About The Author

Linda Bucklin

Linda feels blessed to be surrounded by her three grown sons, two daughters-in-law and two grandchildren. A fourth-generation San Franciscan, she now lives with her husband in Mill Valley, CA.

You can contact Linda through her Facebook Page.


Come Rain or Come Shine

Linda and Mary met in San Francisco. Both writers, mothers, and seekers of the truth, they began a friendship that has lasted twenty years.
Linda and Mary's joint exploration into topics like vulnerability, trust and honesty led to Come Rain or Come Shine a book of stories about friendship, based upon interviews with many women across America.

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Beyond His Control

On March 25, 1969 Linda Hale Bucklin learned her vivacious mother was dead, her right temple blown out by a bullet from her father's pistol. Was it suicide or homicide?
Standing up to her father, heir to the Broadway/Hale Department Store fortune, Linda is disinherited, then ostracized from the family she loves. When her father marries his mistress, Denise Minnelli, stepmother to Liza Minnelli, the family unravels.
Once a child of privilege, Linda recounts, in vivid detail, her extraordinary life—summers on the family's 10,000 acre ranch in Northern California, hunting trips to Africa and Alaska, high society vignettes of a fourth-generation San Francisco family, and her father's final decision: to leave the entire family fortune to Minnelli.
But amid the ashes, Linda finds a new strength: the strength to forgive the one who started it all.

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The Love of Angels

Real stories of spiritual encounters bridging the gap between our lives and the divine.
This collection of stories, including the author's own, chronicles encounters with angels, spiritual beings, living people, and animals who show up to remind us of love's power.
This book leads us toward a deeper understanding of how to integrate our relationship with the divine into our world here on Earth.
Living our lives in love is what carries us onward in our journey home, to the light on that distant shore.
"These inspiring stories help us understand we are always surrounded by angels and spiritual guides who come to help us live our best possible lives." ~Susan Smith Jones, PhD, Motivations Speaker, author of 27 books
"Reading THE LOVE OF ANGELS made me feel loved, connected and supported in my daily life." ~Valerie Andrews, author and founder of Sacred Words: A Center for Healing Stories.

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The Distant Shore

We all deal with our grief in different ways. Bill, my beloved husband of forty years, died unexpectedly after a short illness. During our years together, we made a pact that whoever passed first would communicate with the other.

As shocked and devastated as I was by Bill’s sudden departure, I came to accept that his not lingering was his final earthly gift to me. Moreover, he has honored our agreement, coming to me in dreams and through music.

From the afterlife, Bill’s guiding spirit shows me I am stronger than I think and has made me appreciate the beauty and wholeness of this life. I find unexpected riches everywhere, in my family, friends, nature, and dreams. I am comforted, knowing there is life after death, and that Bill and I will be together again.

I invite you to join me on an emotional journey as I share my very personal stories, as well as that of others’. May these personal and candid accounts bring you peace, comfort, hope, and assurance of the afterlife.

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