One Of America's Favorite Authors Is Trending In The News!

Bestselling author Darlene Franklin’s greatest claim to fame may be that she writes full-time from a nursing home.  She lives in Oklahoma, near her son and his family, and continues her interests in playing the piano and singing, books, good fellowship, and reality TV in addition to writing.  Following a multi-national news campaign, Darlene Franklin recently found herself as a hot topic in the press. This is Darlene Franklin's official website and the #1 resource for all information on this endlessly interesting, immensely gifted bestselling author!


New Darlene Franklin Primer Available Now!

Are you new to Darlene Franklin's work, just looking to dip a toe in?  Or perhaps you're already a fan who would simply love to have a "Darlene Franklin's Greatest Hits" in your life.  Either way, New England Courtships is for you!  This compilation of hand-selected career highlights is bound to astound...

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Just In Time For Mother's Day!

This is a lovely book of poetry by Darlene Franklin imbued with female energy! Women—mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, friends, mentors, wives, pioneers. The list is endless. Celebrating Women takes joy in all we are—socially, spiritually, emotionally, intellectually, and more. Poems range from “Recipe for Life” to “On the Death of my Son” to “Detour—Kids at Play.”

Celebrating Women is the perfect gift for the special women in your life, be they mothers, wives, sisters, or daughters.

To buy a copy for any of the special ladies in your life, please click here.


Gift Book Anthology Available On Amazon Now!

Your friends at Winged Publications have released a heartwarming and life-affirming gift book. Consider it some much needed relief in these times of tragedy and uncertainty. From
"Through our prayers, meditations, and poems, the authors of Winged Publications offer you their care, and the strength and comfort they have found in the Lord God." 

Pick up your free digital copy today!


New Article: "Prayer Is..." by Darlene Franklin

From Pastor Resources: How can a pastor benefit from an article defining prayer? In a sense, pastors are professional pray-ers, responsible for leading the corporate prayer life of the church and providing an example to their people. They’ve seen God answer prayer, in miraculous ways...

If you're interested in reading other articles by Darlene Franklin click here.


The Darlene Franklin Book Club

Here’s your chance to talk with a published author up close and personal and ask whatever questions you like. If you like book talk, good fellowship, and fun and games, the Darlene Franklin Book Club is the place for you. 

To join the book club, submit a request. Darlene will add you straight away. 

May’s featured book is Prodigal Patriot, the first volume in the Maple Notch omnibus. The Club meets on the last weeknight of each month. 

Also, if you’re interested in helping spread the word about Darlene’s books, consider joining her street team


In God's Hands: A Collection Of Inspirational Poems

Don't forget to pick up a copy of Darlene Franklin's new gift book, available now on Amazon.  God wants a relationship with us.  He describes himself as having eyes, ears—hands.  His hands flung the universe in place and crafted our bodies.  They protect us and shelter us—they also discipline us.  The thirty-nine poems in In God’s Hands celebrate those hands from many different angles.


For a list of Darlene Franklin's most recent books, click here.

To learn about the complete works of the author, click here.

Christian Interest

Above all, it must be said that a strong religious thread runs through all of Darlene Franklin's work.  Her own faith is of paramount importance to her, and she attributes to it her great success, health and happiness in the world.

Prairie Romance

Darlene has a soft spot for romance.  She even imbues some of her darkest, toughest, most suspenseful creations with a generous dollop of romance when she can.  If you believe in true love, you'll believe in Darlene's vision. 


Is there anything in this world cozier than curling up on the couch with a good page-turner?  Perhaps the only thing more satisfying is when that page-turner is an engaging mystery!  Darlene's deep, surprising plot-lines and rich character development are unparalleled in the genre.

Comfort One Another:

Strength from Those Who Care

Click on the document below to download a special gift from the authors of Winged Publications, including Darlene Franklin (who also edited and compiled the content).  It contains prayers, poems, and meditations to help readers everywhere find comfort in the face of COVID-19.

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