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 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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A Recipe That Made My Husband Nearly Dance with Joy! (And the January Question)

I know that chocolate chip cookies aren’t Christmasy–like gingerbread, spritz etc. Tell that to my husband! A friend (author Roxanne Rustand) gave me this recipe, but then another friend served us vanilla-flavored chocolate chip cookies (made by adding a box … Continue reading

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2020 Chritian Fiction Scavenger Hunt

  WELCOME TO THIS YEAR’S Christian Fiction SCAVENGER HUNT! FYI~ For completing this year’s scavenger hunt, the prizes (in USD, Amazon gift cards): $350 first place $250 second place $150 third place The contest runs from December 6-12. However, the … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Vanetta Chapman’s Dead Wrong

Dead Wrong by Vannetta Chapman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dead wrong by Vanetta Chapman is a delightful murder mystery. Her characters are likable and realistic. The beautiful Texas Hill country is a wonderful setting and I loved the … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Helen C Johannes’ Children’s Book

Frederick Fly-Catcher by Helen C. Johannes My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you’re looking for a whimsical fantasy to give that special child for the holiday-this book is for you! In disclosure, I am a friend of the author, … Continue reading

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Lyn Asks the December Question

I don’t think anyone can disagree that this is going to be an unusual holiday season, meaning Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. My December question: In this time of covid, what holiday traditions in your family and friends are you … Continue reading

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Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s The Plain Old Man

The Plain Old Man by Charlotte MacLeod My rating: 4 of 5 stars At first I was overwhelmed by the many characters who were at Sarah’s Aunt Emma’s house to take part in the play. But then I realized it … Continue reading

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