Lyn Reviews Pat Simmons’ Lean On Me

Lean on Me (Family Is Forever, #1)Lean on Me by Pat Simmons
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Romantic, romantic, romantic–the chemistry between Tabitha and Marcus was real. Loved it. Also loved Aunt Tweet–the lovable woman whose memories are slipping away but whose imagination keeps spinning. When Marcus and Tabitha first meet sparks fly but not the romantic kind. But their true characters shine as God puts them to the test. Great read, romance and story of family.

View all my reviews

 

For more info or to purchase, click this cover. Paid Link

Also available on audio!

Share
Posted in Book review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A New Giveaway–Ends 1-8-2020

If you want another great fiction read to add

to your TBR pile, you can enter to win my book, 

MEANT FOR ME, on BookSweeps today 

—plus 25+ exciting Literary, Historical, and Women’s 

Fiction books from a great collection of authors… AND a brand new eReader 😀 Here’s the link bit.ly/LiteraryFiction-Dec2019

Share
Posted in Event | Tagged , | Comments Off on A New Giveaway–Ends 1-8-2020

Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s Rest You Merry

Rest You Merry (Peter Shandy, #1)Rest You Merry by Charlotte MacLeod
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first Peter Shandy book I’ve read. WHAT A HOOT! I loved this book and so did my dh. I bought it because it said that it was a combination of Agatha Christie and P G Wodehouse–two of my favorite authors. And it was. A great mystery ala Christie tradition. And both erudite and slapstick humor ala Wodehouse (remember Bertie Wooster and Jeeves?–Well if you don’t, get to the library and check one out.)

The setting is New England, a small agricultural college. Since my dh pointed out that no one mentioned cell phones and the phones all had dials, that this was a pre-1990’s era book. I’d say around the 1960-70’s but it fits the characters. AND WHAT CHARACTERS THEY ARE! Somehow realistic and over the top at the same time. And I loved the dawning romance between Peter and the librarian Helen Marsh. If you want a mystery that is hard to solve and a fun holiday read, this book is for you! (Note: there is a very little profanity in the dialogue-I chose to overlook it.)

View all my reviews

I know the covers don’t match but if you’d like to purchase the book on amazon, click the cover witht he red snowflakes. Paid Link.

Share
Posted in Book review | Tagged | Comments Off on Lyn Reviews Charlotte MacLeod’s Rest You Merry

Last Christmas Sale–Loving Winter 99 cents!

This is the last sale of the year for Loving Winter, one of my holiday novellas.  If you’re interested, click here.

After the 21st, you can click Books above and then Buy Books and find it there–on sale till 12/26.

merry christmas!–Lyn

Share
Posted in Book sale | Tagged | Comments Off on Last Christmas Sale–Loving Winter 99 cents!

Enter to Win the UGLY SWEATER CONTEST!

I DIDN’T NAME THE GIVEAWAY AND I DON’T HAVE ANY UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER, DO YOU? ‘-)

TIS THE SEASON TO GET SOCIAL ?

One of the most fun parts of being a bookworm is that you can follow authors on social media! Head over to the LitRing Ugly Sweater Party Giveaway now to follow authors and enter to win an Amazon gift card and more >> https://www.litring.com/ugly-sweater-party/

HOPE YOU WIN!–Lyn

Share
Posted in Book Giveaway | Tagged , | Comments Off on Enter to Win the UGLY SWEATER CONTEST!

First Time on Sale for 99 Cents, The Heart Hopes

The Heart Hopes

What could unite a disgruntled DA and the pretty teacher, responsible for his hung jury? 

Perhaps a little boy in need of love 

Young and eager, Patience begins her first year of teaching. One first grader, Jackson, sparks her concern. Can she help him start off his school years on the right foot?. A stint of jury duty takes her away from Jackson, and into conflict with Jackson’s dad, by-the-book DA Gil Montgomery. Her “not guilty” vote means he’ll have to try the case again. And she’s upset that her absence had badly affected Jackson, now branded the “class troublemaker,” just what she was trying to prevent.

