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    The Young and the Restless CAST - Esther Valentine - Daily Updates Archive

    Full detailed profile on Esther Valentine Played by Kate Linder on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.

    Kate Linder (CBS)

    Birthday: 1947-11-02
    Birthplace: London, England
    Marital Status: Married Ronald Linder ( February 14, 1976 - present )
    Real Name: Kate Linder
    Height: 5' 4"
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    Y&R Recap: Playing Doctor.

    Wednesday, April 09 2014

    At the Chancellor estate, Esther stumbles upon Jill and Colin making out on the sofa and screams. Jill chases her out, and then tells Colin she'll give Esther a raise - she just saved her from making a huge mistake. Colin is appalled - they had something beautiful going. Jill says the only thing she wants to do with him is solve the mystery. Colin apologizes. He didn't realize he'd hurt her so deeply. Jill threatens to show him deep and painful with her stiletto. Colin intends to prove that Katherine's secret doesn't mean as much to him as she does. Jill finally believes him. She admits she loves him. They kiss and go upstairs. Later, Jill wants to keep going with the search. Esther coughs before entering the parlor. Colin exits. Jill tells Esther she was wrong about Colin. In the hallway, Colin tells someone on the phone that he'll get the money. He looks at a Bonaventure business card.

    Y&R Recap: Treasure Hunt.

    Monday, March 17 2014

    At the Club, Michael toasts to family as Chelsea arrives with Connor. Chloe thinks she came for her, but Chelsea says she's there for a business meeting and asks what's going on. Lauren says Chloe and Kevin got married. Chelsea says it's a way to scam the system. Chloe approaches Connor. Chelsea says she's not allowed to see him or be around him. Chloe wants her to ask the judge to lift the restraining order. Chelsea says she can't - she's the one who asked for it. Chloe thought she'd forgiven her. She wonders if it's Victor's doing. Chelsea says she did it herself - to protect her son from Chloe. Kevin takes Connor so they can hash it out. Chloe is appalled that Chelsea still thinks she could be a threat. Chelsea is appalled that her friend and business partner would abduct her child. They tear up over how things went so wrong. Later, Kevin wants to take Chloe home and hold her in bed. She's not ready for that. He says they'll take it one day at a time.

    At the Chancellor estate, Jill is on the phone seeking information about Rachel Berenson. Colin arrives. They debate about the 'treasure hunt'. Jill expects it will prove to be a diversion, nothing more. They race to Jill's computer when an email comes in. It confirms Rachel was a translator during the war. Colin wants to talk about how romantic it all must have been. As he moves in close, Esther arrives with Michael and Lauren. Jill gets up to speed. Esther says she has high hopes for Chloe's marriage...unlike some. She goes upstairs and Lauren and Jill talk alone. Lauren asks for the real reason she married Colin. Jill says it was blackmail. They discuss it. Jill says she's choosing to stay married to him because she needs him to unravel the mystery, but won't share her inheritance. She whispers about how she'll double-cross him. Lauren accuses her of having deeper feelings than she'll admit. Jill protests. She says in the right light he can be very attractive, but he's her temporary husband. In the hall, Colin and Michael share cognac. Michael questions if he plans to double-cross Jill. Colin insists he'd never swindle Jill. Michael chuckles and issues a warning as a brother-in-law and a former District Attorney with friends. Colin says he's looking forward to a lifetime of wedded bliss. They clink glasses and drink. As they leave, Michael laughs with Lauren about being the only happily married couple there. Colin complains to Jill that his ears were burning. Jill says Lauren's worried they care for each other on some sick level. He moves in close again as Esther appears complaining about an ingrown toenail.

    Y&R Recap: Yuks And Chuckles.

    Friday, March 14 2014

    At the Club, Chloe reflects on having Kevin as her babysitter. Kevin reassures her. She worries about people whispering about her. Kevin reminds her he's the chipmunk. Suddenly, Michael, Lauren, Esther, and Gloria jump out and yell, "Surprise!" Michael says they got her there under false pretenses. Lauren grins - it was her idea. Gloria says Jeffrey will be by later. Esther pulls Chloe aside to say she's so happy for her and Kevin. Chloe explains why she remarried him. She tells Esther she's not who she was before. Esther says she's the best thing that ever happened to her. Michael tells Kevin he's proud of him. Gloria whispers to Lauren, "You know you're in trouble when Kevin's the stable one in the relationship." Lauren hisses, "Gloria!" Kevin overhears Glo saying Chloe is a mental wreck who needs therapy. She says this can't be swept under the rug. Esther gets in Gloria's face. Chloe intervenes. Everyone's irked with Gloria, but Chloe says she's right. She adds the celebration is too much. Kevin reassures her. Chloe tries to tell him she's different.

    Jeffery greets Gloria at the Club and they talk about Chloe and Chelsea. She takes him to get out of that suit. The others do a champagne toast. Michael says the family will support Chloe and Kevin. Chelsea enters with Connor.

    Y&R Recap: Keep Reading Kangaroo Boy.

