Writing as Jo-Ann Power


Meet Cerise’s alter-ego Jo-Ann

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 “powerful” 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.

Latest Release


Heroic Measures

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.

Heroic Measures

Mystery & Suspense

Missing Member

Me and Mr. Jones, Book 1

Baring Arms

Me and Mr. Jones, Book 2

Murder Board, A Short Tale of Capital Offenses

A Short Tale of Capital Offenses


Open Doors: Women of the Holy Land Tell Their Stories