Author Archives: Joan

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Celebrating My Upcoming Research Trip to Italy!

Look for Irresistible Later this Year! I’m heading to Italy in a few weeks to do research for IRRESISTIBLE–the sequel to INVINCIBLE and UNFORGETTABLE in my Benedict Brothers series. So I’m hosting an Italian-themed dinner party before I take off for the continent. My guests…


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Great News About Joan!

Yay! It’s Spring! Great get-togethers start with beautiful table settings, and this month I’m introducing a little sparkle to my table with new rhinestone-studded glassware.  Elegant ambiance sets the stage for a delicious meal. This month, I’ll be introducing a brand-new chopped kale salad which features…


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Oops, Winter Booboo!

Mea Culpa. Mea Culpa. Mea Maxima Culpa! I want to apologize for mistakenly sending an email reminder to my entire contact list (my bad!) to post a review of SURRENDER by January 30 when that note was meant exclusively for my Review Crew list. I’m honored…


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Happy New Year from Joan!

While my son was visiting over the holidays, we recorded two more audio books: HAWK’S WAY: MAC and HAWK’S WAY: COLT, which will be available through Audible, Amazon, and iTunes later this month. These two books contain the sexiest, and most poignant first kiss scenes I…


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Sending Joan “Over the Moon!”

SURRENDER is Now Available! I’m so excited that SURRENDER is now in stores and available in print and ebook.  I’ve figured out this is my 60th novel!  Surrender is a very different book, with a great adventure (think wildland firefighters) to go along with the wonderful romance. I…


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Happy Holidays from Joan

This month I’m hosting four holiday parties with a few of my favorite Crockpot recipes. Beginning with my new favorite, beef bourguignon, that I’m pairing with a yummy Pinot Noir, I’ll also be making pork tenderloin with cranberry and clove sauce, good old spaghetti and…


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Joan’s Recipe for Turkey Dinner with all the Fixin’s…

My son is visiting from Seattle to work as the sound engineer while I read THE LONER for Audible, so we’re going to celebrate Thanksgiving early. I’ve invited a few friends to join us at the table, since the more food–and friends–the merrier. My kids…


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Heading Into the Holidays

Fall is suddenly here, and I’ve just finished setting the table for my October dinner party, which I’ve kept simple and elegant. I do have a few tricks up my sleeve to entertain my unsuspecting friends! THE TEXAN and THE COWBOY for Audio Now that I’ve…


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Cool Off with a HOT New August Read!

BLACKTHORNE’S BRIDE is now available in stores and online. Be sure to pick up your copy today! (Publishers Weekly Starred Review) A Daring Rescue and Revenge Undone By Romance A rogue nobleman, a rescued lady, and revenge undone by romance all play a part in New York Times bestselling author Joan Johnston’s irresistible…


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Happy 4th of July!

I’m celebrating the completion of SURRENDER by taking a dinner party break this month to make time for summer travel. I’ll be speaking at Thrillerfest in New York (July 11-16), and at the Romance Writers of America conference in Orlando (July 26-29). If you’re at either of…


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