The twists and turns in Barbara's novels provide many hours of entertaining food for thought. I've
become a fan and a collector. -Shirley Reynolds, Colorado--
I read Presumed Dead first but then had to have Vanished. The Wilton/Strait Mystery series are my new favorites. Barbara's plots keep a person guessing all the way through. -Denise Sassman, Storm Lake Iowa--
Ted Dekker is one of my favourite authors. Barbara's books are as exciting, and hard to put down as his. -Mandy, Manitoba--
About the Author
the expressions on the faces of her readers as well as answering questions
about her characters is what drives author and speaker, Barbara Ann Derksen to
write yet another book and another. Her favorite genre is murder mystery but
each book brings forth characters who rely on God as they solve the puzzle in
their life. Her readers also have a tremendous amount of input when they wonder
what happened to this character or that one, even if they are secondary to the
devotionals are sought after each year when she publishes a new one that
reflects what God has placed on her heart. From Straight Pipes
, her first, to Chaps
the latest, Barbara's devotions take people to the place where God can touch
their heart and leave a lasting impression. 2012 will see the release of her
fifth about the Sermon on the Mount.
in Canada, Barbara lived in the US for 12 years. There her writing surfaced as
she worked as a journalist for six years with over 2500 articles published in
newspapers and magazines during that time. Her readership expanded while in the
States but now the Canadian public has discovered the gift that God has given
yet another Canadian.
is a member of The Word Guild, Manitoba Writer's Guild, The Writer's
Collective, and Christian Motorcyclists Association where each summer her books
are used to entertain and encourage.
has spoken across the US and in Manitoba, Canada for women's groups and in
church services on topics such as The Writing Experience, working in the
ministry of Christian Motorcyclists Association, Love, Parenting, Time
Management, and a host of others.
With 11 books to her credit, each one surpasses the last,
according to her readers.