Gathering Goodness

An Appleridge Novel


Publisher Pending


Enjoy family, friends, and all the ingredients that are thrown together and become life - and be thankful for everything.


Jennie McKenzie has a passion for dance, writing and horses. Travel with Jennie from college in Chicago to small town, Appleridge, Ohio, as she follows her heart and begins to trust God’s plan for her life. When bad things happen, Jennie discovers the importance of being surrounded by family and good friends. Jennie learns that real joy comes from always being thankful, instead of allowing bad experiences to steal her joy - and her faith.  

A collection of true stories sharing what horses teach us about our relationships with family, friends, and especially God.
Published by Westbow Press, a division of Thomas/Nelson/Zondervan, the book is available in soft cover, hard cover, and as an eBook through any book seller.
2015 Literary Corner Selection Equus Film Festival in NYC
For an autographed copy, please send Linda a message.
A collection of short stories from horse lovers around the world - including Linda’s story,
My Horse Flicka.

Born In A Barn

An Original Christmas Play
Born in a Barn, an original Christmas play, is available for performance by contacting the author.


Three young girls are intrigued by the old legend that animals speak at midnight on Christmas Eve. They decide to find out if the legend is true. The girls make a plan to camp in the barn with the horses and they arrive on a cold snowy night following their Christmas Eve pageant at church. Do animals really talk? What will happen at midnight?
To purchase a Thank You, God, for Everything - Especially Horses please click on either link.