“...the Nora Roberts of medicals.”- Author Susan Carlisle

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Two Dianne Drakes under the one cover was an enjoyable treat!
-From Mills & Boon website

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What a sweet romance...I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and look forward to reading more of Ms. Drakes’ work.
- From Coffee Time Romance

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I recently discovered her, and enjoy her tremendously.
- Found on Smart Bitches Trashy Books

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For a medical romance this story has more than enough action and drama to hold anyone’s interest, and the romance is only a small portion of its appeal.
- From Coffee Time Romance

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Facing the Mirror (from I Never Thought I’d see you Again): In Facing the Mirror, by Dianne Despain (Drake), Maggie Holmes learns she has cancer while she is an Emergency Room. The author's writing is direct and poignant. When reading this well written story the reader is one with Maggie Holmes.

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Reviewed on the Mills & Boon website:

Firefighter With A Frozen Heart - An excellent story written with emotional depth and understanding.

Engrossing and probably Mrs Drake's best yet.
- Ten out of ten

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P.S. You’re a Daddy: This is a story of the love for a sister and family. Funny and loving, laughed, cried and waited for the happy ever after. Good read!

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 A Child to Heal Their Hearts: “To be honest a book set in a holiday camp for recovering sick children didn't sound an appealing subject and I'm also not particularly keen when children form a large part of the plot. However Mrs Drake has written so compellingly about this that I was able to forget my prejudices. Reid is an engaging and dedicated hero while enigmatic at first, Keera's emotions were portrayed realistically and sympathetically. There were unexpected turns in the plot and I ended up thoroughly enjoying this book. Nine out of ten"


My love of romance began in my childhood with Nancy Drew... I loved the intrepid Nancy and her friends, but I really wanted more romance than what Nancy and Ned ever gave me. You know, maybe a kiss, some hand-holding or even a few words of endearment?  Anyway, lacking all that in the books I dearly loved, I went off in search of more, and found it in wonderful authors such as Victoria Holt, Daphne du Maurier and Kathleen Woodiwiss.  These authors, and many others like them, have forever changed my life and given me the romance, both tame and wild, I really wanted to see with Nancy and Ned. 

Romance stories have stood the test of time and that is just one of many reasons I am so excited to be able to write the books that fall into that category. Excited and proud.  So if you haven’t read a romance novel in a while – romance in any of its many manifestations - maybe now’s the time to lose yourself in a book. Invest a few hours, be surprised, walk away with a good feeling.

And please, do take a look at my books while you’re investing those hours.  If you like medicine and drama mixed into your romance, I’ll do my best to come up with some blood pressure spikes, a few galloping heartbeats and a happily-ever-after that won’t disappoint.

Wishing you health & happiness...


Doctor, Mommy...Wife?

The man to complete her family?

Doctor Del Carson is happily single. With her new baby and a great career in pediatrics, there’s no space in her life for romance. Until she meets sexy Doctor Simon Michaels that is... because Simon stirs up emotions Del had thought she’d put behind her. And however much she tries, she can’t get him out of her mind – or her heart. With Simon by her side, Del’s beginning to think the unthinkable. Maybe she doesn’t want to do this alone...


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