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DiAnn Mills: Tragedy, Healing, Suspense, a Giveaway & More

Romantic Suspense author, DiAnn Mills, gets real and raw about her son’s tragic death as we chatted about her new release, Facing the Enemy. If you don’t already love her, you will after you watch this interview.

Be sure to comment below by September 26 for a chance to win a paperback of the book. (US winner only)

Don’t miss your chance to win a paperback of #FacingtheEnemy by @diannmills. Watch her interview and comment on it by 9/26 to enter. (US only) #amreading #giveaway #romanticsuspense


Join the conversation. Have you read any of DiAnn’s books? Which is your favorite? What do you enjoy most about Romantic Suspense? Do you have any questions or comments for DiAnn?

Be sure to comment below by September 26 for a chance to win a paperback of Facing the Enemy. (US resident only)

Facing the Enemy book cover

Facing the Enemy by DiAnn Mills

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For the past five years, FBI Special Agent Risa Jacobs has worked in the violent crimes against children division of the Houston FBI. She’s never had reason to believe there’s a target on her back... until now.

When the long-awaited reunion between Risa and her brother, Trenton, ends in tragedy, Risa is riddled with guilt, unable to cope with the responsibility she feels over his death. On leave from the FBI, Risa returns to her former career as an English teacher at a local college, only to see her past and present collide when one of her students, Carson Mercury, turns in an assignment that reads like an eyewitness account of her brother’s murder, with details never revealed publicly.

Alarmed by Carson’s inside knowledge of Trenton’s death, Risa reaches out to her former partner at the FBI. Special Agent Gage Patterson has been working a string of baby kidnappings, but he agrees to help look into Carson’s background. Risa and Gage soon discover their cases might be connected as a string of high-value thefts have occurred at properties where security systems were installed by Carson’s stepfather and children have gone missing. There’s a far more sinister plot at play than they ever imagined, and innocent lives are in danger.

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DiAnn Mills is a bestselling author who believes her readers should expect an adventure. She weaves memorable characters with unpredictable plots to create action-packed, suspense-filled novels. DiAnn believes every breath of life is someone’s story, so why not capture those moments and create a thrilling adventure? 

Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists; won two Christy Awards; Golden Scroll awards; and been finalists for the RITA, Daphne Du Maurier, Inspirational Readers’ Choice, and Carol award contests. 

DiAnn is a founding board member of the American Christian Fiction Writers, a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, Mystery Writers of America, and International Thriller Writers. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country. 

DiAnn and her husband live in sunny Houston, Texas. 

DiAnn loves connecting with readers: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Pinterest / Goodreads / BookBub / YouTube / LinkedIn / Website

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As a Jesus girl for more than thirty years, Deena Adams understands how important hope is to daily life, which fuels her passion to inspire others through hope-filled fiction based on true to life stories. She is represented by Tamela Hancock Murray of the Steve Laube Agency and is a multi-award-winning writer, an active ACFW member, and ACFW Virginia president. Connect with Deena through her website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


  • Lynn Moore

    Deena, “No”…. I haven’t read a single book of DiAnns……but after watching y’all chat together…. DiAnn…..I am now a fan of yours! I will be adding you to my “gotta read soon” list! Blessings to both of you & your writings! 📚

  • Gina Holder

    I have not read DiAnn Mills books yet, but I love romantic suspense and am really interesting in this one! Wonderful interview. I’m so sorry for the loss of your son, DiAnn.

  • c. joy allen

    DiAnn, I really enjoyed this interview and the chance to see your heart behind your books (I’ve ready many of them!). Thank you for talking so openly about the loss of your son and the ensuing grief as well. May God continue to be your comfort.

  • Lual Krautter

    Dear DiAnn, I have read a number of your books, and have enjoyed all of them so far, so will look forward to this new one. Would love to win a print copy! Again, you have our sympathies for your loss of your son. May the Lord continue to give you comfort. Psalm 91. As we work with a variety of people in our community, (where my husband is a minister), we continue to pray for people to come to the Lord, and try to show them that He is the answer in life to give them peace, and that if they accept Him as their Saviour, He change their lives for the better. As you know, only through Him do we have hope. . . God bless. Take care now. We love you. In Christ, Lual Krautter, a fan of CF. . . If I have a mailing address for DiAnn, I’d like to send her my harp CD as a gift titled Lual Krautter Tis True that has all original songs of how the Lord brought us through various difficult things, as I know it will be a blessing.

  • Jeanette Davis

    Wonderful interview! Book sounds so good, am adding it to my goodreads ‘want to read’ list.

    DiAnn, so very sorry about your son.

    Thank you for this interview and for the opportunity to win your book. You said three things in this interview that really helped me; ‘if God is in it, it will be’; adoption; and ‘how will this bless someone else’ although I am not a writer, I am trying to open a maternity home…so your words blessed me ! oh the m & m’s too 🙂 !

    • Deena Adams

      Thanks so much for watching the interview, Jeanette. I know DiAnn will be grateful her words touched your heart. God is so good to use our pain to help others in ways we might never imagine.

  • Sherry Moe

    I haven’t read any of DiAnn’s books. Yet. I’m going to take care of that little problem though. I enjoyed the interview. Thank you for sharing with us. My deepest condolences on the tragic loss of your son.