LINDA LEE CHAIKIN has written over thirty top selling books Including The Silk House series and For Whom the
Stars Shine, a finalist for the prestigious Christy Award. Two of her novels have been awarded the Silver Angel
Award for excellence. Linda is a graduate of Multnomah Biblical Seminary in Portland, and taught neighborhood
Bible classes for many years. She and her husband make their home Northern California, where her favorite
recreations are reading and taking vacations where the wind blows through lonely deserts and ghost towns.