Florence T. Lyon

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Florence T Lyon is a pen name that represents a renaissance and a philosophical crossroad.

Florence was born near the shores of the Georgian Bay and later resided in a couple of small Muskoka towns. She cherishes fond memories of the Bay, the surrounding Muskoka nature, the perfect climbing trees and the passing trains. Flo spent a lot of time in the libraries - even had a dream job work term many years ago.

She presently resides and works in Ottawa, Ontario where she enjoys visits from her adult children and serves one elderly cat.

While recovering from a life-altering experience, she used writing as part of her therapy. The result was The Year of the Rabbit. She is presently working on ideas for a children's book and attempting to do the il
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Florence T. Lyon At first thought, I'd like to travel to Hobbitville (Middle Earth)? that place where the folks live in clean, green homes, they garden and putter arou…moreAt first thought, I'd like to travel to Hobbitville (Middle Earth)? that place where the folks live in clean, green homes, they garden and putter around plus have multiple small meals to sustain them through the day :-) (less)
Florence T. Lyon Favourite crime writers? Agatha Christie got me through high school. Lately, I have been reading Mike Martin (Sgt. Windflower Mysteries), Eva Gates (L…moreFavourite crime writers? Agatha Christie got me through high school. Lately, I have been reading Mike Martin (Sgt. Windflower Mysteries), Eva Gates (Lighthouse Library series) and considering Alexander McCall Smith.
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The Year of the Rabbit

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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The public library, your community, The Public

As a volunteer in the local library system, I can relate to some scenes depicted in the movie trailer for …

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Florence Lyon is on page 57 of 339 of The Yellow House: It's a slow slog, making time to read during a pandemic, reading about two emotionally challenged artists sharing a house for nine turbulent weeks.
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This book was very academic and research-based. Due to my decreased attention span and ability to concentrate on related topics during COVID-19 isolation, I admit to skimming through the remaining chapters in an effort to finish reading it. It would ...more
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