Darlene writes books filled with good drama, great suspense, and compelling characters who are sure to take you on a rollercoaster ride of nothing but twists and turns.
Darlene published her first novel, Where I Wanna Be, in 2008. Darlene has published three contemporary fiction novels with more on the way. Her third novel, Perfectly Imperfect, has won the Outstanding Creator award in multiple categories, including Best Fiction Book of Summer 2022, Romance (1st Place), Literary & Contemporary Fiction (1st Place), Women’s Fiction (1st-Place), Best Villain (Winner) and Best Couple (Winner). She’s also a Bookfest Award winner.
A lifelong Virginian, Darlene received her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Union University and her master’s degree from Touro University International.
In addition to being a writer, Darlene is a full-time employee in the insurance industry, where she has worked for over twenty-five years.
Darlene and her husband live in Virginia.