... about Lin
|Lin (Linda) Anderson was born in
Greenock of Scottish and Irish parents. A graduate of both Glasgow and
Edinburgh Universities, she has lived in many parts of Scotland, and spent
five years working in the African bush. A teacher of computing, she began
her writing career six years ago. The script of her first film,
Love (broadcast on Scottish Television in 2001 and 2002, earned her a TAPS Writer of the Year Award
2001 nomination. Some of her African short stories have been published in
the 10th Anniversary Macallan collection and broadcast on BBC and European radio stations. DRIFTNET, introducing Forensic Scientist
Rhona MacLeod, was Lin's first novel, and was a summer 2003 best seller.
The second Rhona MacLeod book,
chosen as WH Smith's September 2004 Book of the Month for Scotland.
For more information, see
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