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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

Of Rangers and Cats by Linda Hoyland

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A few scenes of Rangers and cats.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Bree-lander: Barliman Butterbur, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad, Original Female Character
Genres: Family, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, General, Humor, Romance-het
Places: Bree, Arnor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 5. mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 2630    |    Read Count: 217
Completed: No    |    Updated: 11/12/17    |    Published: 09/30/17
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Circle of Faith by Linda Hoyland

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A request from Ambassador Tahir has unexpected consequences for Aragorn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, As a Group: Haradrim, Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: Childhood, Drama, Family, Friendship
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 4    |    Word count: 6801    |    Read Count: 692
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/20/17    |    Published: 04/15/17
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The Trespasser by Linda Hoyland

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A herb mistress has a fateful encounter with a stranger.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 3    |    Word count: 7195    |    Read Count: 693
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/30/17    |    Published: 01/03/17
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Whose Service is Perfect Freedom by Linda Hoyland

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A young Easterling is forced to swear an oath to Sauron.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Coming of Age, Drama, General, Horror, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor, Khand
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 7936    |    Read Count: 70
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/06/17    |    Published: 01/17/17
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The Rescuer by Linda Hoyland

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When gathering herbs, Morwen hears a cry for help.

Categories: Challenge Stories, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 2017 March Challenge: Spring Fever
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2021    |    Read Count: 95
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/17    |    Published: 04/22/17
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Danger in Ithilien by Linda Hoyland

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An early morning ride has dire consequences for Faramir.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Ruffians, Gondorian: Beregond, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: Gondor: Ithilien, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 3. violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 16752    |    Read Count: 437
Completed: No    |    Updated: 04/15/17    |    Published: 06/25/15
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Mists of Time by Linda Hoyland

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Lost in the fog, Aragorn and Faramir experience an eerie encounter.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Friendship, General, Horror, Mystery, Short story, Thriller/Suspense
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2355    |    Read Count: 78
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/30/16    |    Published: 10/30/16
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Love's Labour by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn awaits the birth of his second child.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Family, Friendship, Humor, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2924    |    Read Count: 347
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/01/16    |    Published: 10/01/16
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All Comes to those who Wait. by Linda Hoyland

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A healer can only watch and wait as the Black Breath kills his patients.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Ioreth, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Gapfiller, Stream-of-conciousness, Vignette
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: 1471    |    Read Count: 387
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/20/16    |    Published: 08/20/16
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The Deepest Pain by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn is wounded for the first time.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Drama, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Romance-het, Short story
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Arnor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2146    |    Read Count: 67
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/19/16    |    Published: 08/19/16
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The Blue Bowl by Linda Hoyland

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A gift from Ioreth reawakens memories for Faramir,

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Finduilas of Dol Amroth, Gondorian: Ioreth
Genres: Childhood, Family, Friendship, General
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1174    |    Read Count: 425
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/29/16    |    Published: 05/29/16
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Tales after Dinner by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn reminisces about his first visit to Harad.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Haradrim, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Friendship, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1724    |    Read Count: 476
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/15/16    |    Published: 05/15/16
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The Great Escape by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn and Faramir's hunting trip is interrupted.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Friendship, Humor
Places: Gondor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3273    |    Read Count: 431
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/08/16    |    Published: 05/08/16
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Old Strider by Linda Hoyland

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A surprise visitor interrupts the Hobbits as they discuss the events of a momentous day.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin)
Genres: Friendship, General, Humor
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 749    |    Read Count: 537
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/01/16    |    Published: 05/01/16
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Greeting the Dawn by Linda Hoyland

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An old woman awaits her fate during the siege of Gondor.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Original Female Character
Genres: Character study
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 2537    |    Read Count: 818
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/01/16    |    Published: 03/25/16
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Fables of Faramir and Family by Linda Hoyland

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A selection of short pieces mostly written for challenges concerning Faramir,
and his family and friends, most especially Eowyn, Boromir, Denethor and Aragorn.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Anthology, Childhood, Comedy, Family, Fluff, Friendship, General, Humor, Short story
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: 78. 2014 February Challenge: Fanon-busters
Chapters: 22    |    Word count: 23530    |    Read Count: 10902
Completed: No    |    Updated: 03/25/16    |    Published: 08/10/13
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Heart of Darkness by Linda Hoyland

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Old wounds are reopened for Aragorn and Faramir


Old wounds are reopened for Aragorn and Faramir

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Denethor, Steward of Gondor, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Angst, Family, Friendship, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2227    |    Read Count: 461
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/08/16    |    Published: 03/08/16
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Candle of Hope by Linda Hoyland

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Every Mettarë, a candle is lit.A seasonal story.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Gilraen, Northern Dúnedain: Ivorwen
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, General
Places: Rivendell/Imladris, Eriador, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1535    |    Read Count: 515
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/31/15    |    Published: 12/31/15
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Of Bakers and Bears by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn and Faramir get more than they bargained for when they visit a bakery.

 

With thanks to Raksha for the plot idea and title.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Gondorians, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Original Male Character
Genres: None
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2883    |    Read Count: 517
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/23/15    |    Published: 12/23/15
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Curiosity Killed the Cat by Linda Hoyland

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A missing cat causes problems for Aragorn and Faramir.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Hobbit: Gamgee: Pippin, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Family, Friendship, General, Short story
Places: Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1639    |    Read Count: 534
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 11/01/15    |    Published: 11/01/15
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The Way through the Woods by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn is lost in the fog.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Northern Dúnedain: Halbarad
Genres: Angst, Friendship, General, Horror, Short story
Places: Arnor
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: 91. 2015 March Challenge: Back to Middle-earth Month
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1036    |    Read Count: 594
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/31/15    |    Published: 10/31/15
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Finding the Way by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn and Arwen are concerned abour Eldarion.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Eldarion, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Male Character
Genres: Action/Adventure, Childhood, Drama, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Humor, Short story
Places: Gondor, Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2622    |    Read Count: 459
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/04/15    |    Published: 10/04/15
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Stirrups and Stitches by Linda Hoyland

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Arwen and Éowyn try to help a distressed young Princess.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Elphir, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Original Female Character
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Family, Friendship, General, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Short story
Places: Gondor, Gondor: Dol Amroth, Gondor: Ithilien
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 2    |    Word count: 7687    |    Read Count: 170
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/23/15    |    Published: 09/17/15
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Return to Rivendell by Linda Hoyland

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Aragorn, Faramir and their wives and children pay a visit to Rivendell. A series of glimpses of their stay there.

 

Nominated for the "Tree and Flower Awards."

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Half-Elven: Arwen Undómiel, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Rohirrim: Éowyn
Genres: Angst, Anthology, Character study, Family, Fluff, Friendship, General, Vignette
Places: Rivendell/Imladris
Times: 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: 6. adult themes
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 7696    |    Read Count: 4270
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/31/15    |    Published: 12/21/14
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Feature Challenges by Linda Hoyland

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An ongoing series of drabbles and double drabbles written for Challenges held in the LOTR GFIC Group and SWG.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Elf: Galadriel/Artanis, Gondorian: Faramir son of Denethor, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider
Genres: None
Places: Gondor: Minas Tirith/Minas Anor
Times: 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring, 4-Fourth Age
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 7    |    Word count: 3347    |    Read Count: 4708
Completed: No    |    Updated: 08/13/15    |    Published: 02/19/12
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