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Diana Palmer

(Susan Spaeth Kyle)
USA flag (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.
Big Spur, Texas
1. Heather's Song (1982)
2. Passion Flower (1984)
Friends and Lovers
1. Friends and Lovers (1983)
2. Rage of Passion (1986)

Rawhide and Lace
1. Rawhide and Lace (1986)
2. Unlikely Lover (1986)
Fit for a King
1. Fit for a King (1987)
2. Reluctant Father (1988)
Long, Tall Texans
The Founding Father (2004)
1. Calhoun (1988)
2. Justin (1988)
3. Tyler (1988)
4. Sutton's Way (1989)
     aka Quinn
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. Iron Cowboy (2008)
36. Fearless (2008)
37. Heart Of Stone (2008)
37. Heartless (2009)
38. Dangerous (2010)
39. Merciless (2011)
40. True Blue (2011)
40. Texas Born (2014)
41. Protector (2013)
43. Invincible (2014)
45. Untamed (2015)
46. Defender (2016)
Tyler / Sutton (omnibus) (1995)
Long, Tall Texans III (omnibus) (1997)
Emmett Regan and Burke (omnibus) (1999)
Calhoun / Justin / Tyler (omnibus) (2001)
     aka Diana Palmer Long, Tall Texans Series Books 1-3
Long, Tall Texan Weddings (omnibus) (2001)
Burke and Coltrain (omnibus) (2005)
Emmett and Regan (omnibus) (2005)
Long Tall Texan Legacy (omnibus) (2007)
Wed in Winter (omnibus) (2010)
True Blue / Carrera's Bride (omnibus) (2011)
Calhoun / Justin (omnibus) (2014)
Texas Born / Maggie's Dad (omnibus) (2014)
Long, Tall Texans Vol. 3 (omnibus) (2014)
Long, Tall Texans Series Books 4-6 (omnibus) (2016)
Tall Texans Series Books 7-9 (omnibus) (2016)
Guy (2017)
Christopher (2017)
Luke (2017)
Undaunted (2017)
Long, Tall Texans Collection Volume 1 (omnibus) (2017)
Long, Tall Texans Collection Volume 2 (omnibus) (2017)



Marrist Sisters
1. His Girl Friday (1989)
2. Hunter (1990)



Morcai Battalion
continued from the original series by Susan Kyle
4. The Rescue (2017)
The Pursuit (2018)




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)
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)
Unlikely Alliances (2002) (with Linda Howard and Sharon Sala)
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)
Iron Cowboy / Seduced by the Rich Man (2008) (with Maureen Child)
Big Sky Winter (2008)
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)
One-Click Buy: December 2009 Silhouette Desire (2009) (with Day Leclaire, Yvonne Lindsay, Ann Major, Susan Mallery and Tessa Radley)
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)
The Maverick / Magnate's Make-Believe Mistress (2010) (with Bronwyn Jameson)
Men to Trust (2010) (with Kathie DeNosky and Peggy Moreland)
Will of Steel / Reluctant Father (2010)
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... (2012) (with Donna Alward, Mary Lynn Baxter, Ally Blake, Lucy Clark, Anne Herries, Joan Hohl, Marguerite Kaye, Melanie Milburne, Natasha Oakley and Alison Roberts)
Date With a Cowboy (2013) (with Mary Lynn Baxter and Joan Hohl)
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)
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)
Crazy for Cowboys Collection (2014) (with Carla Cassidy, B J Daniels and Vicki Lewis Thompson)
Diana Palmer Collected 1-6 (2014)
An Improper Christmas (2014) (with Nina Harrington, Amanda McCabe, Barbara Monajem, Charlotte Phillips, Heidi Rice, Lauri Robinson and Joanne Rock)
One Night with a Red-Hot Rancher (2015) (with Donna Alward and Charlene Sands)
One Night with Collection (2015) (with Lucy Ashford, Leanne Banks, Marie Ferrarella, Red Garnier, Olivia Gates, Isabelle Goddard, Fiona McArthur, Lucy Monroe, Sarah Morgan, Alison Roberts, Susan Stephens, Meredith Webber and Cathy Williams)
Christmas on the Range (2015)
Christmas Wishes Part 3 (2015) (with Katherine Garbera, Kimberly Van Meter, Rebecca Raisin, Liz Talley and Vicki Lewis Thompson)
Cowboy Box Set (2015) (with Carla Cassidy)
The Maverick / Grayson (2016) (with Delores Fossen)
Ranchers and Cowboys Collection (2016) (with Lindsay McKenna and Marina Thomas)
Christmas On His Ranch (2016)
Underneath The Mistletoe Collection (2016) (with Kathie DeNosky, Robyn Grady, Marguerite Kaye, Denise Lynn, Debbie Macomber and Janice Maynard)
Will of Steel / Texas Wild (2017) (with Brenda Jackson)
Christmas Magic Collection (2017) (with Louise Allen, Amy Andrews, Samantha Hunter, Sharon Kendrick, Nikki Logan, Sarah Morgan and Victoria Parker)
A Match Made Under the Mistletoe (2017) (with Christine Rimmer)


Series contributed to
Short stories
Paper Husband (1996)
Christmas Cowboy [short story] (1997)

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