Friday, September 5, 2014

Honor By Lyn Cote

When unexpected circumstances leave Honor Penworthy destitute after the death of her grandfather, she is forced to leave her Maryland plantation—and the slaves she hoped to free—and seek refuge with a distant relative. With no marketable skills, her survival hinges on a marriage arranged through the Quaker community to local glass artisan Samuel Cathwell. Samuel is drawn to Honor, but he has been unwilling to open his heart to anyone since scarlet fever took his hearing as a child.
A move west brings the promise of a fresh start, but nothing in Honor’s genteel upbringing has prepared her for the rigors of frontier life with Samuel. Nevertheless, her tenacity and passion sweep her into important winds of change, and she becomes increasingly—though secretly—involved in the Underground Railroad. Samuel suspects Honor is hiding something, but will uncovering the truth confirm his worst fears or truly bring them together as man and wife?
Set against the backdrop of dramatic and pivotal moments in American history, the Quaker Brides series chronicles the lives of three brave heroines, fighting to uphold their principles of freedom while navigating the terrain of faith, family, and the heart.

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In 1997, Lyn Cote's first book, Never Alone, was chosen for the "new" Love Inspired romance line. Since then, Lyn has had over thirty-five novels published. In 2006 Lyn's book, Chloe, was a finalist for the RITA, and her book Her Patchwork Family was a finalist for the Carol Award in 2010 and Her Healing Ways won in 2011. These are two of the highest awards in the romance genre.

Lyn's brand "Strong Women, Brave Stories," always includes three elements: a strong heroine who is a passionate participant in her times, authentic historical detail and a multicultural cast of characters. Lyn also features stories of strong women both from real life and true to life fiction on her blog

Lyn also can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads. Drop by and "friend or follow" her. Now living her dream of writing books at her lake cottage in northern Wisconsin, Lyn hopes her books show the power of divine as well as human love.

Historical fiction fans are sure to love this before the civil war book.
I did not want it to end. Author Lyn Cote has a way with words her that places you right there in the pages of the book. Lyn writes and Gods love shines on every page.
You are going to fall in love with the  main character Honor. I love that we get to go to the Quaker community in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. This book is such a treat. You don't want to miss it!
I gave this book 5 stars and I recommend it.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review.


  1. That does sound like a really good book to read !! Blessings ,DanaGirl

  2. I loved this review and so want to read this book! Thank you Mary for another great book review! ( Hope I win this one.)

  3. Once again, this is an author I have not read. From the description of the book and your review, it sounds like a great read!

    Judy B

  4. Thank you for a great review, Mary. This book sounds like a must read to me.

  5. Wonderful review, Mary. This is another book that I hope to read soon.

  6. I am very eager to read Honor! Thank you for sharing your great thoughts, Mary.