Gil and his ex-wife’s conflicting parenting styles continue to jeopardize Jackson’s emotional well-being. As irritated as Gil is with Patience, he soon realizes she is the key to helping his son. Patience is willing to help. But is Gil willing to “hear” her as she uncovers evidence for the re-trial that could change his mind about who assaulted Bertha Perkins and stole her valuable antiques?

For more info, click here.

Share
Posted in Book sale | Tagged , | Comments Off on First Time on Sale for 99 Cents, The Heart Hopes

Another Chance for Book Bargains! Ends Tomorrow! The 24th!

My books Loving Winter and Winter’s Secret are in Sweet November Reads–a slelection of free or 99 cent sweet and inspirational romances. DON’T DELAY. IT ENDS TOMORROW!

Click the link below!–Lyn

https://books.bookfunnel.com/j02cvyh5nzf/2h2cfq2074

Share
Posted in Book sale | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Share Your Christmas Blessing

I’l like to share my Christmas blessing.

My husband and I moved to the northwoods of WI in the early 2000’s. On the first Christmas morning I witnessed something called sublimation. Not psychologically but in chemistry. Here’s what I mean.

I was standing at the kitchen window and looked out and I saw what looked like snow but special snow I’d never seen before. And the sun was shining brightly–not a cloud in the clear blue sky. Where could snow come from without clouds?  And it was the most beautiful snow I’d ever seen–like cascades of crushed diamonds–veils of them coming down in shimmering waves. I was transfixed. And when the blessing finally ended, the snowy ground glittered like a field of diamonds. I was uplifted, filled with joy. And this happened again on another Christmas morning. Twice–I was amazed.

My husband explained sublimation. Here’s the dictionary definition.

Chemistry.–to convert (a solid substance) by heat into a vapor, which on cooling condenses again to solid form, without apparent liquefaction.

He explained to me that the vapor was being translated into solid form–snow–without becoming liquid first.

Since it happened twice and both times on Christmas morning, i took it as a special gift from God–for all of us who witnessed it. Have you ever experienced a special blessing like this at Christmas? It doesn’t have to be from nature but from another person. Please share here. I will love hearing your special blessings. And will be giving a free ebook to a few randomly chosen commenters. And here’s a Christmas special for you. Loving Winter is on sale for 99 cents till November 26th!

 

Happily single, Winter Woodard is looking forward to a busy, fun fall and holiday season.  Clay Dixon, the very successful football coach at the local high school, has rebuffed all offers of “home-cooked meals,” keeping the female population at bay.  

Then bad things begin to happen. And unexpectedly Clay Dixon stands by her through a holiday season fraught with unnerving and destructive setbacks. Welcome to Steadfast, a small town whose people and mysteries you may never forget~ 

https://booksbylyncote.com/SWBS/books-by-lyn/loving-winter

 

Share
Posted in Personal story | Tagged | 13 Comments

Another Chance to Sample New Authors, Some for Free

MEANT FOR ME

If you want to try some more authors who are offering free or 99 cent  book to  give you a chance to “meet” them, this promo is for you. I’m offering my book MEANT FOR ME for free and there are 20 more authors in this promotion. This isn’t to sign up for a newsletter; this promo is to download free or buy bargain ebooks! So why not share this with a friend? Click here –Lyn

Share
Posted in Book sale | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Another Chance to Sample New Authors, Some for Free

Sample New Authors and Perhaps Win! Why not?

Want to sample New Authors and Perhaps Win a $30 gift card?

If you’re already a subscriber to my newsletter, great. But here is a selection of other authors you might like to sample for free and subscribe to their newsletter. (Remember you can always unsubscribe at any time.) But this is a mix of all kinds of romance so be selective!  And why not share with a friend or two? The more the merrier!

https://mybookcave.com/g/74b57146/Choose your next great read from these FREE romances. Click on the covers of the books there you want, sign up to learn a little more about the authors, and start reading. Don’t forget to enter to win a gift card. Enjoy! Click here.

z

Share
Posted in Event | Tagged | Comments Off on Sample New Authors and Perhaps Win! Why not?