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Michelle Diener writes historical fiction and fantasy. Her Susanna Horenbout & John Parker series includes IN A TREACHEROUS COURT, KEEPER OF THE KING'S SECRETS and IN DEFENSE OF THE QUEEN. Set in the court of Henry VIII, it features the real historical figures of artist Susanna Horenbout and Henry’s Keeper of the Palace of Westminster and Yeoman of the King’s Robes, John Parker.

Other historical novels by Michelle Diener include THE EMPEROR'S CONSPIRACY and BANQUET OF LIES, both set during the Napoleonic Wars in London. DAUGHTER OF THE SKY is set in Zululand during the Victorian era.

Michelle's first fantasy novel MISTRESS OF THE WIND is set for a December 23rd, 2013, release. It is a retelling of the fairy tale East of the Sun, West of...more


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The Emperor's Conspiracy
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In a Treacherous Court (Sus...
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Banquet of Lies
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In Defense of the Queen (Su...
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A Dangerous Madness
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The Golden Apple
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IRCa-BBI heard over the weekend that Mistress of the Wind has been nominated by readers for the IRC Best Book 2014 in the fantasy romance category. I am really thrilled to be nominated, and particularly love that it is a reader nominated award. To celebrate, I’m giving away two print copies of Mistress of the Wind (or ebook, if the winner prefers). All you have to do to enter is join my latest release...

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Fairy tales are wonderful explorations of our personal sub-conscious, and of a collective sub-conscious, as well.

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“He was all but shouting, stalking toward her. He grabbed her arms and gave her a little shake. "This time, the bastards don't win. I win."
"What do you win?" she whispered.
He bent his head and crushed his lips to hers.”
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“She hadn't seen him since yesterday, and Charlotte did not understand the sensation that gripped her at the sight of him.
As if she were a lightning rod, waiting for the storm above to strike. As if she had lost all control over her life and was thrown into chaos.”
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“I think he's quite aware , as is everyone here, that you don't need to worm your way into my bed, Miss Raven." He stepped away from her. "You need only crook your finger and I would be ripping your clothes off your body.”
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