Diane Allen was born in Leeds, but raised at her familys farm deep in the Yorkshire Dales. After working as a glass engraver, raising a family, and looking after an ill father, she found her true niche in life, joining a large print publishing firm in 1990. Rising through the firm, she is now the general manager and has recently been made Honorary Vice President of the Romantic Novelists' Association. "
" Diane and her husband Ronnie live in Long Preston in the Yorkshire Dales, and have two children and four beautiful grandchildren.
1912 in the Yorkshire Dales and Alice Bentham and her brother Will have lost their mother to cancer. Money is scarce and pride doesn’t pay the doctor or put food on the table.
When I was a child I was so lucky, although I was born in the city of Leeds, to return to my family home of Crummack, set high in the surrounding fells of Austwick, a small village in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
215643445245673 - 19 days ago
The Windfell Family Secrets has just been added on Amazon, which is book two in the Windfell Trilogy. Can't believe the years going so fast!
215643445245673 - one month ago
Good to be back into a routine. Writing in my lovely new office that once was the spare bedroom. I mean business this year. two books to write this year and no excuses!
215643445245673 - 2 months ago
Fireside Christmas Stories is on special offer on Amazon. If you haven't already got a copy, grab it while you can. Happy Christmas everyone. XXXX
215643445245673 - 3 months ago
Back to writing today after a mad tour of the North East of England. Nice to be home and back with my characters.
215643445245673 - 4 months ago
Looking forward, to the Mistress of Windfell out on the 20th in paperback. The next two weeks are going to be like a whirlwind. I've Radio Leeds on Tuesday at 12 pm and then a tour of WH Smiths from Gateshead, Newcastle, York on Friday, Leeds twice on Saturday. Doncaster & Sheffield, Sunday and more the following week. Also look out for me in The People's Friend on the 29th of the month, there will be a special thank you for all my readers.
This on top of my daughter opening her own business this week, just a bit manic at the Allen household at the moment!
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