Dingwall’s second novel, Celtic Curse, also featuring amateur sleuth, Yvonne Suarez, was published in 2013. It is a cold-case mystery set in Scotland and has received excellent industry reviews. Both books won the High Country Book of the Year Awards for Fiction in their respective years published. Dingwall’s third Yvonne Suarez Travel Mystery is set on a cruise ship in the Caribbean and is slated for publication in the fall of 2016.
Dingwall is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, Independent Book Publishers Association, Florida Authors and Publishers, and Florida Writers Association. In December 2015, Dingwall helped to found the Florida Gulf Coast chapter of Sisters in Crime. She is proud to announce that she was elected as their first President.
• 2011 High Country Book of the Year for Fiction: Hera's Revenge
• 2013 High Country Book of the Year for Fiction: Celtic Curse
• North Carolina Historical Society’s Clark Cox Award for Fiction
• Communication Arts Award for Excellence in Cover Design
• John Esten Cooke Award for Historical Fiction given by the Military Stars and Bars
• Various High Country Writers’ Awards
• Co-founder of the Florida Gulf Coast chapter of Sisters in Crime
• Mystery Writers of America
• Independent Book Publishers Association
• Developer and Presenter of Author's Handbook for Marketing
• Moderator at the Murder Goes South Mystery Panel at High Country Festival of the Book in 2013
• Facilitator for dialogue workshop at the May We Write Conference in 2007
• Panelist at Cape Fear Crime Festival in 2006