Joan Johnston

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For those of a similar name, see Joan Johnson (disambiguation).

Joan Johnston (born Little Rock, Arkansas) is a best-selling American author of over forty contemporary and historical romance novels.


Johnston was the third of seven children born to an Air Force sergeant and his music-teacher wife. She received a B.A. in theatre arts from Jacksonville University in 1970, then earning an M.A. in theatre from the University of Illinois, Urbana in 1971. She received a law degree (with honors) at the University of Texas at Austin in 1980. For the next five years, Johnston worked as an attorney, serving with the Hunton & Williams firm in Richmond, Virginia, and with Squire, Sanders, & Dempsey in Miami. She has also worked as a newspaper editor and drama critic in San Antonio, Texas, and as a college professor at Southwest Texas Junior College, Barry University, and the University of Miami.

Johnston is a member of the Authors Guild, Novelists, Inc., Romance Writers of America, and Florida Romance Writers. She has two children and one grandchild, and divides her time between two homes, in Colorado and Florida.



Contemporary Romance[edit]

The Bitter Creek Series[edit]

Hawk's Way[edit]

Hawk's Way Original Silhouette Desire Publication Order (and Numbers)[1]

Category Romance[edit]


Other Contemporary Romance[edit]

Historical Romance[edit]

The Sisters of the Lone Star[edit]

The Captive Heart Series[edit]


Other Historicals[edit]


  1. ^ Wiki article "Silhouette Desire By The Numbers";
  2. ^ Wiki article "Silhouette Desire By The Numbers"

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