Publisher’s Weekly called Joanne Bischof’s debut novel BE STLL MY SOUL a “gem.” It went on to final in the 2013 Christy Awards and win the Grace Award for historical romance. Her second novel, THOUGH MY HEART WAS TORN was an INSPY finalist; her third book MY HOPE WAS FOUND completed the Cadence of Grace series published with the Waterbrook Press imprint of Random House.
Joanne is currently at work on a stunning single title Appalachian romance set at the turn of the century in which a lion-tamer reveals his secrets to a young small town nurse who discovers her own gypsy heart.
Joanne has a deep passion for Appalachian culture and loves writing stories that shine light on grace and goodness. She lives in the mountains of Southern California with her husband and their three children.