About the Author

The author lives in the ​Baltimore suburbs with her husband, Russell, and her Goldendoodle, Winston. 

Her love of Ireland and the magnificent Irish Wolfhounds led her to begin the O'Brien: A Ballysea Mystery  a mystery series set in the west coast of Ireland earning her a Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review.

 Two more sequels to The O'Brien quickly followed. ​A Bad Wind Blowing in August 2016 and ​The O'Brien: The Untold Story in October 2016.

May 2016 saw the publication of The Bodyguard, a tale of duty, betrayal, revenge and love during the time .as 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland.

March 2017 saw the release of her Readers' Favorite 5 Star Reviewed fantasy/mystery, ​Mystery of White Horse Lake. 

​The author is currently completing work on her first detective murder mystery, ​Lady of the Wye, due for release summer 2017.

The fourth sequel in A Ballysea Mystery series, ​Christmas Comes to Ballysea ​is scheduled for release in November 2017 just in time for those readers on your Christmas list.


Contacting the Author

The author can be contacted at fran_powell@yahoo.com

Author Frances Powell  with Cover Designer Jo Stallings