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Diana Palmer


(Susan Spaeth Kyle)
USA (1946 - )

aka Diana Blayne, Katy Currie, Susan Kyle

Susan Spaeth was born on December 11, 1946. Her mother was part of the women's liberation movement many years before it became fashionable. Herbest friends are her mother and her sister, Dannis Cole, who now has two daughters, Amanda Belle Hofstetter and Maggie and lives in Utah. Susan grew up reading Zane Grey and fell in love with cowboys. Susan is a formernewspaper reporter, with sixteen years experience on both daily and weekly newspapers. Since 1972, she has been married to James Kyle and have sincesettled down in Cornelia, Georgia, where she started to write romance novels. Susan and her husband have one son, Blayne Edward, born in 1980.

She began selling romances in 1979 as Diana Palmer. She also used the pseudonyms Diana Blayne and Katy Currie, and her married name: Susan Kyle. Now, she has over 40 million copies of her books in print, which have been translated and published around the world. She is listed in numerous publications, including Contemporary Authors by Gale Research, Inc.,Twentieth Century Romance and Historical Writers by St. James Press, The Writers Directory by St. James Press, the International Who's Who of Authorsand Writers by Meirose Press, Ltd., and Love's Leading Ladies by Kathryn Falk. Her awards include seven Waldenbooks national sales awards, four B.Dalton national sales awards, two Bookrak national sales awards, a Lifetime Achievement Award for series storytelling from Romantic Times, severalAffaire de Coeur awards, and two regional RWA awards.

Inspired by her husband, who quit a blue-collar manufacturing job to return to school and get his diploma in computer programming, Susan herself wentback to college as a day student at the age of 45. In 1995, she graduated *summacum laude* from Piedmont College, Demorest, GA, with a major in history and a double minor in archaeology and Spanish. She was named to two honor societies (the Torch Club and Alpha Chi), and was named to the National Dean's List. In addition to her writing projects, she is currently workingon her master's degree in history at California State University. She hopes to specialize in Native American studies. She is a member of the Native American Rights Fund, the American Museum of Natural History, the National Cattlemen's Association, the Archaeological Institute of Amenca, thePlanetary Society, The Georgia Conservancy, the Georgia Sheriff's Association, and numerous conservation and charitable organizations. Herhobbies include gardening, archaeology, anthropology, iguanas, astronomy and music.

In 1998, her husband retired from his own computer business and now pursues skeet shooting medals in local, state, national and internationalcompetition. They love riding around and looking at the countryside, watching sci-fi on TV and at the movies, just talking and eating out.
 
Series
LacyThe Cowboy and the LadyDarling Enemy
 
Big Spur, Texas
1. Heather's Song (1982)
2. Passion Flower (1984)
Heather's SongPassion Flower
 
Friends and Lovers
1. Friends and Lovers (1983)
2. Rage of Passion (1986)
Friends and LoversRage of Passion
 
Soldier of FortuneThe Tender StrangerEnamouredMercenary's Woman
The Winter SoldierThe Last Mercenary
 
Rawhide and Lace
1. Rawhide and Lace (1986)
2. Unlikely Lover (1986)
Rawhide and LaceUnlikely Lover
 
Fit for a King
1. Fit for a King (1987)
2. Reluctant Father (1988)
Fit for a KingReluctant Father
 
