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Joanne Sundell

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in Front Royal, VA, The United States
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Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, David McCullough

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April 2014


I’ve raised and loved Siberian huskies over 40 years. My last husky, Xander, died recently at fourteen. His death prompted me to begin researching then writing the Watch Eyes Trilogy. Before attempting this YA frontier series, I wrote historical romance set primarily in the Old West. My six published novels to date are with Five Star, Gale/Cengage. The Watch Eyes Trilogy is set in the Arctic West.

I live between Colorado and California, my husband and I ever chasing down our children and grandchildren scattered therein. Raised in the Rockies, our brood is never far from the West they love. Though retired from nursing, the time I have to write is precious little. I’ve taken the coveted 4:00 a.m. slot. Sorry folks.

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Hearts Divided

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Hearts Persuaded

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The New Year, 2016, marks the Five Star, April release of Book 3 in Watch Eyes Trilogy, ARCTIC WILL!

A drawing for an advanced reading copy of Arctic Will, Book 3, Watch Eyes Trilogy, begins today on Goodreads!!!

This has been an emotional, unforgettable journey into the arctic north with my beloved huskies. I'm grateful to readers, young and old, who have stayed with us for Books 1 and 2. I inv... Read more of this blog post »
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