Linda Ash


I live in Ohio with my husband, one dog, and a varying number of cats. My two children are in college.

I've always been a bit of a dreamer and my imagination is often in overdrive. Let's just say that I don't have to dig too deep to find my inner child.

Adventures are always fun, and I've had a few, but now my knees have ground to a halt, and my feet are rebellious. So my adventures are fewer, and more tame. They often involve a book, either reading or writing one. A good book can make you feel like you've just climbed a snow-clad mountain, or sprinted a desert path under the burning sun, or swum in the deep ocean alongside a whale. It feels like you're the one having the adventure. So if I'm typing away at the computer or if I'm snuggled up with a book and don't look up when you call, it's because I'm busy - off on an adventure. Try again later.

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The Witch of Starmont
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mara seems happy growing herbs and running her herbal remedy and skin care business, but there is a secret pinning her here. When Jonathan enters Mara's life, she finds a steadying presence. But her ex-husband holds the key to her secret and won't relinquish his control over her. As Mara begins to find happiness with Jonathan, will her ex-husband let her keep that happiness?
Rose of Par Kluhnd: A Fairy Tale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,080. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Rose isn't sure she wants to be captain of her soccer team, much less queen of a strange place -that's about to be overrun by invaders. When Rose slips into a strange world where her grandmother may have been a queen, she just wants to get home. But when enemies seek her out, finding a way home may be the least of Rose's worries... and then, there's that empty throne waiting, possibly, for her

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  • Sam And The Dragon on Jan. 23, 2011

    This is a really cute story and the illustrations look great if you have a color reader like iPad or Nook Color. Kids have really intense imaginations and I can just see a child, after experiencing this story, looking at her furnace and saying, "There isn't really a dragon in there... is there?"
  • The Old Mermaid's Tale on March 29, 2011

    The Old Mermaid’s Tale is the beautifully written story of a young woman whose heart and mind are continually drawn to the mysterious, fanciful, and possibly dangerous waterfront in the town near her college. On the days she visits town, she hovers at the seedy edge of its darker parts, not daring to step into that mystique, all the while yearning for it, yearning to know what life is all about in that part of town. Little does she know how closely she will become tied to it, and how it will end up shaping her own life. This is an artfully drawn and beautifully written character-driven novel, and what characters there are! The mark of a good novel shows when all of its inhabitants feel utterly real, and there is a believable depth behind each one, and this is a good novel. Each character has his or her own history, own knowledge, and it’s easy to forget that they are all drawn by the same hand. Kathleen Valentine has crafted a story of life’s discoveries, love, loss, and redemption that is at times sensuous, at times poignant, and always satisfying.