Diane Duane


Diane Duane has been a writer of science fiction, fantasy, TV and film for nearly thirty years.

Besides the 1980's creation of the Young Wizards fantasy series for which she's best known, the "Middle Kingdoms" epic fantasy series, and numerous stand-alone fantasy or science fiction novels, her career has included extensive work in the "Star Trek" universe, and many scripts for live-action and animated TV series on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as work in comics and computer games. She has spent a considerable amount of time on the New York Times Bestseller List, and has picked up various awards and award nominations here and there.

She lives in County Wicklow, in Ireland, with her husband of twenty years, the screenwriter and novelist Peter Morwood.

A more complete biography is here:

And DD's full bibliography / filmography is here:

Her favorite color is blue, her favorite food is a weird kind of Swiss scrambled-potato dish called maluns, she was born in a Year of the Dragon, and her sign is "Runway 24 Left, Hold For Clearance."

Where to find Diane Duane online

Where to buy in print


The Tale of the Five Omnibus
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 329,220. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
All three of Diane Duane's classic "Middle Kingdoms" novels together in one volume for the first time. The Omnibus contains The Door into Fire, The Door into Shadow, and The Door into Sunset, all in the author's preferred versions, updated and revised from the previous print editions for this omnibus.
The Door into Sunset
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The third and climactic volume of the Tale of the Five. Freelorn, exiled prince of Arlen, is heading home to battle for his lost throne at last. Against daunting odds, he and his friends and allies (human and otherwise) must now risk their lives in a final campaign to save the Middle Kingdoms and the world, as tools in the hands of the Goddess against Her most terrible and ancient enemy....
The Door into Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,120. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Second of Diane Duane's "Middle Kingdoms" sequence, sequel to THE DOOR INTO FIRE. The quest of Freelorn Ferrant's son, exiled prince of Arlen, continues as he and his people push eastward across the Middle Kingdoms in pursuit of his lost throne. But his companion, the warrior and sorceress Segnbora, brings her own possibly deadly agenda to the search...
The Door Into Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The only man in centuries to possess the Power of the blue Flame, Herewiss cannot use or control it. With his dearest friend, the exiled Prince Freelorn, and the unearthly creature called Sunspark, Herewiss searches the forbidden Waste to find a legendary Keep full of doors into other worlds -- desperately seeking the one that will make him whole... (A two-time John W. Campbell Award nominee)

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