    Tuesday, March 04 2014

    Esther irritates Jill at the Chancellor Estate, but Jill comforts her when she cries about Chloe being in jail. She tells Esther she has her support. Talk turns to the the photo of Rachel Berenson. Esther remarks on Colin having a hold over Jill. Jill says she's in a race with Colin to find out about Rachel, and Esther can help her. They go through journals. Esther reveals that Katherine's father was a spy. Jill wonders if the answers they need are in code. They agree to work together. Later, Colin arrives and asks about their progress. Jill starts telling him, but Esther gestures oddly. Colin realizes Esther is holding the missing corner of the photo. They all peer at what it says - Picadilly Photo, London. Colin wants to celebrate, but Jill hands him a journal. "Keep reading Kangaroo Boy."

    Y&R Recap: Healer Of The Heart.

    Thursday, February 13 2014

    At the gala, Lily rants at someone on the phone about security for the doll. Cane kisses her cheek and says he took care of it. Cane puts Kelly in charge and spirits Lily away. Kelly spots Jack at the bar. Lauren chats with Neil and Leslie about marriage. Neil avoids answering if they've set a date but admits they decided not to use David Tutera. Upstairs, Cane takes Lily into a beautifully decorated suite. "Happy Anniversary. Happy Valentine's Day." He starts undressing and they kiss on the bed. Back at the gala, Chloe tells Kevin and Esther she'd planned to get Delia a doll today. Leslie tells Chloe that Delia must have been special. Chloe excuses herself. Neil asks Jack how he's holding up and says he's always available. Hilary arrives, followed by Abby and Tyler. Devon notices Esmerelda. Tyler suggests he talk to her. Devon greets Hilary first. "Hello, friend." By the bar, Jack and Kelly introduce themselves. He chuckles at her assuming he's her blind date. Hilary appears. Kelly's real date introduces himself. She and Jack gaze at each other as she goes. Hilary fixes Jack's ties and kisses him. Shocked, she rambles an apology. He reassures her. Devon hears and shakes his head. Tyler gets a call from Mariah and agrees to meet her. He makes an excuse to Abby. Devon talks to Chloe about the gala and Delia. She thanks him, but squirms. Esther asks if she's okay, and Chloe snaps at her. Lily and Cane rejoin the gala and kiss. Neil tells Leslie they need to define how they're moving forward. She says she has something for him - tickets to a jazz concert in Chicago. She says she loves him if they're married or not. Devon approaches Esmerelda, who is rude until she learns he's the owner. He offers a private tour. Abby tells Chloe she feels bad about Adam and offers to come up with a marketing project for the Delia fund. Chloe snaps that she's not a project. Kevin asks if she's okay. She tells him to stop and goes to chat with Cane and Lily. Jack goes downstairs to call Phyllis and tell her he wishes she were there. He gets teary. Upstairs, Hilary looks for Devon. Kevin tells Lauren that this is hard for Chloe, and he's worried about her obsession with Connor. Esther tells Chloe she has to run home and get the collage she made. Neil talks to Chloe about Delia and she thanks him and walks off. Kelly tells the blind date it's not working.

    Y&R Recap: Disgusting Pig.

    Wednesday, February 05 2014

    Jack, Esther, Cane, Lily, and Devon are wondering where Jill is, when she walks into the Chancellor mansion with Colin...her husband. Everyone gapes. Jack says they've been trying to reach her for days. She's only concerned about Billy. Cane wants to know why she brought Colin back. Jill says they just happened to run into each other. She flashes to being chloroformed. She says she was shocked at how delighted to see him she was, and flashes to being handcuffed and calling him a disgusting pig. Colin bickers with Jack and Cane. Jill says she hasn't forgot the horrible things he did, but her feelings came back. She flashes to him talking about their sex life and proposing. Lily asks what's really going on. Colin protests that he has no intention of hurting anyone. Jack tells Jill to come to see Billy tomorrow...alone. Jill says Colin loves her. She flashes to Colin telling her he needs to marry her so he can stay in the country. Jill says Colin captured her heart...all of her really. She flashes to being locked up. Cane sneers about them having such a good time together. Colin flashes to telling Jill the police were looking for Billy and making her sign a pre-nup under duress. No one believes they fell in love again. Cane warns Colin away from his kids. After, Colin asks Esther to prepare their room. Esther tells Jill that Mrs. C wouldn't like this. Later, the music box falls and plays. Jill hisses, "Shut up, Katherine." Jill later tells Colin their marriage is worth as much as the piece of junk Katherine left her. Colin holds the music box and grins.

    Y&R Recap: Blood Money.

    Tuesday, February 04 2014

    At the Chancellor house, Esther struggles to find the right words to say to Chloe and Kevin. She wants to help Chloe. Chloe asks her to tell her why knowing who killed Delia doesn't take the pain away. Devon, Cane, and Lily arrive and talk about Adam being presumed dead. Kevin says the station got a call - Billy is home. Devon asks about the benefit. Chloe says Delia won't be honored with blood money. Devon suggests they separate Adam from the foundation. Jack arrives as Devon says he'll put up the money. Jack says Billy would approve. Jack asks about Jill - he wants to let her know about Billy. Esther says she hasn't returned her calls either.

    Y&R Recap: Beautiful Family.

    Tuesday, January 07 2014

    At the Chancellor estate, Kevin looks through Chloe's baby book about Delia on the stairs. He realizes there is a whole section on Connor. In the living room, Esther looks for the music box. "Jill, what have you done now?" Outside, the person who chloroformed Jill drags her and the bag holding the music box away.

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