Penname: Linda Hoyland [Contact]
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Member Since: 07/27/09
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I am English and have been writing Tolkien fanfic for 10 years now.


I also enjoy opera, photography, spending time with friends,playing scrabble and cuddling my 2 beautiful ginger cats.

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Stories by Linda Hoyland

Not Like Lúthien by Linda Hoyland

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 Arwen is weary of being compared to Lúthien. Written for the
"Teitho" "History Repeating Itself" challenge where it was placed third. With thanks to Deandra.

Categories: The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Lúthien, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 905    |    Read Count: 1044
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/17/13    |    Published: 03/17/13
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Strange Meeting by Linda Hoyland

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A battle weary. Aragorn must fight to save a stranger's life.

Categories: The Books of J.R.R. Tolkien
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Horror, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2398    |    Read Count: 323
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/16/13    |    Published: 03/16/13
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Lavender's Blue by Linda Hoyland

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An interlude in the lives of Captain Thorongil and his men

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Original Male Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Gondor: Osgiliath
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1524    |    Read Count: 741
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/11/13    |    Published: 03/11/13
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Full of Surprises by Linda Hoyland

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Thorongil’s men are in for some surprises when they take shelter in a derelict barn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor, Gondor: Osgiliath
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1379    |    Read Count: 1183
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/27/13    |    Published: 02/27/13
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A Sad Tale's best for Winter by Linda Hoyland

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Ecthelion tells Thorongil a sad story.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Ecthelion, Gondorians: Denethor's sisters, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: 65. 2013 February Challenge: The Dark Side of Love
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1674    |    Read Count: 202
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/23/13    |    Published: 02/23/13
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"The Pain of Love" by Linda Hoyland

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Inspiration Nature, Tolkien

Categories: Artwork, Challenge Stories
Characters: None
Genres: Artwork: photography
Places: None
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: 66. Art Challenge 6: February 2013: The Dark Side of Love
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 23    |    Read Count: 831
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/16/13    |    Published: 02/16/13
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Starlight Rapture by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn and Arwen enjoy a romantic interlude.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Romance-het
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 580    |    Read Count: 222
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/14/13    |    Published: 02/14/13
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A Night at the Silver Crown by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn and Faramir encounter a mysterious bartender, an inquisitive girl, and a remarkable cat at their favourite tavern.

Categories: Crossovers
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Alternate Universe, Crack fic, General, Mystery, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1311    |    Read Count: 943
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/11/13    |    Published: 02/11/13
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Wars and Rumours of War by Linda Hoyland

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Faramir brings disturbing news to Aragorn which threatens Gondor's security.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Drama, Friendship, General, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5117    |    Read Count: 272
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/09/13    |    Published: 02/09/13
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Beneath the Stars of Elendil by Linda Hoyland

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To part from a loved one is always painful, but some partings are
even more painful than others.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Gondor: the Pelennor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes, 8. character death
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1639    |    Read Count: 193
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/21/13    |    Published: 01/21/13
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Evergreen by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn seeks to console Faramir on a sorrowful anniversary.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Angst, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1439    |    Read Count: 999
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/01/13    |    Published: 01/01/13
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Seed of Hope by Linda Hoyland

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Gilraen is inspired by the great deeds of her ancestors.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen, Númenórean: Amandil, Númenórean: Ar-Pharazôn, Númenórean: Elendil, Númenórean: Isildur
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Tragedy
Places: Arnor, Eriador, Númenor
Times: 2-Second Age: the Last Alliance, 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2115    |    Read Count: 1033
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/24/12    |    Published: 12/24/12
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A Secret Garden by Linda Hoyland

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A young girl discovers a hidden refuge.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Character study, Childhood, Coming of Age, Friendship, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1211    |    Read Count: 1130
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/18/12    |    Published: 12/18/12
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The Gift of Tongues by Linda Hoyland

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A chance encounter between a Southron merchant and a Tark healer has
unexpected consequences.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Friendship, General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Harad, Other place in Arda
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3252    |    Read Count: 163
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/10/12    |    Published: 12/10/12
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The Hardest Battle by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn has returned to his people, but they are slow to accept their young chieftain.

 

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Coming of Age, Drama, Friendship, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Arnor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2450    |    Read Count: 238
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/25/12    |    Published: 11/25/12
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Looking Back by Linda Hoyland

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Faramir ponders his ancestor's decision.

Categories: Challenge Stories
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Friendship
Places: None
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 61. 2012 November Challenge: A River Runs Through It
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 200    |    Read Count: 390
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/08/12    |    Published: 11/14/12
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Warmth and Comfort by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn comforts an injured Faramir with a little unexpected help.
Dedicated to Shirebound.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1074    |    Read Count: 918
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/30/12    |    Published: 10/30/12
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Nightmares with Nightshirts by Linda Hoyland

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Éomer's wedding night seems doomed to disaster when he learns of the customs of his new bride's homeland.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Imrahil, Prince of Dol Amroth, Gondorian: Lothíriel of Dol Amroth, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Arathorn, Rohirrim: Éomer, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Angst, Comedy, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, Humor, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3340    |    Read Count: 254
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/30/12    |    Published: 10/30/12
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Of Ancestors and Toothache by Linda Hoyland

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Boromir is in a bad mood.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Fellowship, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor
Genres: Friendship, General, Humor
Places: Lothlórien
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 843    |    Read Count: 1316
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/14/12    |    Published: 10/14/12
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Glimpses of Middle-earth by Linda Hoyland

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A selection of very diverse drabbles and short pieces written for the
2012 BTME challenge.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion
Characters: Elf: Celeborn, Elf: Fëanor, Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Elf: Nerdanel, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Diamond (of Long Cleeve), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen
Genres: Angst, Anthology, Childhood, Comedy, Crack fic, Drabble or Drabble series, Drama, Family, Friendship, General, Horror, Humor, Romance-het
Places: Arnor, Gondor, The Shire
Times: 1-First Age: middle, 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 10    |    Word count: 1769    |    Read Count: 3574
Completed: No    |    Updated: 10/05/12    |    Published: 09/28/12
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The Brightest Star by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn and Arwen comfort an ailing Eldarion.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1503    |    Read Count: 841
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/04/12    |    Published: 10/04/12
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Breaking Free by Linda Hoyland

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Éowyn feels haunted.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Rohirrim: Éowyn, Rohirrim: Gríma Wormtongue
Genres: Angst, Family, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble), General, Horror
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Rohan: Edoras
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 4. sexual content implied, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 560    |    Read Count: 346
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/24/12    |    Published: 09/24/12
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With Eager Feet by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn's seventy fifth birthday seems doomed to be a day much like
any other in the life of a Ranger until a chance encounter.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Boffin: Daisy (Baggins), Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Action/Adventure, Friendship, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Arnor, The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: 59. 2012 September Challenge: Seventy-five!!
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2303    |    Read Count: 1113
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/24/12    |    Published: 09/24/12
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Amidst the Ruins by Linda Hoyland

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Hoping for a peaceful night, three Rangers make camp amongst the ruins of Fornost.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Coming of Age, Drama, Friendship, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Short story
Places: Fornost
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1134    |    Read Count: 949
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/04/12    |    Published: 09/04/12
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Feature August in Bree by Linda Hoyland

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Three Rangers spend a hot afternoon in Bree.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Male Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Vignette
Places: Bree
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 909    |    Read Count: 1451
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/29/12    |    Published: 08/29/12
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