Dianna Rostad was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. Her parents and extended family come from the ranches of Montana and the farms of Arkansas. In her adult life, she has lived in Southern California, Texas and Woodside, California on the feet of the Santa Cruz Mountains where she wrote her most recent book set in Montana. Dianna raised three kind, human beings and when they began to test their wings, she took to writing with a passion, completing the Southern Methodist University’s Creative Writing Program in 2009. Now living in Naples Florida, she continues to write big-hearted historical novels.
Awards and Special Recognition…
This brilliant debut is reminiscent of Christina Baker Kline’s The Orphan Train and Kristina McMorris’s Sold on a Monday. William Kent Kruger writes “You won’t find a finer debut novel anywhere.”
2022 – USA TODAY bestseller
2022 – Over 1600 five star reader’s rave reviews
2022 – Finalist for the Willa Award
2022 – Shortlisted for The Reading West Award