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Lena Diaz

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Romantic suspense author, Lena Diaz, is a four time winner of the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence in Mystery and Suspense. She's also a former Romance Writers of America Golden Heart® finalist and has won numerous other awards.

Her popular Buchanan brothers family is highlighted in the Deadly Games Series, beginning with HE KILLS ME, HE KILLS ME NOT. Her EXIT Inc. series features assassins-turned-heroes who work to bring down the corrupt company they used to work for and save the innocent civilians in the company's crosshairs.

With 24 novels out, and counting, Lena is bound to have a series or stand-alone story that will entertain and thrill you. To be notified of her newest releases, follow her on Amazon, and sign up for her newsletter
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Lena Diaz Hi, Mary. I'm so glad that you're enjoying my books. I started seriously pursuing writing as a career when I turned 40. It's fairly common for writers…moreHi, Mary. I'm so glad that you're enjoying my books. I started seriously pursuing writing as a career when I turned 40. It's fairly common for writers to begin later in life, but I expect the average is closer to 30 for most romance authors. I've always been an avid reader and only dabbled in writing for fun until my husband encouraged me to make a serious attempt to pursue my dream.(less)
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Release Day for IN SEARCH OF TRUTH!

I love release days! And I’m especially excited to announce that IN SEARCH OF TRUTH, the third book in the Deadly Force series, releases today!


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“This breathless romantic suspense novel provides equal amounts of heat and intrigue.” – PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY


“Twisty plots, fantastic characters, and pitch perfect pacing. Fabulous!”—ALLISON BRENNAN, New York Times Bestselling

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Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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Stacy Green Thanks so much for the friendship!


Harlequin Books Hello Lena, it is a pleasure to meet you.


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MBR Hi Lena,

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