A native Oregonian, Diana Deverell was a US Foreign Service Officer and served in Washington DC, San Salvador, and Warsaw, before she moved to rural Denmark to write fulltime. She debuted as a published writer in 1998 with 12 Drummers Drumming, her first international thriller.
Her latest release is the political thriller Bitch Out of Hell starring security pro Bella Hinton and told in Bella’s own salty words. Bella is the heroine of “Payback is a Bitch,” a short story appearing in the September 2018 issue of themed anthology magazine Fiction River – Pulse Pounders: Countdown, edited by Kevin J. Anderson. Before shining in stories of her own, Bella played a supporting role in several international thrillers taking place from the Cold War to the present.
Diana also writes the Nora Dockson legal thriller series, featuring a woman ex-con turned appeals lawyer. The first five books in order are Help Me Nora, Right the Wrong, Hear My Plea, Judge Me Not, and Open the Door.
Diana’s published short fiction includes five stories starring FBI Special Agent Dawna Shepherd. All are available as ebook short stories. Dawna’s past adventures are collected in Run & Gun: A Dozen Tales of Girls with Guns and she plays a supporting role in Bitch Out of Hell and three international thrillers.