You are viewing this site in an old browser or Internet Explorer compatiblity mode.
You can continue to use our site but it may not work properly or display correctly.
add to basket
Successfully added to your bag

Joan Hohl

Joan Hohl

Proud to write for Mills & Boon

Connect with Joan

Joan's top writing themes

Emotional expression - wit
Physical intimacy
Lust and desire

About Joan

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a writer. My mother said I had my head in the clouds as a child, always daydreaming.

I often felt it was audacious to even consider joining the ranks of my heroes – the authors – so I never put my ideas or dreams into words, never made notes or wrote anything down. I worked at several jobs, nothing remotely close to a career, though – some sales clerking, but primarily factory work, because that paid better.
When I reached my 40th birthday, I experienced a definite turning point in my life. I decided that at my ‘advanced’ age I could handle the rejection if nobody wanted to buy my stories and I had nothing to lose by trying. So I quit my job, sat down at my kitchen table with pencils and a spiral notebook and finally let my imagination take wing.

I achieved my impossible dream three years, and many rejections later. My first ten books were written longhand at my kitchen table. I wasn't a typist, so I paid one to transcribe my handwritten manuscripts before biting the bullet and going to the typewriter myself to hunt and pick my way through future stories.
Some years later, I sold a formally rejected, completed manuscript to Silhouette Books… and found a home. Many of my books are set in my beloved Pennsylvania, by an ocean, any ocean, but usually along the South Jersey coast or the West, with mythic Western heroes.

Now, a few years, ahem… past forty... and sixty some books later, I’m still writing two to three books a year, although I like to try and tell everyone I’m semi-retired!
I’ve been married forever to my husband, Marv. We have two beautiful daughters, Lori and Amy, and two grandchildren, Erica and Cammeron.

Book bundle deals

view bundle deals

Rich, Rugged Ranchers

  • eBook
  • £10.47
  • £10.47