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Psychiatrist Evelyn Talbot studies series killers... Her first mistake could be her last.

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Finding Mr. Right means never breaking bending the rules.

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Set in ancient Israel, DEBORAH RISING portrays the dramatic (and unlikely) rise of the first woman to lead a nation in recorded human history.

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To be with the man of her dreams, she’ll have to face her worst nightmares…

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Sometimes the only way through darkness is to return to where it began.

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Sometimes the end is just the beginning...

DiAnn Mills

Blogging at Fresh Fiction

DiAnn Mills | The Scoop on Research
August 17, 2016
Writing romantic suspense is my passion. I stay awake at night planning a story in which a strong and vibrant heroine attempts the impossible, the  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Viewing Movies to Plot Your Novel
July 20, 2016
Well-written movies stir my creative juices. I envision sitting around a table with a team of creative writers to pen the best characters (and  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Thesaurus - A Treasure Box
June 15, 2016
While touring the Acropolis Museum in Greece, I stumbled upon a stone relic that caused me to smile, as though I’d just learned a  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Taking the P (plot) out of Suspense
April 20, 2016
Recently I read a suspense novel that left me wondering what the story was all about. I couldn’t follow the storyline or  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | You Know You’re a Suspense Writer When ...
January 5, 2016
I love this topic. When suspense writers get together, discussing stories and plot twists keep our adrenaline racing. We can talk about how to add  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | The Twelve Days of Christmas, a New Twist
December 16, 2015
The Twelve Days of Christmas has a new twist. This version is for writers  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Holiday Conflict in Our Stories
November 18, 2015
Adding a twist to a story’s setting gives it a psychological zip. Holidays are no exception. As your characters enter the season of Thanksgiving  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | DEADLOCKED: Which Character Would Have a Parrot?
October 21, 2015
Sometimes characters grab our hearts and sometimes the settings in our stories, but in writing   Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Brainstorming Your Novel
September 16, 2015
Every novelist reaches a plateau in which the perfect story idea isn’t coming together. The plot germ is there, but the theme, setting, charac  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | When Does Commitment Turn to Obsession?
August 21, 2015
A writer who is serious about embarking upon a publishing career under-stands commitment is critical for success. Adhering to a schedule and making provisions  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Double Cross: Romantic Suspense Musical?
April 17, 2015
I write FBI romantic suspense set in Houston, Texas, but when I sat at my computer to write this blog, a bit of fun crept  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Brainstorming Your Novel
July 9, 2014
Every novelist reaches a plateau in which the perfect story idea isn’t coming together. The plot germ is there, but the theme, setting, characters  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | FBI Houston Citizens Academy
March 5, 2013
When I received the invitation from the FBI Houston Community Outreach Coordinator to participate in their Citizens Academy, all I could think about was  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Castle Meets Cold Case
March 28, 2012
I'm an avid fan of TV's  

DiAnn Mills | Jalapeños, Scorpions, and Snakes
October 18, 2011
What do jalapeños, horses, scorpions, snakes, and a man and woman under a star-studded sky all have in common? Texas. West Texas. The  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Happily Ever After
June 18, 2011
I can’t fathom writing a novel without weaving suspense and romance into the plot. The idea of two people falling in love while sharing  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Historical Romance vs the Princess Stories
January 10, 2011
I have a theory about historical romance. Think about my conclusions to see if you agree. When we were little girls, we loved pretending we  Read More...

DIANN MILLS | Expect an Adventure
October 18, 2010
Writing is a tough profession. The competition in today’s publishing world makes the strongest writers think twice about their commitment to excellence. But those  Read More...

DiAnn Mills | Strong Women, Unlikely Roles
June 25, 2010
Women who accept nontraditional roles and succeed with dynamic outcomes are the heroines in my novels. These are Glock-totin‘ gals with southern charm who  Read More...

DiAnn Mills is a bestselling author who believes her readers should expect an adventure. She combines unforgettable characters with unpredictable plots to create action-packed, suspense-filled novels.

Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists; won two Christy Awards; and been finalists for the RITA, Daphne Du Maurier, Inspirational Readers’ Choice, and Carol award contests. Library Journal presented her with a Best Books 2014: Genre Fiction award in the Christian Fiction category for Firewall.

DiAnn is a founding board member of the American Christian Fiction Writers; a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association; International Thriller Writers, and the Faith, Hope, and Love chapter of Romance Writers of America. She is co-director of The Author Roadmap with social media specialist Edie Melson where she continues her passion of helping other writers be successful. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country.

DiAnn has been termed a coffee snob and roasts her own coffee beans. She’s an avid reader, loves to cook, and believes her grandchildren are the smartest kids in the universe. She and her husband live in sunny Houston, Texas.



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Deadly Encounter, August 2016
FBI Task Force #1
Deadlock, October 2015
FBI: Houston #3
Double Cross, April 2015
FBI: Houston #2
Firewall, July 2014
FBI: Houston #1
The Lighthouse Brides Collection, September 2013
Trade Size
Footsteps, September 2013
e-Book (reprint)
The Farmer's Bride Collection, August 2013
The Dance Of Character And Plot, June 2013
A Texas Brides Collection, May 2013
The Survivor, March 2013
The Chase, April 2012
Crime Scene: Houston
Attracted to Fire, October 2011
Under a Desert Sky, June 2011
The Fire In Ember, January 2011
Pursuit of Justice, October 2010
Call of Duty #3
Trade Size
A Woman Called Sage, May 2010
Sworn To Protect, April 2010
Call Of Duty #2
Breach Of Trust, March 2009
Call Of Duty #1
Trade Size
Texas Legacy Omnibus, August 2008
Awaken My Heart, February 2008
When the Nile Runs Red, September 2007
Mackinac Island, April 2006