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Diane Scott Lewis

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Diane Scott Lewis grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and joined the Navy at nineteen. She wrote book reviews for the Historical Novel Review magazine and was a historical editor for The Wild Rose Press. She'd been on editorial panels and a digital panel for the HNS. Her first novel was published in 2010. She's had numerous historical novels published since: adventure, romantic elements, and a time-travel. Her current release is a Revolutionary war novel told from the British side-Her Vanquished Land. ...more

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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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Her Vanquished Land

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Ring of Stone

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Betrayed Countess

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This was a compelling duel time-line story. I felt closer to the modern women, Alex and Natalie, but still enjoyed Violette's story during WWII. The customs of the remote island were fascinating. The suffering under German occupation.
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I bought this book for my granddaughter who is 11 but the younger one grabbed it first. She had this to say about the story: "This girl lives in a mall. I'd have fun doing that. I liked the main character Chloe because she was nice and smart. The mys ...more
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This was interesting as a sum up of the destruction of the American Indian. Amazing, the amount of gore and bloodshed on both sides, natives and the army. The whites came in and pushed the natives to reservations. The natives vowed no whites would li ...more
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I enjoyed learning about the process of making porcelain and the difficulty of creating the color blue. A color not found easily in nature--that surprised me. The heroine starts out strong but after falling in love, and that happens quickly, doesn't ...more
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This is an interesting journey through the Chinese (Malacca) view of the afterlife, betrayal, revenge from ghosts, and more. Li Lan, her family now impoverished, is asked by her father if she wants to be a Ghost Bride. The father will have his debts ...more
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