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Jo-Ann Mapson is the author of ten works of fiction, set mainly in the American Southwest. She was born and raised in Southern California, and now lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Jo-Ann Mapson’s novels include series books...Hank & Chloe; Loving Chloe; Bad Girl Creek; Along Came Mary; Goodbye, Earl, as well as stand-alone novels. Their subject matter concerns women, friendship, love and child rearing and their families. An example of this is the 1996 novel, Shadow Ranch: A Novel which focuses on the women of the "Carpenter Clan" and the so-called curse which effects all members of the family over several generations. It shows the women overcoming the problems by love, dedication and a focus on the Carpenter Clan.

Her second novel, Blue Rodeo, was made into a CBS movie for television starring Ann-Margret and Kris Kristofferson. In 2006 Simon & Schuster published The Owl & Moon Café.

She attended Johnston College at the University of Redlands, graduated with a B.A. in English/Creative Writing from California State University Long Beach, and received her M.F.A. in both Poetry and Prose from Vermont College in 1992. She has taught English and Creative Writing at Orange Coast College, University of California Irvine extension, California State University Fullerton extension, Matanuska-Susitna College and now teaches in the M.F.A. Program in Writing at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She is also a graduate advisor for Prescott College’s MAP Program.

Her former writing students (now published) include: Christina Adams, Judy Alexander, Earlene Fowler, Judi Hendricks, Joyce Weatherford.

Her papers are being collected in Boston University’s Twentieth Century Authors Archive in “The Jo-Ann Mapson Collection.”

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Total Books: 53
Love Fred Astaire
2017 - Love Fred Astaire (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781620409305
ISBN-10: 1620409305
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Owen's Daughter A Novel
2014 - Owen's Daughter a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781620401477
ISBN-10: 1620401479
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Owen's Daughter
2014 - Owen's Daughter (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781620409732
ISBN-10: 1620409739
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Finding Casey
2013 - Finding Casey (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781408831083
ISBN-10: 1408831082
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Finding Casey A Novel
2013 - Finding Casey a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781608199235
ISBN-10: 1608199231
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Solomon's Oak A Novel
2011 - Solomon's Oak a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781608194070
ISBN-10: 1608194078
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 8

Solomon's Oak
2011 - Solomon's Oak (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781408817711
ISBN-10: 1408817713
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

The Owl  Moon Caf
2006 - The Owl Moon Caf (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786290635
ISBN-10: 0786290633
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Owl  The Moon Cafe
2006 - The Owl the Moon Cafe (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780739471562
ISBN-10: 0739471562
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 18

The Owl  Moon Cafe
2006 - The Owl Moon Cafe (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743266413
ISBN-10: 0743266412
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 56

Goodbye Earl  A Bad Girl Creek Novel
2004 - Goodbye Earl a Bad Girl Creek Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743224642
ISBN-10: 0743224647
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 3

Goodbye Earl
2004 - Goodbye Earl [Wheeler Large Print Compass Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781587246449
ISBN-10: 1587246449
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Along Came Mary  A Bad Girl Creek Novel
2004 - Along Came Mary a Bad Girl Creek Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743224628
ISBN-10: 0743224620
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 8

Along Came Mary
2003 - Along Came Mary (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780739431870
ISBN-10: 0739431870
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

Along Came Mary A Novel
2003 - Along Came Mary a Novel [Wheeler Large Print Compass Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781587244148
ISBN-10: 1587244144
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Bad Girl Creek
2002 - Bad Girl Creek [Bad Girl Creek, Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743217712
ISBN-10: 0743217713
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 23

Bad Girl Creek A Novel
2001 - Bad Girl Creek a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780739418291
ISBN-10: 0739418297
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Bad Girl Creek  A Novel
2001 - Bad Girl Creek a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743202565
ISBN-10: 0743202562
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 15

The Wilder Sisters
2000 - The Wilder Sisters (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780732267346
ISBN-10: 073226734X
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The Wilder Sisters
2000 - The Wilder Sisters (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780060931070
ISBN-10: 0060931078
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 9

Shadow Ranch
1999 - Shadow Ranch [Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781574901764
ISBN-10: 1574901761
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

1998 - Hank Chloe [Chivers Sound Library] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover