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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
Along Came Mary
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 Bad Girl Creek Novel
Along Came Mary a Bad Girl Creek Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743224628
ISBN-10: 0743224620
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 9

Along Came Mary A Novel
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

Along Came Mary
Along Came Mary [Bad Girl Creek, Bk 2] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743224611
ISBN-10: 0743224612
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 14

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

Bad Girl Creek
Bad Girl Creek [Bad Girl Creek, Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743217712
ISBN-10: 0743217713
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 25

Blue Rodeo
Blue Rodeo (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060926359
ISBN-10: 006092635X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 10

Blue Rodeo A Novel
Blue Rodeo a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060169442
ISBN-10: 0060169443
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Finding Casey
Finding Casey (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781408831083
ISBN-10: 1408831082
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Finding Casey A Novel
Finding Casey a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781608197637
ISBN-10: 1608197638
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 3

Goodbye Earl
Goodbye Earl (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780739440414
ISBN-10: 0739440411
Genre: Romance
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Goodbye Earl  A Bad Girl Creek Novel
Goodbye Earl a Bad Girl Creek Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743224642
ISBN-10: 0743224647
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 3

Hank and Chloe
Hank and Chloe (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060169435
ISBN-10: 0060169435
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 15

Hank  Chloe
Hank Chloe (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060924645
ISBN-10: 0060924640
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 29

Love Fred Astaire
Love Fred Astaire (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781620409305
ISBN-10: 1620409305
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Loving Chloe
Loving Chloe (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060930288
ISBN-10: 0060930284
Genre: Romance
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 21

Loving Chloe A Novel
Loving Chloe a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060172176
ISBN-10: 0060172177
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 8

Mondscheincaf
Mondscheincaf (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783426638927
ISBN-10: 3426638924
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Owen's Daughter
Owen's Daughter (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781620409732
ISBN-10: 1620409739
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Owen's Daughter A Novel
Owen's Daughter a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781620401477
ISBN-10: 1620401479
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 3

Shadow Ranch [Large Print] (Hardcover)