Linda Collison

Biography

Linda Collison's first published novel, Star-Crossed (Knopf), was chosen by the New York Public Library to be among the Books for the Teen Age - 2007. Her latest novel, Looking for Redfeather (Fiction House, Ltd.), is about three runaway teens on the road - but it ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip! Looking for Redfeather was written during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2007.

Linda is also the author of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series, based on Star-Crossed. She has worked as a freelance magazine writer, a registered nurse in critical care and emergency medicine, a skydiving instructor, a volunteer firefighter, and a mother. Her short fiction and creative nonfiction has won awards from Honolulu Magazine, Southwest Writers Magazine, Maui Writers, and the National Student Nurses Society. Linda writes because she can't sing.

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Books

Blue Moon Luck
Price: Free! Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Chance and Tollie are West Virginia boys coming of age in the 1980's; fast friends who smoke weed, drink beer, play in a country-western band and talk about living their imagined REAL life as rock stars. Sure, everybody wants to be a rock star -- but what are the odds? Is it talent, luck, or something else that leads one of them out of West Virginia on the road to the musical Promised Land?
Holiday on Planet Jolieterre; a Nova Skylar Space Nurse Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.50)
Nova Skylar is tired of her dead end job as cruise ship nurse aboard the Entitled, an interstellar pleasure vessel. She’s looking forward to a long-awaited vacation on Jolieterre with her human lover when an attack by space pirates ruins her plans. Fiction/short story/sci-fi/satire
Friday Night Knife and Gun Club
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Alternative history
(5.00)
On the night shift a lot of bad shit goes down. This short story takes place in the near-future in the Land of the Free where no gun control exists and everyone packs semi-automatics to deal out justice as they see fit. Tonight Kit Carson, RN, has the worst shift ever. Read 'em and weep.

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