Monday, September 23, 2013

Win an ebook of Dianne Price's debut: BROKEN WINGS

A Beloved Author Gone--Her Books Live On!

Ashberry Lane announces the bittersweet release of Broken Wings, the first book in the Thistle Series. Only a short time ago, we offered a contract to the amazing Dianne Price for her six-book WWII romance. Knowing she had terminal cancer, we did everything within our power to get the first book out while she was still alive.

However, she passed on to Glory one week shy of the first release. How blessed we all are that her legacy lives on in these stories. Please read Broken Wings and fall in love with Rob and Maggie and the isle of Innisbraw. (Book Two, Wing and a Prayer, releases in October!)

E-versions are available at:

Barnes & Noble
and in all other e-formats at Smashwords
The print book will release soon--check our Product Page to place your order!

The Book's Dedication

Foremost, to the glory of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. And for my husband and best friend, True, who always wore the “Colonel’s cap” in our family, but only with calm Christian dedication, love, and compassion. See you in Heaven, my luv!

In Loving Memory 

Dianne was granted her wish and she joined her beloved Savior and her husband in Heaven. She is probably dancing a Scots reel even as you read this.

About the Book

He lives to fly—until a jagged piece of flack changes his life forever.

A tragic childhood has turned American Air Forces Colonel Rob Savage into an outwardly indifferent loner who is afraid to give his heart to anyone. RAF nurse Maggie McGrath has always dreamed of falling in love and settling down in a thatched cottage to raise a croftful of bairns, but the war has taken her far from Innisbraw, her tiny Scots island home.

Hitler’s bloody quest to conquer Europe seems far away when Rob and Maggie are sent to an infirmary on Innisbraw to begin his rehabilitation from disabling injuries. Yet they find themselves caught in a battle between Rob’s past, God’s plan, and the evil some islanders harbor in their souls. Which will triumph?

Meet the Author

Dianne fell in love with writing at the age of five. Because her father was a barnstorming pilot, she was bitten early by the “flying bug” as well. She attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and met and married the man God had prepared for her—an aeronautical engineer. After their five children were in school, she burned the midnight oil and wrote three novels, all published by Zebra Press. When her husband died only three years after he retired, she felt drawn to visit the Outer Hebrides Isles of Scotland, where her husband’s clan (MacDonalds) and her own clan (Galbraiths) originated. Many yearly trips, gallons of tea, too little sleep, and a burst of insight birthed her Thistle Series.

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Dianne, born August 1933, lived joyfully despite dealing with terminal cancer and died in August 2013, a mere week before the release date for the first book of this series, Broken Wings. Everyone involved with the production of this book and the next five has been blessed beyond measure to have known Dianne and be a part of giving readers a chance to meet Rob and Maggie and visit the beautiful, fictional isle of Innisbraw.

Leave a message for her family and sign up to hear the latest about her books at Dianne's publishing page or "Like" her Facebook page. Also, sign up for the Ashberry Lane newsletter to always know the latest about Dianne's releases.

Also, if you leave a comment here, you will be entered to win a digital copy of Broken Wings. Winner selected by on Friday.


  1. What a wonderful review. Love to read her book. I am so happy for her to be with our Lord. But her words will remain for all to read.

    1. thanks, Diana. I just know it would meanthe world to her to know that people are reading and enjoying her stories. Good luck on the giveaway

    2. Thanks I really would love to read it. Sad she passed but yet she lives on.

  2. What a wonderful thing for her to leave behind...a set of books that people can appreciate her gifts. Thanks for the chance to win this book.


    1. thanks, Rose. I agree--what a blessing to be able to share her stories and be used by God even after she has gone to glory. Lord bless her! And best to you on the drawing Friday.

  3. How sad for her family here on earth to lose her, but her Heavenly Father is rejoicing at having His child with Him! What a wonderful legacy to leave - her talent in writing stories. I will for sure keep an eye out for the rest of the series. Thank you for doing a wonderful post on her, Kathleen.
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    1. Susan, thank you so much for those lovely thoughts. I can't take credit for writing this lovely piece, this was written by her publisher, Ashberry Lane. It is my honor to do what little I can to promote her stories since Diane can't do it herself.
      Thanks for entering, and best of luck on the contest!

    2. Oh I didn't notice that it wasn't you. Thanks for posting it for us then. :)

  4. SUCH a touching post - SO glad that Dianne suffers no more, & is at rest with her Lord & her husband. Thank you for the gift you left behind, Dianne!

    Would love to read Dianne's book - thanks for the opportunity to win a copy!


    1. Thanks, Bonnie. Amen, it is such a blessing for her family to have this part of her remaining. What a legacy! Best of luck on the contest.

  5. Thank you to everybody who came to visit this week. selected Diana Montgomery as our winner. Congratulations, Diana. I'll be contacting you shortly.

  6. Kathleen, thank you so much for running this on your blog. I got to know Dianne over the course of a few years and I miss her so much.