Diane Shute

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I am owned by a furry family of two rescued dogs and four ferile cats. My latest work, Book 2 of the Midnight Series, Midnight Crossing, is due out in June 2018. Besides being hard at work on the final book of the Midnight Series, my passions include reading and gardening.

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Diane Shute Happy to announce my work in progress is Book 3 of the Trilogy, currently untitled! Book 2, Midnight Crossing is due out June 2018!
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After Midnight (Midnight, #1)

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Midnight Stories

I've had a lot of fans ask: is there another book coming?
Answer is: YES! Midnight Crossing (book 2) is coming soon!
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After Midnight Midnight Crossing
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"This book, the second one in this series, is set in the 1830s in England and France and has all the elements that romance lovers – love! There is plenty of intrigue, picturesque settings, nobility, and scheming.
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A modern day Mary inherits her grandmother’s beloved old house in San Francisco. When she finds her great grandmother’s diary from 1870, the wondrous lives of Mara and Patrick Deane are revealed. Autumn Lady is a love story caught in a captivating re ...more
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"This time around I did find myself enjoying this book more. The relationship that I had started to form from the first book was stronger. Alix is still Alix. Yet, I am happy to see her focus with the horses is more of the focal point. There is no mor" Read more of this review »
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