Linda Gillard


Linda Gillard lives in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. She is the author of nine novels, including STAR GAZING, shortlisted in 2009 for "Romantic Novel of the Year" and bestsellers HOUSE OF SILENCE and THE MEMORY TREE.

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Talking to my imaginary friends.
What do your fans mean to you?
I think of my readers as friends I haven't met yet. But I've now met quite a few!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,080. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
1918 “Lady, fiancé killed, will gladly marry officer totally blinded or otherwise incapacitated by the war.” Esme advertises for a husband and agrees to share her isolated home with an officer whose face and body have been ravaged by war, but she knows nothing of the ugliness that lurks within his shattered mind. A birth is followed by a violent death and both remain hidden for a hundred years.
A Lifetime Burning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Flora Dunbar is dead, but it isn't over. Looking back over a turbulent lifetime, Flora observes her grieving family and the four men who loved her. She recalls an eccentric childhood lived in the shadow of her gifted musical twin, Rory and the brief happiness she found in a scandalous affair with her nephew, Colin. Now Flora is dead. But how did she die? And who was to blame?..,
Emotional Geology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A passionate, off-beat love story set on the island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Rose Leonard is on the run from her life. She takes refuge in a remote island community where she cocoons herself in work, silence and solitude in a house by the sea. But does Rose, with her tenuous hold on sanity, have the courage to say “Yes” to life and a new love, putting her turbulent past behind her?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When ghostwriter Jenny Ryan is summoned to the Scottish Highlands by Sholto MacNab – retired adventurer and Laird of Cauldstane Castle – she’s prepared for travellers’ tales, but not the MacNabs’ violent and tragic history or the existence of an ancient curse. But who resents Jenny’s presence at Cauldstane? And who will stop at nothing until Jenny has been driven away - or driven mad?
Untying the Knot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Broken-hearted, Fay walked away from Magnus, her traumatised war veteran husband and the home he was restoring - a ruined castle on a Scotish hillside. Now their daughter Emily is marrying someone she shouldn't. And so is Magnus. "Everyone makes mistakes, but I sometimes think I’ve made more than most. Marrying Magnus was one of them. But the biggest mistake I ever made was divorcing him."
The Glass Guardian
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Ruth Travers has lost a lover, both parents and her job. Now she thinks she might be losing her mind... When she inherits a dilapidated Victorian house on the Isle of Skye, Ruth discovers she's not the only occupant. Who is the Glass Guardian? And what do you do if you find yourself falling in love with a man who died 100 years ago?
House of Silence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
With nowhere else to go for Christmas, Gwen accompanies her actor boyfriend Alfie to Creake Hall, his family’s run-down country house. It’s clear from the start the family has secrets and Gwen discovers Alfie will go to any lengths to keep her from learning the truth about his past. An atmospheric romantic mystery for fans of REBECCA.