Fair to Middlin'

Juliana’s aging parents are now acting like indulgent teenagers and worse her mother, who was the editor of Juliana’s hiking book series and used to have all the answers, has now lost her intellect and short term memory.

Taking a break from the sadness of trying to save her parents, Juliana and her husband, Mat, arrive in Tuscany, Italy. Outside the historic Siena home of St. Catherine Juliana hears a soft whisper. The heart has no memory loss, dear, the heart remembers everything.

Lost On Purpose

Linda M. Pyle’s collection of short poems, quotes, and photos are meant to invite the reader to relax into their own creative uniqueness. On the left side of each page, Pyle archives a life immersed in nature with her photos of world sacred sites, sunsets, sunrises, beaches, birds,flowers, and favorite landscapes she has wandered on foot. On the right side of each page are her short revelatory poems and quotes, that are entry points to self-compassion and creative peace. 

Peaks Palms & Picnics

Natural history and western lore along remote back roads, historic city streets and ancient Indian trails in California’s Coachella Valley region. Each vignette includes travel routes for easy, moderate or strenuous hikes and simple recipes for delicious sandwiches, salads and desserts for the trail. This revised and expanded second edition also features the author’s photographs of many of her favorite destinations and scenic picnic spots.

Pacific Peaks & Picnics

30 “step by step” day journeys with 55 tempting recipes for your beach, mountain, or inland valley picnic. Benefit from her years of researching and exploring the region’s trails and discover the natural wonders of San Diego County. Includes travel routes for easy, moderate or strenuous journeys, directions to scenic, off-the-beaten-track picnic spots, and tips on how to plan a picnic.

Resource & News Blog

A fun day with Bea Broda shooting an upcoming episode of Outta Town Adventures TV-hiking in the Coachella Valley Preserve.
Resource & News Blog

Event Calendar

Come meet me in person at my next book signing in Palm Springs or San Diego County. I look forward to meeting you!
Event Calendar

About Linda Pyle

I am on a mission to help others experience the beauty of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley and in San Diego County.
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Your books are wonderfully different and REFRESHING!! The recipes are a nice touch too.

- Mark Farley, Elite Land Tours, Palm Springs

Your book will be good to promote especially to tourists visiting San Diego, it gives such a great overview of the topography of the area. The history side of it is important especially since we are in Old Town.

- Karen Abbott, Old Town Trading Company

I am an artist, so Linda’s chapter on the Indian Canyons were helpful in showing me beautiful places to capture images of the desert with my camera.

- D. Sullivan, Photographer & Artist


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