Joanne was born and raised in Sherburne, New York, a quaint
village surrounded by dairy farms and rolling hills. From the
moment she could read she wanted to explore the world. During her
college years she slowly crept across the country, stopping along
the way in Oklahoma, California, and finally Washington State,
which she now proudly calls home. She lives with her husband and
Dobermans, in their home located on the Olympic Peninsula with a
panoramic view of the Olympic Mountains.
Joanne writes romantic suspense, paranormal, supernatural
suspense, and contemporary romance. She loves to submerge
herself in the world of her characters, to live and breathe their lives
and marvel at their decisions and predicaments. She enjoys a wide
variety of books including paranormal, suspense, thriller, and of
Joanne is a PAN member of Romance Writers of America, (RWA),
Kiss of Death, (KOD), Greater Seattle Romance Writers Chapter,
(GSRWA), Sisters In Crime, and Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal,
(FFPRWA). She served as President of Peninsula Romance Writers,
which was Debbie Macomber’s home chapter.
The world could be transformed if Riley can only stay alive long
Most parents leave you a house, a car, or money when they die.
Riley’s mom left her a treasure hunt with a mysterious payoff. Now
everyone seems to want a piece of Riley and her inheritance: the
university, the military, mega corporations, and Russian spies.
Riley needs help to solve her mother’s murder, and Dagger
Easton’s salvage and investigation company comes to her rescue.
Retired SEAL, private eye, and leader of a diving and salvage
team, Dagger promises to protect Riley with his life. But as the
value of her mother’s research becomes clear, Riley begins to
believe there’s no one she can trust-not with her life, her heart, or
her mother’s legacy.