Jo-Ann Power: Presenting Yesterday and Today

Biography

Jo-Ann PowerWhether the story calls for immersion in history, the always-volatile corporate world or the demanding environment of journalism, Jo-Ann Power brings her expert writing talent to draw readers into exciting, realistic worlds.

Romantic Times said of her work, “She draws readers into a carefully constructed novel that is brimming with…passion, brilliant colors and fascinating history…” Others compare her “power-ful” style to that of Daphne DuMaurier and Phyllis Whitney. Publishers Weekly said, “Her ability to “cleverly weave politics, murder and romance, creating intense, breath-catching suspense” is a hallmark of her works. Her mysteries have been Featured Alternates of The Mystery Guild, and her historical romances were selections of both Rhapsody Book Club and Doubleday Book Club.

Heroic Measures PaperbackIn her latest historical novel, HEROIC MEASURES, Jo-Ann goes from the coal mines of Pennsylvania to the battlefields of France in the Great War. Recreating the decision of one young nurse to join the Army Nurse Corps, sail to France and serve on the American front lines, the novel follows her courageous journey under brutal conditions.

The story of the hardships and triumphs of these women has been woefully neglected and few Americans have ever heard of the 22,000+ women who served. Jo-Ann long ago was fascinated by the valor of these nurses and their devotion to serving wounded and dying men under horrific conditions. Jo-Ann researched their heroism for decades. often handed boxes brimming with uncategorized letters, photos and memorabilia by museum directors. In the past decade, she and her husband flew to France often and spent weeks walking the battlefields where these courageous women worked.

Now, as we approach the Centennial of the American declaration of war, she illustrates the bravery of these women in the characterization of Gwen Spencer, a young girl from Peckville, Pennsylvania whose heart led her to serve others in their time of need.

Read more about HEROIC MEASURES.

WWIFor more information, pictures and details about the Army Nurse Corps, American experience in World War One and Jo-Ann’s research trips in the States and to France, read Jo-Ann’s blog, http://theyalsofought.blogspot.com.

Also, visit the United States World War One Centennial website where Jo-Ann is delighted to serve as the national editor of the section about the Army Nurse Corps!

Please visit her AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE for more of her work.

She also continues to write romances under a pen name of Cerise DeLand. Please visit her site to read more of her works: www.cerisedeland.com.

Jo-Ann Power

Biography

Whether the story calls for immersion in history, the always-volatile corporate world or the demanding environment of journalism, Jo-Ann Power brings her expert writing talent to draw readers into exciting, realistic worlds.

Romantic Times said of her work, “She draws readers into a carefully constructed novel that is brimming with…passion, brilliant colors and fascinating history…” Others compare her “power-ful” style to that of Daphne DuMaurier and Phyllis Whitney. Publishers Weekly said, “Her ability to “cleverly weave politics, murder and romance, creating intense, breath-catching suspense” is a hallmark of her works. Her mysteries have been Featured Alternates of The Mystery Guild, and her historical romances were selections of both Rhapsody Book Club and Doubleday Book Club.

In her latest historical novel, HEROIC MEASURES, Jo-Ann goes from the coal mines of Pennsylvania to the battlefields of France in the Great War. Recreating the decision of one young nurse to join the Army Nurse Corps, sail to France and serve on the American front lines, the novel follows her courageous journey under brutal conditions.

The story of the hardships and triumphs of these women has been woefully neglected and few Americans have ever heard of the 22,000+ women who served. Jo-Ann long ago was fascinated by the valor of these nurses and their devotion to serving wounded and dying men under horrific conditions. Jo-Ann researched their heroism for decades. often handed boxes brimming with uncategorized letters, photos and memorabilia by museum directors. In the past decade, she and her husband flew to France often and spent weeks walking the battlefields where these courageous women worked.

Now, as we approach the Centennial of the American declaration of war, she illustrates the bravery of these women in the characterization of Gwen Spencer, a young girl from Peckville, Pennsylvania whose heart led her to serve others in their time of need.

Read more about HEROIC MEASURES.

For more information, pictures and details about the Army Nurse Corps, American experience in World War One and Jo-Ann’s research trips in the States and to France, read Jo-Ann’s blog, http://theyalsofought.blogspot.com.

Also, visit the United States World War One Centennial website where Jo-Ann is delighted to serve as the national editor of the section about the Army Nurse Corps!

Please visit her AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE for more of her work.

She also continues to write romances under a pen name of Cerise DeLand. Please visit her site to read more of her works: www.cerisedeland.com.