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Biography:   I am English and have enjoyed writing since childhood.I first began writing poems at the age of seven. I have had a story published in "Forget me Nots From the front Porch" and an article published in a magazine

I endeavour to reply to all signed in readers.

I intend to post news about delays ect and background information on my LJ,so please bookmark that if you are interested.You are welcome to friend me if you have an account.

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My LOTR Stories are intended as a series, in which the characters remember and refer to events in previous stories .Although each can be read on its own,their chronological order is

The Slave of the Ring

First Meeting

Facing the Darkness

The Hidden Days of Healing

A New Beginning

The White Tree

Shadow and Thought

Burden of Guilt

Web of Treason

A Time to Reap

At the Rising of the Moon

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I only intended to write one LOTR story but the amazing response and the encouragement of my kind reviewers has decided me to keep writing.

I also enjoy writing original worksI would like to thank the many gifted authors on this site.

You can also find my current story together with background information at

http://lindahoyland.livejournal.com/

A guide to my original characters

Aedred – A Rohirric Healer who now works alonside Tarostar in the Houses of Healing.

Agond - A former soldier,now a drunkard

Alis – Estranged wife to Mahrod

Bereth – Sister to Damrod

Calardan – Husband to Hanna’s late sister

Doreth- Arwen’s housekeeper

Elbeth – Young daughter of Hanna

Elestelle - Faramir and Eowyn's daughter

Fennas – Brother to Hanna

Fontos – Lord of Lossarnach, son of the late Forlong.

Fosco – Lord of Lamedon, son of the Lord mentioned in LOTR

Gudrun – An elderly widow born in Rohan, now owner of a smallholding and orchard near to Minas Tirith

Hanna – A kitchen maid, daughter of the Porter at the Rath Dinen, who was killed by Beregond

Meneldil – Lord of Lebennin

Lady Meril – One of Arwen’s ladies in waiting

Lady Morwen – One of Arwen’s ladies in waiting

Laerwen - One of Eldarion's nursery maids

Lamrung – A former prison warder, now a member of the Citadel Guard.

Mahrod – A former Ithilien Ranger, now a prison warder

Tarostar – Chief Warden of the Houses of Healing, son of Denethor’s late sister.

Zana – Mother of Hanna and Fennas, grandmother to Elbeth, widow of the late porter.

You are invited to visit my Web site,where all my stories are archived http://www.freewebs.com/lindahoyland/

