BioID Johnson wears many hats: mother, wife, editor, tutu maker, and writer, to name a few. Some of her favorite people are the two little girls who often implore that she "watch me!" in the middle of forming finely crafted sentences, that guy who dozes off well before she closes her laptop, and those furry critters at the foot of the bed at night. If she could do anything in the world, she would live in Cinderella's castle and write love stories all day while sipping Dr. Pepper and eating calorie-less Hershey's kisses. For now, she'll stick to her Dallas-area home and spending her days with the characters she's grown to love.
After 16 years in education, Johnson has embarked on a new career, one as a full-time writer. This will allow her to write at least one book per month, which means many of your favorite character will have new tales to tell in the upcoming months. Look for two spin-off series of The Clandestine Saga, one staring Cassidy Findley and another involving backstories for your favorite characters. Johnson will also produce several new historical romance novels and a new sweet contemporary Christian romance series as well. Melody's Christmas, Christmas Cocoa, Winter Woods, Waiting on Love, and Shamrock Hearts are all available.
Her first non-fiction book, The Journey to Normal: Our Family's Life With Autism, is a true story of how the author's daughter has overcome the constraints of autism and has grown into a bubbly, bright, highly verbal ten-year-old.
Johnson published her first book in 2014, Deck of Cards, a medieval romance with lots of twists and turns. This debut was followed closely by the epic Civil War novel Cordia's Will. Both can be purchased at Amazon in ebook and paperback formats.
Recently, Johnson embarked on The Clandestine Saga books, five of which, Transformation, Resurrection, Repercussion, Absolution, and Illumination are available on Amazon. If you like paranormal with a touch of romance, you'll love reading about vampire hunter Cadence and the Guardians who protect humans from rogue vampires.
If you like interesting and unexpected, check out The Doll Maker's Daughter at Christmas, a unique look at dyslexia at the turn of the twentieth century. Johnson also takes us back in time to the Edwardian period and the fateful voyage of the Titanic in Ghosts of Southampton. The prequel, Prelude, is also available as well as the final book, Residuum.
Not all stories have the happiest of endings. If you like a touch of melancholy and mystery, you'll want to check out the romantic suspense novel Beneath the Inconstant Moon, set in Victorian Baltimore. Ginny doesn't know where she is, who these people are, or why they insist on calling her Mrs. Edwards. Where is her husband Spencer Hayes?
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Love the cover and the story sounds really nice.
Very interesting blurb that makes you want to know more about the series. A nice cover that catches the eye.
Nice cover! I also like your switch on character POV. Sounds intriguing!
A great series by a top author, if you only grab one book in this selection this is the one to get.
Leaving Ginny is a touching, romantic novelette which will tug at your heartstrings. Highly recommended!
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Falling in Love
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So You Think Your Sister's a Vampire? (The Chronicles of Cassidy Book 1)
Don’t trust anyone--not even yourself. Cassidy’s older sister starts acting very strange after sneaking out for a party where one of her friends dies. After Cadence ditches all of her friends for new ones who only seem to wear black, Cassidy starts to think her sister might be a vampire.
Cordia's Hope: A Story of Love on the Frontier
When school teacher Hope moves to Texas in search of adventure, she isn't looking for love. Meeting mysterious Judah Lawless just might change all that, except for everyone in town warns her to stay away from the man with the shady past. Will Hope heed their warnings or listen to her heart?
You do not have to have read book one to enjoy this stand-alone sweet romance.
After losing her father tragically a few years ago on Christmas Eve, Melody just wants to get through the holidays. She's lost her Christmas spirit, and her love for music. When she meets five-year-old Michael by chance, things begin to change for the better. Reid, Michael's father, is recently divorced and not looking for love, but Melody's sweet spirit could change that. Sweet, small town romance with Christian themes, perfect for the holidays or anytime.
Cadence Findley knew nothing about vampires until one fateful night when she met one at a party. Now, her friends are dying, and they're coming from her. With the help of a secret vampire hunting society, will she become the victor or the next victim?
Ruin's Lot: Reaper's Hollow Book 1 (Preview)
Ru Roberts has been charged with closing portals to Hell in order to keep Grim Reapers from claiming unmarked souls. The only problem is, she has no idea she’s a Keeper. When Cutter Michael’s shows up in the small town of Reaper’s Hollow claiming to be some sort of half-angel, she thinks he’s nuts. Will he convince her of her true identity in time to stop the Reapers?
Preview Transformation: The Clandestine Saga Book 1
Cadence Findley doesn’t believe in Vampires--until she comes face to face with one. When her friend Drew disappears into the woods with a strange, dark-haired man at an Eidolon Festival, it is up to Cadence to save her. By the time she finally locates her friend, it’s too late—the stranger has already sunk his fangs into Drew. Instinctively, Cadence attacks and decapitates the Vampire, finding herself standing alone in the woods with a pile of ashes at her feet and the dead body of her dear friend on the cold, hard ground.
Two things occur to her: she’s not really alone—there’s a mysterious man dressed all in black nearby telling her she must flee, and the dark-haired stranger has friends of his own—the bloodsucking kind.
Now, they are coming for her.
Will Cadence be the next victim?
Beneath the Inconstant Moon
Baltimore, 1844: Genevieve Cawley, the daughter of a flour mill owner, has been in love with Spencer Hayes since the day she first laid eyes on him many years ago. His father happens to own the most successful shipping company in all of Maryland. On the eve of his final departure to the Caribbean before he takes over the company, Ginny and Spencer wed in secret. She awaits his promised return, holding on to the belief that he will be back before the moon wanes twice.
As time passes, and Spencer does not return, Ginny finds herself slowly losing her grip on reality. Everyone else believes Spencer is dead, and when Ginny discovers she is carrying his child, her options are limited. Will he return or will she be forced to raise their child without him?
This is an excerpt from the novel.
The Doll Maker's Daughter at Christmas
Serendipity Fizzlestitch is a young woman who lives all alone in a small cottage in England in the late 1800s. She toils away day and night, making dolls while searching for absolution. Several years ago, her father died at sea, leaving her with thousands of dolls she has promised to complete on his behalf. When her mother and sisters die in a tragic accident, Serendipity blames herself; she hides from the world, ashamed of a dark secret that led to her family's demise. One morning, a magical letter appears in her fireplace, promising her the opportunity for a new life, a new beginning, in a magical kingdom, making her dolls for the head toymaker himself, St. Nicholas. Will she take this opportunity to find absolution or continue to toil along, all alone in her despair?
He loves her more than life itself, but he's forced to say goodbye....
Spencer Hayes has been in love with Ginny Cawley since he first laid eyes on her years ago. Now, he must leave her to make one last trip to the Caribbean before taking over his father's shipping company. However, an unexpected storm at sea leaves him not only reflecting on his time with Ginny but makes him realize he may never see her again.
This novelette is inspired by Beneath the Inconstant Moon and provides further insight into Spencer and Ginny's relationship.
One night can change everything....
Aaron McReynolds is the Leader of a team of Vampire Hunters and Guardians tasked with keeping the world safe from the undead. Once a year, the Vampires are allowed to gather and celebrate without any interference. However, when Cadence Findley, the granddaughter of an ex-Leader, shows up at the festival, Aaron is sworn to protect her. Will she be whisked away by a band of bloodsuckers, or will she finally realize her own destiny and transform into Cadence Findley, Vampire Hunter extraordinaire?
This novelette is a great introduction to The Clandestine Saga, seven books of which are already available on all major retailers. In Transformation, we see the Eidolon Festival unfold around Cadence. Now, see it from Aaron's point of view.