Patricia McLinn


USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn spent more than 20 years as an editor at the Washington Post after stints as a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.) and assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.). She received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University. <br /> <br /> McLinn is the author of nearly 40 published novels, which are cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, contemporary western romances, contemporary romances elsewhere in the world, historical romances, and women's fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous awards. <br /> <br /> She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Sign Off (Caught Dead in Wyoming, Book 1)

Divorce a husband, lose a career … grapple with a murder. TV journalist Elizabeth “E.M.” Danniher says she committed two sins — she didn’t stay young, and she made an enemy of a powerful news executive — her ex. She used to break national news. Now her top story at dinky KWMT-TV in Sherman, Wyoming is getting a defective toaster repaired. Tough, funny and determined, Elizabeth wrestles with whether adjusting to Wyoming -- her new home or a stop on the way to obscurity. Soon she’s in a battle of wills with ex-football player turned journalist Mike Paycik and investigating a disappearanat the insistence of a girl who’s set on proving her father’s innocence. Not that enigmatic rancher Thomas Burrell makes investigating easy for an amateur detective. "Caught Dead in Wyoming" Book 1 FREE!


Almost a Bride (Wyoming Wildflowers)

Just Matty’s luck. The one man who can save her family ranch by saying "I Do" is the childhood sweetheart who broke her heart. But she can't let that stop her. Fun, spice, and heart FREE from USA Today bestseller Patricia McLinn. Begin the Wyoming Wildflowers series now! Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning (snowberry) The previous generation Almost a Bride (Indian paintbrush) Match Made in Wyoming (fireweed) My Heart Remembers (bur marigold) Jack's Heart (yellow monkeyflower) Where Love Lives: The Inheritance (threadleaf phacelia)