My Newly Designed Website

My web peeps just updated my website and I love it! They incorporated one of John’s photos into the background, which makes it feel really personal to me. The featured book on the home page is now Kiss River and you can click on the cover to read chapter one if you like. Kiss River, a re-issue, is the middle book of the Keeper of the Light trilogy and I’m so pleased it’s once again available. I promise to blog more about it later this week.

I still have to update my photo gallery and a few other things on the site, but I couldn’t wait any longer to unveil the new design. I hope you’ll spend some time there, checking out the latest contest and printing out the printable booklist so you can keep my books straight. Lots of work goes into a change like this, so please let me know if you see any links that don’t work properly or other hiccups. Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Margo on November 21, 2011 at 7:55 am

    Love it Diane! Of course it’s extra special because of John’s fabulous photography…what I really love about it are the colors from John’s photo…the gorgeous blues, oranges/reds and violets really pull me ‘in’ and give a sense of overall warmth to the site.
    The new cover for KISS RIVER is so beautiful and will definitely be a gift from me to friends for the Cmas season.
    Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

  2. Andrea on November 21, 2011 at 10:28 am

    Loving the New site Diane!!! Its absolutely beautiful and easy to access, Also, I havent encountered any bugs 😉 but I’d let you know if I did. lol

  3. Hailey on November 21, 2011 at 10:33 am

    Hi Diane! Your updated website is beautiful! I adore the background picture. What a beautiful scenic picture. Where was it taken? I have not encountered any bugs. The new cover of Kiss River is magnificent. Have a wondrous Thanksgiving! 🙂

  4. Audrey Bonnell on November 21, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Diane, I love the new look it is really an eye catcher. It just pops and the background is so beautiful. Both you and John are so talented. I haven’t had any problems navigating the site so looks like a job well done. Happy Thanksgiving

  5. Rachelle Robert on November 21, 2011 at 11:13 am

    I really love the look of the new site! It is exciting and colorful! I can understand why you couldn’t wait to show it off! Have a Happy Thanksgiving y’all!!

  6. Diane Chamberlain on November 21, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    I’m so glad you like the look! Hailey, the picture was taken on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, which just happen to be the setting for Kiss River.

  7. Laurie Truesdell on November 21, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    Wow! What a gorgeous background! I should have known that it was one of John’s photos!

    I shall eagerly await your next blog posting and, of course, that awful wait for your next book!!!

  8. LoreneBeach on November 21, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    your new website is great! beautiful photo and easy to navigate!

  9. Katie Saba on November 21, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    Love the new page.

  10. Marilyn Conley on November 21, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    The site looks great!

  11. O Norman on November 21, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    Love the new website, especially the background photo. Can’t wait for the new book.

  12. Donna Burfield on November 22, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    Love the new website and can’t wait for the new book! It will be wonderful as all of your books are!

  13. Jane Squires on November 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    Love the new website. It has been a while since I’ve been here. I am so busy reading and reviewing lately. Also have to use my daughter’s and Library computer. Mine is down.
    God bless your holidays. I would love to be entered into the contest.

  14. Martha O'Quinn on November 22, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    The new website is spectacular and it’s amazing how many of your books come to mind while studying the photo. John is truly talented. I became acquainted with the Keeper of the LIghthouse trilogy about eight years ago. The librarian at the branch nearest me recommended them. I think you moved to Raleigh shortly after I read those books, which is where I lived for 16 years before moving to western NC in ’97. I’ve read all of your books since and my youngest granddaughter, sister and 90 yr. old neighbor are now fans of Diane Chamberlain. Thank you, thanks to John and thanks for the many years of pleasure derived from reading your books.

  15. Denise on November 22, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    It looks terrific, Diane!

  16. JOYE on November 22, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I really like your re-design of the site. It is colorful, easy to navigate, and has a lot of information. Thanks for changing it.
    Have a nice turkey day

  17. Janet on November 22, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    Love the new website. Excellent idea for the printable book list on your face book page.
    Think I will mention reading these for my book club.

    Happy Thanksgiving

  18. Suzy R. on November 22, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    Love the new website…Happy turkey day everyone…

  19. Tami on November 22, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    Love the new website. And the covers of your books are always so beautiful.
    Have a very happy Thnanksgiving!

  20. Mel K. on November 24, 2011 at 11:17 am

    Hi Diane,
    Happy Thanksgiving! I love your new site. Very pretty. I’m looking forward to reading KISS RIVER. Have a great day. 🙂

  21. Joan Woods on November 28, 2011 at 7:36 am

    Love your new website. Very colorful and easy to navigate. Can’t wait to read Kiss River. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

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