Darlene Foster


Darlene Foster is a writer of children’s travel adventure books, short stories and travel related articles. Brought up on a ranch near Medicine Hat, Alberta, she dreamt of travelling the world, meeting interesting people and writing stories. She has made it her mission to discover the uniqueness of places and write about them. She is especially interested in the history and culture of the places she visits. So far, she has enjoyed travels to the United Arab Emirates, England, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Holland, Malta, the Caribbean, and numerous North American destinations from Mexico to Alaska. When not travelling, she divides her time between the west coast of BC and the Costa Blanca of Spain.

Darlene has published a series of travel adventure books for children, Amanda in Arabia – The Perfume Flask, Amanda in Spain – The Girl in The Painting,  Amanda in England – The Missing Novel, Amanda in Alberta – The Writing on the Stone, Amanda on the Danube -The Sounds of Music, and Amanda in New Mexico – Ghosts in the Wind.

She believes everyone is capable of making their dreams come true!

email: darlene.foster@nulltelus.net

website www.darlenefoster.ca

blogsite http://darlenefoster.wordpress.com/

twitter: @supermegawoman

Linkedin: http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/darlene-foster/0/941/a28

Facebook: facebook.com/DarleneFosterWriter

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  1. August 2017 BCATW Buzz - August 19, 2017

    […] Darlene Foster will be launching the sixth book in her Amanda Travels series, Amanda in New Mexico – Ghosts in the Wind on September 2nd at Albany Books in Tsawwassen from 1 to 3 pm. She will also be signing her books at Chapters on Granville and Broadway September 9th, from 12 noon to 3 pm. One adult reader commented that Amanda in New Mexico is fast-paced, spooky and enough cultural reference to delight both readers and parents. […]

  2. July 2017 BCATW Buzz - July 19, 2017

    […] Darlene Foster is enjoying the hot sunny weather in Spain and is having fun showing overseas guests around the country. Her article, The Many Marvels of Malta, has been published in Travels Thru History. Darlene will be back in Vancouver to launch her latest book, Amanda in New Mexico: Ghosts in the Wind on September 1st, at Albany Books from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Drop in and say hello as she would love to see her fellow BCATW members. […]

  3. February 2015 BCATW Buzz - February 2, 2015

    […] Darlene Foster is settling into life on the Costa Blanca in Spain. Her and her husband have rented a lovely apartment in Orihuela‎ Costa and wake up to sun and gorgeous views of the Mediterranean. They enjoyed the festivities of Three Kings Day on January 6, including the parade the previous evening where children line up to catch sweets from the Three Kings. The excitement of the children is infectious and the costumes amazing. This day is a bigger deal than Christmas in Spain. There are a few pictures on her blog. In between walks on the beach, making new friends and visiting outdoor coffee shops, Darlene is working on book five of her children´s travel adventure series, Amanda on The Danube – The Sounds of Music. She wishes all her friends at BCATW a wonderful 2015! […]

  4. August 2014 BCATW Buzz - December 28, 2014

    […] Darlene Foster had a successful book launch for Amanda in Alberta at The Writing on the Stone at Albany Books in Tsawwassen. Readers of all ages have commented that they learned a lot about Alberta by reading the book and following Amanda’s adventures in her home province. All Amanda travel adventure books are available on Amazon.  […]

  5. December 2014 BCATW Buzz - December 28, 2014

    […] Darlene Foster has moved to Spain with her husband Paul. They spent the month of November exploring the Mediterranean coast from Alicante to Gibraltar, discovering many unique spots. You can read about her travels on her blog. To keep up to date with her Spanish escapades follow her other blog. Darlene´s article Peace and Tranquillity in Taos Pueblo was published in Travels Thru History this month . She sends congratulations to the new board of BCATW and wishes all the best to them and the members for a fabulous year ahead. […]

  6. October 2014 BCATW Buzz - October 10, 2014

    […] Darlene Foster presented her latest book, Amanda in Alberta – The Writing on the Stone, to a lively group at Y’s Books on Main Street. Vancouver fans were pleased she was finally in their area. […]

  7. September 2014 BCATW Buzz | BC Travel Writers Assn. - September 1, 2014

    […] Darlene Foster had a successful launch for her latest travel adventure book, “Amanda in Alberta – The Writing on The Stone” on July 26 at Albany Books. You can read more about it on her blog.  Watch a short trailer for the book. She will be doing a presentation and reading at Y’s Books, 4307 Main Street, Vancouver on September 27 at 2:00 pm and hopes to see some familiar faces.  […]

  8. May 2014 BCATW Buzz - August 7, 2014

    […] Darlene Foster will be signing her travel adventure books for children at Chapters in Richmond the evening of May 9, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. She just returned from an amazing visit to Taos, New Mexico where she gathered material for another book. […]

  9. March 2014 BCATW Buzz - August 7, 2014

    […] Darlene Foster was invited to do a presentation and reading from her novel Amanda in Arabia the Perfume Flask to Maple Lane Elementary School in Richmond. The students had been reading the book as part of their reading program. They asked great questions and where keen to learn about how she got ideas for her stories. Visits like this encourage young people to want to explore the world and perhaps inspire some to become travel writers one day. […]

  10. December 2013 BCATW Buzz - August 7, 2014

    […] Darlene Foster had a short article on the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC blog site on how visiting a graveyard on the Isle of Wight inspired a scene in her book, Amanda in England – The Missing Novel. […]

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