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Diane Carey

Diane L. Carey-Brodeur
Born Diane L. Carey
(1954-10-02) October 2, 1954
Flint, Michigan, United States
Pen name Lydia Gregory,
Diane Carey,
D. L. Carey
Occupation novelist
Language English
Nationality American
Period 1982 - present
Genre fiction, children's books
Subject science fiction, historical romance
Notable works Star Trek Novels
Spouse Gregory E. Brodeur
Children 3

Diane L. Carey-Brodeur (born October 2, 1954) is an American fiction writer, publishing under the pseudonym of Lydia Gregory, Diane Carey, and D. L. Carey.


  • Background 1
  • Bibliography 2
    • As Lydia Gregory 2.1
      • Historical Romance Novels 2.1.1
    • As Diane Carey 2.2
      • Historical Romance Novels 2.2.1
      • Star Trek Original Series 2.2.2
      • Star Trek The Next Generation Series 2.2.3
      • Star Trek Deep Space Nine Series 2.2.4
      • Star Trek Voyager Series 2.2.5
      • Star Trek Enterprise Series 2.2.6
      • Aliens Series 2.2.7
      • Movie Novelizations 2.2.8
    • As D. L. Carey 2.3
      • Civil War Series (Historical Romance Novels) 2.3.1
      • Distress Call 911 Series (Young Adult Books) 2.3.2
    • Other 2.4
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Diane L. Carey was born on October 2, 1954 in Flint, Michigan, United States.[1] She married Gregory E. "Greg" Brodeur, an editor, and they had three children: Lydia, Gordon, and Ben. The family lives in Michigan.[2]

Carey started writing a romance novel under the pseudonym of Lydia Gregory,[2] and later under her maiden name Diane Carey and D. L. Carey. She has also written children's novels, but is best known for her work in the Star Trek franchise.[3] She has been the lead-off writer for two Star Trek spin-off book series: Star Trek The Next Generation with Star Trek: Ghost Ship, and the novelization of the Star Trek: Enterprise pilot, Broken Bow. Carey's literary work has been recognized and highlighted at Michigan State University in their Michigan Writers Series.[4]


As Lydia Gregory

Historical Romance Novels

  • Unwilling Enchantress (1982)

As Diane Carey

Historical Romance Novels

  • Silver Season (1985)
  • Harem (1986)
  • Under the Wild Moon (1986)
  • After the Torchlight (1986)
  • Sudden Storm (1990)
  • Rose Legacy (1992)

Star Trek Original Series

  • Dreadnought! (1986) #29; Fortunes of War 1
  • Battlestations! (1986) #31; Fortunes of War 2
  • Final Frontier (1988)
  • Best Destiny (1992)
  • The Great Starship Race (1993) #67
  • First Frontier (1995) #75; co-author Dr. James I. Kirkland
  • First Strike (1996) #79; Invasion! #1
  • Cadet Kirk (1996) Starfleet Academy #3
  • Starfleet Academy (1997)
  • Wagon Train to the Stars (2000) #89; New Earth #1
  • Belle Terre (2000) #90; New Earth #2; co-author Dean Wesley Smith
  • Challenger (2000) #94; New Earth #6
  • Chainmail (2001) Gateways #2
  • What Lay Beyond (2001) Gateways #7; co-authors Peter David, Keith R A DeCandido

Star Trek The Next Generation Series

  • Ghost Ship (1988) #1
  • Descent (1993) (novelization)
  • Ship of the Line (1997)
  • Ancient Blood (1997) Day of Honor #1
  • Red Sector (1999) Double Helix #3

Star Trek Deep Space Nine Series

Star Trek Voyager Series

  • Flashback (1996) co-author Brannon Braga (novelization)
  • Fire Ship (1998) novella in collection Star Trek: The Captain's Table (1998)
  • Equinox (1999) (novelization)
  • Endgame (2001) (novelization) co-author Christie Golden (not to be confused with End Game by Peter David)
  • Unimatrix Zero (2001) (novelization)

Star Trek Enterprise Series

  • Broken Bow (2001) (novelization)

Aliens Series

  • DNA War (2006)
  • Cauldron (2007)

Movie Novelizations

  • S.W.A.T (2003)

As D. L. Carey

Civil War Series (Historical Romance Novels)

  1. Distant Drums (1991)
  2. Rise Defiant (1991)

Distress Call 911 Series (Young Adult Books)

  1. Twist of Fate (1996)
  2. Buried Alive (1996)
  3. Danger Zone (1996)
  4. Worth Dying For (1996)
  5. Million Dollar Mistake (1996)
  6. Roughing It (1996)
  7. Promise Me You'll Stop Me (1996)


  • Do You Have a Beaumont Doctor? Huron River Press (2011)
  • How to Help Stray Pets and Not Get Stuck (2013)
  • Banners (2013)


  1. ^ Diane Carey at isfdb, retrieved 2012-09-18 
  2. ^ a b Diane Carey at fantafiction, retrieved 2012-09-18 
  3. ^ McKerrow, Steve (March 15, 1994). "Md. ship in `Star Trek' novel". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved January 21, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Michigan Writers Series". Michigan State University Libraries. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 

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