Linda Watkins currently resides in Sedona, Arizona and, in another life, was a Senior Clinical Financial Analyst at Stanford University School of Medicine. Born on the east coast, she grew up in a suburb of Detroit. Upon graduation from college (Carnegie Mellon, '70), she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where she lived and worked for most of her adult life. In 2006, she packed up her belongings and, along with her 3 rescue dogs, took the plunge and moved to a remote island off the coast of Maine.
It was on this island that she wrote her first novel, MATEGUAS ISLAND and, since publication, the novel has garnered the following awards:
- 2014 Gold Medal, Supernatural Fiction, READERS' FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD COMPETITION
- 2014 First Place Award, Contemporary Gothic, CHANTICLEER BOOK REVIEW, PARANORMAL AWARDS
- 2015 Outstanding Novel in Horror/Suspense, IAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Mateguas Island: A Novel of Terror and Suspense
A young woman, searching for answers ...
RETURN TO MATEGUAS ISLAND is the recipient of the 2015 First Place Award for Contemporary Gothic Fiction, Chanticleer Book Review Paranormal Awards and was also named a Finalist in Horror/Suspense in the 2015 IAN Book of the Year Awards.
Six men, over a span of thirty-five years, disappear without a trace...
A harbinger of evil, so ancient it defies memory, surfaces on the rocky shores of Mateguas...
Journey, with Karen and her family, back to the mythos, passion, and magic, and join her as she seeks to finally lay to rest the ... GHOSTS OF MATEGUAS.
GHOSTS OF MATEGUAS is the third full-length novel in highly acclaimed, award-winning, MATEGUAS ISLAND SERIES.