Diane L. Carey-Brodeur
BornDiane L. Carey
(1954-10-02) October 2, 1954 (age 66)
Flint, Michigan, United States
Pen nameLydia Gregory,
Diane Carey,
D. L. Carey
Subjectscience fiction, historical romance
Notable worksStar Trek Novels
SpouseGregory E. Brodeur

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


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's first publication was a romance novel written under the pseudonym of Lydia Gregory.[2] Her later writings have been published under two variants of 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

As Diane Carey

Historical Romance Novels

Star Trek Original Series

Star Trek The Next Generation Series

Star Trek Deep Space Nine Series

Star Trek Voyager Series

Star Trek Enterprise Series

Aliens Series

Movie Novelizations

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)



  1. ^ Diane Carey at isfdb, retrieved 2012-09-18
  2. ^ a b Diane Carey at fantafiction, archived from the original on 2012-11-06, 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.