Our Red Cross Donation!

This was both fun and satisfying! As many of you know, on November 21st I announced I would donate all royalties received from the ebook sales of Secret Lives for the rest of the month to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. I estimated about $800, but with your help, spreading the word on Facebook and Twitter, we made it to $1550! I rounded the figure up to $1600, and the check will go in Monday’s mail. Thank you for helping me make this a success. Here is the letter I will send with the check.


December 2, 2012

To Whom It May Concern:

 As a former Jersey Girl, I wanted to find a way to help the hurricane relief effort from my home in North Carolina. I’m the author of more than twenty novels and I’ve been able to e-publish a few of my early out-of-print books on my own. On November 21st, I announced via my blog and Facebook that any royalties I made on one of those books, Secret Lives, between the 21st and November 30th would be donated to the American Red Cross and earmarked to help the hurricane victims. As you can see, my readers really came through and I’m happy to send you this check for $1600. It’s a small amount in the big scheme of things, but know that it comes from the hearts of my readers and myself.

Best wishes,

Diane Chamberlain



  1. Cindy Mathes on December 3, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Oh Diane, that is wonderful. You are amazing as are your fans.

  2. Marie on December 3, 2012 at 10:19 am

    Well done to Diane & readers!

  3. Joann on December 3, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    I think you’re pretty special, thanks so much for doing this. Lots of love Jo

  4. JoAnne McCrone-Ephraim on December 3, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Excellent; well done Jersey Girl!!!

  5. Margo on December 4, 2012 at 7:41 am

    I’m so proud to be a Diane Chamberlain friend and fan. This is a beautiful gift.

  6. Stephanie S. on December 4, 2012 at 9:39 am

    That is wonderful!

  7. Rita Wray on December 4, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    That is lovely. Merry Christmas Diane.

  8. Sherry Haut on December 4, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    That is awesome!

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