Long, Tall Texans
The Founding Father (2004)
1. Calhoun (1988)
2. Justin (1988)
3. Tyler (1988)
4. Sutton's Way (1989)
5. Ethan (1989)
6. Connal (1990)
7. Harden (1991)
8. Evan (1991)
9. Donavan (1991)
10. Emmett (1992)
11. Regan's Pride (1994)
12. That Burke Man (1995)
13. Redbird / Cattleman's Pride (omnibus) (2004)
14. Coltrain's Proposal (1995)
15. Paper Husband (1996) (in Husbands on Horseback)
16. A Long Tall Texan Summer (omnibus) (1997)
17. Christmas Cowboy [short story] (1997) (in Lone Star Christmas)
18. The Princess Bride (1998)
19. Beloved (1998)
20. Callaghan's Bride (1999)
21. Love with a Long Tall Texan (omnibus) (1999)
22. Matt Caldwell, Texas Tycoon (2000)
23. The Wedding in White (2000)
24. A Man of Means (2002)
25. Lionhearted (2002)
26. Lawless (2003)
27. Man in Control (2003)
28. Carrera's Bride (2004)
29. Renegade (2004)
     aka One Night in New York
30. Cattleman's Pride (2004)
31. Boss Man (2005)
32. Heartbreaker (2006)
33. Outsider (2006)
34. Lawman (2007)
34. The Maverick (2009)
35. Winter Roses (2007)
35. Tough to Tame (2010)
36. Fearless (2007)
36. Iron Cowboy (2008)
37. Heart Of Stone (2008)
37. Heartless (2009)
38. Dangerous (2010)
39. Merciless (2011)
40. True Blue (2011)
41. Protector (2013)
42. Texas Born (2014)
Long, Tall Texans 2 (omnibus) (1995)
Long, Tall Texans III (omnibus) (1997)
Emmett Regan and Burke (omnibus) (1999)
Calhoun / Justin / Tyler (omnibus) (2001)
Long, Tall Texan Weddings (omnibus) (2001)
Burke and Coltrain: That Burke Man / Coltrain's Proposal (omnibus) (2005)
Emmett and Regan: Emmett / Regan's Pride (omnibus) (2005)
Long Tall Texan Legacy (omnibus) (2007)
Wed in Winter: Sutton's Way / Coltrain's Proposal (omnibus) (2010)
True Blue / Carrera's Bride (omnibus) (2011)
Calhoun / Justin: Volume 1 (omnibus) (2014)
Texas Born / Maggie's Dad (omnibus) (2014)
Diana Palmer's Texan Lovers (omnibus) (2014)
Long, Tall Texans Vol. 3: Ethan & Connal (omnibus) (2014)
The Founding FatherCalhounJustinTyler
Sutton's WayEthanConnalHarden
EvanDonavanEmmettRegan's Pride
That Burke ManColtrain's ProposalA Long Tall Texan SummerThe Princess Bride
BelovedCallaghan's BrideLove with a Long Tall TexanMatt Caldwell, Texas Tycoon
The Wedding in WhiteA Man of MeansLionheartedLawless
Man in ControlCarrera's BrideRenegadeCattleman's Pride
Boss ManHeartbreakerOutsiderLawman
The MaverickWinter RosesTough to TameFearless
Iron CowboyHeart Of StoneHeartlessDangerous
MercilessTrue BlueProtectorTexas Born
Long, Tall Texans 2Long, Tall Texans IIIEmmett Regan and BurkeCalhoun / Justin / Tyler
Long, Tall Texan WeddingsBurke and Coltrain: That Burke Man / Coltrain's ProposalEmmett and Regan: Emmett / Regan's PrideLong Tall Texan Legacy
Wed in Winter: Sutton's Way / Coltrain's ProposalTrue Blue / Carrera's BrideCalhoun / Justin: Volume 1Texas Born / Maggie's Dad
Diana Palmer's Texan LoversLong, Tall Texans Vol. 3: Ethan & Connal
 
Marrist Sisters
1. His Girl Friday (1989)
2. Hunter (1990)
His Girl FridayHunter
 
The Case of the Mesmerizing BossThe Case of the Confirmed BachelorThe Case of the Missing Secretary
 
Night of LoveKing's RansomSecret Agent ManMan Of The Hour: Night Of Love / Secret Agent Man
 
Maggie's DadMan of Ice
 
Once in ParisPaper RoseLord of the DesertThe Texas Ranger
Desperado
 
The Wedding in WhiteCircle Of GoldDiamond in the RoughWill of Steel
 
Wyoming ToughWyoming FierceWyoming BoldWyoming Strong
 
Novels
Dream's EndIf Winter ComesLove on TrialTo Love and Cherish
Bound by a PromiseStorm Over the LakeSweet EnemyTo Have and To Hold
Now and ForeverSeptember MorningFire and IceSnow Kisses
Diamond GirlBlind PromisesRoomful of RosesThe Rawhide Man
Lady LoveCattleman's ChoiceThe AustralianAfter the Music
Eye of the TigerChampagne GirlLoveplayThe Humbug Man
Betrayed by LoveWoman HaterThe Best Is Yet to ComeTrilby
AmeliaNoraNoelleMagnolia
The Savage HeartMidnight RiderThe Greatest GiftMost Wanted
Diamond SpurAfter MidnightSuttonTrue Colors
Before SunriseMiss GreenhornInnocence ProtectedCourageous
The RancherRough DiamondsChristmas with the RancherInvincible
 
