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is a #1 Amazon bestselling author,
mom, hiker, dog-lover, gardener of all things hardy that need no coddling, a recently rededicated--but often backsliding--exercise enthusiast and, from time to time, an adjunct professor of literature and creative writing.
To date, she's written 13 books with two of these releasing in 2024. Joy's work includes historical and dual timeline novels such as the #1 bestselling A Tangled Mercy, set in Charleston, SC; Under a Gilded Moon, set at the Biltmore Estate during the Gilded Age and selected as a Humanities NC for its 2023 North Carolina Reads program; the Christy Award-winning Blue Hole Back Home; and A Bend of Light, a historical mystery set on the coast of Maine. Her children's picture books include A Crazy-Much Love and Sir Drake the Brave and the forthcoming All the Little Animals (May 2024). Joy's next novel for adults, a dual timeline story set in 2022 and WW2 on St. Simon's Island, Georgia, as well as the coast of France. launches this fall,
Joy loves to connect with readers and other writers, so a hundred thousand welcomes to you!
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