Joan Johnston
Joan Johnston is an American author of contemporary and historical romance novels. She writes the Hawk’s Way, Captive Heart, Bitter Creek, Benedict Brothers and many other series. Joan grew up the daughter of an Air Force sergeant and a music teacher. She earned her B.A. from Jacksonville University and her M.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana – both in theatre. Joan then got her law degree with honours from the University of Texas and served as an attorney for five years. She has also worked as a newspaper editor and drama critic and as a college professor. Joan is a member of the Authors Guild, Novelists, Inc., Romance Writers of America and Florida Romance Writers. She splits her time between Colorado and Florida and has two children and a grandchild.

Joan Johnston became a published author in 1988 with the novel Frontier Woman, beginning her Sisters of the Lone Star Trilogy. Below is a list of Joan Johnston’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Sisters Of The Lone Star Books


Frontier Woman(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Comanche Woman(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Texas Woman(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wolf Books


Never Tease a Wolf(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mail-Order Brides Books


The Barefoot Bride(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Outlaw's Bride(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hawk’s Way Books


Honey and the Hired Hand(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cowboy and the Princess(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wrangler and the Rich Girl(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cowboy Takes a Wife(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unforgiving Bride(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Headstrong Bride(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Disobedient Bride(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Temporary Groom(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Virgin Groom(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Substitute Groom(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sisters Found(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Frontier Brides Books


The Inheritance(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maverick Heart(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Captive Heart Books


Captive(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After the Kiss(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bodyguard(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bridegroom(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bitter Creek Books


The Cowboy(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Texan(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Loner(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Price(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rivals(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Next Mrs. Blackthorne(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Stranger's Game(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shattered(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Bitter Creek Christmas(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sinful(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bitter Creek: Mail-Order Bride Books


Texas Bride(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wyoming Bride(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Montana Bride(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bitter Creek Collections


The Men of Bitter Creek(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Benedict Brothers Books


Outcast(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Invincible(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watch Out for My Girl(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


A Loving Defiance(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Colter's Wife(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fit to be Tied(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marriage by the Book(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweetwater Seduction(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Little Time in Texas(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kid Calhoun(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Promise(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heartbeat(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Longer a Stranger(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breathless Seduction(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Untamed Maverick Hearts(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Have and to Hold(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Christmas Together(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Abduction and Seduction(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Outlaws and Heroes(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breathing In: Thirteen Poems(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spouse for Hire(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lone Star Christmas and Other Gifts(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Taming the Lone Wolf & Single in the Saddle(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bluest Eyes in Texas & Wife in Name Only(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Under the Mistletoe(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
More Than Words: Volume 6(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Untamed Maverick Hearts also contains stories by Patricia Potter and Heather Graham Pozzessere. To Have and to Hold also contains stories by Jane Bonander, Elaine Coffman and Kasey Michaels. A Christmas Together also has stories by Jane Bonander, Tanya Anne Crosby and Jennifer Horsman.

Abduction and Seduction also has stories by Rebecca Brandewyne and Diana Palmer. Outlaws and Heroes also has stories by Mallory Rush and Dallas Schulze. Spouse for Hire also has stories from Lee Magner and Kasey Michaels. Hot Pursuit also includes stories by Mallory Rush and Anne Stuart. Lone Star Christmas and Other Gifts and Under the Mistletoe also have stories by Diana Palmer.

em>Taming the Lone Wolf is available in a collection with the story Single in the Saddle by Vicki Lewis Thompson. The Bluest Eyes in Texas is available in a collection with the story Wife in Name Only by Carolyn Zane. More Than Words, Vol. 6 also has stories by Rochelle Alers, Robyn Carr, Maureen Child and Christina Skye.

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Joan Johnston Synopsis: In Outlaw’s Bride by Joan Johnston, Patch Kendrick and Ethan Hawk have been childhood friends, but now Patch wants more than just friendship. To earn his love, she will have to clear Ethan’s name so he can be free to love her.

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