"Stories of a past you never knew.
With characters you'll never forget."
is a #1 Amazon bestselling author,
occasional professor of literature
and creative writing, mom of three, dog-lover, hiker, and an increasingly reluctant runner.
To date, she's written nine books, including the #1 bestselling
A Tangled Mercy and the award-winning novel Blue Hole Back Home. Her latest historical fiction, Under a Gilded
Moon, was released in Dec. 2020.
Joy's upcoming children's book, Sir Drake the Brake will be released
on Oct. 12, 2021.