Omnibus
Encore Romances: Three Complete Love Stories (1979)
Now and Forever / Meeting At Midnight / Castaway Heart (1979) (with Sandra Phillipson and Heather Shaw)
Storm Over the Lake / to Have and to Hold / Sweet Enemy (1979)
Silhouette Christmas Stories 1987 (1987) (with Dixie Browning, Ginna Gray and Linda Howard)
If Winter Comes / Now and Forever (1990)
Storm over the Lake / To Love and Cherish (1990)
Sweet Enemy / Love on Trial (1990)
Silhouette Summer Sizzlers, Book 2 (1990) (with Patricia Coughlin and Sherryl Woods)
After the Music / Dreams End (1990)
Bound by a Promise / Passion Flower (1990)
To Have and to Hold / The Cowboy and the Lady (1990)
Rawhide and Lace and Unlikely Lover (1992)
To Mother With Love '93 (1993) (with Judith Duncan and Debbie Macomber)
Cowboy and the Lady / Passion Flower / After the Music (1993)
Lover Come Back (1994) (with Patricia Gardner Evans and Lisa Jackson)
Take Three Women (1994) (with Judith Duncan and Debbie Macomber)
Brave Hearts (1994) (with Kathleen Eagle and Heather Graham)
Christmas Memories (1994) (with Marilyn Pappano)
Abduction and Seduction (1995) (with Rebecca Brandewyne and Joan Johnston)
A Baby? Maybe (1996) (with Marie Ferrarella and Ann Major)
Husbands on Horseback (1996) (with Margaret Way)
Royal Weddings (1996) (with Kathleen Korbel and Marion Smith Collins)
Harlequin (1997) (with Linda Howard and Debbie Macomber)
Lone Star Christmas (1997) (with Joan Johnston)
Montana Brides (1998) (with Ann Major and Susan Mallery)
The Father Factor (1998) (with Debbie Macomber and Ann Major)
Do You Take This Man? (1998) (with Elizabeth Bevarly and Annette Broadrick)
The Power of Love (1998) (with Jayne Ann Krentz and Debbie Macomber)
Lone Star Christmas ... and Other Gifts (1999) (with Joan Johnston)
Once in Paris / Rage of Passion / Paper Rose (2000)
Soldiers of Fortune (2000)
Take This Man (2000) (with Marie Ferrarella and Nora Roberts)
Weddings in White (2000)
Heaven On Earth (2001) (with Elizabeth Lowell and Joan Elliott Pickart)
Tender Love Stories (2001) (with Patricia Knoll and Debbie Macomber)
Unlikely Alliances (2001) (with Linda Howard and Sharon Sala)
Winter Loving (2001) (with Joan Hohl)
Crowned Hearts (2001) (with Joan Elliott Pickart and Linda Turner)
Take 5 (2002) (with Ginna Gray and Muriel Jensen)
Brides to Be (2002)
With a Southern Touch (2002) (with Jennifer Blake and Heather Graham)
Texans at Heart (2003)
A Man of Means / The Millionaire's Pregnant Bride (2003) (with Dixie Browning)
Blessings in Disguise (2003) (with Loree Lough and Lenora Worth)
Texan Lovers (2003)
A Hero's Kiss (2003) (with Mary Burton and Judith Stacy)
Man in Control / Tempting the Tycoon (2003) (with Cindy Gerard)
Champagne Girl / Mystery Man (2003)
Lionhearted / Instinctive Male (2004) (with Cait London)
Men of the West (2004)
Men of Honour (2004) (with Suzanne Brockmann)
Man in Control / Thorn's Challenge (2004) (with Brenda Jackson)
The Men of Medicine Ridge (2004)
The Millionaire Affair (2004) (with Tracy Sinclair)
Cattleman's Pride / Wild in the Moonlight (2005) (with Jennifer Greene)
Motherhood (2005) (with Elizabeth Bevarly and Candace Camp)
The Hart Brothers Rey and Leo (2005)
The Hart Brothers Simon and Callaghan (2005)
Irresistible (2005) (with Linda Howard)
Boss Man / The Rugged Loner (2006)
Bound by Honor (2006)
Heart of a Stranger (2006)
A Matter of Trust (2006)
Second Chances (2006)
Tycoon Lovers (2006)
She Needs a Hero (2006) (with Ginna Gray)
Boss Man / Tanner Ties (2006) (with Peggy Moreland)
