Born: 1958 in Pickneyville, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Ladage was born in Pickneyville, Illinois. She has also lived in Nokomis, Illinois and currently resides in Virden, Illinois. Biography: Ladage is a freelance writer who contributes mostly to rural publications. Currently, she is a staff writer who provides features & travel stories for the ''Farm World Magazine'', ''Illinois Times'', ''Illinois Explorer Magazine'', & ''Senior News & Times''. She is also a staff writer for several collectible farm related publications.She has had her works published in more than a dozen publications, including ''Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul''. She has written three short story collections - ''Porch Swing Tales'' and ''Porch Swing Tale II'' and III and three novels - ''Where did Laurita Go?'' and ''Love-Forward'' and ''Fairytales Are Fragile'' which won the romance writing contest for Oaktree press in 2010.Ladage has also co-authored three children's books, ''Tucker's Surprise'' and ''Christmas Tractor'' and ''My Name is Huber, a Tractor's Story''.
Cindy Ladage on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=cindy+ladage
|Canning, pickling, and freezing with Irma Harding :
ISBN: 1937747174 OCLC: 813910376 "In 'Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding', Austin writer Marilyn McCray offers readers step-by-step instructions on how to preserve fresh foods. The book not only explains canning, pickling, and freezing, but goes further to cover smoking, fermenting and curing of fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats as well"--Back cover.
|Fairytales are fragile /
ISBN: 1892343665 OCLC: 689996830 Oak Tree Press, Taylorville, IL : 2010.
|Where did Laurita go?
ISBN: 1615823581 OCLC: 773614040 PublishAmerica, Baltimore : ©2006. After providing testimony that resulted in her ex-husband's and former brother-in-law's criminal convictions, a young women risks blowing her cover in witness protection when she stops a would-be robber at a local grocery store.