Lyn Cote

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Lyn grew up loving books. Her favorite night of the week was Friday night, when the Bookmobile came to her neighborhood in Illinois. She’d spend those two hours chatting with the driver of the Bookmobile and the librarian and making the big decision of the week — which books to check out! In those distant days, children were limited in how many books they could check out. Lyn could only take home six a week — and there were so many to choose from. Her favorites were Cotton in my Sack by Lois Lenski, The Little House series and the One of a Kind Family series. Later, she discovered Georgette Heyer’s Regency romances!
This love of books led to a desire to write. Lyn won prizes in high school and college for her poetry and, not surprisingly, Ly
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Summer's End


Since we are nearing the SUMMER’S END, I decided to put book 3 of my “Northern Intrigue” series on sale for 99 cents-down from $3.99. This sale runs from Friday August 10 through Thursday August 16th. I will not be discounting this book for the foreseeable future. So act now and tell your friends! Such a deal! :-)–Lyn
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“My mother is bold in her caused,” George said. “We have never had a runaway slave come to our door, but I too would help him. My mother and I were forced to leave North Carolina when we freed our slaves. The anger our former neighbors and friends turned on us told us much. When a person does what is right, it stirs the rage of those who will not turn from doing the same evil.”
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message 48: by Lyn

Lyn Gloria wrote: "Hello Lyn sounds like you are reading some good books, I read death on the orient express quite some time ago, may have to reread it as was a very good book. I have always been an avid reader and r..."

Yes, I have been upset by the new FAKE Poirot mysteries written by another author. Agatha Christie killed off Poirot in the 70's to prevent this but obviously this wish is not being respected.


message 47: by Gloria

Gloria Hello Lyn sounds like you are reading some good books, I read death on the orient express quite some time ago, may have to reread it as was a very good book. I have always been an avid reader and read across many genre. I usually always have a book close to hand. I picked up a Zane Grey book at age five, asked my father to help with the first sentence and then I was off reading and have been reading ever since. I loved the Little House by Wilder, Agatha Christie Anne of Green Gables Etc when I was younger. I wish you happy reading and writing and hope all goes well for you.


message 46: by Majenta

Majenta Hi, Lyn! Thanks for contacting me, Friend Request Accepted! Congratulations on your books! I hope you've had a great week and will enjoy a fine weekend. Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings!

Best wishes from Majenta


message 45: by Lyn

Lyn C. wrote: "Hi Lyn,
Thank you for the friend invite. I am pleased to accept, as I am interested in following your reviews and checking out several of the titles you have read on your bookshelf, plus those you..."


Happy to connect! Let me know if you enjoy any of the books I've enjoyed!


message 44: by Karen

Karen Malena It's a pleasure to meet you, Lyn!


message 43: by Lyn

Lyn My pleasure! So glad to meet you.


message 42: by CP

CP Hi Lyn! Thanks so much for the friendship! :)


message 41: by Jaree

Jaree Francis


Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow
http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/3...


message 40: by Lyn

Lyn Sarah wrote: "Thanks for adding me!"

My pleasure!


message 39: by Sarah

Sarah Thanks for adding me!


message 38: by Lyn

Lyn Abigail wrote: "I see that you are reading A Lasting Impression I finished it not long ago and LOVED it!"

Yes, Tamara's books are treats!


message 37: by Abigail

Abigail Mitchell Thanks for adding me!


message 36: by Abigail

Abigail Mitchell I see that you are reading A Lasting Impression I finished it not long ago and LOVED it!


message 35: by Angie H

Angie H Thanks for the friend request Lyn!


message 34: by Lyn

Lyn So glad you had a chance to enjoy the northwoods!


message 33: by Naomi

Naomi Blackburn Hey Lyn, Thanks for the friend request. I was just up in your neck of the woods not even a month ago!


message 32: by Lyn

Lyn Glad to meet you too!


message 31: by Jayde

Jayde Scott Thanks so much for adding me, Lyn.


message 30: by Jaree

Jaree Francis Hello and a good weekend 2 u =D

- Jay


message 29: by Lyn

Lyn Kingdom wrote: "Dear Lyn,

You have such a lovely page here at GoodReads. Keep up the great work.