Heart Of Winter (2006)
Under the Mistletoe (2006) (with Joan Johnston)
Bachelor Heroes (2006) (with Merline Lovelace)
Hard To Handle (2007)
One Hot Summer (2007) (with Joan Johnston and Barbara McCauley)
Heartbreaker / Scandals from the Third Bride (2007) (with Sara Orwig)
One-Click Buy: March Silhouette Desire (2008) (with Maureen Child, Anna DePalo, Katherine Garbera, Robyn Grady and Maxine Sullivan)
One of a Kind (2008) (with Suzanne Brockmann)
Big Sky Winter (2008)
Iron Cowboy / Seduced by the Rich Man (2008) (with Maureen Child)
Married by Christmas (2008) (with Louise Allen and Catherine George)
Cattleman's Woman (2008) (with Maureen Child and Anne McAllister)
Heart of Stone / Falling for the Lone Wolf (2008) (with Crystal Green)
Silent Night Man / Christmas Reunion / Mistletoe Masquerade (2008) (with Louise Allen and Catherine George)
Her Kind of Hero (2009)
The Winter Man (2009)
The Cowboy's Winter Bride (2009)
His Virgin Wife (2010) (with Annette Broadrick and Cathy Gillen Thacker)
Best Is Yet to Come / Maternity Bride (2010) (with Maureen Child)
Greatest Gift / Here Come the Heroes / Touched by Love (2010) (with Catherine Mann and Kasey Michaels)
Tough to Tame / Her Lone Cowboy (2010) (with Donna Alward)
Lone Star Winter (2010)
To Wear His Ring (2010) (with Jan Colley and Wendy Warren)
Men to Trust (2010) (with Kathie DeNosky and Peggy Moreland)
Will of Steel / Reluctant Father (2010)
The Maverick / Magnate's Make-Believe Mistress (2010) (with Bronwyn Jameson)
Nelson's Brand / Lonetree Ranchers: Colt (2011) (with Kathie DeNosky)
Christmas Cowboy (2011)
A Man for All Seasons (2011)
Long, Tall and Tempted (2011)
Unatamable (2012) (with Linda Lael Miller)
Untameable (2012) (with Linda Lael Miller)
Betrayed by Love / The Rough and Ready Rancher (2012) (with Kathie DeNosky)
Silver Bells (2012)
The Rancher / Heart of Stone (2012)
A Texas Christmas (2012) (with Linda Lael Miller)
Date With a Cowboy (2013) (with Mary Lynn Baxter and Joan Hohl)
Date With... (2013) (with Donna Alward, Mary Lynn Baxter, Ally Blake, Lucy Clark, Anne Herries, Joan Hohl, Marguerite Kaye, Melanie Milburne, Natasha Oakley and Alison Roberts)
Diamond in the Rough / Falling for Mr. Dark & Dangerous (2013) (with Donna Alward)
White Christmas (2013)
Christmas Gifts (2013) (with Leanne Banks, Lucy Gordon, Carole Mortimer and Rebecca Winters)
Diana Palmer Christmas Collection (2013)
One Night with a Red-Hot Cowboy (2014) (with Donna Alward and Charlene Sands)
The Last Mercenary / Her Lone Cowboy (2014) (with Donna Alward)
Harlequin Special Edition October 2014 - Box Set 1 of 2 (2014) (with Marie Ferrarella and Teresa Southwick)
A Husband for Christmas (2014)
Mills & Boon Christmas (2014) (with Nicola Cornick, Judy Duarte, Nina Harrington, Anne Herries, Amanda McCabe, Barbara Monajem, Carole Mortimer, Charlotte Phillips, Heidi Rice, Lauri Robinson, Joanne Rock, Joann Sands, Joss Wood and Maisey Yates)
Diana Palmer Collected 1-6 (2014)
Now and Forever / Meeting At Midnight / Castaway HeartStorm Over the Lake / to Have and to Hold / Sweet EnemySilhouette Christmas Stories 1987: Bluebird Winter / Henry the Ninth / Season of Miracles / Humbug ManIf Winter Comes / Now and Forever
Storm over the Lake / To Love and CherishSweet Enemy / Love on TrialSilhouette Summer Sizzlers, Book 2After the Music / Dreams End
Bound by a Promise / Passion FlowerTo Have and to Hold / The Cowboy and the LadyRawhide and Lace and Unlikely LoverTo Mother With Love '93
Lover Come BackTake Three WomenBrave HeartsChristmas Memories
