Jo Ann Snapp

Biography

Jo Ann Snapp was an Arkansas author of fiction. She had been writing books since she was around nine years old. After a long career in retail and logistics she took up the mantle to get some of her work out to readers.

Whether historical, contemporary, mysteries or romances all her writing is from a Christian perspective so you can be assured a clean read even if the subject matter is controversial. Some of her work is inspirational; some of her work is just plain good storytelling. No matter the genre, to Jo a story was a story that had to be told.

Jo Ann Snapp passed away on November 29, 2013

Jo Ann lived in Mountain View, Arkansas and the area inspired her Norma Jean Mystery series.

Find more of Jo Ann's books at:
http://joannsnappauthor.com Jo Ann’s Blog Words with a Message

Titles by this author:
May and Jed Beginning the Journey
A Reconciled Heart
Emily
The Pathway Home
Marisa’s Destiny
A Twist in the Old Lasso (Short Story)

Norma Jean’s Mysteries Series:
Herpel Holler Homecoming Book One
Body in the Bluff Book Two
Body in the Barn Book Three
Body in the Big Box Book Four
Body in the Barrel Book Five

Where to find Jo Ann Snapp online


Where to buy in print


Books

Looking Up
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Inspirational Thoughts: A little teaching, a little preaching, a little sharing from my heart is what I am hoping to convey.
Marisa's Destiny
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Marisa is a woman passionate about doing the right thing. If money is thought to be an evil, can money also be a blessing?
Body in the Barrel Norma Jean's Mysteries Book Five
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Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jason and Norma Jean discover a cellar under the house in the field that has been blocked off since the 1940s. When they break through the rock foundation they find some old fruit jars and three barrels. The first barrel contains nothing, but the second barrel Norma Jean opens throws her into her fifth mystery as she peers in and sees a body in the barrel.
The Pathway Home
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
What happened to the soldiers who returned from Vietnam so disfigured, so physically destroyed they would never fit into normal life? Although fiction, this story was driven by a very real event.
Body in the Big Box Norma Jean's Mysteries Book Four
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Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Norma Jean goes on an innocent search to find a bass fiddle for joining a musical group that plays on the court square. In the big box, along with the bass fiddle, she finds a body. It seems pretty straight forward. The skeleton has a wallet, identification and the only thing missing is how he got into the box. Or is it that straight forward?
Body in the Barn Norma Jean's Mysteries Book Three
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Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A flickering light in a barn that has been vacant for over a century draws Norma Jean to investigate and pulls her into her third mystery. “Do you need some help?” Was I crazy? My heart began to pound and I realized how vulnerable I was. What did it matter what they were doing in the barn? Margaret was correct. It wasn’t my business.
Body in the Bluff Norma Jean's Mysteries Series Book Two
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Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Norma Jean is at it again. On a beautiful fall day, trees the color of the rainbow, she and good friend, Roy take a hike into the hills above her creek property. Norma Jean comes upon a skeleton jammed into a bluff crevice and the skeleton is clinging to a strange object. Norma Jean wants to find out who lived in those bones.
May and Jed Beginning the Journey
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,380. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
With his head in his hands, “Gone,” is all Jed can muster and the catastrophe of what happened crystallizes in May’s mind. Wet and worn, Jed flops on the bench next to the ferry landing. May and Jed had watched all the money for their farm float away in little kegs down the raging Wabash River.
A Twist in the Old Lasso (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
Whether ready or not, Nettie Yelter packed her bags, took the money she had received and bought a one-way train ticket to Laws, California. Even though Jake Spiral had sent enough for a two way ticket, there was no need to waste the money. She wouldn’t be back to Boston no matter what happened.
Emily
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Sixteen year old Emily Rains is torn between passion and real love, between what she dreams of and what seems to be changing as she prayerfully takes hesitating steps into adulthood. Set in 1923 this story is a sequel to the Rains' Legacy from the novel, A Reconciled Heart
Herpel Holler Homecoming Norma Jean's Mysteries Book One
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Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
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After a career of many years in the east, Norma Jean Clark returns to take over the old home place in Herpel, Arkansas expecting to find peace and quiet. Second day home she is met with a land dispute that leads into a personal mystery. What really happened to her mom? Did her dad hold secrets to his dying day? She heads down a pathway to find the truth.

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