Creepy or Cute—What’s Your Halloween?

on November 14, 2023

My choice–Cute! So do you have a fond childhood memory of Halloween or fall in general you’d like to share? I know many people choose creepy. But I cherish happy memories of cheerful trick or treating as a child and with my children. And many people had similar memories. Here are just a few: Diane… 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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DNA Test? Have You Done One?

on July 20, 2023

Have you ever taken a DNA test, searching for family? In my latest series, “The Preacher’s Daughters,” the thread that ties the four books together is the mother’s search for her birth family. At first, she resists it feeling that it is ungrateful toward her late adoptive parents who gave her a wonderful life. But… 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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Siblings? Alike or Not?

on May 18, 2023

Do you have siblings? And are you similar in some ways or just very different? I could share about my own family since I had an older brother and a younger sister. However, I’m going to talk about the two kittens I adopted September 1, 2022. It has been an interesting time getting to see… 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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Lyn Asks: Adoption? Has it touched your life?

on March 20, 2023

First, my FREE EBOOK, ONLY HER HEART, one of my clean mystery romances, will end on Thursday, March 23 at midnight. Here’s the link to look it over and grab your copy. Why not tell a friend? I ask this because it is the thread that ties together the 4 books in my brand new… 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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Like Snow? Yes? No?

on February 22, 2023

Lyn Cote here–I live in the Northwoods of Wisconsin just south of Lake Superior so very close to Canada. Within a 50 mile radius of our home are over 2000 glacial lakes; hence it’s called the Lakeland area–figures, right? In the summer we are blessed with temperatures between 75 and 85 every day and very… 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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What I Did for Love-Feline Style

on January 31, 2023

Well, let’s talk about the photo of my kitties—nicknamed the climbers! Would you believe in November I asked my husband to bring in our 6 foot ladder and put it in the middle of the living room? Well, that’s what I did for the love of my climbing cats. But they finally tired of it… 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 Characters Don’t Do What the Author Planned by Lyn Cote

on November 21, 2022

What’s the author to do? To think? Well, usually I smile because that means that my characters have become REAL. Once a reader said to me, “You act like these characters are real.” And I said, “Within the pages of the book, they are!” If my characters do not behave like real people with minds… 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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Why I Screamed!

on October 27, 2022

Last month I wrote about my new kitties and the mixup at the animal shelter. If you missed it, you might want to read it here. But I also said that this month I would tell you what we had named the kitties. I named one Lovey because he’s my lapcat and my husband named… 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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The Mix-up at the Animal Shelter!

on September 16, 2022

Lyn Cote here–About the Mix-up at the Animal Shelter–In June we had to put our cat to sleep. V-8 (named for the engine) was 21+ years old and finally couldn’t walk and didn’t want to eat. I cried of course. He’d been a member of the family since 2003. We got him from the local… 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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What’s a Trope?

on August 26, 2022

What’s a trope? Well, do you enjoy reading romance? If so, what is your favorite kind? Second chance at love? Later in life romance? Marriage of convenience? Arranged marriage? Single mom? Single dad? In the “biz,” these are called, “tropes”—“defined as a recurring theme or motif, as in literature or art: the trope of motherhood;… 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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Lyn Cote Contest

Lyn Cote is giving away an ebook copy of NORTHERN SHORE INTRIGUE BOOKS 1-3 box set to one winner.  

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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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What does it take to cause people to change or heal?

on June 8, 2022

That question is the basis of my story, Ominous Midsummer, which will come out on June 15. And it is not just a change in one character but in two: my heroine Jessie who suffered a traumatic event and subsequent amnesia and my hero Chad who suffered a troubled childhood. They have become best friends,… 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. :-)

https://BooksbyLynCote.com/SWBS

Lyn Cote Contest

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