali, Indonesia. They are mystified why her brother quit his job, put his home up for sale, and ran off to this mysterious and exotic island without telling a soul.
The Rebels of Cordovia
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Centuries after the legendary Robin Hood, a group of men and women find themselves fighting for the same cause. In this battle for freedom, a tender love story begins to blossom. Daniel, a rogue and a leader of the Freemen, doesn’t realize that the sweet feminine woman he has met and is falling for happens to be the leader of Robin’s Rebels.
Sarah’s Special Gift
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Sarah is a beautiful and successful dance teacher. She is deaf, but this does not stop her from living life to its fullest. While visiting the Roberts family, David finds himself entranced with this very special lady and ends up defending her honor several times. He finds that Sarah has gone through many trials as she teaches him the importance of not dwelling on the past and how to love life.
Jenny's Dream
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Jenny Roberts has a dream to escape her small hometown to become a writer. She develops a friendship with a young farmer who is new to the area and has secretly fallen in love with her. After she realizes that her friend means more to her than she thought, she must now choose between a career and romance.
Edith and the Mysterious Stranger
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
With mysterious letters, cattle rustlers, a spunky woman, Halloween, and young love, there is always something happening. Edith has wonderful qualities but never gives a man a second chance because her expectations are so high. However, all that changes when a mysterious stranger starts writing to her. Whoever he is, this man is a mystery and the best thing that has ever happened to her.
Melinda and the Wild West
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Melinda Gamble wants to make a difference in the world. Without hesitation, she accepts a job as a schoolteacher in the small town of Paris, Idaho. She has many challenges but it’s a rugged rancher who challenges Melinda with the one thing for which she was least prepared—love.
Elena, Woman of Courage
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,700. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Elena Yeates settles into a small western town as the newest doctor, a few problems arise. The town is not ready for a female doctor, let alone one so strong and independent. She must struggle against the prejudice to establish her new practice. As she fights to prove herself, the town’s most eligible bachelor finds it a challenge to see if he can win her heart.
Montezuma Intrigue: The Adventures of John and Julia
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,010. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
When a leather parchment of Montezuma’s map is found in great-grandfather Evans’ old chest, April and the twins know this summer is going to be a memorable one. The girls want to search for it but their father is against it for some mysterious reason. With Julia’s help, she and the girls convince John to go on a treasure hunt. Is Montezuma’s treasure a legend or reality?
Mayan Intrigue: The Adventures of John and Julia
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
While on assignment for the newspaper, John and Julia Evans try to enjoy a romantic vacation among the Mayan ruins. When Julia sees a couple suspicious men exchanging an item, she quickly turns and leaves but it is too late. The men have seen her. As a reporter, Julia does not easily give up and her curiosity gets them in a mess of trouble.
Anasazi Intrigue: The Adventures of John and Julia
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
When a devastating flood takes out several homes in a small town, they are shocked by the news of also a possible poison spill that kills many of the fish and neighbor's pets. Julia, the town's newest reporter, begins her investigation but realizes the story is much bigger and more dangerous than she thought!
Desert Intrigue: The Adventures of John and Julia Evans
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
When Julia’s brother announces that his dude ranch is haunted, she believes that someone is trying to sabotage his place and force him to sell. The mysterious happenings have to do with Superstition Mountain, the lost Dutchman’s goldmine, and the great Thunder God. Is it possible that the legend of the Thunder God is actually true? After a terrible thunderstorm, everyone begins to wonder.
Writing Your Family Legacy
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
It’s important to teach our children their heritage. Who are your ancestors? What were their traditions? Each of us has a story from our ancestors or even our own story to tell. If these stories are unwritten, then how are your children going to know of their parentage? It’s up to us to write these experiences down. Make your ancestors come alive on paper.
Reflections of the Heart
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reflections of the Heart has 13 chapters of inspirational writings such as: The secret of Happiness, Laughter is the Best Medicine, Friendship - The Footprints In Your Heart, Equal Partners in Marriage, Parenthood - A Great Responsibility, and Music Soothes the Soul.

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Smashwords book reviews by Linda Weaver Clarke

  • Call of the Herald on Dec. 15, 2010
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    The Dawning of Power - a fantastic fantasy! Legend says that a Herald will be born who will save the land of Godfist from invaders. This Herald will fight for their freedom. To some it is only a legend but to others it is a prophecy, waiting to be fulfilled. The Zjhon are ancient enemies and are planning an attack but no one takes heed of these warnings until it is too late. Now it is up to the Herald to save them. The question is... will the Herald realize her destiny in time to save Godfist? But that’s not all…the Zjhon believe in the prophecy and have given the order to search for the Herald and do away with her. This is an intriguing fantasy and is hard to put down. The description of scenery is so well written that I could imagine it in my mind. The characters are believable and well developed. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The Dawning of Power is a trilogy, which includes Call of the Herald, Inherited Danger, and Dragon Ore. I would recommend this book for all ages. Written by Linda Weaver Clarke, author of the new mystery series “The Adventures of John and Julia Evans.”
  • Into the Mist: Silver Hand on March 09, 2012
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    I thoroughly enjoyed this fantasy, which was so true to life as I read about Gabe and his problems. There were a lot of things I could relate to because I knew bullies at school and special needs kids that had problems. His parents reminded me of the “good cop” and “bad cop” scenario. His mother was extremely protective and the father was a good buffer for the mother. He would help her relax a bit and give the kid some space. I was glad that Gabe had a neighbor friend, Ellie, who believed in him and didn’t think he was wierd. I also loved the Welsh connection since my ancestors are Welsh. Steve Finegan’s descriptions were so good that the imagery for me was vivid and I could see the graves, the crosses, the well, and all the characters in Gabe’s fantasy adventure. I was very much a part of the story. Was it his imagination or was it real? You be the judge!
  • The Treasure of Isian on Oct. 17, 2012
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    This story is captivating and has many twists and turns. It gives a new dimension to fantasy characters. It was difficult to put down. Not only is it a fantasy, but a sweet love story that can be enjoyed by young adult and adult alike. The devotion of Elani to her Prince was enjoyable, making the reader wonder when the Prince will see her as something more than a servant. Highly recommended!
  • Small is Beautiful on Aug. 21, 2013
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    Small is Beautiful is such a delightful short story. You always hear that opposites attract. Well, Judy and Brad are complete opposites. She is quiet and reserved while Brad is outgoing. She is very intelligent and he is struggling a bit and needs a tutor. Brad is six foot five and Judy is five foot one. I had to smile inwardly because this story reminds me of my nephew who is over one foot taller than than his wife…the top of her head actually comes to his shoulder. Was this story believable? Absolutely. This sweet story was fun to read.
  • The Alliance of Isian on Nov. 05, 2013
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    The Alliance of Isian was one of the best fantasies I’ve ever read. Why? I’m not a fantasy reader…far from it. This book was enchanting and very difficult to put down. Gabrielle is a strong character and I could feel the emotions she was experiencing. I could feel her frustration in being forced to marry someone she did not know, and whose background was totally so different from her own. Alec is likewise a strong character and has his definite opinions, but he is also very sensitive to Gabrielle’s feelings of inadequacy in marrying a stranger. As time passes, I could see the respect they gradually develop for each another and how they learn to understand one another’s differences. They learn to accept one another’s faults and failings. I noticed the change in both characters, a change for the better, as Gabrielle and Alec fall in love. I found myself wishing the story would never end. That’s really saying something for a non-fantasy reader. Reviewed by Linda Weaver Clarke, Author of Sweet Romances