The Author

Joni Franks is an international award-winning author. Her books have earned bestseller status and have won over forty literary honors, including the prestigious Moms Choice Award and the American Fiction Award in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. In 2022 Joni won three Best Book Awards in the categories of New Age/Fiction, Novelette/Fiction and Children’s/Fiction for two of her recently published books. Devoted to making a difference in the world, Joni teaches problem solving techniques and addresses timely subjects like environmental conservation, uncovering one’s life purpose, and recognizing that all beings are created equal. Joni draws inspiration from the magnificent beauty of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains where she resides. Spending time in the high mountain meadows and the unseen and overlooked spaces of the western landscape offer her the ability to create stories that are changing the world one heart at a time. To learn more about author Joni Franks visit or reach out to her by email at