Joan Conning Afman


Joan Conning Afman grew up in central New York State and Western Massachusetts and attended schools in both regions. She has an AA degree from SUNY, Farmingdale, a BFA from the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, and an M.A.Ed. degree from CCSU in New Britain, Connecticut. For sixteen years she taught art in the Hartford Public School System before retiring to Florida, where she taught as an adjunct for Northwood University. Joan now divides her time between painting and writing, enjoying the Sunshine State’s balmy weather and various social activities. The cover of Death Island is her art work. She has often been told that she “has quite an imagination,” and Death Island is certainly a testament to that. She has written one previous novel, The Last Time We Were Here. Joan has four wonderful children and six beautiful grandchildren, is thoroughly enjoying life, and continues to believe that the best is still ahead.

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Death Island
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,610. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Convicted killer Danny Manning has been exiled to Death Island, the site of America’s favorite reality TV show. His day-to-day survival depends on a psychopath who knows the ropes. But his fate lies in the hands of a clergyman’s wife, a TV host, and the home viewers. If voted “off the island,” he will be free, innocent or not. Can he stay alive that long?

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alternate reality    exile    humor    island paradise    psychopath    romance    show    suspense