L.L. Nielsen, author of Lasso the Stars, on tour September, November, and December 2012

Posted By on July 19, 2012

About Lasso the Stars

• Paperback: 260 pages
• Publisher: Tate Publishing (February 7, 2012)

“As life seems to be fading, the hope you need to survive may be all in your head. Lasso the Stars is a novel following weakening cancer patient Dina, who has little hope for survival. When Gil enters her life, a literal angel turned cowboy, Dina finds love and hope once more, a relationship that no one around her believes is real. A spiritual romance with a thoughtful message, Lasso the Stars is a choice read for anyone seeking romance with a divine twist, much recommended.” — Midwest Book Review, Book Watch, March 2012, Reviewer: Michael Dunford

About L.L. Nielsen

Lasso the Stars was born in the Pastures of Heaven, a small peaceful valley between Monterey and Salinas, California, made famous by John Steinbeck. But the book actually began much earlier, when two dear friends passed away from cancer. They often said they could either give in or fight. Both chose to wage a courageous battle; they became more spiritual; saw what others couldn’t see.  The thoughts they shared stayed with me.

I took up walking along the curving, dusty road that ran the length of the valley in the Pastures of Heaven. I discovered a run-down corral, a horse named Destiny and an old gate that led nowhere. Words and feelings continued to surface in my mind and an idea formed. Armed with memories of my friends and charged with a new responsibility to honor my friends’ lives and perceptions, I began the journey of writing my first novel.

Eventually, I filed the manuscript and pursued other endeavors, until I moved to the Sierra Foothills. There, daily walking the old mountain roads, memories of my friends once again joined me and Lasso the Stars came out of seclusion, took flight and comes to you, now, on angel’s wings.


L.L.’s Tour Stops

Monday, September 17th: Maureen’s Musings

Tuesday, September 18th: Never Too Fond of Books

Wednesday, September 19th: Life in Review

Monday, September 24th: Seaside Book Nook

Wednesday, September 26th: WV Stitcher

Tuesday, November 20th: she treads softly

Wednesday, November 21st: Sharon’s Garden of Book Reviews

Monday, November 26th: Lesa’s Book Critiques

Tuesday, November 27th: The Book Bag

Thursday, November 29th: Paperback Princess

Friday, November 30th: But Doctor I hate Pink

Tuesday, December 4th: Mary’s Cup of Tea

Wednesday, December 5th: Sidewalk Shoes

Thursday, December 6th: Luxury Reading

Friday, December 21st: Tina’s Book Reviews


6 Responses to “L.L. Nielsen, author of Lasso the Stars, on tour September, November, and December 2012”

  1. Robert Alvarado says:

    As recipient of Lasso the Stars, and the husband of one of the friends, I applaud your work. Penny, truely encountered an Angel on her journey.
    Your story touched our hearts.
    The Alvarado/Hall Family

  2. harriet fader says:

    Lasso the Stars was a special story and a beautiful message that helps give the reader a place to reflect, to have hope, and to heal. Thank you Linda

  3. Patricia Tillotson says:

    I was so moved by your wonderful story! Though I was so saddened by Dina’s situation, I was given such hope that peace can be found – especially when there is love!
    Thanks for this gift Linda!!

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