It seems at first glance as though this book should not be classed among the novels, but should be more seriously considered as an historical work. It is a romance certainly, yet it is set about so closely by fact that the effect is singularly real.
USA Today Bestselling author, Lyn Cote has written over 40 books, but she has only recently publish the first novel she has ever written. This book La Belle Christiane, is about a young French courtesan who finds herself in the American frontier in the 1770s. As our Author of the Day, Cote tells us why she only published this book now, how it is different from other romance novels and talks about how she did research for her historical novels before the dawn of the Internet.