Why I Live in the Boonies

on October 16, 2017

Lyn Cote here- Of course, the boonies is short for the boondocks. According to the online dictionary, the origin of this word is: boondocks — 1910s, from Tagalog bundok “mountain.” Adopted by occupying American soldiers in the Philippines for “remote and wild place.” Reinforced or re-adopted during World War II. Hence, also boondockers “shoes suited for… Read More

Lyn Cote

Lyn Cote

USA Today best-selling author of over 40 romances, Lyn Cote writes award-winning contemporary and historical romance. Her brand is "Strong Women, Brave Stories." Her books feature a strong heroine, often a multi-cultural cast of characters and authentic history or contemporary life. She lives with her real life hero in a lakeside cottage in the northwoods with two fun cats. (She loves dogs too. :-)

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When Inspiration Hits, Listen!

on October 4, 2017

Sometimes a character pops into your head and just refuses to stop until you agree to write their story!  That’s what happened when spunky Maggie Sinclair, the heroine from ONE SUMMER NIGHT, showed up one day and insisted it was time for me to write a contemporary romance again.  But not just any contemporary romance. … Read More

A Christmas Affair by Jodi Thomas

on October 2, 2017

Often when I write a book there is a story that I didn’t have time to tell.  A person who didn’t get their happy ever after ending. Maria, Dakota’s sister in INDIGO LAKE, was that person.  I wanted to see her with her own story. The fact that Maria is blind is only a part… Read More

My Favorite Fur-baby

on September 6, 2017

by Michelle Major When my kids were very young, other moms used to tell me they dreaded their children coming home from play dates at my house because of the requests for a trip to the pet store. I’m a total sucker for animals and almost zero willpower when it comes to saying no to… Read More

A behind the scenes look at Sea Kiss, New Jersey from One Summer Night

on September 5, 2017

Summer has always been my favorite season, maybe because summer is the time that I get to go to the beach!  I grew up on Long Island and summers were always spent going to Jones Beach whenever someone’s parent had days off or taking what we now call a “Staycation.” Now I’m lucky enough to… Read More

An Outlander Lover’s Mini-Guide to Touring Scotland.

on August 28, 2017

By Veronica Forand I just returned from a ten-day journey through Scotland. I had a car and lots of enthusiasm. Although my mother, my daughter, and I have read Outlander, by Diana Galbaldon, none of the other seven people had ever seen the series. This did not deter me from guiding everyone to some of… Read More

Answering the Tough Questions

on August 28, 2017

by Kerri Carpenter I’m about to say something shocking. Prepare yourself. Not everyone reads romance. (WHY!?!?!?) Because of that, there seems to be a lot of curiosity surrounding the romance world. In fact, there are a couple of phrases and questions that I hear from non-romance readers so often I thought it would be a… Read More

A Furry Introduction

on August 24, 2017

Hi, my name is Belladonna, but you can call me Bella like my human. I’m a seven-year old German Shepard and a military working dog, or MWD for short. For practically my whole career I’ve worked with the same partner, Jax and to be honest with you, he’d be lost without me. We’ve been through… Read More

Sweetbriar Cottage: The Story Behind the Story

on August 7, 2017

Sweetbriar Cottage was initially conceived during a workshop at a writer’s conference. Over the next few days the ideas just kept flowing. The characters arrived on the scene fully fleshed, scene ideas poured out, and dialogue came as fast as I could jot it down. This is my 30th book and, I assure you, that… Read More