Dianne Ascroft

About me

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.

From my website

Delving Into Deep Deceit

Today I’ve invited Anne Louise O’Connell to Ascroft, eh? to tell us a little about her mystery/thriller, Deep Deceit. Welcome, Anne. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. ALO: My novel, Deep Deceit, revolves around a young girl named Tamara who gets kidnapped in Dubai and her…

Looking At Letters To Kezia

I think most people prick up their ears when the Salem Witch Trials are mentioned. More than three centuries later the era still fascinates us. So I’m delighted to welcome Peni Jo Renner to Ascroft, eh? today to talk about her  novel, Letters To Kezia. Welcome Peni. Let’s get started,…

Celebrating St Patrick’s Day

Fermanagh Writers  celebrated St Patrick’s Day by hosting Legends, Lies, and Lore Galore in Blake’s Pub, Enniskillen on the eve of St Patrick’s Day and I was delighted to be part of it. Since we were celebrating all things Irish I chose to read Yer Man, a short piece I’ve written…

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