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Diane Scott Lewis grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and joined the Navy at nineteen. She writes book reviews for the Historical Novel Review magazine and was a historical editor for The Wild Rose Press. Her first novel, The False Light, was published in 2010. Elysium, in 2011. Her sequel to TFL, Without Refuge,was released March 2012.
In November 2012 she published a spoof to Fifty Shades of Grey called Miss Grey's Shady Lover. In 2014 a romantic farce and historical saga followed.


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Diane Scott Lewis If I'm having difficulty with one book, I move on to another (I'm usually working on two at the same time). Otherwise, I'm in two critique groups and…moreIf I'm having difficulty with one book, I move on to another (I'm usually working on two at the same time). Otherwise, I'm in two critique groups and I'll take a break and critique one of my partners' chapters, that often inspires me to continue writing.
Thumbing through a research book will often help inspire me.(less)
Diane Scott Lewis I've always loved to spin stories, and now I get to create my own characters and build their worlds and relationships. Sometimes--though purists frown…moreI've always loved to spin stories, and now I get to create my own characters and build their worlds and relationships. Sometimes--though purists frown on it--I even rewrite history to suit my story.
I live in a fantasy, what's not to like!(less)
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The Defiant Lady Pencavel
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Betrayed Countess
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Ring of Stone
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Miss Grey's Shady Lover
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Without Refuge
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Elysium
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A Savage Exile
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It was all Greek to Me
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Islands
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I read this book due to the poisoning aspect, which takes place in the exact same year as my current WIP, 1781. I didn't learn anything new, so I must have gotten the research right.
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I gave this novel four stars because of the descriptive writing and the story drew me in right away, though I have not read the first two books in the series. The problems I had with this novel is that it's meandering in its plot, and the two main ch ...more
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