AWard Winning author

Diana Green

Since my childhood in New Zealand, I have loved writing stories. While I also enjoyed public school teaching, an autoimmune disorder led me to change careers and become a full time author. I placed first in the 2015 Paranormal Book Awards and the 2016 EPIC Awards.

Until 2017 I published mostly M/F romance, but a health crisis, (and two years away from writing), caused reassessment of my goals. Consequently I began my first F/F novel, The Falcon’s Heart. As a bisexual woman, with LGBTQA family and friends, I want to represent greater diversity in my work. Going forward, I intend my books to celebrate a beautiful variety of relationships and journeys. 

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The Falcon's Heart

Saba is the daughter of an ambitious provincial king. She knows little beyond the constraints of palace life, until one night, a notorious woman outlaw steals her away. 

Through her journey, Saba discovers joy and freedom beyond anything she has known. But her fate remains uncertain. The king is in pursuit, aided by a sorcerer who seeks to claim Saba as his own. 

Can a princess and an outlaw find love together, or will malign magic destroy all they have gained?

There has been so much happening in my personal life, completing The Falcon's Heart is taking longer than expected. Between fixing up a house to sell, moving to a new town, and now purchasing another home, (which also needs work), I've had to let go of any specific finish date for this novel. I will continue writing, as I am able, and look forward to sending the manuscript to publishers sometime in 2020.

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My second-world setting for The Falcon’s Heart is loosely based on the Ottoman Empire, as well as the natural history and mythology of the Middle East. If you would like to know more about the inspiration for this novel, here is a list of resources I used during the research phase of writing. Most can be found at local libraries.

Subjects of the Sultan: Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire by Suraiya Faroqhi

Inside the Seraglio: Private Lives of the Sultans in Istanbul by John Freely

Wildest Middle East a four part documentary series covering the flora and fauna of Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, and the Caspian Sea 

Sahara: A Natural History by Marq de Villiers and Sheila Hirtle

The Encyclopedia of Eastern Mythology by Rachel Storm

Call of the Desert: The Sahara by Phillipe Bourseiller

Field Guide To Jordan by Jarir Maani

Jealous Gods, Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East by David Leeming

The Living Desert by Marijcke Jongbloed

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Enjoy Diana Green’s three most popular short stories, all previously included in the 2013 short fiction anthology The Dream Seller’s Wares.

A Knot Too Tight

Fantasy – 1970’s Rural Idaho Setting

A boy tries to lure the "little folk" into fixing his parents' marriage.

Dreaming Crow

Magical Realism – Contemporary Setting

A mother risks everything to find her abducted daughter.


Fantasy – Medieval Village Setting

Can a community defeat the deadly grip of an unnatural winter?

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