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Darby is the author of several published works including: Finn Finnegan (Spencer Hill Press), Gideon’s Spear (Spencer Hill Press), The Hound at the Gate (Spencer Hill Press), Finn’s Choice (Spencer Hill Press), Griffin Rising (Copper Square Studios), Griffin’s Fire (Copper Square Studios), Griffin’s Storm (Copper Square Studios), Stone’s Heart (Clean Reads Books), The Stag Lord (Spencer Hill Press), Unholy Blue (Spencer Hill Press), Money and Teens: Savvy Money Skills (Copper Square Studios), and Essential Money Guidebook: Simple and Sustainable Personal Finance for Real People (Copper Square Studios).

Three things you should know about Darby:
  • Before becoming a writer, she was a middle school social studies teacher. Therefore, she fears nothing.
  • Her Young Adult series is optioned for film.
  • She is an avid mountain biker. She crashes a lot. No. Really. You should see her collection of cracked helmets.

Five books that have shaped Darby:
    1. The Lord of the Rings by J.R. R. Tolkien
    2. The Temeraire series by Naomi Novik
    3. The Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan
    4. The Prydain Chronicles by Lloyd Alexander
    5. My Friend Flick trilogy by Mary O'Hara.