bullet The Steward's Blessing Last Updated: 4/6/2014
Faramir receives a special gift from Sam.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/6/2014
bullet Fire in the Blood. Last Updated: 3/28/2014
After spending some time with Frodo, Aragorn and Arwen face temptation.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 0 Published: 3/28/2014
bullet Twists of Fate Last Updated: 3/15/2014
A young Ranger from the Grey Company lies wounded in the Houses of Healing and reflects on events. Posted in honour of March 15th.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/15/2014
bullet The Sword in the Tree. Last Updated: 3/7/2014
Aragorn receives an invitation to visit Rohan which leads to a new adventure for the King and his Steward. Events in this story take place soon after "A Time to Reap."
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 8 Published: 9/14/2012
bullet Many Names and Guises Last Updated: 3/1/2014
Eldarion is puzzled why his father has so many names.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/1/2014
bullet Beyond the Shadows Last Updated: 2/23/2014
Ecthelion is cheered by the birth of a new grandson.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/23/2014
bullet The Hawk and the Horselord Last Updated: 2/22/2014
On a visit to Rohan, Aragorn notices Éomer is troubled.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/22/2014
bullet Pondweed and Perfume. Last Updated: 2/16/2014
Aragorn and Faramir suffer a mishap while out boating.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/16/2014
bullet Dancing with the Daffodils Last Updated: 2/14/2014
Gilraen receives a proposal.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/14/2014
bullet Crown and Sceptre Last Updated: 2/9/2014
Aragorn visits Faramir and his family.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/9/2014
bullet Call me Thorongil Last Updated: 2/2/2014
Denethor ponders on the identity of the man known as Thorongil.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/2/2014
bullet Great Tales from Middle-earth Last Updated: 2/2/2014
A series of drabbles and ficlets written for the "Great Tale"s LJ Community.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 10 Published: 1/8/2013
bullet Messin' About on the River Last Updated: 1/27/2014
Aragorn has a surprise for Faramir.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/27/2014
bullet The King's Holiday. Last Updated: 1/19/2014
Too many holidays leave Aragorn in a bad mood.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/19/2014
bullet Star of the North Last Updated: 1/12/2014
Aragorn receives an urgent message from Gimli.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/12/2014
bullet Bread of Life Last Updated: 12/24/2013
A young thief is brought before Aragorn.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/24/2013
bullet An Unexpected Letter Last Updated: 12/17/2013
Ecthelion hears tidings from an old friend.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/17/2013
bullet Somewhat Grim to Look Upon Last Updated: 11/23/2013
Pippin wonders why Aragorn does not smile more often.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/23/2013
bullet Children of the Moon Last Updated: 11/10/2013
Lady Adiva asks Arwen and Éowyn to join her in a unique ritual.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/10/2013
bullet An Unexpected Welcome Last Updated: 11/6/2013
Faramir expects a bleak homecoming.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 11/6/2013
bullet Too Long a Sacrifice Last Updated: 11/3/2013
A legacy of fire still burns in the hearts of Sauron's Faithful. How many more will be sacrificed from Gondor and Harad?
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 8 Published: 8/15/2013
bullet A Magic Deeper Still Last Updated: 10/31/2013
When Aragorn and Faramir visit Harad they find that magic flourishes there.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/31/2013
bullet Trades and Treasures Last Updated: 10/27/2013
A series of drabbles written for the "Tolkien Weekly" "Transactions" challenge.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 2 Published: 10/27/2013
bullet Under Elbereth's Stars Last Updated: 10/23/2013
Aragorn and the Hobbits travel towards Rivendell.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/23/2013
bullet Clouded Skies Last Updated: 10/20/2013
Denethor awaits his bride.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/20/2013
bullet For the Beauty of the Earth Last Updated: 10/19/2013
Autumn's beauties fail to impress Aragorn and his hungry Rangers.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/19/2013
bullet Sea Longing Last Updated: 10/12/2013
Aragorn and Faramir enjoy a walk on the beach.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/12/2013
bullet Of Palantíri and Paper Towns Last Updated: 10/8/2013
Aragorn seeks to raise Faramir's spirits.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/8/2013
bullet Silver Threads Last Updated: 10/1/2013
Éowyn is troubled.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/1/2013
bullet Stairway to Heaven Last Updated: 9/29/2013
Eldarion accompanies his father on an important mission.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/29/2013
bullet The Shieldmaiden Unleashed Last Updated: 9/25/2013
Faramir suffers a mysterious injury.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 9/25/2013
bullet The Warrior and the Dreamer Last Updated: 9/15/2013
Faramir's visions prove dangerous.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/15/2013
bullet The Cat's Tail Last Updated: 9/8/2013
Faramir must again prove himself as "tamer of man and beast."
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/8/2013
bullet From the Battlefield Last Updated: 9/2/2013
Denethor writes a letter.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/2/2013
bullet The Salt of the Earth Last Updated: 8/26/2013
Faramir recalls a happy childhood memory.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/26/2013
bullet Leaves from the past Last Updated: 8/24/2013
Faramir looks through his father's papers.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/24/2013
bullet Cat-astrophe Last Updated: 8/10/2013
Faramir's plans to entertain a visiting ambassador are thwarted by a playful cat and dog.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/10/2013
bullet Brothers of the Tribe Last Updated: 8/2/2013
Faramir fights to save a friend's life.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 8/2/2013
bullet Living Flame Last Updated: 7/17/2013
Aragorn, Faramir and a mighty sword.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 7/17/2013
bullet The Greatest Sacrifice Last Updated: 6/23/2013
Aragorn is in a relectlive mood. Posted today in honour of Aragorn and Arwen's wedding Anniversary.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/23/2013
bullet Changes of Fortune Last Updated: 6/23/2013
Faramir finds it hard to become accustomed to his new status.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/23/2013
bullet The Scent of Home Last Updated: 6/13/2013
Aragorn tells Faramir tales of his travels.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/13/2013
bullet Protectors Last Updated: 4/17/2013
Aragorn protects his people in many ways.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/17/2013
bullet Glimpses of Middle-earth Last Updated: 4/14/2013
A selection of very diverse drabbles and short pieces written for the BTME 12 challenge.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: In Progress Chapters: 17 Published: 9/2/2012
bullet Oaths of Allegiance Last Updated: 4/13/2013
Faramir takes an oath of fealty to two very different liege lords. Dedicated to Larner on the occasion of her birthday.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 4/13/2013
bullet Blood in the Snow Last Updated: 4/6/2013
Aragorn fights to save a young Ranger's life.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 3/29/2013
bullet Grace Bestowed Last Updated: 3/31/2013
Shortly before his death, Aragorn says goodbye to an old friend.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/31/2013
bullet Not Like Lúthien Last Updated: 3/17/2013
Arwen is weary of being compared to Lúthien. Written for the "Teitho" "History Repeating Itself" challenge where it was placed third.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/17/2013
bullet Strange Meeting Last Updated: 3/15/2013
A battle weary Aragorn must fight to save a stranger's life. Posted to mark the date of Faramir's healing.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/15/2013
bullet Grin and Bare It Last Updated: 3/12/2013
Aragorn,Faramir and Legolas decide to go swimming one hot August afternoon.They enjoy their swim but when they are ready to return to the City,they discover their clothes have vanished ! A reworking of the early chapters of "Burden of Guilt" for readers who prefer humour to angst. Contains non explicit Elf nudity
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 0 Published: 7/3/2005
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