Author Archives: Lyn Cote

About Lyn Cote

Lyn Cote welcomes other authors to her "Strong Women, Brave Stories" blog to share stories of women who triumph over the challenges common to all women.

Lyn Asks the May Question-Do You Volunteer?

I’m always amazed and pleased at how many Americans give not only monetary gifts but give of their time. In the past, I was active in volunteering at my children’s school and I still volunteer at my church. And my … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s The Gladstone Bag

The Gladstone Bag by Charlotte MacLeod My rating: 5 of 5 stars I rarely give 5 stars but Aunt Emma is worth 5 stars. What a character! Indomintable. No nonsense and SMART! Any wrongdoer with an ounce of sense would … Continue reading

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NEED COVER MODEL FEEDBACK–YET AGAIN!

You know the drill-Here are three images. Which one catches your attention? Which one makes you want to know more? Which one evokes an emotion? Help Please! #1 #2 A few commenters will be randomly chose to receive a free … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Miranda James’ Digging Up the Dirt

Digging Up the Dirt by Miranda James My rating: 4 of 5 stars One more interesting spin-off from Miranda James’ Cat in the Stacks series set in small college town, Athena, Mississippi. The DuCote sisters, the doyens of Athena, once … Continue reading

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Lyn Asks the April Question

The Apostle Island Lakeshore Here’s my April Question—Have you made any plans for what you want to do when the pandemic ends? I’ve decided that I’m going to compile a list of recommended home town cafes within a 2 hour … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Miranda James’ Cat Me if You Can

Cat Me If You Can by Miranda James My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another mystery with Diesel, the Maine Coon, and Charlie Harris, the Mississippi archivist. This time we leave the familiar Mississippi town and the Athena college campus … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Lori Oestreich’s Darling, All My Love

Darling, All My Love by Lori Oestreich My rating: 4 of 5 stars A lovely debut novel by Lori Oestreich. I know Lori but this is my honest review of her book. In this 1930’s historical, she takes on the … Continue reading

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Lyn Asks the March Question

My new series, “New Neighbor Lane” has a lot of pets in it, starting with a basset hound, Bummer, and two golden tabbies, Twinkie and Peanut Butter. THE MARCH QUESTION: What was the name of your first pet? Tell us … Continue reading

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Lyn Asks the February Question-First Love?

Image by Amanda McConnell from Pixabay My February Question is–What was your first love, I mean the “really” first one. I’m recalling my third grade crush at Glen Flora School. Oh, my, Benji had the cutest curly blond hair. And … Continue reading

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Not Another Cover Model or Models?

Yes, I need help. For the first time I’m thinking of using a couple on a cover. This new series “New Neighbors Lane” revolves around a life-altering event for a family. Each story shows the characters helping Habitat for Humanity … Continue reading

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