Diane Dettmann

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Diane Dettmann is the ward-winning author of Courageous Footsteps A WWII Novel. Her debut novel was awarded Medalist Winner in the 2016 New Apple E-Book Awards and first place in the 2015 Pacific Rim Book Festival in the YA Category. The sequel, Yasu's Quest: A Tale of Triumph, was released in July 2016. Positive feedback from readers inspired Diane to write the third book, On Liberty's Wings: A Post-WWII Novel. Her award -winning series appeals to teens and adults.

Diane's grief memoir, Twenty-Eight Snow Angels: A Widow's Story of Love, Loss and Renewal, is an honest account of the heart-breaking death of her husband and the process of rebuilding her life. The book offers hope to others facing the loss of a loved one. She is also the co-a

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“I realized, it is not the time that heals, but what we do within that time that creates positive change.”
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