Diane V. Mulligan


I am the author of three novels. My most recent, What She Inherits, will be published in January, 2017. My first novel, Watch Me Disappear (2012), which was a finalist in the Kindle Book Review's Best Indie Book Awards in the Young Adult category in 2013, and my second, The Latecomers Fan Club (2013), which was named a 2014 IndieReader Discovery Award winner. In 2015, I released a brief guide book to self-publishing called The Sane Person's Guide to Self-Publishing.

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What She Inherits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,620. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
"'What She Inherits' is a ghost story that reminds us that not all secrets are better off buried. A perfect blend of mystery, longing, and coffee shop romance – you’ll want to curl up with a cup of something hot and finish it in one sitting." ~Stephanie Monahan, author of "The Mean Girl Apologies" and "33 Valentines"
The Sane Person's Guide to Self-Publishing
You set the price! Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Desktop publishing
Honest advice about self-publishing from an award-winning indie author.
The Latecomers Fan Club
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
IndieReader Discovery Award Winner for Chick Lit 2014! "An often entertaining novel about how life can turn out when careers and marriages don't happen as planned." --Kirkus Reviews What is it about musicians that makes them so irresistible? If Abby and Maggie could answer that question, maybe they could finally get over Nathaniel.
Watch Me Disappear
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
IndieReader Approved! Starting over at a new school for senior year of high school doesn't have to be a nightmare--if you friend the right people and aren't afraid to break a few rules. And if there's one thing Lizzie wants as she walks into the halls of her third high school it's a senior year she'll always remember.

Smashwords book reviews by Diane V. Mulligan

  • The Outcasts on June 24, 2015

    I was lucky enough to get an advance copy of THE OUTCASTS, and once I started reading it, I couldn't put it down. Set in a strange world where humans, elves, wizards, and morphs (creatures who can change form to be either animal or human in appearance) live in neighboring realms with tenuous alliances and frequent fighting between species, a band of heroes emerges when outcasts from difference species realize they must unite or perish. There are many great things at work in this story. The characters and complex and while they are united as outcasts, each has his or her own conflict as well. The plot is full of surprises, and the author does a great job of balancing action with introducing the reader to the world of the story.
  • The Sun and the Moon on July 14, 2022

    This fast-paced novel follows a cast of memorable characters on an epic quest. In the tradition of fantasy stories where our familiar world contains a portal to another, magical world, Abdella has written something that feels both perfectly of-the-moment and also timeless. The teenage protagonists are richly drawn, complex and realistic, created with a deep understanding of the particular challenges of growing up in this day and age. I was rooting for Jenna and her friends from the very beginning. The adults in the story are no less compelling as they struggle with their own sense of right and wrong and try to steer the kids into a frightening, uncertain future. A page-turner from start to finish, I can't recommend it highly enough, and I can't wait for the next installment.
  • Shadows and Stars on Sep. 03, 2022

    The second installment of the Centerton High series does not disappoint! The novel picks up where we left off with some characters stranded in this world and some back in the magical world they fled many years prior when the evil Wizard Miranda began her tyrannical rule. The portal between worlds has disappeared and nothing less than the fate of the world is at stake. Abdella tells the tale with his signature wit and compassion, offering a cast of complex characters struggling with all the normal human challenges while also trying to save the world. The plot twists keep us guessing and cliffhanger chapters make it impossible to put down. As the novel races toward its satisfying conclusion, we can't help but root for this team of unlikely heroes. I'm already looking forward to the next installment!