Linda Kozar is the author of sixteen books: Babes With A Beatitude—Devotions For Smart, Savvy Women of Faith (Hardcover/eBook, Howard/Simon & Schuster 2009), “Misfortune Cookies,” and “Just Desserts” (When The Fat Ladies Sing) cozy mystery series, Print, Barbour Publishing 2008), and “Strands of Fate,” (Hardcover/eBook, Creative Woman Mysteries 2012). Her cozy mystery series again published and expanded as ebooks at Spyglass Lane Mysteries, MacGregor Literary from 2012-2014, and in September of 2014 Linda indie-published and the continues the series: “Misfortune Cookies,” “A Tisket, A Casket,” “Dead As A Doornail,” “That Wasn’t Chicken,” and “Felony Fruitcake”. Her latest foray into indie publishing, produced “Food Baby” (contemporary women’s 2015), “Alligator Pear,” (gothic historical romance, 2013), “Moving Tales, Adventures in Relocation,” (a nonfiction anthology 2013), and “Doomsday Devotions” (an end times devotional 2014). Linda is an active member of Cozy Mystery Magazine, which publishes an annual Christmas anthology of its contributing authors, “A Cup of Cozy,” (Short Mysteries and Holiday Recipes, 2013), and “A Cup of Cozy 2,” (Short Mysteries and Holiday Recipes 2014). Her speculative fiction story, Aperture, released in an anthology titled, “Out of the Storm,” (HopeSprings Books 2015), the proceeds of which will be donated to the ACFW Scholarship Fund. In 2003, she co-founded, co-directed, and later served as Southwest Texas Director of Words For The Journey Christian Writers Guild. She received the ACFW Mentor of the Year Award in 2007, founded and served as president of Writers On The Storm, The Woodlands, Texas ACFW chapter for three years, and continues to serve on the board. In addition to writing, Linda has served as Lead Host of the Along Came A Writer Radio Show, formerly, the Gate Beautiful Radio Show, on the Red River Radio Network/BlogTalk Radio, since 2010. She and her husband Michael, married for 26 years, have two lovely daughters and a son-in-law.
Member of: CAN (Christian Authors Network), AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers), RWA (Romance Writers of American), NHRWA (North Houston Romance Writers of America), ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers), Writers On The Storm, The Woodlands, Texas Chapter of ACFW, Toastmasters (Area 56) The Woodlands, Texas, The Woodlands Church, The Woodlands, TX.
Linda Kozar writes both fiction and nonfiction titles, but is well known for her quirky cozy mysteries. She founded and serves on the board of Writers On The Storm, The Woodlands, Texas chapter of ACFW, blogs on Cozy Mystery Magazine, and is the lead host on the Along Came A Writer radio show. She is a member of CAN, AWSA, RWA, and ACFW. She and her husband of 26 years, live in The Woodlands, Texas, and enjoy spending time with their two grown daughters.
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