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Diana S. Zimmerman

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Vanishing avocados, Mega-million dollar conferences, haute couture jewels, and mysterious beings are all part of Diana S. Zimmerman’s remarkable life. Like her novels, Diana’s role in the performing arts as well as the business world transcends the ordinary. She has been a performer, entrepreneur, and businesswoman since the age of eight when she invested all of her resources into a small magic trick. With a total capital outlay of 47 cents, Diana parlayed her investment into a spectacular 25-year career as "America's Foremost Lady Magician.”
In addition to performing, she invented magic illusions for Lance Burton and David Copperfield, and remains a highly respected lecturer, writer, and teacher in this field. Diana also sponsors the Juni

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message 27: by Diana

Diana Hi Starlight, I wanted to let you know that book two has just been released and you can find it on Amazon. Also check out the website at www.kandide.com to see all about Kandide and a chance to win fun items.

message 26: by Diana

Diana Starlight wrote: "hello! i was reading the descriptions of your books and they seem so interesting! i think im going to go to the library and check them out. yay! here i come!"

message 25: by Liane

Liane Spicer What a fascinating bio. Thank you for the friendship, Diana. Greetings from the Caribbean!

Christine Hi Dianna, stopped by to see what's new on your page. Have a great week.
Blessings CJ
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message 23: by Diana

Diana thank you. The website is really fun too.


Starlight hello! i was reading the descriptions of your books and they seem so interesting! i think im going to go to the library and check them out. yay! here i come!

message 21: by Lincoln

Lincoln HANDLE TiME by LINCOLN PARK Hi Diana !

I don't get to Goodreads nearly as often as I'd like because I'm writing my 4th book. So, I wanted to make sure and stop by and let you know that I am thrilled to be your friend here! Are you on twitter? My twitter name is: linc0lnpark

(PS -- I absolutely LOVE your name, DIANA... partly because it also belonged to one of my favorite aunts :) )

Have a fantastic day!


Christine Thanks for being a friend on goodreads Diana, I hope to hear more from you. Blessings CJ
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message 19: by Aaron

Aaron Hoopes Hi Diana,
great to make a connection with you. I'm just getting the hang of this site and any advice would be most welcome.
wishing you much peace,
Aaron Hoopes

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message 18: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.

message 17: by Ellen

Ellen Hi Diana!
It's wonderful to meet you and thanks for friending me :)) Ellen

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message 16: by Ilyn

Ilyn Ross Hello Diana,

Thank you for being my friend. Good fortune on Kandide and the Secrets of the Mists.

Please visit these groups when you have a chance: “Happy & Brainy Group” and “To the Glory of Man”.

Have a wonderful day. Best regards.

Shawnette Hi, Diana...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...it's a pleasure to meet you...Congrats on your novel...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...have a blessed week...Happy Reading :-)

message 14: by Karen

Karen Thanks for befriending me. Always great to meet another author.


K. Harrington

message 13: by Beth (last edited Sep 03, 2008 08:07AM)

Beth Hi Diana,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this cozy mystery author!

Catherine Hi - nice to meet you. :-)
You have a terribly interesting biography!

message 11: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Oh my goodnes Diana...you have had such an interesting life! I feel so honored to be added as your friend! I know you're a very busy lady, but if you have the time I'd love for you to visit my web site, jeanniebarber.com. I'm a novice writer so feel free to make any kind of suggestions, ideas or thoughts to correct it. I’m co-authoring a novel with Patty Wiseman, another friend on Goodreads. We’ve known each other for over 30 years. While you're there, please sign the guestbook, too! There’s also a link to our book you can click on…clairkelley@synthasite.com. This site is brand new and in the editing stage as is our story. Please visit it as well. We’re both very green, but we’ve met so many people on this site willing to reach out and offer advice or a guiding hand, we feel very blessed.

message 10: by Liz

Liz Hey, Diana
Thanx for adding me,

message 9: by Tanya

Tanya Diana from a coffee shop in my mind in Fontana. Looking forward to Kandide, and rediscovering your originally achieved life till now as something to look up to. Do you wonder if your dreams are realizing themselves in the perfect order, the sufficient promise you'll satisfy every need or aspiration in time. Motivational motion to the day. I'm somewhat of a poet and artist who is on the look out for the inspirational element. Your such a familiar face. thanks again. Take care

Dianne Ascroft Thanks for adding me to your friends. Your life as well as your writing is quite interesting. Nice to 'meet' you!

Dianne Ascroft,
author, 'Hitler and Mars Bars'

Stacy-Deanne Stacy-Deanne Enjoy your week and thanks for the invite!

message 6: by Liz

Liz Diana,

Thank you for the invitation to friend-dom. I read your profile. What an exciting life, and what a classy-looking lady you are!

Congrats for your book going to #4 in two categories on Amazon. Well done!

Liz Adair

Author of
The Spider Latham Mystery Series
The Mist of Quarry Harbor
Lucy Shook's Letters from Afghanistan (editor)
Counting the Cost (Out in November 08)

hime-chan thx for the add!
it's nice to be your friend ...

Diana, I've added your book Kandide and The Secret of the Mists to my to-read list.

Sundang Saputra Hi Diana.. thanks 4 being my friend

message 2: by Diana

Diana Hi,

Thanks. I need to fix that.


Kristie Maguire Diane, thanks for being my friend on Goodreads. I noticed you have your birth date on your profile listed as April 26, 1908. I am sure this must be a mistake but if not, may I say you look mighty good to be 100 years old!! What's your secret? :)

Kristie Leigh Maguire
author of "Affairs of the Heart"

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