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

The Renegade Queen

Eva Flynn is here today to tell us about her new historical novel, The Renegade Queen. Welcome, Eva. Let’s get started. Tell us about your novel. Presidential Election of 1844. James Polk 1795-1849 and George Dallas 1792-1864 ran as the Democratic candidates. .; Shutterstock ID 245959642 EF: The Renegade Queen…

Second World War Club For Wartime Fiction

Today’s the first anniversary of a new Facebook group, Second World War Club – well, I’m exaggerating a bit. The group is a week old but it’s off to a good start. As you probably know, I’m writing a series of Short Reads and novels set in Northern Ireland during…

The Threads of War Kickstarter Campaign

My guest today is Jeremy Strozer. He’s here to ask for your assistance with Threads of the War Volume II. I’ll let Jeremy tell you about the project and his request. With that brief introduction, I’ll turn it over to you, Jeremy. Jeremy: Threads of The War; a series of…

 
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