Joan Johnston

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For those of a similar name, see Joan Johnson (disambiguation).

Joan Johnston (born Little Rock, Arkansas) is a best-selling American author of over forty contemporary and historical romance novels.

Biography[edit]

Johnston was the third of seven children born to an Air Force sergeant and his music-teacher wife. She received a B.A. in theatre arts from Jacksonville University in 1970, then earning an M.A. in theatre from the University of Illinois, Urbana in 1971. She received a law degree (with honors) at the University of Texas at Austin in 1980. For the next five years, Johnston worked as an attorney, serving with the Hunton & Williams firm in Richmond, Virginia, and with Squire, Sanders, & Dempsey in Miami. She has also worked as a newspaper editor and drama critic in San Antonio, Texas, and as a college professor at Southwest Texas Junior College, Barry University, and the University of Miami.

Johnston is a member of the Authors Guild, Novelists, Inc., Romance Writers of America, and Florida Romance Writers. She has two children and one grandchild, and divides her time between two homes, in Colorado and Florida.

Awards[edit]

  • Paperbook Book Club of America's Book Rak Award (twice)
  • Romantic Times' Best Western Historical Series Award (twice)
  • Romantic Times' Best New Western Writer
  • Romantic Times' Best Historical Series Award (twice)
  • The Maggie (twice)
  • Romance Writers of America RITA Award finalist for The Disobedient Bride

Bibliography[edit]

Contemporary Romance[edit]

The Bitter Creek Series[edit]

  • "Shameless", 2015
  • Shattered, 2009
  • A Strangers Game, 2008
  • The Next Mrs. Blackthorne, 2005
  • The Rivals, 2004
  • The Price, 2003
  • The Loner, 2002
  • The Texan, 2001
  • The Cowboy, 2000

Hawk's Way[edit]

  • Hawk's Way: Faron and Garth, 2007 (contains: The Cowboy and the Princess, The Wrangler and the Rich Girl)
  • Hawk's Way Brides, 2005 (contains: The Unforgiving Bride, The Headstrong Bride, The Disobedient Bride)
  • Honey and the Hired Hand, 2004
  • Hawk's Way Grooms, 2002 (contains: The Virgin Groom, The Substitute Groom)
  • Hawk's Way: The Virgin Groom, 1997
  • Hawk's Way: The Substitute Groom, 1998
  • Hawk's Way: Rogues , 2001 (Contains Honey and the Hired Hand, The Cowboy Takes a Wife, The Temporary Groom)
  • Hawk's Way Bachelors, 2000 (contains: The Rancher and the Runaway Bride, The Cowboy and the Princess, and The Wrangler and the Rich Girl)
  • Texas Brides, 2005 (contains: The Rancher and the Runaway Bride and The Bluest Eyes in Texas)
  • Big Sky Country, 2004 (contains: Never Tease a Wolf and A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing)
  • Sisters Found, 2002

Hawk's Way Original Silhouette Desire Publication Order (and Numbers)[1]

  • SD0424 Fit to be Tied (1988)
  • SD0489 Marriage by the Book (1989)
  • SD0652 Never Tease a Wolf (1991)
  • SD0658 A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (1991)
  • SD0710 A Little Time in Texas (1992)
  • SD0746 Honey and the Hired Hand (1992)
  • SD0779 The Rancher and the Runaway Bride (1993)
  • SD0785 The Cowboy and the Princess (1993)
  • SD0791 The Wrangler and the Rich Girl (1993)
  • SD0842 The Cowboy Takes a Wife (1994)
  • SD0878 The Unforgiving Bride (1994)
  • SD0896 The Headstrong Bride (1994)
  • SD0937 The Disobedient Bride (1995)
  • SD1004 The Temporary Groom (1996)
  • - - - - - - The Virgin Groom (1997)
  • - - - - - - "A Hawk's Way Christmas" (1997) (in Lone Star Christmas anthology with Diana Palmer)
  • - - - - - - The Substitute Groom (1998)

Category Romance[edit]

  • Fit to be Tied, May 1988, Silhouette Desire #424
  • Marriage by the Book, April 1989, Silhouette Desire #489
  • Never Tease a Wolf, 1991, Silhouette Desire #652
  • A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing", 1991, Silhouette Desire #658
  • A Little Time in Texas, May 1992, Silhouette Desire #710
  • Honey and the Hired Hand, 1992, Silhouette Desire #746
  • The Rancher and the Runaway Bride, April 1993, Silhouette Desire #779
  • The Cowboy and the Princess, May 1993, Silhouette Desire #785
  • The Wrangler and the Rich Girl, June 1993, Silhouette Desire #791
  • The Cowboy Takes a Wife, March 1992, Silhouette Desire #842
  • The Unforgiving Bride, September 1994, Silhouette Desire #878
  • The Headstrong Bride, December 1994, Silhouette Desire #896
  • The Disobedient Bride, July 1995, Silhouette Desire #937
  • The Temporary Groom, June 1996, Silhouette Desire #1004[2]

Anthologies[edit]

  • "The Bluest Eyes in Texas" in Abduction and Seduction, March 1995
  • "Taming the Lone Wolf" in Outlaws and Heroes, Sept 1995
  • "A Hawk's Way Christmas" in Lone Star Christmas, Nov 1997

Other Contemporary Romance[edit]

  • The Men of Bitter Creek, 2004
  • Marriage by the Book, 2003, reprint of Silhouette Desire #489
  • A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, 2002, reprint of Silhouette Desire #658
  • Never Tease a wolf, 2001, reprint of Silhouette Desire #652
  • Heartbeat, 1997
  • I Promise, 1996

Historical Romance[edit]

The Sisters of the Lone Star[edit]

  • Texas Woman, 2003
  • Comanche Woman, 2002
  • Frontier Woman, 2001

The Captive Heart Series[edit]

  • The Bridegroom, 1999
  • The Bodyguard, 1998
  • After the Kiss, 1997
  • Captive, 1996

Anthologies[edit]

  • "One Simple Wish" in Untamed-Maverick Hearts, July 1993
  • "The Man from Wolf Creek" in To Have and to Hold, June 1994
  • "The Christmas Baby" in A Christmas Together, Oct 1994

Other Historicals[edit]

  • The Inheritance, 1995
  • Maverick Heart, 1995
  • Outlaw's Bride, 1993
  • The Barefoot Bride, 1992
  • Kid Calhoun, 1993
  • Sweetwater Seduction, 1991
  • Colter's Wife, 1985
  • No Longer a Stranger, 2005
  • A Loving Defiance, 1985

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wiki article "Silhouette Desire By The Numbers"; http://www.goodreads.com/series/42055-hawk-s-way
  2. ^ Wiki article "Silhouette Desire By The Numbers"

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