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Darlene Franklin



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.
 
Series
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Newport, Rhode Island
1. Beacon of Love (2009)
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Green Mountain Brides
1. The Prodigal Patriot (2010)
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Brides of Texas
1. Angel in Disguise (2016)
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Love Everlasting
4. Mermaid's Song (2017)
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Novels
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Omnibus
Snowbound Colorado Christmas (2008) (with Susan Page Davis, Lena Nelson Dooley and Tamela Hancock Murray)
Wild West Christmas (2009) (with Lena Nelson Dooley, Vickie McDonough and Kathleen Y'Barbo)
Seaside Romance (2010) (with Tamela Hancock Murray and Lynette Sowell)
A Woodland Christmas (2010) (with Ramona K Cecil, Janelle Mowery and Tamela Hancock Murray)
Maple Notch Brides (2011)
Postmark: Christmas (2012) (with Paige Winship Dooly, Kathleen E Kovach and Paula Moldenhauer)
Texas Brides Collection (2013) (with DiAnn Mills, Darlene Mindrup, Tamela Hancock Murray, Lynette Sowell, Michelle Ule and Kathleen Y'Barbo)
Calico Brides (2013)
The New England Romance Collection (2014) (with Susan Page Davis, Pamela Griffin, Lisa Harris and Lynette Sowell)
The Preacher's Bride Collection (2014) (with Kimberley Comeaux, Kristy Dykes, Marilou Flinkman, Sally Laity and DiAnn Mills)
The Brides of the Old West (2015) (with Peggy Darty, Sally Laity, Nancy Lavo and Kathleen Paul)
Christmas Traditions (2015) (with Jennifer AlLee, Patty Smith Hall, Cynthia Hickey, Carrie Fancett Pagels, Niki Turner and Gina Welborn)
A Texas Christmas (2015) (with Ramona K Cecil, Lena Nelson Dooley, Pamela Griffin, Cathy Marie Hake and Kathleen Y'Barbo)
The Love Is Patient Romance Collection (2016) (with Janet Lee Barton, Frances Devine, Lena Nelson Dooley, Vickie McDonough, Jill Stengl, Connie Stevens and Erica Vetsch)
The Cowboy's Bride Collection (2016) (with Susan Page Davis, Susanne Dietze, Nancy J Farrier, Miralee Ferrell, Vickie McDonough, Davalynn Spencer, Becca Whitham and Jaime Wright)
Mail Order Brides (2016) (with Jennifer AlLee, Cynthia Hickey, Teresa Ives Lilly, Debby Mayne, Julie Pollitt, Martha Rogers, Janice Thompson and Lucy Thompson)
Small-Town Brides Romance Collection (2016) (with Janet Lee Barton, Susan K Downs, Pamela Griffin, Kelly Eileen Hake, Debby Mayne, Donita K Paul and Kathleen Y'Barbo)
The Valiant Hearts Romance Collection (2016) (with Kristin Billerbeck, Pamela Griffin, Colleen L Reece, Janet Spaeth, Jennifer Rogers Spinola, MaryLu Tyndall, Marjorie Vawter and Kathleen Y'Barbo)
Mountain Christmas Brides (2016) (with Mildred Colvin, Mary Davis, Susan Page Davis, Lena Nelson Dooley, Debby Lee, Tamela Hancock Murray, Carrie Turansky and Gina Welborn)
First Step to Romance (2016) (with Sadie Cuffe, Sophie Cuffe, Cynthia Hickey, Diane Kalas, Janelle Mowery and Janice Thompson)
The Blue Ribbon Brides Collection (2016) (with Jennifer AlLee, Angela Breidenbach, Cynthia Hickey, Carrie Fancett Pagels, Amber Miller Stockton, Niki Turner, Gina Welborn and Becca Whitham)
A Soldier's Rest (2016)
Courting Disaster (2017) (with Cynthia Hickey, Janice Thompson and Gina Welborn)
