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Your Free Work of Short Fiction: A Matter of Mind and Heart
Americanism is a matter of the mind and heart;
Americanism is not, and never was, a matter of race or ancestry.
– President Franklin D. Roosevelt, February 1, 1943
1944: Recruited from an internment camp for Japanese Americans, army linguist Rich Takahashi grapples with a key question. Why should he put his life at risk for an America that robbed him of his future, and his family and his sweetheart of their freedom? What makes an American, an American?
“Goosebumps… Anyone looking for a quick read with full characters and a punch will love this story!!” – Pam, Nevada
My goal in my fiction is to portray the truth that we have a BIG God, at work in a BIG way, seeking and saving and redeeming even through the darkest circumstances imaginable.
Heroism. Resilience. Liberation. Good versus evil. These themes resonate precisely because they reflect deep spiritual truths. When I write, I do all in my power to put them squarely on the page.
It’s my hope and prayer that my readers will come away heartened that no matter how dark the times, evil doesn’t win. I invite you to join the journey!
About Linda’s Debut Novel: The Plum Blooms in Winter
An Award-Winning Novel
Inspired by a Gripping True Story
Dave made aviation history in WWII’s daring Doolittle Raid. Now he’s a downed pilot on the run.
Miyako made a vow to bury a knife in him. That vow could cost them both their lives.
Inspired by Actual Events
“Linda Thompson attacks the publishing world like a Mitsubishi Zero swooping from the Japanese sky. The Plum Blooms In Winter proves a taut, crisp, debut achievement that colorfully evokes the Pacific theater of WWII. Start this one forewarned: it’s a stay-up-all-night read.”
– Jerry B. Jenkins, 21-Time New York Times bestselling author (Left Behind, et al)
If you like pulse-pounding tales of redemption that brim with deeply drawn characters and taut suspense, you’ll love Linda Thompson’s powerful debut novel. Immerse yourself in this award-winning story of courage and redemption today!
About Linda’s Latest Release: The Mulberry Leaf Whispers
A WWII Japanese naval officer. The teenage daughter of a legendary Christian samurai. Three centuries separate them, but a crucial question binds their destinies together.
Which lives have value?
In the highly anticipated sequel to her award-winning debut novel, The Plum Blooms in Winter, Linda Thompson provides a riveting story inspired by true events.
“Splendid story!… Rivals Shogun with its sweeping story of passion and faith, of survival and hope…. Be prepared to be enriched, moved and deeply satisfied.” – Jane Kirkpatrick, award-winning author of Something Worth Doing
“Gorgeous… not-to-be-missed…” – Sarah Sundin, bestselling and Carol Award-winning author of When Twilight Breaks and the Sunrise at Normandy series
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