Many blessings"

Thanks, sorry to be so late in replying.


message 28: by Kingdom

Kingdom Dear Lyn,

You have such a lovely page here at GoodReads. Keep up the great work.

Many blessings


message 27: by Mie

Mie Hi Lyn,
Thanks for your email. I am looking forward to reading your books I have on my to-read list:-)

Happy Reading!
Mie



message 26: by Lyn

Lyn My pleasure!


message 25: by Krista

Krista Hi Lyn, Thanks for adding me as a friend!


message 24: by Sharon

Sharon Ellis Hi Texas Sister! Thanks for you friend invite! I live in the Dallas area and see you are in El Paso!
HI all of Lyn's friends too!
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message 23: by Pheonix

Pheonix Thanks for requesting me as a friend!


Brigid ✩ Cool Ninja Sharpshooter ✩ Hi Lyn! Thanks for adding me as a friend. :) It's nice to meet you. Hey, I'm trying to get my book published. Do you have any advice? :]


message 21: by Lyn

Lyn Jeannie wrote: "Lyn, I watched the new book trailer for Desires of her Heart and I think you did an awesome job! You go girl....I'm all about my Texas Sisters!
Blessings,
Jeannie"


Thanks, Jeannie. Please tell your friends about my TX series!
Lyn




message 20: by Lyn

Lyn Rosemary wrote: "Lyn, thanks for the friend invitation. I share your love of history. Are you attending the Historical Novel Society conference in June?"
No, not this year. I really enjoyed the conference in Albany though. Have a great time!
Lyn



message 19: by Rita

Rita Thanks for your friendship, Lyn!
All best wishes from Rome,
Rita




message 18: by Holly

Holly Jacobs Hi, Lyn! Thanks for friending me!

Holly


Rosemary Lyn, thanks for the friend invitation. I share your love of history. Are you attending the Historical Novel Society conference in June?


message 16: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Lyn, I watched the new book trailer for Desires of her Heart and I think you did an awesome job! You go girl....I'm all about my Texas Sisters!
Blessings,
Jeannie


message 15: by Arash

Arash salut ma belle beauti, you are welcom to good reads, bisous macherie


message 14: by Maria

Maria Dear Lyn,

It would be my honor to be as your friend.
Thanks for adding me.

Cheers,
Maria


message 13: by Bradley

Bradley Hello Lyn, I hope you are having a good day! =)

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message 12: by Cathy

Cathy Bryant Thanks for adding me! Blessings! Cathy


Starlight Hi Lyn,

since you're helpin me out, will you check out the first chapter of my book and tell me what you think? i put it online so more people can tell me what they think. Thank you so much!


message 10: by Lyn

Lyn Same to you!
Lyn


Stacy-Deanne Stacy-Deanne Hope your week is filled with happiness, positivity and inspiration!


message 8: by Beth

Beth Hi Lyn,
I'm always happy to befriend a fellow author!


Starlight Mmm...im gonna have ta say...Eragon. How about you?


Starlight Hi lyn!


Shawnette Hey, Lyn...thanks for the invite into your cirle of friends...congrats on your novels...hopefully I get a chance to check them out...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...have a blessed rest of the weekend...Happy Reading & Writing :-)


Abbeville Press Hey Lyn, thanks for the add!

We do hope you check back with us for updates on our books and our exciting new online media!


message 3: by Starlight (last edited Jul 01, 2008 03:57PM)

Starlight Hi! It is one of my dreams to become a writer. I am so excited that I am friends with a real live author. I think I will read some of your books. I also am a fan of the little house books. Laura and her family are fun to read about.


message 2: by Liz

Liz Hey Lyn
Thanks for adding me
I enjoy reading your book's
Smiles,
Liz


Chel ♪ Hello Lyn
Thanks for adding me
I enjoyed reading your books
Smiles :)
Chel


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