Dianne Ascroft is a Canadian who particularly enjoys historical fiction set in Ireland and Scotland. She lives in rural Northern Ireland with her husband and several strong willed pets.
Her first novel, Hitler and Mars Bars, explores Operation Shamrock, a little known incident in Irish history. She co-edits The Fermanagh Miscellany and also contributed to the local history, The Brookeborough Story, and the fiction collections Foreign Flavours and Tuesdays at Charlie’s. Her articles and short stories have been printed in Canadian and Irish magazines and newspapers.
Dianne is a member of the Historical Novel Society, Fermanagh Authors’ Association and the Fermanagh Writers. She is the contact person for the HNS Irish branch.
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There’s 11 days left to enter the Sweet Romance Christmas Giveaway and today I’ve invited Pamela Kelley, one of the authors participating in the Giveaway, to visit Ascroft, eh? to tell us a bit about the novel she has donated to the draw. Welcome Pamela. Let’s get started, shall we?…
Life for many of our ancestors in Ireland a century ago was less settled and predictable than our lives. It was a time of crisis and change in society. Several important events in Irish political and social history contributed to this. There was the Unionist backlash against the Home Rule…
This year I’ve joined with eleven other writers for the Sweet Romance Christmas Giveaway. We’re offering fifteen novels and short story collections as well as Amazon gift vouchers as the prizes in this contest. A couple days ago I posted a link to Clarissa Carlyle’s blog where she has posted…