Joan Hohl was born June 13, 1935 in United States. She worked at several jobs, some sales clerking, but primarily factory work.
At 40, she began writing, and three years later she published her first novel. She is considered by many in the business a trailblazer in sensuous romance writing, and having been one of the first, if not the first, author to write male point of view in category romance novels.
Joan lives in eastern Pennsylvania, with her husband Marv, and they have two daughters, Lori and Amy, and two grandchildren, Erica and Cammeron.