Darlene Shortridge is the best selling author of four contemporary Christian novels. She has also co-authored 40 Day Publishing with her husband, Daniel J. Mawhinney. 
Darlene and her husband own and operate 40 Day Publishing, a publishing consulting company.
She is an avid speaker and enjoys speaking for women’s ministries, writers’ groups, organizations and businesses. 
Besides writing and speaking, she is an accomplished vocalist.
Darlene lives in the state of Oklahoma with her husband Daniel, and her son, Jeremiah, her daughter, Jonna, and her grand-daughter, Hera.
Her daughter, Jonna, is the artist behind most of her cover work.
She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, entertaining and helping out at church.