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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 A Light from the Shadows shall spring Last Updated: 3/15/2008
Aragorn seeks rest after the battle of Pelennor Fields. However, Gandalf has a new task for him which may prove his hardest yet. A story to celebrate March 15th.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/15/2008
bullet Star of Hope Last Updated: 3/1/2008
Gilraen recalls a special night when she wished upon a star. Written in honour of Aragorn's birthday. MEFA 2008 Nominee
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 3/1/2008
bullet The Vase that was Broken Last Updated: 2/5/2008
Aragorn fears Arwen's wrath after he and Eldarion have a mishap. MEFA 2008 Third Place.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/5/2008
bullet More Haste, Less Speed Last Updated: 1/9/2008
Returning from a journey,Aragorn and Faramir are eager to be reunited with their wives and children without delay.Fate,however,has other ideas! A Tale of Telcontar.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 1/9/2008
bullet Winter Wonderland Last Updated: 12/24/2007
After a rare snowfall in Gondor, Aragorn, Faramir and their children enjoy themselves outdoors. A light hearted seasonal Tale of Telcontar
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/23/2007
bullet Music hath Charms Last Updated: 12/8/2007
Arwen and Éowyn are less than pleased when their husbands forget a promise.How can the King and Steward earn forgiveness? A Tale of Telcontar. MEFA 2008 Nominee
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 12/8/2007
bullet Morning and Evening Last Updated: 11/22/2007
Summary: The King and Steward, together with their wives, enjoy the beauties of Ithilien. "Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful." Tolkien. A Tale of Telcontar.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 10/9/2007
bullet The Spirit of Gondor Last Updated: 11/8/2007
A ghost story followed by an embarrassing predicament has unexpected consequences for Faramir and his family and King.A story for Halloween. Complete
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 4 Published: 10/26/2007
bullet In my End is my Beginning Last Updated: 10/16/2007
Even in the darkest moments, there is always hope. The final chapter in the adventures of the King and the Steward.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/16/2007
bullet Let Sleeping Kings Lie Last Updated: 10/13/2007
Aragorn provides his family with some unexpected entertainment. A Tale of Telcontar.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 10/13/2007
bullet Partners in Crime Last Updated: 9/29/2007
Aragorn finds an important treaty torn to shreds. A Tale of Telcontar featuring Aragorn, Eldarion and Faramir.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/29/2007
bullet The Gift of Dawn Last Updated: 9/21/2007
Eldarion is woken early by his father, who has a surprise in store. A Tale of Telcontar.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 9/21/2007
bullet Comes the moment to decide Last Updated: 9/20/2007
During March 3019, many choices were made,some with tragic consequences.What led Faramir,Denethor and Aragorn to act as they did? Chapter 5 - Faramir makes an important decision. Complete MEFA 2008 Nominee
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 5 Published: 8/23/2007
bullet Burden of Guilt Last Updated: 8/18/2007
A violent and tragic misunderstanding with Eomer threatens Aragorn and Faramir's friendship and the Steward's very life. Meanwhile Arwen prepares to give birth and Aragorn is faced with the loss of all whom he loves. Rated for violence,childbirth and dark themes. Under revision. Please note,this is not a new story. I am currently editing it for typos and was much surprised when it reappeared on the front page,which was not my intention.
Rating: R Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 62 Published: 9/9/2005
bullet Night of Love Last Updated: 6/24/2007
Summary: Aragorn and Arwen celebrate a unique wedding night.Written to mark the day of Aragorn and Arwen's marriage.A sequel to The White Tree
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/24/2007
bullet Web of Treason Last Updated: 5/1/2007
To save the tortured, captive, Aragorn, Faramir must forfeit his own honour. Can one do evil in the service of a greater good? And will both King and Steward survive an ordeal that tests their friendship as well as their fealty? MC Award Winner. Complete
Rating: R Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 64 Published: 3/25/2006
bullet Shadow and Thought Last Updated: 3/25/2007
Despite being happily married to Arwen and King of Gondor, Aragorn is lonely and despondent at Faramir's shyness and Éowyn's obvious and perplexing hatred. Determined to get to know them better,he invites them to a remote hunting lodge, oblivious of the dangers awaiting which could cost him his life. Rated for violence,torture and mild sexual content(between a married couple) Fully revised and rewritten. Now complete
Rating: R Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 21 Published: 8/10/2005
bullet The Slave of the Ring Last Updated: 2/24/2007
When Aragorn tends the injured Frodo after their escape from Moria, Boromir catches a glimpse of the Ring.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 2/23/2007
bullet Facing the Darkness Last Updated: 12/22/2006
Aragorn tends Faramir and Merry in the Houses of Healing while preparing for what might be his last battle
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 5 Published: 7/3/2005
bullet The One Last Updated: 6/10/2006
A strange and fateful dream haunts Aragorn. Will he ever see it come true?' Co-written with Raksha the Demon. Should be considered a slightly AU one-shot, not connected with either author's other stories. With thanks to Branwyn for beta-ing.
Rating: G Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 1 Published: 6/10/2006
bullet A Streak of Moonlight Last Updated: 4/21/2006
Aragorn and Faramir face a humiliating ritual in order to obtain some mistletoe for the Yule celebrations.Or do they? An alternate and slightly saucy version of the ritual in "At the Rising of The Moon" and a companion piece to that story.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 0 Published: 4/21/2006
bullet The Hidden Days of Healing Last Updated: 4/8/2006
After the Ring is destroyed, Aragorn attempts to heal the injured Hobbits but will there be too high a price to pay? My first Tolkien fanfic,revised and republished at the time the events took place. A very personal interpretation,which some might consider AU. Rated for injuries and angst.
Rating: PG-13 Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 9 Published: 3/25/2006
bullet The White Tree Last Updated: 2/24/2006
A few weeks after his coronation, Aragorn fears that the wedded bliss he longs for will never be his. But the sign that heralds the fulfillment of his desire could also destroy Aragorn's still fragile bond with his Steward. Revised 2006 MEFA Faithful of Númenor Award winner- Men Featuring Aragorn
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 3 Published: 7/10/2005
bullet At the Rising of the Moon Last Updated: 1/12/2006
Eowyn is horrified to discover that there is no mistletoe for the Yule celebrations and sends Aragorn and Faramir to obtain some from an eccentric old woman, who may not be willing to part with it, unless certain conditions are met. A light hearted story for the holiday season.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 5 Published: 12/26/2005
bullet First Meeting Last Updated: 12/29/2005
Faramir lies close to death in the Houses of Healing.Only the hands of the King might save him but will Aragorn be too late ? Revised
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 7/3/2005
bullet A New Beginning Last Updated: 12/26/2005
On the day of Aragorn's coronation, Faramir prepares to surrender the White Rod but discovers the new King has other ideas. Revised.
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 3 Published: 7/6/2005
bullet His Father's Son Last Updated: 9/11/2005
While Arwen and Eowyn spend an afternoon helping the poor,they leave their children with their fathers.For experienced warriors like Aragorn and Faramir,looking after two small children should present no problems.The children,though, have other ideas .
Rating: PG Reviews Status: Complete Chapters: 2 Published: 9/10/2005
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