Credit: Image: Jill Johnson/JPI can report that actress Kate Linder took to social media to let her Young and Restless fans know that she would be back on the soap opera as Esther Valentine in the near future. She posted, “So excited to have worked today! @youngandrestlesscbs @cbsdaytime #yr #keepwatching #esther #esthervalentine” Linder’s last appearance on the show as Esther was in July.