Entries by Darlene Franklin

Reviews for “Small-Town Bachelor”

Small-Town Bachelor The struggling single mom is doing her best to raise her three kids. But when her eldest son is caught skipping school, she needs help. Thankfully, truant officer Garrett Sawtelle is on her side. Soon Verity is turning more and more to the caring educator, who’s awakening tender feelings she can’t afford to […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Do you choose a “word” for each year? I’ve been doing it in recent, and I’ve found it very helpful. My word for 2018 is “New.” I believe God is telling me that the new year will take me in exciting new directions. And that they won’t be anything I can predict. […]

Writing News — December 31

Writing News this week: Brainstorming: God has given me so many blessings this week, including a fairly idea for a book unlike anything I’ve ever done before (totally different genre). The fact it occurred to me on Christmas day makes it feel like it was a gift from God and I should write it. I’m […]

2017 in Review

God is now here. He’s always been here, but it’s the first and only time I’ve been 63 in December, and I feel the weight of the years. I’m like Anna in the temple, worshipping God and praising Him that now at last I see the fulfillment of His promise. He multiple the twelve years […]

Writing News — December 24

All Roads Lead Home is with my professional editor for a final polish before we publish it in February. Check out another great cover from Cindy! I’m 73% of the way through Praying Through the Bible in a Year. I’m taking a month off from contracted fiction to finish a children’s book for my granddaughter. […]

Reviews for “Jacob’s Christmas Dream”

Jacob’s Christmas Dream Becky Patterson escapes the stifling life at her father’s parsonage for an exciting life as a mail-order bride. . .only to learn her potential groom is a part-time preacher, Jake Underwood. Her dreams of working alongside Jake in his store stall when an itinerant preacher wants to ordain Jake as pastor of […]

Writing News — December 17

After a couple of months  of feeling like I’m treading water, forward progress on several fronts! I have finished the rough draft of All Roads Lead Home and I hope to finish the edits on Monday. Then it goes to a professional editor before its publication in February. I’m about 75% of the way through […]

Celebrating Cracked Ice

  Cracked Ice is the second annual collection of short stories from Oklahoma City Christian Fiction Writers. It’s my privilege to be the guide and mentor. One of my challenges is coming up with a theme that authors from multiple genres will be inspired by. Coming from New England by birth and Colorado by choice, […]

50 Book Giveaway EXTENDED

Hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving. I have GOOD NEWS! My 50 Book Giveaway has been extended! Leave a comment below to enter to win. *Every commenter on the blog will win a copy of a book (one per commenter), up to a limit of 50.