Linda Cahill creates moody stories about crime and the redemptive power of love. Her most recent published fiction is a short story entitled “Special Delivery which appeared in the Toronto Sisters in Crime anthology The Whole She-Bang 2 in November 2014. The two stories in Nefarious North an international anthology of short fiction published in July 2013 “The Warning” and “The Three Graces”, are about characters at a crossroads where their life choices leave them vulnerable.
Born in Montreal, Linda has a BA from Loyola College and attended Carleton University’s Journalism school before taking her first reporting job with The Gazette in Montreal.
Running from riots to political speeches and murder trials, Linda developed the fast-paced gritty writing style she displays in her fiction. She also indulged her love of writing at magazines (MacLean’s, Moneywise, Elegance) and worked in government and media relations for an Ontario provincial agency. Her first published fiction was a short story in a UK anthology, Oxford Prose.
Linda is on the executive board of the Toronto chapter of Sisters in Crime and a member of Sisters in Crime International. She lives in Toronto.