Award-winning author and speaker Darlene Franklin lives in cowboy country—Oklahoma and loves writing about the American West. Oklahoma also has the benefit of being the home to her son, his wife, and their four beautiful children. Darlene loves music, needlework, reading and reality tv. Talia, a Lynx point Siamese cat, proudly claims Darlene as her person. Darlene is the author of seventeen contracted books and novellas, as well as several hundred short pieces. Two of her books have finaled in ACFW’s Book of the Year (now the Carol award) contest: her novella, Dressed in Scarlet, and her cozy mystery, A String of Murders.
Books:The Texas Brides Collection, November 2018
Seven Brides for Seven Mail-Order Husbands Romance Collection, June 2017
A Texas Brides Collection, May 2013
Postmark: Christmas, September 2012
A Ranger's Trail, February 2012
Lone Star Trail, August 2011