Abduction and Seduction: Redbird / Bluest Eyes in Texas / BountyA Baby? MaybeHusbands on HorsebackRoyal Weddings
Lone Star ChristmasMontana BridesThe Father FactorDo You Take This Man?
The Power of Love: Waiting Game / Diamond Girl / This Matter of MarriageLone Star Christmas ... and Other GiftsOnce in Paris / Rage of Passion / Paper RoseSoldiers of Fortune
Take This ManWeddings in White: Unlikely Lover / Princess Bride / Callaghan's BrideHeaven On EarthTender Love Stories: Yesterday Once More / Adam's Image / Roomful of Roses / Woman Hater / Always a Bridesmaid
Unlikely Alliances: Independent Wife / Diamond Girl / Annie and the OutlawWinter LovingCrowned HeartsTake 5
Brides to Be: The Australian / Heart of IceWith a Southern TouchTexans at Heart: Sutton's Way / Ethan / ConnalA Man of Means / The Millionaire's Pregnant Bride
Blessings in DisguiseTexan LoversA Hero's KissLionhearted / Instinctive Male
Men of the WestMen of HonourMan in Control / Thorn's ChallengeThe Men of Medicine Ridge: Wedding in White / Circle of Gold
The Millionaire AffairCattleman's Pride / Wild in the MoonlightMotherhoodThe Hart Brothers Rey and Leo: A Man of Means / Lionhearted
The Hart Brothers Simon and Callaghan: Beloved / Callaghan's BrideIrresistibleBound by Honor: Mercenary's Woman / The Winter SoldierHeart of a Stranger: Soldier of Fortune / The Tender Stranger
A Matter of Trust: The Case of the Mesmerizing Boss / The Case of the Confirmed BachelorSecond Chances: Enamored / Mystery ManTycoon Lovers: Maggie's Dad / Matt Caldwell: Texas TycoonShe Needs a Hero
Boss Man / Tanner TiesHeart Of Winter: Woman Hater / If Winter ComesUnder the MistletoeBachelor Heroes
Hard To Handle: Hunter / Man In ControlOne Hot SummerHeartbreaker / Scandals from the Third BrideOne-Click Buy: March Silhouette Desire
One of a Kind: Lionhearted / Letter to KellyBig Sky Winter: Rawhide & Lace / Unlikely LoverIron Cowboy / Seduced by the Rich ManMarried by Christmas
Cattleman's Woman: Cattleman's Pride / Kiss Me, Cowboy! / A Cowboy's PursuitHer Kind of HeroThe Winter ManThe Cowboy's Winter Bride: Christmas Bride? / Innocent in the Wilderness!
His Virgin WifeBest Is Yet to Come / Maternity BrideGreatest Gift / Here Come the Heroes / Touched by LoveTough to Tame / Her Lone Cowboy
Lone Star Winter: Winter Soldier / Cattleman's PrideTo Wear His RingMen to TrustWill of Steel / Reluctant Father
The Maverick / Magnate's Make-Believe MistressNelson's Brand / Lonetree Ranchers: ColtChristmas Cowboy: Will of Steel / Now and Forever / Winter RosesA Man for All Seasons: The Texas Ranger / Garden Cop
Long, Tall and Tempted: Redbird / Paper Husband / Christmas CowboyUnatamableUntameableBetrayed by Love / The Rough and Ready Rancher
Silver Bells: Man of Ice / Heart of IceThe Rancher / Heart of StoneA Texas ChristmasDate With a Cowboy
Date With...Diamond in the Rough / Falling for Mr. Dark & DangerousWhite Christmas: Woman Hater / The Humbug ManChristmas Gifts
Diana Palmer Christmas CollectionThe Last Mercenary / Her Lone CowboyHarlequin Special Edition October 2014 - Box Set 1 of 2: Texas Born / Diamond in the Ruff / The Rancher Who Took Her InA Husband for Christmas
Mills & Boon Christmas
 
Collections
Love's LegacyThe Marrying KindOne Night with a CowboyChristmas Romance Collection: The Christmas Love-Child / The Christmas Night Miracle / The Italian Billionaire's Christmas ... / You Better Watch Out / Nine Ladie
 
Novellas
Paper Husband
 

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