Hearts of the West (2017) (with Rhonda Gibson, Cynthia Hickey and Janelle Mowery)
Capturing the Rancher's Heart (2017) (with Teresa Ives Lilly and Janice Thompson)
The Pony Express Romance Collection (2017) (with Barbara Tifft Blakey, Mary Davis, Cynthia Hickey, Maureen Lang, Debby Lee, Donna Schlachter, Connie Stevens and Pegg Thomas)
Ready, Set, Romance (2017) (with Cynthia Hickey, Jennifer Collins Johnson and Sherri Stewart)
Romancing the Ranger (2017) (with Helen Gray, Cynthia Hickey, Lori Landis and Kathleen Y'Barbo)
Spinster Orphan Train (2017) (with Brandi Boddie, Diana Lesire Brandmeyer, Sadie Cuffe, Sophie Cuffe, Paige Winship Dooly, Rhonda Gibson, Anne Greene, Teresa Ives Lilly and Darlia Sawyer)
Seven Brides for Seven Mail-Order Husbands Romance Collection (2017) (with Susan Page Davis, Susanne Dietze, Patty Smith Hall, Cynthia Hickey, Carrie Fancett Pagels and Gina Welborn)
Love Everlasting (2017) (with Joi Copeland, Sadie Cuffe, Sophie Cuffe, Lisa J Flickinger, Teresa Ives Lilly and Amber Miller Stockton)
A Small Town Kind of Love (2017)
Small Town Romances (2017) (with Jennifer AlLee, June Foster and Christina Lorenzen)
War Brides (2017) (with Joi Copeland, Patty Smith Hall, Cynthia Hickey and Jenna Victoria)
Wilderness Weddings (2017) (with Cindy M Amos, Cynthia Hickey, J Carol Nemeth and Renée Riva)
Civil War Brides (2017) (with Sadie Cuffe, Sophie Cuffe, Cynthia Hickey and Diane Kalas)
Spyglass Lane Mysteries (2017) (with Cynthia Hickey, Anita Higman, Elizabeth Ludwig, Dana Mentink, Janelle Mowery, Candice Prentice and Janice Thompson)
The Captive Brides Collection (2017) (with Jennifer AlLee, Angela Breidenbach, Susan Page Davis, Patty Smith Hall, Cynthia Hickey, Carrie Fancett Pagels, Lucy Thompson and Gina Welborn)
Maple Notch Romances (2017)
Railroad Brides (2018) (with Rhonda Gibson, Linda Farmer Harris, Jean Kincaid, Teresa Ives Lilly and Christina Rich)
Love Comes on Kitten Paws (2018) (with Mary Alford, Debby Mayne, Renée Riva and Sydney Winthrop)
To Love and To Cherish Historical (2018) (with Cynthia Hickey, Christina Rich, Martha Rogers and Gina Welborn)
To Love and To Cherish (2018) (with Lisa Helen Gray, Jo Huddleston, Gail Gaymer Martin and Darlia Sawyer)
Until Death Do Us (2018) (with Robin Densmore Fuson, Lisa Helen Gray, Patty Smith Hall and Faye Roberts)
Old West Christmas Brides (2018) (with Margaret Brownley, Rosey Dow, Marcia Gruver, Vickie McDonough and Debra Ullrick)
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Collections
When Pines Whisper (poems) (2014)
Gifts of Christmas (2015)
A Medley of Stories (2015)
Lawmen and the Lawless (2016)
The Laws of Love in Texas (2016)
The Legacy Letters (2016) (with Ruth Collins, Jessica Ferguson, Martha Fouts, J J Johnson, Alanna Radle Rodriguez and Chris Tarpley)
Courting Cortlands (2017)
Love's Turning Point (2017)
Love's Compass / Pride's Fall (2017) (with Carla Olson Gade)
Maple Notch Days (2017)
Maple Notch Dreams (2017)
Take Me Home (2017) (with Cindy M Amos and Christina Rich)
Cracked Ice (2017) (with Toni Chism, Bill Garrison, Sue Marriam, Shannon D Pearson and Chris Tarpley)
From This Day Forward Historical Romances (2018) (with Lisa Helen Gray, Darlia Sawyer, Sherri Stewart and Gina Welborn)
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Novellas
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