Diane Lynn McGyver

Diane Lynn McGyver is a fantasy author. She grew up along the wild shores of Nova Scotia, Canada, where she spent her summers running barefoot through the forest and sailing on the sea, and her winters building snow forts and skating. She began writing at an early age, filling Campfire Notebooks with tales based on her imagination and her adventures.

She currently dwells on a small homestead where she raises children, Toggenburg goats and heritage-breed chickens. Her work has appeared in more than a thousand publications since 1997.

You can keep up-to-date with Diane’s editing and self-publishing tips at Diane’s Blog. You can also connect with her on Goodreads Author Page,  Quarter Castle Publishing Author Page,  Amazon Author Page and Twitter.

Shadows in the Stone (2012) – Book 1 in The Castle Keepers Series

When bandits seize his child, one man sacrifices everything to save her.

The most important thing in Corporal Bronwyn Darrow’s life is rising in the ranks at Aruam Castle. His goal is to be captain of the guard one day. The last thing he needs is distractions. When a woman and a child are forced into his life, tensions escalate, and he’s caught between his drive for promotion and what his heart desires.

If you love stories of adventure mixed with magic and romance set in archaic landscapes, you’ll love McGyver’s Shadows in the Stone. Unlike many fantasy novels, family plays a central part in this story, so be prepared for the hero to receive unwanted motherly advice.

Scattered Stones (2015) – Book 2 in The Castle Keepers Series

Honour is nothing without the ones you love.

Five years. That’s how long Bronwyn Darrow has been searching for his daughter who is trapped in that elusive Blackvale Castle dungeon. He’s grown desperate during that time and when he learns she’s being transferred, he’s willing to sacrifice everything, including his honour, to rescue her.

If you love stories of adventure mixed with magic and romance set in archaic landscapes, you’ll love McGyver’s Scattered Stones. Unlike many fantasy novels, family plays a central part in this story, so be prepared for the hero to receive unwanted motherly advice.

Scattered Stones is the second book in the Castle Keepers epic fantasy series. It continues the adventures of the characters introduced in Shadows in the Stone and takes readers on a journey across Ath-o’Lea to find the young girl named Isla.

Revelation Stones (2019): Book 3 in the Castle Keepers series

Some must get lost to find themselves.

After five years in prison, Isla of Maura is rescued when mercenaries break in to the dungeon. Burdened with guilt, she flirts with death while she learns to trust her newfound companions. When she’s caught in a feud between two ancient dwarf families, she must sort truths from lies, friends from enemies. If she fails, she may kill the wrong person.

If you love stories of adventure mixed with magic and romance set in archaic landscapes, you’ll love McGyver’s Revelation Stones. Unlike many fantasy novels, family plays a central part in this story, so be prepared for the hero to have her heart strings plucked by the song of home.

Revelation Stones is the 3rd book in the Castle Keepers epic fantasy series. It continues to share the tales of the characters introduced in Shadows in the Stone and takes readers on a journey across Ath-o’Lea as Isla, now a young woman, struggles to find herself and make peace with the past.

Beyond the Myst (2019): Book 1 in the Mystical series

When the truth can no longer be hidden, destiny leaps from the shadows.

Willow Asuwish’s life has been turned inside out since her meeme was banished from Knavesmire. Her best friend Nyx is there for her, but when she is almost captured by a green dragon, the Elders confine her to the castle. Without her birth gemstone, she is at the whims of the Elders and her emotions. She must find the inner strength to conquer doubt and follow her true destiny to remove the curse from her homeland.

If you love stories of adventure mixed with magic and romance set in archaic landscapes, you’ll love McGyver’s Beyond the Myst.

Beyond the Myst is the first book in the Mystical epic fantasy series. It introduces readers to the unique race of newlins who want to control their own destiny. Brace yourself for the ride to another time and place beyond the Myst.

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