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Joan Johnston


USA flag (b.1948)

Joan Johnston, popular romance writer, has an eclectic past. She has been an attorney, newspaper editor and critic, a theatre director, and college professor. She loves to travel to research her novels. She has been to England and Scotland for her Captive Heart series. She has also traveled to Tahiti, Australian and Bali gathering inspiration and information for a WWII novel she hopes to write.
Joan is a member of the Authors Guild, Romance Writers of America, Colorado Romance Writers, a charter member of Florida Romance Writers, and a member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and Rocky Mountain Mystery Writers of America. She lives in Colorado and has two children.
 

Genres: Romance, Historical Romance, Science Fiction
 
Series
Sisters of the Lone Star
   1. Frontier Woman (1988)
   2. Comanche Woman (1989)
   3. Texas Woman (1989)
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Wolf
   1. Never Tease a Wolf (1991)
   2. Hazard Ranch (1991)

     aka A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

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Hawk's Way Family
   0.5. A Little Time in Texas (1992)
   1. Jesse (1992)

     aka Honey and the Hired Hand

   2. Adam (1993)

     aka The Rancher and the Runaway Bride

   3. Faron (1993)

     aka The Cowboy and the Princess

   4. Garth (1993)

     aka The Wrangler and the Rich Girl

   5. Carter (1994)

     aka The Cowboy Takes a Wife

   6. Falcon (1994)

     aka The Unforgiving Bride

   7. Callen (1994)

     aka The Headstrong Bride

   8. Zach (1995)

     aka The Disobedient Bride

   9. Billy (1996)

     aka The Temporary Groom

   10. Mac (1997)

     aka The Virgin Groom

   11. Colt (1998)

     aka The Substitute Groom

   12. Sisters (2002)

     aka Sisters Found / Breathless Seduction

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Frontier Brides
   1. The Inheritance (1994)
   2. Maverick Heart (1995)
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Captive Heart
   Captive (1996)
   After the Kiss (1997)
   The Bodyguard (1998)
   The Bridegroom (1999)
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Bitter Creek
   1. The Cowboy (1999)
   2. The Texan (2001)
   3. The Loner (2002)
   4. The Price (2003)
   5. The Rivals (2004)
   6. The Next Mrs. Blackthorne (2005)
   7. A Stranger's Game (2008)
   8. Shattered (2009)
   8.5. A Bitter Creek Christmas (2013)
   9. Sinful (2015)
   10. Shameless (2015)
   11. Surrender (2018)
   12. Sullivan's Promise (2019)
   12.5. Winter Magic (2020)
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Benedict Brothers / Taggart Men
   1. Outcast (2009)
   2. Invincible (2010)
   Watch Out for My Girl (2012)
   3. Unforgettable (2014)
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Bitter Creek Historical
   1. Texas Bride (2012)
   2. Wyoming Bride (2013)
   3. Montana Bride (2014)
   4. Blackthorne's Bride (2017)
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Novels
   A Loving Defiance (1985)
   Colter's Wife (1986)
   Marriage by the Book (1989)
   Sweetwater Seduction (1990)
   Kid Calhoun (1993)
   I Promise (1996)
   Heartbeat (1997)
   What You Want (1998)
   Orange for the Sun (2004)
   No Longer a Stranger (2005)
   Taming the Lone Wolf (2015)
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Collections
   Breathing in (poems) (1997)
   The Men of Bitter Creek (2004)
   More Than Words, Volume 6 (2010) (with others)
   Second Chances (2015)
   Thriller 2.4 (2016) (with Ridley Pearson and Simon Wood)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   One Simple Wish (2015)
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Omnibus editions
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Series contributed to
Men at Work
   22. Something New (1988)
     aka Fit to be Tied
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Joan Johnston recommends
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The Promise of Forgiveness (2016)
Marin Thomas
"A compelling story of forgiveness with a warm heart at its center. You won't want to put it down!"
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The Last Cowboy in Texas (2014)
(Deep in the Heart of Texas, book 7)
Katie Lane
"Pure Texas joy! You're gonna love it, darlin."
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Since You're Leaving Anyway, Take Out the Trash (2004)
(Domestic Equalizers, book 1)
Dixie Cash
"Will keep you up late laughing!"

More recommendations 


Anthologies containing stories by Joan Johnston
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First Thrills (2010)
edited by
Lee Child
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Thriller 2 (2009)
Stories You Just Can't Put Down
(Thriller, book 2)
edited by
Clive Cussler

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