Darliss Batchelor

Author & Playwright

Who Is Darliss Batchelor?

It was on a white sand beach in Cozumel, Mexico that Darliss received the call to write her first book. Secrets was born ten years later and she hasn’t stopped. Her books, Secrets, Hell is a Skyscraper: A Trio of Novelettes and Something Else to Want followed. Currently, her books are listed as both required and optional texts for a university-level Oral Communications class. Her next book, The Make-Believe Wives, joined her book family in June 2017. The Make-Believe Family is expected in the summer of 2018. Walking in the footsteps of her Christian playwright grandmother, Darliss was also commissioned to write and witnessed the performance of her short play, One Simple Yes.


A passionate writer, Darliss desires to write stories of fiction that have a profound and lasting impact on the lives of her readers. She continues to work toward the commission to write entertaining and inspirational fiction for years to come.


When she is not writing, she can be found spending time with her husband of over thirty years, Greg, her son, Brandon and grandson, Bentley. She also enjoys reading, cruising, Detroit Pistons basketball and watching court shows on television.

You can find more information about Darliss at her website at www.DarlissBatchelor.com and on social media at www.FaceBook.com/booksbyDarliss.

Darliss is also a dynamic speaker for both church and secular groups on various subjects including childhood sexual abuse and emotional healing.



This wife, mother, grandmother, author, speaker and business woman continues to work toward the commission to write fiction to entertain and inspire readers for years to come.

Laying on a white sand beach in Cozumel, Mexico, Darliss began to question what she would do with her time since leaving her career in Information Technology. The answer came quickly as her first book was delivered as a divine download. Secrets was born ten years later and she hasn’t stopped yet. Her books, Hell is a Skyscraper: A Trio of Novelettes and Something Else to Want followed. Her next book, The Make-Believe Wives, will soon join her other book children. She also discovered another facet of her writing gift when she wrote and witnessed the performance of her first short play, One Simple Yes.

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When the pastor of Believer's Church disappears, the hunt is on for a new pastor. Pastor Mitchell Ross and his wife Marsha answer the call. Becoming senior pastor is a dream come true for Pastor Mitch. However, accusations soon begin to fly threatening his pastor al career and his marriage. Cassandra Williams will do anything, even using her womanly assets, to establish herself as a leader in Believer's Church . Eric Howard is a long-standing leader who feels he has been cheated out of stepping into his rightful place as Believer's Church pastor. Ilene Thomas is the feisty church mother who believes everything should be done decently and in order as long as it's her order. Linda and Maxine are lifelong friends who are also tied together because of their experience of pain at the hands of men. When scandal erupts, the parishioner's secrets manifest shaking Believer's Church to its very core.

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A wife, mother and grandmother, Darliss is actively working toward the commission to write inspirational fiction that ministers healing, hope and deliverance.