Award-winning writer who began publishing romance novels under the pseudonyms Susan Kyle, Katy Currie, and Diana Blayne in 1979.
She worked as a journalist for 16 years before trying her hand at fiction.
She has published over 150 books.
She married James Edward Kyle on October 9, 1972 and had a son named Blayne Kyle.
Philip Lee Williams, another Georgia-born writer, was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.