Joan Newcomb

Biography

Joan was born and raised in the community of Bishopville just outside the Town of Hantsport in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. Joan spent several years as a freelance writer and even had a column in The Hants Journal for years. She returned to writing and began writing a series of twelve books that she is very excited about. Eleven of these books are located in Annapolis Valley. She enjoys gardening, spending time with family and friends including her grandson and is an avid reader in her spare time.

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Books

Annapolis Valley Bound
Series: Nova Scotia by Chance, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 13, 2017 by 4 Paws Games and Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In this story, the Stewarts settle into the community and Merry gives birth to their child. It is not long after that many from Ireland start travelling over, while bringing typhus along with them. Follow them as they look for new land and a new home, having to leave much that they love behind again. Once more, Joan Newcomb shares her family tales passed down to her in book 2 of the series.
Castaways
Series: Nova Scotia by Chance, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,900. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 5, 2016 by 4 Paws Games and Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Joan Newcomb shares her family history in this tale about the Stewarts and the potato famine in Ireland.

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